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Conditions d'utilisation

Welcome to RX France’s photographic library website www.reedmidemphotos.com (hereafter: the “Photo Bank”), which is user-friendly and respectful of its users' rights. Photo Bank is subject to the following website’s terms of use (hereafter: the “Terms of Use”), being specified that the hosting website is ruled by the general terms of use as managed by the owner and host of the website, the company Agélia (Z.I. Sud-Est 4, rue des Landelles - B.P. 91565, 35515 Cesson-Sévigné Cedex). RX France, a French simplified joint stock company (société par actions simplifiée) with capital of EUR 310,000, having its registered office at 27 Quai Alphonse Le Gallo – CS 10026 – 92513 Boulogne-Billancourt Cedex – France, registered with the Paris Trade and Companies Registry under the number B 662 003 557, operates the Photo Bank. RX France undertakes to respect the privacy of the users of the Photo Bank and wishes to explain hereafter the nature of the information gathered on Photo Bank when you visit it, and the ways in which it shall be used.

1. GENERALITY

The Photo Bank is governed by French law. The purpose of the Photo Bank is to gather the photographs taken by RX France and its related partners during RX France Tradeshows and to make them available to its Users for downloading and/or the purposes of their publishing in the press, for informational purposes only, at no charge.The Photo Bank is accessible with a personal login and password for the duration as determined by RX France.Any use made of it will be deemed to have taken place on French territory. Any access to and/or use of Photo Bank is deemed to the express unreserved acceptance of its user of these Terms of Use.For the purpose of these Terms of Use, RX France considers its users (hereafter: the “Users”) to be:

  • Registered journalists
  • RX France’s employees.

2. RX FRANCE’S INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

Photo Bank’s contents in particular, and, without this list being exhaustive, its photographs, architecture, written text(s), graphics, illustrations, images, logos, website design, software and databases are the property of RX France and/or of its related partners. Any use, including, but not limited to the reproduction, extraction , communication of the photographs present in the Photo Bank to third parties by any mean and notably in all formats (notably in downloadable formats including MP3, podcast or webcast), by all known or unknown processes, whether entirely or by extracts, on all existing or future material and immaterial carriers, without limitation, such as paper, optic, analogical, digital (CD, DVD) or on electronic networks(including on the Internet), and on any other promotional/marketing tools, is subject to the presence of the reference of the photo credits (name of RX France’s partner or RX France’s name........) on the photograph.All other rights of use are reserved and are subject to the previous written authorisation of RX France or of its partners.

In accordance with Article L.122.4 of the French Intellectual Property Code, any unauthorized reproduction, communication to third parties, extraction, not expressly authorised, whether in whole or in part of the above-mentioned elements, by any process whatsoever, will be deemed an act of infringement of intellectual property rights or of unfair competition, as the case may be, and will be sanctioned accordingly.

3. RESTRICTIONS OF USE

You are not allowed to access Photo Bank online services by any means other than the interface that is provided by RX France for use in accessing the Service.You agree not to use any part of Photo Bank services, through any means, for the purpose of exploiting commercially any part of said services.

4. LIABILITY

You assume full liability for non-compliance with the Terms of Use.RX France assumes no liability whatsoever for:

  • any damage arising from the erroneous, incomplete, objectionable character of the Content and its use,
  • the management and the working order of the website receiving the Photo Bank , nor the Photo Bank
  • the hosting of the website receiving the Photo Bank
  • the storage, the safeguarding, the storing of the data
  • the provision of the access and availability of the server

RX France shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to loss of profits, goodwill, data, resulting, inter alia, from (i) the use or inability to use Photo Bank services; (ii) statements or conduct of Users or third parties in the course of accessing or using the services; interruptions of and difficulties in the operation of the services.

