General terms of use

General terms of use 2017-06-09T21:50:13+00:00

Effective date: 22.07.2016

OPTINNOV Ltee, whose headquarters are located 1st Floor, 115, Cubicle, Royal Road, 73652 Phoenix, Mauritius is a society registered at the Registrar of companies of Port Louis under the number C125701.

Optinnov has created and exploits the Optinnov website, available at the address www.optinnov.com,

By using the Optinnov platform, you accept to conform you to the present general terms of use, which form a contract made by Optinnov and yourself.

The access to Optinnov and the registration on this website implies by full rights the acceptance of the present general terms of use.

1. Legal mentions

The website is edited by the society Optinnov Lee, whose headquarters are located 1st Floor, 115, Cubicle, Royal Road, 73652 Phoenix, Mauritius is a society registered at the Registrar of Companies of Port Louis under the number C125701.

Editorial director is Sharon Biquette- sbi@optinnov.com.

The website is hosted by OVH and it is outsourced by Eruption Studio.

2. Presentation

The present general terms of use (hereafter GTU) are aimed to define the provisions that apply to Internet users (natural persons or legal entities), members or non-members, that want to access to the www.optinnov.com website to visit or to use its services, software products, information, (designated collectively the « services »).

3. Definitions

For the needs of the present general terms of use, the following terms are so defined:

« Account »: the user account created on the website by an Internet user to become member.

“General terms of use”: or “terms of use”: the general terms of use of the website Optinnov, a consulting firm specializing in the management and financing of innovation, and developing business incubators.

“Member”: The Internet user that is registered on the website

“Projects”: Projects published by the society and presented for demonstration on the website

“Website” Optinnov Website whose Internet address is www.Optinnov.com

“Society”: The Optinnov society, Optinnov Ltee whose headquarters are located on 1st Floor, 115, Cubicle, Royal Road, 73652 Phoenix, Mauritius, registered at the Registrar of companies of Port Louis under the number C125701

“Visitor”: The Internet user that visits the website but is not registered as a member

“You”: The Internet user, visitor or member.

4. Object

The object of the following general terms of use is to regulate the access and the use of the Website.

You declare having read and accepted the General terms of use before using the Website.

The simple access to the Website via the www.optinnov.com address implies the obligation to respect without limitation the present “Terms of Use”.

5. Website activity

Optinnov is a consulting firm specializing in the management and financing of innovation, and developing business incubators..

6. Website use by the Visitor

The website is accessible for the Visitors without registration. However, some contents and services offered by the Website are available only for the members registered on the website beforehand.

7. Website use by the Member

7.1 Registration on the Website

Each member can only create one and only Account.

The registration is free. The following information must be filled during the registration: surnames, given names and date of birth, the postal code and the country of residence for natural persons, the legal form and the company name, the headquarters address and the registration number at the trade register or equivalent for a legal entity; the legal form and the company name, the headquarters address and the address and phone number of a legal representative.

Each member who is acting on behalf of a company is empowered with the necessary rights.

The member must communicate exact information to the Society and he shall inform the Society of every change that shall occur after his registration.

The Society cannot be held responsible if the activities declared by the members or the collected information that shall turn out illicit. Such information will be deleted as soon as the Society will be informed of them.

To complete his inscription, the member must communicate a username and create a password. This username and password will be required each time the Member will connect to his Account.

These identifiers are strictly confidential. He must not communicate them to third parties.

The member is the only one responsible for the preservation, the confidentiality and the loss of his identifiers, for the use of a third party and, in particular, he is responsible for the information this third party can collect or the operations that the third party can do with the member’s identifiers.

8. Website Availability

The Society put its best efforts to ensure you a permanent access of the Website, twenty four hours a day, and seven days a week.

In case of temporary suspension for the access of the website, for reasons independent of the Society will, in particular in case of Force majeure, the Society will not be held responsible.

The society will not be held responsible in case of Website interruption for maintenance interventions necessary for the good running of the Website.

9. Limitation of liability

9.1 On the Website access

The society is held responsible of the Website running.

The society reserves the right to temporary restrict the access to the offered services by the Website due to technical or maintenance reasons; those operations cannot confer any rights for compensation.

9.2 On content Website use

You are the only one liable for the use of the information available on the Website. These information are provided without any express or implicit guarantee in particular concerning third party rights violation.

In case of utilization of your Account by a third person, you commit yourself to inform immediately Optinnov by email(  http://optinnov.com/fr/contact/ ) and to confirm this unauthorized utilization by registered letter with receipt notification sent to OPTINNOV Ltee, 1st Floor, 115, Cubicle, Royal Road, 73652 Phoenix, Mauritius You are held responsible for the information you publish on the Website and for the possible consequences of these publications.

