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FAQ 1 : Disclaimer


Terms of Use

All content contained herein is the ownership of Lafarge and/or its affiliated companies, or is licensed to Lafarge and its affiliated companies. Lafarge expressly forbids the downloading and re-purposing of any text, audio, visual, programming or design data without prior written consent from Lafarge.


Site Requirements: Compatible Browsers: Internet Explorer 5.5+, Netscape 7.x, Mozilla/ Mozilla Firefox 1.x, Safari 1.x. It is recommended that you disable any 3rd Party Pop-up Blockers. Minimum 800x600 screen resolution; recommended 24-bit color display. Recommended Plug-ins: Macromedia® FlashTM Player; Adobe® Acrobat® Reader. Adobe® and Adobe® Reader® are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.


Nothing on the www.artevia-us.com website should be construed as constituting an offer of sale or purchase. All products, processes and programs presented on the website [www.artevia-us.com] are not necessarily available in all countries. Consequently, the user of this website agrees to exercise his or her own responsibility when using this information.


While every effort has been made to ensure the reliability of the information contained on this website, Lafarge may not be held liable for any errors, omissions or outcomes that may result from using this information. In particular, hypertext links on our site may lead users to information contained on other servers, over which Lafarge has no control.


The website www.artevia-us.com is normally accessible 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, however certain circumstances including but not limited to events, delays and interruptions outside the control of Lafarge or Capgemini Outsourcing Services, difficulties associated with information systems, difficulties associated with telecommunications networks, other technical issues, or for maintenance, Lafarge may in its sole discretion suspend or interrupt access to all or part of the site.  The website and its content are subject to modification by Lafarge at any time without prior notice.


Lafarge, Artevia and any other product or service name or slogan or logo contained in the [www.artevia-us.com] website are trademark of Lafarge and its affiliated companies and may not be copied, imitated or used in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Lafarge or applicable trademark owner. Ownership of all such trademarks and the goodwill associated therewith remains with Lafarge or the applicable owner. You may not use any metatags using any name, trademark, or product name or service name of Lafarge without Lafarge's prior written consent. In addition, the look and feel of the site, including page headers, customs graphics, button icons and scripts, is the intellectual property right of Lafarge and may not be copied, imitated or used in whole or in part without Lafarge's prior consent. Reference to any products, services or other information, by trade name, trademark name or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by Lafarge.


Under US copyright law, you are prohibited from reproducing (other than for your private use), selling, distributing, issuing, broadcasting, adapting, modifying, publishing, communicating in full or in part in any form the data, presentation or organization of the www.artevia-us.com website, or the works protected by copyright shown on the www.artevia-us.com website without the specific prior written consent of Lafarge and the holder of the copyright attaching to the work, the presentation or organization of the site, or the data reproduced if other than Lafarge.


You are also prohibited from introducing data by whatever means to the [www.artevia-us.com] website that would modify or be likely to modify the content or appearance of the data, the presentation or organization of the site, or the works featured on the www.artevia-us.com website. For more information, contact the webmaster at [EMAIL].


The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (C.O.P.P.A.) of 1998 provides safeguards to protect children who use the internet by regulating the online collection of personal information from children under the age of 13. According to this Act, "(...) if you operate a general audience web site and have actual knowledge that you are collecting personal information from children, you must comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (C.O.P.P.A.)." Lafarge does not intend to collect any Personal Identification Information from children under the age of 13. However, if children under the age of 13 provide Personal Identification Information to us, their parents or legal guardian should request that we delete this information from our files by sending us an email at webmaster.lafarge@lafarge.com. Lafarge will use all reasonable efforts to delete children's information from our files. Further information about the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 may be found on the Federal Trade Commission's website (www.ftc.gov).


FAQ 1 : Copyright

The website "www.artevia-us.com" is owned by Lafarge SA, a French corporation having its principal place of business at 61 rue des Belles Feuilles 75116 Paris, France and published by Lafarge North America Inc., a Maryland corporation with its principal place of business at 12950 Worldgate Drive, Suite 500, Herndon, Virginia 20170. The website is hosted by (CAPGEMINI OUTSOURCING SERVICES) (www.capgemini.com), a French entity with its principal place of business at 55, quai Marcel Dassault, 92212 Saint-Cloud Cedex, France

FAQ 1 : Our partners

The website http://www.artevia-us.com was created by the Lafarge Marketing and Communication Teams in collaboration with the following partners:



Capgemini Outsourcing Services, for website hosting

55 quai Marcel Dassault

92212 Saint-Cloud Cedex



Crehative, for graphic design

Isabella Serey

15 rue Duguay-Trouin

75006 Paris - France

Tél. +33 8 77 37 73 05



Edifixio, for the technical development of the site

64 rue du Ranelagh

75116 Paris - France

Tél. : + 11 33 1 56 90 50 40 - Fax. : + 33 1 56 90 50 20




WordAppeal, for the structuring of information

99 rue du Faubourg Saint-Martin

75010 Paris - France

Tél. : + 33 1 43 38 90 20 - Fax. : + 33 1 43 38 90 23


FAQ 1 : Personal Data

You may send e-mails to the addresses shown on the website. Each message will contain your e-mail address and any additional information that you wish to include in the message.


