Terms of use

1. Legal information

This site is the property of INTUITY Selarl, a law firm with a share capital of € 2,000, registered with the Paris Commerce and Companies Registry under the number D 479 718 280 – Siret number: 47971828000023 – Intra-Community VAT number: FR93479718280

Telephone: + 33 1 43 18 53 53

Email: bstephenson@intuity-legal.com

INTUITY is registered with the Paris Bar Association and applies the professional rules governing the attorney profession, as derived principally from the Act of 31 December 1971, the Decree of 27 November 1991 and the Decree of 12 July 2005, as amended.

The publication manager of this website is Mr Christophe HENIN, Attorney-at-law/Partner.

The service provider responsible for direct, ongoing data storage is AMEN, a company having its registered office at 12-14, Rond Point des Champs Elysées 75008 Paris

Telephone: 0811 88 77 66

Email: info@amen.fr


2. Utilisation and browsing

The website’s utilisation implies the acknowledgement and acceptance of these standard terms of service. Such utilisation is subject to compliance with all of the utilisation rules defined below.

The attorney profession is regulated and is practiced under the supervision of the Conseil de l’Ordre des Avocats (French Law Society). This website is not at all intended to provide any customised legal advice or opinion in legal matters or concerning the chances of success of any legal action or to resolve any dispute or to replace the opinion or advice of any attorney (this list of restrictions is not exhaustive).

The user acknowledges that he is fully informed of the above restrictions.

2. Supply of downloadable documentation

This site proposes to Users documentation accessible in PDF format or any other format capable of being read on line or downloaded on the User’s equipment (hereinafter the “Documentation”).

The Documentation is provided free of charge, at the User’s request, by way of the dedicated link.

The Documentation is made available to the User for his own purposes and in a strictly personal capacity. Intuity thus grants the User a personal right to view and use the Documentation. The said right is limited to a use strictly and solely related to the user’s professional practice, excluding any commercial or private use.

The right granted by Intuity in respect of the Documentation supplied to the User is non-exclusive and non-transferable and must be exercised in compliance with these Utilisation Terms.

Accordingly, except for the rights granted above, the User agrees not to redistribute, forward, transfer, sell, circulate, lease, share, lend, modify, adapt, edit, sublicense or use the whole or any part of the Documentation supplied by Intuity through the site. There is granted to the User no right of synchronisation, public performance, advertising use, sale, resale, reproduction or distribution of the Documentation supplied by Intuity.

The User also has the right to copy, record, transfer or affix to any medium of his choosing the Documentation supplied by Intuity for his personal use, subject to compliance with these Utilisation Terms.

Similarly, such right is limited to a use strictly and solely related to the user’s professional practice, excluding any commercial or private use.

No intellectual property right is transferred to the User hereunder. The User expressly agrees not to reproduce or perform any of the materials comprising the Documentation, for any purpose other than his own purposes and within the limit of the utilisation rights granted by Intuity, as defined above.

Any materials, of any nature whatsoever, comprising the Documentation, whether IT-related, graphic, audio, editorial or otherwise, are and shall remain the property of Intuity or where applicable of the third parties that have duly authorised Intuity to use the related rights. The user acknowledges that he has been informed that the relevant Documentation is subject to legal protection.

The User agrees not to infringe the intellectual property rights of Intuity or the beneficiaries of the relevant Documentation.

The User acknowledges that the Documentation may be subject to specific legal and regulatory provisions, and the User expressly agrees to comply with the legislation applicable to the utilisation of the relevant Documentation.

The Users are responsible for checking that the IT equipment, operating systems and software with which they are equipped are compatible with the format and specifications of the documentation whose downloading is proposed.

3. Intellectual property

This website has been created and developed in cooperation with Antigone.

This website is the exclusive property of Intuity, and the whole of its presentation and contents constitutes a work of the mind whose publisher is the author thereof within the meaning of the French Intellectual Property Code.

These provisions do not entail any transfer of any intellectual property right in respect of the copyrights held by Intuity in relation to the relevant contents.

The Intuity names and logos are registered and protected trademarks of Intuity. Any use of the Intuity name and/or logo is subject to Intuity’s prior written approval.

Absent any such approval, any user may be exposed to criminal prosecution.

Also, any and all materials comprising this site, and in particular any domain names, photographs, logos, drawings, graphic charts and charts, texts, and the whole of the information of any nature whatsoever and in any format whatsoever, whether existing or future (HTML pages, whether static or dynamic, picture, sound and video files, etc.) are Intuity’s exclusive property or have been licensed to Intuity, whether or not the said property is accompanied with the TM, ©, or ® signs. Also, the presentation and contents of any and all articles and press reviews and, more generally, any information featured on the site is the exclusive property of Intuity or third parties with which Intuity has executed agreements allowing for the circulation of the relevant materials.

The User is not authorised to reproduce, circulate or, more generally, use in any manner whatsoever the said materials, save with Intuity’s prior, express and written consent.

Any use of the data or information originating from the site shall imperatively refer to Intuity as the source of the utilised data or information.

Any use, reproduction, performance, adaptation or translation, whether in whole or in part, of the various materials of this site, any transfer to another site or integration of all or part of this site into a third-party website, or any commercial use of all or part of the data presented herein are prohibited and shall be deemed infringing unless with the written and formal consent of Intuity.

4. Security

Intuity makes its best efforts, in accordance with generally accepted best practices, in order to ensure the security of this website, taking into account the complexity of the Internet. Intuity is not in a position to warrant that the use of this website shall be absolutely secure.

The User represents that he accepts the features and limits of the Internet in this area. The User is, under his sole liability, responsible for taking all appropriate steps to protect his own data and/or software from any contamination possibly resulting from viruses present on the Internet.

As a consequence, Intuity shall not be held liable because of any nuisance or damage inherent in the use of the Internet, such as any interruption of service, external trespassing, presence of IT viruses or any event that could be characterised by courts as an event of force majeure.

5. Liability

The User agrees to use the website, the information and the Documentation to which he may have access through the website solely in accordance with the terms specified by Intuity and set out in these standard terms.

The User agrees not to take any action likely to impair the IT security of this site. The User agrees not to interfere with or interrupt the normal operation of the site.

The User shall hold Intuity and its partners free and harmless against any and all damage suffered because of any complaint, legal action, prosecution or order entered against Intuity or its partners as a result of any compliance with these terms by the User.

6. Governing law

French law shall be applicable.

Any dispute resulting directly or indirectly from the use of the site shall be referred to the French courts of competent jurisdiction.

7. Change to the terms of use

Intuity reserves the right to amend or update these legal mentions at any time and without any prior notice.

It is thus recommended that Users peruse this site regularly.