Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting RILEM Web site . The International Union of Laboratores and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures is committed to protecting the privacy of its members, customers, and other contacts. Any information you choose to provide on the Web site will only be used to provide or improve the services we offer.


By browsing this Web site, communicating electronically with us and/or submitting your personal data to this Web site, you acknowledge and agree to to the terms of this Privacy Policy and to the processing of personal data by RILEM as described below.

Personal Information

We will collect personal information about you only with your consent - for example, when you:
  • use our Web store for purchasing publications
  • request specific information or products,
Personally identifying information that you provide by e-mails or Web forms will be used only for such purposes as are described at the point of collection, such as to send information or products to you, to update your membership record, or to respond to your questions or comments. We will use such personally identifiable data only for business purposes within the RILEM. We do not share personally identifiable data collected at this site with third parties except in the following cases:
  • We may transfer your personal data to our partner agencies (service providers) which assist us in administering RILEM Web site. These partner agencies are bound by a contractual agreement to keep your data private and secure.
  • We may disclose personal data if we are required to do so by law or if such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, to respond to any claims, or to protect the rights of RILEM, its customers and the public.
From time to time, we may ask our site visitors to answer survey questions. Surveys generally deal with the site, our products or categories of products and they will not request any personally identifiable data.

Links to Other Sites

RILEM Web site contains links to other sites. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of those sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their own privacy policies. RILEM is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage you to become familiar with the privacy policies of any other sites which you visit, including sites linked from RILEM Web site.


RILEM reserves the right to change or modify this Privacy Policy at any time. If we revise our privacy policy, we will post the changes on the site to ensure transparency of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

Governing Law

This Privacy Policy is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of France. You agree to submit any dispute arising out of your use of this Web site to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of France.

Terms of sale and use of digitalized papers (available on our on-line shop)

There is an immediate access to the electronic file, either after payment being validated online by our bank, or after control of the login and password of the customer having a special access to the electronic file. Each online paper being displayed and downloaded as an electronic file (PDF, HTML, XML or others) is submitted to the following conditions:
1. The electronic file can be published on the personal web site of any co-author of the paper, with the clear mention of the copyright owner.
2. The electronic file is for the sole use of the person having downloaded it.
3. The electronic file being downloaded cannot be sold to other customers.
4. Copying of the electronic file on several computers is strictly prohibited.
5. The electronic file should not be re-sent to one or more e-mail addresses.
6. The electronic file should not be uploaded on a web site of an institute or of a company.
7. The electronic file should not be put on a FTP server, on a file server or on an intranet for multiple users. Customers having bought packs for several papers have the following validity of their pack:
* 10-paper pack: 366 days since the purchase date of the pack
* 100-paper pack: 366 days since the purchase date of the pack Special offers are available for institutes and companies wishing a full access to their staff through IP identification.
When buying the selected item, your Credit Card number is not transmitted to RILEM Publications, but directly to our bank, through secure connection. RILEM Publications will never ask you by e-mail or any other means your personal Credit Card code, which should never be given to anyone. Such a request should be disregarded as illegal.