Accessibility statement

The CNRS undertakes to make its website accessible in accordance with Article 47 of Law No. 2005-102 of 11 February 2005 on equal rights and opportunities, participation and citizenship for people with disabilities.

To this end, a digital accessibility plan and its action plan must be drawn up.

This accessibility declaration applies to the CNRS Ottawa ( website.

Compliance status

The CNRS Ottawa ( website is non-compliant with the référentiel général d’amélioration de l’accessibilité (RGAA) 4.


In order to provide assistance to Internet users with difficulties or disabilities that prevent optimal use of the site, we have installed the Orange confort + service on our server. Created by Orange, this service offers an interface that enables users to modify the appearance of the site or to use reading and navigation aids.

To find out more about Orange Confort +, please visit our help page.

You can help us improve the site’s accessibility by notifying us of any problems you encounter. To do so, send us a message via the Contact us page.

Feedback and contact

If you are unable to access any content or service, you can contact the website manager to be directed to an accessible alternative or obtain the content in another form:

Contact by post:

CNRS office in Canada, Tabaret Hall, 550 Cumberland St, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

– Send a message by e-mail to via the Contact us page.

Appeal procedures

This procedure should be used in the following case.

You have notified the website manager of a lack of accessibility that is preventing you from accessing content or a service or one of the portal’s services and you have not received a satisfactory response.

Rights Defender

If you notice a lack of accessibility that prevents you from accessing a content or functionality of the site, and you report it to us and do not manage to obtain a rapid response from us, you have the right to send us your complaint or request for referral by:

– sending a letter by post – sending a letter by post (free of charge from France, do not put a stamp):
Défenseur des droits
Libre réponse 71120
75342 Paris CEDEX 07

– writing a message to the Rights Defender:
Contact the Rights Defender via the online form.

– contacting the Rights Defender delegate in your region (France) []