www.cerema.fr is a publication from the Centre d’Études et d’Expertise sur les Risques, l’Environnement, la Mobilité et l’Aménagement (Centre for Studies on Risks, the Environment, Mobility and Urban Planning)

Publication Director: Pascal Berteaud, Director General
Director of the External Communication Department, responsible for strategy: Benoît Ronez
Data Protection Representative (DPD): Yannice Bencheikh

Using the website

The website is provided for personal use only. Access to the website may be interrupted without notice at any time, particularly in cases of force majeure, maintenance, or if Cerema decides to suspend or discontinue the service. The obligation to provide a service is therefore limited to an obligation of resources.

Website content

Cerema does its best to ensure that the information provided is accurate and up-to-date when it is posted on the website. However, Cerema does not provide any guarantee as to the accuracy, precision, or exhaustiveness of the information provided on the website. The information presented on the website is not contractually binding, and may be subject to change at any time.

The site is governed by French law. By visiting the website and using all or part of its features, foreign users formally accept the application of French law. Cerema’s liability cannot in any circumstances be incurred with regard to the content and information displayed on its website, or for any consequences of how the information is used and interpreted.

Website hosting

14 avenue de l'Opéra
75001 Paris
RCS 448 752 543

Technical and visual development: Cerema’s communication and knowledge dissemination department, and information systems department

Website availability

The publisher strives to provide 24/7 access to the website, notwithstanding force majeure or events beyond Cerema’s control, and subject to any breakdowns or maintenance work required to keep the website and its services in full working order.
As a result, Cerema cannot guarantee the availability of the website and/or its services, nor the reliability of its data transmission and performance in terms of response times or quality. No technical support is available to users, neither by phone or email.
The publisher’s liability will not be incurred if it is impossible to access the website and/or use its services.
Cerema may need to suspend part of the website or services at any time and without notice, without any right to compensation. Users acknowledge and accept that Cerema is not responsible for any interruptions to the service, nor any consequences for users or third parties.

Intellectual property

The text and content – including press releases, videos, images, photos and animations – that appear or are available on the website are protected by intellectual property rights, and are the property of Cerema, the French Ministry for Ecology and Sustainable Development, or a stock image website (Fotolia, Pixabay, etc.).
As such, you must not copy, translate, reproduce, sell, publish, exploit, or share in full or in part any of the website content protected by intellectual property rights, without prior written consent from Cerema.

The brands and logos featured on the website are all, unless otherwise stated, the property of Cerema. They must not be used without Cerema’s prior written consent.
Cerema does, however, consent to users copying all or part of the website as a back-up or a printed copy. This right is granted exclusively for personal, private, and individual use. Violation of any of these intellectual property rights is a crime punishable by law with up to 2 years imprisonment and a €150,000 fine.

Privacy and personal data

Cerema will not share information provided by users with any third parties. You information is confidential and shall be used only to fulfil service needs.

  • User accounts
    The information you provide is needed to manage your order and our sales relationship. We may share your data with companies involved in these relationships, such as those tasked with carrying out orders and services, for use in their management, execution, processing, and payment.
    This information will also be stored for safety reasons, to comply with legal and regulatory obligations, and to help us improve and customise the services we offer you, as well as the information we send you.

  • Contact forms
    Cerema will protect the confidentiality of any emails sent using our contact forms.

  • Alerts and newsletters
    Email addresses provided for alerts and newsletters are used only to send the information the user explicitly subscribed to. You can unsubscribe online at any time.

The website complies with the French Data Protection Law 78-17 dated 6 January 1978 (amended).

In accordance with the law and regulation 2016/679 on data protection, you can access, amend, rectify, or delete your personal data at any time.

To exercise this right, please contact the Data Protection Representative (DPD):

by post:
Direction de la communication et de la diffusion des connaissances
25, avenue François Mitterrand - CS 92 803
69674 Bron Cedex

by email: delegue.rgpd@cerema.fr

The website is registered with CNIL (2151636 v 0). For more information about French Data Protection Law (in French), visit the CNIL website.

For more information, visit the CNIL website https://www.cnil.fr//


A cookie is piece of data left on your hard drive by the server of a website you visit. Cookies tend to be managed by your web browser. Cookies play a number of roles, including providing you with a better browsing experience by storing your preferences. Below is the list of cookies used by Cerema:

  • Session cookies
    Cerema uses session cookies to enable users to access their account or store content in their basket.

  • Analytics cookies
    Cerema uses a Google Analytics tracer to compile visitor statistics to improve its online services.

Learn more about cookies at the CNIL website.


The website may contain links to partner or third party sites. Cerema has no control over these websites, nor does it offer any guarantee that these websites comply with current laws and regulations.
The Cerema website allows hypertext links to its content subject to the following conditions:

  • Do not use deep links: Cerema’s web pages must not be embedded within the pages of another website, but accessed via a separate window

  • You must state Cerema as the source in the link

  • Only use information from the Cerema website for personal, professional, or charitable purposes, and never for commercial or advertising purposes.

This permission only applies to websites whose content is in full compliance with current laws and standards of public decency, and insofar as these links do not go against Cerema’s interests, and enable users to identify the source and author of the document.

Request for communication of administrative documents

In accordance with book III of the code of relations between the public and the administration, you can send your communication request:

by post:
Direction de l'administration et des finances
Cité des mobilités
25 avenue François Mitterand - CS 92803
69674 Bron Cedex

by form contact : contact Direction générale


Cerema reserves the right to change these terms and conditions for the www.cerema.fr
website at any time. If you have any comments about the Cerema website, please write to us at contact@cerema.fr