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Use of Site

The content of the site is protected by the French Intellectual Property Code (Code de la Propriété Intellectuelle) and legislation governing copyright and related rights in the information society. Any use of material from the Biennale Internationale des Arts du Cirque site is strictly forbidden without permission from Archaos. Any modification, complete or partial representation, reproduction, or translation of material from the domain without the consent of the author, rights holders or assignees, is illegal (Article L122-4 of the French Intellectual Property Code).

© 2016, Archaos. Exclusive ownership, any reproduction forbidden without approval of the author.


Use of Site Content


The term "content" is understood as follows: any type of information, intellectual work (text, videos, sound, music, animations, photos or images contained on the website and, in general, all contributions subject to protection by the provisions of the Intellectual Property Code).

Authorized 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;
  • respectof the integrity of the content reproduced (no modification or alteration) provided that the source is mentioned;
  • explicit citation of the website of the Biennale Internationale des Arts du Cirque ( the source and mention that the rights of reproduction are reserved and strictly limited to private copying.

Unauthorized Use

The entirety of content published on the site is the exclusive property of Archaos or the third party from which it has obtained the exploitation rights. As a result, any representation or reproduction in whole or in part without the consent of the author or his successors or assigns shall be unlawful (art. L. 122-4).

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 Intellectual Property Code, every author has the right to respect for his name and the integrity of his work. Thus, any use of all or part of the contents protected by the intellectual property code must be made without any modifications and include the name of the author or, if necessary, the beneficiaries. 


Every effort is made in developing the content, however Archaos cannot be held responsible or explicitly or implicitly guarantee the accuracy of the content that is created or the use that is made of it by Internet users. Furthermore, Archaos is not responsible for any use that may be made by Internet users of the information they find on the site.

The Biennale Internationale des Arts du Cirque undertakes to implement all necessary means in order to best ensure the provision of the services it offers to Internet users. Its responsibility cannot be engaged in the event of force majeure or a situation beyond its control, particularly in the event of a disruption of service resulting from a breakdown in the Internet user's telephone or Internet access provider network.

Finally, the Biennale Internationale des Arts du Cirque has links on its site toward the sites of public institutions and/or associations. The Biennale Internationale des Arts du Cirque is not liable for the use or content of these sites.

Hypertext Links

This site permits the creation of hypertext links towards this website, provided that the content is not embedded on another site and that the site source is clearly indicated. No authorization to link to this site is given to Internet sites that publish information that undermine decency, human dignity, public order, and good morals.


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Personal Information

According to the data protection act of January 6, 1978 (Loi “Informatique et Liberté”) modified in 2004, you benefit from the right to access and require rectification of the personal information that has been collected about you. Contact: 

Communication Office
22 Bd de la Méditerranée

For more information contact CNIL at:
Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés
8 rue Vivienne
CS 30223
75083 Paris cedex 02
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