1. Presentation of the site.

In accordance with Article 6 of Law No. 2004-575 dated 21 June 2004 concerning confidence in the digital economy, users of the site www.aplus-defense.com are specifically shown the identity of the various persons involved in the realisation and monitoring of the site:

Owner: APLUS Système Automation – 345 398 556 00125 – 7 rue d’Alembert – SAINT MICHEL SUR ORGE – 91240 – FRANCE

Creator: APLUS Système Automation

Publication Manager: APLUS Système Automation – sales@aplus-sa.com

Webmaster: APLUS Système Automation – Marketing Department

Host: Société Orange S.A., 78 rue Olivier de Serres 75 015 Paris – France

2. General conditions for using the site and the services offered.

Use of the www.aplus-defense.com site implies full and complete acceptance of the general conditions of use set out below. These conditions of use may be modified or amplified at any time, and users of the www.aplus-defense.com site are therefore advised to read them regularly.

Use of the www.aplus-defense.com site implies full and complete acceptance of the general conditions of use set out below. These conditions of use may be modified or amplified at any time, and users of the www.aplus-defense.com site are therefore advised to read them regularly.

The www.aplus-defense.com site is updated regularly by APLUS Système Automation. Similarly, the legal information may be altered at any time: it is however binding on the users, who are advised to refer to it as often as possible to remain aware of requirements.

3. Description of services provided.

The www.aplus-defense.com site is designed to provide information on the full range of the company’s activities.

APLUS Système Automation endeavours to include on the www.aplus-defense.com site information that is as accurate as possible. However, it cannot be held liable for omissions, inaccuracies or inconsistencies in the updating, regardless of whether it or third parties provide the information in question.

All the information shown on the www.aplus-defense.com site is provided for information only, and is liable to change. In addition, the information shown on the www.aplus-defense.com site is not exhaustive. It is provided subject to alterations that may occur after it is put online.

4. Contractual limitations on the technical data.

The site uses JavaScript technology.

The website cannot be held liable for material damage that occurs following use of the site. In addition, site users undertake to access the site using up-to-date equipment that is free of viruses and has a modern, fully updated browser.

5. Intellectual property and counterfeiting.

APLUS Système Automation holds and owns the intellectual rights and rights of use over all the elements accessible on the site, namely tests, images, graphics, logos, icons, sounds and software items.

All reproduction, representation, publication or adaptation of all or part of the elements on the site, regardless of the resource or procedure used, is prohibited without the prior written consent of APLUS Système Automation.

Any unauthorised use of the site or any one of its constituent elements shall be considered to constitute a counterfeit and shall give rise to proceedings in accordance with Articles L.335-2 et seq. of the Intellectual Property Code.

6. Limitations of liability.

APLUS Système Automation cannot be held liable for any direct and indirect damage caused to the user’s equipment while accessing the www.aplus-defense.com site and by the use of any equipment that does not meet the specifications set out in Point 4, or for the appearance of any bug or incompatibility issue.

Neither can APLUS Système Automation be held liable for indirect damages (such as loss of contract or opportunity) that arise as a result of using the www.aplus-defense.com site.

Interactive areas (with opportunity to ask questions in a contact area) are made available to users. APLUS Système Automation reserves the right, without prior demand, to remove any content inserted in this area in contravention of applicable French legislation, especially provisions relating to data protection. Where applicable, APLUS Système Automation also reserves the right to hold the user civilly and/or criminally liable, especially in cases of messages that are racist, injurious, defamatory or pornographic in nature, regardless of the support used (text, photograph etc).

7. Management of personal data.

In France, personal data are specifically protected by law no. 78-17 dated 6 January 1978, law no. 2004-801 dated 6 August 2004, Article L.226-13 of the Criminal Code and the European Directive of 24 October 1995.

When the www.aplus-defense.com, is used, the following may be collected: the URL for the links through which the user accesses the www.aplus-defense.com site, the supplier of the user’s access, and the user’s internet protocol (IP) address.

