This “Website” has been developed and is supplied by STEF Société Anonyme with a share capital of 13 165 649 € euros
93, boulevard Malesherbes, 75008 Paris – France
Tél. : +33 (0)184.108.40.206.00
Fax : +33 (0)220.127.116.11.03 999990005 RCS Paris
hereafter referred to as “STEF”.
Please carefully read these General Terms and Conditions of Use as they determine the conditions of use of the « STEF Graduate Program » website which you accept by consulting our website. If you do not accept these General Terms and Conditions of Use, we ask you to leave our website.
STEF reserves to itself the right to modify or change at any time without any notice the General Terms and Conditions of Use as well as all the information you might find on STEF Graduate Program website. We draw your attention to the fact that you should regularly consult these General Terms and Conditions of Use according to the latest Update date indicated on the website so that you are kept informed of any possible modifications which STEF may make
Publication manager: Odile Meunier-Hourtane
Website manager: Paul de Labriffe
The information and all materials presented on STEF Graduate Program website or any other website are provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind, express or implied.
The user of STEF Graduate Program website acknowledges that it uses on its sole responsibility the information on STEF Graduate Program website. Therefore STEF cannot be held liable due to any direct or indirect damages of any kind resulting in the use of the whole or a part of the information presented on STEF Graduate Program website.
The access to STEF Graduate Program website and the use their contents are at the risk of the user.
STEF endeavours to keep information on this website up to date. However, STEF does not warrant the completeness or exactness of any information provided.You acknowledge that (i) it is technically impossible that the website will be provided free of defaults and that STEF cannot take any responsibility for this, (ii) that defaults may lead to the temporary unavailability of the website, and that (iii) the operation of the website may be adversely affected by conditions and performances outside STEF’s control, such as, for example, transmission and telecommunication links between STEF and you and between STEF and other systems and networks.
STEF and/or its suppliers may, at any time, temporarily or in permanently modify or interrupt, all or part of the website in order to perform maintenance work and/or make improvements and/or changes to the website. STEF is not liable for any modification to or suspension or interruption of the website.
STEF does not guarantee that STEF services presented on this website are available in the country in which the Internet surfer is located when consulting this website.
4. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
You should take no decision or action on the sole basis of the information contained in this website.
STEF shall not be held liable in any manner for:
- any imprecision, inaccuracy or omission relative to the information provided on the website,
- for any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party leading to a modification of the information or materials available on the site,
- any direct or indirect damages, regardless of the cause, origin, nature or consequences (even STEFhas been advised of the possibility of such damage, or resulting from anyone’s access to the website or the impossibility to access it, the use of this website or other websites linked to it, including any breakdown or virus that may infect computer equipment of the user or any other property of the user, the credit given to any information coming directly or indirectly from the website, including any loss of business, financial or commercial loss of programs or data in any information system and even if STEF has been advised of the possibility of such damages. For any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party leading to a modification of information or materials made available on the site
5. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Documents and items created for STEF Graduate Program website are the exclusive property of STEF or third parties having authorized their quote by STEF.
All pictures and texts disseminated and all product names and trademarks referred to on this website are the exclusive property of STEF or its subsidiaries or have been licensed to them and may only be used in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth below.
Upon your acceptance of these General Terms and Conditions of Use you may download, display or print the information contained on this website exclusively for private and personal use, for non-profit purposes and without modification or alteration of the notices of copyright, trademarks and other property rights and provided that each entire or partial copy made of the contents of the site reproduces the following notice of copyright “Copyright © 2017 STEF – All rights reserved”.
Any use other than that indicated above without prior written consent of STEF, shall be formally prohibited and constitutes a counterfeiting. STEF grants you no other right than that described above, nor any other license of any intellectual property, industrial property or know how owned or enjoyed by it.
STEF or its subsidiaries reserve the right to take legal action against any counterfeit of its intellectual property right
6. INFORMATION FROM THIRD PERSONS
The STEF Graduate Program website also contains information from third parties and links to other websites, with their consent. STEF endeavours to reference only websites complying with applicable law.
This information and these links are provided to you solely for information purposes only and for your convenience. Since STEF is unable to exercise any control on the information from third parties or edited on third parties’ websites, STEF does not warrant such third parties’ information and websites and shall not be held liable for their content which you access under your sole liability.
STEF reserves the right to delete any content or link that it may judge reprehensible, or further to notification of a dispute concerning such content or link.
As the case may be, expert opinions concerning a particular area in relation with the content of the website shall be posted on the website or extracts from press articles. Such information represents only the opinions of the respective experts or of the newspaper, which opinions are not necessarily those of the STEF: STEF is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any information or opinions set forth in such materials
7. LINKS TO OTHER EXTERNAL OR THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
STEF Graduate Program website may contain hyperlinks to third party website. These links to third party pages are provided for convenience only.
In any event, especially because of the volatile nature of information on the Internet, STEF cannot control the nature or content of these external sources and therefore is not responsible for the use, the unavailability of third-party sites nor their content and advertising or other materials available on such third party websites that you might access via STEF Graduate Program website.
STEF has no possibilities of controlling the content of these third party websites which remain totally independent of STEF. Moreover, the existence of a link between the STEF Graduate Program website and another website does not mean in any way that STEF approves the content of this or these website(s) and the potential use that could be done.
Furthermore, it is your responsibility to take the necessary precautions to prevent the website being contaminated by, including, but not limited to, one or more “viruses” and/or any other “parasites”.
