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Legal notice and general conditions of use

In accordance with Article 6 of Law No. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on trust in the digital economy, users of the website are informed of the purpose of the site and the identity of the various parties involved in its development and monitoring.

Presentation of the site

The website aims to present the artwork created by Dominique Ribes, a professional artist affiliated to the Maison des Artistes, Siret: 844956767220012

The artist is the owner, creator, publisher and webmaster of the website. The design of the site was made by the communication agency MsieurCom.

The website has been created and produced on a WordPress platform.

The website is hosted by o2switch, 222-224 Boulevard Gustave Flaubert 63000 Clermont-Ferrand, Capital of 100000 euros, Siret: 510 909 80700024.

These legal notices and conditions of use include the following glossary:

Personal information: “information that allows, in any form whatsoever, directly or indirectly, the identification of the persons to whom it applies” (article 4 of law n° 78-17 of 6 January 1978).

User: Internet user who are visiting the above-mentioned site.

Intellectual property and counterfeiting

Intellectual property and counterfeiting

The photographs of drawings and tables, texts, graphics, logos contained on this site are the exclusive property of the artist Dominique Ribes and constitute intellectual works protected by articles L.111-1 and according to the intellectual property code.

The artist is the owner of the intellectual property rights or holds the user rights to all elements accessible on the site, including texts, images, graphics, logos, icons, sounds, software.

Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication, adaptation of all or part of the elements of the site, whatever the means or process used, is prohibited, except with the prior written consent of the artist.

Any unauthorized use of the site or any of the elements it contains will be considered as constituting an infringement and will be prosecuted in accordance with the provisions of Articles L. 335-2 et seq. of the Intellectual Property Code.

The user can, via his/her web browser, view the elements for personal and private purposes only (as defined in Article L 122-5, 2nd paragraph of the Intellectual and Artistic Property Code).

Any other use or public distribution than those expressed above is strictly prohibited, unless it has obtained the prior written consent of the artist (address below). This prohibition applies in particular to the complete or partial reproduction of drawings or tables, or to extract elements from the databases used and presented by the site

Without prior written request, the public dissemination of a reproduction or copy of drawings or tables is liable to legal action. The mentioning of Dominique Ribes’ name is not sufficient to give permission for publication.

General conditions of use of the site and the services offered

The site is updated regularly by the webmaster and publication manager.

The terms of use and legal notices may be modified or supplemented at any time. However, they remain mandatory for the user who is invited to consult them on a regular basis in order to become aware of them.

This site is normally accessible at any time to users. However, an interruption for technical maintenance reasons may be decided by the webmaster and publication manager, who will then endeavour to inform users of the deadlines for the new accessibility.

Description of the services provided

The purpose of the website is to present Dominique Ribes’ artwork.

All the information indicated on the site is given for information purposes only, and is subject to change. In addition, the information on the site is not exhaustive. They are subject to modifications that have been made since they were put online.

It is specified that the website is only an intermediary between the users and the artwork presented on the site. The artworks of the portofolio are representative of the series produced, without these series being presented in a complete manner. The number of pieces in each series is specified in the description entitled Fragments(1)(2). In addition, the artist cannot ensure the availability of each canvas or drawing. Please use the contact form on the site to request a catalogue of works available for sale.

A contact form is available to users. The webmaster and publication manager reserves the right to denounce and contest before the competent courts, without prior formal notice, any message sent via this form that contravenes the legislation applicable in France, in particular the provisions relating to data protection. If necessary, the webmaster and publication manager also reserves the right to hold civil and/or criminal liability of users, in particular in the event of a racist, abusive, defamatory or pornographic message, regardless of the medium used (text, photography, etc.).

Limitations on technical data

The site uses JavaScript technology.

The website cannot be held liable for any material damage related to the use of the website. In addition, the users of the site undertake to access the site using recent, virus-free equipment and with a state-of-the-art browser.

Limitation of liability

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

Sanctions, applicable law and jurisdiction

The use of all or part of the site, in particular by downloading, reproducing, transmitting, screenshot, representing, or broadcasting for purposes other than for the personal and private use of the Internet user is strictly prohibited.

The violation of these provisions subjects its author to the sanctions provided for by the Intellectual Property Code, in particular with regard to the infringement of copyright (Article L. 335-3), trademark rights (Article L. 716-9) and civil liability (Article 9, Articles 1382 et seq.).

By using this site, you implicitly accept the conditions of use described in this page, without prejudice to any contractual and/or tortious recourse that may be exercised by the artist. Any dispute concerning the interpretation or execution of a contractual commitment provided for in the texts of this site shall fall within the exclusive jurisdiction of the French courts applying French law.