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Website Terms & Policies


This website is owned and operated by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (UNESCO/WHC), a division of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).


By accessing this website, certain information, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, navigation behaviour through the website, the software used and the time spent, along with other similar information, will be stored on UNESCO servers. These will not specifically identify you. The information will be used internally only for website traffic analysis.

If you provide unique identifying information, such as name, email address, postal address and other information on forms stored on this website, such information will not be published for general access nor disclosed or sold to third parties. UNESCO, however, assumes no responsibility for the security of this information.

Content Disclaimer

All information provided in this website is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute a legal contract between the UNESCO/WHC and any person or entity unless otherwise specified. Information on this website is subject to change without prior notice. Although every reasonable effort is made to present current and accurate information, the UNESCO/WHC makes no guarantees of any kind.

This website may contain information that is created and maintained by a variety of sources both internal and external to UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre. In no event shall UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such site or resource.

Images Policy

All photographs and other elements of this website are protected by international treaties on intellectual property and other applicable laws. The elements it displays may not be copied or retransmitted by any means without explicit authorisation from the World Heritage Centre or the copyright holders.

Link Disclaimer

Any links to external websites and/or information provided or returned from this website are provided as a courtesy. They should not be construed as an endorsement by UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre of the content or views of the linked materials.

Linking Policy: terms and conditions of use

We welcome links to this website and ask that you observe the following guidelines:

Do not incorporate any content from this site into your site (e.g., by in-lining, framing or creating other browser or border environments around the content on this website) without specific written permission from UNESCO/WHC. Without such permission, you may only link to, not replicate content.

Unless we enter into a specific written agreement with you, you may not use any UNESCO or World Heritage names, emblems, designs, abstracts or service marks in or with your links, except that you may link to the UNESCO/WHC website using the plain text name of that site or the plain text name of World Heritage Centre. For further information about Partnership development see PACT regulatory framework. For further information about the Rules and Regulations governing the use of the World Heritage emblem please see Operational Guidelines Chapter VIII.

Your site should make every effort not to present false information about UNESCO or World Heritage.

You may not sell, license, or otherwise assign the use of any material from this web site.

Do not present the link to this website in any way which would suggest that UNESCO/WHC has any relationship or affiliation with your site or endorses your site, products or services, unless there is a specific written agreement between our two entities.

Do not use any of UNESCO or World Heritage names, emblems, designs, abstracts or service marks or any other words or codes identifying UNESCO/WHC's web sites in any "metatag" or other information used by search engines or other information location tools to identify and select sites, without UNESCO/WHC's express written permission for a particular use.

Your site should not contain content that could be construed as distasteful, offensive, controversial or that is in any way incompatible with the aims and principles of UNESCO.

UNESCO/WHC controls and operates this web site from UNESCO's headquarters in Paris, France. If you use UNESCO/WHC materials from locations outside of France, you are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws.

UNESCO/WHC may at any time revise these terms and policies. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the current version of the Website Terms & Policies.

UNESCO World Heritage Centre
7, Place Fontenoy
75352 Paris 07 SP France
Tel: 33 (0)1 45 68 15 84

To report content or images, or to request removal of such, email with a URL to the content or image and your reason for the request.

To request deletion of personal data, such as information used to create an account to log in with, please email with a request for deletion of personal data and the email address. Personal data will be deleted upon request.