Terms of Use

When you connect to or access this Website (‘’this Website’’), you agree to be bound by the general terms of use set out below, as well as by the specific terms mentioned on certain pages of this Website, as updated from time to time. If you do not agree with these terms, you should leave this Website immediately.

Unless otherwise specified, this Website, its content, and its domain name and urls including but not limited to philia-sa.fr, philiatrading.com, philiaenergy.com, philiasenegal.com, philia-energy.com, congobunkering.cg, and congobunkering.com are the sole property of PHILIA.

Within the context the Terms of Use hereby, the term Philia shall refer to Philia SA or any other affiliated company that are under the control or ownership of the same ultimate shareholder, any member of the PHILIA group of companies (including any type of juristic person whether it is incorporated, partnership or of whatever form).

1. Purpose of this web site:

This Website, as well as the contents including all information, text, graphics, images, hyperlinks and other material are for general information purpose about PHILIA.

2. Trademark and copyright information

PHILIA intellectual property rights including but not limited to (any brand, logo or trademarks) referred to on this Website are the sole property of PHILIA. They may not be used for any purpose without the owner’s permission, given in writing. This Website and its content are protected, within the meaning of the Swiss intellectual property code (“the Code”), under the laws of copyright covering texts, drawings and models, as well as by trademark law. You agree not to reproduce, other than for your own personal, non-commercial use as defined in the Code, all or part of this Website or its content on any medium whatsoever without PHILIA’s permission, given in writing. You also agree not to establish any hypertext links to this Website or its content. PHILIA does not grant any right or license for the personal and non-commercial use of the website or its content, except for a non-exclusive license to consult it on an “as is” basis, at your own risk. All other rights are reserved.

PHILIA makes no claim or representations regarding the third party trademarks, which are the property of their respective owners.

For more information, contact the webmaster at: webmaster@philia-sa.com

3. Links to other web sites

This Website may contain links to other web sites (including links to social media) which are not owed by any member of PHILIA group of companies (‘’Other Websites’’). Links to such Other Websites are provided solely as convenience to you and not as an endorsement by PHILIA of the contents of such Other Websites. PHILIA is not responsible for the content of such Other Websites and does not make any representations or warranties regarding such Other Websites or the contents or materials of such Other Websites.

4. Updating of information

PHILIA makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that this Website is accessible at all times. You may however be prevented from accessing the Website or experience access problems due to technical difficulties or during maintenance work or upgrades. In addition, while PHILIA takes reasonable care to ensure that the information on this Website is kept up to date, it makes no representation or warranty, express or implied, of its accuracy and completeness.

The content of this Website and the websites accessible via hypertext links at this Website may be corrected, amended or updated at any time without notice.

PHILIA does not guarantee and makes no representations or warranties that this Website and access thereto are secure, or that this Website is free of viruses or bugs that could result in damage to or the loss of data. You are responsible for protecting your data from viruses.

PHILIA accepts no liability for any direct, special, indirect or consequential damages of whatsoever kind and howsoever caused, arising out of your use of or inability to access this Website.

6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

PHILIA makes no representations or warranties with respect to this Website or its contents, which are provided “as is” without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. PHILIA may make changes to the material on this Website or to any of the products or services described in it, at any time without notice.

While PHILIA uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this Website, PHILIA makes no representations or warranties as to whether the information accessible via this Website, or any website with which it is linked, is accurate, complete, or current. Commentary and other materials posted on this Website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. PHILIA is not responsible for any error or omissions in or for the results obtained from the use of any information or materials on this Website.

IN NO EVENT WILL PHILIA BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE WHATSOEVER RELATED TO OR ARISING FROM THIS WEB SITE OR ANY USE OF THIS WEB SITE, OR OF ANY SITE OR RESOURCE LINKED TO, REFERENCED, OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE, OR FOR THE USE OR DOWNLOADING OF, OR ACCESS TO, ANY MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOST SAVINGS OR LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA, EVEN IF PHILIA IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS EXCLUSION AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ALL CAUSES OF ACTION, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORIES.

7. Access and use of this Website

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to this Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access this Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

Access to this Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on this Website without notice. While this Website will normally be available 24 hours a day, PHILIA shall not be liable if for any reason this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. This Website may be unavailable and without notice in the event of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond PHILIA’s control.

You are prohibited from posting, transmitting to or from, or creating a link to this Website of any material:

  • that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or
  • which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights (including intellectual property rights) of any third party, in any country in the world; or
  • contains private information of any third party, including, without limitation, surname, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, or other personal data; or
  • which is malicious or technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

You may not misuse this Website including, without limitation, by hacking or by attempting to gain unauthorized access to this Website, the server on which this Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this Website. You must not attack this Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

If you have any concerns about material which appears on this Website, please contact us at webmaster@philia-sa.com

PHILIA will report any breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will fully co-operate with those authorities, and shall respond to any court order, by disclosing your identity or location to them. PHILIA will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it or on any website linked to it.

8. Information about you and your visits to this Website

We process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By using this Website you consent to such processing of personal data and you warrant that all such data provided by you is accurate.

9. Confidential or proprietary information

PHILIA does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through our Web Site. Please note that any information or material sent to PHILIA will be deemed NOT to be confidential. By sending PHILIA any information or material, you grant PHILIA an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify transmit and distribute those materials or information, and you also agree that PHILIA is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send us for any purpose.

10. Jurisdictional issues

Unless otherwise specified, the materials in this Website are presented solely for the purpose of promoting PHILIA products and activities. PHILIA makes no representation that materials or products depicted in the site are appropriate or available in all locations.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Switzerland without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

The Swiss courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to this Website, although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these Terms of Use in your country of residence or any other relevant country.