General Conditions of Use

    1. Purpose

    iTak Strategies operates a website accessible at (hereinafter the “Platform”), through which it offers visitors (hereinafter the “Users”) information on consultancy services in supporting companies in the development of their business and innovation strategy, in particular through the development and implementation of new products and services in the field of biotechnology.

    iTak Strategies and the User are hereinafter referred to together or individually as a “Party”.

    The purpose of these General Conditions (hereinafter the “General Conditions”) is to set out the terms and conditions for providing Users with information via the Platform (hereinafter the “Services”) and to define the rights and obligations of the Parties in this context.

    They express the entire agreement of the Parties and cancel and replace any prior written or oral agreement, letter, offer or other document having the same object. They are accessible at any time via a direct link on the Platform’s homepage.

    1. Operator of the Platform

    The Platform and the Services are operated by iTak Strategies, a simplified joint-stock company registered in the Versailles Trade and Companies Register under number 839 289 121, whose registered office is located at 4 impasse Marie-Thérèse – 78600 Maisons-Laffitte – France (hereinafter the “Company”).

    The Company may be contacted at the following coordinates:

    1. General Conditions acceptance

    The User declares by using the Services that he has read these General Conditions and expressly accepts them.

    This acceptance can only be full and complete. Any conditional membership is considered null and void. The User who does not agree to be bound by these General Conditions shall not use the Services or access the Platform.

    1. Services description

    The Services include only Users’ information on:

    The nature of the services offered by the Company to its customers, as well as the terms of provision of the services;

    The Company’s references, as well as the presentation of its DNA, its teams and their skills;

    News and information about the Company;

    Articles, brief or dispatched, written only by the Company, on a topic of its choice, in the biotechnology sector, and published in the blog tab of the Platform.

    The Company alone decides on the nature of the information disseminated, the recurrence of the publications, their thematic.

    In particular, the Company endeavours to provide quality and verified information on articles, briefs or dispatches that it publishes on the blog, however, under no circumstances shall the Commission be liable for any information which is inaccurate or contains an error.

    The Company also provides the User with a contact form enabling him to obtain any information he deems useful. The User acknowledges and accepts that the data transmitted are used strictly under the conditions detailed in the privacy policy.

    The User has access to the following Services in a form and according to the technical means deemed most appropriate by the Company.

    1. Intellectual Property

    These General Conditions do not confer on the User any intellectual property rights of any kind on the Platform, as well as on all texts, images, photographs, audio-visual content and other content, exploited by the Company on the Platform, including these Terms and Conditions, trademarks, trade names and logos, software, structures, infrastructures and databases used by the Company within the Platform, which remain the exclusive, full and complete property of the Company.

    Any act of disassembly, decompilation, decryption, extraction, reuse, and more generally any reproduction, representation, distribution, adaptation, commercialization of the Platform and/or texts, images, photographs, audio-visual content and other content exploited by the Company on the Platform by the User, without the prior written consent of the Company, are prohibited and may be the subject of legal proceedings.

    1. User’s obligations

    The User is solely responsible for any damage of any kind, material or intangible, direct or indirect, caused to any third party, including the Company, the unlawful use and/or exploitation of the Platform and/or the Services and/or any of its elements, including all content distributed by the Company on the Platform, regardless of the cause and location of such damage, and guarantees the Corporation the consequences of any claims or actions that may be made against it.

    In addition, the User of the Platform waives all recourse against the Company in the case of proceedings brought against it by a third party as a result of the unlawful use and/or exploitation of the Platform and/or any content disseminated on the Platform and/or of Services.

    Regarding this, the User undertakes, in its use of the Services, to respect the laws and regulations in force and not to infringe the rights of third parties or public order. Furthermore, the User acknowledges that for the provision of certain Services, the Company may request the disclosure of certain documents or information. The User undertakes to provide the Company with all documents, elements, data and information necessary for the proper performance of the Services. More generally, the User undertakes to cooperate actively with the Company with a view to the proper execution of this agreement and to inform it of any difficulties related to this execution. Finally, the User expressly forbids: (i) any behaviour that would interrupt, suspend, slow or prevent the continuity of the Services, (ii) any intrusion or attempted intrusion into the Company’s systems, (iii) any diversion of the Platform’s system resources, (iv) any action that may impose a disproportionate burden on the Company’s infrastructure, (v) any breach of security and authentication measures, (vi) any act that may affect the Company’s financial, commercial or moral rights and interests, and more generally (vii) any breach of these General Conditions.

