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CIE NATIONALE CONSEILS EN PROPRIETE INDUSTRIELLE, hereinafter referred to as the Compagnie Nationale des Conseils en Intellectual property (CNCPI), a professional organisation governed by the law n° 90-1052 of 26 November 1990, the order of 29 July 1994 approving the internal regulations of 17 March 1994, the order of 7 January 2008 approving the application of article R. 421-1-2 of the intellectual property code, the decree n° 92-360 of 1 April 1992, the decree n° 2007-731 of 7 May  2007, and more generally all present and future provisions of the intellectual property code, 

SIREN N°413 731 449,
Code APE 9412Z – Activities of professional membership organisations, 
Headquarters: 13 rue du Quatre Septembre, 75002, PARIS,
+33 (0) 1 53 21 90 89 / 81 60
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M. Jean-Christophe ROLLAND, in her capacity as President

Data protection officer

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Address: 28, rue du Sentier – 75002 Paris, France
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Site access
Accessing this site implies the automatic and unrestricted acceptance of these general terms and conditions of use. We reserve the right to modify them at any time and invite users to refer to them regularly.

These terms and conditions constitute the whole legal agreement between us and the user. Any modification or additional content which will be integrated into this site will be subject to these conditions. Certain services and sections may be subject to specific additional conditions.

With the exception of the cost of connection, access to the content of this site is free. We reserve the right to amend, temporarily interrupt, or stop providing all or part of our Internet service at any time without notifying the user. The CNCPI shall not be held liable should this occur. 

Conditions of access to site 
The user acknowledges having the competence and necessary means to access and utilise this site. The user recognises having verified that the computer configuration used does not contain any virus and that it operates correctly.

The user also recognises having read this legal notice and agrees to comply with it.

The information provided by the site operator is purely indicative. The site operator cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of information displayed on the website or that it is up to date. Consequently, the user acknowledges that they use this information at their own risk. 

Limitation of liability 
The documents, information and services published on this site are provided 'as they stand', without any express or tacit guarantee of any kind. 

The CNCPI cannot be held responsible in the event of contamination of users' computer equipment as a result of the propagation of a virus or other computer 'infections'. The site user is responsible for taking all appropriate measures to protect the user's own data and/or software from any possible contamination by computer viruses circulating via Internet.  
In no way can the CNCPI, its employees, or the third parties mentioned on the site be held responsible, for claims involving contractual responsibility, criminal responsibility, or any other claims, for indirect or direct damage, incidents and accessories of whatever nature, or for any prejudice, particularly of a financial or commercial nature, resulting from the use of its site or any item of information obtained from its site.

The www.cncpi.fr site may contain links to CNCPI partner sites. The CNCPI has no control over these sites and therefore cannot be held responsible for the availability of these sites, their content, advertising material, products, and/or services available at or through these sites. Thus, the CNCPI shall not be liable in any way for direct or indirect damage that may occur when the user accesses the partner site or uses this site, and it shall not be liable for any non-compliance with the contents and services or with any regulations or for any information that infringes on the rights of a third party. The CNCPI disclaims any responsibility concerning the information, materials and software on the sites linked by hypertext links to the site www.cncpi.fr.

Information about products and services 
The information on this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. This information may be modified or updated without notice. The CNCPI may also, at any moment and without notice, improve and/or modify the products and/or services described on the site.
All information published on the cncpi.fr site may contain direct or indirect references to products and services which are not advertised or available in your country.

Personal data 
The CNCPI, which is responsible for data processing, collects personal data about its members and users in the following cases:
  • for signing up members to the CNCPI, 
  • for all requests for information or documentation, 
  • for all registrations to events organised by the CNCPI (discussions, conferences, salons, workshops, future training sessions…), 
  • for all subscriptions to CNCPI newsletters. 
This information may include contact data such as your name, postal address, email address (personal or professional), telephone number, job, or French patent and trademark attorney number.

The legal basis and purposes of such processing are: 
  • the respect of legal and regulatory obligations linked to the functions of French patent and trademark attorneys s, in particular to articles R.421-1 and in accordance with the Intellectual Property code
  • the legitimate interest of the CNCPI to communicate, manage, and organise meetings, activities, or events for its members and users, and more generally to promote and lead campaigns for the awareness and promotion of intellectual property among the general public. 
The CNCPI takes precautionary technical and organisational data usage measures in order to protect personal data, to preserve its integrity, and especially so that it will not be communicated with any unauthorised third parties. 

