Translated with from French T&Cs.
In the event of a disagreement, the parties will refer to the general terms and conditions written in French, and available below : https://www.studying-in-france.com/conditions-generales-dutilisation/
Access to and use of the website accessible at the following address: https://www.studying-in-france.com (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”) published by Mr Théo Debroize’s microenterprise (hereinafter referred to as the “Publisher”) and the services offered on it are subject to compliance with these General Conditions of Use (hereinafter referred to as the “T&Cs”).
Any access to the Website and/or use of the services offered on it implies unconditional and unreserved acceptance of and compliance with all the terms of these T&Cs. They constitute a contract between the Publisher and the Client.
The Website reserves the right to modify these T&Cs at any time.
1. Legal information
Publisher: (Hereinafter referred to as the “Publisher”): Mr. Theo Debroize’s microenterprise, SIRET number 8408894949700011, e-mail address: [email protected]
Host (hereinafter referred to as the Host): OVH (2 rue Kellermann, 59100 Roubaix, FRANCE).
2. Definitions of the terms
For the purposes of these T&Cs, the terms and/or expressions mentioned below shall have the following meanings, namely:
– “Agreement”: refers to a contract for the provision of a service, concluded between a Client and a Service Provider via the Website, it being specified that the Publisher is a third party to this contract;
– “Account”: refers to the space dedicated to the User and to which he can access on the Platform using his login and password and within which there is certain information and the possibility of performing certain actions;
– “Client”: refers to the natural or legal person, professional or consumer, who uses the Platform to contract and be put in contact with a Service Provider likely to provide a Service;
– “Service Fee”: refers to the remuneration due by the User to the Publisher for the Service provided by the Publisher;
– “Site manager” or “Publisher”: refers to the aforementioned micro-enterprise of Mr Théo Debroize which provides an intermediation platform;
– “Service”: refers to the Service that a Service Provider is likely to provide to a Client pursuant to an Agreement entered into on the Website;
– “Platform”: refers to the electronic platform for connecting Suppliers and Customers, published by the Site Manager and accessible at https://www.studying-in-france.com ;
– “Service Provider”: refers to the independent professional who uses the Platform to provide the Service sought by a Client, acting in its name and on its behalf;
– “User”: refers to an Internet user visiting the Platform.
3. Access to the Website
The Website, the information contained therein and the services offered therein are for strictly personal use only and may under no circumstances be used for political, commercial or advertising purposes.
Any hardware and/or software required to use the Website is the exclusive responsibility of the Customer.
4. Website management
For the proper management of the Website, the Publisher may at any time:
- suspend, interrupt or limit access to all or part of the Website; reserve access to the Website, or to certain parts of the Website, to a specific category of Internet user;
- delete any information that may disrupt its operation or contravene national or international laws;
- suspend the Website in order to make updates.
5. Registration conditions and user account
If the User wishes to benefit from the services offered by the Publisher, he/she must create a User Account. The opening of the account requires the User to communicate to the Publisher the information related to his identity (surname, first name, email address, telephone number and date of birth). Without this information, the Publisher cannot guarantee the opening of the User Account.
The opening of a User Account is reserved for natural persons over 18 years of age, or for natural persons with authority to represent a legal entity.
The User who has created an Account undertakes to keep the password for connecting to his User Account secret, whether it is the password automatically generated by the Platform or the password freely modified and chosen by the User.
You are solely responsible for your User Account and its use.
6. Inactivity of the User Account
At the end of a period of inactivity of 6 months from the end date of the last known service contract, the Publisher reserves the right to close the User Account.
Inactivity is defined as the absence of participation in an Offer and begins the day after the last participation in one of said offers.
Before any deletion, the User will be informed by sending emails.
The Publisher makes the Suppliers’ offers on the Site available to the User (hereinafter referred to as the “Offers”).
The Suppliers’ Offers are the responsibility of the Suppliers, and their content may only be modified by them.
The Publisher updates the information relating to these offers on the Site on a regular basis.
8. Relations between parties
The Publisher, its service providers and users each act in their own name and for their own account. As such, each party is independent.
the Publisher is an intermediary putting the User and Suppliers in contact with each other, acts as an intermediary and is not a party to the contracts.
The Publisher may receive remuneration from telecom operators, insurers, energy suppliers, banks and/or health insurance companies under service contracts signed directly or via affiliation platforms.
The User accepts these T&Cs independently.
As a host within the meaning of Article 6 II of Law No. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004, the Publisher has no control over the content provided by Users and may only be held liable in this respect if it has not acted promptly after reporting illegal content.
As a contact intermediary, the Publisher shall not be held liable for any damage suffered by a User in connection with his contact with another User.
In no event shall the Publisher be liable for any delay, error, defect or cancellation caused by a User.
The Customer undertakes to use the Platform legitimately, in compliance with applicable regulations.
The Client does not infringe the rights of third parties and remains solely responsible for the use of the Platform and the content it may publish.
The Client undertakes not to (i) use the Platform for illegal purposes; (ii) publish or transmit illegal content via the Platform, such as content relating to the promotion of crimes against humanity, incitement to racial hatred and violence, child pornography, violation of human dignity and any discriminatory, defamatory, abusive or privacy-invasive content.
10. Insurance intermediation
In the presentation of the Insurance Offers, the Publisher acts as an insurance indicator.
The Publisher has no obligation to work exclusively with one or more insurance companies. However, it will be able to provide a list of its partners on request at [email protected].
11. Delegation of mandate
The Publisher acts as an intermediary between Users and Suppliers.
Exceptionally, at the User’s request, the Publisher reserves the right to act as an agent, for the User’s name and account.
