Legal notices


The GOLD & WOOD website was produced by the company WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION S.A., a public limited company registered in Luxemburg under the number LU 164.905.77, and headquartered at:

Op der Hei 11a , 9809 Hosingen, Luxemburg

Maurice Léonard – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Phone: +352 (0) 92 05 35
Intra-community VAT number: LU 164.905.77

WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION is the holder of trade permit no. 78218/A issued on 24/06/2004, by the Ministry of the Middle Classes and Tourism, 6 avenue Reuter, L-2420 Luxemburg.

Chemin de la Colline 5 bis
1007 Lausanne


WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION created this website for the personal information of its users. The user may download to a computer or print a copy of the pages on this website for personal use only, and for private, domestic, educational and non-commercial purposes, on condition that no changes are made to the website and, particularly, brand names and copyright© notices remain intact, as well as the warnings relative to WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION’s intellectual property rights. Electronic reproduction of any data or databases on this website is prohibited. Unless otherwise stipulated, all the graphic and textual elements on the website, particularly logos, photographs, including the models represented in the photographs, images, illustrations, icons, text, video clips, and animations (hereinafter referred to as the "contents of Gold & Wood") are protected, in particular, by the legislation on royalties, brand copyright and the provisions arising from international treaties, and this applies to the whole world.

The contents of the Gold & Wood website can not be altered or used in any way whatsoever, particularly through reproduction, representation or distribution to the public, or displayed, commercialised or integrated into a derivative work, for public or commercial purposes. Furthermore, it is prohibited to use or present the contents of the Gold & Wood website on another website or in a computer network environment for any purposes whatsoever. If the user infringes one of these conditions, the authorisation to use the contents of Gold & Wood even for private purposes is automatically terminated and the user must immediately destroy any copies made of Gold & Wood contents. Any illegal use of Gold & Wood contents may, in particular, constitute an infringement of the legislation on copyright, commercial brands, the respect of private life and advertising rights, as well as general regulations pertaining to communication rights. It is prohibited to create a hypertext link to the Gold & Wood website from a third party website, without prior written permission.

Any impairment of the proper running of the website through the distribution of unwanted email (SPAM) or by any other electronic procedure (virus) is formally prohibited and legal action will be taken.

Emails sent to WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION by the users of the website may be used, reproduced or distributed by WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION without restriction or prior notice to their author.

Concerning suggestions, ideas and concepts proposed by the users of this website, WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION reserves the right to freely use such information, particularly to enhance existing products or to create other products, without restriction or prior notice and without giving the user of this website any rights whatsoever over such products or the use WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION makes of such ideas and concepts.

WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION can not be held responsible for the use of ideas or information communicated to the company by a user of this website that the said user may have procured illegally.


WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION undertakes to preserve the confidentiality of any information provided online by the websurfer. In this respect, in compliance with the decree dated 2nd August 2002 relative to the protection of persons with respect to the processing of personal data, and subsequent legislation, the websurfer has the free right to access, amend and delete any personal information. This right can be exercised at any time by sending a letter to the following address:

Op der Hei 11a
9809 Hosingen


Personal information concerning users is only collected by WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION with the permission and express consent of the users, who are duly informed, in a perfectly transparent manner, when they sign in to the website. Some of the information requested in the forms is compulsory and is marked with an asterisk; if the user chooses not to communicate this information, WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION will not be able to process the request. In the event that users communicate personal data by saving it spontaneously on the website, either to obtain a service provided by WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION through the website, or to communicate any information whatsoever, WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION undertakes to use such data exclusively to provide the said service or to conduct marketing research regarding the service. Personal data communicated by the user will not, under any circumstances, be used by WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION to send unsolicited advertising messages, unless the user has expressly agreed to this. In addition, WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION will not sell, rent or make available to any third party whatsoever the personal data supplied by users of the website, unless a legal or regulatory disposition or legal authority obliges it to do so.


The website may include links to other websites or to other Internet sources. To the extent that WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION cannot control these external websites and sources, WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION can not be held responsible for the availability of these external websites and sources, and bears no responsibility for the contents, advertising, products, services or any other material available on or from these external websites or sources. In addition, WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION may not be held responsible for any actual or alleged damage or loss consecutive to or related to the use or to having trusted the contents, goods or services available on these external websites or sources.


It is understood that WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION may terminate your use of the website, with or without notice, if it is reasonably deemed that you have infringed the present conditions or have acted in a manner incompatible with the letter and the spirit of these conditions, infringed the rights of WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION or of a third party. You acknowledge WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION’s right to modify the website or suspend its publication, with or without notice to the users of the website. You acknowledge that WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION may not be held responsible, with respect to you or to a third party, for consequences resulting from such modification or suspension of the website. The provisions entitled "PRIVATE LIFE", and "GENERAL PROVISIONS" shall remain valid after expiry of these conditions.


The brands and logos reproduced on the website are registered and non-registered trademarks of WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION or are used under licence granted to WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION by third parties. No part of the website may be considered as an indication or implicit permission to use the brands published on the website. All use requires the prior agreement of WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION or of the third parties owners of the brands. Any misuse of the brands or of any other contents displayed on the website is strictly prohibited.


Unless otherwise stipulated, the sole purpose of the information and contents published on the website is to promote the products and the services of WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION. WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION does not assert that the contents of the website are adapted to all the countries in the world or available for use in all countries. Websurfers visit the website at their own risk and are requested to respect the local regulations in force in their country, it being understood that access to the contents of WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION could be considered illegal for certain people or in certain countries. The products commercialised by WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION are available in a large number of countries. However, the website may describe certain products that are not commercialised all over the world.


With the exception of the documents available in the "corporate space", the information available on this website is published for general information purposes only. Nothing in the present website may be deemed to constitute an offer to purchase or to sell. In the event of a contradiction between the information to be found on the present website and the contents of original copies of official documents issued by WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION, the latter shall prevail.

WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION endeavours to ensure that the information published on this website is correct and up to date, and reserves the right to correct the contents at any time without notice. However, WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION cannot guarantee that the information made available on this website is correct, precise or exhaustive.

Consequently, WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION declines all responsibility for:
- any interruptions (even temporary) in website availablilty;
- the occurrence of bugs;
- errors or omissions concerning the information available on the website;
- any damage resulting from a fraudulent attack by a third party leading to the modification of the information available on the website;
- and, more generally, any direct and indirect damage, whatever the cause, origin, nature and consequences, including, particularly, the costs that may occur from acquiring goods proposed on the website, loss of profits, clientele, data or any other losses of intangible goods that may arise due to any access to the website or the impossibility of accessing the website or the trust placed in any information originating directly or indirectly from the website. WOOD OPTIC DIFFUSION also declines responsibility for any deterioration caused to your computer equipment due to the fact that you used and/or viewed this website.

© GOLD & WOOD 2008