FEDORA PLATFORM - Legal Notice, Privacy and Cookies

In accordance with the Article 6 of the Law n°2004-575 dated 21 June 2004 regarding the digital economy, the identity of different contributors is defined on the website of the FEDORA Platform (www.fedora-platform.com):


Address: Palais Garnier, 8 rue Scribe, 75009 Paris, France

Tel: +33 (0) 1 58 18 65 21

Mail: info@fedora-circle.com

President: Jérôme-François Zieseniss

Director: Edilia Gänz

Website publisher

Palais Garnier
8 rue Scribe
75009 Paris

Design and website creation

FEDORA, Landor Associates (www.landor.com) and Amédé (www.amede.fr)



Mail: info@fedora-circle.com

Tel: +33 (0) 1 58 18 65 21


The site is hosted by OVH - 2 rue Kellermann - 59100 ROUBAIX - France
To contact this host, go to http://www.ovh.com/fr/support/

Personal information

The user is informed that his personal information submitted when registering on the FEDORA Platform is used in order to process the demand. This information is assigned exclusively for the organisation’s use.
In accordance with the French Data Protection Law, Act n°78-17 of 6 January 1978 on Information Technologies, Data Files and Civil Liberties, we inform you that you have a right at any time to access, modify or delete your personal data within FEDORA and the right to object for legitimate reasons.

To exercise your rights, please contact us by sending a letter to:

Palais Garnier
8 rue Scribe
75009 Paris

or by emailing us at

Information about the online voting procedure

In order to vote online for shortlisted projects, page users are requested to register on the FEDORA Platform. The user will receive a verification email to his or her registered email address in order to activate his or her account on the FEDORA Platform. This is done to guarantee the rightful procedure of the voting process so that no fake email accounts can be used and to avoid that email addresses are used without the permission of their legal owner. Each registered user can attribute one vote to each project.

Limitation of responsibility

FEDORA is not responsible for any damage to computer equipment caused by virus or other computer infection. It is the website user’s responsibility to implement all measures to protect his own data and / or hardware and / or software. FEDORA or its partners mentioned on this website cannot be held responsible for any reason whatsoever, for any incident or direct or indirect damage or for any financial or commercial loss, resulting from using of this website.

Hyperlinks and cookies

FEDORA contains a number of hyperlinks to other websites, set up with their permission. However, FEDORA has no opportunity to check the content of those websites and assumes no responsibility therefore.The navigation through FEDORA’s website may cause the installation of cookie(s) on a computer. A cookie is a small piece of data, which does not allow identification of the user, but which records the user's browsing activity. The data obtained is intended to facilitate the subsequent browsing on the website, and also enables various measures of attendance. The data is stored up to 5 years via the cookies.
The refusal to install cookies may result in impossibility to access certain services. To refuse cookie installation proceed the following way: Internet Explorer: Tools / Internet Options. Click Privacy and select Block All Cookies. Validate by pressing Ok.
Netscape: Edition / Preferences. Click Advanced and select Disable cookies. Validate by pressing Ok.

Copyright and intellectual property

FEDORA owns the intellectual property rights and the right to use all the items available on the website, including text, images, graphics, logos, icons, sounds and software.
Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication, adaptation of all or some elements of the website, regardless of the means or process, is prohibited without prior written permission of FEDORA.

Jurisdictional allocation

Any litigation related hereto will be examined according to the French law and will be brought to geographically competent courts. The usage of this website constitutes the express consent of the user to the application of this clause of jurisdiction allocation.

Privacy Policy

Pursuant to the data protection legislation in force, we hereby inform you that the data you have furnished, including any information data arising from your donation transaction, and any other information furnished by you when browsing the Website, shall be included in one or more files owned by FEDORA, with registered office in Palais Garnier, 8 rue Scribe, 75009 Paris, France.

How will we use your data?

