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Privacy policy

The site is a publication of the University of Bordeaux.
Bât ISPED – Case 11
146 rue Léo Saignat
33076 Bordeaux cedex
Tel: +33 (0)557 571 308
Editorial director: Pr. Christophe Tzourio

Design and IT Development

Design by Studio Bel-Camille
IT Development by Frédéric Saout ( 06 98 94 11 98)


The website is hosted by:
2 rue Kellermann
59 100 Roubaix
Tel: 1007

The questionnaire pages for the study are hosted by:
University of Bordeaux
Service CREDIM
146 rue Léo Saignat
33076 Bordeaux cedex
Tel: +33 (0)557 571 393

Information technology and civil liberties law (Loi informatique et libertés)

In accordance with the “information technology and civil liberties” (informatique et libertés) law of 6th January 1978, amended in 2004, as a member of the i-Share cohort you have the right to access and correct any information about yourself. You can exercise this right by contact the study’s lead researcher:

Professor Christophe Tzourio
Centre INSERM U1219 – Bordeaux Population Health
University of Bordeaux
Bât ISPED – Case 11
146 rue Léo Saignat
33076 Bordeaux cedex

You may also object to the processing of your data.

The project has received a positive opinion from the national CNIL institution, listed under number 912548.
Furthermore, any information relating to volunteers is processed confidentially and is never transmitted to third parties, with the exception of the researchers managing the website and the study, who manage the information with the strictest confidentiality and security, ensuring the confidentiality of the data is completely maintained.

Intellectual property

The content, text, videos, images and animations on the website are made available to the public by the University of Bordeaux. However, they are protected by intellectual property law and are the exclusive property of the University of Bordeaux. As such, reproduction, translation, or any other use of data or information originating from the website for purposes other than research, personal study, education or non-commercial purposes, requires prior written permission from the University of Bordeaux.
The University of Bordeaux however grants internet users the right to reproduce the content of the website, in part or in full, as a single copy for backup or printing. This right is granted for strictly personal, private, and non-collective use.
Internet users are prohibited from using the logos on the website without prior written authorization. However, there is one exception: tacit authorization is given when the logo is used to create a link to the homepage of the i-Share study. This logo must be used in full and without modification.

Website content

The University of Bordeaux strives to ensure, to the best of its ability, that the information is up to date and accurate when upload to the website. However, it does not under any circumstance guarantee the accuracy, precision, or exhaustiveness of the information made available on the site. The information presented on the website is non-binding and may be modified at any time.
The site is governed by French law. By visiting this site and using some or all of its features, overseas users formally accept the application of French law.


The i-Share study website may contain links to the websites of partners or third parties. With no means to control these websites, the University of Bordeaux offers no guarantee as to the compliance of these sites with current laws and regulations.
Any public or private website, with the exception of websites publishing polemic, pornographic, sectarian or xenophobic content, is authorized to create a link, without prior permission, to the homepage or directly to the information published by the i-Share website. However, none of the pages of the website may be embedded within the pages of another website. All efforts should be made to make it clear to internet users that they are on the i-Share study website and enable them to navigate freely.
The University of Bordeaux is not responsible for links made to the i-Share study website. The University of Bordeaux reserves the right to request the removal of a link it considers not to comply with its editorial policy or that may damage its image, without prejudice to any subsequent action before the competent courts.


What is a cookie?

A cookie is a text file that may be stored in a dedicated space on the hard disk of your electronic equipment when you use your browser to access an online service. A cookie file allows its sender to identify the device in which it is stored, during the period of validity or registration of the cookie.

Cookies issued on the website

When you connect to the website, may be prompted, subject to your choices, to install various cookies to recognize the browser you are using during the validity period of the cookie concerned.
Issued cookies have the following objectives:

  • establishing statistics and volumes of frequentation and use of the various elements composing the website (headings and content visited, paths), allowing us to improve the interest and ergonomics of the services, as well as the visibility of the published content;
  • enabling or facilitating your browsing on the website, or providing you with the online communication services you request during your browsing, and so on;
  • adapting the presentation of the site to the display preferences of your device (display resolution, operating system used, etc.) during your visits to the website, depending on the hardware and viewing or reading software that your device is equipped with.

Cookies issued on the site by third parties

i-Share may include on the website digital applications from third parties that allow you to share content on the website with others or to make your navigation or opinion regarding content on the website known to such other persons.

The issuance and use of cookies by third parties is subject to the privacy policies of those third parties.

i-Share does not control the process used by social networks to collect information related to your browsing on the website. i-Share invites you to read the privacy protection policies of these social networks in order to be aware of the purposes of use, including advertising, of the browsing information they may collect through these application buttons. These privacy policies should allow you to make your choices on these social networks, including setting up your accounts for use on each of these networks.

The website is likely to contain cookies issued by third parties (audience measurement) and allowing the latter, during the period of validity of these cookies, to collect navigation information relating to the devices consulting the website, and in particular in order to measure the effectiveness of paid referencing campaigns with search engines.

Your choices about cookies

You have several options for managing cookies. Any setting you may undertake will be likely to modify your Internet browsing and your conditions of access to certain services requiring the use of cookies.

You may choose at any time to express and modify your wishes regarding cookies by the means described below.

You can configure your browser so that cookies are saved in your device or, on the contrary, that they are rejected, either systematically or according to their device.

You can also configure your browser so that you can accept or reject cookies from time to time, before a cookie is likely to be stored on your device.

  • Agreement on cookies
    The recording of a cookie in a device is essentially subject to the will of the user of the device, which (s)he can express and modify at any time and free of charge through the choices offered by his/her browser.
    If you have accepted in your browser the recording of cookies in your device, the cookies embedded in the pages and content that you have consulted may be stored temporarily in a dedicated space on your device. They will be readable only by their transmitter.
  • Rejection of the cookies
    If you refuse to accept cookies on your device, or if you delete cookies stored on it, you will not be able to take advantage of a number of features such as sharing on social networks.
  • How do you make your choices, depending on the browser you are using?
    For the management of cookies and your choices, the configuration of each browser is different. It is described in the help menu of your browser, which will allow you to know how to change your cookie preferences.

Sharing the use of your device with others

If your device is used by more than one person, and when a device has more than one browser, i-Share cannot be certain that the services for your device are appropriate for your use of that device and not for the use of another user of that device.

If necessary, the sharing with others of the use of your device and the configuration of your browser settings with respect to cookies is your free choice and your responsibility.

For more information on cookies and their use, you can consult the website of the French Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (National Commission on Informatics and Liberty) at the following link:

Our Partners

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i-Share Study - Agence régionale de Santé
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