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Thank you for choosing our platform (hereinafter the « Platform »).

The Platform is made available by Optimax Structures, a Sole Proprietorship with a capital of € 5,000, (hereinafter the « Optimax Structures Company »), located at 4, rue de l'étoube, 35360 Montauban-de-Bretagne , in France. The company Optimax Structures is registered in the trade and companies register under number 790 029 169 RCS Rennes, and registered with the tax authorities under the number FR 92 790029169.

The director of the publication is Stéphane PERRIN.
You can write to him at: Click to send an e-mail .

The host is the company OVH SAS, located at 2, rue Kellermann, 59100 Roubaix, France. OVH SAS is registered in Lille under the number RCS 424 761 419 and can be contacted via their website: https://www.ovh.com/fr/support/.

The use of our « Platform » implies your acceptance of these Terms of Use. We invite you to read them carefully.

General Terms of Use

Preamble

Last modification of these conditions: November 15, 2019.

The eurocodes-tools.com site is an online platform for using structural calculation software, sharing your results and participate in conversation topics with other users. To try the calculation software or participate in the discussions, the user must create a free account. To fully use certain calculation software, the user must subscribe to a paid subscription.

Optimax Structures reserves the right to update the website and software at any time without notice.

If you do not understand the general conditions of use or if you do not wish to accept them fully and without reserve, do not use the functionalities made available on the site www.eurocodes-tools.com.

The general conditions of use are regularly updated. You will be prompted to read them and accept them when you tick the acceptance box each time you log in.

Personal data

Your information

You agree that the information you provide when you register or subscribe is accurate and real, and you agree to update it whenever you make any changes to it.

Protection of your data

The information collected is recorded in a file computerized by Optimax Structures.
We implement different devices to secure your data. In particular, we encrypt access to the Platform using SSL / TSL Crypto technology with a 256-bit key.

To protect your Eurocodes Tools account, keep your password confidential and not pass it on to anyone, even within the same organization.
You are responsible for the activity carried out in or through your Eurocodes Tools account.
Be sure not to reuse the same password that is associated with your Eurocodes Tools account in third-party applications.
If you discover that your Eurocodes Tools password or account has been used unauthorized, change your password.

Accounts are designed for unique users. If the user is suspected of sharing his account, Optimax Structures is allowed to block it.

Creation of an account

The legal basis of the treatment is « the performance of a contract ».

When you initiate the account creation process, we collect your IP address to see if the amount of account created from your connection is reached.

The collected data are: email, surname, first name, company name, questions content and answers on the discussion forum.
They may be communicated directly to the following recipients only:

  • the people with whom you share calculation projects,
  • the people with whom you share discussions on the forum,
  • the people who visit the pages of discussions on which you participated (your name and surname, as well as the content of the discussions on the forum).

For security in the event of an attack, the password entered during the creation of your account is encrypted before registration. If you forget your password, we are not able to read it in our databases and send it back to you. A password renewal procedure is used if you request it.

The visit of the forum discussion pages is not exclusively reserved for registered users, robots can browse the pages (for example for SEO purposes). Your data on the forum are therefore likely to appear in the results of search engines.

As part of these Terms of Use, you also agree to receive e-mails from Optimax Structures.

Purchase of a subscription

The legal basis of the treatment is « the performance of a contract ».

The collected data are: telephone number, postal address of the company, VAT number.
It can be communicated to the following recipients only:

  • Paypal for setting up the billing agreement (you must also accept Paypal's terms of use if applicable).
  • Our accounting partner who processes invoices.

These data are kept for a period of 3 years at the end of the month from the last connection to your account. Following this period, your account will be deleted and conversations on the forum will be anonymous.

In accordance with the law n° 78-17 of January 6th, 1978, relative to the Data processing, the Files and the Freedoms, you have a right of access and correction of the personal data concerning you which would appear on any file used by Optimax Structures by contacting us by mail at the headquarters of Optimax Structures.

We may use non-personally identifiable information provided to extract statistics and report publicly.

Consult the cnil.fr website for more information on your rights.

Cookie Policy

Our Platform uses Cookies to :

  • save the User's session and to carry out other activities that are strictly necessary for the operation of the features (eg: to find and display your calculation projects).
  • save browsing preferences and to optimize the User's browsing experience (eg: setting of language).

Optimax Structures also uses Google Analytics to compile usage statistics. This service is provided by Google, Inc. Their privacy policy can be found at www.google.com/privacy.

