LEGAL NOTICES OF THE CHATEAU OF VILLANDRY

I. Legal information
The present website is the property of the Château de Villandry, whose Siren registration number is 400292520, with its headquarters at Villandry (37510), 3 rue Principale (email: info@chateauvillandry.com; telephone: + 33 (0)2 47 50 02 09; EU VAT number: FR15 400 292 520 000 22.

The publication director and person responsible for this website is Mr. Henri Carvallo, in his capacity as Director of the Château de Villandry.

Ecritel, whose contact information is: 19 rue Alphonse de Neuville, 75017 Paris, France (Tel: 01 40 61 20 00) is the company hosting the “www.chateauvillandry.fr” website.

Any user visiting this website hereby confirms that they have read and understood the present legal notices and agrees to adhere to them.

The editorial and functional design of the Château de Villandry website was carried out by Rachel Coudray (Poliphilia) assisted by Célanéo enterprises for the technical aspects, and is based on the Divi theme.

The content in “gardening tips” was drafted by Laurent Portuguez, Chief Gardner of the Villandry gardens.

II. Nature of the information
The Château de Villandry is committed to ensuring availability, accuracy and updates of the information presented on its website to the best of its capacity, and reserves the right to amend its contents at any time without prior notice. However, the Château de Villandry cannot warrant the availability, accuracy, update or exhaustiveness of the information hereby presented. Each user fully assumes the risks related to credence given to this information and hereby acknowledges that they are exclusively accountable for how they choose to use this information.


III. Deterioration and viruses
It is up to the users of the Château de Villandry website to undertake the necessary precautions to avoid any contamination of the website, or partner websites towards which the Château de Villandry may redirect, particularly by one or many "viruses".
On its part, the Château de Villandry declines any responsibility with regard to damage, direct or indirect, of any cause, origin, nature or consequence whatsoever, including any deterioration or virus which may infect the user’s computer or any other device.


IV. Personal data and other information
The user is hereby notified that the Château de Villandry, which is responsible for the processing, implements personal data processing procedures for the purposes of external information and communication, satisfaction surveys, newsletter subscriptions, management and follow-up of orders, management and follow-up of commercial relations and management and follow-up of the public.
To this effect, the Château de Villandry may request that users leave their contact information and their email or postal address.
The data gathered is addressed to the Information and Communication Department of the Château de Villandry.
Pursuant to Article 34 of law No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 concerning information technology, files and freedoms, the user is entitled to access, amend and rectify their data, and is also entitled to oppose processing of their data, given legitimate reasons, as well as to oppose the use of the data for commercial prospection, by writing to the website administrator whose address is as follows: Château de Villandry, 3 rue Principale, 37510 Villandry.

Given that the present website is not designed to receive confidential information, with the exception of the aforementioned personal data, any information in any format whatsoever – documents, data, graphics, images, questions, suggestions, concepts, remarks or others – entered by a user shall not be deemed confidential. By simply transmitting information on the website, the user confers on the Château de Villandry the right to use, reproduce, circulate, modify or transfer said information, in connection with processing the user’s request.

The user is hereby notified that, during visits to the website, cookies may automatically be installed on their browser. The cookie is used to record information related to user navigation but does not have the capacity to identify them. The settings of the browser allow the user to be informed about the presence of cookies and therefore to refuse them as described on the following link: http://www.cnil.fr. The user is entitled to consult, withdraw and modify any personal data communicated through the cookies based on the conditions set out above.

The user of the “www.chateauvillandry.fr” website is required to respect the provisions of law No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 related to information technology, files and freedoms, whose breach is liable to criminal penalties. In particular as regards any present personal information, the user should avoid collecting or misusing said information, and any action in general that may cause prejudice to the privacy or reputation of a person.
In the same manner, the website user hereby acknowledges and accepts to only use the email address of the Château de Villandry to provide information that is necessary for processing their request with the exclusion of any other information or comments that is outrageous, racist or pejorative.


V. Intellectual property
Unless otherwise specified, any element of this website (general layout, software, texts, images whether animate or not, sounds, know-how, etc.) is the property of the Château de Villandry or its partners and is subject to copyright law. No other authorisation, or any other rights other than that of consulting this website, is conferred to any person pursuant to intellectual property rights. Reproduction of the documents on this website is authorised for information purposes only and strictly for personal and private use. Any reproduction and any use of copies made for other uses and other dispositions is expressly prohibited and may constitute piracy punishable by Articles L. 335-2 and subsequent amendments of the French Intellectual Property Code. The same goes for databases present on this website, as the case may be, which are protected by the provisions of law No. 98-536 of 1 July 1998 which transposes EU Directive of 11 March 1996 regarding legal protection of databases into the French Intellectual Property Code.

Unless otherwise specified, company names, logos, products and brands mentioned on this website are the property of the Château de Villandry and its partners. Full or partial reproduction conducted with elements from this website without express prior consent of the website administrator is therefore prohibited, as set out in Article L. 713-2 of the French Intellectual Property Code.


VI. Hypertext links
The Château de Villandry shall not be held responsible for access by users to other resources available on the internet via the hypertext links on its website. The Château de Villandry therefore formally declines any responsibility with regard to the contents of third party websites towards which it provides links, which are only provided to users of this website as a service. The decision to activate the links rests exclusively with the internet users.

The users and visitors of this website shall not create a hyperlink to this website without the express prior authorisation of the website administrator.