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use of the website

Pursuant to the Code de la Propriété Intellectuelle (CPI) (Intellectual Property Code), any partial or total reproduction of the museum website for collective use is strictly prohibited without the express authorisation of the musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac. Furthermore, the user is prohibited from modifying, translating or transcribing in any other language the domains of and, and from transferring the data of the domains and to any third party without prior authorisation from the musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac.

© 2006, 2015, musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac. All rights reserved. Any reproduction of this work by any means is prohibited without the written authorisation of the publisher.

use of website contents



The term "content" used in the present page is to be understood as follows: “content” signifies any type of information, work, text, video, sound, animation, photograph or image contained on the website.

authorised use

The Code de la Propriété Intellectuelle (Intellectual Property Code) authorises, according to the terms of paragraphs 2 and 3 of article L. 122-5, on the one hand, “copies or reproductions strictly reserved for the private use of the copyist and not destined for collective use” and, on the other hand, subject to the author and source being named, “analyses and short quotations as justified by the critical, polemic, educational, scientific or informative nature.” Any other representation or reproduction, by any process, particularly via download or print-out, will therefore constitute an infringement sanctioned by articles L 335-2 et seq. of the Code de la Propriété Intellectuelle (Intellectual Property Code).

Therefore, you are authorised to access, download and print any page of content on a temporary file for your own personal use. With the exception of original works published online and subject to a technological protection measure, in accordance with the dispositions of the Directive of 22 May 2001 on “the harmonisation of certain copyrights and related rights in an information society” (Dir. 2001/29/EC, 22 May 2001, JOCE 22 June, no. L 167, p.10), the reproduction of the pages of this website is authorised on a paper medium, to the exclusion of any other and subject to the observance of the three following cumulative conditions:

  • free distribution;
  • respect of the integrity of the content reproduced (no modification or alteration) provided that the source is mentioned;
  • explicit citation of the website of the musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac ( or as the source and mention that the rights of reproduction are reserved and strictly limited to private copying.

prohibited use

The entire content published on the websites and, is the exclusive property of the musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac or the third party from which it has obtained the exploitation rights. Consequently, any total or partial representation or reproduction, made without the consent of the author or their assignees, is illicit (art. L 122-4 of the French CPI).

 Any use as described above requires prior written authorisation.

  • extraction, manipulation, modification of content in any way;
  • dissemination, radio broadcasting, exhibition, public representation of content;
  • storage of content on any media, including the extraction of database, computer programme or website;
  • renting or lending of content;
  • exploitation or commercial publication of content in any way;

moral rights

In accordance with the Code de la Propriété Intellectuelle (Intellectual Property Code), every author has the right to the respect of their name and the integrity of their work. Therefore, any use of content protected as an original work by the Code de la Propriété Intellectuelle (Intellectual Property Code) must be made without modification and must bear the name of their author and of the assignee of rights where required.


A certain number of brand names, logos or other distinctive symbols (collectively referred to as trademarks) are represented on the website. The trademarks of the museum and third parties represented on the website are registered with the INPI (Institut National de la propriété industrielle) (National Institute of Industrial Property) or protected by copyright. Nothing contained on the website may be used, added or exploited under trademark licences or laws without prior written agreement from the owner.


Every effort has been made in the development of content, however the museum may not be held accountable or responsible, expressly or by implication, for the accuracy of content that may be created nor the use to which it may be put by internet users. Furthermore, the musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac is not responsible for the use that may be made by the internet user of information that may be found on the website.

The musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac undertakes to take all the necessary steps to ensure the optimum provision of the services it offers to the internet user. It shall not be held liable in the event of force majeure or fact beyond its control, particularly in the event of the interruption of service resulting from a failure in the telephone network or in the internet user’s internet service provider.

The museum website also includes links to websites of partner institutions and/or organisations; the museum is not responsible for the opening and content of these websites.

hypertext links

This website authorises the creation of a hypertext link to its content, provided that the deep linking technique is not used and the source is mentioned. However, no authorisation is given to internet sites disseminating information that is an affront to human dignity, public order and public morality.

personal data

Under the Data Protection Act of 6th January 1978, the User has the right to access, modify, amend and delete any personal data.

This right may be exercised by contacting:

  • Établissement public du musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac - Service Juridique
  • 222 rue de l’Université
  • 75343 Paris cedex 07
  • or by email:

For more information, consult the CNIL:

  • Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés
  • 8 rue Vivienne
  • CS 30223
  • 75083 Paris cedex 02
  • or website:

DIRECTEUR DE LA PUBLICATION : Emmanuel Kasarhérou, Président de l’établissement public du musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac