Publisher of the site: :
Comité Régional de Tourisme de PICARDIE, hereafter referred to as « CRT PICARDIE »
3 rue Vincent Auriol
80011 AMIENS Cedex 1
Tél : (00 33 3) 22 22 33 66 – email@example.com
Fax : (00 33 3) 22 22 33 67
Director of Publication:
3 rue Vincent Auriol
80011 AMIENS Cedex 1
Tél : (00 33 3) 22 22 33 66 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax : (00 33 3) 22 22 33 67
ARTICLE 1: ACCEPTANCE OF THE HOUSE RULES
By accessing and/or using the Site you indicate that you accept all the terms of these Terms and Conditions and that you agree to abide by them.
The General and Special Terms and Conditions of Sale of the Service Providers that post offers on the Site are communicated by the Site at the time of the online booking of the offer of this Service Provider, with CRT PICARDIE acting solely as an intermediary and having the capacity as a host company as defined by LCEN, offers of Service providers who are liable for the truthfulness and the quality of their offers.
CRT PICARDIE reserves the right to develop its Site at all times as well as its Terms and Conditions of Use, or to complete these by adding new contractual conditions. For this reason, Users are advised to regularly review the General Terms and Conditions of Use, accessible via a hyperlink on the Home Page of this Site, in order to refer to the latest version in force.
In the event of Users not wishing to accept all or part of these General Terms and Conditions of Use, they are requested to refrain from using the Site.
ARTICLE 2: DEFINITIONS
Content : means the content and the information published on the Site.
Blog : means the contributory part of the Site, should it exist.
Contributors: means all Users publishing Content (texts, photos, videos, personal experiences…) on the Blog.
Plateform : means the functionalities and services made available, via: :
- The CRT PICARDIE Site
- The social modules such as the Like button, the Share button and other similar products.
- The other supports, software (such as a toolbar), equipment or networks already existing or developed in the future.
Service providers : means the private individuals or legal entities that offer a tourist service.
Published/Publication : means what is put online on the Site by Users.
Users : means all internet users who login to and browse the Site.
Site : means the CRT PICARDIE website accessible in particular at the following address: www.northernfrance-tourism.in www.picardy-tourism.com
ARTICLE 3: PURPOSE OF THE SITE
The purpose of this Site is to promote tourism in addition to booking and selling services in the Picardie Region.
The Site enables Users to buy services through offers made on the Site, exchange views with other Users and create Content as Contributors.
The Site is accessible to everybody and personal access is reserved for Users with an account.
ARTICLE 4: AVAILABILITY OF SERVICES
The Site can be accessed from any location whatsoever provided that the minimum technical conditions are satisfied, particularly in terms of access to the mobile telephony network, Internet network and the technical compatibility of the equipment used.
CRT PICARDIE shall, under no circumstances, be liable if the Site is unavailable for technical reasons.
CRT PICARDIE may amend the service offering described at all times: modification of the functionalities, new services or removal of services.
ARTICLE 5: REGISTRATION CONDITIONS
In order to confirm their registration, Users must complete, in an accurate manner, all the mandatory fields on the registration form.
Only one account is authorised per User and all attempts to act in a fraudulent manner may result in the account being cancelled.
Users have a personal space after registering on the Site.
The account may be cancelled by the User at all times and without notice due to fraudulent or unlawful use of the Site services and content.
Users may cancel their registration at all times by following the procedure described on the Site.
ARTICLE 6: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
- Website :
The whole Site belongs to CRT PICARDIE, as do all the related rights. All reproduction, whole or partial, must be authorised by CRT PICARDIE.
The presentation and the content of the Site form together a work protected by the laws in force concerning intellectual property which is owned by CRT PICARDIE.
The texts, images, designs and the layout as well as the style guide of this Site are protected by intellectual property law.
It is prohibited to copy, extract, disseminate or modify the content of this Site for commercial purposes. Downloading as well as printing text, images and graphics, is authorised solely for private use and not for commercial purposes. Reproducing designs, images, sound documents, video sequences and texts in other electronic or printed publications requires the prior written agreement of CRT PICARDIE.
Lack of authorisation is punishable on the grounds of infringement.
All total or partial reproduction of trademarks and/or logos on the Site, undertaken using content from the Site without the express authorisation of CRT PICARDIE constitutes infringement punishable by articles L.713-2 et seq. of the “Code de la propriété intellectuelle” (Intellectual Property Code).
