1. Presentation of the site

By virtue of Article 6 of Law No. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on confidence in the digital economy, users of the site ginkgos.fr are informed of the identity of the various parties involved in its creation and monitoring:


Creator : Franck VANHOUCKE
Publication Manager : Franck VANHOUCKE – contact[at]ginkgos.fr
Webmaster : Franck VANHOUCKE – contact[at]ginkgos.fr
Hosting company : o2switch – 222 Boulevard Gustave Flaubert, 63000 Clermont-Ferrand
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2. General conditions of use of the site and the services offered.

Use of the ginkgos.fr site implies full acceptance of the general conditions of use described below. These terms of use may be modified or supplemented at any time, and users of the ginkgos.fr website are therefore advised to consult them regularly.

This site is normally accessible to users at all times. However, Franck VANHOUCKE may decide to interrupt the site for technical maintenance purposes. Franck VANHOUCKE will endeavour to inform users of the dates and times of the intervention in advance.

The site ginkgos.fr is normally accessible to users at all times.

The site ginkgos.fr is updated regularly by Franck VANHOUCKE. Similarly, the legal notices may be modified at any time: they are nevertheless binding on the user, who is invited to refer to them as often as possible in order to become aware of them.

3. Description of services provided.

The purpose of the ginkgos.fr website is to provide information concerning all of the company’s activities.

Franck VANHOUCKE endeavours to provide information on the site ginkgos.fr that is as accurate as possible. However, it cannot be held responsible for omissions, inaccuracies and shortcomings in the updating, whether they are of its own making or of the making of third-party partners who provide it with this information.

All the information indicated on the ginkgos.fr website is given as an indication, and may change. Furthermore, the information on the site ginkgos.fr is not exhaustive. It is given subject to changes having been made since it was put online.

4. Contractual limitations on technical data.

The website uses JavaScript technology.

The website cannot be held responsible for any material damage related to the use of the site. In addition, the user of the site undertakes to access the site using recent equipment, free of viruses and with a last generation updated browser


5. Intellectual property and counterfeiting


Franck VANHOUCKE is the owner of the intellectual property rights or holds the rights of use on all the elements accessible on the site, in particular the texts, images, graphics, logos, icons, sounds, software.

Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication, adaptation of all or part of the elements of the site, whatever the means or process used, is forbidden, except with the prior written authorisation of : Franck VANHOUCKE.

Any unauthorised exploitation of the site or of any of the elements it contains will be considered as constituting an infringement and prosecuted in accordance with the provisions of articles L.335-2 et seq. of the Intellectual Property Code.

6. Limitations of liability.

Franck VANHOUCKE cannot be held responsible for direct and indirect damage caused to the user’s equipment, when accessing the ginkgos.fr website, and resulting either from the use of equipment that does not meet the specifications indicated in point 4, or from the appearance of a bug or incompatibility.

Franck VANHOUCKE may also not be held liable for indirect damages (such as loss of market or loss of opportunity) resulting from the use of the site ginkgos.fr.

Interactive spaces (possibility to ask questions in the contact area) are available to users. Franck VANHOUCKE reserves the right to delete, without prior notice, any content posted in this space that contravenes the legislation applicable in France, in particular the provisions relating to data protection. If necessary, VANHOUCKE also reserves the possibility of calling into question the civil and/or criminal liability of the user, in particular in the event of messages of a racist, insulting, defamatory or pornographic nature, whatever the medium used (text, photographs, etc.).

7. CNIL and personal data management.

In France, personal data are notably protected by law n° 78-87 of 6 January 1978, law n° 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, article L. 226-13 of the Penal Code and the European Directive of 24 October 1995.

When using the site ginkgos.fr, the following may be collected: the URL of the links through which the user accessed the site ginkgos.fr, the user’s access provider, the user’s Internet Protocol (IP) address.

In any case Franck VANHOUCKE only collects personal information relating to the user for the need of certain services offered by the site ginkgos.fr. The user provides this information with full knowledge of the facts, in particular when he/she proceeds to enter it. The user of the ginkgos.fr site is then informed whether or not they are required to provide this information.


In accordance with the provisions of Articles 38 et seq. of the the amended law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to information technology, files and freedoms, any user has the right to access, rectify and oppose any personal data concerning him or her, by making a written and signed request, accompanied by a copy of the identity document with the signature of the holder of the document, and specifying the address to which the reply should be sent.

No personal information of the user of the ginkgos.fr site is published without the user’s knowledge, exchanged, transferred, ceded or sold on any medium whatsoever to third parties. Only the assumption of the repurchase of VANHOUCKE and its rights would allow the transmission of the said information to the eventual purchaser who would in turn be held to the same obligation of conservation and modification of the data with respect to the user of the site ginkgos.fr.

The site is not declared to the CNIL because it does not collect personal information. Franck VANHOUCKE.

Databases are protected by the provisions of the law of 1 July 1998 transposing Directive 96/9 of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases.

For more information on how we process your data (type of data, purpose, recipient…), read our Privacy Policy.

It is also possible to file a complaint with the CNIL.

8. Hyperlinks and cookies.

The https://ginkgos.fr site contains hyperlinks to other sites and disclaims any responsibility for these external links or for links created by other sites to https://ginkgos.fr.

Browsing the ginkgos.fr site is likely to cause the installation of cookie(s) on the user’s computer. A cookie is a small file which does not allow the user to be identified, but which records information relating to the navigation of a computer on a site. The data thus obtained is intended to facilitate subsequent navigation on the site, and is also intended to allow various measures of frequentation.

You have the option of accepting or refusing cookies by modifying your browser settings. No cookies will be deposited without your consent.

Please note that this is not a legal requirement.

For more information on how we use cookies, read our Privacy Policy.

Rejecting the installation of a cookie may result in the inability to access certain services. However, the user can configure their computer in the following way, to refuse the installation of cookies:

The user can configure their computer in the following way, to refuse the installation of cookies

In Internet Explorer: tool tab (pictogram in the shape of a cog at the top right) / internet options. Click on Privacy and choose Block all cookies. Validate on Ok.

Under Firefox: at the top of the browser window, click on the Firefox button, then go to the Options tab. Click on the Privacy tab. Set the Retention Rules to: use custom settings for history. Finally uncheck it to disable cookies.

In Safari: Click on the menu icon (symbolised by a cog) at the top right of the browser. Select Settings. Click on Show advanced settings. In the “Privacy” section, click on Content Settings. In the “Cookies” section, you can block cookies.


In Chrome: Click the menu icon (symbolized by three horizontal lines) at the top right of the browser. Select Settings. Click on Show advanced settings. In the “Privacy” section, click on preferences. In the “Privacy” tab, you can block cookies.

9. Applicable law and attribution of jurisdiction.

Any dispute in connection with the use of the ginkgos.fr website is subject to French law. Exclusive jurisdiction is granted to the competent courts of Paris.

10. The main laws involved.

Law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, in particular as amended by law no. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004 on information technology, files and freedoms.

Law no. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on confidence in the digital economy.

11. Date of implementation.

We regularly review the site policies to reflect changes introduced by applicable legislation. If you continue to use our site after these revisions, you accept these revisions.

This policy was last updated on 07/09/2021.


12. Glossary.

User: Internet user logging in, using the above-mentioned site.

Personal information: “information which allows, in any form whatsoever, directly or not, the identification of the natural persons to whom it applies” (Article 4 of Law No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978).