About usThe GOTO Bridge website, accessible at www.gotobridge.com, is the property of the GOTO Games company, with a capital of €66,803, RCS (Trade and Companies Register) Lille Métropole registration no. 509 567 681, and located at 3 avenue Antoine Pinay, Parc d'activités des 4 vents, 59510 HEM (France).
Phone: +33 (0)3 59 61 66 00.
Intra-Community VAT no.: FR 30509567681.
Director of publications: Pierre DREULLE.
Hosted by: GOTO GAMES.
Any question about the technical support must be submitted via this form.
General conditions of useUpdated, 18 Octobre 2016
The present General Conditions of Use are the sole property of the publisher. Any reproduction, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.
The present conditions apply to the publisher and any person (hereinafter referred to as “User”) visiting the website accessible at www.gotobridge.com.
ARTICLE 1. LEGAL NOTICEUnder Article 6 of the Law No.2004575 of 21 June 2004 regarding confidence in the digital economy, you can find below the names of the parties involved in the development and administration of the website.
The website www.gotobridge.com is published by:
GOTO GAMES, with share capital of €66,803, having its head office at 3 Avenue Antoine Pinay, Parc d’activités des 4 Vents, 59510 Hem, France, is registered with the Corp. & Trade Reg. of Lille Métropole under No.509567681. – Tel: +33 (0)3 59 61 66 00.
The website managing editor is Mr Pierre Dreulle.
The website www.gotobridge.com is hosted by GOTO Games (see details above), having its head office at 3 Avenue Antoine Pinay, Parc d’activités des 4 Vents, 59510 Hem, France.
The term "User" refers to any person using this website after having agreed with the present General Conditions of Use.
ARTICLE 2. WEBSITE PRESENTATIONThe website www.gotobridge.com allows you to discover the software GOTO Bridge for free and purchase it. This is the gold standard of bridge software in France. Its numerous game modes and functionalities allow players of all ages and levels to have fun playing bridge on Windows.
ARTICLE 3. CONTACTFor any question or request for information concerning the website or to report illegal content or activity, the User can contact the publisher via the contact form available on the website or send a letter to GOTO GAMES, 3 Avenue Antoine Pinay, Parc d’activités des 4 Vents, 59510 Hem, France.
Regarding illegal content reports, it is the User’s responsibility to specify where the illegal content can be found as well as the relevant legal characterisation. Under Article 226-10 of the penal Code, false accusations are subject to criminal sanctions.
ARTICLE 4. ACCEPTANCE OF THE CONDITIONS OF USEAccess to the website and its use imply acceptance of and compliance with the present General Conditions of Use (hereinafter referred to as “GCU”).
GOTO GAMES reserves the right to make modifications to the website content, the services provided as well as the present GCU at any time and without prior notice in order to offer new functionalities or interrupt and modify existing functionalities.
We therefore advise the User, next time he visits the website, to refer to the latest version of the GCU that is accessible on the website at any time. If the User does not agree with the GCU, he should not use the website.
ARTICLE 5. ACCESS AND BROWSINGThe User must have the appropriate equipment and Internet access, which are its sole responsibility and at his sole expense, to access and browse the website.
GOTO GAMES implements the technical solutions at its disposal to provide access to the website 24/7 as it is under an obligation to use its best endeavours. However, it may suspend, limit or interrupt access to the website or some of its pages to update or modify its content, or for any other action deemed necessary in order to ensure the proper functioning of the website.
By accessing and browsing the website www.gotobridge.com, the User accepts these GCU without reservation, whatever technical means of access and terminals are used.
The present GCU apply, as and when appropriate, to any expansion or extension of the website on existing and future social and/or community networks.
ARTICLE 6. WEBSITE MANAGEMENTTo ensure the proper management of the website, GOTO GAMES may at any time:
Suspend, interrupt or limit access to all or part of the website and make all or part of it accessible to a specific category of Net surfers;
Delete any information likely to disturb the normal operation of the website or contravening national or international laws and the Netiquette rules;
Suspend the website to carry out updates.
ARTICLE 7. LIABILITYGOTO GAMES assumes responsibility for the content it publishes only.
GOTO GAMES shall not be held liable for:
Any technical problem, system failure or compatibility problem between the website and whatever computer equipment or software;
Any damage, direct or indirect, of material or immaterial nature, foreseeable or unforeseeable, resulting from the use or difficulties to use the website or its services;
The intrinsic characteristics of the Internet, in particular those relating to the lack of reliability and safety of information circulating on the Internet;
The contents or illicit activities using its website without its knowledge under the Law No.2004-801 of 6 August 2004 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and amending the Law No.78-17 of 6 January 1978 on information technology, computer files and civil liberties.
