In accordance with Act no. 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on confidence in the digital economy, users of the Website www.biomerieux.com (hereinafter "the Website") are informed of the identity of the various parties involved in its monitoring:
- Publisher and Director of Publication:
bioMérieux, a Société Anonyme (PLC) with a board of directors with share capital of 12,029,370 euros, registered with the Lyon trade and companies register under number 673 620 399, whose registered office is located in MARCY L'ETOILE (69280) and whose publication director is Mr. Alexandre MERIEUX.
Telephone: +33 (0)4 78 87 20 00
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Intracommunity VAT number: FR69673620399
- Editorial manager:
Mr. Oliver Faust
Microsoft Azure Cloud Computing Platform
Agriport 601, 1775 TK Middenmeer, The Netherlands
+44 207 136 9109
Users of the Website declare that they know and understand the Internet and its limits, including, in particular, its functional characteristics and technical performance: the risks of interruption, response times for consulting, querying, or transferring information, and the risks (whatever they may be) inherent in any connection on the network.
bioMérieux will use reasonable efforts to keep the Website available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, but shall not be under any obligation to do so.
bioMérieux reserves the right, for any reason and at its sole discretion, to terminate, modify, suspend, or discontinue access to all or part of the Website, its contents, features, or hours of availability without notice.
Access to the Website may be interrupted (in particular for maintenance and upgrading reasons or for any other technical reason) without this engaging its responsibility.
The entire Website is subject to French and international legislation on intellectual property.
- Copyright law
The photographs, texts, slogans, drawings, images, animated sequences with or without sound, as well as all works integrated into the Website are the property of bioMérieux or of third parties who have authorized bioMérieux to use them. The logos, icons and graphic chips represented on the Website are protected by copyright and the following articles of the Intellectual Property Code.
- The trademarks
The trademarks, logos, and other distinctive signs (collectively, the "Trademarks") displayed on this Website are registered or common law (protected by use) Trademarks owned by bioMérieux, or one of its subsidiaries, or one of its companies, and/or third parties. Nothing contained on the Website should be construed as granting any license or right to use any of the Trademarks contained on the Website without the written permission of the owner of the Trademark. Any use of the Trademarks or any sign similar to the Trademarks or any other content on the Website which is not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that bioMérieux will enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of legal redress.
The following signs (non-exhaustive list) are used, registered and/or recorded trademarks belonging to bioMérieux SA, to one of its subsidiaries or to one of its companies:
3P, ADVENCIS, AES LABORATOIRE, AIR IDEAL, AKIRISK, AM, ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP EMPOWERED BY RAPID DIAGNOSTICS, API, APIWEB, APP LOCKSURE3P, ARGENE, ASAP, ASTUTE, ASTUTE 140, ASTUTE MEDICAL, ATB, BACARA, BACT/ALERT, BACT/LINK, BACT/VIEW, BACTIFLOW, BACTVIAB, BANYAN, BIOBALL, BIOFIRE , BIOFIRE LOGO, BIOFIRE SHIELD, BIOLIAISON, BIOMERIEUX, BIOMÉRIEUX LOGO, BIOMERIEUX PERFORMANCE SOLUTIONS, BIONEXIA, BIONUMERICS, BLUE LINE, BNXT, BREW BRUX, BREW DEK, BREW LAP, BREW MAP, BREWPAL, CASA, CEERAM, CEERAMTOOLS, CHEMSCAN, CHEMSWAB, CHEMUNEX, CHROMID, CLARION, COLLECT/RIGHT, COMBIBAG, CONNECT-UP, COUNT-SLIDE, COUNT-TACT, CPS, D-COUNT, DENSICHEK, DETECT TO @CT, DIAGNOSTICS IS POWER, DILUBAG, DILUMAT, DILUSTREAM, DILUTUBE, DUOCLON, EASY MIX, easyMAG, EASYSTREAM, EGENE-UP, EMAG, ENDO-RS, ENDOGRADE, ENDOLISA, ENDONEXT, ENDOTRAP, ENDOXPERTS, ENDOZYME, ENVIROPRO, ENZYLINE, EPISEQ, ESIA, ESTREAM, ETEST, EVALIS, EVISIGHT, FAN, FILMARRAY, FIREWORKS, FIRST LINE BIOLOGY, FLEXPREP, FLUORASSURE, FMLA, FOODEXPERT-ID, FULL MICROBIOLOGY LAB AUTOMATION, GENE-UP, GENE-UP NUTRAPLEX, GENE-UP QUANTPRO, GOPLATE, HELIX, HEMOLINE, HEPANOSTIKA, HOKAPI, HYBEADS, HYGLOS, HYGLUTEX, HYLIA, I, IBILOOP, IBISA, INVISIBLE SENTINEL, KANDOFIRE, KNOW AKI, LABFREE, LABGUARD, LOCKSURE, LUMINOMAT, LUMINOSWAB, LYFOCULTS, MAESTRIA, MASTERCLAVE, MB/BACT, MINIMAG, MONOSLIDE TEST, MONOTEK, MWS R-GENE, MYACUTECASE, MYINFERTILITYCASE, MYLA, MYPLAYCASE, N (logo), NASBA, NEPHROCHECK, NEPHROCLEAR, NUCLISENS, NUCLISENS EASYQ, NUCLISENTRAL, OBSERVA, OPTI-MIC, OPUS, PEDI-BACT, PICKME, PIONEERING DIAGNOSTICS, PLANOTEST, PLAYCASE, POLYVITEX, PORTAGERM, POULTRYPRO, PREVI, PROTILINE, PYXELIS, QUANTISWAB, R-GENE, RAMSCAN, RAPID 20 E, RAPIDEC, REBECCA, RESPIPLEX, RTU, SALMA, SALSA, SAMPL'AIR, SARAMIS, SCAN RDI, SCANFILTER, SCANRDI, SIGHTIM, SLIDEX, SM, SMASHER, SMS, SPOTFIRE, SPR, TEMPO, TEMPOSHOT, THE POWER OF MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND, THE POWER OF ONE, THXID, TOTEM, TOXO FA, TOXOSPOTIF, TREPANOSTIKA, UNIDATRIX, URILINE, VERA-MIC, VERIFLOW, VERIPRO, VIDAS, VIDAS KUBE, VIDAS PROBE, VIDIA, VIGIGUARD, VIKIA, VILINK, VINO BRETT, VINO PAL, VIRONOSTIKA, VIRTUO, VITEK, XACT, ZYMO-TROL.
