www.citroen.is is the main official website of Citroën in Iceland. Please read the following terms and conditions before using this website https://www.citroen.is/legal-mentions/. By using this site www.citroen.is you will be giving your consent to abiding by these terms and conditions. If you do not wish to consent to the terms and conditions please do not use this site.
The website www.citroenorigins.is published by:
AUTOMOBILES CITROËN with its registered office at PARIS (17th arrondissement) - 6, rue Fructidor
French Société Anonyme (limited company) with share capital of 159,000,000 euros, registered at the Paris Trade and Companies register under number B 642 050 199
Publishing Director: Arnaud Belloni
Site Manager: Marie Laloy.
FONCTIONIONLITIES’ GENERAL CONDITIONS OF USE CITROËN ORIGINS AROUND THE WORLD
The map functionality on the Website allows users to post an image of their Citroën Vehicle when the model of said Vehicle matches one of the models on the Website.
This section allows all Website users to:
- Publish — in compliance with the terms of the clauses « conditions related to website publications » and "Respect for the rights of third parties" and "Authorisation for the use of user content" below — a photograph of their Citroën vehicle (hereinafter the "Vehicle") and/or a story, subject to the validation of said post by AUTOMOBILES CITROËN and provided that the visitor fills in the form available on the Website with the following information:
first and last names or a pseudonym,
the city in which the Citroën Vehicle in the photograph is located,
the model of their Vehicle, with the understanding that the version of said Vehicle may or may not be specified,
- Share a story about the Vehicle in the photograph,
- Post comments that can be seen by all other users,
- "Like" posts from other users, it being specified that this functionality is limited to one "like" per user and per photograph,
- Share their post on the following social networks: Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
For a post to be validated, the user must fill in the form containing the mandatory information defined above, after having viewed the tutorial giving detailed instruction about the terms and conditions for publication of any photograph, and after having ticked the box indicating that he or she accepts this Legal Notice.
The post will appear once it has been validated by AUTOMOBILES CITROEN in accordance with the clause "Procedures for publication on the Website", on the world map rather than the city indicated, with the first and last name or pseudonym of the user, the user's comments (story), and the photograph of the user's Vehicle.
The user may request the withdrawal of said post at any time by filling in the request form available on the site Citroën Customer Relations at https://www.citroen.is/sendu-fyrirspurn/ or by clicking on the present link corresponding to the web address.
A web browser such as Internet Explorer (version 10 or higher), Google Chrome (version n-2 or higher), Safari (version 10 or higher), or Firefox (version n-2 or higher) is required to use the Website. Under no circumstances may AUTOMOBILES CITROEN and its partners be held liable if the use of the Website is incompatible with the user's hardware, software, or the functional features of the user's equipment.
The Website may not be accessible in certain countries that do not authorise the services used by the Website. AUTOMOBILES CITROEN and its partners exclude any liability in respect thereof.
1. Procedures for publication on the Website
All users are advised that when a user uses the Website and/or publishes content or information on the Website, all other users will be able to access and use said content and information, and said content and information will be linked to the user (i.e. the user's first and last name, pseudonym, etc.). Content disseminated or published on the Website is the exclusive responsibility of the user.
AUTOMOBILES CITROËN systematically verifies that the content published or disseminated by users before publishing it on the Website, but said content remains the exclusive responsibility of users. AUTOMOBILES CITROËN, at its own discretion, will decide whether or not to accept the publication of the content offered by the user on the Website, without being obliged to carry out said verification within any specific time period or to provide reasons for the refusal to publish the content offered by the user.
Nevertheless, AUTOMOBILES CITROËN reserves the right, at its own discretion, at any time and without prior notice and without the need to provide justification, to moderate, modify, or delete any content published on the Website.
The following thus must not be included on the photograph and/or in the comments related to the photograph:
- Natural person
- Licence plate number
- Logos or distinguishing symbols of any brand other than Citroën,
This list must not be considered as exhaustive.
All users thus certify and warrant to AUTOMOBILES CITROËN (and its partners) that they are not violating any third-party rights, either directly or indirectly, including image rights, and that they own all the intellectual property rights to the content they publish and disseminate on the Website on the date said content is uploaded.
No person shall publish on the Website any content of any kind or perform any action of any kind that may violate the rights of third parties (copyright, trademark, and all other rights) or the law.