    1. Exclusion of Corporate Liability and Warranty

    The Company undertakes to provide the Services diligently and in accordance with best practices, it being specified that it has an obligation of means, excluding any obligation of result, which the User expressly recognizes and accepts.

    The User acknowledges that the Company’s liability is exclusively limited to the provision of the Services in accordance with the terms and conditions described herein, to the exclusion of any other provision. The User further acknowledges and accepts that the Services are provided as is without any warranty of any kind, express or implied. The Company will also not be liable for any use of the Services made by a User who does not comply with these General Conditions.

    In addition, the Company does not guarantee the User that:

    • Services, subject to constant research to improve performance and progress, will be completely free of defects, errors or defects;
    • Since the Services are standard and are not offered solely for the User’s own personal requirements, they will specifically meet the User’s needs and expectations.

    The Company reserves the right to insert, on any page of the Platform and in any communication to the User, any advertising or promotional messages in a form and under conditions of which the Company will be the sole judge.

    1. Personal data

    The Company implements a personal data protection policy whose characteristics are explained in the document entitled “Charter on the protection of personal data”, accessible on the homepage of the Platform and of which the User is expressly invited to read.

    In particular, the Company declares that it complies with all its legal and regulatory obligations regarding the protection of personal data aimed at guaranteeing, in particular, the security and confidentiality of the data collected and processed.

    1. Advertising

    The Company reserves the right to insert, on any page of the Platform and in any communication to User, any advertising or promotional messages in a form and under conditions of which the Company will be the sole judge.

    1. Commercial references

    The Parties are the sole owners of their names, brands, logos, signs, designs.

    Each of the Parties undertakes to respect the intellectual property rights of the other Party on these distinctive signs and, in particular, refrain from provoking any analogy and/or confusion in the audience mind for any purpose and by any mode whatsoever, in particular, each Party undertakes not to:

    • use the name of the other Party in its name or in any other trade name or business name without limitation;
    • register or cause to be registered, during and after the end of the contractual relationship between the Parties, no mark, name, logo, sign and drawing used by the other Party.

    This agreement does not imply any assignment of the intellectual property rights held by the Parties to their distinctive signs for the benefit of the other Party, which the other Party expressly acknowledges under this agreement.

    The User authorizes the Company to make use of its name, trademark and logo, as commercial references, on any medium and in any form, during the term hereof and three (3) years after the end of the relations between the Parties.

    1. Links and Third Party Sites

    Under no circumstances shall the Company be held responsible for the technical availability of websites operated by third parties (including any partners) accessed by the User via the Platform.

    The Company assumes no responsibility for the content, advertisements, products and/or services available on such third-party sites which it is recalled are governed by their own terms of use.

    The Company is also not responsible for transactions between the User and any advertiser, professional or merchant (including any partners) to which the User would be directed through the Platform and could in no case be party to any disputes with such third parties concerning in particular the delivery of products and/or services, any guarantees, representations and other obligations to which such third parties are bound.

    1. Modification of the General Conditions

    The Company reserves the right to modify these General Conditions at any time. In particular, the Company reserves the right to modify and/or stop offering all or part of the Services at any time at its discretion.

    Any User who uses the Services after the entry into force of the amended General Conditions is deemed to have accepted these changes, which will be fully applicable to him.

    1. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

    These General Conditions are governed by French law.

    In case of dispute about validity, interpretation and/or enforcement of the General Conditions, the Parties agree that the courts of Paris shall have exclusive jurisdiction to rule on them, unless there are mandatory rules of procedure to the contrary.

    1. Entry into force

    These general terms and conditions came into force on December 1, 2019.