Legal notice

Website publisher

Bertin Technologies SAS

Share capital: 3 million euros

Versailles Trade register n° 422 511 204

Registered Head Office: 10 B avenue Ampère 78180 Montigny le Bretonneux, France

Telephone: +33 139 306 110

Hereinafter referred to as "The Company"


Publication manager

Mr Philippe Demigne, Chairman of the Company


Host provider - Groupe e.l.b. multimedia

Address: 13/ 15/ 17, rue Jean Bourgey 69100 Villeurbanne - France

Telephone: +33 437 430 037 - Fax: +33 437 430 038 –



For any problems encountered while browsing the Bertin website (hereinafter referred to as "The Site") and for an answer to any questions concerning the Site please contact Bertin's Communications Department at 10B avenue Ampère 78180 Montigny le Bretonneux, France - +33 139 306 110 –




General terms and conditions of use

i. Scope of application

Visitors to the site hereby acknowledge that by simply accessing and browsing the Website they unconditionally accept these general terms and conditions of use.


ii. Territoriality

The information presented on this site is intended for French residents. Visitors may access the site from other countries where legislation may differ from French legislation. It is therefore understood that the information presented on this site may not be appropriate nor in compliance with legislation outside France.

This site, and the information contained within is not intended for, nor approved for use either in the United States of America or by American citizens or residents.


iii. Personal data

Users are not required to provide personal data in order to consult and visit the Company's website.


iv. Cookies

In order to facilitate your use of the site, a cookie will be placed in your computer. A cookie is a small block of data sent to your browser by a web server which then installs it on your computer’s hard drive. It contains data such as key words, pages visited etc... and a unique random number which identifies your computer electronically. A cookie does not enable us to identify visitors; it simply records information pertaining to the actions performed by your computer on our Site (pages consulted, date & time of consultation, etc.) that will be useful for your subsequent visits.

The maximum period of storage of cookie-recorded information on your computer is 365 days.

You may at any moment oppose the recording of cookies on your computer by changing your Internet browser settings (click on "Tools" and then "Internet Options" in your browser's menu bar).


v. Nature and scope of information published on the site

The information contained and broadcast on this site may contain direct or indirect references to Company products, programmes and services that are not currently available in certain countries or regions or which may be available under other brand names and subject to different legislation and terms and conditions of use. Such references do not in any event whatsoever constitute a statement of intent by the Company to sell such products, programmes and services in your country.

Please contact us for information on products, programmes and services available in your country.


vi. Forecasts and statements of intent

Statements on this Site that pertain to the future have been made on the basis of our current knowledge and convictions. However, the results actually attained by the Company may in reality differ from these forecasts, owing to the fact that they are dependent on a number of factors of a competitive and macro-economic nature that are out of the control of our Company. Without prejudice to all legal obligations pertaining to the modification of such forecast statements, the Company at the present time does not intend to perform a regular update of all forecast statements contained on this Site.


vii. Intellectual property rights

The Company is the owner of the  domain name. The Site is an intellectual work that is protected by intellectual property rights. The Site and all of its components (texts, tree menus, software, animations, images, photographs, illustrations, diagrams, logos, sounds, music, downloadable bonuses and goodies, etc.) are, unless otherwise stipulated, the exclusive property of our Company.

Consequently, in application of the French Code of Intellectual Property and all country specific and international laws and regulations pertaining to such rights, all copying, reproduction, representation, adaptation, adulteration, modification, distribution of the Site content, in whole or in part, is illegal except for a single copy, on a single computer and restricted to the exclusively private, non-commercial use of the copier. Failure to comply with these conditions shall render the violator liable under the terms and conditions of the French Code of Intellectual Property and the Penal Code, in particular with regards to the counterfeiting of property rights and brand rights.

Unless otherwise stipulated, all brand names, domain names, drawings, designs and models presented on this site are the exclusive property of the Company, and may not be used, copied, circulated or presented in any other form whatsoever without the prior written authorization of the Company.

The Company hereby reserves the right to modify the contents of the Site at any moment and without prior notice.


viii. Liability

The Company hereby agrees to endeavour to ensure that information contained on this Site is correct, complete and up-to-date. Notwithstanding the above, the Company cannot be held liable for any such information presented on the site. It is expressly stated that under no circumstances whatsoever may any information presented on this site be considered as a medical recommendation. Users hereby agree to consult a recognized health professional (doctor, paediatrician, pharmacist, etc... for any such medical advice.

The Company may in no event whatsoever be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage caused, whatever the origin, nature and/or the consequences resulting from consulting or using the site. In particular, the Company shall not be liable for Site interruptions or inaccessibility, unexpected bugs, or any damages resulting from fraudulent third-party acts (e.g. intrusions).

Our Company implements all means possible to ensure the security of files containing personal data collected on the Site. The Company cannot however control the risks associated with the way in which Internet works and users are therefore advised of the possible risks associated with the confidentiality of data circulation via this network.


ix. Hypertext links

The pages of this Site may contain hypertext links to other third-party web sites. These hyperlinks to third party web sites are simply intended to facilitate your web browsing. The Company has no control over the current and future content of such third-party sites. The Company simply provides a reference to these third-party sites and in no way associates itself with the content of these sites.

Consequently, the Company hereby accepts no responsibility (in particular editorial) for access to and content of third-party websites. In particular, the Company may under no circumstances be held liable for any violation of copyright, brand rights and all other intellectual property rights resulting from access to a page or site via a hypertext link from its Site. Liability for any illegal, improper or incomplete information contained on a third-party site, and in particular any damage caused by the use or non-use of such information, is solely borne by the publisher of the third-party website in question, and under no circumstances whatsoever by the Company.

Hypertext links to pages of the Bertin Site other than the homepage may only be used with the Company's prior written approval; the Company reserves the right to cancel such authorisation at any time if it considers that the link may harm its interests. Under no circumstances whatsoever may pages of the Site be included within the pages of another website without the inclusion of a message informing web users that they are being redirected to another site.


x. Amendments to the general terms & conditions of use

The Company reserves the right to modify and to amend these general terms & conditions of use at any time and at its sole discretion without having to notify users of any such modifications or amendments. The actual and legally binding version of the general terms & conditions of use is published on the Site and is valid as of the date of its publication. It is the user’s sole responsibility to consult the Site from time to time, to take notice of any amendments and to abide by such amendments.


xi. Governing law and jurisdiction

These general terms & conditions of use are compliant with French law, in particular the provisions of Act n°2004-575 dated 21 June 2004 pertaining to "confidence in the Digital Economy" and Act n°78-17 dated 6 January 1978 pertaining to "data processing, data files and individual liberties".

Failure by the user, regardless of his/her location, to comply with any of the provisions of these general terms and conditions of use, and in general any problem concerning their execution, interpretation or validity shall be subject to French law.



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