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Access to and use of this website are subject to the Legal Notices set out below, as well as all applicable laws and regulations.

Connecting to and accessing the www.beneteau.com website implies full and unreserved acceptance by all visitors of all the provisions contained in these Legal Notices, which should be viewed whenever connecting to the site.

Article 1 - Purpose of the SPBI S.A. website

This website belongs to SPBI S.A. and it is dedicated to products of the BENETEAU brand.  Its purpose is to:

- Present its range of products and services.

- Provide information about events and boat shows.

- Present its worldwide dealership network.

Article 2 - Private data

SPBI S.A. agrees to refrain from using any private data you may supply in any way that would contravene current data protection legislation.

SPBI S.A. collects the following personal information from you:

- Surname and First name

- Postal address

- E-mail address, telephone and/or fax number(s)

- Profession

- Year of birth

This data helps SPBI S.A. to get to know you better, and is used with your express consent for the sole purpose of enabling you to receive the BENETEAU newsletter and to inform you about our products and services.

The data collected is used only by the internal departments of SPBI S.A. and particularly by the communications, network development, marketing, and after-sales departments.

In accordance with articles 39 and subsequent of the French law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 (the French data protection act), anyone may view and, if need be, correct or request deletion of data relating to themselves by applying to the communications department. Anyone may also, for legitimate reasons, object to the processing of data relating to them.

Any questions concerning the processing of private data should be addressed to:



Carla Demaria





Tel: (00 33) (0)

Fax: (00 33) (0)

E-mail: internet@beneteau.fr

Written requests accompanied by a copy of your identity card or similar official form of identity may be made to SPBI S.A. at the above address in order to obtain, free of charge, any private data we hold concerning you and, where appropriate, to correct that information where it is inaccurate, incomplete, ambiguous or out of date or where the collection, use, communication or retention of such data is prohibited.

If your private data changes, you should notify SPBI S.A. of such changes in writing at the address shown above.

Article 3 - Cookies

As you browse this website, we are likely to save data related to your navigation in files known as “Cookies”. These are stored on your terminal (computer, tablet, mobile phone or any other device optimised for the Internet).

We have provided this page to help you understand what a cookie is and enable you to adapt your settings.  

These cookies are used by SPBI SA to improve your user experience and make it easier to browse this website.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored in a dedicated space on your terminal’s hard disk, via your browser, when visiting a website or viewing an advertisement. It contains several items of data, including the name of the server that deployed it (server of the website you are visiting), an identifier in the form of a unique number and in some cases a cookie expiry date.

In using cookies a company or organization can recognize the terminal of the users on which it has been stored. It can also collect data related to how they browse websites and offer personalized services to them.

We would like to reassure you that these cookies contain no private data and that only the company or organisation deploying the cookie can read or modify the data within them.

The cookies used on this website

            - Cookies needed for this site to work properly: these memorize data you enter in forms, manage and make access to privately accessed pages secure (registration or access to your account, service required, contents of a shopping basket, etc.)

            - Functional cookies: these adapt the presentation of the website to your terminal’s display preferences (language used, display resolution, etc.) and personalize your access to the site.

            - Analytical cookies (or “audience measuring cookies”): these collect traffic data anonymously to build statistics and establish how often the site is visited (number of visits, page views, etc.) and to know how the elements comprising this site are used (sections and pages viewed, etc.) enabling SPBI SA to track and improve the quality of its services.

Managing cookies

It is important to know that you can manage and control the installation of these cookies on your terminal by changing your browser settings.

You can also configure your browser to accept or reject all cookies either systematically or according to the name of the company deploying them.  You can also choose to be informed automatically when a cookie is stored on your device.

Lastly, you can configure your browser to have greater control over the management of your cookies, by temporarily accepting or refusing cookies before they are stored on your hard disk by the server of the website you are visiting.

We therefore advise you to configure your browser's settings to meet your satisfaction.

Since all browsers are different, you will need to open the “Help” menu of your browser to find out how to change the settings related to cookies.

We remind you that any alterations to settings on your device can result in a change in browser behaviour and prevent you from accessing some of the services that require the use of cookies. If these changes are not satisfactory, you can change your cookies settings again at any time.

Article 4 - Limitation of liability

As a user of this web site, you confirm that you have the skills and technical resources required to access and use it.

You confirm that you have checked that your computer equipment contains no viruses, and that it is in perfect working order. You must also have read these Legal Notices and agree to respect the conditions they impose.

You are solely and fully liable for the use you make of the www.beneteau.com website. SPBI S.A. may not be held liable for any damage, whether direct or indirect and, more specifically, damage to equipment, loss of data or programs or financial loss arising as a result of using this web site or those web sites to which it has links.

