Legal Notices

Our terms and conditions and our security and data privacy policy are currently under revision to be aligned with applicable regulation.

IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) Institute

1 rue Louis Rech
L-3555 Dudelange
Tel: +352 26970 – 520
Fax: + 352 26970 – 564
Publication Director: Arnaud d’Agostini

IBBL is an autonomous institute within the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), a public institute with its registered office at 84, Val Fleuri, L-1526 Luxembourg. VAT number: LU 14472612. Commercial Register number: J34

General terms and conditions of use

The user of the present website of IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg),, hereafter referred to as “user”, acknowledges that he has verified that the computer configuration used does not contain any viruses or any other malicious software and that it operates perfectly.

The user is solely responsible for the selection, use and interpretation of the data which he consults, searches and transmits on the Internet.

IBBL reserves the right to modify the present legal notice at any time. The user shall abide by the conditions of use of the portal contained in the most recent version of the legal notice available on the portal at the time of such use.

By accessing and navigating this website, the user accepts the following conditions:

Contents of the website

IBBL shall not be held responsible for the presence of viruses or malicious software on its website. IBBL reserves the right to correct the content of this website at any time and without notice. IBBL undertakes all efforts to offer available and verified information and/or resources to users, but cannot be held responsible for errors, a lack of availability or invalid character of the information. Under no circumstances can the information contained on this website constitute a warranty in the case of administrative or commercial errors. For further information, directly contact the department concerned of IBBL.

Any user who discovers inaccuracies, erroneous information or information of a clearly unlawful nature is invited to inform the Communication department hereof (

Web design and development

The present website of IBBL was created by the Web design agency La Confection.

Use of hyperlinks

This site includes information made available by hyperlinks to other sites which have not been developed by IBBL. IBBL shall under no circumstances be liable for hyperlinks to other sites from this site. The existence of a link from this site to another site shall not constitute any acquiescence or warranty on the part of IBBL with respect to contents or any person who runs such other site.
The creation of hyperlinks to this site shall be subject to the explicit prior approval of IBBL.

Data privacy

Pursuant to the Act of 2nd August 2002, relating to the protection of persons with respect to the treatment of personal data (“Loi du 2 août 2002 relative à la protection des personnes à l’égard du traitement des données à caractère personnel“,, the site user has in particular a right of access to, correction of and deletion of his personal data. The user may exercise these rights by sending a message to

The data collected on our site stem exclusively from the voluntary registering of your personal data, for example by subscribing to our newsletter and registering to an event.

This site uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). “Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of analysing your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for the website operator and providing other services relating to the use of the website and the Internet. Google may also transmit this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on behalf of Google, including in particular the operator of this website. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can disable cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, disabling cookies may prevent the use of certain functionalities of the website. By using this website, you explicitly consent to the processing of your data by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.”

Intellectual property

All the content and data available on the website, including texts, drawings, photographic pictures, video and sound samples, logos, icons, and technological blueprint are protected by copyright. Unless otherwise indicated, reproduction of texts from this site for non-commercial purposes is permitted, subject to the following three conditions being met:

  • Free dissemination;
  • Respect for the integrity of the reproduced documents: no modification or alteration of any kind;
  • Explicit mention of the site as a source and statement that the rights of reproduction are reserved and limited.

Any exception to these rules shall be subject to the prior written approval of IBBL and the author of the contents. Photographic credits: unless otherwise stated, the photographs on this website are protected by copyright and are the property of IBBL.


The user accepts that any access to the website or any use of the website shall be on his own responsibility.

IBBL declines all liability for direct or indirect damage which may be caused by the use of the site, particularly in relation to an interruption to or cessation of the operation of the site or a dysfunction of the site which may result in particular from a shutdown for maintenance or upgrading of the computer system of IBBL, technical faults or network overloads, faults in telephone lines, errors, negligence or misdemeanours by suppliers of Internet services or by a third party, or a virus acquired via the Internet.

Luxembourg law and courts

The law of Luxembourg shall apply.

The user is informed that only Luxembourg courts are competent to pronounce a ruling with respect to any disputes which may arise relating to the use, interpretation and implementation of the information and data featured on this website.


All enquiries to IBBL can be made at:

The user acknowledges that he has taken note of this legal notice and undertakes to observe it.