Legal Statement

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 selecting “United States” under the listings that appear below “America” on the “Languages” page or link, (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.
Please read our Privacy Policy, which governs the manner in which we will handle any personal information that you provide to us. The Privacy Policy is subject to the terms and conditions of this Legal Statement.
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. Certain functionality provided via this website may be covered by U.S. Patent 5,930,474.

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.

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, except where such liability or damage is the result of CHANEL’s own negligence, fraud, willful injury or willful violation of law. 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.

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.
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.
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.
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. Please also note that prices shown may vary between the U.S. mainland, Hawaii, Guam and Saipan. The price displayed is based on such jurisdiction as inferred from your computer IP address. Prices remain subject to change without notice.

Prices for Fine Jewelry pieces displayed on the U.S. portion of the CHANEL website are based on size n°52 or Medium and are likely to vary for smaller or larger sizes.
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.
You hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) in connection with any dispute relating to, concerning, or arising out of this Legal Statement, the Privacy Policy, the Sites and/or an item purchased through the Sites. The arbitration will be conducted before a single arbitrator and will be held at the AAA location in the State of New York, City of New York. Payment of all filing, administration, and arbitrator fees will be governed by the AAA’s rules, unless otherwise stated in this paragraph. In the event you are able to demonstrate that the costs of arbitration will be prohibitive as compared to the costs of litigation, CHANEL will pay as much of your filing, administrative, and arbitrator fees in connection with the arbitration as the arbitrator deems necessary to prevent the arbitration from being cost-prohibitive. The arbitration before the AAA shall proceed solely on an individual basis without the right for any claims to be arbitrated on a class action basis or on a basis involving claims brought in a purported representative capacity on behalf of others. The arbitrator’s authority to resolve and make written awards is limited to claims between you and CHANEL alone. Claims may not be joined or consolidated unless agreed to in a writing by all parties. No arbitration award or decision will have any preclusive effect as to issues or claims in any dispute with anyone who is not a named party to the arbitration. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT BY AGREEING TO THIS ARBITRATION PROVISION YOU ARE WAIVING YOUR RIGHT TO MAINTAIN OTHER AVAILABLE DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCESSES, SUCH AS A COURT ACTION, OR A CLASS ACTION. If you initiate a litigation or any other proceeding against CHANEL in violation of this paragraph, and CHANEL is the prevailing party in any such litigation or proceeding, you agree to pay Chanel’s reasonable costs and attorneys’ fees incurred in connection with its enforcement of this paragraph.

THIS LEGAL STATEMENT SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS RULES. For any matters which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in this Legal Statement, you irrevocably submit and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in or closest to the County of New York in the State of New York. You agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.
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: July 2016