The User of the website is invited to read this legal notice carefully, which includes the terms and conditions of use of the website (hereinafter the “Website”), before perusing its pages. In connecting to the Website, the User acknowledges that he or she has understood this legal notice and agrees to it unreservedly.

Publisher of the Website

The Website is published by EKKIA, a simplified joint stock company with share capital of 3,500,000 euro, listed in the Strasbourg Trades and Companies Register (RCS) under No. B 678 501 123, European Union VAT registration number FR 91 678501 123, whose registered office is situation at 12 rue Branly 67500 Haguenau - Telephone: +33 (0)3 88 0740 00 – Email:

Director of Publications: Mr Pascal Gautherin

Managing Editor: Mr Pascal Gautherin



VEGAS-DELUXE - 25, quai Zorn 67000 Strasbourg - Internet Site: – Telephone: +33 (0)3 88 84 29 28


Terms and Conditions of Use

EKKIA makes every effort to ensure that the information provided is reliable and regularly updates its internet site. However, EKKIA cannot guarantee the accuracy and completeness of the information circulated on the Website or its uninterrupted availability or its data security. The User is therefore invited to check the accuracy of the information provided with the Sales Department at EKKIA and to signal any and all errors and/or malfunctions on the Website by emailing, describing the problem as in as much detail as possible.

The User shall refrain from any and all acts of a kind likely to impair or disrupt normal operation of the Website in any way whatsoever. Likewise, he or she shall refrain from any and all misuse of the information published on the Website.

The User acknowledges that he or she shall use the information available on the Website under his or her exclusive liability. That being the case, EKKIA may not be held liable for any use that may be made of such information.

For improved ease of use and enhanced graphics, it is recommended that the User make use of modern browsers such as Safari, Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.

Any and all content download is done at the User’s own risk and under his or her sole responsibility. Therefore, EKKIA cannot be held liable for damage of any kind to the User’s computer or for loss of data of any kind consecutive upon such download. Moreover, the User of the Website is advised to access it using recent equipment which is virus-free and with an up-to-date latest generation browser.


The Website may have to ask that the User accept cookies used for statistical and display purposes. A cookie is a small piece of data stored on the User’s hard drive by the server of the website visited. It contains various items of data which are stored on his or her computer in a simple text file which the server can access to read and save information. The User is informed that certain parts of this Website may not be functional unless cookies are accepted.

Hypertext Links

Any links to third-party internet sites shall not engage EKKIA’s liability as regards their terms and conditions of access and their content.

Likewise, EKKIA does not have any means whereby it can control websites that suggest links to its own Website. The terms and conditions of access and the content of such websites may not, therefore, engage the liability of EKKIA.

The User may not insert a hyperlink to the Website without the express prior consent of EKKIA.
Should a User wish to insert a hyperlink to the EKKIA internet site, it shall behove him or her to send an email request relating to the matter to In any event, EKKIA reserves the right to agree to or decline the insertion of a hyperlink without having to justify its decision.


Intellectual Property

This Website is governed by the prevailing laws and regulations on copyright and intellectual property. All rights of reproduction are reserved, including downloadable documents and iconographic representations. The photographs, texts, slogans, drawings, images, animated sequences and others, as well as all works incorporated in the Website, are the property of EKKIA or of third parties who have duly granted EKKIA permission to use them. It is forbidden to reproduce, other than for private use, sell, distribute, issue, circulate, adapt, modify, publish or communicate, in whole or in part, in any form whatsoever, the data, the presentation or organisation of the Website without the prior express authorisation of EKKIA. Any and all full or partial representation of the Website or of one of the elements that it comprises without the authorisation of EKKIA is forbidden and shall constitute an infringement engaging the liability of the perpetrator.

The trademarks and brand names that appear on the Website, such as the EKKIA and EQUITHEME brands, are trademarks registered and owned by EKKIA or by third parties. Any and all reproduction, imitation or use of such brands without the prior express authorisation of EKKIA is prohibited and shall constitute an infringement engaging the liability of the perpetrator.


The Website and this legal notice are governed by French legislation.

Personal Data Protection

When browsing on the Website, the User may have to provide personal data. Data such as the email address of the User and his or her surname and given names, the city and postal code of his or her residence, gathered in the context of the contact form, are intended solely for the purposes of processing the request submitted by the User.

Pursuant to articles 39 et seq. of the French Law No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on Data Protection, all actual persons have the right to object to, question, access, rectify and delete any and all information that concerns them, which such persons may exercise by writing to EKKIA, 12 rue Branly, 67500 Haguenau - Telephone: +33 (0)3 88 0740 00 – Email: Such data shall under no circumstances be passed on for commercial ends or to third parties without the prior consent of the User.

For any and all additional information on the protection of personal data, the User is invited to consult the website of the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) at Lastly, the User is informed that EKKIA may automatically collect certain data on the User’s browsing habits on the Website, in particular: information on use of the Website, such as the pages visited and the services which the User accesses, his or her IP address, his or her type of browser and the times he or she accesses the Website. Such data are used exclusively for internal statistical purposes in order to improve the quality of the services provided.

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