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This website is subject to French and international copyright and intellectual property laws. Any disputes related to the interpretation or implementation of these terms and conditions will be subject to the courts of Paris, France. By accessing or using the AVISO+ website, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions, including any subsequent modifications made by CLS at the request of CNES.

All intellectual property rights related to the AVISO+ website, including any patented data, copyrights, trade names, trademarks, logos, databases, documents, texts, graphics, drawings, photographs, audio files, video files, and digital circuits, are the property of CNES or a third party for which it has the right to use. Access to and use of the AVISO+ website do not grant or guarantee any right to use the intellectual property rights unless otherwise specified in writing.


Granted Rights

CNES and CLS grant the user a personal, free, non-exclusive, and non-transferable right to access and use the AVISO+ website. All other rights are expressly excluded.



All data, and more generally the content of the AVISO+ website, are the property of CNES, or a third party for which it has obtained the right to use. They are provided “as is” and “as available” without any warranty of any kind. CNES and CLS do not guarantee or imply that:

  • This service and its components meet your needs.
  • These services and its components are not subject to periodic interruption, failure, or errors.
  • The data disseminated on the AVISO+ website is accurate, up-to-date, or reliable.
  • The quality of any data meets the user’s expectations and that this data does not contain any failure or errors, or that any potential errors will be corrected.

The user assumes all risks associated with accessing and using the CNES AVISO+ website. CNES and CLS shall not be held liable for any direct, indirect, or consequential damages, or any other damages that may result from accessing, using, or being unable to access the AVISO+ website or linked websites. This includes losses of data or programs, interruptions, changes, updates, modifications to the data disseminated on the AVISO+ website, occurrence of bugs, loss of use, financial losses, or any damage or infection by viruses to the user's hardware (including, but not limited to, software, hardware, connections, or any system or network). CNES and CLS reserve the right to temporarily or permanently modify any data disseminated on the AVISO+ website, including its selection and arrangement, or its services, at any time and without prior notice.

CNES and CLS cannot be held responsible for any costs, losses, or expenses resulting from any breach of these terms and conditions, as well as those related to the use or access to the AVISO+ website. The user is responsible for ensuring that no viruses or files are intentionally or unintentionally inserted into the AVISO+ website that may disrupt its operation.  Users must access and use the AVISO+ website only for lawful purposes.


Personal Data

For information on the Personal Data Protection Policy, please refer to the section accessible here.



When you browse the AVISO+ website, cookies may be installed on your computer. These are small text files that are stored on your hard drive by your web browser. They allow the website to remember information about your visit, but they only collect anonymous data for audience measurement and to customize your experience.

Personal data is processed through cookies in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016. This regulation is concerned with the protection of individuals regarding the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data. It repeals Directive 95/46/EC (Data Protection Directive), which was amended by the corrigendum JOUE L127 2 of 23/05/2018. The user's prior consent is required for the use of cookies, which can be withdrawn at any time.  By consenting to the use of cookies, the user authorizes AVISO+ to collect, store, and use the personal data provided by cookies. This data will not be used to personally identify the user and will not be disclosed to third parties without explicit consent. The user has the option to configure their browser to refuse or manage cookies. To learn more about managing cookies, please refer to AVISO+'s cookie policy in the Personal Data Protection Policy section, which can be accessed here.


Protection of Personal Data

This website can be browsed without the need for identification. We respect the privacy of our visitors and do not collect personal data without their consent.

If the user chooses to provide personal data via the contact form, AVISO+ will process it in accordance with the GDPR and the French law “informatique et libertés” of January 6, 1978, as amended in 2004.

In compliance with GDPR regulations, users have the right to access, rectify, limit processing, erase, port, and object to personal data concerning them. To exercise these rights or for any questions regarding the protection of personal data, please contact AVISO+ User Service and specify the subject as “Protection of Personal Data”.


Hosting and Production

Technical responsibility: CNES - DOA/MDA/OC, 18 Avenue Edouard Belin, 31401 Toulouse, France. Editorial responsibility: CNES - DOA/MDA/OC, 18 Avenue Edouard Belin, 31401 Toulouse, France. Content Management System: TYPO3.

Hosting: CLS, 11 rue Hermès, 31520 Ramonville-Saint-Agne.

For contact, please address the AVISO+ User Service.

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