Legal notice & data protection

Website aquitaine-cruises.com (hereinafter the “website”) is published by:

Madame Pascale BORIES
+33 6 16 98 12 66
E-mail: contact@aquitaine-cruises.com

Head of publication:
Madame Pascale BORIES

N° de TVA Intracommunautaire / VAT Number: FR75511059750 –
SIRET 51105975000022 – APE 5030Z

Projectmanagement Website and booking engine: marketing4results.de

Compulsory information according to Regulation (EU) No 524/2013 of the European Parliament and Council:
Arbitration Center for Online Dispute Resolution: Link to the Homepage of the European Commission’s online dispute resolution center for consumer disputes: – more detailed information is available there. For first questions about a possible dispute resolution, please contact us by e-mail: contact@aquitaine-cruises.com

Please read all of these Terms of Use carefully, before viewing the website.

The purpose of these Terms of Use is to set out the terms of access and use of the website proposed to Internet users by AQUITAINE CROISIERES. Viewing the website is dependent on full acceptance and compliance with the following Terms of Use that AQUITAINE CROISIERES reserves the right to amend or update at any time. If you do not agree with all or part of the Terms of Use set out below, you are strongly recommended not to use the website.

Access to the website

The website can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except in the case of a force majeure event or an event beyond the control of AQUITAINE CROISIERES and subject to any breakdowns and maintenance work required for the smooth operation of the website and related equipment. The service is accessed via a computer connected to a telecommunications network enabling access to the website according to the communication protocols used on the Internet.

Intellectual Property Rights
Ownership of rights

All the elements (text, logos, images, sound elements, software, icons, layout, databases, etc.) contained on the website and on related sites are protected by national and international intellectual property law. These elements remain exclusively owned by AQUITAINE CROISIERES and/or its partners. To this end, unless authorised beforehand in writing by AQUITAINE CROISIERES and/or its partners, you cannot carry out any partial or full reproduction, representation, adaptation, translation and/or conversion, or transfer to another website of any element comprising the website.
Non-compliance with this ban may constitute an act of infringement incurring your civil and criminal liability. Pursuant to the provisions of the French Intellectual Property Code, only the use of elements comprising the website for strictly personal purposes is permitted.

Hypertext links to the website

With the exception of sites that circulate information and/or content of an illegal nature and/or political, religious, pornographic, xenophobic nature, you can create a hypertext link to the website on your website. This is under the dual reservation that it is a link to a home page of the website and that this link opens the website in a new browsing page showing the address https://aquitaine-cruises.com. The introduction of the hypertext link in no way authorises reproduction of the website’s elements or presentation on third party sites of the website’s elements in the form of Frames or a related system. Lastly, the introduction of the hypertext link in no way authorises the sending of a pre-written message to an email address linked to the website or the introduction of a system for mass mailing whatever the nature. However, under this authorisation, AQUITAINE CROISIERES reserves the right to object to any link.

Limitation of liability
Hypertext links from the website

Hypertext links contained on the website can refer to other websites or other Internet sources.
Insofar as AQUITAINE CROISIERES cannot control these sites and external sources, you acknowledge that AQUITAINE CROISIERES cannot be held liable for the availability of such sites or external sources, and cannot incur any liability for the content, advertising, products, services or other materials available on or from such sites or external sources. In addition, you acknowledge that AQUITAINE CROISIERES cannot be held liable for any confirmed or alleged damage or loss as a result of or relating to use of or the fact of having trusted the content, goods or services available on these sites or external sources.

Finally, to the extent permitted by law, AQUITAINE CROISIERES cannot be held liable in the event that the content of the said other sites breaches the legal and regulatory provisions in force.


AQUITAINE CROISIERES cannot be held directly or indirectly liable, in any way and for any reason whatsoever:

  • In the event of a service interruption in the website caused by maintenance operations or by the behaviour of the website’s users,
  • In the event that any person is unable to access and/or use the website,
  • In the event of damage to equipment in any form whatsoever, loss of data, during connection to the website.

AQUITAINE CROISIERES cannot be held liable for contamination of computer hardware as a result of the propagation of a virus or other computer infection.
As a user of the website, it is your responsibility to take all appropriate measures to protect your data and/or software from contamination by viruses circulating on the Internet.
In no event can AQUITAINE CROISIERES, its employees, suppliers or third parties mentioned on the website be held liable for claims involving contractual liability, criminal liability or any other claims, for all indirect or direct damage, incidents and accessories of whatever nature or for any loss, particularly of a financial or commercial nature, resulting from use of the website or any item of information obtained from its website.

By using the website’s services, you acknowledge that:

  • AQUITAINE CROISIERES does not in any way assume any liability regarding relations that could be established between Internet users and third parties, partners or not of AQUITAINE CROISIERES, due to or during use of the Services, and/or regarding services provided by these third parties and the consequences that may result from their use.
  • You are aware that due to the nature of the Internet, AQUITAINE CROISIERES does not guarantee the availability of the Services or incur any liability for their unavailability.
  • You are aware that any breach of the legislative provisions in force and/or any breach of the legitimate interests of third parties, or their intellectual property rights, while viewing a website via the hypertext links available on the websites is likely to result in prosecution and penalties against you.
  • Due to the nature of the Internet, data circulating on this network are not protected against any form of intrusion including by hacking. Therefore, you acknowledge that you have been notified that AQUITAINE CROISIERES can in no way guarantee the confidentiality, security or integrity of any information that is transmitted over the Internet. Accordingly, it is your responsibility to implement the means necessary to protect the confidentiality of information transmitted over the Internet.

