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Privacy Policy

General Information

The site www.bcmt.fr is published by the Bureau Central de Magnetisme Terrestre (BCMT), Bureau Central de Magnetisme Terrestre, IPGP, 1 rue Jussieu, 75238 Paris Cedex 05

Intellectual Property

The contents, text, including press releases, videos, pictures and animations that appear or are available on the site are protected by copyright and intellectual property are the exclusive property of BCMT. As such, you agree not to copy, translate, reproduce, sell, publish, exploit and disseminate the contents of the site protected by intellectual property law, without prior written permission of BCMT.

The trademarks and logos on the site are, except in special cases, ownership of BCMT. Unless prior written authorization, the user agrees not to use them.

The BCMT allows the user, however, the right to reproduce any contents of the site as copy for backup or printout. This right is granted as part of a strictly personal, private and not collective use.

Any publication or website making use of data from our database should acknowledge the institution(s) in charge of the corresponding observatory(s). It should also acknowledge INTERMAGNET for facilitating the collection and dissemination of observatory data worldwide.

Use of the site

Use of this site is for personal use.

Access to the site can be interrupted at any time, without notice, especially in cases of force majeure, or the maintenance BCMT decides to suspend or stop providing this service. The obligation of providing the service is therefore limited to an obligation of means.

Contents of the site

The BCMT strives to provide the best of its abilities the accuracy and up-to-date information, when they are posted on the site. However, the BCMT does not guarantee the accuracy, precision or completeness of the information provided on the site. The information contained on the website are not contractual and may change at any time.

The site is governed by French law. Foreign users accept the application of French law by visiting this site and using some or all of the features of the site.

Private data

The BCMT agrees not to disclose to third parties information that the user communicates to it. These are confidential and will only be used for official business.

The site meets the regulations relating to data, files and freedoms as defined by Law No. 78-17, as amended. The user has to respect the personal data collected during a visit to the site, the right to access, modify, rectify and delete data in accordance with French law. These rights may be exercised from:

Bureau Central de Magnetisme Terrestre,
1 rue Jussieu,
75238 Paris Cedex 05
Site www.bcmt.fr


The site may contain links to websites operated by partners or third parties. The BCMT does not have any means to control these sites and does not guarantee compliance with these sites of laws and regulations in force.

Solicitation alert

The BCMT does not sell advertising space on its site. Any move in this direction will be considered as a fraud.


The BCMT reserves the right to change without notice these terms and conditions of use.