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by Kim Gintrand

General Conditions of Use

In effect as of 08/01/23

The purpose of these General Conditions of Use (known as the “CGU”) is to provide legal guidance on the terms and conditions for the provision of the Site and the Services by Destinations Gravel and to define the conditions for access to and use of the Services by “the User”.

These CGU are accessible on the site under the heading «CGU».

Any registration or use of the site implies acceptance without any reservation or restriction of these Terms by the user. When registering on the site via the Registration Form, each user expressly accepts these CGU by checking the box preceding the following text: «I acknowledge having read and understood the CGU and I accept them».

In case of non-acceptance of the CGU stipulated in this contract, the User must renounce access to the services offered by the site.

www.destinations-gravel.com reserves the right to unilaterally change the content of these CGU at any time.

ARTICLE 1 : LEGAL NOTICES

Editing and management of the publication of the www.destinations-gravel.com site is provided by Gintrand Kimberley, domiciled in Angers.

Email address destinationsgravel@gmail.com.

The host of the site www.destinations-gravel.com is the company OVH, whose head office is located at 2 rue Kellermann – 59100 Roubaix – France, with the telephone number: 1007.

ARTICLE 2: ACCESS TO THE SITE

The Website is accessible from anywhere, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, except in cases of force majeure, scheduled or unscheduled interruptions, or for maintenance purposes.

In the event of any changes, interruptions, or suspension of the Website, the Publisher shall not be held responsible

The site is accessible free of charge anywhere to any User with Internet access. All costs incurred by the User to access the service (hardware, software, Internet connection, etc.) are his responsibility.

The non-member User does not have access to exclusive reserved services such as the newsletter. For this, he must register by filling out the form. By agreeing to register for the exclusive reserved services, the Member User undertakes to provide sincere and accurate information concerning his marital status and his contact details, in particular his email address.

Any regularly registered Member User may also request unsubscription by email to destinationsgravel@gmail.com. This will be effective within a reasonable time.

Any event due to a force majeure event resulting in a malfunction of the site or server and subject to any interruption or modification in case of maintenance, does not engage the responsibility of www.destinations-gravel.com. In these cases, the User agrees not to hold the publisher to account for any interruption or suspension of service, even without notice.

The User has the possibility to contact the site by email at the email address of the publisher communicated in ARTICLE 1.

ARTICLE 3 : DATA COLLECTION

The Site ensures the User’s collection and processing of personal information while respecting privacy in accordance with Law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978, relating to information technology, files, and freedoms.

Under the “Informatique et Libertés” law of January 6, 1978, the User has the right to access, rectify, delete, and oppose their personal data. The User can exercise this right:

For more information, refer to the Terms of Use of the site www.destinations-gravel.com accessible in the “Conditions Générales d’Utilisation” section.

Here are the details of our commitments:

  • The user can freely browse the Site without having to provide any personal information.
  • The Publisher collects personal data through:
    • Registration for the Site’s newsletter.

The user’s personal data is stored in our database, accessible only by the Publisher’s staff, for the purpose of transmitting information to the user, if applicable, about destinations where gravel biking is developing, tourist information about our region, or our actions. You can object to this by making a simple request.

As the data controller, the Publisher undertakes to comply with the current regulations applicable to the processing of personal data, in particular, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016, applicable from May 25, 2018, as well as Law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978, relating to information technology, files, and freedoms, amended by Law No. 2018-493 of June 20, 2018, relating to the protection of personal data.

The personal data collected by the Publisher is not transmitted to any other company.

Use of your personal data:

By visiting the Site, the user grants the Publisher the right to use internally the personal data collected by the latter.

The Publisher may use this data to:

  • Respond to user requests;
  • Establish statistics on the origin of requests received through the Site;
  • Inform the user about promotional actions, novelties, or suggestions of destinations, discoveries, itineraries, equipment, sites, operators, events, and other organizations or organizers with a tourist, sports, or cultural vocation.

Access to your personal data:

Under the applicable regulations on personal data, Site users can access their data or request its deletion. They also have the right to object, rectify, and limit the processing of their data. To exercise all these rights, the user can contact the Publisher at the email address destinationsgravel@gmail.com

ARTICLE 4 – INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The user agrees to comply with French law regarding copyright and related rights, as well as with international treaties and agreements containing provisions on the protection of copyright and intellectual property rights.

It is specified that the content, overall architecture of the Site, and in particular, but not limited to, software, logos, layout, texts, animated or static images, sounds, know-how, slogans, drawings, graphics, and any other element composing the Site are the exclusive property of the Publisher.

