Legal notice


This information concerns all the sites and subdomains of the Institut Pasteur website. 


1. Editor

Institut Pasteur, a recognized public-interest foundation 

SIREN 775 684 897 

25-28 rue du Dr Roux 

75724 Paris Cedex 15 - France 

Phone. : +33 1 45 68 80 00 

Publication Director 

Stewart Cole, Director General of the Institut Pasteur.

Editorial managers 

Hervé Bichot, head of the web and social media department 

Aurélien Coustillac, head of the editorial department


2. Purpose of the site 

This site is intended for all audiences: general public, health professionals, journalists, students. It aims to present the activities of the Institut Pasteur, in France and internationally, its commitment to research, teaching, innovation and public health. 

3. Content 

The information and elements of this site are provided for informational purposes only. All or part of the information and elements published on the site are provided as is, without any guarantee of any kind, express or implied, and in particular without this being limiting, of availability, accuracy or completeness. 

The Institut Pasteur declines all responsibility for websites with a link to or from the Institut Pasteur. 

This site may contain links to other websites. These links are inserted for accessibility purposes only, and the Institut Pasteur assumes no responsibility for the content of the sites. Access to these sites is the sole responsibility of the user. 

4. Liability 

 The Institut Pasteur cannot be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage resulting from the use of all or part of the elements of the site or from the use of information contained on this site. 

The Institut Pasteur cannot be held responsible for errors or omissions presented by and / or contained on the site or by any referenced document. The information contained in the site is non-contractual and subject to modification at any time. The information presented on the site is regularly updated. 

The Institut Pasteur does not in any way guarantees that the functions contained in the site or access to the site will be guaranteed without interruption and without error, or that the site or the server which makes them available are free of any virus and other components.  

The responsibility of the Institut Pasteur cannot be directly or indirectly retained, for any reason and for any reason whatsoever: 

- in the event of an interruption of service on the site motivated by maintenance operations or by the behavior of users of the site ,  

- in the event of inaccessibility and / or in the event of inability to use the site by any user of the site, - in the event of damage to equipment of any form whatsoever, loss of data, during a connection to the site. 

For any irregularity noted on the site (broken link, omission, errors, etc.) the Institut Pasteur thanks you for reporting it by email to:

5. Personal data processing 

a) Collection and use of personal data 

The Institut Pasteur may collect personal data when you visit its websites. Some of the personal data recorded on these sites are either those that you voluntarily provide when you fill out online forms or those collected automatically. 

The user acknowledges, however, that he is solely responsible for the choice of use, transfer, consultation of data and use of the online services offered by the Institut Pasteur, for which the responsibility cannot be engaged. The user recognizes the characteristics and limitations of the internet. 

b) Data protection 

In the event of subscription to a service offered (newsletter, contact form, registration for a congress or Discovery Day, donations, etc.) by the Institut Pasteur on its websites, the data collected about you (last name, first name , addresses, contact details, etc.) are subject to processing intended solely for the achievement of the purpose to which you have consented by the Institut Pasteur and its possible subcontractors who comply with the data protection requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act. 

The Institut Pasteur guarantees: 

  •  that no personal data is collected without prior information to the user, 
  •  and that said information is not transferred to third parties except for organizations calling for public generosity in the case of charitable prospecting and subject to your non-opposition to such a transfer. 

For any donation request, please send a message to

For more information or to exercise your rights of access, rectification, opposition and, where applicable, your rights of portability, limitation or deletion, you can contact the Data Protection Officer of the Institut Pasteur at the following address: 25-28 rue du Dr Roux 75724 Paris Cedex 15 France or by email at

In the event of no response or dispute, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Commission on Information Technology and Liberties (CNIL). 

6. Medical information 

The information on the websites of the Institut Pasteur in no way constitutes medical information. Internet users wishing to getmedical information should ask an appointment with a health professional, or in the case of a trip abroad, contact the Institut Pasteur medical center. 

7. Copyright and intellectual property 

All the elements composing this site are subject to French and international legislation on copyright and more generally on intellectual property. All reproduction rights are reserved, including iconographic and photographic representations. Subject to third-party rights, reproduction of the texts on this site is authorized for any strictly private use, on the express condition that the source is mentioned (© Institut Pasteur). All other uses must be the subject of a prior written request for authorization from the Institut Pasteur.  

For all inquiries please contact:  

All images or photos on this site are also protected by intellectual property rights. These images or photos may not be duplicated or used without the written permission of the photo library service of the Institut Pasteur. Any request for use, of any kind, should be sent to: 

Any reproduction or total or partial representation, any modification and any alteration of the brands of the Institut Pasteur and its partners as well as of their logos appearing on the site, without the express authorization of the Institut Pasteur, are prohibited, within the meaning of Article L. 713-2 of the Intellectual Property Code. 

8. Institut Pasteur Alumni Charter 

Download the Institut Pasteur Alumni Charter 

9. Cookies policy 

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Our site is designed to be particularly attentive to your needs and expectations. This is one of the reasons why we use cookies, for example to identify you to access your account, allow the sharing of articles / events on social networks but also for internal statistics .  


A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer when visiting a site or viewing an advertisement. Their primary purpose is to collect information about your browsing on websites and provide you with personalized services. Cookies on your computer are managed by your internet browser.


Cookies placed on your device are intended for the use and navigation of our website, as well as for optimizing and personalizing our services on the site.


These are cookies placed by third-party companies. We ensure that partner companies agree to process the information collected on the site exclusively for our needs and in accordance with our instructions, in compliance with the amended "Data Protection and Freedom of Information" law of January 6, 1978, and undertake to implement appropriate measures to secure and protect data confidentiality.


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