Jean-Michel Sanejouand, , 1996. Collection La Petite Escalère. Photo (c) MartineFougeron

Terms and Conditions

1° Acknowledgement

The Terms and Conditions of Use of www.lpe-jardin.org (the “Site”) listed below govern the use of and access to the Site. In order to benefit from the Site and its services, the user (the “User”) accepts the following Terms and Conditions of Use. The User acknowledges having the legal capacity to use the Site and accepts to comply with the following Terms and Conditions of Use. While browsing the Site, the User acknowledges and accepts the following Terms, Conditions and Legal mentions of the Site. When using the link “mailto”, available on the Site, in order to send an email addressed to La Petite Escalère, the User accepts the Terms and Conditions of Use of the Site and accepts them fully.

The publisher of the Site works diligently to offer the User recent and exhaustive information. However, the publisher does not guarantee a perfect update of the information published on the Site. Therefore, the User is entirely liable for any information published on the Site he/she may decide to use. Dominique Haim, publisher of the Site, may revise the Terms and Conditions of Use of the Site at any time. The new terms and conditions will be implemented as soon as they are published on the Site and all Users will be submitted to them. The information published on the Site does not constitute and is not meant to constitute advice of any kind. It is the User’s responsibility to consult with La Petite Escalère in order to obtain appropriate professional advice for his/her business.

2° Copyright and Intellectual Property  

The full content of the Site, including but not limited to its design, graphic chart, software, texts, photographs, drawings, icons, logos, audio and video material, know-how and all other elements of the Site are the sole property of its publisher and are subject to copyright, trademark and intellectual property rights, laws and regulations.

The User hereby agrees not to use the Site in a way that may violate French, European and international laws, regulations and treaties, as well as anyone’s intellectual property rights. The Site and its content may not be copied, distributed or reproduced in any way, whether total or partial, without the prior written consent of the Site’s publisher. Such a violation would be considered an infringement of intellectual property and thus sanctioned by articles L. 335-2 et seq. of the French Intellectual Property Code. The Site’s trademarks have been registered with the INPI (French National Institute of Industrial Property) and are owned by Ms. Dominique Haim. They may not be used without the owner’s prior written consent. Any use or apposition of these trademarks without the owner’s prior written consent will be sanctioned by article L. 713-2 of the Intellectual Property Code.

3° Personal Data Protection

3.1° Personal data collected directly from the User :

By registering to the Site through our contact page, the User understands that La Petite Escalère will collect and handle any personal data the User chooses to share on the Site. We will only collect data that has been willingly submitted to us by the User. This data is limited to the personal information that allows us to identify the User (name, address, phone number and email address) and subsequently respond to his/her request. The use of the User’s personal information is subject to the dispositions of French Act no. 78-17 of January 6th, 1978 on Data Processing, Data Files and Individual Liberties, also known as “Computer and Liberties Law”. The User agrees that personal data collected through the Site may be used for administrative purposes and newsletter mailings, provided that the User has agreed to them. If the User does not wish to receive our newsletter, he/she may send us a request to the following email address : contact (a) lpe-jardin.org.

3.2° Personal data collected indirectly

While the User browses the Site, data related to the Site’s traffic patterns, users’ connection and navigation, such as, but not limited to, IP addresses, may be collected. This type of information allows us to keep track of the ways users navigate throughout the Site and helps La Petite Escalère improve Users’ future visits and better respond to their needs and expectations. To this purpose, the Site uses cookies (small files of information sent by the Site to the web browser) that are stored on the User’s hard disk. Most web browsers accept cookies, but internet users can choose to block cookies from being stored. You can erase or block cookies by changing the settings on your computer and preferences on your browser. For more information, you may also visit the official website of the CNIL at http://www.cnil.fr.

3.3° User’s Rights Regarding Personal Data

In compliance with the Directives 95/46 of October 24th, 1995 and to Articles 38 et seq. of Law no. 78-17 of January 6th 1978, modified by Law no. 2004-801 of August 6th, 2004 and completed by Decree no. 2005-1309 of October 20th, 2005, modified by Decree 2007-451 of March 25th 2007, all internet users have the right to access and change their personal data as well as the right to oppose the use of such data by La Petite Escalère for legitimate reasons (for example, data processing for commercial purposes). Therefore, the User may demand that personal data collected by La Petite Escalère be shared with him/her, rectified, completed, clarified, updated or deleted by contacting us at contact (a) lpe-jardin.org.

4° Safety of the Site – Confidentiality of User’s Personal Data

By using this Site, the User agrees not to use software of any kind that might impair or threaten the Site’s operation. La Petite Escalère will use and implement any security measure deemed necessary to protect the confidentiality of the data collected on the Site during the time necessary to process them, in compliance with the General Terms and Conditions of Use and the law mentioned above.

5° Hyperlinks

Any use of the hyperlink to the Site needs to be requested by mail or email sent to contact (a) lpe-jardin.org and approved by La Petite Escalère. The Site may mention or list hyperlinks which will direct the User to other websites. The Site’s publisher does not edit or control the sources and the content of these websites and can in no circumstance be held responsible for their content. The publisher of the Site cannot guarantee the safety of these websites and will not bear responsibility for losses and damages, actual or alleged, due to their use.

6° Contact

For more information, please contact us by email at the following address: contact (a) lpe-jardin.org.

7° Laws and Jurisdictions

The form and content of the General Terms and Condition of Use are governed by French law. Any litigation resulting from the application of the General Terms and Conditions of Use will be presented to French courts and jurisdictions.