Business name : Pure Trade
Legal form : SAS
Company’s capital : 38 500 €
Head office : 27 avenue des champs Elysées 75008 Paris
E-mail address : contact@pure-trade.com
Phone number : 01 58 57 20 00
Publication manager : Stéfane Ladous
Web host : SCALEWAY / ONLLINE SAS
SIREN 433 115 904 RCS Paris
8 rue de la Ville l’Evêque 75008 Paris, France
+33 (0)184 13 00 00
VAT number : FR 35 433115904 00057

PURE TRADE maintains this website (hereinafter the « PURE TRADE website ») to enhance public access to information about its activities.

PURE TRADE goal is to keep this information and material timely and accurate, as far as reasonably possible. The information is not necessarily comprehensive, complete, accurate or up-to-date. If errors are brought to its attention, PURE TRADE will try to correct them as soon as possible.

Consultation or use of the PURE TRADE website involves the full acceptance of the terms and conditions set out below.

These terms and conditions are without prejudice to the dedicated terms and conditions applicable to IT tools hosted on the PURE TRADE website

1. Disclaimer

PURE TRADE accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever arising out of, or in connection with, the use of the PURE TRADE website.

The information that PURE TRADE provides is largely of a general nature and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity; and the information is not provided as professional or legal advice.

Without prejudice to the first paragraph of Section 3 to this Legal Notice, the information, documents, data and databases made available on the PURE TRADE website, including that provided by third parties, are provided “as is” and without any warranty of any kind, either express, implied, or arising by statute, custom, course of dealing, or trade usage.

In all instances, it is PURE TRADE goal to minimise disruption in the use of the PURE TRADE website caused by technical errors. However, some data or information on the PURE TRADE website may have been created or structured in files or formats that are not error-free.

Except in cases of fraud or willful intent, PURE TRADE shall not be held liable (whether in contract, or otherwise) for any direct, special, indirect, incidental, punitive, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, loss of time, revenues, profits, clients, data), for a decision made or action taken by any party in reliance upon the documents, information and data made available on the PURE TRADE website, for any interruption of any data, information, or any other aspect of the PURE TRADE website or for any fraudulent use of the PURE TRADE website by any third party.

If liability may not be excluded by law, it is limited to actual and direct financial loss to the extent it is not caused by proved negligence on the part of the party using the PURE TRADE website, which may be either on its own behalf or on the behalf of another party and includes, but is not limited to, the purpose of consultation (hereinafter “User”).

This disclaimer applies to the largest extent permitted under the applicable law. However, nothing in this disclaimer is intended to limit the liability of PURE TRADE in any way or to any extent that contravenes any binding requirements laid down in applicable national law nor to exclude the liability of PURE TRADE regarding matters in relation to which liability may not be excluded under that law.

2. Limited use of the PURE TRADE website

The User shall not use the PURE TRADE website for any reason or purpose which is unlawful, defamatory, harmful, offensive or objectionable in any way nor shall the User transmit to, from or via the PURE TRADE website, or post on the PURE TRADE website any material which could be unlawful, harmful, defamatory, offensive or objectionable in any way whatsoever.

3. Information published on the PURE TRADE website

The publication of general information related to its operational activities.

4. Linking policy

4.1. Links from the PURE TRADE website to external websites

PURE TRADE may provides links to other third party websites that are relevant to its activities. The User should be aware of the following:

  • If the User accesses another website through a link PURE TRADE provides, the User is subject to the terms of use and the privacy policy of that website.
    PURE TRADE does not endorse, or accept any responsibility for the contents or use of these third party websites.
  • If one of the links provided on the PURE TRADE website is not working, the User may notify PURE TRADE and PURE TRADE will rectify the situation.

4.2. Links from external websites to the PURE TRADE website

PURE TRADE permits to create links to the PURE TRADE website under the following cumulative conditions :

  • Links can only be made to webpages that provide a link to this Legal Notice;
  • Any link to the PURE TRADE website made on another website should not confuse users of that other website as to the source of the content of the PURE TRADE website. PURE TRADE shall be fully acknowledged as the source as provided under this Legal Notice;
  • Links should not create the impression that PURE TRADE endorses or supports the objectives or contents of any product or service, or of any scientific or administrative output of the information or text in the context of which a link is published;
  • If links are made from a frames-based website, the contents from the PURE TRADE website shall not be framed on that website in a way that might mislead users as to the origin of the contents. In such cases, it must also be indicated that the PURE TRADE website is subject to this Legal Notice.

5. Accreditations

PURE TRADE does not accredit or endorse companies.

