Legal informations

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SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE, Groupement d’Interet Economique de droit français, whose registered address is located at 128 rue la Boétie – 75008 Paris – France, registered at the Trade and Companies Register (RCS) in Nanterre, France, under no. 910 102 896 (hereafter « SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE »).

Managing Directors:

  • Patrice-Henri LE FRANC, VP-Digital & Advisory, at Eviden
  • Guillaume Gerondeau, Vice-President, Transportation & Mobility Industry Asia, at Dassault Systèmes
  • Marie-Laure PETIT, VP Entreprise IoT – Devices & Partnership, at Orange
  • Eric Feunteun, Chief Operating Officer Software République, at Renault
  • Mustapha Bouraoui, Vice-President Strategic Marketing, at STMicroelectronics
  • Sébastien Gueremy, Strategy Director, at Thales

Hosting company:

OVHcloud, 2 rue Kellerman – 59100 Roubaix – France

Terms and conditions of use

The purpose of the present terms and conditions (hereafter “GCU”) is to define the terms and conditions of use of the “” Website. Access to and use of the Website imply acceptance without restriction or reserve of the GCU by the User.

1 – Definitions

For the purposes here of:

“Website” refers to the “ website, published by SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE and providing access to the Elements. The Website includes the Content, software, programs, tools (programming, navigation, etc.), databases, operating systems, documentation and all other elements that make it up, updates and new versions that may be brought to the Website by SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE.

“Content” means, without this list being exhaustive, the structure of the Website, editorial content, drawings, illustrations, images, photographs, graphic charts, trademarks, logos, acronyms, corporate names, audiovisual works, multimedia works, visual content, audio and sound content, as well as any other content present on the Website.
“Elements” refers to the various functionalities and information elements offered on the Website.

“User” means a natural person of legal age browsing the Website for his or her own needs, for strictly personal and non-commercial use, without direct or indirect profit-making purpose.

BULL S.A.S., a French company registered in Versailles Trade and Companies Register with company number 642 058 739, having its principal place of business located at 68, avenue Jean Jaurès, 78340 les Clayes-sous-Bois, France (in this document “BULL”).

DASSAULT SYSTEMES S.E., a European company registered in Versailles Trade and Companies Register with company number 322 306 440, having its principal place of business located at 10 rue Marcel Dassault à Vélizy-Villacoublay (78140), France, (in this document “Dassault Systèmes”).

ORANGE S.A., a French company registered in Nanterre Trade and Companies Register with company number 380 129 866, having its principal place of business located at 111 quai du Président Roosevelt 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France (in this document “Orange”).

RENAULT S.A.S., a French company registered in Nanterre Trade and Companies Register with company number 780 129 987, having its principal place of business located at 13-15 Quai Le Gallo, 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt, France (in this document “Renault”).

STMicroelectronics International N.V., a Dutch company, having its principal place of business located at WTC Schiphol Airport Amsterdam, Schiphol Boulevard 265, 1118, BH Lufthaven Schiphol, Netherlands, acting through its Swiss branch located at 39 Chemin du Champ-des-Filles, 1228 Plan-les-Ouates, Genève, Suisse, registered with company number 33194537 (in this document “STMicroelectronics”).

THALES S.A., a French company registered in Nanterre Trade and Companies Register with company number 552 059 024, having its principal place of business located at Tour Carpe Diem, 31 Place des Corolles, 92400 Courbevoie, France (in this document “Thales”).

2 – Subject

The Website is a portal allowing the User to:

  • Know the SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE’s activities,
  • Find out SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE’s news.

This list is non-exhaustive and may be modified by SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE without incurring any liability whatsoever.

3 – Access to the website

The Website is accessible from the Internet at the following address:

4 – License to use the website

SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE grants the User a personal, non-exclusive, revocable, non-transferable, non-assignable and free right to use the Website, the Content and its Elements.
This license is granted to the User solely for his or her own needs, to the exclusion of any commercial or for-profit use of all or part of the Content and/or Elements.
The User does not acquire any other rights to the Website, the Content and/or the Elements other than those granted herein.

5 – User obligations

The User undertakes to use the Website in accordance with national and international regulations.

In particular, he undertakes to:

  • take note of the present GCU and to comply with them,
  • not to reproduce, even temporarily and/or partially, the Website and/or its Content, by any means and in any form,
  • not to access and/or use the software components of the Website,
  • not to use software or processes intended to copy the Content and/or likely to disrupt the proper functioning of the Website,
  • not to proceed with any adaptation, modification, translation, transcription, compilation, decompilation, assembly, disassembly of all or part of the Website, the Elements and/or the Content,
  • not to export the Website and/or merge it with other computer programs,
  • to inform SOFTWARE REUBLIQUE if it becomes aware of an act of piracy and/or illicit or non-contractual use of the Website and/or its Content,
  • not to carry out any manipulation and/or to introduce any virus or malicious code likely to cause computer and/or functional breakdowns that could affect the proper functioning of the Website or of any Elements accessible via the Website.
  • hinder the proper functioning of the Website by any means whatsoever,
  • not to use the Website to post, upload or transmit any content contrary to morality and public order (such as, but not limited to, any content of a racial, political, religious, pornographic or sexual nature)

As the User is solely responsible for use of the Website, the User acknowledges that SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE may be held liable for any direct or indirect damage, and in particular material damage, intangible damage, loss of data or programs, financial damage, resulting from access to or use of the Website, or from the interruption, suspension or modification of the Website or any of its Elements.

