Legal Notices

The website (referred to below as the ‘Site’) is operated by IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) Institute (referred to below as ‘we’) a public institute having its registered office at:

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 present terms and conditions (the ‘Terms and Conditions’) govern the use of the Site. Users of the Site (referred to below as ‘you’) are invited to read these Terms and Conditions thoroughly before browsing on the Site.

By accessing the Site, you agree to be bound automatically by the Terms and Conditions. Therefore, if you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions, you must stop using this Site. We invite you to regularly consult the Terms and Conditions of this Site as they might change from time to time at our sole discretion. If you do not agree with any change made to the Terms and Conditions, you must stop using this Site.

You acknowledge that you have verified that your computer configuration used does not contain any viruses or any other malicious software and that it operates perfectly.

You are solely responsible for the selection, use and interpretation of the data which you consult, search and transmit on the Internet.

By accessing and navigating this Site, you accept the following conditions:

Contents of the website

We shall not be held responsible for the presence of viruses or malicious software on our Site. We reserve the right to correct the content of this Site at any time and without notice. We undertake all efforts to offer available and verified information and/or resources to you, 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 Site constitute a warranty in the case of administrative or commercial errors. For further information, please contact us directly.

Should you discover inaccuracies, erroneous information or information of a clearly unlawful nature you are 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 us. We 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 our part of with respect to contents or any person who runs such other site.

The creation of hyperlinks to this Site shall be subject to our explicit prior approval.

Intellectual property

All the content and data available or appearing on this Site including texts, drawings, photographic pictures, video and sound samples, logos, icons, and technological blueprint are our property or under licence and/or subject to 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 our prior written approval and the author of the contents. Photographic credits: unless otherwise stated, the photographs on this Site are protected by copyright and are our property.


You accept that any access to the Site or any use of the Site shall be on your own responsibility.

We decline 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 our computer system, 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

Navigation on the Site is subject to the law of Luxembourg.

The courts of the Grand Duchy of 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 Site.


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.