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The France Foundation holds the copyright for activities fixed in this medium. You are authorized to view, copy, download, and print this material subject to the following terms, conditions, and exceptions:

  • The material is to be used solely for personal, noncommercial, informational, and educational purposes.
  • The material is not to be modified. It is to be distributed in the format provided with the source clearly identified.
  • The copyright information or other proprietary notices may not be removed, changed, or altered.
  • The site design, layout, and individual elements are not to be reproduced, copied, or redistributed except as indicated above in item number one.

The authors, contributors, and editorial staff have made every effort to contact holders of copyright to obtain permission to reproduce copyright material. However, if any permission has been inadvertently overlooked, The France Foundation will be pleased to make the necessary and reasonable arrangements.


Educational Use
Content on this site is copyrighted. You may view, download and print materials from The France Foundation Web site for non-profit, educational purposes only, under the terms and conditions of the definition of "fair use." Proper attribution, including a notice of copyright, must be included on all copies.

Abiding by the principal factors of fair use, one can utilize a portion of a copyrighted work "as is" for purposes of non-profit research and education. Appropriate credit of the source is required. The use of embedded third party copyrighted works, or portions thereof, for any other purpose is not deemed fair use.

Other Uses
If you would like to reproduce, reprint, or adapt content from The France Foundation Web site for any purposes other than those listed above, you must seek permission from The France Foundation. Please address permission requests via U.S. mail, fax or email to:

Legal Department
The France Foundation
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Old Lyme, Connecticut 06371
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All requests should include the following information:

About the material you would like to use:

  • Title of page/section/slide you would like to use
  • URL of the page/section
  • Identify content; provide a sample if possible


About your proposed use:

  • Name of Web site, publication, program or product
  • URL of Web site
  • Name of publisher or sponsor
  • Type/format of publication in which The France Foundation content will appear (eg, Web site, newsletter, book, periodical, CD-ROM)
  • Estimated number of copies to be printed or produced
  • Whether the copies will be sold or free. If free, what funding, if any, is affiliated with the program/project?


Please note: Responses to permission requests usually take 7 to 10 business days from the time a request is received. Response times may be longer during times of high volume. Incomplete requests will be returned and will not be processed.

If you have any questions, please contact The France Foundation at info@francefoundation.com.