This website, hereinafter referred to as “Forumdesartistes website”, is operated by the State of Monaco/Directorate of Cultural Affairs (Department of the Interior), hereinafter referred to as “the Administration”, whose head office is located at 4 Boulevard des Moulins, MC 98000 MONACO.

Publication Director: Françoise GAMERDINGER – Director of the Directorate of Cultural Affairs


  • Telephone: (+377) 98 98 40 26

The website is hosted by Monaco Telecom SAM, a Société Anonyme Monégasque (Monegasque Limited Liability Company) with a capital of 1,687,640 euros, registered in Monaco’s Register of Commerce and Industry under no. 97 S 03277, with its head office located at 25 Boulevard de Suisse – BP 377 – 98008 MONACO CEDEX.


  • Telephone: +377 99 66 68 86

Website design:


  1. a)  Advice for use

The website accessible at the following url:  is managed in accordance with the legislation in Monaco and Europe. Use of this website is governed by these Terms of Service. By using this website, you acknowledge having read and accepted them; they may be updated by Monaco’s Department of Cultural Affairs without notice.Monaco’sDepartment of Cultural Affairs may not in any way be held liable for any misuse of the service.

  1. b)  Liability

The information featured on this website is not contractually binding and may not incur the liability of Monaco’s Department of Cultural Affairs, which is freely entitled to correct, update, supplement or remove all or part of its website’s content. Despite the efforts of Monaco’s Department of Cultural Affairs to provide accurate and relevant information on this website, the information and the content it features is displayed “as is” and may be updated without notice. To the extent permitted under the law, Monaco’s Department of Cultural Affairs does not give any guarantee as to the accuracy or reliability of said information or content and, in particular, cannot accept any responsibility for errors or omissions that may appear in the information or content of this website, or for any harm or loss you may suffer on account of using said information or content. If you notice an omission, error or what looks to be a malfunction, please report it by sending an email to, describing the problem as clearly as possible (such as the page at issue, action that produces the problem, type of computer and browser used, etc.).

Content is downloaded at the user’s own risk and under their sole liability. As such, Monaco’s Department of Cultural Affairs cannot be held liable for any damage to the user’s computer or any data loss following downloading.

Photos are not contractually binding.Hyperlinks inserted in this website, leading to other online resources, may not incur the liability of Monaco’s Department of Cultural Affairs.

  1. c)  Intellectual property and related rights

The website and all of its constituent components – not least the various content (including photos, texts, presentations, layout, graphic charter, brands, designs and models and other distinctive signs) – are protected by the intellectual property rights and related rights to which only the holders of said rights are entitled.

As such, any use, reproduction, depiction or distribution, whether in full or in part, of said components is strictly prohibited, with the exception of copies without amendments or alterations, for personal or private use. Any other type of use is subject to the prior, written agreement of the holder of the intellectual property rights or related rights concerned.

The Department of Cultural Affairs cannot accept any responsibility if unlawful use is made of this website’s components (including photos, texts, presentations, layout, graphic charter, brands, designs and models and other distinctive signs).

Personal data 

I- Personal data protection

  1. a)  Retention and Use of your personal data

In the context of our activities and pursuant to the applicable legislation in Monaco and Europe, we undertake to ensure the protection, confidentiality and security of the personal data of our service users, as well as to respect their privacy.

This Policy explains how our company, its processors and any partners process your personal data.

This Policy particularly applies to visitors to this website.

Your personal data is retained for as long as our relationship with you lasts. Once this has ended, we retain it for the time limit set by the applicable legislation or for a suitable time limit to allow us to perform our data removal and blocking procedures. Your personal data may be retained for a varying time limit, depending on the purposes for which it has been collected.

  1. b)  Consent and Processing of your personal data

By ticking the compulsory consent box before submitting any of the website’s forms – “I authorise Monaco’s Department of Cultural Affairs to contact me personally about its services. Your personal data will never be communicated to third parties.” – you explicitly consent to the storage and processing of your data for the purposes of informing you about our services.

