LabSkin Legal Notices

WEBSITE TERMS & CONDITIONS

 

 

Navigation on the website www.labskincreations.com (the “Website”) by any internet user (the “User”) implies unreserved agreement of the following legal notices (the “Legal Notices”).

The version of Legal Notices currently online is the only one that can be used during the entire period of use of the Website and until a new version replaces it. Lab Skin Creations reserves the right of amending these Legal Notices at any time. Any modifications of the Legal Notices will be opposable to the Users who is invited to regurlarly refer to the Legal Notices. 

 

1. Legal Information

  • Website’s owner: Lab Skin Creations, Société par Actions Simplifiée, incorporated under the laws of France (registration number 799 866 959 RCS Lyon – VAT FR48799866959), with a capital of 30.000 euros, whose registered office is 5, place d’Arsonval – 69003 Lyon, France.  

 

  • Contact: bonjour@labskincreations.fr

 

  • Website publisher: LabSkin Creations, 5, place d'Arsonval, 69003 Lyon, France 

 

  • Head of publication: Morgan DOS SANTOS, General Manager

 

  • Webmaster: M-tech Industries, 44 rue Flachet, 69100 Villeurbanne, France

 

  • Website host: M-tech Industries, 44 rue Flachet, 69100 Villeurbanne, France

 

2. Purpose of the Website

The purpose of the Website is to provide non contractual information on Lab Skin Creations and its organization and activities. Information on the Website is not exhaustive and is given for information purposes only. Lab Skin Creations will exercise its best efforts to ensure that information communicated via the Website is accurate, reliable and up to date, and will reserve the right to change the content thereof at any time, without notice. Lab Skin Creations cannot be liable for any omissions and/or inaccuracies. User must ensure the accuracy of the information with Lab Skin Creations and will be liable for any damage that may be caused by its use of information obtained on the Website.

 

3. Use of the Website

The Website is accessible to the User at any time. Lab Skin Creations may at any time:

- suspend, interrupt or limit access to all or part of the Website, in particular in order to make updates;

- delete any information that may disrupt the Website functioning or may be contrary to laws and regulations. 

 

4. Intellectual property rights

The Website is owned and operated by Lab Skin Creations. The Website, including (but not limited to) text, content, software, video, sound, graphics, photographs, illustrations, names, logos, trademarks, service marks and other material appearing and used on the Website, and any related intellectual property rights, are the exclusive ownership of Lab Skin Creations or its partners. User may not copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, transfer, publish or distribute in whole or in part any content of the Website in any way whatsoever, on any medium whatsoever, without the prior written consent of Lab Skin Creations. The reproduction or unauthorized use of any content of the Website may constitute an infringement under the provisions of the French Intellectual Property Code. Nothing in this Legal Notices is intended to grant any rights to the User under any content of the Website or other intellectual property rights of Lab Skin Creations.

 

5. Intellectual property rights

Lab Skin Creations may provide links to other websites. These websites are independent from the Website. Lab Skin Creations will not edit or control the sources and contents of these websites or links thereof to other websites. Links to such websites shall not be deemed, in any way whatsoever, to represent any approval or validation of or adherence from Lab Skin Creations to the contents of such websites. Lab Skin Creations will therefore not be held liable for the contents, products, services, advertising, cookies or other elements of these websites and any actual or alleged damages or losses consequential to or relating to the use of such information, services or data available over these websites. The creation by User of any links to all or part of the Website is strictly prohibited, except with the prior written consent of Lab Skin Creations. Lab Skin Creations shall be free to refuse without having justify its decision. Should Lab Skin Creations give its consent, this consent is in any case only temporary and may be withdrawn at any time, without justify its decision. In any case, any link must be withdrawn on simple request from Lab Skin Creations.  

