General Terms & Conditions

The purpose of the present general conditions of use (known as "GTC") is to provide a legal framework for the terms and conditions for the provision of the site and services by API - Aciéries de Ploërmel Industrie and to define the conditions of access and use of the services by the "User".

The present GTC are accessible on the site under the heading "GTC".

The GTC must be accepted by any User wishing to access the site.

They constitute the contract between the site and the User.

Access to the site by the User signifies his acceptance of these GTC. The User hereby undertakes to respect these conditions

In the event of non-acceptance of the GTC stipulated in this contract, the User must renounce access to the services offered by the site.

API - Aciéries de Ploërmel Industrie reserves the right to unilaterally modify the content of these GTC at any time.

Access to the site

The site is accessible free of charge at any location to any User with Internet access. All costs incurred by the User in accessing the service (computer hardware, software, Internet connection, etc.) are at the User's expense.

Personal data

The site is exempt from declaration to the CNIL (French National Agency regulating Data Protection) as it does not collect any data concerning users.

Intellectual property

The brands, logos, signs and all the contents of the site (texts, images, etc.) are protected by the Intellectual Property Code and more particularly by copyright.

Any representation and/or reproduction and/or partial or total exploitation of this trademark, of any nature whatsoever, is totally prohibited.

The User must request prior authorisation from the site for any reproduction, publication or copy of the various contents. The User undertakes to use the contents of the site in a strictly private context; any use for commercial or advertising purposes is strictly forbidden.

Any total or partial representation of this site by any means whatsoever without the express authorisation of the website operator would constitute an infringement punishable by Article L 335-2 et seq. of the Intellectual Property Code. In accordance with article L122-5 of the Intellectual Property Code, it is reminded that the User who reproduces, copies or publishes protected content must cite the author and his source.


The sources of the information published on the API - Aciéries de Ploërmel Industrie site are deemed reliable but the site does not guarantee that it is free of defects, errors or omissions.

The information provided is presented for information purposes only and has no contractual value.

Despite regular updates, the API - Aciéries de Ploërmel Industrie website cannot be held responsible for any changes in administrative and legal provisions that may occur after publication. Similarly, the site cannot be held responsible for the use and interpretation of the information contained in this site.

The API - Aciéries de Ploërmel Industrie site cannot be held responsible for any viruses that may infect the computer or any other computer equipment of the Internet user, following use, access or downloading from this site. The site cannot be held responsible in the event of force majeure or the unforeseeable and insurmountable act of a third party.


Hypertext links may be present on the site. The User is informed that by clicking on these links, he/she will leave the site. The latter has no control over the web pages to which these links lead and cannot, under any circumstances, be held responsible for their content.


The User is informed that during his visits to the site, a cookie may be automatically installed on his browser.

Cookies are small files temporarily stored on the hard disk of the User's computer by your browser and which are necessary for the use of the API - Aciéries de Ploërmel Industrie site. Cookies do not contain any personal information and cannot be used to identify anyone. A cookie contains a unique identifier, randomly generated and therefore anonymous. Some cookies expire at the end of the User's visit, others remain.

The information contained in the cookies is used to improve the site, for example by :
• allowing a service to recognise the User's device, so that he does not have to give the same
information repeatedly, for example filling in a form or a survey.
• monitoring how users use the services, to make them easier to use and
allocate sufficient power to ensure their responsiveness.
• analysing 'anonymised' data to help understand how users interact
with the various aspects of online services and thus enable them to be improved.

The User may deactivate this cookie via the settings in their browser software.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

French law applies to this contract. In the event of failure to resolve a dispute between the parties amicably, the French courts shall have sole jurisdiction.