You consent to:

Monaco’s Department of Cultural Affairscontacting you

c)  Withdrawing consent as regards your personal data

Right of access to your personal data

You have a right of access, rectification and/or deletion regarding your personal data at any time by getting in touch with our IT department:

You can send an email to: 

The data controller has a maximum time limit of two months to rectify or delete your data.

II- Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are stored in your browser by a website to allow it to work correctly or more efficiently, and to provide the website owners with information. Cookies help us to operate the website and to enhance user experience and our services.

The Department of Cultural Affairs would like to provide you with clear and transparent information about the use of cookies when you log on to You can configure the contents of the cookies collected by the Department of Cultural Affairs.

Cookies are used on the website for various purposes, to facilitate your browsing experience, offer you personalised ads and contents or to produce visitor statistics.

A cookie is read or transferred by the website server to your browser, which saves it on your device. Each cookie has a unique identifier (ID) which enables its issuer to identify the device on which it is saved throughout the validity or storage time of the cookie concerned.

To configure and manage the cookies stored on this website directly, you can use the interface we have made available. This interface can be accessed via the cookie banner which appears the first time you log on to

Your rights

You are entitled to express or update your cookie preferences at any time.

You can use the interface that we have made available via the cookie banner which appears the first time you log on to

If you disable targeted advertising cookies via this interface, you will continue to receive ads, but these will no longer be targeted based on your assumed preferences, inferred from your browsing profile. Disabling targeted advertising will not have an impact on the volume of advertising you receive, but we will no longer be able to limit the number of times the same ad is displayed.

Social media sharing cookies

On some of the Department of Cultural Affairs’ pages, there are buttons or modules associated with third-party social media websites. These are for using the features of these websites, especially for sharing the content displayed on with other users of these social media websites.

When you go to a web page containing one of these buttons or modules, your browser may send information to the social media website which will then be able to connect this viewing with your profile.
Social media cookies, over which the Department of Cultural Affairs has no control, may then be placed on your browser by these websites. We recommend that you read the privacy policies specific to each of these social media websites, in order to find out about the purposes of use for which they may collect browsing information through these buttons and modules.

Statistics cookies:

These cookies enable statistics to be established about how users interact with these websites and any browsing problems to be detected so as to monitor and improve the quality of our services.

You are able to configure your browser at any time to express and change your cookie preferences, particularly where statistics cookies are concerned. You can express your preferences by configuring your browser to block certain cookies. If you block our cookies and those of our partners, your visit to will no longer be counted in our audience measuring tools.

We inform you that you may, however, object to the storage of cookies.

To remove/configure your browser and change cookie preferences, you can use the interface that we have made available via the cookie banner which appears the first time you log on to

Cookies for personalising our communication

The communication we are liable to send you (by email, text or ‘phone call) may be personalised thanks to your browsing profile.

The data used to establish your browsing profile is collected and processed completely anonymously. 

Your browsing profile takes into account:

–          Pages you have visited on

–         Themes consulted as well as how often they have been consulted.

–          Your browsing profile is associated with a cookie for “personalising our communication”, saved on your browser.

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Functional cookies enable Internet users to use the website’s features and guarantee that these work correctly. These cookies do not collect data that can be used for targeting or marketing. However, the Department of Cultural Affairs may use three categories of cookies where such a purpose is possible. You therefore have the option of disabling them. Remember, though, that such preferences will only apply to the browser that you are currently using.

1 – Statistics cookies

This cookie category enables statistics to be established about how users interact with the website

If you disable them, we will not be able to monitor or improve the quality of our services.

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2 – Personalisation

This cookie category makes it possible to analyse your browsing on  with a view to personalising our ranges and services, whether on our sites or through the messages we send you.

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3 – Targeted advertising

This cookie category allows us to show you online advertising tailored to your profile and your interests. Disabling these cookies will not affect the number of ads you see.

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