Qwant Junior

Team Qwant
Last update : 23/02/2017

Access to the website and services

The purpose of the site https://www.qwantjunior.com (hereafter “the Website”) is to provide an innovative and real-time updated search engine to a young public (6-13 years). The service is free of charge.

As the legal representative, you acknowledge that the minor user has the skills and means to access and use the Website. You certify having read and agreed to the legal notice and terms of service and undertake to respect it. QWANT reserves the right to unilaterally modify these terms of service to adapt to the future developments of the site and/or its operation.

You are made aware that it is possible to access the Website 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except in the event of force majeure or technical difficulties. QWANT declines any responsibility in case of server problems, problems caused by the telecommunications network infrastructures or any other event beyond its control.

QWANT reserves the right to interrupt, temporarily suspend or modify access without prior notice to all or part of the Website in order to provide its maintenance and/or checking, or for testing purposes. The interruption, the suspension or the modification confers no right to any obligation or compensation. QWANT will endeavor to inform you beforehand. The user is precluded from using the Website for unintended use (for example, unauthorized access to the Website, to servers, computers or databases related to the Website, flooding and denial of services attacks, introduction of malicious software…). QWANT reserves the unilateral right to refuse the Website’s access to the user who is in breach of these terms of service.

Governing law and jurisdiction clause

The Website and its terms of service are governed by French Law, regardless of the place of use. If an amicable settlement is not reached or unsought, the French courts of the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal of Paris will have sole competence for all disputes arising out or relating to these provisions.

Information made available by the search engine and its services

The information provided by the site https://www.qwantjunior.com is for general informational and educational purposes only. QWANT JUNIOR provides search results filtered by:

  • A blacklist excluding violent content, explicit sexual content and advertising content based on the work carried out by the University of Toulouse;
  • A whitelist displaying educational content approved by the French Ministry of National Education.

If a content supposed to be excluded appears in QWANT JUNIOR search results, you can report it by selecting the “Report an illicit content” tab on our contact form available at https://www.qwantjunior.com/contact. QWANT pledges to promptly delist the reported contents if this reporting is justified by the nature of the content. QWANT will endeavor to ensure the accuracy of the information updated in real time on the Website. QWANT may however neither guarantee that the results and information obtained are free of any error or flaw nor guarantee the wholeness, accuracy, comprehensiveness, or absence of change by a third party.

Hyperlinks

QWANT offers hyperlinks to other websites or other information sources edited and/or operated by third parties, for the purpose of improving the user’s navigation. QWANT cannot have any control over the content of these external sources. Therefore, QWANT accept no liability regarding the third-party sites and especially regarding the availability of their resources, their content, any personal data gathering and transmission, use of cookies or any other method for similar purposes.

Intellectual property

You are not entitled to have any intellectual property right neither on the Website and its services nor on its content. You are allowed to use the content available on the Website and its services only in accordance with the applicable law. All rights reserved, QWANT JUNIOR® is a registered trademark owned by QWANT SAS. Any total or partial reproduction of the trademark and its logo, without QWANT’s express and prior written authorization is prohibited, especially for advertising purposes. The Website and its composing elements (texts, pictures, photographs, software, databases…) are the exclusive property of QWANT SAS.

Personal data protection

Our privacy commitments are available here.

We ask users to give personal data such as their minor user’s pseudonym and the legal representative’s e-mail address to process information requests and registration to the services.

The data is gathered and processed by QWANT, in accordance with the currently applicable data protection regulations, for the following purposes:

  • User account creation, to access the services provided on the Website. Each service is regulated by a specific term of service;
  • Information requests;
  • The processing of personal data protection requests (right to be delisted, to access, to amend, to update or delete the user’s personal data);
  • QWANT’s information systems security.

The user acknowledges being entitled to refuse the processing of his personal data. He is also entitled to access his personal information and to have it amended, updated or deleted, by contacting us by:

  • • Regular mail : QWANT – Service juridique, 28 rue de l’Université – 75007 Paris;
  • E-mail address: privacy@qwant.com

The user’s personal data are intended for QWANT only and are retained as long as is absolutely necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was gathered. Qwant guarantees not to sell or disclose the user’s data in any way, subject to regulatory obligations applicable to the search engines. QWANT will make its best-efforts to ensure the transmitted data’s security and confidentiality.

Nevertheless, the information provided by the minor user in its personal account (during registration or modification) is your sole responsibility. QWANT do not access to the user’s profile and accepts no liability as for its content.

Cookies and tracking tools

You acknowledge having being informed that QWANT do not use any cookie or tracking tool while browsing on the Website.

The only technology likely to be set up on the user’s computer is called “local storage”. It is used for saving the connection settings (language, activation or deactivation of Trends, Safesearch and Favicon) only for the duration of the browser session. You acknowledge having being informed that it is possible to remove the “local storage” data by deactivating the cookies via the browser toolbar. You also acknowledge that this deactivation could restrain the access to the Website’s features.

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