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Legal Notice &
Privacy Policy

The company MARVIN SERIES (VPLP Design), as a result of its concern for human rights, in particular in relation to automatic processes, and in a spirit of transparency for its clients, has implemented a policy which covers all such processes, their purpose, and the means at the disposal of users so they can fully exercise their rights.

For more information on the protection of personal data, please consult the following website:

By continuing to browse this website, you accept unreservedly the following provisions and terms of use.

The currently available online version of these terms of use is, to the exclusion of all other versions, binding upon the users of the website and remains so until it is replaced with a new version.

Article 1 – Definitions

1.1 “Website” means our website at

1.2 “Publisher” means MARVIN SERIES (VPLP Design), a simplified joint-stock company with a capital of €7622.45, whose registered office is situated at 18 allée Loïc Caradec 56000 Vannes, represented by Marc Van Peteghem, in his capacity as chairman, listed on the Vannes companies register under number 341 405 892, and contactable by telephone on +33 (0)297 447419 and email at

1.3 Hosting Provider” means OVH, the service hosting, whose registered office is situated at 2 rue Kellermann 59100 Roubaix, contactable by telephone on +33 (0)522 260086.

1.4 Editorial director: Vincent Yves-Marie Cast LAURIOT PREVOST

Article 2 – Access to the Website

ccess to and use of the Website are granted for personal purposes only. You undertake to not use this Website and the information and data it contains for commercial, political or advertising purposes and for any kind of commercial canvassing, in particular the sending of unsolicited emails.

Article 3 – Content of the Website

All the trade names, photographs, comments, illustrations, static or animated images, video sequences, sounds, and computer applications that may be used to ensure the operation of this Website and, more generally, all the items reproduced or used on the Website are protected by the intellectual property laws currently in force.

They are the exclusive property of the Publisher or its partners. Any reproduction, depiction, use or adaptation in any form whatsoever of all or a part of these items, including computer applications, without the prior written consent of the Publisher, are strictly forbidden. The fact that the Publisher does not institute proceedings after gaining knowledge of any unauthorized use does not mean that such use has been granted and that proceedings will not be instituted.

Article 4 – Management of the Website

In the course of its proper management of the Website, the Publisher can at any time:

  • suspend, interrupt or limit access to part or all of the Website; 
  • restrict access to the Website, or certain parts of it, to a particular category of users;
  • delete any information that may disrupt the functioning of the Website or breach national or international laws;
  • suspend the Website for the purpose of updating it.

Article 5 – Liability

The Publisher cannot be held liable for any fault, breakdown, difficulty or interruption that prevents the user from accessing the Website or one of its features. 

You are solely responsible for the equipment you use to access the Website. You must take all appropriate measures to protect your equipment and your data, in particular from computer viruses circulating on the Internet. You are solely responsible for the Websites and data that you consult.

The Publisher cannot be held liable for any proceedings instituted against you that arise from:

  • your use of the Website or any service accessible via the Internet; or
  • your failure to comply with these terms and conditions.

The Publisher cannot be held liable for damage done to yourself, a third party, your equipment or a combination thereof that results from your accessing and using the Website, and consequently you will refrain from taking any action against the Publisher in this respect.

If ever the Publisher is the subject of amicable or legal proceedings as a result of your using the Website, the Publisher can institute proceedings against you in order to obtain redress for any damages, sums of money, convictions and expenses that may arise from such proceedings.

Article 6 – Hypertext links

The Publisher authorizes users to create hypertext links to all or part of the Website. Any such link must be removed if the Publisher so requests.

Any information that is accessible through a link to other websites is not published by the Publisher. The Publisher does not enjoy any right over such linked content.

Article 7 – Data gathering and protection

The company MARVIN SERIES (VPLP Design) gathers your data. Personal data means any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual (individual concerned). An individual might be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to a name, an identity number, or one or several specific factors that are peculiar to the individual’s physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.

Personal data gathered by the Website is mostly used by the Publisher in order to manage its relations with you and, where appropriate, to process your orders. The Website gathers the following personal data:

  • First and last names
  • Email address
  • Role in competitive sailing

Article 8 – Right to access, rectify and erase your data

In accordance with the regulations relating to personal data, users of the Website enjoy the following rights:

  • Right of access: Users can exercise their right to access their personal data by writing to the Publisher at the email address below. Before complying with this right, the Website can request from the user some proof of identity to ensure the appropriateness of granting the right.
  • Right to rectification: If the personal data held by the Website is inaccurate, users can request for it to be rectified.
  • Right to erasure: Users can request their personal data be erased, in accordance with the laws relating to data protection.
  • Right to restrict processing: Users can request that the processing of their personal data be restricted, in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • Right to object: Users can object to their data being processed, in accordance with the provisions of the GDPR.
  • Right to data portability: Users can request to obtain the personal data that they supplied to the Website in order to reuse it on another website.

