1. Presentation of the website

Under Article 6 of Law No. 2004-575 of June 21, 2004 for confidence in the digital economy,  users of the website www.caribaea.org can find below the identity of the various contributors involved in its implementation and monitoring:

Site editor:
CARIBAEA INITIATIVE, Association - Siret: 811 334 549 00011 - Station Biologique de la Tour du Valat, Le Sambuc, 13200 ARLES - FRANCE - contact[at]caribaea.org - +334.

Publication manager: Prof. Alain Sandoz - contact[at]caribaea.org
The publication manager is a natural person or a legal person.

Conception and development:
DELTA FLASH - 3, rue Yvan Audouard, 13200 Arles – France - www.deltaflash.fr

Web hosting:
OVH - 2 rue Kellermann, 59100 Roubaix - France

2. General conditions of use of the website and its services

The use of the website www.caribaea.org implies full acceptance of the general conditions of use described below. The editorial team reserves the right to modify or correct the content of this site and of these terms and conditions at any time and without notice.

The website www.caribaea.org is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the exception of cases of force majeure, IT difficulties, difficulties related to telecommunications networks or technical difficulties. For maintenance reasons, CARIBAEA INITIATIVE may interrupt access to the website and will endeavor to notify users in advance.

CARIBAEA INITIATIVE shall not be held liable for any direct or indirect damage which may result from access or use of the website, including inaccessibility, loss of data, deterioration, destruction, or virus which could affect the user's equipment, and/or the presence of viruses on its website.

3. Description of the services provided

The purpose of the website www.caribaea.org is to provide information on all of the association's activities.

CARIBAEA INITIATIVE strives to provide the website www.caribaea.org as accurate information as possible. However, the association shall not be held liable for omissions, inaccuracies and deficiencies with the updates, whether by itself or by third party partners who provide it with the information.

All the information indicated on the website www.caribaea.org is given as an indication and is likely to evolve. Furthermore, the information on the website www.caribaea.org is not exhaustive, and is given subject to modifications having been made since it was put online.

4. Contractual limitations on technical data

The website uses JavaScript technology.
CARIBAEA INITIATIVE shall not be held liable for damage related to the use of the website. In addition, the user of the website agrees to access the website using recent equipment, which does not contain viruses and with an up-to-date latest generation browser.

5. Intellectual property rights

CARIBAEA INITIATIVE is the owner of the intellectual property rights or owns the rights of use for all the elements available at the website, including all text, photographs, graphics, logos, icons, audio, video, and software.

Photographs credits: unless otherwise indicated on the picture itself, all the pictures are the property of CARIBAEA INITIATIVE.
Images with other and specified photo credits are the property of their author and were made available to CARIBAEA INITIATIVE for their use on the website www.caribaea.org exclusively.

Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication, adaptation and/or translation of all or part of the elements of the website, whatever the means or process used, is prohibited without the express prior written permission of CARIBAEA INITIATIVE.

Any unauthorized use of the website or of any of its elements will be considered as constituting an infringement and the legal action will be taken in accordance with the provisions of Articles L.335-2 and following of the Intellectual Property Code.

6. Limitations of liability

CARIBAEA INITIATIVE shall not be held liable for direct or indirect damage caused to the user's equipment when accessing the website www.caribaea.org.

CARIBAEA INITIATIVE shall neither be held liable for indirect damage (such as for example a loss of market or loss of opportunity) resulting from the use of the website www.caribaea.org.

Interactive spaces (possibility to ask questions in the contact area) are available to users. CARIBAEA INITIATIVE reserves the right to remove, without prior notice, any content posted in this space that would violate the law applicable in France, in particular regarding the provisions relating to data protection. Where applicable, CARIBAEA INITIATIVE also reserves the right to invoke the civil and/or criminal liability of the user, in particular in the event of a racist, abusive, defamatory, or pornographic message, whatever the medium used (text, photography…).

7. Management of personal data

The processing of personal data carried out within the framework of the www.caribaea.org website is based on legitimate interest for the purposes of providing services to users and sending them information on activities adapted to their situation.
In particular, users are informed that the information they voluntarily communicate (surname, first name, telephone number, e-mail address) via the forms on the website is required to respond to their request and is intended for the departments responsible for responding to their request, for the purposes of following up this request. Users are informed whether or not they are required to provide this information.

In accordance with the provisions of Articles 39 and 40 of Law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978 on Data Processing, Data Files and Individual Liberties "LIL" as amended and Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016, on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC "General Data Protection Regulation", any user may at any time object to receiving information by using the unsubscribe link included in each message from CARIBAEA INITIATIVE, request access to, have carried to a third party, have rectified or have deleted information concerning him or her processed by CARIBAEA INITIATIVE. The user may also object, for legitimate reasons, to his data being processed and, without reason and at no cost, to his data being used for commercial prospecting purposes.

To exercise this right, the User may write to the following address: contact[at]caribaea.org, or by post to CARIBAEA INITIATIVE, Station Biologique de la Tour du Valat, Le Sambuc, 13200 ARLES, France, specifying "Personal rights" in the subject line and enclosing a copy of proof of identity.
To find out more about the processing of personal data and their rights, Users are invited to consult the Personal Data Protection Charter.

No personal information concerning the User of the www.caribaea.org website is published without the User's knowledge, nor is it exchanged, transferred, ceded or sold on any medium whatsoever to third parties.

Since the RGPD came into force, it is no longer mandatory to declare websites to the CNIL. This site has therefore not been declared.

Databases are protected by the provisions of the law of July 1, 1998 transposing directive 96/9 of March 11, 1996 on the legal protection of databases.

8. Hypertext links and cookies

The website www.caribaea.org may contain hypertext links to other websites, set up with permission from CARIBAEA INITIATIVE. However, CARIBAEA INITIATIVE is not responsible for the unavailability of third-party websites, their content, advertising, or other items available on them. CARIBAEA INITIATIVE cannot therefore be held liable for the content of a third-party website to which the user may have access.

External websites may contain hypertext links pointing to this website. CARIBAEA INITIATIVE reserves the right to refuse hypertext links.

Browsing the www.caribaea.org website is likely to cause the installation of cookie(s) on the user's computer. A cookie is a small file which does not allow the user to be identified, but which records information relating to the navigation of a computer on a website. The data obtained in this way is intended to facilitate subsequent browsing of the website and is also used to measure visitor numbers. In addition, if the user authorizes cookies, they will be used to compile anonymous site traffic statistics.
For further details on our cookies policy, please consult our Personal Data Protection Charter.

9. Applicable law in the event of a dispute

Any dispute in connection with the use of the website www.caribaea.org is subject to French law. Exclusive jurisdiction is granted to the competent French courts.