Legal Notices - Arx Corporate Finance (UK)

Definitions

Client: Any professional or person physically capable, according to articles 1123 onwards of the Civil Code, or legal entity who visits the site subject to the terms and conditions.

Benefits and services: https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ makes the following available to clients:

  • Content: All the aspects that constitute the current information on the website, notably text, images and videos.
  • Client information: Hereafter referred to as “Information” corresponding to the personal data likely to be held by https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ for the management of your account, the client relationship and for analysis and statistics.
  • User: The online web user, using the aforementioned site.
  • Personal information: “The information which allows, in any form, directly or not, the identification of the natural persons to whom they apply”. (Article 4 of law n° 78-17 of January 6th, 1978).
  • The terms: ‘personal data’ ‘person concerned’ ‘subcontractor’ and ‘sensitive data’ follow the definition given by the general regulation on data protection (RGPD: no 2016-679).

1. Website Display

In accordance with article 6 of law no 2004-575 of June 21st 2004, regarding trust in the digital economy, the identity of different users is outlined to users of the website https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ as part of its implementation, as is the following:

Holder: SAS Arx Corporate Finance share capital of €66,000, VAT number FR2442761419 – 127 Rue d’Aboukir 75002 Paris

Director of Publication: Sébastien Denis – [email protected] the director of publication is a natural or legal person.

Webmaster : Holstein Yanne – [email protected]

Host: ovh – 2 rue Kellermann 59100 Roubaix 1007

Data Protection Designee: Sébastien Denis – [email protected]

2. General conditions of use of the site and the proposed services

The site represents an intellectual works protected by the provisions of the Intellectual Property Code and the applicable international rules. The client cannot in any way, reuse, sell or exploit for its own account any or all of the elements or works of the website.

The use of the website https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ implies the full and unconditional acceptance of the general conditions of use described below. These conditions of use can be changed or supplemented at any time, therefore the users of the site https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ are invited to consult them at regular intervals.

This website is normally accessible to users at any time. However, an interruption for reasons of technical maintenance can be decided by https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ which therefore endeavours to communicate the dates and time of the interruption to users beforehand. The website https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ is regularly updated by https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ officials. In the same way, legal notices can be edited at any moment: nevertheless, they apply to the user who is invited to refer to them as often as possible to take note of them.

3. Description of Services Provided

The website https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ aims to provide information concerning all activities of the company. https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ endeavours to provide as precise information as possible on the site https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ . However, they cannot be held responsible for omissions, inaccuracies, and deficiencies in the update whether they are their fault or as a result of the third parties who provide the information.

All the information given on the site https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ is only to be used as a guide and is likely to develop. Furthermore, the information appearing on the site https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ is not exhaustive. They are subject to changes made since they were put online.

4. Contractual Limitations on Data Techniques

The site uses JavaScript technology. The website cannot be held responsible for any material damage related to the use of the site. Moreover, the site user undertakes to access the site using up to date equipment, containing no viruses and with an updated last generation browser. The site https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ is hosted by a provider within EU territory conforming to the provisions of the general regulation on data protection (RGPD: no 2016-679).

The objective is to provide a service assuring the best accessibility rate. The host guarantees the consistency of its service 24 hours a day, every day of the year. However, they reserve the right to interrupt the hosting service for the shortest possible duration notably for maintenance purposes, infrastructure improvements, failure of its facilities or if the benefits and services generate an abnormal amount of traffic.

https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ and the host cannot be held responsible in case of failure of the internet network, phone lines, computer or telephone equipment, notably related to network traffic preventing access to the server.

5. Intellectual Property and Counterfeiting

https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ owns the rights to the intellectual property and holds the rights of use on all the accessible elements on the website, notably the words, images, graphics, logos, videos, icons and sounds. Any reproduction, representation, editing, publication or adaptation of any or all elements of the site, regardless of the means or process used is banned except with prior written permission from https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ .

Any unauthorised exploitation of the site or any one of the elements contained within will be considered as constituting piracy and pursued according to the provisions of the articles L.335-2 onwards of the intellectual property code.

6. Limitations of Responsibility

https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ is the editor of the site. https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ is responsible for the quality and veracity of the content it publishes.

https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ cannot be held directly or indirectly responsible for damage of the user’s hardware via access to the website https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ and resulting from either the use of equipment failing to meet the specifications given in point 4 or the appearance of a bug or incompatibility.

https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ also cannot be held responsible for indirect damage (such as a loss of business or opportunity) following the use of the site https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ . The interactive spaces (where you can ask questions) are available to the users. https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ reserves the right to delete, without prior formal notice, any content put in this space, which contravenes the relevant French legislation, particularly provisions relating to data protection. If need be, https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ also reserves the right to question the civil or penal responsibility of the user, notably in case of racially motivated, abusive, defamatory or pornographic messages whatever the medium used (text, photos …).

