Terms of use

ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS OF USE

Welcome to "Minimoys.3ds.com" (hereinafter "the Site") and its 3D Experiences provided free of charge, for personal use only, by Dassault Systèmes SA (hereinafter "DS").

By visiting the pages of the Site, by testing the 3D Experiences provided through the Site, by creating your avatar, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions of use ("Terms of Use").

If you do not agree with any of these Terms of Use, please do not use the Site.

In order to fully use the services provided by the Site, You must register with DS by opening a free of charge account. In consideration of your registration, You represent that You have the legal right to accept the Terms of Use and are not barred from receiving services under the laws of any applicable jurisdiction.

In so doing, You will be prompted to provide certain information and to create an account name and password. You agree to (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself and your content; (b) maintain and promptly update your profile to keep it true, accurate, current and complete; (c) create only one user account.

If You provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or if We have reasonable grounds to suspect the same, We have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future uses of the Site (or any portion thereof). You must and are responsible for maintaining your password and account confidential and secure and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You must promptly notify DS of any breach of security related to the unauthorized use of your password or account.

Please note that your registration will allow you to access to other 3D Experiences provided by DS and available on various DS websites, subject to your acceptance of the Terms of Use of the relevant DS websites.

You represent that You have the legal right for receiving the services provided by the Site and for communicating your picture as described hereunder, under the laws of any applicable jurisdiction, that if you are under 18 years of age, Your legal representative has the right to receive these services and communicate your picture for this purpose.


DESCRIPTION OF THE SITE

The Site enables internet users (hereinafter, the "Users") for their personal use (i) to create their own "minimoys" avatar but uploading a picture of them and by choosing a character among the Minimoys world and a set of costumes and looks, (ii) to test the 3D Experiences provided by the Site.

Please note that any personal data collected by DS when Users open an account or upload a photo are governed by 3DS Privacy Policy.

If you choose to upload a photo when using the services provided by the Site and to create a minimoys avatar, you hereby grant Dassault Systèmes the right to illustrate, in an e-mail sent to you only, a new 3D Experience launched by DS.

If you submit your minimoys avatar and/or any data while participating to contests organized through the Site, you accept to participate to the related contest and the random selection associated subject to the contest rules available on the Site, plus you grant Dassault Systèmes the right (i) to use your minimoys avatar and/or data to illustrate the minimoys galleries available on DS Websites, (ii) to communicate to Europacorp your minimoys avatar to illustrate the Minimoys Gallery on http://www.arthuretlesminimoys.com and/or bonus of the DVD to be edited for the Arthur's movies.

Please note that You are entitled to delete your personal data from the Minimoys Galleries available on DS websites or on EuropapaCorp website mentioned above. To do so, you may send an e-mail respectively to: and

You are responsible for obtaining access to the Site. Please note that such access may involve third-party fees (such as Internet service provider charges). In addition, You must provide and are responsible for the equipment necessary to access the Site.


3. USE OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE SITE

You agree to use the services provided by the site for your personal use only and not for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use and notably, not:

(a)    To interfere with or disrupt the Site, the services or servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site;

(b)    To interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of all or part of the Service;

(c)    To attempt to gain unauthorized access to any service, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any of DS servers or to any of the services, through hacking, password mining or any other means;

(d)    To modify, adapt or hack the Site or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with the Site;

(e)    To obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the services;

(f)     In any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any of DS servers, or the network(s) connected to any of DS servers;

(g)    To violate in any manner any applicable laws.


4. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS OF DASSAULT SYSTEMES

You acknowledge and agree that the Site and any software used in connection with the Site contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws.

All materials and contents of the Site, including without limitation, the website design text, software in object and source code (including applets), scripts, downloads, graphics, photos, interactive features and the like and their selection and arrangement, and the trademarks, trade names, trade dress, service marks and logos contained therein are owned by or licensed to Dassault Systèmes, and are subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under all applicable laws.

All rights not expressly granted to You in these Terms of Use are reserved.

None of the above mentioned materials may be modified, reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, transmitted, published, licensed, transferred, visited or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose, stored in any other website, included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service, redistributed or framed (or similar) without Our prior written permission.

You may not make any derivative use of this Site or its contents.

You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) belonging to Us without Our prior express written consent.

You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing Our name or trademarks without Our prior express written consent. 
We grant You a limited license to access and make personal use of the Site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with Our prior express written consent.

You are permitted to print and download extracts from the Site for Your own personal use on the following basis:

(a)    No documents or related graphics on the Site are modified in any way;

(b)    No graphics on the Site are used separately from the corresponding text; and

(c)    Our copyright and trademark notices and this permission notice appear in all copies.

