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1. Presentation of the website

Pursuant to Article 6 of the French Digital Economy Law No. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004, users of the website www.groupe-samse.fr are hereby informed of the identity of the different parties involved in the website's creation and management:

Publisher:

Samse - French société anonyme governed by an executive board and a supervisory board with a share capital of €3,458,084 RCS: Grenoble 056 502 248, 2 rue Raymond Pitet, 38 030 Grenoble CEDEX 2. E-mail: contact@samse.fr / Tel: +33 (0)4 76 85 78 00.

Third-party application management and operation

SAS Blootips - Maintenance of Drupal websites - http://www.blootips.fr
Tel: +33 (0)4 69 28 38 66

Host:

Eolas - société anonyme with a capital of €228,988 RCS: Grenoble 382 198 794, 29 rue Servan, 38 000 Grenoble / Tel: +33 (0)4 76 44 50 50.

Publication director:

Jérôme Thfoin, Marketing and Innovation Director

2. General Terms and Conditions of Use of Website and of Services Offered

In using the website www.groupe-samse.fr, users are deemed to accept the general terms and conditions of use described below, unconditionally and in full. These terms and conditions of use may be amended or added to at any time, and users of the website www.groupe-samse.fr are therefore invited to consult them at regular intervals.

This website is normally accessible to users at all times. However, www.groupe-samse.fr may decide to interrupt access for technical maintenance purposes, but in this case it will endeavour to notify users in advance of intervention dates and times. We update the website www.groupe-samse.fr at regular intervals. Likewise, the legal information appearing on the site may be amended at any time. However, it is still binding on the user, who is invited to consult it as often as possible, in order to take due note of it. Photo credits: Samse photo library / Fotolia / Shutterstock / Sébastien Tillet..

3. Description of services provided

The website www.groupe-samse.fr is intended to provide information on all of the company’s activities: the Samse Group’s activities, finances, business lines and product ranges.

This website is not a commercial website, and the information disseminated on it shall not be deemed to constitute a marketing offering and/or construed as prospecting for business, or deemed comparable to any type of warranty, regardless of purpose, and in particular a warranty covering a product’s merchantability, its fitness to meet a specific need or its compliance with the legal and/or regulatory provisions applicable to it.

Samse will endeavour to ensure that any information provided on the website www.groupe-samse.fr is as accurate as possible. However, it cannot be liable for any omissions, inaccuracies or shortcomings in the updates applied, whether caused by its own doing or that of any third party partners providing such information to it.

All of the information appearing on the website www.groupe-samse.fr is provided in an indicative capacity, and is liable to change. Moreover, the information appearing on the website www.groupe-samse.fr is not exhaustive. It is provided subject to any changes made since it was first published on line. This information is not contractual in nature.

4. Intellectual property and infringements

Samse owns the intellectual property rights or holds the user rights over all elements accessible on the website, including texts, images, graphics, the logo, icons, sounds and software programs.

Any reproduction, public display or performance, modification, publication or adaptation of any elements of the website, in whole or in part, undertaken by whatever means or process, is prohibited, unless Samse has first granted its permission in writing.

Any unauthorised exploitation of the site or of any of its constituent elements shall be deemed to constitute infringement, and will result in legal action being taken, under Articles L.335-2 et seq. of the Intellectual Property Code.

5. Limitations of liability

Samse shall not be liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage caused to users’ equipment when accessing the Samse website, and caused either by using equipment that does not comply with the specifications indicated in point 4, or by a bug or incompatibility that becomes apparent.

Nor shall Samse be liable for any indirect losses caused (such as for example the loss of a contract or opportunity) consequent upon using the website www.groupe-samse.fr.

Interactive areas are provided for the benefit of users (questions can be asked in the contact area or in the project submission form). Samse reserves the right to delete, without prior warning, any content left in this area that contravenes the laws applicable in France, and especially the provisions of the data protection laws. If applicable, Samse also reserves the right to hold users liable under civil and/or criminal law, notably if they post any message that is racist, offensive, slanderous or pornographic in nature, via any medium (text, photograph, etc.).

6. Management of personal data

In France, personal data is protected in particular by Law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, Law no. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, Article L. 226-13 of the Criminal Code and the European Directive of 24 October 1995.

The following data may be gathered when visitors use the website www.groupe-samse.fr: the URL of the links via which the user has accessed the website www.groupe-samse.fr, the user’s Internet access provider, and the user’s Internet Protocol (IP) address.

