General conditions of use for Régime Coach SA
The website www.dukandiet.co.uk is managed by Regime Coach, a
limited liability company registered in France by the Paris Trade and Companies
Register under number 499 430 353, with its registered office at
Regime Coach (Dukan diet)
190 avenue Charles de gaulle
92200 Neuilly- sur- Seine.
Regime Coach has the VAT number: FR68499430353.
Regime Coach is registered as a data controller for the purposes of the French
Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978, as amended by the Act of 6 August 2004.
Our registration number on the register of data controllers maintained by the
CNIL is 1433399.
If You have any queries about how Regime Coach use Your personal data please
contact us at
The general conditions of use herein (the "General
Conditions") govern the relations between you and the company Régime
Coach. They define the way in which you will be able to use the Site and the
services proposed in the Site by Régime Coach (the "Services")
The Site publication director is: Phillipe Mascaras
The site is hosted by:
Nexen Services SAS
12 rue Moulin des bruyères
Dukan Diet customer service can be reached by e-mail at
Please read the contents of this document carefully before accessing or
using the Site and Services.
1- Acceptance of the general conditions for use
By accessing or using our Site, you accept the terms of the General Conditions
herein. If you do not wish to be subject to these General Conditions, you are
not authorised to access or use the Site or Services. In this case, we would
ask you to cease any use of the Site or Services.
Régime Coach SA may change the General Conditions at any time, and any
modifications shall be effective immediately.Users are thus advised to refer to
2- Description of the Services – orders - delivery
Régime Coach SA provides its users with Services designated as follows:
- An online coaching programme, consisting of the first 3 phases of the Dukan
method, delivered periodically, and proposals for customised menus according to
your profile and objectives (the "Programme"). Within this framework,
by subscribing to our Services, users have access to a personal space and
monitoring tools, and will periodically receive one or more customised e-mails
enabling them to start or continue their Programme.
- Community tools (chat and discussion forums) will enable users to
obtain additional information.
- The possibility of putting questions to our team and/or Pierre Dukan
through live or deferred chat sessions.
An optional service will also be offered to you in the so-called
"stabilisation" phase once you have finished your programme.
This description of the Services proposed is neither comprehensive nor
final, and Régime Coach reserves the right to change the procedures for
implementing the Service or to add services or new characteristics, with the
sole aim of improving the quality of the services on offer.
To place an order, you just need to answer the questions asked by our
nutritionist, and then create an account. On the basis of this information, the
length of your customised Coaching Programme will be sent to you immediately,
together with the price for this Programme. If you accept this Programme, you
must then immediately pay for it according to the procedures described in
article 3 below.
To benefit from the Services, users need to have access to the Internet,
either directly or via systems with access to the content distributed on the
Internet. Connection costs are exclusively borne by the users. In addition, it
is the users' responsibility to provide themselves with the necessary
equipment, including a computer, modem or any other connection tool.
The Programme is drawn up for a specific period calculated according to
your requirements. It is not possible to delay the start of the Programme,
because once your payment is validated and you have completed the personal
assessment questionnaire, your Programme begins and may under no circumstances
be interrupted or modified, so as to remain compliant with the initial estimate
If you interrupt or stop the ongoing programme for any reason (such as
pregnancy, illness, holidays and so on), no refund may be granted to you.
Likewise, any sums in respect of this Programme that are not yet paid (because
of the system of payment in three instalments at no charge) shall remain due.
3- Payment and security
The Services are only available after users have made their payment. Paypal
online payment method is proposed and users accept the financial and invoicing
conditions by buying the Service for a flat rate. Payment must be made in full
by users in order to receive delivery of the Service.
Régime Coach reserves the right to change the price of its Services at
any time and without communicating the reason to users, it being stipulated
that prices will remain unchanged for any contracts currently under way.
All the payment solutions proposed provide optimum conditions of
security and confidentiality. Régime Coach reserves the right to permanently or
temporarily cancel, suspend or modify any of the payment conditions proposed,
at any time and without communicating the reason to users, in order to improve
the quality of its Services.
Service and subscription rates:
The Services are accessible only through the acceptance and payment of a flat
rate, variable for each user according to their profile and objectives, and the
length of the Programme. The total cost of the Services is indicated
clearly on the Site, it being stipulated that it will not exceed one (1) pound
per day. The length of the Services is also indicated clearly on the Site.
The Services are invoiced as a flat rate and must in principle be paid or
in a single instalment or in three instalments starting from £60 without any extra charges.
Reductions may be granted to customers either directly on the Site, depending
on the commercial policy of Régime Coach, or indirectly via the commercial
partners of Régime Coach.
4- Guarantee of
To enable you to try out and assess our Services for yourself, Régime Coach
grants you, for commercial purposes, a retraction period of 7 days starting
from your subscription, to register a request to cancel your order and receive
This request must be sent to us either by letter (the post mark
acts as proof) to our customer support department:
PO Box 322
Or Email us at :
clearly indicating your user name, telephone number, the e-mail address
used to subscribe and order reference, which you will
find on the payment form. You must pay for the postal costs, but you can be
refunded for these upon request (only recorded letter rate up to: £5.63). The
refund for the postage costs will only be proceeded via paypal (Dukan diet
will pay the extra charge).