Your data shall be processed for the following purposes: to maintain the relationship existing between the parties; to prepare statistics; to manage the registration and deregistration of users; to organise services and events; to manage requests and applications; to prepare user satisfaction surveys; to send newslettes; to propose services; to customise subsequent browsing; and to send marketing communications.

Quality and conservation of the data collected

FEDORA undertakes to act in accordance with the data quality principle, conserving and using the information furnished by you, provided that such use and conservation is justified by the fulfilment of the purpose for which such information was collected, and in those cases provided for in legislation in force.
Furthermore, you hereby undertake to notify FEDORA of any change to your personal data to ensure that it remains up-to-date at all times and contains no errors.
If you furnish us with the personal data of other individuals, we hereby warn you that you must do so with their consent, having notified them beforehand of the matters contained in this document.
The User guarantees that the personal data provided are true and accurate, and undertakes to notify any changes or modifications thereof. In the event that we are provided with personal data pertaining to third parties, the User is responsible for having informed and obtained the latter’s consent for the said data to be used for the purposes indicated in the corresponding sections of this Privacy and Cookies Policy. Any loss or damage caused to the platform, data controllers or any third party through the communication of incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete information in the registration forms shall be the sole responsibility of the User.

Security measures

FEDORA hereby states that it has adopted all the security measures required to ensure the integrity, security and conservation of the Personal Data stored in its files, in accordance with the provisions of the legislation in force in relation to data protection, and recognises and appreciates the importance of responsible use of such information.


Where you furnish your personal data via the Website, FEDORA reserves the right to use cookies in order to recognise you as a frequent user and customise your use of the Website by means of pre-selecting your language, or more desired or specific content. By using cookies FEDORA is able to recognise the user's browser in order to provide content and offer browsing or advertising preferences to the users' demographic profiles, measure visits and traffic parameters, and monitor the progress and number of hits.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by the websites you visit. They are widely used to ensure that the Website functions correctly and efficiently since they provide the owners of the Website with information. The use of cookies is standardised in the majority of websites. Cookies enable us, among other things, to store and recover information on your browsing habits and your device and, depending on the information they contain and the way in which you use your device, they may be used to recognise and identify the user in order to enhance your browsing experience and offer you the services you request. If you would prefer not to send cookies to our systems you can disable and control them through your browser settings, erasing them from the browser history -cache- when you end your visit.

Use of cookies by FEDORA

Cookie use on the Website, in accordance with the guidelines of the French data protection agency, is as follows: By using the Website, we understand that you consent to, and agree with, the use and storage of cookies on your computer/device/browser for the purposes stated above.
The cookies applied when a user visits our website are used to save the user’s navigation preferences and to track the frequency of the user’s page visits and the duration of each session. This allows us to generate statistical data.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, should the user subsequently wish to eliminate the cookies that have been stored in his/her computer and which necessarily require his/her consent, he/she may do so using the tools provided by his browser for this purpose.

How to block cookies?

Should the user subsequently wish to block or eliminate the cookies that have been stored in his/her computer and which necessarily require his/her consent, he/she may do so using the tools provided by each web browser for this purpose. If the installation of cookies is not permitted on your browser, you may not be able to access certain sections of our Website.

Additional information

The cookies are stored by the web browsers and browser settings must be used to exercise your right to eliminate or disable them. Neither this web nor its legal representatives can guarantee the correct or incorrect manipulation of cookies by the aforementioned browsers.
In certain cases it is necessary to install cookies to ensure that the browser does not forget your decision not to accept them.

Update of cookies and contact policy

Should the user fail to accept the cookies or block them subsequently, Website functionalities may be affected.
The Cookie Policy may vary based on the cookies used. Also, cookies may be removed; to do so you must consult your web browser instructions.

Update of cookies and contact policy

You may exercise your rights of access, modification, deletion and objection under the terms of the legislation on data protection by contacting FEDORA at the following email address: communications@fedora-circle.com. You may exercise your right to limit your data and data portability through the aforementioned email address.

If necessary, we may request a copy of your ID card, passport or other valid documents to identify the User.