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WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Welcome to LeWeb’s website (hereafter the “Website”)!

Please read the following Terms and Conditions of Use before using this Website. Because the Terms and Conditions of Use may change from time to time at our sole discretion, we recommend that you check for updates, modifications or revisions periodically, as you will be bound by such modifications. If you do not accept and abide by these Terms and Conditions of Use, you should not use the Website. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions of Use shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.

1. LEGAL TERMS

The Website is fully and exclusively owned by BUSINESS PACE, a French société par actions simplifiée (simplified limited company) with share capital of €75.000, whose registered office is located at 117 rue de Charenton  75012 Paris, France, and which is registered with the Paris Trade and Companies Register under number 428 950 604, (collectively, “Business Pace”, “LeWeb”, “we” or “us”).

The Website is hosted by FLOSOFT, a German company having its registered office at Jensen & Kraemer GbR Hauptstr. 2/2, 73773 Aichwald, Germany and whose phone number is the following: +49-711-9327199.

 

2. ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE AND SECURITY

Access to the Website services is only allowed by the interface that is provided by LeWeb for use in accessing the said service.

Users must be aged at least 16 years to register on the Website or subscribe to newsletters.

– Note to parents:

Parents should supervise the online activities of their children and we encourage them to use a parental control tool available, especially online, to help them give their children a secure environment. These tools include the ability to deter minors communicating online their name, address and other personal information without parental permission

LeWeb reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, part or all of the services. Such changes shall be posted on the Website itself, no specific prior notice being imposed on LeWeb.

You shall have continuous and uninterrupted access to the Website, save in the event of force majeure or events beyond LeWeb ’s control and subject to any technical faults or work, maintenance or upgrades required for the smooth running of the Website.

3. CONTENT OF THE WEBSITE AND USE OF THE CONTENT

The content of the Website and in particular, without limitation, the architecture and the data of any kind whatsoever and in particular, texts, illustrations, figures, graphics, icons, images, logos, website design, photos, maps, music, video recordings, software, trademarks, trade names, databases (hereinafter the “Content”) are protected by authors’ rights, trade mark law and any and all other intellectual property rights and are the property of LeWeb or the third parties that authorised it to exploit them.

By using the Website, you represent and warrant:

Not to reproduce all or part of the Website on any other website whatsoever and/or on any company in-house network.

Not to reproduce, extract, summarise, modify, translate, alter or distribute to third parties the Content and in particular the databases, whether in whole or in part, without LeWeb ’s prior express consent.

Any other form of reproduction or display of the Content and in particular database, logos or trademarks without LeWeb ’s prior express consent, shall, in particular, constitute an act of infringement or of unfair competition, as the case may be, and will be sanctioned accordingly.

4. LIABILITY

You assume full liability for non compliance with the present Terms and Conditions of Use.

LeWeb shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to loss of profits, goodwill, data, resulting, inter alia, from (i) the use or inability to use the Website; (ii) the unauthorised access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (iii) statements or conduct of yourself, other Participants and/or third parties in the course of accessing or using the services; interruptions of and difficulties in the operation of the services.

LeWeb is watchful regarding the correct functioning of the Website and their peaceful use, but LeWeb does not warrant their functioning without interruption or available error-free information and does not make any statement and warranty as for the content of the Website, especially concerning the data uploaded directly or indirectly by the Participants.

You hereby hold harmless and indemnify and will at any time hold harmless and keep LeWeb, any of its officers, directors, owners, employees, agents as well as its information providers, affiliates, partners, other Participants and licensors fully and effectively indemnified from and against all actions, proceedings, claims, damages, costs and losses, liability, legal costs (including attorneys’ fees), expenses whatsoever made against or incurred by any connection to and use of the Website and in consequence of any breach or non-performance of any of the representations, warranties or covenants contained in these Terms and Conditions of Use, notably a violation of rights of LeWeb or any third person or entity, including but not limited to copyright infringement, trademark infringement, or any damage or infringement in link with your connection to and/or use of and/or accessibility to the Website.

LeWeb reserves the right, in case of its involvement in any matter for which it is sued due to a violation of rights caused by yourself as stated here-above, to assume its exclusive defence and control of the matter, at your own expense, and you agree to co-operate with our defence of these claims.

5. LINKS

5.1 Links to Website

LeWeb’s prior express written consent is required for a link to the Website from another website. This consent may be withdrawn at any time, with no requirement to give any reasons for its decision to withdraw its consent.

5.2 Link from the Website to other websites

The Website offers links to numerous other websites managed by other companies for convenience or information purposes only. LeWeb may not be held liable as regards the content, products, services, advertising, cookies, computer code, or any other elements of these websites as well as for any damage or losses consecutive or in connection with the use of information, services or data available on these websites. These websites are separate and independent from the Website and do not constitute in any way an endorsement or validation of LeWeb to their content. LeWeb is not responsible of the collection and use of your personal data by those websites.

