Legal notice translated from French.
The Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, publishes the website www.mustela-foundation.com. This site provides institutional information regarding the Mustela Foundation, operating under the aegis of the Fondation de France and having its administrative offices at 1, Place des Saisons, 92048 PARIS La Défense Cedex, France.
Mr. Jean-Paul BERTHOME, in his capacity as Chairman of the Mustela Foundation and CEO of Laboratoires Expanscience, is the Editorial Director for this Website.
This Website is hosted by PEER1 France: Greenside Bât 2, 400 av. Roumanille, 06410 Biot, France / Tel.: +33 (0)22.214.171.124.11 / www.peer1.com
If you encounter any problem whatsoever in using the Website, or have any question concerning the Website itself, please contact us at:
1, Place des Saisons, 92048 PARIS La Défense Cedex, France
Telephone: +33 (0)1 43 34 60 23
Fax: +33 (0)1 43 34 61 03
General terms and conditions of use
1. Scope of application
Access to the Website and use of its content are subject to these general terms and conditions of use. The fact of accessing and navigating the Website implies your unconditional acceptance of these general terms and conditions of use.
The information on the Website is intended for use by residents of France. The Website is also accessible to persons from other countries with regulations that may differ from those of France. The Website information may not be appropriate or compliant with regulations outside France.
This Website, together with the information it contains, is neither intended nor approved for use in the United States, or by American citizens or residents.
3. Personal data
To view and visit the Website, you are not obliged to provide any personal data. The Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, may, however, collect your personal data if you place an order for prevention materials, submit an application for a Prize or Grant and/or subscribe to an electronic newsletter offered by the Website.
When you do provide personal data, you agree to provide accurate information that is not prejudicial to the interests and/or rights of any third party.
The information requested by the Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, is mandatory. If you fail to respond to any question or refuse to provide certain information, the Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, will not be able to send you the prevention materials and/or electronic newsletter or to register your application materials.
If you no longer wish to receive the newsletter, you may notify the Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, to that effect by clicking on the unsubscribe link that appears on each issue of the newsletter.
The Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, is responsible for processing your personal data and is the sole recipient of that data. The Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, pledges to maintain the confidentiality of your personal data.
In accordance with the French Data Processing Act of January 6, 1978, the Website has been registered with the French data protection agency (CNIL receipt no. 1273432) and you have the right to access, modify, correct or delete information concerning yourself. You may exercise your rights at any time by contacting the Mustela Foundation by mail at the following address:
Mustela Foundation, 1, Place des Saisons, 92048 PARIS La Défense Cedex, France / Tel.: +33 (0)1 43 34 60 23 / Fax: +33 (0)1 43 34 61 03.
In order to make it easier for you to use the Website, we install a cookie on your computer. A cookie does not enable us to identify you.
It does, however, record information about your computer’s browsing of our Website (pages you have viewed, date and time of viewing, etc.) which we can read during your subsequent visits. Accordingly, it may contain personal information that you provide in order to obtain our prevention materials and/or newsletter or to submit your application materials.
The length of time this information is stored on your computer will depend on your computer’s settings. You can prevent a cookie being saved on your computer at any time by configuring your web browser (Tools menu bar > Internet Options).
5. Nature and scope of the information published on the Website
The Website may offer the opinions of experts in a particular field related to the Website’s content or excerpts from press articles. Such information is not binding on the expert consulted or the author of the article concerned, and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France.
The Website may also contain information concerning health, fitness, a medical field or medical treatments reserved solely for human use. Under no circumstances does this information constitute a medical opinion; it is published on the Website for information purposes only.
You must not under any circumstances use this information to perform a medical diagnosis concerning an illness or a physical problem or to prescribe or use medications. It is your responsibility to consult your doctor or your pharmacist, who are health professionals and are the only people qualified to provide you with an opinion appropriate to your particular situation.
As a result, you acknowledge that the liability of the Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, may not be invoked in respect of the information and services made available on the Website and you agree that you use this information and these services under your sole and entire responsibility, control and direction.
This Website does not feature advertising for products or services in any form whatsoever.
