Terms of use

The Site you are visiting is controlled and operated under the responsibility of SA/NV Worldline, with registered office in 1130 Brussels, Haachtsesteenweg 1442 (hereafter: "Worldline SA/NV", "we", "us").

We wish that your visit of our Site is a pleasant and instructive experience for you, and that you are well informed and fully aware of our respective rights and obligations. Therefore we have created these binding terms of use that must be observed whenever you use this Site.  It is important that you read these Terms of Use carefully before you start your visit of this Site.

IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND TO STOP THE USE OF THIS SITE .  If you do not agree with any of these Terms of Use please do not use this Site, because by using this Site you will be deemed to have irrevocably agreed to these terms.

Exceptionnaly, this Site or some parts of it may be subject to additional conditions, which you should also read carefully before making any use of this Site or those parts subject to specific conditions. Any such terms will not modify or replace these Terms of Use regarding any use of this Site, unless otherwise expressly stated.  In particular, we draw your attention to our Privacy Policy which is included in a separate document and published next to these Terms of Use on this Site.

Please note that these Terms of Use may be revised and modified without notice at any time by updating this posting.  You should visit this page regularly to view the current Terms of Use, since your continued use of this Site will be considered as irrevocable acceptance of any updated version. 

Your use of this Site

Your right to make use of this Site, and any material appearing on it, is subject to your compliance with these Terms of Use. Any use or modification of the Site and any material presented on this Site outside the scope of the restricted right of use that we grant to you by way of these Terms of Use, is prohibited.

You may access and display material presented on this Site for non-commercial, informative, personal use on a single computer only.  This Site and the material contained in it may not otherwise be reproduced, modified, uploaded, posted, published, transmitted, distributed or used in any way except upon express prior consent by Atos.

Any authorization to use material granted by Worldline SA/NV is in any way restricted to the making of a single copy for non-commercial, personal use on a single computer only, and on condition that you keep intact all proprietary notices, such as trademark or copyright notices. Using the Site or any material displayed on it, on any other web site or computer network is prohibited, including references to this Site by way of linking or deeplinking, except upon express prior consent of Worldline SA/NV. Also, unauthorised use or reproduction of the software used on this Site, as well as decompiling, reverse engineering, disassembling, or otherwise reducing the code used in such software into a readable form in order to examine the construction of such software to copy it or to create other products based (in whole or in part) on such software, is prohibited, except (eventually) to the extent imposed by the applicable law.

The information provided through this Site

The present site is intended to provide information about Worldline SA/NV, its organization and the products and services offered by its divisions. However, this information represents only a short presentation of our products and services and is not exhaustive or contractually binding. To learn more about our products and services or to enter into any form of contractual agreement, please contact us directly and we will be happy to give you more detailed information and to answer any question you might have.

Although we invest our best efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information in this  Site, it may accidentally include inaccuracies, outdated information or typographical errors. Therefore, we make no warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information contained herein. Further, we assume no liability, obligation or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of this Site.

References made on this Site to any third party information, product or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer or otherwise do not necessarily constitute the approval or recommendation thereof by Worldline SA/NV nor any form of connection, association or partnership with such third party. Further, this Site may be linked to other web sites, which are not under the control of and are not maintained by Worldline SA/NV. Worldline SA/NV is not responsible for the content of those sites or any of the off-site pages or any other sites linked to those sites. Worldline SA/NV is providing these links to you only as a convenience.

Intellectual Property Rights

This Site, its presentation, graphic design and structure, and all the materials, including underlying software, incorporated on this Site ("Material") are protected by copyrights, patents, registered models, trade secrets or other proprietary rights.  Some of the names, logos or other images on this Site are also protected as domain names and/or registered or unregistered trademarks, trade names and/or service marks owned by Worldline SA/NV.  The user of this Site must respect these rights and shall not use in any way whatsoever protected material without express prior authorisation by Worldline SA/NV. 

Publishing a link to this Site (homepage or deeplinking) on another website can only be done upon express prior consent of Worldline SA/NV.

Any infringement or denial of intellectual property rights and other rights on proprietary material held by Worldline SA/NV, can lead to civil and/or criminal sanctions, as well as a sentence to compensate all damages caused.

Our responsibility

Your use of, and browsing in this Site, is at your own risk. Neither Worldline SA/NV nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, this Site or any material or information contained in it. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on this Site is provided to you "as is" and "as available" without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or noninfringement of intellectual property rights of third parties.  Atos is not responsible for any form of cached content captured from its websites.

In the event that any part of these Terms of Use is held to be unenforceable, the unenforceable part shall be construed in accordance with applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the original intentions of the parties and the remainder of the provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

Worldline SA/NV press releases are presented on this Site for information purposes only. The information provided by Worldline SA/NV is accurate at the time of release without granting any guarantee on the correctness of the content as provided above. Investors should not assume that statements made in a press release remain valid for an undetermined period after the date of first publication. Worldline SA/NV does not review past postings to determine whether they remain accurate, and information contained in such postings may be superseded. Worldline SA/NV has no obligation to update the statements or press releases. The financial information that may be accessed through this page is relevant on the date of its publication but not necessarily thereafter. Worldline SA/NV future financial performance is subject to various trends, risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements.

Applicable law/complaints

Worldline SA/NV failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.  These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Belgian law. If you have any complaint or question, please contact us on: webmaster-atosworldlinebelgium@atosorigin.com.  We will invest our best efforts to answer any question you might have and/or will do our best to find a satisfying solution for you.  For specific questions in relation to our products and services, also check our "contact information" section on this Site.

Brussels, 27/10/2008