General Terms and Conditions of Use


1.1. General Principales

These General Terms and Conditions of Use (hereinafter referred to as “the GTCU “aim to define the terms and conditions according to which:

  • The company STIMUPRAT EDITIONS (hereinafter referred to as « STIMUPRAT ») as identified in the Legal Notice on the website makes available to its users the website (hereinafter referred to as « the Site ») and the services available on the Site,
  • the user accesses the Site and uses its services.

The user is understood as any natural person who visits, consults or uses the services available on the Site for personal or professional purposes.

1.2. Goals of the web site

The Site is intended to allow users:

  • To consult annotated and commented ECG tracings by type of cardiac prosthesis and by manufacturer,
  • To prepare for the examinations of rhythmologie and to carry out trainings online,
  • To conduct online quizzes on ECG analysis,
  • To get information on the agenda of the trainings organized by STIMUPRAT,
  • To consult ECG analysis videos,
  • To exchange in the framework of the layout forum,
  • to be informed of the news of STIMUPRAT,
  • apply for STIMUPRAT trainer status.

1.3. Acceptance of the General Terms and Conditions of Use

The consultation of the Site implies the full and unreserved acceptance of the user to the General Terms and Conditions of Use.

It is therefore the responsibility of the user who wishes to consult the Site and/or use the services it proposes to read the General Terms and Conditions of Use.

1.4. Tolerance - Changes

The fact that STIMUPRAT does not prevail at a given moment of any of the stipulations of the GTCU cannot be interpreted as a waiver of the latter to avail itself later of any of said stipulations.

STIMUPRAT reserves the right to modify the GTCU at any time. In such circumstances, it will inform the user by e-mail, when it is available, or by means of an information message published on the Site.


2.1. The user can consult the Site free of charge and without any obligation of registration.

However, the user must first create a user account and identify himself in order to:

  • Apply for the status of trainer,
  • Participate in the forum posted on the Site,
  • Be informed of the posting of a new discussion topic on the forum,
  • Be informed of the posting of news, quizzes and training.

2.2. In order to create a user account, the user must fill in the registration form provided for this purpose on the Site. The opening of a user account includes the entry of four identifiers: the user's first and last names, an e-mail address and a password.

User IDs are personal and must be kept confidential. The user is responsible for the use of his identifiers and is prohibited from disclosing them to a third party or giving them up. Any use of the user's personal account is deemed to be performed by the user.

It is up to the user to immediately inform STIMUPRAT in writing of any use of his / her identifiers made without his knowledge so that STIMUPRAT deactivates the said identifiers.

It is the responsibility of the user to provide accurate and complete information and to ensure that they are updated in the event of subsequent changes. In the absence of updating the user information, STIMUPRAT cannot be held responsible for the lack of reception by the user of information.

At the end of the registration process, STIMUPRAT will send the user an email confirming his registration and summarizing the information provided by the user for registration purposes.

STIMUPRAT reserves the right to suspend access to the Site in the event of fraudulent use or attempted fraudulent use of the user's credentials. In case of suspension of access, STIMUPRAT will inform the user.


3.1. Content posted by STIMUPRAT

The information presented on the Site is provided in good faith and in the current state of knowledge. STIMUPRAT endeavors to ensure to the best of its ability, the accuracy and updating of the information on the Site, which it reserves the right to correct, at any time and without notice, the content.

STIMUPRAT reserves the right to delete information and data if it considers that their content is illegal, does not comply with the regulations in force or that does not correspond to the spirit, purpose, image and values ​​attached to the Site and / or which is likely to harm STIMUPRAT and / or third parties.

Tracings and comments are posted online by STIMUPRAT on the Site so that users can make them available to the public or reproduce them for teaching or scientific research purposes, each user must strictly comply with the provisions of Article L.122-5 of the Intellectual Property Code when applicable.

The comments associated with the tracings are presumed to be protected by copyright and cannot be commercially exploited by the user.

These comments do not constitute, directly or indirectly, a medical consultation and the user will not be able to implement the information available on the Site in support of the formulation of a diagnosis.

3.2. Content posted by the user

The Site allows the user to view information published by STIMUPRAT but also allows him to ask a question about an ECG tracing, to present an ECG or EGM as part of the tracing forum.

The user who publishes content is responsible to STIMUPRAT and third parties for the information and data that it puts online and more generally for the elements sent to STIMUPRAT.

In this context, the user must beware of the information he broadcasts and uploads online and is committed to the utmost truthfulness and veracity of the information he posts online.

