Legal notices

Below are the conditions on which you may make use of Energy Cities’ website. By accessing this site, you unreservedly and fully accept these conditions.

Website publisher

Energy Cities
4 chemin du fort de Bregille
Maison de l’Environnement de Bourgogne Franche-Comté
25000 Besancon – France
Tel.: + 33 (0)3 81 65 36 80

Energy Cities is a not-for-profit organisation established in accordance with the French association Act of 1901.
SIRET No: 379 716 764 00012 – CODE APE / NAF: 9499Z

Terms of use

This site is accessible via the URL and is operated in compliance with French legislation. Use of this site is governed by the following conditions. By using the website, you acknowledge having read and accepted these conditions. These can be modified at any time and without notice by Energy Cities.
Energy Cities cannot be held responsible in any way for improper use of the service.

Editorial responsibility

Claire Roumet – Executive director of Energy Cities in charge of strategic partnerships and overall coordination.
Energy Cities
4 chemin du fort de Bregille
Maison de l’Environnement de Bourgogne Franche-Comté
25000 Besancon – France
Tel.: + 33 (0)3 81 65 36 80

Disclaimer of liability

The information contained on the website is as accurate as possible and the website is periodically updated, but may however contain inaccuracies, omissions or deficiencies. If you find a deficiency, error or what appears to be a malfunction, please report it to us, describing the problem as precisely as possible (page posing the problem, the triggering action, the type of hardware or browser used, etc.)

Any downloaded content is at the user’s own risk and under their sole responsibility. Consequently, Energy Cities disclaims any liability for any damage to the user’s computer or any loss of data following the download.

The pictures on this website are not contractual.

Energy Cities will not accept responsibility for the hypertext links contained on this website and leading to other resources on the Internet network.


These conditions are governed by French law and any dispute or disagreement that may arise from their interpretation or performance will be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the French courts of the judicial district in which Energy Cities has its registered office. The reference language for the settlement of any dispute is French.

Right of access, rectification, modification and erasure

Pursuant to this law, users have a right to access, rectify, modify and erase their personal data. More information on this subject is available on our webpage dedicated to Energy Cities’ privacy policy.


Your personal data are confidential and will not be disclosed to third-parties without your consent.

Intellectual property

All content on this website, including, but not limited to, graphics, images, texts, videos, animations, sounds, logos, GIFs and icons as well as their formatting are the exclusive property of Energy Cities, with the exception of trademarks, logos or contents belonging to other partner companies or authors.
Any reproduction, distribution, modification, adaptation, retransmission or publication, even partial, of these elements is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of Energy Cities. This representation or reproduction, by any means whatsoever, constitutes an infringement punishable by articles L.3335-2 et seq. of the French Intellectual Property Code. Failure to comply with this prohibition constitutes an infringement that may incur the civil and penal liability of the infringer. In addition, the owners of the copied content may take legal action against you.

Energy Cities is also the owner of the “rights of database producers” referred to in Book III, Title IV of the French Intellectual Property Code (Act No 98-536 of 1st July 1998) relating to copyright and databases.

Users of, and visitors to, the website may set up a hyperlink to this site. Opening this website within a frame (“framing”) is prohibited, except with the express prior permission of Energy Cities.

For any request for permission or information, please contact us by email at:

In addition, the layout of this website has required the use of external sources of images whose rights we have acquired or whose rights of use are open: Freepik, Unsplash.

The images integrated by Energy Cities in the website are owned by Energy Cities and are made available under the Creative Commons licence for non-commercial reuse only.

Licence Creative Commons
This picture from Energy Cities is put at your disposal through Creative Commons licence – No commercial reuse is allowed – Sharing in the same conditions 4.0 International.


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Terms of service

This website is offered in the HTML 5 and CSS 3 languages under WordPress CMS and has been optimised for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers.

Information and exclusion

Energy Cities uses all the means at its disposal to ensure that its website contains reliable information and is updated reliably. However, errors or omissions may occur. The user must therefore check the accuracy of the information with Energy Cities and indicate any changes to the website that they deem useful. Energy Cities disclaims any liability for the use made of this information and for any direct or indirect damage that may result from this use.


Please refer to our dedicated page.

Hypertext links

Energy Cities’ website may provide links to other websites or resources available on the Internet.

Energy Cities has no means to control the sites connected to its websites. Energy Cities is not responsible for nor does it guarantee the availability of such external sites and sources. It disclaims liability for any damage, of any kind whatsoever, resulting from the content of these sites or external sources, and in particular from the information, products or services they offer, or from any use that may be made of these elements. The risks associated with this use are the entire responsibility of the Internet user, who must comply with their conditions of use.


Furthermore, referral to a website to complete information being sought does not in any way mean that Energy Cities endorses or accepts any liability for the content or use of the said website.

Precautions of use

It is therefore your responsibility to take the necessary precautions to ensure that what you choose to use is free of errors and elements of a destructive nature such as viruses, trojans, etc.

How to contact us

Energy Cities is at your disposal for any comments or suggestions. You can contact us through this page.

Data Protection

You can contact us regarding data protection directly on this address: