Please read these terms and conditions of use carefully before consulting the BIOCYTEX website.

BIOCYTEX manages and controls this website from its offices located at 2 allée de la Chavannerie - 45240 - La Ferté Saint-Aubin (France) (hereafter “BIOCYTEX”).

For the purposes of these terms and conditions of use of the BIOCYTEX website, the term "Affiliate" means any entity controlled by and/or controlling the company Diagnostica Stago S.A.S whose head office is located at 3 allée Théresa - 92600 - Asnières sur Seine (France) (hereinafter “STAGO”).

The term “control” has the meaning provided in Article L.233-3 of the French Commercial Code.


The purpose of these terms and conditions of use is to define the manner in which BIOCYTEX makes its website available to web users, and the conditions under which web users may access and use BIOCYTEX’s website.

This website has been designed to provide general information concerning BIOCYTEX. The communicated information is provided for information only and is not binding on BIOCYTEX in any manner whatsoever.

Any connection to BIOCYTEX’s website shall be subject to compliance with these terms and conditions of use, which BIOCYTEX reserves the right to amend or update at any time.

By accessing or using this website, you agree to these terms and conditions of use. If you do not agree with the clauses set out below, we advise you not to use this website.


Access to the service is possible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except in the event of force majeure or an event which is beyond the control of BIOCYTEX, and subject to possible breakdowns and maintenance work required for the proper functioning of the service and equipment.

BIOCYTEX hereby grants to the web user the right, which the web user hereby accepts, to connect one or more workstations to BIOCYTEX website. Access to the service shall be made from the web user’s microcomputer(s) connected to a telecommunications network permitting access to BIOCYTEX’s website. The communication protocols used are those commonly used on the internet. The rights of access to and use of BIOCYTEX’s website are non-exclusive and non-transferable.


The content of BIOCYTEX’s website (including but not limited to data, information, illustrations, logos, brands and trademarks, etc.) is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights. Any copy, reproduction or dissemination of all or part of the content of BIOCYTEX’s website, by any process whatsoever, is illegal except for a single copy on a single computer reserved solely for the private use of the person making that copy. Any other reproduction must obtain BIOCYTEX's prior written approval.

The items presented on this website may be modified and/or deleted without notice and are provided without any express or implied warranty of any sort, and do not provide entitlement to any damages or compensation whatsoever.

The web user of this website shall be responsible for taking all appropriate measures to protect their own data and/or software from contamination by any virus circulating on the internet.

The information and images contained on this website are protected by the provisions related to copyrights contained in the French Intellectual Property Code. Logos are also protected by the provisions contained in the French Intellectual Property Code.


None of the documents from this website may be copied, reproduced, published, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any manner whatsoever, except under the following conditions:

You may download one copy of the documents onto a microcomputer for your personal use for non-commercial purposes, provided that you respect copyright provisions as detailed in the French Intellectual Property Code. Any changes to these documents or their use for any other purpose shall constitute an infringement of copyrights owned by BIOCYTEX. In the event of use of this website, you are prohibited from using these documents on another website or in a networked computing environment.

If you decide to proceed with any downloads from this site, BIOCYTEX grants you a non-exclusive right of use of the Software (including the files, images integrated therein, and accompanying data). BIOCYTEX does not grant you any proprietary rights over the Software and the elements which accompany it. You possess the medium on which the Software is recorded, but BIOCYTEX retains full ownership of it and all intellectual property rights pertaining thereto. You are prohibited from redistributing, selling, decompiling, dismantling, disassembling or reducing the Software in any manner whatsoever in a usable form.


In order to correspond with BIOCYTEX by electronic mail, web users must fill in the electronic correspondence forms proposed on BIOCYTEX ‘s website. The responses made by BIOCYTEX to electronic mail cannot be likened to and do not constitute proof of the exercise of any advertising, promotional or commercial activity in the country to which these responses are sent.