After this period of 7 days, you can no longer obtain a refund.
As this is a flat rate service, the entire payment shall be due even if payment
is made in several instalments.
In the event that you fail to make payment in line with the agreement
then Regime coach reserves the right to refer your matter on to our debt
collection agency and the costs of all debt recovery and litigation will be
added to your debt and recoverable from you.
After this period, if you are not satisfied or have not achieved your
objective by the stipulated date, Régime Coach undertakes to extend the
slimming phase of your programme for no charge, and for no additional cost.
- One off payment
without any charges by credit card or paypal
- Three instalments:
you can pay in three instalments when your coaching is superior or equal to three months (equivalent to £60). Payment
only by credit card.There is no extra cost for this way of payment.
Where users opt to pay in three installments, should a scheduled payment be refused by the user’s card issuer or bank the total sum outstanding shall be due immediately and the user’s coaching will be suspended until this outstanding sum has been received.
5- Communication of personal data and protection of privacy
Personal data that users are asked to provide to Régime Coach on its
site, such as their surname, first name and electronic or postal address, are
processed by Régime Coach for the sole purpose of managing the provision of
their Services and/or answering any questions you may put to them. These
personal data are processed according to the principles of confidentiality and
the protection of privacy, in compliance with the regulations in force, and
will be transferred to no third parties.
We would remind you that in accordance with the provisions of articles
39 and 40 of the French Data Protection act of 6 January 1978, as amended by
the act of 6 August 2004, you have the right to access and correct personal
information concerning you. You can also oppose its processing for legitimate
reasons. However, in the latter case, we would draw your attention to the fact
that you may not or may no longer benefit from the Services.
You can exercise these rights by contacting us by post at the following
REGIME COACH SA
Dukan Diet UK - Administration Service
92200 Neuilly- sur- Seine
6- Users' commitments
Users shall undertake not to sell the Services or use them for commercial
Users shall undertake not to use the Site or Services for illegal purposes, and
notably not to transmit messages contrary to public order or accepted standards
of behaviour, or any defamatory comments or elements jeopardising the privacy
of third parties; and not to transmit information that could harm the rights of
Régime Coach or the other users in any way.
The use of the services, including the customised slimming coaching programme,
is reserved for people in good physical and psychological health. In the event
of any doubt, users are recommended to consult their general practitioner
Our online coaching service is not recommended for
The menus do not take into account vegetarian particularities.
note that this diet is NOT suitable for the following persons:
- Pregnant and/or breastfeeding women
- suffering from chronical diseases
- suffering from diabetes
- suffering from eating disorders
When paying, users affirm that they are not affected by any of the following
cases: insulin dependent diabetes, eating disorders, cardiac insufficiency,
renal insufficiency, subject to a current major depression, current pregnancy,
current breastfeeding, being a vegetarian.
Under NO circumstances may any of the reasons indicated above be
accepted in a request for cancellation outside the retraction period (more than
7 days after the purchase date).
Users make use of the site and services at their sole responsibility,
whatever their state of health at the time they register, and throughout their
use of the services.
Régime Coach SA's medical liability may not therefore be incurred in any manner
Users shall undertake to guarantee and indemnify Régime Coach against any
damage, complaint or claim coming from third parties concerning Régime Coach,
their use of the Site and/or Services, the infringement of the General
Conditions herein or the rights of other persons.
Users shall acknowledge and accept that:
- Services are delivered as is, and are accessible according to availability.
In this respect, Régime Coach provides no guarantee as to any interrupted
functioning of the Site or Services. Notably, Régime Coach may not under any
circumstances be held responsible for the following, included but not limited
-the improper transmission and /or receipt of any data and/or
information on the Internet,
-the failure of any receiving equipment or communication lines,
-any loss of data,
-any routing problems
-any damage caused to users' computers,
-any dysfunction in the Internet network or more generally any technical
fault preventing the proper functioning of the Site and/or the proper running
of the Services.
-Régime Coach SA does not guarantee that its services will perfectly
fulfil user's requirements, or that any results obtained will be precise.
As Régime Coach is only bound by a best-endeavours obligation, it may be
not held responsible if a user fails to achieve the anticipated results,
including as regards weight loss
9- Limitation of responsibility
You must not use the information provided on the site to formulate a
diagnosis, or determine a treatment or the taking of medication (and/or its
suspension) without previously consulting a general practitioner or specialist.
The site and services may under no circumstances replace a medical
examination in the field of dietetics. The site is merely a site providing
information on nutrition and diet. Under no circumstances may the information
and services proposed in this site be used to draw up a medical diagnosis
concerning your weight or health. The information given in this site can never
replace an examination by a general practitioner, specialist or any other
Furthermore, the recommendations contained in the Site may not be suited to
people who are following a particular diet prescribed by a doctor, in the
context of a specific pathology (as with patients with diabetes, gluten
intolerance or a celiac disease, a food allergy and certain renal diseases) or
You shall acknowledge that the information provided is neither comprehensive
nor exhaustive, and that this information does not cover all the various
symptoms, medicines and treatments appropriate to the pathologies or various
daily aches and pains that may concern you. You shall accept that the use of
the Site and Services takes place under your sole and entire responsibility,
control and management.