No person shall modify, disparage, or alter and/or use for commercial purposes all or part of the content and information disseminated on the Website, in particular the musical files and content, and such use may result in legal action being brought before the courts.
Without this list being considered as exhaustive, the following are specifically forbidden:
- Using the Website for purposes other than for a strictly personal use, in particular for commercial or business purposes, or for any other purpose not provided for in the general terms and conditions,
- Publishing commercial communications or marketing operations on the Website, or engaging in any form of solicitation via the Website,
- Publishing, downloading, or posting on the Website, directly or via a third party, any malicious or fraudulent unwanted messages, spam, viruses, codes, interferences, or computer programs,
- Accessing the Website and publishing content on the Website with the help of automated messages,
- Publishing content inciting hatred or violence or that is indecent, vulgar, threatening, humiliating, pornographic or that contains nudity or gratuitous violence, the aim or effect of which is to intimidate or harass other users, concerning alcoholic beverages, tobacco, the organisation of any type of game, lottery, or contest, official documents or financial information, or, in general, inciting non-compliance with this Legal Notice,
- Using the Website in an unlawful, malicious, fraudulent, or discriminatory manner.
Any behaviour by a user that could harm the image of AUTOMOBILES CITROËN and/or that is contrary to public order and/or morality may result in the permanent deletion of the user's publication and/or anecdote.
Users are solely and fully responsible for how they use the Website, and the direct or indirect consequences of said use. Users are responsible for ensuring their use complies with regulations in effect. Any recourse in this respect against AUTOMOBILES CITROËN and/or its services providers and partners and/or any entity of PSA Group is excluded.
If the User fails to comply with this Legal Notice and/or if the use of the Website harms or is likely to harm the image of AUTOMOBILES CITROËN and/or its service providers and/or partners and/or any entity of PSA Group, AUTOMOBILES CITROËN reserves the right to suspend the User or prevent the User from using the Website, and to delete any content and information published on the Website, if AUTOMOBILES CITROËN decides that such use constitutes an offence under the law or violates this Legal Notice, without prejudice to any other rights or remedies available.
Users acknowledge and accept that any content or information published or disseminated on the Website is not confidential. Due to the nature of the internet, users also recognise that anything that is published or disseminated via the Website may be reproduced online by any third party. AUTOMOBILES CITROËN and/or its services providers and/or partners and/or any entity of PSA Group cannot be held liable in any way for this fact.
3. Authorisation to process user content
When users publish or disseminate content of any kind on the Website, they freely and knowingly acknowledge and accept that by placing their content online and reproducing it in a public forum, they are granting AUTOMOBILES CITROËN (and its partners) authorisation, free of charge and throughout the world, to use, host, store, reproduce, modify, create derivative works (translation, adaptation, etc.), communicate, publish, represent, and publicly distribute said content, for the purpose of promoting or improving the Website.
This authorisation is valid for the entire legal term of protection of rights to said content. It includes the right to reproduce and represent content for communications purposes (internal, external, and corporate). In any event, said authorisation does not create any obligation for AUTOMOBILES CITROËN (and its partners) to use the content published or disseminated by users.
Intellectual property rights of AUTOMOBILES CITROEN
AUTOMOBILES CITROËN informs the users of this Website that most of the elements on this Website:
- are protected by copyright legislation: in particular this may include photographs, articles, designs, video clips, etc.
- and/or are protected by legislation on designs and models: in particular this may include the vehicle models that appear on the Website
- are protected by trademark law: this may include the CITROËN brand, the "double chevron" figurative mark (representing the CITROËN logo), and the brands of vehicle models that appear on the Website.
These protected elements are the property of AUTOMOBILES CITROËN, other companies of PSA Group, or of third parties having granted authorisation to AUTOMOBILES CITROËN to use them. For this reason, any reproduction, representation, use, adaptation, modification, incorporation, translation, or marketing, in part or in full, in any manner, in any form, by any process and in any format whatsoever (hard copy, digital, etc.) is expressly prohibited without the prior written authorisation of AUTOMOBILES CITROËN, save for those exceptions provided in law by the Intellectual Property Code (in particular in respect of private copies). Any such prohibited action will be considered a breach of copyright, which is punishable by imprisonment and a substantial fine.
