Last updated: May 2014
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About L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels
L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels has its registered offices at L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels, 22, place Vendôme, 75001 Paris, France. The Platforms are edited by L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels. Our VAT number is FR 66 433901485.
About our hosting services
Hosting Services for our website is provided by Richemont International S.A. Route des Biches 8CH-1752 VILLARS-SUR-GLÂNE 2, which is located in Switzerland.
Mobile applications may be hosted by us or by other companies and you should refer to the relevant conditions of such other company.
Use of materials on the Platforms
L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels has created its various Platforms to provide information about its company and products for your personal use. Whilst considerable effort has been made to ensure that the visual representations of L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels products displayed on the platforms are representative of the colour, design and style etc. of the original products, slight variations, distortions and/or differences may be apparent when compared to the original product. This may, for example, be due to technical issues such as your browser or computer settings. Accordingly, L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels cannot be held liable for any apparent differences in the product images represented on the Platforms and the original products.
You may download one computer copy, download the application on to your mobile device or print one copy of the material made available to you for your own non-commercial, educational, private or domestic use only, provided that proprietary notices, in particular intellectual property notices such as copyright©, trademark™, are preserved intact and are not modified, deleted or changed. Unless otherwise stated, you should assume that everything that you see or read on the Platforms (such as images, photographs, including any person represented in the photographs, illustrations, icons, texts, video clips, music, written and other materials) ("L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpel Material") are protected by legislation such as copyright, designs and trademark legislation and under international treaty provisions and national laws worldwide.
Your submissions and unsolicited communications
Any unsolicited communication or material that you transmit to L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels via the Platforms, by electronic mail or otherwise, 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 L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels. By sending communications to L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels, you automatically grant L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive licence 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 that you transmit may be used by L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels 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, L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels enjoys a worldwide reputation for both the design and manufacture of high quality luxury items including jewellery and watches. To this end, it possesses its own sources of creativity, in particular highly skilled teams of designers who conceive and perfect L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels’s creations. As a result, L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels cannot agree to or accept to be the receiver of unsolicited proposals of collaboration. Indeed, it is conceivable that L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels may already be working on similar ideas and/or creations. Consequently, you are advised that L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels is not interested in receiving ideas or other proposals relating to creations they may wish to submit.
Limitation of liability
This section applies to the Platforms and not to the products that may be sold online or by phone by one of our local or regional markets.
L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels tries to ensure that the information provided is accurate and complete. However, L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels does not warrant or represent that L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels’s Material is accurate, error-free or reliable or that use of L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Material will not infringe rights of third parties. Your use of of the Platforms is at your own risk.
L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels does not warrant that the functional and/or technical aspects of the Platforms or the L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Material will be error free or that the Platforms, L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Material or the servers that make them available are free of viruses or other harmful components. If use of the Platforms or L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Material results in the need for servicing or replacing property, material, equipment, data or other element, L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels is not responsible for those costs. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Platforms is provided to you "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. L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels and its suppliers make no warranties about the L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Material, software, text, downloads, graphics, and links, or about results to be obtained from using the Platforms.
Under no circumstances whatsoever shall L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels be liable for any loss arising out of or in connection with the use of information available from the Platforms 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 L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Please note that in some jurisdictions consumer protection laws may not allow certain exclusions or limitation of warranties or liabilities, and consequently some of the above exclusions and limitations may not apply.
In general, all trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") that appear on the Platforms are registered, unregistered or otherwise protected L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels trademarks or are licensed for use by L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels by third parties. Other trademarks are proprietary marks and are registered to their respective owners. Nothing contained on the Platforms should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any licence or right to use any trademark without L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels’s prior written permission or that of such third party who owns the trademark. Misuse of any trademark displayed on the Platforms, or any other content on the Platforms, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited.
All content (including text, images and videos) on the Platforms are either Copyright © L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels or are licensed for use by L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels. All rights are reserved. Please refer to the section above on Use of Materials on the Platforms.
Links & linking
The Platforms may contain links to other platforms operated by third parties not affiliated to L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels. The inclusion of any link to such third party sites does not imply endorsement by L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels of those sites. L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels has not reviewed all of the content contained in the linked sites and is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to any of the Platforms. If you choose to click through any link to off-site pages or third party sites then this is at your own risk.
L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels does not authorise linking to any of its Platforms from a third party platform without its express prior written authorisation.
Termination and suspension
Unless otherwise specified, the information and materials presented on the Platforms are presented solely for the purpose of promoting L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels’s products and services and in certain cases to present products for sale via a variety of means. L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels makes no representation that L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Material is appropriate or available for use in every country of the world. You use the Platforms at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, keeping in mind that access to L’ÉCOLE Van Cleef & Arpels Material may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. Our products are available in many parts of the world. However, the Platforms may identify products that are not available worldwide.
Applicable law and jurisdiction
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