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Privacy Policy – Disclaimer

Who we are

Our website address is: https://chateau-marcel.com.

Owner: Withofs René and Verellen Conny -Siret n° (to be assigned shortly) – Château Marcel, 6, Rue Marcel Malafosse, 34210 Cesseras, France

Author website: Château Marcel

Responsible for publication: Withofs René – info@chateau-marcel.com.

The person responsible for publishing the website is a natural person.

Webmaster: Withofs René – info@chateau-marcel.com.

Host: Withofs René – info@chateau-marcel.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We only collect your data to send you promotions, specific news or greetings. Never will you data be sold to third parties!


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We don’t share your data with anyone!

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

The website

In accordance with Article 6 of Law No. 2004-575 of June 21, 2004 on trust in the digital economy, users of the www.chateau-marcel.com website are informed of the identity of the various parties involved in the creation and control of this website.

General conditions for the use of the site and the services offered.

The use of the site www.chateau-marcel.com implies the full acceptance of the general terms and conditions of use described below. These terms and conditions of use may be amended or supplemented at any time and users of the site www.chateau-marcel.com are therefore invited to consult them regularly.

This site is normally accessible to users at all times. However, Château Marcel may decide to interrupt the site for technical maintenance and will endeavour to inform users in advance of the dates and times of the intervention.

The website www.chateau-marcel.com is regularly updated by René Withofs. Similarly, the legal notices may be modified at any time: they are nevertheless binding on the user, who is invited to consult them as often as possible in order to take note of them.

Description of services provided

The purpose of the website www.chateau-marcel.com is to provide information about all activities of the property, the surrounding area and additional any useful information.

Château Marcel makes every effort to ensure that the information on the www.chateau-marcel.com site is as accurate as possible. However, it cannot be held liable for omissions, inaccuracies and shortcomings in updating, whether attributable to itself or to third-party partners who provide this information. The information provided not specific to the property is not the responsibility of Château Marcel.

All information on the website www.chateau-marcel.com is provided for information purposes and is subject to change. Moreover, the information on the website www.chateau-marcel.com is not exhaustive. It is given subject to changes made since it was put on the market.

Contractual restrictions on technical data

The website cannot be held liable for material damages related to the use of the site. Furthermore, the user of the site undertakes to access the site with recent, virus-free equipment and with a browser updated to the latest generation.

Intellectual property and counterfeiting

Château Marcel is the owner of the intellectual property rights or the holder of the usage rights on all elements accessible on the website, in particular the texts, images, graphics, logos, icons, sounds and software.

Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication or adaptation of all or part of the elements of the site, regardless of the means or procedures used, is prohibited, except with the prior written consent of Château Marcel.

Any unauthorised use of the site or of one of the elements it contains will be considered as an infringement and will be prosecuted in accordance with the provisions of articles L.335-2 and following of the Code of Intellectual Property.

Limitation of liability

Château Marcel cannot be held liable for direct or indirect damage to the user’s equipment when accessing the website www.chateau-marcel.com that arises either from the use of equipment that does not comply with the specifications mentioned above (contractual restrictions on technical data) or from the appearance of a bug or incompatibility.

Château Marcel cannot be held liable for indirect damage (such as loss of market or loss of opportunity) arising from the use of the website www.chateau-marcel.com.

Interactive zones (possibility to ask questions in the contact zone) are available for the users. Château Marcel reserves the right to remove, without prior notice, any content placed on this site that contravenes legislation in force in France, in particular the provisions relating to data protection. If necessary, Château Marcel also reserves the right to hold the user civilly and/or criminally liable, in particular in the event of racist, offensive, defamatory or pornographic messages, regardless of the medium used (text, photographs, etc.).

Management of personal data

In France, personal data is protected by Law No. 78-87 of 6 January 1978, Law No. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, Article L. 226-13 of the French Penal Code and the European Directive of 24 October 1995.
When using the www.chateau-marcel.com website, the following information may be collected: the URL of the links through which the user accessed the www.chateau-marcel.com website, the user’s access provider, the user’s Internet protocol (IP) address.

In any case Château Marcel only collects personal information regarding the user for the purpose of certain services offered by the site www.chateau-marcel.com. The user provides this information in full knowledge of the facts, especially when he enters it himself. The user of the site www.chateau-marcel.com is then informed whether or not he is obliged to provide this information.

In accordance with the provisions of Articles 38 and following of Law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on data processing, files and freedoms, any user has the right to access, rectify and oppose personal data concerning him by making a written and signed request, accompanied by a copy of the identity document bearing the signature of the holder of the document and indicating the address to which the reply should be sent.

No personal information relating to the user of the www.chateau-marcel.com site will be disclosed, exchanged, transferred, assigned or sold in any way to third parties without the user’s knowledge. Only the acquisition of Château Marcel and its rights would allow the transfer of the aforementioned information to the possible buyer, who in turn would be bound by the same obligation of conservation and modification of the data with respect to the user of the site www.chateau-marcel.com.
The databases are protected by the provisions of the law of 1 July 1998 transposing Directive 96/9 of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases.

Hyperlinks and cookies

The website www.chateau-marcel.com contains a number of hyperlinks to other websites that have been set up with the consent of Château Marcel. However, Château Marcel is not able to monitor the content of the sites visited and can therefore not accept any liability for this.

Surfing on the www.chateau-marcel.com website can lead to the installation of cookie(s) on the user’s computer. A cookie is a small file which does not enable the user to be identified but which records information relating to the navigation of a computer on a site. The data thus obtained are intended to facilitate subsequent navigation on the site, and are also intended to enable various measurements of frequency.

Refusing to install a cookie may prevent access to certain services. However, the user can configure his computer as follows to refuse the installation of cookies:
In Internet Explorer: Tools tab (cogwheel icon at top right) / Internet Options. Click on Confidentiality and choose Block all cookies. Validate with Ok.

In Firefox: Click on the Firefox button at the top of the browser window and then go to the Options tab. Click on the Privacy tab. Set the retention rules to: Use custom history settings. Remove the checkmark to disable cookies.

In Safari: Click on the menu icon (symbolised by a cogwheel) in the top right-hand corner of the browser. Select Settings. Click on Show advanced settings. In the Privacy section, click Content settings. In the “Cookies” section, you can block cookies.

In Chrome: Click on the menu icon (symbolised by three horizontal lines) in the top right-hand corner of the browser. Select Settings. Click on Show advanced settings. In the “Privacy” section, click on Preferences. In the “Privacy” tab, you can block cookies.

These procedures are indicative only. Possible updates or upgrades of these browsers could result in the described procedures no longer being accurate. Château Marcel cannot take any responsibility for this. Nor for the absence of procedures due to the launch of new or unlisted browsers.

Applicable law and competent court

Any dispute relating to the use of the www.chateau-marcel.com website is subject to French law. The competent courts of Montpellier have exclusive jurisdiction.

The most important laws in particular

Law No 78-17 of 6 January 1978, amended in particular by Law No 2004-801 of 6 August 2004 on information technology, files and freedom.

Law No 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 on confidence in the digital economy.