General terms and conditions

The terms and conditions were last updated on May 29, 2021

1. Introduction

These terms and conditions apply to this website and to transactions related to our products and services. You may be bound by additional agreements in connection with your relationship with us or any products or services you receive from us. If any provisions of additional agreements conflict with any provisions of these terms and conditions, the provisions of those additional agreements shall prevail.

 

2. Mandatory

By registering, accessing or otherwise using this site, you hereby agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth below. By using this website, you acknowledge and agree to these terms and conditions. In some cases, we may also ask you to give your explicit consent.

 

3. Electronic communication

By using this website or communicating with us by electronic means, you agree and acknowledge that we may communicate with you electronically through our website or by sending you an e-mail, and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement, including but not limited to the requirement that such communications be in writing.

 

4. Intellectual Property

We or our licensees own and control all copyright and other intellectual property rights in the website and the data, information and other resources displayed or accessible on the website. 

 

4.1 All rights reserved

Unless otherwise specified in specific content, no license or other rights are granted to you under any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property right. This means that you will not use, copy, reproduce, perform, display, distribute, incorporate into an electronic medium, modify, reverse engineer, decompile, transfer, upload, transmit, monetize, sell, merchandise, or market any of the materials on this website in any form without our prior written permission, except and only to the extent otherwise provided by mandatory law (such as the right to quote).

 

5. Newsletter

Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may forward our newsletter in electronic form to others who may be interested in visiting our website.

 

6. Third Party Property

Our website may include hyperlinks or other references to third party websites. We do not monitor or review the content of third party websites that are linked to this website. Products or services offered by other websites are subject to the applicable terms and conditions of those third parties. The opinions expressed or materials appearing on such sites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by us.

We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites. You assume all risks associated with the use of these websites and any third party services. We will not accept any liability for any loss or damage, however caused, resulting from the disclosure of your personal information to third parties. 

 

7. Responsible use

By visiting our website, you agree to use it only for the purposes intended and permitted by these terms and conditions, any additional agreements with us, and applicable laws and regulations, as well as generally accepted online practices and industry guidelines. You shall not use our website or services to use, publish or distribute any material that consists of (or is related to) malware; use data collected on our website for any direct marketing activities, or conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities on or in connection with our website.

You are strictly prohibited from engaging in any activity that causes, or could cause, damage to the website or interfere with the performance, availability or accessibility of the website. 

 

8. Idea submission

Do not send us any ideas, inventions, works of authorship or other information that may be considered your own intellectual property that you wish to present to us, unless we have previously signed an intellectual property agreement or a non-disclosure agreement. If you disclose it to us in the absence of such a written agreement, you grant us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media.

 

9. End of use

We may, in our sole discretion, at any time modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, access to the Website or any of the services therein. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of your access to or use of the Website or any content you may have shared on the Website. You will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment, even if certain features, settings and/or any content you contributed or relied upon are permanently lost. You must not circumvent or misuse, or attempt to circumvent or misuse, any restriction on access to our website.

 

10. Warranties and liability

Nothing in this section shall limit or exclude any warranty implied by law which it would be unlawful to limit or exclude. This website and all its contents are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. We expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the availability, accuracy or completeness of the content. We do not warrant that:

– this website or our content will meet your needs;
– this website will be available uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free.

Nothing on this website constitutes or is intended to constitute legal, financial or medical advice of any kind. If you need advice, you should consult an appropriate professional.

The following provisions of this section will apply to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and will not limit or exclude our liability in respect of any matter for which it would be illegal or unlawful for us to limit or exclude our liability. In no event shall we be liable for any direct or indirect damages (including damages for loss of profits or revenue, loss or corruption of data, software or databases, or loss of or damage to property or data) suffered by you or any third party arising out of your access to or use of our website.

Except to the extent that any additional agreement expressly provides otherwise, our maximum liability to you for any damages arising out of or relating to the website or any products and services marketed or sold through the website, regardless of the form of the legal action imposing liability (whether in contract, equity, negligence, intentional misconduct, tort or otherwise) shall be limited to the total price you paid to us to purchase such products or services or use the website. This limitation shall apply in the aggregate to all of your claims, actions and causes of action of every nature and kind.

 

11. Privacy

To access our website and/or services, you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself as part of the registration process. You agree that all information you provide will always be accurate, correct and up-to-date.

 

12. Export Restrictions / Legal Compliance

Access to the website from territories or countries where the content or purchase of products or services sold on the website is illegal is prohibited. You may not use this website in violation of the export laws and regulations of France. 

 

13. Affectation

You may not assign, transfer or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms and Conditions, in whole or in part, to any third party without our prior written consent. Any purported assignment in violation of this section will be null and void. 

 

14. Violation of these Terms and Conditions

Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, we may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including temporarily or permanently suspending your access to the website, contacting your Internet Service Provider to request that it block your access to the website, and/or taking legal action against you.

 

15. Compensation

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us harmless from all claims, liabilities, damages, losses and expenses related to your violation of these Terms and Conditions and applicable laws, including intellectual property rights and privacy rights. You will promptly reimburse us for any damages, losses, costs and expenses related to or arising from such claims.

 

16. Waiver

Failure to enforce any of the provisions set forth in these terms and conditions and in any agreement, or to exercise an option to terminate, shall not be construed as a waiver of such provisions and shall not affect the validity of these terms and conditions or any agreement or any portion thereof, or the right thereafter to enforce each provision. 

 

17. Language

These terms and conditions shall be translated exclusively into English and French. All notifications and correspondence will be written exclusively in this language.

 

18. Full agreement

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Caron & Associés SARL regarding your use of this website. 

 

19. Updating of these terms and conditions

We may update these terms and conditions from time to time. It is your responsibility to periodically check these terms and conditions for changes or updates. The date at the top of these Terms and Conditions is the most recent revision date. Changes to these Terms and Conditions will be effective when posted on this website. Your continued use of this website following the posting of changes or updates will be deemed notice of your agreement to follow and be bound by these terms and conditions. 

 

20. Choice of law and jurisdiction

The present general conditions are governed by the laws of France. Any dispute relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of France. If any part or provision of these terms and conditions is found by any court or other authority to be invalid and/or unenforceable under applicable law, that part or provision will be modified, deleted and/or enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of these terms and conditions. The remaining provisions shall not be affected.

 

21. Contact Information

This website is owned and operated by Caron & Associés SARL.

You can contact us about these terms and conditions through our contact page.

All of our legal and regulatory publications can be found on this page.

 

22. Downloading

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