This site, which can be accessed via the http://www.givenchy.com (the 'site') is published by GIVENCHY, a Société Anonyme under French law with a share capital of 3.000.000 euros, registered under the Paris Trade and Companies Register under number 552 051 229, head office located at:
3, avenue George V, 75008 Paris
Telephone number: +33 (0)1-44-31-50-00
The director of publication is Boris Guffond, in his capacity of Digital Project Manager.
Site hosting is carried out by the company LINKBYNET, located at 5-9 rue de l’Industrie 93200 Saint-Denis France, telephone number: +(33) 1 48 13 00 00.
Site access and usage of Site content are subject to the usage stipulations provided hereinafter. The act of accessing and browsing this Site by the internet user implies full and unreserved acceptance of the following stipulations
2. Copyright/Intellectual property
GIVENCHY is the owner of the domain name http://www.givenchy.com. The Site is in entirety, as well as its components (in particular texts, structure, animated items, photographs, illustrations, drawings, graphic representations, etc.) are creative works protected by articles L.111-1 et seq. of the French Intellectual Property code.
The Site and its components are the sole property of GIVENCHY, the sole party authorized to exercise intellectual property and related personality rights in particular brands, models, copyright and image rights as the originator or through a formal authorization or license.
Use of all or part of the Site, in particular by means of downloading, reproduction, transmission, representation or circulation for purposes other than personal and private use with a non-commercial aim by the internet user, is strictly prohibited. The party liable for infringement of the above shall be liable to penalties stipulated in both the French intellectual property with regard in particular to copyright infringement (article L.335-3) and brand rights (article L.716-9) and the French civil code with regard to general liability (article 9, article 1382 et seq.).
It is forbidden to create any and all hypertext links to any one of the web pages or components of the Site without prior written authorization from GIVENCHY. Said authorization may be withdrawn at any moment. Any and all sites with hypertext links to the Site or to any one of its components shall not be under the control of GIVENCHY. GIVENCHY formally declines any liability (in particular with regard to editorial content) concerning access to, and the contents of, such sites.
When using the "Share" function proposed by the Site so as to promote a GIVENCHY product, you acknowledge and accept that the contents made available for sharing shall be used for personal purposes only, with the exception of any commercial use on websites or internet pages and/or any other digital support for commercial-making.
3. Data of personal nature
GIVENCHY is committed to preserving the confidentiality of any information provided on line by Internet users.
All personal information that an Internet user transmits to GIVENCHY in exchange for the Site's services is subject to French legislation (Loi no. 78-17 Informatique et Libertés du 6 janvier 1978 amended in 2004).
Each Internet user may, at his/her option, provide GIVENCHY with personal information. Such provision of personal data is discretionary and allows GIVENCHY to better understand Internet user’s expectations, and to provide them information on GIVENCHY products or services to Internet users who have opted for receiving such information.
In accordance with French Law “Informatique et Libertés” n°78-17 of January 6th, 1978 as amended by the law of August 6th 2004, the Internet user may access his/her personal information and modify or delete it. Each Internet user may also refuse, at no cost, to be contacted by GIVENCHY. In this case, Internet user will no longer receive details on GIVENCHY’s products or services.
Internet users may exercise the above mentioned rights by sending mail or addressing any queries to : firstname.lastname@example.org .
GIVENCHY takes necessary steps to ensure the security and confidentiality of the files constituted from the personal data raised on the Site. However, GIVENCHY does not control risks linked to the operating of the Site and draw the attention of Internet users on potential risks which can occur with regards to the use of Internet.
GIVENCHY may create a “cookie” (alphanumeric identifier) in the hard disk of the internet user solely with the aim of recognising the said user when he or she subsequently views the Site. The term of conservation of information concerning browsing by the internet user, as provided by the “cookie” on the Site, shall not exceed one year. The internet user is reminded that he or she may prevent cookies from being created on his or hard disk configuring by the internet browsing software (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari, FireFox, etc…) accordingly. The internet user is referred accordingly to the user guide for the internet browsing software or may obtain any such information as deemed useful from the publisher of the said software.
GIVENCHY shall undertake to ensure to the best of its ability the accuracy and updates of the information published on the Site, concerning which the company reserves the right to correct content at any time and without prior notification.
However, GIVENCHY may not guarantee the accuracy, precision and comprehensiveness of information made available on the Site. Said information shall not constitute any guarantee or commitment by GIVENCHY with regard to the internet user.
In particular, GIVENCHY shall not be held liable for:
-any lack of precision, inaccuracy or omission regarding the information available on the Site;
-any and all damage arising from computerised intrusion by a third party resulting in a modification to the information made available on the Site ;
-and, more generally, any and all direct and indirect damage irrespective of the cause, origin and consequences caused as a result of access by any one to the Site or impossibility to access the said Site, along with use of the Site and/or credit given to any information arising directly or indirectly therefrom.
GIVENCHY shall implement means to ensure the security of the files generated from the data of a personal nature collected from the Site.
It is however, formally stated that GIVENCHY has no control over the risks related to the operation of the internet and draws the attention of internet users to the presence of possible risks in terms of confidentiality of data transmitted across this network.
5. Amendments to legal statements
GIVENCHY informs internet viewing the Site that these legal statements may amended at any time. Such amendments shall be published by means of putting them on line and shall be deemed accepted without reserve by any and all internet users accessing the Site after the said amendments have been put on line. It is therefore the Internet user’s responsibility to read these terms and conditions prior to browsing the Website.
These legal statements have been drawn in accordance with French law and in particular the provisions of Law n°2004-575 dated 21 June 2004 “for confidence in digital economy” and Law n°78-17 dated 6 January 1978 on “Freedom of Information and Technology” amended by law n° 2004-801 dated 6 august 2004 “regarding the protection of natural persons with regard to processing of data of a personal nature”.
French courts shall exercise jurisdiction over any and all disputes arising from the use of the Site subject to contrary provisions arising from the Brussels Regulation dated 20 December 2000 concerning court jurisdiction and the application of rulings.
For any question the Internet user may have concerning the use of the Site and/or these legal statements or for any request to be made to GIVENCHY, please send an electronic mail to the following address: email@example.com.