5. LINKS TO OTHER SITES

Photo Bank may provide links to third-party websites managed by other companies than RX France. RX France neither publishes nor monitors the sources and content of these websites nor their links with other sites.Due to the open communication nature of the Internet, RX France cannot guarantee that communications between you and Photo Bank will be free from unauthorized access by third parties. The Users of Photo Bank use these sites at their own risk.The links to these third-party websites in no manner constitute RX France’s approval or validation with the contents of these websites nor RX France’s association with the owners and/or the publishers, designers, webmasters, managers or hosts of these websites who each should have their own privacy policy and data collection practices, independent of RX France and the Website. RX France cannot therefore be held liable for the content, products, services, advertising, cookies, computer code, or any other elements of these website as well as for any and all money damages or losses, whether proven or alleged, consecutive to or while using the information, services or data available on these sites. RX France provides these links for the convenience of the visitors to Photo Bank and such visitors access these sites at their own risk.

6. TERMINATION

RX France reserves the right to terminate a User’s access and use of Photo Bank services in some specific circumstances, such as, without limitation:

  • User’s violation of the Terms of Use;
  • Requests by law enforcement bodies;
  • Technical or securities issues or problems;
  • Occurrence of a force majeure event, …

You acknowledge and agree that RX France shall not be held liable for terminations for cause to the terminated User or to any third-party.

7. COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL DATA

RX France respects the privacy of every individual who visits Photo Bank.RX France hereby informs you on the terms and conditions under which data that we collect from you on Photo Bank will be used, shared and otherwise treated. This Terms of Use will also instruct you on how you can verify the accuracy, and control certain uses, of the information you provide to us on Photo Bank. RX France abides by the constraining French and European rules in terms of protection of personal data and privacy. Personal data processing carried out by RX France in the framework of Photo Bank was notified to the French Data Protection Authority, the CNIL (www.cnil.fr).

7.1 - Information collected

RX France collects personal data on Users, in accordance with the French Data Processing, Data Files and Individual Liberties Law dated January 6th, 1978 through, inter alia, paper and electronic forms used for participation to RX France events, answers to satisfaction questionnaires and participation to surveys as run from time to time by RX France, information supplied in the course of visiting RX France websites, including information provided upon request by RX France to allow it to answer queries on RX France’s products and services.The personal data supplied by the Users is processed as follows: the Information includes Users’ names, addresses, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail addresses and other personal data related to professional activities. The data collected during a User's visit to Photo Bank is classed as “Information”.

7.2 - Use by RX France of Information

RX France uses Information and shares it on a need to know basis with other organisations, partners or contractors of RX France, to enable or to facilitate the performance of contracts entered with the Users for the supply of the Services. RX France may also have to disclose Business Information to comply with applicable law and/or court injunction, and to compel respect of rights, property and safety of RX France or of third parties.

8. USERS RIGHTS

Rights guaranteed by the French Privacy Law

In accordance with the provisions of French law 78-17 dated January 6th, 1978 related to “Information Technology and Civil liberties” (Law No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 amended by Law No. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004), if you have previously submitted personal data to RX France, you have the right to access, rectify or object to the personal data relating to you. You may thereby require any information concerning yourself which would be untrue, incomplete, and ambiguous or obsolete, to be modified, completed, clarified, updated or deleted.If you wish to exercise that right, please writ to the following address: contact.cnil@reedmidem.com.Please also note that once we receive your request, it may take up to 3 weeks to become effective.

9. SECURITY

Photo Bank managed by RX France uses a secure server to protect personal data. You are fully responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and abstaining from communicating it to any other person and you are solely liable for activities that occur under your password and login. RX France disclaims all liabilities for inaccuracy of your personal data and in case of theft, loss, misuse, communication, fraudulent use of your login and password arising from your failure to comply with the above.

10. ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS OF USE AND AMENDMENTS

RX France reserves the right to modify or, in general, to update this notice at any time to change in the law or for other reasons, which we reserve the right to do without prior notice. Such changes shall be posted on Photo Bank itself, no specific prior notice being imposed on RX France. These modifications will enter into force as soon as they are posted online on Photo Bank. Therefore you are invited to visit Photo Bank’s version which is constantly online. If RX France changes this Terms of Use, your continued use of Photo Bank following the posting of such changes will signify your acceptance of those changes.