For the avoidance of doubt, this clause does not permit any resale or commercial use of the Site or its contents; any derivative use of the Site or its contents or the use of robots, data mining or similar data collection and/or extraction tools is strictly prohibited.

Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Us.


5.  THIRD PARTY CONTENT OR SOFTWARE

You acknowledge that you may use to create your minimoys avatar some content, such as logo(s) or picture(s), or software that is protected by third party copyrights, authors'rights, or trademark rights.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Dassault Systèmes harmless from and against any claim arising from any third party relating to any content or software. This defense and indemnification shall survive the Terms of Use and Your use of the Site. 


6.  LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

We have no control over any of the third party websites to which the Site has links nor do We contribute in any manner to these third party websites and We assume no responsibility for the contents of any third party websites to which the Site has links.

These links are provided solely as a convenience to You.  If You use these links, You will leave the Site. We exclude all liability arising therefrom and do not endorse or make any representations about them or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained by using them. If You decide to access any third party websites linked to the Site, You do so entirely at Your own risk.


7. LINKING TO THE SITE

If You would like to link to the Site, You may only do so with Our prior written approval and on the basis that You link to, but do not replicate, the home page of the Site and subject to the following conditions:

(a)    You do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of Our logos;

(b)    You do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around the Site;

(c)    You do not in any way imply We are endorsing any products or services other than Our own products and services;

(d)    You do not misrepresent Your relationship with Us nor present any other false information about Us;

(e)    You do not otherwise use any of Our trademarks displayed on the Site without Our prior express written permission;

(f)    You do not link from a website that is not owned by You; and

(g)    Your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial towards Us or any third party, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

We expressly reserve the right to revoke the right granted in this clause for breach of these Terms of Use and to take any action We deem appropriate. You shall fully indemnify Us for any loss or damage suffered by Us or any of Our group companies for breach of this clause.


8. MODIFICATION OF SERVICE

We reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the services (or any part thereof) provided by the Site, with or without notice. You agree that DS shall not be liable to You or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the services.

We also reserve the right to modify the Terms of Use from time to time. If You choose to use the Site, You signify that You have accepted the new version of the Terms of Use, which will apply to your use of the Site as of the date of the Terms of Use modification.

You agree to review the most current version of the Terms of Use.


9.   WARRANTIES

You expressly understand and agree that:

  1. Your use of the Site and the services provided by the Site is at your sole risk.
  2. DS and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, agents, partners and licensors disclaim all warranties of any kind, in particular of hidden defects, conformity and non-infringement and make no warranty that (i) the Site will meet your requirements; (ii) the Site will be efficient, accurate, uninterrupted, timely, secure, error-free or available; (iii) the information, data, content, and materials that may be obtained from the Site will be accurate or reliable; and (iv) any errors will be corrected;
  3. You will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or other equipment or loss of data that results from the download of any such content.
  4. You won't do any of the following actions while using the services provided by the Site:

  • harass, threaten, embarrass or cause distress or discomfort upon any person,
  • transmit any content disruptive, unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
  • impersonate any person,
  • post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials or any other form of solicitation,
  • violate any applicable law, regulation or treaty,
  • invade the privacy or violate or infringe any right of any person or entity including, without limitation, any intellectual property right.

10.  LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

You expressly understand and agree that DS, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, agents, partners and licensors shall not be liable for any indirect damages, of whatever nature whatsoever, including, but not limited to, loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, content, content misplacement or accidental deletion, or other intangible losses, even if DS has been advised of the possibility of such damages, resulting from (i) Your ability and/or inability to access and/or use the Site; (ii) Your upload or inability to upload your content; (iii) unauthorized access to, misplacement, deletion or alteration of your transmissions, data or content; (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on the Site; (v) any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses or the like which may be transmitted to or through the Site; (vi) any other matter relating to the Site.


11. TERMINATION

You agree that DS may, under certain circumstances, at its own discretion and with or without prior written notice, immediately terminate your access to the services provided by the Site.

Cause for such termination shall include, but not be limited to (a) breaches or violations of the Terms of Use; (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies; (c) a request by You; (d) discontinuance or material modification to the services (or any part thereof) provided by the Site; (e) unexpected technical or security issues or problems; (f) Your engagement in fraudulent or illegal activities.

You agree that all terminations for cause shall be made in DS' sole discretion and that DS shall not be liable to You or any third party for any termination of your account, or access to the services provided by the Site.


12. APPLICABLE LAW—JURISDICTION

The Terms of Use shall in all respects be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of France and any dispute arising out of or in connection with the use of the Site or the Service shall be brought before the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent Courts of France.

Date Last Modified

These Terms of Use were last modified on September 2009