Legal Notices

Terms of use 

The Site
Compliance with Copyright and Trademark Laws
Images Displayed on the Site
General Warning
Limitation of liability and indemnity
Links to Other Sites
Compliance with Laws
Access to the Site
Protection of Personal Information
Modification of Terms

Privacy policy

Collection and Use of Information
Links to Other Sites
Security
Use of Cookies
Use of IP Addresses
Links to Other Sites
Contact Information
Privacy Resources

TERMS OF USE

1. The Site

This Site provides company information about Vivendi, its subsidiaries and affiliated companies.

The Site is controlled and operated by Vivendi, a Société Anonyme under French law, with a share capital of €7,395,911,000.50 registered in the Registre du Commerce et des Sociétés de Paris (Paris Commercial and Corporate Registry) under the reference number 343 134 763, Siret number 343 134 763 00048, and whose registered office is located at 42 avenue Friedland, 75380 Paris Cedex 08, France, tel : +33 (1) 71 71 10 00.

The Site’s Chief Editor is the Executive Vice President Communications of Vivendi. The company Artful, located at 5 avenue des Peupliers, 35510 Cesson-Sévigné, France, provides the hosting services for the Site.

2. Compliance with Copyright and Trademark Laws

All the elements you see, hear or read on the Site, as well as the Site’s form and substance, are subject to copyright protection. In no event may you use, distribute, copy, reproduce, modify, distort, or transmit the Site or any of its elements, such as text, images or sounds without the prior written permission of Vivendi. Trademarks, service marks and logos (collectively the “Trademarks”) appearing on the Site are the property of Vivendi or are displayed by Vivendi with authorization from third parties. No license or right pertaining to any of these Trademarks shall be granted without the written permission of Vivendi or such third-party holders of the Trademarks appearing on the Site. Vivendi reserves the right to legally enforce any infringement of its intellectual property rights, including seeking criminal prosecution.

3. Images Displayed on the Site

The images or photographs of people or places appearing on the Site are either the property of, or used with permission by, Vivendi. The use of these images or photographs is prohibited unless specifically authorized by Vivendi. Any unauthorized use may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, or any other communications regulations.

4. General Warning

Vivendi shall not be liable for any damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the Site, including any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or any other property. While Vivendi uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information on the Site, we make no warranties or representations as to accuracy. Vivendi assumes no liability or responsibility for any error or omissions in the content of the Site.

5. Limitation of liability and indemnity

NEITHER Vivendi NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITE SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THE SITE. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Vivendi and its subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, licensors, or any person or entity involved in the creation, production, and distribution of the Site, harmless from, and against, any and all claims, liability, losses, costs and expenses incurred in connection with any breach by you of these Terms of Use or resulting from, or in connection with, your use of this Site.

6. Links to Other Sites

Vivendi provides links from the Site to sites of affiliated and non-affiliated companies. These sites are independent from the Site. Vivendi does not edit or control such sites. Links to such sites shall, in no event, constitute an endorsement by or an association between Vivendi and such sites and Vivendi shall not be responsible for any content, products, services, advertising or other matter presented on such sites. We remind you that access to, and use of, any affiliated or non-affiliated sites is subject to their own Terms of Use and privacy policies.

7. Compliance with Laws

The Site is operated by Vivendi whose principal office is headquartered in France. Internet users accessing this Site from outside of France are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.

8. Access to the Site

Vivendi reserves the right, for whatever reason, in its sole discretion, to terminate, change, suspend or interrupt access to all or part of the Site, including its contents, features, or hours of availability without notice. You acknowledge and agree that in connection with the use of the Site you must provide for your own equipment, at your own cost, necessary to access the World Wide Web.

9. Protection of Personal Information

For more information on our policies with respect to privacy protection please read the Privacy policy, below, and our Data and Content Protection Charter provided on this Site. Vivendi’s affiliates may have their own privacy policies and practices which govern their websites. You are encouraged to review these other policies to determine how any personal information you provide may be used.

10. Modification of Terms

Vivendi reserves the right to modify or update these Terms of Use at any time without notice; therefore, you are encouraged to review them from time to time.

