legal notices website
valrhona foundation /
fonds solidaire valrhona

By browsing hereafter the “Website”, as a user hereafter designated “you” or the “user”, you recognise that you understand and accept the terms and conditions of use, and specific terms applicable to certain Website services, mentioned hereafter.

Legal notices

The publisher of the Website is Fonds Solidaire Valrhona, hereafter the “Publisher”, an endowment fund register under number 887 685 832 (SIRENE register). Its registered office is located at 12-14-16-18, avenue du Président Roosevelt, 26600 Tain L’Hermitage, France. 

Publication director: Armelle Giammattei

Hosting of the website

Name: OVH
Adress: 2 rue Kellermann 59100 Roubaix 1007, France

Creation of the website

Website created by SWAT agency, 327B Route de Valparc, 74330 Poisy, France

Intellectual property rights

The Website and all its content (including logos and all graphic, text and software components including tree structures, formatting, articles, presentations, illustrations, photographs and/or any other document) are protected by French and international intellectual property rights.

All rights reserved copyright © – since 2021.

Browsing the Website and its content may in no event be interpreted as the grant of any licence or other right of use thereof.

For that reason, all forms of representation, reproduction, imbrication, diffusion and rediffusion, in whole or in part, are prohibited (article L122-4 of the French code of intellectual property law). Any person so proceeding without express prior authorisation by the holder of the applicable rights may be liable for the commission of a counterfeiting offence (articles L335-2 and following of the French code of intellectual property law). The Publisher reserves the right to engage in penal pursuit of offenders.

The Publisher also reserves the right at any time to improve or modify the information, products, programmes or conditions of use described on the Website without incurring any liability in that respect. The applicable terms, conditions and notices shall be those in force at the date of your connection to the Website.
All trademarks mentioned, in particular Fonds Solidaire Valrhona and Valrhona Foundation, are registered trademarks.

All photographs used on the Website are protected by copyright. For practical reasons, the applicable photo credits are not mentioned. For more information on the authors of photographs, you may contact the Publisher via the contact form provided.
Photos credits : Anne-Claire Héraud, Laurent Vu, Gradient Pictures, Dissidentia – Adrienne Surprenant, P.Ollier. 


The Website may include hyperlinks towards third party websites. The user redirected towards such a third party website via a hyperlink recognises that the Publisher has no control over the content, information, products and services offered on such websites. The Publisher can therefore accept no responsibility whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss attributable to use of such websites accessible via hyperlinks.

The Publisher is equally not responsible in respect of hyperlinks pointing towards the Website.

Any person wishing to implement hyperlinks pointing towards the Website must obtain the Publisher’s prior written authorisation.

Limitation of liability

The Publisher stresses the inherent characteristics and limitations of the internet and can accept no liability for any loss arising from access to the Website or, on the contrary, from the impossibility of accessing the Website. The Publisher cannot accept any liability for lack of availability of the Website for any reason whatsoever (technical failure, network congestion etc.).

The user expressly recognises that he or she uses the Website at his or her risk or peril and under his or her exclusive responsibility. The Publisher cannot accept any liability for any direct or indirect, tangible or intangible loss to users, their computer or telecommunications equipment or data stored thereon, nor for any associated consequences for their personal, professional or commercial activities

 The information provided on the Website is indicative in nature. It is periodically verified and updated but may still contain errors. It must in particular be taken into consideration at the time it is published on the Website and not at the time you consult the Website (note that data may have been updated between the time at which you download them and the time at which you read them). The Publisher may in no event be held liable on the basis of such information.

Use of the website

The Publisher proposes the Website mainly for use by its customers and any other person wishing to become familiar with and purchase its products and services.

When you browse or connect to the Website:

  • You undertake to comply with the present notices and with the applicable legislation more generally;
  • You undertake to refrain from any collection or diverted use in particular of any personal data to which you may obtain access and, more generally, from any action liable to affect the rights of third parties

When you complete a form by providing information, you undertake:

  • To provide real, honest and up-to-date data and not to use false names, positions or addresses or names, positions or addresses for which you are not authorised;
  • To keep your registration information up-to-date so that it always remains honest and precise;
  • Not to provide or distribute information, programmes or other elements that are illegal, reprehensible or harmful (such as viruses or software for piracy or copying);
  • Not to diffuse statements, opinions or other information that is defamatory, obscene, violent or racist or that, more generally, violates the applicable legal and regulatory requirements, personal rights and accepted principles of morality.

In the event of any breach of the aforementioned provisions, the Publisher reserves the right to prohibit access to the Website or services offered for your exclusive fault and without prejudice to its other rights of recourse.

Scope of application/juridiction

The present terms and conditions apply to all users without limitation of time or space.