7. Personal Data Management

The client is informed of regulation concerning marketing communication, the law of June 21st, 2014 regarding trust in the digital economy, the law on information technology and individual freedom of August 6th, 2004, as well as the general regulation on data protection (RGPD: no 2016-679).

7.1 Responsibility for Personal Data Collection

Arx Corporate Finance is responsible for the handling of personal data, in terms of the personal data collected during the creation of the user’s personal account and during their navigation of the site. https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ is represented by Julien Belon, its legal representative.

As the responsible party for the use of data it collects https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ endeavours to respect the legal framework in effect. Notably, it is up to the site to establish with the client the purpose of their data use, to provide prospective and existing clients, with their consent, complete information on the use of their personal data and to keep a factual register of processing operations. Each time that https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ uses personal data https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ takes all reasonable measures to assure the accuracy and relevance of the personal data in terms of the purpose for which https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ uses them.

7.2 Purpose of Collected Data

https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ is likely to use all or part of the data:

  • to allow browsing of the site and the management and tracking of the benefits and services controlled by the user: data connection and use of the site, invoicing, order history, etc
  • to prevent and counter act computer fraud (spamming, hacking…): hardware used for browsing, IP address, password (hashed)
  • to improve navigation on the site, data connection and utilisation
  • to carry out optional surveys of satisfaction on https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ : email address
  • to carry out communication campaigns (SMS, mail): phone number, email address.

https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ does not commercialise your personal data, which is therefore only used when necessary or for statistical analysis purposes.

7.3 Rights of access, rectification and opposition

Conforming to the European regulation in effect, the users of https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ have the following rights:

  • The rights of access (Article 15 RGPD) and rectification (Article 16 RGPD), to update, the comprehensiveness of user data, the right to lock or delete personal user data (article 17 of RGPD), when they are inexact, incomplete, ambiguous, outdated or if the collection, use, communication or dialogue of them is forbidden.
  • The right to withdraw consent at any moment (Article 13 -2c RGPD)
  • The right to the limitation of user data processing (Article 18 RGPD)
  • The right to oppose user data processing (Article 21 RGPD)
  • The right to transfer data provided by the user when this data is subject to automatic processing based on their consent or a contract (Article 20 RGPD)
  • The right to define the fate of their user data after their death and to choose, to whom https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ should communicate their data (or not), via a third party that they have designated in advance.

As soon as https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ knows of a user’s death, and failing instructions from them, https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ endeavours to destroy their data, except if their conservation turns out to be necessary for proof purposes, or to respond to a legal obligation.


If the user wants to know how https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ uses their personal data, asks for them to be changed, or opposes their use, the user can contact https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ in writing at the following address:

Arx Corporate Finance – DPO, Sébastien Denis

127 Rue d’Aboukir 75002 Paris.

In this case, the user must indicate which personal data they want https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ to correct, update, or delete, by identifying themselves specifically with a copy of a form of identity (ID card or passport).

Requests for removal of personal data will be subject to the provisions imposed upon https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ by law, notably regarding conservation or archival of documents. Finally, users of https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ can file a complaint to the enforcement authorities, and notably to the CNIL (https://www.cnil.fr/fr/plaintes).

7.4 Non-communication of Personal Data

https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ is banned from using, keeping or transferring information collected about clients to a country situated outside of the European Union or recognised as ‘unsuitable’ by the European Commission without informing the client of this beforehand. Furthermore, https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ remains free to choose its commercial and technical contractors on the condition that they provide sufficient assurances regarding the demands of the General Regulation on data protection (RGPD: no 2016-679).

https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ endeavours to take all the necessary precautions to preserve information security, and notably that they won’t be communicated to unauthorised persons. However, if an incident impacting the integrity or confidentiality of client information is brought to the attention of https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ they should inform the client without undue delay and communicate to them the corrective measures taken. Moreover, https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ does not collect any sensitive data.

The personal data of the user can only be used by subsidiaries of https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ and the contractors (service providers) to achieve the purpose of this policy.

Within the limit of their respective assignments and for the purposes listed above, the main people likely to have access to the data of users of https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ are primarily our customer service agents.

