Terms and conditions
1. Property :
This website is the property of STEF, a company with a capital of 13 165 649 € whose office is located at 93 boulevard Malesherbes, 75008 Par, France, entered in the companies and the trade register of Paris under the number 999990005. It has been prepared solely for the purpose of providing information about the services offer in The Netherlands, provided by STEF NEDERLAND B.V., whose office is located at Tolnasingel 4, 2411 PV Bodegraven, entered in the commercial register of Rotterdam under the number 815257739, including its subsidiaries.
2. Editor :
Publication manager : Christian Dooms
3. Contact :
Phone : +31(0)172.613.963
Fax : +31(0)172.617.401
Mail : contact[at]stef.com
4. Hosting :
2 rue Kellermann
59100 Roubaix – France
5. Photo credits :
Illustrations : STEF Group
Videos : STEF Group
Photos : Cyril Bruneau
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
1. Acceptance :
Please carefully read these General Terms and Conditions of Use as they determine the conditions of use of this website which you accept by consulting it. If you do not accept these General Terms and Conditions of Use, we ask you to leave our website.
STEF Nederland reserves to itself the right to modify or change at any time without any notice the General Terms and Conditions of Use as well as all the information you might find on this website. We draw your attention to the fact that you should regularly consult these General Terms and Conditions of Use according to the latest update on the website so that you are kept informed of any possible modifications which STEF Nederland may make.
2. Disclaimer :
The information and all materials presented on this website are provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind, express or implied.
The user of this website acknowledges that it uses on its sole responsibility the information on this website. Therefore STEF and STEF Nederland cannot be held liable due to any direct or indirect damages of any kind resulting in the use of the whole or a part of the information presented on this website.
The access to this website and the use their contents are at the risk of the user.
STEF Nederland endeavors to keep information on this website up to date. However, STEF Nederland does not warrant the completeness or exactness of any information provided.
You acknowledge that (i) it is technically impossible that the website will be provided free of defaults and that STEF and STEF Nederland cannot take any responsibility for this, (ii) that defaults may lead to the temporary unavailability of the website, and that (iii) the operation of the website may be adversely affected by conditions and performances outside STEF and
STEF Nederland’s control, such as, for example, transmission and telecommunication links between STEF and STEF Nederland and you and between STEF and STEF Nederland and other systems and networks.
STEF and STEF Nederland and/or its suppliers may, at any time, temporarily or in permanently modify or interrupt, all or part of the website in order to perform maintenance work and/or make improvements and/or changes to the website. STEF Nederland is not liable for any modification to or suspension or interruption of the website.
STEF Nederland does not guarantee that STEF Nederland services presented on this website are available in the country in which the Internet surfer is located when consulting this website.
3. LIABILITY :
You should take no decision or action on the sole basis of the information contained in this website.
STEF and STEF Nederland shall not be held liable in any manner for:
- any imprecision, inaccuracy or omission relative to the information provided on the website,
- for any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party leading to a modification of the information or materials available on the site,
- any direct or indirect damages, regardless of the cause, origin, nature or consequences (even STEF and STEF Nederland has been advised of the possibility of such damage, or resulting from anyone’s access to the website or the impossibility to access it, the use of this website or other websites linked to it, including any breakdown or virus that may infect computer equipment of the user or any other property of the user, the credit given to any information coming directly or indirectly from the website, including any loss of business, financial or commercial loss of programs or data in any information system and even if STEF and STEF Nederland has been advised of the possibility of such damages. For any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party leading to a modification of information or materials made available on the site
4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY :
Documents and items created for this website are the exclusive property of STEF, STEF Nederland or third parties having authorized their quote by STEF or STEF Nederland.
All pictures and texts disseminated and all product names and trademarks referred to on this website are the exclusive property of STEF or STEF Nederland or its subsidiaries or have been licensed to them and may only be used in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth below.
Upon your acceptance of these General Terms and Conditions of Use you may download, display or print the information contained on this website exclusively for private and personal use, for non-profit purposes and without modification or alteration of the notices of copyright, trademarks and other property rights and provided that each entire or partial copy made of the contents of the site reproduces the following notice of copyright “ Copyright © 2017 STEF Nederland BV ”.
Any use other than that indicated above without prior written consent of STEF Nederland, shall be formally prohibited and constitutes a counterfeiting. STEF Nederland grants you no other right than that described above, nor any other license of any intellectual property, industrial property or know how owned or enjoyed by it.
STEF or STEF Nederland or its subsidiaries reserve the right to take legal action against any counterfeit of its intellectual property right
5. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES :
This website may contain hyperlinks to third party website. These links to third party pages are provided for convenience only.
In any event, especially because of the volatile nature of information on the Internet, STEF Nederland cannot control the nature or content of these external sources and therefore is not responsible for the use, the unavailability of third-party sites nor their content and advertising or other materials available on such third party websites that you might access via this website
STEF Nederland has no possibilities of controlling the content of these third party websites which remain totally independent of STEF Nederland. Moreover, the existence of a link between this website and another website does not mean in any way that STEF Nederland approves the content of this or these website(s) and the potential use that could be done.
