General terms of use of the website

The present website (the "Website") is developed by Ecocert on behalf of itself and its subsidiaries ("Ecocert"). Any use of the Website must be in line with the Terms of Use detailed below ("ToU").

ARTICLE 1. ACCEPTANCE OF THE GENERAL TERMS OF USE

The present ToU fix the legal framework in which the services of the Website are being provided by Ecocert and can be used by the Website user (the " User"). By using the Webiste, the User is presumed to have accepted the ToU and to have agreed to respect them.

Ecocert reserves the right to modify the present ToU at any time and without notice, notably to adapt them to alterations of the Website such as may be the case when new features are installed or when existing features are removed or modified. 

It is therefore recommended to always first consult the latest version of the ToU when accessing this Website. They are always available on this page. In case the User disagrees with the ToU, they should not use the Website. 

ARTICLE 2. CONTENT OF THE WEBSITE

The content available on the Website is provided for information purposes. Ecocert uses every possible means at its disposal to make sure that the information on the Website is reliable and to keep it up-to-date. Furthermore, Ecocert reserves the right to modify, at any time and without notice, the Website and the services which it describes.

However, Ecocert cannot guarantee that all information available on the Website is always accurate, complete and/or up-to-date. It will therefore be up to the User to check with Ecocert the accuracy of the information he/she wishes to use. Ecocert does not provide any express or tacit warranties with regard to the website or part of it.

ARTICLE 3. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND PHOTO CREDITS  

The Website and all its elements - in particular, but not limited to, texts, trademarks, logos, images, photographs, sounds, videos, music, databases and applications - are the exclusive property of their authors. Consequently, any reproduction, representation, modification, alteration, distribution and/or exploitation, in whole or in part, of the Website or of any of the elements of which it is composed by any process whatsoever, is prohibited, in accordance with the French Intellectual Property legislation.

Access to the Website shall not be interpreted as a recognition of a right and in general, does not confer to its Users any intellectual property rights relating to any element of the Website, which remain the exclusive property of their authors. It is prohibited to introduce any data on the Website which modify or are likely to modify its content or appearance.

ARTICLE 4. CREATION OF HYPERLINKS REFERRING TO THIS WEBSITE 

Ecocert authorizes hyperlinks which refer to this Website, subject to the following conditions :

  • It is prohibited to embed any pages of the present Website into another website. However, hyperlinks which make the pages of the present Website accessible by opening a separate window are allowed. 
  • The title of the hyperlink must contain the explicit mention "www.Ecocert.com", or the relation between the hyperlink and the Website and/or Ecocert must be clearly indicated, as to avoid any confusion in the public mind. 

This authorization does not apply to any website or any other medium containing a hyperlink referring to the Website that may affect the image or reputation of Ecocert.

Ecocert shall not be held responsible in any way for any websites or any other media containing a hyperlink referring to the Website and declines any responsibility with regard to their content and use.

ARTICLE 5. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA

Ecocert has developed a specific policy regarding the protection of personal data in accordance with the laws and regulations in force. This policy is available on the Website.

ARTICLE 6. COOKIES 

Ecocert has developed a specific policy regarding the management of cookies. This policy is available on the Website.

ARTICLE 7. RESPONSABILITY

Ecocert excludes, to the extent permitted by law, any liability whatsoever with respect to direct or indirect damage resulting from or related to the use, functioning or unavailability of the Website and its content.

The settings of your browser, especially those refusing cookies, may make certain features and/or pages of the Website inaccessible. Ecocert shall not be held responsible for this.

Ecocert reserves the right to make any changes, corrections or modifications to the Website and its content at any time.

Links on the present Website which refer to another website cannot be interpreted as an approval of this other website or its content by Ecocert, and Ecocert cannot be held responsible for the information, opinions and recommendations contained thereon. The mention of links or trademarks, names, services, domain names and names of other companies does not imply, unless otherwise indicated, the existence of any link between Ecocert and/or its subsidiaries and these companies, products or services, trademarks or names in question.

ARTICLE 8. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION 

Any use of the Website shall be deemed to have occurred on French territory. Any dispute relating to the use of the Website and/or its content shall be governed by French law and shall be submitted to the Courts of Toulouse in France.