Company with a capital of 6,595,635,41 Euros
With headquarters at Av. du Général Patton, ZAC La Madeleine, 35400 Saint Malo
Registered under number 438 737 108 on the commercial register (RCS) at Saint Malo (35),
Tel.: +33 (0)2 99 21 53 70
Fax.: +33 (0)2 99 82 56 17


Publishing director: Anne Beaulieu, Marketing Director.
WEBSITE hosted by: SAS W3 PLUS, ZAC des Ancises, 03300 CREUZIER
SIRET NUMBER: 501 506 125 00019; NAF CODE: 6202 A


LABORATOIRE DE LA MER has opened the internet WEBSITE (the WEBSITE) to provide information on the product and service offer, and on the values of LABORATOIRE DE LA MER



Anyone accessing the WEBSITE undertakes to comply with the current terms and conditions of use.
LABORATOIRE DE LA MER reserves the right to modify and update access to the WEBSITE and the Terms and Conditions at any time. These amendments are binding on the users, who must refer regularly to this section to check the current Terms and Conditions.
If you do not accept these conditions, we kindly ask you to leave this WEBSITE.
If you are a minor, you commit to only consulting this WEBSITE in the presence of your parents or tutor, who have given prior acceptance of these terms and conditions.



The present internet WEBSITE is an original work and is protected by copyright and, more generally, by the French Intellectual Property Code. Documents of all kinds (in particular photographs, illustrations, diagrams, texts, slogans, audiovisual films, audio messages) published on the WEBSITE are the property of LABORATOIRE DE LA MER or of any third party who has authorised it to publish these documents.
The name “LABORATOIRE DE LA MER”, as well as its logotype are registered trademarks and/or original works protected by copyright and are the property of LABORATOIRE DE LA MER.
The internet WEBSITE may comprise trademarks belonging to third parties with whom LABORATOIRE DE LA MER have signed agreements or licences.
In all case, quotations, reproduction or the representation of works of any kind (in particular photographs, illustrations, diagrams, texts, slogans, audiovisual films, audio messages) and trademarks on the WEBSITE are solely authorised for personal and private use by the WEBSITE internet user. Partial reproductions (extracts and short quotes) are authorised in accordance with clauses in article L122-5 of the French Intellectual Property Code.
No reproduction or representation of this WEBSITE, including extracts thereof, is authorised for advertising or commercial purposes; any use of this nature made without the prior permission of LABORATOIRE DE LA MER shall constitute an infringement of copyright.
The foregoing obligations do not apply to journalists and press publishers: LABORATOIRE DE LA MER makes available iconographic documents and press releases that they may consult, reproduce and represent freely to illustrate their articles and press publications.



Any person whose image is represented on this WEBSITE (either in photographs or in films published on the WEBSITE) has consented to the use of their image on our internet WEBSITE.
No reproduction, display or use of any type of such photographs and films may be carried out by WEBSITE users without the prior written permission of LABORATOIRE DE LA MER, which will itself refer to the people involved.




While browsing through certain pages of this WEBSITE, internet users may communicate nominative personal data to LABORATOIRE DE LA MER. The communication of such information or data is optional. Any nominative personal data collected in this way is for the exclusive use of LABORATOIRE DE LA MER, for the purpose of analysis or surveys or when the form is intended for such use, for the purpose of answering questions submitted by internet users, or even, as will be specified on a case-by-case basis, for any available contests or promotional operations.
Aside from the uses mentioned above, such information is confidential and will be treated as such. The information and data will be kept for a maximum of one year, or the duration required to process the contests and promotional operations shown on the WEBSITE.
In accordance with the law entitled “Informatique et Libertés” (Information Technology and Civil Liberties) no.78-17 of 6 January 1978, people who have supplied nominative personal data have a right to access, rectify or delete any of these data free of charge, using the appropriate form on the WEBSITE, and sending an email to this address Said requests must be accompanied with a copy of the user’s identity card bearing the user’s signature. The request must specify the return address. LABORATOIRE DE LA MER shall have a period of 2 (two) months following the receipt of the request to provide the required information, or to complete or remove it, depending on the request.
If internet users have agreed to receive information from LABORATOIRE DE LA MER and members of LABORATOIRE DE LA MER by email, they may revoke this decision at any time, either by clicking on the appropriate link at the bottom of the emails they receive, or by sending an email entitled “unsubscribe” to the following address:



Pursuant to Article 6 of the French law of 21 June 2004 entitled “pour la confiance en l’économie numérique” [law promoting confidence in e-commerce], the web hosting service will keep the WEBSITE user’s connection data, covered by professional secrecy and processed in compliance with respect for the statutory provisions on personal data when such data make it possible to identify the users of the website.



The addition of a hypertext link to the present WEBSITE requires prior written authorisation from LABORATOIRE DE LA MER. If you wish to insert a hypertext link to our WEBSITE, you must therefore make contact with the WEBSITE Manager. LABORATOIRE DE LA MER shall under no circumstances be held liable for providing access to websites via hypertext link from the present WEBSITE and shall not be held liable for the content, products, services, etc., available on said websites or via said websites.



During WEBSITE browsing, cookies are stored in your computer. A cookie does not allow us to identify you; however, it does record information relative to your visit to our WEBSITE (pages viewed, date and time of consultation, etc.) which we will be able to read during subsequent visits. This information is stored inside your computer for a period of time of three months.
You can delete this information manually by performing the following steps:


For Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 and later versions:
Select the Devices menu from the menu bar,
Select Internet Options from the drop-down menu,
Click on the Privacy tab,
Click on the Advanced button in the Settings section,
In the Advanced Privacy settings window, ensure that the Ignore Automatic Cookies Management option is not checked.


For Firefox 3 and later versions:
Select the Devices menu from the menu bar;
Select Options from the drop-down menu;
Click on Privacy icon;
Click on the Clear Your Recent History button in the Privacy section;
Check the Cookies option in the Clear Your Recent History window and click on the Clear Your Recent History button.


For Opera 6.0 and later versions:
Select the File menu;
Click on the Preferences tab;
Click on the Privacy tab.


For Google Chrome:
Click on the icon;
Select Options from the drop-down menu;
In the Options window on Google Chrome, choose the Advanced Options tab;
In the Privacy, Cookies Settings section, select Authorise All Cookies;
In the Cookies window, click on the Delete All button.


Nevertheless, we inform you that access to certain services and pages on the WEBSITE may be slowed down or impossible as a result of deleting cookies.



LABORATOIRE DE LA MER, as well as the web hosting service, and more generally, all companies that contribute to the design, production and online publishing of this WEBSITE make every effort to ensure the accuracy and regular updating of the information published on this WEBSITE. LABORATOIRE DE LA MER and its specialised service providers reserve the right to correct and modify the content of the WEBSITE and shall under no circumstances be held liable on that account.
LABORATOIRE DE LA MER and its service providers shall not be held responsible for any elements beyond their control and any damage which may be suffered by internet users, their technical environment, and in particular their computers, software, equipment, networks (modems, telephone, etc.) and any hardware required to access or use the WEBSITE.



These Terms and Conditions of Use fall under the jurisdiction of French law. Similarly, if the WEBSITE publisher were to invite internet users to take part in games or competitions, these would fall under French jurisdiction and be aimed at residents of France, unless otherwise stipulated in a specific clause of the game or competition.
In the event of any legal dispute about the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions of Use, the French courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction.


Photo credits: Getty Images, Fotolia
Non-contractual visuals.