Privacy Policy

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You will find below our policy on the treatment of personal data. We urge you to read it. When visiting this website, you agree to accept the practices that we detail and abide by the terms and conditions stipulated below.

General information

This site is the property of Bioport, a non profit organization recognized as public utility under French laws.
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By content of the site, we mean the general structure, texts, images, whether animated or not, and sounds of which the portal site is composed.

The objective of the portal site is to offer netsurfers content and services with added value. reserves the right to modify or correct the content of this site at any time without notice.


Bioport is bound only by a simple obligation of means regarding the information that it makes available to the persons who
access its Internet site

Even though we have done everything possible to check the accuracy of the information contained on this Internet site, Bioport declines any responsibility for errors, omissions, and for the results that may be obtained in using this information. In particular, the use of hypertext links may direct your consultation of our site towards other servers to learn about the information sought; the Bioport has no control over these servers.

Intellectual property rights

In application of the code of intellectual property, the netsurfer shall have only:

  • A right of private, personal and non-transmissible use of the content of the portal or any one of its parts;
  • A right of reproduction for storage for the purposes of representation on a single-station screen and reproduction of a single example as a backup copy or reproduction on paper.

All other uses shall be subject to the express prior authorisation of Bioport or of the producers of the content concerned. The
same shall apply to all representations and / or reproductions, even partial, of the content of this site and / or any one of its parts and particularly:

  • For the purposes of commerce and/or advertising and / or distribution;
  • For the purposes of using any one of the parts of the site in a computer network environment. Specifically forbidden are the presentation of a page from this site in a context not belonging to (using the ‘framing’ technique) and the insertion of an image belonging to the site into a page not belonging to (using the ‘in line linking’ technique);
  • The repeated and systematic extraction of protected or non-protected parts of the site causing any kind of prejudice to Bioport or to the producers of the content. Particular reference is made to parts protected by Articles L 341-1 et seq. of the Intellectual Property Code.

Bioport advises the users of this site that numerous parts of this site:

  • Are protected by copyright legislation: this may be the case particularly of photographs, articles, drawings, animated sequences;
  • And / or are protected by the legislation on drawings and models;
  • Are protected by the legislation on trademarks.

The parts thus protected are the property of Bioport or of the third parties who have authorised Bioport to use them.

In this respect, all partial or full reproduction, representation, use, adaptation, modification, incorporation, translation, commercialisation, by any process and in any medium whatsoever (paper, digital…) is forbidden without the prior written authorisation of Bioport, save the exceptions referred to in Article L 122.5 of the Intellectual Property Code, on penalty of constituting an infringement of copyright and / or drawings and models and / or trademark. The violation of such provisions may lead to the application of the penal and civil sanctions stipulated by the prevailing legislation (punishable by two years’ imprisonment and a fine of 150,000 Euro at the time of writing).

This site constitutes a work of which Bioport is the author within the meaning of Articles L. 111.1 and seq. of the Intellectual Property Code.

The photographs, texts, slogans, drawings, images, animated sequences with or without sound and all works included in the site are the property of Bioport or of third parties who have authorised Bioport to use them.

Reproductions of said site in a paper or computer medium are authorised provided that they are strictly reserved for personal use excluding all use for the purposes of advertising and/or commerce and / or information and / or that they comply with the provisions of Article L122-5 of the Intellectual Property Code.

Photo credits: Bioport

Trademarks and logos

The denomination Bioport, its logo and its slogan ‘Roots for life’, are protected by the laws of industrial property. The same shall apply to the logos and / or denominations of the various partners of the consular network present on the site.

All total or partial reproduction of these distinctive insignia without the authorisation of their owner is therefore forbidden.

Paper reproduction

With the exception of the iconography, the reproduction of pages from this site on paper shall be authorised provided that the following three conditions are respected:

  • Distribution free of charge;
  • Respect for the integrity of the documents reproduced (no modification or alteration of any kind);
  • Explicit mention of the site as the source and the proviso that reproduction rights are reserved and strictly limited.

Electronic media reproduction

The reproduction of all or part of this site in an electronic medium shall be authorised provided that its source ( is clearly and legibly mentioned and the note “All rights reserved” is added.

