Terms and Conditions


Company Information

Welcome to the internet Website (« Web Site ») edited and published by COMPAGNIE FINANCIERE RICHEMONT SA (hereinafter referred to as “RICHEMONT”) a company having offices at chemin de la Chênaie 50, CH-1293 Bellevue, Switzerland and registered on the Commercial Register of the Republic and Canton of Geneva No. CH-170-3013862-4.

Editor & Publisher
Compagnie Financière Richemont SA
50, chemin de la Chênaie, CP30
1293 Bellevue, Geneva
Switzerland

General Enquiries

e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tel: +41 (0) 22 721 35 00
Fax: +41 (0) 22 721 35 50

Hosting service: Richemont International S.A., Technical Centre, Fribourg, Switzerland

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Use of this Web Site is subject to the following terms and conditions ("Terms"). RICHEMONT may revise these Terms from time to time by updating this posting, with the revised Terms taking effect for all Users as of the date stated on the posting. Consequently, Users should consult the Terms regularly.

Please read these Terms carefully before using the Web Site. Users expressly acknowledge that they are aware of these Terms and have had access to the same upon entering the Web Site. Consequently, by using the Web Site, Users signify their assent and agreement to these Terms. If User does not agree to these Terms, then User is not authorised to continue consultation and access of the Web Site.

Use of Materials on this Web Site

RICHEMONT has created this Web Site to provide information about the company and its Maisons. Users may download one computer copy or print one copy of the material on this Web Site for their own non-commercial, educational, private or domestic use only, provided that proprietary notices, in particular intellectual property notices such as copyright©, trademark™ are preserved in tact and are not modified, deleted or changed. Unless otherwise stated, Users should assume that everything they see or read on the Web Site (such as images, photographs, including any person represented in the photographs, illustrations, icons, texts, video clips, written and other materials) ("RICHEMONT Material") are protected by legislation such as copyright, designs and trademark legislation and under international treaty provisions and national laws worldwide.

Users are not authorised to sell, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, publicly perform, report or otherwise prepare derivative or second hand works based on or use any RICHEMONT Material in any way for any public or commercial purposes. Furthermore, RICHEMONT Material may not be displayed or communicated on any other web site, in a networked computer environment or other digital support for any purpose whatsoever. In the event of breach of any of these Terms, Users’ permission to use RICHEMONT Material will automatically terminate and any copies made of RICHEMONT Material must be immediately destroyed. Any unauthorised use of RICHEMONT Material may infringe copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

Cookies

In order to provide certain services we use Cookies. These are small text files that the Web Site transfers to a Web Site user’s browser for added functionality or for tracking Web site usage. We use Session Cookies when you add watches to your Selection. These are saved to the browser only and disappear when the browser is closed. We use permanent Cookies when you choose your preferences. These are retained on your computer. You can reject Cookies using your browser preferences or settings. Should you require help, please look for the information in your browser “Help”. Please note that by deactivating Cookies, we may not be able to provide the services requested or you may have to re-register each time you visit the Web Site.

Users’ Submissions

Any unsolicited communication or material Users transmit to RICHEMONT via the Web Site, by electronic mail or otherwise, excluding Personal Information about themselves, including, but not limited to, any data, questions or answers, comments, suggestions, or the like will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary by RICHEMONT. By sending communications to RICHEMONT, Users automatically grant RICHEMONT a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display such communication(s) alone, or as a part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known of hereafter developed and to sublicense such rights to anyone. Anything Users transmit may be used by RICHEMONT and its affiliated companies for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting, or developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information.

Furthermore, the Richemont Maisons’ enjoy a worldwide reputation for both the design and manufacture of luxury products. To this end, the Richemont Maisons’ possess their own sources of creativity, in particular highly skilled teams of designers who conceive and perfect their creations. As a result, RICHEMONT cannot agree to or accept being the receiver of unsolicited proposals of collaboration. Indeed, it is conceivable that the Richemont Maisons’ may already be working on similar ideas and /or creations. Consequently, Users are advised that RICHEMONT is not interested in receiving ideas or other proposals relating to creations they may wish to submit.

