Legal notices

1. Legal information

This site is published by RTE Réseau de Transport d’Electricité, a public limited company with an executive board and supervisory board with a share capital of 2,132,285,690 euros whose headquarters is located in Paris La Défense, 1 Terrace Bellini – Tour Initiale – TSA 41000 – 92919 La Défense Cedex, with SIREN number 444 619 258, registered with the Nanterre Trade and Companies Register.

The site administrator may be contacted by e-mail at the following address:

Site hosting:

Location of hosting servers: Paris, France.

The developer of the serious game Need4Grid is CCCP (27 chemin des Alliés – 59300 Valenciennes +33 (0)

The Web developer of is By Us (87 rue Gabriel Peri - 92120 Montrouge, Tel. +33 (0)6 73 34 73 24

2. Personal data protection

In accordance with amended act no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on data privacy, the automated actions for processing personal data implemented as part of the site have not been declared to the CNIL (French data protection authority), as the site does not collect any commercial data.

In particular, users are informed that, in accordance with Article 27 of the law of 6 January 1978, as amended in 2004, personal information voluntarily communicated by the user when completing the forms present on the portal is intended for RTE.

Personal data collected within the framework of this site are subject to processing under the responsibility of RTE as publisher of the serious game Need4Grid and the associated site

Users accept that such data shall be used and/or communicated by RTE and its providers CPBC, By Us, and for the needs of managing operations carried out on the site.

RTE hereby informs users of the serious game Need4Grid and the site that it respects the confidentiality, integrity, and security of the data that users would be led to communicate through this site.

In accordance with the provisions of act no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on data privacy, all persons have a right to access, modify, correct, and delete any personal data about them.

Thus, all persons may demand the correction, supplementing, updating, or deletion of any information pertaining to them that is inaccurate, incomplete, ambiguous, outdated, or whose collection, use, communication, or retention is prohibited.

These rights may be exercised at any time electronically by sending e-mail to the following address:

3. Compliance with legislation

RTE hereby informs users that all laws and regulations in force are applicable to the serious game Need4Grid and the site In particular, users undertake to not use the site to record in the interactive services offered on the portal any illicit or harmful content, and particularly messages that are abusive, insulting, defamatory, derogatory, degrading, racist, xenophobic, sexist, pornographic, threatening, or that would incite hatred or harassment and that would violate privacy rights or be unrelated to the topics put forward.

In addition, users are required to comply with the provisions of the act of 6 January 1978 on data privacy, the violation of which is punishable by criminal penalties. With regard to the personal data to which they have access, users must also refrain from any collection, any misuse, and generally any act likely to harm the privacy or reputation of persons.

4. Conditions of use

Within the framework of its interactive services, RTE reserves the right to remove, immediately and without prior notice, any content of any kind whatsoever and particularly any message, text, image, graphic, etc. that would violate the laws and regulations in force and particularly the regulations described above.

5. Intellectual property

Any total or partial republication, modification, publication, transmission, or distortion of the site or its content, by any process whatsoever, and on any medium whatsoever, is prohibited, except with the prior express authorisation of RTE. Users shall be held liable for any unauthorised use of the website or its content or information disclosed thereon as a punishable infringement of intellectual property rights.

Any total or partial republication of the site’s content is strictly prohibited, except with the prior express authorisation of RTE. Users shall also be held liable for any unauthorised reproduction or extraction.

RTE’s trademarks and any logos appearing on the portal are protected. Users shall be held liable under Articles L 713-2 and L 713-3 of the French intellectual property code for any total or partial reproduction or republication of these trademarks or logos, alone or integrated with other elements, without the prior express authorisation of RTE is prohibited.

6. Cookies

Users are hereby informed that a cookie may be automatically installed on their Web browser software during their visits to the site.

A cookie is a data block that does not permit the user’s identification, but is used to record information relating to the user’s browsing on the site. These cookies are used for the purpose of analysing frequency of visits, measuring views, etc. in order to improve the site’s quality.

Personal information about the user is intended for RTE and may possibly be transmitted to third parties. Users may oppose this transmission of information by sending e-mail to the site administrator.

7. Management of access codes and passwords

Certain interactive services on Need4Grid and the site may require an access code and a password provided during the online registration procedure.

The access codes and passwords are confidential, personal, and non-transferable.

Users are responsible for the management and safekeeping of their access codes and passwords. Therefore, it is up to the users to implement all necessary precautionary measures for their protection and safekeeping. Users are responsible for the consequences of their use.

In no case may RTE be held liable for any fraudulent use of the access codes and passwords of users.

Users undertake to inform RTE of any fraudulent use of access codes and passwords as soon as they become aware of it.

RTE reserves the right to suspend access to the site in the event of fraudulent use or attempted fraudulent use of a user’s password or access code. If access is suspended, RTE shall inform the user.

8. Modification of legal information

RTE reserves the right to modify this notice at any time. Users therefore undertake to consult it regularly.

9. Applicable law in case of dispute

The applicable law is French law.

10. Assignment of jurisdiction

The Court of Appeal of Paris (France) shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear and decide any dispute.