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You are presently connected to the website www.histoire.bnpparibas (hereafter the “Site”), which is published by BNP Paribas S.A.
Registered company name: BNP Paribas
Share capital: €2,492,372,484
Address: 16, bd des Italiens – 75009 Paris.
Registered in the Paris Register of Commerce under Paris No. 662 042 449.
Legal Representative: Jean-Laurent Bonnafé
Publication Director: Jean-Laurent Bonnafé, legal representative
The Site is hosted by Bearstech
Design and Development: Entrecom

 

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The user of the Site www.histoire.bnpparibas acknowledges that he has the necessary skill and resources to access the Site.
It should be noted that fraudulently accessing or staying in a computer system, impeding or distorting the operation of such system or fraudulently introducing or modifying data in an information system constitute a criminal offence subject to criminal sanctions.
Access to the Site is free. The costs of accessing and using the telecommunication network are payable by the user according to the terms established by access providers and telecommunications operators.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The Site contents are protected by Copyright protections (article L.111-1 of the Intellectual Property Code) and more generally by intellectual property law.
BNP Paribas holds the necessary rights to publish on the Site and for the Site’s components (especially the data, drawings, graphics, photos, sound tracks, etc.).
Unless specified otherwise in the Site contents, any total or partial reproduction, representation or dissemination of the Site contents by any process whatsoever without the express prior authorisation of the holder of the rights to such contents is forbidden and would constitute an infringement sanctioned by articles l 335-2 et seq of the Intellectual Property Code.
The BNP Paribas brands as well as the logos shown on the Site are registered trademarks. Any total or partial reproduction of these brands and logos, made from components of the Site, without the express authorisation of BNP Paribas or its successors is prohibited, within the meaning of article L 713-2 of the Intellectual Property Code.

 

SITE CONTENTS AND LIABILITY

The information presented on the Site is strictly for information and statistical purposes.
BNP Paribas strives to ensure that the information published on this Site is exact, up-to-date and complete and reserves the right to modify, at any time and without prior notice, the Site contents or presentation.
BNP Paribas accepts no direct or indirect liability related to the exactness, lack of errors, current character and availability of the information contained in the Site, even in the case the service is interrupted or unavailable.
BNP Paribas cannot be held liable for any decision taken based on the information contained on the Site nor for any use of such information by third parties.

 

HYPERTEXT LINKS

The creation of hypertext links to the Site is subject to the prior approval of BNP Paribas. BNP Paribas cannot be held liable for the hypertext links established from the Site to other websites.

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

It should be noted that the confidentiality of communications is not guaranteed on the network and it is up to each Internet user to take all appropriate measures to protect his data and/or software from contamination from potential viruses circulating on the Internet.
BNP Paribas cannot be held liable for elements beyond its control and any damages that might potentially be suffered by the user’s technical environment and, in particular, his computers, software, network hardware and any other hardware used to access or to use the service and/or the information.

 

PERSONAL DATA

The personal data collected from the Site are subject to data processing by BNP Paribas to enable access to and use of the functionalities offered by the Site www.histoire.bnpparibas and described in the Site’s newsletter.
These data may be communicated to service providers/subcontractors of BNP Paribas, who perform on behalf of BNP Paribas and strictly within the framework of the Site’s operation certain hardware and technical tasks.
In the case of a transfer to a country outside the European Union, rules protecting the security of these data have been implemented.
These personal data may be communicated, upon request, to official organisations and administrative or legal authorities.
Pursuant to the French Data Protection Law No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, you are entitled to access the data collected by BNP Paribas and to have it amended, updated or deleted, where such information is incorrect, incomplete or outdated. You can exercise this right by contacting:
BNP Paribas – APAC TDC Val de Marne, TSA 30233- 94729 FONTENAY SOUS BOIS Cedex.

 

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The user is informed that, during visits to the Site, cookies may be installed on his terminal in order to secure his connection, facilitate his browsing and compile statistics.
The Site user acknowledges that he has been informed of this practise and authorises BNP Paribas to use it.
The Site user acknowledges that acceptance of cookies by his browser software constitutes acceptance of these cookies. The user may disable these cookies via the parameters in his browser software.
To obtain more information about cookies and to block them, the user may consult the cookie policy of the BNP Paribas Group here.

 

APPLICABLE LAW

The Site contents www.histoire.bnpparibas are subject to the applicable law in France.
Every user recognises the competence of French courts for everything concerning the contents and

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Since 1822, history has made us a key player and a witness of transformations taking place in society and economy in Europe and around the world. We invite you to share in our story and explore our archives to learn more about our constantly changing world.
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