Legal information

1. Presentation of the website.

Pursuant to article 6 of French Act No. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on confidence in the digital economy, website users are informed of the identity of the various parties involved in its production and monitoring:

Owner and designer: INSA Centre-Val de Loire
Publication Manager: Provisional administrator INSA Centre-Val de Loire
Webmaster: INSA Centre-Val de Loire Communications Department
Host: INSA Centre-Val de Loire IT Department

2. Standard terms & conditions of use concerning the website and available services.

Use of the website implies full acceptance of the standard terms & conditions of use herein. Said terms & conditions of use may be changed or added to at any time, and users of the website are therefore asked to consult them at regular intervals.
This website is usually accessible at all times to users. may nonetheless decide to make the website temporarily unavailable for technical maintenance reasons, in which case it will endeavour to inform users of the dates and times thereof beforehand.
The website is updated at regular intervals by the Communications Department. In the same way, the legal notices may be amended at any time: that said, they are applicable to users who are asked to refer thereto as often as possible in order to ensure knowledge thereof.
This website gives access to other websites of INSA Centre-Val de Loire bodies or associate partners. The latter are likely to draft their own legal notices which should be consulted and followed.

3. Description of the services provided.

The purpose of the website is to provide information about all of the INSA Centre-Val de Loire’s activities.
On the website the INSA Centre-Val de Loire’s Communications Department endeavours to provide information that is as accurate as possible. However, it may not be held liable for omissions, inaccuracies or shortcomings in updates, whether these are its own fault or the fault of other partners who provide such information.
All of the information given on the website is given for that purpose only and is likely to change over time. Moreover, the information given on the website is not exhaustive. The information is subject to any change made subsequent to it being put online.

4. Contractual limitations on technical data.

The website uses JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3 technology.
It may not be held liable for material damage linked to use of the website. Furthermore, users of the website undertake to access it using recent equipment that does not contain any virus and with an updated latest-generation browser.

5. Intellectual property and infringement.

The INSA Centre-Val de Loire holds the copyright for some of the accessible features on the website, particularly texts and some images.
The reproduction, representation, modification, publication or adaptation of all or part of the website's features, irrespective of the means or process used, is prohibited unless written authorisation has been granted by the INSA Centre-Val de Loire beforehand.
Any unauthorised use of the website or any of the features therein shall be deemed infringement and result in proceedings pursuant to the provisions of articles L.335-2 et seq. of the French Intellectual Property Code.

6. Liability limitations.

The INSA Centre-Val de Loire may not be held liable for direct or indirect damage caused to the user's equipment when accessing the website and stemming either from use of equipment not conforming to the specifications indicated in point 4, or from the appearance of a bug or incompatibility.
Neither may the INSA Centre-Val de Loire be held liable for indirect damage (such as connection loss during registration) resulting from use of the website

7. Management of personal data.

In France, personal data is protected particularly by Act no. 78-87 of 6 January 1978, Act no. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, article L. 226-13 of the French Penal Code and the European Directive of 24 October 1995.
During use of the website, the following information may be recorded: the URL of links through which the user has accessed the website, the user's access provider and the user's Internet Protocol (IP) address.
In any case the INSA Centre-Val de Loire only ever records personal data pertaining to the user for the requirements of some of the services provided on the website Users knowingly provide such information, particularly when personally entering it. In this case, users of the website are told whether or not such information is compulsory.
Pursuant to the provisions of articles 38 et seq. of French Act no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on Information Technology, Data Files and Civil Liberties, all users are entitled to access, correct and delete personal data by sending a written and signed request together with a copy of proof of identity with the holder's signature and stating the address to which the reply is to be sent.
The website is not declared to the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) since it does not record personal information.
Databases are protected by the provisions of the French Act of 1 July 1998 transposing European Directive 96/9 of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases.

8. Hyperlinks and cookies.

The website contains a certain number of hyperlinks to other websites which are set up with the INSA Centre-Val de Loire's permission. That said, the INSA Centre-Val de Loire is unable to check the contents of websites accessed in this way and shall not therefore be held liable in this regard.
Browsing the website is likely to lead to one or more cookies being stored on the user's computer. A cookie is a small data file which does not enable the user to be identified but records information concerning a computer's browsing on a particular website. Data is collected in this way to facilitate subsequent browsing on the website and to enable a range of visit or hit measurements.
If you block a cookie, you may find that you cannot access some services. Users can nonetheless customise their computer settings as follows to block cookies:
With Internet Explorer: tools/Internet options tab. Click on Privacy and choose Block all cookies. Click on Ok.

9. Applicable law and attribution of jurisdiction.

Any dispute arising over use of the website is subject to French law. Jurisdiction is attributed on an exclusive basis to the Paris competent courts.

10. The main legislation concerned.

Act no. 78-87 of 6 January 1978, particularly amended by Act no. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004 on Information Technology, Data Files and Civil Liberties.
Act no. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on Confidence in the Digital Economy.

11. Glossary.

User: The person logging on and using the above-mentioned website.
Personal information: "information enabling, in whatever form it may take, directly or indirectly, the identification of the physical persons to which it pertains" (article 4 of French Act no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978).