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Legal Notice & Privacy Policy

1. Presentation of the website

In accordance with the provisions of Articles 6-III and 19 of Law No. 2004-575 of June 21, 2004 for la Confiance dans l’économie numérique, known as L.C.E.N, we bring to the attention of users and visitors of the website:, the following information:

This website is edited and published by AMICS

Owner status: Company – Professional Organization
Company’s name: AMICS
SIRET : 302 990 882 00045
Adress: 34 boulevard des Italiens
75009 Paris – France
Phone: +33 (0)1 47 17 64 30

Publishing Director: Monsieur Fabrice CHEVALEYRE

This website is hosted by OVH
2 Rue Kellermann 59100 Roubaix
Website :

Users who access this site agree to comply with the present terms and conditions.


2. General terms of use of the site and the services offered

The use of the website implies full and complete acceptance of the general terms and conditions of use described below.
These terms of use may be modified or supplemented at any time, without notice, so users of the website are invited to consult them regularly. is accessible to users 24/24h, 7/7d, except for interruptions, scheduled or not, for maintenance purposes or in cases of force majeure. In the event that access to the service is not possible, undertakes to do its best to restore access to the service and will then endeavour to inform users in advance of the dates and times of the intervention. Being subject only to an obligation of means, cannot be held responsible for any damage, whatever its nature, resulting from the unavailability of the service.
The site is regularly updated by the site owner. Similarly, the legal notices may be modified at any time, without notice and are binding on the user without reservation.
The user is deemed to accept them without reservation and to refer to them regularly to become aware of the changes.
The website also reserves the right to assign, transfer, without notice, the rights and/or obligations of these T&Cs and legal notices.
By continuing to use the Services on the website, the user acknowledges that he/she accepts any changes to the general terms and conditions that may have occurred.

3. Description of the services provided

The purpose of the website is to provide information about all the company’s activities.
The site owner endeavours to provide as accurate information as possible on the website. However, the site owner cannot be held responsible for omissions, inaccuracies and deficiencies in the update, whether caused by itself or by third party partners who provide it with this information.
All the information provided on the website is provided for information purposes only, is not exhaustive, and is subject to change.
They are given subject to changes that have been made since they were put online.

4. Limitations of liability

The website uses java script technology.
The website cannot be held responsible for typographical errors or inaccuracies appearing on the service, or for any damage suffered as a result of its use.
The user remains responsible for his equipment and use, as well as for the direct or indirect costs incurred as a result of his connection to the Internet.
The user of the website undertakes to access it using recent, virus-free equipment and with an up-to-date browser.
The user releases from any liability for any damage he may suffer or cause to suffer, directly or indirectly, as a result of the services offered.
The user is solely liable for the use of the service offered and the latter expressly releases the website from any liability towards third parties.
Interactive spaces (possibility to ask questions in the contact area) are available to users.
The website reserves the right to delete, without prior notice, any content deposited in this area that contravenes the legislation applicable in France, in particular the provisions relating to data protection. If necessary, the owner of the site also reserves the right to hold the user liable in civil and/or criminal proceedings, in particular in the event of a racist, abusive, defamatory or pornographic message, regardless of the medium used (text, photography, etc.).
It is hereby reminded that the developers of the site keep track of the user’s email address and IP address.
Consequently, he must be aware that in the event of an injunction from the judicial authority he can be found and prosecuted.

5. Intellectual property and counterfeiting

The owner of the site is the owner of the intellectual property rights or holds the user rights on all the elements accessible on the site, in particular texts, images, graphics, logo, icons, sounds, software…
Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication, total or partial adaptation of the elements of the site, whatever the means or process used, is prohibited, except with prior written authorization by email:
Any unauthorized use of the site or any of the elements it contains will be considered as constituting an infringement and will be prosecuted in accordance with the provisions of articles L.335-2 and following of the Intellectual Property Code.

6. Hypertext links and cookies

The website contains a number of hypertext links to other sites (partners, information, etc.) set up with the permission of the site owner. However, the owner of the site does not have the possibility to check the content of the sites thus visited and therefore declines any responsibility for this fact with regard to possible risks of illegal content.
The user is informed that during his visits to the website, one or more cookies may be automatically installed on his computer. A cookie is a small file, which does not allow the identification of the user, but which records information relating to the navigation of a computer on a website. The data thus obtained are intended to facilitate subsequent navigation on the website, and are also intended to allow various measures of attendance.
The configuration of the browser software makes it possible to inform of the presence of a cookie and, if necessary, to refuse it in the manner described at the following address:

More information about Policy relating to cookies at section n°9.

