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Overview:

The website is published by RENAULT s.a.s. (hereinafter referred to as “ALPINE”), which specialises in the development, manufacture and marketing of vehicles under the “Alpine” trademark.

The website accessible at https://www.alpinecars.com (hereinafter referred to as the “Website“) is published to provide information for Users’ personal use. By accessing and using this Website, Users agree to be bound by these conditions of access and use (hereinafter referred to as the “CAU“) set out below and all applicable laws.

By connecting to and accessing the Website, Users fully and unreservedly accept all the provisions of the CAUs which prevail over any other agreement that Users may have entered into with ALPINE.

Article 1: Publication and hosting

Publisher:

RENAULT s.a.s.
A French simplified joint stock company (société par actions simplifiée) with share capital of €533,941,113.00
13, quai Alphonse Le Gallo, 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt

Registered on the Nanterre Trade and Companies Register under number 780 129 987
Tel.: +33 8 06 00 20 20
Director of publications: David GENDRY

Agency:

Havas Paris – Puteaux site
29/30,quai de Dion Bouton
92817 Puteaux Cedex
France
Tel: +331 58 47 93 93

Hosting:

Link by Net (http://www.linkbynet.com)
5/9 Rue de l’Industrie
93200 Saint-Denis
France
Dataprotection@linkbynet.com
Tel: +331 48 13 22 20

Article 2: Intellectual property rights

Copyright and design right

ALPINE owns the intellectual property rights of this Website in accordance with the provisions of Article L. 113.5 of the French Intellectual Property Code.
The photographs, texts, slogans, designs, images, animated sequences with or without sound as well as all creations integrated in the Website are the property of ALPINE or of third parties that have authorised ALPINE to use them.

Reproductions of photographs, videos and illustrations from the “Media” section of the Website are authorised for journalistic purposes on any type of press medium (including printed and digital press), excluding the purchase of space and excluding any use for advertising and/or commercial purposes.  Those photographs, videos and illustrations must not be modified with respect to the original file available for download in the “Media” section of the Website (including but not limited to editing, framing, cropping, DTP, quality, addition of logos, etc.). Such authorisation is granted worldwide, for a period of 1 (one) year beginning on the date of first publication.

Except as provided above, any reproduction, representation, use or modification, by any process whatsoever and on any medium whatsoever, of all or part of the Website or some or all of the various works and models of vehicles comprising the Website, without first obtaining the authorisation of ALPINE, is strictly prohibited and constitutes an offence of infringement punishable by three years of imprisonment and a €300,000 fine.

Trademarks

The name ALPINE, the (A) ALPINE logo, the names of the products and services offered by ALPINE, and the slogans and logos accompanying these trademarks are, unless specifically stated, trademarks registered by ALPINE or other Renault Group companies.

Other trademarks are also cited and are generally identified by a capital letter. They are used by ALPINE either with the permission of their owner or as a mere indication of the products or services offered by ALPINE.

The reproduction, imitation, use or display of these trademarks without the consent of ALPINE or of their respective owners constitutes a copyright infringement punishable by four years’ imprisonment and a €400,000 fine.

Subject to the provisions of the CAU, Users may not copy, modify or reproduce, in whole or in part, and in any form whatsoever, the information or any elements included on the Website, or intervene on the Website or act in a manner that infringes the intellectual property rights of ALPINE and any third parties that have authorised ALPINE to use said rights. The use of any intellectual property rights belonging to ALPINE or to a third party that has authorised ALPINE to use such rights – where said use is not expressly authorised by the CAU – is strictly prohibited.

Article 3: Access to the Website

This Website may be viewed anonymously.

For Visitors who are minors, we remind parents or any other person holding parental responsibility that it is their role to identify the service(s) that their child is authorised to use and to monitor how the Visitor uses the service(s).

Children under the age of 12 are not authorised to register. Children over the age of 12 may, however, register on the express condition that they first obtain permission from their parents (or the person holding parental responsibility) to do so and that they also supply the information and e-mail addresses to which they can be sent communications. By registering, they shall be deemed to have obtained said prior authorisation. alpinecars.com reserves the right to request written evidence at any time, and to carry out any checks. alpinecars.com will immediately delete any personal account upon receipt of a parental request to close the personal account and the related content.

Article 4: « Cookies »

Please refer to the page: https://www.alpinecars.com/en/cookies/

Article 5: Hypertext links

Under no circumstances shall ALPINE be held liable for the content or for the products or services offered on Websites to which the alpinecars.com Website is linked by hypertext links or any other type of link.

ALPINE prohibits any person from setting up hypertext links to this Website without its prior express authorisation.

Article 6: Security

You undertake, in using the alpinecars.com Website, not to carry out any operation that may result in IT, functional or other failures affecting the functioning of the Website or any server or service accessible via the Website. In particular, you agree to only upload to the area provided by the Website information, data, documents and files that are reliable, harmless and not liable to affect the functioning of the Website or any server or service accessible via the Website.