Tracking techniques may be used on our web site as a means of enhancing your navigational experience. You have a right to access, delete and modify any personal data collected in this way. Any personal information collected is destined for use by Lafarge and Lafarge's partners. Lafarge will never share a user's personal data with any third party, unless the user himself specifically requests this. Lafarge deletes users' IP addresses six months after their last visit to the site.


A session cookie is created when you visit the www.artevia-us.com website. Cookies record information about your visit to our site (pages visited, date and time of visit, etc.) on your computer's hard drive. This information can be used during your next visit to the website. This cookie remains on your computer for 30 minutes. You can block these cookies by modifying the security parameters of your browser (for example, Tools / Options on Microsoft Explorer 6).


The www.artevia-us.com website is registered with the C.N.I.L. ("Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés") under the reference 781056, an update is underway. The "Shareholder registration" services are registered with the C.N.I.L. under the reference 1266566 ; and the collected information relating to the Individual Shareholders' Consultative Committee candidates are registered under the reference 1266574.


As a visitor to the Lafarge website, you are bound to respect the provisions of the French law "Informatique, fichiers et libertés" of January 6, 1978, (n°78-17). Anyone violating this law is liable to penal sanctions.

According to the French law n°78-17 "Informatique, fichiers et libertés", you have the right to access, rectify or delete information which refers to you by name. If you wish to rectify or delete certain data, please send an e-mail specifying your request to: privacy@lafarge.com.


FAQ 1 : Photography and Architecture Credits

Photographes :

Photothèque Lafarge/D.R., Augusto Da Silva/Graphix-images, Roy Wiemann/Getty Images, Yellow Dog Production/Getty Images, François Moura, Liu Zhan, Bernard Collet, Philippe Couette, Claude Cieutat, Laurent Rothan, Jeff Voelz, Rubén Gordi, Guillaume Maucuit-Lecomte, Philippe Ruault, Gustavo Oramas, Jack Clark, Jean-Marie Monthiers, Fernando Ferreira, Guillaume Atger/Editing Corp, Gilles Rolle/REA, Antoine Vavel, The image factory, Philippe Giraud/Terres du sud, Emmanuel Doumic, Mike Ford Photography, Michael Martin Photography, Photothèque Lafarge Asland/Fond éditorial Lundwerg, Patrick Kennedy, Christian Michel, Emmanuel Doumic, Christian Dumont Graphix images, Cazenave ArtKitect, Pont-Senac Jérome, W.W.F. - Canon/Roger Leguen, Saurabh Das/Agence Vu, Jean-Marie Monthiers, Columbia Collection, David Spielman/G.P.A., Georges Fessy, Christian Chamourat, Lloyd Sutton, Adam Welch, R. Lowery/Ernest - Rawlins Photography, Jack Clark, Lyal Lauth, Mamberti Thierry, François Poche, Tucker Photography, Ana Muller, Jeffrey Grosscup/G.P.A., Huang Yu / Shanghai SanHe Photography Co./L.T.D., W.W.F.-Canon/Juan Pratginestos, Jacques Ferrier architecte, Patrick O'Brien, Jae-Seong E., Bruno Fert / corbis, Grégoire Korganow / Rapho, Laurence Prat / Images et Concepts, Gérard Uferas / Corbis, Photothèque C.R.A.S.H., Vincent Rackelboom, Samuel Ashfield, Jean-Philippe Mesguen, Balloide Photo, Hamilton De Oliveira, Mikolaj Katus, Cedric Arnold, Cyrille Dubreuil, Ignus Gerber, Claudio Lara Da Costa, Rich Sanders, Tucker Photography, Grison Jacques, Supnarak Kanok, Fabrice Gousset / Courtesy Galerie Kreo, See Zisiang, Browne Shaun, Gerber Ignus, A. Tabaste, Musée du Louvre / Mario Bellini, David Sundberg / Esto, Richard Humphries.


Architectes :

Bligh Voller Nield, Roberto Canduso, C.P.V. Group Architects & Engineers L.T.D., , Norman Foster, Finn Geipel, Jones Brothers Construction, Hatch Mott MacDonald , Olsen Warman, Ralph Whitehead Associates, Archiplan Co, F.H.W.A., Wichai Khaemajitpishit, Martin Szekely, Moatti & Rivière, Dominique Marrec & Emmanuel Combarel (E.C.D.M.), Frédéric Borel, Rémy Marciano, SOM, Jean Nouvel, André Duvenage, Sophie Hicks, Patrick Rimoux, Architect Collaborative Agency, David LePendu



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