Address of registered office:
Chemin du Bocage, ZA La Violette 49240 AVRILLE
+33 (0)2 41 18 85 00
Trade and Companies registration number:
RCS Angers B 054 200 217
Name of managing editor:
34 Boulevard du Maréchal Juin 44100 NANTES
Tel.: 02 28 03 78 78
Production: LE PHARE – 58 avenue du parc de Procé – 44100 NANTES
This notice governs browsing on the Website by any internet user connecting to the Website (hereinafter “the User” or “you”). Note that by using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read and accepted these Conditions of Use without reservation, which we therefore invite you to read carefully.
The Website is freely available to any overaged User with internet access.
The Website is not intended for underaged individuals and we will not deliberately collect, use, provide or process the personal information of underaged individuals in any form. Consequently, if you are under 18 years of age, we request that you do not send us your personal information (e.g. your name, postal address, and email address). If you are under 18 years of age and you still wish to ask us a question or use this Website and, to do so, are asked to provide personal data, please ask a parent or legal representative to do so for you.
By connecting to the Website, you agree, unreservedly and without limitations to the legal provisions in force and to the conditions set out below.
1 – ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE
2- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
3- INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE
4- PERSONAL DATA
5 – CHANGES TO THE WEBSITE AND TO CONDITIONS OF USE
6- APPLICABLE LAW
If you provide us with personal data when browsing the Website, please note that you will be considered to have given your consent to the use of such data by GIFFARD for the purposes set out in this Legal Notice and Personal Data Protection Policy.
As part of your participation, you will be asked to fill out a form, with mandatory fields being marked by an asterisk.
You acknowledge that the data you provide us with are accurate and are proof of your identity.
Although we strive to ensure the Website is accessible at all times, we cannot guarantee such access under all circumstances. Access to the Website may be disrupted, particularly for maintenance, updates, or any other reason out of our control.
GIFFARD reserves the right to change the content at any time and without notice. It cannot be held liable for the consequences of such changes. Similarly, it reserves the right to interrupt or suspend all or part of the Website’s features at any time and without notice.
The Website and each of its components (such as trademarks, images, texts, videos, etc.) are protected by intellectual property laws. The development of this Website required significant investment and joint work by our teams. For this reason, unless expressly stipulated herein, we do not grant you any other rights than the right to view the Website for your own personal and private use.
Any use, reproduction or representation of the Website (in whole or in part) or of its components, on any medium, for any other purposes – particularly commercial – is not authorised.
a. General provisions
We strive to provide you with accurate and up-to-date information. However, as the transmission of data and information over the internet is only relatively technically reliable, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of all information contained on this Website.
Furthermore, we remind you that inaccuracies or omissions may appear in the information available on this Website, particularly due to third party intrusions.
GIFFARD provides information for purely informational purposes. It strives to monitor its accuracy and keep it up to date. However, no guarantees can be made as to the accuracy, clarity, relevance or exhaustiveness of such information.
Consequently, and in the absence of serious and intentional misconduct, GIFFARD declines any liability for any direct and/or indirect losses arising from a lack of precision or of accuracy in the information available on this Website, or for any violation arising from fraudulent intrusion by a third party on the Website, or for any damage or virus that may damage or render your device unusable after visiting this Website or for any other loss arising from the use or loss of use, of data or of profit, whether from the performance of a contract, negligence or from a tortious action further to or in relation with use of the Website.
GIFFARD cannot be held liable in the event of unavailability of the website for any reason.
b. Information on services
The services available on this Website, and particularly the participation form, are solely intended for the purposes set out under the PERSONAL DATA section of this Website.
Hyperlinks placed on this Website may redirect you to websites published by third parties, the content of which we do not control. Consequently, and when hyperlinks have been included on this Website for the sole purpose of facilitating your online browsing experience, the viewing of third-party websites shall be carried out at your own choice and under your sole liability.
GIFFARD respects your right to privacy. We take all necessary measures to ensure the security of the personal data you provide us with.
This personal data protection policy (“the Policy”) describes the types of information GIFFARD may collect from you or that you may provide us with.
This Policy may be changed at any time.
If you continue to use our Website after the entry into force of any changes we have made, you will be deemed to have accepted said changes. Therefore, please check this Policy on a regular basis.
We may collect and use the following personal information (non-exhaustive list, the data collected according to offer are listed in the conditions or rules of the offer you are participating in):
Surname, First name, Postal address, Email address, Date of birth, Password.
Point of Sale of purchase.
Audience measurement cookies
We may automatically collect non-personal information on you such as the type of Browser you are using or the Website containing the link that you used to reach our Website. We may also gather information you have provided to the Website (e.g. your city of residence) in the form of statistics. You cannot be identified using said information and this information is used solely to help us provide an effective service on this Website. From time to time, we may communicate said non-personal data or statistics to third parties to be used in relation with this Website.
