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LEGAL NOTICE AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Last updated on May 2022

SITE PUBLISHER:  

The company LAGARDERE MEDIA NEWS, single-person simplified joint stock company with a capital stock of 2 005 000 €, registered at Paris Trade and Companies Registry under the number 834 289 373, with its headquarters located at 2 rue des Cévennes, 75015 Paris, France, is the publisher of the website « https://www.elleinternationalbeautyawards.com/ » (hereafter the “Publisher”).

The director of publication is Mrs. Constance Benqué.

Email address of contact: elle.international@lagardernews.com

SITE HOST:

The website « https://elleinternationalbeautyawards.com/ » is hosted by WordPress (hereafter the “Host”).

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The purpose of these terms and conditions (hereafter the “T&C”) is to set the conditions of use of the web and mobile site accessible at « https://www.elleinternationalbeautyawards.com/  » (the “Site”). 

Any person having access to the Site, regardless of their status (private individual or professional), location, methods of connection to the Site, object and purpose of their access to the Site is a user (hereinafter “User“).

  • ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

The User is presumed to know and accept, without reservation, all of the T&C by simply browsing the Site, whatever the digital terminal used. The User is invited not to connect to the Site if he does not accept all or part of the documents mentioned here above.

The Publisher may modify the T&C at any time. The User is expressly informed that the version in force is the one available here at the date of his access to the Site, which the User acknowledges and accepts without restriction, undertaking to refer to it systematically at each connection.

  • AVAILIBILITY OF THE SITE

The Publisher undertakes to make its best efforts to ensure access and operation of the Site 24 hours a day and 7 days a week without interruption. However, it is reminded that the Site is offered free of charge to Users. As such, the Publisher is not bound to any obligation, of means or of result, as to the availability of the Site by the Users.

The Publisher cannot be held responsible in case of temporary unavailability of the Site i) in case of maintenance of the Site or the servers on which it is hosted, (ii) in case of events outside his will and control and (iii) due to force majeure.

The User is informed of the risks inherent in the Internet, particularly in terms of

  • lack of security in the transmission of data;
  • continuity not guaranteed in the access to the Site.

In any case, the Publisher cannot be held responsible for these risks and their consequences, prejudicial, whatever the extent, for the User. It is the responsibility of each User to take all appropriate measures to protect his own data, software and hardware from contamination by viruses or other forms of attack that may circulate through the Site.

To be taken into account, the complaints of the User must be addressed to the Publisher by registered mail to the address mentioned above.

  • USERS’ COMMITMENTS

The User is informed that all laws and regulations in force are applicable on the Internet. When using the Site, each User undertakes to:

  • use the Site in accordance with the purposes provided for in the T&Cs;
    • use the Site for strictly personal purposes;
    • not to violate or attempt to violate the security or integrity of the Site;
    • not to commit or attempt to commit any act of counterfeiting, by any means whatsoever.

The User is informed that any violation of these provisions is likely to lead to legal proceedings and sanctions against him.

  • PERSONAL DATA AND COOKIES

The Site does not collect personal data. However, the User is informed that during his visits to the Site a cookie may be automatically installed on his browser. For more information, the User is invited to read the Cookies Charter of the Host available by clicking here.

  • HYPERTEXT LINKS

The Publisher may propose links to other websites or other sources of information managed by third parties. The Publisher being unable to control the contents of these sites, the existence of such links does not engage the responsibility of the Publisher as for the contents, advertisements, products or services available on these external sites, which the User recognizes and accepts.

  • INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
  • Content of the Site

The content of the Site, protected by the law and in particular the provisions of the French Code of intellectual property, is exclusively intended for the information and the personal use of the User who benefits from a right of private, non-collective and non-exclusive use.

Unless expressly authorized in advance by the Publisher, any reproduction, representation and use other than those mentioned above is prohibited, in particular:

  • any adaptation, availability to the public at their request or not, distribution, rebroadcasting in any form whatsoever, networking, public communication of all or part of the works, services, trademarks and all elements protected or likely to be protected by intellectual property law reproduced on the Site ;
    • any extraction or reuse, including for private purposes, of a substantial part of the content of the databases constituted by the Site;
    • any extraction or reuse, repeated and systematic, including for private purposes, of a part even not substantial of the contents of the databases constituted by the Site.
  • Trademark

The ELLE brands and logos and derivatives are distinctive signs exclusively owned by the French company Hachette Filipacchi Presse, registered at the Paris Trade and Companies Registry under the number 582 101 424 (“HFP”).

Unless expressly authorized in advance, any use of these distinctive signs as well as any other distinctive signs belonging to the Publisher, HFP or to third parties, exposes the User to criminal and/or civil proceedings.

  • APPLICABLE LAW

The non-compliance by the User, whatever his location, with any of the provisions of these T&Cs and more generally any difficulty relating to its execution, interpretation or validity, are subject to the French law and to the French courts.

COOKIES CHARTER

WHAT IS A “COOKIE “?

Browsing the elleinternational.com site may cause cookies to be installed on your device.

A “cookie” is a computer file, generally small in size, which is placed on an Internet user’s computer when the he browses a website.

These files contain information relating to the number of visits, preferences and browsing habits on a site, etc.

The internet browser stores these cookies for a certain period of time and sends them back to the website in question each time the user reconnects to it.

WHAT COOKIES ARE USED ON THE ELLE INTERNATIONAL SITE?

The cookies used by elleinternational.com aim to:

– Facilitate subsequent navigation on the site and improve the user experience;
– Measure the audience of the site;

HOW TO MANAGE AND / OR REFUSE COOKIES?

It is possible to refuse and block the installation of cookies on your computer:
– Via the configuration banner on the elleinternational.com website
– By configuring your internet browser (see details below).

ELLE International informs you, however, that refusing cookies may hinder or even block your consultation of certain pages of the Site or more generally of certain sites to which the Site refers.

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