Other trademarks and product names mentioned on the Website are the property of their respective owners.
- The rights of the database producer
The databases appearing on the Website are protected by Articles L.341-1 et seq. of the Intellectual Property Code.
Consequently, any extraction or reuse of the content of the databases on the Website, whether qualitatively or quantitatively substantial, is sanctioned.
- Patents and designs
The designs or products depicted on this Website may be protected as designs in the name of bioMérieux or its partners, in France and/or abroad. Any reproduction or imitation of these designs without bioMérieux's express prior authorization is prohibited and constitutes an act of infringement of these designs.
The products represented on this Website may also be protected by patents in the name of bioMérieux or its partners, in France and/or internationally. Any reproduction of the technical characteristics of these patents is prohibited and constitutes an act of infringement.
- Credits and contributions
Photo credits and illustrations:
- Noël Bouchut
- Pascal Buiret
- Nicolas Giraud
- Jean-Baptiste Gaudin
- Georges Fessy
- Véronique Vedrenne
- Christian Ganet
- Jean-Philippe Mesguen
- Studio PONS
Document credits: Thera Conseil
bioMérieux strives to present accurate and up-to-date information on the Website. However, bioMérieux makes no warranties as to the accuracy of the information and assumes no liability for any errors or omissions in the content of the Website.
The information on the Website is provided for general information purposes. The information and illustrations are not contractual and bioMérieux shall not be liable to the reader for any consequences arising from their use for themselves or on behalf of or to third parties. They may not be used to contradict any existing or future contractual agreement between bioMérieux and the user.
This Website may contain information relating to various medical or public health issues. This information is intended solely for the information of users and is in no way intended to replace the advice of a doctor or any other medical professional. Under no circumstances should the user use the information on the Website to diagnose illness or health. The user should always consult their own doctor or medical advisor.
Limitation of Liability
bioMérieux assumes no responsibility for any delay, error, or omission in the content of these pages, nor for any interruption or permanent or temporary unavailability of the service. While bioMérieux makes every effort to ensure the accuracy and truthfulness of the information contained on its Website, it is not responsible for the content of the latter.
bioMérieux shall not be liable for any damages which may result from the use of this Website.
bioMérieux reserves the right to correct the content of this Website at any time without notice.
Use of the Website is at the user's sole risk. Neither bioMérieux nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Website shall be liable for any direct or indirect damages arising out of access to or use of the Website and/or its contents. Without prejudice to the foregoing, the entire content of the Website is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, completeness, or non-infringement of third-party rights. bioMérieux does not warrant that the Website will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that it will operate without interruption.
bioMérieux disclaims any responsibility for any damage to the user's computer equipment or other property on account of the user's access to, use of, or downloading of any information, data, text, video, images, or audio from the Website.
The software on this Website may be subject to the application of French, U.S. or other State export control laws and regulations, as they may be amended from time to time. It is the user's responsibility to check the laws and regulations applicable to them before downloading or exporting any software from the Website.
It is reiterated that the fact of fraudulently accessing or remaining in a computer system, of hindering or distorting the operation, or fraudulently introducing or modifying data on the Website constitutes an offence subject to criminal sanctions.
The Website may contain links to other Websites, which are provided as a convenience to you. bioMérieux has no control over these Websites, has not reviewed all of the Websites linked to the Website, and is not responsible for the content of any such Websites. Access to or use of these Websites and/or their content by the user is at the user's sole responsibility and risk. Although bioMérieux may from time to time monitor or review discussions, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards, and other elements on the Website, bioMérieux assumes no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such discussions, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards, or the like which is untrue, false, defamatory, obscene, libellous, incomplete, plagiarized, pornographic, profane, or otherwise unsafe. Users are strictly prohibited from posting any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, slanderous, pornographic or any other material which could constitute or encourage conduct which would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law.
bioMérieux authorises the creation of a hypertext link to its content, subject to:
- written authorization from bioMérieux;
- not using the technique of "deeplinking," i.e. the pages of the Website must not be nested within the pages of another Website, but accessible by opening a dedicated window;
- mention of the source, which will point directly to the content in question by means of a hypertext link.
Any use for commercial or advertising purposes is excluded except for the stipulations provided.
bioMérieux is not responsible for the content of any linked Website, regardless of the type of link established from the Website.
Personal Data Protection and Privacy
The original version of these notices was written in French.
The French version will therefore be considered as the official one. In the event of a dispute concerning these notices and a translation, the French version shall prevail over any other.
Any complaints or notifications, please contact us using the form
or by postal mail to:
376, chemin de l’orme
69280 MARCY L’ETOILE
This legal notice and these general conditions of use shall be exclusively governed by French law.