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The French business directory on ubifrance .com is operated by BUSINESS FRANCE, a commercial and industrial state-run body registered under the SIREN number 451 930 051 and under the European VAT number FR 19 451 930 051, headquarters located at 77 Bd Saint-Jacques – 75998 Paris Cédex 14, publishing director Murielle Penicaud. BUSINESS FRANCE provides direct and permanent hosting of the Website for its use by the general public.
The Website is a B2B service and information platform that promotes the know-how of French export companies and partners (professional federations, trade unions...) to international business partners. It is aimed not only at French companies that wish to showcase their products and services, and at partners that wish to showcase their activity and the companies they support, but also to foreign decision makers seeking to identify reliable suppliers and partners, using a company address book, and trade show information.
Website access terms
Before consulting any information contained in the French business directory on ubifrance.com, all users with access shall agree to the present access terms. The viewing of any page subsequent to the present page by the user implies his or her agreement with the present terms and conditions.
BUSINESS FRANCE reserves the right to modify or update these access terms at any time and without giving any prior notice. It is therefore advisable to check regularly for the latest version of these terms.
The French business directory on ubifrance.com and more particularly the visual elements, whether or not they are registered as trademarks or other legal entities; whether or not they are accompanied by the symbols TM, ®, or ©; as well as the presentation and content of all the windows, articles, press reviews, and more generally, all the information available on the Site, shall remain the exclusive property of Ubifrance or of the third party with which Ubifrance has entered into an agreement authorising their circulation. The user shall not enjoy the right to reproduce, circulate, or more generally to exploit them in any way without prior consent from Ubifrance.
The Website’s graphic design was created by BUSINESS FRANCE
Personal information undergoes an automated process in keeping with French law 78-17 of January 6th 1978 governing the use of information technology, files, and personnal freedom.
The user has the right to oppose for legitimate reasons the automated processing of personal data concerning him or her, in particular when the process is carried out for commercial reasons. This can be done through the “My account” section of the Website.
A signed-up user of the French business directory on ubifrance .com website can, by ticking a box on the form, authorise BUSINESS FRANCE’s commercial service to carry out promotion and marketing activities on the basis of his or her French Companies or Members file, on the user’s behalf, or on that of the user’s Partners and without the user’s personal data being forwarded to them.
Personal data that the user provides to the French business directory on ubifrance.com shall not be forwarded to a third party. The user can consult, modify, rectify, and delete any personal information that concerns him or her. Any Contact who has a personal space on ubifrance.com
Website can exercise this right at any time in the French companies section or in the Foreign companies section of the Website.
BUSINESS FRANCE shall not be held liable in any way for direct or indirect damage which may arise from access to, or use of, the Website or any information it contains, whatever its nature.
The information displayed in the showcases is the sole responsibility of the companies. However, BUSINESS FRANCE reserves the right to omit any information it deems not to conform with the Website’s purposes.
This information may require updates that could take place at a time other than when consulted, for technical or other reasons.
BUSINESS FRANCE shall not be held liable for any errors or omissions. All updates, new services, or new characteristics which improve or increase one or more existing services are covered by the present terms.
BUSINESS FRANCE shall not be held liable for the timing of decisions or the methods of application thereof instituted by users based solely on information published on the Website.
BUSINESS FRANCE shall not be held liable for damage incurred by the user, in particular involving the loss, deterioration, or corruption of the files, the transmission of viruses that may infect the user’s I.T. equipment or any other asset, when connecting to, and/or consulting, and/or using the Website.
The user shall indemnify Ubifrance, as well as any person involved in the creation, production, or distribution of the Website, against all claims, liability, charges, or costs arising from the breach of these terms or relating to the use of this Website. The user alone is liable for the information or data that he or she forwards, and he or she agrees to indemnify BUSINESS FRANCE against any direct or indirect damages that may result from such information or data. Specifically, the user hereby refrains from using the interactive areas for purposes unrelated to the intended services offered by the Website.
The French business directory on ubifrance .com Website may include links (surface or deep) to other sites, in general those of its Partners. Unless otherwise stated, the websites these hyperlinks refer to are independent from the ubifrance.com Website. In no circumstances do these hyperlinks constitute an approval by BUSINESS FRANCE, or a partnership between Ubifrance and the target websites. Ubifrance may not therefore be held liable for the content, products, advertisements, or any other items or services displayed on these sites.
BUSINESS FRANCE’s prior written authorization is required for any hyperlink, of any type, which affords access to the online French business directory or any page or element therein.
“Cookies” are installed on Internet users’ computers. These cookies allow the user to be identified and facilitate later connections, in particular for accessing information. The user can elect to refuse the recording of cookies by configuring his or her web browser.
However, refusing cookies may cause certain parts of the Website to not function as intended and require the user to log on many times during a single session.