Legal Information

Last updated: February 06, 2014

These terms and conditions govern your use of our Website Hiving . Please read them entirely before usage. If you do not accept these terms, please do not use this Website. Using the Website implies that you accept our General Terms and Conditions . We do occasionally update these terms, so we advise that you refer back to them in the future.


Website provided by: Hiving

Country of registration: France

Registered Company Number: 514975135

VAT Registration Number: FR 15 514 975 135

Website governed by French Law

Contact us

Registered office:
3 Cité Rougemont
75009 PARIS


You will be able to access the majority of this Website without having to register any details with us. However, particular areas of this Website will be accessible only if you have registered.

We try to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours every day. However, access to the Website may be suspended temporarily in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair, or for reasons beyond our control. Where possible we will try to give Hiving Members advance warning of maintenance issues but shall not be obliged to do so.


Hiving owns the intellectual property rights of the Website and all material it places on the Website. All text, images, marks, logos, designs, button icons, graphics, pictures, audio and/or visual material are the property of Hiving or its licensors. Unless otherwise stated, the reproduction or redistribution of any elements that make up the website- in whole or in part- is strictly prohibited. You must not republish, sell, rent, sub-license, reproduce, duplicate, copy, edit or otherwise modify any material from this Website unless specifically authorised in writing by Hiving.


If you would like to link to Hiving, you will need our prior written permission and to contact us . We have no interest in controlling the content of your website but to be associated with our company, your website cannot contain content that is offensive or controversial, it must not infringe upon any intellectual property rights or other rights of any person and you cannot present any false or libellous information about us.

As a convenience to Hiving Members, Hiving includes links to third party websites or materials which are beyond its control. We have not reviewed each third party website and have no responsibility for such third party websites or their content. These third party websites do not represent our company or its views and we do not actively endorse them or any material contained in them. If you choose to access a third party website linked from this Website, it is at your own risk. However, we reserve the right to remove any material hosted or published upon our website.


This section is to be read in conjunction with our General Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy .

To register with Hiving you must:

By registering, you will provide certain Personal Information. You must ensure that the details provided by you are truthful, complete and accurate. You agree that you will maintain the accuracy of your personal details.

We communicate with you by email and by posting notices on the Website. To register, you must also agree to receive communications from us electronically.

Only one account per member is permitted. Hiving may freeze or cancel your registration immediately if you breach any of your obligations under our Terms and Conditions .


To register you need to provide a valid email address, accept our Terms and Conditions and complete the required fields on the registration form. Once you have done this, we will send you a confirmation email with your registration information.

Our registration page.


When you register to use Hiving , you will choose a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website. You are responsible for the security and protection of this password. This includes selecting a password that is sufficiently difficult to hack and keeping it confidential. You will also be responsible for all activities that occur or are submitted under your password.

If you suspect that someone else knows your password or that your account has been compromised, you should notify us immediately by contacting us .

We will never ask you for your password. Passwords are stored in encrypted form so that they are not useable even if our database were accessed. However, in very rare cases, Hiving Members may request that we access their account with their password. Afterwards, Members must change their password. We have no responsibility for any losses or damages that may result from such access.


Our different online community platforms (Facebook Page, forums, etc.) allow Hiving Members to interact with each other via message boards. We advise you not to post or in any way reveal any of your personal details in these places (for example, your email or postal address and telephone number).

When using this Website or other Hiving community platforms you should not post or send, to or from, this Website any material:

  • for which you have not obtained all necessary consent;
  • that is discriminatory, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, liable to incite racial hatred, in breach of confidentiality or privacy, which may cause annoyance or inconvenience to others, which encourages or constitutes conduct that would be deemed a criminal offence, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise is contrary to the law in the United States or France;
  • which is harmful in nature including, and without limitation to, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data;
  • impersonating another person.

Hiving does not control the content placed on our community platforms. However, Hiving reserves the right to refuse to post or remove material posted on our public interfaces and to contact you in the case that there are concerns about the content you have added. If we believe that any material placed on our community platforms by you is unlawful, we may contact the relevant authority.

Hiving is not represented by and does not endorse the validity of any opinion, piece of advice, information or statement displayed on the message boards by third parties. The content of the messages posted on our message boards are the responsibility of the individual authors alone, the views expressed by these or any other individuals do not represent the views of Hiving.

With the exception of personally identifiable information, any material you send or post to this Website or on our community platforms shall be considered non-proprietary and not confidential. Unless you advise to the contrary, we will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material for any and all purposes.

Hiving may also review or edit the content of our community platforms. Therefore, if you have concerns about it, you should contact us immediately .


We take all reasonable steps to ensure that the information on our Website is correct. However, it is not possible to guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in our Website. We may make changes to the material on this Website at any time and without notice. The material on this Website may be out of date, or on rare occasions incorrect and we make no commitment to ensure that such material is correct or up to date.

The material on this Website is provided without any conditions or warranties of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide access and use of this Website on the basis that we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions which but for these Terms may have effect in relation to this Website.


We may change the Hiving Website, correct or update information about our Registration Requirements and Process at any time without notice. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version. Naturally, if you don’t agree, do not use our Website.

This Website’s Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with French law and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the jurisdiction of the French courts.


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