1. About this website
Pursuant to article 6 of the French “Confidence in the Digital Economy” Act 2004-575 dated June 21, 2004, users of the http://www.thomsonsda.eu website are hereby informed of the identity of the contributors to its production and oversight:
Owner: ADMEA – 12, rue Jules Ferry 93110 Rosny-sous-Bois
Editor: Philippe Samuel – firstname.lastname@example.org
Webmaster: François Domergue – email@example.com
Hosting: Graal Network – 18 rue Negresko, 13008 Marseille, France
Credits: this legal information has been generated and supplied by Subdelirium, web designers in Angoulême
2. General terms and conditions of use of the site and the services provided
Use of the http://www.thomsonsda.eu website entails full and complete acceptance of the general terms and conditions of use set forth below. Since these terms and conditions of use are liable to be amended or added to at any time, users of the http://www.thomsonsda.eu website are invited to consult them regularly.
This site is normally accessible to users at all times. However, ADMEA may decide on downtime for maintenance purposes. In any such event, ADMEA will make every effort to inform users of the dates and times of intervention beforehand.
The http://www.thomsonsda.eu website is regularly updated by Philippe Samuel. Similarly, the legal information may be amended at any time: it is nonetheless binding upon users, who are invited to refer to it as often as possible so as to be fully familiar with it.
3. Description of the services provided
The purpose of the http://www.thomsonsda.eu website is to supply information about all of the company’s activities.
ADMEA strives to ensure that information on the http://www.thomsonsda.eu website is as accurate as possible. However, it may not be held liable for any omissions, errors and/or lack of updates, whether this is due to its own actions or that of third party partners that supply this information.
All of content on the http://www.thomsonsda.eu website is supplied for information only and is subject to change. Furthermore, the information displayed on the http://www.thomsonsda.eu website is not comprehensive and is provided subject to amendments which may have become effective since it was placed online.
4. Contractual limitations regarding technical data
The website may not be held liable for material damage arising from use thereof. Furthermore, site users undertake to access the site using recent, virus-free hardware and an up-to-date, latest-generation browser.
5. Intellectual property and copyright infringement
ADMEA owns the intellectual property or holds rights of use for all elements accessible on the site, including all text, images, graphics, logos, icons, sounds and software.
Reproduction, display, alteration, publication or adaptation of all or part of the elements on the site, whatever the means or process used, is prohibited without the prior written permission of ADMEA.
Any unauthorized use of the site or any of the elements contained therein shall be deemed to constitute copyright infringement and will be prosecuted in accordance with the provisions of articles L.335-2 et seq. of the French Intellectual Property Code.
6. Limitation of liability
ADMEA may not be held liable for direct or indirect damage to the user’s hardware during access to the http://www.thomsonsda.eu website, or for damage arising either from the use of hardware that does not meet the specifications given in point 4, or from the appearance of a bug or incompatibility.
Furthermore, ADMEA may not be held liable for indirect damage (including but not limited to loss of business or loss of opportunity) resulting from the use of the http://www.thomsonsda.eu website.
Interactive spaces (allowing users to ask questions if they wish, in the contact space) are provided. ADMEA reserves the right to remove any content placed in this space in breach of legislation applicable in France, in particular provisions relating to data protection, without prior notice. Where necessary, ADMEA also reserves the right to engage a user’s civil and/or criminal liability, particularly in the event of messages that are racist, insulting, defamatory or pornographic in nature, irrespective of the medium used (text, photo, etc.).
7. Management of personal data
In France, personal data in particular is protected by Law 78-87 dated January 6, 1978, Law 2004-801 dated August 6, 2004, article L. 226-13 of the French Criminal Code and the EU Directive dated October 24, 1995.
During use of the http://www.thomsonsda.eu website, the following data may be collected: the URL of links through which users access the http://www.thomsonsda.eu website, details of the user’s internet service provider, and the user’s Internet Protocol (IP) address.
In any event, ADMEA collects personal data relating to users only as required by certain services offered by the http://www.thomsonsda.eu website. Users supply this information in full awareness of this, in particular when they input it themselves. Users of the http://www.thomsonsda.eu website are informed of the mandatory or non-mandatory nature of the provision of all such data.
Pursuant to the provisions of articles 38 et seq. of the French Data Protection Act 78-17 dated January 6, 1978, users may exercise their right to access, amend and/or refuse the use of their personal data by making a written, signed request and enclosing a copy of their identity card with the holder’s signature, specifying the address to which the reply should be sent.
No personal data for users of the http://www.thomsonsda.eu website is published without the user’s knowledge, nor is it exchanged, transferred, disposed of or sold on any form of media to third parties. Only in the event of a buyout of ADMEA may said data be passed on to a hypothetical buyer, who would in turn be bound by the obligation to hold and amend the data concerning users of the http://www.thomsonsda.eu website.
The above-named site has been declared to French data protection agency CNIL, number 1828487v0.
The databases are protected by the provisions of the French law dated July 1, 1998 transposing directive 96/9 dated March 11, 1996 on the legal protection of databases.
8. Hypertext links and cookies
The http://www.thomsonsda.eu website contains a number of hypertext links to other sites, included with the permission of ADMEA. Since it is not possible for ADMEA to check the content of the sites visited in this way, ADMEA declines any liability in this respect.
Browsing on the http://www.thomsonsda.eu website may entail the installation of cookies on the user’s computer. A cookie is a small file that does not enable the user to be identified, but records information about how their computer browses a website. The data thus obtained facilitates website browsing at a later date and is also used to perform various site use metrics.
Refusal to install a cookie may make access to certain services impossible. Users may nevertheless configure their computer to refuse the installation of cookies, as follows:
For Internet Explorer: tools tab (cog icon in the top right corner) / internet options. Click “Confidentiality” and select “Block all cookies”. Confirm by clicking OK.
For Firefox: at the top of the browser window, click the Firefox button, then go to the Options tab. Click the Privacy tab. Configure History as: “Use custom settings for history”. Then uncheck “Accept cookies from sites”.
For Safari: Click on the menu icon in the top right hand corner of the browser (cog icon). Select Settings. Click “Show advanced parameters”. In the “Privacy” section, click “Content settings”. Cookies can be blocked in the “Cookies” section.
For Chrome: Click the menu icon in the top right-hand corner of the browser (three horizontal lines). Select Settings. Click “Show advanced settings”. In the “Privacy” section, click “Content settings”. Cookies can be blocked in the “Confidentiality” section.
9. Applicable law and assignment of jurisdiction
Any dispute arising from use of the http://www.thomsonsda.eu website shall be subject to French law. The competent Paris courts shall have sole jurisdiction in all matters relating thereto.
10. Relevant legislation
French Data Protection Act 78-87 dated January 6, 1978, amended in particular by French Law 2004-801 dated August 6, 2004.
French “Confidence in the Digital Economy” Act 2004-575 dated June 21, 2004.
User: Any internet user connected to and using the above-named site.
Personal data: “information, in any form whatsoever, that allows the natural persons to which it applies to be identified, whether directly or indirectly” (article 4 of French Law 78-17 dated January 6, 1978).