You can exercise these rights by writing to us at the following address: MARVIN SERIES (VPLP Design), 18 allée Loïc Caradec, 56000 Vannes, France.

You can also email us at

Any request must include a signed copy of a valid proof of identity. It must also contain the contact details of the individual making the request. An answer will be sent within one month of the Publisher receiving the request. The Publisher may take up to two months to provide an answer if the complexity or number of the requests requires more time.

Moreover, since the creation of French law No. 2016-1321 dated 7 October 2016, individuals can if they wish organize what happens to their data after their death. For more information on the subject, please consult the website of the French data protection authority (CNIL):

Users can also lodge a complaint with CNIL on its website at

We recommend that you contact us first before lodging a complaint with CNIL, because we will do our utmost to resolve any issue you might have in this respect.

Article 9 – Data use

The Website gathers personal data from users to ensure the availability of its services, to improve its services and to maintain a secure environment. The legal basis for such processing is the contract between the user and Website. More specifically, data use ensures the following:

  • access and use of the Website by individuals;
  • management and optimization of the Website;
  • provision of user support;
  • verification, identification and authentication of data submitted by users;
  • customization of services through the display of advertising depending on user browsing history and according to user preferences;
  • prevention and detection of fraud and malicious software (malware), and the management of security incidents;
  • management of any disputes with users;
  • dispatch of commercial information and advertising, depending on user preferences;
  • organization of payment services.

Article 10 – Data storage policy

The Website stores your data for as long as necessary to ensure the provision of its services and support.

For a reasonable period of time or for reasons of satisfying legal requirements or regulations, settling disputes, preventing fraud and abuse, and applying the Publisher’s terms and conditions, the Website can also continue to store some of your data if necessary, even after you have closed your account or even if the Publisher no longer needs them, in order to provide you with its services.

Article 11 – Sharing personal data with third parties

Personal data can be shared with other companies based in the European Union, in the following cases:

  • when a user uses the payment services, because the Website has entered into contracts with banks and other financial institutions to ensure the provision of such services;
  • when the user publishes information in the Website’s comments sections which are accessible to the public;
  • when the user authorizes a third-party website to access his or her data;
  • when the Website calls on service providers to provide user support, advertising and payment services, it being acknowledged that such service providers have limited access to user data, to enable the provision of their services, and also have a contractual obligation to use such data in accordance with the applicable regulations relating to personal data protection;
  • if the law requires, the Website can transfer data subsequent to complaints lodged against the Website and in order to comply with administrative or judicial procedures.

Article 12 – Advertising

It is possible that you will receive advertising from the Publisher. If you do not wish to receive advertising, please let us know by sending an email to

If you access any personal data while browsing the Website, you must refrain from making a copy of it, any unauthorized use of it and any act that might constitute an infringement of the right to privacy or cause reputational damage. The Publisher declines all liability in this respect.

Data is stored and used for as long as the legislation allows.

Article 13 – Cookies

What is a cookie? A cookie is an electronic file which is placed on a device (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.) and can be read while the user is browsing a website, reading an email, installing or removing software or a mobile application, regardless of the type of device used by the user (translated from the French source:

While you are browsing the Website, the company managing the Website and other companies may place cookies on your device.

When you connect to the Website for the first time, a banner is displayed to explain how the Website uses cookies. Henceforth, by continuing to browse the Website, you acknowledge that you have been informed and consent to the use of said cookies. Such consent is valid for a period of thirteen (13) months. You can disable cookies in the settings of your Web browser.

Any data gathered in this way will only be used to monitor the volume, type and configuration of the traffic using the Website, to develop the Website’s design and layout, to achieve other administrative and scheduling tasks, and in more general terms to improve the Publisher’s services.

The Website might include computer applications sourced from third parties to enable users to share the content of the Website with other people, to inform other persons that they have browsed the Website, or to share their opinions on the Website’s content.

Such is the purpose of the Share and Like buttons associated with social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others. The Publisher has no control over the processes deployed by social media outlets to gather information relating to your browsing of the Website and to compare such information to the personal data in their possession. The Publisher encourages users of the Website to consult the privacy policies of such social media in order to take cognizance of how they use personal data.

The following cookies are used by the Website:

– Google Analytics, for the purpose of measuring the Website’s audience.

For more information on how cookies can be used, managed and disabled on all types of browsers, we encourage you to consult the website Your Online Choices and in particular:

Article 14 – Product photographs and depictions

Photographs of products and their accompanying descriptions do not constitute a binding contractual commitment on the part of the Publisher.

Article 15 – Applicable law

These terms of use of the Website are governed by the laws of France, under the jurisdiction of the courts in the area of the Publisher’s registered office, unless a French law or regulation requires otherwise.

Article 16 – Contact us

For any question about the products shown on the Website or about the Website itself, please write to us at the following email address: