Legal Notice and Privacy Policy

This page describes the legal notices that apply to any Internet user visiting this site. By consulting it, you unreservedly agree to respect them. By accessing or using the website of the IHU ICAN, Foundation for Innovation in Cardiometabolism and Nutrition (hereinafter “IHU” or “ICAN” or “Foundation”), visitors accept the version of the conditions of use in force at the time of access. The foundation reserves the right to modify these conditions of use freely and without prior announcement. Visitors must inform themselves under their own responsibility of the conditions of use in force at the time they access the website.

1. Legal provisions

1.1 Site Editor:

Foundation for Innovation in Cadiometabolism and Nutrition (ICAN)
47 – 83 boulevard de l’Hôpital 75013 Paris – email:

ICAN is a Scientific Cooperation Foundation, created by decree of November 27, 2011 and registered under number 538 427 303 00010 (SIRET)

1.2 Publication Director and Editorial Manager:

Director of publication: Pr Stéphane Hatem, Managing Director
The editorial manager (Webmaster): communication department

1.3 Creation of the Site:

Richard Rapenne – 44 Avenue Albert Pestour 24660 Coulounieix-Chamiers

SIRET 804 558 179 00011

Pauline Bailly: 3 Bis Rue du Chanoine Poupard – C304 Résidence Topaze – 44300 Nantes

SIRET 814 209 771 00017

1.4 Hosting of the site:

2 rue Kellermann, 59100 Roubaix – Tel +33 (0)8 90 10 93 07
SIREN: 424 761 419
SIRET: 42476141900045

1.5 Photography:

Various attributions

2. Intellectual property

This site is owned and operated by ICAN. The presentation and each of the elements, including the structure of the site, the texts, graphics, brands, logos, domain names, images and sounds and their components, appearing on the site are protected by the applicable intellectual property laws and are owned by ICAN, or otherwise licensed for use.

In accordance with article L.122-4 of the intellectual property code, no component of the site may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, loaded, distorted, transmitted or distributed in any way whatsoever, in any medium. whether in part or in whole, without the prior written authorization of the IHU ICAN.

Only copying for private use is authorized for personal, private and non-commercial use on a personal computer. The following statement must appear on any authorized copy of all or part of the content of the site: “ICAN – All rights reserved”. Any authorized use of the elements composing or appearing on the site must be made without distortion, modification or alteration in any way whatsoever. Any unauthorized use may constitute a violation of the legislation and regulations applicable to copyright, trademarks, advertising and communication as well as the protection of privacy.

Type of information

The site contains information concerning the medical field, which is intended exclusively for the information of users and which can in no way be used to replace the opinion of health specialists in the context of a medical diagnosis.

3. Links to other sites

The IHU ICAN may provide links to other sites. These sites are independent and ICAN does not edit or control the sources, content of these sites or their links to other sites. Links to these sites do not in any way constitute an endorsement, validation or endorsement by ICAN of the content of these sites, nor an association of the IHU with the owners and/or authors, designers, animators, managers or hosts of these sites.

The Institute cannot therefore be held liable for the content, products, services, advertising, cookies or any other element of these sites as well as for any damage or loss, proven or alleged, consecutive or related with the use of the information, services or data available on these sites.

External sites may contain hypertext links pointing to the site. Such a link may not be installed without the prior and express consent of ICAN. In any case, the IHU is in no way responsible for the unavailability of such sites and does not examine, control, approve or be responsible for the content, advertising, products or other elements available on or via these sites.

4. Site information including personal information

Visitors are under no obligation to disclose their personal data as a condition of using this site. If visitors request information through the site and provide ICAN with their email address or name and mailing address, they agree that this data may be used to provide the requested information. They also agree that ICAN may use this data in the future to provide other information about the IHU ICAN that may be of interest to visitors. In accordance with the “Informatique et Liberté” law of January 6, 1978, you have the right to access, modify, rectify and delete personal data concerning you. To do this, simply make the request online:

The site is not intended to receive confidential information from you. Consequently and with the exception of the personal data referred to above, any information, whatever its form – document, data, graph, question, suggestion, concept, remark, or other, that you communicate to us on the site will in no way be held confidential. Consequently, its mere transmission by you gives us the right to use, reproduce, distribute, modify or transmit it for the purpose of processing your request.

Finally, certain information on this site may constitute forecasts concerning research programs, scientific demonstrations and events, prizes and allowances within the framework of scholarships, for example. This information is linked to assumptions which are subject to change: fluctuations or cancellations.

5. Limitation of Liability

ICAN strives to ensure, to the best of its ability, the accuracy and updating of the information published on the site, the content of which it reserves the right to correct at any time and without notice. However, the IHU cannot guarantee the accuracy, precision, updating or completeness of the information made available on the site.

Accordingly, and with the exception of direct damage resulting from willful or gross negligence, ICAN disclaims all liability:

  • for any imprecision, inaccuracy or omission relating to information available on the site;
  • for any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party, leading to a modification of the information or elements made available on the site;
  • and more generally for any damage, direct or indirect, whatever the causes, origins, nature or consequences, even if ICAN would have been informed of the possibility of such damage, caused by reason: of the access of anyone to the site or the impossibility of accessing it, the use of the site, including any deterioration or any virus that could infect the visitor’s computer equipment or any other property, and/or the credit given to any information coming directly or indirectly from the site.

The elements of the site or any other site are provided “as is” without any guarantee of any kind, implicit or explicit.

6. Availability of the website

The user acknowledges that it is technically impossible to provide the site free of any defect and that the Institute cannot undertake to do so; that defects may lead to the temporary unavailability of the site; and that the operation of the site may be affected by events and/or elements that ICAN does not control, such as, for example, means of transmission and communication between the user and ICAN and between ICAN and other networks.

The IHU and/or its suppliers may, at any time, modify or interrupt, temporarily or permanently, all or part of the site to carry out maintenance operations and/or make improvements and/or modifications to the site. The IHU is not responsible for any modification, suspension or interruption of the site.

7. Cookie management

When consulting the iCAN site, information relating to your navigation on your terminal may be saved in the cookie files installed on the latter, subject to the choices you have made and which you can modify at any time. . Only the issuer of a cookie is likely to read or modify the information contained therein.

Your consent applies to the domain: and its GiveWP donation module

A cookie is a file which, during a visit to a website, is installed on the visitor’s hard drive. With cookies, a visitor’s preferences can be reused or a visitor’s surfing behavior can be measured. These cookies are necessary for the operation of the website. The website can thus, with the help of cookies, be improved with regard to the services provided and the user experience.

The cookies we use:

  • Cookies technically necessary for the proper functioning of websites.
  • Cookies used to measure and analyze the behavior of Internet users during navigation. These cookies make it possible to establish statistics on the frequentation and the use of the various elements composing the site thus making it possible to improve the interest and the ergonomics of the contents.
  • Cookies used by the social network page sharing service. These cookies make it possible in particular to measure the use made of the various content sharing buttons.
  • ICAN uses as social networks or management tools: Google Analytics, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, youtube…etc.

8. Personal data

Visitors do not have to disclose their personal data to use this site.

Anyone wishing to make a donation, receive the newsletter, contact or apply to ICAN must communicate their personal data. They will then be processed only by ICAN. These personal data will be used for the purpose for which they are intended (questions, management of a donation, etc.).

Pursuant to the amended law of January 6, 1978 and European data protection regulation n°2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016, the person concerned by data processing benefits in particular from , rectification, limitation, opposition. Anyone wishing to exercise these rights can contact ICAN directly at