The documents and information disseminated on this site are provided “as is” without any express or implied warranty of any nature whatsoever. BIOCYTEX reserves the right to modify, delete or correct the content of this site at any time, without notice.

BIOCYTEX cannot be held liable in the event of contamination of the web user’s computer hardware as the consequence of propagation of a virus or other computer infections.

Except in the event of gross negligence or wilful breach, BIOCYTEX, its employees, its suppliers, or third parties referred to on this site, may not under any circumstances be held liable, whether under an action for contractual liability, action in tort, or any other action, for any damage whether direct or indirect, consequential or incidental, or of any other nature whatsoever, or any loss, including financial or commercial loss, arising from the use of this site or any information obtained from this website.

BIOCYTEX disclaims all liability concerning the information, materials or software contained on sites which are linked to BIOCYTEX’s website by way of hypertext links. 


When browsing the website and in particular when filling out online forms, BIOCYTEX collects Personal Data of web users necessary to give you access to the website and its content and/or answer your questions (the "Purposes"). The Personal Data processing is based, as the case may be, on the performance of a contract between you and BIOCYTEX and/or on BIOCYTEX's legitimate interest to pursue a commercial activity and improving its services.

BIOCYTEX keeps Personal Data for the period necessary to fulfill the Purposes and an extra period defined by the applicable statutory limitation period unless otherwise provided by applicable law.

Where necessary, web users’ Personal Data may be disclosed to any Affiliates of the STAGO group, its subcontractors, in particular IT subcontractors and its commercial or advisory partners (e.g accountants, auditors, etc.), the administrative or judicial authorities in order to meet legal obligations and in the event of a control or any other request, as well as any other company following a transfer of activity or a merger.

Personal Data may be transferred outside the European Union for the needs described above. Where necessary, BIOCYTEX implements measures to ensure an adequate level of protection. In this respect, data transfers are framed by one of the following transfer mechanisms: an adequacy decision by the European Commission, standard clauses drafted by the European Commission, , a copy of which can be obtained by sending an email to dpo@stago.com.

To the extent permitted by law, the web users who have communicated their Personal Data to BIOCYTEX may:

  • request a copy of Personal Data we may hold about them; 
  • notify BIOCYTEX of any update, amendment or correction to their Personal Data;
  • request the erasure or the transfer of their Personal Data (to them or to a third party);
  • object to the processing of their Personal Data; 
  • request us to suspend the data processing of their Personal Data; or
  • give BIOCYTEX specific instructions regarding the use of their Personal Data after his/her death.

You can exercise your rights, upon request, by sending an email to dpo@stago.com.

For any request, you can also contact the Data Protection Officer by sending an email to dpo@stago.com or lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority should you not be satisfied with the answers provided.


Publisher of the website: BIOCYTEX S.A.R.L

French “société à responsabilité limitée” (limited liability company) with a share capital of € 3,652,702 having head office at 140 Chemin de l'Armée d’Afrique -13010 - Marseille (France) and registered in the Trade and Companies Register of Marseille under number B 347 897 985.

Tel: +33 (0)4 96 12 20 40

E-mail address: info@biocytex.fr

Webmaster: Elodie Paillet

Editorial manager: Pascal Boulanger

Hosting: VINC S.A.S, 2 rue Jean Jouvet, 78740 Vaux sur Seine, trade registry: R.C.S. Versailles B 380 367 938

Tel: +33 1 30 04 15 15


Any dispute arising with respect to these terms and conditions of use shall be brought before the courts in the judicial district in which the registered offices of BIOCYTEX are located, and shall be governed by French law independently of conflict of laws rules. By using this website you give your express agreement to the application of this jurisdiction clause.

In the event that any of the provisions of these terms and conditions of use should be held to be unlawful, null and void or inapplicable for any reason whatsoever, it shall be deemed not to form part of these terms and conditions of use and shall not affect the validity or the application of the other provisions.

Last amended on: 28/02/20