Article 1 – Object

These terms and conditions of use (hereinafter “Terms of use”) are intended to define the terms and conditions under which on one hand, the Editor provides its users the Site and on the other hand, the way in which Users access the Site. By using the Site, the users agree to the Terms of use described below.

Article 2 – Definitions

“The Host” refers to Firstcom, French company registered in Marseille with the RCS under Siren number 415 038 975 and whose registered office is located at 579, avenue du Prado – 13008 Marseille – France.

“The Editor” refers to La Ciotat Shipyards, located at 46 Quai Mitterrand – 13703 La Ciotat Cedex – France – VAT FR83401974555 – RCS 401 974 555 RCS Marseille – SIRET 401 974 555 000 13; Ape 5222Z – Tel. +33 (0) – Fax. +33 (0) – Email: – Publication Director: Jean-Yves Saussol

“The Site” refers to

“User” refers to any person using the Site.

Article 3 – Terms & Conditions

Utilisation of the site implies full acceptance of the general conditions described below. They are likely to change or be added to at any time. Users of the site are advised to consult them regularly.

The purpose of this Site is to provide information on all the company‘s activities. La Ciotat Shipyards makes every effort to provide information as accurate as possible. However, it can not be held responsible for omissions, inaccuracies and deficiencies in updates whether of its own doing or that of a partner providing such information. All information is meant for reference purposes only and is subject to change. The information on the site of La Ciotat Shipyards is not exhaustive and subject to modifications made since its publication.

The website can not be held responsible for damage related to its use. The site user agrees to access the site using recent equipment, not containing any virus, and a recent browser.

La Ciotat Shipyards can not be held liable for direct and indirect damage to the user ‘s equipment, when accessing the La Ciotat Shipyards’ site and resulting from the use of equipment not meeting the requirements specified or from the occurrence of a bug or incompatibility.

La Ciotat Shipyards can not be responsible either for consequential damages (including for example a loss of market or loss of opportunity) arising from use of the site.

La Ciotat Shipyards owns the rights to all elements accessible on the site, including text, images, graphics, logos, icons, sounds, videos. Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication, adaptation of all or some elements of the site, regardless of the means or process used, is prohibited without prior written consent from La Ciotat Shipyards.

Interactive spaces (opportunity to ask questions in the contact section) are available to users. La Ciotat Shipyards reserves the right to remove, without prior notice, any content posted in this section that would violate the law applicable in France, particularly the provisions on data protection. If necessary, La Ciotat Shipyards also reserves the option to involve civil and/or criminal responsibility of the user, especially in cases of racist, offensive, defamatory, or pornographic comments, regardless of the medium used (text, photography …).

The information provided in these interactive spaces is not collected by La Ciotat Shipyards, and the user provides this information with full knowledge of the facts, when entering it.

Jurisdiction: Any dispute in connection with the use of the site is subject to French law. It shall have exclusive jurisdiction to the competent courts.

Main Relevant laws: Law No. 78-87 of 6 January 1978, including as amended by Act No. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004 relating to data, files and freedoms. Law No. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on Confidence in the Digital Economy

Article 4 – Intellectual Property Rights

This Site and any software used in connection with this Site may contain confidential information protected by existing legislation on intellectual property or any other law. Therefore, unless otherwise stated, the intellectual property rights on the documents contained in the Site and all material created for the Site are the exclusive property of the Editor , given that the Editor does not grant any license or other right to the users other than the right to consult . In particular, trademarks and other intellectual property rights mentioned on the site are the property of the Editor.

Reproduction of any documents published on the Site is authorized solely for personal and private use. Any reproduction or use of copies for other purposes is expressly forbidden.

With respect to software, it is prohibited to copy, modify, create a derivative work, reverse the design or assembly – or attempt, in any way, to find the source code (except as provided by the law), sell, grant, sublicense, modify, or transfer the ownership of the software.

It is also forbidden to modify the software or to use modified versions of the software, particularly but not exclusively in order to access the website through another interface other than that provided by the Editor.

Article 5 – Hyperlinks

The site contains a number of links to other sites, set up with permission from La Ciotat Shipyards. However, La Ciotat Shipyards has no opportunity to check the content of the sites visited, and will not be responsible for this.

Therefore, Editor can not be held responsible for those sites or external sources, and declines any responsibility for the content, advertising, products, services and other materials available on or from such sites or external resources.

