Terms and conditions


These General Conditions of use are applicable to the use of any information, documents, graphical illustrations, videos, functionality or service available on: 

- the site and all subdomains accessible at 

- the Engineers Talk site accessible at 

All of these websites are referred to below as "Mavic sites". 

The Mavic sites (© Mavic 2019) have been made available by Mavic Group. to provide information to their users personally. Please read the following Conditions of Use carefully and fully before browsing the Mavic sites. The purpose of these Conditions of Use is to set out the terms on which Mavic allows users to access and use the Mavic sites. Use of the Mavic sites is subject to full acceptance and observation of the following Conditions of Use, as well as all applicable laws. In the event where you the user are not in complete agreement with the conditions of use laid down below, you are strongly advised not to use the Mavic sites. Mavic reserves the right to modify and update access to the Mavic sites and the General Conditions at any time. Such modifications and updates apply to users who, as a consequence, must refer to this section regularly to check the General Conditions in force. 

These General Conditions of use are applicable from the 1st of September 2013. 


1. Legal information

Mavic GROUP 

Incorporated in France as a simplified company limited by shares (S.A.S.) 

Capital: 5 000 000 Euros

Head office: 44 Rue Saturne, 74650 Chavanod (FRANCE)

Annecy Company and Commercial Registry (RCS) number: 887 669 166

Intracommunity VAT number:  FR 65 887 669 166

Director of publication: Mavic GROUP 

Server centre: LaBonneAgence/OVH

Contact: +33 (0) 450 657 171


2. Ownership of rights: intellectual property

2.1. Copyright and/or rights in designs and models

These sites constitute a work of which Mavic is the author within the meaning of articles L.111.1 et seq of the French Intellectual Property Code. The entirety of the content of the Mavic sites, including photographs, text, slogans, drawings, images and animations with or without sound, as well as all works forming any part of the 

sites, are the property of Mavic or of third parties which have authorised Mavic to use them. These elements are protected by national and international intellectual property law (copyright © 2019, Mavic GROUP). 

The products represented on the sites are protected by copyright, under articles L.511.1 et seq of the French Intellectual Property Code relating to the protection of registered designs. Therefore, save with the prior written authorisation of Mavic GROUP and/or its partner organisations, users may not carry out, by any means and/or using any hardware or media whatsoever, any reproduction, download, representation, adaptation, translation and/or 

transformation, or any transfer to another website, of the whole or any part of any element of this site. Subject to the exceptions provided for below, failure to observe this prohibition constitutes an offence of counterfeiting which is punishable by four years of imprisonment and a fine of €400,000. Making paper or digital copies of the said sites, or of the products there shown, is permitted provided that it is strictly limited to personal use, excluding any usage for advertising and/or commercial and/or information purposes, and/or that it conforms to article L122-5 of the French Intellectual Property Code.

2.2. Trademark rights

The Mavic name and logo as well as the names of certain products are registered trademarks of Mavic GROUP. All rights reserved. Other trademarks may also be mentioned. These are used by Mavic either with the permission of their owner or simply to identify products offered by Mavic. Reproducing, imitating, using or affixing these trademarks, without having obtained prior authorisation from Mavic, constitutes an offence of counterfeiting punishable by four years imprisonment and a fine of €400,000. 


3. Hypertext links

3.1. Hypertext links to Mavic sites

The provision of a hypertext link to the Mavic sites requires prior written authorisation from Mavic. A user wishing to provide a hypertext link to the Mavic sites must contact the manager 

of the Mavic sites. The provision of a hypertext link in no way authorises the reproduction of any element of the Mavic sites or the presentation on third-party sites of such elements whether in the form of frames or by any similar means. Mavic will not be held responsible in any circumstances for content, products or services offered by third-party sites which contain a hypertext link to the Mavic sites.

3.2. Hypertext links to other internet sites

Hypertext links on the Mavic sites may link to other websites or other internet resources. Mavic wishes to emphasise that these General Conditions do not apply to third-party sites. Since Mavic cannot control such external sites or resources, it shall be under no liability in relation to content, advertising material, products, services or any other material which is available on or through such external sites or resources. Further, the user acknowledges that Mavic may not be held responsible for any damage or loss, whether established or alleged, resulting from or relating to either use of or reliance on the content, goods or services available on such external sites or resources. 


4. Warning notice

Having regard to the nature of the internet, the user must bear in mind that generally, and despite the steps taken by Mavic, each time personal information is supplied online there is a 

risk of it being collected illegally. 

Accordingly, the user acknowledges that Mavic cannot be held responsible for the possible consequences in any circumstances. 

Nevertheless, the pages of the Mavic sites on which payment details can be entered have enhanced security. 

Mavic uses SSL encryption, and has also reinforced its rearrangement and encryption procedures to protect all sensitive data relating to means of payment as effectively as possible. 

Prices on the website are suggested retail prices given for information purposes, therefore in order to know his retail price, the user has to contact his authorized Mavic retailer.


5. Applicable law

These General Conditions have been drafted and shall be construed in accordance with French law as in force. In the event that one or more provisions of these General Conditions is declared void or ineffective, the other clauses will remain in force to the fullest extent. In the event of a challenge, claim or dispute relating to these General Conditions, the parties will attempt to come to an agreed settlement. If the parties are not able to agree a settlement, the dispute will fall within the sole jurisdiction of the Annecy courts and the law applicable to these General Conditions will be French law.


6. Updating the General Conditions

Mavic reserves the right to amend or update the conditions of access to the sites as well as the General Conditions. Such amendments and updates apply to the user who, consequently, should refer to this section regularly in order to obtain the current General Conditions.