Legal notice and General Terms of Use (GTU)

The Legal Notice*

Article 1: Publisher of the site

The publishing of the site is provided by the Company SAFRA SA with board of directors and supervisory board, registered in the RCS of Albi B 085 520 195 under the number 085 520 195 000 34, whose headquarters is located at 18 rue Nicolas Copernic – 81000 Albi. 

Telephone number : 05 63 48 42 30 

E-mail address :

The Director of the publication is : Stéphane Prin

Intracommunity VAT number: FR 59 085 520 195 

Article 2: Site host

The General Terms and Conditions of Use (GTCU)*


The purpose of the present general conditions of use (called “GCU”) is to provide a legal framework for the provision of the site and its services by SAFRA and to define the conditions of access and use of the services by the “User”. 

The present GTU are accessible on the site under the heading “Legal Notice & GTU”. 

SAFRA declines all responsibility for damages that may result from the use of the information on this website. Therefore, you are entirely responsible for the use you make of this information. 

Article 1: Access to the site

The website allows the User to have free access to the following services: 

  • Presentation of the SAFRA company and its four activities: construction and marketing of hydrogen buses under the Businova® and Hycity® brands, retrofitting of buses with hydrogen, renovation and heavy maintenance of passenger transport vehicles, as well as customer service.
  • Presentation of the Manufacturer activity and its various skills and services: design, manufacture and marketing of Hycity® brand buses.
  • Presentation of the Renovation activity and its various skills and services: mid-life renovation, interior and exterior, major maintenance (bus, metro, streetcar, rail)… 
  • Presentation of the Retrofit activity.
  • Presentation of the Services activity.
  • Contact form.
  • Access to the press area with the latest press releases, press reviews and press contact.
  • Access to the News area which lists the company’s news.
  • Access to the Blog area to follow articles on our fields of activity.
  • Presentation of the company’s commitments and values, as well as the QRSE.
  • Access to the career space and job offers. 

The site is accessible free of charge anywhere to any User with Internet access. All costs incurred by the User to access the service (computer hardware, software, Internet connection, etc.) are at the User’s expense. 

Article 2: Data Collection

The site ensures the User a collection and processing of personal information in compliance with the law n°78-17 of January 6, 1978 relating to data processing, files and freedoms. The site is declared to the CNIL under the number 1452071. 

Under the Data Protection Act of January 6, 1978, the User has the right to access, rectify, delete and oppose his personal data. The User may exercise this right by sending an e-mail to 

Article 3: Intellectual Property

The brands, logos, signs and all the contents of the site (texts, images, sound…) are protected by the Intellectual Property Code and more particularly by the copyright. 

The User must request prior authorization from the site for any reproduction, publication or copy of the various contents. The User undertakes to use the contents of the site in a strictly private context; any use for commercial or advertising purposes is strictly forbidden. 

Any total or partial representation of this site by any process whatsoever, without the express permission of the operator of the website would constitute an infringement punishable by Article L 335-2 and following of the Code of Intellectual Property. 

It is recalled in accordance with Article L122-5 of the Code of Intellectual Property that the User who reproduces, copies or publishes the protected content must cite the author and its source. 

You can find details about the management and protection of data on the Privacy Policy page. 

Article 4: Liability

The sources of the information published on the site are deemed reliable but the site does not guarantee that it is free of defects, errors or omissions. 

The information communicated is presented as an indication and general without contractual value. Despite regular updates, the site cannot be held responsible for changes in administrative and legal provisions occurring after publication. Similarly, the site cannot be held responsible for the use and interpretation of the information contained in this site. 

The site cannot be held responsible for any viruses that may infect the computer or any computer equipment of the Internet user, following use, access or downloading from this site. 

The responsibility of the site cannot be engaged in the event of force majeure or the unforeseeable and insurmountable fact of a third party. 

Article 5: Hypertext links

Hypertext links may be present on the site. The User is informed that by clicking on these links, he will leave the site The latter has no control over the web pages to which these links lead and cannot, in any case, be responsible for their content. 

Article 6 : Cookies

We explain what cookies are and how we use them. 

You can adjust your preferences and disable non-essential cookies. 

The User is informed that during his visits to the site, a cookie may be automatically installed on his browser. 

Cookies are small files temporarily stored on the hard disk of the User’s computer by your browser and which are necessary for the use of the site 

Like most services on the Internet, our site uses cookies from WordPress and third-party services.  
WordPress cookies are used to keep the site running and do not collect any personal information. 
Third-party cookies are primarily used to measure performance and interactions, manage advertising based on your profile, and improve the user experience. 

Cookies do not contain personal information and cannot be used to identify anyone. A cookie contains a unique identifier that is randomly generated and therefore anonymous. Some cookies expire at the end of the User’s visit, others remain. 

The information contained in the cookies is used to improve the site. 

By browsing the site, the User accepts them. 

However, the User must give his consent to the use of certain cookies. 

In the absence of acceptance, the User is informed that certain functionalities or pages may be refused. 

Browsers offer different methods for blocking and deleting cookies used by websites. You can change your browser settings to block or delete cookies. To learn more about managing and deleting cookies, visit the CNIL website to learn about the process. 

Article 7: Applicable law and jurisdiction

French law applies to this contract. In the event of failure to resolve a dispute between the parties amicably, the French courts will have sole jurisdiction. 

For any question relating to the application of the present GCU, you can contact the publisher at the address and phone number indicated in ARTICLE 1 of the Legal Notice. 

*Effective October 15, 2020