In this regard, you shall not spread or send a content, under any form, related to xenophobia, racism, incitement to racial hatred, pedophilia, pornography, call for murder, defamation, insult or infringing third party rights, in particular intellectual property rights and privacy rights.

The society will not be held responsible for direct or indirect damages resulting from an unauthorized third party use of the Member’s Account, the username or the password.

9.3 On third party Internet Website

The Website is susceptible to include hyperlinks to other websites held and exploited by other parties than the Society.

The linked websites are independent websites upon which the Society does not have any financial, editorial or other control and they are not approved by the Society.

The Society’s liability cannot be held responsible for the products, services or content offered by the third parties Websites

You shall not create a hyperlink to the Website without the written authorization from the Society to do so.

9.4 On the faults committed by a member or a visitor

The Society’s responsibility cannot be held in case of a fault committed by a Visitor or a Member, including if the fault takes place in the context of the Website utilization or a service offered by the Website.

9.5 On the repairable damages

With the exception of a gross negligence or deceit, the Society cannot be held responsible for indirect damages as loss of chance or shortfall in earning.

10. Website running and security

The Society puts its best efforts to guarantee that data available on the website cannot be accessible by unauthorized third parties.

The Society cannot be held responsible in case of interception, consultation and illegal exploitation of data by unauthorized third parties.

You should access to the Website with a recent computer hardware, without any virus and with a recent and regularly updated Internet browser.

Optinnov.com uses the JavaScript technology. Visitors and Members committed themselves not to disturb the good running of the Website in particular with the utilization of some JavaScript functionalities (replace, include, Iframe, cookies reading or deposit on the website).

You are liable for the entire responsibility of your system, hardware, software and personal data’s protection.

You are liable the entire responsibility to ensure you that these software and data do not disturb or do not intent to disturb the good running of the Website.

The Society cannot be held responsible for direct or indirect damages caused to your system and hardware, Website bugs and dysfunction, or incompatibility with your system and software.

11. Intellectual property rights

The Website is the exclusive property of the Society. Its elements, and the partners’ ones in particular the content, the graphics, logos, brands, designs, texts, icons, scripts, applications, software and functionalities are the exclusive property of the Society and its partners.

Any copy, download, imitation, or total or partial apposition of one of the elements of the Website content belonging to the Society is strictly forbidden without a prior written authorization is a Society’s copyright violation and it is considered a counterfeiting crime.

The Website content cannot be modified, copied, downloaded, distributed, framed, displayed, published, transmitted or sold under any form by any mean, partially or totally, with the Society’s prior written authorization.

You are authorized to use the Website and its Content within the framework of the present general terms of use. Any use of the Website or its content different from the one provided by the presents, or in violation of applicable law is strictly forbidden.

12. Personal data and cookies

You must communicate some pieces of personal information to access the services offered by the Website such as your surname, given name, email address and phone number.

Information that is collected is subjected to computer processing and is exclusively intended to provide the internal services offered by the Website. It can be communicated to a third parties only if this communication is necessary to execute the services offered or to be in conformity with the legal and regulatory obligations.

Every member benefit from an access right and if need be, from a rectification and suppression right for his personal data. Any enquiry related to the communication, the rectification or suppression of personal data must be send to: OPTINNOV Ltee, 1st Floor, 115, Cubicle, Royal Road, 73652 Phoenix, Mauritius

The Member can, at any time, unsubscribe by sending an email : http://optinnov.com/fr/contact/ When this request is taken into consideration, the Member will not be able to access the Website as a member anymore.

Besides, you acknowledge that you are informed of the implementation of a plotting process (cookies) on your computer. The use of cookies only concerns the Website running.

These cookies save information relative to your browsing on the Website to facilitate your future browsing by storing some features.

You acknowledge that you are informed that the features of your browser allows you to block out the cookies storage.

13. Confidentiality

Members are susceptible to access sensitive information related to the clients’ societies of the Optinnov offers and their contributors.

These data are strictly confidential.

The Member(s) must keep this information’s confidential, and must not communicate, or disclosure them to any type of third parties.

14. Duration

The present general terms of use are applicable as from your first browsing on the Website and for the duration of the business relations.

Your Member Account closing date, for any reason, ends up the business relations that bind you with the Society.

15. Contact

For any question related to the Website, you can contact the Society with the following address:

16. Claims

Before referring a dispute in the competent jurisdiction, we invite you to contact our claim service (even if you are not obliged to) to try to solve this dispute beforehand by mutual agreement.

Our claim service can be contacted with the information indicated above.

17. General terms of use modification

The Society reserve the possibility to adjust or modify, at any time, the present terms of use. Your will be notified of the new terms of use, by email or on the website.