Legal Information and personal data

Legal Information

The Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau thanks you for your visit.By choosing to visit the pages of this site, the web user acknowledges having read and accepted the limitation of liabilities and the terms and conditions for the use of this site. The user accepts the limitations offered by the Internet network in consulting the site’s pages. The Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau may not be held responsible for difficulties in connecting to the Internet or in visualising the site’s pages. In particular the user acknowledges being informed as to the differences in interpretation of web pages by the different navigation software present on the market. 


Site Publisher:

Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau (French Law of 1901 concerning associations)76, rue Beaubourg - 75003 Paris – France

+33 (0)1 49 52 42 63

  • Publication Director: Corinne Menegaux

  • Digital Strategy: Alice Rampelberg

  • Editorial Manager: Yann Gauthier

  • Editorial Staff: Sabrina Coppi-Rouchès, Justine Oury, Adèle Sallet, Christophe Prévotat

  • E-commerce : Laura Pietrzak                                                                                                                                                   

Service Provider:

The site is hosted by Claranet

18-20 rue du Faubourg du Temple - 75011 Paris - France

Contents and Information

The website of the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau provides information provided for information purposes. This information is provided as is, regardless of its origin. The responsibility of the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau can not be held responsible for the inaccuracy, errors or omission of the information published on its website. Prices are given for information only.

Personal data

The Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau, located at 76, rue Beaubourg - 75003 Paris – France, in its responsibility for data processing, collects your data to manage your orders and to send you its promotional offers based on your given consent or our contractual relationship.

The data collected is processed within the European Union and is retained for the duration of the legal retention period relative to the purpose of the collection.

As from 25 May 2018, you can exercise your right to the portability of your data as well as your right to limit the processing of your data. Currently, you can withdraw your consent, at any time, to the processing of your data, and you can exercise your right of access, rectification, opposition, and erasure of your personal data by sending a copy of your ID (proof of identity) with your request to the following address:

Office du Tourisme et des Congrès de Paris - - Service Client, Direction des Systèmes d’Information, 76, rue Beaubourg, 75003 Paris.

At any time, you can lodge a claim with the CNIL according to the terms and conditions indicated on their website (

Our Cookie Policy

In order to enhance the functionality of our Website and provide a more enjoyable user experience, we use cookies. Cookies are small text files that enable us to compare new visitors with old ones, understand how users navigate our website, and obtain data from which to improve the web browsing experience in the future. They also enable us to manage your order basket and collect information for statistical purposes relating to how you navigate our website.

The cookies do not keep any record of personal information about a user and personally identifiable information will never be saved. If you do not wish to use cookies, you must reconfigure the settings of your computer in order to delete all Website cookies and/or receive notification if cookies are stored.If you do not wish to change your cookie settings, simply continue visiting our website.

By using our website, you accept to receive these types of cookies on your device.

To find out more about cookies and the effect they have on you and your browsing experience, visit the website (in English)

How to manage cookies on computers

Cookie settings vary according to browsers.It is described in the help menu of your browser, which will enable you to learn how to change your settings according to your wishes:

Please note: any configuring of your Web browser concerning the accepting or rejecting of cookies is susceptible to alter your navigation on the Internet and on our Website, as well as your conditions of access to certain services requiring the use of these same cookies.

List of cookies used on our websites

  • Cookies Google Analytics : Used to analyze and track the performance of the website 

    • __utmb: Used to determine new sessions / visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is executed and no __utmb cookies exist. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.lifespan: 30 minutes

    • __utmt:Used to throttle request rate.lifespan: 10 Minuten

    • __utmc: This cookie works in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether or not the user is in a new session/visit.lifespan : duration of the session

    • __utma: Used to distinguish unique users and sessions. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.lifespan: 2 years

    • __utmz: Stores the traffic source or campaign to explain how a user reaches our website. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library is executed and updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.lifespan: 6 months

    • _ga: Used to distinguish users.lifespan: 2 years

    • _gid:Used to distinguish users.lifespan: 24 hours

    • _gat:Used to throttle request rate.lifespan: 1 Minute

    • _gac_<property-id>: Contains campaign related information for the user. When it is linked to the service AdWords, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie.lifespan: 90days

  • Cookies Alliance Réseaux: 

    • os_session_Used to manage user sessions and e-commerce basketslifespan: Duration of the session

  • Cookies Tag4ARM:

    • Tag4ARM Tag4ARM is used to measure site visits and conversions and overlay them with offline advertising to measure media impact. This tag could activate cookies from Carbon, Neilson and DoubleClick Bid Manager to create digital audiences linked to offline advertising. We use this data to produce results that measure and optimize the effectiveness of the media. Digital audiences can be used for retargeting.