7. Privacy policy & GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

Updated October, 2018

This Privacy Policy defines and informs you of the manner in which AMICS uses and protects the information you transmit to us, if any, when you use this site accessible from the following URL:

Please note that this privacy policy may be amended or supplemented at any time by AMICS, particularly with a view to complying with any legislative, regulatory, jurisprudential or technological developments. In such a case, the date of its update will be clearly identified at the beginning of this policy. These modifications engage the User as soon as they are posted online. It is therefore appropriate that the User consults regularly this policy of confidentiality and use of cookies to learn about any changes.

8. Personal Data

In general, you can visit the AMICS Website without disclosing any personal information about you. In any case, you are in no way obliged to transmit this information to AMICS.
However, in case of refusal, you may not be able to benefit from certain information or services that you have requested. As such, AMICS may be required in certain cases to ask you to enter your surname, first name, email address, phone number, company and function (hereinafter your “Personal Information”). By providing this information, you expressly agree that it will be processed by AMICS, for the purposes indicated in point 8-2 below.
In accordance with the General Regulation on Data Protection (General Data Protection Regulation) adopted by the European Parliament on April 14, 2016, and the Data Protection Act of January 6, 1978 amended, AMICS informs you of the following:

8-1. Identity of the controller
The controller is the company AMICS – 34 boulevard des Italiens – 75009 Paris – France

8-2. Purposes of the treatment
AMICS may process your Personal Information: for the purpose of providing you with the information or services you have requested (in particular: Newsletter, Contact form, application for membership…) ; and or for the purpose of collecting information enabling us to improve our website, our products and services (in particular by means of cookies); and or for the purpose of contacting you regarding various events relating to AMICS.

8-3. Recipients
Only AMICS is the recipient of your Personal Information. These, whether in individual or aggregated form, are never transmitted to a third party.
AMICS do not sell the personal data of the visitors and Users of its website.

8-4. The duration of the retention
Your Personal Information is kept by AMICS only for the time corresponding to the purpose of the collection as indicated in 1-2 above which can not in any case exceed 24 months.

8-5. Computer Rights and Freedoms
You have the following rights regarding your Personal Information, which you can exercise by writing to us at the postal address mentioned in point 8-1 or by email at

8-6. Right of access and communication of data
You have the faculty to access the Personal Information that concerns you. However, because of the obligation of security and confidentiality in the processing of personal data which is incumbent on AMICS, you are informed that your request will be processed provided that you bring back the proof of your identity.
AMICS informs you that it will be entitled, if necessary, to oppose manifestly abusive requests (by their number, their repetitive or systematic nature). To help you in your process, especially if you wish to exercise your right of access by means of a written request to the postal address mentioned in point 8-1 or by email at, you will find by clicking on the following link a mail template developed by the National Commission of Computing and Liberties (the “CNIL”).

8-7. Right to rectify data
Under this right, the law allows you to request the rectification, updating, locking or deletion of data concerning you that may be inaccurate, erroneous, incomplete or obsolete. To help you in your process, especially if you wish to exercise, for your own account, your right of rectification through a written request to the postal address mentioned in point 8-1 or by email at, you will find by clicking the following link a mail template developed by the CNIL.

8-8 Right of opposition
The exercise of this right is only possible in one of two situations:
– When the exercise of this right is based on legitimate grounds; or
– When the exercise of this right is intended to prevent the collected data from being used for commercial prospecting purposes.

To help you in your process, especially if you wish to exercise your right of opposition by means of a written request addressed to the postal address indicated in point 1-1 or by email at, you will find by clicking the following link a mail template developed by the CNIL.

8-9. Reply duration
AMICS undertakes to respond to your request for access, rectification, opposition or any other additional request for information within a reasonable period of time.

9. Policy relating to cookies

During your first connection on the website, you are warned by a banner at the bottom of your screen that information about your browsing may be saved in files called “cookies”. Our cookie policy allows you to better understand the provisions that we implement in terms of navigation on our website. It informs you in particular about all the cookies on our website, their purpose and gives you the procedure to follow to set them up.

9-1. General information about cookies on
AMICS, as publisher of this website, may proceed to the implementation of a cookie on the hard drive of your terminal (computer, tablet, mobile etc.) to ensure a smooth and optimal navigation on our website. “Cookies” are small text files that allow us to recognize your computer, tablet or mobile device in order to personalize the services we offer. The information collected through cookies does not in any way identify you by name. They are used exclusively for our own needs in order to improve the interactivity and the performance of our website and to send you contents adapted to your research. None of this information is the subject of a communication to third parties except when AMICS has obtained your prior consent or when the disclosure of this information is required by law, by order of a court or any authority administrative or judicial authority to know. To better inform you about the information that cookies identify, you will find below a table listing the different types of cookies that can be used on, their name, purpose and their retention period.

