Legal information and general terms of use

Welcome to the website (hereinafter: the “website”). By logging in to or using our website, you acknowledge having read, understood and accepted, without limitations or conditions, these General Terms of Use and their provisions related to the protection of personal data and cookies. Please note that if you visit other Valbiotis company websites, other general terms of use and provisions on the protection of personal data apply to those sites, and we recommend that you read them.

I. Legal information


Hereinafter: the “Company”:

Business name: Valbiotis SA
Head office: 
12F rue Paul Vatine – 17180 Périgny, France
Legal form: 
Limited Liability Company with Board of Directors and Supervisory Board
SIREN No.: 800 297 194
Capital stock: 
€ 973 753.40
Sébastien PELTIER

In compliance with Law no. 2004-575, of 21 June 2004, on confidence in the digital economy, we hereby inform you that the “” website is owned by Valbiotis.


The website was designed by the agency Havas Life Paris, 29-30 Quai de Dion Bouton, 92800 Puteaux.

Part of the photos of the website was made by Philippe Warrin, Photographer, 2 rue campan 78100 Saint Germain en Laye.


This website is hosted on the computer equipment of the OVH company, whose head office is located at: 2 rue Kellerman – 59100 Roubaix – France

The website is governed by French law; visitors accessing the site from outside of France must be sure to obey applicable local laws.

This legal information may be changed at any time without prior notice, so we encourage you to check it regularly.

II. General Terms of Use


This Company has placed this website online in order to present to you some of its business activities. This information is provided in the context of general information, with no guarantee that it is suitable for any specific need in terms of use. The Company is entitled to change and update it at any time without prior notice.


The Company owns, reserves and maintains all property rights, specifically intellectual rights, including the rights to reproduction of this website and the items it contains. Consequently, any partial or total reproduction of this site and the items it contains, without written authorization from the Company, is strictly prohibited.

The logos and all other distinctive symbols contained in this site are the property of the Company, or require authorization for use. No right or license shall be attributed to any of the items on it without written authorization from the Company or from the third party holding the rights.


The Company is responsible for the processing of your personal data and undertakes to handle your personal data in compliance with French and European regulations and legislation in effect, specifically (EU) Regulation 2016/679, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The Company collects the personal data that you agree to provide as part of the present website, based on the following purposes and legal bases:

To respond to your requests for information
> Examples:
– Requests for information on our products, interview requests, requests for information on our job offers, speculative applications, requests for subscription to the “Letter to shareholders” etc…via the “Contact” form
> Categories of data collected: First name, last name, e-mail address, telephone number, postal address, company, CV, cover letter.
> Purpose: Depending on the subject of your request:
– Legitimate interests of the Company to inform involved persons and legitimate interests linked to the Company’s communication and promotional activities;
– Legal obligations of social law.
> Recipients: Staff authorized internally to process your request, a consulting firm providing services in the EU under confidentiality clause.
> Retention period: Depending on the subject of your request:
– 3 years from collection or from the last contact at the initiative of the person concerned;
– Maximum 2 years after consent of the applicant or immediate destruction;
– Until you unsubscribe from the newsletter in question. You can unsubscribe at any time;
– Limitation period applicable according to the personal data collected. 

For cookies, refer to article F. Cookies of this document.

Your personal data will be used internally by the Company. However, they may also be shared with our partners and/or subcontractors located in the European Union with whom we have signed contracts to handle your requests and/or to provide us with the necessary support.

Use of your personal data is necessary to answer your questions, to send out personalized communications or to comply with our legal obligations.

You have the right to access, correct, delete, transfer and contest the processing of your personal data. You may exercise your rights by e-mail at:, or by post at: Valbiotis S.A. – Départment des Affaire Juridiques – DPO – 12F Rue Paul Vatine – 17180 Périgny, France.


Any user of the website acknowledges having read these terms of use of the site and undertakes to comply with them.

The Company shall not be held liable for any direct or indirect damages that may result from access to or use of the site and/or these data, which include inaccessibility, loss of data, damage to or destruction of data, or viruses that may affect the user’s computer equipment, and/or the presence of a virus on its site.

Although the Company makes every effort to provide reliable content on its site, it cannot guarantee that its content is free of inaccuracies or omissions, and shall not be held liable for any errors or omissions, or for any absence of availability of information and services. The Company reserves, at all times and without prior notice, the right to make improvements and/or changes to the content of its site. Consequently, the user acknowledges sole liability for use of this information.


This site may include links to other sites or other Internet sources. Since the Company cannot control those external sites and sources, the Company shall not be held liable for making those external sites and sources available, and likewise declines any liability for the content, advertising, products, services or any other material available on or from those external sites and sources. These links are offered to users of the site as a service. Any decision to click on the links is at your own risk. We wish to remind you that any non-affiliated sites are subject to their own terms of use.


A cookie (also known as a tracker) is a small text file placed by a website’s server on your computer or mobile device when you visit this website. It records certain information for a certain period of time about your browsing or your online behavior.

Different types of cookies are placed on the Company’s website:

  • essential internal cookies exempt from collecting consent,
  • cookies with consent collection such as third-party analytics and performance cookies and third-party targeted advertising cookies.

For cookies with consent, the data is collected only if you click on «Accept all» or if you click on «Manage my cookies» to select certain cookies in the Cookie Preference Center (opt-in).

Cookies can be stored only for the duration of a session up to a maximum duration of 12 months depending on their type.

Without consent, your continued browsing of our Website will only result in the collection of essential internal cookies exempt from collecting consent.

The following list of cookies is provided for information purposes. It is current as of 05/07/2022 and may not be exhaustive.

  • Essential internal cookies are automatically placed:

During your visits, you are informed that a cookie can be installed automatically on your navigation software. This is a block of data that is not used for identification purposes but is used to record information related to your navigation on the site. In particular, it makes it possible to carry out analyses of visits and audience measurements in order to improve the quality of the site.

