Legal reference

The NutriNet-Santé study (including participant recruitment, data collection via the Internet, etc.) has received approval from:

  • INSERM’s «Comité de Qualification Institutionnel» (dated 10/07/2008, n°IRB0000388 FWA00005831) 
  • CCTIRS (dated 11/07/2008, n°08.301) 
  • CNIL (dated 24/02/2009, n°908450)

The health event validation procedures have been approved by:

  • CCTIRS (dated 29/10/2009, n°08.301bis) 
  • CNIL (dated 12/02/2010, n°909216)

The Biobank, supported by INSERM, conforms to all current legislation regulations in France. It has been approved by :

  •  CPP (dated 05/05/2010, n°C09-45)
  •  CCTIRS (dated 15/07/2010, n°10.367)
  •  CNIL (dated 25/10/2010, n°1460707)

The collection of the social security number (NIR) from participating volunteers is intended for acquiring access to the SNIIRAM database and has been approved by:

  • The Health Data Institute (Institut des données de santé) (dated 08/09/2010, n°14)
  • CCTIRS (dated 17/11/2011, n°11.675)
  • The National Health Insurance Council (Conseil de la Caisse nationale de l’assurance maladie des travailleurs salariés, CNAMTS)  (dated 25/09/2012)
  • CNIL (Deliberation n°2012-260 from 19/07/2012 with an order from the State Council regarding the treatment of personal data for health research purposes within the NutriNet-Santé study (permit n°12013236)
  • State Council: Decree n°2013-175 from 26/12/2013 regarding the automated treatment of personal data within the NutriNet-Santé study