Duration of cookies
In accordance with the recommendations of the French National Commission on Informatics and Liberty (CNIL), the maximum retention period for cookies is up to 13 months after their first being deposited on the User’s device, as is the duration of the validity of the User’s consent to the use of these cookies. The lifespan of cookies is not extended on each visit. The User’s consent must therefore be renewed at the end of this period.
Purpose of cookies
Cookies can be used for statistical purposes, in particular to optimise the services provided to the User, from the processing of information concerning the frequency of access, the personalisation of pages, as well as the operations carried out and the information consulted.
You are aware that the Publisher may place cookies on your device. A cookie records information relating to navigation on the service (the pages you have visited, the date and time of the visit, etc.) that we can read during your subsequent visits.
Storage of technical data
Technical data are only kept for the period necessary to achieve the purposes mentioned above.
Retention period for personal data and anonymisation
In accordance with French law, article 6-5° of law № 78-17 of 6th January 1978 relating to computers, files and freedoms, processed personal data are not kept beyond the time necessary to fulfill the obligations defined when the contract is concluded or the predefined duration of the contractual relationship.
Retention of anonymised data beyond the contractual relationship/after deletion of the account. We keep personal data for the period strictly to achieve the purposes described in these Terms and Conditions. Beyond this period, they will be anonymised and kept for exclusively statistical purposes.
Deletion of data after deletion of the account
Data purging means are put in place in order to provide for their effective deletion as soon as the retention or archiving period necessary for the fulfillment of the determined or imposed purposes is reached. In accordance with French law relating to data processing, files and freedoms, you also have the right to delete your data, which you can exercise at any time by contacting the Publisher.
Deletion of data after three years of inactivity
For security reasons, if you have not logged into the Website for a period of three years, you will receive an email inviting you to log in as soon as possible, otherwise your data will be deleted from our databases.
Deletion of account on request
The User has the possibility to delete their Account at any time, by request to the Publisher OR by the Account deletion section present in the Account settings, if applicable.
In the event of a violation of one or more provisions of the Terms and Conditions or any other document incorporated herein, the Publisher reserves the right to terminate or restrict without any prior warning and at its sole discretion, your use and access to the services of, your account on and access to all Websites.
Consequences in the event of a security breach detected by the Publisher
We undertake to implement all the appropriate technical and organisational measures to guarantee an appropriate level of security with regard to the risks of accidental, unauthorised or illegal access, disclosure, alteration, loss or even destruction of personal data concerning you. In the event that we become aware of illegal access to your personal data stored on our servers or those of our service providers, or of an unauthorised access resulting in the realisation of the risks identified above, we undertake to:
- Examine the causes of the incident and inform you (public reporting)
- Take the necessary measures within reasonable limits to reduce the negative effects and damage that may result from said incident
Limitation of liability
Under no circumstances can the commitments defined in the above point relating to the notification in the event of a security breach be equated to any acknowledgment of fault or responsibility for the occurrence of the incident in question.
We undertake to inform you in the event of a substantial modification of these Terms and Conditions, and not to lower the level of confidentiality of your data substantially without informing you and obtaining your consent.
Applicable law and methods of appeal
Application of French law (CNIL legislation) and jurisdiction of the courts
These Terms and Conditions and your use of the Website are governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of France, and in particular Law № 78-17 of 6th January 1978 relating to computers, files and freedoms. The choice of applicable law does not affect your rights as a consumer in accordance with the applicable law of your place of residence. If you are a consumer, you and we agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of French courts, which means that you can take action relating to these Terms and Conditions in France or in the EU country in which you live. If you are a professional, all actions against us must be brought before a court in France.
In the event of a dispute, the parties will seek an amicable solution before any legal action. In the event of failure of these attempts, all challenges to the validity, interpretation and/or execution of these Terms and Conditions must be brought, even in the event of a plurality of defendants or a guarantee appeal, before the French courts.
The Publisher undertakes to offer you the possibility of having all of the data concerning you returned on request. The User is thus guaranteed a better control of their data, and retains the possibility of reusing them. This data should be provided in an open and easily reusable format.