Legal notices

Legal notices

LEGAL NOTICES & GENERAL CONDITIONS OF USE

NAVIGATION

The present General Conditions of Use determine the regulations of access to the website www.biotope.fr (known from now on as « the site »). While navigating through this site, you can recognize, in your capacity as a user, know the terms, accept them without reservation and agree to them.

Biotope reserves the right and at its discretion and without notice, may modify, delete or add to the terms of "General terms of use" of the site, at any moment. The version that prevails is the one that is accessible on line. It is therefore recommended that you refer to the latest version of the General Conditions of use.

Biotope can, with sole discretion, suspend, interrupt or stop access of all or part of the site for whatever reason. It is not guaranteed that the site is without errors or that all imperfections will be corrected. It can also control access to the site, to certain areas and without previous warning.

The site is accessible 24/7, without interruption, programmed or not, and may at any time alter or shut down for the need of maintenance or in the case of major constraint. Biotope can use their discretionary right to modify, limit, interrupt, or delete at any moment the access to the site.

Furthermore, Biotope is not responsible for any inconveniences or damages while using the Internet, notably service interruption, interruption of the telecommunications network or of the electricity network of which Biotope is not the origin.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

The Biotope website is accessible at the address www.biotope.fr one can consult the website without having the need to reveal your identity or to provide personal information.

The details of personal information that you have provided on the site are transmitted to and consulted by Biotope only. We inform you that this data could be used by Biotope, conforming to rigorous legal arrangements.

RIGHT OF ACCESS, OF MODIFICATION AND OF REGISTRATION

Conforming to the law of the "Data Protection Act ", the treatment of detailed information of clients has been made the object of a declaration of both of the National Commission of information and of freedoms (CNIL). The treatment of your data could affect the law of access and of amendment as well as the right to object for legitimate motives, over Biotope – 22 Boulevard Maréchal Foch – 34140 Mèze.

The client disposes (article 34 of the law of the 6th of January 1978) the right to access, of modification, of amendment and suppression of the data that concerns them, that they can exercise this right over Biotope. What is more, Biotope can undertake to not communicate, freely or with consideration, the details of its clients to a third party.

For any contact regarding personal data write to webmaster@biotope.fr, by clarifying your name and your e-mail with whatever you have written.

The user is informed that – with the aim of improving its performances in terms of satisfaction of the needs of users – the site uses cookies. It is noted that the user can choose to block these or to delete them from their computer by configuring their computer.

Biotope undertakes to conform to French and European legislation on the protection of data of personal character and to ensure a level of adequate protection to the operated treatments.

You can consult collected named references in the CV database section« CVthèque ».

You can exercise your right:

- By addressing a letter to Biotope

- By addressing an e-mail explaining your enquiry to the address webmaster@biotope.fr.

PRIVACY[p1]

We undertake to protect your personal data.

All data that we have received concerning you is treated with the strictest confidentiality, conforming to the arrangement of our policies for protection of personal data.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The general structure, the texts, animated and still images, the sounds, the know-how, the programmes and software as well as every other composing element this site has is the exclusive property of the corporation Biotope, and is protected by copyright. Every partial or total representation of this site, by whatever means, without the expressed authorisation of Biotope is therefore forbidden and constitutes a breach of copyright. The same is true of the databases featuring on the site www.biotope.fr that are also protected.

The brands, commercial names and logos that feature on this site are registered trademarks of Biotope unless otherwise mentioned. Every total or partial reproduction of the brands or marks, or the use of elements of the site, without the expressed authorisation of Biotope is therefore prohibited.

Despite the care brought by Biotope the contained information in this site is given on an indicative basis and is subject to change without prior warning. By consequence, the user accepts to use this information under their exclusive responsibility.  The present general conditions of use must be accepted. All disputes arising from the interpretation or the execution of the present conditions will the exclusive authority of the French courts applying French law.

To access the site you confer the right to private usage, not collective and not exclusively to the content of the site. This right of use extends only to a usage that is strictly private.

If you wish to make commercial usage of the information featured on this site, an expressed agreement by our part must requested. To do this, send an email to the following address: webmaster@biotope.fr.

We remind you that the violation of the rights of authorship and publishing or of the authors of this site constitutes an crime of copyright infringement and is punishable in France by the article L 335-2 of the Code of Intellectual property and indictable by three years in prison and a fine of 300.000 Euros.

LIMITATION OF RESPONSABILITY

You remain solely responsible for damage and prejudice, direct or indirect, material or immaterial if they are caused or originated by the use of the site by you or by any person authorised by you to use this site. By its usage, it should be understood to include all usage of the site whatever it may be, fraudulent or not fraudulent.

On this basis, you renounce every claim or action relating to such damages or prejudice, based on the contractual liability of Biotope as an editor of this site or on any other basis.

The hypertext links can send towards other internet sites other than the site www.biotope.fr. By clicking on these links, you leave the site and this leads to websites over which Biotope cannot exercise any control. Accordingly, it cannot be held responsible in any case if the content of these sites contravene the laws and regulations.

LITIGATION

In the case of litigation, the applicable law is that of French law. Territorial authority is given to the judiciary in which the head office of Biotope resides.