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THE CONSUMER GOODS FORUM LEGAL NOTICE – TERMS OF USE
LEGAL NOTICE

This website site is published by The Consumer Goods Forum, a not-for-profit association (Association Loi 1901 under French law - Identification R.N.A: W751029783), whose registered office is located 22/24 rue du Gouverneur Général Eboué - 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux – FRANCE. Tel: (+33)1 82 00 95 95 - Fax: (+33) 1 82 00 95 96. - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Publishing Director:

Isabell Odesser,
The Consumer Goods Forum
22-24 rue du Gouverneur Général Eboué,
92130 ISSY-LES-MOULINEAUX
Phone : +33 1 82 00 95 95
Fax : +33 1 82 00 95 96

Hosting Provider:

GANDI SAS
63-65 boulevard Massena Paris (75013) France
registered under number 423 093 459 RCS PARIS
VAT no FR81423093459
Phone: +33 (0) 1 70.37.76.61
Fax +33. (0) 1 43 73 18 51

Photo credits: The Consumer Goods Forum, unless stated otherwise.

TERMS OF USE

The Consumer Goods Forum corporate website (the “Website”), has been developed by The Consumer Goods Forum for the benefit of all visitors and members who would like to know more about our association, its activities and services.
Your access to and use of the Website and/or to any information it contains, constitutes your unconditional acceptance of the following Terms of Use.

1. Intellectual Property Rights

The content of this Website, including, without limitation, its architecture, visual identity, as well as all the information and elements available on the website, such as texts, articles, brochures, photographs, illustrations, images, brands and logos, trademarks, service marks, product or company names, software, tools, product, process or technology (“the Content”) are protected by applicable legislation governing copyright, trademark rights, design rights and unfair competition.
The Content is and shall remain the sole and exclusive property of The Consumer Goods Forum. No right to use such Content is granted hereunder except as expressly set forth below.
Reproduction of documents published on the Website is authorized solely for informative purposes and for personal and private use: any reproduction and any use of copies made for other purposes is expressly forbidden.
Other than the above limited rights, no license or authorization whatsoever is given to you with regards to the Content of, or material covered in, this Website.

2. Disclaimer

The Consumer Goods Forum reserves the right to change in its sole discretion and without prior notice all or any part of the Content contained in this Website. The Consumer Goods Forum may make improvements or changes to the Content of this Website at any time without notice.
No warranty, either express or implied, of any kind is made, and The Consumer Goods Forum disclaims all warranties, regarding the Content of this Website.

The Consumer Goods Forum does not guarantee that the Website is free of errors or bugs, nor that these may be corrected or that the Website performs without interruptions or breakdowns. The Consumer Goods Forum excludes all liability of any kind for direct, indirect or incidental damages or loss of data or profit resulting from or associated with the use or operation of the Website and its Content. The Consumer Goods Forum has no liability in connection with the Content made available on this Website.
In no event will The Consumer Goods Forum be responsible for the content of the sites it links to. The Consumer Goods Forum has no editorial control over those sites. These links are made available as a service to users of The Consumer Goods Forum Website.

3. Privacy Statement

The Consumer Goods Forum is aware that the security of your private information is an important concern. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously.
You can use our Website without disclosing your personal data. You are not required to provide personal information as a condition of using our site, except for the purposes listed below and at your request.

Collection and Processing

You may be called upon to register and supply certain personal data (your name, position, company name and e-mail address) (“Personal Data”) to contact us, or for the purposes of creating a Member account, being registered on the Consumer Goods Forum’s members directory, obtaining and/or accessing to certain information about our activities or the services that we offer, and/or subscribing to our blog, newsletters or webinars.
You may also register to events organized by or with The Consumer Goods Forum via our event websites. This ticketing and registration service is directly managed by Evenium or other registration agencies. Some of your personal data collected by these agencies will be transmitted to The Consumer Goods Forum for the purposes of recording your event registration, issuing your event ticket [and, as the case may be, sending you materials and/or information in connection with such event]. The Personal Data that you may wish to communicate to The Consumer Goods Forum for these purposes might be disclosed to The Consumer Goods Forum members’ directory (if you are a Member), to our local subsidiaries and authorized partners of the said event (if you attend our event), and (iii) to authorized subcontractors / data processors such as the service providers that are in charge of hosting the Website or involved in its Content or management.
In this context, you are informed that your Personal Data may be stored or accessed by third parties that are not located in the European Economic Area (EEA) or in a country not approved by the E.U as having adequate data protection laws. By communicating your Personal Data to us, you agree with such transfer.