In addition, the user must imperatively anonymize the lines before putting them online in the framework of the forum, no information to allow the identification of patients.

Any content posted on the Site may be immediately removed by STIMUPRAT if there is a finding of lack of anonymity or imperfect anonymity, without prejudice to any damages and interest borne by the user due to the damage caused by uploading non-anonymized content.

The user must also respect the aim and purpose of the Site.

The user is prohibited as such from posting online comments, information, photographs or elements that include:

  • infringe intellectual property rights held by third parties (such as copyrights, trademarks, designs),
  • infringe the privacy, image rights or reputation of a third party,
  • would be contrary to public order, morality or the feelings of minors,
  • would be disparaging, defamatory or insulting.

More generally, the user guarantees the lawful character of the elements and information that he puts on line and is prohibited from using the Site to exercise an illegal activity, illegal, contrary to public order and / or morality.

It is further strictly forbidden for the user to use the Website for advertising or promotional purposes.

It is specified that any violation or non-compliance with this article constitutes a breach by the user to the GTCU authorizing STIMUPRAT to remove the illegal content, suspend or terminate immediately and automatically the registration of the user, without compensation to the benefit of the user and without prejudice to the damages that could be owed by the user to STIMUPRAT as such.

In any event, in the case that STIMUPRAT's liability is questioned by a third party because of the content published by a user, the user concerned should be uninjured STIMUPRAT of all the convictions and indemnities that would be borne by it, including the costs of proceedings, advice and disbursements incurred by STIMUPRAT.

3.3. Reportions illegal content

The user who notices in the Site a content that is illegal and / or non-compliant with the GTCU (such as a statement contrary to morality or that offends a third party) may immediately inform STIMUPRAT by sending a message to the e-mail address next:

In the event of reporting of illegal content and / or non-compliance with the GTCU, STIMUPRAT will have the option of suspending or canceling immediately and without notice the information concerned, and may under the same conditions, if necessary, terminate the registration of the user who has published the illegal content and does not comply with the GTCU, without prejudice to the damages that could be owed by the user to STIMUPRAT as such.

  1. Accessibility of the website

The Site is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except in case of major case, possible breakdowns or maintenance interventions necessary to ensure the proper functioning of the Site.

STIMUPRAT commits to make its best efforts to ensure users access to the Site at all times. However, it provides no guarantee regarding both the availability or accessibility of the Site, the absence of viruses.

STIMUPRAT cannot be held responsible for the difficulties of access or temporary inability to access the Site due to network disruptions, the user being informed of the complexity of the global networks and the influx, at certain times, of users of Internet. The same is true of any piracy or virus intrusion that may occur, as STIMUPRAT cannot guarantee absolute protection of the Site.

Furthermore, STIMUPRAT shall not be liable for any damage, temporary or permanent, caused to the user's computer system, or any loss or damage (including, but not limited to, loss of data or profits) that would be suffered by the user following:

  • access or navigation on the Site,
  • the exploitation of the information includes in the Site.

The access to the Site is strictly reserved for private use and only gives the user a right to consult the information on the Site.

The entire Site as well as the tree structure, the texts, logos, photographic representations, downloadable documents and all the elements making up the Site constitutes a work protected by the law of intellectual property.

With the exception of comments related to the ECG tracings (see Article 3.1 of the General Terms and Conditions of Use), any use, reproduction or partial or full download on any medium whatsoever of any of the elements of the Site, text, images, photographs, illustrations, logos, without the prior written consent of STIMUPRAT, is strictly prohibited.

Any infringement of this article is likely to be penalized and civilly sanctioned in particular for the purposes of counterfeiting and may result in the payment of damages.

STIMUPRAT may also, at its discretion, terminate the registration of the user immediately.


Clicking on the hypertext links inserted on the Site may direct the user to other websites.

STIMUPRAT assumes no responsibility for the links and for the content of the website to which the user can be redirected. Users choosing to access the websites of third parties are subject to the conditions of use of these sites.


The personal data collected through the Site are processed in accordance with the provisions of The General Data Protection Regulation of 25 Mai 2018 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data. personal character and the free movement of such data.

The controller is STIMUPRAT, represented by its Manager.

The personal data collected via the Site are subject to computer processing by STIMUPRAT and may be used by STIMUPRAT, its internal services, its subcontractors, its partners or its beneficiaries for the following purposes:

  • The management of the Site and the services offered,
  • The processing of requests for information,
  • The improvement and personalization of STIMUPRAT communication,
  • User information on upcoming events,
  • The management of requests related to the rights of the natural person whose personal data are collected.

