Terms of use

Welcome to the website www.equans.fr (hereinafter "the Site"). In accordance with the law, we invite you to read these terms of use (hereinafter the "Terms"), as well as any specific terms and conditions appearing on the pages of the Site, governing your use of the Site www.equans.fr

 

These terms cover your legal rights and responsibilities when using this Site.

 

This Site is made available to you free of charge (excluding connection fees to the Site) for your personal use, subject to compliance with the Conditions defined below.

By accessing, visiting and/or using this Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, and that you agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use this Website.

You agree to access the information on this Site only for your personal, non-commercial use.

You may only use the Site for legitimate purposes; no use or misuse is permitted, including for purposes contrary to public policy and morality.

The content of this notice may be subject to change; we therefore invite you to consult it regularly.

 

1. General information


This Site is the property of the ENGIE Group, a public limited company with a capital of 2,435,285,011 euros, registered in the Nanterre Trade and Companies Register under number 542 107 651.

ENGIE's head office is located at Tour T1 - 1 place Samuel de Champlain, Faubourg de l'Arche, 92930 Paris La Défense cedex, France (telephone: +33 (0)1 44 22 00 00).

The publication director of the Site is Pierre Hardouin.

The person in charge of writing the Site is Grégoire Geiger.

 

 

2. Limitation of Liability and Exclusion of Warranties

 

As a user of the Site, you acknowledge that you have the necessary skills and means to access and use this Site.

ENGIE and its contributors make every effort to ensure that the information displayed on this Site is accurate and up-to-date, reserving the right to modify its content at any time and without prior notice. However, they cannot guarantee that this information is complete or that it will not be modified by a third party (hacking, viruses). ENGIE and its contributors also disclaim any liability (direct or indirect) in the event of delay, error or omission with regard to the content and use of these pages, as well as in the event of interruption or unavailability of the service.

You acknowledge that you have been informed that the Site is accessible 24/7 and 7 days/7 days, with the exception of force majeure, computer difficulties, difficulties related to the structure of telecommunications networks or other technical difficulties. For maintenance reasons, ENGIE may interrupt its Site. It will endeavour to notify users beforehand. ENGIE is not responsible for delays, difficulties in use, or incompatibility between this Site and files, your browser or any other access program to the Site.

ENGIE cannot be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage resulting from or resulting from the distribution by a third party of a virus through our Site and likely to infect your computer system as a result of your connection to this Site, the use of this Site or the navigation on this Site. Similarly, ENGIE shall not be liable for material or incidental damage (including, but not limited to, technical failure, disclosure of confidential documents, loss of data), nor for any other indirect damage, any occurrence during or related to the use of the Site.

ENGIE strives to ensure, to the best of its ability, the accuracy and the updating of the information posted on the Site, of which it reserves the right to correct, at any time and without notice, the content. However, ENGIE and its contributors do not guarantee or assume any responsibility, under any circumstances, for the adequacy, the sequence, the accuracy, the absence of errors, the veracity, the topicality, the loyal and commercial character, the quality, the validity, and the availability of the information contained on this Site. Each Internet user fully assumes the risks related to the credit he gives to this information. Erroneous information or omissions may be found due in particular to typographical or layout errors. If you notice any errors you are invited to indicate them to us so that the appropriate corrections can be made.

The elements of the Site are provided «as is» without any guarantee of any kind, implicit or explicit. ENGIE categorically rejects any interpretation that aims to assimilate the content of the Website to purchase offers or incentives to acquire shares or other listed or unlisted securities of ENGIE, any of its direct or indirect subsidiaries or affiliates.

ENGIE reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify any element of the Site. As part of its policy to update and optimize the Site, ENGIE may decide to modify these terms and conditions.

Any dated information that is published on the Site is valid only for the specified date.

It is also recalled that the confidentiality of correspondence is not guaranteed on the network and that it is up to each Internet user to take all appropriate measures in order to protect his own data and/or software from contamination of possible viruses circulating on the Internet.

The Site is a site providing access to other websites of ENGIE or ENGIE Group companies that may have their own legal notices, which should be consulted and respected.

 

3. Access Code Management and Passwords

Some services on the Site require an access code and a password.

These access codes and passwords are confidential, personal, non-transferable and intransmissible. You are responsible for their management, conservation and the consequences of their use. It is up to you to take the necessary measures to protect and preserve them. ENGIE shall under no circumstances be held liable for any fraudulent use.

For security reasons, access to the secure sections will be automatically invalidated after several erroneous access attempts. ENGIE reserves the right to suspend access to the Site in the event of fraudulent use or attempted fraudulent use of a user’s password or access code. If access is suspended, ENGIE will inform you.

The records executed by the computer system of the website during the user’s connections will constitute proof of any act performed by the user on the Site, as well as proof of the treatment of these acts.

 

4. Intellectual Property

 

The Site is governed in its entirety by French legislation relating to copyright, trademark law and in general, intellectual property.

