Legal Notices

This page contains all the legal information concerning the use of the website,, its sub-domains and all websites belonging to Siléane.

This website belongs to Siléane, the Head Office of which is located at the following address:

17 Rue Descartes
42000 – Saint-Etienne
Phone: +33 (0) 477 790 371

Publications Manager
Hervé Henry
Chairman and Managing Director

Graphic design
30 Rue Agricol Perdiguier
42100 – Saint-Etienne
Phone: +33 (0) 477 813 813

30 Rue Agricol Perdiguier
42100 – Saint-Etienne
Phone: +33 (0) 477 813 813

2 rue Kellermann
59100 Roubaix – France


1. Property and responsibility
The website,, is the property of Siléane. Siléane is responsible for all the information provided on the website, However, Siléane is not responsible for the content shown on:
• External websites for which the website,, offers a link
• Websites that reproduce the content of the website,, without authorisation from Siléane.
Information provided on the website,, is however given solely for information and does not carry any legal obligation. Siléane does not guarantee the accuracy, precision or entirety of the information contained on this website. Consequently, Siléane disclaims all liability:
• For any inaccuracies or omissions linked to the information shown on this website;
• For any damage, direct and/or indirect, whatever the cause, nature, origin or consequence, resulting from the access of whomsoever to the website or the impossibility of accessing it, as well as the use of the website and/or the credit given to any information coming directly or indirectly from the website.
Siléane reserves the right to change or correct the content of its website at any time without prior notice.
Siléane cannot be held responsible for damage which could result from use of information on the website and/or use of a product to which it refers. It is the user’s responsibility to check the accuracy of the information provided and its use.
Information on this website includes a non-exhaustive list of general descriptions of the technical options available, which are not necessarily essential for each individual case. Therefore the characteristics required must be specified for each individual case when the contract is concluded.

2. All rights reserved
The entire on-line content of the website,, is protected by the copyright in force.
Thus any reproduction of the content carried out without the authorisation of Siléane is prohibited, unless explicitly stated otherwise.

2.1. Copyright and trademarks
Unless otherwise stated, corporate names, logos, products and brands cited on this website as well as ©, ® and ™, are the property of Siléane. They cannot be used without written authorisation from Siléane.

2.2. Exception for press releases
Press releases figuring on the website,, are copyright-free.
Consequently this information may be reproduced without restriction, partially or in its entirety, insofar as this information is accompanied by any mandatory legal recognition.
The press section of the website,, is copyright-free. Its entire content may be reproduced without prior authorisation.

2.3. Use of the website content
The content of the website,, should only be used for personal, associative or professional purposes. Any use for commercial or advertising purposes is strictly prohibited.
In general, it is preferable to include links to the contents of the Siléane website rather than to reproduce the contents in full; reproduction should be as limited as possible.
If you wish to reproduce content from the website,, please send your request by e-mail to specifying:
• The content you wish to reproduce
• What you will use it for and the place where you wish to carry out the reproduction of the information.

3. Links to the content
The website,, authorises websites to include links to its contents.
This authorisation is valid for all websites except those containing controversial, pornographic, hate inciting, or other inappropriate elements, as described in more detail in the chapter, “Property and Responsibility” above.
Content integration (“framing”) for the Siléane website is strictly prohibited. Consequently, no element of a page of the Siléane website can be partially or wholly transferred, or inserted, into another website or used to create derivative works without the express authorisation of Siléane. Any “framing” requires prior express written agreement from Siléane.

4. Processing of personal data/Data Protection Law
If you subscribe to one of our distribution lists or if you send a request via on-line forms, it is possible that the Siléane website,, will collect and record information concerning you, including your e-mail address and your contact details.
This data is covered by the Data Protection Law and Siléane guarantees the confidentiality of all the data collected.
Siléane may use a system of “cookies” to collect information during your visit to our website.
In compliance with Article 27 of Law No.78-17 dated 6 January 1978 concerning data protection you have the right of access to, modification, rectification and deletion of personal data which concerns you. You can exercise this right for all personal information concerning you, collected by
• By sending an e-mail to
• By writing to us at the following address: SILÉANE 17 rue Descartes – 42000, Saint-Etienne – France

5. Cookie use policy
In order to offer you a better user experience, very few cookies are used. By browsing our website, you accept its cookie use policy.
A cookie is a very small file, saved on your computer, which contains several lines of text. In this text file there is information about your visit, information which makes it possible to provide you with a better experience of the website. The website,, only places a single cookie which makes it possible to know the default language of your browser and therefore enables the correct language version to be displayed for you.
We use Google Analytics software, which creates 4 cookies giving us a better idea of how our visitors browse: the pages viewed, the time spent, etc., always with a view to improving our website content. These statistics are global and no individual data is logged. See how Google uses some data collected when you use the websites or applications of these partners
Cookies may be deactivated at any time. Your Internet browser is also capable of notifying you about the cookies placed on your device and asking whether or not you will accept them. You can accept or refuse cookies case by case or refuse them routinely. To manage cookies, you must configure your Internet browser.

For Internet Explorer:
Click on the “Tools” button, then on “Internet Options”.
In the “General” tab, in “Browsing history”, click on “Settings”. Click on the “View files” button.

For Firefox:
Go to the “Tools” tab of the browser and then select the “Options” menu
In the window which opens, select “Privacy” and click on “Display cookies”

For Safari:
In your browser, select the “Edition; Preferences” menu.
Click on “Security”. Click on “Display cookies”.

For Google Chrome:
Click on the “Tools” menu icon.
Select “Options”.
Click on the “Advanced options” tab and access the “Confidentiality” section.
Click on the “Display cookies” button.