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Publisher: PonthieuAvocats.com is owned, published and managed by PONTHIEU AVOCATS (a Paris-based law firm) organized under the French regime of a limited liability company exercising independently (société d’exercice libéral à responsabilité limitée).

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Web hosting provider: OVH SAS

Company type: a French simplified joint-stock company (société par actions simplifiée)

Registered capital: EUR 10,000,000

Registration number: 424 761 419 00045 registered at the Tourcoing-Roubaix company registry

Business Code: APE 6202A

VAT number FR 22 424 761 419

Head office: 2 rue Kellermann, 59100 Roubaix (France)

Publication Director:

This website is managed by the managing partner at Ponthieu Avocats, Mr François Ponthieu.

PONTHIEU AVOCATS (a Paris-based law firm) is liable for collecting and processing our clients’ personal data from our website. As a matter of policy, the firm always processes and collects personal data in compliance with (i) the provisions of the French Information Systems and Personal Liberties Act No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 (ii) the recommendations provided by the French National Commission of Information Technology and Personal Liberties (‘CNIL’) and (iii) the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the Protection of Personal Data.

The term ‘personal data’ means all information concerning individual persons, identified directly or indirectly, within the meaning of the law.

Personal data collected on our website may be sent to other members of our firm and eventually to IT subcontractors. Obviously, you are entitled to deny PONTHIEU AVOCATS the right to use your personal data. However, PONTHIEU AVOCATS cannot be held liable if permission is withheld and we are prevented from processing your query.

Furthermore, you are entitled to access to this information, meaning that you are entitled to obtain information about yourself and amend, rectify or remove such information.

More precisely, you are entitled to contact PONTHIEU AVOCATS to obtain information on how your personal data is processed, why it is processed and to whom it is sent.

You may request a copy of your personal data, available on demand in exchange for an eventual charge for reproduction costs.

PONTHIEU AVOCATS reserves a right of refusal if we consider that your requests could be qualified as abusive (e.g. repetitive or systematic requests).

To exercise your rights, please send an email to the following email address: ghislaine@ponthieuavocats.com.

Personal information collected from this website is kept in accordance with the rules laid down in the Information Systems and Personal Liberty’s Act and the recommendations provided by the CNIL.

The overall structure of our website and all its contents i.e. images, articles, photographs, logos, trademarks, videos, interviews, sounds, laws, etc. are protected by the domestic and international law in force in France and abroad concerning intellectual property, namely author’s rights, neighbouring rights, trademark rights, personal portrayal rights.

All rights are reserved, including copyright on photographs, wording, downloadable documents, iconographic representations, etc.

In this respect, unless expressly permitted by PONTHIEU AVOCATS, it is strictly prohibited to reproduce or misrepresent, change or adapt, in whole or in part, the contents of our website for any purpose other than personal use.

In pursuance of section L.122-5 § 3 of the French Intellectual Property Code, analyses and short quotations from our website may be used provided, however, such use is warranted by the critical, polemic, educational, scientific or informative nature of the work in which they are incorporated and the following information must be clearly stated: ‘Document source: PONTHIEU AVOCATS website www.ponthieuavocats.com – all rights reserved.’

The aim of this website is to provide an overview of the legal practice of PONTHIEU AVOCATS, bearing in mind that such information is not pre-contractual.

PONTHIEU AVOCATS cannot be held liable for confidentiality of user’s electronic communications or any other means of online communication which might be intercepted by third parties due to the ways in which data is circulated on the Internet. Each user is personally responsible for their own anti-virus software on their own systems.

PONTHIEU AVOCATS cannot be held liable for the direct or indirect consequences resulting from typing mistakes in personal details, or any incomplete or erroneous information provided online by our clients via our website.

Setting up hypertext links to our website (whether simply to our home page or by deep linking) is not permitted without the prior consent of the Publication Director of PONTHIEU AVOCATS.

PONTHIEU AVOCATS cannot be held liable for hypertext links set up towards other websites, which are beyond the control of our firm.