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The use of this website is subject to the general conditions detailed hereafter. By accessing this website, users agree to having read and wholly accepted these general conditions of use.

General presentation

The EPG Project was funded with the support of the European Commission.
This website reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein. The website of the numerical tool of the project (the e-Grid) is the responsibility of EAQUALS (Evaluation & Accreditation of Quality in Language Services).

About the website is a the website of the European Profiling Grid (EPG) project.
The website aims to:
  • •  Allow users to download the European Profiling Grid, its glossary and the user guide;
  • •  Enable language teachers to assess their own competences and ,enable teacher trainers and managers to assess the competences of teachers or trainee teachers.

Personal data collection policy

The user should be aware that all data is processed in accordance with the French “Informatique et Libertés” Act of 6 January 1978 as amended by the "Informatique, Fichiers et Libertés" Act of 6 August 2004 for personal privacy protection.
No personal data is retained or transmitted by the e-Grid
According to article 39 of the “Informatique et Libertés” law, the user has at any time a right to access, modify, rectify and deletie the personal information collected.
The user may also, for legitimate reasons, oppose the processing of his personal data.
The user will find information on users' rights, obligations and the protection of personal data on the website of the French Data Protection Authority.
Any request or question relating to privacy protection may be made in writing to contact [at]

Intellectual property rights

The texts, formatting, illustrations and other elements included on the site are protected by copyright and, in the case of the database, by specific legislation. All these elements are the property of the EPG project and, where relevant, of a third party from whom the EPG project has obtained the required permission. 
Any reproduction of this information for commercial or for advertising purposes is strictly prohibited, as is the use and reproduction of all constitutive parts of the website, such as the graphic design, images, audio features or IT applications which are all the property of the EPG project. 
Requests of this sort must be submitted to the website editorial team at contact [at]
For the use of elements featured in this website which are the property of a third party, permission must be sought from this third party, the holder of these rights.

Creating hyperlinks to this website

The EPG website authorises the creation of “surface” links, without prior request, to the website’s homepage or to any other complete page. However, any attempt to include all or part of this website in another website by hiding, even partially, the exact origin of the information or by knowingly obfuscating the origin of the information, for example through the use of framing or inlining, would require prior written permission from the EPG consortium. Requests of this sort must be submitted to the website editorial team (see above). 

Legal disputes

Any legal disputes arising from this online agreement and any contestation related to this website and its content are to be settled under the jurisdiction of the French courts.