1. Presentation of the site.
In accordance with Article 6 of Law No. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on trust in the digital economy, users of the www.afica.fr website are informed of the identity of the various stakeholders involved in its implementation and monitoring:
Creator: BGF Communication
Publishing Lead: BGF Communication
The publication manager is a natural person or a legal person.
Webmaster: BGF Communication
Host: OVH – 2 Rue Kellermann, 59100 Roubaix
2. General terms and conditions of use of the website and the services offered.
This site is normally accessible to users at any time. However, an interruption for technical maintenance may be decided by AFICA, which will then endeavour to inform users beforehand of the dates and times of the intervention.
The website www.afica.fr is regularly updated by BGF Communication. In the same way, the legal notices can be modified at any time: they are nevertheless binding on the user who is invited to refer to them as often as possible in order to read them.
3. Description of services provided.
The purpose of www.afica.fr is to provide information on all the activities of the company.
AFICA strives to provide as accurate information as possible on the www.afica.fr website. However, it may not be held liable for any omissions, inaccuracies or deficiencies in the update, whether on its own account or on account of the third-party partners who provide it with this information.
All the information indicated on the website www.afice.fr is given for information purposes, and is likely to change. The information on www.afica.fr is not exhaustive. They are subject to changes that have been made since they were published online.
4. Contractual limitations on technical data.
The website may not be held responsible for material damage related to the use of the website. In addition, the user of the site undertakes to access the site using recent, virus-free material and with an updated browser of the latest generation
5. Intellectual property and counterfeiting.
AFICA owns the intellectual property rights or the rights of use on all the elements accessible on the site, including texts, images, graphics, logo, icons, sounds, software.
Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication, adaptation of all or part of the elements of the site, whatever the means or the process used, is prohibited, unless prior written authorization from: AFICA.
Any unauthorized use of the site or any of the elements it contains will be considered as constituting an infringement and prosecuted in accordance with the provisions of articles L.335-2 et seq. of the Intellectual Property Code.
6. Limitations of Liability.
AFICA shall not be liable for any direct or indirect damage caused to the User’s Materials, when accessing the website www.afica.fr, and resulting either from the use of material that does not meet the specifications indicated in point 4, or the appearance of a bug or incompatibility.
AFICA will also not be liable for indirect damages (such as loss of market or loss of opportunity) resulting from the use of the website www.afica.fr.
Interactive spaces (possibility to ask questions in the contact area) are available to users.
AFICA reserves the right to delete, without prior notice, any content deposited in this space that would contravene the legislation applicable in France, in particular the provisions relating to data protection. Where applicable, AFICA also reserves the right to challenge the civil and/or criminal liability of the user, in particular in the case of messages of a racist, abusive, defamatory or pornographic nature, regardless of the medium used (text, photograph, etc.).
7. Management of personal data.
In France, personal data are protected in particular by Law No. 78-87 of 6 January 1978, Law No. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, Article L. 226-13 of the Penal Code and the European Directive of 24 October 1995.
When using the website www.afica.fr, the URL of the links through which the user has accessed the website www.afica.fr, the provider of access of the user, the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the user can be collected.
In any case, AFICA collects personal information relating to the user only for the purpose of certain services offered by the website www.afica.fr. The user shall provide this information with full knowledge of the facts, in particular when entering it by himself. The user of the www.afica.fr site is then informed of the obligation to provide this information.
In accordance with the provisions of Articles 38 and following of Law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on data processing, files and freedoms, every user has the right to access, rectify and oppose personal data concerning him, by making its written and signed request, accompanied by a copy of the document of identity with the signature of the holder of the document, specifying the address to which the reply must be sent.
No personal information of the user of the website www.afica.fr is published without the user’s knowledge, exchanged, transferred, assigned or sold on any medium to third parties. Only the assumption of the acquisition of AFICA and its rights would allow the transmission of said information to the potential purchaser who would in turn be bound by the same obligation to preserve and modify the data vis-à-vis the user of the website www.afica.fr.
The databases are protected by the provisions of the Law of 1 July 1998 transposing Directive 96/9 of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases.
8. Hyperlinks and cookies.
The website www.afica.fr contains a number of hyperlinks to other sites, set up with the permission of AFICA. However, AFICA does not have the possibility to check the content of the sites visited, and will therefore not assume any responsibility for this fact.
Browsing the website www.afica.fr may result in the installation of a cookie(s) on the user’s computer. A cookie is a small file, which does not allow the identification of the user, but which records information relating to the navigation of a computer on a site. The data thus obtained are intended to facilitate subsequent navigation on the site, and are also intended to allow various measures of use.
Refusal to install a cookie may make it impossible to access certain services. However, the user can configure his computer as follows, to refuse the installation of cookies:
Under Internet Explorer: Tool tab (cog pictogram in top right corner) / internet options. Click Privacy and choose Block All Cookies. Confirm Ok.
Under Firefox: At the top of the browser window, click the Firefox button, then go to the Options tab. Click the Privacy tab.
Set the Retention Rules to: Use custom settings for history. Finally, uncheck to disable cookies.
Under Safari: Click on the top right of the browser on the menu icon (symbolized by a cog). Select Settings. Click View Advanced Settings. In the “Privacy” section, click Content Settings. In the “Cookies” section, you can block cookies.
Under Chrome: Click the top right of the browser on the menu icon (symbolized by three horizontal lines). Select Settings. Click Show advanced settings. In the “Privacy” section, click preferences. In the “Privacy” tab, you can block cookies.
9. Applicable law and jurisdiction.
Any dispute relating to the use of the website www.afica.fr is subject to French law. The competent courts of Paris shall have exclusive jurisdiction.
10. The main laws involved.
Law No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, notably amended by Law No. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004 on data processing, files and freedoms.
Law no. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on confidence in the digital economy.
User: Internet user logging in, using the aforementioned site.
Personal information: “information that allows, in any form, directly or indirectly, the identification of the natural persons to whom it applies” (Article 4 of Law No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978).