6. Cookies

During its navigation on the Website, User may be asked to accept cookies for statistical and display purposes. A cookie is a piece of information deposited on User's hard disk by the Website's server. It contains several data that are stored on User's computer in a simple text file that a server accesses to read and record information. Some parts of the Website cannot be functional without the acceptance of cookies. The information collected will only be used to track the traffic on the Website in order to improve services. 

7. Liability

Lab Skin Creations will not be liable for any damages whatsoever as may arise from logging on to this Website. Lab Skin Creations reserves the right to modify, suspend or even interrupt the display of all or any part of this Website and particularly links to other websites.

Lab Skin Creations cannot be liable for (i) any imprecision, inaccuracy or omission relative to the information provided on the Website; (ii) any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party; (iii) more generally, any damage, direct or indirect, regardless of its cause, origin, nature or consequences, whether it be the result of (a) access or inability to access the Website, (b) the use of the Website, including any damage or virus which may infect the User computer system, and/or (c) credit given to any information provided directly or indirectly by the Website.

The information mentioned on the Website is provided “as is”, without any kind of warranty, whether express or implied. Lab Skin Creations does not provide any express or implied warranty relative, without limitation, to this information and its fitness for a particular purpose.

8. Collecting and using personal data

Personal information regarding User may be collected through this Website with his agreement. This information will be used for the sole purpose of replying to the request of the User in the most efficient way.

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the French law n°2018-493 of June, 20th 2018, the User has a right to access, to modify, to rectify and to suppress its personal data, simply by requesting it on line at: bonjour@labskincreations.fr. Lab Skin Creations commits to answer within the legal period. User has a right to submit any claim to the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés in order to enforce his rights to his personal data.

These personal data are intended to be used by Lab Skin Creations only and Lab Skin Creations is responsible for processing and preserving such data. Lab Skin Creations commits to take all reasonable measures to treat such personal data in confidentiality.

Any change as may have been requested will be made in a timely manner. Whenever personal data are collected over the Website, legal terms applying to the collection and/or modification of data collected will be expressly stated again.  

9. Litigation – governing law

The Legal Notices are governed by French laws and regulations, to the exclusion of all conflict of law rules. Any disputes arising from such terms will be brought before the competent courts of the city of Lyon (France).

 

 

 

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF LAB SKIN CREATIONS -LSC- SERVICES

 

1. Definitions

  • Client: means the person who benefits and uses the Services; 

 

  • Order: means any order placed by the Client resulting in particular from the signing of the Offer by the Client; 

 

  • Agreement: means all contractual documents that will govern the rights and obligations of the parties, including these terms and conditions and the signed Offer; 

 

  • Offer: means the offer provided by LSC notably through the issuance of a quotation; 

 

  • Study: means the conduct of a study, subject of the Services, intended to obtain information relating to this Study; 

 

  • Services: means the services provided by LSC consisting particularly in (i) the production of tissue engineering models, in particular the in vitro skin based on information supplied by the Client to LSC and the treatment, as defined by the Client of these reconstructed skin models OR (ii) the study based on analyzes also agreed with the Client.    

 

2. General

These general terms and conditions are applicable to all Services performed by LSC. They are systematically provided to each Client in order to place an Order. Consequently, the acceptance by the Client of the Offer or the commencement of the performance of the Services implies full and unconditional acceptance by the Client of these general terms and conditions. Any Offer is subject to these terms and conditions, which form an integral part of it. The Client acknowledges having read and accepted them before having accepted the Offer. They are applicable to any agreement between LSC and its Clients, in France or abroad, wherever the place of performance. These terms and conditions supersede any conditions of purchase or any other document issued by the Client, unless prior written approval of LSC. Accordingly, anything to the contrary provided by the Client shall not be binding to LSC whatever the moment it may have been brought to its attention. These terms and conditions constitute an essential element of acceptance for LSC to contract and LSC reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.

 

3. Formation of the Agreement

The Offer is provided by LSC upon information supplied by the Client. The Offer is valid for a period of thirty (30) days from its date of its issuance, except as otherwise expressly specified in the Offer. The written acceptance of the Offer by the Client shall constitute a firm and final Order with LSC. All information provided by the Client during the order shall bind the Client and LSC shall not be liable for the consequences induced in case of error. Any modification request of the Client's Order shall be taken into account only with the express agreement of LSC and if this modification request has been provided in writing and prior to the commencement of the performance of the Services.  

 

4. Price and Payment terms

Services are provided at the rates prevailing on the date of receipt of the Order and in accordance with the terms of the Offer. Prices are net, exclusive of tax, in euro. VAT will be charged extra at the rate in force at the time of billing. Services are payable as follows:

- 40% at the signature of the Offer,

- 60% after completion of all Services, evidenced by the delivery of the final synthesis report to the Client.

Invoices are payable within thirty (30) days from the date of receipt of the invoice, without rebates or discount, cheque or bank transfer. Cheques are considered as payment only at the date they are cashed. All invoices are payable at LSC headquarter. Any delay in payment will result in the automatic application of late penalties amounting to three (3) times the legal interest rate. Penalties are incurred without any formal notice as soon as the settlement is not reached at the due date specified in the invoice. When a payment schedule is used, the non-payment of a single payment term will result in the immediate payment of the entire debt, without formal notice. LSC reserves the right to suspend the execution of any Services hereunder in the event of non-compliance by the Client with its obligations under the Agreement, including its obligation to pay. In this case, the suspension will be based on the defense of non-performance and shall not be considered as a breach of the Agreement by LSC and shall not give any right for compensation to the Client. In case of late payment, all invoices issued shall be due. In case of default of payment, fifteen (15) days after a formal notice has been given, and if this formal notice has remained unsuccessful, the Agreement shall be automatically terminated as of right, without prior formal notice, at LSC’s sole discretion and LSC may interrupt the provision of Services without prejudice to any other action. Payments shall not be suspended at the Client’s sole discretion, and shall not be compensated without the prior written consent of LSC. Any partial payment shall first be deducted from the unsecured portion of the debt, then from the sums of which the due date of payment is older.

 

5. Time of delivery

Deadlines for the completion of the Services are count down from the receipt by LSC of the information, materials and requests provided by the Client and which are necessary for the completion by LSC of the Services in accordance with the terms of the Offer. Any change regarding the Order or the Study shall trigger a new deadline. Deadlines for the completion of the Services will be specified in the Offer. A delay shall neither result in the refusal of Services nor the termination of the Agreement. Due to the scientific activity of LSC and the hazard of the activity, deadlines are provided for information only, and any offset from the time schedule specified in the Offer shall not engage the liability of LSC, and shall not permit the Client to obtain compensation.

Deadlines for the overall execution of Services are provided for information only and will be modified: 

- If the Client is late in the completion of the Services or in the performance of its contractual obligations, particularly if it does not comply with the payment terms,

- If a cause for exemption occurs as specified in Article 11 below.  

 

6. Non-compliance

In case of non-compliance of the Services to the Offer, the Client may issue a motivated notice within five (5) business days following the date of completion of all Services i.e. by the date of delivery to the Client of the final synthesis report by LSC. Otherwise, the acceptance of Services will be considered as final.  

 

7. Statements

The Client, as a professional specialized in its field, acknowledges that it has selected LSC under its sole responsibility. The Client shall validate with the greatest attention LSC’s Offer and shall make all necessary checks to that end. The Offer validation by the Client releases LSC from all liability in respect to the nature of the Services provided. In view of the risks associated with the scientific activity of LSC and the inherent hazard of the Services, the Client acknowledges that the liability of LSC shall not be retained in case of non-achievement of the expected results of the Services or of any other event that will cause the failure of the successful execution of Services.

8. Warranties

LSC solely warrants that the Services are provided in accordance with the Offer. The Client shall check the adequacy of the Services to its needs and expectations with regard to the terms of the Offer. The Client acknowledges having received from LSC all information that is necessary to enable it to assess the adequacy of its needs of Services and to take all necessary precautions for their implementation and use.

