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LEGAL NOTICES

Introduction
This web site is optimised for a screen resolution of 1024 x 768.
Access to and use of, this web site are subject to the Legal Notices set out below, as well as all applicable laws and/or regulations.
Connecting to and accessing, the www.beneteau.com web site implies full and unreserved acceptance by all visitors of all the provisions contained in these Legal Notices, which should be viewed whenever connecting to the site.
Article 1 – Purpose of the SPBI S.A. web site
The purpose of the SPBI S.A. web site is to:
- Present its range of products and services
- Provide information about events and boat shows
- Present its worldwide dealership network
Article 2 – Private data 
SPBI S.A. agrees to refrain from using any private data you may supply in any way that would contravene current data protection legislation. 
SPBI S.A. collects the following personal information from you:
- Full name
- Postal address
- E-mail address, telephone and/or fax number(s)
- Profession
- Year of birth
This data helps SPBI S.A. to get to know you better, and is used with your express consent for the sole purpose of enabling you to receive the BENETEAU newsletter and to inform you about our products and services.
The data collected is used only by the internal departments of SPBI S.A. and particularly by the communications, network development, marketing, and after-sales departments.
In accordance with articles 39 and subsequent of the French law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 (the French data protection act), anyone may view and, if need be, correct or request deletion of data relating to themselves by applying to the communications department. “Anyone may also, for legitimate reasons, object to the processing of data relating to them.”
Any questions concerning the processing of private data should be addressed to: 
SPBI SA
BENETEAU
Nathalie Piou
Z.I. des Mares, B.P. 66, 85270 SAINT HILAIRE DE RIEZ, FRANCE
Tel.: (00 33) (0) 2.51.60.50.00
Fax: (00 33) (0) 2.51.60.50.10
e-mail: internet@beneteau.fr
Written requests accompanied by a copy of your identity card or similar official form of identity may be made to SPBI S.A. at the above address in order to obtain, free of charge, any private data we hold concerning you and, where appropriate, to correct that information where it is inaccurate, incomplete, ambiguous or out of date or where the collection, use, communication or retention of such data is prohibited.
If your private data changes, you should notify SPBI SA of such changes in writing at the address shown above.
Article 3 – Limitation of liability
As a user of this web site, you confirm that you have the skills and technical resources required to access and use it.
You confirm that you have checked that your computer equipment contains no viruses, and that it is in perfect working order. You must also have read these Legal Notices and agree to respect the conditions they imposes.
You are solely and fully liable for the use you make of the www.beneteau.com web site.
SPBI S.A. may not be held liable for any damage, whether direct or indirect and, more specifically, damage to equipment, loss of data or programs or financial loss arising as a result of using this web site or those web sites to which it has links.
Article 4 - Security
In making use of the www.beneteau.com web site, you agree to refrain from any action capable of causing computer failures, whether functional or of any other nature, affecting the operation of the web site or of any server or service that may be accessed via the web site.
Within the space constituted by the web site, you expressly agree to provide only reliable information, data, documents and/or files that are inoffensive and not likely to affect the operation of the web site or of any server or service that may be accessed via the web site.
You agree that when using the web site or any server or service that may be accessed via the web site, you will:
- Comply with all current national and international laws and regulations, and respect the rights of third parties
- Refrain from prejudicing the image of SPBI S.A. in any way and in any form whatsoever
Article 5 – SPBI S.A.’s Limitation of liability The photographs, drawings, illustrations, descriptions, etc. reproduced on the web site and used in any brochures ordered via the web site are not contractually binding in any way, and are provided purely for information purposes.
Our models may be subject to certain (technical and commercial) modifications or enhancements during production without prior notice or public announcement. 
SPBI S.A. may interrupt access to its web site at any time, especially for the purposes of maintenance.
Article 6 – Intellectual property
6.1 – Copyright 
SPBI S.A. is the author of this web site within the meaning of articles L 111.1 and subsequent of the French Intellectual Property Code.
This web site was designed and produced by Mazédia.
The text, photographs, animations, drawings, sounds and other creations are the sole property of SPBI SA
Any reproduction, whether direct or indirect, temporary or permanent, by any means and in any form whatsoever, whether in full or in part, and any representation, use or modification, even partial modification, of this web site are forbidden. Any such use constitutes an counterfeit offence punishable by four years' imprisonment and a fine of €300,000 (Article L 716-9 of the French Intellectual Property Code).
6.2 – Brand copyright
The named and semi-figurative BENETEAU brands are registered by SPBI S.A. and are the sole property of the company.
The EYB, JEANNEAU, LAGOON and WAUQUIEZ brands are referred to by SPBI S.A. on this web site with the permission of their respective owners.
Any reproduction, use, imitation, insertion, deletion or modification of these brands without the permission of SPBI S.A. or their owners beforehand, constitutes a counterfeit offence punishable by four years' imprisonment and a fine of €300,000 (Article L 716-9 of the French Intellectual Property Code).
Article 7 – Hypertext linking and referencing
The creation of any hypertext link to this web site and any referencing of it are forbidden without the express permission in writing of SPBI S.A.
Article 8 – With regard to changes to the legal notices contained in the SPBI S.A. web site, SPBI S.A. reserves the right to change or correct these Legal Notices at any time and without prior notice, especially in the event of changes to the current legislation, where such changes made are to ensure compliance.
Article 9 – Applicable law
The www.beneteau.com web site and these Legal Notices are subject to French law.