Legal notice (as of Dec. 21st, 2015)

Using L'Ascenseur Végétal's website implies acceptance of the terms of use hereafter. These terms may be modified at any time without notice outside of this page; our users and customers are advised to have a look at these terms of use on a regular basis.


.Who are we ?.

Following article 6 of French law No. 2004-575 dated June 21st, 2004 for trust in the digital economy, the users of L'Ascenseur Végétal's website are informed of the identity of the stakeholders for the creation and updates of this website:

Owner, Founder and Editor
Claude Lemaire 
20 rue Bouquière
33000 Bordeaux - France
06 86 68 23 70 or +33 6 86 68 23 70

Hosting Service Provider
SAS au capital de 10 000 000 € RCS Roubaix – Tourcoing 424 761 419 00045 
Headquarters : 2 rue Kellermann 59100 Roubaix


This Web site was created using PrestaShop™ open-source software.



L'Ascenseur Végétal is an association (our registration number- a.k.a. SIRET - is 811 961 077 00021).


.Personal data - Access & Storage.

According to the French law "Informatique & Libertés" dated January 6th, 1978 (modified in 2004), L'Ascenseur Végétal's website has been registered (simplified application) by the legal body named "CNIL" on May 13th, 2013. Registration No. for the CNIL application : 1672598.

In France, personal data are proteced by laws No. 78-87 dated January 6th, 1978, No. 2004-801 dated August 6th, 2004, and article L. 226-13 from the legal code ("Code pénal") and European Directive from October 24th, 1995.

According to the clauses in articles 38 and following of law 78-17 dated january 6th, 1978 regarding Information Technology, digital records and individual liberties, all users have the right to access, modify and oppose any of their personal data.

When navigating L'Ascenseur Végétal's website, the following data may be gathered: the URL of the link through which the user reached L'Ascenseur Végétal's website, the user's Internet Service Provider and IP address.

L'Ascenseur Végétal only gathers personal data for the performance of services offered on the website (Newsletter, creation of an account necessary to place an order). The user provides this information in full awareness, specifically as they will have to type the information themself.
No personal data, from any user of L'Ascenseur Végétal's website, will be published, exchanged, transfered or sold (to any third-party, in any form and on any media) without the rightful owner of these data being informed beforehand.


.Hyperlinks & Cookies.

L'Ascenseur Végétal's website features hyperlinks to other websites. However, the editor of L'Ascenseur Végétal's website cannot verify the content of the other websites that may be reached in this manner, and he will not bear any responsibilities regarding problems that may occur resulting from the use of such hyperlinks.


Navigation on L'Ascenseur Végétal's website may trigger the installation of cookies on the user's computer. A cookie is a small-size file that will record information regarding the pages visited on a given website but does not permit the identification of the user. Data gathered in this manner facilitate navigation on the given website during a later access and are also used to measure the number and frequence of the user's visits.

Refusing to install a cookie may prevent some features of the website to operate correctly, but the user has to possibility to configure his/her computer so that it refuses cookie installation.


.Applicable Laws & Jurisdiction.

Any dispute that may arise from the use of L'Ascenseur Végétal's website is submitted to French Laws. The relevant court in Bordeaux, France will be the sole jurisdiction to make decisions regarding any such dispute.


.Restrictions of responsibility.

The security of the website is extremely important to L'Ascenseur Végétal, however we cannot guarantee its complete integrity and the absence of malicious modification (intrusion, virus) by a third-party.
Regular maintenance operations of our IT systems and other technical elements related to the use of the Internet (e.g. network overload) mais impact the performance level of L'Ascenseur Végétal's website and the features and functionalities offered may at times be unavailable.
L'Ascenseur Végétal's editor may - for any reason and at its sole discretion - cancel, modify, interrupt access to the entire website (or any part) of L'Ascenseur Végétal, without prior notice. This may include content, features, hours of operation.

We would like to remind you that the security of your data and the integrity of communications on the Internet can never be guaranteed.

L'Ascenseur Végétal disclaims all responsibility regarding any consequences related to technical failures in relation with the use of the website, including but not limited to: difficulty to access the website, interruption of availability of the website, difficulty to transfer data.