General Terms of Use

The purpose of these General Terms of Use ("GTU") is to define the conditions of access and use of the site accessible at the following address "https://www.alviss.ai/" (hereinafter the "Site").

Any person connecting to the Site (hereinafter the "User") is defined as a User of the Site within the meaning of the GTU. The User creating an account on the Site is a registered User.

The Site is published by ALVISS.AI, a simplified joint stock company with a capital of 10,000 euros, registered with the Registre du Commerce et des Sociétés de Paris under the number 889 075 255, intercommunity VAT number FR93889075255, Head Office: 29 rue Oudry 75013 PARIS, Telephone number: 0629746156, hereinafter "ALVISS.AI".

The director of publication is Mr. Pavel Overtchouk, President of ALVISS.AI.

The site is hosted by AMAZON WEB SERVICES EMEA SARL, French branch located at 31 place des Corolles, Tour Carpe Diem, 92400 Courbevoie, France and whose head office is located at the following address AMAZON WEB SERVICES EMEA SARL, 38 Avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg registered under the number R.C.S. Luxembourg: B186284, and is maintained by ALVISS.AI.

ALVISS.AI reserves the right to modify or update the GTU at any time. The User will be notified in advance of any update of the GTU by email when he/she is registered. If the User does not wish to accept these new Terms and Conditions, the User must cease use of the Site.

NB: The French text constitutes the official version and will prevail in the event of a discrepancy between the different versions of the present GTU.

1. Object

The purpose of the Site is to aggregate and reference information or news articles and to offer them to the User via a Site search engine or recommendations proposed upon connection to the Site (hereinafter "the Services").

The articles are classified by relevance to the User.

Certain additional services are available, subject to registration (hereinafter "the Additional Services").

2. Access to the Services

2.1 Access to the Site

Access to the Site is made in particular from a computer, a telephone or another nomadic terminal connected to a telecommunications network according to the communication protocols used on the Internet network.

2.2 Navigation on the Site

The User is informed that the cost of access and navigation on the Site is at his exclusive charge.

In order for the Site to function properly, certain technical constraints must be respected by Users, which are subject to change.

The User is required to respect the following technical indications in order to access the Site and use the services offered in an optimal manner.

He/she is prohibited from any action likely to hinder or disrupt the proper functioning or technical accessibility of the Site, under penalty of incurring his/her liability.

The minimum configuration required for access to the Site includes a screen and a minimum browser.

Concerning the minimum screen: the Site is compatible with smartphone, tablet and computer.

Concerning the minimum browser: the list of browsers and their minimum versions compatible with the proper functioning of the Site is established below:

3. Disponibility of the Site

The Site is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except in cases of major disruptiob or events outside ALVISS.AI.

ALVISS.AI will make its best efforts to maintain the highest possible availability. However, ALVISS.AI may decide to interrupt the Site for technical maintenance or updates necessary for the proper functioning of the Site and related materials, or for any other reason. Access to all or part of the Site may be suspended without prior notice from the User.

ALVISS.AI is under no obligation of result regarding the technical accessibility of the Site and is in no way responsible for any interruptions and consequences that may result.

The User is informed that ALVISS.AI may terminate or modify the characteristics of the services offered on the Site at any time without prior notice.

4. Advertisement on the Site

The User is informed that ALVISS.AI sells advertising space on the Site via operators such as Coursera and Google AdSense services. By clicking on one of the advertisements generated by Coursera or Google AdSense, the User allows ALVISS.AI to be remunerated.

Ads from ALVISS.AI's partners may also appear on the Site and will be identified as such.

In this respect, the User, when registered, authorizes ALVISS.AI to use his name, profile picture and information relating to his actions in connection with the advertisements and sponsored content. Thus, the User authorizes ALVISS.AI to use his/her name and profile picture and information relating to actions he/she has taken on ALVISS.AI as a result of, or in connection with, advertisements, offers and other sponsored content displayed on the Site in order to highlight them in consideration for the use of the Site.

