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Manufacture Française des Pneumatiques Michelin
Place des Carmes Déchaux
63040 Clermont-Ferrand Cedex 9 - France
Telephone: (33) 4 73 32 20 00 Fax: (33) 4 73 32 22 02
A French limited partnership with share capital (Société en commandite par actions) - registered capital of €504,000,004.
Clermont-Ferrand Trade and Companies Registry No. 855 200 507
SIREN No. 855 200 507
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Please read this legal information carefully before browsing this Website. The Michelin group companies have their own legal existence and an autonomous legal personality. Nevertheless, to facilitate the communication of information on said Website, the following terms may be used: "Michelin", "Group", "Michelin group" and "us"; said terms are used to designate all Michelin group companies, each of which carries on its operations independently.

ARTICLE 1: PURPOSE
The purpose of this information is to define the terms and conditions in which Michelin publishes the Website and the terms and conditions in which you may access and use said Website. All connections to the Website are subject to compliance with this legal information that Michelin reserves the right to change or update at any time. Access and use of the Website entails your acceptance of this legal information.

ARTICLE 2: ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE
Michelin shall endeavour to maintain accessibility to the Website, without however being bound by any obligation to guarantee access. It is specified that for purposes of maintenance, updating and for any other reason, in particular, of a technical or legal nature, access to the Website may be modulated or event interrupted. Michelin shall not under any circumstances be held liable for said interruptions and any resulting consequences for you. You undertake not to fraudulently access the Website.

ARTICLE 3: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
The content (which shall include but not be limited to information, texts, graphs, data, images, photos, visuals, videos and sound tapes as well as the form of all said elements and the Website itself) are protected under copyright and/or other intellectual property rights. The content is the exclusive property of its respective publishers. Any full or partial copy, reproduction, presentation, use, adaptation, alteration, modification, translation, circulation of the content, whether it belongs to Michelin or to a third party that granted rights to Michelin, by any process whatsoever, is illegal, apart from the restricted rights granted to you under Article 4 below and/or any private copy reserved for the sole use of its holder. The content on this Website may be changed without notice and is published without any guarantee whatsoever, whether express or implied, and may not give rise to any right to compensation. The content is protected by copyright © 2017 Michelin or copyright of its partners. The logos are registered trademarks.

ARTICLE 4: COOKIES
The tire digest website uses an XITI audience measurement tool.
What is Xiti? XiTi.com is an audience measurement system using remote markers. Sites using this system can collect anonymous statistical data on their audiences and improve the quality of their services and the ergonomics of their sites. XiTi.com is edited by AT INTERNET, a company that has specialized in audience technology since 1996. To obtain more information on AT INTERNET: www.atinternet.com Some versions of XiTi also enable cookies to be used, in addition to the JavaScript marker.
What is a cookie? A cookie is a text file that saves information relating to the browsing of your computer on the Internet. It is under the control of your browser. You can read, destroy or modify it. It cannot contain viruses or be run, it is not active in any way. XiTi cookies. The cookie files installed by XiTi are totally anonymous – they do not contain names, postal or e-mail addresses or telephone numbers. They do not contain any information that enables an Internaut to be personally identified.
Why use cookies? For Internauts, cookies are the best way to personalize their browsing. They often enable them to avoid the repetition of advertising messages and questions, as well as save time on sites where they have to enter an ID and/or password. For XiTi and the sites in its network, "cookies" enable more detailed and pertinent statistical studies to be obtained. Cookies mean that the analysis of JavaScript markers can be refined and visitors recognized during their various visits. These cookies only store an “Internaut” identifier (ID specific to XiTi) and are not under any circumstances used to collect personal information about visitors. All the results obtained are compiled and are totally anonymous. They mainly cover the browsing and behavior of Internauts: the number of visitors, number of visits, number of pages viewed and any information that constitutes the necessary elements to measure the various centers of interests of the Internaut, thus enabling the content, form and ergonomics of sites to be improved. You have control over these cookies in all cases: you can read, filter, refuse and destroy them.
Comment détruire les fichiers cookies déjà installés sur votre ordinateur ? :
• How to destroy cookies already installed on your computer:

• Select Windows from C:\
• Open "Temporary Internet Files"
• Select all files (CTRL A)
• Choose “Delete”
How to refuse or be warned of the installation of any cookies files?
You can refuse to allow cookies to be saved by setting up the following browser configuration: If you use Internet Explorer (Microsoft) as your browser: select "Tools" then "Internet Options” and “Privacy” and choose the level you wish to apply. If you use Mozilla Firefox as your Internet browser: Click on “Tools”, then on “Options”: Under “Privacy” uncheck “Accept Cookies from sites”. XiTi site users are asked to inform XiTi of any malfunctions of the site in terms of personal privacy. XiTi is of course registered with the CNIL (French Data Privacy Agency) with the number: 719067.

ARTICLE 5: USE OF CONTENT
The alteration and modification of content or its use for a purpose other than that authorised shall constitute an infringement of Michelin's or third parties' proprietary rights.

ARTICLE 6: GUARANTEE AND LIABILITY
The content published on the Website is provided "as-is" without any express or implied guarantee of any kind. Michelin reserves the right to change, correct, interrupt and/or delete the content or access to the Website at any time, without notice. Michelin may not be held liable in the event of your IT equipment being infected by any electronic viruses. You are responsible for taking all appropriate measures to protect your IT equipment. Michelin, its employees, its suppliers or the partners mentioned on the Website may not under any circumstances be held liable, under a contractual liability action, tortuous liability action or any other legal action, for any incidental or related direct or indirect loss of any kind whatsoever or any loss, in particular, of a financial or commercial nature resulting from use of the Website or any information obtained on the Website. It is strictly prohibited to set up a hypertext link to an illegal content as defined in Article 8.2 below. The Website may contain simple or deep hypertext links to Michelin's or third parties' partner sites. The latter must grant authorisation for deep hypertext link. Michelin does not have any control over said websites and therefore does not have any liability for their accessibility, relevance, availability, content, advertising, products and/or services available on or from said websites. Thus, Michelin is not in any way liable for direct or indirect damage that may arise when you access or use the partner's website or else on account of said website's breach of any regulations.

ARTICLE 7: JURISDICTION AND GOVERNING LAW
Any dispute relating to the Website or to this legal information shall be brought before the Clermont-Ferrand court. The dispute shall be governed and construed in accordance with French substantive law, independently of conflict of law rules. Use of the Website entails the user's express consent to the application this clause. In the event one of the terms of this legal information is deemed to be illegal, null or inapplicable for any reason whatsoever, it shall be deemed to be not part of this legal information and shall not affect the validity or application of other terms. Website publisher: Manufacture Française des Pneumatiques Michelin.
Managing editor: Claire Dorland-Clauzel.
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