The software trademarks and logos displayed on the Website are the respective property of the companies that use them, and cannot be used without the prior written authorisation of the owner of said trademarks and logos. These trademarks and logos include, but are not necessarily limited to: Microsoft (Windows Media Player) www.microsoft.com, Real Networks Inc. (Real Player) www.real.com, or any other software not identified by name in these terms and conditions of use. Use of this software is protected by copyright and subject to a licence agreement. Use of such software without the prior written authorisation of the owner is prohibited.
The information and illustrations on the pages of this Website are based on the current technical characteristics at the time the various pages of the Website were placed on the Website or updated. The equipment shown on the vehicles displayed on the Website may be standard or optional depending on the version and country of sale, and may vary from one country to another or may not be available in all countries.
Within the context of an overall policy designed to constantly improve the product, AUTOMOBILES CITROËN may modify at any time the technical characteristics, equipment, options, and colours of vehicles. Current display techniques do not make it possible to accurately display colours. The models and/or versions presented on the Website as well as their equipment, options, and accessories are those distributed in mainland France. The information contained on this Website is provided for informational purposes and has no contractual value.
Protection of personal data
You may visit the Website www.citroenorigins.is without having to reveal your identity or any other personal data.
AUTOMOBILES CITROËN needs to collect certain personal information to implement services offered by the Website. This information may also be used, with your consent, for commercial or marketing operations, or as a basis for studies and analyses.
In the course of its business, AUTOMOBILES CITROËN may need to transfer data collected to other countries, for one of the purposes for which the data was initially collected or for the objectives to which users subsequently consented. When this data is transferred to a third country, AUTOMOBILES CITROËN takes all necessary measures to prevent any harm. The data may be transferred to countries that are not members of the European Union, but only to countries in which adequate levels of data protection is guaranteed.
The collected information is processed by computer. Users have the right to access, modify, correct, and delete their personal data. This may be done by contacting Customer Relations at https://www.brimborg.is/is/brimborg-bilaumbod/brimborg-bilaumbod/personugogn. Users can also send instructions concerning the treatment of their personal data after their death to AUTOMOBILES CITROËN.
The data collected by AUTOMOBILES CITROËN is kept for twenty years after the photo has been validated and placed on the Website.
The prior written authorisation of AUTOMOBILES CITROËN is required in order to create a hypertext link to www.citroenorigins.is. AUTOMOBILES CITROËN cannot under any circumstances be held liable for the content, products, or services proposed on websites hyperlinked or linked in any other way to the Website www.citroen.com.
When using the Website www.citroenorigins.is, you agree not to do anything that might cause an IT, functional or other kind of breakdown that might interfere with the operation of the Website or any server or service accessible through the Website.
In particular, you agree to provide only reliable, inoffensive information, data, documents and files that will not interfere with the operation of the Website or any server or service accessible through the Website.
You agree to abide by national and international laws and regulations in effect, to respect all third-party rights, and not to harm the image of PSA Group entities and of PSA Group in general in any way whatsoever. In particular, you absolve AUTOMOBILES CITROËN of any third-party liability in connection with the information you posted in the area provided for on the Website, including liability for slander, infringement of intellectual property rights, publication of offensive material, infringement of privacy (in connection with use of photographs, etc.) or any infringement of applicable national and/or international criminal law. As such, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless AUTOMOBILES CITROËN and, more generally, any PSA Group entity for any fees, costs, and expenses that we may incur as a result of your action, including the reasonable legal expenses of AUTOMOBILES CITROËN.
AUTOMOBILES CITROËN, the company that owns the Website www.citroenorigins.fr, agrees to use all necessary means to ensure the security of the information that you, as a User, make available to it in the space provided on the Website. However, AUTOMOBILES CITROËN, the company that owns the Website www.citroenorigins.is, cannot guarantee that messages transmitted electronically are completely safe from interception. Moreover, notwithstanding the provisions of the clause "Protection of personal data" above, we ask you not to disclose sensitive personal information unnecessarily through this medium. If you would like to send such information to AUTOMOBILES CITROËN, the company that owns the Website www.citroen.com, we advise you to do so by post.
Limitation of liability
As a user, you use the Website www.citroenorigins.is at your sole and entire responsibility. AUTOMOBILES CITROËN, its subsidiaries, the members of its network, and all concerned entities of PSA Group cannot be held liable for direct or indirect damage, including physical damage, loss of data or programs or monetary loss arising from the use of this Website or websites linked to it.
