Legal notice

1. Legal notice

In accordance with the provisions of article 6-III-1 of law no. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on confidence in the digital economy, it is specified that:
The website is edited by:

86, rue de Lille 75007 Paris

Publication director: Anne KERZAN, Marketing Director
Hosting provider: Symediane with the network provider BSO Network.

2. Declaration

In accordance with law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to computers, computer files and civil liberties, amended by law no.2004-801 of 6 August 2004, the automated processing of personal data from the website was declared to the commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés, which issued a receipt under number 1545445.

3. General terms of access and use of the site

The purpose of this legal notice is to define the terms according to which ESQUISSE makes it website available to users, as well as the terms according to which said users gain access to and use this site. Users represent to have taken due note of the terms of this legal notice and to accept these unreservedly, prior to any visit of the website. Access to the website is possible 24/7, subject to cases of force majeure (as recognized by the case law of French and European community courts), to possible failures or to any maintenance operations necessary to the proper working order of the website. Users acknowledges that they have the necessary skills and resources to gain access to and to use the website. It is expressly specified that any connection of users to the website is subordinated to compliance with this legal notice.

4. Liability

Users shall gain access to the website via the Internet communications network. Users represent that they are aware of the risks and accept these. They acknowledge in particular that information transiting through the website or stored thereon can be intercepted or altered against the will of ESQUISSE. It is however strongly recommended that users take all necessary precautions to protect themselves against acts of piracy, in particular by using a secure and adapted computer configuration, and by installing a regularly updated antivirus software. ESQUISSE may not under any circumstances be held liable for any contamination of users’ computer hardware during or subsequently to their browsing the website . Moreover, ESQUISSE shall not be held liable for users’ improper use of data or services. In addition, ESQUISSE shall see to guaranteeing the accuracy of the information available on its website. Nevertheless, it is expressly specified that the information processed can contain technical or typographical inaccuracies. ESQUISSE would be grateful to users of this website if they would inform it of any possible omissions, errors or corrections, by sending an e-mail to the webmaster at the following address: It is specified that ESQUISSE cannot in any way be held liable for any possible errors on its website, for the completeness of the information processed, or for the absence of availability of the information. Users acknowledge that ESQUISSE reserves the right to modify, to interrupt, temporarily or permanently, access to all or part of the website, without prior notice. ESQUISSE’s liability may not be incurred in the event of temporary unavailability of all or part of the website, in particular in the event of maintenance on the website or on the server on which it is hosted, in the event of any technical incident and more generally in the event of any event outside its control.

5. Protection of personal data

In accordance with articles 32 et seq. of law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to computers, computer files and civil liberties, amended by law no.2004-801 of 6 August 2004, users represent to be informed that any personal data they disclose, in particular when filling in any forms available on the website may be transmitted and processed by ESQUISSE and its partners according to certain terms. The party in charge of processing personal data is ESQUISSE. ESQUISSE warrants for the benefit of users that the data disclosed will be respected and its integrity preserved. E-mail addresses, identity (last name, first name, date and place of birth), position, telephone and fax number, as well as postal address are the only items of personal data that can be collected and processed by ESQUISSE. Personal data is collected for identification and statistical purposes, the retention period is determined in accordance with statutes in force. In accordance with applicable legal rules, users may, providing evidence of their identity, demand that any personal data concerning them be rectified, completed, updated or deleted, to the extent where such data is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date or where the retention thereof is prohibited. Users may exercise the rights listed above, providing evidence of their identity, by writing to: Users are reminded that they must refrain from collecting or making diverted use of the nominal data that they are liable to gain access to. As a general rule, users are prohibited from any acts likely to adversely affect the private life or the reputation of persons. Failure to comply with these obligations shall expose users to criminal liability.

6. Cookies

“Cookies” are alphanumeric identifiers which we transfer to your hard drive via your web browser. They enable our system to establish browsing statistics for our website and to recognize you when you connect.

7. Intellectual property rights

This website and all its components, in particular programs, data, databases, text, images whether animated or not, sounds, drawings, graphics etc. are the exclusive property of ESQUISSE or are licensed to the latter. All of these components are subject to the provisions of the French Code of intellectual property and, in this respect, are protected against any use which is unauthorised by law or by this legal notice. Visits to this website do not entail any license, or assignment of rights pertaining to the components of this website, except express stipulation mentioned on the website. Any and all copying, reproduction, representation, adaptation, diffusion, whether partially or in full, of the website and of its contents, by any means whatsoever and on any media whatsoever is illegal, except with the prior express and written consent of the publication Director or of the holder of the rights pertaining to the relevant website component. Users are authorised to consult, download and print out documents and information available on the following terms:

– documents may only be used on a personal basis, for information and within a strictly private framework in accordance with article L122–5 2° of the French Code of intellectual property,

– documents and information may not be altered in any way whatsoever,

– documents and information may not be diffused outside of the website.

The rights granted to users operate a mere authorisation to use and in no way an assignment of the intellectual property rights pertaining to the components of the website. All of the distinguishing marks, logos and trademarks appearing on the website are the exclusive property of ESQUISSE and are protected by the provisions of the French Code of intellectual property and of the French civil Code relating to the law of trademarks, to the law of designs and models and to civil liability. Any unauthorised use of the contents or information of the website, in particular for commercial purposes, may give rise to prosecution based on legal actions for counterfeit and/or unfair competition and/or free-riding brought by the holders of the relevant rights.

8. Applicable law

Any difficulty, claim or dispute concerning this website will be governed by French law. In the event of dispute, the courts of Paris will alone have jurisdiction.

9. Updates

ESQUISSE reserves the right to update the legal notice at any time depending on the variation of the contents of the website. ESQUISSE invites users to review this page each time they visit the website.