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Terms of use

  1. Acceptance of Terms
  2. Revisions
  3. Other Sonepar web sites
  4. Specific terms
  5. Limitation of damages
  6. Linking to this web site
  7. Trademarks and service marks
  8. Juridiction and Choice of Law
  9. Official language to be applied


1/ Acceptance of Terms

Use of this website is offered to you on your acceptance of these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, and any additional terms and conditions set forth on this Web Site. If you do not agree to be bound by and comply with all of the foregoing, you may not access or use the information or services in this Web Site. If you do not agree to any additional specific terms which apply to particular Content (as defined below) or to particular transactions concluded through this Web Site, then you should NOT use the part of the Web Site which contains such Content or through which such transactions may be concluded and you should not use such Content or conclude such transactions.

2/ Revisions

These Terms of Use may be amended by Sonepar at any time. Such amended Terms of Use shall be effective upon posting on this Web Site. You agree to review the Terms of Use published on this Web Site regularly to ensure that you are aware of all terms governing your use of this Web Site. Sonepar reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, disable, restrict access, or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, any part or all of this website or any information contained thereon without liability or notice to you.

3/ Other Sonepar web sites

Other Sonepar web sites may have their own terms of use which apply to such web sites.

4/ Specific terms

Also, specific terms and conditions may apply to specific content, products, materials, services or information contained on or available through this Web Site (the "Content") or transactions concluded through this Web Site. Such specific terms may be in addition to these Terms of Use or, where and then only to the extent the content or intent of such specific terms is inconsistent with the terms contained in these Terms of Use, such specific Terms will supersede these Terms of Use.

5/ Limitation of damages

Although care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information on this web site, sonepar assumes no responsibility therefore all content is provided "as is" and "as available". Sonepar hereby expressly disclaims any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose, non-infringement, or as to the operation of this web site or the content. Sonepar does not warrant or make any representations as to the security of this web site. You acknowledge any information sent may be intercepted. Sonepar does not warrant that the web site or the servers which make this web site available or electronic communications sent by Sonepar are free from viruses or any other harmful elements.

In no event shall sonepar or any of its affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, punitive, special or incidental damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business, contract, revenue, data, information or business interruption) resulting from, arising out of or in connection with the use of, or inability to use this web site or the content, even if sonepar has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Any action brought against sonepar pertaining to or in connection with this web site must be commenced and notified to sonepar in writing within one (1) year after the date the cause for action arose.

6/ Linking to this web site

This Web Site may provide links to other web sites that are not under the control of Sonepar. Sonepar shall not be responsible in any way for the content of such other web sites. Sonepar provides such links only as a convenience to the user of this Web Site, and the inclusion of any link to any such web sites does not imply endorsement by Sonepar of the content of such web sites.

7/ Trademarks and service marks

Unless otherwise explicitly stated, copyright and all other proprietary rights in the Content (including but not limited to software, audio, video, text and photographs) rests with Sonepar or its licensors, irrespective of whether a copyright symbol or statement is present. There are a number of proprietary logos, service marks, trademarks, slogans and product designations found on this Site. By making them available on this Site, Sonepar is not granting you a licence to use in any fashion. Access to this Site does not confer upon you a licence under any of Sonepar's or any third party's intellectual property rights. Except as otherwise provided, the Content published on this Web Site may be reproduced or distributed in unmodified form for personal non-commercial use only. Any other use of the Content, including without limitation distribution, reproduction, modification, display or transmission without the prior written consent of Sonepar is strictly prohibited. All copyright and other proprietary notices shall be retained on all reproductions. Our policy is to comply with all intellectual property laws, and to act expeditiously upon receiving any notice of claimed infringement. If you believe that your work has been reproduced on this website in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement , please provide a notice of copyright infringement identifying the original copyrighted work and the portions of the Sonepar site that is claimed to be infringing such copyright. Any material or information sent through or in connection with this Web Site by you ("User Materials") will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary, and immediately become the property of Sonepar, subject to any privacy policies posted on this Web Site. Sonepar may use such User Materials as it deems fit, anywhere in the world, without obligation for compensation, and free of any moral rights, intellectual property rights and/or other proprietary rights in or to such User Materials.

The Web Site may contain references to specific products and services that may not be (readily) available in a particular country. Any such reference does not imply or warrant that any such products or services shall be available at any time in any particular country. Please contact your local Sonepar business contact for further information.

Software made available for downloading from or through this Web Site is licensed subject to the terms of the applicable license agreement. Except as set forth in the applicable license agreement, the software is made available for use by end users only and any further copying, reproduction or redistribution of the software is expressly prohibited. Warranties, if any, with respect to such software shall only apply as expressly set forth in the applicable license agreement. Sonepar hereby expressly disclaims all further representations and warranties of any kind, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose or non-infringement with respect to the software.

8/ Juridiction and Choice of Law

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of France without regard to its principles of conflict of laws. You agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Paris, France, for any claim or cause of action arising out of, or relating to or in connection with these Terms of Use or this Web Site, provided that such exclusivity does apply to legal actions initiated or brought by Sonepar. Personal information provided or collected through or in connection with this Web Site shall only be used in accordance with Sonepar's Privacy Policy.

9/ Official language to be applied

You agree that these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy and other notices posted on this website have been drawn up in French. Although translations in other languages of any of the foregoing documents may be available, such translations may not be up to date or complete. Accordingly, you agree that in the event of any conflict between the French language version of the forgoing documents and any other translations thereto, the French language version of such documents shall govern.

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