GENERAL CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE
Details identifying the entity managing the website
The company Grupo General Cable Sistemas, S.A. (hereinafter “General Cable”), with registered offices in Calle Casanova, 150, 08036 Barcelona and Tax Identification Number A-08.102.790.
Is registered with the Companies Registry of Barcelona, volume 10.856, page 173, sheet B-18.317.
Telephone no. 34 93 227 97 00, Fax 34 93 227 97 22
1. Access and use of the website
1.1. Access to the website
These General Conditions of Access and Use regulate access to and use of the website “www.generalcable-fr.com” (hereinafter, the “Website”), which Silec Cable makes available to the users of the Internet, and whose object is to provide the user with information with regard to Silec Cable, its activities and products relating to the sector covering energy cables, telecommunication cables, electric cables, and cables for construction, data transmission, instrumentation, control and special cables, in addition to High Voltage cables.
This Website is of an informative nature and is intended exclusively for businesspeople and professionals, and under no circumstances for people considered as “consumers”. If you are an individual, not a businessperson or professional, you should abstain from using the Website.
Access to the Website implies acceptance of these General Conditions of Access and Use, and you should therefore read them carefully before making use of it. If you do not accept these conditions, you should abstain from using the Website and its content.
Silec Cable likewise informs the users of this Website that these General Conditions of Access and Use may be adapted or modified at any time without prior notice. Consequently, the user should read and accept these General Conditions of Access and Use on each of the occasions that they wish to use the Website.
1.2. Use of the Website
The user undertakes to make diligent use of the Website, and of the information relating to the products contained therein, fully subject both to the applicable regulations and to these General Conditions of Access and Use.
2. Exoneration from liability
2.1. Operation of the Website
Silec Cable makes the best effort possible to maintain the Website operating correctly, preventing errors or, if appropriate, repairing them, and maintaining the contents of the Website duly up-to-date. However, Silec Cable does not guarantee the availability and continuity of access to the Website or the non-existence of errors in its contents, or that the latter are appropriately updated.
2.2. Modifications to the information of the Website
Silec Cable reserves the right, at any time and without the need for prior notice, to make modifications, eliminations, or updates to the information contained on the Website, its configuration or presentation.
2.3. Use of the information contained on the Website
Both access to the Website and the use that may be made of any information that it contains, especially in relation to the suitability and the good use of the products of Silec Cable, are carried out under the exclusive responsibility of the user. Silec Cable does not accept responsibility for any damages which may arise, directly or indirectly, from access to or use of the information contained on its Website, and especially from that information relating to third parties other that Silec Cable. In particular, Silec Cable expressly records that all the information relating to the specifications and conditions of use of its products contained on the Website does not substitute the general and/or individual conditions of contracting of Silec Cable and all that information provided together with the products acquired in person, to which the user should refer for their acquisition and correct use. The user is therefore reminded of the need to proceed to read carefully all the documentation accompanying the products or services acquired.
Silec Cable likewise declares that the free information supplied to the user as a result of the specific enquiries relating to products or services offered on the Website is of a merely indicative nature, and it does not therefore accept any responsibility arising from any damages which could arise, directly or indirectly, from the use by the user of this information supplied. In particular, Silec Cable expressly records that this information does not constitute a technical opinion issued on the basis of all the relevant data required. Consequently, in the event of requiring a binding technical opinion, you should contact the Technical Service department of Silec Cable.
In addition, Silec Cable does not accept responsibility for any damages to the software or hardware of the user arising from access to the Website.
3. Responsibility of the user
The user is aware, and voluntarily accepts, that the use of the Website takes place, in any case, under their sole and exclusive responsibility.
The user shall be responsible for the damages of any nature from which Silec Cable may suffer as a result of the non-fulfilment of any of the obligations to which it is subject by virtue of these General Conditions of Access and Use or of the legislation applicable in relation to use of the Website.
