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In virtue of articles 6-III and 19 of the French Act for trust in the digital economy, please be informed that:

The Vatel-Avocats website is produced by “SCP Vatel”, within the framework of a société civile professionnelle (a professional non-trading company), registered with the Paris Registry of Trade and Companies under the following number: 434 290 987 and having its registered offices at 31 avenue Hoche, 75008 Paris. David Vatel, Attorney at law, member of the Paris Bar, is the Publications Director.

Vatel Avocats endeavours to ensure, to the best of its abilities, the exactitude and updating of information available on the website, and reserves the right to correct the content, at any time, and without warning.

As a result, Vatel Avocats declines all responsablility for:

*any site interruption and occurrence of bugs
*all inexactitude or omission concerning information available on the website
*all damage resulting from unauthorized access of a third party leading to information available on the website being modified.
*And more generally for any direct or indirect damage, regardless of the reason, the origin, the nature or the consequence, including in particular costs arising from goods purchased on the website, loss of profit, clientele, data or any other intangible assets arising due to a third party accessing the website, or the website being inaccessible, or from credit being given to information coming directly or indirectly from the website.

Registration with the French supervisory authority (CNIL)

Vatel Avocats is committed to preserving the confidentiality of any information disclosed on-line by the web user.

Any personal information shared by the web user with Vatel Avocats in order to use certain services is subject to the provisions of Law no 78-17 from 6th of January 1978, relating to data processing and civil liberties.As such, the web user has the right to access, rectify, or delete his or her personal information at any time, by writing to Vatel Avocats at 186 avenue Victor Hugo, 75116 Paris.


The website may provide links for other websites. In accordance with article 10.5, paragraph 5 of the National Regulations of the Lawyers’ profession (RIN), a lawyer’s website must not provide hyperlinks, whether directly or indirectly, to other websites or pages whose content opposes the basic principles of the Lawers’ profession.
It is the lawyer’s responsibility to ensure this, by visiting the websites and pages in question, and to take all appropriate measures forthwith if a website should contravene the profession’s basic principles.


The website and any necessary software used in connection with it may contain confidential information protected by intellectual property rights in force or any other law.

Thus, unless otherwise specified, intellectual property rights for the documents contained in the site and any element created specifically for this site are the exclusive property of Vatel Avocats, without granting further license or rights than of consultation by other parties. In particular, the brands and other intellectual property rights cited on the site are the property of the Vatel Avocats entities concerned.

The reproduction of all documents published on the site is solely authorized for information purposes only for personal and private use, any reproduction or any use of copies made for other purposes being expressively prohibited. It is also illegal to copy, modify, create derivative designs, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code (except as provided by law), sell, assign, sublicense or transfer in any manner whatsoever any right pertaining to software.

It is also forbidden to modify the software or to use modified versions of the software, particularly but not exclusively in order to obtain unauthorized access to the service or to access the site through an interface other than that provided by Vatel Avocats.


Users are informed that when they access the site, cookies may automatically be installed on their browsers. Cookies are blocks of data which do not enable users to be identified, but which serve to record information about his navigation on the website. The browser can be set to alert the user when a cookie is being stored, giving him the opportunity to accept or refuse the cookie.

The user is entitled to all the above rights concerning personal information communicated by cookies in the conditions described above. The users of the Vatel Avocats website must abide by the provisions of Law no 78-17, amended, that pertains to information technology, databases and civil liberties, any breach of which may be punished as a criminal offence. They must abstain in particular in the case of personal data, to which he or she has access, from any data collection, fraudulent use and in general from any action likely to interfere with people’s private lives or reputation.

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