The TOP MODEL INTERNATIONAL site is a site accessible by the internet network, open to any User (www.topmodelinternational.com). It is published by VIP EVENTS SAINT-TROPEZ SARL, whose head office is in France, at 83120 Sainte-Maxime, 2 alléeSaudan, b13.
This Site is hosted by OVH.
The responsible editor is VIP EVENTS SAINT-TROPEZ SARL
Browsing the Site is subject to the regulations in force and to the conditions of use below. Consequently, by continuing to consult the Site, the User indicates his acceptance of the general conditions. The use of the Site will be subject to the most recent version of the general conditions, available on the Site at the time of use.
Article 1 – Access to the Site:
The Publisher endeavours to provide access to the Site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except in the event of force majeure or an event beyond the control of the Publisher, and subject to any breakdowns and maintenance operations necessary for the proper functioning of the Site and services.
Consequently, neither the Publisher nor VIP EVENTS SAINT-TROPEZ can guarantee the availability of the Site and/or services, the reliability of transmissions and performance in terms of response time or quality. No technical assistance is provided to the User, whether by electronic or telephone means.
Users of the Site are responsible for ensuring that their browser software is compatible with the Site.
The Publisher and/or VIP EVENTS SAINT-TROPEZ may not be held liable if access to this Site and/or use of the services is impossible.
Furthermore, the Publisher may be required to interrupt the Site or part of the services at any time without prior notice, without any right to compensation. The User acknowledges and agrees that the Publisher shall not be liable for any such interruptions and the consequences thereof for the User or any third party.
The responsibility of the Publisher or that of VIP EVENTS SAINT-TROPEZ, as defined in article 3 below, can only be called into question for events that are exclusively caused by a system over which the Publisher or VIP EVENTS SAINT-TROPEZ have effective control, which excludes all events that originate upstream or downstream of the Site, in particular access to the Internet network.
Article 2 – Disclaimer of liability:
The Publisher ensures that correct and up-to-date information is made available via the Site and reserves the right to modify the content of the Site at any time and to update it. However, neither the Publisher nor VIP EVENTS SAINT-TROPEZ can under any circumstances be held responsible for any damage caused by incorrect, out-of-date or incomplete information communicated via the Site.
It is therefore strongly recommended to check the accuracy and relevance of the information and/or documents made available on this Site. In particular, the information and/or documents may have been updated between the time they are downloaded and the time the User becomes aware of them.
The use of the information and/or documents available on this Site is the sole responsibility of the User, who assumes all the consequences that may arise, without the Publisher being held liable in this respect, and without recourse against the latter.
Neither VIP EVENTS SAINT-TROPEZ nor the Publisher may under any circumstances be held liable for any damage of any kind resulting from the interpretation or use of the information and/or documents available on this Site.
The Publisher undertakes to use all reasonable means at its disposal to enable Users to make optimal use of the services offered. The Publisher, like VIP EVENTS SAINT-TROPEZ, is therefore only bound by an obligation of means, and in no case by an obligation of result.
The Publisher, like VIP EVENTS SAINT-TROPEZ, is only liable for its fraud and gross negligence.
Users of the Site undertake to immediately inform the Publisher of any fraudulent use of the Site and not to seek to harm the integrity or operation of the Site.
Article 3 – Intellectual property:
The content and presentation of the Site (HTML or Flash pages, fixed or automatically generated, image files, sounds, videos, brands, logos, etc.) are protected by intellectual property rights held by VIP EVENTS SAINT-TROPEZ, unless otherwise indicated.
The Site’s database is protected by database law. The company VIP EVENTS SAINT-TROPEZ, as producer of the database, has the right to prohibit the extraction and reuse of a substantial part of the database.
Users undertake to use the information and data available on the Site only for their personal use. They undertake not to make any direct or indirect use of it. They are forbidden in particular any reproduction, adaptation, modification or communication, under some form and by some means that it is, even on a purely free basis, and any reconstitution starting from information and data obtained, of new files, databases, and other documents without the written, express and preliminary authorisation of the company (name).
The TOP MODEL INTERNATIONAL® brand and the accompanying logos are the exclusive property of the company VIP EVENTS SAINT-TROPEZ. The information presented on this site may in no way be interpreted as constituting or granting any licence or authorisation that allows the use of trademarks in any way whatsoever, which requires the prior and explicit written consent of VIP EVENTS SAINT-TROPEZ. The undue use of said trademarks is strictly prohibited. The company VIP EVENTS SAINT-TROPEZ will enforce its intellectual property rights throughout the world, in compliance with all applicable laws.
Article 4 – Hypertext links:
It is possible to create a link to the home page of the Site without the express authorisation of the Editor. The Publisher does not require any prior authorisation or request for information from a site that wishes to link to the Publisher’s Site. In any case, the Site should be displayed in a new browser window. However, the Publisher reserves the right to request the removal of any link it deems to be inconsistent with the purpose of the Site.
The Publisher has no control over the creation of links to external sites and the content of such sites, whether such sites are commercial.
In particular, the owners of sites accessed from the Site are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable laws and regulations relating to online services, including, but not limited to, laws and regulations relating to distance selling, consumer protection, false or misleading advertising, pricing, product compliance, etc.
The User’s attention is drawn to the fact that links to these other resources will cause the User to leave the Site. Therefore, the User accepts that his or her choice to access another Site, via a hypertext link, is made at his or her own risk.
Consequently, the Editor or VIP EVENTS SAINT-TROPEZ cannot be held responsible for any direct or indirect prejudice resulting from access to a site connected by a hypertext link.
Article 5 – Applicable law and competent courts:
Except for imperative protective provisions that may apply, both this Site and the terms and conditions of its use are governed by French law, regardless of the place of use. In the event of a dispute, and after all attempts to find an amicable solution have failed, the French courts will have sole jurisdiction to hear the dispute.