The user specifically agrees to:

  • Not reproduce, wholly or partially, sell, distribute, broadcast, publish, and communicate, in any form whatsoever, the data displayed on the Site without the prior written authorization of the Publisher.
  • Not introduce data on the Site that would modify or be likely to modify the content or appearance of the data contained therein, by any means.
  • Not download the data or works appearing on the Site.

Any use, reproduction, dissemination, commercialization, or modification of all or part of the “Destinations Gravel” website without the express authorization of the Publisher is prohibited and may lead to legal actions and proceedings in accordance with the Intellectual Property Code and the Civil Code.

The same applies to databases appearing on the Site, which are protected by Articles L.341-1 and following of the Intellectual Property Code, and any extraction or substantial qualitative or quantitative reuse of which is punishable.

The trademark “Destinations-Gravel” is a registered trademark of the Publisher. Any reproduction, imitation, or use, in whole or in part, of this trademark without the express and prior authorization of the Publisher is strictly prohibited in accordance with Articles L.713-2 and following of the Intellectual Property Code.

Other distinctive signs, including trade names and domain names reproduced on the Site, are the property of the Publisher, and any reproduction without express authorization may constitute usurpation and engage the responsibility of its author under Article 1240 of the Civil Code. 

ARTICLE 5: LIABILITY

The sources of the information disseminated on the site www.destinations-gravel.com are deemed reliable but the site does not guarantee that it is free from faults, errors or omissions. The provision of this data cannot be assimilated, in any way whatsoever, to specific advice (in particular advice on routes, mechanics, dietetics, medical, etc.). The Site cannot be held responsible for any damage, direct or indirect. The information and indications on the routes as well as the good addresses are likely to be modified or changed, the site www.destinations-gravel.com cannot be held responsible for these modifications or changes. The User therefore uses the Site at his own risk and the site gives no guarantee as to the suitability of the itineraries and advice to the User’s needs. The information provided is presented for information and general purposes without contractual value. Despite regular updates, the site www.destinations-gravel.com cannot be held responsible for the modification of the administrative and legal provisions occurring after publication. Similarly, the site cannot be held responsible for the use and interpretation of the information contained in this site.

The www.destinations-gravel.com site cannot be held responsible for any viruses that could infect the computer or any computer equipment of the Internet user, following use, access, or download from this site.

The site cannot be held liable in the event of force majeure or the unforeseeable and insurmountable act of a third party.

ARTICLE 6 – EXTERNAL LINKS POLICY

The Publisher uses external links to make its Site interactive and cannot be held responsible for their content, errors in website addresses, or domain names mentioned therein. The authorization to establish a link is exclusively granted in writing by the Publisher, who reserves the right to accept or reject the establishment of links on its Site and/or the inclusion of a link to its Site.

ARTICLE  7: COOKIES

The User is informed that during his visits to the site, a cookie may be automatically installed on his navigation software.

Cookies are small files temporarily stored on the hard drive of the User computer by your browser and which are necessary for the use of the www.destinations-gravel.com site. Cookies do not contain personal information and cannot be used to identify anyone. A cookie contains a unique, randomly generated and therefore anonymous identifier. Some cookies expire at the end of the User’s visit, others remain.

The information contained in the cookies is used to improve the www.destinations-gravel.com site.

By browsing the site, the User accepts them.

The User may deactivate these cookies via the parameters appearing in his navigation software.

 

ARTICLE 8: APPLICABLE LAW AND COMPETENT JURISDICTION

French law applies to this contract. In the event of absence of amicable resolution of a dispute arising between the parties, the French courts will have sole jurisdiction to hear it.

For any question relating to the application of these CGU, you can contact the publisher at the contact details listed in ARTICLE 1.

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Destinations Gravel is much more than just a guide for gravel routes and recommendations for restaurants, hotels, guesthouses, and local businesses; it embodies the richness of our territories and opens the doors to unforgettable experiences. Whether you’re planning your next trip, a weekend getaway, or simply a ride near your home, Destinations Gravel will inspire you.

 

In addition to being a dedicated source of information for gravel cycling in France and for a few escapes around the world, the guide allows you to discover various aspects of the territories, along with sports-friendly recipes and expert advice on equipment. With captivating content, it takes you on a journey with the commitment to responsible cycling.

 

More than an anonymous reference guide, the routes in Destinations Gravel are tested by @gravel_kim to assist you in choosing your gravel explorations.

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