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Statutory information

Statutory information

Economic Interest Group governed by the ordinance dated 23 September 1967.


On this site, for ease of language:


  • The word "bank" designates both payment and credit institutions.
  • "The bank of the cardholder or owner of the card" designates the issuing bank. 
  • "The bank of the merchant or ATM" designates the acquiring bank.


The Internet site Is the property of Groupement des Cartes Bancaires CB (GIE CB). In accordance with the intellectual property code, any use (depiction, reproduction or public implementation) of all or part of the Internet site is strictly prohibited without the express and prior authorisation of GIE CB.


Reproduction on paper media

With the exception of the illustrations, the reproduction of pages on this site on paper media is authorised, subject to compliance with the following conditions:


  • there must be no commercial exploitation of this reproduction and it must be made available free of charge, 
  • the integrity of all reproduced documents must be respected (no modification or alteration of any kind)

  • the right of authorship must be respected and explicit mention must be made of the site as the source, and it must be stated that rights for reproduction, depiction, disclosure and commercial exploitation are reserved.

Reproduction on electronic media

The reproduction of all or part of this site on electronic media is authorised for exclusively private usage subject to clearly and readably adding the source ( and the statement "all rights reserved". Any use for commercial, advertising or unauthorised purposes is excluded. Availability on a server is prohibited.


Hypertext links

The CB GIE declines all responsibility concerning Internet sites accessible from its own site. From the moment when a link to the site has been created, we request you:


  1. To inform us by e-mail at or by fax to +33 1 40 15 58 51.
  2. To insert our logo. A link to the site may not be created without the express and prior authorisation of GIE CB.


Director of communication : Françoise Fanari 

Design of site : studio Betatilt - 60 rue du Faubourg Saint Martin - 75010 Paris

Publication and implementation of site : Agence Is&a Bloom - 16 rue Saint Marc - 75002 Paris

Copyright : Groupement des Cartes Bancaires CB 

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