Legal notices

1. Presentation of the site

This site, made up of all of the pages linked to its domain name, is the property of the Agence de la Transition Écologique [The Ecological Transition Agency]  (ADEME). A state-funded industrial and commercial establishment (EPIC) governed by Articles L131-3 to L131-7 and R131-1 to R131-26 of the French Environmental Code, whose registered office is located at:


20, avenue du Grésillé

BP 90406

49004 Angers Cedex 01 


Tel.: +33(0)2 41 20 41 20,


registered in the Angers Trade Register under the no. 385 290 309, represented by Arnaud LEROY, acting in his capacity as Chairman of the board of directors.


The person responsible for access to administrative documents and for questions relating to the reuse of information is Mr Luc MORINIERE in his capacity as Head of the Legal Department.


This site is hosted by the company:

Scaleway, 8 rue de la Ville l’Evêque, 75008 Paris, Tél. : +33 (0)1 84 13 00 00.

User: Internet user who navigates, reads, views and uses the site and its services.

Creator: the creator of the site is bearideas, 22 avenue Daumesnil CS 51410 75131 PARIS CEDEX 12

Illustration: Stéphane Kiehl


2. Acceptance of the conditions of use of the site and the services offered


The use of the site implies full acceptance of the general conditions of use described below. These conditions of use are likely to be modified or completed at any time, the users of the site are thus invited to consult them regularly.

The user acknowledges having read the conditions of use, at the time of connecting to the site and expressly declares accepting them without reservation.


3. Description of the services provided

The purpose of the website is to provide information concerning all elements related to services of ADEME, in particular information on the latest news on ecological transition, expertise of ADEME, the actions implemented within the territories, international action of ADEME, and the research and innovation programs.

ADEME strives to provide information on the website that is as accurate as possible. However, it cannot be held responsible for omissions, inaccuracies, failures to update or any other shortcomings, whether caused by ADEME or by third-party partners who provide the information.

All the information indicated on the site is given as an indication, and is likely to evolve. In addition, the information on the site is not exhaustive. It is given subject to modifications having been made since it was put on line.


4. Availability of the site

ADEME makes every effort to provide access to the site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except in the event of force majeure or an event beyond ADEME's control, and subject to any breakdowns and maintenance operations necessary for the proper functioning of the site and services.

Consequently, ADEME cannot guarantee the availability of the site and/or services, the reliability of transmissions and performance in terms of response time or quality. ADEME cannot be held responsible for the impossibility of accessing this site and/or using the services.

ADEME may interrupt the site or part of the services at any time without prior notice and without any right to compensation. The user acknowledges and accepts that ADEME is not responsible for any interruptions and the consequences that may result for the user or any third party.

5. Hyperlinks

ADEME declines all responsibility for the content of the linked sites. Any public or private site is authorized to establish, without prior information or authorization, a link to the information distributed by ADEME. However, the pages of the site must not be embedded within the pages of another site.

The establishment of a link is valid for any site with the exception of those disseminating information of a polemical, pornographic or xenophobic nature or which may, to a greater extent, offend the sensibilities of the majority of people.

The site is a portal site giving access to other sites belonging or not to ADEME, which may have their own conditions of use, which should be consulted and respected.


6. Browsing cookies

To enable you to benefit from the services offered by the site such as its consultation, the optimization of its use or its personalization according to the Internet user, the site uses Cookies. To know our policy of cookies, you are invited to click on the present link.


7. Intellectual property rights

ADEME is the owner of the intellectual property rights or holds the rights of use on all the elements accessible on the site, in particular the texts, images, graphics, logos, icons, sounds, software and registered trademarks.

Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication, adaptation of all or part of the elements of the site, whatever the means or process used, is forbidden, except with the prior written authorization of ADEME.

Any unauthorized use of the site or of any of the elements it contains will be considered as constituting an infringement and will be prosecuted in accordance with the provisions of articles L.335-2 et seq. of the Intellectual Property Code.

However, ADEME will not be able to prohibit the re-use of speeches, press kits and press releases, circulars, directives and other regulatory documents. ADEME authorizes the non-commercial and educational reuse of information available on its site, on the condition that the integrity of the information is respected and that the meaning, scope and application of the information are not altered, and that the name of ADEME is mentioned or that the origin and date of publication are specified, with a mention of the photo credit if this is the case.

ADEME may authorize the reuse of information for commercial or promotional purposes by means of a license to reuse its information. Is considered as re-use for commercial or promotional purposes, the elaboration from public information, of a product or a service intended to be put at the disposal of third parties, for free or against payment.


8. Management of personal data

In accordance with the regulations relating to the protection of personal data, the user is informed that ADEME, as the data controller, processes personal data.

ADEME is committed to respecting the rules for the protection of the privacy of users of its website and services. All processing of personal data implemented within the framework of the accessible services complies with the regulations applicable to the protection of personal data and in particular the provisions of the amended "Data Protection Act" of 6 January 1978 and the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) referred to as the "RGPD".

To learn more about this processing of personal data and the extent of their rights, users are invited to refer to the Personal Data Protection Policy, which can be accessed at 


9. Your attention

We remind you that it is not possible to guarantee the confidentiality of messages transmitted over the Internet. Therefore, if you wish to send a message under better security conditions, we recommend that you use the postal service. ADEME is not responsible for any technical difficulties you may encounter on the site, whatever the cause or origin.


10. Applicable law in case of dispute

The applicable law is French law.