General Terms and Conditions of Use

Effective 19/10/2023


The purpose of these general terms and conditions of use (hereinafter referred to as the “GTCU”) is to provide a legal framework for the terms and conditions under which the site and its services are made available by the publisher and publication manager and to define the conditions of access to and use of the services by the “User”.


These GTCU are available on the site under the heading “GTCU“.


Article 1: Legal notice


The website is edited and published by Marie-Astrid Bridelance, domiciled at 1 route du Long Moté, Quatre Puits – 14270 Mézidon Vallée d’Auge – France.

E-mail address


The host of the website is OVH SAS, whose registered office is at 2 rue Kellermann – BP 80157 – 59053 Roubaix Cedex 1 – France, with telephone number 1007.


The full legal notice is available here.


ARTICLE 2: Access to the site


The website gives Users free access to the following services:

The website offers the following services:

  • information on a range of subjects such as travel, the expatriation experience, foreign languages and intercultural issues (non-exhaustive list);
  • digital products for sale;
  • writing and translation services.

The site is accessible free of charge from any location to any User with Internet access. All costs incurred by the User in accessing the service (hardware, software, Internet connection, etc.) are at the User’s expense.


ARTICLE 3: Data collection


The site ensures that the User’s personal information is collected and processed with due respect for privacy in accordance with the French Data Protection Act no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 (loi Informatique et Libertés) and European Regulation 2016/679, known as the “RGPD”.


In accordance with the French Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978 and European Regulation 2016/679 (the “RGPD”), Users have the right to access, rectify, delete and object to their personal data. The User may exercise this right:

– by email to


ARTICLE 4: Intellectual property


Trademarks, logos, signs and all site content (text, images, sound, etc.) are protected by the French Intellectual Property Code (Code de la propriété intellectuelle) and, more specifically, by copyright.


The User must request prior authorisation from the site for any reproduction, publication or copying of the various contents. The User undertakes to use the content of the site in a strictly private context; any use for commercial or advertising purposes is strictly prohibited.


Any total or partial representation of this website by any means whatsoever without the express authorisation of the website operator shall constitute an infringement punishable under article L 335-2 et seq. of the French Intellectual Property Code.


In accordance with article L122-5 of the French Intellectual Property Code, Users who reproduce, copy or publish protected content must cite the author and source.


ARTICLE 5: Liability


The sources of the information published on the site are deemed reliable, but the site does not guarantee that it is free from defects, errors or omissions.


The information provided is for general guidance only and has no contractual value. Despite regular updates, the website cannot be held responsible for any changes in administrative or legal provisions occurring after publication. Similarly, the site cannot be held responsible for the use and interpretation of the information contained on this site.

The website cannot be held responsible for any viruses that may infect the computer or any other hardware belonging to the Internet user following use of, access to or downloading from this site.


The site cannot be held liable in the event of force majeure or the unforeseeable and insurmountable act of a third party.


ARTICLE 6: Hypertext links


Hypertext links may be present on the site. Users are informed that by clicking on these links, they will leave the site. The latter has no control over the web pages to which these links lead and cannot, under any circumstances, be held responsible for their content.


ARTICLE 7: Cookies


Users are informed that when they visit the site, a cookie may be automatically installed on their browser.


Cookies are small files stored temporarily on the hard disk of the User’s computer by your browser and which are necessary for the use of the website. Cookies do not contain any personal information and cannot be used to identify anyone. A cookie contains a unique identifier that is randomly generated and therefore anonymous. Some cookies expire at the end of the User’s visit, others remain.


The information contained in cookies is used to improve the website.


By browsing the site, the User accepts them.

However, Users must give their consent to the use of certain cookies.

In the absence of acceptance, the User is informed that certain functions or pages may be refused.

The User may deactivate these cookies using the settings in their browser software.


ARTICLE 8: Publication by the User


The site allows members to publish the following content:



In their publications, members undertake to respect the rules of Netiquette (rules of good conduct on the Internet) and the rules of law in force.


The site may moderate publications and reserves the right to refuse to post them online, without having to justify this to the member.


The member remains the owner of all intellectual property rights. However, by publishing a publication on the site, he/she grants the publishing company the non-exclusive and free right to represent, reproduce, adapt, modify, broadcast and distribute his/her publication, directly or through an authorised third party, throughout the world, on any medium (digital or physical), for the duration of the intellectual property. In particular, the Member grants the right to use his or her publication on the Internet and mobile telephone networks.


The publishing company undertakes to include the member’s name close to each use of its publication.


Any content put online by the User is his/her sole responsibility. The User undertakes not to put content online that may harm the interests of third parties. Any legal action taken by a third party against the site will be borne by the User.


The User’s content may be removed or modified by the site at any time and for any reason, without prior notice.


ARTICLE 9: Applicable law and jurisdiction


French law applies to this contract. In the event of failure to resolve a dispute between the parties amicably, the French courts shall have sole jurisdiction.

For any question relating to the application of these GTCUs, you may contact the publisher using the contact details given in ARTICLE 1.