ParisTech Review Terms and Conditions
Editor – Publication Director – Hosting Provider
ParisTech Review (hereinafter the “Site”) is edited by ParisTech Review, 5 quai Voltaire, 75007 Paris, a French Association Loi 1901. The Publication Director is Mr. Richard Robert. The website of ParisTech Review is hosted on a server provided by Claranet, 18 rue du Faubourg du Temple, 75011 Paris France. The server and the data hosted thereon are governed by the laws of France. Should you have any queries, requests or claims, please contact the editor via email at: contact[at]paristechreview (replace [at] by @) or by using the contact form provided for this purpose.
Much of the editorial content of ParisTech Review website is under licence from Creative Commons 3.0. You are free to reproduce, disclose or communicate the content to the public under the following conditions, if and only if the Creative Commons icon is visible in the toolbar appearing at the beginning of each article:
- Attribution: You must name the author in the way indicated by her/him or the copyright holder who gave you authorisation to reproduce the content (do not include any statements which might suggest that you have the author’s approval to use her/his material).
- Commercial Use: You may not use the editorial content of the website for commercial purposes.
- Alterations: You may not alter, transform or adapt the editorial content of the website.
If you republish an article from ParisTech Review, you have to include the following mandatory statement: “The article is from the ParisTech Review (http://www.paristechreview.com) where it was originally published under the title “Title of the article” (URL of the article) and is under licence from Creative Commons 3.0. You are free to reproduce, disclose or communicate its content”. However, if the Creative Commons icon does not appear in the toolbar, the article or its content is subject to copyright protection in accordance with the provisions of the French Code of Intellectual Property and cannot be copied or used without the prior express authorisation of its author and, if necessary, ParisTech Review. Nota Bene: the Creative Commons icon also appears in the footer of all pages but this should not be taken as endorsement of any kind of the copyright status of the content. If you are not sure about the copyright status of the content, please contact the editors.
The brand “ParisTech” is a registered trademark of the Institut des Sciences et Technologies de Paris registered at the Institut National de la Propriété Intellectuelle (INPI) under n° 09 3 684 086, granted to the association ParisTech Review by a non exclusive license for the classes 9 and 16. Any use of this brand is prohibited.
No personal data relating to the users of the website is:
- Collected without the knowledge of the user;
- Published without the knowledge of the user;
- Disclosed, processed, transferred or sold, on any support whatsoever, to third parties.
However, this website may store a cookie in your browser when you post a comment or sign up for an account. Storing a cookie on your computer helps us store your personal identification information (your name, e-mail address and the URL of the website). Cookies may also be used to better understand the browsing preferences of the readers of ParisTech Review as well as to compile anonymous statistics about our readers and the improvement of our editorial offer.
Readers of ParisTech Review may subscribe to the newsletter. This will require them to fill out a form where they have to disclose certain mandatory information (e-mail address, last name, surname, country of residence, preferred language and preferred newsletter format) and some additional optional information (occupation, date of birth, university degree). This information helps us improve our knowledge of the readers and our editorial offer. General information about the readers may be disclosed to the patrons of ParisTech Review; any further details cannot be disclosed. Subscribers can easily unsubscribe from the newsletter, either by following the link provided for this purpose in the footer of the newsletter sent by email, or via the unsubscription page of the ParisTech Review website (in this case, you must communicate the email address which you used for the subscription).
Rectification of Collected Personal Data – In accordance with current legislation, the website is registered with the CNIL (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés). Users who have disclosed personal information on the website have right to object (article 38 of the statute), right of access (articles 39, 41 and 42 of the statute) and rectification (article 40 of the statute) of their personal data. Thus, they may request that inaccurate, incomplete, misleading, obsolete personal data or personal data whose collection, processing, disclosure or storage is prohibited be rectified, supplemented, clarified, updated or erased. Users may exercise their rights by sending an email to contact[at]paristechreview (replace [at] by @) or a mail to the registered office of ParisTech Review (5, quai Voltaire 75007 Paris), indicating their name or the name of their company, their postal and/or electronic address, as well as, if necessary, their user number on the ParisTech Review website. The rectification of their personal data shall be completed within a reasonable period of time as from the reception of their request, in accordance with the provisions of the Law n° 2004 – 575 of 21 July 2004, article 6.
Sharing Articles via Email
ParisTech Review’s readers may share articles via email by using the toolbar at the beginning of the article and at the bottom of the page. The email address which is used to share an article helps recipients identify the sender and is not stored in any way whatsoever by ParisTech Review. The sharing service is run by AddThis, who also receives all queries relating thereto, according to its terms of service: http://www.addthis.com/privacy.
ParisTech Review allows its readers to share their comments on the articles by using the comments box which appears at the bottom of the page. Users’ comments are initially reviewed by ParisTech Review’s editors. Therefore, ParisTech Review reserves the right to refuse to publish any inappropriate comment, without having to justify such refusal. Users may freely express their opinion in their comments and they remain fully liable for their written communications, links and the content of the comments. The technical maintenance of the posting service is provided by a third party, Disqus, which also deals with all queries relating thereto, according to its terms of service: http://help.disqus.com/entries/96979-privacy-policy.
Liability and limitation of liability
In its capacity as editor: The content of the website edited directly by ParisTech Review – and that content only – is under the joint responsibility of ParisTech Review, in its capacity as editor, and where applicable the writers themselves. Specifically excluded from this edited content: short messages sent via Twitter; user comments which have not been initially reviewed.
In its capacity as hosting provider: With respect to ParisTech Review and third parties, the website users are fully responsible for the content of the messages which they post on the website, regardless of any potential liability of ParisTech Review, particularly with respect to unrestricted messages or short messages, such as tweeter messages (these messages are not initially reviewed). This website may contain information which is directly provided by internet users or hyperlinked by them. This type of information is not edited by ParisTech Review and, therefore, ParisTech Review cannot be held liable for any such information. The information available on this website is provided for information purposes only. Any hyperlinks contained in this website should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. Readers are encouraged to use this information carefully and with a critical spirit. ParisTech Review shall not be held liable for any information, opinions and advice posted by users on the website or hyperlinked by them. Any person may inform ParisTech Review of any inappropriate or illegal information posted by a user by indicating the URL and its content. Upon reception of such a complaint, and depending on the facts of the case, ParisTech Review shall take all necessary actions to prevent access to such content. More generally, with regard to the technical maintenance of the website, ParisTech Review endeavours to use its best efforts but does not guarantee the successful completion of any such maintenance. The website of ParisTech Review is hosted on a server provided by Typhon, 17 rue Réaumur 75003 Paris France. The server and the data hosted thereon are governed by the laws of France.
Applicable Law – Disputes
The applicable law is French law. Any dispute arising in connection with these terms and conditions shall be settled by the Tribunals which are within the jurisdiction of the Paris Court of Appeal. The server of the hosting provider Typhon and the data hosted thereon are governed by the laws of France.
Other service providers
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