Legal notices

LEGAL NOTICES is the official website of the Museum of the Battle of Fromelles (Musée de la bataille de Fromelles) of the European Metropolis of Lille (Métropole Européenne de Lille – MEL).

It is produced by the MEL service for the Museum of the Battle of Fromelles, in collaboration with the Communication Department (Direction de la Communication).


Published by:

Métropole Européenne de Lille
1, rue du Ballon, CS 50749 – 59034 Lille Cedex
Tel.: +33 (0)3 20 21 22 23

Director of publication: Damien Castelain, Chief Executive, European Metropolis of Lille


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Lateos by Open
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Graphic design:

Lateos by Open
+33 (0)1 84 20 10 14
28, rue Jacques Ibert – 92300 Levallois-Perret


Terms and Conditions of Use:

The content of this website may include technical inaccuracies, typographical errors or omissions, and may be modified or updated without notice.

In addition, the European Metropolis of Lille (MEL) disclaims any responsibility for any other site to which users may have access via its website. Under no circumstances does a link to another site mean that the MEL accepts any liability for the site’s content or the use to which it is put.

Any link to this site or any use made of its content is subject to a prior request for authorisation and/or a contract.

In accordance with Article 41 of the Law of 11 March 1957 (Loi du 11 mars 1957) and the French Intellectual Property Code (Code de la propriété intellectuelle) of 1 July 1992, any reproduction, in full or in part, for public use is strictly prohibited without the MEL’s permission. Reproduction is strictly for private use only, by the person making the copy. All the information provided on this site is for reference only.

The information and recommendations found on this site are given in good faith. That information is intended to be correct at the time of reading. The MEL makes every effort to ensure that the information published on this site is accurate and up-to-date, and reserves the right to amend it. The MEL cannot guarantee that the site content is exhaustive or that it has not been altered by a third party (e.g. virus, intrusion, etc.).

Any visitor to this site is deemed to agree to the application of French law. It is the user’s responsibility to take all appropriate steps to protect their own data and/or software from potential contamination by viruses circulating on the internet. In general, the MEL cannot be held liable for any damage that arises while browsing this website.

The MEL reserves the right to amend or correct, at any time and without notice, the content of its website, and cannot be held liable for any consequences of such amendments.

All messages addressed to us using the contact form are handled and forwarded by the MEL’s email service, which is responsible for passing them on to the relevant department, so that a reply can be made as soon as possible.

All constituent parts of the site, namely images, logos, graphic design, content layout, etc., are subject to the intellectual property rights of the MEL, holder of the copyright for these parts and for the site itself, as an author’s work or as a database.



All rights reserved to Métropole Européenne de Lille.

All of the site’s constituent parts, including, but not restricted to, name, logo, designs, photos, animations, downloadable documents and all other documents, are the exclusive property of Métropole Européenne de Lille.

The site is a work of authorship protected by current legislation and, overseas, by current international copyright conventions.

Any commercial representation, reproduction, modification, use or transfer to another site, on any medium, is prohibited without the express, written authorisation of the director of publication.

Only strictly personal use of the site is permitted.

Any infringement of copyright is a crime.


Hyperlinks: contains many links to other websites. We make every effort to guarantee the content of the pages to which the hyperlinks redirect. However, the MEL cannot be held liable for any pages which are not part of the site.


Personal data:

All personal data (newsletters or contact forms) is strictly confidential and may not be disclosed to third parties.

In accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR) and French Law No 78/17 of 6 January 1978 on information technology and freedoms (Loi Informatique et Libertés), as amended, you have the right to access, amend, correct or delete your personal data and to determine what happens to it after your death, limit its handling and withdraw your consent, by contacting the MEL’s Personal Data Protection Officer (Délégué à la Protection des Données à Caractère Personnel).

To assert these rights, contact us at:
Métropole Européenne de Lille
Communication externe
1, rue du Ballon, CS 50749 – 59034 Lille Cedex
Tel.: +33 (0)3 20 21 20 21

The recipients authorised to receive queries regarding personal data are: the MEL service for metropolitan natural spaces, competent to respond to your query.  

Personal data is kept for 13 months for contact forms and until you unsubscribe using the unsubscribe link for newsletters. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the CNIL, the supervisory authority.

To find out more about personal data, click on this link to the CNIL website.



In line with the CNIL’s recommendations, this site complies with the following:

Cookies are used for the sole purpose of producing anonymous statistics.

Cookies do not track a user’s browsing activity on other sites.

The IP address enabling the user to be geolocated is precise only to the level of town or city. The last two bytes of the IP address are excluded from our records.

Cookies enabling tracking and IP addresses are kept no longer than 13 months from the first visit.

Similarly, raw data on user numbers containing user IDs is kept for no more than 13 months.



Editorial content:

Editorial manager: Hélène Blanc

Project managers: Hélène Blanc and Christelle Schleger


Photographers / Picture researchers: Vincent Lecigne, Alexandre Traisnel, Pascaline Chombart, Max Lerouge, Antoine Repessé and Nicolas Fernandez.