You are currently connected to the Website of Société d’Avocats MASCRE HEGUY ASSOCIÉS, which can be accessed at http://www.mascre-heguy.com (the “Website”).
Through the Website, we provide you with free access via the Internet to a number of
freely accessible information services. The equipment used to access the
Website via the Internet (computer, tablet or smartphone) are at your sole expense, as are the costs of access and communication costs incurred by such use.
set out the rules for access to and use of the Website.
Use of the Website or any of its pages constitutes an irrebuttable presumption that you have
including our Personal Data Protection Policy and our Cookies Management Policy.
ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE – USE OF THE WEBSITE
When you access the Website, you accept the terms of the licence to use the Website granted to you by us. Under the terms of this licence, we grant you the right to
private, personal and non-transferable right to use the content of the Website, as well as a right to
storage for the purpose of representation on equipment, under the conditions
set out below.
You undertake to:
– use or download the information onto your equipment exclusively for personal, non-commercial use
and limited in time,
– to use the Website for lawful purposes,
– not to reproduce, summarise, modify, move or redistribute the information appearing on the
Website in order to offer it, on any medium whatsoever, to third parties, whether in return for payment or free of charge,
– not to create hypertext links, deep or otherwise, to the Website,
– not to extract, repeatedly and systematically, or reuse, including for private purposes, without our express prior written authorisation, any substantial part or
content of the databases constituted by the Website.
It is your responsibility to protect your equipment, in particular against any form of contamination
by viruses or malicious software. When sending us documents, you must ensure in advance that the files you send us are intact.
RESTRICTIONS ON USE
The Website, as well as the texts and elements that make it up, in particular the graphics, are the property of Société d’Avocats MASCRE HEGUY ASSOCIES and the authors mentioned.
The Website is protected by French and international copyright and intellectual property legislation. All reproduction rights are reserved.
Reproduction of all or part of the Website on another website or an internal company network is prohibited.
Reproduction of part of the texts contained on the Website on paper is authorised provided that (1) the copies made are for exclusively personal use, strictly within the strict framework of private copying, excluding any reproduction for commercial or professional purposes, mass distribution, whether in return for payment or free of charge, (2) the printed texts retain their complete integrity and are not modified or altered in any way, (3) the texts retain intact all copyright and other notices relating to the intellectual property of Société d’Avocats MASCRE HEGUY ASSOCIES
Any use of the Site by other means or for other purposes than those set out above is strictly forbidden, including in particular any form of representation (even partial) of the Website or any of its elements, as well as the creation of links to any of the content of the Website (even partial) of the Site or any of its components, as well as the establishment of links to any of the pages making up the Website, without the express prior written authorisation of Société d’Avocats MASCRE HEGUY ASSOCIÉS.
DATA CONFIDENTIALITY POLICY
Protection of personal data: We attach great importance to respecting the confidentiality of the information communicated to us. In this respect, we respect the provisions of Regulation (EU) n°2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of personal data (known as the “RGPD”) and Law no. 78-17 of 6 January1978 as amended (known as the “Data Protection Act”) (together the “Regulations”).
Communication of information about you: When you fill in the contact form on the Website, you undertake to provide us with accurate, complete and up-to-date information. You acknowledge that the messages you send us via the Website and by through the Internet may be intercepted on the network, and that confidentiality cannot be guaranteed until such messages are received by us.
The encryption used do not ensure total confidentiality of messages and information transmitted via the Internet network. As a result, you acknowledge that the information contained in the messages that you send us via the Website is not confidential and/or sensitive and may be disclosed to third parties without any prejudice or consequence to you.
If you wish to send us sensitive and/or confidential information, please send us this information by post.
Collection of personal data: When you send us an e-mail using our online contact form on the Website, you authorise us to collect and process personal information about you.
Data collected: The personal data that we process is that which you communicate to us. When you fill in our online contact form, the fields with an asterisk (*) are compulsory and are necessary for us to follow up your request. If you do not fill in these fields, we will not be able to reply.
The categories of personal data that we process are: surname, first name, email address, telephone number, the name of your company, as well as any other data you may provide spontaneously in your message.
Data controller: When you provide us with personal data, and we collect and process it, we act as a data controller within the meaning of the Regulation.
Purpose of processing: When you use the online contact form on our Website, we collect, use and store your personal data in order to process your message and to enable us to communicate with you in response to your request.
We use your personal data on the basis of your consent. These data are necessary for us to contact you in this context. Where consent is the legal basis for processing you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
Personal data is also processed in the context of our legitimate interest or as part of our legal, regulatory or ethical obligations, in particular when you exercise your rights in accordance with the Regulations.