This personal data will not be shared with third parties except, if applicable, when the user opts to use the Directory functionality to directly contact the CPI Firm of his choice by email via the messaging system, to the web site operator, to another professional association as part of the organisation of meetings or events held with it, or to the service provider in charge of the organisation of these events, or to the bank in case of enrolment and online payment by the concerned member. 
In the context of meetings and events with another professional association, the CNCPI may transfer the abovementioned data to a third country or an international organisation as defined in the Regulation. 

The CNCPI ensures regulatory compliance for this transfer as the data subject has given his explicit consent for the proposed transfer. 
The data relative to members of the CNCPI is stored during the entire period during which the French patent and trademark attorneyis a member of the CNCPI, prolonged by the duration of applicable limitation period. 
The data relative to users is stored for 3 years after the last request for information or registration to CNCPI events. 
The user is informed that that he has the rights of opposition, access, rectification, erasure, opposition, data portability, and limitation of the nominative and personal data regarding him/herself, by writing to the following address: CNCPI - 13 rue du Quatre Septembre, 75002 PARIS or via email to: rgpd@cncpi.fr. 
In accordance with applicable legal and regulatory provisions, concerned persons may submit a claim to the French supervisory authority, the National Commission for Data Protection and Liberties (CNIL), at 3 Place de Fontenoy - TSA 80715 - 75334 PARIS CEDEX 07, or www.cnil.fr.

The user is informed that a cookie may be automatically installed on his browser during his visit to the cncpi.fr site. This cookie is only used to store information relative to the user’s navigation on the site in order to improve the quality of the site.
The directory provided by the cncpi.fr site is comprised of the list of physical persons  on the list of French patent and trademark attorneys as well as the contact details of legal entities enacted by decree n° 92-360 of 1 April 1992, decree n° 2007-731 of 7 May 2007, and more generally by Title II of the de la intellectual property code. In accordance with compliance to the above rules, a person on the list may, at any time, request the CNCPI to update his information. 

The CNCPI provides no commitment as to the exactitude of the information contained in its directory and declines all responsibility in case of omission or error.
The CNCPI web site offers, in its “Directory” section, a functionality enabling the user to directly contact the Intellectual Property firm of his choice by email via a messaging system by clicking on the icon representing an envelope: “send an email”. The user then has the possibility of sending his contact details (name/address, email, and company or organisation, if desired) as well as a written message to the selected firm. 

The Intellectual Property firms which may be contacted via this functionality have authorised the CNCPI to transfer the data cited above and are committed to handling this data respecting the following conditions et processing purposes: 
  • The purposes of processing are: to enable the CPI Firm to contact the user to respond to a request for information in view of an eventual offer of service
  • Personal data processed are: contact details of the user who contacted the CPI Firm via the CNCPI internet site directory, including: name, email address, and, eventually, company or organisation
  • The categories of concerned persons are: users of the CNCPI (www.cncpi.fr) internet site who have contacted a CPI Firm selected from the directory which is at their disposal. 
The Intellectual Property Firm will delete personal data received within three years following the final request by the user in the absence of any commercial relation.
The Intellectual Property Firm will not sell nor transfer personal user data received via the functionality of the CNCPI site. 

The Intellectual Property Firm will respond to user requests to exercise user by this transfer of data: right of access, rectification, erasure and blocking, right of restriction of processing, right to data portability, right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing (including profiling).
The Intellectual Property Firm will notify the CNCPI of any personal data breach within 48 hours after becoming aware of the violation, by email to the address rgpd@cncpi.fr. This notification is to be accompanied by all useful documentation in order to enable the CNCPI, if necessary, to notify the competent authorities about the violation.

Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights 
All elements of the creations contained in this web site (texts, photographs, illustrations, logos, icons, downloadable files, written and/or graphic trademarks, etc.) constitute works protected in France by the Intellectual Property Code, and abroad by the international conventions in force pertaining to copyright. 
Putting this website on line is not a license to use the intellectual property mentioned. No such use may be made without the prior written express permission of the owner. 

Modifications to the web site
The CNCPI reserves the right to modify or correct the content of their site, and to temporarily interrupt or permanently discontinue all or part of their site and to their terms and conditions at any time, without prior notice to the user.

Applicable law 
Any dispute arising under or in any way connected with these Terms and Conditions shall be referred to the courts of Paris, and will be governed and analysed according to French law independently of the rules concerning conflicting legislation. By using the cncpi.fr sites, you expressly agree to the application of these clauses relating to jurisdiction. If any provision in these Conditions is or becomes invalid for any reason whatsoever, this shall not prejudice the applicability of all the other provisions of these Conditions. 

Contact us CNCPI French Patent & Trademark Attorneys Institute

13 rue du 4 septembre, 75002 Paris

Phone : +33 (0)1 53 21 90 89
Email : contact@cncpi.fr