TERMS OF USE

 

General

 

This Web site contains proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Please see the tab entitled “Copyright and trademark information” for related information.

This site and all content in this site may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, distributed, or used for the creation of derivative works without Polantis prior written consent, except that Polantis grants you non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited permission to access and display the Web pages within this site, solely on your computer and for your personal, non-commercial use of this Web site. This permission is conditioned on your not modifying the content displayed on this site, your keeping intact all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices, and your acceptance of any terms, conditions, and notices accompanying the content or otherwise set forth in this site. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any models and other materials that are made available for downloading, access, or other use from this site with their own license terms, conditions, and notices will be governed by such terms, conditions, and notices.

Your failure to comply with the terms, conditions, and notices on this site will result in automatic termination of any rights granted to you, without prior notice, and you must immediately destroy all copies of downloaded materials in your possession or control.



Limitation of use

 

2D / 3D and BIM models, textures and any content downloaded from Polantis website may be commercially used only as a part of artwork or architectural project. Single reselling or redistributing of these models or any other content downloaded on Polantis website is prohibited.



Certain disclaimers

 

Information on this Web site is not promised or guaranteed to be correct, current, or complete, and this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Polantis assumes no responsibility (and expressly disclaims responsibility) for updating this site to keep information current or to ensure the accuracy or completeness of any posted information. Accordingly, you should confirm the accuracy and completeness of all posted information before making any decision related to any services, products, or other matters described in this site.

Polantis provides no assurances that any reported problems will be resolved by Polantis, even if Polantis elects to provide information with the goal of addressing a problem.



Confidential information and privacy policy



All information provided to Polantis by visitors to these web pages is considered to be confidential and will not be disclosed by Polantis to any third party except as may be required for the provision of the services.

Only manufacturers offering the download of their products may under certain conditions obtain information about users who have downloaded their products.

Polantis reserves itself the right to alter and/or delete any information provided by registered users or visitors. 



Linking to this site

 

All links to this Web site must be approved in writing by Polantis, except that Polantis consents to links in which the link and the pages that are activated by the link do not: (a) create frames around any page on this Web site or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of any content within this site; (b) misrepresent your relationship with Polantis; (c) imply that Polantis approves or endorses you, your Web site, or your service or product offerings; and (d) present false or misleading impressions about Polantis or otherwise damage the goodwill associated with the Polantis name. As a further condition to being permitted to link to this site, you agree that Polantis may at any time, in its sole discretion, terminate permission to link to this Web site. In such event, you agree to immediately remove all links to this Web site and to cease using any Polantis utility.



Litigations issues

 

These terms and conditions shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of French Republic applicable therein. You hereby agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of French Republic. You further agree as follows: (i) any claim brought to enforce these terms and conditions must be commenced within two (2) years of the cause of action accruing; (ii) no recovery may be sought or received for damages other than out-of-pocket expenses, except that the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and legal fees; (iii) any claim must be brought individually and not consolidated as part of a group or class action complaint.



LIMITATION OF LIABILITY



IN NO EVENT WILL POLANTIS BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE WHATSOEVER RELATED TO OR ARISING FROM THIS WEB SITE OR ANY USE OF THIS WEB SITE, OR OF ANY SITE OR RESOURCE LINKED TO, REFERENCED, OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE, OR FOR THE USE OR DOWNLOADING OF, OR ACCESS TO, ANY MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOST SAVINGS OR LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA, EVEN IF POLANTIS IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS EXCLUSION AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ALL CAUSES OF ACTION, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORIES.

Additional or different terms, conditions, and notices may apply to specific materials, information, products, software, and services offered through this Web site. In the event of any conflict, such additional or different terms, conditions, and notices will prevail over these Terms of Use. Please see the applicable agreement or notice.

 

 

GENERAL SALES CONDITIONS

 

1. Activity description

 

Polantis offers Architecture Professionals the unique possibility to easily download 2D & 3D objects as well as callibrated textures  and integrate them into their projects. Our objects are drawn, textured and rendered in the highest quality level, and are available in most architectural software formats. 

 

All objects on the public section of polantis.com are available for free (under some limitations of copyright and bandwidth). 

 

In parallel, Polantis offers manufacturers of AEC goods the possibility to expose and distribute virtual copies of their products for the use of architectural prescribers. 

