Legal notices

Site overview

In accordance with Articles 6-III and 19 of Law N° 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 to support Confidence in the Digital Economy, referred to as LCEN, we inform visitors to the site of the following information:

Company name: TERANOV
Owner: Jacques CHOURAKI, Chairman of the TERANOV company
Company address: 23 Terrasses de la Digue 97190 LE GOSIER – France
Siret N°: 52889154200011
Site Creator: TERANOV

Head of Publications: M. Frédéric GERARD – E-mail:
Webmaster: M. Christian TROCME – E-mail:

Hosting: OVH – 2 rue Kellermann – 59100 Roubaix – FRANCE

Terms of use of the site and the services offered

Use of the site constitutes full acceptance of the terms and conditions described below. These terms of use may be modified at any time and without notice, therefore visitors are advised to consult them regularly.

In principle, the site is accessible to visitors 24/24h, 7/7d, except during interruption, scheduled or other, for maintenance or in the case of unforeseeable circumstances (force majeure). Should visitors be unable to access the site, TERANOV is committed to do its utmost to restore online access and inform visitors of the date and time of the intervention. Being subject only to an obligation of means, TERANOV cannot be held responsible for any damage of any kind whatsoever, resulting from the unavailability of the site.

The IT department regularly updates the site. Likewise, legal notices may be changed at any time without notice. The visitor is deemed to have accepted these notices without reservation and should refer to this page regularly to take notice of any changes.

Description of services provided

The site aims to provide the most complete and up-to-date information about all developments and activities arising from GEOTREF project.

TERANOV through its IT support endeavors to secure the information. However, it cannot be held responsible for omissions, inaccuracies and deficiencies in the updating of information, whether of its own doing or that of its customers providing this information.

All information provided on the site is indicative in nature, non exhaustive and subject to change. The information is subject to changes that may have been made since it was put online.

Limitation of Liability

The site uses WordPress CMS, PHP and JavaScript technology.

TERANOV cannot be held responsible for typographical errors or other inaccuracies on the site, or any damage suffered as a result of its use. The visitor remains responsible for his or her equipment and use, and is solely responsible for the direct or indirect Internet connection costs.

The visitor agrees to access the site using the latest equipment, free of viruses and with the latest and updated browser version.

The visitor bears sole responsibility for any damage he or she may suffer or incur, directly or indirectly, arising from the services and their use. TERANOV is expressly freed of any liability to third parties.

Interactive spaces (the possibility to ask questions in the contact space) are available to visitors. TERANOV reserves the right to remove, without prior notice, any content posted in this space that would violate the applicable laws in France, particularly the provisions on data protection. If necessary, TERANOV also reserves the option to challenge the civil and/or criminal liability of the user, especially in cases of racist, offensive, defamatory, or pornographic posts, irregardless of the medium used (text, photography, etc.).

Intellectual property and counterfeiting

The site is owned by the TERANOV company. TERANOV reserves all exclusivity and operating rights of this website and holds the rights to use all the items available on the site, including text, images, graphics, logos, icons, sounds, software, etc.

Any reproduction, modification, publication, total or partial adaptation of elements of the site, whatever the means or process, is prohibited without prior written permission from TERANOV.

Any unauthorized use of the site or any of these materials will be deemed to constitute an infringement and prosecuted in accordance with Articles L.335-2 and seq. of the Intellectuelle Property Code.

Personal Data Management

In France, personal data is protected by law N° 78-87 of January 6, 1978, Law N° 2004- 801 of August 6, 2004, Article L. 226-13 of the Penal Code and the European Directive of October 24, 1995.

When browsing the site, no data is collected. In all cases, visitors receiving newsletters are partners who have accepted or requested to receive them. They were registered by the webmaster.

In accordance with Articles 38 and in accordance with law 78-17 of January 6, 1978 relating to data, files and freedoms, every visitor, customer and partner has a right to access, correct and dispute their personal data, by making a written and signed request accompanied by a copy of a signed proof of identity, specifying the address to which the reply should be sent.

No personal information of the visitor to the site is published without consent of the user; or exchanged, transferred, assigned or sold in any form to third parties. Only the purchase of TERANOV and its rights would allow the transmission of the aforementioned information to the prospective buyer who would in turn bound by the same obligation of preservation and modification of data concerning the visitor or client of the site.

The site is not declared to the CNIL as it does not collect personal information.

The databases are protected by the provisions of the Law of July 1, 1998 implementing the Directive 96/9 of March 11, 1996 on the legal protection of databases.

Hypertext links and cookies

The site contains links to other sites. They are established with the approval of these partners, owners of these sites. However, it is not possible for TERANOV to verify the content of the sites visited and therefore disclaims any liability in this regard.

The navigation of the site may cause cookies to be installed on the user’s computer. A cookie a small file that cannot be used to identify the user but which serves to register information about the navigation of a computer on a site. The data obtained is intended to facilitate subsequent browsing of the site, as well as to enable various measurements of visit frequency.

Refusal to install a cookie may make it impossible to access certain services.

Users can, however, configure their computers as follows to prevent the installation of cookies:

  • Internet Explorer: Tool tab / Internet options. Click Privacy and select Block All Cookies. Confirm OK.
  • Netscape: Edit tab / preferences. Click on Advanced and select Disable cookies. Confirm OK.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

Any dispute in connection with the use of the site is subject to French law. The user and TERANOV agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of French courts in the event of a dispute.

Main applicable laws

Law N° 78-17 of January 6, 1978 as amended by Law N° 2004-801 of August 6, 2004 pertaining to data, files and liberties.

Law N° 2004-575 of June 21, 2004 on confidence in the digital economy.


Visitor: Internet user visiting the the site.

Client: Individual, organization, laboratory or entity producing the information contained and posted on the website.

Partner: Individuals belonging to a company, laboratory, organization or association participating in the development of the GEOTREF project.