Article 5 - Security

In making use of the www.beneteau.com web site, you agree to refrain from any action capable of causing computer failures, whether functional or of any other nature, affecting the operation of the website or of any server or service that may be accessed via the website.

Within the space constituted by the website, you expressly agree to provide only reliable information, data, documents and/or files that are inoffensive and not likely to affect the operation of the website or of any server or service that may be accessed via the web site.

You agree that when using the website or any server or service that may be accessed via the website, you will:

- Comply with all current national and international laws and regulations, and respect the rights of third parties.

- Refrain from prejudicing the image of SPBI S.A. in any way and in any form whatsoever.

Article 6 - SPBI S.A.’s Limitation of liability

6.1 – Limitation of liability

SPBI S.A. opened this website to provide information for the personal use of its users. Under no circumstances may the data on this website be exploited commercially without the prior authorization of SPBI S.A. in writing.

The site offers a general presentation of SPBI S.A.'s  line, products, and services. Consequently, SPBI S.A. cannot be held liable for any lack of precision or omission in the data online on this website.

The information shown on the website (texts, graphics, photos, etc.) is of a purely general and informative nature and is provided for information purposes only. Despite our constant vigilance, this website cannot constitute a contractual document and may not be used as a ground for legal action.

To obtain precise updated information, particularly in relation to prices, availability, characteristics, content and variants of the different products and services shown on this website, we recommend that you contact the dealer of your choice.

SPBI S.A. has entrusted the distribution of its products and services to a network of dealers and independent traders. They are the only people authorized to provide you with precise up-to-date information on the characteristics and prices of the products and services that they commercialize.

SPBI S.A. has a continuous development policy for its networks' products and services and, without prior notice or informing the public, it reserves the right to modify information related to characteristics and the prices of products presented without incurring liability.

Since SPBI S.A. is unable to present its complete range on this website, we recommend that you contact the dealer of your choice to obtain additional and personalized information.

The information shown on this site is the latest update of the different pages of the site when it was put online. Modifications may have been made since the last update. This is why we recommend that you refer to the dealer of your choice for further information and to find out about recent developments.

SPBI S.A. cannot guarantee the reliability and exhaustive nature of the information provided for internet users on its website.

6.2 – Limitation of liability with regard to prices

The prices published on the website are for information only. These were the list prices at the date of the last update of the different pages of the site. These are guideline prices and are likely to change at any time without warning.

Despite SPBI S.A.'s every effort, errors in price may occur on this website, whatever the reason may be (computer bug, manual error, technical error, etc.). Under no circumstances may they incur SPBI S.A.'s liability.

To obtain precise updated information, particularly in relation to prices, availability and, characteristics, we recommend that you contact the dealer of your choice.

Our network dealers define the prices of the products and services they sell independently.

Moreover, all the products and services shown on this website are not necessarily available at all of our dealers. We recommend that you contact one of them to find out more about the availability of the products and services presented.

Under no circumstances shall the selection of a product or service on this website be deemed a reservation for a possible order. Reservations may be made with the dealer of your choice.

Article 7 - Intellectual Property

7.1 – Copyright

SPBI S.A. is the author of this web site within the meaning of articles L 111.1 and subsequent of the French Intellectual Property Code.

This web site was designed and produced by SMILE (www.smile.fr).

The text, photographs, animations, drawings, sounds and other creations are the sole property of SPBI S.A.

Any reproduction, whether direct or indirect, temporary or permanent, by any means and in any form whatsoever, whether in full or in part, and any representation, use or modification, even partial modification, of this web site are prohibited. Any such use constitutes a copyright infringement, punishable by four years' imprisonment and a fine of €300,000 (Article L 335-4 of the French Intellectual Property Code).

This website abides by copyright law. The copyright of all authors' works reproduced and communicated on this website are reserved.

7.2 – Brand copyright

The named and semi-figurative BENETEAU brands are registered by SPBI S.A. and are the sole property of the company.

The EYB, JEANNEAU, LAGOON brands are referred to by SPBI S.A. on this web site with the permission of their respective owners.

Any reproduction, use, imitation, insertion, deletion or modification of these brands, without the permission of SPBI S.A. or their owners beforehand, constitutes an infringement punishable by four years' imprisonment and a fine of €300,000 (Article L 716-9 of the French Intellectual Property Code).

Article 8 - Hypertext linking and referencing

The creation of any hypertext link to this web site and any referencing of it are not allowed without the express permission in writing of SPBI S.A.

Article 9 - Modification of SPBI S.A. website legal notices

SPBI S.A. reserves the right to change or correct these Legal Notices at any time and without prior notice, especially in the event of changes to current legislation, where such changes made are to ensure compliance.

Article 10 - Applicable law

The www.beneteau.com web site and these Legal Notices are subject to French law.