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Legal notice

This English-language version of the legal notice below is a free translation of the original French text. It is not the governing version. In the event of a conflict of interpretation, reference must be made to the French version, which governs.

1) Publisher of the Site

The purpose of this institutional site "the Site", accessible at the address www.saint-gobain.com, is to provide information on the Saint-Gobain Group.

The "Saint-Gobain Group" or "Saint-Gobain" refers to the group composed of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain and a large number of companies and other entities that are connected to it, which it directly or indirectly effectively controls and which are hereinafter called the Saint-Gobain Group Entities.

This Site is published by Compagnie de Saint-Gobain.
Corporate headquarters: Les Miroirs - 18, avenue d'Alsace - 92 400 Courbevoie - FRANCE.
Telephone: +33 (0) 1 47 62 30 00
Capital: 2 271 338 484 €.
Company Registration Number: NANTERRE B 542 039 532

Publication Director: Sophie Chevallon, Communications Vice-President.

The information relating to the design and hosting of the Site as well as the software used appears in the "Credits" section.

2) Responsibility

Compagnie de Saint-Gobain, owner of this Site, will on an ongoing basis use its best efforts to ensure the reliability of all the information provided on this Site at the time it is put on line, as well as its availability.

Compagnie de Saint-Gobain reserves the right to modify or rectify the content of the information and documents published on this Site at any time, without notice.

Compagnie de Saint-Gobain (as well as any other Saint-Gobain Group Entity) may not be held responsible for errors or emissions in the information disseminated or technical problems encountered on the Site and on all the other sites to which it establishes links, or any interpretation of the information published on these sites, or the consequences of their use.

More generally, Compagnie de Saint-Gobain (as well as any other Saint-Gobain Group Entity) accepts no responsibility for any damage, direct or indirect, whatever the cause, origin, nature or consequence, caused by the access of anyone to the Site or the impossibility of accessing it, or by the use of the Site and/or the credit given to any information coming directly or indirectly from this Site.

3) Intellectual property

Unless otherwise stated, the intellectual property rights in the documents on the Site and in each element created for this Site are the sole property of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain and/or the Saint-Gobain Group Entities, who grant no license or right other than that of consulting the Site. The reproduction of all documents published on the Site (notably, the photographs, films and animations) is solely authorized for information purposes only for personal and private use, any reproduction and any use of copies made for other purposes being expressively prohibited, except with the prior written permission of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain. The corporate names, logos, products, brands and domain names mentioned on this Site are the property of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain and/or the Saint-Gobain Group Entities and must not be used without prior and written authorization from the company concerned.

4) Cookies

Use of Cookies

When you visit our company website, cookies may be automatically installed and temporarily saved in your computer’s memory or on its hard disk in order to make it easier for you to navigate around our site. Cookies do not enable us to identify you, but are used to record information about the pages you have viewed on our website, the date and time of your visit to the site, etc.

Please find below the list of the cookies used by the site Saint-Gobain.com and their purpose :

Name  Description 
phpsessid   Session cookie used by the CMS to display the website. 
hasConsent   Technical cookie to manage the information message about the use of cookies on the site. 
EmbedPlayer.UserBandwidth  Technical cookie used to provide a good level of service for the videos displayed on the site. 
ns_session -  ns_cookie_test Analytics cookies provided by Comscore. See below. 

General Cookie Settings

You can use the settings within your browser to control the cookies that are set on your computer or mobile device.
• Internet Explorer™
• Chrome™
• Firefox™
• Opera™
• Safari™
You can disable cookies in your web browser. However, this will disable all cookies used by your browser, including those from other websites, which may cause certain settings or information to be altered or lost. Disabling cookies may change your browsing experience on our website, or may make navigating around the site more difficult.

 Analytics cookies on Saint-Gobain.com website


Our site uses Sitestat, an website analytics service provided by Comscore Inc. Sitestat uses cookies
to collect information about how visitors use this site and when issues are encountered. Sitestat analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you were on the site, how you got here and what you click on. Sitestat does not store your personal information so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.
 
If you do not agree with the analytics cookies of Sitestat, you can opt out in clicking on the following link : http://sitestat.com/privacy/cookie-opt-out.php.

5) Data collected on the Site

Each visitor to this Site who provides information to Compagnie de Saint-Gobain grants the latter the totality of the transferable rights related to this information and authorizes it to make whatever use it wishes of it. The information thus provided by the visitors will be considered non-confidential, must be exact and lawful and must not prejudice the interests of third parties.
More specifically concerning the personal data collected on the Site, visitors are informed that the Site uses several processing operations whose purpose is to ensure the communication and exchange of information with visitors.

These processing operations notably make it possible to:
- Answer written requests from visitors in the various sections designed for this purpose,
- Transmit the documents requested by visitors to them (notably those of a financial nature),
- Manage visitors' registrations to attend financial meetings organized by Compagnie de Saint-Gobain,
- Manage job applications whether they correspond to job offers published on the Site or not.

The data collected:
- Must only result from their voluntary recording by the relevant visitor,
- Are for internal use only and are directed to those responsible for handling the visitor's request,
- Are kept only as long as necessary to carry out the purposes defined above.

In accordance with the law no. 78-17 of January 6, 1978 concerning information technology, files and freedoms, modified by law no. 2004-801 of August 6, 2004, any person wishing to exercise his access, rectification, deletion or opposition rights, should contact the following department:


Compagnie de Saint-Gobain - Communications Department
Les Miroirs - 18, avenue d'Alsace - 92096 La Défense Cedex - FRANCE
Fax: + 33 (0)1 47 62 52 07