Legal Notice


hereby detailed for users of the website, in accordance with article 6 of law no. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 for Confidence in the Digital Economy, are the identities of the various entities involved in the site’s creation and running:

Owner: Audencia – 8 Route de la Jonelière - 44312 - Nantes Cedex 2, France

Creator: Audencia

Publication Manager:  Arnaud Fournier, Audencia Digital Communication Manager
The publication manager is a natural person or a legal entity.

Webmaster: Céline Meyer – webmaster(at)

Hosting provider: OVH – Head office: 2 rue Kellermann - 59100 Roubaix - France.

Use of the website implies full and complete acceptance of the general terms & conditions of use described hereinafter. These terms & conditions of use are subject to amendment or supplement at any time, users of the website are therefore invited to consult them regularly.

The website is usually accessible to users at all times. Interruption for the purposes of technical maintenance may however be decided upon by Audencia, who will endeavour to inform its users in advance of the dates and times of the intervention.

The website is regularly updated. Similarly, the legal notices may be amended at any time: they are nevertheless binding to the user, who is invited to refer to them as often as possible in order to remain fully informed.

The purpose of is to provide information about Audencia's history and events.

Audencia strives to provide information on the website that is as accurate as possible. However, it shall not be held liable for omissions, inaccuracies and shortcomings in updating, whether by its own doing or due to third party partners who provide it with this information.

All information indicated on the website is provided for information purposes only and is subject to change. In addition, the information featured on the website is not exhaustive. It is provided subject to changes that may have been made since its posting.

The website uses JavaScript technology.

The website will not be liable for any material damage related to the use of the site. In addition, the user undertakes to access the website using recent, virus-free equipment along with a recent up-to-date browser.

Audencia owns the intellectual property rights or holds the rights of use for all elements accessible on the website, in particular texts, images, graphics, logos, icons, sounds and software

Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication or adaptation of all or part of the elements of the website, regardless of the means or process used, is prohibited, unless prior written authorisation is given by Audencia.

Any unauthorised use of the website or any of the elements it contains shall be considered as tantamount to counterfeiting and prosecuted in accordance with the provisions of Articles L.335-2 et seq. of the French Intellectual Property Code.

Audencia shall not be liable for any direct or indirect damage caused to the user's equipment when accessing the Audencia website, resulting either from the use of equipment that does not meet the specifications indicated in point 4, or from the incidence of a bug or incompatibility.

Neither shall Audencia be held responsible for indirect damage (such as the loss of market share or of opportunity) resulting from the use of the website

Interactive areas (possibility to ask questions in the contact area) are available to users. Audencia reserves the right to delete, without prior notice, any content posted in this area that may be in breach of the legislation applicable in France, in particular the provisions relating to data protection. If necessary, Audencia also reserves the right to bring to account the civil and/or criminal liability of the user, in particular in the event of a racist, abusive, slanderous, or pornographic message, regardless of the medium used (text, photography, etc.).

The website contains a number of hypertext links to other websites, integrated with the permission of Audencia. However, Audencia is not in a position to check the content of the websites thus visited, and will therefore not assume any responsibility in this regard.

Browsing the website is likely to lead to the installation of cookie(s) on the user’s device. A cookie is a small file, which does not allow the user to be identified, but records information relating to the navigation of a device on a website. The data thus obtained is intended to facilitate subsequent navigation on the website, and is also intended to enable various traffic measurements.

Refusal to allow the placement of a cookie may result in the inability to access certain services. However, the user may configure their computer as follows to refuse the installation of cookies:

In Internet Explorer: tools menu (the cogwheel icon top right) / Internet options. Click on Privacy tab and select Block all cookies. Click on OK.

In Firefox: at the top of the browser window, click on the Firefox button, then go to the 'Options'”' tab. Click on the tab 'Privacy'. Configure the rules for storage on: use personalised settings for history. Finally, untick the box to disable cookies.

In Safari: Click on the top right of the browser on the menu icon (the cogwheel symbol). Select Settings. Click on Display advanced settings. In the 'Privacy' section, click on Content settings. In the 'Cookies' section, you can block cookies.

In Chrome: Click on the top right of the browser on the menu icon (symbolised by three horizontal lines). Select Settings. On the left, select 'Advanced settings' then select 'Privacy & Security'. Choose 'Site settings', then 'Cookies & site data', select the appropriate option.

Any dispute relating to the use of the website is subject to French law. Jurisdiction is attributed to the competent Parisian courts.

Law no. 78-87 of 6 January 1978, notably amended by Law no. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004 on Data Protection.

Law no. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on Confidence in the Digital Economy.

User: Internet user who logs in and uses the aforementioned website.

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