Terms and conditions of use of the "Metabolic Explorer" website

By logging on to the “metabolic-explorer.fr” website, the User acknowledges having read, understood and accepted, without limitation or reservation, these general terms and conditions of use as well as the policy on personal data protection and cookie management. More generally, it is the User’s responsibility to use any information contained on this site with discernment and a critical mind.

1. Identities

Publisher :/ The site is published by :

METabolic EXplorer S.A.
Biopôle Clermont-Limagne
1, rue Emile Duclaux
63360 Saint-Beauzire – FRANCE
Téléphone : 33 – (0)4 73 33 43 00
Fax: 33 – (0)4 73 33 43 01

Legal information :

Société Anonyme with capital of 5,091,913.30 euros head office: Biopôle de Clermont Limagne
63360 Saint-Beauzire
423 703 107 R.C.S. Clermont-Ferrand

Hosting : /The Site is hosted by :

Infomaniak Network SA
Rue Eugène Marziano 25
1227 Les Acacias (GE)

Head of publishing : Benjamin GONZALEZ, CEO

2. Business information

METabolic EXplorer has created this website in order to present the activities of the METEX Group and to comply with the legal and regulatory obligations required by its status as a listed company. The information is provided for general information purposes only, with no guarantee of suitability for any particular purpose. METabolic EXplorer may modify or update them at any time without notice.

3 . Intellectual property

All articles, images, trademarks, logos, domain names, photographs and other documents appearing on this site in the form of text or images are either the property of METabolic EXplorer, or are subject to rights of use, reproduction and representation granted to the latter and are subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights. Any total or partial reproduction or representation of this site, by any means whatsoever, without the express authorization of METabolic EXplorer is prohibited and constitutes an infringement punishable by the provisions of the Intellectual Property Code.

Distinctive signs such as company names, brands, products and logos appearing on the site are the property of METabolic EXplorer or its group companies. Any reproduction in whole or in part and any use of copies made from elements of the site, without the express prior written consent of METabolic EXplorer, is prohibited in accordance with the provisions of the French Intellectual Property Code.

4 . Commitments of the website User

The User declares that he/she complies with the present general conditions of use and the laws in force.

Each user of the website who provides information grants METabolic EXplorer full transferable rights to this information and authorizes METabolic EXplorer to use it. Information thus provided by Users will be considered as non-confidential. However, where the information provided by the User is personal data within the meaning of the applicable law, it is processed in accordance with the policy on the protection of personal data and cookies applicable to this website.

Finally, the User acknowledges that he/she has the necessary skills and means to access and use this site. He also acknowledges that he has checked that the computer configuration of his equipment is virus-free and in perfect working order.

5 . Hyperlinks

METabolic Explorer declines all responsibility for the content of sites to which it offers the User links on this website, the User remaining the sole decision-maker in activating the link. METabolic Explorer reserves the right to modify or delete any link indicated on its site at any time.

Users wishing to create a hypertext link from the METabolic Explorer site must obtain the latter’s express, written and prior authorisation by sending their request to the following address: METabolic Explorer, Service communication – Biopôle Clermont-Limagne – 1, rue Emile Duclaux, 63360 Saint-Beauzire France

6. Updates, modifications and maintenance of the website

METabolic EXplorer reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time, in particular by updating this website. METabolic EXplorer undertakes to use its best efforts to ensure that the METabolic EXplorer website is accessible at all times. Nevertheless, METabolic EXplorer declines all responsibility in the event of difficulty in accessing this site or of interruptions in the connection, whatever the causes. Access to the site may be interrupted or restricted for maintenance or other technical reasons. METabolic EXplorer cannot be held responsible for these interruptions and the consequences they may have for the User.

7. Responsibilities

All information accessible via this site is believed to be correct at the time of publication. However, the company does not guarantee the completeness and accuracy of this Information. METabolic EXplorer makes no warranties, express or implied, and assumes no liability in connection with the use of this information. METabolic EXplorer is not responsible for the accuracy, errors or omissions contained on this site. The User is solely responsible for the use of such information.