ENGIE’s trademarks and logos (semi-figurative marks) appearing on the Site are registered trademarks. Any reproduction or representation in whole or in part, alone or integrated with other elements, without the written, express and prior permission of ENGIE is strictly prohibited.

The general structure, software, texts, images, videos, sounds, know-how, animations, and more generally all information and content contained in the Site, are the property of ENGIE or are the subject of a right of use or exploitation. These elements are subject to copyright legislation.

Any representation, modification, reproduction, denaturation, total or partial, of all or part of the Site or its contents, by any process whatsoever, and on any medium whatsoever, would constitute an infringement sanctioned by articles L 335-2 and following of the Intellectual Property Code.

These Terms do not grant you any license to use ENGIE’s trademarks, logos or photographs.

The databases on the Site, if any, are protected by the provisions relating to the legal protection of databases. As such, ENGIE expressly prohibits any reuse, reproduction or extraction of elements of these databases. Unauthorized reuse, reproduction or extraction is the responsibility of the user.

ENGIE reserves the right, without delay and without prior notice, to delete any content: message, text, image, graphic that would contravene the laws and regulations in force and in particular the regulations specified above.

In the event that you wish to use any of the contents of the Site (text, image, etc.), you must obtain written, express and prior authorisation from ENGIE, by writing to the address indicated in the § «legal information» or by sending an email to the webmaster.

 

5. Respect for Privacy

As a user of the Site, you are required to comply with applicable laws, and in particular the provisions of the law relating to data processing, files and freedoms, the violation of which is punishable by criminal sanctions.

In particular, you must refrain from any collection, from any misuse, in particular of the personal information to which you access, and in general, from any act likely to infringe on privacy, honour, sensitivity, to the brand image, to the notoriety of any person, natural or legal, and in particular of ENGIE, avoiding any mention, message or text defamatory, provocative, malicious, denigrating or threatening on any medium whatsoeve

 

6. Personal data

 

In order to meet your needs and during your navigation on the Site, ENGIE may collect personal information about you, processed by computer means (certain information, which is marked with an asterisk, being mandatory).

It is your responsibility to verify that the information you provide us through this Site is accurate and complete. For the proper follow-up of your requests, we thank you to inform us immediately of any modification of the information provided.

The information collected is intended exclusively for ENGIE, which is hereby authorised, unless you object to it for legitimate reasons, to store and use it in order to inform you about its products and services.

You may object, without charge, to the use of your data for prospecting purposes.

To exercise your rights of access, rectification and opposition, please contact us.

The Site is not intended to receive confidential information from you. Accordingly and with the exception of the personal data referred to above, any information, whatever the form – document, data, graph, question, suggestion, concept, remark, or other – that you will communicate to us on the Site will under no circumstances be held confidential. As a result, its mere transmission by you confers on us the right to use it to reproduce it, to distribute it, to modify it or to transmit it for the purpose of processing your request.

 

7. Cookies

 

During your visits, you are informed that a cookie can be automatically installed on your browser software. This is a block of data that is not used for identification purposes but is used to record information about your browsing on the Site. It enables attendance analyses, audience measurements, etc. to improve the quality of the Site.

Setting up your browser software allows you to be informed of the presence of the cookie and, if necessary, to refuse it as follows:

  • with the Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.x and 6.x browser: click on the «Tools» menu bar then on «Internet Options», choose the «Privacy» tab then move the cursor to the desired security level or click on the «Advanced» button then «Ignore the automatic management of cookies» and check the «refuse» or «request» option for each column;
  • with the Netscape Navigator 6.2 browser: click on the «Edition» menu bar then on «Preferences», select «Privacy and security» then choose the «cookies» item and check «deactivate» or «ask me»;
  • with the Mozilla Firefox version 1.x and 1.5 browser: click on the «Tools» menu bar then on «Options», choose the «Privacy» tabs then «Cookies» and uncheck the «allow» box;
  • with the Apple Safari browser: go to the «Safari > Safari Preferences» menu and click on the «Security» tab and click on «From Visited Sites only».

If cookies are refused, some services are no longer available.

You have the right to access, rectify or delete your personal data communicated via the "cookie" under the conditions indicated in the "Personal data".

 

8. Hyperlinks

 

Hypertext links to other Sites shall not be the responsibility of ENGIE, particularly as regards the content of these Sites.

ENGIE is not responsible for hypertext links that lead to this Site and prohibits anyone from setting up such a link without its prior written permission.

 

9. Warning on Predictive Information

 

The Site may contain certain non-historical data constituting forward-looking statements, including forward-looking statements concerning future events, trends, plans or objectives. These statements are based on current management views and assumptions and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties that may result in a significant difference between actual results and those explicitly or implicitly contained in these statements (or previous results). Additional information on these risks and hazards is contained in the documents filed by ENGIE with the competent authorities. Forward-looking statements are submitted by a certain date and ENGIE does not undertake to update or revise them, either because of new information, future events or for any other reason.

 

10. General Clauses

 

Any assignment or other transfer of the rights conferred by these terms is strictly prohibited.

If, for any reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds a provision of these Terms to be invalid, the invalidity of such provision shall in no way affect the validity of the remaining Terms, which shall remain in force.

The absence of exercise by one of the parties of a right or legal action under these conditions shall not be considered as a waiver of such right or action.

The Site is governed by French law. These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with French law.
 

 

 

When you access this Site, a «user session (SessionID)» cookie can be installed automatically and stored temporarily on your hard drive, to facilitate your browsing. Once your session is closed, the cookie will be destroyed. A cookie is a small, randomly generated information file that a website can send to the hard drive of a personal computer to facilitate your browsing and streamline your registration procedures. By definition, a cookie does not allow us to identify you.

You have the option, if you wish, to object to the registration of these session cookies by setting your browser accordingly. This operation is likely to modify possibly, or even make difficult your navigation on the website.
 
Social plug-ins or share buttons on social networks may, subject to your consent, to be present on our site to allow you to access the functionality of sharing content with other people on the social networks from our site or to let these other people know your consultation or your opinion regarding our content site (social plug-ins “like”, “share”, …).
 
Simply because of their presence, these social plug-ins – whether or not you are a user of these social platforms – may place cookies on your hard drive to track your browsing and identify your interests. 
 
We have no control over the process used by social networks to collect information about your browsing on our site.

The issue and use of cookies by these third parties are subject to their own privacy policies. We invite you to read them in order to identify the purposes of use, particularly advertising, and the browsing information they can collect through the application plug-ins and thus set your choice. These protection policies must allow you to exercise your choices with these social networks, in particular by setting up your accounts to use each of these networks.
 
If necessary, you may refuse the insertion of these cookies by following the procedure indicated on your browser (see below the procedure to be followed), according to the terms proposed to you. You can change your choice at any time.

Furthermore, to analyse your preferences and subject to your consent, web beacons may be placed by a third-party provider on some of our articles and messages to help us identify the pages visited, counting display frequencies as well as the number of visitors, analysing traffic patterns and compiling statistics for the most popular content.


Finally, audio and video recordings, podcasts, webcasts are at your disposal through third-party services. These third parties may place cookies on your hard drive when you access them and subject to your consent to help us identify the most popular content.

 

The procedure to refuse the insertion of these "third-party" cookies is as follows, according to the terms proposed to you best:

For Mozilla firefox:
1. Select the “Tool” and then “Options” menu
2. Click on the “Privacy” icon
3. Locate the "cookie" menu and select the options that are right for you
http://support.mozilla.org/en/kb/activer-desactiver-cookies?redirectlocale=en&redirectslug=Activer+et+d%C3%A9sactiver+les+cookies

 

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:
1. Select the “Tool” and then “Internet Options” menu
2. Click on the “Privacy” icon
3. Use the cursor to select the desired level
http://windows.microsoft.com/fr-FR/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies



For Chrome:
1. Go to Chrome menu / Preferences
2. Click on “View Advanced Settings”
3. Click on “Content Settings…” in the Privacy section
4. Click on “Cookies and Site Data…” in the new window
5. Click “Delete All” and confirm by clicking “OK”
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en



For Safari:
Go to the Safari/ Preferences menu
Click on “Confidentiality”
In "Block cookies", check "Always"
http://www.apple.com/support/? path=Safari/3.0/en/9277.html

 

To find out about the options offered by any other browser software and how to delete cookies files stored on your device, the CNIL details on this link the steps to follow to limit your traces on the web https://www.cnil.fr/fr/cookies-the-tools-to-control-them and, more generally, informs you about the mechanisms for setting cookies http://www.cnil.fr/vos-droits/vos-traces/les-cookies/#c5554. 

If you continue browsing, you consent to the use of these "third-party" cookies on our site. You can change your choice at any time if necessary.

 

12. Informing potential users of the ethics alert system ethics@engie.com  

 

  • Entity responsible for the professional alert system: ENGIE SA.
  • Objectives pursued and areas concerned:
    • financial, accounting, banking and anti-corruption
    • anti-competitive practices
    • fight against discrimination and harassment at work
    • health, hygiene and safety at work
    • environmental protection
  • The ethical reporting system ethics@engie.com is open to all ENGIE Group stakeholders: employees, regardless of their employment status, customers, suppliers, etc. Its use is strictly voluntary and cannot be made mandatory.
  • Recipients of alerts: the persons specifically responsible for handling ethical alerts. It is not excluded that information gathered by this system may be communicated to another Group company to enable the processing of ethical alerts in accordance with legal provisions, in particular by taking all necessary measures to ensure that the confidentiality and security of the information thus transmitted are respected.
  • Transfert hors UE : le cas échéant, ces transferts sont encadrés par les BCR du Groupe ENGIE.
  • Persons identified under this scheme may exercise their right of access and rectification directly with : ethics@engie.com.
  • There is no risk of prosecution for the bona fide user of this device.
  • Any misuse of the device may be subject to prosecution.