Sponsored content is shown in the identifiable Sponsored section on the platform.

Prices are from 10 to 1 € for ranks 1 to 10, then 1 € for all ranks. Prices are per unit per day all taxes included (TTC).

Total price is the sum of the unit prices multiplied by their quantity.

Payment is performed on the Alviss Sponsors application ( https://www.welcome.alviss.ai/sponsor ) through the Stripe platform by card.

If a booked Sponsored rank is not published solely due to a mistake on Alviss.ai's part, Alviss.ai will try to offer an alternative publication date(s). If the alternative date(s) is not accepted, the original booking will be cancelled and the sponsor shall be entitled to a full refund if the sponsor has paid in advance for the Sponsored rank.

5. Commitment of the User

5.1 The absence of viruses in the User's hardware

The User undertakes to access the Site using virus-free material. The User shall refrain from using the Site in a manner likely to damage, deactivate, overload, deteriorate or alter the functioning of ALVISS.AI's computer systems, or to affect its security.

5.2 Good conduct of the User

When connecting to the Site, the User agrees not to :

(i) use the Site for commercial purposes and in general to offer products and services remunerating him/her directly or indirectly;

(ii) use the Site to send, in any form whatsoever, advertising or unsolicited promotional material;

(iii) behave in a manner contrary to morality and public order;

(iv) disseminate comments or content that are defamatory, slanderous or commercially damaging, illegal, harmful to minors, offensive or politically radical;

(v) infringe intellectual property rights or other similar rights, as stipulated in Articles 9 and 10;

(vi) seize, store or send hypertext links or content when not authorized to do so; to direct other Users indirectly or directly, in particular by means of hypertext links, to other websites that may not comply with applicable legislation or the GTU,

(vii) distribute advertising or unsolicited electronic messages ("spam"), or inaccurate warnings of viruses, malfunctions or other similar notifications, or invite participation in contests, Ponzi schemes, chain letters, pyramid schemes or any other similar actions.

6. Registration to the Site

Access to the Services is free for all Users. The User is not obliged to register on the Site in order to enjoy the Services.

A User may decide to register free of charge on the Site in order to access the Additional Services.

The User may register at the following address: https://www.alviss.ai/login/.

In this case, the User will have to register on the Site in order to open a digital space that will be his or her own and to which he or she will connect in a secure manner, with his or her own identifiers (hereinafter "User Account").

6.1 Opening a User Account

The User who wishes to open a User Account must communicate all the elements requested during registration and in particular his full contact details and a valid email address, which will be used to confirm his registration and which will constitute his identifiers (hereinafter "Identifiers").

The personal data that the User transmits during registration to ALVISS.AI are processed according to the Personal Data Policy of ALVISS.AI, which the User may consult at the following address: https://www.alviss.ai/privacy/.

The User is informed that the Site uses reCaptcha v2 technology to ensure that the User is not a robot.

6.2 Identifiers

If the opening of the User Account is validated, the User's Identifiers will be activated. For reasons of security and confidentiality, only these Identifiers allow the User to access the User Account. They are proof of the User's identity and commit him/her to any use made through him/her.

All elements relating to the use of the account will be kept and archived by ALVISS.AI which may avail itself, in particular for evidentiary purposes, of any act, file, recording, monitoring report, statistics on all supports including the computer support established, received or kept directly or indirectly by the Site in a database.

The User is required to carefully memorize his Identifiers and to protect them from any unauthorized access. If the User becomes aware of the fraudulent use of his Identifiers by a third party, the User is required to notify ALVISS.AI without delay and in writing.

The User is fully and exclusively responsible for his Identifiers. He alone will bear the consequences that may result from the use by third parties who would have had knowledge of them, or their loss. The User undertakes to notify ALVISS.AI as soon as possible of the loss or theft of his Identifiers.