STIMUPRAT reserves the right to communicate your personal data to any authority or judicial authority that should be legally the recipient of such information.

In accordance with the provisions of the European Regulation n ° 2016/679, any natural person, justifying his identity, can exercise his right of access, rectification and / or suppression of the information concerning him and contained in the databases of STIMUPRAT, upon request addressed to STIMUPRAT by post at its head office. It also has the right to limit the processing of personal data, erasure, portability of personal data, withdrawal of consent and the right to lodge a complaint with the National Commission for Information Technology and Civil Liberties. It may also object to his personal data being used for prospecting purposes and generally to the processing of his personal data for legitimate reasons. It may give general or specific instructions respectively to a trusted third party certified by the National Commission for Information Technology and Civil Liberties or to the controller, relating to the storage, erasure and communication of personal data after his death. It may designate a person responsible for their execution and modify them at any time. In the absence of instructions given during his lifetime, his heirs will have the opportunity to exercise certain rights, in particular the right of access.

The personal data that will be used for prospecting purposes will be deleted as long as there is no response to solicitations for 3 years. In any case, the data necessary to fulfill a legal or regulatory obligation may be archived for the time necessary to fulfill the obligation in question.

8.          COOKIES

When consulting the Site, cookies are placed on the user's computer, mobile phone or tablet.

The information to better understand how cookies work and how to use the current tools to configure them are detailed below:

  • Definition and purpose of cookies

Cookies are small text files that websites put on a computer's hard drive when visiting a site or viewing an advertisement. In particular, they aim to collect information relating to navigation and to allow certain functionalities. In particular, cookies help STIMUPRAT to know the information that pleases the user, in order to offer more content that may interest him.

In a computer, cookies are managed by the internet browser.

Cookies are deposited by STIMUPRAT on the user's terminal for the purposes of navigation on our Site, optimization and customization of our services on the site.

Their purpose is to analyze the Website's traffic and to produce statistical reports and collect the following data: the IP address, the browsing history, the date and time of consultation of the pages of the Site, the country of use origin of the user, the language used to consult the Site and the type of device used (computer, mobile phone, tablet).

  • Accept or refuse cookies

The user has different ways to manage cookies.

- The setting of his Internet browser

The user can at any time choose to disable these cookies. The browser can also be set to report to the user cookies that are stored on his computer and ask to accept them or not. The user can accept or refuse cookies on a case by case basis or refuse them systematically once and for all.

It is recalled that the setting is likely to modify the conditions of access to the services of the Site requiring the use of cookies.

The configuration of each browser is different. It is described in the help menu of the browser, which will allow the user to know how to change his wishes for cookies.

The user can disable cookies by following the instructions as follows:

1/ if you use the Internet Explorer browser

In Internet Explorer, click the "Tools" button, then "Internet Options".

On the General tab, under Browsing History, click Settings.

Click on the "View files" button.

Click the Name column header to sort all files in alphabetical order, then browse through the list until you see files that begin with the prefix "Cookie." (All cookies have this prefix and usually contain the name of the website that created the cookie).

Select the cookie (s) with the name "STIMUPRAT" and delete them.

Close the window that contains the list of files, then double-click "OK" to return to Internet Explorer.

2/ if you use the Firefox browser

Go to the "Tools" tab of the browser and select the "Options" menu.

In the window that appears, choose "Privacy" and click "Show Cookies".

Locate the files that contain the name "STIMUPRAT". Select them and delete them.

3/ if you use the Safari browser

In your browser, choose Edit menu> Preferences.

Click on "Security" and then "Show cookies".

Select the cookies that contain the name "STIMUPRAT" and click "Delete" or "Clear all".

After deleting the cookies, click on "Done".

4/ if you use the Google Chrome browser

Click on the "Tools" menu icon and select "Options".

Click on the "Advanced Options" tab and go to the "Privacy" section.

Click on the "Show cookies" button.

Locate the files that contain the name "STIMUPRAT". Select them and delete them.

Click "Close" to return to your browser.

Settings on a platform for managing cookies

The user can manage his cookies by visiting cookie management platforms offered by advertising professionals.

To learn more about cookies and their management, the user can also go to the National Commission for Information Technology and Civil Liberties website or click on the "Help" option of the browser menu.


The General Terms and Conditions of Use are subject to French law.

Consequently, unless otherwise provided by public order, the relationship between the user and GTCU - because of the use of the Site - will be governed by French law.