These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) apply to the web site located at www.thelanguageexperiment.com (the « Web Site ») which is the property of Fabienne Verdier. Please read and review these Terms carefully.
By using this site, you agree to be legally bound by the following Terms; if you do not agree to the Terms, please do not use this Web Site.
Fabienne Verdier reserves the right to modify the Terms at any time. Your subsequent use of the Web Site constitutes your acceptance of the modified Terms; you should therefore periodically visit this page to review the Terms.
The Web Site is owned and operated by Fabienne Verdier. All text, graphics, and other content contained on this Web Site is owned, controlled, and/licensed to Fabienne Verdier and is protected by French and international copyright laws. Fabienne Verdier reserves and retains all right, title and interest to the Web Site and the content therein. Nothing contained in the Terms or on the Web Site shall be construed as an assignment or license of any intellectual property rights contained herein.
The artworks of Fabienne Verdier are protected by French and/or international copyright laws.
Except for your non-commercial, educational, and personal use, you may not copy, distribute, sell, adapt, modify, publicly display or otherwise commercially exploit the content or the artwork displayed on this Web Site. Such activities are expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of the appropriate copyright owner.
The Web Site is provided on an “as is” basis. Fabienne Verdier reserves the right to select the content to be included on the Web Site, and it may modify, edit, or otherwise alter the content on the Web Site at any time for any reason whatsoever. Fabienne Verdier shall not be liable to you or any third party should Fabienne Verdier exercise its right to modify the Web Site. If you object to any changes to the Web Site, your sole recourse will be to discontinue using the Web Site.
This Web Site is solely for educational purposes and is not intended as an online catalogue raisonné. Fabienne Verdier does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the content on the Web Site. Your reliance on the information contained on this Web Site is at your own risk.
Any trademarks displayed on the Web Site are trademarks of Fabienne Verdier, and are protected under French and/or international trademark laws. You may not commercially use the trademarks found on this Web Site without the prior written consent of the appropriate trademark owners.
The Web Site may contain links to other web sites that Fabienne Verdier does not operate or control. Fabienne Verdier is not responsible for the content or business practices of these sites and recommends that you review the terms and privacy policies for any and all sites that you visit.
Fabienne Verdier does not knowingly accept user-submitted content. Fabienne Verdier cannot and does not guarantee that any user submissions it receives will be kept confidential.
Fabienne Verdier will respond to user correspondence at its own discretion. It is not required or otherwise bound to respond to user submissions or other correspondence.
Fabienne Verdier does not collect any private information from you when you visit the Web Site.
In addition to any other restrictions described in these Terms, you may not:
(a) use the Web Site for any commercial purpose;
(b) allow, enable, or otherwise support the transmission of mass unsolicited, commercial advertising or solicitations via e-mail (spam) to the Web Site;
(c) use any high volume, automated, or electronic means (including, without limitation, robots, spiders, scripts, or other automated devices) to access the Web Site or monitor or copy the web pages or the content contained thereon;
(d) deep link to the Web Site for any purpose;
(e) frame the Web Site, place pop-up windows over its pages, or otherwise affect the display of its pages.
(f) interfere with or disrupt the Web Site or services or networks connected to the Web Site or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to the Web Site; or
(g) send any message that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, abusive, sexually explicit, threatening, vulgar, obscene, profane, racially offensive, or otherwise objectionable, as determined by Fabienne Verdier’s sole discretion.
Fabienne Verdier may terminate your access and use of the Web Site without prior notice for any reason, in its sole discretion, including without limitation, if Fabienne Verdier believes that you have violated these Terms.
THIS WEB SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. CALLIOPE MEDIA DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE MATERIALS ON THE WEB SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. FABIENNE VERDIER DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
FABIENNE VERDIER MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE WEB SITE AND/OR THE CONTENT THEREIN WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, ERROR-FREE, OR FREE OF ANY HARMFUL COMPONENTS (INCLUDING VIRUSES). YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILLFABIENNE VERDIER, HER LEGAL REPRESENTATIVES, AND ASSIGNS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF REVENUES, PROFITS, USE, DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF PARTIES WERE ADVISED OF, KNEW OF, OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND NOTWITHSTANDING THE FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY), ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE WEB SITE, THE MATERIALS ON THE WEB SITE OR YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE, THE MATERIALS, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, WARRANTY, STATUTE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE.
IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE WEB SITE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USE OF THE WEB SITE.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations and disclaimers may not apply to you. To the extent Fabienne Verdier may not, as a matter of applicable law, disclaim any implied warranty or limit its liabilities, the scope and duration of such warranty and the extent of our liability shall be the minimum permitted under such applicable law.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Fabienne Verdier, her legal representatives, assigns, partners, employees, advisors, officers, directors, consultants, agents, and affiliates from and against any and all third-party claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, expenses, fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs) that such parties may incur as a result of or arising from: (1) any information you submit or transmit to or through the Web Site; (2) your use of the Web Site or the content contained therein; (3) your violation of these Terms; or (4) any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, spyware, or other similar harmful or deleterious programming routines input by you into the Web Site.
Fabienne Verdier’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Should any portion of the Terms be held invalid, unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining Terms shall not be affected. The section titles in the Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
The Terms shall be governed by the laws of France without giving effect to any choice of laws or principles that would require the application of the laws of a different country or state.
The Terms constitute the entire and sole agreement between you and Fabienne Verdier with respect to your use of the Web Site and the content contained thereon.
This document presents information concerning the cookies found on services (“Services”) accessible to all internet users with a connection terminal (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) from the following address: www.thelanguageexperiment.com (“Site”).
Cookies may be installed automatically on the user’s terminal (computer, telephone, tablet, etc.) during visits to the Site. Cookies are used to save information relative to the user’s browsing in order to provide him/her with personalised navigation (e.g. user identification to access their account, managing their shopping cart, memorising consultations and personalising the offers proposed).Users are informed by a banner that cookies are installed on their terminal when they arrive on the Site’s homepage. If they continue to browse the Site without configuring the gathering of personal identifiers, they accept the collection of this information and the creation of the personal identifier.This page enables users to obtain the information needed to disable these cookies at any time, free of charge. It should be pointed out, however, that disabling cookies may reduce or block access to all or part of the services offered on the Site
A cookie is a text file in alphanumeric format placed on the user’s hard drive by the server of the site visited or by a third-party server (advertising sales agency, analytic web service, etc.). A cookie is used to recognise a user when he/she comes back to the website. On the technical level, however, the cookie recognises a machine and not really a user. A cookie can only be used by a server at the domain that placed it there.
Different types of cookies are used on the Site for different purposes.
These cookies are indispensable for the Site to operate properly. They enable the user to access the Site and its Services and cannot be disabled/deleted.
Performance and Functional Cookies
These cookies are used to provide better service to users. They improve the Site’s operations in relation to users’ needs, their past behaviour and the parameters they have set. They make it possible for users not to have to provide information that had already been given (pages visited, language parameters, country, ID; etc.) during a previous visit to the Site. These cookies do not gather personal information, nor can they be used to identify the user or to gather personal data.
Users can disable/delete these cookies on their terminal, but will no longer be able to use a certain number of functions that are nonetheless needed to browse certain areas of the Site.
The Site uses the Google Analytics software to analyse certain bits of information about visitors such as traffic, use of the browser, number of new visitors, marketing activities and pages viewed. This information helps us to make improvements to the Site, both qualitatively and quantitatively. The data saved by these cookies can only be viewed by the concerned teams at the Site, but no confidential information is recorded.
Third party cookies
The Site uses the following third party services which can install cookies:
Google Maps, is a service that allows searching and viewing of maps provided by Google Inc.
YouTube and Vimeo are two web platforms that enable viewing and sharing of videos on the Internet.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies by default. The user can nonetheless configure his/her browser to keep cookies from being saved on the computer or on a related peripheral device. Some browsers offer a method by which cookies are always deleted after a visit.The user can also configure his/her browser software so that it indicates the cookies placed on the terminal and lets you choose whether to accept these cookies or not on a case by case basis.
It should be pointed out that if the user disables cookies, access to all or part of the Services offered on the Site may be reduced or blocked. If the browser is configured to refuse all cookies, the user will notably not be able to use essential functions on the Site. To carefully manage cookies, the user should configure his/her browsers taking into account the cookies’ purpose as indicated above. The following links provide step-by-step explanations of how to configure cookies for the different browsers:
1/ if you use the Google Chrome browser
Find the files containing the name “thelanguageexperiment”. Select them and delete them.
2/ if you use the Firefox browser
Find the files containing the name “thelanguageexperiment”. Select them and delete them.
3/ if you use the Internet Explorer browser
Select the cookies containing the name “thelanguageexperiment” and delete them.
4/ if you use the Safari browser
Select the cookies containing the name “thelanguageexperiment” and click on Delete or Delete all.
For further information on cookies and their use, the user may consult the file produced by France’s “Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés” (National Commission for Information Technology and Civil Liberties) at the following address: http://www.cnil.fr