Recipients of the data : The personal data you send us via our online contact form is intended solely for us. When you send us a message via our Website, your data is communicated in the first instance to a Lawyer in the Firm who is in a position to respond to your request.
The data processed is intended for authorised persons within our Firm, subcontractors (in particular IT service providers involved in the management of the Site), as well as third parties authorised by virtue of a legal or regulatory provision.
The Lawyers in our Firm are all individually subject to an obligation of confidentiality and are bound by our ethical obligations.
Third party recipients are contractually obliged to process data in accordance with our Firm’s written
instructions and exclusively for the purposes described in the contract between us, to the exclusion of any other purpose, unless we expressly agree otherwise, in accordance with current regulations against unlawful or accidental destruction, loss or accidental alteration, or unauthorised disclosure or access.
We do not pass on your data to third parties for the purposes of advertising and commercial promotion.
Location of data – Transfer of data: Your data is stored and processed in France. We do not transfer your personal data outside the European Union.
Exceptionally, and subject to your prior consent, certain specific data (cookies) may be transferred to the United States. These transfers are carried out in accordance with the regulations in force for data transfers between the European Union and the United States.
Security and confidentiality measures: We use physical and logical security and confidentiality measures in accordance with the practices and the state of the art against any destruction, loss, alteration or unauthorised disclosure of personal data. Our information systems are organised and protected in such a way as to guarantee the confidentiality of your data. We take appropriate physical technical and organisational measures for the aforementioned purposes.
Exercising your rights : In accordance with the Regulations, you have the right to access, opposition, rectification, limitation and deletion of the data concerning you, the right to define directives concerning the fate of your personal data after your death, a right to portability, and a right to withdraw your consent by writing to MASCRE HEGUY ASSOCIES – Personal data, 3, avenue de l’Opéra 75001 PARIS-F or by sending us an e-mail using contact form indicating your surname, first name, email and postal address. You may be asked to provide proof of identity. Any request will be dealt with as quickly as possible, in accordance with current Regulations.
In the event of any difficulty relating to your personal data, you may lodge a complaint with the CNIL (more information on the website www.cnil.fr).
COOKIE MANAGEMENT POLICY
We inform you that during your browsing on our Website, information may be recorded on your equipment (computer, tablet or smartphone) in small files called cookies (and other similar tracers), according to the choices you have expressed.
Depending on the choices offered to you, you may choose to accept all cookies (by clicking on “ACCEPT”), or to refuse them systematically, and therefore prevent any cookies from being saved (by clicking on “DENY”) (in which case access to the functionalities of our Website may not be possible) or to configure your choices by accepting or refusing the different categories of cookies brought to your attention (by clicking on “SEE PREFERENCES”).
Depending on the choices you have made, these choices will be memorised by means of an acceptance cookie or a refusal cookie which will be stored on your equipment. At any time you have the possibility of modifying or withdrawing your consent by means of our cookie management banner.
Your refusal or consent cookies must remain on your equipment to allow us to draw the consequences of your choice. Deleting cookies using your Internet browser will no longer allow us to know the nature of the choice that you have expressed, which will then generate a new automatic query from us.
Your personal data will only be recorded when you authorise us to do so or when it is necessary for you to access the services we offer.
Several technologies may be used under the generic name of “cookies”. They are constantly evolving.
There are several categories of cookies, temporary or permanent, with different purposes:
– session cookies, which disappear when you leave our Website;
– cookies which are stored on your equipment until their lifetime expires, unless you have chosen not to accept them on your first visit or at a later date, or to delete them using the functions of your Internet browser which allow you to manage cookies.
Some necessary cookies are essential for browsing our Website and enabling you to benefit from all its features. For example, they enable you to write to us using our online contact form. The application of cookies does not require prior consent, in accordance with the regulations in force.
Necessary cookies cannot be configured. Necessary cookies must not be deleted if you wish to benefit from all the functionalities of our Website. However, you have the option of blocking and/or deleting necessary cookies by using the parameters of our Internet browser. The deletion of necessary cookies will render certain pages and features of our Website inaccessible.
The purpose of performance and audience measurement cookies is to collect information on how visitors use our Site, such as information on the pages visited or the number of error messages displayed, in order to analyse and improve the operation, attractiveness and content of our Website.
We use the Google Analytics tool on our Site. Acceptance of this cookie implies your agreement to the transfer of your data to Google LLC whose servers are located in the United States. You can deactivate the sending of personal data to Google Analytics by installing the browser add-on for deactivating Google Analytics. For more information on the Google Analytics: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=fr-FR
Your consent may not be required for audience measurement cookies when they are strictly necessary for the provision of our services. In other cases, audience measurement cookies may only be used with your consent.
