General terms of use

Welcome to the Open Food System project!

By connecting to this site, you agree to the general terms of use below, which may be amended at any time without advance notice. We recommend that you consult these on a regular basis.


Open Food System Consortium represented by its project coordinator: Seb SAS.

Site administration 


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77 340 Pontault-Combault


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Site access

Access to the site is free. Open Food System endeavours to be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The costs of accessing and using the telecommunications network are payable by the user of the site in accordance with the terms set by the Internet service and telecommunications providers. It should be noted that accessing or fraudulently using an information system, hindering or falsifying the operation of such a system, fraudulently introducing or changing data in an information system are criminal offences.

Open Food System cannot be held liable in cases where it is not possible to access this site and/or use the services.

Furthermore, Open Food System may be required to interrupt the site or some of the services at any time without advance notice and is not required to pay compensation. The user acknowledges and agrees that the PUBLISHER cannot be held liable for interruptions and the consequences which could arise from this for the user or any third party.

Processing of data

You may access, modify, rectify and delete any held on you (Art. 34 of the "Informatique et libertés" Act of 6 January 1978). In order to exercise such rights, please contact admin @

Technical informations 

It should be noticed that confidentiality of data exchanges cannot be guaranteed on the Internet and that it is the responsibility of the Internet user to take all appropriate measures in order to protect their own data and/or software from contamination by any viruses circulating on the Internet.

General terms of usage

Intellectual property 

The general structure of the site and the text, graphics, images, logos, sounds and videos which comprise it are the property of the partners of the Open Food System project. Any representation and/or reproduction and/or exploitation, in whole or in part, of the contents and services offered by the site, by any procedure whatsoever, without the prior written permission of the co-ordinator of the Open Food System Consortium and/or its partners is strictly forbidden and would constitute counterfeiting within the meaning of Articles L 335-2 et seq. of the Intellectual Property Code.

Hypertext links

The may contain hypertext links to other websites. These links will cause you to leave the website.

It is possible to create a link towards the introduction page of such sites without the expressed authorisation of Open Food System. It is not possible for Open Food System to request an authorisation or ask for prior information about a site which wishes to establish a link to the Open Food System project site. It does, however, agree to display this site in a new browser window. However, Open Food System reserves the right to request the removal of a link which it considers does not comply with the purpose of the website.

Liability of the publisher

All the information on this site is supplied for information purposes only.

The information and/or documents appearing on this site and/or accessible through this site originate from sources considered to be reliable.

However this information and/or these documents may possibly contain technical inaccuracies and typographical errors.

Open Food System reserves the right to correct these as soon as they are brought to its attention.

Users are strongly advised to check the accuracy and the relevance of the information and/or documents made available on this site.

The information and/or documents available on this site may be amended at any time and may be updated. In particular such information and documents may have been updated between the time they were downloaded and the time they come to the attention of the user.

The information and/or documents available on this site are used at the complete and sole responsibility of the user, who assumes all the consequences which may arise therefrom, and Open Food System cannot be held liable in this respect and no recourse may be taken against it.

Open Food System may not in any way be held liable for any damages of any nature whatsoever resulting from the interpretation or the usage information and/or documents available on this website.

Internet usage rules

The user accepts the characteristics and the limits of the Internet, and notably acknowledges that:

Open Food System cannot be held liable for the services accessible via the Internet and does not exercise any control whatsoever over the nature and characteristics of the data which may pass through its server centre.

The user recognises that the data circulating on the Internet is not protected notably from any re-routing. The inclusion of the Open Food System logo creates a simple presumption of validity. The disclosure of any information deemed by users to be sensitive or confidential shall be at their risk and peril.

The user recognises that the data circulating on the Internet may be regulated in terms of usage or be protected by copyright.

The user is solely responsible for the usage of the data viewed, searched and transferred on the Internet.

The user recognises that Open Food System does not have any means of control over the content of the services accessible on the Internet.



This site and the terms and conditions of its usage are governed by French law, regardless of the place of usage. In the event of a possible dispute and the failure of an attempt to reach an amicable agreement, the French courts shall have sole competence to hear the dispute.

For any questions relating to the terms of usage of this site, you may write to us at the following address: Tecdev, 17 rue de Noisiel, 77 340 Pontault-Combault, France.