6. Intellectual Property Rights Notice

6.1. Use of the information, documents and data from the PURE TRADE website

Subject to the terms and conditions of this Legal Notice, and subject to other binding limitations provided for under applicable law, the information, documents and data made available on the PURE TRADE website may not be reproduced, distributed and/or used, totally or in part, for commercial purposes.

As a general rule, any reproduction, distribution, translation, adaptation, arrangement, alteration and/or any other use of information, documents and data from the PURE TRADE website carried out in the course of a commercial activity shall require prior written permission from PURE TRADE. All requests shall be submitted to PURE TRADE through the information request forms on PURE TRADE’S contact page.

In addition to the above, specific terms and conditions for other uses of materials protected by PURE TRADE intellectual property rights or otherwise may also apply.

6.2. PURE TRADE trademarks

PURE TRADE trademarks are its exclusive property.
His use is prohibited without PURE TRADE prior written permission. Requests shall be submitted to PURE TRADE through the information request forms on PURE TRADE contact page.

6.3. Third parties protected materials

The permission mentioned under Section 6.1. does not apply to content provided by third parties, where relevant.

Therefore, for material where intellectual property rights are vested in a third party, the User must obtain the necessary permission for reproduction, distribution or any other use from the rightholder. PURE TRADE is not in a position to allow or deny reproduction, distribution or use of third party materials.

In addition to the application of Section 6.5., the reproduction, distribution or further use of information, documents and data contained in the PURE TRADE website and/or in the PURE TRADE databases may be subject to protection under intellectual property rights, and their

6.4. PURE TRADE databases

PURE TRADE holds exclusive rights in relation to the use, the reproduction and the making available to the public of the whole or a substantial part of the databases made available on the PURE TRADE website (a database is to be construed as a collection of independent works, data or other materials arranged in a systematic or methodical way and individually accessible by electronic or other means). The content of the databases may also be subject to pre-existing rights of third parties (see Sections 6.3. and 7.).

The replication, in whole or in substantial part, of the PURE TRADE databases is prohibited, unless PURE TRADE prior written permission is given. All requests shall be submitted to PURE TRADE through the information request forms on PURE TRADE contact page.

6.5. Download of materials

Certain materials may be made available for download from the PURE TRADE website -PURE TRADE grants the User permission to download and copy such materials, provided that :

  • The User does not do anything that would harm the integrity of the materials in any way; and
  • The User does not replicate databases of the downloadable materials, unless written permission is given (see Section 6.4.).

Without limiting any other right or remedy available to PURE TRADE, the permission herein granted shall automatically terminate in the event the User breaches any of the terms of this Legal Notice and, in such event, the User must destroy immediately all downloaded materials in its possession.

7. Third Parties protected materials (other than by intellectual property rights)

In addition to Sections 6.3. and 6.4., third parties materials made available on the PURE TRADEwebsite may be protected by rights other than intellectual property rights, Therefore, for materials where other rights are vested in a third party, the User must obtain the necessary permission for reproduction, distribution or any other use from the rightholder.

PURE TRADE is not in a position to allow or deny reproduction, distribution or use of third party materials. PURE TRADE does not accept any responsibility whatsoever, and shall not be held liable, for any violation of any such kind of rights related to information, documents and data made available via the PURE TRADE website.

8. Personal data protection

PURE TRADE is committed to the User’s privacy. Without prejudice to cookies (see Section 11 below), the User can browse the PURE TRADE website without giving away any personal information. However, in some cases, personal details are required in order for PURE TRADE to be able to provide personal e-services.

PURE TRADE personal data protection policy and more information on personal data protection, the User shall refer to PURE TRADE webpage on personal data protection.

For any general enquiry relating to the overall privacy policy of the website, the User may contact PURE TRADE via the information request forms on PURE TRADE contact page.

9. Systematic data collection

Systematic automated data collection activities (including scraping, data mining, and extraction and re-utilisation) of the whole or a substantial part of the PURE TRADE website and the PURE TRADE databases are prohibited.

10. Miscellaneous

10.1 Breach of the terms and conditions of the Legal Notice

Failure to comply with the terms and conditions of this Legal Notice may have consequences for the User, including, but by no means limited to, the User being prohibited from accessing the PURE TRADE website and databases by blocking the User’s IP address.

Any User may also be held liable for any damage to the PURE TRADE website or for any damage resulting directly or indirectly from the impairment of the availability or accessibility of the ECHA website caused by the User’s actions.

