Legal notice

The website features general information on Laboratoires Expanscience and the company’s products. The  website addresses the general public, professionals in the cosmetics and nutraceutical industry as well as journalists.

Expanscience, a limited liability company having a board of directors and a supervisory board, with €11,562,528 in capital and a head office located at 1, Place des Saisons - 92048 PARIS La Défense Cedex (France), registered in the Nanterre Register of Trades and Companies under number 317 586 808 and identified by the individual intra-community VAT number FR 52 317 586 808 (hereinafter the “Company”), is the publisher of the website (hereinafter the “Site”). This Site is wholly financed by the Expanscience company.

In her capacity as Director of Active Cosmetics, Armelle LE PENIEC is the Director of Publication for this Site. Site contents are created exclusively inside the company by Expanscience employees. Site contents are validated before publication and whenever necessary by the Department of Active Cosmetics headed by Armelle LEPENIEC, the Department of Communication, headed by Emmanuelle DUMAS and by the regulatary affairs of the Active Cosmetics department.

The Site is hosted in Ireland by:
Amazon Web Services France
67 Boulevard du Général Leclerc
92110 Clichy – France
Tél. : +33 (0)1 46 17 10 00
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Graphic and technical design of the Site was carried out by:
ZAC de la Valentine
4 Montée du Cdt de Robien
13011 Marseille - France
Tél. : +33 (0)4 96 11 07 07
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 If you run into any problems while visiting the Site or if you have any questions about the Site itself, you may contact us by writing to the following address:

Laboratoires Expanscience
1 Place des Saisons
92048 Paris La Défense - France
Tél. : +33 (0)1 43 34 60 00
Fax : +33 (0)1 43 34 61 00
ou via notre formulaire de contact.



General Conditions of Use

I. Area of application

Access to the Site and the use of its contents is granted within the framework of these General Conditions of Use. Accessing the Site and visiting its pages constitutes your unconditional acceptance of these General Conditions of Use.



II. Territoriality

Site information is meant for the use of private individuals and/or professionals in the cosmetic industry living in France. Other countries with regulations that may differ from French regulations are allowed to have access to the Site. In this case, information on the Site may not be appropriate for the country or in compliance with regulations outside of France.
This Site and the information it contains have not been designed or approved for use in the United States or by American citizens or residents.



III. Personal data

In the context of services offered by the Site, the Company may collect your personal data. For additional information, please consult our Privacy policy.



IV. Type and scope of information published on the Site

The Site may include opinions emitted by experts concerning a particular domain that is related to Site contents or excerpts from press articles. This information reflects only the views of the expert or author consulted and does not necessarily represent the Company’s opinion.



V. Forecasts and declarations of intent

Declarations concerning the future may be found on the Site and are made according to our knowledge and convictions. However, the results actually achieved by the Company may be very different from these declarations, since they depend on a set of factors that are competitive in nature and macroeconomic and therefore not under the Company’s control. Without prejudice to the legal obligations related to modifying these forecasts, the Company does not intend to regularly update all the forecast statements contained on the Site.



VI. Intellectual property rights

The Company is titleholder of the domain. The Site is an intellectual work protected by intellectual property laws. The Site as a whole and each of the elements composing it (such as texts, tree structures, applications, animations, images, photos, illustrations, diagrams, logos, sound, music, bonuses and downloadable goodies) are, unless specifically mentioned, the exclusive property of the Company, which is the only entity authorized to use the corresponding intellectual property rights.

Therefore, in application of the provisions of French Intellectual Property Code, of legislative and regulatory provisions from all countries and of international agreements, the use of all or part of the Site, most notably for purposes of downloading, reproduction, transmission, representation or distribution, for intentions other than personal, private, non-commercial use, is strictly forbidden. Violating these provisions subjects you to the sanctions listed in the Intellectual Property Code and the Penal Code, in particular as concerns the counterfeiting of author’s rights and brand rights, as well as the Civil Code concerning civil responsibility.

The brands and domain names, as well as the drawings and models appearing on the Site, are the Company’s exclusive property, unless otherwise mentioned. Reproduction or use of these brands, domain names, drawings and models in any way whatsoever and for whatever purpose, as well as their alteration, is prohibited.
The Company may modify Site contents at any time without previous notice.

VII. Photo credits
Canva, Laboratoires Expanscience, ©PanosPictures, iStock.

VIII. Guarantees and responsibility

The Company will make best efforts to ensure that the information available through the Site is exact and up to date. However, the Company in no way guarantees the exactness, completeness and currency of this information. The Company does not give any express or tacit guarantee concerning all or part of the Site.

The Company shall not be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage, stemming from any cause, origin, nature and/or consequences whatsoever and related to the consultation and/or use of the Site. In particular, the Company shall not be held responsible in case of Site interruption or inaccessibility, for the occurrence of bugs or for damage resulting from the fraudulent acts of third parties on the Site (such as intrusions).

The Company shall implement the necessary means to ensure the security of files made from personal data collected on the Site. The Company is unable to control risks stemming from internet operation and calls your attention to the existence of possible risks in terms of the confidentiality of data transiting over this network.

IX. Hypertext links

The Site pages may contain hypertext links to other websites operated by third parties. Our hypertext links to third-party websites are simply designed to facilitate browsing. The Company has no control over the current or future contents of third-party websites connected to the Site through hypertext links. The Company simply refers to these websites, without being associated to their contents in any way.

Consequently, the Company declines responsibility (most notably, editorial responsibility) with respect to the access and/or contents of third-party websites. In particular, the Company may not be held responsible for any violation of author’s rights or brand rights, or any other intellectual property rights that may result from accessing a page through a hypertext link. Any illegal, improper or incomplete information contained on a third-party website, and in particular any damage caused by using or not using this information, is the responsibility of the publisher of said website and is not the responsibility of the Company.

Hypertext links to the Site other than to the home page may be established only with the previous written express consent of the Company, and this authorization may be revoked at any time without compensation The Site pages must in no instance be imbricated inside the pages of another website. In all instances, a message must indicate to the visitor that the site has been changed.


X. Product or service advertising

The Site does not include product or service advertising in any form whatsoever.

XI. Conditions for using YouTube
To consult the conditions for use applicable in the European Economic Area and Switzerland, visit the website.

XII. Modification of these conditions

The Company informs you that these General Conditions of Use may be modified at any time without previous notification. These modifications are considered to be published when they are put online and are considered to be accepted without conditions when you access the Site once they have appeared. We recommend that you consult this section regularly.

XII. Litigation

These General Conditions of Use have been drawn up in compliance with French law, most notably with the provisions of Law no. 2004-575 dated June 21, 2004, concerning “trust in the digital economy,” as well as Law no. 78-17 dated January 6, 1978, concerning “information technology, files and civil liberties”.
French courts shall exercise jurisdiction over any disputes related to the Site.