The databases compiled by CRT PICARDIE are protected by copyright and by the law of 1 July 1998 transposing the “Code de la propriété intellectuelle” (Intellectual Property Code) of the European Directive of 11 March 1996 relating to the legal protection of databases.
Failing written authorisation of CRT PICARDIE, all reproduction, duplication, adaptation, translation and/or modification, partial or whole, or transfer to another Site are not permitted and are punishable by articles L 343-4 et seq. of the “Code de la Propriété Intellectuelle” (Intellectual Property Code).
- Content put online: :
By putting online content on the Site, Users automatically grant CRT PICARDIE the right to use this Content in respect of the requirements to manage the Site. This shall apply throughout the world and for the period required for the offer of sale.
The Contributors ensure CRT PICARDIE that they hold all the rights relating to the content which they offer free of charge for publication on one of the CRT PICARDIE Sites. These contributions shall not be the subject of any remuneration or consideration.
The Contributors shall hold CRT PICARDIE harmless against any action taken by a beneficiary or any other person who has rights which can be invoked concerning the contributions which they offer with a view to their publication on one of the CRT PICARDIE sites.
They accept that CRT PICARDIE publishes their content (text, photo, video) on this Site in particular or on another site of CRT PICARDIE.
The Contributors confirm that they have the authorisation of the private individuals appearing on the visuals (photos, videos) for publication on the sites of CRT PICARDIE.
They accept that the content, texts and visuals, may be modified by CRT PICARDIE before publication (information that is inaccurate or which cannot be verified, incorrectly written sentences, or spelling mistakes, too many links,…).
They accept that CRT PICARDIE uses this content for whatever purpose it might serve, in particular for the purposes of illustration.
In its capacity as a web host as defined by article 6 of law no. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 for the “confiance dans l'économie numérique” (Trust in the Digital Economy), CRT PICARDIE does not, under any circumstances, guarantee the truthfulness, honesty or accuracy of the contributions published. In consequence, it shall not be liable in the event of publishing content relating from false or erroneous information.
ARTICLE 7 : LIABILITY
CRT PICARDIE makes every effort possible to ensure that the Site and the services on it operate in a satisfactory manner, within the limits of responsibility of these General Terms and Conditions of Use.
Accessing the Site :
The Site can, in principle be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, however CRT PICARDIE disclaims all liability, without this list being exhaustive:
- In the event of the Site being unavailable due to maintenance work or the information published being updated.
- In the event of access to the Site being temporarily impossible (and/or the websites linked to it) due to technical problems regardless of the origin.
- In the event of contamination by any computer viruses circulating on the network.
- More generally, in the event of direct or indirect damage to the User, regardless of the nature, resulting from accessing or using the Site (and/or Sites that are linked to it or beta versions of the Site)
- In the event of abnormal or unlawful use of the Site.
- Should Users lose their identification code and/or their password or in the event of identity theft.
Access by mobile phone: :
Accessing the Site by a mobile phone is free. However, the rates applied by your operator will be paid by the User.
In spite of the utmost care taken when creating and updating this Site, CRT PICARDIE is unable to provide any guarantee, express or tacit, concerning the information contained on the Site, in particular with regard to the complete accuracy of the translations provided. CRT PICARDIE disclaims all liability in the event of error or omission.
In consequence, CRT PICARDIE shall not be liable for any damage, direct or indirect, resulting from any errors, inaccuracies or omissions of the information contained on the Site.
CRT PICARDIE limits itself to a duty of care.
Online sale of tourism services. :
The General and Special Terms and Conditions of Sale of the Service Providers that post offers on the Site are communicated by the Site at the time of the online booking of the offer of this Service provider, with CRT PICARDIE acting solely as an intermediary and having the capacity as a host company as defined by LCEN, offers of Service providers who are liable for the truthfulness and the quality of their offers.
Force majeure :
CRT PICARDIE shall not be held liable if there is an event of force majeure, as defined by the case law of the French courts, or circumstances beyond its control.
ARTICLE 8: RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF USERS / CONTRIBUTORS
Users are solely responsible for their use of the Site. Users are solely liable for the Content which they communicate via the Site. In the event of abnormal or illegal use of the Site, the Users shall be solely liable for the harm caused to third parties and the consequences of any resulting claims or actions.
The Users also waive the right to take any legal action against CRT PICARDIE in the event of claims made by a third party against it due to the illegal use and/or operating of the Site. Users undertake, in a general manner, to respect all of the regulations in force in France.
