Conditions for using the site

By using this Internet site, you confirm having unconditionally agreed to the following usage conditions. Please read these conditions thoroughly before using the site.

The SFS Group reserves the right, without prior warning, to correct or modify this site’s content at any time. The usage of this site after these changes implies your acceptance thereof.

By accessing this site, you agree to be bound by its content, and notably by the policy of SFS EUROPE and of the SFS Group with regard to the protection of private life. If you do not agree to be bound by these indications, you must not access this website or visit its pages.

This site is produced by SFS EUROPE, a public limited company with capital of €200,000, the registered office of which is located at 40, rue de la Vallée, Park Valley, L-2661 Luxembourg - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, listed with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register under registration number B 128 505 since 14 June 2007.

SFS EUROPE has arranged for Professional Civil Liability insurance through AIG, under policy number AIG LF33000059.

On 2 February 2015, the site is hosted on the servers of: DATA CENTER LUXEMBOURG S.A.

Site content

This site is made available to you at no cost, and with no guarantee of any kind. SFS EUROPE and the SFS Group companies therefore decline all liability with regard to you on any legal basis whatsoever, as a result of this site or relating to it. Your only recourse is to stop using the site.

These terms and the content of this site are governed by Luxembourg law.

The information on the site is presented solely for information and general purposes. It in no way claims to be exhaustive. This information cannot be considered as a commercial offer or as an offer to enter into a contract, nor as legal advice or opinions. Despite the great care devoted to the creation and regular updating of this site, the presented information may contain errors. The site’s users must therefore make all necessary verifications.

Exemption from liability of the site’s owner

SFS EUROPE provides no guarantee and assumes no liability with regard to the usage or the results of the usage of elements from this site, notably with regard to their accuracy or reliability, or with regard to any other guarantee. The information and descriptions contained within this site are not necessarily intended to constitute a complete description of all of the conditions and exclusions applicable to the products and services, but are only provided for general information purposes; please refer to the contract relating to the products or services in question.

This site can include hypertext links to other sites that are not operated by SFS EUROPE or by the companies in the SFS Group. SFS EUROPE can therefore not be held liable for the content of such sites, and the insertion of hypertext links to such sites implies no approval of these sites or their content.

Limitation of liability of the site’s owner

Though the SFS EUROPE company makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the information on this site is accurate and up-to-date, errors and omissions can nevertheless exist. To the extent allowed by applicable law, the SFS EUROPE company offers no guarantee and declines all liability with regard to the accuracy of this site’s content. Under no circumstances (notably including negligence) can the SFS EUROPE company nor any other person or entity involved in this site’s creation, production or delivery be held liable with regard to you for any direct, incidental, indirect or punitive damages resulting from the usage or impossibility of the usage of this site’s data or functions, even if an authorised representative had been forewarned of the possibility of such damages.

Site usage restrictions

The site is owned and operated by the SFS EUROPE company. Unless formally authorised, no element or data from this site or any site belonging to, operated by, licensed or controlled by the SFS EUROPE company can be copied, reproduced, republished, displayed, transmitted or distributed in any manner whatsoever. You can download the elements displayed on this site only for your personal usage, provided that you also maintain all indications relative to copyrights and other property rights attached to these elements or data. You are not authorised to distribute, modify, transmit, reuse or redisplay this site’s content, including texts, images, audio or video elements, for public or commercial purposes without the written approval of the SFS EUROPE company. The latter does not guarantee that your usage of the elements and data available on this site will not violate the rights of third parties that do not belong to it.

Trademarks and copyrights

All current copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property rights relating to this site are the exclusive property of SFS EUROPE and of the companies in the SFS Group, or belong to third parties in which case SFS EUROPE has been licensed to use them. The usage of Trademarks on this site’s pages does not imply that licences are in any way granted to third parties. All information available on the site is protected by trademark and copyright legislation. The site’s users can copy the information for their personal usage but must under no circumstances republish or reproduce the said information – including in electronic format through downloading – without the written authorisation of SFS EUROPE. Otherwise, no one is authorised to copy, redistribute, reproduce or publish the information found on this site’s pages, in any form whatsoever.

All content of any type included on this Internet site is exclusively owned by SFS EUROPE or by service providers designated by this company, and is protected by Luxembourg and/or international copyright legislation. The reproduction of all or part of this site on any medium whatsoever (including for downloadable documents and iconographic or photographic representations), and any use of the site’s content, other than for individual and private consultation, are formally forbidden without the express authorisation of SFS EUROPE.

The trademarks present on this site have been registered by their respective owners. Any reproduction or representation without their prior approval constitutes infringement.

Legal systems

Unless formally stipulated herein, SFS EUROPE does not guarantee that the elements and data found on this site are appropriate or accessible for usage in all locations. Persons deciding to access this site do so on their own initiative and are responsible for complying with the local laws.

Protection of personal and non-personal data, and policy on the usage of cookies

Non-personal data

The non-personal data consist of information on how you are accessing the SFS Internet site. Such data can include, amongst other things, the type of browser that you are using or your Internet service provider.

Non-personal identification data are automatically collected when you access the Site. You can configure your Internet browser so that it will not accept the files that allow us to gather such information (i.e. “cookies”) or so that it will ask you for authorisation before installing a file of this type.

Policy on the usage of cookies

In this policy, we use the term “cookies” in order to refer to the cookies and other similar technologies covered by the European directives 2002/58/EC “privacy and electronic communications” and 95/46/EC on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small data files that your browser places on your computer’s hard drive or peripheral device.  Your browser uses cookies in order to browse a Website, while cookies themselves cannot gather information stored on your hard drive or in your files.
When a server uses a web browser in order to read cookies, these cookies can help a website to provide a more enjoyable service. To protect your confidentiality, your browser will only allow a website to access the cookies that it has previously provided to you.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies in order to simplify the steps that you must follow when filling out our contact forms, and for your online applications via our website.

Cookies record the type of browser that you are using, and the additional browsing programs that you have installed. They also record your preferences, such as language and region, which remain your default parameters when you return to the website. Cookies also allow you to take note of pages, and to fill out comment forms.

We only use session cookies, which are temporary and disappear when you close your browser. In other words, nothing is saved, the browser deletes the cookies as soon as you leave our site.

How are third party cookies used?

For some of the functionalities on our website, we use third party suppliers, for example when you visit a page containing embedded videos from YouTube or links to that site. These videos or links (or any other third party content) can contain third party cookies and you can, if you wish, review the policies of the said third party websites in order to obtain information on how they use cookies.

How to reject or delete cookies?

We will not use cookies in order to gather personally identifiable information regarding you, to which you would in any event have an access and opposition right. Nevertheless, if you wish, you can choose to reject or block the cookies used by SFS or by the websites of any third party supplier by modifying your browser parameters – please check your browser’s Help section for more information.

Please note that most browsers automatically accept cookies, and that if you do not wish for cookies to be used, you may have to delete or block them yourself.

You can also visit the site  in order to learn how to delete or reject cookies, and in order to obtain more information about cookies in general. For information on the usage of cookies and the browsers used by portable telephones, and to learn how to reject or delete cookies, please consult your telephone’s user manual.

However, please note that if you refuse the use of cookies, you will still be able to visit our websites, but certain functionalities may not operate correctly.