METabolic EXplorer shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, whether direct or indirect, resulting from information contained on this site.

METabolic EXplorer shall not be liable for any information, opinions or recommendations expressed by third parties.

METabolic EXplorer cannot be held liable for any damage or virus that may damage or render unusable the User’s computer equipment following a visit to the site, despite the policy and ongoing security measures implemented by METabolic Explorer.

In addition, the site operates via the Internet and mobile networks, which are beyond the control of METabolic Explorer. METabolic Explorer cannot be held responsible for the unavailability of the site or for any difficulty or inability to download or access site content.

Lastly, the information provided on this website should not be construed as a solicitation or invitation to purchase METabolic Explorer securities.

8 . Applicable law

The website and its conditions of access and use are governed by French law. Any dispute arising from the use of information, files or any other document when connecting to or browsing the aforementioned website will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the French courts. The site is created in accordance with the rules applicable in France, even if it is accessible to Users based outside French territory. In the event of any discrepancy between the information presented in the French version of the site and the information presented in the English version or in any other language, the information presented in the French version of the site shall prevail.

9. Contact details

If you have any questions about the terms and conditions of use of this website, please contact us using the contact form on this website, or by e-mail at contact@metabolic-explorer.com or by post to the following address: METabolic Explorer, Service communication – Biopôle Clermont-Limagne – 1, rue Emile Duclaux, 63360 Saint-Beauzire – France.

Privacy policy

By connecting to or consulting the website, the User acknowledges having read, understood and accepted, without limitation or reservation, METabolic EXplorer’s personal data protection policy (the “Policy”), cookie management and general terms of use. The protection of personal data is of great importance to METabolic EXplorer, which undertakes to take all reasonable measures to ensure that the User’s personal data is processed securely within the framework of the applicable regulations. The purpose of the policy is therefore to inform all Users of the rights and freedoms that they may assert with regard to METabolic EXplorer’s use of their personal data and to describe the measures that METabolic EXplorer implements in order to protect them. METabolic EXplorer undertakes to implement appropriate measures to preserve the security and confidentiality of Users’ personal data, in particular by ensuring that they are not distorted, damaged or disclosed.

Private data

Whatisa« private data » ?

This is personal data recorded on METabolic Explorer’s server, supplied voluntarily by the User when filling in online forms or registering to receive information, or resulting from technical settings inherent in the use of the site, such as :

  • IP address: an IP address is assigned to each computer by the Internet service provider to enable the User to access the Internet. The IP identifier changes with each connection and does not allow automatic identification;
  • the login if the User browses restricted areas of the site;
  • e-mail address, if it relates to an identified or identifiable natural person;
  • The date and time of the User’s visit to the site, as well as the pages consulted;
  • Computer operating system and browser software.

How doesMETabolic Explorer use User’s personal data ?

This personal data is reserved for strictly internal use by METabolic EXplorer and will not be used for commercial purposes or passed on or transferred to anyone else for commercial or prospecting purposes. They are kept for the time necessary to process the request. In general, the personal data provided by the User is used by the METabolic EXplorer Group for the following purposes:

  • To enable METEX Group to process User requests and respond to messages;
  • E-mail information about the company, its activities and financial publications;
  • Process applications and manage the recruitment process where necessary,
  • Ensuring site safety;
  • Understand user navigation on the site, but in a non-personalized way.

For further information on current applicable regulations, the User may consult the website of the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) at the following link: https://www.cnil.fr/fr

How longcanMETabolic Explorerkeep a User’spersonal data?

  • For subscriptions to receive the Group’s financial and corporate information: e-mail addresses and User information will be kept as long as the User has not requested the deletion of his/her e-mail address or has not unsubscribed.
  • Pour les candidatures reçues via le site internet : se rapporter à la section ci-dessous : « Cas particulier des Curriculum vitae déposés sur le site de la société METabolic EXplorer ». For applications received via the METabolicEXplorer website: please refer to the section below: “Special case of Curriculum Vitae submitted via the METabolic EXplorer website“.

