Welcome to Reed MIDEM’s website (hereafter the “Website”)!
Please read the following Terms and Conditions of Use before using this Website.
Because the Terms and Conditions of Use may change from time to time at our sole discretion, we recommend that you check for updates, modifications or revisions periodically, as you will be bound by such modifications. If you do not accept and abide by these Terms and Conditions of Use, you should not use the Website. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions of Use shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.
The Website is fully and exclusively owned by Reed MIDEM, a French société par actions simplifiée (simplified limited company) with share capital of €310,000, whose registered office is located at 27/33 Quai Alphonse Le Gallo 92100 Boulogne Billancourt, France, and which is registered with the Nanterre Trade and Companies Register under number 662 003 557 and whose phone number is the following: 33 (0)1 79 71 90 00 and whose Head of Publications is Mr. Paul Zilk (collectively, “Reed MIDEM”, “we” or “us”).
The Website is host by Reed Exhibitions, a UK company having its registered office at Gateway House, 28 The Quadrant, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 1DN, UK and whose phone number is the following: +44 (0) 20 8910 7910.
Access to the Website services is only allowed by the interface that is provided by Reed MIDEM for use in accessing the said service.
Users must be aged at least 16 years to register on the Website or subscribe to newsletters.
- Note to parents:
Parents should supervise the online activities of their children and we encourage them to use a parental control tool available, especially online, to help them give their children a secure environment. These tools include the ability to deter minors communicating online their name, address and other personal information without parental permission
Reed MIDEM reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, part or all of the services. Such changes shall be posted on the Website itself, no specific prior notice being imposed on Reed MIDEM.
You shall have continuous and uninterrupted access to the Website, save in the event of force majeure or events beyond Reed MIDEM’s control and subject to any technical faults or work, maintenance or upgrades required for the smooth running of the Website.
The Website uses a secure server to protect data. To the extent that the Website offers secure server software, it is used to encrypt the information exchanged between your Web browser and the Website. This measure ensures the security of your transactions when you use the Website. We follow strict security procedures when filing and using the information you supply, and may request proof of your identity before supplying you with information.
As a tradeshow’s participants (visitors, exhibitors and their affiliates, journalists, conference participants) (hereafter “Participants(s)”) or sales representatives, you access the Website or the Online Community using a personal, confidential and non-transferable username and password (hereinafter the “User ID”). Use of the User ID is strictly reserved to you. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and abstaining from communicating it to any other person.
You are fully responsible for connections to the private part of the Website and shall bear all the consequences arising there from, in particular in the event of the introduction of a computer virus, Trojan horse, computer worm or IT vulnerabilities. To this end, you undertake not to download any virus or other malicious codes.
You shall immediately inform Reed MIDEM of any loss, misuse or fraudulent use of all or part of the User ID.
Reed MIDEM disclaims all liabilities for inaccuracy of your personal data and in case of theft, loss, misuse, communication, fraudulent use of your login and password arising from your failure to comply with the above.
The content of the Website and in particular, without limitation, the architecture and the data of any kind whatsoever and in particular, texts, illustrations, figures, graphics, icons, images, logos, website design, photos, maps, music, video recordings, software, trademarks, trade names, databases (hereinafter the “Content”) are protected by authors’ rights, trade mark law and any and all other intellectual property rights and are the property of Reed MIDEM or the third parties that authorised it to exploit them.
By using the Website, you represent and warrant:
Any other form of reproduction or display of the Content and in particular database, logos or trademarks without Reed MIDEM’s prior express consent, shall, in particular, constitute an act of infringement or of unfair competition, as the case may be, and will be sanctioned accordingly.
The Website allows Participants to post comments and upload some information they wish to present to other Participants about them, their activity, photographies, names, addresses, telephone, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, music, pictures, texts, videos and/ or any other data related to their professional activities on their profiles: personal profile/company profiles/products profiles (including catalogues & services), and to access to other Participants’ profiles, in order to allow Participants to make commercial contacts. Each above mentioned data belongs to the Client who has uploaded it directly or indirectly.
By using the Website, you represent and warrant:
In particular, you will not transmit and/or send spam(s), unsolicited advertising or promotional materials, or chain letters, contrary to bona fide commercial prospecting and contacts to Participants.
Commercial use of Participants’ personal data made available in the course of the Online Community and not expressly agreed by the concerned Client is formally prohibited and subject to court action for remedy.
The Participants is fully liable for conforming with applicable rules, more specifically those set forth in the French and European Data protection and Privacy Laws and Regulations (notably GDPR) , regarding the transfer of personal data of Participants to third countries.
According to French Law of 21 June 2004 “concerning confidence in digital economy”, the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act), the EUCD (European Union Copyright Directive) as of May 22, 2001, together with the French Law DADVSI as of August 2, 2006, Reed MIDEM reserves the right to take down any presumed infringing or unlawful content, without any prior notice, at its sole discretion and without having its responsibility engaged in any manner, to suppress any data, music, video or other information uploaded directly or indirectly by Participants or to make them inaccessible, as soon as Reed MIDEM is informed or aware that these data, music or other information may considered as illicit.
