Legal notices

In effect from 21.09.2012

Terms and conditions

The following general terms of use have the purpose to provide a legal framework to the procedures by which the website and the services are made available by HS Projets and to define the conditions of access and of use of the services by « the User ».
The herein general terms of use (CGU in French) are available on the website under the heading « CGU».

Article 1 : Legal notices

The edition of the website is performed by the firm named “Association HS Projets” with share capital of ____________________ euros, registered to the RCS of _____________ under number 52158841800025, whose head office is located in La Couleyre, 43 800 Saint Vincent.
Phone number: 0953891798.
EMAIL address:
The website publication director is: Athenor Christine
The website host for is the company OVH, whose head office is located at 2 rue Kellermann, BP 80157, 59 100 ROUBAIX; their phone number is: + 33 9 72 10 10 07.

Article 2: Access to the website

The website allows free access to the following services:
The website offers the following services:
The website can be accessed free of charge from anywhere by all Users with an access to the Internet. All costs borne by the User in order to access the service (computer hardware, software, Internet connexion, etc.) are to his expense.

Article 3: Data collection

The website is exempted from declaration to the CNIL (French National Agency regulating data protection) given that it doesn’t collect any data about the Users.

Article 4: Intellectual property

The brands, logos, signs as well as all the contents of the website (texts, illustrations, sounds ….) are protected by the French Code of intellectual property and more specifically by the author’s copyright.
The brand “Festival International des Textiles Extra ordinaires” is a registered trademark by HS Projets, an Association under the French law of 1901 (concerning non-profit organizations). Any representation and/or reproduction and/or exploitation, partial or whole of this trademark, whatever its nature, is totally prohibited.
The user must ask the prior authorization to the website for any reproduction, publication, copy of the different contents. He commits to use the contents of the website in a strictly private context. Any use for commercial or advertising purposes is strictly forbidden.
Any partial or whole representation of this website by any process, without express authorization of the Internet website operator would be considered as a forgery which is punished by article L 335-2 et sec. of the French Code of Intellectual Property.
It is recalled that, in accordance with the article L 122-5 of the French Code of Intellectual Property, the User who reproduces, copies or publishes the protected content must quote the author and content source.

Article 5: Liability

The sources of the information that are broadcast on the website, are believed to be reliable but the website does not guarantee that it is free from defects, errors or omissions.
The information is given for general purposes, without any contractual value. In spite of regular updates, the website cannot be held liable for the modification of administrative and legal provisions occurring after the publication. Likewise, the website cannot be held liable or the use and the interpretation of the information contained in the site.
The website cannot be held liable for any virus that might infect the computer or any computer hardware of the User, following the use, the access or downloading from this website.
The responsibility of the website cannot be incurred in the event of force majeure or in the case of the unpredictable and unsurmountable act of a third party.

Article 6: Hypertext links

Hypertext links can be found on the website. The User is informed that by clicking on these links, he will leave the website The latter does not have any control over the web pages on which these links lead to and shall not be held responsible for their content.

Article 7: Cookies

The User is informed that browsing the website is likely to result in the installation of cookies on his web browser.
A cookie is a small file temporarily stored in the hard drive of the User’s computer by his web browser, which is necessary to use the website Cookies do not contain any personal data and cannot be used to identify someone. A cookie contains a unique identifier, randomly generated, thus anonymous. Some cookies expire at the end of the visit of the User, others remain.
The information contained in the cookies is used to improve the website
By navigating on the website, the User accepts them.
The User will be able to disable these cookies via the settings in his web browser.

Article 8: Publication by the User

The website allows its members to publish the following contents :
Art, textile, craft, photography.
In his publications, the member commits to respect the Netiquette rules (good practice Internet rules) as well as legal rules.
The website is entitled to moderating the publications and reserves the right to refuse their on-line release, without having to justify its decision to the member.
The member remains the owner of the whole of his intellectual property rights. But, by publishing a publication on the website, he surrenders to the publishing firm, the non-exclusive and free right of representing, reproducing, adapting, modifying, broadcasting and distributing his publication, directly or by an authorized third party, worldwide, on any support (digital or physical), for the duration of the intellectual property. The member surrenders, in particular, the right to use his publication on the internet and on mobile phones networks.
The publishing firm commits to mentioning the name of the member in close proximity to the use of his publication.
Any content published online by the User is under his sole responsibility. The User commits to not publishing on line any contents that might violate the interests of any third parties. Any legal action initiated by a prejudiced third party against the site will be borne by the User.
The User’s content can be deleted or modified by the website at any time and for any reason, without any warning.

Article 9: Applicable law and competent jurisdiction

The French law applies to the present contract. Where no amicable solution can be found to any dispute, the French courts will be the only relevant ones to hear the dispute.
For any matter relating to the herein General Terms of Use, you can get in touch with the publisher using the contact details mentioned in article 1.

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