Terms of use

Welcome to the "equans-group.com" Website (hereinafter "the Website"). In accordance with the law, we invite you to read these Terms of Use (hereinafter the "Terms"), as well as any specific terms and conditions appearing on the pages of the Website, governing your use of the "equans-group.com" Website.

 

These Terms cover your legal rights and responsibilities when using this Site.

 


This Website is made available to you free of charge (except for the cost of connecting to the Website) for your personal use, subject to compliance with the Terms and Conditions defined below.

By accessing, visiting and/or using this Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, and that you agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use this Website.

You agree to access the information on this Site only for your personal, non-commercial use.

You may only use the Site for legitimate purposes; no use or misuse is permitted, including for purposes contrary to public policy and morality.

The content of this notice may change; we therefore invite you to consult it regularly.

 

1. General information


This Site is the property of EQUANS, a public limited company with a capital of 2,435,285,011 euros, registered in the Nanterre Trade and Companies Register under number 542 107 651.

EQUANS' registered office is located at Tour T1 - 1 place Samuel de Champlain, Faubourg de l'Arche, 92930 Paris La Défense cedex, France (telephone: +33 (0)1 44 22 00 00).

 

2. Limitation of liability and exclusion of warranty

 


As a user of the Site, you acknowledge that you have the skills and means necessary to access and use this Site.

EQUANS and its contributors make every effort to ensure that the information displayed on this Site is accurate and up-to-date, reserving the right to modify the content at any time without notice. Nevertheless, they cannot guarantee that this information is complete, nor that it will not be modified by a third party (hacking, virus). EQUANS and its contributors also disclaim all liability (direct or indirect) for any delay, error or omission in the content and use of these pages, as well as for any interruption or unavailability of the service.

You acknowledge that you have been informed that the Site is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except in cases of force majeure, computer difficulties, difficulties related to the structure of telecommunications networks or other technical difficulties. For maintenance reasons, EQUANS may interrupt its Site. It will endeavour to inform users in advance. EQUANS is not responsible for delays, difficulties in use, or incompatibility between this Site and files, your browser or any other program accessing the Site.

EQUANS shall in no event be liable for any direct or indirect damages resulting from the dissemination by a third party of a virus through our Site that may infect your computer system as a result of your connection to this Site, use of this Site or browsing of this Site. Similarly, EQUANS shall not be liable for any material or incidental damages (including, but not limited to, technical failure, disclosure of confidential material, loss of data), or any other consequential damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use of the Site.

EQUANS makes every effort to ensure that the information published on the Site is accurate and up to date, and reserves the right to correct the content at any time and without notice. However, EQUANS and its contributors do not give any guarantee or assume any responsibility whatsoever as to the suitability, sequence, accuracy, absence of errors, veracity, timeliness, fairness, merchantability, quality, appropriateness and availability of the information contained on this Site. Each user assumes the full risk of relying on such information. Erroneous information or omissions may be found due to typographical or layout errors. If you notice any errors, you are invited to inform us so that we can make the appropriate corrections.

The elements of the Site are provided "as is" without any warranty of any kind, implied or expressed. EQUANS categorically rejects any interpretation that would seek to equate the content of the Site with offers to purchase or inducements to purchase shares or other securities, whether listed or unlisted, of EQUANS, any of its direct or indirect subsidiaries or affiliates.

EQUANS reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to make changes to any part of the Site. As part of its policy to update and optimize the Site, EQUANS may decide to modify these Terms and Conditions.

Any dated information published on the Site is valid only for the date specified.

It is also reminded that the secrecy of correspondence is not guaranteed on the network and that it is up to each Internet user to take all appropriate measures to protect his own data and/or software from contamination by any viruses circulating on the Internet.

The Site is a site giving access to other EQUANS or EQUANS Group company Internet sites, which may have their own legal notices, which should be consulted and respected.

 

3. Management of access codes and passwords

 


Certain services on the Site require an access code and password.

These access codes and passwords are confidential, personal, non-transferable. You are responsible for their management, conservation and the consequences of their use. It is your responsibility to take the necessary measures to protect and preserve them. EQUANS shall not be held responsible for any fraudulent use.

For security reasons, access to secure areas will be automatically disabled after several incorrect access attempts. EQUANS reserves the right to suspend access to the Site in the event of fraudulent use or attempted fraudulent use of a user's password or access code. EQUANS will notify you if access is suspended.

The recordings made by the Internet site's computer system during the user's connections will constitute proof of any act carried out by the user on the Site, as well as proof of the processing of these acts.

 

4. Intellectual property

 


The Site is governed in its entirety by French legislation relating to copyright, trademark law and, in general, intellectual property.

EQUANS' trademarks and logos (semi-figurative trademarks) appearing on the Site are registered trademarks. Any reproduction or representation, in whole or in part, alone or integrated with other elements, without the express prior written authorization of EQUANS is strictly prohibited.

The general structure, software, texts, images, videos, sounds, know-how, animations, and more generally all the information and content appearing on the Site, are the property of EQUANS or are subject to a right of use or exploitation. These elements are subject to the legislation protecting copyright.

Any representation, modification, reproduction, distortion, in whole or in part, of all or part of the Site or its contents, by any process whatsoever, and on any medium whatsoever, shall constitute an infringement punishable under Articles L 335-2 et seq. of the French Intellectual Property Code.

The present Terms do not grant you any license to use EQUANS' trademarks, logos or photographs.

The databases appearing on the Site, if any, are protected by the provisions relating to the legal protection of databases. In this respect, EQUANS expressly prohibits any reuse, reproduction or extraction of elements of these databases. Unauthorized reuse, reproduction or extraction renders the user liable.

EQUANS reserves the right to delete without delay, and without prior notice, any content: message, text, image, graphic, which contravenes the laws and regulations in force and in particular the regulations specified above.

In the event that you wish to use any of the content of the Site (text, image, etc.), you must obtain EQUANS' express prior written authorization by writing to the address indicated in the § "legal information" or by sending an e-mail to the webmaster.

 

5. Respect for privacy

 


As a user of the Site, you are required to comply with applicable legislation, and in particular with the provisions of the law relating to information technology, files and freedoms, the violation of which is liable to criminal sanctions.

In particular, you must refrain from any collection or misuse of personal information to which you have access and, in general, from any act likely to infringe the privacy, honor, sensitivity, brand image or reputation of any person or entity, including EQUANS, by avoiding any defamatory, provocative, malicious, denigrating or threatening mention, message or text on any medium whatsoever.

 

6. Personal Data

 


In order to meet your needs and while you are browsing the Site, EQUANS may collect personal information about you, which is processed by computer (certain information, which is marked with an asterisk, is mandatory).

It is your responsibility to check that the information you provide us through this Site is accurate and complete. For the proper follow-up of your requests, we thank you for informing us immediately of any change in the information provided.

The information collected is intended exclusively for EQUANS, which is hereby authorized, unless you object for legitimate reasons, to store and use it to inform you about its products and services.

You may object, free of charge, to the use of your data for marketing purposes.

To exercise your rights of access, rectification and opposition, please contact us.

The Site is not intended to receive confidential information from you. As a result, and with the exception of the personal data mentioned above, any information, in whatever form - document, data, graphic, question, suggestion, concept, remark, or other - that you communicate to us on the Site will in no way be considered confidential. Consequently, its simple transmission by you gives us the right to use it, reproduce it, distribute it, modify it or transmit it in order to process your request.

 

7. Cookies


During your visits, you are informed that a cookie may be automatically installed on your browser. This is a block of data which is not used for identification purposes but which is used to record information relating to your navigation on the Site. It allows analysis of traffic, audience measurement ... to improve the quality of the Site.

 

The settings of your browser software allow you to be informed of the presence of the cookie and, if necessary, to refuse it in the following way:

 

  • with the Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.x and 6.x browsers: click on the "Tools" menu bar and then on "Internet Options", choose the "Privacy" tab and then move the cursor to the desired security level or click on the "Advanced" button and then "Ignore automatic cookie management" and check the "refuse" or "request" option for each column;
  • with the Netscape Navigator 6.2 browser: click on the "Edit" menu bar, then on "Preferences", select "Confidentiality and security", then choose the "cookies" item and check "disable" or "ask me";
  • with the Mozilla Firefox browser version 1.x and 1.5: click on the "Tools" menu bar, then on "Options", choose the "Privacy" tab, then "Cookies" and uncheck the "Allow" box;
  • with the Apple Safari browser: go to the "Safari > Safari Preferences" menu, then click on the "Security" tab and click on "From visited sites only".
  • If you refuse to accept cookies, certain services will no longer be accessible.

You have the right to access, rectify or delete your personal data communicated through the "cookie" under the conditions indicated in the "Personal Data" section.

 

8. Hypertext links

 


EQUANS shall not be held liable for any hypertext links to other Sites, in particular with regard to the content of these Sites.

