TERMS OF USE

Any connection to and/or use of the website (the “Site”) implies the Website user’s acceptance of the following conditions.

Website use: The user (the “User”) is entitled to consult the Website and commits to comply with these terms of use.

As a consequence, the User strictly undertakes not to make:

  • any transmission or disclosure via the Site of illegal, contrary to public policy or defamatory information;
  • any deterioration, unauthorized downloading, DDoS attack, misappropriation of Site information and content, attempt to circumvent or damage security devices, phishing, fraudulent introduction into Bureau Veritas infrastructure, etc.;
  • and generally, any Site use which does not comply with these terms of use and/or which may damage its integrity or availability, and/or Bureau Veritas’ interests and exclusive rights.

Availability: The Site functions 24/24 hours and 7/7 days. However, if a force majeure event occurs, the connection is slow or the Site is overloaded or unavailable due to electronic communication networks, access to all or part of the Site may be slowed down or interrupted. Furthermore, Bureau Veritas may undertake corrective or preventive maintenance on the Site or hosting facilities. Accordingly, Bureau Veritas does not guarantee availability or continuous access to the Site.

Intellectual property: The Site and its contents (source code, texts, images, photos and graphics, data, information, architecture, software and databases, domain name, trademarks and logos) are protected by the laws, regulations and international conventions on intellectual property, and belong to Bureau Veritas or are subject to authorization for use.

In no event shall consulting the Site be construed as a transfer, licence or authorisation to re-use contents. Accordingly, any total or partial reproduction, representation, extraction, modification, dissemination or exploitation of the Site, or of any one of the elements contained herein, on any medium whatsoever, is strictly forbidden unless previously authorized in writing by Bureau Veritas. Bureau Veritas is entitled to modify Site content at any time without prior notice.

Photographs Credit: Bureau Veritas SA and all its subsidiaries – external image banks.

Liability: All information accessible via the Site is provided “as is”. Bureau Veritas makes no warranties, express or implied, and assumes no responsibility for the use of this information. In addition, Bureau Veritas makes no warranties of any kind regarding the relevance, timeliness, completeness or suitability of the published information for the User’s needs.

The User is solely responsible for the use of information freely available on the Site.

Bureau Veritas disclaims all liability for any damage whatsoever, direct or indirect (in particular any financial, commercial, loss of programs or data), which may be suffered by a User or a third party resulting from the use of the Site and the information contained therein. In addition, Bureau Veritas disclaims all liability in the event of viruses, malware or spam resulting from the consultation of the Site.

Websites outside the Bureau Veritas Group that have a hypertext link to the Site are not under the control of Bureau Veritas, which therefore declines all responsibility for their content. The User is solely responsible for their use.

Power of Jurisdiction and Applicable Law: All disputes related to the Site and its contents shall be referred to the courts and tribunals of Nanterre, France and governed by French law.