Legal information

The website www.gites-de-france.com is the property of SAS Gîtes de France.

Editor information

The editor for www.gites-de-france.com is SAS Gîtes de France.
Contact information
40 Avenue de Flandre 75019 Paris
Phone
00 33 1 49 70 75 75
Email
info@gites-de-france.fr
Legal status
SAS Gîtes de France Au capital de 1.056.000 € 
Legal representative
Président Bernard FISHER
Responsible publisher
Anne-Catherine PECHINOT

Internet hoster for the website www.gites-de-france.com

ITEA
9bis Boulevard Emile Romanet 44100 Nantes
Phone
00 33 2 40 16 16 16

Use of this site

The purpose of this website (www.gites-de-france.com) is to provide descriptions of the various offers available through the Gîtes de France® network and to help users search for products and services related to the sale of Gîtes de France® stays. Fraudulent use of this site, or use that contravenes the legal provisions here stated, can result in the SAS Gîtes de France refusing, at any time, access to the services provided by this same website.

Responsibility of the editor

On-line publishing is subject to the same rules and regulations as traditional publishing. Site content is therefore subject to laws that confer various rights and obligations to the reader. The website’s editor agrees to scrupulously respect current editorial rules, including: having the right to publish content made available on the website. doing his best to verify the validity of the information made available to the public. However, errors or omissions may still escape the editor's attention and appear on the website. granting permission to users to print any content published on the website, though strictly for the reader’s personal use. Offers published in the Latest Offers, Holiday Suggestions, and Latest News sections are subject to availability and managed by our partners.

Responsibility of the website’s user

For their part, visitors to the website agree to respect the intellectual property rights that pertain to content published on the site, including: Not reproducing, summarizing, modifying, altering or redistributing – without the prior consent of the editor – any article, title, application, program, logo, brand, information or illustration, for any use that is not strictly private in nature. Any reproduction for professional purposes or mass redistribution is therefore prohibited. Not copying any part of the website onto another website or internal computer network. Parties responsible for any infringement of these imperative provisions are subject to punishment by law.

Intellectual property rights

The corporate names and logos Gîtes de France®, Charmance®, Pré Vert® and Tourisme Vert® are registered trademarks. The website www.gites-de-france.com is protected by copyright and trademark rights. The total or partial reproduction of this website’s content or form is strictly forbidden, without the express prior consent of the site’s editor.

Protecting the users’ personal data - CNIL Declaration

Certain information collected by the www.gites-de-france.com website is processed in order to manage the files of both clients and potential customers. This data-processing procedure has been declared to the CNIL. The data are sent to the SAS Gîtes de France. In compliance with the French Freedom of Information Law of 6 January 1978, users have the right to access, correct or delete their personal information at any time. If you would like to exercise this right, simply send us a written request by post or email (info@gites-de-france.fr). SAS Gîtes de France holds confidential any data collected by this website’s on-line forms. In compliance with the above-cited law, information collected by the website will not be kept for a period of time longer than is necessary for it to be processed and for which it was originally collected.

The Cookies we emit on our website

When you browse our website we can, subject to your choice (see “2 – Your choice about cookies”), install various cookies in your device.

·  Technical cookies – Editor: ITEA

These are necessary to enable you to browse our website and also to obtain various products and services. More specifically, technical cookies enable us to recognise you, highlight your browsing of specific pages and thus improve your browsing experience; in particular:

-  Adapting the presentation of our website to your device’s display preferences (language, display resolution, operating system, etc.) when you visit our website, depending on the display equipment and software applications installed on your device;

-  Recording information concerning a form that you have filled in on our website (registration or logging on to your account), or products, services or information that you have selected on our website (subscription to a service, basket contents, etc.);

-  Enabling you to log on to reserved and personal parts of our website, such as your account, by means of identifiers or information that you have previously supplied to us;

-  Enabling security measures such as, for example, when you are asked to log in to content again after a certain period of time.

These cookies cannot be deactivated or configured, otherwise you will no longer be able to access the website and/or its services.