Furthermore, the Editor can not be held responsible for any damages or losses, true or alleged, arising from the use of or from having trusted the content, goods or services available on such sites or external sources.

Article 6 – Personal data

The Editor is committed to preserving the confidentiality of personal information and data provided by Users. Any supply of personal information and data by the user implies the acceptance of the data protection policy described below. This data protection policy applies to all personal data provided by Users on the Site.

6.1 information gathered by the Editor and recipients of these data

The Editor may collect, store and use the personal information of the following nature:

a) information on the computer of the user and on his visits to the website (including IP address, location, type and version of browser, operating system, referral source, length of visit, pages consultations and browsing the Site);

b) any information that the user communicates to the Editor via the contact form.

The recipients of the information collected by the Editor are the persons in charge of the marketing department, the sales department, departments responsible for handling customer relations and prospecting, administrative, logistics and information departments and their managers.

6.2 Cookies

A cookie is a text file which, subject to the choices expressed by the User, is sent and temporarily stored by a web server in a dedicated area of ​​the hard drive of the user’s terminal (hereinafter, a “Cookie”). A cookie enables its transmitter to identify the user’s terminal browser for the duration of validity of the concerned Cookie. Only the sender of the cookie can read and modify the information in the cookie.

When a user visits the site, the Editor may place different cookies on their device (computer, smartphone, Tablet…), subject to the choices made by the user resulting from the settings of the navigation software used during his visit to the Site

6.2.1 Cookies issued by the Editor

Cookies issued by the Editor on the Site are used only for the purposes listed below:

  • analysis of browsing behavior on the Site (topics and content visited, paths), allowing the Editor to improve the value and usability of its services;
  • storing information from a form completed by the User on the Website (contact form).

6.2.2 Cookies for audience measurement issued by Google

Use of the Site is analyzed by Google Analytics. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information on the use of the Site through cookies saved on the users terminal. The information generated is used to write reports on the use of the Site. Google stores this information.

The privacy policies of Google and the means available to users to refuse Google’s Cookies are available on the following page:

6.2.3 Cookie Management by Users

The user has the possibility to choose their Cookie management policy by changing the settings of their browser. They can oppose the storage of cookies by configuring the preferences of their browser. The configuration of each browser is different depending on the browser used:

Under Microsoft Internet Explorer:

Under Safari:

Under Chrome:

Under Firefox:

Under Opera:

Refusing cookies may, however, prevent the user from accessing certain features of the Site

6.3 Securing Data

The Editor agrees to implement appropriate measures to safeguard the security and confidentiality of personal data of users, and to prevent it from being distorted, damaged, destroyed or accessed by unauthorized third parties.

Personal data provided by Users is stored on the secure servers of the Host.

However, the transfer of personal data on the Internet is inherently insecure and the Editor can not completely guarantee the security of data sent in this way. The Editor therefore warns users about potential risks involved in the operation and use of the Site.

Article 7 – Responsibility of the Editor

The Editor uses reasonable efforts to insert accurate and current information on the Site, but reserves the right to change the content at any time and without notice. The Editor provides no guarantee or assurance with regard to the accuracy or completeness of the Site, which includes hyperlinks or other electronic link available directly or indirectly from the Site. It is the user’s responsibility to check the accuracy of information by auxiliary means, including by making direct contact with the Editor.

Accordingly, the Editor assumes no liability for:

  • any inaccuracy or omission in the content of the Site;
  • any inaccessibility of the Site;
  • any occurrence of bugs;
  • any error related to the content available on the Site;
  • any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third-party causing changes to the information contained on the Site;
  • any injury or damage caused by unauthorized or illegal changes made to the content of the Site;
  • more generally, any loss or damage, direct or indirect, and irrespective of the cause, origin, nature or consequences, resulting from access or inability to access the Site and / or use of the information available directly or indirectly on the Site.

Article 8 – Modification of the Terms of use

The Editor reserves the right to modify at any time without notice, these Terms of use in order to adapt them to the evolution of the Site and / or its operation.

The Editor will make every effort to inform users of these changes via a special message on the Site.

Article 9 – Applicable law

The Website and the Terms of use shall be governed by French law regardless of the place of use. In case of any dispute, and after the failure of any attempt to search for an amicable solution, the French courts will have jurisdiction to hear the case.