6 – Availability of the website

SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE undertakes to make its best efforts to secure access, consultation and use of the Website.

The Website is accessible continuously, except in the event of force majeure or the occurrence of an event beyond SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE’s control, and subject to any breakdowns and maintenance operations necessary for the proper operation of the Website.

7 – Liability – Warranty

Within the limits of applicable laws and regulations, SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE does not assume any liability for the use of the Website by the User and gives no guarantee, explicit or implicit, with respect to the speed or performance of the Website. In particular, access to the Website may be temporarily and periodically suspended for technical reasons; if necessary, the technical teams will make their best efforts to resolve the problem as quickly as possible.

SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE reserves the right to modify, at any time and without notice, the information on the Website, SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE may not be held liable in this respect.

Access to and use of the Website is at the User’s own risk. The User shall take all appropriate measures to protect his or her own data and/or software stored on his or her mobile phone and computer equipment against any attack.

In any event, SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE shall not be held liable in any way:

  • in the event of failure by the User to comply with these GCU;
  • in the event of malfunction of the Website due to a cause, whether voluntary or involuntary, that is attributable to the User or attributable to a third party or to an act of malice, of software, smartphone/tablet, interface or any other product or supply of the User;
  • in the event of malfunction and/or failure of the User’s computer and/or communication network, whatever the cause may be

SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE does not guarantee that the Website is free of any error or anomaly, or that it may be subject to attacks or attacks, in particular by viruses, that may lead to malfunctions, interruptions, breakdowns or loss of data or information.

8 –Data privacy

Use of the Website may require SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE to collect personal data enabling direct or indirect identification of the User.
You may have the right to access, amend, delete, object, move, or stop the use of your personal data.

To exercise any of these rights, you may contact us, providing a proof of your identity, by email at or by post at SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE, 128 rue la Boétie, PARIS 75008, France.

Finally, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the CNIL about the processing of your personal data. We encourage you to contact us before making any complaint and we will seek to resolve any issue or concern you may have.

9 – Intellectual and industrial property

The Website and its Content are protected by intellectual and/or industrial property rights.

The photographs, texts, slogans, drawings, images, animated sequences with or without sound, and all works integrated into the Website are the property of SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE or of third parties having assigned their rights to SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE or authorized SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE to use them.

Reproductions of the Content on paper or in electronic form are authorized, provided that they are strictly reserved for personal use, excluding any use for advertising and/or commercial and/or information purposes, and that they comply with the provisions of article L122-5 of the French Intellectual Property Code.

With the exception of the above provision, the reproduction, imitation, use or affixing, by any process whatsoever and on any medium whatsoever, of all or part of the Content without the prior authorization of SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE or the holder(s) of the related rights shall constitute an infringement of copyright punishable by four years’ imprisonment and a fine of €400,000.

10 – Applicable law

The GCU are subject to French law, subject to the mandatory rules of the User’s country of residence.

Any dispute that may arise concerning their interpretation and/or execution shall fall within the jurisdiction of French courts (Paris – France), after being subject to an attempt at amicable settlement.

11 – Updating go the GCU

SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE reserves the right to modify and update these GCU at any time and without prior notice to Users.

Where applicable, the modifications and updates shall be binding on the User as soon as they are published on the Website, and it is the User’s responsibility to consult the GCU in force each time he or she logs on to the Website.

12 – Miscellaneous provisions

12.1 No waiver

The fact that one of the parties does not avail itself of a clause of the present GCU shall not be interpreted as a temporary or definitive renunciation to the benefit of the provision in question, which shall remain in force.

12.2. Nullity of a clause

If one or more stipulations of these GCU is declared invalid, null or unwritten on the Website of the regulations in force, of an evolution or following a final decision of a competent jurisdiction, the other stipulations will keep all their force and scope, the parties agreeing as soon as possible to put in place a valid replacement provision and an equivalent scope as close as possible to the spirit of these GCU.

12.3 Force majeure

In addition to the cases usually upheld by the jurisdictions, the following are expressly considered as cases of force majeure: bad weather, government and legal restrictions and modifications, computer breakdowns and telecommunications blockages, failure of SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE servers and any other case beyond the express control of SOFTWARE REPUBLIQUE