Personal data protection – Privacy charter

To provide you with a better use of our website, we would like to collect some information about you. This information is intended to get to know you better and provide you with a personalised use of our website.
AQUITAINE CROISIERES takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations as well as this data protection statement.

French Data Protection Law of 6 January 1978

Pursuant to the Law, the website has been subject to a declaration of automated processing of nominative information to the CNIL (French data protection authority).
Personal information that any user may be required to transmit to AQUITAINE CROISIERES to use the website’s services or to participate in games or competitions organised by AQUITAINE CROISIERES and/or one of its partners is subject to the provisions of French Data Protection Law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978.
As such, you have a right to access, rectify and delete any personal information about you that you can exercise at any time at the following address:

Madame Pascale BORIES
+33 6 16 98 12 66
E-mail: contact@aquitaine-cruises.com 

Thus, you can ask for information that is inaccurate, incomplete, ambiguous or outdated to be rectified, added to, clarified, updated or deleted. We do our best to quickly complete the requested changes to the information contained in our existing files.

AQUITAINE CROISIERES may be required to provide certain information to its technical service providers to give you the benefit of certain features of the website. However, such providers are not allowed to make any use of the data that may concern you.

In addition, as part of its trade agreements, particularly in the context of “Special offers” offered by the website, AQUITAINE CROISIERES may have to use and/or transfer this information in the context of partnerships and this, in accordance with the law, in particular in order to ensure you have access to information and personalised services.

Each proposal submitted in this context will include the option to unsubscribe from the mailing list. In addition, you will have the opportunity to send a request in writing to
Madame Pascale BORIES
+33 6 16 98 12 66
E-mail: contact@aquitaine-cruises.com

AQUITAINE CROISIERES will not provide your data to any third party without your express permission.
AQUITAINE CROISIERES undertakes not to disclose data on minors aged under 16.

Use of Cookies

When you visit the website, AQUITAINE CROISIERES and/or its partners may store information on your computer. This information will take the form of a “cookie” or similar file.

Cookies are data sent via your server on the hard drive of your computer that contain no personal information. The role of such cookies is to identify you when you log in to the website and facilitate your participation in certain events and activities on the website. Cookies are also used for:

  • Allowing you to log in and access your account information (stored on our computers) in order to provide you with a better service. This cookie is activated when you register or log in to a service and is modified when you disconnect from our services,
  • Assessing our traffic and our audience share; any person who accesses the server is assigned a unique cookie that determines how he uses the website, and can help the server to target its ads based on the interests and behaviour of users of the website,
  • Assessing the audience share for advertisers,
  • Measuring certain browsing patterns, identifying the websites you have visited, and more generally, your position regarding visits.

AQUITAINE CROISIERES reserves the right to implant a cookie in the computer of any Internet user visiting the website to record any information relating to the browsing of your computer on the website, i.e. without this list being exhaustive, any information relating to pages viewed and the date and time of viewing.

Cookies cannot be used to read the information contained in the files of your computer. Most Internet browsers enable you to delete cookies from your hard drive, block all cookies or receive a warning message before a cookie is copied. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.
In the event that you choose to refuse to receive cookies on the hard drive of your computer, the operation of the website will not be optimum from your terminal, including in the event of a file upload procedure.

Personally non-identifiable information, collected automatically

In some cases, we may collect information concerning you, generic in nature and not personally identifiable. It may be for example the web browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our website or advertisement.

Data linked to browsing

When browsing the website, you leave on our server non-personal computer traces called “log files” that AQUITAINE CROISIERES uses to guide the editorial and promotional content on the website. This information, which is not registered, is only collected on our website. It is not reusable by AQUITAINE CROISIERES during a new use of the website.


Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information about your use of our website (including your IP address) generated by the cookie is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Please note that this website uses Google’s “anonymize IP ()” extension. This will activate the IP anonymisation on our website and your IP address will be abbreviated by Google, within the member states of the European Union or in other states of the European Economic Area, before the transfer to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. The reduction prevents the direct relationship to the person. Google will use the information to evaluate your use of our website, to compile reports on website activity for the website operators, and to provide other services related to web usage and internet usage.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties, as required by law or as far as third parties process these data on behalf of Google. Google will in no case link your IP address to other data from Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of our website. By using our website, you agree to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described above and for the purposes set out above. The data collection and storage can be countered at any time with effect for the future by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: Http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. 

Facebook – Privacy policy for the usage of facebook plugins (Like button)

Our website uses social plugins of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are marked with a Facebook logo or the addition “Facebook Social Plugin”. An overview of the facebook plugins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit a web page that contains such a plugin, your browser will connect directly to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly from Facebook to your browser and integrated into the website. By integrating the plugins, Facebook is given the information that you have called up the corresponding page of our internet presence. If you are logged into Facebook, it can assign the visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example, press the “Like” button or leave a comment, the corresponding information will be sent directly to Facebook by Facebook and stored there. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as your rights and settings for the protection of your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of Facebook.  Facebook collects data about you through our website, you must log out before you visit our website at Facebook.

You must keep in mind that, in general, whenever you voluntarily provide personal information online, that information may be collected and used by third parties. And you acknowledge that AQUITAINE CROISIERES may in no case be liable for messages exchanged through communication tools that it offers to its users and potential consequences.

Jurisdiction and Applicable law

These Terms of Use are governed by French law. Any difficulty in interpreting or executing them will exclusively come under the competent courts of Bordeaux.

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