General Terms and Conditions applicable to the website www.vfx-France.com
TERMS AND CONDITIONS http://www.vfx-france.com
Founded in 1994, Film France (Film France, The French Film Commission) is a nonprofit organization financially supported by the CNC (National Center for Cinema and the Moving Image). These terms and conditions apply to any person (hereafter: “users”) regardless of their location, who will visit the website http://www.vfx-france.com.
This website http://www.vfx-france.com is edited by:
Film France - 9 rue du Château d’eau 75010 Paris - FRANCE
Tel: +33 1 53 83 98 98
2. Literary and Artistic Property – Industrial Property
Some of the content, such as texts, drawings, illustrations, photographs, images, animations, films, audio recordings, available on the website http://www.vfx-france.com, as well as the general presentation of this website, are covered by intellectual property rights, especially by articles L.112-2 et seq. and L.341-1, according to the French Intellectual Property Code. All exploitation rights are reserved, including downloadable documents, iconographic or photographic representations.
All reproduction, representation, use, provision or modification by any means, of all or any part of the website or of all or any part of the different documents containing literary and artistic property rights, without obtaining prior written authorization from http://www.vfx-france.com and their possible authors or right holders is strictly forbidden and constitutes an infringement of copyright (articles L.335-2 et seq. according to the French Intellectual Property Code).
Only authorized for strictly personal and private use.
Unless stated otherwise, the information mentioned on this website (texts, photographs, photograms, films and animated films) is shown and/or written and/or illustrated as an initiative of Film France, which ensures the retention of rights and which allows its exploitation on the website.
In case intellectual works are in the public domain, the mentions of the work’s title, the author’s name and possibly the location of its storage are linked with the work.
Word marks and/or semi-figurative trademarks and/or logos and/or domain names containing the terms “Commission Nationale du Film France ”, “Film France”, or “VFX-France” are the property of Film France and/or its partners, and therefore cannot be used without a written authorization of its owners, and may be subject to civil or criminal penalties.
3. Users Responsibilities
Users shall not distribute directly or indirectly all or any part, by any means of transmission, for commercial or non-commercial purposes, and/or download all or any part of the content available on http://www.vfx-france.com without an authorization granted by Film France.
Therefore, users will only access the content available on http://www.vfx-france.com for their personal use. They will not damage directly or indirectly, by copying, reproducing, distributing, giving, spreading, exhibiting, selling, licensing, exploiting all or any part of the content available on http://www.vfx-france.com.
In case of non-respect of their responsibilities, users guarantee Film France from and against any resort or action emanating from anybody invoking rights which remained unknown such as literary and artistic copyrights, or rights relating to personality, and will in this respect be responsible for compensating Film France from damages emanating from these resorts or actions, including any legal and counsel fees incurred as a result.
Film France will not be held responsible for the content of the website links and references it offers nor for the possible resulting damages or harms. Links leading to other websites are only offered to users for convenience and information purposes.
The Film France website allows hyperlinks leading to its content, and is subject to certain restrictions:
-The pages of the website http://www.vfx-france.com shall be open in a new window or a new tab.
-The mention of the information source is mandatory in the form of: http://www.vfx-france.com.
-The use of information must be for personal, associative of professional purposes. Any use for commercial or advertising purposes is strictly forbidden.
-The authorization to set up a link is granted for any format, but shall not apply to those of controversial, pornographic, or xenophobic nature or which may be objectionable to the general public.
5. Limitation of Liability
Film France endeavored to verify that the information available on its website is correct and complete. In case of incorrect of obsolete information, Film France will not be held responsible.
In no case will the responsibility of Film France, of its members or leaders and/or of its staff no matter its status and/or of its adherents, be sought in any country for direct or indirect damages primary or ancillary, resulting from the visit of the website http://www.vfx-france.com, and the use of its services, and especially in case of malfunction of its services due to maintenance operations, updates or exceptional interruptions.
The information posted on this website is purely informative and free. This information might be updated at any time without prior notice.
Film France cannot be held responsible in the event of contamination of computer equipment as a result of the propagation of a virus or any other computer infection. Users must take protective measures of their computer equipment against such infections.
6. Personal Information
As part of the services offered by the website http://www.vfx-france.com, Film France may collect personal information.
Film France complies with the modified French data protection law of January 6, 1978, “computing and liberty”. Data collected through the website isn’t available to Internet users. Film France is allowed to access personal information so as to further optimize user satisfaction.
The user’s name, first name and email address are collected from the contact form.
In accordance with the modified French data protection law of January 6, 1978, “computing and liberty”, collected personal information can be transferred and exploited by Film France’s partners.
In accordance with the recommendations of the CNIL and with the French law of January 6, 1978 (article 26) regarding computing, files and liberty, users can review and update their personal information in the Film France database. Users can request that their contact details (publically available on their form at http://www.vfx-france.com) be crossed off and not transferred to any third party. For any request, users should contact Film France at the following address: email@example.com.
7. Governing Law – Jurisdiction
The website http://www.vfx-france.com is available in many countries were French laws do not apply.
Therefore, it is agreed that visitors/users visiting the website http://www.vfx-france.com fully accept that any action arising directly or indirectly out of or from visiting the website http://www.vfx-france.com shall be governed by French law.
Users who accept these terms and conditions of use recognize that they are specific to the website http://www.vfx-france.com.
Conflicts of law rules may be subject to change.
In all cases, all disputes that cannot be resolved through mutual consultation shall come under the French jurisdictions of Film France’s registered office.
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