4. Policy in relation to hypertext links
Silec Cable does not accept any responsibility at all arising from the connection or from the contents of the hypertext links to third party websites, and their existence does not imply that Silec Cable endorses, promotes or recommends the websites linked.
Likewise, those third parties who have the intention of including on a website a hypertext link which links to the Website must necessarily obtain the prior, express, written, consent of Silec Cable.
5. Protection of personal details
Silec Cable informs you that the details of a personal nature with which you provide us on sending e-mails, and the details which Silec Cable accesses as a result of your surfing, enquiries or requests made through the Website, will be included on a file for which Silec Cable is responsible and the aim of which is to attend to these enquiries or requests, and to prepare your user profile on the basis of your surfing habits with the aim of keeping you informed about goods and services that may be of interest to you.
The use will be able to revoke the consent given in the previous paragraph and exercise the rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition by contacting for this purpose the address indicated in the heading of these General Conditions of Access and Use, by conventional or electronic mail, in person or by telephone, and indicating, as appropriate, in a visible manner the specific right being exercised.
Please inform Silec Cable immediately regarding any modification of your details of a personal nature so that the information contained on the files of Silec Cable is at all times updated and does not contain errors. Likewise, on accepting these General Conditions of Access and Use, you recognize that the information and the personal details collected are precise and true.
We hereby inform you that failure to fill in the details of a personal nature indicated as compulsory on any of the electronic registration forms may result in Silec Cable not being able to attend to your request.
The user expressly consents to the possibility of their details being communicated by Silec Cable to companies of the General Cable Group and other collaborating companies, for the purposes indicated in the first paragraph of this clause 5.1, with a destination in any country of the world, even those which do not offer a level of protection comparable with that of the regulations of the European Union in relation to the protection of details of a personal nature. By accepting the provisions of these General Conditions of Access and Use, you are considered to have been informed of the communication of the first assignment of details to the entities indicated in
Appendix I. We likewise inform you that the consent for the communication of details of a personal nature is revocable at any time, although it will not have retroactive effects.
5.2. Commercial communications
On accepting this clause, the user expressly authorizes Silec Cable to send them commercial, promotional or advertising communications by e-mail or any other equivalent electronic means of communication to the e-mail address with which they provide us. If you do not wish to receive these commercial, promotional or advertising communications, whatever the channel used for this purpose, you can notify your decision freely using the means indicated in clause 5.1 above in order to exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition. Your acceptance of this commercial information being sent is always of a revocable nature, without retroactive effects.
5.3. Safety measures
Silec Cable informs you that it has introduced the safety measures of a technical and organizational kind necessary to guarantee the safety of your details of a personal nature and to prevent their unauthorized alteration, loss, processing and/or access, taking into account the state of the technology, the nature of the details stored and the risks to which they are exposed, whether they come from human action or from the physical or natural environment.
6. Industrial and Intellectual Property
All the intellectual property rights, contents, design, database and codes that the Website contains are owned by Silec Cable, which is responsible for the exclusive exercising of the rights to operate them, unless a different ownership is indicated in each case. The unauthorized reproduction, distribution, marketing or transformation of these works, unless carried out for personal and private use, constitutes a violation of the intellectual property rights of Silec Cable or of whoever the owner is.
Likewise, all the trade names, trademarks and distinguishing signs of any kind are protected by industrial, intellectual or other property rights.
The unauthorized use of the contents of this Website, and the violation caused to the intellectual and industrial property rights of Silec Cable may give rise to the exercising of the legally corresponding actions, and to the liabilities which, if appropriate, arise from this.
Consequently, in the event of wishing to obtain any authorization, you should request it from the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
7. Legislation applicable and jurisdiction
The ACCESS to and use of the Website shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with Spanish legislation.
ANY dispute which may arise between Silec Cable and the users of the Website shall be settled, with express renunciation by the Parties of any other jurisdiction, by the Courts and Tribunals of the city of Barcelona (Spain).
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