 

Polantis was created with those two communities in mind (Architects and AEC manufacturers) and It’s main aim is to facilitate and enable relationships and comunnication between them. 

 

Polantis provides the following products and services: 

 

For Architecture Professionals: 

 

 

  • The possibility to view, evalute and download 2D/3D objects and/or Textures of both real-life products by selected AEC Manufacturers and Generic/User created models.
  • The possibility to mass download said products
  • The possibility to build a custom made library of 2D/3D objects and/or textures.
  • Find jobs, create jobs, find new clients, collaborate on projects with other professionals.
  • The possibility to contact and interact with each other as well as with AEC Manufacturers.

 

For AEC manufacturers: 

 

 

  • Realisation of a 2D & 3D objects catalogs based on their real-life products.
  • Realisation of texture catalogs based on their real-life products.
  • Hosting of said virtual product catalogs.
  • Creation of digital support (other than online) for said product catalogs (CD, DVD, USBKeys etc.) 
  • Performence statistics of said virtual catalogs (Downloads, formats, types of users etc.)
  • Use of speciallized Inbound and outbound marketing tools.

 

 2. Privacy policy

 

All information provided to Polantis by visitors to these web pages is considered to be confidential and will not be disclosed by Polantis to any third party except as may be required for the provision of the services.

 

Polantis reserves itself the right to alter and/or delete any information provided by registered users or visitors. 

 

Mandatory personal information requiered and collected by polantis:

 

First name; Last name; Valid email address; city; country; profession; current position.

All other information provided by users of polantis.com and/or polantis.info is optional. 

 

Users can edit or destroy said personal information at will through EDIT PROFILE option on our sites.

 

Information provided by users is used for internal statistics solely. It could be used for cummunication between users and/or manufacturers if the user wishes to do so or if he/she are required to provide this information as part of a prior condition to using some services. Option not to provide said information (hence, not use the proposed service) is always available. 

 

Polantis does not share user information with third parties unless specifically requested to do so by the user or in case the user is engaged to share his details as a condition for the use of a product or service.

 

Messages automatically created by Polantis and sent to the user’s email address (newsletters, special offers... etc) always contain an opt-out / Unsubscribe link. Administrative messages (Change or loss of password, account validation, ban etc.) do not contain an opt-out link. 

 

POLANTIS DOES NOT STOCK FINANCIAL INFORMATION (CREDIT CARDS, BANK ACCOUNTS, ETC) PROVIDED BY ITS USERS.

 

POLANTIS SAS respects and is bound to the CNIL (French National Commission of Information and Liberty) regulations and it's declaration number at the said organism is: 1427823.

 

3. Terms of delivery

 

Services (Subscription) purchased on polantis.com are activated immidiately after accepted payment. 

Products (Library orgnizer and downloads) are delivered immidiately after accepted payment within the limits of the user’s internet connection and Polantis’ servers bandwidth. 

Polantis does not deliver physical products, all products are electronically transmitted (downloaded). 

 

4. Refund Policy

 

For shop products: 

 

You have the right to withdraw from your transaction without charge and without giving any reason until delivery of the product has started. You do not have the right to withdraw from a transaction once delivery of the product has started at which point your transaction is final. The shop services commence immediately when you begin to download a product from the shop and you will not have a right to cancel your contract once the services commence unless you have received an unacceptably poor download. If this happens, you must tell us as soon as possible using the support submission form available on “contact” page. If the poor download is caused by Polantis and cannot be resolved, a refund may be provided.

 

For Polantis+ service: 

 

You have the right to withdraw from your transaction without charge and without giving any reason from the moment of transaction and until the moment you have downladed your first object / used one of our “plus” services. You do not have the right to withdraw from a transaction once delivery of the product or use of a “plus” service has started at which point your transaction is final.

 

5. Contact 

 

You can conatct POLANTIS SAS on any subject by one or more of the following means: 

 

By email: 

 

 

  • For questions about Polantis products, services and privacy policy use the contact form on the “contact” page.
  • For questions about sales conditions, for reclamations or any technical problem or difficulty you may encounter using our site use the support form on the “contact” page.

 

By phone: 

 

 

  • For any question or technical problem please call +33 (0)1 39 49 01 31 monday to friday 09:00 to 19:00 CET (Paris, France) Time.

 

By mail, write to:

 

 

Service Après Vente 

 

POLANTIS SAS

46 rue René Clair

75892 Paris Cedex 18

FRANCE