Website Terms and Conditions
Welcome to Reed MIDEM’s website (hereafter the “Website”)!
Please read the following Terms and Conditions of Use before using this Website.
Because the Terms and Conditions of Use may change from time to time at our sole discretion, we recommend that you check for updates, modifications or revisions periodically, as you will be bound by such modifications. If you do not accept and abide by these Terms and Conditions of Use, you should not use the Website. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions of Use shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.
1. Legal terms
The Website is fully and exclusively owned by Reed MIDEM, a French société par actions simplifiée (simplified limited company) with share capital of €310,000, whose registered office is located at 27/33 Quai Alphonse Le Gallo 92100 Boulogne Billancourt, France, and which is registered with the Nanterre Trade and Companies Register under number 662 003 557 and whose phone number is the following: 33 (0)1 79 71 90 00 and whose Head of Publications is Mr. Paul Zilk (collectively, “Reed MIDEM”, “we” or “us”).
The Website is host by Reed Exhibitions, a UK company having its registered office at Gateway House, 28 The Quadrant, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 1DN, UK and whose phone number is the following: +44 (0) 20 8910 7910.
2. Access to the Website and Security
Access to the Website services is only allowed by the interface that is provided by Reed MIDEM for use in accessing the said service.
Users must be aged at least 16 years to register on the Website or subscribe to newsletters.
- Note to parents:
Parents should supervise the online activities of their children and we encourage them to use a parental control tool available, especially online, to help them give their children a secure environment. These tools include the ability to deter minors communicating online their name, address and other personal information without parental permission
Reed MIDEM reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, part or all of the services. Such changes shall be posted on the Website itself, no specific prior notice being imposed on Reed MIDEM.
You shall have continuous and uninterrupted access to the Website, save in the event of force majeure or events beyond Reed MIDEM’s control and subject to any technical faults or work, maintenance or upgrades required for the smooth running of the Website.
3. Content of the Website and Use of the Content
RELX Group and the RE symbol are trade marks of Reed Elsevier Properties SA, used under license.
The content of the Website and in particular, without limitation, the architecture and the data of any kind whatsoever and in particular, texts, illustrations, figures, graphics, icons, images, logos, website design, photos, maps, music, video recordings, software, trademarks, trade names, databases (hereinafter the “Content”) are protected by authors’ rights, trade mark law and any and all other intellectual property rights and are the property of Reed MIDEM or the third parties that authorised it to exploit them.
By using the Website, you represent and warrant:
Not to reproduce all or part of the Website on any other website whatsoever and/or on any company in-house network.
Not to reproduce, extract, summarise, modify, translate, alter or distribute to third parties the Content and in particular the databases, whether in whole or in part, without Reed MIDEM’s prior express consent.
Any other form of reproduction or display of the Content and in particular database, logos or trademarks without Reed MIDEM’s prior express consent, shall, in particular, constitute an act of infringement or of unfair competition, as the case may be, and will be sanctioned accordingly.
You assume full liability for non compliance with the present Terms and Conditions of Use.
Reed MIDEM shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to loss of profits, goodwill, data, resulting, inter alia, from (i) the use or inability to use the Website; (ii) the unauthorised access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (iii) statements or conduct of yourself, other Participants and/or third parties in the course of accessing or using the services; interruptions of and difficulties in the operation of the services.
Reed MIDEM is watchful regarding the correct functioning of the Website and their peaceful use, but Reed MIDEM does not warrant their functioning without interruption or available error-free information and does not make any statement and warranty as for the content of the Website, especially concerning the data uploaded directly or indirectly by the Participants.
You hereby hold harmless and indemnify and will at any time hold harmless and keep Reed MIDEM, any of its officers, directors, owners, employees, agents as well as its information providers, affiliates, partners, other Participants and licensors fully and effectively indemnified from and against all actions, proceedings, claims, damages, costs and losses, liability, legal costs (including attorneys' fees), expenses whatsoever made against or incurred by any connection to and use of the Website and in consequence of any breach or non-performance of any of the representations, warranties or covenants contained in these Terms and Conditions of Use, notably a violation of rights of Reed MIDEM or any third person or entity, including but not limited to copyright infringement, trademark infringement, or any damage or infringement in link with your connection to and/or use of and/or accessibility to the Website.
Reed MIDEM reserves the right, in case of its involvement in any matter for which it is sued due to a violation of rights caused by yourself as stated here-above, to assume its exclusive defence and control of the matter, at your own expense, and you agree to co-operate with our defence of these claims.
5.1 Links to Website
Reed MIDEM’s prior express written consent is required for a link to the Website from another website. This consent may be withdrawn at any time, with no requirement to give any reasons for its decision to withdraw its consent.
5.2 Link from the Website to other websites
The Website offers links to numerous other websites managed by other companies for convenience or information purposes only. Reed MIDEM may not be held liable as regards the content, products, services, advertising, cookies, computer code, or any other elements of these websites as well as for any damage or losses consecutive or in connection with the use of information, services or data available on these websites. These websites are separate and independent from the Website and do not constitute in any way an endorsement or validation of Reed MIDEM to their content. Reed MIDEM is not responsible of the collection and use of your personal data by those websites.
6. Cookies Policy
What are “cookies”?
“Cookies” (also known as HTTP cookies, web cookies or browser cookies) are small pieces of data, which are stored as text files on your computer, whenever you visit certain websites. Their typical purpose is to help sites remember particular actions you may have done there in the past. For example, cookies may track when you have logged into a website, visited certain pages or clicked certain buttons.
For more information on cookies and configuration of your web browser, you may visit the French data protection authority website at: www.cnil.fr.
Remember when you have logged into a website.
Remember your user preferences, searches and favourites.
Track your usage of a website, via WebAbacus© and Google Analytics©.