In all circumstances, Samse gathers users’ personal information solely in connection with the requirements of certain services offered by the website www.groupe-samse.fr. Users provide such information based on full knowledge of the facts, especially where they enter this data themselves. In this case, users of the website www.groupe-samse.fr are informed whether or not they are under any obligation to provide such information.

Under Articles 38 et seq. of Law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 governing data protection, all users are entitled to access, rectify and object to the information held on them, by submitting a signed request in writing, accompanied by a copy of their ID document, bearing the holder’s signature and stating the address to which the reply should be sent, to the following address:

Samse / Direction marketing et innovation, 2 rue Raymond Pitet, 38 030 Grenoble CEDEX 2, France.
E-mail: contact@samse.fr / Tel: +33 (0)4 76 85 78 00.

No personal information on users of the website www.groupe-samse.fr will be published without their knowledge, or exchanged, transferred, assigned or sold to third parties, on any medium whatsoever. The only circumstances in which the said information might be transferred would be a takeover of Samse and the rights it holds, and in this case any purchaser would be under the same obligation to protect and amend the data held on users of the website www.groupe-samse.fr.

7. Hypertext links and cookies

The website www.groupe-samse.fr contains a number of hypertext links to other sites, inserted with Samse’s permission. Samse is however unable to check the content of the sites visited in this way, and therefore cannot assume any liability in this regard.

Browsing on the website www.groupe-samse.fr may result in one or more cookies being installed on the user’s computer.

Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of data placed on your hard drive by the server of the site you connect to. When you browse www.groupe-samse.fr, information about the way you browse the site may be recorded in files called cookies, which you can modify at any time. Cookies are designed to facilitate how you browse our website. However, cookies may also be sent by our partners to personalise the advertising that we may send you when you are browsing other websites, depending on your cookie settings, which you can change at any time.

What do cookies do?

While you are connected to the website www.groupe-samse.fr, depending on the settings you have selected in your browser software, we may install a variety of cookies on your computer for the following purposes: to compile browsing statistics that enable us to monitor and improve the quality of our services, to tailor the ergonomics and layout of our website to your computer's display settings, to save information you enter in forms or when creating an account, and to manage and maintain security of access to restricted areas such as your account area using login names or information that you have given us previously.

Third-party cookies

When you connect to the website www.groupe-samse.fr, one or more cookies from partner companies (third-party cookies) may be placed on your computer via the pages of our website or via advertising content on our site. The purpose of these third-party cookies is to identify your areas of interest through the products you view or purchase through our website, generate web analytics data, and collect browsing data to personalise the advertising shown to you on websites other than www.groupe-samse.fr.

How to manage cookies

There are several options for managing cookies.

Enabling cookies

Whether or not a cookie is saved on a computer is essentially dependent on the wishes of the computer user, which he or she may register and change free of charge at any time through the options available in his/her browsing software. If you have selected the options in your browsing software that enable cookies to be saved on your computer, the cookies in the pages and content you have viewed can be temporarily stored in a dedicated location on your computer where they can be read only by the cookie originator.

Disabling cookies

If you wish, you can set your Internet browser to disable cookies. If you do so, we accept no responsibility for any consequences arising from the reduced functionality of our services caused by our inability to record or access cookies which you may have disabled or deleted and which are required for these services to function properly. How do you set the cookie options in the different web browsers? The way to change your cookie settings differs depending on which browser you are using:

  • FOR SAFARI™: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/9277.html

  • FOR CHROME™: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&hlrm=en&answer=95647

  • FOR INTERNET EXPLORER™: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

  • FOR FIREFOX™: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

  • FOR OPERA™: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/en/cookies.html

You can also set your cookie preferences on the online trade platforms. In the case of advertising cookies, you can go to www.youronlinechoices.com, the trade website of the EDAA (European Digital Advertising Alliance), which is managed in France by the Interactive Advertising Bureau France. Here you will find a list of companies registered with the platform and the option to block or allow the cookies used by these companies to tailor the advertisements displayed on your computer using data about your browsing habits: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices. This European platform is used by hundreds of web-based advertising professionals and provides a centralised interface which you can use to block or accept cookies that can be used to tailor the advertising displayed on your computer to your browsing habits. Note that doing so will not prevent advertising content from being displayed on the websites you visit. It will only block the technology used to tailor advertising to your areas of interest.