6.3 User Account Management

ALVISS.AI, if it is aware of it, reserves the right to permanently or temporarily block or delete the User Account of registered Users when the User has acted in violation of its commitments resulting from the GTU.

The deletion of the User Account provided for above is understood without any other formality than the sending of a notice of termination of the User Account and informing the User of the reason. The User may contact ALVISS.AI if he/she intends to discuss this decision, it being understood that the final decision will be solely at the discretion of ALVISS.AI.

For its part, the User may at any time request ALVISS.AI to delete his/her account, in accordance with ALVISS.AI's Personal Data Policy.

6.4 Comments and opinions of Registered Users

Registered Users will be able to write comments and opinions on the Content. Users grant ALVISS.AI a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to host, use, distribute, modify, perform, copy, publicly perform or publicly display, translate and create derivative works from all User comments and notices in any form and of any kind, for the duration of the copyright term or, until such time as the User deletes the comments and notices from his/her account. If the User deletes his account, the comments and notices are not deleted from the Site, but will be anonymized.

The User may delete comments individually or together from User's Account.

When the User deletes his or her comment in any way, it will no longer be visible to other Users. However, it may remain within the ALVISS.AI systems, in particular when :

-  immediate deletion is impossible due to technical restrictions (in which case, your content will be deleted as soon as possible from the moment you delete it);

-  when immediate deletion would limit the ability of ALVISS.AI:

-  to identify or investigate illegal activities or violations of our terms and regulations (for example, identifying or investigating misuse of the site or systems);

-  to comply with a legal obligation, such as preservation of evidence; or

- to comply with the request of a judicial or administrative authority, law enforcement authority or government agency;  

in which case, the content will not be retained longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it was retained (the exact length of time varying on a case-by-case basis).

7. Content on the Site

7.1 Intellectual property rights on the Site

The Content is understood hereafter as all articles, documents, logos, writings of any kind whatsoever, videograms or phonograms, appearing on the Site and accessible to Users.

The Content on the Site is non-contractual and provided for information purposes, free of charge, without any guarantee on the part of ALVISS.AI and without any obligation on the part of ALVISS.AI, which may remove them without notice.

The use of the Services does not confer any right or intellectual property interest in the Content other than its consultation. The User may not delete, hide or modify the Content of the Site in any way. Unless he has obtained the express written authorization of the author of the Content, the User may not reproduce, modify, rent, sell, exchange, distribute, transmit, broadcast, publicly display, use to create derivative works or exploit for commercial purposes all or part of the Content (including advertising, APIs and software).

7.2 Illegal nature of the Content

Any User may contact ALVISS.AI at the following address: pavel@alviss.ai or by mail at 29 rue Oudry 75013 PARIS in order to report content that seems defamatory or containing false information, or any content that seems illicit.

ALVISS.AI reserves the right, at its discretion, to dereferencing any content reported to it.

Furthermore, ALVISS.AI reserves the right, after having received the opinion of the User but without being bound by this opinion, to suspend or cancel the User Account, without prejudice to any damages that may be requested by ALVISS.AI.

7.3 Method of referencing, classification and de-referencing of contents

The modalities relating to the mode of operation of the referencing of the Site are explained in a specific section, accessible on the following page: https://www.alviss.ai/referencing/.

8. Intellectual property of ALVISS.AI

The User agrees not to infringe the intellectual property rights (including copyright, the sui generis right of the database producer, trademark law, domain names) of ALVISS.AI and/or any third party on the Site.

ALVISS.AI is the owner of all intellectual property rights relating to the appearance and structure of the Site (texts, logos, images, sound elements, software, icons, layout, database, algorithms ...) or has regularly acquired the rights allowing exploitation.

Failure to comply with these prohibitions may in particular constitute an act of counterfeiting and/or unfair and parasitic competition engaging the civil and/or criminal liability of the User.