A case of force majeure as defined by the French legislation and jurisprudence or a decision made by the French authorities;
An interruption of the electricity supply or the transmission lines by public or private operators;
Abnormal or fraudulent use by the Customer or third parties requiring the suspension of the website for safety reasons;
Any intrusion of a third party or hacking by a third party into the system, or illegal data extraction, despite IT security measures in line with current standards, GOTO GAMES being under an obligation to use its best endeavours only with respect to known security technology;
Any loss of information or delay in data transmission when GOTO GAMES is not responsible for it;
The Internet, telephone or cable networks allowing Internet access that are not operated by GOTO Games;
A failure of the hosting servers;
A problem with the services provided by third parties and used by GOTO GAMES.
Moreover, the website cannot guarantee that the information being available on it is accurate, complete and up to date.
The User is responsible:
For keeping his equipment and data secure,
For his use of the website and its services,
In the event he does not live up to the meaning and intent of the present GCU.
ARTICLE 8. HYPERTEXT LINKSThe website may contain hypertext links to other websites over which www.gotobridge.com has no control. Despite prior and regular checking by GOTO GAMES, the latter accepts no responsibility with regard to the contents available on such websites.
ARTICLE 9. DATA COLLECTIONThis website has been declared to the CNIL (French Data Protection Authority).
ARTICLE 10. COOKIESThe website may use “cookies” to collect statistical data about the number of visits to the website, facilitate navigation and improve the service for the User’s comfort. The User can configure his browser to refuse these cookies.
ARTICLE 11. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTYAll website content (texts, graphic elements, images, pictures, sounds, videos and computer applications) is the exclusive property of GOTO GAMES and is protected under applicable copyright legislation.
Any representation, reproduction, adaptation or use, in whole or in part and by any means, of the contents, trademarks and services available on the website without the prior express and written authorization of GOTO GAMES is strictly prohibited and is likely to constitute an infringement as defined in articles L.335-2 and following of the French Intellectual Property Code, with the exception of the elements expressly designated as not protected by copyright on this website.
Access to the website does not imply an acknowledgement of any right and generally speaking, does not confer any intellectual property rights on any website element. The website remains the exclusive property of GOTO GAMES.
The User shall not introduce data that would change or would be likely to change the website content or design into the website.
General conditions of sale
INTRODUCTIONThe website is published by the Seller, GOTO GAMES, having its head office at 3 Avenue Antoine Pinay, Parc d’activités des 4 Vents, 59510 Hem, France, and registered with the Corp. & Trade Reg. of Lille Métropole under No.509567681, with Intra-Community VAT No.FR30 509 567 681.
The following provisions are aimed at defining the General Conditions of Sale on the website www.gotobridge.com.
The present General Conditions of Sale (hereinafter referred to as “GCS”) define the contractual rights and obligations of GOTO GAMES and his Customer in relation to distance and electronic selling of software products.
Only a natural person of legal age and capacity can buy a product. Under-18s cannot buy a product without prior authorization from their legal representatives.
The GCS only govern the relationship between GOTO Games and the Customer in relation to the purchase of a software product via the website.
They express the entire obligations of the parties. The Customer is deemed to have accepted them unreservedly or else his order will not be validated.
When in doubt about any conditions of sale, normal practice in the area of distance selling by companies having their head offices in France and the French Consumer Code apply.
ARTICLE 1. ONLINE SHOPVia the website, GOTO GAMES provides the Customer with an online shop presenting the products on sale accurately.
Prices and taxes associated with the sale of products are indicated in the online shop.
The technical requirements necessary to make the best use of the products are also brought to the Customer’s notice. It is the Customer’s responsibility to ensure that the product meets his needs but also that his equipment, configurations and connection are compatible.
The products of GOTO GAMES are available as:
- A packaged version: delivered to the address provided when ordering a physical medium (USB stick), easy installation of the product on the Customer’s terminal thanks to the user’s guide included.
- A download version: instant installation of the product on the Customer’s terminal.
ARTICLE 2. PRICEGOTO GAMES reserves the right to change prices at any time and publish them on the website.
Only the prices shown when placing the order shall apply.
Prices are all taxes included and given in Euros, US dollars, British pounds and Swiss francs.
Prices include applicable taxes on the date the order is placed and any change in the rate will automatically be reflected in the price of the products in the online shop. Should one or more taxes or contributions be imposed or modified, whether upwards or downwards, this change may be reflected in the selling price of the products.
The total amount of the order (all taxes included) is shown before final confirmation of the order by the Customer.
Payment must be made in full at the time of placing the order.
Prices are per single personal licence for the Customer.
ARTICLE 3. ONLINE ORDERAfter clicking on “Shop”, to order one or several products, the Customer is redirected to a page showing all his order details. He will thus be able to check the price excluding VAT, the desired quantity and the applicable VAT.
