Purpose

The purpose of this document is to define the conditions of access and use of services and the rights and obligations of users of the services offered on the site www.dotdrops.fr

Acceptance of the general conditions of use

Users declare that they have obtained from DOT-DROPS® all necessary information regarding the services offered and adhere, without reserve, to these terms and conditions. Users declare:

- have knowledge of the conditions under which the site operates;

- have all the necessary technical skills to access and use the site normally in accordance with these terms and conditions.

These general conditions are accepted by the user by the simple use of the service.

Obligations of DOT-DROPS®

  • Quality of services

DOT-DROPS® strives to provide quality services and to enable users to use the means of communication made available to them in the best possible conditions.

Due to the nature and complexity of the internet network, and in particular its technical performance and response times to consult, query or transfer information data, DOT-DROPS® makes its best efforts, in accordance with the rules of the art, to allow access and use of services. DOT-DROPS® cannot ensure accessibility or absolute availability of the site allowing access to services. DOT-DROPS® cannot be responsible for the proper functioning of the user's computer equipment and its access to the internet.

  • Maintenance and update

DOT-DROPS® makes its best efforts to provide high-performance services to users. It commits itself to implement the adapted means to maintain the services under optimal operational conditions.

DOT-DROPS® reserves the right, without notice or indemnity, to temporarily close the site or the access to the services notably to carry out an update, maintenance operations, modifications or changes on the operational methods and functionalities without this list is not exhaustive. DOT-DROPS® is not liable for damages of any kind that may result from these changes and / or temporary unavailability of the site or services associated therewith. DOT-DROPS® reserves the right to supplement or modify, at any time, the site and the services that are available according to the evolution of technologies and will inform users by any means.

  • security

DOT-DROPS® makes its best efforts, in accordance with the rules of the art, to secure the site with regard to the risk incurred and the nature of the data processed.

However, DOT-DROPS® cannot be responsible:

- the quality of services, which are offered "as is";

- a disruption in the use of the site or the impossibility of using the site;

- a temporary or total unavailability of all or part of the access to the site, the account of the user or the published documents and contents;

- a difficulty related to the response time or any lack of performance of the site;

- problems encountered in the transmission of information on the site;

- malfunctions of the services and the site in general;

- an interruption of services, whatever the reason;

- lack of continuity of the services offered;

- a lack of conservation of data published on the site;

- breaches of computer security, which may cause damage to users' computer equipment and their data and / or the presence of viruses on the site.

Obligations of the user

  • Intended use

The user is responsible for the use of the services and its actions on the site. He undertakes to use the site fairly, in compliance with these terms and conditions by acting in a manner consistent with the site and in accordance with the laws and regulations in force, public order, morality and the rights of third parties. The user prohibits any illegal or constitutive behavior of fraud against DOT-DROPS®, other users or third parties. The user agrees not to collect in any way information about other users, manually or automatically, especially e-mail addresses, without their consent, including for the purpose of sending unsolicited surveys In general, the user agrees to report to DOT-DROPS® any failure of services or the site that he would have noticed.

  • security

The site is an automated data processing system. It is forbidden for the user to access or remain, fraudulently, in all or part of the site. It is prohibited to use an access method other than the interface made available by DOT-DROPS®. In case of discovery of such a method or if the user enters a placeholder, without right, inadvertently, the latter undertakes to inform DOT-DROPS® immediately by email to the address contact@dotdrops.fr  so that the latter can take the necessary measures. It is forbidden for the user to delete or modify data contained on the site that has not been published by himself, or to fraudulently introduce data or even to alter the functioning of the site. It ensures in particular not to introduce virus, malicious code or any other harmful technology to the site or the services which are proposed there. Any access to a prohibited area will be considered fraudulent access within the meaning of the provisions of the Penal Code. The user undertakes to consider that all the data that he has become aware of during such access to an unauthorized space are confidential data and undertakes, therefore, not to disclose it. In particular, the user is prohibited from carrying out any operation aimed at saturating a page, rebounding operations or any operation that has the effect of hindering or distorting the functioning of the site. The user agrees not to use devices or software of any kind that would disrupt the proper functioning of the site. The user undertakes not to take any action that imposes a disproportionate burden on the site's infrastructure. The user accepts the characteristics and limits of the internet. It is aware that data circulating on the internet are not necessarily protected, especially against possible diversions. The user takes all appropriate measures to ensure his own security, including the management of his identifiers and passwords that he keeps confidential and to protect his own data and / or software contamination by possible viruses on the internet network. The user agrees in case of discovery of security vulnerabilities to inform DOT-DROPS® via the Contact page accessible via all pages of the website. Finally, the user should ensure that all transmitted data and all content published as part of the services are saved by him.

