Legal notice


The following information is provided under the Article 6 of the Law n°2004-575 – 21/06/ 2004 for confidence in the digital economy.

The website is edited by:

On behalf of:

  • Fondation de France
    40 avenue Hoche – 75008 Paris
  • Acting in the name and on behalf of the Foundation for Influenza Epidemiology

The website is hosted by Contabo (

2. Purpose and content of the website

This website aims to present the activities and outcomes of the Global Influenza Hospital Surveillance Network.

This website may contain links to other websites. GIHSN is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of such websites, and we recommend that you read the privacy policy and notice of any third-party site.

3. Privacy

a) Collection and use of personal data

GIHSN may collect personal data directly or through third parties when you visit its website. Data collected can be utilization data, cookies or personal data such as your last name, first name, email address. Some of the personal data recorded are either those that you voluntarily provide when you fill out online forms or those collected automatically.

The user acknowledges, however, that he is solely responsible for the choice of use, transfer, consultation of data and use of the online services offered by GIHSN, such as the contact form, for which the responsibility cannot be engaged. The user recognizes the characteristics and limitations of the internet.

b) Data protection

When filling any form provided by GIHSN on its website, the data collected about you (last name, first name, email address) are subject to processing intended solely for the achievement of the purpose to which you have consented by GIHSN and its possible subcontractors who comply with the data protection requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the French Data Protection Act of January 6th, 1978.

For more information or to exercise your rights of access, rectification, opposition and, where applicable, your rights of portability, limitation or deletion, you can contact Impact Healthcare’s Data Protection officer at

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