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Legal notices

Presentation of the website

Pursuant to Article 6 of Law no. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on trust in the digital economy, users of the website are informed of the various participants in its creation and monitoring:
- Owner: Comité Haussmann Paris, 40 boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris
- Publication manager: Alexandra Van Weddingen, Secrétaire Générale.
- Design & maintenance: Pilote Paris
- Host: OVH
General Conditions of Use 

Use of the website entails full and entire acceptance of the general conditions of use described hereunder. These conditions of use are subject to change at any time. Users of the website are therefore asked to view them regularly.
This website is normally accessible to users at all times. An interruption for technical maintenance may however be decided by the Haussmann Paris Committee, which will then endeavour to notify users of the dates and times of the intervention in advance.
The website is updated regularly. In the same way, the legal notices may be amended at any time. They are nevertheless imposed on users, who are asked to refer to them as often as possible to find out their content.
Description of the services provided


The website has the purpose of providing information about all activities of the Haussmann Paris Committee.
The Haussmann Paris Committee endeavours to ensure its information on the website is as accurate as possible. However, it cannot be held responsible for omissions, inaccuracies and insufficiency of the update, whether its own fault or that of partner third parties providing it with this information.
All information indicated on the website is given for guideline purposes and is subject to change. Furthermore, the information shown on the website is not exhaustive. Changes may have been made since it was onlined.
Contractual limitations over the technical data

The website cannot be held liable for material damage linked to the use of the website. Furthermore, the user of the website undertakes to access the website using recent hardware not containing any virus, and with an up-to-date latest generation browser.
Intellectual property and infringement
The Haussmann Paris Committee is the proprietor of the intellectual property rights, and holds rights of use over all elements accessible on the website, notably the texts, images, graphics, logos, videos, icons and sounds.
Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication or adaptation of all or some of the elements of the website, regardless of the method or process used, is prohibited without the prior written permission of the Haussmann Paris Committee.
Any unauthorised exploitation of the website or any of the elements it contains will be considered to constitute infringement and shall be prosecuted in compliance with the provisions of Articles L. 335-2 et seq. of the French Intellectual Property Code.
Limitations of liability
The Haussmann Paris Committee may not be held liable for direct and indirect damage caused to the user’s hardware when accessing the website, and resulting either from the use of hardware not meeting the specifications indicated in point 4, or the appearance of a bug or incompatibility.
Although the Haussmann Paris Committee endeavours to provide reliable content on its website, it does not guarantee that its content is free from inaccuracies or omissions, and cannot be held liable for an absence of availability of information and services.
The Haussmann Paris Committee reserves the right to make improvements and/or changes to the content of its website, at any time and without notice. Consequently, the user recognises that this information is used under his exclusive responsibility.


Management of personal data
In France, personal data are notably protected by Act no. 78-87 of 6 January 1978, Act no. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, Article L. 226-13 of the French Criminal Code, and the European Directive of 24 October 1995.
The following data may be collected when you use the website the URL of the links through which you accessed the website, your internet access provider, and your Internet Protocol (IP) address.
In any event, the Haussmann Paris Committee only collects the user’s personal information for the needs of certain services offered on the website The user provides this information in full knowledge of the facts, notably when he enters them himself. It is then specified to the user of the website whether or not this information is required.
In compliance with the provisions of Articles 38 et seq. of the French Data Protection Act no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, every user has a right of access, rectification and objection to their personal data, by sending a written and signed request, accompanied by a copy of an identity document with signature of the holder of the document, and specifying the address to which the response must be sent.
No personal information of the user of the website is published without the user’s knowledge, or exchanged, transferred, assigned or sold to third parties on any media.
The website is not declared to the CNIL because it does not collect personal information.
The databases are protected by the provisions of the law of 1st July 1998 transposing Directive 96/9 of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases.
Hypertext links and cookies
The website contains a number of hypertext links to other websites, put in place with the permission of the Haussmann Paris Committee. However, the Haussmann Paris Committee cannot verify the content of the websites thus visited, and consequently cannot be held liable in any way for these.
Browsing on the website may lead to the installation of cookies on your computer. A cookie is a small file which does not enable identification of the user, but which saves information about the browsing of a computer on a website. The data thus obtained aims to facilitate the later browsing on the website, and also has the purpose of enabling various measurements of frequentation.
Refusal of installation of cookies may mean you are unable to access certain services. You may however configure your computer as follows to refuse installation of cookies:
-In Internet Explorer: tab Tools (pictogram in the shape of a cog at the top right) / Internet options. Click on Confidentiality and choose Block all cookies. Confirm with OK.
-In Firefox: at the top of the browser window, click on the Firefox button, then go to the Options tab. Click on the Privacy option. Configure the Storage rules on: use customised settings for history. Then uncheck it to deactivate cookies.
-In Safari: Click at the top right of the browser on the menu pictogram (symbolised by a cog). Select Settings. Click on Display advanced settings. In the section “Confidentiality”, click on Content settings. In the section “Cookies”, you can block cookies.
-In Chrome: Click at the top right of the browser on the menu pictogram (symbolised by three horizontal lines). Select Settings. Click on Display advanced settings. In the section “Confidentiality”, click on Preferences. In the tab “Confidentiality”, you can block cookies.
Applicable law and jurisdiction
Any dispute in connection with the use of the website is subject to French law. Jurisdiction is given exclusively to the competent courts of Paris.
Principal laws concerned and glossary
French Data Protection Act no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, notably amended by Act no. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004.
Law no. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on trust in the digital economy.
User: Web user visiting and using the website named above.
Personal information: “information that enables identification of the private individuals to which it belongs, directly or indirectly, in any form” (Article 4 of Act no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978).

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