Confidentiality

The Consumer Goods Forum undertakes to ensure the confidentiality of the Personal Data collected.
Only authorised staff, who have undertaken to observe data secrecy requirements, are allowed to be involved in the processing of Personal Data. It is prohibited for them to use such Personal Data for their own private purposes or to make it accessible to any unauthorized entity or employees who do not need access to such data to fulfill their employment duties.

Security

The Consumer Goods Forum will store your Personal Data safely and, therefore, take all precautionary measures to protect your Personal Data against loss, abuse or changes. Contractual partners who have access to your Personal Data in order to provide services to you on behalf of The Consumer Goods Forum are contractually obliged to keep such information in confidence and may not use these Personal Data for any other purpose.

Rights

In accordance with the French data protection law of January 6, 1978, as modified by the law 6 August 6, 2004 relating to the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data, you have the right to access, modify, correct or delete any Personal Data collected through this Website. You can exercise this right at any time, by sending an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We will modify or delete your information as soon as possible.

Cookies

In addition to the Personal Data which you supply to us, information and data may be automatically collected through the use of cookies.
Cookies information
Cookies are small units of data temporarily stored on the hard disk of your computer by your browser that are necessary for using our Website.

Cookies we use have the following aims:

  • Functionality cookies

    Functionality cookies record information about choices you have made and permit to tailor our Website to your needs.
    Functionality cookies are temporarily stored on the hard disk of your computer during your navigation time on our Website.
    Information collected disappeared with the closing of the browser.

  • Performance cookies

    Performance cookies permit to provide you with a better user experience.
    Information supplied by cookies helps us to understand how our visitors use our Website so that we can enhance our Website functionalities and contents.
    Performance cookies aim at detecting any technical problems with our websites during your navigation time and to identify first-time visitors.
    Information collected by performance cookies is kept during 13 months unless you have deleted them from your browser.

  • Analytical cookies

    Analytical cookies maybe used in view to establishing statistics on our Website’s audience.
    Information collected by analytical cookies is kept during 13 months unless you have deleted them from your browser.

  • Third party cookies

    Third party cookies are not installed and operated by the Consumer Goods Forum. They are installed and read by third parties during your navigation time on our Website..
    Third party cookies can use your navigation data to offer you targeted advertising of goods and services.

Managing Cookies

By surfing on our Website, you acknowledge and accept the use of cookies both to facilitate your navigation, to share contents on social networks, and to measure the website usage.
You can choose at any time to turn off all or part of cookies:

Refusing cookies by changing your browser’s settings

The majority of web browsers automatically accept cookies.
You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings of your browser. You can also delete cookies that have already been set during your navigation time by deleting the temporary Internet files (Browser bar "Tools"-"Internet options"). However if you do turn cookies off this might limit your access to our Website or slow down the loading of certain pages.

  • Refusing analytical cookies

Tracking cookies are provided by Google Analytics. If you don’t want your navigation data to be collected or maintained by these cookies, you have to install this module: [https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=fr] 

Opt-out

At all times, you have the option of "opting out" of receiving future e-mail updates by following the procedure described in such e-mails.

4. Member Account

As a registered Member, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer to prevent unauthorised access to your account. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You should take all necessary steps to ensure that the password is kept confidential and secure and should inform us immediately if you have any reason to believe that your password has become known to anyone else, or if the password is being, or is likely to be, used in an unauthorised manner.
Please ensure that the information you provide us with are correct and complete and inform us immediately of any changes to the information that you provided when registering. You can access, modify and update much of the information you provided us with after logging in to your account on the Website.  To change your Name, Company or email please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you wish to close down your member account on the Website, please send us an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

5. Modifications

These terms of use and the principles resulting therefrom may be modified by The Consumer Goods Forum at any time.
The Consumer Goods Forum invites you to regularly visit this page of our Website.