Privacy policy

LEGAL TERMS & CONDITIONS

The use of this website (www.imerys-graphite-and-carbon.com) necessarily implies the unconditional acceptance, by the Internet user, of the hereby provisions.

LEGAL NOTICE

The website www.imerys-graphite-and-carbon.com is owned by Imerys Graphite & Carbon Switzerland Ltd, a “Société Anonyme” with a capital of CHF 8’000’000 registered in the Commercial Register of the Canton of Ticino under the reference CHE-105.936.292. The registered office of Imerys Graphite & Carbon Switzerland Ltd is located at 6743 Bodio, Switzerland.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The general architecture, as well as the software, content, pictures, videos, sounds, process, slogans, texts, product, technology and know-how in general, and any other elements which are part of this website are exclusive property of Imerys Graphite & Carbon or its licensors.

Imerys Graphite & Carbon’ trademarks and logos and any derivative version thereof, as well as its partners’ trademarks, whether or not owned by Imerys Graphite & Carbon, are registered trademarks. Any total or partial reproduction of such trademarks and/or such logos, made through this website without Imerys Graphite & Carbon’s express authorization is prohibited in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Swiss Intellectual Property Code.

Any total or partial use, copying, reproduction, publication or representation of this website and its content, by any means whatsoever, without previous written express authorization of Imerys Graphite & Carbon is forbidden and shall be considered as an infringement of the relevant provisions of the Swiss Intellectual Property Code.

Imerys Graphite & Carbon expressly prohibits:

  • the extraction, by permanent or temporary transfer of all or any qualitatively or quantitatively substantial part of the contents of a database to another support by any means and in any form whatsoever;

the re-use, by making available to the public all or a qualitatively or quantitatively substantial part of the contents of the database, under any forms it can be.

TERMS OF USE

Although the information at the website www.imerys-graphite-and-carbon.com is presented in good faith and believed to be correct, Imerys Graphite & Carbon makes no representations or warranties as to the completeness or accuracy of this information.

While every effort has been made to ensure the reliability of the information contained on this website, Imerys Graphite & Carbon accordingly accepts no liability for any errors, omissions or outcomes that may result from using this information.  Information is supplied upon the condition that the persons receiving same will make their own determination as to its suitability for their purposes prior to use. In no event will Imerys Graphite & Carbon be responsible for damages of any nature whatsoever resulting from the use of or reliance upon information or the product to which information refers.  All products, processes and programs presented on the website www.imerys-graphite-and-carbon.com are not necessarily available in all countries. Consequently, the user of this website agrees to exercise his own responsibility when using this information. Hypertext links on our site may lead users to information contained on other servers and web sites, over which Imerys Graphite & Carbon has no control. Imerys Graphite & Carbon shall not endorse or accept any responsibility for the content or the use of such servers and websites. The website www.imerys-graphite-and-carbon.com is normally accessible 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. In case of circumstances outside Imerys Graphite & Carbon’s control, difficulties associated with information systems, difficulties associated with telecommunications networks, other technical issues, or for maintenance – this list is not exhaustive – Imerys Graphite & Carbon may decide to suspend or interrupt access to all or part of the site.  The website www.imerys-graphite-and-carbon.com can be modified without prior notice.

LIMITATIONS OF DAMAGES

IN NO EVENT SHALL IMERYS GRAPHITE & CARBON OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES OR SUBSIDIARIES BE LIABLE TO ANY ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM) THAT ARE RELATED TO THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE CONTENT, MATERIALS, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE, EVEN IF IMERYS GRAPHITE & CARBON IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

SPECIAL NOTICE FOR AMERICAN USERS OF THE WEBSITE www.imerys-graphite-and-carbon.com

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (C.O.P.P.A.) of 1998 provides safeguards to protect children who use the internet by regulating the online collection of personal information from children under the age of 13. According to this Act, “(…) if you operate a general audience website and have actual knowledge that you are collecting personal information from children, you must comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (C.O.P.P.A.).”Imerys Graphite & Carbon does not intend to collect any Personal Identification Information from children under the age of 13. However, if children under the age of 13 provide Personal Identification Information to Imerys Graphite & Carbon, their parents or legal guardian should request that we delete this information from our files by sending us an email via the Contact us page. We will use all reasonable efforts to delete children’s information from our files. Further information about the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 may be found on the Federal Trade Commission’s website (www.ftc.gov).

COPYRIGHT

Imerys Graphite & Carbon is the owner of all right, title and interest in the name of Imerys Graphite & Carbon. You are prohibited from using the name of Imerys Graphite & Carbon without prior authorisation of Imerys Graphite & Carbon. This site and its content are protected according to the intellectual property code, particularly with regard to branding, copyrights, drawings and patterns. Under the international treaties and agreements containing provisions on the protection of copyright, you are prohibited from reproducing (other than for your private use), selling, distributing, issuing, broadcasting, adapting, modifying, publishing, communicating in full or in part in any form the data, presentation or organization of the site, or the works protected by copyright shown on the Imerys Graphite & Carbon website www.imerys-graphite-and-carbon.com without the specific prior written consent of the holder of the copyright attaching to the work, the presentation or organization of the site, or the data reproduced. You are also prohibited from introducing data by whatever means to the Imerys Graphite & Carbon website www.imerys-graphite-and-carbon.com that would modify or be likely to modify the content or appearance of the data, the presentation or organization of the site, or the works featured on the Imerys Graphite & Carbon website.

PERSONAL DATA

Imerys Graphite & Carboncollects data regarding visitors to the site through the Career and Contact sections of the website. This data allows us to respond to your requests for information. Personal information collected in this way is restricted to basic contact information (last name, first name, company name and address, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers).

Imerys Graphite & Carbon uses the mailing list of the www.imerys-graphite-and-carbon.com website to collect data regarding visitors to the site, to help us monitor and improve the services we offer and to supply interested parties information on our activities, products and services.

Tracking techniques may be used on our website as a means of enhancing your navigational experience. You have a right to access, delete and modify any personal data collected in this way. Any personal information collected is destined for use by Imerys Graphite & Carbon and Imerys Graphite & Carbon’s partners. Imerys Graphite & Carbon will never share a user’s personal data with any third party, unless the user himself specifically requests this.

GOVERNING LAW

The provision hereby and in general the website shall be governed by the laws of the Switzerland and interpreted accordingly. Any dispute or difference with respect to this website shall be exclusively settled by the Swiss courts.