Legal informations

You are visiting the IFN web site edited by the French Institute of Navigation, fereafter referred to as "the Site". The following legal informations define the general conditions applying to any web surfer visiting this site. This english version is just a courtesy translation of the French version, which rules the access to the Site. 


The visitor accessing the Site is deemed to accept without any restriction the present general conditions of use. Please read them carefully.

The data presented in the Site are intended to present IFN and its activities, and to facilitate the exchanges between its members.

IFN is entitled to modify the content of this Site at any time and wothout notice. It may not be held responsible of the consequences resulting from such modification. The access to and the use of this Site are subject to the following conditions and to the regulations in force. By accessing this Site, you accept the conditions without any restriction.


The IFN Site is created in accordance with the regulations applicable in France, even though it may be accessed by other users. Moreover, in case of discrepancy between the informations presented in the French and English versions of the Site, the informations presented in the French version prevail.


IFN delivers these data for information only, and tries its best to check them and to maintain the Site up-to-date. However no warranty is provided as regards the rightfulness, accuracy, validity and inclusiveness of the data provided on the Site.

Consequently, except in case of gross or willful fault, IFN may not be held responsible for any damage resulting from any lack of precision or accuracy of the informations available on the Site, nor for any harm resulting from a malicious intrusion of a third party in our Site intended to harm the interests or image of the Association, especially by modifying the data presented on the Site. IFN shall not be responsible for any damage or virus that mught harm on put you hardware or softtware out of order following the visit of our Site despite the security measures taken.


In order to facilitate the access to other web site that may bring additionnal information, IFN has inserted a certain number of hypertext links into the Site. Nevertheless, IFN shall not be held responsible for a third site which you might have accessed to through our Site, and presenting inadequate or inaccurate contents. IFN can in no way control the contents of third site. External sites may contain hypertext links towards our Site. IFN has no legal mean to oppose to this custom in use on internet an shall in no way be held responsible of contents orignating from sites external to IFN.


All images, trade marks, logos, and information in the shape of text or image are the property of IFN or are authorised by the editors. Any use by reproduction, modification, downloading, transmission or any other existing or future process is subject to an advance written authorisation (mail, email, fax). The sole copies made by IFN members for their own internal use are allowed subject to the property rights mentionned here above. The diffusion of articles that may be present on our Site shall bear a mention « ©IFN » or according to the copyrights quoted in the source.



Personnal data are protected by the following regulations : Law of jan 6th, 1978 article 226-13 of the Code Pénal (France) and in Europe by the European Directive of oct 24th, 1995. You can find the Law ddealing with information, files and protection of privacy on the web site of the Commission Nationale de l´Informatique et des Libertés, at the following address : CNIL.


The Site does not use cookies. The only data stored on the Site are those included in the members directory, in the Site area reserved to members, intended to facilitate the communication between the IFN members and to validate the access to the said area.

The Site has not to declare this directory to the CNIL, based on the waiver nr 8 : "Are dispensed of declaration the processings of personnal data related to the gestion of members and donators of the non profit associations established under the Law of jul 1st, 1901 bearing data concerning individuals´...)"

In the Members Area, a function "My account" allows the correction of wrong data or to delete those which the Member does not want to be put in the directory. Deletion of  certain data may forbid the acces to the Members area.


Version june 1st, 2009


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