The www.fidal.com site (the “Site”), is the ownership of FIDAL, SELAS Société d'Avocats, a simplified joint-stock professional corporation with a management and supervisory board with a share capital of 6,000,000 Euros, registered with the Trade and Companies Register, under number 525 031 522 R.C.S. Nanterre, whose registered office is located at 4.6 avenue d'Alsace, 92982 Paris La Défense Cedex, Intracommunity VAT N° FR 42 525031522.
The director of publication for the Site is Régis Lassabe, as Chairman of the Management Board of FIDAL.
The Site is hosted by Agarik SAS, whose registered office is at 20 Rue Dieumegard - 93400 ST OUEN, France.
FIDAL undertakes to use best efforts to ensure that the Site is accessible to users at all times. FIDAL takes the utmost care to ensure the quality and reliability of the information contained on the Site.
FIDAL cannot guarantee that the information posted on its Site is accurate, exhaustive and topical, or that the site will operate properly at all times, or that is completely secure from an IT standpoint. The information contained on the Site is provided for guidance only, without any explicit or implied guarantee that the general information to users is valid, exhaustive or topical; this cannot replace or substitute for legal or tax advice or consultations or any other professional advice.
FIDAL cannot be held liable, should the site be inaccessible, for any reason whatsoever. Nor can it be held responsible for errors, lack of availability of information and/or the presence of viruses on its site.
FIDAL shall not be liable for any temporary or permanent damage to the visitor's computer system or for any loss or damage (including, but not limited to, loss of data or profits) suffered as a result of:
- access to or browsing the Site;
- use of the information contained on the Site,
- copying, viewing or any other use of the Site that might give rise to litigation or proceedings with a view to recovering amounts;
Nor shall FIDAL be liable for indirect damages resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party resulting in an alteration of the information published on the Site or in a financial or commercial loss, loss of program or data in the information system or on the part of the user, even though FIDAL was aware of the possibility of such damages occurring. The user acknowledges having read this legal notice and undertakes to comply with it. The user also acknowledges that he/she shall use this information under his/her sole and exclusive responsibility.
The overall structure of the Site, as well as each of the elements that make it up, taken independently, notably texts, data and graphic elements, animated or not, constitute works which are protected as such by the laws on intellectual property, in particular by copyright, by the law on designs and models, by trademark law, and by international treaties. The general structure of the Site, as well as each of its constituent parts, taken independently, in particular the texts, data and graphic elements of the Site must not under any circumstances be altered, reproduced, displayed, presented, distributed or used for public or commercial purposes.
Any person who downloads or collects information published on the Site has only a private, personal and non-transferable right of use. The information collected may only be reproduced in digital or hard copy format. Any use of the information collected must mention its source.
The protected works reproduced on the Site which are not owned by FIDAL have been the subject of an express and prior authorization of reproduction on the part of the rights holder.
Any total or partial representation of the Site or any of its components without the express authorization of FIDAL is prohibited and constitutes an infringement punishable under articles L.335-2 et seq. of the Intellectual Property Code.
The databases appearing on the Site are protected by articles L.341-1 et seq. of the Intellectual Property Code and any extraction or substantial re-use of their content, qualitatively or quantitatively, is punishable by law.
The trademarks or logos appearing on the Site are trademarks registered by FIDAL or by third parties. Any reproduction, imitation or use, in whole or part, of these distinctive signs, without express authorization, and in violation of the prohibitions provided for in articles L.713-2 et seq. of the Intellectual Property Code render their author liable under the law.
Other distinctive signs, in particular company names, trade names, trade banners, domain names reproduced on the Site are the property of FIDAL or third parties and any reproduction without express authorization is likely to constitute usurpation, rendering the perpetrator liable on the basis of Article 1240 of the Civil Code, as amended by Order No. 2016-131 of February 10, 2016.
FIDAL assumes no obligation to monitor information that the user may post on FIDAL's website. As such, the user warrants that any information, or item thereof (“item” here means any project, file or other attachment sent), or comments other than personal data, that the user may transmit to FIDAL through the latter's website, does not infringe any intellectual property right of a third party or any other applicable law. Any such information, items or comments will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. By submitting such information, items or comment, the User grants FIDAL all necessary rights, without limitation and irrevocably, to use, perform, display, modify and transmit such information, items or comments, including any suggestions, concepts or know-how. FIDAL reserves the right to use such information, items or comments in any way it chooses.
Hypertext links to other sites, mainly to sites of FIDAL partners, have been expressly authorized in advance. Since the links are provided for the personal convenience of Internet users, FIDAL has no control over these sites and does not assume any liability for them, the pages remaining the sole responsibility of their owners.
The reproduction of a page of the Site in a framework not belonging to FIDAL or the insertion of a page belonging to FIDAL in the page of a site not belonging to FIDAL is prohibited. FIDAL reserves the right to delete any links on its site directing to a third site , should the latter contravene the core principles of the profession of lawyer, in accordance with its existing rules and procedures.
Users of the site may not set up links to this Site without prior written approval from FIDAL.
FIDAL reserves the right to modify the contents of this legal notice at any time and without prior notice.
This Site is governed by French law.
The user acknowledges having read this legal notice and undertakes to comply with it.