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1- The Site – hazardouswasteeurope.eu

The Site provides information on HWE (information below).

It is published by HWE, a non-profit association registered in the Siren register under the number 534 299 011 00013 ; the head office is 60-64 avenue du Général Leclerc – 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt, France and the telephone number is +33 1 41 31 41 95.

2- Protected rights

The elements constituting this Site, developed by HWE or on its behalf (hereinafter « the Content »), are protected by the applicable legislation in terms of copyright, trademark law, design law and unfair competition.

The Content includes, in particular, the architecture, the graphic charter (including colours, fonts and the graphic organisation of the screens), as well as all the information and elements included or accessible on and/or through the website, such as texts, articles, photographs, illustrations, images, brands and logos, data, databases and all sound elements (such as voices, music or sound effects) and fixed or animated visual elements (such as graphic animations or audiovisual sequences), specific software developments and downloadable programmes.

The Content is the exclusive property of HWE, its technical service providers or any other third party having authorised HWE to use it.

Any reproduction, representation, distribution and/or exploitation of all or part of the Content, by any means, in any form and for any purpose whatsoever, is prohibited, except with the express prior written consent of HWE or the third parties concerned, and except for private use, in accordance with the Intellectual Property Code. In any event, and subject to the foregoing, in the event of reproduction, representation, distribution and/or exploitation of all or part of the Content, the source (this Site and HWE) and, where applicable, the name of the author must be clearly indicated.

Any person not complying with the applicable legal provisions is guilty of the offence of counterfeiting and is liable to the penal sanctions provided for by the law, notwithstanding any other recourse of HWE.

3- Liability

HWE excludes any warranty whatsoever with respect to the content, and in particular any warranty of quality, fitness for a particular purpose, ownership and non-infringement. In addition, HWE excludes all liability whatsoever for direct or indirect, incidental or consequential damages, loss of data or profits, arising out of or in connection with the use or operation of this Site and the Content.

HWE will do its best to ensure that its website is accessible to visitors at all times. However, HWE shall not be liable for the unavailability of the Site for any reason whatsoever.

Furthermore, the site may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors.

Changes and updates are regularly made to this site. In this respect, HWE reserves the right to make any modifications, corrections or changes at any time.

The hyperlinks on this site will take you out of the HWE website. These hyperlinks are provided for your convenience only, and do not imply any endorsement or approval by HWE of the third-party websites to which they refer.  These third party websites are not under the control of HWE, and HWE is not responsible for and does not endorse or accept any responsibility for the content of, or access to, such websites, any links contained in such websites, any products or services offered on such websites, or any changes or updates to such websites, nor for any data stored and/or used on the servers of such third party websites.

The trademarks, product or service names, domain names and company names mentioned on this Site remain the property of their respective owners.

The mention of links or trademarks, names, services, domain names and company names of companies other than HWE does not imply any association between HWE and such companies, products or services, trademarks, or names.


4- Protection of privacy – Cookie use policy – Collection and use of personal data

HWE does not require users to provide any personal data (name, address, e-mail address, profession, etc.).

During your navigation on the site, HWE may use cookies, which consist of information stored on your computer in simple text files that the HWE server accesses to read and record information: see the cookie management page.

HWE has set up a policy for the use of cookies in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 27 of april 2016) and the recommendations of the CNIL.

To obtain certain information or receive documents, you may also be required to register on the website. Your registration on the site gives rise, for HWE, to the collection and automated processing of personal data concerning you, the use of which is subject to the provisions of the GDPR.

HWE informs you that the personal data that you may communicate to it online by means of the forms available on its site are intended for the sole use of the authorised persons of HWE, which is responsible for their processing and storage. This data will not be communicated to third parties, with the exception of third parties hosting the site or intervening in its content or management, as subcontractors of HWE within the meaning of the GDRP.

These third parties are required to respect the security and confidentiality of this data, may not use it for any purpose other than the operation or management of the site and may only act on instructions from SYPRED.

HWE undertakes to take all useful precautions at its disposal to preserve the confidentiality of these personal data.

HWE reminds you that, in accordance with the GDRP, you have the right to oppose, access and rectify this personal data. You can exercise this right at any time by sending a letter to


60-64 avenue du Général Leclerc

92100 Boulogne-Billancourt

5- Photo library

The photos used on this site are the exclusive property of its members.