Privacy policy


Site designation

Company name

Institut Curie, foundation of public interest
26 rue d'Ulm
75248 Paris - Cedex 05 - France
Tel. : +33 1 56 24 55 00
Fax : +33 1
SIREN : 784 257 164 (Registered in Paris)
SIRET Foundation : 784 257 164 00011
SIRET Research Centre : 784 257 164 00045
SIRET Paris Hospital : 784 257 164 00037
SIRET Saint Cloud Hospital : 784 257 164 00086

Publishing director

Dr. Graça Raposo, Deputy Director for Advanced Training 

Editorial and administrative officer

Prof. Thierry Philip, President of Institut Curie

IT development: Globalis

Site hosting : Institut Curie


Freedom of Information Law

Information collected on will be used for the applications to the EuReCa PhD Program. The recipients of this information will be Institut Curie personnel.

Article 26, Articles 34 to 38, Article 36, Modification: You have the right to request modification or deletion of inaccurate, incomplete, ambiguous, or obsolete information which concerns you, as well as information for which the law prohibits collection, use, communication, or storage.

As such you can request that information concerning you that is incorrect, incomplete, ambiguous, out of date or for which the law prohibits collection, use, communication, or storage be rectified, completed, updated or deleted. You can also oppose the collection of data concerning yourself.

To exert the above mentioned rights you can make a request addressed to the publishing director at the following address:


This site contains links to other websites. Institut Curie is not responsible for the content on any sites other than those that are part of the domain.




This notice defines and notifies you of the way in which Institut Curie uses and protects any of your Personal Data processed and collected when applying for Institut Curie’s International PhD Program.

By supplying your Personal Data, you expressly agree to let us process it for the purposes stated in Section 4 below, “Purposes.” If you refuse, your application will be canceled.

Pursuant to General Data Protection Regulation No. 2016/679 adopted by the European Parliament on April 14, 2016 (hereinafter “GDPR”) and French Data Protection Act No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978, as amended, Institut Curie hereby notifies you of the following:

Identity of the Controller

The Personal Data controller and his/her contact information are: Institut Curie, 26 rue d'Ulm, 75248 Paris Cedex 05

Personal Data Collected

Personal Data are those covered hereinafter and they vary according to the method of their collection.  They come from:

Collection Purposes

These purposes are primarily:

Data Retention Period

Your Personal Data are stored for as long as is required to achieve the aforementioned purposes and until the end of the legal audit period of the EuReCa Cofund program, November 2030.For more information, you can email our Data Protection Officer at

Recipients of Your Personal Data

Your Personal Data may be shared with the following recipients, as required to achieve one of the purposes mentioned above that requires the Processing of your Personal Data:

Personal Data Transfer

We may transfer your Personal Data outside the European Economic Area (EEA) for one of the purposes listed above.

In the event of such a transfer, we will make sure that your Personal data have the same protection as Personal data in the European Economic Area and, to that end, any sharing of your Personal data to a third party outside the European Economic Area will be done, in compliance with European regulations on Personal Data protection, and, as such, the standard contract clauses prepared with the European Commission will be drawn up with any third parties who will have access to your Personal Data.

Cookies installed on your equipment

When viewing the online application platform of Institut Curie, information about your browsing on your terminal may be saved in the cookie files installed on this latter, subject to the choices you express and that you can modify at any time. Only the issuer of a cookie may read or modify the data it contains.

By browsing on the online application platform of Institut Curie, and clicking on the “I agree” box, you consent to the installation and use of cookies stored by these latter. You also have the option of refusing the storage of cookies on your device, as described below.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a file that is installed on the hard drive of a website’s visitor. With cookies, a visitor’s preferences can be reused, or their browsing habits can be measured. In this way, the website can be improved in terms of services provided and user experience. The site can also provide information tailored to the visitor’s preferences. Only the issuing website of a cookie may read or modify the data it contains. A cookie can have a shorter or longer active life (as short as the website visit or as long as several years). The website or online service provider decides on the lifetime according to how the cookie is used.

Important Information on Consent

Your consent does not have to be obtained in advance for the storage or readout of certain cookies, either because they are not handling any Personal Data on you, or because they are strictly necessary to provision of the service that you are requesting. Your consent must be obtained in advance for the storage or readout of cookies other than those mentioned above.

At any time, you can object to the storage or readout of the Cookies we use, either by deleting them from your devices or by changing your browser’s parameters as described below.

What Cookies do we use?

Institut Curie’s online application platform uses:

How to configure your browser

Any configuration you do may change the way you browse our Websites as well as your terms of access to certain services requiring the use of cookies. You can authorize or refuse the storage of cookies on your device and modify that device’s settings at any time.

Most browsers accept cookies by default. However, you may choose to block those cookies or set your browser to notify you when a site tries to install a cookie on your device.

Please refer to your browser’s help menu to set cookies according to your preferences. Below you will see links to the cookie setting notices for the major browsers:

More generally, we invite you to consult “Vos traces”on the Website of the French Data Protection Authority.

How long do we keep Cookies?

We make sure to limit the cookies’ valid period while offering you quality personalized service.

Type of Cookie

Data Collected


Valid Period

Cookies needed for Website operation

Technical ID

Session and security maintenance

Up to 24 hours

Analytical cookies

Web pages consulted

Statistics on Website visits

13 months

Sharing cookies

Information available to each third party involved

Sharing content from our Websites on social media

13 months

Your rights

Pursuant to the GDPR, you have the right of:

To exercise your rights, please email your request to our Data Protection Officer at The CNIL has put an automatic letter generator on its Website under “Addresses for action.” We invite you to use it.

Amendments to this notice

We reserve the right to make changes to this notice at any time. We advise you to consult itregularly, as it may be modified at any time without prior notice.