- Terms and conditions
Terms and conditions
Welcome to the Portal of the Prince’s Government of Monaco: www.gouv.mc
Accessing this website constitutes automatic and unconditional acceptance of the present terms and conditions. The Digital Services Department reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time and without notice and encourages users to refer to them regularly. The present conditions constitute all the agreements between the State of Monaco (Digital Services Department) and the user. Any amendment or supplementary content which is added to the website will be subject to the present conditions.
These terms and conditions have been translated for indicative purposes only. In the case of any differences between the French and English texts, only the French version is legally binding.
State of Monaco, Digital Services Department
23, avenue Albert II
MC 98000 Monaco
Phone. (+377) 98 98 40 26
Fax. (+377) 98 98 40 86
Information Technologies Department
23, avenue Albert II
MC 98000 Monaco
ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE
With the exception of the connection cost, you may access the content of this website free of charge and without first registering or subscribing. The Digital Services Department reserves the right to modify or withdraw, either temporarily or permanently, all or part of this website at any time and without prior notice to the user. The Digital Services Department will not incur any liability in exercising this right.
This website is owned exclusively by the State of Monaco (the Digital Services Department).
All the content (regardless of whether this is text, comments, heading texts, photos, sounds, images, data, designs, animated audio sequences, videos etc.) which is reproduced on the website gouv.mc, as well as the design, format and software on the website, are the property of the Prince’s Government (unless otherwise specified) and are protected by the regulation in force concerning copyright and, generally, incorporeal rights. Only an electronic copy for private use of all or part of the website or components of the website is authorized by the Digital Services Department, so long as the user does not amend the original. The Digital Services Department grants users permission to use the website for their own personal, occasional and non-exclusive use. Reproducing, copying or using the content of the website for reasons other than those mentioned above and especially amending, distributing or using the content of the website for commercial and non-commercial reasons is a violation and is criminally punishable in Monegasque courts and tribunals.
The trademarks and/or logos that belong to the Prince’s Government of Monaco and which appear on this website are protected by intellectual property law. Any reproduction of all or part of the website, without the permission of the owner, is a violation and is criminally punishable in Monegasque courts and tribunals.
USE OF THE WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENTS
The user agrees not to commit any unlawful acts or any acts which infringe human rights or, generally, the interests of third parties on the website. The present general conditions of use prohibit any acts which may lead to the tarnishing of the name or image of the State of Monaco or which may damage, overload, disable, compromise or cause the website to fail. The following are strictly prohibited: sending content via email (or via any other method of communication) which serves to persecute, harass, slander, discriminate or insult, diffusion of personal information or opinions concerning one or more individuals or diffusion of information which infringes human rights or the rights of users who are under the age of 18. Users must always communicate politely and observe at least the most basic forms of courtesy.
This website have been translated for indicative purposes only. In the case of any differences between the French and English texts, only the French version is legally binding.
The Digital Services Department does not implicitly or explicitly guarantee that the website will function properly, nor do they guarantee the content of the website. The Digital Services Department will not be held liable for direct or indirect commercial or non-commercial damage resulting from the use of the website. The Digital Services Department does not guarantee the functional continuity, access or availability of the website and associated services. The Digital Services Department does not accept any liability pertaining to viruses which could be imported while downloading components of the website or other websites to which the Digital Services Department connects by way of hyperlinks.
PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
In accordance with the stipulations of Act no. 1.165 of 23 December 1993 (modified) pertaining to the protection of personal data, the Digital Services Department agrees to keep personal information which is provided by users within the framework of their information requests to the Department or their subscriptions to “Newsletters” (information letters sent via e-mail) confidential. This information is used automatically to provide “Public information website” services.
Personal information collected with this end in mind is kept while the request is being dealt with or for the duration of the user’s subscription.
You have the right to access and update your personal information.
To exercise this right, please contact the Digital Services Department, 23 avenue Albert II, MC 98000 MONACO Phone : (+377) 98 98 40 26, Fax : (+377) 98 98 22 15 40 86, or click here to contact the Digital Services Department via e-mail.
Links to this website and to other websites must first be authorized by the Digital Services Department. The website may provide the user, as well as third parties, with links to other websites or other Internet sources. The Digital Services Department does not check these websites and cannot be held liable, nor bear any liability, with regard to the content, advertisements, products, services or any other material which is available on these third party websites. The Digital Services Department cannot be held liable for any damage or losses which were caused, or allegedly caused, following or relating to the use or trust of the content of third party websites or products or services which are available on these third party websites. The user is liable and bears all the risks pertaining to the use they make of the content of the website, especially when the user relies on the timeliness, usefulness or completeness of this content. If a link takes a user to unlawful content which violates the legislation which is in force, the user should stop using the website concerned, unless they are willing to incur penalties provided for by the aforementioned legislation and to go through court proceedings initiated against them. The Digital Services Department encourages the user in this case to tell them and the appropriate authorities which automatic link took them to this unlawful website.
The Digital Services Department uses "cookie" tracking technology. A cookie does not allow us to identify a user. Nevertheless, it does record information pertaining to the browsing of the user’s computer on the present website (pages looked at, date and time the pages were looked at, etc.) which cannot be read when the same user visits the website again. This information is kept in the user’s computer for three years. All users may stop "cookies" from being recorded by configuring their browser to do this.