Privacy Statement

RICHEMONT has established its Privacy Statement in respect of the confidence its clientele places in it and in conformity with high standards of protection of Personal Information to which it is committed.

NOTE TO CHILDREN

Children who are under age (minors), should not send any information about themselves or their friends and should not register for any of the RICHEMONT on-line services nor should they make requests to receive further information from RICHEMONT by clicking consent or request buttons on the Web Site. Should we discover or be informed that a child has registered his/her or another child’s personal details, we will delete such information from our records.

NOTE TO PARENTS

RICHEMONT will not intentionally collect personally identifiable information from children under age. If you, as a parent or legal guardian are concerned that your child has registered for one of our services, wish to cancel your child’s registration and have all details deleted, please contact us by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or write to us at the following address providing official documents proving parental or guardian status:

Compagnie Financière Richemont SA
50, chemin de la Chênaie, CP30
1293 Bellevue, Geneva
Switzerland

Any personally identifiable information such as your name, address, contact numbers and preferences etc. (hereinafter referred to as “Personal Information”) you make available to RICHEMONT is done so voluntarily, with your knowledge and consent when making a request, submission or registration for services from RICHEMONT. Registration forms contain both mandatory fields (indicated with an asterisk (*)) and non-mandatory fields; if you choose not to complete the mandatory fields then RICHEMONT may not be able to respond to your request or activate your option choices.

Requests for information made by telephone may be recorded for quality control and to ensure the accuracy of your Personal Information.

Personal Information provided to us by you will be made available for joint use by duly authorised RICHEMONT personnel in Switzerland, its subsidiary and affiliated companies worldwide, its Customer Relations management agencies, in particular, in the UK and occasionally to other persons or companies who carry out operations in relation to our business. Our companies, subsidiaries and some of our business partners are located outside Switzerland and consequently Users accept that their Personal Information may be either imported to Switzerland or transferred abroad. However, all such persons/companies are subject to confidentiality agreements and to the strict respect of your privacy in accordance with applicable legislation. The Personal Information made available by you will be used to provide the requested services and may be used both for marketing research purposes relating to RICHEMONT’s business and to provide information to you.

Other than as stated above, RICHEMONT will not use Personal Information for unsolicited communications. We do not sell, rent or otherwise make available any Personal Information submitted to us to other third parties unless it is to our business partners, our legal advisors or where so required by law or a court decision. RICHEMONT will use its best endeavours to ensure that your Personal Information is kept secure at all times.

To help us keep your information up to date, please let us know of any changes in your Personal Information. If you have registered for an e-mail service you no longer wish to receive, you can opt-out through an automated service by following the instructions at the end of all e-mails.

Alternatively, requests to correct or amend Personal Information as well as any request to cancel your registration for services offered by RICHEMONT can be sent by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or write to us at the following address:

Compagnie Financière Richemont SA
50, chemin de la Chênaie, CP30
1293 Bellevue, Geneva
Switzerland

Following your request, RICHEMONT will amend or remove your Personal Information. In the case of removal your registration to any of the RICHEMONT services will be cancelled.

From time to time, RICHEMONT may amend this Privacy Statement in accordance with modified legislative obligations and RICHEMONT’s business objectives. Our Privacy Statement can be consulted at any time from our Web Site at www.Richemont.com.

Our main database is managed and located in Switzerland at RICHEMONT International’s technical centre in Fribourg. Our Customer Management relations/concierge service database is managed by Prestige in the United Kingdom. Our Privacy Statement is exclusively governed by the laws of Switzerland without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. The competent courts of the Republic and Canton of Geneva, Switzerland shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any differences or disputes arising out of or in connection with our Privacy Statement.

