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1- Editor

This site is edited by ALTERVAL (address based at: 4, rue Grange Le Mercier, 57950 Montigny-lès-Metz, France. For any queries related to our products and services or any suggestions, information or reactions to the site, please contact us.

2- Host

This site is hosted by: 1&1 Internet SARL, 7, place de la Gare, 57200 Sarreguemines, France

3- Personal data

In accordance with the French law Nr. 79-17 of 6 January 1978 on data processing and liberties (la Loi Informatique et Libertés), you have the right to access, modify, correct and delete data or content you have provided. To exercise this right, please write to us by post at: Alterval, 4, rue Grange Le Mercier, 57950 Montigny-lès-Metz, France or by e-mail at contact

4- Contact form

Information you provide us through the contact forms will not be shared with any third parties. Nevertheless, as law Nr. 79-17 of 6 January 1978 on data processing and liberties (la Loi Informatique et Libertés) requires, the information you provide is voluntary, and there will be no particular consequence if you choose not to provide certain information. However, you should provide enough information to enable us to respond to your query.

5- Cookies

No personal data is collected during your visit to the site.

6- Content of the site

Alterval cannot guarantee the accuracy, precision, currentness or exhaustiveness of the information provided on the site. Consequently Alterval declines all responsibility for possible imprecisions, inaccuracies or omissions concerning information available on this site. To ensure the greatest possible visitor and user satisfaction, we endeavour to keep information up-to-date and accurate.

7- Intellectual property

This site and all the elements contained within it (in particular text, photographs, videos etc.) constitute a work according to the French Intellectual Property Code, being classed as such under French and international laws on Literary and Artistic Property. Copying pages from this site and storing them in any way (including on hard drives) is permitted for private use only. As such, full or partial representation or reproduction of this site or any of its parts for commercial purposes without the prior written consent of the authors or rights holders is illegal and liable to constitute patent infringement; anyone failing to comply with these rules will be held civilly and criminally liable.

8- Member access

The customer area, which requires a username and password, is reserved exclusively for those who are authorised to access it. This information

is not available to the public and any violation relating to login details, as well as all unauthorised access, constitutes a criminal offence. Article 323.1 of the French penal code states that “fraudulently accessing or remaining within all or part of an automated data processing system” is punishable by two years’ imprisonment and a €30 000 fine. Furthermore, “where this behaviour causes the deletion or modification of data contained in that system, or any alteration of the functioning of that system, the sentence is three years’ imprisonment and a fine of €45 000”.

9- Alterval blog

A personal and non-commercial initiative, "" is an area for free expression dedicated to professionals taking part in mentoring programmes. "" reserves the right not to publish any content, text or document that it considers illegal, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, threatening the privacy of others, hateful, racist or otherwise reprehensible.

10- Hypertext links

Where hypertext links displayed on this website direct to other internet websites, Alterval are not liable for the content or links on these other websites, or their terms of use (particularly concerning the handling of personal data). We check the quality of the sites we recommend; nevertheless we are not responsible for and do not check or guarantee the currentness and accuracy of the information published on the websites of companies, organisations or individuals to which we have provided links. The trademarks belong to their respective owners. The possibility of providing simple hypertext links to the site is dependent on the prior agreement of Alterval.

11- Creating links to this site

In accordance with the practice established on the internet, any website can create a hyperlink to the website or any of its pages without having obtained prior agreement. However, this should not infringe the intellectual property rights of Alterval, particularly where its name, logo or copyright are concerned. You are nevertheless invited to inform us about any links created by contacting, mentioning the URL of the page in question. Any hypertext link using the framing technique – displaying a page within a frame on another site – is forbidden. Please do not submit more than one page of your website, or several subdomains.

12- Photo credits

• Chemical factory © Grzegorz Kwolek
• Laying out the job © Lisa F. Young
• Analyzing market situation © Zlatko Kostic
• Computer business © Philip Date

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