Terms and Conditions
1- Publisher of the website
The Website is published by PROCHES, société par actions simplifiée with share capital of €40,000, registered at 21 rue du Faubourg Saint Antoine 75011 Paris, on the companies register of Paris (RCS) under number 810 026 187, on behalf of the Institut Français, établissement public à caractère industriel et commercial, located at 8-14 rue du Capitaine Scott, 75015 Paris, registed on the RCS of Paris under number 529 715 922 and VAT number FR76529715922.
The website publishing director is: Jonathan Bros, Chairman.
The website is hosted by Gandi SAS, 63-65 boulevard Masséna, 75013 Paris - France
Terms and Conditions
The website www.plusloin.io is the media support to the “How far will you go with French?” publicity campaign, organized by the Institut Français and the network of Alliances Françaises to promote French language learning, in France and abroad. It includes the information related to this campaign; introduction, interactive map to the Insititut Français or the nearest Alliance Française, a user experience through the platform WhatsApp, and talent videos.
When accessing the website, one of its offerings or associated services, the user accepts and agrees to respect these terms and conditions, currently applicable, without restriction or reservation.
The purpose of the Terms and Conditions is to define the conditions governing access and reuse of the content and data on the website.
The applicable Terms and Conditions are those which can be accessed online on the date of the user’s connection.
The Institut Français reserves the right to make major or minor changes, at all times and without notice, to these Terms and Conditions. Consequently, users are advised to regularly consult these Terms and Conditions to keep informed of their possible changes.
3. Copyright and reproduction rights
3.1 General structure of the website
The Institut Français is the sole owner of the website.
The brands belonging to the Institut Français and its partners as well as the logos that appear on the website are registered on the INPI and are protected therein by industrial property law.
Any total or partial reproduction of these brands or logos using website elements without the express authorization of the Institut Français is therefore strictly forbidden and is illegal under intellectual property law.
All of the elements on the website www.plusloin.io (texts, drawings, photographs, videos, names, logos, etc.) are protected by the provisions of the French intellectual property code. Outside France, these elements are protected by copyright in all Contracting States of the Berne Convention.
In accordance with the French intellectual property code, any whole or partial reproduction, representation, modification, adaptation, distribution and/or translation of any of the elements on the website institutfrancais.com, via any media (electronic, paper, etc.) without the express prior agreement of the Institut Français is forbidden,.
Reproduction rights of public or official documents:
In accordance with public intellectual property law and in particular article L122-5 of the French intellectual property code, “official documents” may be reused freely:
- press kits and press releases
Non-commercial, and especially teaching use, is authorized, on the condition that the integrity of the information is respected and the meaning, reach and application are not altered, and the origin and date of publication are indicated.
The information cannot be used for commercial or promotional purposes without the express authorization to reuse public data.
The use of public data to develop a product or service designed to be made available to a third party, for free or for a fee, is considered as use for commercial or promotional purposes.
Authorization request for content reproduction
Authorization requests should be sent to: email@example.com
The request should specify the content concerned and the publication or website where it will appear. Once this authorization is obtained, content reproduction must respect the following principles:
- free dissemination;
- the documents reproduced remain whole (no modification or alteration of any kind);
- compulsory inclusion of "© www.plusloin.io - all rights reserved". This indication will lead directly to the content via hyperlink.
Most of the content on the site plusloin.io is presented in seven languages.
The website plusloin.io may provide hyperlinks that lead to websites published by third parties and references to other websites. The content found via these links or references is in no way approved or validated by the Institut Français. Under no circumstances may the Institut Français be held responsible for the content of such websites and will not be held responsible for any resulting damages or prejudice. Including hyperlinks to other sites, provided to users for their convenience alone, does not incur any obligation at the expense of the Institut Français, which has no means to control or monitor the referenced site or its changes and updates.
The creation of hyperlinks towards the Institut Français is free, on the condition that it does not violate any physical or moral interests of the Institut Français and does not create any confusion on the source of services and/or content.
A site that is accessible according to the recommendations of the Référentiel général d’accessibilité des administrations (RGAA) and W3C standards will soon be available. This site will be compatible with all available browsers. It will be accessible to all, with the exception of cases of force majeure.
4. Personal data
4.1 Protection and processing of personal data
Users’ personal data – such as their IP addresses, operating system, browser and settings used and other elements – may be collected while browsing on the website.
These personal data are used for the sole purpose of the proper functioning of the website. As such, they will not be passed on, shared or exchanged for compensation of any sort, and will not be made visible on the website or shared with a third party.
The Institut Français is committed to implementing the appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect personal data from modification, dissemination or unauthorized access, and to preserve their confidentiality fully.
