The website at the address http://www.alpinecars.com/ (hereafter referred to as the “Site”) is published to provide information for visitors’ personal use. Access and use of the site is governed by the “conditions of access and use” (hereafter referred to as “CAU”) set out below.
In accessing the site http://www.alpinecars.com/, visitors are deemed to accept the CAU wholly and unreservedly.
Alpine reserves the right to edit, change and update, with no prior notice, the CAU, any other site content, and any product or service mentioned on the site.
Users are considered to accept any such changes, and are assumed to have viewed and accepted the CAU each time they access the site.
Article 1: Publication and hosting
Société des Automobiles Alpine
SASU Société par actions simplifiée à associé unique au capital social de 3 567 564,00 €
40, Avenue de Bréauté 76885 Dieppe Cedex
Inscrite au RCS de Dieppe sous le numéro B 662 750 074
Tel. : +331 76 86 31 50
Directeur de la publication : Julien GEFFARD
Responsable du Site : Matthieu RICHER
Havas Paris – site de Puteaux
29/30, quai de Dion Bouton
92817 Puteaux Cedex
Tel : +331 58 47 93 93
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.
Reproduction of photographs, videos and graphic material of the “Media” section of the Website is authorised for journalistic purposes on any type of Press support (including printed and digital press), excluding space purchasing, excluding any use for advertising and/or commercial purposes. These photographs, videos and graphic material shall 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.), this authorisation is granted for the whole world for a 1 (one) year period as of the first publication date.
With the exception of the above provisions, any reproduction, representation, use or modification, by any means and on any communication support in whole or in part of the Website, of the different works and models of vehicles which compose it without having obtained prior authorisation from ALPINE is strictly prohibited and constitutes an offence of counterfeiting punishable by three years imprisonment and a fine of € 300,000.00.
Article 3: Site access
The site can be viewed anonymously. Users opening a password-controlled account on the site are responsible for keeping the account access confidential, and accept full liability for all actions performed using the account or password. ALPINE and its suppliers make no undertaking to manage, control or monitor the way visitors use the site. Users undertake to inform ALPINE immediately of any unauthorized use of their accounts. Users undertake to log off after each session on the ALPINE site. ALPINE shall not be held liable for any loss or damage arising from failure to fulfill these undertakings.
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 authorized to use and to monitor the use that he/she makes of the said service(s).
Children under 12 are not authorized to join. Children over the age of 12 may join on the express condition that they obtain permission from their parents (or the person holding parental responsibility) to do so and also to supply the information and e-mail addresses necessary for contact. They must obtain this preliminary authorization before joining. www.alpinecars.com reserves the right to request written proof at any time, to undertake any checks, and to delete any personal accounts held by minors who fail to provide the said proof immediately or, where applicable, within the requested time frame. On receiving a request from parents, alpinecars.com will immediately delete any personal accounts together with the associated content.
Article 4: « Cookies »
Article 5: Hypertext links
ALPINE accepts no liability for any content, products or services offered on any site to which the http://www.alpinecars.com/ site might be linked, by hypertext or any other type of link.
Article 6: Security
In using the http://www.alpinecars.com/ site, Users undertake not to perform any operation liable to cause any kind of fault or failure affecting operation of the site or of any server or service accessible via the site. Any data, documents, files or other material uploaded to the area provided for this purpose on the site must be reliable, safe and not liable to interfere with normal operation of the site or any server or service accessible via the site.
In using the site, or any server or service accessible via the site, users undertake to comply with all applicable national and international laws and regulations. They undertake not to infringe upon any third party’s rights, and not to jeopardize ALPINE’s image in any way. They explicitly absolve ALPINE of any third-party liability in connection with any information posted in the area provided for this purpose on the site, including liability for slander, infringement of intellectual property rights, publication of offensive material, infringement of privacy (in connection with use of photographs, etc.), on any infringement of applicable national or international law. Users undertake to pay all costs borne by ALPINE as a result of any such action, including all reasonable fees and expenses in connection with legal advice.
