Legal Information

1. Presentation of the site.

Pursuant to article 6 of French law no. 2004-575 dated 21 June 2004 on confidence in the digital economy, users of the http://www.gva.fr/ site are informed of the identity of the various parties involved in producing and monitoring said site:

Owner : GVA – 105 avenue Raymond Poincaré – 75116 Paris
Creator : © Ngcom
Publication manager : GVA – info@gva.fr
The Publication Manager is a physical person or a legal entity.
Webmaster : thomas Ybert – tybert@natcom.fr
Hosting service provider : ASP Sourcing – Paris – France

2. General terms and conditions of use of the site and of the services proposed.

Use of the http://www.gva.fr/ site implies the full and complete acceptance of the general terms and conditions of use described herein. These terms and conditions may be changed or supplemented at any time. Users of the http://www.gva.fr/ site are therefore encouraged to consult them on a regular basis.

Users can normally access the site at any time. However, interruptions for technical maintenance purposes may be required by http://www.gva.fr/, which will endeavour to inform users in advance of the dates and times of the interruption.

The http://www.gva.fr/ site is updated regularly by GVA. In the same way, the legal notices can be changed at any time. They are nevertheless binding for users, who are invited to consult them as often as possible in order to take note of said changes.

This website is intended to provide general information on a particular subject(s). It is not an exhaustive treatment of any subject, nor does it create a business or professional service relationship. The information contained herein is not intended to constitute accounting, tax, investment, legal or other professional advice or services. Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this site is correct, no warranty, express or implied, is given to its accuracy and we do not accept any liability for error or omission.

Whilst we shall use reasonable endeavours to ensure that this site is normally available 24 hours a day, we will not be liable if for any reason the site is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to this site may be suspended temporarily and without notice in circumstances of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond the control of UHY.

This website is intended for general guidance only. No responsibility for loss occasioned to any person acting or refraining from actions as a result of any material on this website can be accepted. By accessing any part of this site, you shall be deemed to have accepted these terms in full.

3. Description of the services provided.

The purpose of the http://www.gva.fr/ site is to provide information about the company’s activities.

GVA endeavours to provide information on the http://www.gva.fr/ site that is as accurate as possible. However, it may not be held liable for omissions, inaccuracies and deficiencies in updates, whether they are the result of its own doing or that of a third-party partner providing said information.

All information shown on the http://www.gva.fr/ site is provided for information purposes only and is subject to change. Furthermore, the details on the http://www.gva.fr/ site are not exhaustive. They are provided subject to any modifications conducted since being posted online

4. Contractual restrictions concerning technical data.

The site uses JavaScript technology.

The website may not be held liable for material damages linked to the use of the site. Furthermore, users agree to access the site using up-to-date, virus-free equipment and with an updated and current browser.

5. Intellectual property and forgeries.

GVA is the owner of the intellectual property rights or holds the usage rights on all elements that can be accessed on the site, in particular, the texts, images, graphics, logos, icons, sounds and software.

Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication, adaptation, in whole or in part, of the elements of the site, regardless of the means or procedure used, is prohibited without prior written approval from GVA.

Any unauthorised use of the site or of any of the elements contained therein shall constitute forgery and shall be prosecuted in accordance with the provisions of articles L.335-2 and the French Intellectual Property Code.

6. Limitation of liability.

GVA may not be held liable for direct and indirect damages caused to the user’s equipment during access to the gva site, whether resulting from the use of equipment that does not meet the specifications indicated in point 4, or the appearance of a bug or an incompatibility.

In addition, gva may not be held liable for indirect damages (e.g. loss of business or opportunity) resulting from use of the http://www.gva.fr/ site.

Interactive areas (possibility of asking questions in the contact area) are made available for users. GVA reserves the right to delete, without prior notice, any content posted in said area that contravenes the laws applicable in France, in particular, the provisions pertaining to data protection. Where appropriate, GVA also reserves the right to involve the user’s civil and/or criminal liability, in particular in cases of racist, abusive, defamatory or pornographic messages, whatever the medium used (text, photograph, etc.).

