Privacy policy


Personal information concerning visitors to the Reference Centre for Chronic Oesophageal Disorders and Malformations (CRACMO) website, including their identity, remains confidential. No personal information of users of the site is published, exchanged, transferred, assigned or sold on any medium whatsoever to third parties without their knowledge.

In accordance with the “data protection and freedom of information” law, for any personal information obtained via forms on this site, all users have the right to access, modify, rectify and delete data concerning them. To exercise this right, write to us at the following address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


In accordance with the data protection law, by clicking on the “ok” appearing on the information banner visible at the bottom of the site when you first connect to, you agree to accept the storage of cookies on your device.

A cookie is a small file that can be saved on your connection medium (computer, mobile, tablet, etc.) when you consult an application or a website via your browser. It does not allow you to be identified personally but provides details about your connection information (areas visited on the site, IP address, type of browser, access time).

Such information is used exclusively for internal statistics and security purposes of the website, or to improve the quality of the services offered. The databases are protected by the provisions of the law of 1 July 1998 transposing Directive 96/9 of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases.

 The cookies used on the Diaphragmatic Hernia reference centre site are:

  • Audience measurement and analysis cookies (Chartbeat, Google Analytics)

Audience measurement cookies allow us to establish statistics and volumes regarding visits and use of the site. They are issued and managed by Google Analytics and Chartbeat.

For more information on the privacy policies for the use of information by Google Analytics, click here: You have the option of configuring your browser to systematically reject cookies. Depending on the browser, the procedure will be different: 

  • In Internet Explorer: tool tab (pictogram in the shape of a cog at the top right) / internet options. Click on “Confidentiality” and choose “Block all cookies”. To Validate click on Ok.
  • In Firefox: at the top of the browser window, click on the Firefox button, then go to the “Options” tab. Click on the “Privacy” tab. Configure the retention rules on: use personalized settings for history. Finally, untick it to disable cookies.
  • In Safari: click at the top right of the browser on the menu pictogram (symbolized by a cog). Select “Settings”. Click on “Show advanced settings”. In the “Confidentiality” section, click on “Content settings”. In the “Cookies” section, you can block cookies.
  • In Chrome: click at the top right of the browser on the menu pictogram (symbolized by three horizontal lines). Select “Settings”. Click on “Show advanced settings”. In the “Confidentiality” section, click on “Preferences”. In the “Confidentiality” tab, you can block cookies.
  • Session cookies:

These are the cookies required to identify the user to access an online service requiring authentication.

The session information thus obtained by the cookies is recorded on the user’s terminal equipment and on the server that hosts the FIMATHO website and its sub-sites, which is located in France at OVH.

These cookies are kept for 3 years from the first online connection requiring authentication.


When you submit a request via a contact form, you agree that the information entered on this form will be used for the purpose of contacting you and providing a response to your request.

The data provided is only stored in the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. e-mail box which receives e-mails via the forms on the Diaphragmatic Hernia Reference Centre site. 


In the forms for collecting personal data, you are specifically informed of : your rights over personal data, the recipients, the purpose of the processing and the mandatory or optional nature of your responses.

In accordance with article 6, 5° of law nº 78-17 of 6 January 1978 amended, personal data are only kept in a form allowing identification for a period which does not exceed the necessary time for the purposes for which they are collected and processed.

Personal data is only accessible by authorized personnel.


To keep you informed of news from the CRACMO Reference Centre, you can subscribe to our newsletter. It will be sent to you by email. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on a link specially provided for this purpose in each email. Our newsletter will be sent from the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. email address.


The website contains a number of hypertext links to other sites for which the CRACMO Reference Centre is not the publisher. You are informed and you agree that the CRACMO Reference Centre does not have the means to verify the content of the sites you visit, and therefore can assume no responsibility for this.


The images or photographs of people or places appearing on the site are the property of the advertiser and/or are used by the advertiser with the agreement of the rights holders. The use of these images or photographs is prohibited without specific and express authorization from the advertiser. Any unauthorized use may result in an infringement of copyright, image rights, human rights or any other regulations applicable to communications or advertising.

Modification of conditions

The FIMATHO network strives to ensure that the processing of personal data carried out on the site as well as on its sub-sites complies with the general data protection regulations (RGPD) and the Data Protection Act.

The advertiser reserves the right to modify or more generally to update these general conditions at any time and without notice, which is why we invite you to consult them regularly.