Access and security :
All Users are responsible for taking all appropriate measures in order to protect their own data and/or software stored on their computer equipment from all harm.
Users are entitled to view their personal data hosted on the Site and any other information concerning them.
Registration, access or use of certain services of the Site, and in particular the personal space of the User requires the opening of an account involving the provision of an identifier and choosing a password.
The password is personal and confidential. The User is solely responsible for it.
The User undertakes not to disclose it to third parties and to take all necessary precautions to avoid third parties gaining access to it. Users undertake to inform without delay CRT PICARDIE in the event of the loss or theft of their password.
Failing this, and unless proven otherwise, all connections or transmission of orders or data made by means of the password shall be deemed to originate from the User who shall be solely responsible for this.
Users can request, at all times, the cancellation of their account by sending an e-mail via the Site to the following address: email@example.com In order to be taken into account, the claims of Users must be sent to the following address:
- By sending an email via the Site: firstname.lastname@example.org
- By post to the following address: Comité Régional de Tourisme de PICARDIE, 3 rue Vincent Auriol – CS 11116 - 80011 AMIENS Cedex 1.
CRT PICARDIE creates a personal account for each User with one or more access depending on the User.
The account may be cancelled by CRT PICARDIE at all times and without notice as a result of fraudulent or illegal use of the services and content of the Site.
CRT PICARDIE is not the creator of the Content published by the Contributors, in particular on the Site: http://www.northernfrance-tourism.in.
CRT PICARDIE moderates this content, as far as possible. In consequence, with regard to the legal qualifications defined by article 6 of the “Loi pour la Confiance dans l’Economie Numérique” (LCEN) [Trust in the Digital Economy] of 21 June 2004, CRT PICARDIE is described as the host for the content on this Site “http://www.northernfrance-tourism.in”. CRT PICARDIE is therefore not liable for this content, unless it fails, in a prompt manner after being notified, to make accessing it impossible when it is considered as patently illegal.
The Contributors undertake not to use the Site “http://www.northernfrance-tourism.in” to:
- Publish, transmit, share, store or make available in any other manner content of the following nature: harmful to the image of the Site or contrary to public order, harmful, threatening, illegal, defamatory, unauthorised, abusive, insulting, malicious, vulgar, obscene, fraudulent, harmful to privacy or to image rights, odious, inciting to violence, racial or ethnic hatred or otherwise objectionable;
- Create several accounts, falsify their identity or their age; - Publish, transmit, share, store or make available in any other manner any personal data relating to another User or a third party, such as addresses, telephone numbers, electronic addresses, social security numbers and debit card carte numbers;
- Transmit any material containing a computer virus or any codes, files or computer programs designed to interrupt, destroy or restrict the functionality of software, computer equipment or electronic communications;
- Intimidate or harass other persons;
- Publish, transmit, share, store or make available or any other manner content which represents or encourages a wrongdoing punishable under criminal law or provide instructions on how to perpetrate it, which infringes the rights of a third party or which might result in a third party being deemed liable or infringe the local, national or international law.
The Contributors are solely responsible for the content (messages, photos, videos) which they integrate in their communications via the Site, in particular all content contrary to public order and morality, which could be of an offensive or illegal nature or liable to infringe the rights of Users or third parties, or threaten the safety of other Users or third parties or harm them.
The Contributors undertake to inform CRT PICARDIE without delay of any content which is illegal or contrary to these stipulations via the following address:email@example.com
Contributors exchanging Content on the Site, expressly authorise CRT PICARDIE to create the copies required to facilitate the exchange and storage of this content on the Site. When loading content on all or part of the Site, the Users guarantee that they hold the rights required for this purpose.
Personal data of Users:
CRT PICARDIE requests all Users to communicate their electronic mail address when registering on its site and if they wish to receive the Newsletters.
In accordance with the provisions of law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 as amended, relating to computing, files and liberties, the computer processing of personal data conducted on this Site has been the subject of a declaration submitted to the “Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés” (CNIL) [National Committee for Information Technology and Civil Liberties].
Users have the right, at all times, to object, access and rectify their own personal data. In order to do so, they simply need to make their request:
- By sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- By sending a letter to: Comité Régional de Tourisme de PICARDIE, 3 rue Vincent Auriol - CS 11116 - 80011 AMIENS Cedex 1
In accordance with the provisions of article 6, 5° of law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 as amended, the personal data are only stored in a form enabling identification for a period that does not exceed the period required for the purposes in respect of which they are collected and processed.
