The European Federation of Napoleonic Cities (FECN) Napoleonic undertakes to ensure that the collection and processing of your data, carried out on the website, complies with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the French Data Protection Act (Loi Informatique et Libertés).
The information is only collected for the purposes of managing your request and for the FECN’s internal statistics.
For any information or to exercise your rights under the Data Protection Act concerning the processing of personal data managed by the FECN, you can contact us at
For any information on the protection of personal data, you may also consult the website of the ”Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés”


When you visit our website, cookies are placed on your computer, mobile phone or tablet. We use various cookies on the site to measure site traffic as well as to offer you videos, share buttons, content feeds from social platforms and animated and interactive content.
A cookie is a text file placed on your computer when you visit a site or view an advertisement. It allows the storage of user data to facilitate navigation and to enable certain functionalities. Cookies are managed by your web browser.
Most of the cookies we use are "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in the memory of your device until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognise your browser the next time you visit the site. You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide, on a case-by-case basis, whether to accept or refuse a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to reject them permanently, or to automatically delete cookies when you close your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores the information that your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are :
- Browser type and version
- Operating system used
- URL of origin
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of server request
- IP address
These data will not be combined with data from other sources.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) GPDR, which allows the processing of data to perform a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

Contact form

If you send us questions via the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you have provided, in order to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission.
We will therefore process all data you have entered on the contact form only with your consent, in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GRPD. You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient. Data processed before we receive your request can still be processed legally.
We will retain the data you provide on the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage or the purpose of its storage no longer applies (e.g. after we responded to your request). All mandatory legal provisions, in particular those concerning mandatory data storage periods, are not affected by this provision.

Registration on our website

You can register on our website to access the additional functions offered here. The entry data will only be used for the purpose of using the corresponding site or service for which you have registered. The mandatory information requested when registering must be provided in full. Otherwise we will reject your registration.
In order to inform you of important changes such as those within our site or technical modifications, we will use the email address specified at the time of registration.
We will only process the data provided during registration with your consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal e-mail making this request is sufficient. Data processed before we receive your request can still be processed legally.
We will continue to store the data collected during registration as long as you remain registered on our site. The statutory retention periods remain unchanged.


If you wish to receive our newsletter, we require a valid e-mail address and information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. No additional data is collected or collected only on a voluntary basis. We only use this data to send the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
We will therefore process all data you have entered on the contact form only with your consent, in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR. You can revoke your consent to the storage of your data and e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. via the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. Data processed before we receive your request can still be processed legally.
The data provided when subscribing to the newsletter will be used to distribute the newsletter until you cancel your subscription when this data is deleted. Data that we have stored for other purposes (e.g. e-mail addresses for the members area) remains unchanged.

Plugins and tools

This website uses the Google Maps service via an API. It is operated by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
In order to use Google Maps it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transfer.
The use of Google Maps is in the interest of making our website attractive and to make it easier for you to find the locations specified by us on the website. This is a justified interest in accordance with § 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.
Further information on the processing of user data can be found in Google's data protection declaration at

Personally identifiable information

In accordance with the French Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978, you have the right to access and rectify any personal data concerning you. If you wish to exercise this right, please contact the webmaster at the following address:


The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution:
Our e-mail address can be found in the legal notice.
We are not willing or obliged to participate in a dispute resolution procedure before a consumer arbitration board.

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