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The purpose of the CONIPHER website ("the Site") is to provide product and corporate information about LIFE CONIPHER project, coordinated by Vicat Group.

The present General Conditions of Use ("GCU") inform you of the rules applicable to the use of the Site, as well as the rules applicable to the processing of your personal data.

The Site is published by VICAT, a limited liability company with capital of 179.600.000 euros, registered in the RCS de Vienne under number 057 505 539, whose registered office is located at 4 rue Aristide Bergès, Les Trois Vallons - 38080 L'Isle d'Abeau (France) and whose intra-community VAT number is FR 92 057 505 539.

Phone: +33 474 275 900 / e-mail: 

Publishing Director: Didier PETETIN - Deputy CEO

The Site is hosted by AWS Région Paris France - Legal Department
410 Terry Avenue North P.O. Box 81226 Seattle, WA 98108-1226 - USA
SIRET : 88066554200010

Conditions of access and use

Acceptance and modification of the GCU

By accessing the Site, you agree to be bound by these TOU and all conditions contained or referenced herein, in effect as of the date of such access.

If you do not accept any of the obligations or conditions contained in the TOS, please do not use the Site. We may modify all or part of the Site, the services accessible via the Site and/or the GTCU at any time.

Use of the site

In general, you agree to comply with the GTUs and with the legal obligations in force.

In particular, you agree to comply with the following rules:

to use the Site fairly and in accordance with its intended purpose;
not to copy all or part of the Site, nor to reproduce it, sell it, make it available under license, distribute it, assign it, modify it, adapt it, translate it, prepare derivative works from it, decompile it, reverse engineer it, disassemble it or attempt to derive the source code from it;
circumvent or defeat any security or content use rules provided, deployed or enforced by any Site feature;
use any virus-like device, robot, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or its use by any other person;
not to publish or introduce inaccurate or misleading information when using the Site;
to impersonate any other person;
not to collect information from other users, in particular in order to use it to send commercial or equivalent solicitations, or to integrate it into a referencing service
not to set up a hypertext link to the Site without our prior written authorization.

Intellectual property rights

The contents of the Site and the associated rights are the property of LIFE CONIPHER project and the Vicat Group, including but not limited to trademarks, designs, texts, logos, sounds, images, as well as the layout and formatting of these elements.

Any reproduction, representation, adaptation, modification, publication, transmission, distortion, integration into another site, commercial exploitation and/or total or partial reuse of the Site and its content, by any process, and on any medium, is strictly forbidden and could, in particular, constitute an act of infringement punishable by the Intellectual Property Code or any other applicable regulation.


The photos presented on the Site come from different sources, mentioned on a case-by-case basis on the credit of each photo, when the size of the photo allows it.
Where applicable, the Photo Credits are from the following list:




Links to third-party websites

The Site may provide access to third-party websites via hypertext links. We do not manage these sites and cannot control their content. Your use of such third-party sites may be subject to additional terms and conditions over which we have no control. Use of third-party sites is therefore at your own risk.

Consequently, we cannot under any circumstances be held responsible for :

the content and services made available on these third-party sites,
any data collection and transmission, installation of cookies or any other similar process carried out by these sites, or
any problems of security or integrity of data, hardware or software that you may encounter, as well as any consequences or damage that may result from the use of these third-party sites.

Responsibility for accessing the site

We cannot guarantee that the Site is free from anomalies, errors or bugs, or that these can be corrected, or that the Site will operate without interruption or breakdown, or that it is compatible with all types of equipment.

The Site operates over the Internet and mobile networks which are beyond our control. We are not responsible for the unavailability of the Site or for any difficulty or inability to download or access the contents of the Site.

The Site may be inaccessible during periods of maintenance, updates or modifications. We shall not be held liable for any interruption of access to the Site due to maintenance, updating or modification of all or part of the Site.

We reserve the right to modify, terminate, suspend or interrupt access to all or part of the Site at any time, for any reason and at our sole discretion, without prior notice, in compliance with legal provisions. In no event shall we be liable for any unavailability of the Site. 

In the event that we are held liable for damages not provided for in the GCU, our liability shall be limited to certain, actual and direct damages.

Applicable law - juridiction

The Site and the GCU are governed by French law. In the absence of an amicable settlement, any dispute shall be brought before the competent French courts.


Personal data processing policy

Our company is committed to respecting your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal data. It is therefore committed to processing your personal data in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and in particular Law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978 relating to information technology, files and freedoms, and Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data. Therefore, we invite you to read the following rules carefully. 

