General terms and conditions of use



The purpose of these General Conditions of Use (“GCU”) is to regulate the navigation and manner in which the User accesses the ALCYCONIE website.

Users are reminded that the present Terms and Conditions apply without restriction or reservation to the use of the Site, which is made available to Users free of charge.

Any connection to the site is subject to compliance with these conditions. For the user, simple access to the publisher’s site at the following URL address implies acceptance of all the conditions described below.

When browsing the Site, Users have the option of consulting these GCU at their convenience and at any time. The Publisher reserves the right to modify the GCU at any time and without prior notice, and these modifications will be binding on Users from the time they are put online and will take precedence, where applicable, over any other version.

No tolerance in the application of these GTCU may be interpreted as a waiver by ALCYCONIE of its right to invoke them at a later date.



Content: the Content refers to all the elements that make up the Site.

Publisher: the company ALCYCONIE, which makes available to the public, through its Site, content that it selects, compiles, prioritises and formats in a way that is understandable to the User.

Site: the ALCYCONIE Internet site, including both text and multimedia, hosted on a web server and accessible via the Internet or an intranet.

User: refers to the Internet user who browses the Site.



The Site is accessible free of charge from anywhere and to any user with Internet access.

The Publisher shall not be held liable for any event of force majeure resulting in network or server malfunction.

Access to the Site may be interrupted, suspended or modified at any time without prior notice for maintenance or any other reason. In all such cases, the Publisher shall not be held liable.



The general structure of the site, as well as the texts, graphics, images, sounds and videos contained on the site are protected by the French Intellectual Property Code and remain the sole and exclusive property of the publisher.

Any reproduction, representation, transmission, adaptation or extraction of all or part of the content without the express, prior and written authorisation of the owner is strictly prohibited and would constitute an infringement punishable under articles L335-2 et seq. of the French Intellectual Property Code, punishable by 3 years’ imprisonment and a fine of 300,000 euros. Consequently, the user may not, under any circumstances:

  • Reproduce, display, use and distribute, by any means, in any form and on any medium, the Site and any of its components (texts, photos, images, videos, sounds, software, trademarks, logos, company names or other distinctive signs, etc.);

  • Extract, by permanent or temporary transfer, or reuse by making available to the public, all or a qualitatively or quantitatively substantial part of the opinions and reviews and other databases present on the Site, as well as extract or reuse, in a repeated and systematic manner, qualitatively or quantitatively insubstantial parts, if these operations manifestly exceed the conditions of normal use.

ALCYCONIE” and “PIA” are registered trademarks of ALCYCONIE. Any representation and/or reproduction and/or use, in whole or in part, of these trademarks or of any other trademark registered by ALCYCONIE is strictly prohibited.



Users are solely responsible for their use of the Site. They undertake not to damage the content in any way.

The information published on the Site is for information purposes only and has no contractual value. The information and/or documents appearing on and/or accessible through the Site have been obtained from sources believed to be reliable. However, such information and/or documents may contain technical inaccuracies and typographical errors.

The publisher reserves the right to correct such errors as soon as they are brought to its attention. It is strongly recommended that you check the accuracy and relevance of the information and/or documents made available on this Site. Despite regular updates, the information published on the Site is not contractually binding on the Publisher or the Users.

The information and/or documents available on this Site may be modified and updated at any time.

The use of the information and/or documents available on this site is the sole responsibility of the user, who assumes all the consequences that may arise from such use, without the Publisher being held liable in this respect and without recourse to the Publisher.



Under no circumstances can the publisher be held responsible for any damage resulting from the interpretation or use of the information and/or documents available on this site.

The Site declines all responsibility for any viruses that may infect the user’s computer equipment as a result of using or accessing this Site.

The Site may not be held liable in the event of force majeure or the unforeseeable and insurmountable act of a third party.



The site may contain hypertext links to other sites on the Internet.

Users are reminded that by clicking on one of these hypertext links, they will be automatically redirected to the site concerned, which is different from the ALCYCONIE site.

The user is also reminded that the publisher has no control over the content of the web pages linked to these links and cannot be held responsible for them.

It is not possible to create a link to the home page of the Site without the express authorisation of the Publisher. The Publisher may not require any authorisation or prior information from a site wishing to create a link to the Publisher’s site. However, it is recommended that the site be displayed in a new browser window. However, the Publisher reserves the right to request the removal of any link it deems incompatible with the purpose of the website, without having to justify its decision.



The Publisher endeavours to provide access to the Site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except in the event of force majeure or an event beyond the Publisher’s control, and subject to any breakdowns and maintenance operations necessary for the proper operation of the Site.

Consequently, the Publisher cannot guarantee the availability of the Site, the reliability of transmissions or performance in terms of response time or quality. No technical assistance will be provided to the user, either electronically or by telephone.

The publisher may not be held liable in the event of impossibility of access to the site.

Furthermore, the Publisher may be obliged to suspend the Site at any time without notice and without any right to compensation. The User acknowledges and accepts that the Publisher may not be held liable for such interruptions or for the consequences thereof for the User or any third party.



These GCU and this Site are governed by French law, regardless of where they are used. If a dispute between the parties cannot be resolved amicably, the French courts, and more specifically the courts of SAINT-MALO, shall have sole jurisdiction.

Any questions relating to these GCU and the Site may be sent to the following address: