Legal Notices


The logo of the ICM has been registered with the National Institute of Intellectual Property (INPI). Thus, it cannot be reproduced without the authorization of the Director of Communications of the ICM. Any use of the name or logo of the ICM without authorisation constitutes forgery, and is punishable by up to three years of imprisonment and a fine of 300000 euros.


According to the French Code of Intellectual Property and, more generally, international treaties and agreements containing provisions relative to the protection of copyright, it is forbidden to reproduce, sell, distribute, emit, diffuse, adapt, modify, publish, communicate totally or partially, under any form whatsoever, except for private use, the presentation or organisation of the site, or the works protected by copyright that appear on the site of the ICM without specific and prior written authorization by the Director Communications of the ICM.


The photographs and illustrations that appear on our site are not royalty-free. For all information, please contact us.


When you subscribe to our newsletters, you communicate personal information to us. Web users can unsubscribe freely.

According to the law “Informatique et Liberté” of January 6, 1978 and the General Data Protection Regulation published in the Official Journal on 27 April 2016 and entered into force since 25 May 2018 you have the right to access, rectify or suppress personal information that concerns you. If you wish to exercise this right or don’t want your coordinates to be communicated to other organisations, contact:

Fondation ICM
Hôpital Pitié Salpêtrière
47 boulevard de l’Hôpital
75013 Paris – France
E-mail :


1/Personal Data

This is any information relating to a natural person likely to be indentified, directly or indirectly : (e.g name, registration number, telephone number, photograph, date of birth, municipality of residence, fingerprint etc)

2/ Why are some of your data collected ?

The personal data collected by ICM allows us to:

  • Register for one or more of our programs;
  • Provide you with services: response to contact requests, sending documentation or information;
  • Offer you optimal navigation on the site: adaptation of the display according to the terminal used, storage of preferences, etc;
  • Offer you sharing functions on social networks;
  • Perform statistical analyses of visits and forms on our site and participation in our programs.

3/ What personal data are collected ?

We collect personal data when you complete one of our online registration, survey or cookie forms. A cookie is a small computer file, sent by a website server and stored on your computer, tablet or phone.

By Forms :

When you fill out a form on our site, the mandatory or optional nature of the personal data is indicated by an asterisk. This may include the following data:
First and last name
Postal address and city of residence
Phone number and e-mail address

By cookies :

Some data are collected automatically during your visit to the site, via cookies.
The purpose of cookies is to collect information relating to your browsing: electronic identification data (IP address, geographical area), activity data on our site (pages visited, visit parameters, etc.). They are managed by your internet browser.

Types of cookies are used by our site:        

We invite you to consult the privacy policies of the various third-party services named above in order to learn about the purposes of use, including advertising, navigation information that they can collect through these application buttons. These protection policies must allow you to exercise your choices with these social networks, in particular by configuring your usage accounts for each of these networks.


Providers Privacy Policies
AOL (part of Oath)
Yahoo (part of Oath)
Open X


These cookies may also have the objective of identifying you, and/or obtaining your contact information, your age, your income, especially from third parties, with a view to reactivating your attention, that is to say, prospecting operations that would be intended for you by various means of communication (mail, email or telemarketing for example).

4/ How can I refuse cookies?

You can oppose the registration of cookies by configuring your browser.

5/ Are your data shared with other companies?

The ICM shall communicate the data it collects only to its internal services and to its service providers and their personnel with regard to the performance of the services entrusted to them and to be performed on behalf of the ICM.
All persons having access to your data are authorised and bound by an obligation of confidentiality.

6/ How long will your data be kept?

We take care to keep your personal data for a period not exceeding the period necessary for the purposes set out in point 2 or in accordance with the applicable law.
The data collected by cookies are kept for a maximum of 13 months.

7/  What is the legal basis for processing your data?

The processing of your collected data has the following legal bases:
– legitimate interest in our activities and mission;
– the consent;
– the legal obligation according to the circumstances of the data collection.

8/ How can you exercise your rights?

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations, you have the right to access, rectify, oppose, delete and portability of your data.
To exercise your rights or for any questions concerning the ICM’s personal data protection policy, you can send a request accompanied by a valid proof of identity to the attention of our Data Protection Officer:

  • By post: ICM, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, 47 bd de l’Hôpital, 75013 Paris
  • By e-mail :



  • By post :3 Place de Fontenoy – TSA 80715 – 75334 PARIS CEDEX 07.
  • By Phone : 01 53 73 22 22.


The present site is subject to French law. Any litigation related to the site will be submitted to the courts of jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal of Paris.


Jean-Louis DA COSTA, Director of Communications and Development of the ICM.


ICM – Hôpital Pitié Salpêtrière
47, bd de l’hôpital
75013 PARIS – France
Tel : +33 (0)1 57 27 40 00
Fax : +33 (0)1 57 27 40 27