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BFGoodrich is pleased to welcome you to its Website.

This Site is published by:

Manufacture Française des Pneumatiques Michelin
Place des Carmes Déchaux
63040 Clermont-Ferrand Cedex 9
France

Please read this legal notice carefully before viewing this Site.

BFGoodrich is a trade name of Manufacture Française des Pneumatiques Michelin which, as part of its tyre business, markets tyres under the brand name BFGoodrich.

ARTICLE 1: PURPOSE

The purpose of the present notice is to define the conditions in which BFGoodrich makes its www.bfgoodrich.fr* Internet Site available to users and the conditions in which users access and use this Website. Any connection to the site www.bfgoodrich.fr* is subject to compliance with the present legal notice which BFGoodrich reserves the right to modify or update at any time. Access to and use of the site www.bfgoodrich.fr* imply your agreement with the present legal notice. If you do not agree with the clauses below, you are advised not to use this Site.

ARTICLE 2: ACCESS TO THE SITE

BFGoodrich strives to keep the Site accessible, without however being subject to any obligation to achieve this. It is specified that access to the Site may be interrupted for the purposes of maintenance, updating or any other reason, particularly of a technical nature. Under no circumstances shall BFGoodrich be liable for these interruptions and the consequences which could result from them for the user.

ARTICLE 3: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

The contents (notably data, soundtracks, information, illustrations, logos, brands, etc.) which appear or are available on the www.bfgoodrich.fr* site are protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights and are the exclusive property of their respective publishers. No part of the contents of the BFGoodrich site in general, even if it belongs to a third party, may be copied, reproduced, represented, adapted, altered, modified or circulated fully or partially by any means whatever, with the exception of a single copy, stored on a single computer and reserved exclusively for the private use of the copier. The elements presented in this site are liable to modification without notice and are presented without any express or tacit guarantee and are not considered as giving any rights of compensation. The information and images contained in the Internet site are protected by copyright © 2013 BFGoodrich or covered by its partners' copyright. The logos are registered trademarks.

ARTICLE 4: USE OF DOCUMENTS

None of the documents from the site www.bfgoodrich.fr* can be copied, reproduced, published, downloaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way whatsoever, with the exception of a simple save of the documents on your personal computer for your personal use and for non-commercial purposes. In this case, you should ensure that the indications of ownership are kept intact. Alteration and modification of these documents or use of them for another purpose constitute an infringement of the property rights of BFGoodrich or of third parties.

ARTICLE 5: ELECTRONIC MAIL

To correspond with BFGoodrich by electronic mail, internet users must complete the electronic correspondence forms available on the site www.bfgoodrich.fr*. The replies made by BFGoodrich to e-mails shall neither be considered nor constitute proof of advertising, promotional or commercial activity in the territory of the destination country of the replies.

ARTICLE 6: LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The documents and information disseminated on www.bfgoodrich.fr* are provided "as they stand" without any explicit or tacit guarantee of any sort whatsoever. BFGoodrich reserves the right to modify or correct the site's contents at any time, without notice. BFGoodrich cannot be held responsible in the event of contamination of users' computer equipment as a result of the propagation of a virus or other computer 'infections'. The site user is responsible for taking all appropriate measures to protect the user's own data and/or software from any possible contamination by computer viruses circulating via Internet. BFGoodrich, its employees, suppliers or the partners mentioned on the BFGoodrich site cannot be held responsible in any case, for claims involving contractual responsibility, criminal responsibility or any other claims, for all indirect or direct damage, incidents and accessories of whatever nature or for any prejudice, particularly of a financial or commercial nature, resulting from the use of its site or any item of information obtained from its site.

The Site www.bfgoodrich.fr* may contain surface or deep links to BFGoodrich partner or third party sites. BFGoodrich has no control over these sites and therefore cannot be held responsible for the availability of these sites, their content, advertising material, products, and/or services available at or through these sites. Thus, BFGoodrich shall not be liable in any way for direct or indirect damage that may occur when the user access the partner site or uses this site, and it shall not be liable for any non-compliance of the contents and services with any regulations or for any information that infringes the rights of a third party. BFGoodrich cannot accept any responsibility for the information, hardware or software of sites linked by hyperlink to the Site www.bfgoodrich.fr*.
Some information presented on the Site is provided by content providers external to BFGoodrich. The aforementioned content providers have exclusive liability regarding the contents and services provided by them on the site www.bfgoodrich.fr*. Consequently, BFGoodrich shall not be held liable for errors, interruptions or delays in the transmission of information, or for their consequences.

ARTICLE 7: LEGAL JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW

Any disputes relating to the Site or to the present legal notice shall be brought before the court at Clermont-Ferrand and will be governed and analysed according to French law, on their merits, independently of the rules concerning conflicting legislation. Use of the Site www.bfgoodrich.fr* indicates your express agreement with the application of the present jurisdiction clause. Should any of the provisions of this legal notice be judged illegal, null or inapplicable for any reason whatsoever, it shall be considered not to be part of this legal notice and this shall not affect the validity or the application of the other provisions.
 
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Internet Policy :

Michelin Tyre PLC is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.  Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Michelin Tyre PLC of Campbell Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 4EY.

Information we may collect from you

We receive information about you which you provide via www.michelin.co.uk (or by any other means). For example we may collect information when you:

  • Search our site
  • Participate in contests
  • Respond to questionnaires
  • Communicate with us by email, telephone or other means

IP addresses and cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to review browsing actions and patterns

For the same reasons, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:

  • To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
  • To speed up your searches.
  • To recognise you when you return to our site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting it may affect your experience of our site but you will still be able to purchase from us. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

Where we store your personal data

All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. This site will not request your credit or debit card information. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

As you are aware, the transmission of information via the internet cannot be completely secure. We and our service providers will do our best to protect your personal data. Provision of data is at your own risk.

Uses made of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • To provide you with information that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.

We may also use your data to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by post or email. .If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.

Where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the privacy page that you will find during the checkout process.

Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 736 of the UK Companies Act 1985.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms and conditions and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Michelin Group, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.  You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at webinfo@uk.michelin.com

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.

 
Site Publisher:

Manufacture Française des Pneumatiques Michelin
Place des Carmes Déchaux
63040 CLERMONT FERRAND
FRANCE
Telephone: (33)4 73 32 20 00
855 200 507 R.C.S. Clermont-Ferrand
 

Publication Manager:

BFGoodrich
Place des Carmes
63000 Clermont Ferrand

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