Legal notice and credits

Métropole Européenne de Lille
1, rue du Ballon CS 50749 59034
Phone +33 (0)3 20 21 22 23
Fax +33 (0)3 20 21 22 99

Director of publication: Damien Castelain

The association HELLO LILLE has been entrusted by the European Metropolis of Lille to deploy the strategy of attractiveness of the territory and to animate the Hello Lille brand.

This Internet Portal is edited by the MEL but its management is ensured by the association HELLO LILLE, represented by its President, located at 299 boulevard de Leeds in Lille.

Any problem or malfunction affecting the Internet Portal must be submitted to the HELLO LILLE association which ensures the technical and operational management of this Site.


Design, development, hosting:
COCOA Agency
30 rue Mourmant
59000 Lille

Infomaniak Network SA,
25 Eugène-Marziano
1227 Les Acacias SUISSE
Phone: +41 (0) 22 820 35 44

Personal data processing, right to access, correct and erase

The personal data collected on the site result from the voluntary communication of an e-mail address when submitting an e-mail message. The e-mail addresses thus collected are only used to transmit the information requested.
The HELLO LILLE association keeps the e-mail addresses confidential for a period of 13 months.
The collected e-mail addresses will not be the subject of any transfer to third parties, nor will they be processed by the Hello Lille association.
Traffic data is only used to analyse the frequentation of the information pages in order to improve their content. The data relating to the navigation of visitors are not used in a nominative way. They are aggregated statistics allowing to know the most and least popular pages, the preferred paths, the activity levels per day of the week and per hour of the day, the main client or server errors...

The privacy of correspondence sent over the internet is not guaranteed. Every user is therefore responsible for the content of their correspondence.

In accordance with article 34 of Law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to information, files and freedoms, you have the right to access and correct your personal data.

In 2006 the CNIL removed the requirement of a specific declaration for internet sites. Showcase websites which are institutional and non-commercial are exempt from the declaration on condition that they meet exemption n°7.

Access to administrative documents

To answer your requests for administrative documents, the Hello Lille association has appointed a responsible person that you can contact via the contact form " Contact us ".

Legal provisions

The various elements of the website (form, layout, background, structure ...) are protected by design law, copyright, trademark law, as well as image rights and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part unless expressly authorized by the association Hello Lille.

Any person not respecting these legal provisions shall be guilty of the offence of counterfeiting and shall be subject to criminal sanctions.


This website is a work of which the Métropole Européenne de Lille is the author within the meaning of articles L.111.1 onwards of the Intellectual Property Code.

The photographs, text, logos, pictograms, and all other work integrated into the site remain the property of the Métropole Européenne de Lille or a third party that has authorised the Métropole Européenne de Lille to use them.

The reproductions, transmissions, modifications, reuses, either on paper or by computer, of the site and these works are only authorised for reproduction for personal and private use in accordance with article L 122-5 of the Intellectual Property Code.

These reproductions must clearly display the source and author of the site and/or the multimedia works.

Under no circumstances must the reproduction harm the rights of any third party.

Reproduction, transmissions, modifications and reuse for publicity, commercial or information purposes in whole or in part, are strictly prohibited.

Database law

The databases are protected under the law of 1st July 1998 and the French copyright regime.

Linking to the site

The Métropole Européenne de Lille authorises hyperlinks to its website from all websites except those which diffuse controversial, pornographic, xenophobic or might, more widely, offend the greatest number of people.

The link must reach the site’s home page and must open in a new window.

Except with express authorisation to be awarded on a case by case basis, direct links to internal pages are not allowed.

The request to establish a hyperlink from another website must be made by email to the webmaster’s email address.

The request for the establishment of a hypertext link from the site must be made by email to the mailbox of the webmaster.

In any case the Métropole Européenne de Lille reserves the right to request deletion of a link if it considers that the website does not respect the rules set out here.

Links to third party sites from the site

The hyperlinks on the website towards other websites and/or personal pages and generally towards all existing resources on the internet shall not engage the responsibility of the Métropole Européenne de Lille for the links that they contain or for the content, changes or updates made.

Cookie management

This site uses Google Analytics, a Google tool that analyses internet audiences and allows website and application owners to understand better their users’ behaviour. This tool uses cookies to collect anonymous information and generate reports on website statistics without Google identifying individual users. For this purpose, when you visit our websites a cookie (small text file) is allocated to you and stored on your hard disk. Only the party that issues the cookie is able to read or modify the information contained in it.

Your Cookie Management

You can accept or deny cookies to be registered on your computer by going into the appropriate setting on your web browser. Because each browser is different you must check in the “Help” menu how to modify cookie preferences. If you want to know more about this, you are invited to consult the user advice for these settings depending on which browser you use and which are accessible on Commission for Data Protection (CNIL)

Cookies issued by third parties

You should also be aware that certain third party companies may issue cookies from certain areas that are accessible on our website. The issue and use of those cookies by those companies are subject to those companies’ policies. In particular, we may include on our site applications from third parties which allow you to share the contents of our website with other people or to make known to others your use of the site or your opinion of our site content. This is particularly the case with “Share” and “Like” buttons from social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Social networks are likely to identify you through these buttons even if you have not used them when consulting our site. This type of button may allow the social network to follow your navigation on our website just because your social network account was activated on your computer terminal (session open) while you are navigating on our website. We have no control over the processes used by these social networks to collect information about your browser behaviour and the associated personal data that it may hold. We suggest that you consult the privacy policies of the social networks to learn more about what purpose they use the data for, in particular in terms of advertising and browser information that they can collect via these buttons. These privacy policies should allow you to exercise your rights in relation to the social networks via your account settings for each social networks.

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