Legal Notice

TERMS OF USE 

 

By entering the ALSTOM portal and using ALSTOM web sites, the portal user (“the User”) agrees to comply with the terms and conditions contained in this notice.

Legal Notice  

This portal is the exclusive property of ALSTOM Holdings, a ”Société Anonyme” with a capital of €624,125,422.20 formed and existing under the laws of France, registered in the Paris trade register under the reference number 347 951 238, whose headquarters are located at 3 Avenue André Malraux, 92300 Levallois-Perret, France (Tel. +33 1 41 49 20 00) referred to hereafter as “ALSTOM”.

The web site’s publication manager is Mr Nicolas Tissot, President and Chairman of ALSTOM Holdings, who shall represent ALSTOM for all ALSTOM web sites located in France.

The hosting company, which is responsible for direct and permanent storage of the portal is ALSTOM Holdings whose registered office is at 3 Avenue André Malraux, 92300 Levallois-Perret, France (Tel. +33 1 41 49 20 00).

The general architecture, as well as the software, content, live or still images, sounds, process, product, technology and know-how in general, and any other elements which are part of the portal are exclusive property of ALSTOM or its licensors.

Any total or partial use, copying, reproduction, publication, downloading, posting, transmission or distribution of this portal in whatever manner, without ALSTOM 's express authorization, is prohibited, and shall be considered as an infringement of the relevant provisions of the French Intellectual Property Code, unless specifically authorized under applicable law.

ALSTOM, the ALSTOM logo and any derivative version thereof, as well as its partners' trademarks, whether or not owned by ALSTOM, are registered trademarks. Any total or partial reproduction of such trademarks and/or such logos, made through the portal without ALSTOM 's express authorization is prohibited in accordance with the relevant provisions of the French Intellectual Property Code.

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


Disclaimer

INFORMATION PROVIDED 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, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT; NO GUARANTY IS GIVEN BY ALSTOM THAT ACCESS TO THE PORTAL WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, THAT THE PORTAL WILL BE SECURE AND FREE OF VIRUS OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT INFORMATION ON THE PORTAL WILL BE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME 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 the material/information contained in this portal is the sole responsibility of the User.

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

Information on this portal may be changed, corrected and/or improved at any time without notice.

No information on this portal shall 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 web sites shall be made by any third party without ALSTOM's prior written authorization, unless made by a member of the ALSTOM group.

Third party web sites which the User may have access to through this portal are not under the control of ALSTOM. Therefore, ALSTOM makes no representations whatsoever about, and declines any responsibility for, the content and the use of any linked web sites or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such web sites.

This portal provides access to internationally used ALSTOM data and, therefore, may include references to ALSTOM products, processes, programs, and services not available in the User's country. This does not mean that ALSTOM intends to offer such products, processes, programs, and services in such country.

ALSTOM 's portal may usually be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. However, ALSTOM may, in its sole discretion, suspend, interrupt or cancel access to all or part of the portal in the case of, but not limited to the following events: force majeure, computer difficulties, difficulties related to the telecommunication network structure or technical difficulties, or for 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 damages or loss irrespective of their cause, nature or consequences, including without limitation any loss of profits, loss of programs or other data on the User's information handling system or otherwise.

ALSTOM and its direct or indirect subsidiaries will assume no liability for such direct, indirect, consequential or special damages which may arise from the inability to, or from the access or use of this portal or any hyperlinked web site, irrespective of the information contained in this portal or any hyperlink web site, whether ALSTOM was aware of the possibility of such damages or not.

The User acknowledges that he/she has the skill and means required to use this site ; has checked that the computer equipment used does not contain any virus, that it operates correctly and that he/she has read the legal notice and agrees to comply with it.


Data Privacy

The data controller is ALSTOM Holdings.

A declaration has been made to the French supervisory authority (the “CNIL”), number 741647 with respect to any automatic processing of personal data through the portal, in accordance with the provisions of French Law of 6 January 1978 “Loi Informatique et Libertés”, as amended.

The User is hereby informed that personal data may be collected on the portal by ALSTOM and its world wide subsidiaries in accordance with Article 32 of the French Law of 6 January 1978, as amended.

By becoming a registered User, or by responding to a survey or other request on our web site, the User acknowledges that he/she is voluntarily providing ALSTOM with personally-identifiable data about him/her (e.g., name, address, telephone number or e-mail address) ('Personal data'). ALSTOM may use such Personal data generally to respond to the User's inquiry, process orders or to provide the User access to specific account information.

Also, to support ALSTOM customer relationship with the User, ALSTOM may store and process Personal data and share it with its world wide subsidiaries to better understand the User 's business needs and how ALSTOM can improve its products and services. ALSTOM (or a third party on ALSTOM 's behalf) may use Personal data to contact the User about an ALSTOM offer in support of the ALSTOM's business needs or to conduct online surveys to understand better ALSTOM 's customers' needs and profiles.

However, ALSTOM will refrain from selling, renting or otherwise marketing the User's Personal data to third parties without the User's prior consent. In any case, the User remains free not to become a registered User or respond to ALSTOM surveys or other requests. The User is informed that he/she has a right to access, delete and correct his/her own Personal data by writing to ALSTOM webmaster at ALSTOM Holdings, 3 Avenue André Malraux, 92300 Levallois-Perret, France.

The User is informed that cookies can be used to provide the User with tailored information from a web site. A cookie is an element of data that a web site can send to the User 's browser, which may then store it on the User 's system. The cookie does not permit the identification of the User but is solely used to register the information pertaining to one User browsing the portal.

The User has a right to access, withdraw, and modify personal data collected via the cookie at any time. Indeed, it is possible to refuse cookies and to ask to accept or refuse them. Browser settings can be adjusted to refuse all cookies. Cookies are stored on your computer. You can accept all cookies, then remove them by regularly deleting them in the files where they are located. Please note that cookies are stored differently depending on the browser you use.

All Users must refrain, when accessing personal data, from all collection, all direct or indirect use, or exploitation of such personal data and in general, from all acts which may affect the private life or the reputation of persons whose personal information is stored or accessed on or from this portal.
Any use of the ALSTOM portal is always subject to the provisions of applicable law, the violation of which may be subject to criminal sanctions.


Settlement of Disputes and Applicable Law

The portal shall be governed by the laws of the French Republic and interpreted accordingly. Any dispute or difference with respect to this portal shall be exclusively settled by the French courts.

The application of any rules of conflict of law which may restrict the full application of the French law are hereby excluded. Therefore, French law is applicable to all internet surfers who browse the portal and use all or part of its functionalities.

All web sites accessible through the portal by the gTLD (generic Top Level Domain) '.com, .net, .org', or the cCTLD (country Code Top Level Domain) zone '.fr' and all the Corporate web sites of the ALSTOM Group accessible only through the portal ALSTOM.com shall be subject to French Law.

All other web sites of the ALSTOM group accessible only through cCTLD shall be governed by their respective national laws and regulations.(010413)

 

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