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Limitation of responsibility

Access to the site may be interrupted at any time, without prior notice, particularly in the event of major events, maintenance or if GENDHI decides to suspend or stop the supply of this service. The obligation to provide the service is therefore limited to an obligation of means.

The site is governed by French law. Foreign users formally accept the application of French law by visiting this site and using all or part of the site’s functionalities.


Content of the site

GENDHI makes every effort to ensure, to the best of its ability, that the information published on the site is accurate and up to date at the time it is put online. However, GENDHI does not guarantee in any way the accuracy, precision or exhaustiveness of the information made available on the site. The information on the site is non-contractual and may be modified at any time.


Intellectual property

GENDHI grants the Internet user the right to reproduce all or part of the content of the site, in one copy for backup or hard copy. This right is granted for strictly personal, private and non-collective use.

Nevertheless, the content, texts, including press releases, videos, images and animations that appear or are available on the website are protected by intellectual property law and are the exclusive property of GENDHI or for which GENDHI has the necessary and sufficient rights within the framework of the operation of the site. In this respect, you undertake not to copy, translate, reproduce, sell, publish, exploit or disseminate the contents of the site protected by intellectual property law, without the prior written authorization of Inserm.

The trademarks and logos on the site are, except for the logos of the partners on the home page, the property of GENDHI . Unless prior written authorization is obtained, the Internet user is prohibited from using them.

GENDHI authorizes the reproduction, distribution and communication of all of its editorial content, with the exception of images, iconography and photographs, provided that it is done

  • free of charge,
  • that GENDHI and the authors of the articles are cited,
  • not to modify the contents,
  • not to make any commercial use of them,

The creation of links to this site, including so-called “deep” links, is not subject to any requirement other than the wish to explicitly mention the name of GENDHI in the title of the link.

The reproduction, distribution, communication of the editorial content or the creation of links are however forbidden to media that disseminate information of a racist, anti-Semitic, xenophobic or pornographic nature.


Photo credits

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The photos of the section “Team” are prohibited from use.