The information used shall be so exclusively for personal, associative or professional purposes.

Advertising refuses all intrusive advertising mechanisms on its site.

Banners and buttons or any other kind of media may not be imported to an Internet site by third parties without the express authorisation of

Product-related information

The information distributed on this Internet site may not be considered as a sales or purchase proposal.

The information and illustrations that appear on the pages of this Internet site are based on the technical characteristics prevailing at the time of on line launch or update of the various pages on the site. In the context of its policy of ongoing improvement of its products and services, Bioport may modify the characteristics of its offer at any time.

All of the products, processes and programmes presented in the context of the site may not be available in all countries.

In any event, the information contained on this site is information of a general nature and is not contractually binding. The user agrees to use this information under his exclusive responsibility.

Personal data protection

Consultation of the site is possible without you having to reveal your identity or any other information concerning you of a personal nature.

Bioport undertakes to respect your private life and protect the information with which you provide it. In particular, personal data
collected on the Internet site is intended for the use of Bioport and its subsidiaries. They are confidential and shall be treated as such.

Regarding the information of a nominative nature with which you may provide us, you shall be entitled to a right of access and rectification in compliance with the French law, Computing and Liberties no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978. You may exercise this right by writing to Bioport, 17 rue Bourgelat, 69002 Lyon, France.

The collection of this information is necessary to satisfy your requests for commercial offers and to send you, where applicable, an electronic newsletter.

If you subscribe to information services by electronic mail (newsletter), you may request the suspension of these letters.

We would inform you that, in order to offer you constantly improving products and services, certain information of a non-personal nature, pertaining to your activity on this site, shall be automatically collected. This information is intended for Bioport and shall also be used in the context of commercial or marketing operations or to serve as the basis for studies and analyses.

This information shall in no event be communicated to third parties. Only the personnel of Bioport or that of its agencies, which
assist us in the management of these operations, shall have access to this data. These agencies shall be required to respect the confidentiality of the information and to use it only for the specific operation for which it is intended.


We shall take every useful precaution to maintain the integrity of data and its confidentiality, and prevent all communication to unauthorised third

In the particular case of the on line shops present on the site Internet, Bioport shall strictly refrain from collecting any banking details. Exchanges regarding this information shall be carried out by the partners (banks and companies managing our shops) chosen by Bioport in respect of on line payment. These partners undertake to respect all the legal constraints of security and ethics, particularly the encryption of sensitive information.

The installation of a hypertext link to the site requires prior, written authorisation from Bioport.

In any event, Bioport shall in no instance be held responsible for the content, products or services offered on the sites to which the site may find itself linked by hypertext link or any other kind of link.

Bioport reserves the option to prohibit such links without notice at any time, without having to justify its decision. In such instances, it shall inform the person concerned, who shall be given two (2) working days to delete the link.

The Internet site and these general terms and conditions are subject to French law and are written in French and English.

In the event of litigation, attribution of exclusive jurisdiction is given to the competent courts of Vienne.

Bioport reserves the right to amend these details at any time. The user undertakes to consult them on a regular basis.

Limitation of liability

You shall use the site under your sole and entire responsibility. Bioport shall not be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage, particularly material prejudice, loss of data or programmes, financial prejudice,
resulting from the use of this site or sites linked thereto.

We would draw your attention to the fact that certain products or services presented on the site may be subject to particular regulations or even restrictions and / or prohibitions in certain countries.

You shall, in consequence, ensure that the law of the country from which you are connecting authorises consultation of the site


Bioport reserves the right to modify and update these legal notes, and all parts and products presented on the site, without notice.

All such modifications are imposed on users, who shall consult these General Terms and Conditions on each connection.

Statistical monitoring data

We shall use the connection data for our consultation statistics (type of browser, number of visitors, topics visited…) to optimise our site in terms topics and browsing, but this information shall not be given to third parties. Cookies on the site do not contain data making it possible to identify you personally, and they are designed to be used exclusively by Bioport.

General terms and conditions of the site written on 20 juin 2017.

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