Mentions légales

Legal notice


The information contained and accessible on the website (the “Website”) is given for information purposes by Comité Colbert, an association governed by the French law of 1901 (Siret No. 784 179 012 00033 – Urssaf Paris, APE 9411Z) having its registered office at 2 bis rue de La Baume 75008 Paris.


The legal representative of Comité Colbert is Bénédicte Epinay, President & CEO of Comité Colbert.
The director of publication is Bénédicte Epinay, President & CEO of Comité Colbert.

Design and hosting

The Website has been designed and developed by Zee Agency, 33 rue d’Hauteville – 75010 Paris.

Hosting and maintenance are ensured by OVH, 2 rue Kellermann 59100 Roubaix, telephone: 0820 698 765.

Access to the Website and its content is subject to the conditions of use set forth hereafter. By continuing to browse the Website, you accept ipso facto these conditions.


All elements present on the Website and the Website itself are protected by copyright, trademarks, design and model rights and/or any other intellectual property right. These elements include, but are not limited to: texts, comments, works, illustrations, photographs, images, logos, trademarks, models, etc. They belong to Comité Colbert or are used with the consent of their authors and/or beneficiaries.

Similarly, the documents available for download on the Website are the exclusive property of Comité Colbert.

In this respect, any reproduction, representation, use, adaptation, modification, incorporation, translation, sale, in full or in part, by any method or any medium whatsoever (paper, digital, etc.) are prohibited without the prior written authorisation of Comité Colbert, excluding the exceptions set forth in Article L. 122.5 of the French Intellectual Property Code. Any violation constitutes an infringement of copyright and/or design and model rights and/or trademarks in accordance with the provisions of French law.

The creation of any hypertext link redirecting to the Website or one of the elements composing it is prohibited without the express prior authorisation of Comité Colbert, which can be revoked at any time.

Comité Colbert cannot be held liable for any Website including a hypertext link directing to the Website or one of the elements composing it, Comité Colbert having no control thereof.

Comité Colbert strives to ensure the information published on the Website is accurate and up to date. It reserves the right to correct the content at any time without notice. Nonetheless, Comité Colbert cannot guarantee the accuracy, precision and exhaustiveness of the information made available on the Website.

Consequently, Comité Colbert cannot be held liable for:

  • any inaccuracy, imprecision or omission relating to the information available on the Website,
  • any damage resulting from the intrusion of a third party modifying the information on the Website,
  • and more generally, any direct or indirect damage, regardless of the cause, origin, nature and consequences thereof, caused by any individual accessing or being unable to access the Website.

Moreover, Comité Colbert may install cookies on your computer for purely statistical purposes. However, you can refuse these cookies by changing your browser settings. As Comité Colbert cannot control all the risks relating to the Internet and how it operates, users are informed that liability for any risks related to the confidentiality of data transmitted over this network cannot be attributed to Comité Colbert.

Comité Colbert reserves the right to amend this legal notice at any time.

For any question or comment regarding the functioning of the Website or management of your personal data, you can contact us at:

Users can also use this address to inform us of any problems encountered on the Website.

Photo credits

Home page video animation and “History of French savoir-faire” image (mobile version): creation and animation by Paul Guédon and Sdesign Monsieur X.