Legal information - User Warning


Legal Notice - User Warning

This information is established in accordance with French law and in particular the provisions of the law dated 21 June 2004 to support confidence in the digital economy as well as the law dated 6 January 1978 amended by the law dated 6 August 2004 regarding Data Processing, Files and Individual Liberties.

Website published by:


 Limited liability company

 registered in the Annecy Trade and Companies Register under number 811 225 853

 whose head office is located at 7 chemin de Tillier - 74000 ANNECY FRANCE

 Telephone: +33 (0)4 50 51 51 26 / Fax: +33 (0)4 50 45 05 82


 Director of Publication: Olivier de Nantes

 Comments and/or suggestions may be sent to the Director of Publication via the contact form available on the website.


Photo Credits:

Hosted by: OVH - 2 rue Kellermann - BP 80157 - 59100 ROUBAIX FRANCE



Access to and use of this website’s content is subject to the terms and conditions listed below. By accessing and browsing this website, the internet user agrees to the following terms and conditions without limitation or qualification:

  •  Intellectual Property

Cabinet PONCET is the owner of the domain name The website is a work of authorship and a creation protected by intellectual property laws.

The website as a whole and each of its comprising elements—such as texts, tree diagrams, software, animations, photographs, illustrations, diagrams, logos—are the exclusive property of Cabinet Poncet, which is the only firm authorized to exercise the related intellectual property rights.

Use of all or part of the website—download, copy, transmission, representation, or distribution—for purposes other than for your personal and private use for non-commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.

Violation of these provisions subjects you to the penalties provided for by the Intellectual Property Code and the Criminal Code, in particular with regard to copyright (and, where applicable, trademark law) infringement and counterfeit, as well as by the Civil Code with regard to civil liability.

The trademarks and domain names, as well as the designs and models that appear on the website, are the exclusive property of Cabinet Poncet.

The creation of hypertext links to the website may only be made with the advanced written authorisation of Cabinet Poncet; this authorisation may be revoked at any time. Not all websites with a hypertext link to this website are controlled by Cabinet Poncet. Therefore, Cabinet Poncet declines all responsibility—in particular, editorial responsibility—for access to and the content of these websites. Cabinet Poncet is free to modify, at any time and without notice, the content of the website.

  • Limitation of Liability - User Code of Conduct

The information presented on the pages of this website is provided free of charge and is intended to present Cabinet Poncet, its activities, services, and team, and to provide a selection of current news in Intellectual Property or Industrial Property law. The information provided is not provided as part of a service; therefore, Cabinet Poncet assumes no liability for it.

No message or information contained in the website can be considered as canvassing or as a commercial offer or an offer of services or products.

The website provides the user with information for information purposes only, as is, with all its imperfections. Furthermore, this information is to be considered in view of the time it was placed on line and not at the time the website is used.

Users expressly recognise that they are using the website at their own risk and under their sole responsibility.

In any case, Cabinet Poncet cannot, under any circumstances, be held liable:

- for any direct or indirect damage, in particular as regards the loss of profit, loss of revenue, loss of customers, loss of data that may result from using the website or, on the contrary, the impossibility of its use,

- for a malfunction, access unavailability, misuse, improper configuration of the user's computer, or the use of an uncommon browser

- for the content of advertisements and other external links or sources accessible by the user from the website.

The user agrees not to post comments, opinions, or information that are defamatory, obscene, violent, racist, and generally contrary to French legislation in force, individual rights, and morality.

The Publisher reserves the right to modify the content and presentation of the website or to interrupt access partially, totally, temporarily, or permanently, at any time and without notice.

Any third party wishing to establish a link from their website to any page of the website is required to obtain prior express authorisation from the Director of Publication.

  •  Personal Data

 The website, as initially designed, is not intended to collect personal data about its visitors.

However, it may have to do so on an ancillary basis—in particular, to carry out statistics or to answer questions formulated directly to the website administrator.

In this case, Cabinet Poncet undertakes not to make commercial use of the data and to keep it only for a period strictly related to the purpose of processing. The data collected is intended solely for use by Cabinet Poncet.

  • Cookies Policy

When you opened a page on our website, you saw a message indicating that we use cookies on our website. These cookie files are installed on your device—computer, smartphone, tablet etc.—in order to collect information related to your browsing habits. You will find information about how to configure cookies according to your preferences below.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a file in which information about your browsing (such as history, for example) is stored on your hard drive by your browser when you visit a website. This small file allows the server hosting the website to identify you and recognise you during the cookie's period of validity.

Why do we use cookies?

There are three types of cookies that we can use.

Most technical cookies (such as session cookies) are essential for the website to function properly. Deleting them may cause difficulties when browsing the website.

  1. Technical Cookies

Technical cookies are essential to the operation of the website. They allow access to protected areas (such as professional areas, for example) using personal identifiers (login and session password).

They generally have a very short period of validity.

  1. Statistical cookies (web analytics)

These cookies collect your login information so that the website owner can see the number of visits to their website, the average visit time, the most visited pages, from which browser, etc.

Google Analytics generates a cookie with a unique identifier that collects your IP address in order to know the city you are connecting from but without ever knowing which computer is being used or the physical person you really are.

  1. Sharing Cookies (social networks)

Our site contains social media links to Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and more, which allow you to share content from our website with other people. When you use these sharing buttons, a third-party cookie is installed after obtaining your consent. If you are connected to the social network while browsing our website, the sharing buttons allow you to link the content you view to your user account.

How can you manage your cookies?

There are several ways to manage cookies. Any settings you make may affect your Internet browsing and your access to certain services that require the use of cookies.

You can choose at any time to express and modify your wishes regarding cookies by the means described below.

Setting parameters:

  1. Setting the parameters to your browser

Each browser can be configured to enable or disable cookies on your device:

List of procedures:

  1. Refusal procedures (opt-out)

You can also directly configure your choices on the platforms that install cookies via the links listed below. Be aware that if cookies are refused, a refusal cookie will be installed on your device whose sole purpose is to disable the services associated with the cookie. Therefore, if you delete all cookies stored on your device, via your browser, we will no longer be able to identify you as having refused cookies.

For more information on cookies, you can consult the CNIL website at this address: