The present website is owned by Silliker Group Corporation France SARL, a company of the Mérieux NutriSciences group (hereafter “Mérieux NutriSciences”).
Silliker Group Corporation France SARL
A company incorporated under the laws of France, with a share capital of 8.000 Euros
113 Route de Paris, Domaine de Montcelard, 69160 Tassin-la-Demi-Lune
504 155 680 RCS Lyon
TVA : FR81504155680
VP Human Resources, Communication & Customer Excellence
A simplified joint-stock company with a share capital of 707.786,75 Euros
20 rue des Jardins, 92600 Asnières-sur-Seine
B378 615 363 RCS Nanterre
A simplified joint-stock company with a share capital of 707.786,75 Euros
20 rue des Jardins, 92600 Asnières-sur-Seine
B378 615 363 RCS Nanterre
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General Conditions of Use
The access and use of the present website and of all of its subdomains are subject to the following conditions (hereafter "General Conditions of Use") and all applicable laws and regulations. By accessing and browsing the present website or any its subdomains, the User accepts, without limitation or qualification, the General Conditions of Use. Mérieux NutriSciences is entitled, at any time, to change or to modify the present General Conditions of Use. Therefore, the User has to regularly visit this section to review the then General Conditions of Use to which he is bound.
Site: means the website corpo.merieuxnutrisciences.com/corporate and all of its subdomains, which are owned by Silliker Group Corporation France SARL.
User: means any person using the Site, under its sole responsibility and who has already accepted the present General Conditions of Use.
Mérieux NutriSciences: means Mérieux NutriSciences group with all its affiliated companies, including Silliker Group Corporation France SARL.
General Conditions of Use: means all the present dispositions to which the User already accepted prior any use of the Site.
Content: means all information and data contained in the Site, including without limitation, design, article, diagram, chart, methodology, know-how, photo, image, video or sound element, and/or any other element contained in the Site.
2. Purpose of the General Conditions of Use and the Site
Mérieux NutriSciences maintains this Site for the User personal information and communication. Therefore, the User acknowledges to be fully informed that this Site is not intended to supply, in any possible way, whatsoever, advice or recommendation. The User must not use any Content of the Site to analyze or to study any category of product.
3. Use of the Site
The User can freely browse through the Site. The User may download Content displayed on the Site for non commercial and personal use only provided that the User also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices present on the Content. The User may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, re-post or use the Content of the Site for any other purpose, including for public or commercial purposes, without Mérieux NutriSciences' prior written consent.
It is strictly prohibited for the User to post or to transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, slanderous, pornographic or any Content, that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law.
4. Content – Update
Mérieux NutriSciences uses reasonable efforts to present accurate and up-to-date information on the Site; however Mérieux NutriSciences makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. Mérieux NutriSciences assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the Content of the Site. In this respect, all the Content of this Site, in particular the information relating to Mérieux NutriSciences’ services, are non contractual. Mérieux NutriSciences reserves the right to modify and to update at any time, the Site and its Content, including the present General Conditions of Use.
This Site may from time to time contain information relating to scientific, technical or public health matters. This is for informational purpose only and is not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by a health care professional.
5. No Guarantee or Warranty
The use of the Site is at the User own risk. Neither Mérieux NutriSciences nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the Site is liable for any direct or indirect damage, of any sort, arising out of the User access to, or use of, the Site or its Content. Without prejudice to the preceding, everything on the Site and its Content is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, regarding the accuracy or completeness of the Content or that the Content does not infringe the right of third parties.
Although Mérieux NutriSciences may, from time to time, control or verify the discussions, the transmissions, the advertising displays or any other Content on the Site, Mérieux NutriSciences assumes no obligation to do so, or no responsibility for such information, or their incorrect, defamatory, obscene, slanderous, incomplete, plagiarist, pornographic, or dangerous nature. Mérieux NutriSciences makes no warranties that the Site is free from errors, virus or other harmful materials, nor that it will run without disruption.
Mérieux NutriSciences also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damages to the User’s computer equipment or other property on account of the User access to, use of, or browsing in the Site or the User downloading of any Content, such as materials, data, text, photo, image, video or audio from the Site.
6. Intellectual Property
The Site and its Content are subject to the protection of the copyright unless otherwise stated, and shall not be used, except as provided in these General Conditions of Use or in the text on the Site, without the prior written consent of Mérieux NutriSciences. Mérieux NutriSciences neither warrants nor represents that the use of the Content will not infringe rights of third parties.
Unless for personal data which are subject to the Protection of personal data section, any information or communication the User transmit to the Site in any way whatsoever as electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, question, comment, suggestion, idea, concept, know-how, technique or other information is treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary, except if the User mentions it, and may be freely used, reproduced, disclosed, published, broadcasted, and otherwise disposed of, by Mérieux NutriSciences for any purposes whatsoever, including but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing services using such information.
6.2 Materials on the Site
The Site and its Content (hereafter the “Materials”) are protected by the copyright, neighboring rights and/or other property rights according to French and international laws and treaties on intellectual property and privacy protection. Such Materials are either the property of Mérieux NutriSciences or of third parties having granted to Mérieux NutriSciences the rights and licenses to use them in the Site. The reproduction and use of any Material is hereby authorized, only provided that the User retains the specific mention of copyright and/or other proprietary notices if any, for the personal and private information of the User, and the User’s knowledge of Mérieux NutriSciences, its services, to the exclusion of any commercial purpose whatsoever. Any reproduction or use of the Materials and any part thereof other than for personal and private use is strictly prohibited without Mérieux NutriSciences' prior written consent. Distribution, reproduction, representation, adaptation, modification, publication, transmission, translation, sale, or any disposition of all or part of the Materials as well as of the presentation, the structure and the organization of the Site, in any form and by any mean whatsoever, is strictly prohibited without the prior written consent of Mérieux NutriSciences.
