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THE CONSUMER GOODS FORUM LEGAL NOTICE – TERMS OF USE

LEGAL NOTICE

This website site is published by The Consumer Goods Forum, a not-for-profit association (Association Loi 1901 under French law - Identification R.N.A: W751029783), whose registered office is located 22/24 rue du Gouverneur Général Eboué - 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux – FRANCE. Tel: (+33)1 82 00 95 95 - Fax: (+33) 1 82 00 95 96. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Tél : +33 (0)1 71 18 19 01
www.bol-d-air.net

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Gandi

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Photo credits: The Consumer Goods Forum, unless stated otherwise.

TERMS OF USE

The Consumer Goods Forum GFSI website (the “Website”), has been developed by The Consumer Goods Forum for the benefit of all visitors and members who would like to know more about our association, its activities and services.

Your access to and use of the Website and/or to any information it contains, constitutes your unconditional acceptance of the following Terms of Use.

1. Intellectual Property Rights
The content of this Website, including, without limitation, its architecture, visual identity, as well as all the information and elements available on the website, such as texts, articles, brochures, photographs, illustrations, images, brands and logos, trademarks, service marks, product or company names, software, tools, product, process or technology (“the Content”) are protected by applicable legislation governing copyright, trademark rights, design rights and unfair competition.

The Content is and shall remain the sole and exclusive property of The Consumer Goods Forum. No right to use such Content is granted hereunder except as expressly set forth below.
Reproduction of documents published on the Website is authorized solely for informative purposes and for personal and private use: any reproduction and any use of copies made for other purposes is expressly forbidden.

Other than the above limited rights, no license or authorization whatsoever is given to you with regards to the Content of, or material covered in, this Website.

2. Disclaimer
The Consumer Goods Forum reserves the right to change in its sole discretion and without prior notice all or any part of the Content contained in this Website. The Consumer Goods Forum may make improvements or changes to the Content of this Website at any time without notice.

No warranty, either express or implied, of any kind is made, and The Consumer Goods Forum disclaims all warranties, regarding the Content of this Website.

The Consumer Goods Forum does not guarantee that the Website is free of errors or bugs, nor that these may be corrected or that the Website performs without interruptions or breakdowns. The Consumer Goods Forum excludes all liability of any kind for direct, indirect or incidental damages or loss of data or profit resulting from or associated with the use or operation of the Website and its Content. The Consumer Goods Forum has no liability in connection with the Content made available on this Website.

In no event will The Consumer Goods Forum be responsible for the content of the sites it links to. The Consumer Goods Forum has no editorial control over those sites.
These links are made available as a service to users of The Consumer Goods Forum Website.

3. Privacy Statement
The Consumer Goods Forum is aware that the security of your private information is an important concern. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously.

You can use our Website without disclosing your personal data. You are not required to provide personal information as a condition of using our site, except for the purposes listed below and at your request.

Collection and Processing
You may be called upon to register and supply certain personal data (your name, position, company name and e-mail address) (“Personal Data”) for the purposes of obtaining and/or accessing to certain information about our activities or the services that we offer.

The Personal Data that you may wish to communicate to The Consumer Goods Forum for these purposes will not be disclosed to third parties, with the exception of other registered in The Consumer Goods Forum members’ directory and those hosting the Website or involved in its Content or management.

In this context, you are informed that your Personal Data may be stored or accessed by third parties that are not located in the European Economic Area (EEA) or in a country not approved by the E.U as having adequate data protection laws. By communicating your Personal Data to us, you agree with such transfer.

Confidentiality
The Consumer Goods Forum undertakes to ensure the confidentiality of the Personal Data collected.

Only authorised staff, who have undertaken to observe data secrecy requirements, are allowed to be involved in the processing of Personal Data. It is prohibited for them to use such Personal Data for their own private purposes or to make it accessible to any unauthorized entity or employees who do not need access to such data to fulfill their employment duties.

Security
The Consumer Goods Forum will store your Personal Data safely and, therefore, take all precautionary measures to protect your Personal Data against loss, abuse or changes.
Contractual partners who have access to your Personal Data in order to provide services to you on behalf of The Consumer Goods Forum are contractually obliged to keep such information in confidence and may not use these Personal Data for any other purpose.

Rights
In accordance with the French data protection law of January 6, 1978, as modified by the law 6 August 6, 2004 relating to the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data, you have the right to access, modify, correct or delete any Personal Data collected through this Website. You can exercise this right at any time, by sending an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We will modify or delete your information as soon as possible.

Cookies
In addition to the Personal Data which you supply to us, information and data may be automatically collected through the use of cookies. Cookies are small units of data temporarily stored on the hard disk of your computer by your browser that are necessary for using our Website. The information contained in cookies serves, e.g., the purpose of session control, in particular improved navigation and allows for a high level of user-friendliness of a website. The cookies that we use do not store any person-related data. The majority of web browsers automatically accepts cookies. You can avoid this by changing the settings of your browser. You can remove the cookies stored on your computer any time by deleting the temporary Internet files (Browser bar "Tools"-"Internet options"). However if you do turn cookies off this might limit your access to the Website or slow down the loading of certain pages.

Opt-out
At all times, you have the option of "opting out" of receiving future e-mail updates by following the procedure described in such e-mails.

4. Modifications
These terms of use and the principles resulting therefrom may be modified by The Consumer Goods Forum at any time. The Consumer Goods Forum invites you to regularly visit this page of our Website.