6. Intellectual property rights
The Website is an intellectual work protected by the laws of intellectual property. The Website as a whole and each of its component elements (such as text, directory structures, software, animations, images, photos, illustrations, diagrams, logos, sounds, music, downloadable bonuses and giveaways, etc.) are, unless otherwise specified, the exclusive property of the Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, which has sole authorization to use the related intellectual property rights.
Therefore, under the provisions of the French Intellectual Property Code, the legislative and regulatory provisions of all countries and international agreements, the use of all or part of this Website, notably by downloads, reproduction, transmission, representation or distribution, for purposes other than your personal and private use for non-commercial ends, is strictly forbidden. Any violation of these provisions exposes you to the penalties set forth in the French Intellectual Property and Penal Codes, notably in respect of copyright and trademark infringement, and in the French Civil Code with regard to third-party liability.
The brand name Mustela Fondation and the domain name www.mustela-foundation.com are the exclusive property of the founder of the Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France: Laboratoires Expanscience, a French public limited company with capital of €3,081,420, having its registered head office at 1, Place des Saisons, 92048 PARIS La Défense Cedex, France, listed on the Nanterre Trade Register under number 331 930 081 and identified by the intra-community VAT number FR 89 331 930 081.
The other brands, as well as the designs and models appearing on the Website, are the exclusive property of the Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, unless otherwise stated. Any reproduction, use or modification of these brands, domain names, designs and models in any way or for any reason whatsoever is prohibited.
The Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, is free to modify the Website’s content at any time and without prior notification.
7. Photo credits
Thinkstock, Cyrille Bernard, Adeline Bommart, Alain Goulard, Julien Millet, Barbara Vignaux.
8. Warranties and liability
The Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, makes every effort to ensure that the information accessible via the Website is accurate and up to date. However, the Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, cannot guarantee in any way that this information is accurate, comprehensive and up to date. The Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, does not provide any express or implied guarantee concerning all or part of the Website. In particular, the information provided on the Website for any reason does not in any way constitute a medical opinion. As a result, consulting the pages of this Website in no way exempts you from obtaining advice or consulting a healthcare professional (doctor, pediatrician, pharmacist, etc.).
Under no circumstances shall the Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, be held liable for any harm whatsoever, direct or indirect, whatever its cause, origin, nature and/or consequences, arising from consultation and/or use of the Website. In particular, the Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, accepts no liability in the case of Website interruption or inaccessibility, the occurrence of bugs, or any damage resulting from fraudulent acts by a third party (such as security breaches) using the Website.
The Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, takes measures to ensure the security of the files containing data of a personal nature collected on the Website. The Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, has no control over the risks associated with the Internet’s operations and draws your attention to the existence of possible risks in terms of the confidentiality of data transmitted via the Internet.
9. Hypertext links
The pages of this Website may contain hypertext links to other websites operated by third parties. Our hyperlinks to third-party websites are simply intended to make navigation easier. The Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, has no control over the current or future content of the third-party websites to which the hypertext links on the Website lead. The Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, simply provides links to these third-party websites, but does not associate itself in any way with their content.
As a result, the Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, accepts no liability (editorial liability in particular) concerning access to and/or the content of third-party websites. In particular, the Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, accepts no liability concerning any violation whatsoever of copyright, trademarks or other intellectual property rights that may result from access to a page via a hypertext link. The liability arising from any illegal, improper or incomplete content on a third-party website, and in particular for any harm caused by the use or non-use of this information, lies solely with the publisher of the website concerned.
Hypertext links to the Website, other than to its home page, may only be created with our prior, written and express authorization. Such authorization may be withdrawn at any time, without compensation. Under no circumstances may Website pages be embedded in the pages of another website. In all cases, a message must inform users when they are transferred to another website.
10. Modification of these terms and conditions
The Mustela Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, hereby informs you that these general terms and conditions of use may be modified at any time, without prior notice. These modifications are published by being placed online and are considered unconditionally accepted when you access the Website thereafter. We recommend that you consult this page regularly.
These general terms and conditions of use have been drawn up in compliance with French law, in particular the provisions of the French Digital Economy Act (Law 2004-575) dated June 21, 2004, together with the French Data Protection Act of January 6, 1978.
The French courts have territorial jurisdiction with respect to all disputes related to the Website.
© Mustela Foundation under the aegis of the Fondation de France
All rights reserved – October 2016