TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE (TERMS),
On January 25, 2021
The website www.businesscultures.net is a service offered by Sarl IRIS, registered in France.
Address: 64 chemin de Ribotière, F-38330 Saint Ismier
SIRET number: 529 138 018 00013
EU VAT number: FR 45 529 138 018
By using www.businesscultures.net you acknowledge that you have read and understod these terms and conditions of use (“Terms”) and agree to be bound by them, to the extent permitted by applicable French and International laws.
IRIS Sarl retains the right to change or modify these Terms at its discretion.
These Terms apply without restriction to any purchase from this website.
1. Product descriptions
E-books and extracts from e-books sold on www.businesscultures.net are digital files containing intellectual works (mainly the guide Business Cultures Across The World, and excerpts from this book), that are intended to be downloaded for reading on electronic terminals such as computers, tablets, smart phones and other electronic equipment.
Downloading consists in the transmission and reproduction, on a medium belonging to the client, of a digital file incorporating the chosen work. The files to download are supplied in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. They are readable by versions 5.0 and later of the Adobe Reader, which can be downloaded free of charge from http://www.adobe.com/fr/products/reader/.
The content of electronic books (texts, illustrations, comments, logos, iconographic documents and others) as well as all the elements reproduced on the website www.businesscultures.net, are protected by French and International copyrights laws. Downloaded files are restricted to the exclusive usage of the client who purchased them. They cannot be resold, rented, exchanged or transmitted beyond the family circle and the legitimate needs of his personal, private and free use; any representation or reproduction of these files, in whole or in part, apart from the cases provided for by Article L122-5 of the French Intellectual Property Code, is strictly prohibited and would expose the holder to prosecution. In order to protect the rights of authors, all documents purchased on www.businesscultures.net are protected by technical means of protection, which condition their rights of use. All items purchased on www.businesscultures.net are personalized with client’s data (name, first name, email address), via a digital marking printed on each page. They are therefore not transferable to any other electronic device. The client infringing the technical protection measures is liable to legal, civil or criminal prosecution for counterfeiting, according to the legal and regulatory provisions in force.
All orders are placed exclusively from the website www.businesscultures.net. Payment is made when ordering. The client must be at least 18 years old and have the legal capacity or have parental authorization to place an order on www.businesscultures.net. The click on the “ORDER” button, on the screen that summarizes the order being placed, constitutes an electronic signature that expressly certifies the unconditional consent of the client to these Terms and to the specific conditions (in particular the unit price) specific to each file purchased. The client waives all claim regarding the application of any contradictory document, such as his own general or purchasing terms. The client can abandon his order until the validation of the payment of his order.
5. Availability of the products
All products are normally accessible to the customer 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. www.businesscultures.net nevertheless reserves the right to temporarily shut down without notice. www.businesscultures.net cannot be held responsible for technical issues independent of its service, such as connection issues due to Internet service providers (slowness or interruption) or computer troubles due to the client’s hardware or software .
Prices are quoted in Euros (EUR). All Products are sold in compliance with the French law N° 81-766, dated August 10, 1981, relating to the single book price. Prices include value added tax (VAT) applicable on the day of the order. Any change in the applicable VAT rate will reflect into the price of the Products offered for sale on www.businesscultures.net. For the sake of simplification, the price of all the products sold by the www.businesscultures.net web site is uniform across the world, regardless of the destination country.
The site businesscultures.net commits to invoice the price indicated at the time of placing the order
The price is payable in full and in a single payment at the order. Payment for purchases is handled by PayPal (http://www.paypal.com), by means of a debit or credit card (Visa, American Express, Mastercard etc.) or through a PayPal account, directly on the PayPal website via the Paybox system (http://www1.paybox.com). The bank transaction is carried out at the time of the order. As soon as the PIN code is entered and validated, or as soon as the payment on PayPal is validated, the order is definitely confirmed and can no longer be canceled nor refunded. The purchasing price of the order will then be automatically debited from the customer’s bank account, with no possibility of refund. Online payment is secure; the information transmitted is encrypted and cannot be read during transfer over the PayPal network. Any order considered presenting a risk of fraud can be blocked by the PayPal without prejudice.
A few minutes after the payment of the order, an email is sent to the client with a single use URL for downloading purpose. This URL has a lifetime of 2 days. Beyond this period, if the client has not downloaded the file, he may request the sending of a new URL.
9. Right of withdrawal
Purchases of books and electronic documents are firm and final. They cannot therefore give rise to any exchange, refund or right of withdrawal. However, if, despite the care taken by www.businesscultures.net in the preparation of electronic books, an obvious defect in the file prevents the client from consulting a book or document thus purchased, he may send back the faulty file or URL to www.businesscultures.net within two weeks, and a new repaired file will be provided within one week. The clients thus benefit from the provisions of the legal guarantees, in particular those against hidden defects.
10. Protection of your personal data – RGPD
Some of our clients’ data are necessary for the proper order processing, and others aim at getting to know our clients better and thus improving the services offered on this website. Clients’ files and clients’ data processing are carried out in compliance with the French law related to Freedom and Personal Data Computerized Processing, dated January 6, 1978, as well as the General (European) Regulation on Data Protection (RGPD) N° 2016/679, dated April 27, 2016, and implemented on May 25, 2018. You may hence exercise the following rights at any time:
• Right of access to personal data.
• Right to rectify personal data.
• Right to erase of personal data (right to be forgotten).
• Right to restrict the processing of personal data.
• Right to portability of personal data.
• Right of opposition of using of your personal data for profiling or divulging them for marketing purpose,
To exercise these rights, simply send us a request from the CONTACT page.
www.businesscultures.net disclaims all liability in the event of non-performance of the contract due to a case of force majeure (pandemic, epidemic, natural disaster, industrial or power failure, fire, conflict, etc.). www.businesscultures.net disclaims all responsibility for the content of websites to which hypertext links may refer to its own site. The products offered comply with current French legislation. The responsibility of www.businesscultures.net can not be engaged in the event of non-compliance with the legislation of the country where the product is downloaded or used. It is the buyer’s responsibility to ensure the products that are purchased are in compliance with local laws and regulations.
12. Applicable law
These Terms are subject to French law. Any dispute will be brought before the competent courts in Grenoble (France), in the district of which the head office of Sarl IRIS is located, and where the sales contract between the parties is formalized.
13. Retention of title
The delivered goods remain the property of Sarl IRIS until full payment.
14. Other provisions
If one or more stipulations of these Terms are declared invalid in application of a law, a regulation or following a final decision of a competent court, the other stipulations will retain their full force and scope.
The failure of a party to pursue any breach of any of the provisions of the Terms hereof shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.