The purpose of this document is to define the terms and conditions under which, on the one hand, ABISS, hereinafter the PUBLISHER, makes available to its users the website and the services available on the site and, on the other hand, the way in which the user can access the site and use its services.

Any connection to the site is subject to compliance with these conditions.

For the user, simply accessing the PUBLISHER's website at the URL address implies acceptance of all the conditions set out below.

Intellectual property

Variant 1

The general structure of the ABISS site, as well as the texts, graphics, images, sounds and videos it contains, are the property of the publisher or its partners. Any public communication and/or reproduction and/or use, in whole or in part, of the content and services proposed by the ABISS website, by any process whatsoever, without the prior written authorisation of ABISS and/or its partners is strictly prohibited and would be liable to constitute an infringement under Articles L 335-2 et seq of the French Intellectual Property Code.

"ABISS", "CRISTALENE", "OPUR" and "CYRENE" are registered trademarks belonging to ABISS. Any public communication and/or reproduction and/or use, in whole or in part and of any nature whatsoever, of these trademarks is totally prohibited.

Variant 2

No reproduction, even partial as provided for in Article L.122-5 of the Intellectual Property Code, may be made of this site without the permission of the publication manager.

Variant 3

All the elements of this website, including the downloadable documents, are copyright-free. With the exception of the illustrations, reproduction of the pages of this site is authorised as long as the source is mentioned. They may not be used for commercial or advertising purposes.

Hypertext links

The ABISS site may contain hypertext links to other internet sites. Clicking on the links to these other resources will cause you to leave the ABISS site.

It is possible to create a link to the homepage of this website without the express permission of the PUBLISHER. No authorisation or request for information may be demanded by the publisher of a site wishing to set up a link to the publisher's site. However, this site should appear in a new window in the browser. The PUBLISHER reserves the right to request the removal of a link if it considers that it is inappropriate in view of the purpose of its site.

Publisher's liability

The information and/or documents contained in this site and/or accessible from this site come from sources considered as reliable.

However, said information and/or documents may contain technical inaccuracies and/or typographical errors.

The PUBLISHER reserves the right to correct them as soon as it is made aware of them.

It is strongly recommended that you check the accuracy and relevance of the information and/or documents made available on this site.

The information and/or documents available on this site are liable to be modified at any time and may have been updated. In particular, they may have been updated between the time when they are downloaded and the time when the user reads them.

The user is entirely and solely responsible for any use made of the information and/or documents made available on this site and will bear all and any consequences of such use, without being able to make any claim or bring any action against the PUBLISHER in this respect.

In no event shall the PUBLISHER be liable for any loss or damage of any nature resulting from the interpretation or use of information and/or documents available on this site.

Access to the site

The publisher endeavours to ensure that the site is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week except in the event of force majeure or any event beyond the PUBLISHER's control, and subject to any breakdowns or maintenance work necessary to the correct operation of the site and services.

Consequently, the PUBLISHER is unable to guarantee the availability of the site and/or services, or reliability of transmission or performance in terms of response time and quality. No technical assistance is provided to the user, either by electronic means or by telephone.

The publisher shall not be held liable in the event that it is impossible to connect to this site and/or use any of the services.

Furthermore, the PUBLISHER may need to interrupt access to the site or a part of the services at any time without prior notice. No compensation may claimed in any such event. The user acknowledges and accepts that the PUBLISHER may not be held liable for any such interruptions or for any consequences that may result for the user or any third party.

Changes to the terms and conditions of use

The PUBLISHER reserves the right to make changes to these terms and conditions of use at any time and without prior notice in order to adapt them to any changes in the site and/or its operation.

Use of the internet

The user declares that he/she accepts the characteristics and limits of the internet and in particular acknowledges that:

The PUBLISHER disclaims all liability with regard to the services accessible via the internet and exercises no control in any form whatsoever over the nature and characteristics of any data that may pass through its server centre.

The user acknowledges that data circulating on the internet are not protected, in particular against any misappropriation. The presence of the ABISS logo gives rise to a simple presumption of validity. The user discloses any information he/she considers sensitive or confidential at his/her own risk.

The user acknowledges that the use of data transmitted on the internet may be regulated and that data may be subject to ownership rights.

The user is solely responsible for the use made of the data he/she consults, requests or transfers on the internet.

The user acknowledges that the PUBLISHER has no means of control over the content of the services accessible on the internet.

Applicable law

Both this site and the terms and conditions of its use are governed by French law, regardless of the place of use. In the event of any disputes and after the failure of any attempt to find an amicable solution, the French courts and more particularly that of SAINT ETIENNE shall have sole jurisdiction to entertain any such dispute.

If you have any questions relating to these terms and conditions of use to our site, you may write to us at this address:

ABISS – 14 rue de la Télématique – 42000 SAINT-ETIENNE