Terms and conditions of use

ARTICLE 1 : OBJECT

The present Terms and Conditions of Use are meant to define the modalities of provision of the services of the site counterfeit.io, hereunder called the ‘Service’ and the conditions of use of the Service by the User.

Any access and/or Use of the site counterfeit.io presupposes the acceptance and respect of all the terms of the present Conditions and their unconditional acceptance. They therefore constitute a contract between the Service and the User.

Should the User not be willing to accept in whole or in part the present general conditions, it is requested that he renounces any use of the Service.

 

ARTICLE 2 : LEGAL NOTICES

The legal notices of the site counterfeit.io are detailed on the following page : Legal Notices.

 

ARTICLE 3 : DEFINITIONS

User: the User is any person using the Site or one of the Services supplied by the Site.

User’s content: the term ‘User’s content’ covers the data sent by the User in the various sections of the Site and more especially on the forum.

Service: the Service covers the services put at the disposal of the users be it on the counterfeit.io site or via the application for the browser downloadable on the site.

 

ARTICLE 4 : ACCESS TO THE SERVICE

The Service is free for any User having an Internet connection. All the costs related to the access to the Service, be they material expenses, software or Internet access are exclusively chargeable to the User. He is the only person responsible for the safe functioning of his computer and his Internet access.

counterfeit.io reserves the right to refuse the access to the Service, unilaterally and without any preliminary notification, to any User not respecting the present conditions of use.

counterfeit.io implements all reasonable means at his disposal to ensure a quality access to the Service but is under no obligation to succeed.

Besides counterfeit.io cannot be held responsible for any dysfunction of the network or the servers or any other event escaping any reasonable control that would impair or prevent the access to the Service.

counterfeit.io reserves the possibility to interrupt or momentarily suspend without previous notification the access to the Service, in part or in whole, for servicing or for any other reason, such an interruption will not create any obligation nor entail any indemnification.

 

ARTICLE 5 : INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Any unauthorized reproduction of the logos and distinguishing features constitutes a forgery liable to penalties. The offender exposes himself to both civil and penal penalties and in particular to the punishments stipulated in articles L 335.2 and L 343.1 of the code of the Intellectual Property.

The User is the only one responsible for the User’s Content he puts on-line via the Service, and of the texts and/or opinions he expresses. He specifically undertakes that none of the data will be of a nature to attack the legitimate interests of third parties whoever they might be. As such he indemnifies counterfeit.io against any action justified or unfounded arising from his expression and/or data, susceptible to be commenced by anyone against counterfeit.io He undertakes in particular to pay for whichever sums payable because of the action of a third party against contrefacon.fr including legal fees and legal costs.

Counterfeit.io reserves the right to delete or modify the User’s Content in whole or in part at any time and for any reason, without previous notification or justification. The User will not be allowed to assert any claim thereby.

 

ARTICLE 6 : PERSONAL DATA

In an effort to respect the private life of its Users, counterfeit.io undertakes that the collection and the treatment of all personal data belonging to its Users, done via the present site and via the application for the browser be done in accordance with the law n° 78-17 of January 6th 1978 relative to computing, filing and civil liberties called ‘Computing and Liberties’ Law.

In accordance with Article 34 of ‘Computing and Liberties’ Law, counterfeit.io grants the User the right to oppose, access and correct all nominative data related to him.

The User has the possibility of exercising this right :

  • By using the contact form put at his disposal ;
  • By directly contacting us at the following address : [email protected]

 

ARTICLE 7 : LIMITS OF LIABILITY

The Service supplied by counterfeit.io, be it on the site www.counterfeit.io or via the application for the browser downloadable on this same site, consists in putting at the disposal of the Users an estimate of the risks linked to an e-commerce site that might sell forgeries or imitations.

This evaluation is the result of a scoring crossing numerous criteria. Among them, certain information comes from sources that, even if considered reliable, are independent from counterfeit.io. That is why counterfeit.io cannot guarantee the accuracy or the relevance of these data. Furthermore, the information given on the site is purely informative and cannot be considered as providing a counsel or a recommendation of any kind whatsoever.

The « reports against forgery sites » only result from the opinions expressed by consumers who answered ‘Yes’ to the question ‘Is this site a forgery site ?’. Therefore, this notification is not an opinion given by the site contrefaçon.fr itself and it could not be considered as binding on the site.

As a result, the Use of the information and content made available on the whole site, cannot, in any case, be considered as binding on contrefaçon.fr in any respect whatsoever. The User is the only one deciding upon the good use, in good faith and with an open mind, of the information put at his disposal on the Site.

Contrefaçon.fr will never in any case, within the limits of the applicable law, be held responsible for any damage and/or loss, direct or indirect, material or not, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from the unavailability of the Service or of any Use of the Service. The term ‘Use’ must be taken in the broader sense, meaning any use of the site whatsoever, be it licit or not.

In a general manner, the User undertakes to respect all the rules and regulations in force in France.

 

ARTICLE 8 : USE OF THE SERVICE

A member must comply with the following obligations when writing a comment :

  • The comments must be written in a correct and clear language
  • The comments must express an objective and justified argument
  • The comments must never be slanderous, their author must be able to prove any and all elements constituting the content of his comments
  • The comments must not be published for marketing or promotional reasons
  • The comments must be written in a way respecting other Users
  • The comments must be in line with French law, which excludes any content encouraging hatred and violence and the contents benefiting illicit, illegal, hostile or discriminatory activities.
  • The failure to respect one of the above mentioned rules will entail the deletion of the comment.

 

ARTICLE 9 : FORCE MAJEURE

Counterfeit.io cannot be held responsible in case of force majeure or the occurring of facts beyond its control.

 

ARTICLE 10 : EVOLUTION OF THE PRESENT AGREEMENT

Counterfeit.io reserves the right to modify the terms, conditions and stipulations of the present agreement at any time.

Therefore the User is advised to regularly refer to the updated version of the Conditions of Use available on the site www.counterfeit.io.

 

ARTICLE 11 : DURATION AND TERMINATION

The present contract is concluded for an indefinite duration starting with the Use of the Service by the User.

 

ARTICLE 12 : APPLICABLE LAW AND CONSEQUENT JURISDICTION

The rules regarding the law, applicable to the contents and data transmissions on and around the site are determined by the French Law. In case of a dispute, that has not been settled by a mutual agreement, only the French courts within the competence of Paris appeal court are competent.