 Personal account

  • Opening

Access to the site is free, it is not subordinated to the prior creation of a personal account by the user. However, some parts of the site or services offered are only accessible to users with a personal account and password, according to the terms and conditions on the online registration form and these terms and conditions use. The member guarantees the accuracy of the information provided for the purposes of his registration. Once the form has been validated, a registration confirmation email will be sent to open the account.

  • Password

Passwords are strictly personal and confidential. The member is solely responsible for the preservation and confidentiality of his password and other associated confidential data. He undertakes to take all necessary measures to ensure this perfect confidentiality. Any use of a password makes irrefragable presumption of use of the site services by. The member agrees to promptly notify all flights of his password. This notification must be sent to the user service: contact@dotdrops.fr

  • Right of use

The opening of an account allows the members to have a right of use of the services in a non-exclusive and revocable way according to the conditions envisaged in the present ones.

  • Warning, suspension and closure

Without excluding other remedies, DOT-DROPS® reserves the right to issue a warning to the member, to temporarily suspend the use of an account, or to close it according to the conditions in the following cases:

- the member violates all or part of these terms of use;

- DOT-DROPS® is unable to verify or authenticate the information provided by the member, and does not respond to DOT-DROPS® authentication requests;

- DOT-DROPS® believes that the actions of the member are likely to engage its responsibility, that of DOT-DROPS® or those of the other members.

Intellectual Property

  • Elements of DOT-DROPS®

These terms and conditions do not imply any transfer of any kind of intellectual property rights to DOT-DROPS®-owned items to the benefit of the user. The content of the site, the general structure as well as the brands, the drawings, the models, the animated or non animated images, the texts, the photographs, the logos, the graphic charts, the software and programs, the search engines, the bases data, sounds, videos, domain names, design, know-how DOT-DROPS® and all other elements of the site or other information, without this list is exhaustive, are the exclusive property of Bernard Ehret SAS, and are protected by intellectual property rights that are or will be recognized by the laws in force.

  Any reproduction and / or representation, total or partial of one of these elements, without the express authorization of DOT-DROPS® or Bernard Ehret SAS, is forbidden and would constitute an infringement sanctioned by the provisions of the Code of the intellectual property. Consequently, the user is prohibited from any action and any act likely to directly or not infringe the intellectual property rights of DOT-DROPS®.

  • Items uploaded by the user

The user grants to DOT-DROPS® a right of use of the contents that he publishes on the site, of which he has the exclusive property and which are protected by intellectual property rights which are or will be recognized according to them. the laws in force. This right of use includes the right for DOT-DROPS® to reproduce, represent, adapt, translate, digitize, use for the purposes of services or sublicense the elements, on any known or future communication medium within the framework of the services. This right of use is transferable. It is granted free of charge by the user to DOT-DROPS® for the whole world and for the duration of the online accessibility of the contents as well as their subsequent conservation by DOT-DROPS® under the conditions provided for herein. The user agrees to take all necessary measures to protect the said rights with respect to all third parties and guarantees the peaceful enjoyment of DOT-DROPS®, in particular against any recourse of any third party.

  • Third party elements

The elements belonging to third parties, such as brands, drawings, models, images, texts, photos, logos without this list being exhaustive, are the exclusive property of their author and are protected as such by intellectual property rights that are recognized by the legislation in force. The user agrees not to infringe, directly or indirectly, the property rights of third parties, whose elements are present on the site and is prohibited from exploiting, in any way whatsoever, names, brands, the logos, software, information, databases and all documents communicated to it, in general, as part of the execution of these. The user agrees to respect the full rights of third parties, whose elements are present on the site and refrain from arousing any analogy in the mind of the public for any purpose whatsoever. To this end, the user agrees to take all necessary measures to protect the said rights with respect to all third parties and, in particular, will maintain in state all the mentions of ownership that will be carried on all the data, information and more generally on the items available on the site or made accessible by third parties.

  • Applicable law

The site is dedicated to international users. All information presented on the site is in English. These general conditions are governed by French law. This is the case for the substantive rules and the rules of form, notwithstanding the places of performance of the substantive or ancillary obligations.