In any case, APLUS Système Automation will only collect personal data relating to users for the requirements of certain services offered by the www.aplus-defense.com site. The user shall supply this information with full knowledge of what is involved, especially when inputting the data himself. The www.aplus-defense.com site user is then advised as to whether or not this information is compulsory.

In accordance with Articles 38 et seq. of Law 78-17 dated 6 January 1978 concerning computers, files and liberties, all users have the right to access, amend and oppose the personal data concerning them, by issuing a signed and written request together with a copy of their identification document with holder’s signature, specifying the address to which the response must be sent.

None of the www.aplus-defense.com site user’s personal information shall be published without the user’s knowledge, or exchanged, transferred, handed over or sold to third parties on any support whatsoever. Only the buyout of APLUS Système Automation and its rights could lead to transmission of the information in question to the purchaser, who in turn would be bound by the same obligation to store and amend data concerning the www.aplus-defense.comsite user.

Databases are protected by the provisions of the law of 1 July 1998, which transposes Directive No. 96/9 dated 11 March 1996 concerning the legal protection of databases.

Validation of CONTACT FORM: By submitting this form, you authorise APLUS Système Automation to obtain your first and last names, e-mail address and telephone details on the basis of consent. This information will be sent to the internal marketing department shown in the response to your message. The APLUS Système Automation departments operate exclusively in France, do not send your data to third parties, and store them for as long as is needed to send a response to your message.

NEWSLETTER: By submitting your e-mail address here, you agree to subscribe to the information list held by APLUS Système Automation’s marketing department. You will continue to receive messages from us until you unsubscribe, which you can do at any time by clicking on the link at the bottom of each message. APLUS Système Automation hosts in France and oversees the management of newsletters internally.

8. Hypertext links and cookies.

The www.aplus-defense.com site respects your privacy, and we do not use any third party cookies. You have the right to access, amend, oppose and delete the data; you may access this right by writing to privacy@aplus-sa.com.    If after contacting us you believe that your rights concerning your data have not been respected, you may send a claim to the CNIL.

Browsing on the www.aplus-defense.com site may lead to cookies being installed on the owner’s computer. A cookie is a small file, which does not allow the user to be identified but enters information that relates to the browsing of the site by a computer. The data thus obtained are designed to make future browsing of the site easier and are also designed to allow various frequentation measurements. However, APLUS Système Automation cannot verify the content of sites thus visited, and cannot therefore be held liable for this action in any way.

If you refuse to install a cookie, you may not be able to access certain services. Users can however configure their computer to refuse installation of cookies, as follows:

In Internet Explorer: tools tab (cog-shaped icon in the top right-hand corner) / internet options. Click on “confidentiality” and choose “block all cookies”. Click on OK.

In Firefox: In the upper part of the browser window, click on Firefox and then go to “options”. Click on the “privacy” tab. Set the storage rules to “use custom settings for history”. Finally, untick the box to disable cookies.

In Safari: Click on the menu icon (shaped like a cog) in the top right section of the browser). Select “setting”. Click on “display advanced settings”. In the “configuration” section, click on “content settings”. In the “cookies” section, you can then block cookies.

In Chrome: In the top right of the browser, click on the menu icon (in the form of three horizontal lines). Select “setting”. Click on “display advanced settings”. In the “confidentiality” section, click on “preferences”. In the “confidentiality” tab, you can block cookies.

9. Applicable law and allocation of jurisdiction.

Any dispute arising in connection with use of the www.aplus-defense.com site is subject to French law. Exclusive jurisdiction is assigned to the competent courts of Paris.

10. Principal laws involved.

Law No. 78-87 dated 6 January 1978, modified in particular by Law No. 2004-801 dated 6 August 2004, concerning computers, files and liberties.
Law No. 2004-575 dated 21 June 2004, concerning confidence in the digital economy.

11. Definitions.

User: An internet user who connects using the above-named site.

Personal data/information: “Information that in any form whatsoever, directly or otherwise allows identification of the individual persons to which it applies” (Article 4 of Law No. 78-17 dated 6 January 1978).