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1. Legal information
You are visiting the Internet site of Sofema (hereinafter the "www.sofema-international.com”). The following legal information applies to all Internet users visiting this Website, who accept to be automatically bound by this notice and by any amendments in force on the day the Website is visited. It is understood that this acceptance has the same legal value as an expressly written acceptance. Please read it carefully before accessing the next pages of the Website.
The Website has been created by Sofema. The information contained on the Website is only intended as a corporate presentation of Sofema’s activities.
Sofema reserves the right to modify the Website’s content at any time and without prior notice. Sofema shall not be held liable for the consequences of such modifications. Similarly, Sofema reserves the right to interrupt or suspend all or part of the Website’s functions at any time and without prior notice except for those coming within the scope of regulatory information as defined in article 3 below.
Access to and use of this Website are subject to the following conditions, as well as to legal provisions in force. By accessing the Website, you accept these conditions without any limitation or reservation.
2. Information contained on the Website
Sofema furnishes this information for purely informative purposes.
Sofema guarantees that the regulatory information, governed by Article L.451-1-2 of the French Monetary and Financial Code (hereinafter the “Regulatory Information”), is exact and up to date. However, for information that is not within the scope of Regulatory Information, and although Sofema endeavours to check the accuracy thereof and tomaintain the website up-to-date, no guarantee is given as to the accuracy, exactness, update or exhaustiveness of the information.
Therefore, Sofema waives all liability for any loss caused as a result of the information available on the Website, other than the Regulatory Information, being imprecise or inaccurate, or for any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party into the Website with the intention to prejudice the interests or harm the image of Sofema, in particular by misrepresenting information placed on the Website.
You use the Website at your own risk. Sofema shall not, under any circumstances, be held liable for any damage including, but not limited to, infection by computer viruses, loss of data or programs, loss of use of your computer equipment (including in particular software, hard disks, or any other system), financial losses sustained after visiting using the Website.
3. Intellectual property
Some of the images, information in the broad sense of the term, trademarks, logos and domain names contained on the Website may be covered by French and International laws concerning intellectual property rights and copyright. They are the property of Sofema or use thereof has been authorized. Any use in the form of partial or complete reproduction, modification, computer loading, misrepresentation, transmission or distribution of a document or information contained on the Website is strictly forbidden unless Sofema has given prior written consent, with the exception of a copy for private non-commercial use and subject to complying with intellectual property rights and any other property right mentioned.
The following words must be marked on any copy of all or part of the Website’s content: “Copyright SOFEMA, All rights reserved”.
Any assignment or license of one of the Website’s components is subject to the prior written authorization of Sofema and legal action may be taken against any person found in breach. Moreover, any offenders agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sofema for any proceedings, costs and expenses incurred by Sofema following any use of the Website in breach of this legal notice.
4. Links to other sites
In order to facilitate access to other sites likely to furnish additional information, Sofema has inserted links on its Website. However, Sofema shall not be held liable for any third party website to which you have access via our Website. Sofema does not have any control over the content of such third party sites. On no account shall Sofema be held liable for the non-availability of the sites, their content, or for the advertising or other information available on third party sites.
External sites may contain hyperlinks to our Website. Such a link may not be installed without the prior written consent of Sofema.
5. Jurisdictional provisions
The Website and its content are created in accordance with rules applicable in France.
6. Data processing and civil liberties / Protection of personal data
In France and in the European Union, personal data is protected by the following legislation: the Act of 6 January 1978, Article 226-13 of the French Criminal Code, and the European Directive of 24 October 1995.
You will find the Act on Data Processing, Files and Civil Liberties on the website of the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés, at the following address: http://www.cnil.fr.
SOFEMA undertakes to respect the confidential nature of the personal data furnished by those visiting the Sofema Website.
7. Passive collection of personal data
Some of the personal data recorded on our server is information that you furnish voluntarily when you fill out online forms, while other information is collected automatically.
Sofema shall do everything in its power to improve its Website on a regular basis. During your visit, certain data will be collected automatically:
- Your IP address: an IP address is allocated to your computer by your Internet service provider to enable you to access the Internet. This address is generally considered to be information that cannot be used to identify the user because it changes each time you connect.
- Your login when you browse in parts with restricted access.
- The address of the Internet site from which you are directly connected to the Sofema Website.
- The date and time of your visit to the Website and the pages you have consulted.
- Your computer’s operating system and browser software.
- The Sofema Website does not use permanent cookies that reside on your hard drive. Some of the Website's services make use of a session cookie, which is generated during the visit and is automatically destroyed at the end of the visit, or after 30 minutes of inactivity on your part.
8. Use of collected data
Sofema will only use the information collected to respond to requests from Website visitors, to satisfy the functions of messaging programs and to notify visitors of new information or new services available on the Website if visitors expressly authorize it to do so.
Sofema will only use the personal data for the purposes that have been indicated to you at the time you furnish it. The personal data that you have furnished or that results from you browsing on the Website are strictly reserved for internal use only at Sofema. Personal data shall not be used for any commercial purposes and will not be transmitted to anyone for commercial purposes or for canvassing.
9. ACCESS TO PERSONAL DATA
To enable the use of personal functions, you will be asked to furnish personal data (name, address, electronic address). You are completely free to refuse to furnish such data. However, you might not be able to access certain functions or to receive the information requested.
In accordance with Act No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 concerning data processing, files and civil liberties, if you so request, and regardless of the time of your request, Sofema will delete or modify the personal data you have furnished to it. If you wish to access your personal data, or have it modified, rectified or deleted, please send your request by post to Sofema, 58, avenue Marceau 75008 Paris - France
Sofema reserves the right to modify the above Website operating rules at any time.