General Terms and Conditions of Use
The Company publishing this Website (the “Company”) is:
Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc.
Its Head office is located at 1201 Louisiana Street, Suite 1800, Houston, Texas 77002.
It is a Delaware corporation.
The publication director is Public Affairs.
Telephone: (713) 483-5000
Marcel, S.A registered capital of 82 990 EUROS, whose head office is located at 133 Champs Elysées, 75008 Paris
Listed in the RCS of Paris : B 381 531 938
Telephone: +33 (0)1 44 43 67 00
Production, hosting and development of the Internet site:
48 rue de Villiers 92300 Levallois-Perret
Listed in the RCS of Nanterre : 378 615 363
Each of the companies within the Total Group has its own respective legal existence and independent legal status. The Company publishing this Website belongs to the Total Group. The terms “Total” and “Total Group” are sometimes used in this Website for convenience where references are generally made to TOTAL S.A. (the holding company) and its subsidiaries and affiliates. Likewise, the words “we”, “us” and “our” are used to refer to the Company or any company of the Total Group in general or to those who work for them. These expressions are also used where no useful purpose is served by identifying the particular company or companies. It cannot be inferred from these expressions that TOTAL S.A. or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates are involved in the business and management of any other company of Total Group.
2. Information about activities
This Website presents information concerning certain activities of the Company, the Total Group, about Total Group companies that are located and operate in the United States of America. The Company may modify the information contained in this Website at any time and without prior notice. This information is provided as general information without any guarantees that it is fit for any specific purpose.
3. Intellectual property
3.a. All information or documents (logos, trademarked materials, copyrighted materials, text, animated or static images, databases, sounds, photographs, know-how or cited products) stored in the Website as well as all elements created for the Website (collectively, the “Website Materials”) and its general structure are either the property of the Company or one or more of the companies within the Total Group or are subject to rights to use, duplicate or communicate to the public that have been granted by third parties to such. The Website Materials are subject to laws protecting copyright and have been made available to the public via this Website for personal use only. No license or any right other than to view the Website is granted. Duplication of Website Materials is authorized solely as information for personal and private usage. Any duplication or usage of copies made for other purposes is formally prohibited and subject to prior written authorization by the Company. In all cases, any authorized duplication of Website Materials must cite the source and make adequate references as to proprietary nature of these Materials.
3.b. Distinguishing signs. Unless otherwise stipulated, company names, logotypes, products and brands quoted on the Website are the property of the Company or one or more of the companies within the Total Group or are subject to rights to use, duplicate or communicate to the public that have been granted by third parties to such. They may not be used without prior written authorization from the Company.
3.c. Databases. Any databases made available to you are the property of the Company or one or more of the companies within the Total Group. You are forbidden to extract or reuse a substantial qualitative or quantitative portion of the databases for any use (including for private purposes).
4. Undertakings of the user
4.a. If you provide information to us on this Website, you grant the Company (and/or its directly or indirectly controlled affiliates) a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use such information subject to applicable policies set forth herein. Your information shall be deemed not confidential. However, the information provided is personal data, which means we undertake to process said information in accordance with applicable laws and the Personal Data Protection Policy that applies to this Website.
4.b. By your connection to and use of this Website, you also agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations and, in particular:
You agree you have verified that the IT configuration you used to access this Website does not contain any virus, worm, or other malware
You grant the Company (and/or its directly or indirectly controlled affiliates as applicable) a right to use the information you provided subject to the restrictions and limitations set forth in the Personal Data Protection Policy [insert link to Personal Data Protection Policy] which applies to this Website
You agree to keep confidential and consequently be liable for the use and security of access codes and passwords that the Company may send you to access specific sections. The Company reserves the right to suspend your access to the Website in the event of fraudulent use or attempts at fraudulent use of this Website.
