General terms and conditions of use

Introduction:

 

The purpose of these terms of use is to define the terms and conditions for access and use of the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution website, accessible from URL address: www.garantiedesdepots.fr ("the Site"), by its users ("the Users").

 

 

Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of Use:

 

Access to, consultation and/or use of the Site by the User implies unconditional acceptance of all the provisions of these Terms and Conditions of Use ("TCU") and of any updates thereto.

 

The Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution reserves the right to change or update the TCU at any time and without prior notice. Consequently, the User must regularly consult the latest version of the TCU, which are available at all times at the bottom of the page at the following address: www.garantiedesdepots.fr.  

 

 

Notice regarding the content of the Site:

 

The Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution makes every effort to ensure that the information available on its Site is accurate and up to date and reserves the right to change or update the content of the Site at any time and without prior notice.

 

However, the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution cannot guarantee the completeness, accuracy or relevance of the information made available on the Site or changes made to such information by a third party (intrusion, virus).

 

Moreover, such information is made available for information purposes only. The Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution therefore disclaims all responsibility in case of error or omission in such information. The User is fully and solely responsible for the use of the information available on this Site. The Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution may in no way be held liable for damage of any kind resulting from the use of the information available on this Site.

 

The User is solely responsible for the proper use of the information made available on the Site and agrees, in general, to comply with all the regulations in force.  In particular, with regard to the laws and regulations reproduced on the Site, only the French version of the texts published in the Journal Officiel de la République Française (Official Journal of the French Republic) is authoritative.

 

 

Availability of the services:

 

All reasonable efforts are made to maintain access to the Site under optimal conditions. However, the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution is under no firm obligation to do so.

 

In particular, the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution may not be held liable for any malfunction of the network or servers or for any other event beyond its control that may prevent or reduce access to the Site.

 

Moreover, the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution reserves the right to interrupt, suspend or modify access to all or part of the Site, without prior notice, in order to maintain it or for any other reason, such as in case of force majeure, or for legal or technical reasons that may be necessary for the proper operation of the Site, and such interruption shall not give rise to any obligation or any right to compensation on the part of the hosting service provider (OXALIDE) and/or the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution.  In any case and subject to applicable law, the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution may in no way be held liable for damage and/or harm of any kind, whether direct or indirect, material or consequential, resulting from the unavailability of the Site or from any use of the Site or of the information available on it. 

 

 

External links:

 

The links appearing on this Site which provide access to other third-party websites are provided for information purposes. The existence of a link on any page of this Site in no way implies an endorsement by the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution of the contents of the linked pages or of the practices of the persons responsible for such pages, or any commitment regarding their philosophy or opinions. Insofar as the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution has no control over such contents from external sources, it makes no commitment and/or assumes no liability as to the content, advertising, products, services or any other element from such sources.

 

The User is solely responsible for access to the links and use of the third-party sites. The Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution cannot guarantee the security of the pages to which certain links appearing on the Site of the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution may lead. You are advised to take the necessary precautions in this regard. In addition, you are responsible for knowing the date of the information consulted in order to check whether it is current.

 

 

Links to the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution website:

 

The Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution may in no way be held liable for a link to its Site from a third-party site.

 

In fact, a link to the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution Site from a third-party site may have been included without its knowledge and authorisation. The Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution reserves the right to prohibit the creation of such a link or to request the removal of a link which it believes is inconsistent with the purpose of this Site or does not comply with the law, if it has knowledge of such link.

 

 

Copyright and intellectual property:

 

Reproduction of Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution documents

The contents and documents (text, photographs, illustrations, etc.) appearing on this Site are protected by current copyright legislation. They are the exclusive property of the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution and/or their authors.

 

In accordance with French laws, short quotations from these contents may be tolerated provided they are accompanied by references to the original document and, in particular, the relevant URL and the date of publication shown on the document.

 

Reproduction in analogue form (for example, on paper) of the documents published on this Site, unless otherwise stated on the page itself, is authorised on the condition that:

- reproduction is complete, without alteration

- there are no changes in the form or substance of the document

- the full source is provided: site, URL, date, copyright, if any

- use is strictly personal and private (any commercial use is strictly prohibited).

 

Digital reproduction and redistribution in electronic format is strictly prohibited without the express prior written consent of the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution.

 

 

Google Analytics:

 

This Site uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer to help the Site analyse how visitors use the Site. The data generated by cookies about your use of the Site (including your IP address) will be sent to Google and stored by it on servers located in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Site, compiling reports on the Site's activity for its publisher and providing other services relating to the Site's activity and Internet usage. Google may provide this data to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process this data on Google's behalf, including this Site's publisher. Google will not match your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may disable the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this Site. By using this Site, you expressly consent to the processing of your personal data by Google under the conditions and for the purposes described above.

 

Personal data is transferred to Google, Inc., a company located in the United States which adheres to the Safe Harbor Principles and offers adequate protection in the processing of personal data transferred.

 

 

 

French Data Protection Act:

 

In managing the Site and processing any queries that Users may have, the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution may have occasion to collect personal data about Users. Such data is received by the appropriate departments within the Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution.

 

Pursuant to the provisions of amended law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 known as the French "Data Protection Act”, you have a right to access, correct, delete and object, for legitimate reasons, to the personal data concerning you, which you may exercise by sending a request by post to the following address:

 

FGDR - Fonds de Garantie des Dépôts et de Résolution

65, rue de la Victoire - 75009 Paris - France

Tél. : +33 1 58 18 38 08

Fax : +33 1 58 18 38 03      

 

 

Applicable law/Jurisdiction:

 

These terms and conditions of use are governed by French law, at the exclusion of any rule of conflict of laws.