By expressly accepting these T&Cs, the User delegates to the Publisher a mandate to act in his name and on his behalf.
In the event of a dispute, the User must first contact the User Service of the Platform Manager:
By e-mail: [email protected].
The Customer who is a consumer may use a mediator for any dissatisfaction after having previously sent a written complaint to the Platform Manager.
In the event of failure of the complaint request to the user service or in the absence of a response from this service within two (2) months, the Client may submit the dispute relating to these GTU opposing him to the Platform Manager to a mediator who will attempt, in complete independence and impartiality, to bring the parties together with a view to reaching an amicable solution.
To submit a request for mediation, the Client has a complaint form available on the mediator’s website.
The Parties remain free to accept or refuse the use of mediation and, in the event of mediation, to accept or refuse the solution proposed by the mediator.
For more information, you can also consult the website of the Commission d’évaluation et de contrôle de la médiation de la consommation.
At European level, the European Commission provides you with an online dispute resolution platform, accessible at the url address: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/main/index.cfm?event=main.home.show&lng=FR
13. Hypertext links
Hypertext links may lead to Websites other than the Publisher’s Platform. We disclaim all liability in the event that the content of these Websites contravenes the legal and regulatory provisions in force.
14. Data collection
As part of its activity and in order to improve the User’s experience, the Publisher collects certain personal information about the User on its Website : https://www.studying-in-france.com.
Pursuant to Articles 13 and 14 of Regulation No 2016/679/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on the General Regulation on the protection of personal data (RGPD), as well as Law No 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on data processing, data files and individual liberties, as amended by Law No 2018-493 of 20 June 2018, you have the right to be informed about the purposes and methods of the processing operations pursued, their nature and scope, and your rights relating thereto, as detailed below.
15. Collection and management of cookies
When the User connects to the Platform, the Publisher may, subject to the User’s choices, install various cookies in the terminal to recognize the browser of the terminal during the validity period of the cookie concerned. The cookies issued are used for the purposes below, subject to the User’s choices, which result from the settings of the browser software used during the first visit to the Website, and which may be expressed at any time to the Publisher. The storage period for this information is 13 months.
The cookies issued allow you to:
- To propose targeted advertisements adapted to the User’s interests;
- to establish statistics and volumes of attendance and use of the various elements composing the Website, making it possible to improve the interest and ergonomics of the services;
- adapt the presentation of the Website to the display preferences of the User’s terminal when visiting the Website, according to the viewing or reading equipment and software it contains;
- to store information relating to a form completed by the User on the Website or to products, services, or information chosen by the User on the Website;
- to allow the User to access reserved and personal areas of the Website, such as the User Account;
to implement security measures.
Several options are available to manage cookies. Any configuration undertaken by the User may affect and modify the navigation on the Website.
At any time, the User may express his or her wishes regarding cookies by the means described below.
- The choices offered by the navigation software
The User can configure the browser software so that cookies are stored in the terminal or, on the contrary, that they are rejected, either systematically or according to their issuer. The User may also configure the browser software in such a way that the acceptance or rejection of cookies is offered on an ad hoc basis, before a cookie is likely to be saved.
- The cookie agreement
The registration of a cookie in a terminal is essentially subject to the User’s will, which he can express and modify at any time and free of charge through the choices offered by his browser software.
If the User accepts the recording of cookies in his browser software, the cookies embedded in the pages and content he consults may be temporarily stored in a dedicated area of the terminal. They will be readable only by their transmitter.
- Refusal of cookies
If the User refuses to accept cookies in his or her device, or deletes those stored there, he or she will no longer be able to benefit from a number of features that are nevertheless necessary to navigate in certain areas of the Website. This would be the case if he or she tried to access spaces or services that required self-identification.
If necessary, the Publisher declines all responsibility for the consequences related to the degraded functioning of its services resulting from the impossibility of recording or consulting the cookies necessary for the proper functioning of the Website.
How can the User exercise his choices according to his navigation software?
For Internet Explorer™ : http://windows.microsoft.com/fr-FR/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
For Safari™ : https://support.apple.com/fr-fr/HT201265
For Chrome™ : http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=fr&hlrm=en&answer=95647
For Firefox™ : http://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/Activer%20et%20d%C3%A9sactiver%20les%20cookies
For Opera™: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/fr/cookies.html
16. Applicable legislation
These T&Cs are subject to French law.
17. Relevant jurisdiction
For consumers, any dispute relating to the performance, interpretation or validity of these GCU shall, in the absence of mediation between the Parties, fall within the jurisdiction of the Court of the place where the defendant is domiciled (Article 42 of the Code of Civil Procedure) or the place where the service is performed (Article 46 of the Code of Civil Procedure), or the jurisdiction of the place where it was located at the time the contract was concluded or the harmful event occurred (Article R631-3 of the Consumer Code).
For merchants, any dispute between the parties relating to their commercial relations and in particular to the conclusion, interpretation, execution and termination of these general terms and conditions of service shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the place where the microenterprise of Mr Théo Debroize has its registered office.
This attribution of jurisdiction also applies in the event of summary proceedings, multiple defendants or warranty claims.
For any questions, information about the products presented on the Website, or about the Website itself, you can leave a message at the following address: [email protected].
19. Payment services
Payment services are provided by Stripe Payments Europe Ltd, a company incorporated under Irish law, domiciled at 1 Grand Canal Street Lower, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin, Ireland and Paypal Europe et cie SCA, domiciled at 22 Boulevard Royal, 99137 Luxembourg.
These Terms and Conditions were updated on 18/12/2019.