The Institut Français also undertakes to store personal data for a period not exceeding that necessary to fulfill the purpose for which they were collected.
Under Articles 38, 39, and 40 of amended French law 78-17 of 6 January 1978, users are freely entitled to access, modify and object to the data concerning them or concerning deceased persons of whom they are the successors.
If you wish to exercise this right, you may write to the website publisher by email at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org or by letter, with proof of identity, to the following address: Institut français - 8 - 14 rue du Capitaine Scott - 75015 Paris – France
The user is informed that while browsing on the website, they agree to use the cookies designed to offer content and services tailored to their centres of interest.
A cookie is a piece of data which does not enable the user’s identity to be known but is used to record information concerning their browsing on the site.
The user can deactivate these cookies by selecting the option in their browser settings and may also do so by following the procedure described at the following address: www.cnil.fr
The user possesses all of the aforementioned rights with regard to the personal data transmitted via cookies in the conditions described above.
4.3 Social media
As part of content sharing on social media, the website www.plusloin.io uses the APIs of several of these sites. The user indicates their consent and knowledge of the Terms and Conditions of YouTube, Facebook, Google and Twitter.
5. Comments on website content and moderation
Not all the content available and accessible on the website is open to comment. Comments may be moderated prior to publication. However, the website publisher reserves the right to refuse to publish, moderate, edit or delete comments without prior justification.
6. Liability and erratum
The data available on the website are provided solely for reference. They can be modified at any moment and without notice.
The Institut Français cannot be held responsible for direct or indirect, foreseeable or unforeseeable damage such as loss of earnings or profit, loss of data, loss of equipment and repair, recovery or reproduction fees as a result of the use of and/or the unavailability of the website’s services and content.
While the website publishing team monitors and controls the site, unintended errors or omissions may occur.
7. Applicable law and competent jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions are fully subject to French law. The user of the website shall recognize the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts of Paris.
The Institut Français, établissement public à caractère industriel et commercial (a French public undertaking), located at 8-14 rue du Capitaine Scott, specializes in promoting the expertise of French businesses and organizations worldwide.
The Institut Français makes publicly available a website, accessible at the address: https://www.plusloin.io. It includes the information related to this event; introduction, interactive map to the Insititut Français or the nearest Alliance Française, a user experience through the platform WhatsApp, and talent videos.
The terms indicated with an uppercase letter are defined in Article 1 of the Terms and Conditions of the website.
Data controller - data collection and storage
As part of the management of the provision of Services, the Institut Français acts as a controller according to the definition in Article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The Institut Français collects the surnames, first names and email addresses of individuals when they request information via the contact form.
The Institut Français may also collect other personal data of website visitors through the cookies present on the website. The provisions specific to cookies are explained hereafter.
These personal data are collected, saved and stored in compliance with the current legal provisions, and including with the GDPR provisions.
The personal data collected from Users are never transferred outside the European Union. All of the personal data collected are stored on servers located within the European Union.
Access to data
Within the Institut Français, the persons in charge of the website can access the personal data provided in order to process requests.
The IT departments in charge of the proper functioning of the Website may also access certain items of personal data of representatives and members, physical persons of Professionals,[NO1] when this access is justified as part of Website maintenance.
In all cases, the Institut Français strives to ensure that access to data by its employees is limited to strict necessity and that the integrity and security of the data are preserved.
Exercise of rights
Individuals whose personal data are collected by the Institut Français during the provision of Services have the right to access, modify, reject, delete and transfer the personal data concerning them. These rights may be exercised at any time by sending an email to the following address: email@example.com
In the event of a problem concerning the management of personal data, any individual has the right to make a complaint to the CNIL or to any competent authority.
When you visit the Website https://www.plusloin.io, cookies may automatically be installed on your device’s browser. A cookie is a piece of data that does not enable the visitor to be identified but is used to record information about their browsing.
Which cookies may be installed when you visit our website?
The cookies that may be installed on your browser mainly aim to provide audience measurement tools, improve the site’s user-friendliness and follow visitors’ activity on the Website.
Life span of cookies
There are two types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are created temporarily in your browser’s subfolder when you visit a website. Once you leave the site, the session cookie is deleted.
Persistent cookies’ files remain in your browser’s sub-folder and are reactivated once you consult the website that created this specific cookie. A persistent cookie remains in the browser subfolder for the specified duration in the cookie’s file.
Generally, a cookie remains valid for a maximum of 13 months.
You are not obliged to accept cookies being deposited on your device. However, we cannot guarantee an identical user experience if you delete cookies.
Cookie settings and deletion
The settings in your browser may enable you to reject cookies following the procedure described in the tab “Internet Options” of your browser.