General terms of use

1) Introduction

IDEMIA FRANCE SAS (“IDEMIA”) provides advanced technologies to the world with a mission to protect the identity of consumers and citizens.

Privacy is a central issue for IDEMIA and we aim to secure your personal data. As security and privacy are at the heart of Augmented Identity, the secure digital means of identification that we offer, IDEMIA states that security and privacy are essential criteria in pursuing our mission.

In an increasingly digital world, the boundaries and definition of security are changing. IDEMIA’s security strategy implements the best security standards encompassing both the physical and digital worlds, without forgetting the permanent interconnections between these worlds.

To meet our requirements, IDEMIA is committed to protecting the business interests of its customers and ours by providing comprehensive cyber security and information protection services.

2) Acceptance

Any access to the website (the “Site”) of IDEMIA, and/or any research carried out on the Site, and/or any use of the Site and/or any downloading of part of the content of the Site by the user constitutes acceptance of the General Terms of Use (“GTU”) of the Site, as defined below.

3) Purpose of the Site

This Site, created by IDEMIA, gathers information intended for an institutional presentation of the activities of IDEMIA for purely informative purposes.

All the information contained on the Site, and more generally all the elements of the Site, including in particular the information, data, texts, graphics, images, sounds, videos, logos, symbols, software, html code hereinafter referred to as the “Content”, are made available to users for informational purposes only. The Content cannot in any way be interpreted as a commercial offer, license, advice, professional relationship between the user and IDEMIA. The Content provided on this Site does not exempt the user from verifying the information provided.

It is clarified that the Content provided on this Site may refer to products or services that are not available in France.

4) Intellectual Property – Hypertext Links

4.1 Intellectual Property

The Content is the property of IDEMIA or third parties.

Only copies for private and non-commercial use are authorized subject to intellectual property rights and they must bear the symbol “©IDEMIA” or according to the rights mentioned in the source. Any other use of an element of the Content by reproduction, modification, downloading, transmission or other existing present or future process is subject to prior written authorization (mail or email) and will have to bear the symbol “©IDEMIA” or according to the rights mentioned in the source. Any offender would expose themselves to legal action.

Any total or partial representation of the Site and the Content, by any means whatsoever, without the express and prior authorization of IDEMIA, is prohibited and would constitute an infringement of articles L.335-2 and following of the Intellectual Property Code.

4.2 Hypertext Links

The Site may contain Hypertext links to facilitate access to other sites that may provide additional information in areas other than the Site, which may not belong to IDEMIA.

IDEMIA has no control over the content of these third-party sites and IDEMIA cannot be held accountable for a third-party site to which you may have had access via the Site. The existence of a hypertext link between the Site and a third-party site does not mean that IDEMIA assumes any warranty and responsibility as to the content of this third-party site or the use that may be made of it.

Third-party sites may contain hypertext links directing to the Site. IDEMIA has no legal means to oppose this common practice and has no means of controlling the content of these third-party sites. IDEMIA can in no way be held accountable for content from third-party sites.

5) Rights and Obligations of the User

5.1 License to use the Site

By connecting to the Site, the user acknowledges accepting from IDEMIA a license to use the Site and the Content strictly limited and subject to the following mandatory conditions:
– This license is granted on a non-exclusive basis and is not transferable.
– The right of use includes only the authorization to consult the Site and its Content.
– This use only includes the authorization of reproduction for storage for the purposes of representation on a single screen and of reproduction in a single copy, for backup copy and hard copy as follows.
– The right of use granted to the user is personal and private: this means that any reproduction of the Content on any medium whatsoever for collective or professional use is prohibited. The same applies to any communication of the Content by electronic means, even on intranet or extranet.

Any other use is subject to the express prior authorization of IDEMIA’s publication director. Any breach of these provisions exposes the offender and all persons responsible to the criminal and civil penalties provided for by French law.

5.2 Other rights and obligations of the user

It is the responsibility of the user to take the necessary precautions to ensure the absence of viruses on the Site.

It is prohibited for any user of the Site, without the prior written consent of IDEMIA, to create, on any other website, any hypertext link, including a so-called “deep” hypertext link with a page of the Site and to combine it with the “framing” technique or any other similar technique making it possible to refer directly to the secondary pages of the Site without going through the home page of the Site.

The user is solely responsible for any use of the information contained on this Site. The Content does not extend or modify in any way the warranty that may apply under the existing contractual relationship between the user and IDEMIA.

Any information or request for information that you may send to IDEMIA via the Site or via the e-mail to which the Site can give access, is considered professional.

You can also send your information or requests by mail to the address of the registered office of IDEMIA for the attention of the department identified in the corresponding part of the Site.

6) Warranties and Responsibilities

The Site and its content – including any software that can be downloaded – are provided “as is”, without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, including without warranty that the Site will operate without interruption or be free of errors or viruses, or does not infringe any rights of third parties or that the content meets the needs of the user, is up-to-date or long-term.

Although IDEMIA endeavours to provide reliable content on its Site, IDEMIA does not guarantee that the Site is free from inaccuracies, typographical errors, omissions and/or viruses.

IDEMIA does not guarantee the results related to the use of any software available on the Site.

IDEMIA cannot be held liable for indirect damages resulting from the use of this Site or other sites linked to it, nor for any financial or commercial damage, loss of programs or data from the information system or other suffered by the user, even if IDEMIA has been aware of the possibility of such damages.

In any case, IDEMIA’s liability for any direct damage or in connection with the use of the Site or any other site linked to it may not exceed an amount equivalent to one thousand (1,000) euro.

7) Personal Data and Cookies

IDEMIA implements all useful measures to ensure that users’ personal data is processed securely.

Consult our group personal data policy and cookies policy.

8) Warning to Users

IDEMIA does not assume any obligation to monitor the information that the user may deposit on the Site. As such, the user warrants that any information, or element (the term “Element” designates any project, file or other attachments sent) or comments other than personal data, that the user may transmit to IDEMIA via the Site, does not infringe any intellectual property right of a third party or any other applicable law.

Such information, or Elements or comments, will be treated as non-professional and are free of rights.

By submitting any information, Element or comment, the user grants IDEMIA all necessary, unlimited and irrevocable rights to use, perform, show, modify and transmit such information, Element or comment, including any suggestion, concept or know-how. IDEMIA reserves the right to use such information, Elements or comments in any way it chooses.

9) Applicable Law

Any difficulty, claim or dispute arising from or related to these GTU will be governed by French law, excluding its conflict of law rules.

The commercial court of Nanterre will have sole jurisdiction. If any provision of these GTU is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, pursuant to a law, regulation or following a final decision of a competent court, the remaining provisions will remain in force.

10) Modification of the GTU

IDEMIA reserves the right to modify the GTU of the Site at any time and without notice. Users will be automatically bound by these modifications when they browse this Site and should periodically read the GTU.

[Latest update: 08/08/2022]


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