1. General conditions of use of the site and the services offered
Use of the www.e-bafang.com website implies full acceptance of the general conditions of use described below. These conditions of use may be modified or supplemented at any time, and users of the site are therefore invited to consult them regularly.
This site is normally accessible to users at all times. However, www.e-bafang.com may decide to interrupt the site for technical maintenance purposes and will endeavour to inform users of the dates and times of the intervention in advance.
The site is updated regularly. Similarly, the legal notices may be modified at any time: they are nevertheless binding on the user, who is invited to refer to them as often as possible in order to read them.
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2. Description of the services provided
The purpose of the www.e-bafang.com website is to provide information about all of the company’s activities.
www.e-bafang.com endeavours to provide information on the site that is as accurate as possible. However, it cannot be held responsible for omissions, inaccuracies and shortcomings in updating, whether these are its fault or the fault of third-party partners who provide this information.
All information on the site is given for information purposes only and is subject to change. Furthermore, the information on the site is not exhaustive. It is given subject to modifications having been made since it was put on line.
3. Contractual limitations on technical data
The website cannot be held responsible for any material damage related to the use of the website. Furthermore, the user of the site undertakes to access the site using recent, virus-free equipment and with a last-generation updated browser.
4. Intellectual property and counterfeiting
Disclaimer: www.e-bafang.com is an unofficial website publishing information about Bafang products. All images and logos are the exclusive property of Bafang.
5. Limitation of liability
www.e-bafang.com cannot be held responsible for direct and indirect damage caused to the user’s equipment when accessing the www.e-bafang.com site, and 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.
www.e-bafang.com cannot be held responsible for indirect damage (such as loss of market or loss of opportunity) resulting from the use of the site.
Interactive areas (possibility of asking questions in the contact area) are available to users. www.e-bafang.com reserves the right to delete, without prior notice, any content posted in this area that contravenes the legislation applicable in France, in particular the provisions relating to data protection. Where applicable, www.e-bafang.com also reserves the right to hold the user civilly and/or criminally liable, particularly in the event of messages of a racist, insulting, defamatory or pornographic nature, whatever the medium used (text, photographs, etc.).
6. Management of personal data
In France, personal data is protected in particular by law no. 78-87 of 6 January 1978, law no. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, article L. 226-13 of the French Penal Code and the European Directive of 24 October 1995.
When using the site, the following information may be collected: the URL of the links through which the user accessed the site, the user’s access provider, the user’s Internet protocol (IP) address.
In any case, www.e-bafang.com only collects personal information about the user for the purpose of certain services offered by the www.e-bafang.com website. The user provides this information with full knowledge of the facts, in particular when he/she enters it himself/herself. It is then specified to the user of the site whether or not they are required to provide this information.
In accordance with the provisions of Articles 38 and following of Law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to data processing, files and freedoms, any user has the right to access, rectify and oppose personal data concerning him/her, by making a written and signed request, accompanied by a copy of the identity document with the signature of the holder of the document, specifying the address to which the reply should be sent.
No personal information of the user of the site www.e-bafang.com is published without the user’s knowledge, exchanged, transferred, ceded or sold on any medium whatsoever to third parties. Only the assumption of the repurchase of www.e-bafang.com and its rights would allow the transmission of the said information to the eventual purchaser who would in turn be bound by the same obligation of conservation and modification of the data vis-à-vis the user of the site.
The above-mentioned site is declared to the CNIL under the number 1804763.
The databases are protected by the provisions of the law of 1 July 1998 transposing Directive 96/9 of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases.
7. Hypertext links and cookies
The www.e-bafang.com website contains a certain number of hypertext links to other sites, set up with the authorisation of www.e-bafang.com. However, www.e-bafang.com does not have the possibility of checking the content of the sites thus visited, and consequently will not assume any responsibility for this fact.
Browsing the site may result in the installation of cookie(s) on the user’s computer. A cookie is a small file which does not allow the user to be identified, but which records information relating to the navigation of a computer on a site. The data thus obtained is intended to facilitate subsequent navigation on the site, and is also intended to allow various measures of frequentation.
Refusing to install a cookie may make it impossible to access certain services. However, the user can configure his computer as follows to refuse the installation of cookies:
In Internet Explorer: Tools tab (pictogram in the shape of a cog at the top right) / Internet options. Click on Confidentiality and choose Block all cookies. Validate with Ok.
Under Firefox: at the top of the browser window, click on the Firefox button, then go to the Options tab. Click on the Privacy tab.
Set the Retention Rules to: use custom settings for history. Finally uncheck it to disable cookies.
In Safari: Click on the menu icon (symbolised by a cog) at the top right of the browser. Select Settings. Click on Show advanced settings. In the “Privacy” section, click on “Content Settings”. In the “Cookies” section, you can block cookies.
In Chrome: Click on the menu icon (symbolised by three horizontal lines) at the top right of the browser. Select Settings. Click on Show advanced settings. In the “Privacy” section, click on preferences. In the “Privacy” tab, you can block cookies.
8. Amazon & Aliexpress Affiliate Programs
This site is a participant in the Amazon Europe S.à.r.l. Associates Program, an affiliate program designed to provide a means for sites to earn money by linking to Amazon.co.uk.
This site is a participant in the AliExpress Affiliate Program. This program is designed to allow sites to earn money by linking to AliExpress.com.
9. Applicable law and jurisdiction
Any dispute relating to the use of the site is subject to French law. The competent courts of Paris have exclusive jurisdiction.
10. The main laws concerned
Law no. 78-87 of 6 January 1978, notably modified by law no. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004 on information technology, files and freedoms.
Law n° 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 for confidence in the digital economy.
User: Internet user connecting to and using the above-mentioned site.
Personal information: “information that allows, in any form whatsoever, directly or not, the identification of the natural persons to whom it applies” (article 4 of law n° 78-17 of 6 January 1978).