Legal

1.Introduction

The purpose of the websites “girard-perregaux.com” is to promote the brand GIRARD-PERREGAUX through exchange of consumers’ ideas on GIRARD-PERREGAUX watches with fair and respectful attitude.

These General Conditions (hereafter the “Conditions”) govern the use of the website “girard-perregaux.com” and all other pages mentioned in the website. The Users agree to read the Conditions carefully and to abide by them.

The User is not authorized to make any changes whatsoever to the website. A User is every person who subscribes the field provided for this purpose on our website. Every person can subscribe to all the sections presented on the website. The subscriptions are independent of one other.

A User is every person who visits the websites without subscription.

Users are asked to read the Conditions covering the use of the website. SOWIND S.A. (here-after SOWIND) owner of the brand GIRARD-PERREGAUX (hereafter “GP”), reserves the right to change the contents of the present condition at any time. Any new condition will take effect from the moment of its notification on the website. User’s acceptance of the modified Conditions will be automatically confirmed by the continued use of the websites.

 

2.Personal data

Personal information is given voluntarily with consent and knowledge. However, please note that some information may be necessary for us to address your request(s), therefore we may be unable to address your request(s) if you do not provide the necessary information. We will inform you whether disclosing your personal information to us is compulsory or optional by marking with an appropriate symbol (*) the information that is compulsory. Disclosure of further personal information to us other than that required for fulfilling legal or contractual obligations and to properly browse our services is, on the contrary, optional and does not have any effect on the use of our website and of its services.

Your personal information is processed by SOWIND S.A., located 1 Place Girardet, CH-2301 La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, as well as its affiliates and service providers, as the case may be, located in or outside of Switzerland and the European Economic Area, in order to send you news, commercial offers, invitations and other information about our activities, to exchange with you and enable you to exchange ideas with other Users through Your GP World in order to improve our products and services, and to respond to any other request you may have. In addition to the information you provide to us, we may process browsing data resulting from your use of our website, in order to provide you with customized contents and offers on our services, subject to your discretionary right to object to the receiving of any advertising or marketing content which we think is of interest to you.

Your personal information shall be stored in a way which allows us to identify you for the period necessary for the purposes for which the information was collected and subsequently processed and, in any case, in accordance with applicable laws. You may report any modification or correction of your personal information to the address below in order to ensure that your personal information is always accurate and up-to-date, relevant and complete.

You have the right to request access to or deletion of your personal information. You may also request that we no longer send you any communications on our activities or any commercial communications, or that we no longer process your personal information, for legitimate reasons. You may freely exercise these rights at any time, provided that you do so in compliance with applicable laws, by sending your request to us at teamit@sowind.ch.

We guarantee the confidentiality of the personal information you provide to us, to the extent you do not provide it yourself to other Users through any other page of our website. Personal information will be exclusively accessible to the duly authorized staff of SOWIND S.A (hereinafter SOWIND), its relevant affiliates and service providers. Your personal information shall not be disclosed to third parties other than us and our relevant affiliates or service providers for purposes which are not permitted by law or without your consent, as applicable.

SOWIND and any affiliate or service provider processing your personal information on its behalf will comply with the relevant Swiss data protection laws and any other applicable law. If SOWIND is requested by authorized third parties, regulatory or governmental agencies investigating illegal activities to provide information concerning User's activities, SOWIND shall do so. SOWIND will also disclose Users' personal data if SOWIND is compelled to do so by law.

We have adopted security measures to protect personal information against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, and against any other unlawful processing. For the best possible protection of your personal information outside the limits of our control and management of the same, it is advisable that your computer be protected through appropriate measures for the security of network data transmission (such as, for example, antivirus, firewalls and anti-spam filtering).

Our website uses automatic systems of traffic data collection, such as cookies. A cookie is a file stored on the hard disk of the terminal of an Internet user. It does not contain intelligible information but it allows linking between a terminal and other information about user's experience on the website and his/her preferences expressed while choosing services for example. The information collected by cookies will be processed in order to optimize the services of our website, in particular in connection to functions such as selecting the country, the language, the location, browsing the catalogue and in general in connection with the provision of services reserved to registered Users. For cookies disseminated by our servers, no one else –outside or our authorized affiliates and service providers- may gain access to the information contained therein, as this information is gathered directly and automatically by our website. You may block cookies directly in your Internet browser. However, blocking cookies may impact the proper functioning of the website.

Our website may contain links to other websites. We do not control or monitor such websites and we are not liable for their contents or security. Please pay attention when you connect to these websites, and read their terms and conditions of use and their privacy policy carefully. These Conditions do not apply to third party websites and we are by no means liable for the privacy policy adopted by those websites. By providing links to these websites, we do not recommend the use of these web sites and do not provide any guarantees regarding their web content or the services and products supplied and sold by these websites to Internet users.

 

3.Trademarks and Logos

Brands, logos and service brands (hereafter called "the brands ") reproduced on the websites are registered or non-registered trademarks belonging to SOWIND. No element of the website should be considered as an encouragement or invitation to use the brand names and trademarks published on the website. All use of the brand names and trademarks or any other part of the website contents, not permitted by these Conditions, is strictly forbidden.

 

4.Copyright

All elements published on the websites are subject to the following copyright:  ©SOWIND SA 2016. All rights reserved.

 

5.Disclaimer

SOWIND is not liable for any damages to or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to use in the website. SOWIND reserves the right to interrupt or discontinue any or all of the functionalities of the website. SOWIND is not responsible for any interruption or discontinuance of functionalities of the website.

Users of the websites will occasionally find links to transfer them, if they wish, to other Internet sites managed by third parties. These links in no way imply a guarantee of such sites on the part of SOWIND. SOWIND cannot be held responsible for the contents or the correctness of the pages of such third party sites mentioned on the websites. Users of the websites consult such off-website pages and third party pages at their own risk and peril.

 

6. Infringement

Users will indemnify SOWIND against all damages, costs, expenses that may be suffered by SOWIND as a result of any breach of these conditions.

If Users become aware of a violation of these Conditions, they may send a written notification of infringement to the following address: teamit@sowind.ch

These Conditions are governed by Swiss law. Any dispute relating to these conditions shall be solved amicably. Should this fail, the dispute shall be brought before the jurisdiction of the canton of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The renunciation on the part of SOWIND to pursue a violation of one of the provisions of these Conditions does not preclude its right to pursue the violation of another provision.