9. Hypertext links

With the exception of sites distributing, in particular, information and/or content of an illegal nature, a User may create a hypertext link on a site to the Site.

However, ALVISS.AI reserves the right to object to this authorization and disclaims any responsibility for the information contained in these sites that could be linked to its own by a hypertext link or other means.

Conversely, hypertext links contained on the Site may refer to other websites by any means. Insofar as ALVISS.AI cannot control these external sites and sources, ALVISS.AI cannot be held responsible for the availability of these external sites and sources, and cannot bear any responsibility for the content available on or from these external sites or sources.

Furthermore, ALVISS.AI cannot be held responsible for any proven or alleged damage resulting from or in relation to the use of these external sites or sources.

Finally, ALVISS.AI cannot be held responsible in the event that the content of the said other sites contravenes the legal and regulatory provisions in force.

10. Responsibility of ALVISS.AI

ALVISS.AI does not guarantee that the servers hosting the Site and on which ALVISS.AI has no means of action, are free of viruses and other dangerous components.

It is therefore up to the User to take all appropriate measures to protect his/her own data and/or software from contamination by possible viruses circulating on the Internet network.

The User accepts the fact that ALVISS.AI shall in no event be held liable for any fortuitous, material and/or immaterial, direct and/or indirect damage that may result from access to or use of the Site and its Content and the information resulting therefrom, including inaccessibility, loss of data, deterioration, destruction or viruses that may affect the User's computer equipment, and/or the presence of viruses on its Site.

Furthermore, any content downloaded and/or obtained in any way whatsoever while using the Site is done at the User's own risk. ALVISS.AI is in no way responsible for damage and/or loss of data.

It is also reminded that ALVISS.AI is not bound by any obligation of result concerning the technical accessibility of the Site and is in no way responsible for any interruptions and consequences that may result.

11. Personal data

When collecting, using and processing the personal data of the Users of the Site, ALVISS.AI complies with the regulations in force on the subject and applies its Data Confidentiality Policy which can be consulted on the Site at the following address: https://www.alviss.ai/privacy/.

12. Cookies

Cookies are small files that the administrator of a server installs on your computer and which make it possible to memorize data relating to the User, without however making it possible to identify him/her, when he/she connects to the Site.

ALVISS.AI uses the cookie system for identification and security purposes of the Site.

ALVISS.AI informs the User that it is possible to refuse, at any time, the installation of these cookies or even to delete them. The User should refer to the instructions of his/her browser to learn more about these functions.

Your choices are valid for a period of 13 months.

If you choose to refuse cookies, certain sections of the Site may not function as intended or may not function at all.

For more information, the User may refer to the policy implemented by ALVISS.AI available at the following address: https://www.alviss.ai/privacy/. Indeed, unless otherwise specified, our Privacy Policy will apply to our processing of the data we collect through cookies.

13. Warranties and indemnities

The User undertakes, when using the Site, not to contravene the legislative and regulatory provisions in force, the uses imposed by browsing on a website and the GTU. The User is informed that any violation of the said provisions is likely to result in legal proceedings and sanctions against him/her.

In general, ALVISS.AI disclaims all liability in the event of use of the Site and its services that does not comply with the GTU.

The User undertakes to act diligently to respond to any claim.

14. Integrity

The nullity or calling into question of one or more provisions of the GTU, in whole or in part, under the terms of a legal or regulatory provision or a court decision that has become final, does not entail the nullity of the other provisions or of the part of the provision that is not vitiated by nullity.

15. Nullity

If any provision of the GTU is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall not affect the remaining provisions, which shall remain in full force and effect.

16. Droit applicable et attribution de juridiction

The GTU are subject to French law.

The Parties shall make every effort to settle their disputes amicably prior to bringing the matter before the Courts.

Any possible dispute relating to the interpretation or execution of the GTU will be subject to the jurisdiction of the competent French courts unless both Parties are merchants, in which case jurisdiction is expressly attributed to the Commercial Court of Paris.