Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:
It is published by LS2N: Laboratoire des Sciences du Numérique de Nantes.
Address: LS2N : University of Nantes – Faculty of Sciences and Technology (FST) 2 Chemin de la Houssinière 44300 Nantes
Director of publication : Sébastien Briot


Editor : webmistress : Séverine Rubin
Host: LS2N
Law n°78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to data processing, files and freedoms

In accordance with article 34 of the French Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978, you have the right to access information about yourself. You can also change or delete this information. All you have to do is contact us at the following address: LS2N : University of Nantes – Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) 2 Chemin de la Houssinière 44300 Nantes

The resulting files are never transmitted to third parties. In particular, we do not sell any address or email files.

Intellectual property, copyright and copyright

This entire site is governed by French and international legislation on copyright and intellectual property. All reproduction rights are reserved, including for downloadable documents and iconographic and photographic representations.

The reproduction of all or part of this site on any electronic medium whatsoever is strictly prohibited without the express permission of the publication director.

Photographic credits

LS2N unless otherwise specified.

Disclaimer of liability

LS2N cannot, in any way, be held liable for the content of the information on this site or for the consequences that may result from its use or interpretation.
Hypertext links:

The establishment of hypertext links by third parties to pages or documents published on the LS2N website is authorized provided that the links do not contravene the interests of the LS2N and that they guarantee the possibility for the user to identify the origin and author of the document.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements