Terms & conditions of use of the website
The purpose of the Website is to provide you with institutional information on the Bolloré group and links to its various websites.
Terms & Conditions of Use of the Website
a) Acceptance of the Terms & Conditions of Use
The Website User (the “User”) acknowledges having read all of the provisions of these terms & conditions of use (“TCU”) and irrevocably accepts them without reservation.
The Publisher may update these TCU at any time. The User is therefore asked to refer regularly to the latest TCU in force.
Notwithstanding the use of the expressions “Bolloré,” “Groupe Bolloré,” “we,” or “our,” we remind you that, for all intents and purposes, each Groupe Bolloré company has its own legal personality and that said use shall not result in any solidarity between Bolloré S.A. and its subsidiaries nor among them.
b) User Commitments
The User hereby acknowledges that they have the skills and resources necessary to access and use the Website.
At all times, the User shall refrain from collecting or misusing any identifying information accessed through the Website, and generally, from any action likely to compromise the privacy, honor, sensitivity, or brand image of any individual or legal entity, specifically the Publisher and its subsidiaries, affiliates, and officers, by avoiding any mention, message, or text that is defamatory, malicious, derogatory or threatening, on any medium whatsoever. Such content will immediately be deleted by Bolloré.
The User agrees not to use the Website or the information or data presented on it for any commercial, political, or advertising purposes, or for any form of commercial solicitation, specifically to send unsolicited emails.
The User further agrees not to alter the functioning of the information systems, nor to usurp or divert any identifiers, names, or attributes of the other Users, and, generally, not to perform in any way whatsoever any action that may create confusion in the Users’ minds.
c) Contact form
If desired, the User may fill out a contact form with his/her name and email address, a subject line and message, it being specified that the “Name,” “Email,” and “Message” fields are mandatory, in order to be able to answer the questions submitted by the User. As indicated in the provisions set out below relating to Personal Data and cookies, the information provided by the User via the contact form will be used by Bolloré S.A. or any Group entity in order to enable contact between the User and any entity of Groupe Bolloré .
Data provided to us by the User in this manner will be used only by Bolloré S.A. or any entity in its Group, and only in order to respond to his/her request; in no case shall his/her data be used for commercial purposes or sent to a third party, unless otherwise required by law or regulations.
Pursuant to applicable regulations, the Users have a right to access, object to, correct, and delete their personal information, which they may exercise according to the terms mentioned in Article 2, “Protection of personal data”
d) Intellectual and industrial property rights
Subject to the rights expressly granted by the Publisher, intellectual property rights over the documents contained on the Website and each of the items created for the Website are the exclusive property of the Publisher, who does not grant any license or any right other than the right to view the Website. In particular, brands and other intellectual property rights cited on the Website are the property of the relevant entities of Groupe Bolloré. Reproduction of any documents published on the Website is authorized solely for the purposes of information for personal and private use, and any reproduction or use of copies made for other purposes is expressly prohibited.
e) Website Management
To ensure the proper management of the Website, the Publisher may, at any time:
− suspend, interrupt, or limit access to all or part of the Website;
− delete any information that may disrupt its functioning or that violates national or international laws, or the rules of Netiquette;
− suspend the Website in order to perform updates.
f) Information provided on Groupe Bolloré
Bolloré Group strives to ensure that the information published on the Website is correct and up to date, and reserves the right to correct its content at any time and without prior notice.
However, Groupe Bolloré cannot guarantee that the information provided on the Website is correct, accurate, or thorough, including all of the hyperlinks or any other IT link used directly or indirectly from the Website.
Consequently, Groupe Bolloré declines any liability:
− for any inaccuracy, error, or omission regarding the information available on the Website;
− for any damages resulting from a fraudulent intrusion by a third party having resulted in a change to the information available on the Website;
− and, more generally, for any direct or indirect damage, regardless of its causes, origins, nature, or consequences, inflicted by anyone’s access to the Website or by the inability to access it, as well as the use of the Website and/or the credit given to any information taken directly or indirectly from it.
The Website may contain certain non-historical data including forecast statements, specifically prospective statements concerning future events, trends, plans, or objectives. These statements are founded on management’s current views and assumptions and are subject to substantial risks and contingencies that may result in a significant difference between real outcomes and those contained explicitly or implicitly in these statements (or previous outcomes). More information on these risks and contingencies is included in the documents filed with the competent authorities by the Publisher. Forecast statements are presented on a certain date, and the Publisher has not undertaken to update or revise them, whether due to new information, future events, or for any other reason.
In addition, the information published on the Website cannot be considered an invitation to invest. In no event should it be interpreted as a solicitation, nor is it an offer to subscribe to, purchase, or exchange shares or other transferable securities in any Groupe Bolloré entity. As such, it has not been inspected by the competent authorities as required for any public offerings of financial securities.
The Publisher shall not be held liable should any or all of the Website’s features be unavailable, or for the presence of viruses or malware on the Website.
The Publisher shall not be held liable for any error, failure, outage, difficulty or disruption of operation preventing access to the Website or any of its features.
The User is entirely responsible for the hardware he/she uses to log on to the Website. The User must take all appropriate measures to protect his/her hardware and data from online viruses.
The Publisher cannot be held liable for any legal proceedings against the User due to use of the Website or of any service accessible online due to the User’s failure to follow these TCU.
The Publisher is not liable for any damage caused to the User, any third parties, and/or the User’s equipment by logging on or using the Website, and the User waives any action against the Publisher as a result.
The User’s creation of any hyperlinks to any or all of the Website is strictly prohibited, except with the Publisher’s prior written authorization.
The Publisher is free to refuse such authorization and does not have to justify its decision in any way whatsoever. If the Publisher grants its authorization, such authorization is only temporary and may be revoked at any time, and the Publisher is not obligated to provide any reason for doing so.
In all cases, any link shall be removed at the Publisher’s first request.
Any information accessible via a link to other websites is not under the control of the Publisher, who refuses any liability as to their content.
i) Applicable law
These TCU are governed by French law and subject to the exclusive competence of the Courts of Nanterre, subject to specific assignment of jurisdiction resulting from a particular legal or regulatory text.