About the website
In accordance with article 6 of French law no. 2004-575 of 21 June relating to the digital economy, users of the website http://www.fs-institute.fr are hereby informed of the identity of persons and entities involved in producing and operating the website.
Publisher: Société FS GROUP
29 rue du Faubourg de Saverne
TEL: +33(0) 388 249 830
FAX: +33(0) 388 329 368
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE OF THE SITE AND THE SERVICES OFFERED
Use of the website http://www.fs-institute.fr implies full and unconditional acceptance of the general terms and conditions of use set forth below. These terms and conditions of use may be amended or augmented at any time and users are therefore invited to check them regularly.
This website is normally accessible to users at all times
The http://www.fs-signaling.fr website is regularly updated by FS GROUP and the legal notice may therefore also be amended at any time. Users will, however, continue to be bound by the notice and are invited to consult it on a regular basis.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES PROVIDED
The purpose of the http://www.fs-institute.fr website is to provide information about the company’s business.
FS GROUP makes every effort to ensure that the information provided on the http://www.fs-institute.fr website is as accurate as possible. It cannot, however, be held liable for any omissions, inaccuracies or failure to update said information, whether due to its own actions or those of third parties providing information.
The information given on the http://www.fs-institute.fr website is for information purposes only and may be subject to modification. Furthermore, the information given on http://www.fs-institute.fr is not exhaustive and is subject to any change that might have been made since it was published online.
TECHNICAL DATA CONTRACTUAL LIMITATIONS
The website cannot be held liable for any damage arising from use of the website. Furthermore, the website user agrees to access the site using recent equipment not containing any virus and with a recently updated, latest-generation browser.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND COUNTERFEITING
FS GROUP owns the intellectual property rights or holds the usage rights over all the items on the website, including text, images, graphics, logos, icons, sounds and software.
It is prohibited to reproduce, represent, modify, publish or adapt all or any part of the website, regardless of the means or processes used, without the prior written approval of: contact us
Any unauthorised use of the website or of any of the elements it contains will be considered as counterfeiting and will be prosecuted in accordance with the provisions of articles L.335-2 et seq of the French Intellectual Property Code
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
FS GROUP cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage caused to a user’s material when connecting to the http://www.fs-institute.fr website, or arising either from the use of material that fails to meet the specifications set out in point.4, or the occurrence of a bug or incompatibility issue.
In addition, FS GROUP may not be held liable for any indirect damage (including, for example, loss of a contract or loss of opportunity) following the use of the website http://www.fs-institute.fr.
Interactive pages, where questions can be asked in the contact section, are available to users. Codeis reserves the right to delete, without prior notice, any content entered in this section which might contravene applicable law in France, especially those provisions relating to the protection of data. When necessary, FS GROUP also reserves the right to invoke the user’s civil or criminal liability, especially with regard to any messages of a racial, insulting, defamatory or pornographic nature, regardless of the medium used (text, photograph, etc.).
CONTROL OF PERSONAL DATA
In France, personal data are protected by French laws no. 78-87 of 6 January 1978, no. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, article L. 226-13 of the French penal code and the European Directive of 24 October 1995.
When connection is made to the http://www.fs-institute.fr website, the following data may be collected: the URLs of the links used by the user to connect to the http://www.fs-institute.fr website, the user’s Internet provider and the user’s IP (Internet Protocol) address.
FS GROUP will only collect personal data relating to the user when required by certain services offered by the http://www.fs-institute.fr website. Users knowingly provide this information, especially when they are asked to enter the data themselves. Should this be the case, users of the http://www.fs-institute.fr website are informed whether this information is mandatory or optional.
In accordance with the provisions of articles 38 et seq of the French data protection law, no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, all users are entitled to view, rectify and contest their personal details, by submitting a written, signed request, including a return address.
No personal data regarding users of the http://www.fs-institute.fr website are published, transferred, assigned, exchanged, transferred or sold without the users’ knowledge on any form of medium to any third party. Only in a situation whereby FS GROUP is sold, along with its rights, would such information be transferred to the buyer, who would in turn be bound by the same obligations regarding the storage and modification of data relating to users of the http://www.fs-institute.fr website.
The website has not been declared to the CNIL (the French National Commission for Informatics and Liberties) as it does not collect personal details.
The databases are protected by the provisions of the law of 1 July 1998, transposing directive 96/9 of 11 March 1996, relating to the legal protection of databases.
Internet Explorer: click on the Tools tab (wheel icon in the top right-hand corner) and then Internet options. Click on Privacy and select Block all cookies. Click on OK to confirm.
Firefox: click on the Firefox menu button (3 lines in the top right-hand corner) and then click on the Options icon. Click on the Privacy tab and then in the history section, set to Use custom settings for history and uncheck the Accept cookies from sites box.
APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION
Any dispute relating to the use of the http://www.fs-institute.fr website is subject to French law. The courts of Strasbourg shall have exclusive jurisdiction.
THE MAIN LAWS IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
French law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, amended by law no. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004 relating to informatics, data and liberties
Law no. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 relating to confidence in the digital economy.
User: a person connecting to and using the abovementioned website.
Personal data: data which can be used, in any form and either directly or indirectly, to identify the physical persons to whom they apply (article 4 of French law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978).