Legal Notice

Legal Notice

General information relating to the IREF site

General informations is a website, provided by IREF, an association governed by law 1901. This site is the property of IREF.

IREF – Federation of European Partnership and Franchise Networks

  • Head office: 14-16 Boulevard Malesherbes 75008 Paris
  • Telephone number: 09 81 69 21 30
  • Name of the editor of the site: Michel KAHN
  • Legal structure: Association governed by the 1901 law declared to the Paris Police Prefecture under number W751057166
  • SIREN, VAT and APE number: SIRET 325 132 694 00036 – VAT exemption – APE 8559A

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Technical information

The user of this site acknowledges having the skills and means necessary to access and use this site, and acknowledges having verified that the computer configuration used does not contain any virus and that it is in perfect working order.

This site is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except in cases of force majeure, computer difficulties, difficulties related to the structure of communication networks or technical difficulties.
For maintenance reasons, the IREF may interrupt the site.

General warning on the information disseminated

The information contained in this site does not contractually bind the IREF. The information disseminated on this site is presented for informational purposes only.

The IREF ensures to the best of its ability the operation and security of the site as well as the accuracy and updating of the information disseminated there.

The IREF reserves the right to correct, when it deems it appropriate, the content of this site. However, the IREF cannot guarantee the accuracy, precision, exhaustiveness of the information made available on this site as well as the permanence of its proper functioning and its total IT security.

IREF makes every effort to provide users with available and verified information and/or tools, but cannot be held responsible for errors, lack of availability of information and/or the presence of viruses on its site. Consequently, the user acknowledges using this information under his exclusive responsibility.
In particular, the IREF declines all responsibility:

  • for any inaccuracies or omissions relating to the information available on this site,
  • for any damage resulting from fraudulent intrusion by a third party leading to a modification of the information made available on this site,
  • for any deterioration or malfunction caused by the intrusion of a virus into the users’ systems when downloading data from the site, for any damage, direct or indirect prejudice whatever the causes, origins, nature or consequences , caused by reason of anyone’s access to the site or the impossibility of accessing it, as well as the use of the site and/or the credit granted to any information coming directly or indirectly from the latter.

Personal Data

The information collected through the forms on the site is exclusively intended for our brand for the purposes of studies, analyses, institutional communications or, if you agree, commercial proposals.
Pursuant to Law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978 relating to Data Processing, Files and Freedoms, you have the right to oppose (art. 26 of the law), access (art. 34 to 38 of the law) and rectification (art. 36 of the law) of data concerning you. Thus, you can contact us (at the address above) so that information concerning you is rectified, completed, updated or deleted if it is inaccurate, incomplete, ambiguous, outdated or whose collection or use, communication or storage is prohibited.
The information which concerns you is only intended for the IREF. We do not transmit this information to any third parties (commercial partners, etc.).
This information is confidential and kept by the IREF.

You can contact us at the following email address:

Property Rights and Liability

All rights of reproduction and representation reserved. Thus, the brands of the company appearing on the site are registered trademarks. Any reproduction, in whole or in part, of these brands without the express authorization of IREF is therefore also prohibited.

The elements (logos, images, etc.) contained in this website are the property of IREF or its customers or suppliers as well as their authors.

Thus, any total or partial representation of this site or of one or more of its components by any means whatsoever, without the express authorization of the IREF is prohibited and constitutes an infringement punishable by the provisions of the intellectual property code.

The IREF authorizes users of the site, each according to its specific access conditions:

  • to consult this site for their personal use,
  • to remove or attempt to remove the copyright notices and names of the persons mentioned on the site,
  • to download all or part of the information appearing on the site.

IREF retains all rights not expressly permitted.

Thus, users are not allowed:

  • to modify, disassemble or arrange the software used in the site,
  • to remove or attempt to remove the copyright notices and names of the persons mentioned on the site,
  • to create a link from a page or any element of the Internet or any other network to any image or notice relating thereto.

Similarly, users must abstain, with regard to the personal information to which they may have had access, from any collection, recording, deformation or use and, in general, from any act likely to infringe privacy or the reputation of people.

Use of cookies

The user is informed that during his visits to the site, a cookie may be automatically installed on his navigation software. A cookie is an element that does not identify the user but is used to record information relating to the navigation of the latter on the website. The user can deactivate this cookie via the parameters appearing in his navigation software.

Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy applies to and all related websites owned and operated by IREF (collectively “we”, “us” and “our”). This Privacy Policy describes how IREF collects and uses the personal information you provide on our website. It also describes the choices you have regarding the use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information.

Application of French law

Failure to comply with these provisions exposes the offender to prosecution and criminal penalties. This text is governed and interpreted according to French law and falls under the exclusive jurisdiction of the French courts. If one of the provisions of this text proves to be null, invalid or without legal effect, all the other provisions shall remain applicable.

For any questions regarding this site:

Please contact IREF’s technical and web department at: