Legal Notice


The website .com, which you are currently visiting, is the property of: AGRO INDUSTRIE RECHERCHES ET DEVELOPPEMENTS – A.R.D - A French Société Anonyme with a share capital of €2,924,065.50 whose registered office is located Route de Bazancourt – 51100 Pomacle, recorded with the REIMS registry of trade and commerce under number 350.504.817 (hereinafter "ARD").

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Bâtiment Les Dauphinelles - CS 90001
3 Allée Albert Caquot, 51686 Reims - France.
Tel.: +33 (0)3 26 79 30 05 - Fax: +33 (0)3 26 79 30 06

The director of publication is ARD's general manager, Mr Jean-Christophe DUVAL.

Functional design, web design and technical development:
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51100 REIMS
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General Terms and Conditions of Use:

The Users of the website ( undertake to comply with the General Terms and Conditions of Use of the Website (hereinafter "GTCU") below. The user may only download, share, and print photographs, illustrations, images, and videos for private use and if the copyright is mentioned. Any use, reproduction, copy, or circulation for commercial purposes is forbidden without the express authorisation  of the author of the work in question.

ARD is free to change these GTCU at any time. We advise you to regularly consult the latest version of the GTCU, which is always available at the bottom of the following page:

Intellectual property:

Access to grants you a private and non-exclusive right to use this website. The website and all its constituent parts, in particular the texts, photographs, illustrations, images, animated sequences, etc. are works as defined by the French Intellectual property code and are owned by ARD or the group ARD belongs to. This Website respects authors' rights. All reproduction, representation, and adaptation rights are reserved, including for downloadable documents and icons or photos.


General use of the Website:

ARD makes its best efforts to ensure the information, tools, and services it provides the users with are available and accurate. But ARD shall not be held liable for mistakes, the unavailability of information, or the presence of a virus on its Website. In no event shall ARD be held liable for direct or indirect damage resulting from access to or use of the Website.

"Loi Informatique et Libertés" (French Data Protection Act):

In accordance with the law on freedom of information and files of 6th January 1978, you have the right to access, rectify, modify, and delete or oppose the personal information that concerns you, for legitimate reasons, by writing to the following address: ARD – Communication Department – Route de Pomacle – 51110 BAZANCOURT.

Personal information:
You can use our website without providing nominative information.


Cookies: uses cookies. These files stored on your computer allow us to facilitate your access to the services we provide. The Website's cookies do not contain data that makes it possible to identify you personally, and they are only used to allow this Website to work correctly. We hereby inform you that you can refuse to save these "cookies" by configuring your computer.


Photo and video credits:

Photos: Axel Cœuret, VIVESCIA

Videos: Visu Communication



The existence of hypertext links to other websites shall not constitute a recommendation or an approval of these sites, or their content by ARD. The content and operation of these sites remains the sole and full responsibility of the website concerned, and ARD declines all liability as to the content of the information or services provided on these sites.  Moreover, hypertext links to may only be created with the express prior authorisation of ARD. ARD shall not be liable for the content of the websites containing this hypertext link.


Unavailability of the website:

ARD undertakes to use its best efforts to guarantee its users uninterrupted access to the website at any time.  ARD shall not be held liable for the unavailability of the Website, for any reason whatsoever. In no event shall ARD be held liable for direct or indirect damage resulting from access to or use of the Website.  No compensation shall be paid by ARD for the unavailability of the Website, whether it be temporary or definitive.


Applicable law:

These GTCU shall be governed by French law, to the exclusion of any rule on conflicting law, and any dispute that cannot be resolved by settlement shall be referred