Legal statement

Editorial responsibility

The owner and publisher of this website is Faurecia, a European Company organized under French Law with a capital share of € 966,250,607, the head office of which is located 23-27 rue des Champs Pierreux, 92000 Nanterre Cedex - France, and which is registered with the Nanterre Trade and Companies Register under number 542 005 376.

Its VAT number is FR 96 542005376.

Faurecia can be contacted at the phone number +33 1 72 36 70 00.

The Publication Director is Ms. Victoria Chanial, EVP Communication of the Faurecia Group.

The site is hosted by Acquia, 53 State Street, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02109, United States of America.

Website by Pepper Cube

Legal responsibility

Forvia Internet Site www.forvia.com ("the Website" or "the Site") is intended to provide information about the activities of the Group.

Faurecia makes every effort to ensure the information on this Site is accurate and up-to-date and reserves the right to make changes to the content therein at any time without prior notice. However, Faurecia cannot guarantee the accuracy, the exactness and completeness of this information. More generally, Faurecia declines all responsibility for any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and for all damage, including that resulting from the intrusion of a third party conducting to changes to the information made available on this Site.

The information made available on this Site, as well as in this legal notice or in the Privacy Policy, cannot be considered as financial information or as encouraging to invest or speculate on the market stock of the Faurecia group.

Therefore, the user acknowledges that he/she uses this information under his/her sole responsibility.

Faurecia is in no way liable for any direct or indirect damage or loss of any kind, as a result of visiting these pages or pages accessible through hypertext links made available on this Site.

Again and similarly Faurecia is not liable for damages that may result from accessing the Site, including any damage or virus that may infect computer equipment or any other property belonging to users.

Intellectual property

All components of the Site as well as the Site itself are protected by intellectual property laws and in particular by author rights. All these elements and in particular trademarks, logos, texts, data, drawings, graphics, photos, animations, sounds, computer codes, including downloadable documents, are the property of Faurecia or that of its rights holders.

It is therefore strictly forbidden to copy, distribute, reproduce, modify, distort or transmit the Site or elements thereof without the prior written authorization of Faurecia. Faurecia prohibits in particular any extraction of a qualitatively or quantitatively substantial part of the content of the Site, as well as any unauthorized use of the brands, trademarks and logos appearing on the Site. Only the personal use of the Site for consulting purposes is permitted without authorization.

Faurecia reserves the right to sue any act of infringement of its intellectual property rights, including in the context of a criminal action.

Privacy policy

Faurecia thanks you for visiting its Website. The protection and security of the personal data that you may entrust to us when using our Site are of great importance to us. That is why we are committed to protecting your privacy and processing your data in the most confidential way.

We wish to inform you here about the processing of your data: what kind of personal data we collect when you visit our Site, for what purposes they will be used, etc.

For the sake of transparency, we have summarized in the table below the main purposes for which we collect your data, the data collected for this purpose and the maximum duration during which it is retained. You will, of course, find more detailed information in paragraphs 3 and 4 below.

Categories of data concerned Purposes of their use Legal basis Retention period
Pages visited, time spent on each page, time between visits, etc. Design a more fluid and ergonomic Site where you can find relevant information more easily Your consent, via the settings of your internet browser 14 months, then anonymization of the data (statistics)
Traces of computer connection to our Site Ensure our computer security It is our legitimate interest to protect our Website from fraud and attacks 12 months

Similarly, you have certain rights regarding the use of your data (access, modification, deletion, opposition to processing, etc.) that you can exercise directly through our Data Protection Officer (“DPO”).

To exercise these rights (on condition of proof of your identity), you can contact the DPO, appointed by Faurecia to handle issues related to the protection of your data:

All other relevant information (third parties accessing data, relationship with our service providers, transfer of your data outside the European Economic Area in some cases, etc.) can be found in the following paragraphs of our Privacy Policy, of which we hope you will enjoy the reading.

Privacy Policy Scope

This Privacy Policy applies to the Forvia website www.forvia.com ("the Website" or "the Site"). It is specific to the data processing carried out on this site.

It must be applied to all Faurecia employees and potential subcontractors, wherever they are located in the world.

What is personal data?

Personal data is any information relating to a person who is either identified or identifiable, directly or indirectly. For instance, your name, pseudonym that you use online, your picture, your address, your phone number, etc., are personal data. Information that does not allow us to establish a connection with you is not personal data.

What data are we likely to collect and process?

When you access information on our Site, data that may lead to a potential identification are recorded on our servers (for example the date, the time, and the pages visited, as well as your IP address) so that you can reach the requested page or for security reasons. At the end of the session, this data is either immediately deleted, or anonymized so that it can be analyzed statistically, or stored for a period of 12 months (if necessary for security reasons).

Lastly, cookies may be placed on your browser on this occasion. For more information, we invite you to read our paragraph that is dedicated to it.

For what purposes does Faurecia process and use your data?

We use your data for the following purposes:

You have the right to withdraw this consent at any time, using the options made available to you on our communication media or, in general, by writing to the Faurecia Data Protection Officer at the address indicated in the preamble to this Policy.

Faurecia only processes your data as long as it is necessary for the purposes for which it has been collected. At the end of this period, the data is either erased or irretrievably anonymized.

Use of cookies

We use cookies in order to make the visit of our Site more interesting and to make the use of additional features possible. Cookies are text files that are stored on the user’s computer when he/she browses a site.

We use for example:

Specifically, here are the cookie we use:

You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer by changing your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted or so that you receive a notification before a cookie is stored. However, this may result in our Internet offer being limited.

Your browser help menu will let you know how to express or change your cookie preferences:

As far as mobile devices are concerned, the following pages will let you know how to express or change your cookie preferences:

Use of Google Analytics

Our Site uses Google Analytics, a cookie-based web analytics tool owned by Google lnc ("Google"). Through the Google Analytics cookie, we can analyze your use of our Website. The information generated by the cookie and relating to your use of this Site is generally transferred to and stored on a Google server in the United States.

This Site uses the Google Analytics extension "anonymizelp" that anonymizes IP addresses. This anonymization guarantees that Google will shorten your IP address within the EU Member States and in the other countries belonging to the European Economic Area so that any direct identification of the users is excluded. In exceptional cases, the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. At Faurecia’s request, Google will use this information to analyze the way you use the Site, to compile reports on the activity on the Site, and to provide Faurecia with other services related to the use of its Site and of Internet. As part of the use of Google Analytics, the IP address transmitted by your browser will not be cross-checked with other information held by Google. You can disable the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting for your browser (see paragraph above). In addition, you can prevent the transmission to Google of the information that is generated by the cookie and specific to the use of the Website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of such data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser module by clicking on the following link:

Modification of this Privacy Policy

Faurecia reserves the right to modify at any time this Privacy Policy when necessary, for example when introducing new features or to comply with new legal provisions. We therefore invite you to read it regularly when visiting our Site: it can be viewed at any time by clicking on the "Legals" link in the footer of all pages of the Site. If a significant change to our Privacy Policy became necessary, we would notify you by any means, reminding you that you can delete your data if the changes would unfortunately not satisfy you.