The information collected is recorded in a file computerised by:
– Publisher: GIFFARD Chemin du Bocage, ZA La Violette 49240 AVRILLE, RCS Angers B 054 200 217, for the proper management of the Website and for marketing and commercial prospection purposes.
– Possibly, GIFFARD’s commercial partners: in order to provide you with additional products and services that may interest you.
It is stored for the period strictly necessary for management of the commercial relationship, except for data for which the minimum retention period is determined by a legal or regulatory requirement or by the extinction of a prescription period.
We respect your privacy and, therefore, will only use your data for this purpose after having first informed you.
More specifically, as a result, on the sole basis of prior collection of your consent, we cannot use your personal information for the purposes of:
When you have given your explicit consent to the use of your data for marketing purposes, GIFFARD may send you information by email enabling you to learn more about and better use the Website, and inform you about GIFFARD offers.
GIFFARD has appointed a Data Protection officer (DPO) in charge of ensuring personal data protection and compliance with legislation within the company. You may contact said DPO for any information or to exercise your rights at the following address:
GIFFARD – Chemin du Bocage – ZA La Violette – 49240 AVRILLE – FRANCE – Tel: +33 (0)2 41 18 85 00.
Lastly, you may refer the matter to the Commission Nationale Informatique et Libertés (CNIL, French Data Protection Authority).
GIFFARD will never share your personal data with any third parties (outside of the Group) likely to use your data for direct marketing purposes, unless expressly authorised by you.
We may communicate your personal data to official organisations or agencies should we be required to respect a legal requirement or should, according to our judgment in good faith, such an act be reasonably necessary as part of legal proceedings; to respond to any complaints or legal actions; or to protect the rights of the GIFFARD group or of its customers and consumers.
Right of access:
In accordance with the Data Protection Act of 06.01.1978, amended, and with the European regulation on data protection (GDPR), you have rights over your personal data:
You may exercise your rights by sending your request by post or by email to the following address: GIFFARD – Chemin du Bocage – ZA La Violette – 49240 AVRILLE – FRANCE –. All requests must be clear, precise, and reasoned, and must include a copy of ID and be made in compliance with the applicable legal framework.
Should you exercise your right to object to the processing of data, or should the data communicated reveal erroneous or fictitious, the services linked to the collection of data cannot be provided, GIFFARD cannot under any circumstances be held liable in this regard.
Secure operating environments – We store your information in secure operating environments, protected from the public. We apply generally accepted standards in the sector in terms of data protection. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via Internet is not entirely secure and, although we make all efforts to protect your information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data when transmitted to our websites. After receiving your information, we apply strict security procedures and measures to avoid any unauthorised access.
Storage – The storage and processing of your information and the use of you information or their disclosure may require said information to be transferred and/or stored within the European Economic Area and to be processed by a supplier’s staff in said countries.
Our suppliers and service providers are bound by a contract which ensures a high level of data protection and requires (among other clauses) that they continuously implement all necessary technical measures to keep your personal data secure.
Our main service provider for internet hosting is located in France. By accepting the terms of this Policy, you accept said transfer, storage and/or processing.
We may change the content or information included on this Website as well as this Legal notice and Personal Data Protection Policy, particularly to comply with any new applicable legislations and/or regulations, and/or to improve the Website. All changes will be added to this Legal Notice and Personal Data Protection Policy. Thus, we invite all users to read this Legal Notice and Personal Data Protection Policy on each visit.
These Conditions of Use and of Access are governed by French law. Any disputes are subject to the French courts.
Should one of these conditions be considered unlawful, invalid, or impossible to implement due to the laws of a State or country in which these conditions are intended to apply, it shall be removed from said clause. All other conditions will remain in force and continue to be mandatory and enforceable.
If you do not accept all of the clauses of one of the conditions set out in this Legal Notice and Personal Data Protection Policy, you must immediately stop using this Website;
A ‘cookie’ is a small text file that is sent from a website’s server and saved on your computer’s hard drive. This enables us to remember your preferences when visiting our website.
The cookies used on the Website are audience measurement cookies: these collect information on your use of the Website’s content in order to evaluate, learn and understand how you use the website.
When visiting our Website for the first time, you are asked to accept our cookies. You may choose to accept or reject cookies. You may change your cookie settings for our Website at any time via the following hyperlink: [Cookie settings link to page with boxes to check].
However, if you choose to disable cookies on your browser, you may no longer be able to benefit from all of the features our Website offers.
For more information on Cookie settings, you may view the following pages:
http://www.cnil.fr/vos-libertes/vos-traces/les-cookies/ (in French) or http://www.aboutcookies.org/ (in English).
For Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/fr-FR/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
For Chrome™: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=fr,
For Firefox™: https://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/activer-desactiver-cookies
For Opera™: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/fr/cookies.html.
Third party cookies
Third party cookies are cookies configured for a domain other than that visited by the user. A third-party cookie is deposited when a user visits a website and a third party sets up a cookie via this website (e.g. cookies placed by Google, Twitter and Facebook).