> Cookie name: pll_language (WordPress) – Purpose: Keeps the version of the site used (EN/FR) for the next visit

> Name of cookies: axeptio_all_vendors, axeptio_cookies, axeptio_authorized_vendors (Axeptio) – Purpose: Saving of choices regarding consent/refusal to the deposit of cookies

  • Third-party analytics and performance cookies are deposited with your consent:

The website uses Matomo cookies, these cookies help us to identify the content that interests you the most as well as to identify certain malfunctions. Your browsing data on this site is sent to Matomo, which stores them from one session to a maximum of thirteen (13) months.

> Cookie name: pk_id (Matomo) – Purpose: Track visits and visitor characteristics

> Cookie name: pk_ses (Matomo) – Purpose: Track user session

  • Third-party targeted advertising cookies are placed with your consent:

Certain features of the Company’s website are based on services offered by third-party sites (,, Your browsing data on this site is sent to Google Inc., which stores them from one session to a maximum of thirteen (13) months.

> Name of cookies: DSID , IDE (– Purpose: User tracking and advertising targeting

> Cookie names: SAPISID, HSID, _Secure-3PSID, SSID, NID, 1P_JAR, CONSENT, SEARCH_SAMESITE_, AEC, e-3psidcc, _SECURE-3PAPISID, _Secure-1PAPISID, APISID, SID, SSID, _Secure_1PSIDCC, SIDCC,DV,UULE,OTZ,_GRECAPTACHA (– Purpose: User tracking and advertising targeting

> Name of cookies: APISID,_Secure-3PSID, SID, SIDCC, HSID, wide, PREF, LOGIN_INFO, YSC, CONSENT, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE (– Purpose: User tracking and ad targeting


You can find the privacy rules of Google Inc by clicking on the following link:

Depending on your preferences, you can «Accept all», «Refuse all» or «Manage my cookies». Note that a cookie already accepted can only be deactivated and will be deleted only after the expiration of its legal retention period.

In addition to the Cookie Preference Center, you can also disable cookies by following the instructions below (note that your user experience may be degraded if you delete an essential internal cookie):

1/ If you use Internet Explorer as your browser

In Internet Explorer, click “Tools”, then “Internet Options”.
On the General Tab, under “Browsing History”, click “Settings”.
Click the “Display Files” button.
Click the header of the column “Name for sorting all files in alphabetic order”, then scroll down the list until you find file names starting with the prefix “Cookie” (all cookies have this prefix and usually contain the name of the website that created the cookie).
Select the cookies(s) that contain the name “Valbiotis” and delete them.
Close the window with the list of files, then double-click on “OK “to go back to Internet Explorer.

2/ If you use Firefox as your browser

Go to the “Tools” tab menu and select “Options”.
In the drop-down list, select “Privacy & Security”, then click on “Display Cookies”.
Find any files that contain the name “Valbiotis”.
Select and delete them.

3/ If you use Safari as your browser

In your browser, select the “Edit Preferences” menu. Click on “Security”.
Click on “Display Cookies”.
Select any cookies that contain the name “Valbiotis” and click on “Remove” or “Remove All”.
After you have deleted the cookies, click on “Done”.

4/ If you use Google Chrome as your browser

Click on the “Tools” menu.
Select “Options”.
Click on the “Advanced options” button and go to the “Privacy” section.
Click on the “Display Cookies” button. Find any files that contain the name “Valbiotis”.
Select and delete them.
Click on “Close” to go back to your browser.


The information and recommendations available on this website (hereinafter the “Information”) are offered in good faith. They are assumed to be accurate when they are published on the site. However, the Company provides no guarantee that this Information is comprehensive and accurate. You assume the entire risk of relying on this Information. This Information is provided to you on the condition that you, or anyone else who receives it, can determine its value for a precise purpose before using it. Under no circumstances shall the Company be held liable for damages likely to result from relying on or using this Information. This Information must not be considered as a recommendation for the use of information, products, processes, equipment or formulations that may infringe on a patent, copyright or trademark. The Company shall not be held expressly or implicitly liable if your use of this Information results in infringement of any patent, copyright or trademark.

The Company categorically rejects any interpretation that seeks to represent the content of its website as offers of sale or incentives to purchase shares or other securities of the Company, whether listed or unlisted. No guarantee, either express or implicit, is given as to the commercial nature of the Information provided, nor to its suitability for a given purpose, as well as for any products referred to in the Information. Under no circumstances shall the Company be responsible for updating or correcting information published on the Internet or on its web servers. The Company reserves the right to change or correct the content of its websites at any time without prior notice.

The documents posted on this Internet site may contain prospective information about the Company (especially, goals and trends), specifically concerning the financial position, results of operations, activities and business plan of the Company. These data do not constitute forecasts in the sense of EU Regulation no. 809/2004.

The Company assumes no obligation or liability toward its investors or any other stakeholders to update or revise – in particular due to new data or future events, all or part of the declarations, prospective information, trends or goals contained in these documents. Supplementary information about the risk factors and uncertainties likely to affect the Company’s financial results or activities can, moreover, be found in the latest versions of the Reference Document the Company has submitted to the Financial Markets Authority.

Without this list being exhaustive, the Company does not guarantee that its website will operate without interruptions or that the servers providing access to it and/or to third party sites for which hypertext links are displayed do not contain viruses.


The Company may update these terms of use at any time. Consequently, you are encouraged to periodically check the latest terms of use in effect. These terms of use are subject to applicable law and are under the jurisdiction of the competent courts.


For any question about the terms of use of our website, please contact us by e-mail using the contact form, or by post at the Company address stated in the Legal Information section.