Legal Notice


Website URL:

Website owner: Saudi-French Business Council

Status of the website owner: Association

Mailing address of the site:
Basem A. Al-Hebshi
باســـم عبدالهادي الحبشي

Executive Manager, Business Councils
P.O.Box 16683
Riyadh 11474, Saudi Arabia

Tél : +966 11 218 2222 Ext. 2184
Direct : +966 11 218 2184
Fax : +966 11 218 2485

Name of the website designer: Developed by Leaders League and Social Brain

Name of the publication officer: Basem A. Al-Hebshi

Email address of the publication officer:

Site hoster: OVH
RCS Roubaix – Tourcoing 424 761 419 00045
APE Code 6202A
VAT #: FR 22 424 761 419
Headquarters: 2 rue Kellermann – 59100 Roubaix – France

Publication director: Octave KLABA


Use of the website implies fully and entirely accepting the terms of use specified below. These terms of use may be modified or completed at any given moment. The users of the website are thus asked to regularly refer to the terms. At any given moment, all users should usually be able to access this website. However, the SFBC may decide to interrupt access for technical maintenance. The website is updated regularly. Likewise, the legal notice may be modified at any given moment. Notwithstanding, the user must comply with it, and is asked to refer to it as often as possible to become familiar with it.


The purpose of the website is to provide information on all the activities of the association. The SFBC endeavors to provide information that is precise as possible on the website However, the SFBC shall not be held responsible for any omissions, inaccuracy, or shortcomings in the updates, whether they may come from itself or from third-party partners that provide this information. All information on the website is provided for informational purposes only, and may change. Moreover, the information on the website is not exhaustive. The information is provided, subject to modifications made after their going online.


The website uses JavaScript technology. The website shall not be held responsible for material damage related to the use of the website. Moreover, the website user commits to accessing the site with recent material that does not have viruses, and with the latest and most updated version of their web browser.


The SFBC owns the intellectual property rights or has the user rights for all the elements accessible on the site, including the texts, images, graphics, logos, icons, sound, and software. Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication, or adaptation of all or part of the elements of the website, via any means or process, is prohibited, unless the SFBC has provided prior written consent. Any unauthorized use of the website or of any of the elements it contains shall be considered as counterfeiting, and legal action shall be taken as per Articles L.335-2 and the following articles of the Intellectual Property Code.


The SFBC shall not be held responsible for direct or indirect damage caused to the user’s equipment when they access the website, or that results from the use of equipment that does not comply with the specifications stated in point 4, or from a bug or incompatibility. Likewise, the SFBC may not be held responsible for indirect damage (such as losing a contract or an opportunity) resulting from using the website Interactive areas (with the option of asking questions in the contact area) are offered to users. The SFBC reserves the right, without prior formal notice, to delete any content left in this space that may contravene applicable legislation in France, particularly the stipulations relating to data protection. Depending on the situation, the SFBC also reserves the option of implicating the civil and/or criminal liability of the user, especially in the event of a message including racist, injurious, defamatory, or pornographic content, regardless of the medium used (text or photography for example).


In France, personal data is protected in particular by Act # 78-87 of January 6, 1978, Act # 2004-801 of August 6, 2004, Article L. 226-13 of the Criminal Code, and the European Directive of October 24, 1995. When the website is used, the following information may be collected: the URL of the links through which the user accessed the website, the user’s service provider, and the user’s internet protocol (IP) address. In any event, the SFBC only collects personal data on the user for the needs of certain services that the website offers. The user knowingly provides this information, particularly when they enter it themselves. The user of the website is then informed of whether the information is mandatory or not. As per the stipulations of Article 38 and the following Articles of Act 78-17 of January 6, 1978 on information technology, data files, and civil liberties, all users have the right to access, rectify, and object to their personal data, via a written and signed request, with a copy of their identity card that contains the signature of the holder of the identity card, and the address to which the response must be sent. None of personal data of the user of the website is published without the user’s knowledge, or exchanged, transferred, given up, or sold to a third party on any medium whatsoever. Only the hypothetical buyout of the SFBC and its rights would make it possible to transmit the said information to the potential acquirer, which would in turn need to make the same commitment regarding saving and modifying data to the user of the website The website is not filed with the CNIL because it does not collect personal data. The databases are protected by the stipulations of the July 1, 1998 Act that transposes Directive 96/9 of March 11, 1996 on the legal protection of databases.


The website contains a number of hyperlinks to other websites, placed there with the authorization of the SFBC. However, the SFBC does not have the possibility of verifying the content of the website visited in this way, and thus shall not bear any responsibility regarding this. Navigating the website may result in one or more cookies being installed on the user’s computer. A cookie is a small file that is not able to identify the user, but that does save the navigation information of a computer on a website. The data that is obtained aims to make the website navigation easier afterwards, and is also used to measure traffic in various ways. Refusing to install a cookie may make it impossible to access certain services. However, to block cookie installation, the user may configure their computer as follows: In Internet Explorer: Tool tab (gear symbol in the top right) / Internet options. Click on Confidentiality and select Block all cookies. Validate by clicking OK. In Firefox: On the top of the browser window, click on the Firefox button, then go to the Options tab. Click on the Privacy tab. Set “Firefox will” to: Use custom settings for history. Then uncheck this to disable the cookies. In Safari: On the top right, click on the menu icon (the gear symbol). Select Settings. Click Display advanced settings. In the Confidentiality section, click Content settings. In the Cookies section, you can block the cookies. In Chrome: In the top right of the browser, click on the menu icon (symbolized by three horizontal lines). Select Settings. Click Show advanced settings. In the Confidentiality section, click Preferences. In the Confidentiality tab, you can block the cookies.


Any litigation relating to the use of the website is subject to French law. The competent courts of Paris have exclusive jurisdiction.


Act # 78-87 of January 6, 1978, modified in particular by Act # 2004-801 of August 6, 2004, on information technology, data files, and civil liberties. Act # 2004-575 of June 21, 2004 on trust in the digital economy.


User: The internet user who goes on the internet and uses the above-mentioned site. Personal data: Information in any form whatsoever that directly or indirectly enables the identification of natural persons to whom it apples (Article 4 of Act # 78-17 of January 6, 1978).