6. PRIVACY AND COOKIES POLICY

LeWeb respects the privacy of every individual who visits the Website and hereby informs you on the terms and conditions under which data that we collect from you on the Website will be used, shared and otherwise treated. This Privacy and Cookies Policy will also instruct you on how you can verify the accuracy, and control certain uses, of the information you provide to us on the Websites. LeWeb abides by the constraining French and European rules in terms of protection of personal data and privacy. Personal data processing carried out by LeWeb in the framework of the Website has been notified to the French Data Protection Authority, the CNIL (www.cnil.fr).

6.1 Collection and use of your personal data

Users are informed that their personal data, i.e. all information requested of them, in particular at the time they register for a newsletter or a tradeshow, and that enables them to be (directly or indirectly) identified (such as their surname, first name, position, email address, telephone and fax numbers and photographs) is indispensable to fulfill your

For these purposes, personal data is processed electronically, and such processing is reported to the French National Data Protection Authority (Commission Nationale Informatique et Libertés or CNIL).

For the purposes of fulfilling your request, all or some of this personal data may be transmitted anywhere in the world, including at times to countries that may not necessarily guarantee a level of data protection equivalent to that guaranteed by the French Act of 6 January 1978 on Data Processing, Data files and Individual Liberties, as amended. This personal data may be:

Communicated to third parties that have entered into contracts with LeWeb , in particular the companies of the Reed Elsevier group and LeWeb ’s representatives, service providers and partners, which may be located anywhere in the world.

Used on all distribution and promotional media in connection with the relevant tradeshow, including over the internet.

6.2 Your rights

In accordance with the French Act of 6 January 1978 on Data Processing, Data files and Individual Liberties, as amended, Participants may exercise their right to access, correct and oppose the use of their personal data by writing to the following email address: cnil@leweb.co.

Please also note that once we receive your request, it may take up to 3 weeks to become effective.

In accordance with the provisions of the French law 2004-575 dated June 21st, 2004 related to “Trusting Digital Economy”, you have the right to opt out of receiving future marketing communication from LeWeb through use of your electronic contact details.

6.3 Use of Cookies

What are “cookies”?

“Cookies” (also known as HTTP cookies, web cookies or browser cookies) are small pieces of data, which are stored as text files on your computer, whenever you visit certain websites. Their typical purpose is to help sites remember particular actions you may have done there in the past. For example, cookies may track when you have logged into a website, visited certain pages or clicked certain buttons.

For more information on cookies and configuration of your web browser, you may visit the French data protection authority website at: www.cnil.fr.

The Website uses cookies to improve your user experience and even essential for certain features of a website.

For example, we use cookies to:

Remember when you have logged into a website.

Track your usage of a website, via Google Analytics©.

ARE COOKIES HARMFUL?

Cookies cannot harm you or your computer. They cannot contain viruses, cannot install harmful software and cannot damage your computer in any way. Although LeWeb uses cookies to gather encrypted information to improve your user experience, this information is never personally identifiable. We do not use cookies to store any sensitive information, such as name, address or contact details.

Despite this, if you do wish to disable or remove cookies, please see the “Help” section of your browser or mobile device. Each browser or device handles the management of cookies differently, so you will need to refer to your appropriate “Help” documentation. However, as mentioned, please be aware that cookies are essential for certain features of the Website to work properly.

WHY ARE WE TELLING YOU THIS?

The information provided here on the use of cookies on the Website demonstrates our compliance with recent cookie legislation. We also want you, as a valued Website user, to fully understand your privacy, how cookies affect you and to be entirely comfortable with your website experience.

We trust that this information eases any concerns you may have had about your privacy and safety with cookies. BY CONTINUING TO USE OUR WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE SUBJECT TO THE TERMS OF THIS COOKIES POLICY AND OUR USE OF COOKIES AS DISCLOSED IN THIS POLICY.

WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE AND WHY?

The following shows the full list of platform cookies, used throughout our Website.

Name

Owner

Duration

Purpose

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Google Analytics

3 days

This cookie stores the amount of visits (for each visitor), the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit.

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Google Analytics

30 minutes

This cookie is used to establish a user session with the website.

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Google Analytics

None

This cookie determines whether or not a new session has been created.

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Google Analytics

6 months

This cookie records whether the visitor came from a search engine (and if so, the search keyword used), a link, or from no previous page (e.g. a bookmark).

 

 

 

 

The Website is regularly monitored in order to supply you with the best service and to meet your expectations. For this purpose, we consult the statistics relating to use of the Website and develop the Website on the basis of this data. User statistics are anonymous.

7. MISCELLANEOUS

If any clause is found null or invalid or may not be enforced under provisions of law or public policy, all other terms and conditions shall remain in full force and effect, and the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed replaced by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision.

You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of our Website must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

Please note that these Terms and Conditions of Use are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with French Law.

For any dispute arising in connection with the construction and/or performance hereof, and failing an amicable settlement, the parties submit to the French court of competent jurisdiction.