Legal information - Conditions for using the site

The use of the Empreinte site is subject to compliance with the general terms and conditions described below. By accessing this site, you are declaring that you have knowledge of and have accepted, without the least reservation, these general terms and conditions for use.

Quality of the information and the service, limitation of liability

Empreinte devotes the greatest care to the creation of its site. Nonetheless it does not guarantee the accuracy of information that is proposed there. The user is also aware that this information is likely to be modified without prior notice. As a result Empreinte declines all liability as to the content of its site or the use that could be made of it.

The hypertext links present on the portal site and steering the users toward other Internet sites do not incur the liability of Empreinte as to the content of these sites. The risks connected with the use of these sites are borne fully by the user. The user will abide by their usage conditions.

In addition, Empreinte cannot be held responsible for errors in the site addresses or domain names appearing on its site.

In spite of the efforts devoted to avoiding any interruption due to technical problems as much as possible, Empreinte declines all liability for the fact of interruptions of service or other technical problems.

Intellectual property rights

The texts, page layout, illustrations and other elements making up the site are protected by copyright or, concerning databases, by a specific law. All these elements constitute the property of Empreinte or, as the case may be, of a third party from which Empreinte has obtained the necessary authorisations.

Except by stipulation to the contrary, the information in text or figures appearing on the site can be used free of charge, but by means of an indication of the source and solely for a use that is neither commercial nor advertising. On the other hand, any reproduction of this information for commercial or advertising purposes, as well as all forms of use and reproduction of other elements making up the site, such as the graphic style, the images, the sounds and the software applications, are strictly prohibited without prior authorisation. Any request on this matter must be addressed to the management of Empreinte (

Creation of hyperlinks to the site

Empreinte authorises the creation without prior request of surface linking that returns to the homepage of the portal site or to any other page as a whole. On the other hand, use made of all techniques aimed at including all or part of the portal site in an Internet site while masking the precise origin of the information, even only partially, or which could lead to confusion as to the origin of the information, such as framing or in-lining, requires the written authorisation of Empreinte. Any request on this matter must be addressed to the management of Empreinte (

Information transmitted

Do not transmit illegal, threatening, diffamatory, obscene, scandalous, provocative, pornographic or blasphemous information, or any other information that could lead to civil or criminal liability in accordance with the Territory to which this Site refers.