Terms of Access and Use


PURPOSE

The purpose of the www.menard-group.com website (the ‘website’) is to provide information about the Menard group and its member companies to employees of Menard and any business and private users wishing to learn more about the Group and its achievements (the ‘users’).

These details and data are provided as general information, with no guarantee whatsoever of their suitability for a particular purpose. Menard may modify or update them at any time without prior notice.

All the details and data presented via the website, and more generally all its component parts, including specifically software, data, text, graphics, images, sounds, videos, logos, symbols and html code hereinafter referred to as the ‘Content’, are made available to users solely and exclusively for information purposes. They may not be interpreted in any way whatsoever as a commercial offer, licence or advice, neither do they constitute any form of business relationship between the user and Menard. The Content provided on this website does not exempt users from the need to check the information provided.

Use of the website is subject to compliance with the following website Terms of Service and with French law. Any person accessing the website accepts the website Terms of Use and undertakes to respect them.

The terms ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ refer to Menard or, more generally, any other subsidiary of the parent Group.

HYPERLINKS

The website may contain hyperlinks to other websites or other Internet sources that are neither operated nor controlled by Menard.

Link activation
Menard accepts no responsibility whatsoever for these websites, their content, operation, updating, compliance and accuracy, or for the use that may be made of them by users of its own website, including any damage caused as a result of viruses or malware communicated as a result of connecting to external sources.
It remains the sole responsibility of Internet users to take all appropriate and relevant steps to protect their hardware, data or software, especially against computer viruses circulating on the Internet.

Link authorisation
Hyperlinking to this website is subject to obtaining the prior written permission of Menard using the contact details given below.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

This website is protected by intellectual property rights, including, but not limited to trademarks, copyright, drawings and the sui generis right of the database producer, and remains the exclusive property of Menard.

Its Content, including, but not limited to text, data, graphics, images, sounds, videos, logos, icons and html code, is protected by intellectual property law and remains the property of Menard or third parties that have given their permission for its use.

Any reproduction, representation, use or modification of this website, any part of its content and/or any of the trademarks shown on the website, whether in whole or in part, regardless of the process and/or medium used, without the express prior written consent of Menard is strictly forbidden.

Any failure by Menard to institute legal action as soon as it becomes aware of such unauthorised use does not constitute acceptance of such use or any waiver of prosecution. No implicit right or licence may be attributed to any of these elements without the express prior written consent of Menard or the third party copyright holder.

However, users are permitted to represent and/or reproduce elements of the website for exclusively private use, subject to the systematic visual recognition of any copyright or other intellectual property rights that may appear on the page(s) of the website that are reproduced.

Database(s)
Menard expressly prohibits any re-use, reproduction or extraction of content from any website databases. Users will be held liable for any unauthorised re-use, reproduction or extraction.

Image copyright
Customers, partners and, more generally, all persons represented in the photos and videos published on this website have consented to the use of their image for the purpose of campaigns produced for Menard, its brands, its companies or its partners, customers, project management or subcontractors.

The Menard employees and managers whose images are used on this website have consented to the use of these iconographic documents for the purposes of Group external communication.

Users of the website may not reproduce, represent or use in any form whatsoever these photos and videos without the express prior written consent of Menard. Any use, whether in full or in part, of these documents in contravention of obligations referred to above may result in legal proceedings.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND GUARANTEES

The Content is provided on an ‘as-is’ basis with no guarantee of any kind, either express or implied, and specifically with no guarantee that the Content meets the needs of users or that the Content is up to date.

Menard endeavours to ensure that its website provides reliable Content, but does not guarantee in any way that its website is free of inaccuracies, typographical errors, omissions and/or viruses.

Menard reserves the right to improve and/or change the Content at any time and with no prior notice.

Menard does not guarantee the outcomes resulting from the use of software available on its website. Users accept sole responsibility for any and all use made of the information contained on this website.

Menard accepts no responsibility whatsoever in the event of website interruption, suspension or malfunction, or in the event of data loss or bugs.

Menard accepts no liability whatsoever for any indirect prejudice resulting from the use of this website or other websites linked to it, even where Menard was previously aware of the possibility that such prejudice could potentially occur.

USER COMMITMENTS

All website users agree to comply fully with these terms of service, and specifically agree to:

  • ensure that, excluding personal data, any information, item, project, file or comments submitted by the user to Menard via the website does not infringe any third-party intellectual property rights or any other applicable legislation
  • check that the computer configuration used contains no viruses and is in perfect working order
  • grant Menard, its subsidiaries and partners the right to make any use whatsoever of the information so provided (with the exception of personal data)
  • maintain the confidentiality of any login details and passwords provided by the Company in order to access certain sections of the website, and therefore accept full responsibility for the use and security of such login details and passwords. Menard reserves the right to suspend access to the website in the event of actual or attempted fraudulent use of the access provided.

PERSONAL DATA AND COOKIES

Please refer to our Personal Data Protection Policy

CHANGES

Menard reserves the right to change and/or update the methods used to access the website and its Terms of Service at any time. Such changes and updates are binding on users, who must therefore refer regularly to this section to verify the Terms of Service applicable at any given time.

Menard reserves the right to change and/or delete all or part of the website without prior notice and with no obligation to provide any prior notification to website or Internet users.

Menard accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any difficulties in accessing its website or for any failure in communication.

CONTACT

If you have any questions regarding the conditions governing the use of the website, please e-mail us by using the contact form or the following address: menardcommunication@sf-group.com

JURISDICTION

The website is published in French, English and Spanish. In the event of dispute, the French language version shall prevail. These Terms of Service are subject to French law. Any dispute relating to the application, implementation and/or interpretation of these Terms of Service shall be resolved by courts of law within the jurisdiction of the Paris courts, unless jurisdiction is specifically allocated by a particular law or regulation.

Menard reserves the right to take legal action in the event of non-compliance with any of these Terms of Service, regardless of the nature of such non-compliance.