5. Hypertext links
5.a. Activation of links. This Website may contain links to other websites. The Company disclaims any and all liability for your use of the websites you access via the links provided herein. Said links are offered to users of this Website as a service. Please consult the general terms and conditions and the personal data protection policies of these respective for the details applicable to each website you access via the links provided herein. Your use of any links is at your risk. You have the responsibility for deciding what links to access and what use you make of the websites accessed via these links. Links may modified or deleted at any time and without advance notice.
5.b. Link authorization. If you wish to create a hypertext link to this Website, you must obtain prior written authorization from the Company using the contact details provided at the end of this document.
6. Formal notice
6.a. The information provided on this Website (collectively, the “Information”) is provided in good faith.
This Information is considered correct at the moment it is published on the Website. However, the Company neither represents nor guarantees the comprehensiveness or accuracy of the Information or any portion of it. Your use of the Information or any portion of it is solely at your risk. The Company disclaims any and all liability for your use of any Information provided by this Website. Under no circumstances will the Company (or its directly or indirectly controlled affiliates as applicable) accept liability for injury (personal or economic) or property damage arising from (or alleged to arise from) reliance on or use of the Information.
The Information shall not be deemed a recommendation to use information, products, procedures, equipment or formulae contravening a patent, copyright or registered trade mark. Under no circumstances will the Company (or its directly or indirectly controlled affiliates as applicable) accept liability for any claim of infringement of any intellectual property (patent, copyright or registered trade mark or other intellectual property) arising from (or alleged to arise from) reliance on or use of Information provided by this Website.
Under no circumstances will the Company (or its directly or indirectly controlled affiliates) accept liability for any decision to invest in stocks, bonds, debentures, or other listed or unlisted negotiable securities of TOTAL S.A. or any company of the Total Group (regardless of where located) based on reliance on or use of Information provided by this Website.
No expressed or implies warranty is given (and all warranties are disclaimed) regarding the commercial nature of the Information or its suitability for a given purpose or any given product to which said Information refers. Any products or services mentioned in this Website are subject to their respective warranties and disclaimers.
The Company shall have no obligation to update or correct the Information on this Website; but, the Company reserves the right to amend or correct the content of this Website at any time without prior notification.
6.b. The Information presented in this Website may contain forward-looking statements concerning the financial position, operating results, activities and industrial strategy of the Company, TOTAL S.A. and/or companies of the Total Group. Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties. These statements are based on the beliefs and assumptions of management and on the information currently available to management. Forward-looking statements include information concerning forecasts, projections, anticipated synergies, and other information concerning possible or assumed future results and may be preceded by, followed by, or otherwise include the words “believes”, “expects”, “anticipates”, “intends”, “plans”, “targets”, “estimates” or similar expressions. Forward-looking statements are not assurances of results or values. Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Future results may differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements. Many of the factors that will determine these results and values are beyond the ability of the Company (and/or its directly or indirectly controlled affiliates) to control or predict.
The Company shall have no obligation to update or revise such forward-looking statements, and, in particular, shall not be obligated to disclose or report new information or subsequent events or other factors. Additional information concerning material factors that may have an effect on the financial results of the Total Group may be consulted in documentation filed with the French Autorité des marchés financiers (“AMF”) and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) or other competent authority.
6.c. The Company does not guarantee that the Website will operate without interruption or that the servers providing access to it operate and/or the third party sites to which hypertext links refer do not contain viruses, worms, or other malware.
7. Updates of terms and conditions of use of the Website and applicable law
The Company may update these General Terms and Conditions of Use at any time and without advance notice. Accordingly, you should regularly review the General Terms and Conditions of Use to verify what changes (if any) have been made and to understand the terms and conditions then in effect. These general conditions of use of the Website are governed by the laws of the State of Texas excluding its conflicts of law principles and subject to any other applicable laws and regulations.
8. Contact details
You may direct all questions concerning conditions of use of the Website by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to the following address:
Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc.
Attn.: Public Affairs
1201 Louisiana Street, Suite 1800
Houston, Texas 77002