10.2 Applicable law, and dispute settlement

The terms and conditions of this Legal Notice are governed by Union law, complemented, where necessary, by the laws of Finland. Any dispute, which cannot be settled amicably, shall be brought before the courts of France.

11. Cookies on the ECHA website

To ensure that the EPURE TRADE website functions properly, PURE TRADEsometimes places small data files called cookies on the User’s device.

11.1 What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is saved on the User’s computer or mobile device when visiting the PURE TRADE website. It enables the PURE TRADE website to remember the User’s actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so that the User does not have to continually re-enter such preferences upon returning to the PURE TRADE website or while browsing from one page to another.

11.2 How does PURE TRADE use cookies on the PURE TRADE website?

A number of pages of the PURE TRADE website use cookies to remember:

  • the User’s display preferences, such as contrast colour settings or font size;
  • whether the User has already replied to a pop-up survey, asking whether the content was helpful or not (so that the User will not be asked again);
  • whether the User has agreed (or not) to PURE TRADE use of cookies on the PURE TRADE website.

Further information regarding the cookies used by the PURE TRADE website and the purpose behind their use is provided below :

Name Expiration Description
Session ID cookiesEnd of sessionThe purpose of the Session ID cookies is to uniquely identify a User associated to the session and to receive indications that the User actively uses the PURE TRADE website. The cookie-related information is not used to identify the User personally.
Cookie Notification1 monthIt stores the Users’ acceptance on the use of cookies by the ECHA website. Cookie notification is presented in every page unless the User accepts it.
User preferences1 yearCOOKIE_SUPPORT indicates the User’s support for cookies. GUEST_LANGUAGE_ID indicates the User’s language preferences.
Google Analytics cookies2 years (to distinguish users and sessions) 10 minutes (to throttle request rate)The PURE TRADE website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (« Google »). Google Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about the User’s use of the PURE TRADE website (including the User’s IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating the User’s use of the PURE TRADE website, compiling reports on the EPURE TRADE website activity for the PURE TRADE website operators and providing other services relating to the PURE TRADE website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate the User’s IP address with any other data held by Google. The User may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on its browser. However, if a User does this it may not be able to use the full functionality of the PURE TRADE website. By using the PURE TRADE website, the User consents to the processing of data about it by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. The User may refuse the use of cookies by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to indicate that information about the PURE TRADE website visit should not be sent to Google Analytics.
Internet Explorer WarningEnd of sessionExplorerWarning stores the User’s acceptance on the informative message presented when IE 7 is used. The message informs the User that not all features of the portal might work well with IE 7
Disclaimer1 monthStores the User’s acceptance on the legal disclaimer by clicking on the respective check box. Legal disclaimer is presented in Search for Chemicals page along with nearly all the search forms and « View Substance » portlets initialized by « Information on Chemicals » section
Disclaimer1 month_atuvc (2 years): makes sure that the User sees the updated count if it shares a page. _atuvs (30 minutes): used in cooperation with the __atuvc. Allows the User to share content via Social Networking websites and email. When ECHA provides links to third party services the User finds useful, they may place a cookie on its device to make their service easier to use. bt2 (8 months): allows the User to share content via Social Networking websites and email. When ECHA provides links to third party services the User finds useful, they may place a cookie on the User’s device to make their service easier to use. di2 (2 years): allows the User to share content via Social Networking websites and email. When ECHA provides links to third party services the User finds useful, they may place a cookie on the User’s device to make their service easier to use. loc (2 years): allows the User to share content via Social Networking websites and email. When ECHA provides links to third party services the User finds useful, they may place a cookie on the User’s device to make their service easier to use. uid (2 years): allows the User to share content via Social Networking websites and email. When ECHA provides links to third party services the User finds useful, they may place a cookie on the User’s device to make their service easier to use. uvc (2 years): allows the User to share content via Social Networking websites and email. When ECHA provides links to third party services the User finds useful, they may place a cookie on the User’s device to make their service easier to use. vc (2 years): allows the User to share content via Social Networking websites and email. When ECHA provides links to third party services the User finds useful, they may place a cookie on the User’s device to make their service easier to use.

Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the PURE TRADE website to work but it will provide the User with a better browsing experience. The User can delete or block these cookies, but if it does that some features of the PURE TRADE website may not work as intended.

The cookie-related information is not used to identify the User personally and the pattern data is fully under PURE TRADE control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

11.3 How to control cookies

The User can control and/or delete cookies as it wishes – for details, see aboutcookies.org. The User can delete all cookies that are already on its computer and can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If the User does this, however, it may have to manually adjust some preferences every time it visits a site and some services and functionalities may not work.