Track the success of our marketing campaigns. Additionally, RX websites have a small set of carefully selected third-party providers.
Target more relevant advertisements to you (DoubleClick™, 6-degrees©)
Enable social media sharing (AddThis©, Facebook©, Twitter©, YouTube©)
Ensure better service delivery (Ooyala®)
Are cookies harmful?
Despite this, if you do wish to disable or remove cookies, please see the “Help” section of your browser or mobile device. Each browser or device handles the management of cookies differently, so you will need to refer to your appropriate “Help” documentation. However, as mentioned, please be aware that cookies are essential for certain features of the Website to work properly.
Why are we telling you this?
What cookies do we use and why?
The following shows the full list of platform cookies, used throughout our Website.
|__utma||Google Analytics||2 years||Google Analytics© is another analytics solution, which provides information about your activity on an RX website. As with WebAbacus, this helps us to understand what works on the website and better tailor it to your needs. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to an RX website. It is updated with each page view.|
|_utmb||Google Analytics||30 minutes||This is another Google Analytics© cookie. It is used to establish a user session with an RX website.|
|_utmc||Google Analytics||None||This is another Google Analytics© cookie. It determines whether or not a new session has been created.|
|_utmz||Google Analytics||6 months||This is another Google Analytics© cookie. It is used to identify how you arrived at the website, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search or a campaign, such as an advertisement or email link. This cookie is used to calculate search engine traffic, advertisement campaigns and page navigation. It is updated with each page view.|
|.EPiServerLogin||Reed Exhibitions||Session||This cookie is set when you log into an RX website. It remembers that you are logged in, as you navigate through the websites pages.|
|[HOST]_trackingData||Reed Exhibitions||14 days||Similar to the campaigns.site.[THIS SITE] cookie, if you have arrived at an RX website via one of our marketing campaigns, this cookie stores the campaigns information and reports its success to us.|
|AreCookiesEnabled||Reed Exhibitions||730 days (2 years)||WebAbacus© is an online analytics solution, which helps to provide us with the intelligence needed to better tailor an RX website to your needs. This cookie provides us with information on the number of users, which have cookies enabled.|
|campaigns.site.[THIS SITE]||Reed Exhibitions||1 hour||If you have arrived at an RX website via one of our marketing campaigns, this cookie stores the campaigns information and reports its success to us.|
|novaState||Reed Exhibitions||Session||This cookie helps an RX website to remember your preferences. For example, if you view a website in a chosen language, every page within your session is then displayed in this language. As another example, if you add an exhibitor to your Show Planner, this is recorded by the cookie so that this exhibitor will be displayed in your planner, the next time you visit.|
|showcookiecompliance||Reed Exhibitions||Permanent||This cookie is set when you dismiss the "Privacy and Cookies" message, displayed at the bottom of an RX website. Once set, it ensures you will not be shown this message again.|
|url referrer||Reed Exhibitions||Session||If you have arrived at an RX website via one of our marketing campaigns, this cookie helps us report on the webpage from which you arrived.|
|voviciSurvey_invitationDateTime||Reed Exhibitions||60 minutes||This is another Vovici© cookie. It ensures that a survey is only served to you, after you have been on the website for more than two minutes.|
|voviciSurvey_noInvitations||Reed Exhibitions||10 years||Vovici© is the company used by RX to supply website surveys, often to elicit feedback on the websites themselves. This cookie remembers when you have completed a survey and prevents it from being served to you again.|
|webabacus_id||Reed Exhibitions||730 days (2 years)||This is another WebAbacus© cookie. It stores information on your visit to the website, including what pages have been viewed and when. As with all RX cookies, all information collected is anonymous.|
|webtolead.site.[THIS SITE]||Reed Exhibitions||1 year||When you have: Submitted a request to attend, exhibit or advertise at an RX show OR Provided your details in order to access premium content on an RX website. This cookie remembers that you have already done so and ensures that you do not have to re-submit your request or re-enter your details.|
|Homepage||Reed MIDEM||1 year||Triggers a form in a pop-up for the 2nd visit|
|Registration||Reed MIDEM||1 year||Allows access to our contracts once the user has filled in a form and remembers that the user filled the form|
|ExhibitorsSearch||Reed MIDEM||1 year||Allows access to the company’s list once the user has filled in a form and remembers that the user filled the form|
|LeadGen||Reed MIDEM||1 year||Allows access to content once the user has filled in a form and remembers that the user filled the form|
|f_hash||Feathr||2 years||Feathr is an analytics and digital marketing solution. Feathr helps us determine which content is most active, and associates individuals with the content they consume. This cookie helps Feathr determine whether or not the visitor and page view represent legitimate traffic or potentially come from a bot or search engine crawler.|
|f_id||Feathr||2 years||This is another Feathr cookie. It establishes a unique identification per user. It helps Feathr determine number of unique visitors to an RX site as well as to tailor marketing behavior by user.|
|f_opt_out||Feathr||5 years||This is another Feathr cookie. It is set when you enable or disable a global opt-out of Feathr's behavioral tracking at https://feathr.co/opt-out/ If this cookie exists in the affirmative, all other Feathr cookies are either erased or ignored.|
The Website is regularly monitored in order to supply you with the best service and to meet your expectations. For this purpose, we consult the statistics relating to use of the Website and develop the Website on the basis of this data. User statistics are anonymous.
If any clause is found null or invalid or may not be enforced under provisions of law or public policy, all other terms and conditions shall remain in full force and effect, and the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed replaced by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision.
You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of our Website must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
Please note that these Terms and Conditions of Use are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with French Law.
For any dispute arising in connection with the construction and/or performance hereof, and failing an amicable settlement, the parties submit to the French court of competent jurisdiction.