 

9. Liability of LSC - Exclusion of liability

As the activity of LSC is a scientific activity subject to hazards and risks, LSC’s liability is strictly limited to the obligations set out in the Agreement. LSC is subject to an obligation of means. LSC shall not be liable for (i) any indirect or consequential damages, (ii) damage due to non-compliance with deadlines, (iii) damage due to non-compliance with the requirements of the Client, or (iv) damage due to causes beyond the control of LSC and especially in case of failure in the achievement of the Services, given the significant hazard inherent in the Services and the risk associated with the activity of LSC. In any event, the entire financial liability of LSC regarding its various obligations shall not exceed the amount paid by the Client for the Services. LSC expressly disclaims any liability regarding the adequacy of the Services with the specific expectations of the Client or the use expected. LSC shall not be liable for any damage that originates from the failure of materials provided by the Client. In addition, after completion of the Services, any liability of LSC is excluded regarding the consequences of the use of information derived from the Study by the Client. Finally, LSC’s liability shall not be initiated after a delay of two (2) months following the date of completion of all Services, evidenced by the date of delivery of the final synthesis report to the Client by LSC.

10. Law and Regulations

Contractual terms such as prices and deadlines are established under the laws and regulations in force at the date of issuance of the Offer. If a change of laws and regulations altered the economic conditions of the Offer or of the Agreement, both parties would meet in order to adjust in good faith the terms of the new situation.

11. Disclaimer

All circumstances beyond the control of LSC and occurring after the conclusion of the Agreement and preventing its performance under normal conditions are considered as grounds for exemption from liability. All circumstances which are not the result of negligence from LSC, particularly any event with the characteristics of force majeure as that concept is understood by French case-law and French courts, are beyond the control of LSC for the purposes of this clause.

12. Intellectual and Inndustrial property

It is expressly provided that the trademarks, distinctive signs, processes, know-how and other intellectual and industrial property rights of LSC remain the exclusive property of LSC, which does not grant any ownership regarding trademarks, symbols, logos, designs and models, patents, know-how and other intellectual and industrial property rights belonging to LSC. LSC remains the full and complete owner of the rights, title and interest regarding the Services including in particular all studies, methods and know-how related, which may in no case be transferred to the Client. Skin samples, supporting the study are and will remain the property of LSC. LSC shall retain these skin samples at least for twenty-four (24) months.

13. Intellectual and Industrial property

It is expressly provided that the trademarks, distinctive signs, processes, know-how and other intellectual and industrial property rights of LSC remain the exclusive property of LSC, which does not grant any ownership regarding trademarks, symbols, logos, designs and models, patents, know-how and other intellectual and industrial property rights belonging to LSC. LSC remains the full and complete owner of the rights, title and interest regarding the Services including in particular all studies, methods and know-how related, which may in no case be transferred to the Client. Skin samples, supporting the study are and will remain the property of LSC. LSC shall retain these skin samples at least for twenty-four (24) months.

14. Confidentiality

The Client shall treat any information and documents submitted by LSC or that the Client would have known under the Agreement as confidential for a period of two (2) years after the completion of the Services. Except for the results reported in the final synthesis report containing information collected by LSC during the Study, the Client shall not use any information obtained or collected during the implementation of the Agreement, and shall not notably, copy, reproduce, transmit or communicate any information to a third party. At LSC’s request, the Client shall return information which has been provided by LSC. Notwithstanding the foregoing, it is expressly agreed between the Parties that LSC is authorized to quote the Client and Services performed on its behalf in any communication, regardless of the medium used, the Client acknowledges and accepts it without reservation.

15. Disputes

These general terms and conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of France. Courts located within the jurisdiction of the court of appeal of lyon shall have the exclusive competence for any dispute regarding the validity, interpretation and enforcement of this agreement, even in case of proceedings involving the introduction of third parties and proceedings involving several defendants.