9-2. Setting your cookie preferences
You can accept or refuse the deposit of cookies at any time.
When you first login to, a banner briefly outlining information about the deposit of cookies and similar technologies appears at the bottom of your screen. This banner warns you that by continuing your navigation on (by loading a new page or by clicking on various elements of the site for example), you accept the deposit of cookies on your terminal. You are also deemed to have consented to the deposit of cookies by clicking on the “X” icon to the right of the banner at the bottom of your screen. Depending on the type of cookie involved, collecting your consent to deposit and read cookies on your device may be imperative.

9-3. Cookies exempt from consent
In accordance with the recommendations of the Commission Nationale Informatique et Libertés (CNIL), some cookies are exempt from the prior collection of your consent to the extent that they are strictly necessary for the operation of the website or have the exclusive purpose of allowing or facilitating electronic communication. These include session ID, authentication, load balancing session cookies as well as cookies for customizing your interface. These cookies are fully subject to this policy inasmuch as they are issued and managed by AMICS.

9-4. Cookies requiring the prior collection of your consent
This requirement applies to third-party cookies that are termed “persistent” as long as they remain in your device until they are deleted or expired.
Because such cookies are issued by third parties, their use and deposit are subject to their own privacy policies, which you will find below. This cookie family includes audience measurement cookies (including GOOGLE ANALYTICS).
Audience measurement cookies provide statistics about the use and use of various elements of the website (such as the content / pages you visited). These data contribute to improving the ergonomics of

An audience measurement tool is used on this website:
GOOGLE ANALYTICS whose privacy policy is available from the following link:

9-5. You have various tools for setting cookies
Most Internet browsers are configured by default so that cookies are allowed to be posted. Your browser offers you the opportunity to change these standard settings so that all cookies are rejected systematically or that only part of the cookies is accepted or refused according to their issuer.
ATTENTION : We draw your attention to the fact that the refusal of the deposit of cookies on your terminal is nevertheless likely to alter your user experience as well as your access to certain services or functionalities of this website. If necessary, AMICS declines any responsibility concerning the consequences related to the degradation of your navigation conditions which intervene because of your choice to refuse, to delete or to block the cookies necessary for the functioning of the site. These consequences can not constitute damage and you can not claim any compensation for this fact.
Your browser also allows you to delete existing cookies on your device or to notify you when new cookies may be placed on your device. These settings do not affect your navigation but you lose all the benefit of the cookie.
Please find below the many tools available to you so that you can set the cookies on your device.

9-6. The setting of your Internet browser
Each Internet browser has its own cookie management settings. To find out how to change your cookie preferences, you will find below the links to the help needed to access your browser’s menu provided for this purpose:

For more information on the tools of control of cookies, you can consult the Internet site of the CNIL:

For any query or additional request for information on this policy cookies, thank you kindly contact us to the postal address mentioned in point 8-1 or by email at

10. Protection of property and persons – management of personal data

User: Internet user connecting, using the above-mentioned website:
In France, personal data are protected by Act No. 78-87 of 6 January 1978, Act No. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, Article L. 226-13 of the Criminal Code and the European Directive of 24 October 1995.
On the website, the site owner collects personal information about the user only for the purpose of providing certain services offered by the website. The user provides this information in full knowledge of the facts, particularly when he/she enters it himself/herself. It is then specified to the user of the website whether or not he/she is required to provide this information.
In accordance with the provisions of articles 38 and following of the law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to data processing, files and freedoms, any user has a right of access, rectification, deletion and opposition to personal data concerning him. To exercise this right, send your request to by email: email of the webmaster or by making his written and signed request, accompanied by a copy of the identity document with signature of the holder of the document, specifying the address to which the reply should be sent.
No personal information of the user of the website is published without the user’s knowledge, exchanged, transferred, assigned or sold on any medium whatsoever to third parties. Only the hypothesis of the purchase of the website from the owner of the website and his rights would allow the transmission of this information to the possible purchaser who would in turn be bound by the same obligation to keep and modify the data with regard to the user of the website.
The website is registered with the CNIL under the CNIL number.
Databases are protected by the provisions of the law of 1 July 1998 transposing Directive 96/9 of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases.

11. Applicable law and jurisdiction

Any dispute related to the use of the website is subject to French law.
The user and agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the French courts in the event of a dispute.

12. Credits

This website is designed and powered by Mangrove Design & Agency
Florent LIERRE & David ROULLOIS ~

2019-20 © copyright AMICS’s photo library except where stated otherwise.
Photographs are non-contractual.