External websites may contain hyperlinks leading to this website. Any such hyperlink does not imply any connection between STEF Nederland and the third party website. In any case, STEF Nederland is in no way responsible for the unavailability of such external websites and STEF Nederland does not review, control, approve, nor is it responsible for any content, advertising, products or other materials available on or accessible via those websites.
6. APPLICABLE LAW, JURISDICTION
This website and its content are governed by French law and any disputes relating thereto shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the French courts.
1. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA :
During navigation on the website you may communicate personal information.
a. COLLECTION OF ANONYMOUS DATA :
No personal data related to your identity is collected without your knowledge. However, during the consultation of the website, certain user data is collected automatically:
- The IP address of the user (this address allows to access to the Internet is assigned to the computer of the user by the internet service provider and the information, which changes according to the session of the user is not personally identifiable);
- The address of the website from which the user is connected directly to this website;
- The date and time of the visit of the user on the website and the pages visited;
- The operating system of the user’s computer as well as its browser;
- The “cookies” (allowing determining how the user accesses the web pages, the time it does so and the number).
Therefore, STEF and STEF Nederland collects anonymous user data on this website (or anonymous information), such as the pages that you visit and the searches that you undertake. These data are anonymous since it will in no event enable personal identification of the user of the website.
We use this anonymous information to help us improve the content of our sites and to obtain overall statistics on your visits. These statistics can be prepared by third parties, the latter being bound by an obligation of confidentiality.
b. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA :
In accordance with the principle of data avoidance, we collect personal data only if they are absolutely necessary in order to process your order, to answer your enquiries, to give you access to special information or to be able to perform special services for you and if you have freely supplied them.
STEF and STEF Nederland will not divulge any personal data to any third party, information which you may communicate to us this information will be used for the sole purpose of replying to you in the most efficient way.
When you send an email to our website, you may be required to indicate certain personal data.
These personal data are treated and kept for no more than five years solely for the purpose of communicating with you. No data is communicated to third parties without your prior approval.
c. SECURITY :
To protect personal information which you disclose, STEF and STEF Nederland uses security technology. The Internet is nevertheless an open network so that STEF and STEF Nederland cannot guarantee that third parties shall not intercept or divert such personal information. STEF and STEF Nederland shall not be held liable in this respect.
STEF and STEF Nederland does not guarantee that the websites which are linked to it will implement the same measures of protection of personal data as those set forth. You should therefore ensure that such protection exists if you disseminate personal data on these websites.
d. AMENDMENT AND DELETION OF YOUR DATA :
According to the applicable legislation, at any time, you may request modifications or deletions of your data by mail sent to the following address : contact[at]stef.com
A cookie is a small randomly generated text file that a website transfers to an individual’s computer hard drive to help facilitate his or her browsing, streamline registration procedures or assist in the measurement of visitors to the website.
By definition, a cookie does not enable us to identify those who visit our website.
If desired you can refuse having cookies stored on your computer by adjusting the privacy settings in your web browser (see below). Doing this may have an impact on your browsing of the site, or make the browsing difficult.
b. Types of cookies :
When you visit this website, a session ID cookie may be automatically installed and temporarily stored on your hard drive to facilitate your browsing of the website. Once the session ends, the cookie is destroyed.
Social plug-ins or share buttons on social networks may, subject to your consent, be present on our website to allow you to share content from our website on social networks, let people know what you have seen on this website or voice your opinion concerning the website’s content (social plug-ins include, “like”, “share”, …).
The mere presence of social plug-ins on a website – whether or not you are a user of social networks – may result in cookies being stored on your hard drive that track your browsing activities and identify your interests.
We have no control over the process used by social networks to collect information about your visit to our website.
Moreover, to analyze your preferences and subject to your consent, web beacons may be included by third party in some of our articles and messages to identify the pages viewed, record display frequency and the number of visitors, analyze traffic patterns and generate statistics for the most popular content.
Finally, audio and video recordings, podcasts, webcasts are available through third-party services. During your possible accesses and subject to your consent, this third-parties may set cookies on your hard drive to help us identify the most popular content.
c. Cookies management and browser settings :
If desired you can refuse having cookies stored on your computer by adjusting the privacy settings in your web browser by following this steps:
For Mozilla firefox:
1. Go to the Tools menu and select Options
2. Click on the Privacy icon
3. Locate the Cookies menu and select the appropriate options
For Microsoft Internet Explorer:
1. Go to the Tools menu and select Internet options
2. Click on the Privacy icon
3. Use the cursor to select the appropriate level
1. go to the Chrome menu / Preferences
2. click on « Show Advanced Settings ».
3. click on « Settings of Content » in the privacy section
4. click on « Cookies and Site Data.. » in the new window
5. click « Delete all » and confirm by clicking on « OK ».
1. Go to the Safari menu / Preferences
2. Click on « Privacy »
3. In « Block Cookies », select « Always ».
Use the “Help” section in your browser to learn how to block new cookies, receive notification of new cookies or disable cookies.
Last update : 15th of November 2017