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This website at www.vicat.fr ("the Site") provides institutional and financial information about the Vicat group and gives links to its subsidiaries and partners. "Vicat" refers to companies affiliated directly or indirectly to the company Vicat ("we", "us").

These General Conditions of Use ("GCU") inform you of the rules that apply to the use of the Site and to the treatment of your personal data.

The Site is published by the company Vicat, a corporation with share capital of 179,600,000 euros, registration number 057 505 539 with the Nanterre (France) register of trade and companies (RCS) and EU VAT number FR 92 057 505 539, whose headquarters are in the Tour Manhattan building, 6 Place de l’Iris, 92095 Paris La Défense CEDEX.

Tel.: +33 4 7427 5900 / Email: communication@vicat.fr

Directeur de la publication: Vicat Communication Department

The Site is hosted by 

Conditions of access and use

Acceptance and modification of the GCU

By accessing the Site, you agree to the terms of these GCU and all the conditions the Site contains or refers to that are applicable at the time you access it.

Should you refuse any of the terms or obligations in the GCU, do not use the Site. We may at any time modify all or part of the Site, services accessible from the Site, and/or the GCU.

Use of the SITE

You undertake, in general terms, to comply with the GCU and all applicable legal obligations.

In particular, you undertake to comply with the following rules:

· to use the Site fairly and in compliance with its purpose;

· not to copy all or part of the Site, or to reproduce or sell it, to make it available under license, to distribute, transfer, modify, adapt, or translate it, create derivatives of it, decompile it, undertake reverse engineering on it, disassemble it, or attempt to derive its source code;

· not to circumvent or cause the failure of the rules for the safety and use of any content provided, deployed, or applied by a functionality of the Site;

· not to use a device such as a virus, robot, program, or subprogram to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper operation of the Site or with its use by any other person;

· not to publish or introduce untrue or misleading information when using the Site;

· not to commit identity theft;

· not to collect the information of other users, notably in order to use it for purposes of commercial solicitation or the equivalent, or to include it in a referencing service;

· not to set up a hypertext link to the Site without our prior written approval.

Intellectual property

The contents of the Site and the associated rights, including but not restricted to brands, designs, texts, logos, sounds, images, and the presentation and layout of these elements, are the property of the Vicat group. 

Any reproduction, representation, adaptation, modification, publication, transfer, distortion, incorporation in another site, commercial use and/or total or partial re-use of the Site and its contents, by any means and on any support, is strictly prohibited and may be deemed to constitute counterfeiting sanctioned by France's Code de la Propriété Intellectuelle or any other applicable legislation.

RESPONSIBILITY

Links to third-party websites

The Site may provide access to the websites of third parties by means of hypertext links. We are not the managers of these sites and cannot control their content. Your use of these third-party sites may be subject to additional procedures over which we can exercise no control. The use of these third-party sites is therefore at your own risk and peril.

Consequently we will not be held liable for:

· the content of and services available on said third-party sites,

· any collection and transfer of data, installation of cookies or any other process serving the same purpose carried out by said sites, or

· hardware or software safety or integrity issues that you might encounter, or any consequence or damage that might result from access to said third-party sites.

RESPONSiBILITy pertaining to site access

We cannot guarantee that the Site is free of anomalies, errors, or bugs, that these might be corrected, that the Site will operate without interruption or error, or that it is compatible with all kinds of hardware.

The Site operates by means of the Internet and mobile networks that are beyond our control. We cannot be held liable for any unavailability of the Site or any difficulty or impossibility to download or access any part of the content of the Site.

The Site may be inaccessible at certain times when maintenance, updates, or modifications are carried out. We cannot be held liable in the event of interruption of access to the Site due to maintenance, updating, or modification operations carried out on all or part of the Site.

We reserve the right to at any time, for any reason, and at our discretion alone, modify, cancel, suspend, or interrupt access to all or part of the Site without prior notice, in accordance with legal provisions. We will in no event be held liable for the unavailability of the Site. 

In the event that we might be held liable for any damages not foreseen in these GCU, said liability shall be limited solely to definite, real, and direct damages.

Applicable law - place of jurisdiction

The Site and the GCU are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of France. Failing amicable resolution, any dispute shall be brought before the relevant French jurisdictions.

Policy regarding treatment of personal data

Our company is committed to respecting your private life and the confidentiality of your personal data. It therefore undertakes to treat your personal data in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, particularly Law No.°78-17 of January 6, 1978, concerning information technology, files, and freedoms, and Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation - GDPR) of the European Parliament and Council of April 27, 2016, on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data. Consequently we suggest you read the following rules attentively.

What data do we collect?

The data we might collect is personally identifiable information (PII) such as your surname, first name, email address, profile (shareholder, investor, analyst, job applicant, consumer, journalist), postal address, telephone number, information about your professional activity, any message you send us, etc.

Why do we collect your data?

We might collect your personal data in connection with the following situations:

· your inscription for Vicat newsletters 

· management of customer–prospect files 

· job application

· when you fill in a contact form to ask a question or make a comment.

Your data must be processed so that we can address your request and reply if necessary. Personal data is transferred only to persons qualified to receive it for the purpose of managing your relations with Vicat.

Who can access your data? 

We will not communicate your data to third parties unless strictly necessary, and only to the following:

· our external advisors (lawyers, accountants, consultants, etc) and service providers or subcontractors acting on the instructions and on behalf of Vicat, and their personnel, for the purposes described above or to fulfill a task on our behalf;

· a third party in the event that the law or any applicable regulatory provision, legal order or regulation so requires or authorizes, or if disclosure is necessary under an enquiry or procedure, within France or abroad.

Additionally, in accordance with legal provisions and particularly the terms of Article 6 (1) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and Recital 48 of that Regulation, we may communicate personal data to companies of the Vicat group for in-house administrative purposes.

Should a transfer as described above be made to a country outside the European Union we shall set up appropriate measures to protect your data in accordance with applicable legislation.

How long will your data be kept?

Personal data about you will be kept the time required for the purposes described in the GCU and in accordance with applicable regulations. Beyond that time your data will be kept only to comply with our legal or regulatory obligations or to allow us to provide evidence of a right or contract.

RIGHTS OVER YOUR DATA

In accordance with applicable legal provisions, you have the following rights:

Right of access

You may obtain information regarding the type, source, and use of personal data about you. If your personal data is transferred to third parties, you may also obtain information about the identity or categories of recipients.

Right to rectification

You may request that inaccurate or incomplete personal data about you be corrected or complemented. 

Right to erasure

You may request that your personal data be deleted, especially if the data is no longer required for processing. Vicat shall then delete the personal data without undue delay, except in cases foreseen by regulations.

Right to object

If the legal basis for processing your personal data is a legitimate interest for Vicat, you may object on grounds relating to your specific situation unless there are compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

Right to restriction of processing

In situations foreseen by the GDPR regulations, you may request that your personal data be made temporarily inaccessible in order to restrict its future processing.

Right to data portability

In certain circumstances you may request to receive the personal data you have provided to Vicat, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.

How to exercise your rights?

You may exercise your rights by sending your precise request (expressly mentioning the right you wish to exercise) in writing to the following address: communication@vicat.fr

In addition, you may also lodge a complaint with the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) if you consider that processing of your personal data does not comply with the applicable regulations.