EQUANS is not responsible for hypertext links to this Site and prohibits anyone from setting up such a link without its prior written authorization.

 

9. Disclaimer of Forward-Looking Information

 


The Site may contain certain non-historical information that constitutes forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, statements regarding future events, trends, plans or objectives. These statements are based on management's current views and assumptions and are subject to important risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements (or from past results). Additional information about these risks and uncertainties can be found in EQUANS' filings with the relevant authorities. Forward-looking statements are made as of a certain date and EQUANS undertakes no obligation to update or revise them, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

 

10. General Provisions


Any assignment or other transfer of the rights granted by these terms is strictly prohibited.

If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms to be invalid, the invalidity of that provision shall not affect the validity of the remainder of the Terms, which shall continue in full force and effect.

The failure of either party to exercise any right or take any action under these Terms shall not be deemed a waiver of such right or action.

The Site is governed by French law. These Terms shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, French law.

 

11. Use of Cookies and Log Files


When you access this Site, a "user session (SessionID)" cookie may be automatically installed and stored temporarily on your hard drive to facilitate your navigation. Once your session is closed, the cookie will be destroyed. A cookie is a small, randomly generated file of information that a Web site can send to a personal computer's hard drive to facilitate your navigation and streamline your registration procedures. By definition, a cookie does not allow us to identify you.

If you wish, you can prevent these session cookies from being saved by configuring your browser accordingly. This operation may modify or even make it difficult for you to navigate the website.
 
Social plug-ins or sharing buttons on social networks are likely, subject to your consent, to be present on our site to allow you to access the functionality of sharing content with other people on social networks from our site or to let these other people know your consultation or your opinion concerning a content of our site (social plug-ins "like", "share", ...)
 
By the mere fact of their presence, these social plug-ins - whether or not you are a user of these social platforms - are likely to deposit cookies on your hard drive to track your browsing and identify your interests. 
 
We have no control over the process used by social networks to collect information about your browsing on our site.
 
The issuance and use of cookies by these third parties are subject to their own privacy policies. We invite you to read them in order to identify the purposes of use, in particular advertising, and the browsing information that they may collect thanks to the application plug-ins and thus determine your choice. These protection policies must allow you to exercise your choices with these social networks, in particular by setting up your user accounts for each of these networks.
 
If necessary, you can refuse the insertion of these cookies by following the procedure indicated on your browser (see below for the steps to follow), according to the proposed methods that suit you best. You can change your choice at any time.

In addition, in order to analyze your preferences and subject to your consent, invisible pixels or internet tags may be placed by a third party service provider on some of our articles and messages to help us identify the pages consulted, to count the frequency of display as well as the number of visitors, to analyze the traffic patterns and to establish statistics for the most popular contents.
 
Finally, audio and video recordings, podcasts and webcasts are available to you through third-party services. During your possible accesses and subject to your consent, these third parties are likely to deposit cookies on your hard disk to help us identify the most appreciated contents.

 
The procedure to follow to refuse the insertion of these "third party" cookies is as follows, according to the methods proposed to suit you best:

 

For Mozilla firefox:
1. Choose the "Tools" menu and then "Options".
2. Click on the "privacy" icon
3. Locate the "cookie" menu and select the options that suit you
http://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/activer-desactiver-cookies?redirectlocale=fr&redirectslug=Activer+and+d%C3%A9activate+the+cookies 

 

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:
1. Select the "Tools" menu and then "Internet Options".
2. Click on the "Privacy" icon
3. Select the desired level using the slider
http://windows.microsoft.com/fr-FR/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

 

For Chrome:
1. Go to the Chrome / Preferences menu
2. Click on "Show advanced settings".
3. Click on "Content settings..." in the privacy section
4. Click on "Cookies and Site Data..." in the new window
5. Click on "Delete all" and validate by clicking on "OK".
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=fr&hlrm=en

 

For Safari:
Go to the Safari / Preferences menu
Click on "Confidentiality".
In "Block cookies", check "Always".
http://www.apple.com/support/?path=Safari/3.0/fr/9277.html

 

To find out about the options offered by other browsers and how to delete the cookies stored on your terminal, the CNIL details on this link the steps to follow to limit your traces on the web https://www.cnil.fr/fr/cookies-les-outils-pour-les-maitriser and, more generally, informs you about the mechanisms for setting cookies http://www.cnil.fr/vos-droits/vos-traces/les-cookies/#c5554. 

 

Consult the cookie management page