The portal and website of the Court of Cassation (“the Court”) are intended to provide public access to information about the Court and its activities.
This website is owned by The Court of cassation.
Conditions of Use
To use the content of the website you must respect the following rules
This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the conditions of use on which you may make use of our website www.courdecassation.fr , whether as a guest or a registered user.
Please read these conditions of use carefully before you start to use the website.
The English version of the website does not include all the functionalities of the French version.
By using the website, you indicate that you accept these conditions of use and that you agree to abide by them.
The Court hereby disclaims any liability or responsibility arising from the use of information or data contained on its website.
The Court accepts no liability for the content of other Internet websites to which its portal is or may be linked or to which reference is or may be made.
The interpretation of the Court’s public hearings serves to facilitate communication and does not constitute an official record of proceedings. The original language version alone is authentic.
Notice of intellectual property rights
Except where expressly stated to the contrary, all intellectual property rights in the text, graphics, information, motifs, logos, designs and databases contained in this website including the domain names, organisation and layout of the website and the software used in relation to the website are owned by the Court or its licensors.
The Court will vigorously pursue any violation of its intellectual property rights that seeks to exploit its material for commercial gain, or to misrepresent its stance.
The Court website is the acknowledged source including the reference www.courdecassation.fr and the Court copyright notice featured.
You do not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way.
Reproduction of website content
Users should nevertheless be aware that the logo of the Court of cassation, certain information and texts may be protected under intellectual property law, in particular by copyright.
The logo of the Court of cassation can be used by third parties only after obtaining express written authorisation.
The information and texts available on the Court’s website may be reproduced provided the source is acknowledged and the reproduction is made for private use or for the purposes of information and education.
No one may use information and texts on the Court’s website for any use other than those listed above, and in particular for commercial use. You must request prior written permission using the form available on the website.
Accessing the website
The Court aim to update the website regularly and may change the content at any time and without notice. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the website, or close it indefinitely.
Access to the website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the website without notice. The Court will not be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the website through your internet connection are aware of these Conditions of Use, and that they comply with them.
Viruses, hacking and other offences
The user agrees that material downloaded or otherwise accessed through the use of the website is obtained entirely at the user's own risk and that the user will be entirely responsible for any resulting damage to software or computer systems and/or any resulting loss of data, even if such loss and damage was reasonably foreseeable and the Court had been advised of the possibility of the same.
The Court will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the website or to your downloading of any material posted on them, or on any website linked to them.
Linking to the Website
You may link to our website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
The website must not be framed on any other website. The Court reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set.
If you wish to make any use of material on the website other than that set out above, please address your request via the contact form.
Third party websites
The Court does not accept any liability or responsibility for any third party websites that can be accessed through the website or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. The Court does not endorse or approve the contents of any such website and these links are provided for your information only.
Publication date : october 1st 2021
Version date : october 1st 2021