Personal data are only accessible to the authorised personnel.
In the forms for collecting personal data, Users are in particular informed: of the identity of the person in charge of processing, their rights concerning personal data, the recipients, the purpose of the processing and the mandatory or optional nature of their responses.
These data shall only be used for commercial purposes in the event of the prior express consent of the User concerned, in accordance with the provisions of article L34-5 of the “Code des Postes et des Communications Electroniques” (Code of the Post and Electronic Communication).
ARTICLE 9: SPECIAL REGULATIONS
In accordance with law no. 70-9 of 2 January 1970 regulating the conditions of performing activities relating to certain operations concerning properties and businesses referred to as the “loi Hoguet”, it is hereby underlined that the purchase, sale, exchange, letting or sub-letting, seasonal or otherwise, furnished or unfurnished properties, built or not-built, may only be exercised by private individuals or legal entities possessing professional credentials, issued by the Prefect, specifying the transactions which they are authorised to perform.
Users must respect the above-mentioned conditions.
CRT PICARDIE limits itself to providing a platform enabling Users to facilitate booking in the establishments situated in the Picardie region but it is not a representative, intermediary, or party to the agreement entered into between the User and the establishment in cause. CRT PICARDIE shall not therefore replace Users with regard to their specific obligations.
ARTICLE 10 : HYPERLINKS
CRT PICARDIE specifies that the use of hyperlinks can lead the User to other websites, independent of the Site.
CRT PICARDIE disclaims liability for the hyperlinks on the Site leading to other sites.
Similarly, inserting hyperlinks to all or part of the Site is authorised, on a non-exclusive basis and may be revoked at all times, without CRT PICARDIE having to provide any justification whatsoever, and provided that these links cannot present the Site in a manner which is misleading, false, derogatory or which might prove harmful to it.
CRT PICARDIE reserves the right of opposition in respect of this authorisation.
CRT PICARDIE disclaims liability for all direct, indirect or accidental damage resulting from accessing or using information from third-party sites.
ARTICLE 11 : COOKIES
Cookies contain: a unique identifier, generated at random and the date of the last visit. Furthermore, CRT PICARDIE also analyses the frequency of visiting the Site by using logging in data. Users may refuse these cookies or delete them. However, some functionalities of the CRT PICARDIE sites may be prevented.
Users may refuse the storage of cookies or be notified prior to accepting cookies, by configuring their computer in the following manner:
For Microsoft Internet Explorer :
1. choose the “Tools” menu, then “Internet Options”
2. click on the “Confidentiality” tab
3. choose the desired level using the cursor or click on the “advanced” button to customise the management of cookies.
For Mozilla Firefox :
1. choose the “Tools” menu, then “Options”
2. click on the “Cookies” tab
3. choose the options desired
For Opéra :
1. choose the “File” menu, then “Preferences”
For Google Chrome :
1. choose the “Customise and configure” menu
2. “Options” then “Advanced Options”
For Apple Safari :
1. « Safari »
2. « Preferences »
3. « Confidentiality »
ARTICLE 12: WHOLE AGREEMENT/SEVERABILITY
These General Terms and Conditions of Use constitute the whole agreement between the parties and supersede any previous agreements.
If one part of these General Terms and Conditions of Use is deemed invalid or not applicable, the rest of said Terms and Conditions shall remain in force and shall be applicable.
Should CRT PICARDIE not apply these General Terms and Conditions of Use this shall not be deemed to represent a waiver of their right to do so at a later date.
All amendments to or deviations from these General Terms and Conditions of Use must be made in writing and signed by CRT PICARDIE.
All the rights and obligations related to these General Terms and Conditions of Use may be transferred by CRT PICARDIE within the framework of a merger, acquisition, the sale of our assets, a court order, or in other cases.
ARTICLE 13: DISPUTES AND JURISDICTION
These General Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by French law.
For Business Users: the “Tribunal de Commerce d’Amiens” (Amiens Commercial Court) shall have exclusive jurisdiction in the event of a dispute (including interlocutory).
For Consumers using the Site (as defined by the “Code de la Consommation” [Consumer Code]): All disputes (including interlocutory) shall fall within the jurisdiction of the courts designated as competent in application of article L.141-5 of the “Code de la Consommation” (Consumer Code).