Website: www.merci-project.com

Owner: Caribaea Initiative – https://www.caribaea.org/

Publishing manager: Caribaea Initiative – merci-project@caribaea.org

Conception: Antoine Rousseau https://www.creation-site-web-paris.com/


Caribaea Initiative offers you the possibility of corresponding with its services, in compliance with the Marianne standard. This interministerial charter aims to guarantee the quality of reception and promotes values such as courtesy, accessibility, speed, clarity of responses, but also a spirit of listening, rigor and transparency.

To help you in your exchanges and find the right interlocutor:


The policy of the website www.merci-project.com is in accordance with the law n°2004-575 of June 21, 2004 for the confidence in the digital economy.

Hosting of the website:

OVH – 2 rue Kellermann – 59100 ROUBAIX – France


The use of the website www.merci-project.com implies full acceptance of the general conditions of use described below. These conditions of use may be modified or supplemented at any time, users of the site www.merci-project.com are therefore invited to consult them on a regular basis.

This website is usually accessible to users at any time. An interruption due to technical maintenance may however be decided by Caribaea Initiative, which will then endeavor to communicate to users before the dates and times of the intervention.

The website www.merci-project.com is updated regularly by Caribaea Initiative. In the same way, the legal notices can be modified at any time: they are nevertheless imposed on the user who is invited to refer to them as often as possible in order to become acquainted with them.


Caribaea Initiative cannot be held responsible for direct or indirect damage caused to the user’s equipment, when accessing the website www.merci-project.com, and resulting either from the use of unsuitable or defective equipment or the appearance of a bug or an incompatibility.

Caribaea Initiative cannot be held liable for consequential damages (such as loss of market or loss of opportunity) resulting from the use of the website www.merci-project.com.

Interactive spaces (possibility to ask questions in the contact form) are available to users. Caribaea Initiative reserves the right to delete, without prior notice, any content posted in this space that would contravene the legislation applicable in France, in particular the provisions relating to data protection. If necessary, Caribaea Initiative also reserves the right to question the civil and/or criminal liability of the user, in particular in the event of a racist, abusive, defamatory or pornographic message, regardless of the medium used (text, photography, etc.).


The team of the website www.merci-project.com is particularly attentive to compliance with the legal obligations of any website publisher and follows the recommendations of the French National Commission for Computing and Liberties (CNIL).

Compliance with applicable laws

The website www.merci-project.com respects the privacy of the Internet user and strictly complies with the laws in force on the protection of privacy and individual freedoms. No personal information is collected without your knowledge. No personal information is disclosed to third parties. The e-mails, e-mail addresses or other personal information to which this website is addressed are not subject to any exploitation and are only kept for the time necessary for their processing.

CNIL declaration

The website www.merci-project.com does not manage personal data and has therefore not been declared to the CNIL.

Statistical data: traceability and profiling

When browsing the website, Internet users leave computer traces. This set of information is collected using cookies which do not, however, contain any personal information.

In order to improve ergonomics, navigation within the website, editorial content and service to Internet users, the statistics management tool for the site www.merci-project.com stores information relating to the profile of Internet users: equipment, browser used, geographical origin of requests, date and time of connection, navigation on the website, frequency of visits, etc. These connection data allow statistical extractions and are kept for one year.

Any Internet user has the possibility of refusing the recording of this data by modifying the configuration of the browser of his computer which authorizes or not the recording of cookies. You can refuse or delete them with no influence on your access to the pages of the website. To oppose the registration of cookies or to be warned before accepting cookies, we recommend that you read the help section of your browser which will tell you what to do.


Reproduction rights of public or official documents

Since the publication of Ordinance No. 2005-650 of June 6, 2005 relating to freedom of access to administrative documents and the reuse of public information, this information may be reused for purposes other than those for which it was produced, and particularly information subject to public dissemination. These documents intended for public distribution are not covered by any copyright and may therefore be reproduced freely. The graphics, the iconography as well as the editorial content remain the property of the State, and, as such, are subject to the protection provided by the Intellectual Property Code.

Article L.122-5 of the Intellectual Property Code lays down the principle that, “when the work has been disclosed, the author may not prohibit the dissemination, even in full, by the press or television, for current information, speeches intended for the public delivered in political assemblies, (…), as well as in public meetings of a political nature and official ceremonies”.

This is therefore the case in particular for speeches and public interventions which are similar to an exception to copyright. Similarly, public or official documents such as official press releases are not covered by any copyright, and may therefore be reproduced freely.

If the reproduction of this content in part or in full is authorized, it must be accompanied by the mention of the name of the author, the source, and possibly a link to the original document online on the site. The mention “© Caribaea Initiative – www.merci-project.com” must therefore be indicated.

All other content on the website is covered by copyright. Any reproduction is therefore subject to the author’s agreement under Article L.122-4 of the Intellectual Property Code.

The information reproduced must only be for personal, associative or professional purposes; any distribution or use for commercial or advertising purposes is prohibited.

Request for authorization to reproduce content

The request must specify the content concerned as well as the publication or website on which it will appear. Once this authorization has been obtained, the reproduction of content must comply with the following principles:

  • free distribution
  • respect for the integrity of the documents reproduced (no modification or alteration of any kind)
  • Mandatory statement: “© Caribaea Initiative – merci-project.com – rights reserved”. This mention will lead directly to the content thanks to a hypertext link
  • insertion of an icon representing the website (logo of the Merci project)

The organizations under supervision as well as the other ministries are exempted from this request for authorization, except for the insertion of the mention: “© Caribaea Initiative – www.merci-project.com – reserved rights”. This mention will point directly on the content thanks to a hypertext link.


The website www.merci-project.com contains many links to other websites, mainly official websites (government, institutions, etc.) but also to websites of associations, professionals in the education sector or partner companies on specific operations.

Each time, it is systematically specified to which site we suggest you go. These pages, whose addresses are regularly checked, are not part of the website www.merci-project.com: they do not engage the responsibility of the website’s editorial staff, which cannot be held responsible for the content to which these links point. They are only intended to allow the Internet user to more easily access other documentary resources on the subject consulted.


Creation of links to the site www.merci-project.com

The website www.merci-project.com authorizes, without prior authorization, the establishment of hypertext links pointing to its pages, subject to:

  • not to use the deep link technique, that is to say that the pages of the web site merci-project.com must not be nested within the pages of another site, but visible to the opening as an independent window
  • mention the source which will point via a hypertext link directly to the targeted content

Websites that choose to point to www.merci-project.com are liable if they damage the image of the public website.


Any dispute in connection with the use of the website www.merci-project.com is subject to French law. Exclusive jurisdiction is given to the competent courts of Paris.


Particular care is taken to make the website www.merci-project.com as accessible as possible, especially to people with visual disabilities. The pages are gradually brought into compliance with the recommendations of the common repository of accessibility criteria for Internet services of the French administration in order to comply with law no. 2005-102 of February 11, 2005 for equal rights and opportunities, participation and citizenship of people with disabilities.

Last modified: 24 March 2022