Legal notice

General terms and conditions


1. Website presentation.

In accordance with article 6 of the Confidence in the Digital Economy Act (French Law No. 2004-575 dated June 21, 2004), we inform users of (hereinafter referred to as the Website) of the identity of persons and entities involved in producing and operating the above-mentioned Website.

Owner: SCEA Château de Birazel – 830491197 – 1 & 2 LIEU DIT AU CHATEAU – F33190 SAINT-HILAIRE-DE-LA-NOAILLE

Creator & Designer: CALQUE

Publication manager: Frédéric Buis –
The publication manager may be a natural or legal person.

Webmaster: Frédéric Buis –

French and English content by Alice Pétillot

Host: o2switch – 222 Boulevard Gustave Flaubert, F63000 Clermont-Ferrand


2. General Terms and Conditions of use of the Website and provided services

By exploring this Website, you agree to be fully bound by the Terms and Conditions of use outlined below (hereinafter referred to as the Conditions). These Conditions may be amended or augmented at any time without prior announcement. Users are therefore advised to check them every time they visit the Website.

Legal drinking age
The Website exists for the personal use of people who are legally authorised to consume alcoholic beverages in their country. Close this Website immediately if you are under the legal drinking age in your country of residence and/or if you are in a country where the use of this Website is not authorized. If you have the required age, enjoy our products in moderation.

Restricted territories
In some countries, it is prohibited to visit websites like ours because local laws restrict the sale and/or promotion of alcoholic beverages. If you are visiting this Website from a country where such restrictions apply, please disconnect immediately. If you are not aware of the provisions of your country’s law in this regard, we recommend that you leave this Website and check your rights before browsing any further.

The Website is generally accessible to users at all times. Service may however be interrupted for technical maintenance purposes by decision of SCEA Château de Birazel, which will endeavour to inform users of the dates and times of the intervention beforehand.

The Website is regularly updated by Frédéric Buis.
Similarly, these Conditions may be amended at any time. The use of the Website after the modification of Terms and Conditions implies full acceptance of the Terms and Conditions in their amended version by the user, who is invited to refer to and take note of them as often as possible.


3. Description of the provided services

The purpose of the Website is to provide information about all the activities of SCEA Château de Birazel. SCEA Château de Birazel strives to ensure that the information provided on the Website is as accurate and up-to-date as possible. It reserves the right to correct its content and these Conditions at any time and without prior notice. However, it cannot guarantee the accuracy, exactness and completeness of the data provided on the Website. Therefore, SCEA Château de Birazel cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracy, occasional or unexpected error or omission relative to information made available on the Website, whether they are its fault or that of third party partners providing the data. All the details displayed on the Website are given for information purposes only. They are not exhaustive, and are given subject to any changes that may have been made since they were posted.


4. Contractual limitations regarding technical data

The Website uses the JavaScript technology.
SCEA Château de Birazel declines any responsibility, and liability, for any direct or indirect damage, regardless of reasons, origins, natures or consequences, caused as a result of the access by any person to this Website or inability to access the Website or any credit given to any information gained directly or indirectly from it.
Moreover, users undertake to access the Website using recent hardware, free of viruses and with a last generation updated browser.


5. Copyright, intellectual property rights and counterfeits

SCEA Château de Birazel owns the intellectual property rights or holds the rights of use on all the elements available on the Website, in particular the texts, images, graphics, logo, icons, sounds, and software used in connection with it.

Any complete or partial reproduction, representation, modification, publication, or adaptation of the elements of the Website, whatever the means or process used, is prohibited, except prior written authorization of SCEA Château de Birazel.

Any unauthorized exploitation of the Website or of any of the elements it contains will be considered as constituting an infringement and will be prosecuted in accordance with the provisions of articles L.335-2 and following of the French Intellectual Property Code.


6. Liability waiver

SCEA Château de Birazel declines any responsibility and can under no circumstances be held liable for any direct or indirect damage caused to the components of the user’s computer, or the data which might be stored on it, during connection to the Website, whether it resulted from the use of equipment that doesn’t meet the specifications stated paragraph 4, or from a bug, interruption, or incompatibility.