Please be aware that some of the products or services offered on the Website www.citroen.com may be subject to specific regulations, restrictions, and/or bans in certain countries.
Suspension or interruption of access
AUTOMOBILES CITROËN may, at any time, limit or suspend, temporarily or permanently, your access to the Website www.citroenorigins.is in case of any breach by you of this Legal Notice, without prejudice to any other rights of AUTOMOBILES CITROËN, or in case of technical problems relating to the infrastructure set up to enable the launch and operation of the Website.
In the event of a permanent interruption, you agree to destroy forthwith any copies of our Website and/or its content.
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WHAT ARE COOKIES?
The CNIL defines cookies as a "small text file that is placed on your hard drive by the server of the Website you are visiting. It contains some data, including:
- the name of the server that wrote it;
- most often a unique ID number;
- sometimes an expiration date.
This information is stored on your computer in a simple text file that can be accessed by a server to read and save information.
A cookie is always attached to a unique domain name (the domain name of the server that placed it) so that only a request from the same server can access it."
The Website uses a cookies system. Users are informed that when they visit the Website, cookies may be installed automatically on their web browser.
Cookies are files sent to Users' hard drive to facilitate their web browsing experience and produce traffic statistics or to display personalised advertising based on a user's browsing habits.
Cookies never contain information that reveals a user's identity.
Users can deactivate cookies by adjusting their web browser settings.
THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF COOKIES WE USE
The cookies on our websites are used in various ways:
1. Anonymous cookies to measure website traffic and use of online services.
Cookies that gather statistical data on traffic are used to measure the audience of the Website (number of visits, average time spent per user, what they click on, etc.). The purpose of these cookies is to continually improve our Website to ensure that it meets your needs.
Audience measurement cookies are strictly anonymous and cannot be used to identify Website visitors in any way or to collect personal data (e.g. name, IP address, etc.).
2. Third-party cookies (advertising)
Most of the online advertisements from AUTOMOBILES CITROËN are displayed on third-party websites and are set up by what could be called a third party (for example, an advertising agency). These third parties use their own cookies to analyse how many people have seen and/or clicked on an advertising banner. These cookies are placed by third parties in accordance with the cookies policies of the companies that place them, and we are unable to access, read, or create these cookies.
3. Other third-party cookies
AUTOMOBILES CITROËN France uses third-party cookies to analyse the path users take on our websites and to suggest, for example, a brochure request or a road test when necessary. These cookies are issued by us or by our technology service providers to measure the traffic to the various content and sections on our Website in order to assess them and organise them better. When necessary, these cookies can also be used to detect browser problems and help us make our services more user-friendly. These cookies do not contain identifying data, only anonymous statistics and traffic volume. These cookies will also be used to personalise our websites according to the anonymous data collected on our different websites. These audience measurement cookies will not remain on your computer for more than 90 days.
4. Flash cookies
The Website uses Adobe Flash Player to present a portion of our content on citroen.fr. In order to improve your browsing experience, “local sharedobject” cookies are used to provide certain functionalities. These flash cookies can be managed through your Adobe Flash Player software, not through your web browser.
Adobe provides more information on the cookies it uses at http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security.
PERSONALISED ADVERTISING: HOW DOES IT WORK?
Cookies are inserted on your computer in a specific file. Depending on the pages you visit, they may memorise:
• The web pages you have visited recently
• The products that interest you
• Your information system (language, country, operating system, browser, etc.) to improve your next visit to our websites.
AUTOMOBILES CITROËN personalised advertising:
The CentralTag service mandated by AUTOMOBILES CITROËN allows users to receive personalised advertisements based on their latest browsing habits (e.g. if they showed an interest in a certain vehicle while browsing on Citroën websites: www.citroenorigins.is.
If you no longer wish to see these personalised advertisements,
click here to deactivate.
Since CentralTag is a member of the NAI (Network Advertising Initiative), you can also unsubscribe at http://www.networkadvertising.org/
If you do not want our Website to collect third-party Krux cookies, you can deactivate these cookies at http://www.youronlinechoices.com
Go to http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ to find out more about behavioural online advertising and the options for blocking advertising from other IAB member companies.
Will I still receive advertisements if I leave the programme?
Yes, advertising will still be displayed but it will no longer be based on your areas of interest.