ALPINE undertakes to take every possible measure to ensure the security of information posted in the area provided for this purpose on the site. However, ALPINE cannot guarantee non-interception of any message sent electronically. Therefore, except for the information mentioned in article 3 above, ALPINE advises users not to disclose any unnecessary or sensitive personal information by this means. Users wishing to disclose any such information to ALPINE should do so by post.
Article 7: Responsibility
Users wishing to do so accept the CAU of their own free will, and in doing so take on all the ensuing obligations. All visitors using the site therefore do so under their own responsibility, and undertake to comply with the requirements of the CAU, with all rules governing activities on the site, and with all laws and regulations applicable to users’ activities on the site, via the site, or in connection with the site.
All user input (content or any other material provided to ALPINE, uploaded to the site or made accessible via the site) must comply with the following requirements:
- It must be free of viruses, spyware, and any other type of program liable to damage the site, slow it down or interfere with correct operation.
- It must not be false, untruthful or deceitful.
- It must not have been obtained dishonestly or by infringing upon any rights of any third party.
- It must not infringe upon any applicable law.
- It must not contain anything likely to be construed as harassing, offensive, defamatory, violent, distasteful, obscene, hateful, racially or ethnically insulting, or contrary to public order, decency or child protection norms.
- It must not jeopardize the internal or external brand image of ALPINE or the Renault group.
Information and services accessible via the site are supplied with no guarantee against error or omission. ALPINE extends no explicit or implicit undertaking, and accepts no liability, with regard to the use of the site or of any information or services accessed via or in connection with the site.
Users accept sole responsibility for their use of the site, and of information and services accessible via the site, and understand that neither ALPINE, neither Renault nor any of its subsidiaries may be held liable for any direct or indirect damage, material or immaterial, for any data or program loss, or for any financial damage arising from access to or use of the site or any linked sites, or from interruption, suspension, modification or discontinuation of the site or any part of it. The user specifically accepts that site content is provided with no guarantee of any kind.
ALPINE may take any measure it sees fit with regard both to site access and use by users, and to material input by users. Specifically, ALPINE may interrupt, restrict, suspend, or forbid access to all or part of the site, without warning or indemnity, if a user engages in conduct that infringes the CAU or any applicable law or regulation. This entitlement shall remain applicable even after termination or expiry of the CAU.
Characteristics of vehicles and any other product or service appearing on the site are as applicable when the site page was published or updated. Such data is provided on a solely indicative basis and shall not be considered as a contractually binding offer by ALPINE, its subsidiaries or members of the dealer network. Photographs illustrating products on the site are not contractually binding. Prices appearing on the site are also given on a solely indicative basis, and are not contractually binding. Users understand that errors and omissions may appear.
Legal restrictions may apply to accessing the products and services shown on the site. Users are responsible for ensuring that they are entitled to access the site under legislation applicable in the country from which the site is to be accessed.
Article 8: Suspension or interruption of access
At any time, ALPINE may temporarily or permanently restrict or suspend access to the http://www.alpinecars.com/ site under the following circumstances:
- If a user fails to comply with the CAU (in which case ALPINE also reserves the right to take any other appropriate action)
- In the event of technical problems with the site publication and operation infrastructure
Users whose access is permanently discontinued undertake to immediately delete any copies they might have of the site or any of its content.
Article 9: Applicable law
Unless otherwise stipulated under the legislation of the user’s country, the GTC, the website content and all the rights and obligations of the parties arising from or in connection with use of the website are governed by French law, and shall be interpreted and applied accordingly.
In the event of a dispute arising in connection with the GTC or with access to or use of the website, the parties shall endeavor to reach an amicable settlement before recurring to legal proceedings, it being understood that any such proceedings shall fall under the sole jurisdiction of the Cour d’Appel de Paris, whose courts the parties specifically acknowledge hold the sole legal capacity for judgement, regardless of any eventuality of multiple defendants or of claims for redress by third parties.
Article 10: Language
French is the original language of these GTC. Any dispute arising from differences of interpretation in a translated version shall be settled by reference to the original, authoritative, French text.
Article 11: Update of GTC
ALPINE reserves the right to change or update website access and the website GTC at any time, in which case it will endeavor to inform users accordingly, on the website. Users shall abide by such changes and updates, and are therefore invited to refer to this section regularly in order to verify the currently applicable conditions governing use of the site.