8. Notification of Incident

Regardless of the efforts made, any method of Internet transmission and any method of electronic storage is not completely safe. Therefore, we cannot guarantee absolute safety. If we take note of a security breach, we will alert the users concerned, so that they can take appropriate measures. Our incident notification procedures take our legal obligations into account, whether they are at national or European level. We have committed to fully inform our clients of all the questions relevant to the safety of their accounts and to provide them with all the necessary information to help them to respect their own regulatory obligations in terms of reporting.

Any personal information of the user on the site https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ is not published without the knowledge of the user, exchanged, transferred, given up, or sold to third parties. Only the repurchase of https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ and its rights would allow the transmission of the aforementioned information to the eventual buyer, who would in turn be held to the same obligation of preservation and of modification of the data concerning the user of the site https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ .

Safety

To assure the safety and confidentiality of personal data and personal health data, https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ uses networks protected by the standard features such as firewall, pseudonymisation, encryption and passwords.

When processing personal data https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ takes all reasonable measures aiming to protect against any loss, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.

9. Web Links “Cookies” and Internet Tags

The site https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ contains a certain number of web links to other sites, put in place with the authorisation of https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ . However, https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ does not have the opportunity to verify the content of the sites visited in this way, and therefore assumes no responsibility for them.

Unless you decide to deactivate Cookies, you accept that the site can use them. You can deactivate Cookies at any moment and free of charge using deactivation options which are given to you and outlined below, knowing that this can reduce or prevent accessibility to all or some of the services provided by the site.

9.1. “COOKIES”

A “Cookie” is a small information file sent on the user’s browser and saved on the user’s device (e.g computer, smartphone), (hereafter “Cookies”). This file includes information such as the name of the user’s domain, the user’s internet provider, the user’s operating system, as well as the date and time of access. In any case Cookies do not risk damaging the user’s device.

https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ is likely to process user information concerning their visit to the site such as the pages viewed, or the searches made. This information allows https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ to improve the content of the site for the user.

Cookies facilitate the navigation, and/or the provision of services offered by the site, the user can configure their browser, so that it allows them to choose whether or not they wish to accept the way that Cookies are recorded on the device, or on the contrary if they are to be denied, either systematically or by the sender. The user can also configure their browsing software so that the acceptance or denial of Cookies is offered to them immediately before any Cookies are likely to be recorded on their device. https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ informs the user in this case that it is possible that not all the functions of their web browser will be available.

If the user denies the logging of Cookies on their device or browser, or if the user deletes those which are recorded, the user is informed that their browsing and experience of the site may be limited. This can also be the case when https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ or one of their service providers can not recognise, adjusted for technical accounting purposes, the type of browser used by the account, the language or display settings, or the country from which the device appears to be connected to the internet.

Where required, https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ declines all responsibility for the consequences related to damaged operation of the site and the services offered by https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ resulting from (i) the denial of Cookies by the user, (ii) or the impossibility for https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ to record or consult the Cookies required for their operation as a result of the user’s choice. The configuration of every browser is different, for the management of Cookies and the user’s choice. It is described in the help section of the web browser, which shows how the user can change their settings in relation to Cookies.

At any moment, the user can make the choice, to express or change their wishes regarding Cookies. Moreover, https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ can appeal to external service providers to help them to collect and handle the information described in this section.

Finally, by clicking on the icons devoted to social media, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google Plus, featuring on the site of https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ or on its mobile application, and if the user has accepted the use of Cookies by continuing to browse the website or mobile application of https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ , Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google Plus can also file Cookies on your devices (computer, tablet, mobile phone).

These types of Cookies are not filed on your devices unless you consent to it by continuing to browse the website or the mobile application of https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ . However, the user can, at any moment, revoke their consent to https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ to use this type of Cookies.

Article 9.2 Internet Tags

https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ can occasionally use internet tags (also called single pixel GIF images, transparent GIFs, invisible GIFs and one by one GIFs) and to use them via the intermediary of a specialist web analysis partner likely to be located in a foreign country (and therefore to stock the corresponding information, including the user’s IP address).

These tags are simultaneously put in online adverts allowing web users to access the site and on the different pages this one.

This technology allows https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ to evaluate the visitor responses about the site and the efficacity of its features (for example the number of times a page is opened and the information is viewed) as well as the use of the site by the user.

The external provider can eventually gather information on the visitors to the site and other websites due to the Internet tags, to form reports on the activity of the site for the attention of https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ , and to provide other services related to the use of this and of the internet.

10. Applicable Law and Application of Jurisdiction

All litigation relating to the use of the site https://arxcorporatefinance.com/ is subject to French law. Barring cases where the law does not allow it, all litigation should come under the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts of Paris.