Consequently, Régime Coach may not be held responsible:
- for any direct or indirect damage of any kind resulting from the use or
impossibility of using its Services.
- for costs arising from the acquisition of substitute goods or services
resulting from the use of the Services.
for any direct or indirect damage of any kind following a declaration by a
third party on the Service.
The Site may contain images and links to websites managed by third parties
("Partner Sites"). Régime Coach has no control over Partner Sites and
assumes no responsibility as to their content, nor the content of links shown
in Partner Sites, or any modifications or updates made to a Partner Site.
Régime Coach is not responsible for distribution via the Web or any other form
of transmission received from a Partner Site, or even if the Partner Site(s)
function badly. These links are only proposed to you by Régime Coach for your
convenience, and the insertion of a link does not imply that Régime Coach
approves of the content of said Partner Sites or that there is any association
between Régime Coach and the operators of these Partner Sites. It shall be your
responsibility to view any charters relating to the protection of privacy
displayed on Partner Sites, and their conditions of use, and to comply with
Interactive services (chat rooms, forums, etc.)
All the provisions of the General Conditions herein shall apply to any
participation in the interactive services available on the Site. It is
therefore imperative to respect all the laws and regulations in force. In this
respect, users shall be considered as solely responsible for the information,
messages, images and generally speaking any content distributed via the
interactive services of the Site, including the chat room and forum.
Users shall also accept that Régime Coach may take the initiative,
without prior notification, to delete, in part or in whole, any content that it
distributes or that is sent to it via the interactive services if this content
could infringe the laws and regulations in force or flout accepted standards of
behaviour or if it obviously and intentionally aims to harm the site.
Any disputes must be indicated by means of a standard or registered
letter and submitted to the competent department for processing. In this
respect, users shall undertake to desist from distributing within the
interactive services proposed any messages of an offensive, insulting,
disparaging or degrading nature or which have no connection with the questions
10- Ownership rights
Users shall acknowledge and accept that the content of the Site and Services,
including but not limited to texts, software, music, sounds, photographs,
videos, drawings and other material contained in the Site and/or Services
and/or in any communication addressed by Régime Coach to the users are protected
by intellectual property rights, brand rights, patent rights and any other
right recognised by the laws in force. Users are not authorised to copy, use,
reproduce, distribute or create works derived from the content of Régime
Coach's services (www.dukandiet.co.uk or any Dukan official website from other countries)
Users may formulate comments concerning the Site and/or Services. The content
of any feedback sent to Régime Coach shall be considered non-confidential and
free of all rights. Régime Coach may freely use the ideas, concepts, know-how
or techniques contained in these communications for information, without
restriction, for reproducing and disclosing any information to third parties.
All notifications from users concerning the General Conditions herein, the
Site or Services must be made in writing, and can be sent by post to the
Dukan Diet UK - Administration Service
92200 Neuilly- sur- Seine
12- Games and competitions
1. Occasionally, Régime Coach and its partners may propose games or
competitions and promotions on their sites.
2. These promotions are open to everyone, except employees of Régime
Coach and anyone who has participated in the direct or indirect devising of the
game, together with their families. In some cases, participation may be limited
to users who have reached the age of eighteen (18) (depending on the type of
3. Each user who completes a test and indicates a valid e-mail address,
within the time limits allowed before the draw, will be granted one
participation in the draw.
4. There is no limit to the number of participations authorised for each
user. All participations must be received and validated during the promotional
period indicated (as shown in the promotion details).
5. The draw is carried out electronically.
6. The prize awarded to the winner will be delivered as soon as
possible. The winner shall agree to accept the prize as announced. No
compensation or financial equivalent may be sought by the winner(s).
7. Winners will be informed of their wins by e-mail. The winner(s) shall
expressly authorise at no charge the use and distribution of their names and
details on the occasion of every advertising or promotional campaign on the
Internet or publications in the press on any support.
8. The fact of participating in the draw entails acceptance of the
rules. If they are not in agreement with the rules, users are asked to contact
Régime Coach, using the Contact link provided for the purpose on the Site, to
request their withdrawal from the list of participants.
The General Conditions herein constitute the entire agreement made between
Régime Coach and the user as concerns the use of the Site and Services,
and replaces any agreement on the same subject that may have previously taken
place between the user and Régime Coach.
The General Conditions herein are governed by the laws of England and
Wales if You live in England or Wales or if You live in Scotland, Scottish law
shall apply. Any dispute shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the
courts in the United Kingdom.
If any of the
stipulations of these General Conditions is deemed illicit or inapplicable by
any competent court, it shall be considered as deleted and shall not affect the
validity of the other stipulations.