Legal Notice

CONDITIONS OF USE 

By entering the ALSTOM portal and using ALSTOM’s websites, the portal user (hereafter referred to as «the User») accepts the terms and conditions contained in this notice.

This portal is the exclusive property of ALSTOM Holdings, a public limited company with a capital of 624 125 422,20 euros  created and governed by French law, registered in the Bobigny trade register under the reference number 347 951 238 and having its registered office at 48 rue Albert Dhalenne, 93400 Saint-Ouen, France, hereafter referred to as « ALSTOM ».

The website’s publication manager is Ms. Marie-José Donsion, President of ALSTOM Holdings, who shall represent ALSTOM for all ALSTOM’s websites located in France.

ALSTOM Holdings, whose registered office is located at 48 rue Albert Dhalenne, 93400 Saint-Ouen, France, is responsible for the direct and permanent storage of the ALSTOM portal.

The entire site, including the software, contents, text, graphics, videos, live or still images, sound, icons, procedures, product, technology, downloadable documents and general knowhow, and all other elements making up the portal are the exclusive property of ALSTOM or its licensors.

Any total or partial use, copying, representation or reproduction, publication, downloading, posting, transmission or distribution of this portal in any form whatsoever, without ALSTOM’s express authorization, is prohibited and shall be considered an infringement of the provisions of the French Intellectual Property Code (article L.122-4), unless specifically authorized by the applicable law. 

Likewise, it is strictly forbidden to use or reproduce the name ALSTOM and/or its ALSTOM logo, or any derivative version thereof. These trademarks / logos are protected by copyright and are registered trademarks. Any total or partial reproduction of these trademarks and/or logos without ALSTOM’s express authorization is forbidden in accordance with the relevant provisions of the French Intellectual Property Code. 

This restriction (rule) also applies to trademarks and/or logos of ALSTOM’s commercial partners present in the portal.

Databases which may appear on ALSTOM’s websites are protected by the French Law of 1 July 1998 which transposes into the Intellectual Property Code of the European Directive of 11 March 1996 pertaining to the legal protection of databases. Any total or partial representation of these databases without the site operator’s express authorisation would constitute an infringement of rights.

The failure to respect the aforementioned prohibitions constitutes an act of infringement likely to incur the civil and/or criminal liability of the author. ALSTOM reserves the right to engage in legal proceedings against any person who has not respected this prohibition.   


Limited responsibility

INFORMATION SUPPLIED TO ANY USER ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN « AS IS » BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLICIT WARANTEES OF A COMMERCIAL NATURE, APTITUDE FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT; NO GUARANTEE IS GIVEN BY ALSTOM THAT ACCESS TO THE PORTAL WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, THAT THE PORTAL WILL BE SECURE AND FREE OF VIRUSES OR ANY OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE INFORMATION ON THE PORTAL WILL AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME BE COMPLETE, ACCURATE OR TIMELY. 

The information provided by ALSTOM on this portal is for general information purposes only.  The specific use by the User of materials/information contained in this portal is the sole responsibility of the User.

ALSTOM has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information provided on this portal was accurate at the time of its inclusion, but declines all responsibility with regard to any duty to update this information, or for any emissions, inaccuracies or typographical errors.

The information contained in this portal may be modified, corrected and/or completed at any moment without warning.

No information on this portal may be considered as an invitation to buy, sell or otherwise deal in the shares, depositary receipts representing shares or other listed or unlisted securities of ALSTOM or any of its direct or indirect subsidiaries.

No links to ALSTOM websites shall be made by any third party without ALSTOM’s prior written authorization, unless made by a member of the ALSTOM group.

Third party websites employed by the User to gain access to the portal are outside ALSTOM’s control. ALSTOM therefore makes no representations whatsoever about, and declines any responsibility for, the content and use of any linked websites, or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such websites. The operator of ALSTOM’s website will not be held responsible for Users’ access to other internet resources via hyperlinks set up in the context of the ALSTOM website.

This portal supplies access to internationally used ALSTOM data and therefore may include references to ALSTOM’s products, procedures, programmes and services not available in the User’s country. This does not mean that ALSTOM intends to offer such products, programmes and services in that country.

As a general rule, the ALSTOM portal is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. However, ALSTOM retains the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend, interrupt or cancel access to all or part of the portal in the following cases, but not limited to these: force majeur, computer difficulties, difficulties related to the telecommunication network structure or technical difficulties, or reasons of maintenance.

Neither ALSTOM nor any of its direct or indirect subsidiaries will be liable to any User or any other party for any direct, indirect, consequential or special damage or loss, irrespective of their cause, nature or consequences, including without limitation any loss of profits, loss of programmes or any other data on the User’s data handling system or any other system. 

ALSTOM and its direct and indirect subsidiaries assume no liability for such direct, indirect, consequential or special damages which may arise from the inability to use the portal, or gain access to it or to any linked website, whatever the nature of the information contained in this portal or website connected by a hyperlink, and whether or not ALSTOM is aware of the possibility of such damage.

The User acknowledges that he/she has the skills and the means required to use the site; has checked that the computer equipment used contains no viruses and is in perfect working order, and finally, that he/she has read the legal notice and agrees to comply with it.


Data Privacy

The data controller is ALSTOM Holdings.

In accordance with the provisions of the French Law of 6 January 1978, “Loi Informatique et Libertés”, ALSTOM has filed a declaration with the French supervisory authority (the « CNIL »), under the number n° 741647.

Users of the ALSTOM portal and/or the ALSTOM websites (the “Sites”) are hereby informed through this legal notice that personal data may be collected on the portal under Article 32 of the French Law of 6 January 1978, “Loi Informatique et Libertés”.  

By becoming a registered User and/or by responding to surveys and/or any other requests on a site or sites, the user acknowledges that he/she is voluntarily providing to ALSTOM and/or its subsidiaries worldwide, data of a personally identifiable nature concerning the User (e.g., name, address, telephone number or email address) (“personal data”). 

Personal data collected or processed by ALSTOM during site navigation is generally used to reply to a User query, process orders or to provide the User access to specific account information on the site.

Also, in order to encourage client relations between ALSTOM and the User, ALSTOM may store and use personal data, share it with its worldwide subsidiaries to better understand the User’s business needs and adapt its product offer and services on the site.

ALSTOM (or a third party on ALSTOM’s behalf) may use personal data to contact the User registered on its site/sites about an ALSTOM commercial offer and/or during ALSTOM’s online surveys, or upon request to a third party to identify the profiles of ALSTOM’s clients and to improve its offer of products and services.

ALSTOM refrains from selling, renting or otherwise marketing the personal data to a third party without the User’s prior consent. The User remains free not to become a registered User or respond to ALSTOM surveys or other requests.

Under application of paragraph IV of Article 22 of law n° 78-17, ALSTOM will supply to any person, upon request, information relative to the processing of personal data.

The User is informed that he/she has the right to access, delete, or correct his/her own personal data by writing to the webmaster at ALSTOM Holdings, 48 rue Albert Dhalenne, 93400 Saint-Ouen, France.

Cookies

The User is informed that « cookies » may be used to supply the User with tailored information from a website.

Information pertaining to cookies can be consulted by clicking on the link below:

http://www.alstom.com/cookie-policy/

Applicable law

The ALSTOM portal and the sites, the terms and conditions are governed by French law. Any disagreement or litigation will exclusively be dealt with by the competent French courts.

The application of any rules of conflict of law which would hinder the full application of French law is hereby excluded. Accordingly, French law is applicable to all internet surfers who browse the ALSTOM portal and/or the Sites and use part or all of its functionalities.

All websites accessible through the portal via the gTLD (generic top-level domain) “.com, .net, .org” or the cCTLD (country code top-level domain) zone “.fr”, and all websites of companies belonging to the group ALSTOM accessible only through the portal ALSTOM.com are subject to French law.

All other sites of the ALSTOM group accessible only via the cCTLD are governed by their respective national laws and regulations. 

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