    • DoubleClick:DoubleClick and 3rd parties (whose list is available here are used to measure visits on the website and conversions in order to measure their impact.

    • Used for tracking publicity campaigns.

    • ccuid: User ID cookie: This cookie stores a unique Carbon user ID on your computer.Lifespan: 1 year

    • ccsid: Session ID cookie: This cookie stores the Carbon session ID enabling data to be linked back to a given browsing session.Lifespan: 1 year

  • Cookie FacebookUsed to track the effectiveness of brand advertising campaigns on Facebook. For more information on how Facebook uses this data, we invite you to consult 180 days

  • Cookies CritéoOur site uses Criteo cookies / advertising identifiers for personalized advertising purposes. These advertising targeting technologies allow us to display advertisements to Internet users interested in our products on partners websites and applications. These retargeting technologies use your cookies or advertising IDs to display ads based on your browsing history. To find out more and / or oppose Criteo services, please refer to the privacy policy listed below. 

    Link to the privacy policy of our partner Criteo at : Link to manage Criteo services : 

    • uidUser identifier on our network.Lifespan: 1 year

    • optoutOptout cookie. Allows the user to sign off some of Criteo's service.Lifespan: 5 years

    • uicIdentifies the context of the user. It allows us to understand the profitability of the user based on his browser history on the client's website.Durée de vie : 6 monthes

    • zdiPassback loop detection. It counts the number of times that the user is passed on one specific zone.Lifespan: 6 mois

    • eidExternal ID. It contains the user id of our partners. It is used for the reselling of pump inventory..

    • optOpt out advertiserLifespan: 1 year

    • r.ackCookie used in Safari browser supportLifespan: 1 hour

    • cto_lwidA unique ID per per user per PartnerLifespan: 13 monthes

    • cto_idcpyStandard Criteo solution cookieDurée de vie 13 monthes

    • criteo_cookie_headerStandard Criteo solution cookieLifespan: 13 monthes

    • criteo_cookie_permStandard Criteo solution cookieLifespan: 13 monthes

    • cto_clcStandard Criteo solution cookieLifespan: 13 monthes for iOS versions >=to 11.6,  24 hours otherwise. 

    • ctc_optoutStandard Criteo solution cookieLifespan: 5 years

    • criteo_acidStandard Criteo solution cookieLifespan: 10 days

    • cto_axidStandard Criteo solution cookieLifespan: 390 days

    • cto_pxigStandard Criteo solution cookieLifespan: 1 hour

    • cto_idfsStandard Criteo solution cookieLifespan: 13 monthes

    • cto_red_atmptStandard Criteo solution cookieLifespan: 24 hours

    • cto_sidStandard Criteo solution cookieLifespan:13 monthes

    • cto_sid_ackStandard Criteo solution cookieLifespan: 1 year


The reproduction, use, and exploitation of photographs, images, cards, texts, data base extractions, elements of graphic design and in general terms any material published on the site are prohibited without the prior agreement of their authors. Non-compliance with this condition shall constitute an infringement which may incur the civil and criminal liability of the infringer. 

Hypertext Links

The presence of hypertext links connecting to other sites shall not constitute a guarantee of quality as to the contents and proper functioning of said sites.

The liability of the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau shall not be incurred as to the content of such sites. The web user must exercise necessary caution when using this information.

The creation of hypertext links to the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau web site shall be subject to its express prior authorisation. To submit a request please complete and send our contact form (Contact Us) and await our reply.

In the event of the creation of a hypertext link to the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau site without prior authorisation, the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau, if it does not approve of the contents, reserves the right to demand at any time the removal of said hypertext link. 

Photo Credits

Reminder: the reproduction, use and exploitation of the photographs published on the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau web site shall be prohibited without the author’s prior agreement.