Software from this Site may be further subject to French and United States of America laws, rules and regulations, as amended from time to time. The User may also check his local laws and regulations accordingly before downloading or exporting any software from this Site.
The trademarks, names, logos and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") displayed on the Site, are registered and/or common law Trademarks belongings to Mérieux NutriSciences, or to another person or company. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without the prior written consent of the Trademark owner. Any use of the Trademarks, or of a sign similar to the Trademarks, displayed on the Site, or any other Content on the Site, except as provided in these General Conditions of Use, is strictly prohibited. The User is also advised that Mérieux NutriSciences will enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including all legal means at its disposal and legal proceedings. .
6.5. Hypertext links
The Site may provide links to other websites; it is only as a convenient resource for the User. Mérieux NutriSciences, however, has no control and makes no verification over the websites linked to the Site and maintained by third parties. Mérieux NutriSciences cannot guarantee, and makes no representation as to, the accuracy of any website to which it provides a link or reference. Mérieux NutriSciences is not responsible for the content of any other websites linked to the Site. The User linking to any other off-Site pages or other websites is at the User own risk.
7. Protection of personal data
In accordance with the data protection laws and regulations (modified law n°78-17 of 6th January 1978 “relative à l’informatique, aux fichiers et aux libertés”), the User is hereby informed that while connecting to the Site, personal information will be automatically or voluntarily collected, retained and used as follow. If the User wishes, he has the right to access, to make corrections, or to delete his personal data, at any time, by addressing a request by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, who shall make its best efforts to deal with the request as soon as practicable.
Personal data collected through each connection to the Site may come from:
- the registration of the User IP address through each connection;
- the automatic (login) or voluntary registration of the User basic contact and identification information (such as name, address, telephone, fax, e-mail, company address or any other information the user agrees to submit) through the participation to online survey and polls, the request for further information on Mérieux NutriSciences including marketing and advertising materials, the subscription to newsletters or to any application form or similar inquiries.
Personal data collected will only be used by Mérieux NutriSciences, unless otherwise specified at the collection time, will not be disclosed to or shared with any third party for any purposes:
- Personal data collected through each connection will be used to track the User browsing on the Site so as to enable Mérieux NutriSciences to make connection statistics on the most visited pages and, generally, to monitor and improve the running of the Site;
- Personal data collected through online surveys and polls, further information application forms, subscription to newsletters or similar inquiries, shall only be used to meet the purpose for which such information have been submitted and collected.
Any subscription to a newsletter may be cancelled, at any time, by sending an e-mail to email@example.com.
For any application, please provide us the exact name, postal address, and/or e-mail address.
8. Cookies policy
8.1 Information on cookies
Cookies mean all the plotters which are saved on the browser and in the computer’s hard disk while the User is browsing on a website, reading an email, using a software or a mobile application (hereafter the “Cookies”).
The present Site uses different sorts of Cookies in order to provide the User a better browsing experience and to give him access to all the functionalities available on the Site.
8.2 Purpose of the different Cookies
The Cookies of functionality from the Site allow the User to use the basic functions of the Site, to suit his viewing preferences (language, display resolution, operating system used, etc) during the visits, and to store the information about the applications forms, or similar inquiries.
Furthermore, the performance analysis Cookies from the Site allows Mérieux NutriSciences to develop statistics, such as traffic volume, and to use various elements from the Site.
Finally, social network Cookies are issued by third parties, through the Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube tools on the Site, and which allow Mérieux NutriSciences to have more precise data on the Site’s traffic volume and information on the social network sharing. The use of the social network Cookies by third parties is not controlled by Mérieux NutriSciences, therefore, the User is advised to consult those third parties’ Cookies policy.
8.3 Do you need to accept the Cookies?
The User has no obligation to accept the Cookies, and can block the Cookies, at any time, by activating the setting on the User browser which allows him to refuse, in whole or in part, the Cookies. In case where the User chooses to refuse and/or to block the Cookies from the Site, Mérieux NutriSciences gives no guarantee or warranty of any kind, regarding the User access to all the functions and/or parts or the Site, and shall not be liable for any consequences on the User browsing on the Site.
8.4 Delete the Cookies
Whatever browser is used, the User can manage and/or delete the Cookies, by following these recommendations according to the browser used:
To delete Cookies on Google Chrome:
- “Show advanced settings”
- “Content settings”
- In the “Cookies” part of the page, the User have the possibility to delete the Cookies, in whole or in part.
To delete Cookies on Mozilla Firefox:
- In the “History” area, select “Conservation Rules” and then “Use custom settings for history”.
- The User can choose to not check the “Accept Cookies” box.
To delete Cookies on Internet Explorer:
- “Internet Options”
- In the tab “Privacy”, the User can choose between 6 degrees of restriction of Cookies.
To delete Cookies on Safari:
- The User can choose “Block cookies”.
To delete Cookies in other browsers, the User is advised to consult his browser documentation or online help modules.
9. Applicable law
The present General Conditions of Use are subject to French law.
Any disputes relatives to the interpretation or performance of the present General Conditions of Use shall fall within the jurisdiction of the Lyon Commercial Court.
10.1 Force majeure
Mérieux NutriSciences shall not be held responsible for any damage that may occur from the use of the Site and/or its Content, such as the loss of data, the damage caused in the computer hardware, the intrusion of third party into the information system and/or the damage caused by a case of force majeure as defined by the French civil Code.
10.2 Escape clause
If one or more provisions of this General Conditions of Use be or become invalid for any reason whatsoever, the validity of the remaining provisions would not be affected by this fact.
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