Credits and legal notices relating to the use and consultation of the CARMIN.TV site

Institution publishing the website

Sorbonne Université - IHP
11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie
75231 PARIS
On behalf of and in its capacity as coordinator of Labex CARMIN (

Editorial committee

CARMIN TV contact

Maria PODKOPAEVA (e-mail :

Purpose of the Website

This site is published by Labex CARMIN (including CIRM, CIMPA, IHP, IHES), a laboratory of excellence financed by the French National Research Agency's "Investments for the Future" program. Its mission is to contribute to the dissemination of the state of knowledge and academic research in mathematics and physics to a wide audience by publishing an online video library. This library comes from the audiovisual funds belonging to the members of Labex CARMIN and their partners, which they make available free of charge.

Content of the Website

None of the information contained on the site can possess or be interpreted as having any contractual value. The texts and videos of a scientific nature published on the site are valid on the date of their publication and are not binding on their authors. The information contained on the site is taken from documents considered reliable. The information on the site is regularly updated.
All information, whether practical or scientific, is exclusively indicative and without any commitment on the part of Sorbonne Université and the members of Labex CARMIN. Any information contained on the site may be modified after validation by the CARMIN Steering Committee.
The information contained on this site does not constitute an offer of services or products or a commercial solicitation of any kind, nor a recommendation or advice. The Labex CARMIN and its component entities shall not be held liable for any decision taken or not taken on the basis of information contained on the site, nor for the use that may be made of it by a third party. This information shall not engage the responsibility of the member entities of the Labex CARMIN.

Hypertext links and cookies

The setting up of one or more hypertext link(s) to this site does not require prior authorization from the members of Labex CARMIN. The members of the Labex CARMIN can in no way be held responsible for sites having one or more hypertext links to this site and decline all responsibility for their content and use.
Browsing the CARMIN.TV site may result in the installation of cookie(s) on the user's computer. A cookie is a small file that records information relating to the navigation of a computer on a site. The data obtained in this way is intended to facilitate subsequent browsing on the site, and is also intended to allow various measures of frequentation. Refusal to install a cookie may make it impossible to access certain services.

Intellectual property rights and mention of reserved rights

The presentation and content of this site together constitute a work protected by the laws in force on intellectual property. The names or designations and logos are, unless explicitly stated otherwise, the property of the members of Labex CARMIN.
All content deposited on the CARMIN.TV site is the responsibility of the members of the Labex CARMIN and their partners authorized to publish on the CARMIN.TV website. They ensure, for their submissions to the CARMIN.TV website, that they have all the required authorizations with regard to the copyright, distribution and more generally intellectual property rights linked to this content.

No commercial use, reproduction, representation, use, adaptation, modification, incorporation, translation, or any commercial use, partial or complete, of the elements of this site may be made without the prior written consent of the members of the Labex CARMIN, with the exception of use for private use subject to the different and even more restrictive provisions of the Intellectual Property Code. The publisher only authorizes strictly personal use of the data, information or content to which you have access, limited to temporary storage on your computer for display on a single screen and reproduction, in a single copy, for backup copy or printing on paper. Any other use is subject to the prior express authorization of the members of the Labex CARMIN.

Unless otherwise stated, the photographs, diagrams, drawings, graphics and logos are the property of the members of the Labex CARMIN, and are subject to the regulations of the Intellectual Property Code insofar as they are a "work of the mind" within the meaning of the code.

Management of personal data

In France, personal data is notably protected by law n° 78-87 of 6 January 1978, law n° 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, article L. 226-13 of the Penal Code and the European Directives of 24 October 1995 and 27 April 2016 (RGPD). When using the CARMIN.TV website, the following may be collected: the URL of the links through which the user accessed the CARMIN.TV website, the user's access provider, the user's Internet Protocol (IP) address. In any case, the members of the Labex CARMIN only collect personal information relating to the user for the purpose of certain services offered by the CARMIN.TV website. The user provides this information with full knowledge of the facts, in particular when they enter it themselves. The user of the CARMIN.TV site is then informed whether or not they are obliged to provide this information.
In accordance with the provisions of articles 38 and following of law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to information technology, files and liberties, all users have the right to access, rectify and oppose personal data concerning them, by making a written and signed request, accompanied by a copy of the identity document with the signature of the holder of the document, specifying the address to which the reply should be sent.
No personal information of the user of the CARMIN.TV website will be published without the user's knowledge, exchanged, transferred, ceded or sold in any medium whatsoever to third parties. Only in the event that the CARMIN.TV site and its rights are purchased would the said information be transmitted to the potential purchaser, who would in turn be bound by the same obligation to keep and modify the data with respect to the user of the CARMIN.TV site.

Technical data and limitation of liability

The members of Labex CARMIN and Sorbonne University cannot be held responsible for material or other damages, direct or indirect, linked to the access and use of the site. Furthermore, the user of the site undertakes to access the site using recent, virus-free material and with a latest-generation, updated browser.
Interactive spaces are available to users and transcribed on the CARMIN.TV website (e.g. Twitter, etc.). Labex CARMIN members reserve the right to delete, without prior notice, any content posted in these retranscribed spaces that contravenes the legislation applicable in France, in particular the provisions relating to data protection. Where appropriate, the members of Labex CARMIN also reserve the right to bring into question the civil and/or criminal liability of the user, in particular in the event of a message of a racist, insulting, defamatory or pornographic nature, whatever the medium used (text, photograph, etc.).

Disputes and applicable law

This site is subject to French law. In the event of a dispute, the French courts will have sole jurisdiction.

By continuing your visit to the CARMIN.TV site, you agree to abide by the above restrictions. Reproduction and distribution rights reserved Labex CARMIN.

Modification of the legal notices

This legal notice may be modified and/or adapted at any time.

Security and protection of users' personal data

Most of the videos on this site are streamed by Youtube, and some data is also requested from this platform (via Youtube API Services).
By continuing your visit to the CARMIN.TV site, you are agreeing to be bound with the Youtube Terms of Service.
Youtube is a Google Service, and its usage needs the collection of information about users, detailed in its Google Privacy Policy

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