This page describes the legal notices that apply to any Internet user visiting this website. By consulting it, you unreservedly agree to respect them. The legal notices can be modified at any time and without notice, we encourage you to consult them regularly. 1. Intellectual property This site is owned and operated by the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Benin. The presentation and each of the elements, including the brands, logos and domain names, appearing on the site www.finances.bj (hereinafter “the Website”), are protected by the laws in force on intellectual property, and belong to the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Benin or are the subject of an authorization for use. No element composing the Website may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, loaded, distorted, transmitted or distributed in any way, in any medium whatsoever, in whole or in part, without written permission and prior to the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Benin with the exception of a strict use for the needs of the press and subject to respect for intellectual property rights and any other property rights of which it is made mention. Only private copying is permitted for your personal, private and non-commercial use on your personal computer. The following mention must appear on any authorized copy of all or part of the content of the Site: “COPYRIGHT Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Benin ALL RIGHTS RESERVED”. Any authorized use of the elements composing or appearing on the site must be done without denaturing, modification or alteration in any way whatsoever. the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Benin reserves the right to prosecute any act of infringement of its intellectual property rights. 2. Nature of the information The information, particularly financial, disseminated on the Website cannot be considered as an incentive to invest. They should in no case be interpreted as canvassing or a public offering and do not constitute an offer to subscribe, purchase or exchange shares or other securities of the Ministry of the Economy. and the Finances of the Republic of Benin. the MEF draws your attention to the fact that the financial information posted on the Website is regularly updated. The Website may possibly offer you opinions expressed by experts consulted in a particular field in relation to the content of the Website or extracts from press articles. Such information represents only the opinion of the expert consulted or of the newspaper, and not necessarily the opinion of the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Benin. Such experts are not employees of the MEF of the Republic of Benin and do not receive any remuneration in exchange for the use of their opinion by the website. The MEF is not responsible for the accuracy and completeness of the information and opinions contained in such material. The opinions of the experts reflect a personal view and should never be interpreted as representing the opinion or the responsibility of the MEF. 3. Links to other sites The responsibility of the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Benin can not be engaged in respect of a third party site to which you have access via the Website. We have no means of controlling the content of these third-party sites which remain totally independent of the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Benin. In addition, the existence of a link between the Website and a third party website does not in any way mean that the MEF approves in any capacity whatsoever the content of this website and a fortiori the use that could be. made. In addition, it is your responsibility to take the necessary precautions to avoid any contamination of the Website, in particular by one or more “viruses”, “Trojan horses” or any other “parasite”. External sites may contain hypertext links pointing to the Website. Such a link cannot be installed without the prior and express agreement of the MEF. In any event, the Ministry of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Benin is in no way responsible for the unavailability of such sites and the MEF does not examine, control, approve or be responsible. content, advertising, products or other material available on or through these sites. 4. Personal information and other information 4.1 the MEF will not disclose to third parties any personal data concerning you that you may communicate to it by means of electronic mail. They will only be used for the purpose of responding to you as effectively as possible. 4.2 The Website is not intended to receive confidential information from you. Consequently and with the exception of the personal data referred to above, any information, whatever its form – document, data, graphic, question, suggestion, concept, remark, or other – that you provide to us on the Site will in no case be held confidential. Consequently, its simple transmission by you gives us the right to use it, reproduce it, distribute it, modify it or transmit it in order to process your request. 5. Limitations of liability the MEF strives to ensure to the best of its ability, the accuracy and updating of the information published on the Website, the content of which it reserves the right to correct at any time and without notice. However, the MEF cannot guarantee the accuracy, precision, updating or exhaustiveness of the information made available on the Website. Consequently, and with the exception of direct damage resulting from gross negligence or willful misconduct by the MEF, the latter declines all responsibility: for any imprecision, inaccuracy or omission relating to the information available on the Site; for any damage resulting from a fraudulent intrusion by a third party, resulting in a modification of the information or elements made available on the Website and more generally for any damage, direct or indirect, whatever the causes, origins , nature or consequences, even if the MEF would have been informed of the possibility of such damage, caused (i) anyone’s access to the Website or the inability to access it,(ii) use of the Site, including any deterioration or virus that could infect your computer equipment or any other property, and / or(iii) the credit given to any information coming directly or indirectly from the Website. The elements of the Site or any other site are provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind, implicit or explicit. the MEF makes no warranty, implicit or explicit, relative, without limitation, to their market value or their suitability for a given purpose. 6. Website availability You recognize (i) that it is technically impossible to provide the Website free from all defects and that the MEF cannot commit to it; (ii) that defects may lead to the temporary unavailability of the Website; and (iii) the functioning of the Website may be affected by events and / or elements that the MEF does not control, such as for example, means of transmission and communication between you and the MEF and between the MEF and other networks. the MEF and / or its suppliers may, at any time, modify or interrupt, temporarily or permanently, all or part of the Website to carry out maintenance operations and / or make improvements and / or modifications to the website. The MEF is not responsible for any modification, suspension or interruption of the Site.