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General User Conditions
Article 1 – Preamble

1.1 - The purpose of the General User Conditions is to define the methods and conditions for use of the Site as well as the rights and obligations of Ligaris and the Users within this framework.

1.2 - The User declares that he has read the General User Conditions and shall fully abide by them.

1.3 - The Users also declare that LIGARIS has provided them with all the information and warnings necessary for the use of the Site and for understanding the consequences that may arise.

Article 2 – Definitions

2.1 Ligaris: French joint stock company with capital of €38,113 Euros, registered with the Registry of Commerce and Corporations of Nanterre under Number 390 435 303 with its corporate headquarters at 21 Blvd. du Parc, 92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

2.2 General User Conditions: the present document, including all possible modifications and all possible additional conditions.

2.3 Site: the website(s) (including any modification or update) operated by LIGARIS, whose Internet address is: (and any other Internet address chosen by LIGARIS), as well as all other websites that may be substituted for it, as determined by LIGARIS.

2.4 User: any visitor to the Site.

Article 3 – Acceptance of the General User Conditions of the Site

3.1 The use of the Site implies acceptance without reservation of the General User Conditions and cannot take place except under the strictest adherence to these.

3.2 LIGARIS reserves the right to modify all or a part of the General User Conditions and/or the Site at any time. Any modification or any addition immediately goes into effect as soon as it is put online, and all Users are considered to have accepted this solely due to accessing and using the Site as of this date.

Article 4 – Site Access – Functioning - Security

4.1 It is up to each User to have the appropriate equipment to access the Site and make use of it, and to maintain this equipment. All costs and fees for equipment, communications, telecommunications and other, necessary for connection and access to the Site, as well as any relevant authorization required, are at the expense of the User.

4.2 It is recommended that the User configure his equipment according to the following parameters in order to view the Site in an optimum manner:
- Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.x and later editions.
- Screen Resolution: 800 x 600 pixels.
- 64 000 Colours.

4.3 LIGARIS shall make the Site accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Nevertheless, necessary repairs may be carried out by LIGARIS at any time.

4.4 LIGARIS cannot be held responsible for interruptions to the service due to failure or saturation of the Internet network installations that may prevent access to its server.

Article 5 – Declarations – Guarantees – Liability

5.1 LIGARIS cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage, whether material or immaterial, due to an interruption and/or the use of the Site. The Users’ connection to the Site is entirely his own responsibility.

5.2 You agree to comply with all of the laws and regulations currently in effect, and more particularly, those that are included in the present charter.

Article 6 – Information and User Recommendations

6.1 The information and recommendations for use provided on the Site or via email are for informational purposes.

6.2 The information and services proposed on the Site do not, either directly or indirectly, constitute a medical consultation. Under no circumstances are the information and services provided intended to take the place of a consultation, an examination, or a diagnosis provided by your doctor, nor can they be interpreted as promoting any medication.

6.3 You shall not use the information available on the site to make a diagnosis, determine treatment, or to start and/or stop taking medication, without prior consultation with a general practitioner or a specialist.

6.4 You realize that the information that is made available to you is neither complete nor exhaustive, and that this information does not cover all of the different symptoms, medications and treatments suitable to tobacco dependence.

6.5 Furthermore, LIGARIS does not under any circumstances guarantee any result whatsoever from the application of the information and services provided, and in particular that provided by the partners and links provided on the site.

6.6 The results that you may obtain in the context of the different tests offered are provided for informational purposes only, and do not presume to assess the quality of your current and/or future health, nor, conversely, do they presume to call into question your current health.

6.7 Consequently, you realize that the LIGARIS’s liability cannot be brought into question on the basis of the information and the services provided on the Site, and you accept that the use of this information and these services is at your sole responsibility, control, and direction.

Article 7 – Use and Navigation on the Site

7.1 You are hereby informed that all the laws and regulations currently in effect are applicable to the Internet.

7.2 The LIGARIS Company is the owner of all of the intellectual property and patent rights relative to the contents of the site On this basis, you are reminded that any mention relative to the existence of rights cannot be deleted, and that any unauthorised reproduction, partial or total, constitutes an act of infringement.

The regulations regarding copyright and patent rights such as, and particularly including, multimedia creations, software, texts, articles, photos, registered trademarks, databases and images of any kind.

The photographs appearing on this site have been lawfully acquired from the following photographic agencies: © (to be completed).

7.3 You agree to refrain from using the interactive services provided to publish messages that are abusive, insulting, disparaging or degrading messages or that have no connection to the questions raised.

7.4 Regulations currently in effect regarding computer fraud. In this regard, you shall refrain from trying to break into any automated data processing system, to modify or extract qualitatively or quantitatively, all or part of the website’s databases. You are hereby informed that such acts are punishable by penalties.

Article 8 – Personal Information

8.1 LIGARIS gathers personal information concerning the User within the framework of the use of the Site. This information is intended for LIGARIS and shall be kept by LIGARIS. Pursuant to the Law No.78-17 of January 6, 1978 regarding information technology, to data and the civil liberties, any User has a right of access, modification, correction and suppression of the information concerning him.

8.2 The User can exercise this right by contacting LIGARIS by mail at the address shown at the beginning of the General User Conditions, or by e-mail at the following address: .

Article 9 – Hyperlinks on

9.1 Posting a hyperlink to LIGARIS requires prior authorisation from the Site’s Webmaster. ( ).

9.2 LIGARIS is under no circumstances responsible for the content, information, products and services offered on the sites that have hyperlinks on the site

Article 10 – Password Management

You are responsible for the safekeeping and thus the possible fraudulent use of the login and passwords that are assigned to you to access and use the restricted services provided on

In the event of the loss or theft of your password and/or login, contact: .

Moreover, you are hereby informed that if, during a period of 6 months, you do not use the services available to you on the Site, you accept that your subscription, your password and your login will be deleted.

Article 11 – Interactive Services Provided

You are solely responsible for the information, messages, images, and in general, all content that you publish via interactive services, such as, in particular, blogs.

LIGARIS may partially or completely delete any content that you publish, or that is addressed to you via the interactive services, if this content is likely to be construed as a breach of the laws and regulations in force or of the accepted standards of good behaviour.

You recognize that you are solely responsible for the possible use of content, of any kind whatsoever, that you publish, and that LIGARIS does not check or guarantee the accuracy, lawfulness, quality or reliability of any of the content whatsoever, published via the interactive services provided on the Site.

You are solely responsible for the contacts made via the interactive services of the Site

Article 12 – General Provisions

LIGARIS reserves the right to change the provisions of the present charter. By continuing to use and browse the site, you accept the changes that may thus be made.

The present charter constitutes the entirety of the agreement between the parties, and no standard or specific term or condition appearing in other documents may be considered to be a part of the rights and obligations that exist between LIGARIS and Internet surfers.

If one or more of the provisions of the present charter is found to be invalid for any reason whatsoever, the other provisions will retain their full force and effect.

In the event of a difference of interpretation between the heading and the clause to which it refers, any litigation concerning this shall be considered groundless.

The present standard terms and conditions are governed by French law in matters of form and content.

In the event of a dispute, the parties agree to seek an amicable resolution before taking any legal action.

All correspondence with the Webmaster shall be in English only.