PRIVACY POLICY

The company offers the Vivendi portal site (the “Site”) which aims to provide corporate information about the Vivendi group.

As we are committed to in our Internet with Data and Content Protection Charter, Vivendi respects your right to privacy protection while using the Site. We have created this Privacy Policy in order to explain what information we collect during your visit to our Site and how such information may be used.

1. Collection and Use of Information

As a general policy, Vivendi does not request or collect from the Site personal data, such as your name, mailing address, or e-mail address. However, if you wish to obtain information about Vivendi or to be registered on a mailing list, you will be asked to provide certain personal contact information in order to process your request. In accordance with French law, we inform you that certain personal data, such as your personal contact information, may be requested from you in connection with the processing of online information or registration requests. Such information is intended only for Vivendi who is responsible for its processing and will not be transferred to a third party. You have the right to access, change or oppose any information that concerns you. In the event that you wish to exercise this right, please contact us. Please also note that certain non-personal data may be recorded by the standard operation of Vivendi’s Internet servers. In order to help administer our site and enhance your online experience, the servers may collect information pertaining to the type of browser or operating system being used or your IP address.

2. Links to Other Sites

This Site offers links to several other Vivendi and affiliated companies’ product and service web sites that may collect personal data. Your use of, and provision of personal data to, these other sites is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of such sites.

3. Security

The security for all personal data is important to us. We will strive to take all reasonable technical measures to prevent loss or unintended use of information transmitted to us at the time of collection or storage.

 


4. Use 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 Site. Once the session ends, the cookie is destroyed. 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 Site. By definition, a cookie does not enable us to identify those who visit our Site.
Visitors to our Site have the option of refusing those cookies of session by reconfiguring their browsers accordingly (see the method suggested by the CNIL at http://www.cnil.fr/). Doing this may have an impact on your browsing of the site, or make the browsing difficult. Visit the following site http://www.cnil.fr for further information (in English, Spanish and French).
Social plug-ins or share buttons on social networks may, subject to your consent, be present on our site to allow you to share content from our website on social networks, let people know what you have seen on this site or voice your opinion concerning the website’s content (social plug-ins include, “like”, “share”, …).
 
The mere presence of social plug-ins on a site – 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 site.

The generation and use of cookies by third parties is subject to their own privacy policies. Before deciding to utilize these social plug-ins or networks, we suggest that you read the third-party policy statements to learn how they will use such cookies, including for advertising purposes, and the kind of browsing information that may be collected through dedicated plug-ins. These privacy policies should enable you to make decisions concerning social networks, including about privacy settings for each account you have on these networks.

If desired you can refuse having cookies stored on your computer by adjusting the privacy settings in your web browser (see below). You may change this option at any time.
 
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.
 
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
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
 
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
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies
 
For Chrome:
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 ».
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
 
For Safari:
Go to the Safari menu / Preferences
Click on « Privacy »
In « Block Cookies », select « Always ».
http://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/en-ww/cookies/
 
The CNIL (the French data protection authority) explains (in French) what you can do to reduce  your digital footprint on its website: http://www.cnil.fr/vos-droits/vos-traces/les-cookies/conseils-aux-internautes/ie and, more generally, provides information on cookie setting mechanisms: http://www.cnil.fr/vos-droits/vos-traces/les-cookies/#c5554.
 
By continuing to browse on this site, you agree and consent to the use of third-party cookies on our site. You can revoke this consent at any time.

 

5. Use of IP Addresses

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An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet provider whenever you are surfing the Web. Whenever you request pages from our Site, our servers log your IP address.

Vivendi collects IP addresses for the purposes of its system administration and to analyze the use of its Site. We do not link IP addresses to any information that is personally identifiable, which means that your session will be logged, but you remain anonymous to us.

We may use your IP address in cooperation with your Internet service provider to identify you, where applicable, if we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with our Terms of Use or to protect our services, customers or as required by law.

6. Modification of this Policy

Vivendi reserves the right to modify or update this Privacy Policy at any time without notice; therefore, you are encouraged to review it from time to time.

7. Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments regarding our Privacy Policy or privacy practices, please contact us at privacy@vivendi.com

8. Privacy Resources

For more information about local privacy laws, you may consult the following government websites:

 

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