To download and install the browser add-on for disabling Google Analytics, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

By using our Platform, you are agreeing to allow Google to process information about your website visit unless you specifically prevent Google from accessing that data through your browser settings.

Forum rules

The forum is at your disposal free of charge.

Questions should be posted in the correct category among those proposed to avoid deletion.

It goes without saying that the exchanges must be courteous and free from vulgarity.

The syntax used should be spelled correctly (as possible) and understood by everyone (no abbreviation).

When you submit feedback or suggestions related to our Platform, we are entitled to use them without seeking your permission.

The pages of the forum are publicly visible, so it is important not to communicate sensitive data identifiable to identify you as for example: phone numbers, email or postal addresses, url of websites or social networks, bank details, passwords.

The webmaster reserves the right to ban from the forum any person who does not respect these rules with or without warning.

Free accounts

A maximum of 1 free account can be created by company. We collect your IP address to check this point. If you want to create more accounts, you need to take subscriptions for additional accounts.

Free days

We offer you 1 free day to use immediately if you post questions or answers on the forum.
You can only get free days once every 90 days.
These free days are not cumulative nor subtractable to a subscription.
Optimax Structures reserves the right to update their attribution conditions.
If you need more free days to make your choice:
  1. share a project with someone who is not registered via the project sharing function available on the results page,
  2. as soon as this new user has created his account, notify us by e-mail,
  3. we will then offer you 1 free week.

Copyright

All elements (including computer code, text, videos, pictures, etc.) published on eurocodes-tools.com are warranted by Optimax Structures copyright. Any content reproduction, broadcast, transmission, distribution, storage, playback, or share, both for commercial or non-commercial use is forbidden out of the planned features, unless written permission from Optimax Structures was previously obtained.

Limitations of warranty

If our Platform is temporarily unavailable or unable to process data for technical reasons, Optimax Structures will promptly correct the problem, except in cases of force majeure.
Users are required to inform Optimax Structures of any defect of which they are aware.

The available software on eurocodes-tools.com can be used for the purpose of studying technical solutions at the pre-project stage.
Due to the complexity of the calculations used, these software are only intended for users who may have a clear idea of ​​their possibilities, their limitations and their suitability for the different practical applications for which they are used.
The user is responsible for their use, and this at his own risk. The results should not be used for design or construction purposes unless verified and approved by a professional structural engineer himself insured.

No rights are granted to the user of these software, except the possibility of using them.
The use of this software does not give any guarantee for the benefit of the user who renounces all direct or indirect recourse for any damage that may result from errors, incorrect or inappropriate use.

WE DO NOT BE COMMITTED TO THE CONTENT OF THE PLATFORM, THE SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE PLATFORM, THEIR RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY OR SUITABILITY TO MEET YOUR NEEDS. WE SUPPLY OUR PLATFORM 'AS IS'.

OPTIMAX STRUCTURES COMPANY, ITS SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS, DISCLAIM ALL LIABILITY FOR LOST PROFITS, INCOME OR DATA, OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES AND INTERESTS.

THE COMPLETE LIABILITY OF OPTIMAX STRUCTURES COMPANY, ITS SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS, FOR ANY CLAIMS UNDER THESE TERMS OF USE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY, IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO USE THE SOFTWARE.

If you use our Platform on behalf of a company, the company must accept these Général Terms of Use. In addition, it must release Optimax Structures company, its manager, from all liability and guarantee them against any claim, suit or legal action resulting from or related to its use or following a breach of these Terms of Use, including including any liability and financial burden resulting from claims, losses or damages, prosecution and judgments, and related legal and attorney fees.

The User or its company, at its expense, will defend, insure and hold Optimax Structures harmless or harmless in any proceedings or proceedings brought by a third party against Optimax Structures (charges and attorney fees).

Never believe in any way that the Optimax Structures Company guarantees the accuracy of the information, you expose yourself to prosecution.

About these Terms of Use

These conditions receive priority over any statement of the Optimax Structures Company on any commercial support (brochures, website etc.) in case of conflict of interpretation.

These Terms of Use govern your relationship with Optimax Structures. They do not create rights for third-party beneficiaries.

If you do not comply with these Terms of Use and we do not take immediate action on this, it does not mean that we waive our rights (for example, to take action later).

If it turns out that a particular condition is not applicable, this will not affect the other terms of these Terms of Use.