The list of cookies that we deposit is given below.
We cannot identify a user by means of a cookie.
YouTube cookies: On the Website, you can view multimedia content created by us using the YouTube video player.
Subject to your prior authorization, cookies are deposited by YouTube for the purposes of this viewing.
These YouTube cookies enable us to compile viewing statistics for the various multimedia content we make available on the Website.
YouTube cookies also enable YouTube to collect and use your browsing data on its own behalf to offer you targeted advertising and content based on your browsing history.
Cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of our Website. Cookies also help us to gain an overview of your visit so that we can improve our services and tailor the pages you visit to your needs and interests.
Cookies enable us to optimize the content of our Website and analyze our traffic.
The data obtained by means of these cookies may concern in particular the number of pages visited, the city where the IP address used to connect to our Website is located, the frequency and recurrence of visits, the duration of the visit, the Internet browser used, the operator or type of equipment from which the visit is made. Generally speaking, cookies are used as part of our services in order to display content to you that is as relevant as possible.
How long cookies are stored: The length of time cookies stored on your equipment may vary depending on the purpose of the cookies concerned.
We retain your choices concerning the deposit of cookies for six (6) months.
In any event, the lifetime of cookies may not exceed thirteen (13) months.
The information collected through these cookies and tracers will be kept for a maximum of twenty-five (25) months.
The time at which cookies are due to expire is calculated from the last date on which you visited the access page to our Site.
When cookies expire, they are automatically deleted.
How can I deactivate cookies?
You can deactivate cookies in a number of ways, including through your Internet browser. Each browser is configured differently. You should therefore consult your browser’s terms and conditions to find out how to manage your consent to the deposit of cookies.
You can consult the help page on cookie management for the following browsers (non-exhaustive list):
Microsoft Edge TM: https://support.microsoft.com/fr-fr/microsoft-edge/supprimer-les-cookies-dans-microsoft-edge-63947406-40ac-c3b8-57b9-2a946a29ae09
Safari TM: https://support.apple.com/fr-fr/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac
Google Chrome TM: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=fr&co=GENIE.Platform=Desktop
Safari iPhone / iPad TM: https://support.apple.com/fr-fr/HT201265
Firefox TM: https://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/protection-renforcee-contre-pistage-firefox-ordinateur?redirectlocale=fr&redirectslug=activer-desactiver-cookies-preferences
Opera TM: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies
Some browsers also offer a “Do not track” option.
To deactivate or modify your settings in relation to audience measurement and statistical cookies, please go to the following address:
Google Analytics: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=fr
EDEEA website: https://www.youronlinechoices.com
NAI website: https://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1#!%2F
DAA website: https://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2&lang=EN
List of cookies: You can consult the complete list of cookies used on our Website below.
For practical advice on these options and on how to delete cookies stored on your equipment, depending on the Internet browser you are using, please consult the “Maîtriser mes données” section of the CNIL (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés) website: https://www.cnil.fr/fr/maitriser-mes-donnees
NO WARRANTIES – EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY – SITE CONTENT
The transmission of information available on the Website is in no way intended to establish, and the receipt of such information in no way constitutes a solicitor-client relationship.
The information available on the Site has been compiled by us for information purposes only, and cannot, by virtue of its generality, constitute, nor be assimilated to, legal advice or recommendations, nor substitute for, nor dispense with, legal advice adapted to a given situation. The information available on the Website is provided for general information purposes only, and may or may not reflect the general state of the law. The dates shown on the Website are given for information purposes only, and cannot be considered as validation of the information contained on the Website at a given date. The information available on the Website may be modified or corrected by us at any time without notice.
The information on the Site is provided “as is”, “as available”, without any warranty of any kind from Société d’Avocats MASCRÉ HEGUY ASSOCIÉS, whether express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of quality, reliability, fitness for a particular purpose at a particular time, or freedom from error or omission. Internet users and online readers should not, under any circumstances, act or refrain from acting on the basis of information available on the Website without seeking the prior advice of a legal professional appropriate to a given situation.
Certain information contained on the Website may originate from third parties, and is therefore the sole responsibility of its authors.
Société d’Avocats MASCRE HEGUY ASSOCIES, and the lawyers belonging to the firm, may under no circumstances be held directly or indirectly liable for any damages whatsoever, and in particular direct, indirect, special or economic damages, resulting directly or indirectly from the interpretation or use of the information available on the Website.
In the event of any dispute concerning the interpretation of information available on the Website in English and French, the French version of the Website shall prevail in all circumstances.
The Website is the property of Société d’Avocats MASCRÉ HEGUY ASSOCIÉS governed by French Law.
Any dispute relating to the Website is subject to French Law and to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of PARIS (France).