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Access to and use of this website are subject to the Legal Notices set out below, as well as all applicable laws and regulations.

Connecting to and accessing the www.beneteauamerica.com website implies full and unreserved acceptance by all visitors of all the provisions contained in these Legal Notices, which should be viewed whenever connecting to the site.

Article 1 - Purpose of the SPBI S.A. website

The purpose of the SPBI S.A. website is to:

- Present its range of products and services.

- Provide information about events and boat shows.

- Present its worldwide dealership network.

Article 2 - Private data

SPBI S.A. agrees to refrain from using any private data you may supply in any way that would contravene current data protection legislation.

SPBI S.A. collects the following personal information from you:

- Surname and First name

- Postal address

- E-mail address, telephone and/or fax number(s)

- Profession

- Year of birth

This data helps SPBI S.A. to get to know you better, and is used with your express consent for the sole purpose of enabling you to receive the BENETEAU newsletter and to inform you about our products and services.

The data collected is used only by the internal departments of SPBI S.A. and particularly by the communications, network development, marketing, and after-sales departments.

In accordance with articles 39 and subsequent of the French law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 (the French data protection act), anyone may view and, if need be, correct or request deletion of data relating to themselves by applying to the communications department. “Anyone may also, for legitimate reasons, object to the processing of data relating to them.”

Any questions concerning the processing of private data should be addressed to:

Tel: (+33) (0)
Fax: (+33) (0)
E-mail: internet@beneteau.fr

Written requests accompanied by a copy of your identity card or similar official form of identity may be made to SPBI S.A. at the above address in order to obtain, free of charge, any private data we hold concerning you and, where appropriate, to correct that information where it is inaccurate, incomplete, ambiguous or out of date or where the collection, use, communication or retention of such data is prohibited.

If your private data changes, you should notify SPBI S.A. of such changes in writing at the address shown above.

Article 3 - Limitation of liability

As a user of this web site, you confirm that you have the skills and technical resources required to access and use it.

You confirm that you have checked that your computer equipment contains no viruses, and that it is in perfect working order. You must also have read these Legal Notices and agree to respect the conditions they impose.

You are solely and fully liable for the use you make of the www.beneteau.com website. SPBI S.A. may not be held liable for any damage, whether direct or indirect and, more specifically, damage to equipment, loss of data or programs or financial loss arising as a result of using this web site or those web sites to which it has links.

Article 4 - Security

In making use of the www.beneteauamerica.com web site, you agree to refrain from any action capable of causing computer failures, whether functional or of any other nature, affecting the operation of the website or of any server or service that may be accessed via the website.

Within the space constituted by the website, you expressly agree to provide only reliable information, data, documents and/or files that are inoffensive and not likely to affect the operation of the website or of any server or service that may be accessed via the web site.

You agree that when using the website or any server or service that may be accessed via the website, you will:

- Comply with all current national and international laws and regulations, and respect the rights of third parties.

- Refrain from prejudicing the image of SPBI S.A. in any way and in any form whatsoever.

SPBI S.A. cannot be held liable for any damage resulting from an internet user accessing or using the website, or his inability to do so.

Article 5 - SPBI S.A.’s Limitation of liability

5.1 – Limitation of liability

SPBI S.A. opened this website to provide information for the personal use of its users. Under no circumstances may the data on this website be exploited commercially without the prior authorization of SPBI S.A. in writing.

The site offers a general presentation of SPBI S.A.'s  line, products, and services. Consequently, SPBI S.A. cannot be held liable for any lack of precision or omission in the data online on this website.

The information shown on the website (texts, graphics, photos, etc.) is of a purely general and informative nature and is provided for information purposes only. Despite our constant vigilance, this website cannot constitute a contractual document and may not be used as a ground for legal action.

To obtain precise updated information, particularly in relation to prices, availability, characteristics, content and variants of the different products and services shown on this website, we recommend that you contact the dealer of your choice.

SPBI S.A. has entrusted the distribution of its products and services to a network of dealers and independent traders. They are the only people authorized to provide you with precise up-to-date information on the characteristics and prices of the products and services that they commercialize.

SPBI S.A. has a continuous development policy for its networks' products and services and, without prior notice or informing the public, it reserves the right to modify information related to characteristics and the prices of products presented without incurring liability.

Since SPBI S.A. is unable to present its complete range on this website, we recommend that you contact the dealer of your choice to obtain additional and personalized information.

The information shown on this site is the latest update of the different pages of the site when it was put online. Modifications may have been made since the last update. This is why we recommend that you refer to the dealer of your choice for further information and to find out about recent developments.

SPBI S.A. cannot guarantee the reliability and exhaustive nature of the information provided for internet users on its website.

5.2 – Limitation of liability with regard to prices

The prices published on the website are for information only. These were the list prices at the date of the last update of the different pages of the site. These are guideline prices and are likely to change at any time without warning.

Despite SPBI S.A.'s every effort, errors in price may occur on this website, whatever the reason may be (computer bug, manual error, technical error, etc.). Under no circumstances may they incur SPBI S.A.'s liability.

To obtain precise updated information, particularly in relation to prices, availability and, specifications, we recommend that you contact the dealer of your choice.

Our network dealers define the prices of the products and services they sell independently.

Moreover, all the products and services shown on this website are not necessarily available at all of our dealers. We recommend that you contact one of them to find out more about the availability of the products and services presented.

Under no circumstances shall the selection of a product on this website be deemed a reservation for a possible order. Reservations may be made with the dealer of your choice.

Article 6 - Intellectual Property

6.1 – Copyright

SPBI S.A. is the author of this web site within the meaning of articles L 111.1 and subsequent of the French Intellectual Property Code.

This web site was designed and produced by SMILE (www.smile.fr).

The text, photographs, animations, drawings, sounds and other creations are the sole property of SPBI S.A.

Any reproduction, whether direct or indirect, temporary or permanent, by any means and in any form whatsoever, whether in full or in part, and any representation, use or modification, even partial modification, of this web site are prohibited. Any such use constitutes a copyright infringement, punishable by four years' imprisonment and a fine of €300,000 (Article L 716-9 of the French Intellectual Property Code).

6.2 – Brand copyright

The named and semi-figurative BENETEAU brands are registered by SPBI S.A. and are the sole property of the company.

The EYB, JEANNEAU, LAGOON brands are referred to by SPBI S.A. on this web site with the permission of their respective owners.

Any reproduction, use, imitation, insertion, deletion or modification of these brands, without the permission of SPBI S.A. or their owners beforehand, constitutes an infringement punishable by four years' imprisonment and a fine of €300,000 (Article L 716-9 of the French Intellectual Property Code).

Article 7 - Hypertext linking and referencing

The creation of any hypertext link to this web site and any referencing of it are not allowed without the express permission in writing of SPBI S.A.

Article 8 - Modification of SPBI S.A. website legal notices

SPBI S.A. reserves the right to change or correct these Legal Notices at any time and without prior notice, especially in the event of changes to current legislation, where such changes made are to ensure compliance.

Article 9 - Applicable law

The www.beneteauamerica.com site and these Legal Notices are subject to French law.

This website abides by copyright law. The copyright of all authors' works reproduced and communicated on this website are reserved. Any use of these works, other than their private reproduction and viewing, is prohibited without prior authorization.