Privacy Policy

By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to the use of cookies to help us offer you content suited to your interests, and for drawing up browsing statistics. We use cookies to compile visitor statistics, for example, how many individuals have visited our site, the type of technology they are using to browse (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify browser specific technical issues), the average time they are spending on site, what pages they visit, how they found our site (i.e: from a search engine), etc. This helps us to continuously improve the user experience of our website and marketing.

1) Conditions of use of the socomec.us website

The website accessible at the address www.socomec.us is the official website of the SOCOMEC, Inc. It publishes general information concerning the SOCOMEC group, SOCOMEC, Inc. and SOCOMEC products intended for a public made up of informed professionals. Access to and use of this website are subject to these conditions and to the laws that apply. Through the use of this website, the user acknowledges that he is aware of these conditions and accepts them in full without reservation. If the user does not accept these provisions, he is asked to stop using this website. SOCOMEC, Inc. reserves the right to modify and update these conditions at any time and without notice. These modifications are imposed on the user who should consult these conditions of use every time he connects to the site.

2) Publication and Hosting

Author
SOCOMEC, Inc.

9 Galen Street, Suite 120 Watertown, MA 02472

USA

(00)1-617-245-0447

Publishing manager
Armand ADANDE
armand.adande@socomec.com

Contact
info.us@socomec.com

Site host

LIQUIDWEB

2703 Ena Drive
Lansing, MI 48917
USA

(00)1 800 580 4985

3) Personal Data Protection

  • Personal data
    The socomec.us website may be consulted without the user having to reveal his identity or any personal information. When the user conveys personal data by completing the forms provided for this purpose, he agrees to it being used and transferred in the conditions described below. Personal data conveyed by the user is intended for processing his requests and in some cases to set up files on prospective customers.  This data is likely to be conveyed to entities in the SOCOMEC group located in countries other than that of the owner of the data so that user requests can be processed by the entity of the group in users’ geographical location. Various rules and measures are in place within the SOCOMEC group to maintain the highest level of protection of this data.
  • Right of access and rectification
    In accordance with French law no. 78-17 on “Information technology and civil liberties” of 6 January 1978, the user is informed that he has a right to access and rectify the data concerning him. He may exercise this right at any time by sending an e-mail to webmaster@socomec.com

4) Cookies

  • What are “cookies”?
    “Cookies” are small text files that are stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or mobile phone when you are surfing. They are intended to hold a small amount of information particular to a specific customer and site, and can be accessed either by the web server or the customer computer. This enables the server to convey a page custom fitted to a specific user, or the page itself can contain a script which knows about the information in the cookie and can convey data from one visit to the site (or related site) to another. Cookies are managed by your web browser.

 Cookies used on our website:

Cookie name: Expiry date: Description:
_ga 2 years Used to distinguish users
_gid 24 hours
Used to distinguish users.
_gat
1 minute

Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named 
_dc_gtm_<property-id>.
AMP_TOKEN
30 seconds to 1 year
Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
_gac_<property-id> 90 days Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. Learn more.
__utma
2 years from set/update
Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmt 10 minutes Used to throttle request rate.
__utmb
30 mins from set/update
Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmc End of browser session Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
__utmz 6 months from set/update
Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmv 2 years from set/update Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
_hjClosedSurveyInvites 365 days Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown.
_hjDonePolls 365 days
Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
_hjMinimizedPolls 365 days Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.
_hjDoneTestersWidgets 365 days
Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.
_hjMinimizedTestersWidgets 365 days Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.
_hjIncludedInSample 365 days Hotjar cookie. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.
_hjShownFeedbackMessage 365 days This cookie is set when a visitor minimizes or completes Incoming Feedback. This is done so that the Incoming Feedback will load as minimized immediately if they navigate to another page where it is set to show.
pardot 365 days A session cookie named “pardot” is set when you’re logged in as a Pardot user. This cookie isn’t set on a visitor’s browser.
Opt In Cokie 365 days If your account tracks opt-in preferences, the pi_opt_in cookie is set with a true or false value when the visitor opts in or out of tracking.
Visitor Cookie 365 days The visitor cookie is composed of a unique visitor ID and the unique identifier for your account. For example, the cookie name “visitor_id12345” stores the visitor value “1010101010”, and “12345” is the account identifier. This cookie is set for visitors by the Pardot tracking code.
  • Accept or refuse cookies:
    You can choose to deactivate cookies by disabling this option above or in your browser settings.

