General information

Legal name :
Foundation for scientific cooperation
SIRET : 75118352600019
VAT identification number: TVA FR 30 751183526

40 avenue Tony Garnier, 69007 LYON
Phone numer : +33 (0)4 69 84 26 00

CEO: Nathalie Garçon

The creation of the website and its associated database has received funding from the French Government through the "Investissements d'Avenir" Program (grant n° ANR-10-AIRT-03).

Data protection act

The website has been declared with the CNIL n° 1826293 v1.

The information collected is handled by computer processing in order to manage your interactions with the technological unit "Biological collections & Microbiology unit", sole recipient of your data.

In accordance with French law dated 06.01.1978 modified in 2004, you can exercise your right to access or correct information through a request to: technological unit “collection of biological samples”, BIOASTER, 40 avenue Tony Garnier, F-69007 LYON.

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