RICHEMONT trusts that its Privacy Statement demonstrates its commitment to managing your Personal Information in accordance with current legislative obligations in such a way as to fully protect your privacy.

Disclaimer

The information on the Web Site is intended for general information purposes only. RICHEMONT tries to ensure that the information provided is accurate and complete. However, RICHEMONT does not warrant or represent that RICHEMONT Material is accurate, error-free or reliable or that use of RICHEMONT Material will not infringe rights of third parties. Use of the Web Site is at Users’ risk.

RICHEMONT does not warrant that the functional and/or technical aspects of the Web Site or the RICHEMONT Material will be error free or that this Web Site, RICHEMONT Material or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. If use of this Web Site, or RICHEMONT Material results in the need for servicing or replacing property, material, equipment or data, RICHEMONT is not responsible for those costs. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Web Site is provided to Users "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, REASONABLE CARE AND SKILL, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. RICHEMONT and its suppliers make no warranties about the RICHEMONT Material, software text, downloads, graphics, and links, or about results to be obtained from using the Web Site. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, consequently some of the above exclusions may not apply.

Trademark Notice

In general, all trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") that appear on this Web Site are registered, unregistered or otherwise protected RICHEMONT trademarks or are licensed for use by RICHEMONT by third parties. Other trademarks are proprietary marks and are registered to their respective owners including the Adobe trademarks which belong to Adobe Systems Incorporated, Delaware, USA. Nothing contained on the Web Site should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on this Web Site without RICHEMONT’s prior written permission or that of such third party who owns the trademark. Misuse of any trademark displayed on the Web Site is strictly prohibited.

Copyright Notice

All contents of this Web Site are either Copyright © RICHEMONT 1998-2013 or are licensed for use by RICHEMONT. All rights reserved. Please refer to the section of these Terms on Use of Materials on this Web Site above.

Links and Linking

Links provided for User’s convenience to other web sites operated by third parties not affiliated to RICHEMONT may be indicated on the Web Site in particular in the right hand column. The inclusion of any link to such third party web sites does not imply endorsement by RICHEMONT of those web sites. RICHEMONT has not and cannot review all of these third party web sites and is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any information provided by them. Consequently, linking to any other off-site pages or third party web sites is at Users’ own risk.

RICHEMONT does not authorise linking to its Web Site from a third party web site without its express prior written authorisation.

Termination

Users agree that RICHEMONT may terminate Users’ access to and use of the Web Site if RICHEMONT reasonably believes that Users have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of this Agreement, or violated the rights of RICHEMONT or any third party, or for any reason with or without notice to User. Users agree that RICHEMONT may modify or discontinue this Web Site, with or without notice to them. Users agree that RICHEMONT will not be liable to them or any third party as a result of such modification or discontinuation. The provisions entitled "Disclaimer," "Limitation of Liability," and "General Provisions" will survive termination of these Terms.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances whatsoever shall RICHEMONT be liable for any loss arising out of or in connection with the use of information available from this Web Site whether direct or indirect including, without limitation, any liability relating to any loss of use, interruption of business, lost profits or lost data, or incidental, special or consequential damages of any kind regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, even if RICHEMONT has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Because some states and countries do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not be operable.

General Provisions

Unless otherwise specified, the information and materials in the site are presented solely for the purpose of promoting RICHEMONT’s products and services. RICHEMONT makes no representation that RICHEMONT Material is appropriate or available for use in every country of the world. This Web Site may describe services that are not available worldwide. Users use this Web Site at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, keeping in mind that access to RICHEMONT Material may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. Any cause of action a User may have with respect to this Web Site must be commenced within two years after the claim or cause of action arises.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms shall be exclusively governed by the laws of Switzerland without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. The competent courts of the Republic and Canton of Geneva, Switzerland shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any differences or disputes arising out of or in connection with these Terms. The waiver by RICHEMONT of a breach of any provision of these Terms will not operate to be interpreted as a waiver of any other or subsequent breach.


New Posting: November 2008