Mozilla Firefox

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

Google Chrome

https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en

Apple Safari

https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?locale=en_US

Internet Explorer

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Opera
https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies

5) Intellectual Property Rights

This website and its domain names are the exclusive property of SOCOMEC, Inc.. Its contents are the property of SOCOMEC, Inc. or third parties that have authorised SOCOMEC, Inc. to use them.

The www.socomec.us website and its contents are protected by the French Intellectual Property Code and notably by copyright, the legislation concerning drawings and models and trademark rights.

Any reproduction, representation, use, adaptation, modification, incorporation and marketing of these protected elements, by any procedure and in any format whatsoever is strictly prohibited except for:

  • the exceptions legally allowed by the Intellectual Property Code
  • cases expressly authorised by SOCOMEC, Inc..

Any infraction of these rights would constitute an infringement of copyright.

The words “© Socomec” must appear on the media where the photographs will be reproduced.

The trademarks and logos displayed on this website are the respective property of the companies that use them and may not be subject to any unauthorised commercial use.

The software used on the site is protected by copyright and involves the signature of a licence contract.

All software and equipment that are accessible from this website that have their own provisions are governed by them.

6) Access to the Website

The cost of access and browsing the www.socomec.us website is the full responsibility of the user.

SOCOMEC, Inc. takes all reasonable measures so that this website is normally permanently accessible. However, it is possible that technical difficulties or maintenance requirements may suspend, stop or make it difficult to access the www.socomec.us website

The user undertakes, subject to having his civil and criminal liability incurred, not to use the www.socomec.us website to transmit, by any means whatsoever, any content, including software, codes, viruses or any other procedure intended to destroy or limit the functionalities of the www.socomec.us website.

The user acknowledges that he has checked that his computer configuration does not contain any virus.

7) Access Codes and Passwords

Certain services existing on the www.socomec.us website may require an access code and a password provided by the operator of these services.

Access codes and passwords are confidential, personal, non-transferable and non-transmissible. The user is responsible for the maintenance, conservation and consequences of the use of his codes and passwords.

SOCOMEC, Inc. may not in any case be held liable for their fraudulent use.

8) Marketing

The products and services described in the pages of this website do not constitute commercial offers and the information provided herein has no contractual value. They are subject to modification or removal without notice.

Some products and services presented on the website are not available in certain countries or are subject to special regulations and even restrictions.

Users who wish to acquire SOCOMEC products and/or use its services are invited to contact a SOCOMEC, Inc. sales office.

9) Hyperlinks

The presence of hyperlinks on the www.socomec.us website that direct users to other websites is not a guarantee of the quality of the contents of these websites and their correct operation. SOCOMEC, Inc. may not in any case be held liable for the contents and correct operation of these websites.

10) Limitation of guarantee and of liability

In spite of the care taken with the quality and reliability of this website, errors may exist in the information presented. The information is only given as a guideline without any guarantee, whether explicit or implicit, of validity, exhaustiveness or timeliness. As a result, the user is invited to carry out all relevant verifications. Furthermore, he acknowledges that he will use this information under his sole responsibility. SOCOMEC, Inc. may not in any case be held liable for any direct or indirect damage, notably any financial or material prejudice, loss of data or software, resulting from access to this website and/or the use of information of any type that is provided on it.

11) Applicable law and attribution of jurisdiction

The www.socomec.us website and these conditions of use are subject to French law.
The French version shall prevail.
In the event of any dispute, exclusive attribution of jurisdiction is made to the law courts of Strasbourg (France).
However, SOCOMEC, Inc. reserves the right to take legal action in countries other than France in order to protect its interests.

12) Further information

For any further questions you can contact SOCOMEC, Inc. at the following address:

SOCOMEC, Inc.

9 Galen Street, Suite 120 Watertown, MA 02472

USA

(00)1-617-245-0447
info.us@socomec.com