Legal notices

This page describes the legal notices which apply to every Internet user visiting this website. By consulting it, you undertake to respect them unreservedly.


1.     Intellectual Property

This website is owned and operated by the SODEC group.  No material from the said website may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, distorted, transmitted or distributed in any way whatsoever, on any medium whatsoever, in part or in full, without written and prior authorisation except for strictly journalistic purposes and on the condition that intellectual property rights are respected and any other property rights which are mentioned.  Only copy for private use is authorized for your personal, private and non-commercial use on your personal computer. The following notice shall appear on any authorised copy of all or part of the website’s content: “copyright 2014 SODEC group all rights reserved.”

Any authorized use of the materials constituting the website or featuring in it should be made without distortion, modification or alteration in any manner whatsoever. The SODEC Group reserves the right to take legal action against any infringement of its intellectual property rights.


2. Links to other sites

The SODEC group will not be held liable with regard to a third-party website that you may access via the website. We have no way of controlling the content of these third party sites which remain completely independent. In addition, the existence of a link between the website and a third party website does not imply in any case that the SODEC group endorses in any way the other site’s content and moreover any use that could be made of it. Furthermore, it is your responsibility to take the necessary precautions to prevent the website from being contaminated by any particularly one or several “viruses”, “Trojan Horse” or any other “parasite”.

External sites may contain hyperlinks leading to the website. Any such link shall not be installed without the SODEC group’s prior and express consent. In any event, the SODEC group is in no way responsible for the unavailability of such sites and the SODEC group does not review, control, endorse, nor is responsible for the contents, advertisements, products or any other materials available on or via these sites.


3. Personal information and other information

The SODEC group will not disclose to third parties your personal data that you may communicate to it through email.  The information will be solely to reply to you in the most efficient way possible.

In accordance with the “Law N° 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, Law relating to the protection of physical persons as regards the processing of personal data and modifying the Law N° 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to data processing, files and freedoms”, you have the right to access, modify, correct and delete the personal data concerning you.  To do this, you simply have to send the request via this site’s contact section or by post (see addresses below).


4. Limitations of liability

The SODEC group strives to ensure to the best of its abilities the accuracy and updating of the information diffused on the Site, whose content it reserves the right to modify at any time and without notice. However, the SODEC group cannot guarantee the accuracy, precision, updating or exhaustiveness of the information made available on the Site. As a result, the SODEC group cannot be held liable: for any imprecision, inaccuracy or omission pertaining to the information available on the Site; for any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party, leading to a modification of the information or materials provided on the Site. The materials of the Site or any other site are provided “as is” without warranties of any kind, express or implied.


5. The website’s availability

You acknowledge that (1) it is technically impossible to provide the Site free of flaws and that the SODEC group cannot commit itself on this, (2) that faults may lead to the Site’s temporary unavailability, and that (3) the Site’s operation may be affected by events and/or elements outside the SODEC group’s control.

The SODEC group and/or its suppliers may, at any time, modify or interrupt temporarily or permanently, all or part of the Site to carry out maintenance work and/or make improvements and/or changes to the Site. The SODEC group is not liable for any modification, suspension or interruption of the Site.


6. Jurisdiction provisions

The Site and its content are governed by the French Laws and any disputes that may arise relating thereto will come under the jurisdiction of the French courts.