Legal statements and credits

Official website of the Museum of Bordeaux
Museum of Bordeaux - Science and nature
5 Place Bardineau
33000 Bordeaux
+33 (0)5 24 57 65 30

Editorial and design committee

Nathalie Mémoire, Director of the Museum of Bordeaux

Museum of Bordeaux- Science and nature
5 Place Bardineau
33000 Bordeaux


375 Avenue de Tivoli
33110 Le Bouscat
Tel: +33 (0)5 57 19 65 00

Comments and suggestions

The Museum of Bordeaux does not guarantee that this website is free of defects, errors or omissions. The information contained in this website is designed to provide you with a general overview of the topics that it deals with that is as up-to-date as possible. The Museum of Bordeaux cannot under any circumstance be held responsible for any defects, errors or omissions that might affect this website, nor for any particular use and interpretation of the information that it contains.
This legal disclaimer clause does not limit the liability of the Museum of Bordeaux in a way that runs counter to the applicable laws or that might rule out their application, in those cases where it is liable under said laws.

form is at your disposal should you wish to make any comments, suggestions, or express your reaction regarding this website.

Policy regarding the creation of links pointing to 

The Museum of Bordeaux authorises any website or other medium to cite its website or to create hypertext links pointing towards its content, provided that:

  • the page that is reached is not nested within other pages, such as by way of frames, i.e. the pages of the website must not be nested within the pages of another website, but must be accessible by opening a new window;
  • the source is mentioned (portal of the museum) for each link, particularly in the case of a direct link to an element of content;
  • access to the pages containing these links to the website is free of charge. This authorisation shall not apply to websites that disseminate information of a controversial, pornographic, xenophobic nature or of a kind that most people might find upsetting.

The Museum of Bordeaux reserves the right to request the removal of a link that it considers to be non-compliant with its editorial posture.

Links to third party websites

The Museum of Bordeaux hereby disclaims liability for the content of any third party sites that may be accessed by links featuring on its own website.

Copyright and intellectual property

This website constitutes a work of the spirit of which Museum of Bordeaux is the author as per the meaning of this term in articles L. 111-1 et seq. of France’s Intellectual Property Code.

Any use of the works featuring on this website, other than individual and private reproduction and viewing, in keeping with Article L.122-5 of France’s Intellectual Property Code, shall be prohibited, save with the written authorisation of the Museum of Bordeaux. Under no circumstance may such reproductions infringe the rights of third parties.

Logo of the museum

The logo of the Museum of Bordeaux is protected by trademark law, and in particular Articles L.711-1 et seq. of France’s Intellectual Property Code.
The Museum of Bordeaux reserves the right to approve or to reject any use of its logo.

Contact and information

Communications Department

Photo credits

Any photographs shown on this website are protected by France’s Intellectual Property Code.
Some of them may be reproduced subject to securing the written authorisation of the Communications Department of the Museum of Bordeaux and citing their author and source.
Requests for authorisation should be sent to:
Museum of Bordeaux - Science and nature
Communications Department
5 Place Bardineau
33000 Bordeaux

Unless specifically stated under the photographs featuring on the website, the photographic credits are ©FDeval and © Muséum de Bordeaux

Data protection and confidentiality 

No personal data shall be gathered without your knowledge.
No personal data shall be transferred to third parties.

You have the right to access, modify, rectify and delete any personal data concerning you that is gathered via the Contact form featuring on this website.
The information gathered using this form shall be recorded in a computer file by the unit of the Municipality of Bordeaux and Museum of Bordeaux for the sole purpose of managing the various subscriptions on offer. It shall be kept for a period of 2 years and is solely destined for use by the unit of the Municipality of Bordeaux and the Museum of Bordeaux. In accordance with France’s data protection law, you may exercise your right to access any personal data concerning you and request that corrections be made to it by contacting:

Mairie de Bordeaux
Direction de la Communication
Place Pey Berland
33077 Bordeaux cedex

For more information, please see your rights on the website of France’s CNIL [data protection watchdog].

Protection of personal data – start date of European Regulation no. 2016-679 (GDPR)

The Municipality of Bordeaux has to process personal data as part of its public service obligations. In so doing, it is subject to the provisions of European Regulation no. 2016/679 (the General Data Protection Regulation, also known as “GDPR”) which came into force on 25 May 2018. This regulation bolsters the data protection obligations and the protection of data subjects until then defined by France’s data protection law no. 78-17.

What counts as the processing of personal data?
Any manual or computer processing of data providing a means of directly or indirectly identifying natural persons (for instance, family name, first name, photograph, personal e-mail address, national ID card number, location data, data inherent to the data subject’s physical, physiological, economic identity, etc.).

What kind of protection do data subjects benefit from when their personal data is processed by the Municipality of Bordeaux?
Whenever a data subject’s personal data is processed, transparent, concise and comprehensive information must be provided to the data subject at the time of the gathering of the data, in principle. This information must enable the data subjects to understand the purpose of the processing of their data and help them to stay in control of their data by facilitating the exercising of their rights of opposition, access, rectification, erasure, limitation, and portability.

Contact details of the data protection officer of the Municipality of Bordeaux.
The Municipality of Bordeaux has appointed a “data protection officer” (“DPO”) who is the official contact person for all issues involving the exercising of the rights of the data subjects whose data is processed by a municipal department.
You may contact the DPO at the following e-mail address:

For more information about exercising your rights, please visit the website of CNIL.

General Security System (French acronym: RGS)

In accordance with Article 9 of France’s circular no. 2005-1516 dated 8 December 2005 concerning electronic correspondence between the users of public services and the authorities and between separate public authorities, France’s decree no. 2010-12 of 2 February 2010 applying Articles 9, 10 and 12 of the circular, and the Prime Ministerial circular dated 6 May 2010, the services provided remotely by the Municipality of Bordeaux are covered by a security certification.