7. Managing personal data.

In France, personal data is protected specifically by law no. 78-87 of 6 January 1978, law no. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, article L. 226-13 of the French Penal Code and the European Directive of 24 October 1995.

When the http://www.gva.fr/ site is used, the following may be collected: the URL of links via which the user accessed the http://www.gva.fr/ site, the user’s service provider, the user’s internet protocol (IP) address.

Whatever the circumstances, gva only collects personal data about users for the requirements of certain services provided by the http://www.gva.fr/ site. Users provide this information knowingly, particularly when they enter it themselves. Users of the http://www.gva.fr/ site are informed as to whether the provision of said information is mandatory.

In accordance with the provisions of articles 38 and under French law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on data processing, data files and individual liberties, all users have the right to access, correct and object to personal data pertaining to them, by issuing a written and signed request, accompanied by a copy of their proof of ID, signed by the holder of the document, and specifying the address to which the response must be sent.

No personal data about users of the http://www.gva.fr/ site is published, exchanged, transferred, assigned or sold, on any medium whatsoever to third parties without the user’s knowledge. Only the scenario in which gva and its rights are acquired would allow the aforementioned information to be transmitted to a potential acquirer; in turn, this acquirer would be subject to the same obligation of preservation and modification of data with regard to users of the http://www.gva.fr/ site.

The site has not been declared to CNIL (the French data protection agency) because it does not collect personal data.

The databases are protected by the provisions of the French law of 1 July 1998 transposing directive 96/9 of 11 March 1996 concerning the legal protection of databases.

8. Hyperlinks and cookies.

The http://www.gva.fr/ site contains hyperlinks to other sites, posted with gva’s authorisation. However, gva is not able to check the content of the sites visited and thereby assumes no liability for the same.

Browsing the http://www.gva.fr/ site may lead to cookies being installed on users’ computers. A cookie is a small file that does not allow the user to be identified but which records information about the browsing habits of a computer on a site. The data thus obtained are intended to facilitate subsequent visits to the site, as well as to enable various measurements of frequency of visits.

Refusal to install a cookie may mean that it is impossible to access certain services. However, users can set up their computer as follows to prevent cookies being installed:
Under Internet Explorer: Tools tab/Internet options Click Confidentiality and select “Block all cookies.” Confirm with OK.
Under Netscape: Edit tab/Preferences Click Advanced and select “Deactivate cookies.” Confirm with OK.

9. Applicable law and jurisdiction.

Any dispute pertaining to use of the http://www.gva.fr/ site is subject to French law. Jurisdiction is hereby exclusively assigned to the competent courts of Paris

10. The main laws concerned.

French law no. 78-87 of 6 January 1978, specifically modified by French law no. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004 on information technology, data files and civil liberties.

French law no. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on confidence in the digital economy.

11. UHY Branding Disclosure

UHY GVA / GVA / ARCCA is a member of Urbach Hacker Young International Limited, a UK company, and forms part of the international UHY network of legally independent accounting and consulting firms. UHY is the brand name for the UHY international network. The services described herein are provided by the Firm and not by UHY or any other member firm of UHY. Neither UHY nor any member of UHY has any liability for services provided by other members.

Third party links, including those to UHY member firms’ own websites, are provided for the convenience of the users of this site. UHY does not control and is not responsible for any of these third party sites or their content. The links are provided on an “as is” basis and we make no warranty, express or implied, for the information provided within them.

12. Glossary

User: Internet user connecting to and using the above-named site.

Personal data: “data that permits, in any form whatsoever, directly or indirectly, the identification of the physical persons to which they refer” (article 4 of French law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978).

UHY GVA / GVA / ARCCA is a member of Urbach Hacker Young International Limited, a UK company, and forms part of the international UHY network of legally independent accounting and consulting firms. UHY is the brand name for the UHY international network. The services described herein are provided by the Firm and not by UHY or any other member firm of UHY. Neither UHY nor any member of UHY has any liability for services provided by other members