Legal notice and credits

Editor: Voies Navigables de France (VNF), public administrative establishment of the State.

VNF Head Office: 175, rue Ludovic Boutleux, CS 30820 62400 Béthune FRANCE

Director of the publication: Thierry Guimbaud, CEO of VNF

Host: Voies Navigables de France 175, rue Ludovic Boutleux, CS 30820 62400 Béthune FRANCE


The site “” is an information site dedicated to VNF’s various patronage projects. It also raises money for the canal du Midi replanting program.

As a user of this website, you acknowledge that you have read the following information.

Creating links to

Any public or private website must receive express prior authorization from Voies Navigables de France to create a link to the information provided on this site.

The pages of the website should not be nested inside another site; nothing should mislead the visitor about the origin of a page viewed. The authorization to create a link is valid for any type of website, with the exception of those which provide information or which have a purpose contrary to public order and morality (controversial, pornographic, xenophobic or which may, to a greater extent, affect the sensitivity of the general public).

Address stability: We strive to maintain stable website URLs. However, since this website can be reorganized at any time, we cannot guarantee the stability of its pages’ addresses.

Intellectual property and rights of use

The user undertakes, under penalty of civil and/or criminal liability, not to use the editor’s website to:

  • Transmit by any means (e-mail or other) any content including programs, codes, viruses, etc. intended to destroy or limit the features of the editor’s website.
  • Transmit by any means, including the interactive services offered on the editor’s website, any unlawful or harmful content, including pictures or messages of an offensive, insulting, defaming, derogatory, degrading, racist, xenophobic, sexist, pornographic or threatening nature, or potentially inciting hatred or harassment, which would be contrary to the right to privacy or unrelated to the topics addressed.
  • Transmit, by any means, any content, especially photos, violating intellectual property rights, industrial property rights, human rights, etc.

The content available on this site is protected by copyright. In accordance with Article L.122-4 of the French Intellectual Property Code, the representation or reproduction of all or part of this website in any manner or form, without first obtaining express permission from Voies Navigables de France, shall be deemed unlawful.

The “Replant the Canal du Midi” logotype, present on the website in JPEG format, may be reproduced on any medium, for everyone, for the sole purpose of promoting the “Replant the Canal du Midi” project and for non-commercial purposes.

Personal data – Privacy

Personal data is collected during visits to the website and as part of the actions carried out on the website: signing up for the newsletter and for events, and the donation form.

The data collected is connection data during visits to the website used for audience measurement and to make the website more user-friendly, and contact data provided by the online forms (last name, first name, title, e-mail address, mailing address), for the aforementioned actions and for which its collection is necessary (minimization of data).

The recipients of your personal data are the Voies Navigables de France patronage program and its services that require this data, as well as the service providers used by VNF to carry out these actions.

The collected personal data is thus integrated into our donation tracking tool (CRM Prodon), which allows us to send you information, requests and tax receipts related to the VNF replanting project by mail and e-mail.

Pursuant to the French Data Protection Act, amended, of January 6, 1978 and the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) No. 2016/679), you have the right to access, rectify, erase, object, restrict the processing of, and exchange your data by:

– Mail to:

Data Protection Officer
Voies navigables de France
175 rue Ludovic Boutleux CS 30820
62408 Béthune cedex

– E-mail to


The website uses a secure hypertext transfer protocol.


Photo credits: © VNF – Daniel Banon – Vianney Goma – Arnaud Spanï – Antoine Delmas – George Dedieu – Alexandra Lebon – Didier Gauducheau – Benjamin Delière (Atout France) – Master Films – Sara Hedgpeth – Rec & Play – AdobeStock RANCESCO RIDOLFI

Website design: Inconito

Development: Talan

As the content of this page may change, we recommend that you consult it regularly.