Musée d'Orsay: Legal information

Legal information

Musee d'Orsay website - 2007-2010 version

Director of Publications
Laurence des Cars
President of the Musée d'Orsay and Musée de l'Orangerie public establishment

Postal address
Musée d'Orsay
Service culturel et de l'auditorium
Secteur internet et multimédia
62, rue de Lille
75343 Paris Cedex 07

Website design: Musée d'Orsay
Web design: A.Point 2007 and 2010, Musée d'Orsay 2009
Development and Hosting: Klee Group
Data export: RS2i
Information systems networks: MGI Consultants Sud-Ouest
Translations: Traducteo
For content before 2006: English translation by Fabrice Troupenat (Musée d'Orsay), Steve Taviner and Elisabeth Hinton-Simoneau, Spanish translation by Patricia Cabrera

Intellectual property

The Musée d'Orsay website has been entirely designed by the Musée d'Orsay public establishment, which holds the exclusive rights relating to elements within the website: texts, commentaries, photographs, music and in general all those contributions protected by provisions in the law on intellectual property.

All rights are reserved for authors of original work on the website, of artistic works and their reproductions, and contributions. Any reproduction of material presented on this website is forbidden except for private and individual consultation.

The reproduction and/or representation of all or part of the website for any use other than private use, is forbidden.

Please note! Some works of art are further protected under literary and artistic property rights. Their reproduction and representation on an internet site, even for personal use, is subject to permission from the copyright holders or the authors concerned.
For further information, see the following sites:


The Musée d'Orsay website authorises hyperlinks to its content, on condition that:

  • The web pages of are not built into the pages of another website, but are accessible in a new window.
  • The source "Musée d'Orsay official website" which directs the user, by hyperlink, to the selected content, should be clearly displayed.

Any information used must be for personal, scientific or community purposes; use for commercial or advertising purposes is forbidden.

Please note! This authorisation does not apply to websites displaying information of a controversial, pornographic or xenophobic nature or where such information might cause offence to the general public.

For other requests please contact the Musée d'Orsay.

All permission granted by the Musée d'Orsay is discretionary and can be withdrawn at any time without explanation.


Emails sent to the museum via the website and sent to email addresses when requesting additional information may be filed.

In accordance with the provisions of law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on computers, files and privacy, amended by law no. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, you are entitled to access and correct your personal data. The information collected will be analysed to improve our knowledge of visitors to the website and to obtain a better understanding of your needs in order to improve the quality of our services. You may also, for valid reasons, refuse the processing of these data.

If you wish to exercise these rights, please write to:
Etablissement public du musée d'Orsay
Département administratif et financier
Affaires juridiques et marchés publics
62, rue de Lille
75347 Paris cedex 07


A large amount of information is available in the content of the current website. This is regularly checked. However, mistakes may occur. Therefore, the public establishment of the musee d'Orsay cannot be held responsible for all the information on its site.

The Musee d'Orsay website offers a number of links to other websites, mainly official websites (institutions, public organisations, etc) but also to websites of associations or partner companies. Access to these websites is always through a new browser window. These pages, whose addresses are regularly checked, are not part of the public and official website. The public establishment of the Musee d'Orsay is not responsible for their content.

When names are published on this website, users must conform to the regulations in force, and to the recommendations of the national commission for data protection and privacy (CNIL). Any information used must be for personal, scientific or community use only, and strictly not for commercial or advertising use.


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