Upon confirmation of the offer selected, the Customer will be requested to enter his geographical location.
Thereafter the Customer will be requested to enter his postal address. GOTO Games recalls that the Customer is solely responsible for the information he provides. The Customer therefore undertakes to provide accurate information. GOTO Games cannot be held liable for any delay in delivery or failure to deliver in case the Customer provides false information, whether deliberately or not. Finally, upon confirmation of the order, GOTO GAMES details the content of the order and shows the different payment methods available. We strongly advise the Customer to double-check the information provided. Thereafter and after payment, the Customer will receive a confirmation email at the email address provided at the time of placing the order. Order confirmation implies full and entire acceptance of the present conditions.
The Customer shall accept the present General Conditions of Sale by clicking where indicated for the order to be validated.
GOTO GAMES reserves the right to block the Customer’s order in case of non-payment, a wrong address has been provided or any other problem on the Customer’s account until the problem is solved. The Customer will be notified by email by GOTO GAMES.
ARTICLE 4. PAYMENT AND ORDER CONFIRMATIONThis is an order with a payment obligation, which means that placing the order implies payment by the Customer.
GOTO BRIDGE – Packaged version (PC) or download version (PC).
The Customer makes the payment upon final confirmation of the order by selecting his payment method:
By credit card. Credit card numbers are safeguarded by SSL encryption.
By cheque. The Customer’s order will be processed only after actual collection of the amount.
By bank transfer. The Customer’s order will be processed only upon receipt of payment.
Under Article L.132-2 of the Monetary and Financial Code, the commitment to pay given via a card is irrevocable. By providing his bank details upon purchase, the Customer authorises GOTO GAMES to debit his credit card the amount corresponding to the price shown. The Customer confirms that he is indeed the legal holder of the credit card to debit and that he has a legal right to use it. In the event of an error or if the company is unable to debit the card, the transaction and order will immediately be cancelled as of right.
It shall be stated that GOTO GAMES has subscribed to a distance selling contract with its bank. Bank transactions are secured and GOTO GAMES does not keep in any way the Customer’s bank information.
Any claim not made in compliance with the above procedure and within the stated periods of time will not be considered and GOTO GAMES will not accept any responsibility.
GOTO GAMES has established a procedure for checking orders and payment methods to reasonably protect itself from any fraudulent use of a payment method, which includes asking the Customer to log in.
In case payment authorisation by credit card is refused by accredited bodies or in case of non-payment, GOTO GAMES reserves the right to suspend or cancel the order.
GOTO GAMES also reserves the right to refuse an order placed by a buyer who has not paid a previous order, completely or partially, or with whom a payment dispute is in progress.
Upon receipt of the purchase confirmation and payment made by the Customer, GOTO GAMES sends the order and payment confirmation to the latter at the email address he has provided.
GOTO GAMES is obliged to send an invoice to the Customer once the order is validated.
For any question about his order, the Customer can contact the customer service:
Via the buttons “Help” and “Contact”.
By post at the following address: GOTO GAMES, 3 Avenue Antoine Pinay, Parc d’activités des 4 Vents, 59510 Hem, France.
ARTICLE 5. DELIVERYIn case the software product is delivered via file upload:
As soon as the software product is ordered online and after Customer's account balance verification by GOTO GAMES, the company GOTO GAMES will immediately send the download link of the software product by email to the address provided by the Customer. The Customer will receive a registration code.
In case of physical delivery of the software product:
GOTO GAMES undertakes to deliver the product within the delivery time quoted at the point of ordering.
However, GOTO GAMES undertakes to notify the Customer of any delay in processing the order.
GOTO GAMES cannot be held liable for the non-delivery of the good in case the Customer provides wrong information.
The different types of delivery are detailed at the point of ordering.
ARTICLE 6. RIGHT OF WITHDRAWALUnder Article L.121-20 of the French Consumer Code, the Customer as a consumer has fourteen full days to exercise his right to withdraw from the date he subscribes, without having to provide a valid reason nor pay any penalties, except return charges if need be. When the Customer expressly requests to exercise his right to withdraw before the end of the withdrawal period, it triggers the reimbursement, by GOTO GAMES, of the difference between the amount paid and the amount for the service provided until he has informed the company of his decision to withdraw, calculated in proportion to time.
To exercise his right to withdraw, the Customer shall fill in the attached form and send it back to GOTO Games at the following address: GOTO GAMES, 3 Avenue Antoine Pinay, Parc d’activités des 4 Vents, 59510 Hem, France. Or he can make any other clearly worded statement expressing his decision to withdraw. GOTO GAMES shall acknowledge receipt to the Customer without delay.
Article L.221-28 of the French Consumer Code excludes from the right of withdrawal digital content not provided on a material support whose performance has begun with the Customer’s prior and express consent and waiver of his right of withdrawal.
