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Director of publication

Claire Giry, Research and Innovation Director
Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche
1 rue Descartes 75231 Paris Cedex 5

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Hosting and technical and graphic design

Midi-Pyrénées Observatory Data Unit (OMP-UAR831 / SEDOO)

Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées
14, avenue Edouard Belin
31400 Toulouse

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Terms of use


The site cannot in any way be held responsible for the content of the information on this site or for any consequences that may result from its use or interpretation.

Intellectual property

The public content of the site is made available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

The CRUSÖE application is published under a GNU-GPL v3 licence.

Hypertext links

Third parties may create hyperlinks to pages or documents on the CRUSOE website provided that such links do not contravene the interests of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MESR) and that they guarantee users can identify the origin and the author of the document.

Some of the hyperlinks on the CRUSOE site may lead you away from the site. The linked sites are not under the control of CRUSOE and the MESR is not responsible for the content of any linked site, any link contained in a linked site or any changes or updates to such sites. The links are provided for your convenience and the inclusion of any link does not mean the MESR has approved the site. Any risks associated with the use of these sites are therefore fully borne by the user.

Confidentiality policy

Data controller

The Higher Education Research and Innovation Ministry’s data, algorithms and source codes controller.

Personal data

Personal data are collected:

  • when you register for the CRUSOE application. The intention of each form is to limit the collection of personal data by only requesting information necessary to access the workspace and to send information relating to this (surname, first name, organisation, email address, possibly ORCID if this is the chosen connection method). These data are only kept for the time it takes to prepare the certification application file in the CRUSOE application
  • when requests are sent to the “” site via the contact form: (name, email, message). These data are only kept while the request is processed.

Audience measurement cookies

Our site uses Matomo Piwik to help us analyse how users use the site by visit statistics and other characteristics. This helps us adapt and improve the site. Matomo places cookies on the device you are using for a maximum of 13 months. Matomo also collects the following data and only transmits this to the MESR and our hosting service Sedoo/Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées – anonymised IP address (format and user location. These individual data are stored for 1 year. Internet users who do not wish to receive cookies can configure their browser so that they receive a warning each time cookies are sent, refuse cookies from certain websites or delete cookies from their browser.

The data controller shall make sure that the collection and processing of your data from this site complies with European and French data protection legislation (GDPR).

In compliance with GDPR regulation, you may at any time access, modify or delete all the data we possess about you via the user interface.

For any information or to exercise your rights regarding the processing of personal data by CRUSOE, you can contact us by e-mail or by using the contact form.

If, after having contacted us, you believe that your data protection rights have not been respected, you may lodge a complaint with the CNIL (French National Commission on Informatics and Liberty).