Eroded ignimbrite in Bolivia's  Dali Desert (2002). © BRGM - Joëlle Arnaud, Pierre-Grégoire Scholl

Legal information / Credits

01.28.2016
Users of this web site at www.brgm.fr agree to the general conditions of use set out below. BRGM reserves the right to amend these provisions at any time and without prior notice.

Website publisher

The www.brgm.fr website is published by BRGM (Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières). BRGM is a French public industrial and commercial institution (EPIC).

More information about BRGM

Publishing director

Pierre Vassal, head of the BRGM department of Communication and Publications

Editorial manager

Aude Rouger, in charge of digital communication, department of Communication and Publications

Webmaster, technical aspects

Fabrice Catonet, web coordinator, information systems division

Contact details

BRGM
3 avenue Claude-Guillemin, BP 36009
45060 Orléans Cedex 02
France

Tel: + 33 (0)2 38 64 34 34

Click for contact form

Administrative information

Business sector code (APE): 7219Z
Business identification number (SIREN): 582 056 149
Business identification number (SIRET): 58205614900120
Company registration (RCS): RCS Orléans 582 056 149
VAT: FR67582056149

Credits

Project management consultancy services

Altime Associates
192 Av. Charles de Gaulle,
92200 Neuilly sur Seine
France

Graphics and ergonomics

Babel
41 rue Greneta
75002 Paris
France

Technical development

Core-Techs
218 avenue Jean Jaurès
75019 Paris
France

Host

BRGM
Information Systems Division
3 avenue Claude-Guillemin, BP 36009
45060 Orléans Cedex 02
France

Tel: + 33 (0)2 38 64 34 34

Click for contact form

Photo credits

Photo credits for the images used in these pages are acknowledged as follows: BRGM photo library – © BRGM

Photographs from other sources are used in some pages. These are credited as follows:

  • Ministry for Sustainable Development photo library – © Laurent Mignaux - MEDDE
  • © Joe Cornish/Digital Vision/Getty Images
  • © Philippe Crochet

When images with other credits are used, copyright is indicated next to the images concerned.

Applicable law

This website is governed by French law. Users from other countries formally agree to the application of French laws when they visit this website and when they use any of the website’s functions.

Personal data protection

Exemption from registration with the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL)

The www.brgm.fr website is exempted from registration with the CNIL, in pursuance of dispense n°7 - Délibération n°2006-138 du 9 mai 2006 décidant de la dispense de déclaration des traitements constitués à des fins d’information ou de communication externe - OJ n° 128 of 3 June 2006.

Personal data

If users provide personal data, these will not be published or made available to third parties. BRGM does not sell or make available any such personal data received.

In compliance with the French Data Protection Act n° 78-17 of 6 January 1978, users have the right to access, rectify and delete the data concerning them. Users may exercise this right by contacting BRGM at the following address:

BRGM
Department of Communication and Publications
3 avenue Claude Guillemin
45060 ORLEANS Cedex 2
France

Click for contact form

Cookies

When users access this website, cookies are assigned to their computer, tablet or smartphone. These cookies are used for analysing site usage.

Certain types of user information, such as geographical zone, visited webpages, time spent of the site, etc., are recorded and saved on the BRGM server. These data are strictly anonymous. They do not identify users and do not track users when visiting other websites. The collected data will only be used for the purpose of analysing site usage.

You may choose to op-out from this service by clicking below:

Use of the website

This website is reserved for personal use.

Access to the website may be suspended at any time without notice, in particular in cases of force majeure, for maintenance purposes or if BRGM decides to suspend or terminate the service.

BRGM may not be held liable for any damages due to any dysfunction of the www.brgm.fr website.

Website content

BRGM makes every possible effort to ensure that the information provided on the website is accurate and up-to-date at the time of uploading to the website. However, BRGM does not in any way guarantee the accuracy, precision or exhaustiveness of the information provided. The information provided on this website is non-contractual and may be amended at any time.

Limitation of liability

The use of the information and / or documents provided on this website is under the full and sole responsibility of the user, who accepts responsibility for all the consequences thereof, for which BRGM will not accept liability or any claim for redress.

The data, information, documents and reference material provided on the www.brgm.fr website are indicative only and must not be considered as equivalent to the delivery of an opinion or expert judgment. More detailed investigation and professional assistance are recommended in every case before making any technical interpretations based on the data and information provided on this website.

BRGM may under so circumstances be held liable for any damages of any kind whatsoever resulting from the interpretation or use of the information and/or documentation provided on this website.

Links

The www.brgm.fr website may contain links to partner or third-party websites. BRGM is not in a position to audit these websites and therefore provides no guarantee as to their compliance with the laws and regulations in force.

The creation by third parties of hypertext links to pages or documents in the BRGM website is authorised provided that:

  • the websites concerned are neither illegal nor immoral,
  • the links do not prejudice the interests of the BRGM,
  • the links ensure that the user is able to identify the source and the author of the document.

ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) for BRGM publications

  • BRGM annual report : ISSN 2269-9813
  • Georama magazine : ISSN 2269-9805
  • Geosciences journal : ISSN 2269-9724

Intellectual property

The contents and texts, including press releases, videos, images and animations that appear or are provided in the website are protected under intellectual property law. Users therefore undertake not to copy, translate, reproduce, sell, exploit or disseminate any content from the site without prior written permission from the BRGM.

Questions and comments

Please feel free to send us any questions or comments you have about this website, and to let us know about any errors, omissions, obsolete information or faulty links.

Please send us your comments, together with a copy of the relevant content, by filling in the contact form.

BRGM - 3 avenue Claude-Guillemin - BP 36009 45060 Orléans Cedex 2 - France Tel.: +33 (0)2 38 64 34 34