ARTICLE 7. LIABILITYGOTO GAMES is under an obligation to use its best endeavours only as regards the commitments listed in the present conditions.
The Customer shall be aware of the technical uncertainties intrinsic to the Internet and interruptions of Internet access that may result while using the products. As a result, GOTO GAMES shall in no way be held liable for any unavailability of the Internet connection or slower Internet connection affecting the products.
GOTO GAMES shall not be held liable for any indirect damage or loss, expected loss of profits or savings, loss of revenue, damage to the image that do not directly and exclusively result from its failure.
In any event, the Parties agree that the total amount of the sums that may be borne by GOTO GAMES in the case where it would be held liable for any reason whatsoever will be limited to the amount of the sums actually paid by the Customer to GOTO GAMES in the 12 months prior to the event giving rise to the damage.
For his part, the Customer is responsible for any damage, of material or immaterial nature, direct or indirect, to third parties, including GOTO GAMES, resulting from the illegal use of the products, regardless of the cause and location where the damage occurs.
The User protects GOTO GAMES from the consequences, claims or actions that the company may be faced with.
ARTICLE 8. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTYBy ordering a product from GOTO GAMES, the Customer is granted a non-exclusive licence to make use of the relevant software product. This licence is granted for the whole duration of protection of intellectual property rights, for worldwide use.
This licence allows the use of the software product on one work station and by one user.
The Customer is prohibited from accessing the source codes of the software product, any reverse engineering operation and overall, any intervention, modification, adaptation, etc. of the product.
Intellectual property rights (trademark, copyright, databases) to the product remain in any case the exclusive property of GOTO GAMES.
ARTICLE 9. DATA PROTECTIONGOTO GAMES informs you that your personal data is processed for customer relationship management purposes and in order to help you use the products on sale.
Data processing has been declared to the CNIL (French Data Protection Authority) by GOTO GAMES under No.1407175.
Data is kept for the duration of the contractual relationship with GOTO GAMES.
The data processed is not transferred to countries outside the EU. It may be disclosed to the technical service providers working with GOTO GAMES and linked by contract with the company, which are under an obligation to ensure the security and confidentiality of the data entrusted to them.
In accordance with the Law No.78-17 of 6 January 1978 on information technology, computer files and civil liberties, the Customers of the company GOTO GAMES have the right to access, delete and amend any personal information. They can exercise this right, providing evidence of their identity, by post at GOTO GAMES, 3 Avenue Antoine Pinay, Parc d'activités des 4 Vents, 59510 Hem, France. They will receive an answer within one month maximum.
ARTICLE 10. FORCE MAJEUREGOTO GAMES’s performance of its obligations is suspended in the event of an act of God or force majeure preventing it from fulfilling its obligations. GOTO GAMES will notify the Customer of such an event as soon as possible.
ARTICLE 11. EVIDENCEThe computerised records stored in the computer systems of the company GOTO GAMES or its partners in reasonably secure conditions shall be considered as evidence of communications, orders and payments between the Parties.
ARTICLE 12. WAIVERIt is formally agreed by the Parties that any waiver by one of the Parties of the enforcement of all or part of the obligations set forth in the present conditions, whatever the frequency and duration, cannot be construed as modification of this agreement or as conferring any right whatsoever.
ARTICLE 13. APPLICABLE LAW AND COMPETENT JURISDICTIONAll clauses in these General Conditions of Sale are governed by French law.
Any controversy between the Parties concerning the interpretation or application of this agreement shall be settled through direct negotiations between the Parties as explained below prior to taking the case before the competent court.
With a view to bringing about a resolution of the dispute arising from the performance of the present contract, the Customer agrees to first contact GOTO GAMES at the address given above. The Customer will explain the dispute for which he contacts GOTO GAMES with supporting documents. On that basis, GOTO GAMES undertakes to reply to the Customer as soon as possible to find an amicable solution.
If the Parties cannot agree on a compromise or solution within thirty days from the receipt of the reply from GOTO GAMES, the dispute will be brought before the competent courts.
Unless the Customer is a consumer, the courts of Lille shall have exclusive jurisdiction, notwithstanding multiple defendants or introduction of third parties, even in case of emergency interim proceedings.
ARTICLE 14. COMING INTO FORCEThe present general conditions came into force on 18 October 2016.
STANDARD WITHDRAWAL FORM(Complete and return this form only if you wish to withdraw from the contract.)
3 Avenue Antoine Pinay
Parc d’Activités des 4 Vents
59510 Hem - France
+33 (0)3 59 61 66 14
I hereby give notice that I withdraw from my contract of provision of the following services:
Name of consumer(s):
Address of consumer(s):
Signature of consumer(s) (only if this form is notified in writing):