What data do we collect?

We collect personal data such as your surname, first name, e-mail address, your profile (shareholder, investor, analyst, candidate, consumer, journalist), your postal address, your telephone number, information relating to your professional activity, the message you send us, etc.

For what purposes do we collect your data?

We may collect personal data about you in the following situations:

your e-mail to the CONIPHER contact in order to submit a question or comment
management of customer-prospect files 
submitting a job application
The processing of your data is necessary to enable us to process your request and respond to you if necessary. The personal data collected is only transmitted to the persons authorized to receive your data in order to manage your relationship with LIFE CONIPHER project.

Who can access your data?

We will not disclose your data to third parties except when strictly necessary and only to the following third parties:

to our external advisors (lawyers, accountants, consultants, etc.) and our service providers and subcontractors acting on the instructions and on behalf of Vicat, as well as their staff, in order to carry out the purposes described above or to perform a function on our behalf;
to a third party if required or authorized to do so by law, regulation, court order or regulation, or if such disclosure is necessary in connection with an investigation or proceeding, whether at home or abroad.
Finally, in accordance with legal provisions and in particular with the provisions of Article 6 (1) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and Recital 48 of the same Regulation, we may communicate your data to Vicat Group companies for internal administrative purposes.

If a transfer as described above, is made to a country outside the European Union, in this case, we will implement the appropriate measures to protect your data in accordance with the legislation in force.

How long will your data be kept?

Your personal data will be kept only as long as is necessary for the purposes described in these GTUs and in accordance with current regulations. Beyond this period, your Data will only be kept to comply with our legal or regulatory obligations, or to enable us to establish proof of a right or contract.

Your rights to your data 

In accordance with the applicable legal provisions, you have the following rights:

Right of access: you can obtain information on the nature, origin and use of your personal data. If your personal data is transmitted to third parties, you may also obtain information concerning the identity or categories of recipients.
Right of rectification: you may request that inaccurate or incomplete personal data be rectified or completed.
Right to erasure: you may request the erasure of your personal data, in particular if the data is no longer required for the purposes for which it is to be processed. Vicat shall proceed with the deletion of personal data as soon as possible, except in cases provided for by regulations.

Right to object: where the processing of your personal data is legally based on Vicat's legitimate interests, you may object on grounds relating to your particular situation unless there are legitimate and compelling grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
Right to limitation: you can request that your personal data be made temporarily inaccessible in order to limit its future processing in the situations provided for by the RGPD regulation.
Right to portability: in certain circumstances, you can request to receive communication of the personal data you have provided to Vicat, in a structured and commonly used computer format.

How can you exercise your rights?

You can exercise your rights by sending your precise request (expressly stating the right you wish to exercise) in writing to the following address: 

You may also submit a complaint to the Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) if you consider that the processing of your personal data does not comply with the applicable regulations.

Cookie information

Use of cookies

When you access our company's website, cookies may be automatically installed and stored temporarily in your memory or on your hard disk, in order to facilitate your browsing. A cookie does not enable us to identify you, but is an element that is used to record information relating to your browsing on the website.

Below are the cookies used on the Site and their purpose:


Analytical cookies

These are analytical cookies (Google Analytics) designed to provide consultation statistics. See paragraph below.


Analytics cookies

These are analytical cookies (Google Analytics) designed to provide consultation statistics. See paragraph below.


Analytical cookies

These are analytical cookies (Google Analytics) designed to provide consultation statistics. See paragraph below.


Analytical cookies

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Analytics cookies

These are analytical cookies (Google Analytics) designed to provide consultation statistics. See paragraph below.

General cookie settings

You can set the cookies we use on the Site by adjusting your Internet browser:
Internet Explorer™

You can refuse the saving of cookies by modifying the settings of your Internet browser. However, this operation will result in the deletion of all cookies used by the browser, including those employed by other websites, which may lead to the alteration or loss of certain settings or information and make it difficult to navigate the website.

Analytics cookies on the website

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc ("Google"). The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf, including in particular the publisher of this website. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. However, if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

To find out more about Google Analytics cookies, click here.

You can also deactivate Google Analytics by installing a small plug-in offered by Google and available for all major browsers.

Personal information

Each visitor to this Site who provides information to Vicat grants Vicat full transferable rights to such information and authorizes Vicat to use such information as it sees fit. The information thus provided by visitors will be considered non-confidential, must be accurate and lawful and must not harm the interests of third parties.