LEGAL STATEMENT

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE / LEGAL NOTICE


IMPORTANT! Please carefully read the following terms and conditions ("Terms") governing your use (including access, browsing and/or use of any interactive features) of those portions of the CHANEL website accessible at www.chanel.com, as well as and including any other CHANEL websites or web pages accessible through the CHANEL website or other promotional websites CHANEL hosts or sponsors such as mini-sites or pages on third party social networking services, directed at consumers in Canada, including those portions of the CHANEL website accessible by going to www.chanel.com and placing your cursor at or rolling over “English” and selecting “Canada” from the listing that appears below “English” or by placing your cursor at or rolling over “Français” and selecting “Canada” from the listing that appears below “Français” (collectively the “Sites”).


Please see the separate terms of use applicable to other country-specific or region-specific web pages available on those pages when you access them through www.chanel.com or through other promotional websites.


Use of the Sites is subject to these legally binding Terms and constitutes your agreement to be bound by and to act in accordance with these Terms. We reserve the right to change the Terms at any time. Any such changes will be posted on the Sites and you agree to be bound by such changes.

1. Privacy

Please read our Privacy Policy, which governs the manner in which we will handle any personal information that you provide to us.

2. Ownership Rights/Use of Sites Materials

Chanel Inc. and/or its worldwide affiliates (“CHANEL”) own all right, title and interest in and to the Sites and/or own the content and applications on the Sites (including on social network websites).

CHANEL owns all copyrights for all material on the Sites or has a valid right from a third party to use the material on the Sites. CHANEL also owns all trade-marks, trade names, logos and domain names used on or in connection with the Sites, or has a valid right from a third party to use any such material. Any modification or use of the materials from the Sites for any purpose not explicitly permitted is a violation of CHANEL's copyright and other proprietary rights.

No part of the Sites may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any manner whatsoever, except for viewing purposes, without the prior written consent of CHANEL. This prohibition also includes framing, mirroring or archiving any content from the Sites, as well as unauthorized linking.


All rights not expressly granted in these Terms are reserved. The act of accessing or downloading any part of the Sites or any of the materials available on the Sites does not transfer any right or ownership of such materials to you, and such materials may only be used in accordance with these Terms.

 

3. Disclaimer/Limitation on Liability

USE OF AND BROWSING IN THE SITES ARE AT YOUR OWN RISK. NEITHER CHANEL NOR ANY PARTY REPRESENTING OR OTHERWISE AFFILIATED WITH CHANEL IN CREATING OR PRESENTING THE SITES ARE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITES. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OF THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE SITES IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILTY, FITNESS FOR A SPECIFIC PURPOSE, FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitations may not apply to you.

4. Solicited and Unsolicited Materials

Solicited information that you submit to CHANEL by email in order to register or sign up, purchase products and/or to submit appropriate questions to the Sites, if applicable, is subject to our Privacy Policy.


Through the Sites, we request that you provide to us certain types of information so that we may better serve you. The requested information may include questions and comments about our products. Please do not provide us with materials, including but not limited to business, advertising, creative, marketing or any other types of proposals, concepts, know-how, ideas and the like ("Unsolicited Materials"). By submitting any Unsolicited Materials, you agree that we shall have the sole discretion as to how to utilize such Unsolicited Materials and you automatically provide to us a perpetual, royalty free license to such end. If any Unsolicited Materials that you provide to us are protected by third party copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless CHANEL, its parent, subsidiaries and/or affiliated entities, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, representatives, and third party providers (collectively, “the CHANEL Indemnitees”), against any claims or actions brought against any of the CHANEL Indemnitees arising out of or relating to our use or possession of the Unsolicited Materials.

 

5. Links

CHANEL is not responsible for third party websites that link to or from the Sites. CHANEL does not endorse any such sites or the goods or services offered on such sites. CHANEL disclaims all responsibility for the accuracy of any of the information provided on such linked sites and any goods or services provided or purchased from such sites. CHANEL shall not be held liable or responsible for the content of any sites that link to or from the Sites.

6. Accuracy of Information

CHANEL takes reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy of the information included in the Sites. However, CHANEL takes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the content of the Sites and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of information provided on the Sites. Information provided on the Sites is subject to change at any time without prior notice.

7. No Waiver

The failure on the part of CHANEL to enforce any part of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of any of CHANEL's rights hereunder for past or future actions.

8. Jurisdiction

Any dispute over the content or use of the Sites shall be governed by the substantive laws of Canada and the Province of Ontario, and the jurisdiction and venue of any such action shall be vested in the courts of the Province of Ontario.


9. Severability

If any provision of these Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

10. Miscellaneous

You acknowledge and agree that these Terms, together with our Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and CHANEL with respect to the use of the Sites.

CHANEL may change these Terms at any time by posting changes on the Sites. Any changes are effective immediately upon posting. The continued use of the Sites constitutes your agreement to any revised Terms.

The Sites are not intended to provide any medical information about the skin or otherwise.

BY USING THE SITES, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND AGREEMENT TO COMPLY WITH THE TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE.


LAST UPDATED: October 2011

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