General terms and conditions of use of the website as of 04/17/2020

1. Object

The website (hereinafter the "website") offers each natural person or legal entity (hereinafter the "User" or "you") access to its free online conversion service (hereinafter "Service").

The purpose of these General terms and Conditions of Use is to determine the rules and methods of use by the User of the website and the Service which are represented by the company Ichwa (hereinafter "we" or "our") who is the owner.

The User also has access via the legal notices section to information on the Publisher and the host of the Site.

2. Content of the Service

The website offers a secure, confidential and free online service of file conversion to PDF.

Each User can convert its files to PDF format.

The Conversion Service is secure. Navigation on the website is ensured exclusively via the secure https protocol.

In the case of conversion without clicking on the "Share" button, no file or password is stored or saved on our servers.

Following the conversion, the User can download the PDF obtained and / or share it by generating a link. This link can be sent by email via a form or be shared on social networks.

The number of PDF files obtained that each User can share is unlimited. The PDF files obtained are available for download for a default duration of 7 days or for the duration selected by the User and for an unlimited number of downloads.

The sharing option is confidential and secure. PDF files are encrypted before storage. No password is stored or saved on our servers.

3. Acceptance of the General terms and Conditions of Use

It is specified that the use of the website and the Service is subject to the unconditional acceptance and compliance by the User to these General terms and Conditions of Use.

We can modify these conditions at any time.

The General Conditions of Use in force can be viewed at any time on the website and can be downloaded and / or printed.

4. Privacy - Information Technology and Liberties

The use of the website and the provision of the Service offered may result in the processing by Ichwa and its partners of the User's personal data.

The methods of this treatment are detailed in our Privacy policy which is an integral part of these General terms and Conditions of Use.

5. Obligations and Responsibilities of the User

5.1 Obligations

Before submitting a document to the conversion service, the User must ensure that he has the right to do so. He must either be the author or have obtained it with the authorization of the copyright holder. The website cannot be held responsible in the event of non-compliance with this clause.

The User acknowledges that the converted document constitutes a new document co-owned by the author of the original document. Thus, the User must not publish the converted documents without the prior authorization of the author.

The User commits, when using the Service, to refrain from violating French or international regulations in force. To this end, he commits in particular to refrain from converting and sharing via our Service, files that:

  • have an illegal nature or result from activities of an illegal nature. As such, the User specifically refrain from sharing files promoting the praise of crimes against humanity, incitement to racial hatred, pornography, incitement to violence, as well as attacks on human dignity,
  • disregard the rights of third parties such as, in particular, the right to image and privacy, the right to intellectual property,
  • contrary to public order and morality,
  • disregard the provisions of the Data Protection Act of January 6, 1978 and / or the prescriptions of the CNIL.

This list is not exhaustive.

By clicking on the "Share" button, the User certifies that they are the author or the owner of the exploitation rights and / or the license of the shared content and further certifies that this content does not in any way violate the property rights of others.

If the User fails to comply with this rule, the file in question may be reported to the appropriate authorities. We will cooperate by communicating the necessary information about the User, the illegal file and the persons who could have accessed and downloaded the file.

We reserve the right of access to the Service to the User who would violate this condition, without prior notification and without the User being able to claim any compensation. We also reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to delete and put offline any file that we consider non-compliant, or whose use is not in compliance with these conditions and / or with French and international laws in force.

5.2 Responsabilities

We cannot be held responsible for files converted by the User via the website and the Service.

We cannot be held responsible for files shared with third parties by the User via the website and the Service.

The User is solely responsible for the data he sends to the servers.

The User is responsible for the link to share the PDF file. He is solely responsible for keeping it confidential and for any use that he may make of it.

The User is responsible for direct and indirect damages of any kind, material or immaterial, caused to third parties and to ICHWA as a result of unlawful use or exploitation of its Service.

The User commits to inform us of any content presumed to be contrary to these conditions and / or clearly illegal.

The User commits to respond to any request for information from ICHWA.

6. Restriction of Access and Suspension of Service

In the event of a breach by the User of these conditions, we reserve the right to block access to the Service at any time and with immediate effect, without prejudice to any legal action which may be brought by ICHWA and all damages that may be claimed from the User.

7. Limitation of liability

We do not offer any guarantee for the use of the website and the Service. The service can be used for personal or professional purposes. However, ICHWA declines all responsibility for the consequences of the use of the files converted through its service.

We do not guarantee in any way that the online conversion service is likely to meet the needs and expectations of the User. We cannot be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage and in particular any commercial, moral or financial damage arising from the use of the website and the Service or the impossibility of using them.

ICHWA cannot be held liable in any capacity whatsoever, and without this list being exhaustive, in the event of modification, suspension or interruption of the website and / or the Service.

We may have to interrupt the website and / or the Service for maintenance reasons. We are not required to notify the User of this interruption. This interruption cannot in any case engage the responsibility of ICHWA and does not give rise to any compensation.

We pay particular attention to security so we have implemented several procedures and tools including the use of an https protocol. We cannot be held responsible if despite of these security precautions the User's files were intercepted, copied, modified, damaged or destroyed.

The User is solely responsible for the files that he converts and that he communicates to any third party through the website, whether transmitted in a public or private framework. Consequently, ICHWA cannot be held responsible for the content communicated by the Users through the Service.

8. Guarantees

You agree to guarantee ICHWA against any action which may be taken against it, or any complaint which may be made against it, by a third party, as a result of the use of the service by yourself, or under the control of your username and password, under conditions which would not be in conformity with these Conditions of Use. This guarantee covers any sum that ICHWA would be required to pay in any capacity whatsoever, including attorneys' fees and recognized or pronounced legal costs.

The use of the Service is not accompanied by any guarantee whatsoever. ICHWA does not give any express or implicit guarantee, as for the use of the Service by the User and in particular on the availability, the opportune, current, reliable and useful character of the website, the Service and the contents.

9. Intellectual Property Rights

Conv2pdf is a trademark registered with the INPI. The graphics, images and texts of the website are the property of the company ICHWA SARL. Any total or partial copy outside the normal use of the website is subject to the written authorization of ICHWA under penalty of prosecution. The User is however authorized to save or print these general conditions of use.

Users that have a personal website and who wishes to place, for personal use, on their website a direct link to the home page of the website, must mandatorily request authorization from Ichwa. In this case, this will not be an implicit affiliation agreement. Additionally, any hypertext link referring to the website and using in particular the technique of framing, deep-linking, in-line linking or any other deep link technique is strictly prohibited. In all cases, any link, even implicitly authorized, must be removed at the request of ICHWA.

10. Governing law

These General Terms and Conditions of Use are entirely subject to French law.

All disputes regarding these general terms and conditions of use, their validity, their interpretation, their execution, their termination and their consequences must be the subject of an attempt to reach a friendly settlement. In the absence of a friendly settlement, disputes will be submitted to the jurisdiction of the Commercial Court of Bordeaux.

11. Separability clause

The invalidity or inapplicability of one or more of the clauses of these general terms and conditions of use will not result in their nullity.