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14100 Lisieux FRANCE



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14100 Lisieux FRANCE


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Personal data

Your personal data may be collected when browsing this website.
Similarly, electronic messages sent to the Carmel of Lisieux and electronic addresses used to send additional information are likely to be stored.
Pursuant to Articles 38, 39 and 40 of French law no. 78-17 dated 6 January 1978 relating to Information Technology, Files and Civil Liberties, you have the right, free of charge, to access, rectify, modify and oppose the data concerning you or a deceased person for whom you are the legal representative. You may exercise this right by writing to the editorial department at the address above.

Intellectual property and public information

on the website of the Archives of the Carmel of Lisieux

1) The general structure of the website, as well as the software and databases, are the exclusive property of the Carmel of Lisieux. Any reproduction, representation, in whole or in part, use, adaptation, provision or modification by any process, any person and any means whatsoever (particularly sales, marketing, rental, etc.) without the express authorization of the museum, any authors or rightholders is strictly prohibited and constitutes a violation of the French Intellectual Property Code.

2) The scientific, cultural and educational content (including, but not limited to, texts and audio recordings, audiovisual and multimedia documents) as well as the iconographic and photographic reproductions of works presented on the site with a signature or a © are protected under intellectual property law.
Of the cultural public sector information provided, only the photographs and texts that meet the conditions outlined below can be re-used under Article 11 of French law no. 78-753 dated 17 July 1978:

All photographs are the property of the Carmel of Lisieux, apart from photographs credited © Fotolia that are the property of Fotolia and used with permission, and photographs credited © Office Central de Lisieux. Non-commercial re-use is authorized, provided the source and author are acknowledged.

For any commercial and/or editorial re-use of an image from the website of the Archives of the Carmel of Lisieux, please contact the Carmel of Lisieux - or the Office Central de Lisieux for photographs under their copyright.

Written work

All the texts of this website are translated and are under strict copyright:

- Washington Province of Discalced Carmelite Friars, Inc - for the texts of St Thérèse

- Society of St. Paul / Alba House for the letters of Mme Martin

- Association des Amis de Thérèse de Lisieux et de son Carmel - for all the other texts.
Any re-use is subject to the prior and express authorization of the rightholders.


The user is informed that, when visiting the site, a cookie may be automatically installed within his or her browser software.
A cookie is a block of data that does not allow users to be identified, but serves only to record information on how they navigate the website.

The settings of the browser software can be set so as to indicate the presence of a cookie and even to refuse it, using the method described at the following address:
Under the conditions indicated above, the user has the right to access, withdraw and modify the personal data provided by means of the cookie.


Hypertext links

The Archives of the Carmel of Lisieux website authorizes the use of hypertext links to its content as long as it does not lead to confusion as to the source of the services and/or content produced and/or held by the Carmel of Lisieux and provided that:

- deep linking is not used, i.e. pages from the Archives of the Carmel of Lisieux website must not be embedded within pages on another site, but should be accessible with the opening of a new window.

- the source is mentioned when a hypertext link leads directly to the content.

- the information is used only for personal, associative or professional reasons; all use for commercial or advertising purposes is strictly prohibited.

Warning! This authorization does not apply to websites containing controversial, pornographic or xenophobic content or any other content that may, to a greater extent, be deemed offensive to the general public; or to websites that interfere with the material and moral interests of the Carmel of Lisieux and of the complete work of Saint Thérèse.

For any other use, please write to us at the address above.



The Archives of the Carmel of Lisieux website links to a number of other sites. While their URLs are verified on a regular basis, these Web pages are not part of the public and official Archives of the Carmel of Lisieux website (

The Carmel of Lisieux is not responsible for the content of these sites, and will not be held liable for any damage or injury resulting from them. Links to other sites are provided to users for convenience only.