·  Audience measurement and browsing characteristic cookies – edited by Google Analytics, Madmetrics

These cookies only generate anonymous statistics and audience measurements, excluding any personal information. They allow us to establish statistics and volumes regarding visits and use of various elements of our website (sections and contents browsed, browsing route, etc.), enabling us to improve the interest and ergonomics of our services.

To deactivate Google Analytics: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881?hl=fr

To deactivate Madmetrics: http://www.keyade.com/policy_suite.html

Targeted or Advertising Cookies

These cookies are placed by third parties that are present on our website (by banner servers, for example). The enable a multi-site assessment of your browsing habits and target internet users to offer advertisements that are tailored to their interests.

o  Criteo cookie

The Criteo service is aimed at detecting the visitors of Domain names/websites of Criteo’s advertising clients in order to send them personalised emails or advertisements. Criteo uses these cookies to distinguish between users and to target the advertisements according to their browsing experience. To find out more about the Criteo service or to deactivate it: http://www.criteo.com/privacy/.
To find out more about Criteo emails or to deactivate the service: http://privacy.criteoemail.com/privacy/policy

o  Google advertising cookie

Google adapts advertisements broadcast to users depending on their browsing of this website or of other websites. You can find the confidentiality guidelines and terms of use of this data here: http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/.
You can deactivate this service by visiting the following web page: https://www.google.com/settings/u/0/ads/authenticated.

Your choice about cookies

You are provided with several possibilities to manage cookies. Any configuration that you might carry out may modify your internet browsing experience and condition your access to certain services that require the use of cookies.

You can, at any time, express or modify your choice about cookies following the steps described below.

·  The choices provided by your browsing software

You can configure your browser so that cookies are installed in your device or, on the contrary, so that they are refused either systematically, either depending on their emitter. You may also configure your browser so that it offers you the choice to either accept or refuse the installation of a cookie in your device. For further information, consult the “How to exercise your choice according to the browser you use” section.

·  Cookie agreements

The installation of a cookie in a device is essentially subject to the will of the device’s user; the user can express and modify this at any time and free of charge by means of the options provided by the browser.

If you have accepted the installation of cookies in your browser, the cookies contained within the websites you have consulted will be temporarily stored in a specific location in your device. They can only be read by the emitter.

·  Refusing cookies

If you refuse the installation of the cookies we emit in your device, or if you clear those that we have already installed, you will no longer be able to make use of a certain amount of functionalities that are nonetheless necessary to browse certain sections of our website. This may be the case if you were to try to access our contents and services that require your identification. This would also be the case if we were unable to identify  - for technical purposes – the type of browser used on your device, its language and display configuration, or the country from which your device appears to be connecting to the internet.

If necessary we will decline all responsibility for the consequences of the reduced functioning of our services as a result of our incapability to record or consult the cookies required for their functionality and that you may have refused or cleared.

·  How to exercise your choice according to the browser you use

Each browser has a specific manner of managing cookies. This is described in your browser’s help menu, which will enable you to find out how to modify your choices about cookies.

o  For Internet Explorer™: open the Tools menu and select Internet Options; click on the Confidentiality tab and then choose the desired level

o  For Firefox™: open the Tools menu and select Options; click on the Privacy tab and choose the desired options.

o  For Chrome™: open the configuration menu (spanner icon) and select Parameters; click on Advanced Parameters and then on Contents Parameters and then choose the desired options.

o  For Safari™: select Safari > Preferences and click on Security; click on Display Cookies and select the desired options.

o  For Opera™: open the Tools menu and select Preferences; click on the Advanced tab, then, in the Cookies section click on Manage Cookies; select the desired options.

·  How to exercise your choice, depending on advertising platforms

You can express your choice concerning distribution via the following platform (edited by the Interactive Advertising Bureau – IAB): http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices.

This platform enables you to select all the companies that use information necessary for behavioural advertising.

Please note that if you deactivate the distribution of personalised advertisements by Criteo and other advertising partners, you will continue to receive advertisements, but these will be less adapted to your interests or to your browsing habits.

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