SCEA Château de Birazel cannot be responsible for any indirect damage (such as a loss of business or a loss of opportunity) that could happen during connection on this Website.

Interactive spaces are available for users, who can ask questions in the contact section. SCEA Château de Birazel reserves the right to delete, without prior notice, any content posted in this space that would contravene the French legislation, notably the provisions relating to data protection. If applicable, SCEA Château de Birazel also reserves the possibility of involving the civil and/or criminal responsibility of the user, in particular in the event of messages of a racist, insulting, defamatory, or pornographic nature, regardless of the medium used (text, picture…).


7. Protection of personal data

In France, personal data are notably protected by law No. 78-87 (January 6, 1978), law No. 2004-801 (August 6, 2004), article L. 226-13 of the Penal Code, and the EU directive dated October 24, 1995.

The following data may be collected during use of the Website: URL of the links by which the user has accessed the Website, user’s access provider, user’s Internet Protocol (IP) address.

In any event, SCEA Château de Birazel does only collect the user’s personal data for the purpose of certain services offered by the Website. The user provides this data knowingly, notably when they personally proceed to its input. The user is then informed about the mandatory or optional nature of the requested fields.

In accordance with French law No. 78-17 dated 6 January 1978 relating to Information Technology, Files and Civil Liberties (“Data protection and freedom of information laws”), any user has the right to access, rectify and oppose personal data concerning them, by making a written and signed request, accompanied by a copy of a signed ID, specifying the address to which the reply should be sent.

No personal information of the user will be published, exchanged, transferred, assigned, or sold to third parties, on any medium, without the user’s knowledge.
Only the assumed repurchase of SCEA Château de Birazel and its rights would allow the transmission of the aforementioned information to the possible purchaser, who would be in its turn held of the same obligation of conservation and modification of the data.

Databases are protected by the provisions of the July 1st, 1998 law transposing UE directive 96/9 dated March 11, 1996 on the legal protection of databases.


8. Hyperlinks and cookies

The Website contains a number of hyperlinks to other sites that were set up with the authorization of SCEA Château de Birazel. However, SCEA Château de Birazel is in no position to check the contents of the sites thus visited, and consequently will not assume any responsibility of this fact.

Browsing the site may cause cookies to be installed on the user’s computer. A cookie is a small file, which does not allow the user to be identified, but records information relating to the navigation of a computer on a website. The data thus obtained is intended to facilitate subsequent navigation on the website, and to allow various traffic measures.

Refusal to install a cookie may prevent access to certain services. However, users can configure their computer to refuse the installation of cookies by proceeding as follows:

On Internet Explorer: tool tab (cog-shaped icon at the top right) / Internet options. Click on Privacy and choose “Block all cookies”. Confirm by clicking on OK.

On Firefox: At the top of the browser window, click on the Firefox button, then go to the Options tab. Click on the Privacy tab.
Set the Conservation Rules: use custom settings for history, and uncheck the box to disable cookies.

On Safari: Click on the menu icon (symbolised by a cog) at the top right of the browser. Select Settings. Click on “Show advanced settings”. In the “Privacy” section, click on “Content settings”. You can then block cookies in the “Cookies” section.

On Chrome: Click on the Menu pictogram (symbolized by three horizontal lines) at the top right of the browser. Select “Settings”. Click on “Show advanced settings”. In the “Confidentiality” section, click on “Preferences”. You can then block cookies via the “Confidentiality” tab.


9. Applicable law and attribution of jurisdiction

Any dispute in connection with the use of the Website is subject to French law. Exclusive jurisdiction is attributed to the competent courts of Paris.


10. The main applicable laws

Law No. 78-17 dated January 6, 1978, as amended by French law No. 2004-801 dated August 6, 2004, relating to Information Technology, Files and Civil Liberties (« Data protection and freedom of information laws »).

Law No. 2004-575 dated June 21, 2004 for building confidence in digital economy (LEN).


11. Glossary

User: Web user connecting to and using the Website.

Personal data: information “permitting, in any form whatsoever, directly or indirectly, the identification of physical persons through processing of data” (Article 4 of Law No. 78-17 dated January 6, 1978).