1. Introduction and presentation
SEWOSY (hereinafter referred to as “The Company” is a simplified joint stock company with company capital of €470,000 registered in the Trade and Companies Register under number 435 219 480 and whose headquarters are located at 13b rue Saint-Exupéry ZA de l’Aérodrome CS 20152 67503 HAGUENAU CEDEX. Its intra-community VAT number is FR 40 435 219 480.
You can contact the company via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and telephonically on +33 (0)3 90 59 02 20.
Its Publication Director is: Carine Rossdeutsch-Wolff.
2. Purpose of General Terms and Conditions of Use
The purpose of these General Terms and Conditions of Use (hereinafter referred to as the “T’s & C’s”) is to define the conditions under which the Sites operated by the Company can be used by Visitors (hereinafter referred to as “The User(s)”), irrespective of their country of residence or the country from which they log on.
The site governed by these T’s & C’s is accessible at the following address (hereinafter referred to as “the Site”):
This Site is hosted by AGORA CALYCÉ – 5 rue Hannah Arendt 67200 Strasbourg – Tel.: +33 (0)3 88 99 02 82
3. Nature des CGU
The T’s & C’s represent an agreement of a contractual nature entered into for an undefined period between the Company and the User from the time the latter logs on to the Site.
Consequently, the User acknowledges having taken note of the T’s & C’s and that they accept them unreservedly by considering that its provisions supersede any other document of a contractual nature.
The User is entitled to cancel the contract at any time subject to ceasing to use the Site, either directly or through an intermediary. Any new logging on entails the entering into a new contract of an undefined period.
4. Site contents
The Site is not commercial in nature. It has been designed to be used as a simple means of sharing information and facilitating interaction between the Company, its Partners and its Customers.
Consequently, the descriptions linked to products or the services, photos, drawings, diagrams or videos related to them are not contractually-binding, and the Company may not be held liable for them.
Generally, any item whatsoever that appears on the Site, in text, image or sound form, is provided for informative purposes only and may not be understood as being included in any contracts concluded by the Company with its Customers or Partners or as constituting an offer to enter into a contract.
The information available on the Site is not intended to constitute advice on the basis of which a decision could be made by the User.
Consequently, the Company may not be held liable for any consequences arising from the use that may be made of the information available on the Site.
5. Intellectual property
All items of content displayed on the Site (texts, images, diagrams, drawings, etc.), with the exception of those supplied by Users, are exclusively owned by the Company or its Partners, in application of the French and European legislation on intellectual property and in particular that relating to copyright.
In fact, all items published on the Site, including a non-exhaustive list of texts, photographs, computer graphics or icons, constitute works in the sense of the provisions of Section L.112-1 of the French Intellectual Property Code.
Consequently, any representation or reproduction, in whole or in part, which could be made without the consent of their authors or their beneficiaries, is illegal.
These T’s & C’s cannot be deemed to constitute permission to use the items owned by the Company or its Partners in an intellectual property sense. They are limited to offering a right of consultation strictly limited to the needs of the User within the framework of browsing the Site and in no case do they permit use in any other context or for any other purpose.
6. Responsibilities on the part of Users
User contributions to the Site may not include content constituting or inciting the committing of acts punishable by law. The User undertakes to uphold the following principles, without this list being exhaustive:
- Contributions must not undermine public order or good morals or offend the sensitivity of minors;
- Contributions must not infringe the reputation and privacy rights of third parties or their public image;
- Contributions must not be degrading, defamatory, insulting, obscene, violent, racist or xenophobic in nature;
- Contributions must not be used for threatening purposes, or for harassment in any manner whatsoever;
- Contributions must not incite to commit a crime, an offence or an act of terrorism;
- Contributions must not incite hatred, violence, suicide, racism, anti-Semitism, xenophobia, homophobia, or advocate war crimes or crimes against humanity;
- The contributions must not incite discrimination of any person or group of persons owing to their belonging to a particular ethnic group, religion, race, or owing to their sexual orientation or their handicap;
- Contributions must not be pornographic or paedophilic in nature;
- Contributions must not undermine the security or integrity of any State or territory whatsoever;
- Contributions must not infringe the intellectual property rights of any person whatsoever.
It is expressly agreed that in the event that the Company is questioned, for any reason whatsoever, in any country whatsoever, by a third party based in particular on an industrial and / or intellectual property right relating to an element provided by a User or generally based on content uploaded by the User which may be deemed to be unlawful under any national law, including foreign laws, such a User undertakes to fully guarantee the Company against the direct and / or indirect economic and financial consequences (including legal and defence costs) that may arise from the claims of the third party.
The Company reserves the right to restrict, suspend or delete, without notice or compensation, content published online, access to it and the account of any User using the Sites under conditions that are contrary to these T’s & Cs.
In accordance with Section 6 of the French Law of 21 June 2004 on Confidence in the Digital Economy, the Company is bound by the following obligations:
- to retain and store data that allows for identification of any person who has broadcast content through it, in cases where the legal authorities have requested such data;
- to cancel or prevent access to illegal content as soon as the Company becomes aware of it.
Consequently, the data provided by Users when they sign up to the Site (name and email address) is gathered by the Company for the purposes of User identification. This information is stored in a database for the time period necessary for the Company to adhere to its legal obligations. In accordance with the provisions of French Data Privacy Law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to computers, files and freedoms, any User has the right to access, rectify and delete personal data in writing by sending an email to the following address: email@example.com
7. Personal data
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A cookie is a small file containing textual information that is saved on the visitors’ hard drive when they visit a certain website.
As part of the Users’ viewing of the Company’s Site or Portal, navigation cookies may be embedded on the User’s computer in order to record certain information relating to their navigation: such as pages viewed, and the date and time of viewing, etc.
The User is fully informed that the installation of certain cookies does not require their prior consent.
This concerns all files strictly necessary for the provision of an online communication service specifically requested by the User or files intended to allow or facilitate the conveyance of the communication via electronic means.
To this end, the Company declares its use of such cookies and in particular the files that enable it to measure the audience of its Site or Portal and detect any potential navigation issues (Google Analytics).
In accordance with the recommendations of the French CNIL (French National Data Privacy Commission), the Company limits the storage of the relevant information to 25 months.
The Company declares that it does not use any files other than those for which the consent of Users is not required.
If the Company intends to install other cookies, a multichoice window will allow the User to indicate their consent or rejection of the use of such cookies.
The IT systems and files stand as proof in terms of relations between the Company and the User.
As such, the Company is entitled to produce, as part of legal proceedings or in order to provide proof, the data, files, programmes, registrations or any other item that may have been received, issued or retained by the IT systems used by the Company, across any digital or analogue medium, and make use of it.
10. Applicable law
These T’s & C’s are subject to French law.
11. Competent jurisdiction
Any disputes arising from the execution of these T’s & C’s are to be submitted to the Court of Strasbourg, including in the event of proceedings involving the serving of third-party notice or multiple defendants.