Legal information

This website « www.groupe-dci.com » (hereafter «Website») is published by:

Défense Conseil International («DCI»)
Public Limited Company with a capital of 21 350 000 Euros
2, place Rio de Janeiro
75008 Paris
Phone: + 331.44.95.26.00
722 031 176 RCS PARIS

Managing Editor: DCI Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Mrs. Julia Maris

Website hosting:

Intrinsec
Immeuble “Le Clemenceau II”
215, Av. Georges Clemenceau – 92024 Nanterre cedex
Phone : + +33 1 41 91 77 77

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR USE OF THE WEBSITE

You are visiting the Website. As user of the Website (hereafter «User»), you are unrestrictedly and unconditionally subjected to the following terms and conditions (hereafter Terms and Conditions) as well as the legal or statutory provisions in force.

At any time DCI can modify the Terms and Conditions by updating this Website page. You are bound by these modifications and therefore must consult this page regularly to be aware of the terms and conditions in force when you visit this Website.

INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITE

DCI does its best to offer Users available and verified information and/or tools. However, the information and recommendations are provided for informational purposes only and in good faith.

No warranty is made as to the exactness, accuracy, currency or completeness of the information available on the Website. No warranty, whether express or implied, is made as to the nature of the information provided, or its adequacy for a specific purpose.

Under no circumstances:

  • shall DCI be held responsible for damage caused by reliance on this information and its use or for damage caused by fraudulent intrusion of a third party;
  • can DCI commit to the real-time updating or correction of information published on the Website..
    To obtain any further information, please contact DCI.

CHANGES IN THE WEBSITE CONTENT

This Website is the property of DCI that reserves the right to modify its content at any time without prior notice, and cannot be held liable for possible consequences of such modifications.

DCI reserves the right to interrupt or discontinue any or all of the functionality of this Website and/or its publication, at any time without prior notice.

USE OF THE WEBSITE

Users agree that the access and use of the Website are at their sole risk. DCI and all parties involved in the creation of this Website shall in no circumstances be liable for any damage, direct or indirect, material or immaterial, special, incidental or consequential, resulting from access to or use of the Website. DCI shall in no circumstances be liable for damage to a User’s computer system or any other property, including due to a virus transmitted during access to and use of the Website and/or during the download of any content, data, text, images, video or audio from the Website. The User acknowledges and accepts that DCI cannot be held liable for defamatory, offensive or illegal content, data, text, images, video or audio that may be posted on the Website by third parties. The User is informed that when he/she visits the Website, a cookie may automatically be installed on his/her browser.

WEBSITE HYPERLINKS

To facilitate access to other sites likely to provide further information to the User, DCI inserted a number of hyperlinks on its Website. These links are included for information purposes only. Selected links represent neither a sponsorship nor an endorsement by DCI.

DCI cannot be held liable for other sites which the User may access via the Website. DCI formally disclaims any liability for the content of other sites to which the Website offers links. DCI does not control the content of these other sites, which are provided for the User’s convenience only. The decision to activate links is the User’s exclusive responsibility.

HYPERLINKS TO THE WEBSITE

The User of the Website can freely post a hyperlink to this Website on a site, of which he/she is the publisher. However he/she undertakes to delete this link on DCI’s first request.

Notwithstanding the above, hyperlinks to the Website can be posted provided that the following conditions are met:

  • It is forbidden to delete, distort or change the size or aspect of DCI logos;
  • Posting the link does not mean in any way that we approve the products and/or services offered on the related site;
  • Posting the link must not result in an incorrect representation of the relationship existing between DCI and the concerned User and/or give erroneous information about DCI;
  • It is forbidden to use the DCI trademarks displayed on the Website without the prior and written consent of DCI;
  • Sites posting links to our Website must under no circumstances publish defamatory, offensive or illegal content, data, text, images, video or audio, and notably such that infringes intellectual property rights or, generally speaking, does not comply with the legal and statutory provisions in force.

DCI may sue Users who do not meet the above conditions.

USER GENERATED CONTENT

All information transmitted by the User through the Website, and particularly data, questions, comments and suggestions from the User to DCI, will be processed by DCI as non confidential information. All information transmitted by the User to DCI through the Website becomes the property of DCI that can use it freely.

Compliant with article L.323-1 of the New Penal Code, it is an offence to access or remain fraudulently in DCI information systems. It is also an offence for the User to display and/or transmit via the Website any defamatory, offensive or illegal content, data, text, images, video or audio and/or that may represent or encourage criminal behavior leading to penal and/or civil sanctions. DCI will fully cooperate with all police and/or legal authorities particularly by disclosing the identity of the person concerned.

COPYRIGHT, RIGHT OF PERSONAL PORTRAYAL, TRADEMARKS AND OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

The overall structure, as well as information in the general sense, software, text, moving or fixed images, sounds, know-how, drawings, graphics, trademarks, logos, domain names, and all other elements contained in the Website are the exclusive property of DCI or third parties.

For elements of DCI property, reproduction and use of the Website elements and all information or documents in it, are authorized provided that:

  • such reproduction and use be exclusively for information and non-commercial purposes, and;
  • all indications of origin and particularly indications relative to the origin and/or author appear on all copies, and;
  • no changes be made to elements, documents and information, in whole or in part and in any way.

For elements of third party property, reproduction and use of Website elements and all information or documents in it, are prohibited unless with the express and prior consent of the third party, to be obtained directly from the latter.

All Website reproduction and/or modification and/or alteration, in whole or in part, particularly by copying, modifying, uploading, distorting, transmitting or distributing a document or information contained in the Website, for other purposes (notably for commercial purposes), without DCI’s express and prior consent, is prohibited and is considered as counterfeiting sanctioned by articles L.335-3 and following of the French Intellectual Property Code.

It also applies to databases contained in the Website, which are protected by the provisions of the law dated 1 July 1998 which gives force, in the French Intellectual Property Code, to the European directive dated 11 March 1996 relative to the legal protection of databases, which DCI produces.

Additionally, some names mentioned can be protected by the third party trademark law, but the indication of such protection is not necessarily specified. It is therefore required to respect, in all circumstances, the restrictions of use related to the trademark law.

PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA

Compliant with the provisions of the law dated 6 January 1978 relative to data processing, files and liberties, personal data processing based on a website must be declared to CNIL (French National commission for information technology and civil liberties) – 17 September 2009 (declaration receipt No. 1386011).

Personal data concerning the User is for DCI internal use only. Under no circumstances shall DCI disclose it to third parties for publicity or promotion purposes. The User is however informed that, compliant with article 27 of the law on Data processing and liberties dated 6 January 1978, answers given to forms possibly contained in the Website, particularly forms allowing the User to give his/her details, can be used by DCI, and that he/she has a right of access and modification on this data by writing to:

Défense Conseil International («DCI») – Bureau de sécurité
2, place Rio de Janeiro – 75008 Paris
Phone: 01.44.95.26.00

DISCLAIMER

DCI, and all third parties involved in the Website creation, give no warranty, whether explicit or implied, and exclude all liabilities relative to the use of this publication. As such, they cannot be liable to the User or any other party, for damage, direct or indirect, special, incidental or consequential, resulting from use of the Website or any other hyperlinked site.

DCI Photo Credit

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  • DGA-CEV
  • G. Rolle- DGA
  • O. Guerin DGA-COMM
  • DCNS
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