External websites may contain hyperlinks leading to the STEF Graduate Program website. Any such hyperlink does not imply any connection between STEF and the third party website.. In any case, STEF is in no way responsible for the unavailability of such external websites and STEF does not review, control, approve, nor is it responsible for any content, advertising, products or other materials available on or accessible via those websites.
8. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
During navigation on the website you may communicate personal information.
A) COLLECTION OF ANONYMOUS DATA
No personal data related to your identity is collected without your knowledge. . However, during the consultation of STEF Graduate Program website, certain user data is collected automatically:
- The IP address of the user (this address allows to access to the Internet is assigned to the computer of the user by the internet service provider and the information, which changes according to the session of the user is not personally identifiable);
- The address of the website from which the user is connected directly to STEF website;
- The date and time of the visit of the user on the STEF Graduate Program website and the pages visited;
- The operating system of the user’s computer as well as its browser;
- The “cookies” (allowing determining how the user accesses the web pages, the time it does so and the number).
Therefore, STEF collects anonymous user data on this website (or anonymous information), such as the pages that you visit and the searches that you undertake. These data are anonymous since it will in no event enable personal identification of the user of the website.
We use this anonymous information to help us improve the content of our sites and to obtain overall statistics on your visits. These statistics can be prepared by third parties, the latter being bound by an obligation of confidentiality
This anonymous information is collected in particular thanks to “Cookies” which collect the first part of the domain name of the user (i.e. the identifier after the “@”) and the day and hour of access. “Cookies” are stored on the hard disk of your computer without any risk to damage it.
Additional information concerning cookies may be obtained at http://www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.htm
C) COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
STEF will not divulge any personal data to any third party, information which you may communicate to us via electronic mail. This information will be used for the sole purpose of replying to you in the most efficient way.When you send an email to our website, you may be required to indicate certain personal data.
These personal data are treated and kept for no more than five years solely for the purpose of communicating with you. No data is communicated to third parties without your prior approval and you may request modification to or deletion of such data by mail to the Editor of this site or by E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
To protect personal information which you disclose, STEF uses security technology. The Internet is nevertheless an open network so that STEF cannot guarantee that third parties shall not intercept or divert such personal information. STEF shall not be held liable in this respect.
STEF does not guarantee that the websites which are linked to it will implement the same measures of protection of personal data as those set forth in these General Terms and Conditions. You should therefore ensure that such protection exists if you disseminate personal data on these websites.
9. APPLICABLE LAW, JURISDICTION
STEF website and its content are governed by French law and any disputes relating thereto shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the French courts
When you visit this Website, a session ID cookie may be automatically installed and temporarily stored on your hard drive to facilitate your browsing of the Site. Once the session ends, the cookie is destroyed. A cookie is a small randomly generated text file that a Website transfers to an individual’s computer hard drive to help facilitate his or her browsing, streamline registration procedures or assist in the measurement of visitors to the Site. By definition, a cookie does not enable us to identify those who visit our Site.
Visitors to our Site have the option of refusing those cookies of session by reconfiguring their browsers accordingly (see the method suggested by the CNIL at https://www.cnil.fr/en/home). Doing this may have an impact on your browsing of the site, or make the browsing difficult. Visit the following site https://www.cnil.fr/en/home for further information (in English, Spanish and French).
Social plug-ins or share buttons on social networks may, subject to your consent, be present on our site to allow you to share content from our website on social networks, let people know what you have seen on this site or voice your opinion concerning the website’s content (social plug-ins include, “like”, “share”, …).
The mere presence of social plug-ins on a site – whether or not you are a user of social networks – may result in cookies being stored on your hard drive that track your browsing activities and identify your interests.
Before deciding to utilize these social plug-ins or networks, we suggest that you read the third-party policy statements to learn how they will use such cookies, including for advertising purposes, and the kind of browsing information that may be collected through dedicated plug-ins.
These privacy policies should enable you to make decisions concerning social networks, including about privacy settings for each account you have on these networks.
If desired you can refuse having cookies stored on your computer by adjusting the privacy settings in your web browser (see below). You may change this option at any time.
Moreover, to analyze your preferences and subject to your consent, web beacons may be included by third party in some of our articles and messages to identify the pages viewed, record display frequency and the number of visitors, analyze traffic patterns and generate statistics for the most popular content.
Finally, audio and video recordings, podcasts, webcasts are available through third-party services. During your possible accesses and subject to your consent, this third-parties may set cookies on your hard drive to help us identify the most popular content.
If desired you can refuse having cookies stored on your computer by adjusting the privacy settings in your web browser by following this steps:
For Mozilla firefox:
1. Go to the Tools menu and select Options
2. Click on the Privacy icon
3. Locate the Cookies menu and select the appropriate options
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable- and-disable- cookies-website- preferences
For Microsoft Internet Explorer:
1. Go to the Tools menu and select Internet options
2. Click on the Privacy icon
3. Use the cursor to select the appropriate level
1. go to the Chrome menu / Preferences
2. click on « Show Advanced Settings ».
3. click on « Settings of Content » in the privacy section
4. click on « Cookies and Site Data.. » in the new window
5. click « Delete all » and confirm by clicking on “OK”. https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
Go to the Safari menu / Preferences
Click on « Privacy »
In « Block Cookies », select « Always ».
The CNIL (the French data protection authority) explains (in French) what you can do to reduce your digital footprint on its website: https://www.cnil.fr/fr/maitriser-mes-donnees and, more generally, provides information on cookie setting
By continuing to browse on this site, you agree and consent to the use of third-party cookies on our site. You can revoke this consent at any time.