Legal notice


This website (the “Site”) was designed and developed by Axian.
The Site is owned and made available by Axian.
Director of Publications is Véronique Perdigon.


Use of the Site website is subject to current legislation. The Terms of Use (the “Terms”) set out below in this Legal Notice apply to the Axian website. By accessing and using the Site, you acknowledge that you are bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms of Use, do not access or use this website.


Site access and use

By accessing and using the Site, you acknowledge that you are bound by these Terms of Use. Axian reserves the right to amend these Terms of Use (Legal Notice) at its sole discretion and without prior notice. Users can consult the latest version of these Terms of Use at any time by going to « Legal Notice », which is normally accessible at all times.

If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms of Use, please do not access or use our website.

The Site is accessible free of charge at the address :
Axians reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to suspend or terminate access or navigation to all or part of the Site and/or its content without prior notice for technical reasons, and without entitling any user to claim any indemnity or compensation.

To be able to use the site, users must ensure that their computer software and hardware meets the minimum technical requirements for accessing the website. Prior to using the site, users must ensure that their computer software and hardware are compatible with the Site and the products and services accessible via the Site. Axian can under no circumstances be held liable should users be unable to access this Site.


Intellectual Property

Axian is the exclusive owner of this Site. The Site and each of its elements (including all text, fixed or animated images, databases, as well as any software required to be used in relation to the former) are protected by worldwide copyright laws. Axian owns all legal rights, title and interest in and to the content, including any trade names, trademarks, brand features, logos, illustrations, photographs, images and videos, as well as any databases and software used in relation to the Site.

Axian only authorizes users to view content on the Site solely for your own private, personal, non-commercial use. You are entitled to reproduce content solely in digital format on the PC you use to browse the Site and solely for the purpose of viewing webpages accessed via your browser. For private purposes, you may download content to a single PC and you may print out for your personal use.

Any reproduction or use of Content for any other purposes is expressly prohibited. Any other use is subject to the prior written consent of Axian.


Linking to the Site

You may create a hyperlink to our homepage, provided that it is for non-commercial use and that you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. Third-party websites (« linking sites ») shall not contain content that is pornographic, offensive, defamatory, racist, discriminatory or that may incite or promote racial hatred or discrimination on the grounds of religion, gender, creed or color, or that is malicious, false, misleading.

It is strictly prohibited to establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not alter, delete or conceal, using frames or any other means, advertising and more generally any content published on the Site.

Axian authorizes links to other websites, provided that the following conditions are met:

  • Links to one or more webpages on the Site must not mislead users regarding the relationship between our Site and the linking site.
  • Under no circumstances does authorization by Axian imply that Axian endorses or has reviewed or controlled the content and/services provided by the linking site, or that Axian is responsible in any way for any of their contents.
  • The linking site must not contain any obscene, pornographic, racist, violent or illegal material or any material that is offensive or otherwise objectionable, or that portrays Axian or any of its products and services in a false or misleading way.

Axian reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to revoke this limited right to link sites. Any failure to comply with the above conditions will result in the immediate deactivation of links.



Links to third-party sites

Axian may provide links to web pages and content of third parties from its site via a redirect url. Axian does not accept any liability or responsibility for any third party websites that can be accessed through the Website, nor do we endorse or approve the contents of any such site. These links are provided for your information only.


Warranty / Responsibility

Axian endeavors to ensure that, as far as possible, the information provided on this Site is correct and up-to-date. Axian expressly disclaims all liability and responsibility for any loss or damage resulting from inaccuracies, omissions or errors following misuse of the information provided on the Site. Similarly, Axian disclaims all responsibility for any messages, content or information on the Site which it did not directly generate. Axian will endeavor to correct any errors or omissions as soon as they are brought to its attention, and more generally to amend all or part of the Site, as well as these Terms without incurring any liability in doing so.

If you download content, you do so entirely at your own risk, and assume all legal responsibility by doing this. Axian excludes responsibility for any harm, loss or damage to user hardware or for the loss of any data following a download.

More generally, Axian excludes responsibility for any direct or indirect loss or damage resulting from the use of this Site.


User responsability

You agree to use the Website only for lawful purposes and agree in particular not to use, transmit, or otherwise make available any information, content, images or messages that is unlawful, offensive, defamatory, racist, obscene, pornographic, discriminatory or that may incite or promote racial hatred or discrimination on the grounds of religion, gender, creed or color. Any such content will be immediately removed by Axian.

You agree to respect third-party rights and especially intellectual property rights and privacy rights, as set forth above in « Intellectual property ».

In general, you agree not to interfere with the functioning of information systems or to steal or illegally obtain the login, username or attributes of other users, and in general to refrain from any action whatsoever that may mislead other users.

You agree to refrain from behavior that could be detrimental to the image, interests or rights of Axian or third parties, and from actions that could harm, alter, interrupt, overload or impede the normal functioning of the Site.

If Axian deems that there has been a breach of these Terms of Use, we reserve the right to restrict, suspend or terminate your access to the Site and to take all the necessary technical steps involved.

You are entirely responsible for any use you make of the Site and the services provided, whether in open access or via your user account.

You are responsible for any content, messages, information and images that you publish online and will be held responsible for any direct or indirect loss or damage of any kind whatsoever arising from the use of material on this Site or from any other inaccuracy in these Terms of Use.


Data privacy

The only personal data we will collect about users is the information provided by you when you contact us via the contact email address provided on the Site.

In accordance with [country] data privacy legislation, users have the right to access, amend or delete any personal data held on them. If you wish to exercise this right, please send your request to:, or write to Axian head office [address].

Any personally identifiable information you provide when you contact us will be used solely to respond to your request. We do not sell, share or transfer the personal information that you provide to us through this website except to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.


Data security

Axian uses all reasonable efforts to provide a secure website but cannot guarantee against, and will not be liable for, any technical failures resulting from the use of the Site.


Applicable law and jurisdiction

The use of this Site is governed by the laws applicable in Madagascar and any disputes that cannot be settled by agreement will be submitted to and resolved by the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Madagascar.