You undertake, in using the Website or any server or service accessible through the Website:

to comply with domestic and international laws and regulations in force, as well as the rights of third parties, not to damage the image of ALPINE and any subsidiaries of the Renault Group, in any capacity and in any form whatsoever. In particular, you shall indemnify ALPINE and Renault Group’s subsidiaries against any action brought by third parties relating to the content of the information you make available in the area provided by the Website, in particular actions relating to the infringement of personality rights, intellectual property rights, public order, good conduct, respect for privacy (image rights, etc.) or breaches of domestic and/or international laws in force. In this respect, you undertake to indemnify ALPINE and the Renault Group subsidiaries against any resulting costs, charges and expenses they are required to bear, including the reasonable fees and expenses of their lawyers.

ALPINE undertakes to do everything possible to ensure the security of the information you provide to it in the area provided by the Website.

However, ALPINE cannot guarantee that electronic messages are free from the risk of interception. Therefore, notwithstanding the provisions of Article 3 above, we advise you not to disclose any unnecessary or sensitive personal information using this method. If you wish to provide ALPINE with such information, please send it by post.

Article 7: Limitation of liability

Users have the power to accept the CAU and to assume the resulting obligations. Accordingly, Users are solely responsible for their use of the Website and undertake to comply with the provisions hereof, the rules governing the activities on the Website and all applicable laws and regulations vis-à-vis the Users’ activities on the Website, via the Website or relating to the Website.

The information provided by the Users (content or any other element that the User provides, registers, makes available to ALPINE or makes accessible via the Website) must not:

  • contain viruses or spyware that may damage the Website, slow down its operation or more generally affect its proper functioning,
  • be false, inaccurate or misleading,
  • be improperly acquired or infringe the rights of a third party,
  • breach applicable codes and laws,
  • contain anything likely to be construed as harassing, offensive, defamatory, violent, distasteful, obscene, racially or ethnically hateful or insulting, or contrary to public order, decency or child protection norms,
  • damage the internal and external brand image of ALPINE and the Renault Group.

The information and services accessible via the Website are provided as is. Errors or omissions may occur. ALPINE offers no express or implied warranties and assumes no liability for the use of such information, services or the Website.

Users acknowledge that they are solely responsible for their use of the Website, and the information and services accessible via the Website, and acknowledge that neither ALPINE nor any of the Renault Group subsidiaries may be held liable for any direct or indirect losses, including damage to property and intangible losses, any loss of data or programs and financial losses resulting from access to or use of the Website or any Websites linked to it or, in particular, as a result of the interruption, suspension, modification or alteration of the Website or any element thereof. Users specifically accept that the content of the website is provided with no guarantee of any kind.

ALPINE may, depending on the circumstances, take all steps it deems necessary or appropriate in terms of access to and/or use of the Website and its services by Users, and the material provided by Users. In particular, ALPINE may partially or wholly interrupt, limit, suspend or prohibit access to the Website, without prior notice or compensation, if Users’ conduct or activities are prohibited by prevailing laws and regulations or by the CAU. The provisions of this article shall survive the termination or expiration of the CAU.

The characteristics of the vehicles and the other products and services presented on the Website are those in existence at the time the various pages of the Website were published or updated. They are provided for information purposes only and cannot be considered as a contractually binding offer of products made by ALPINE, Renault Group subsidiaries or members of the RENAULT and/or ALPINE networks. Moreover, the photographs illustrating the products are not contractually binding. Similarly, the prices displayed on the Website are provided for information purposes only and are not contractually binding. Errors or omissions may occur.

Access to the products and services presented on the Website may be restricted. You must therefore ensure that you are permitted to access our Website under the law of the country from which the Website is accessed.

Article 8: Suspension or interruption of access

ALPINE may, at any time, limit or suspend, temporarily or permanently, your access to the Website in the event:

  • that you breach these CAU, without prejudice to any other rights that ALPINE may exercise,
  • of technical problems with the Website publication and operation infrastructure.

In the event that you are permanently unable to access the Website, you undertake to immediately destroy any copy of our Website and/or its contents.

Article 9: Applicable law

Except as otherwise provided in the laws of the User’s country, such as public order laws, the CAUs, the content and all the rights and obligations of the parties generated in connection with or relating to the use of the Website are subject to French law and shall be interpreted and enforced in accordance with French law.

The Parties must attempt to settle any dispute concerning the CAU, and access to and use of the Website out of court before submitting the dispute to the Courts within the jurisdiction of the Paris Court of Appeal to which the parties grant exclusive jurisdiction, even where there are multiple defendants or in the event of claims for compensation from third parties.

Article 10: Language

These CAU are drafted in French. In the event of conflict between a translation of the CAU and the French version of the CAU, the French version shall prevail.

Article 11: Update of GTC

ALPINE reserves the right to amend and update, without prior notice and at any time, access to the Website and/or the CAU. ALPINE shall endeavour to inform Users of any amendments or updates, in particular through the Website. These amendments and updates are binding on Users as soon as they are published on the Website. Users should therefore consult the CAU in force whenever they connect to the Website.