"Particular Conditions" designates the terms and conditions of use that are peculiar to certain individual services. "Services" designates all online services to Users provided by La Poste - International mail activities and accessible though the portal www.laposte.fr/internationalsales."User” designates any individual using one or several Services.
La Poste - International mail activities provides the Services in accordance with these Conditions for Use. Certain Services may have their own conditions for use (Particular Conditions) that are in addition to the general Conditions for Use.
Particular Conditions are an integral part of Conditions for Use. If the terms, conditions and comments in the Conditions for Use contradict the Particular Conditions, the Conditions for Use shall prevail.
La Poste - International mail activities provides you with these Services on condition that you undertake to respect Conditions for Use. We advise you to refer to the latest version of the Conditions for Use on a regular basis.
In any case, you are considered to have accepted the Conditions for Use by the simple fact of using our Services. All use of our Services implies acceptance of the latest version of the Conditions for Use.
La Poste - International mail activities may modify the Conditions for Use at any time. In this case, the modified Conditions for Use come into effect when they are put online. We recommend that Users read the Conditions for Use regularly. A User is considered to have accepted the latest version each time he/she connects with Services.
La Poste - International mail activities may ask the User for certain personal data. This data is intended to permit La Poste - International mail activities or any third party or partner directly involved in the use of the site, to use the Services or to respond to your requests or questions. The company undertakes to keep such information confidential.
Information that is indispensable for subscription to certain Services or to handle requests is marked with an asterisk in the site pages. Other information requested, for which answers are optional, is for the purpose of knowing you better and improving the services we offer.
This information will be held by La Poste - International mail activities for a maximum period of five (5) years.
La Poste - International mail activities calls on or may call on sub-contractors to handle all or part of this personal data, as well as requests made by the User under the “Contact” data field. You have expressly accepted this. La Poste - International mail activities will make every effort to maintain a sufficient level of protection within this framework.
Unless the User objects, La Poste - International mail activities may send him mail or e-mail, particularly an information letter that will enable him to use La Poste - International mail activities' site and products better, as well as making special offers.
In application of the provisions of the French Information Technologies and Civil Liberties Act (Loi Informatique et Libertés) of January 6, 1978, La Poste - International mail activities is committed to using personal data on the User only for the purposes strictly defined above. La Poste - International mail activities expressly commits itself to refrain from any data processing that is incompatible with the purposes of the Services, and to refrain from publishing, divulging or transmitting information concerning the User without his/her prior consent, except in the cases provided for above.
In accordance with the provisions of the Information Technologies and Liberty Act of January 6, 1978, the user has a right to access, rectify or eliminate personal data concerning him/her, by contacting email@example.com.
La Poste - International mail activities is committed to implement the technical and organizational measures needed to protect personal data against accidental or illicit destruction, accidental loss, alteration, dissemination or unauthorized access. La Poste - International mail activities will not retain personal data for longer than is necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or processed.
La Poste - International mail activities may be required to divulge any information concerning you in order to comply with any laws or regulations in effect, or to respond to any requests of the courts or administrative authorities.
You need to use an identifier and password of your choice to access the “My account” service.
Your password is personal and confidential. You commit to not divulging it to a third party in any form or for any reason, and to inform La Poste - International mail activities immediately of any use by an unauthorized person and of any security risk that may result from it. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and for any use that may be made of it.
You commit yourself:
Trademarks that appear on the Services are protected by La Poste and/or its partners. Any reproduction or use of said trademarks without the express authorization of La Poste and/or its partners is strictly prohibited.
By the same token, La Poste does not guarantee that the content and service the User obtains from the Services will meet the latter's expectations or that the content and service provided are in conformity with the regulations and laws applying to third parties.
You are responsible for the use of your identifier and password. You will be considered as having effected all data transmission and connections to the Services that are made using your identifier and password. This condition remains applicable even in the case that you pre-register your identifier and password on your personal computer and hence permit automatic connection to the Services. The User states that he/she accepts the characteristics and limits of the Internet and in particular acknowledges awareness of the nature of the Internet network and its technical capacities.
La Poste - International mail activities has no responsibility for any reason in case of modification, suspension or interruption, etc. (non-exhaustive list) of the Services.
La Poste - International mail activities can in no way be held responsible for the reliability of data transmission, for access time, or for any restrictions on access to the Internet or other networks connected to it. Nor can La Poste - International mail activities be held responsible in case of any interruption in networks providing access to the Services, for total or partial unavailability of the Services due to the telecommunications operator, for errors in transmission, for problems of security of transmission, for failures in receiving equipment or in your telephone line.
La Poste - International mail activities may interrupt its Services for purposes of maintenance. This interruption will be made known by means of a notice on the homepage, or by means of another procedure. La Poste - International mail activities is in no way responsible for such an interruption and is not liable for any compensation.
La Poste - International mail activities is in no way responsible for indirect damages or for any commercial, moral or financial losses, including any loss of earnings, due to, based on or originating with the use of Services or their content, or for any direct or indirect damage to the data processing equipment of a participant or to the data stored in said equipment that results from connection to the site, nor for the consequences that this may have for the participant’s personal, professional or commercial business.
It is your responsibility to take all measures necessary to protect your own data and/or software stored in your data processing equipment against all damages. Connection to the site and use of the Services is your sole responsibility.
La Poste - International mail activities has no responsibility for the use of the Services or their content. All of the rates provided on the site are indicative. It is your responsibility to verify the cost of your mailing on the day that it is handed over to your post office.
The content and services provided by partners of La Poste - International mail activities through the Services are the exclusive responsibility of said partners. Hence, La Poste - International mail activities is in no way responsible for direct or indirect damages that occur in the course of the User's access to the Services or use of the Services, or are due to the failure of the Services or their content to respect regulations or violate the rights of third parties.
You are solely responsible for all content (texts, images, audio, etc.) that you communicate to any third parties by means of one of the Services, whether transmitted in a public or private framework. Hence, La Poste - International mail activities cannot be held responsible for content communicated by Users via the Services.
An effort will first be made to resolve by amicable arrangement any litigation arising from the interpretation or execution of these Conditions for Use. Failing this, the litigation will be subject to French law and be brought before the competent court within the jurisdiction of the Paris Court of Appeals (cour d'appel).