Under Article 6 of Law No. 2004-575 of June 21, 2004 on confidence in the digital economy, users of the site are informed of the identity of the various parties involved in the context of its realization and its follow-up :

Owner : IFTS ( Institut de la Filtration et des Techniques Séparatives
3, rue Marcel Pagnol, 47510 Foulayronnes, France / +33 (0)5 53 95 83 94

Creator and webmaster : Fabrice Bourniquel ( /

Publication manager : IFTS ( / Vincent EDERY /
The publication manager is a physical person or a legal entity.

80, Allée d’Iéna, 11000 Carcassonne, France / +33 (0)4 68 11 46 28



Use of the site implies full acceptance of the general conditions of use described below. These conditions of use may be modified or supplemented at any time; users of the site are therefore invited to consult them regularly.

This site is normally accessible to users at all times. An interruption due to technical maintenance may however be decided by, which will then endeavor to communicate to users before the dates and times of the intervention.

The site is updated regularly by Fabrice Bourniquel. In the same way, the legal notices can be modified at any time : they nevertheless apply to the user who is invited to refer to them as often as possible in order to take note of them.



The purpose of the site is to provide information concerning the EFFICIENT 2023 Congress activities; EFFICIENT 2023 is a brand owned by IWA (International Water Association).

IFTS strives to provide as accurate information as possible on the website. However, it cannot be held responsible for omissions, inaccuracies and deficiencies in the update, whether by them or by third party partners who provide this information.

All the information indicated on the site are given as an indication, and are likely to evolve. Furthermore, the information on the site is not exhaustive. They are given subject to modifications having been made since they were put online.



The site uses WordPress (CMS).

The website cannot be held responsible for material damage linked to the use of the site. In addition, the user of the site agrees to access the site using recent equipment, not containing any virus and with an up-to-date latest generation browser.



The company IFTS owns the intellectual property rights or holds the rights of use on all the elements accessible on the site, in particular the texts, images, graphics, logos, icons, sounds, software.

Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication, adaptation of all or part of the elements of the site, whatever the means or process used, is prohibited without the prior written permission of IFTS

Any unauthorized use of the site or any of the elements it contains will be considered as constituting an infringement and prosecuted in accordance with the provisions of articles L.335-2 and following of the Intellectual Property Code.



IFTS cannot be held responsible for direct and indirect damage caused to user equipment when accessing the site, and resulting either from the use of equipment that does not meet the specifications indicated in point 4, either the appearance of a bug or an incompatibility.

IFTS cannot also be held liable for indirect damage (such as loss of market or loss of opportunity) resulting from the use of the site.

Interactive zones (possibility to ask questions in the contact folder) are available to users. The company IFTS reserves the right to delete, without prior notice, any content posted in this zone that would violate the law applicable in France, in particular the provisions relating to data protection. If necessary, the company IFTS also reserves the right to challenge the civil and / or criminal liability of the user, in particular in the event of a racist, abusive, defamatory, or pornographic message, whatever the medium used. (text, photography).



In France, personal data is notably protected by law n ° 78-87 of January 6, 1978, law n ° 2004-801 of August 6, 2004, article L. 226-13 of the Criminal Code and the European Directive of October 24, 1995 and the decree 2019-536 of May 29, 2019 taken for the application of the law n ° 78-17 of January 6, 1978 relating to data processing, files and freedoms.

When using the site, the following can be collected: the URL of the links through which the user has accessed the site, the access provider of the user, the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the user.

In any event, IFTS only collects personal information about the user for the need of certain services offered by site. The user provides this information with full knowledge of the facts, in particular when he enters it himself. It is then specified to the user of site the obligation or not to provide this information.

In accordance with the provisions of articles 38 and following of the law 78-17 of January 6, 1978 relating to data processing, the files and freedoms, any user has a right of access, rectification and opposition to personal data concerning him, by making his written and signed request, accompanied by a copy of the identity document with signature of the holder of the document, specifying the address to which the response must be sent.

No personal information of the user of the site is published without the user’s knowledge, exchanged, transferred, assigned or sold on any medium to third parties. Only the assumption of the redemption of the company IFTS and its rights would allow the transmission of said information to the prospective purchaser who would in turn be subject to the same obligation to store and modify data with respect to the user of the site.

The site is not declared to the CNIL because it does not collect personal information. .

The databases are protected by the provisions of the law of July 1, 1998 transposing Directive 96/9 of March 11, 1996 on the legal protection of databases.



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Most browsers accept cookies by default, a behavior that can be usually modified to grant or deny stored or temporary cookies inside the browser’s security settings.

Without your express consent, by enabling cookies in your browser, Efficient 2023 site will not store cookies.

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Technical cookies
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Customization cookies
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Analysis cookies
Those that are used by us, or by third parties, to quantify the number of users, measure and make statistical analysis of the use users make of the provided service. Your browsing habits are studied in our website in order to improve the products and/or services that we offer.

Third Party Cookies : The Efficient 2023 website can use third-party services on behalf of Efficient 2023, compile information for statistical purposes of the user’s use of the website and to provide other services related to website activity and other Internet services.

In particular, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., registered in the United States with headquarters at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043. To provide these services, they use cookies to gather information, including the user’s IP address, which will be transmitted, processed and stored by Google on the terms set out in the web Including the possible transmission of this information to third parties for reasons of legal requirement or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

By using this site, the user expressly akcnowledges and agrees to the treatment given to the collected information as described above and recognizes his/her right to refuse to the processing of this information and to reject the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in his/her web browser. However, the option of blocking cookies on your browser may not allow the full use of all the functionality of the Website.

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Any dispute in connection with the use of the site is subject to French law. Exclusive jurisdiction is given to the competent courts of Paris.



Law n ° 78-87 of January 6, 1978, in particular modified by law n ° 2004-801 of August 6, 2004 relating to data processing, files and freedoms and decree 2019-536 of May 29, 2019 made for the application of Law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978 relating to data processing, files and freedoms.

Law n ° 2004-575 of June 21, 2004 for confidence in the digital economy.



User : Internet user connecting, using the aforementioned site.

Personal information : “information which allows, in any form whatsoever, directly or indirectly, the identification of the natural persons to whom they apply” (article 4 of law n ° 78-17 of January 6, 1978).