Can the User modify, rectify or delete his personal data?

In accordance with the French Data Protection Act no. 78-17 of January 6, 1978, and with article 43 of the amended law of September 30, 1986, Users are informed that they have the right to access and rectify any personal information concerning them.

Users have the option of registering, via this site, by communicating their e-mail addresses to METabolic EXplorer in order to receive financial information and general news from the METEX Group. This information will be kept as long as the User has not requested the deletion of his e-mail address or has not unsubscribed.

The User’s rights of unsubscription, rectification and deletion may be exercised upon simple request (specifying surname, first name and address) by writing to :

Service communication,
Biopôle Clermont-Limagne – 1, rue Emile Duclaux,
63 360 Saint-Beauzire – France


by email to contact@metabolic-explorer.com with the object «personal data modification ».

For each newsletter or press release received by the User at the registration e-mail address, a personal unsubscribe link will be provided, enabling the User to instantly unsubscribe from receiving information from the Group.

Special case of curricula vitae submitted on the METabolic EXplorercompanywebsite

The personal data collected through the Curriculum Vitae and cover letters of candidate Users, received from the METabolic EXplorer website (Careers section) may be used for the processing of applications and for purposes directly and strictly related to recruitment. In particular, it enables us to get in touch with candidates. In this case, the CVs and cover letters received, together with the related personal data, will be kept for a maximum of one (1) year from the date of receipt. After this period and in the absence of an express request to the contrary from the candidate User, METabolic EXplorer will proceed with the definitive deletion of the CVs and cover letters in accordance with the Group’s internal policy and in compliance with the applicable regulations.

The retention period has been set at one year to allow METabolic EXplorer to contact a candidate for whom future job opportunities exist other than the specific position for which the application was submitted.

If the candidate wishes to modify, rectify or delete his/her personal data or CV from the METEX database, he/she can inform METabolic EXplorer by sending a simple request by e-mail (specifying name, first name and address) to contact@metabolic-explorer.com with the subject line ” change candidate personal data » indicating precisely which data you wish to delete (all or part) or modify.


Cookie management

When you visit our website www.metabolic-explorer.com , cookies are placed on your computer, mobile phone or tablet.

What are cookies used for?

A cookie is a file saved by your browser software on the hard disk of your terminal (PC, tablet, smartphone) when you visit a website. A cookie file enables the server to identify the terminal (PC, tablet, smartphone) in which it is stored, for the duration of the validity or storage of the cookie.

What cookies are used on the www.metabolic-explorer.com website?

Three types of cookie files are used on our website:

• Cookies that are necessary for the site to function properly; these are session cookies that are strictly necessary for technical identification of the connection. These cookies are only kept for the duration of your connection to the site.

• “Analytical” cookies used to analyse site traffic (e.g. most frequently visited pages, search engine queries, etc.).

• Cookies managed by third parties, which are subject to the management policies of these third parties. You will be informed of the purpose of the cookies of which we are aware and of the means available to you to make choices with regard to these cookies.

How can I refuse/delete cookies?

As a user, you can decide at any time whether or not to accept cookies on your terminal (PC, tablet, smartphone).

If your browser software (e.g. Microsoft Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc.) allows cookies to be stored on your terminal, the cookies deposited by the pages and content you have consulted will be stored temporarily in a dedicated space on your terminal.

If you refuse to accept cookies on your terminal, or if you delete the cookies stored on your terminal, you will no longer be able to benefit from certain functions on our site.

Please note that most browsers accept cookies by default. However, you can decide to block these cookie files or ask your browser to warn you when a site tries to set a cookie on your terminal.

To modify your browser’s cookie management, you need to change the settings in the confidentiality tab.

To find out more about cookies, visit the CNIL website: : Les conseils de la CNIL pour maîtriser votre navigateur | CNIL