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 minisites or pages on third party social networking services, directed at consumers in the United States, 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 “United States” from the listing that appears below “English” (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 trademarks, service 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 any content from the Sites, as well as unauthorized linking.

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 as "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. Please check your local laws.

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 are subject to our Privacy Policy. All unsolicited reviews, comments or other submissions, including ideas, concepts, techniques, know-how and the like, shall not be treated as confidential by CHANEL and CHANEL may use such materials in any manner that it deems appropriate. For more information on this topic, please see our Privacy Policy.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. Prices

When applicable, prices displayed on the U.S. portion of the CHANEL website are shown in U.S. dollars and do not include taxes. Prices are provided for informational purposes and are not binding. Prices indicated on the U.S. portion of the CHANEL website are based on prices established by CHANEL for its CHANEL Boutiques in the United States and are subject to change without notice.
Prices for Fine Jewelry pieces displayed on the US Website are based on size n°52 or Medium and are therefore also likely to vary for smaller or larger sizes.

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 the United States and the State of New York, and the jurisdiction and venue of any such action shall be vested solely in the federal and state courts of New York.

9. 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: March 2012

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