Therefore, if you believe that your rights have been violated and especially your intellectual property rights by any material on our Website please provide us the following information:
To the following contact: email@example.com.
It is often difficult to determine whether your intellectual property rights have been violated. We may request additional information before we remove any infringing material. We may provide the alleged infringing party with your e-mail address so that that person can respond to your allegations. If a dispute develops as to the correct owner of the rights in question, we reserve the right to remove your content along with that of the alleged infringer pending resolution of the matter. If your materials have been removed based on the complaints of another party, Reed MIDEM will provide you with notice if your materials are removed due to alleged infringement of a third party's rights. We will also provide you with the e-mail address of the complaining party so that you may attempt to resolve the issue. We will restore your materials upon notification from the complaining party that the dispute has been resolved.
More generally, Reed MIDEM reserves the right to terminate, restrict, limit or suspend anybody’s access and use of the Website at its own discretion and for any reason and especially in the following circumstances, without limitation:
You acknowledge and agree that Reed MIDEM shall not be liable towards yourself, your company, a Client which has been duly excluded from access to the Website as stated here-above and/or any third party for taking any of these actions or terminations for cause.
You assume full liability for non compliance with the present Terms and Conditions of Use.
Reed MIDEM shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to loss of profits, goodwill, data, resulting, inter alia, from (i) the use or inability to use the Website; (ii) the unauthorised access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (iii) statements or conduct of yourself, other Participants and/or third parties in the course of accessing or using the services; interruptions of and difficulties in the operation of the services.
Reed MIDEM is watchful regarding the correct functioning of the Website and their peaceful use, but Reed MIDEM does not warrant their functioning without interruption or available error-free information and does not make any statement and warranty as for the content of the Website, especially concerning the data uploaded directly or indirectly by the Participants.
You hereby hold harmless and indemnify and will at any time hold harmless and keep Reed MIDEM, any of its officers, directors, owners, employees, agents as well as its information providers, affiliates, partners, other Participants and licensors fully and effectively indemnified from and against all actions, proceedings, claims, damages, costs and losses, liability, legal costs (including attorneys' fees), expenses whatsoever made against or incurred by any connection to and use of the Website and in consequence of any breach or non-performance of any of the representations, warranties or covenants contained in these Terms and Conditions of Use, notably a violation of rights of Reed MIDEM or any third person or entity, including but not limited to copyright infringement, trademark infringement, or any damage or infringement in link with your connection to and/or use of and/or accessibility to the Website.
Reed MIDEM reserves the right, in case of its involvement in any matter for which it is sued due to a violation of rights caused by yourself as stated here-above, to assume its exclusive defence and control of the matter, at your own expense, and you agree to co-operate with our defence of these claims.
5.1 Links to Website
Reed MIDEM’s prior express written consent is required for a link to the Website from another website. This consent may be withdrawn at any time, with no requirement to give any reasons for its decision to withdraw its consent.
5.2 Link from the Website to other websites
The Website offers links to numerous other websites managed by other companies for convenience or information purposes only. Reed MIDEM may not be held liable as regards the content, products, services, advertising, cookies, computer code, or any other elements of these websites as well as for any damage or losses consecutive or in connection with the use of information, services or data available on these websites. These websites are separate and independent from the Website and do not constitute in any way an endorsement or validation of Reed MIDEM to their content. Reed MIDEM is not responsible of the collection and use of your personal data by those websites.
Reed MIDEM respects the privacy of every individual who visits the Website and hereby informs you on the terms and conditions under which data that we collect from you on the Website will be used, shared and otherwise treated. This Privacy and Cookies Policy will also instruct you on how you can verify the accuracy, and control certain uses, of the information you provide to us on the Websites. Reed MIDEM abides by the constraining French and European rules in terms of protection of personal data and privacy. Personal data processing carried out by Reed MIDEM in the framework of the Website has been notified to the French Data Protection Authority, the CNIL (www.cnil.fr).
6.1 Collection and use of your personal data
Reed MIDEM collects Users’ personal data when using the Websites, uploading Content in particular on the online database, registering for a newsletters or a tradeshow, or during their participation to the tradeshow (attended places or events, services operated). The data is processed by Reed MIDEM for the purposes of carrying out its contractual obligations (notably customer’s data base management, events, services and ticketing management, invoicing and cash collection management) and promoting its activity. Such data is stored for a maximum duration of 10 years. This personal data can be:
6.2 Your rights
As a data controller, the Organiser have implemented and maintain appropriate technical and organisational measures in such a manner that its processing of personal data meet the requirements of French and European Data Protection Laws and in particular GDPR.
Participants may exercise their right to access, obtain, correct and oppose the use of their personal data by writing to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please also note that once we receive your request, it may take up to 3 weeks to become effective.
In case of unsatisfied answer to Participants’ request, Participants may raise a complaint before the French National Data Protection Authority (Commission Nationale Informatique et Libertés or CNIL) www.cnil.fr
What are “cookies”?
“Cookies” (also known as HTTP cookies, web cookies or browser cookies) are small pieces of data, which are stored as text files on your computer, whenever you visit certain websites. Their typical purpose is to help sites remember particular actions you may have done there in the past. For example, cookies may track when you have logged into a website, visited certain pages or clicked certain buttons.
For more information on cookies and configuration of your web browser, you may visit the French data protection authority website at: www.cnil.fr.
Are cookies harmful?
Despite this, if you do wish to disable or remove cookies, please see the “Help” section of your browser or mobile device. Each browser or device handles the management of cookies differently, so you will need to refer to your appropriate “Help” documentation. However, as mentioned, please be aware that cookies are essential for certain features of the Website to work properly.
Why are we telling you this?
What cookies do we use and why?
The following shows the full list of platform cookies, used throughout our Website.
Google Analytics© is another analytics solution, which provides information about your activity on an RX website. As with WebAbacus, this helps us to understand what works on the website and better tailor it to your needs. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to an RX website. It is updated with each page view.
This is another Google Analytics© cookie. It is used to establish a user session with an RX website.
This is another Google Analytics© cookie. It determines whether or not a new session has been created.
This is another Google Analytics© cookie. It is used to identify how you arrived at the website, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search or a campaign, such as an advertisement or email link. This cookie is used to calculate search engine traffic, advertisement campaigns and page navigation. It is updated with each page view.
This cookie is set when you log into an RX website. It remembers that you are logged in, as you navigate through the websites pages.
Similar to the campaigns.site.[THIS SITE] cookie, if you have arrived at an RX website via one of our marketing campaigns, this cookie stores the campaigns information and reports its success to us.
730 days (2 years)
WebAbacus© is an online analytics solution, which helps to provide us with the intelligence needed to better tailor an RX website to your needs. This cookie provides us with information on the number of users, which have cookies enabled.
If you have arrived at an RX website via one of our marketing campaigns, this cookie stores the campaigns information and reports its success to us.
This cookie helps an RX website to remember your preferences. For example, if you view a website in a chosen language, every page within your session is then displayed in this language. As another example, if you add an exhibitor to your Show Planner, this is recorded by the cookie so that this exhibitor will be displayed in your planner, the next time you visit.
This cookie is set when you dismiss the "Privacy and Cookies" message, displayed at the bottom of an RX website. Once set, it ensures you will not be shown this message again.
If you have arrived at an RX website via one of our marketing campaigns, this cookie helps us report on the webpage from which you arrived.
This is another Vovici© cookie. It ensures that a survey is only served to you, after you have been on the website for more than two minutes.
Vovici© is the company used by RX to supply website surveys, often to elicit feedback on the websites themselves. This cookie remembers when you have completed a survey and prevents it from being served to you again.
730 days (2 years)
This is another WebAbacus© cookie. It stores information on your visit to the website, including what pages have been viewed and when. As with all RX cookies, all information collected is anonymous.
When you have: Submitted a request to attend, exhibit or advertise at an RX show OR Provided your details in order to access premium content on an RX website. This cookie remembers that you have already done so and ensures that you do not have to re-submit your request or re-enter your details.
Triggers a form in a pop-up for the 2nd visit
Allows access to our contracts once the user has filled in a form and remembers that the user filled the form
Allows access to the company’s list once the user has filled in a form and remembers that the user filled the form
Allows access to content once the user has filled in a form and remembers that the user filled the form
Feathr is an analytics and digital marketing solution. Feathr helps us determine which content is most active, and associates individuals with the content they consume. This cookie helps Feathr determine whether or not the visitor and page view represent legitimate traffic or potentially come from a bot or search engine crawler.
This is another Feathr cookie. It establishes a unique identification per user. It helps Feathr determine number of unique visitors to an RX site as well as to tailor marketing behavior by user.
This is another Feathr cookie. It is set when you enable or disable a global opt-out of Feathr's behavioral tracking at https://feathr.co/opt-out/ If this cookie exists in the affirmative, all other Feathr cookies are either erased or ignored.
The Website is regularly monitored in order to supply you with the best service and to meet your expectations. For this purpose, we consult the statistics relating to use of the Website and develop the Website on the basis of this data. User statistics are anonymous.
We may be required to notify you of certain events. You hereby acknowledge and consent that such notices will be effective upon our posting them on our Website or delivering them to you through e-mail. We thank you to update your e-mail address. If you do not provide us with accurate information, we cannot be held liable if we fail to notify you. You have the right to request that we provide such notices to you in paper format, and may do so by contacting: email@example.com.
All notices or other communications shall be given by email to the relevant party at the email addresses stated, for Reed MIDEM: firstname.lastname@example.org, and for you, in your personal profile of the Online Community.
If any clause is found null or invalid or may not be enforced under provisions of law or public policy, all other terms and conditions shall remain in full force and effect, and the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed replaced by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision.
You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of our Website must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
Please note that these Terms and Conditions of Use are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with French Law.
For any dispute arising in connection with the construction and/or performance hereof, and failing an amicable settlement, the parties submit to the French court of competent jurisdiction.