Terms and Conditions

  1. Company information

    Welcome to our website www.comme-des-garcons-parfum.com (the "Website").

    The Website is managed by the company Comme des Garçons Parfum S.A. (hereinafter, the “Company”), with registered address at 16 Place VENDOME 75001 PARIS (France).  

    You can contact us through the following channels:
    - By email that should be addressed to the following address: parfum@comme-des-garcons.com

  2. Host

    The Website is hosted by Shopify Inc., a company registered in Canada, whose head office is located at 151 O’Connor Street, Ground floor Ottawa, ON K2P 2L8 Canada.
    Website: https://www.shopify.com/

  3. Access to the website

    These terms and conditions of use (the “Terms and Conditions of Use”) govern the access and use of the Website. Accessing and using the Website, imply that the consumer reads these Terms and Conditions of Use and accepts these without any reservations. To access and use this Website the consumer must be 18 or older or the consumer has the consent of his mother/father or legal guardian.

    We would request that the users read these Terms and Conditions of Use prior to any use of the Website, since they may be adapted and/or amended by the Company at any time. If the user does not accept them, we would request that the user refrains from using the Website and its content.

    If you need any help or any additional information, you can contact our customer service writing to parfum@comme-des-garcons.com

    These Terms and Conditions of Use form an integral whole with our Privacy Policy and our Cookies Policy.

    Also, please be informed that the Company may offer through the Website, services that may be subject to its own particular conditions, about which you will be informed in each specific case.

    The mere navigation through the Website, as well as the use of any of the functionalities or services offered therein, imply the acceptance as a user, without any reservation.

  4. Use of the website

    The use of all or any part of the Website, including the display of the web pages and any communication with the Company and the possibility to download product information should be carried out as part of a personal use only. Any use, copy, transfer or representation of the Website for any other purposes than a personal use is prohibited.

    At any time, the Company may modify or simply update all or any part of these Terms and Conditions of Use. Any modification or update of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall be notified on the homepage of the Website upon their adoption and shall apply as soon as they are made available in this section of the Website. The Company shall implement every effort to ensure all information provided on the Website is accurate and up to date. However, the Company cannot guarantee the absence of errors in its contents nor that the latter are systematically updated.

    Furthermore, the Company may not be held liable:

    • for any interruption of the Website (in particular as regards maintenance, security or technical constraints);
    • for any occurrence of errors;
    • for any inaccuracy or omission bearing on information available on the Website;
    • for any damage resulting from the fraudulent intrusion of a third-party leading to any changes in the information made available on the Website;
    • and more generally, for any direct or indirect damage, whatever the causes, nature or consequences, including any costs resulting from the purchase of goods available on the Website, loss of profit, customers, data, or any other loss of intangible assets that may occur due to any person's access to the Website, or the impossibility to access it, or resulting from the credit given to any information originating directly or indirectly from it.

    Users are entirely liable for accessing the Website as well as for any use that may be made with the information contained on the Website. Company disclaims any liability for all and any damage and/or harm that may result directly or indirectly from the access and/or use on the information contained on the Website. Be reminded that the services offered on the Website may be interrupted due to maintenance work or failures beyond Company’s control, which will be resolved within a reasonable period of time.

    In addition, users shall be held liable for all and any damage or harm that Company may suffer due to their failure to fulfill any obligations to which they are bound under these Terms and Conditions of Use and/or the legislation applicable to the use of the Website.

    In this sense, user’s breach in any of the provisions described herein, may give rise to the exercise of as many judicial or extrajudicial actions that the Company may consider for the exercise of its rights.

  5. Privacy policy and management of personal data

    Through the different forms on the Website, the user may provide the Company with its personal data. We urge you to carefully read our Privacy Policy, which also applies to users who access our Website. Our Privacy Policy helps you to understand how we collect and use your personal data and for what purposes. You can consult here our Privacy Policy.

    Also, be informed that that this Website uses cookies. For more information, see our Cookies Policy.

  6. Intellectual property rights

    All intellectual property rights over designs, databases, subjacent computer programs (including source code), and the various elements that comprise the Website (including but not limited to text, graphics, photographs, videos, sound recordings and/or color combinations) (“Content”), as well as their structure, selection and order, belong to the Company and/or, where applicable, its licensors. As regards the distinctive symbols included on the Website (trademarks and trade names), the same also belong to the Company and/or its licensors.

    The use of the Website by the user shall not imply the transfer of any intellectual property rights over the Website and/or the Content.

    The user is only authorized to view and obtain a temporary private copy of the Content for personal and private use in their computer systems (software and hardware) and not assigned to third parties. With the above exception, pursuant to these Terms and Conditions, it is expressly forbidden to the user the reproduction, transformation, distribution, public communication, public disposal, extraction, reuse, forwarding and/or use of any nature by any means or procedure, of any Content and/or trademarks of the Company, except where it is legally permitted or authorized expressly and in writing by the Company and/or its licensors.

    By way of example but not limited to it, the user is not authorized to:

    • Use the information contained on the Website for the purpose of developing commercial activities or professional nature (direct sales or any other commercial purpose as well as marketing in any way with this information).
    • Delete, avoid or manipulate the copyright and other identifying data of the Company rights, as well as any protection mechanisms.
    • Disassemble, decompile or invert the databases in which Website’s information is stored.
    • Modify the software or use modified software versions, and in particular – without this list being limiting – in view of obtaining unauthorized access to the service and accessing the Website through any other means than the interface made available to you by the Company for that purpose.
    • Copy, modify or create any derivative work, reverse engineer or disassemble, or otherwise attempt to locate the source code (excluding the cases provided for by law), sell, assign, sub-license or transfer in any way whatsoever any rights pertaining to the software.

    Unauthorized use of the content of this Website and any damage caused to the Company’s intellectual property rights may result in the Company taking whatever action to which they may be entitled by law, and in any liabilities that may arise thereof.

  7. Assignment of image rights

    In case the user participates in any online contests organized by the Company on the Internet (Website, micro-site, Facebook, Instagram, etc.), in which the user, as a participant, (hereinafter, the “Participant”) is required to upload Images (photos, videos, drawings, etc.), the following shall apply to the use. By participating to the online contests and uploading Images, the user represents that he is aware and agrees with the following.

    The Participant undertakes not to upload Images that are not original and/or are not recorded by them or that infringe law or rights of third parties (specially, copyrights, trademarks, and/or privacy, honor and image rights). For these purposes, each Participant declares that he/she owns all the rights regarding the Images and, as the case may be, has obtained the relevant express consent of the people appearing in the Image for its free of charge spreading in any media and/or territory and for indefinite term.

    The Company shall not be held liable, in any event, of the infringement of the above-referred obligations nor any damages and/or prejudices arisen from said infringement. Each Participant recognizes that the Company has fully rights to assign the use of the Images in any form whatsoever, including all acts of reproduction, distribution, transformation and public communication, as well as for any commercial purpose related (including but not limited to, advertising, marketing, promotions, merchandising and/or exploitation of the relevant contest, wholly or in part).

    Participants expressly authorize the Company and its licensors to reproduce, communicate or distribute, adapt and transform the Images, for free, on the Company’s websites and official social networks including without limitation the Company official Instagram and Facebook and any other social networks accounts of the Company’s affiliates and/or subsidiaries; websites of authorized retailers and/or any social networks of any influencer authorized by the Company, in any media and territory, all over the world, for the maximum period of time permitted by law.

    The Participant is aware that the putting the Images on the social networks implies the application of the general usage conditions of said social networks, in particular, the right of sub-licensees attributed to the social networks and to the users of the social networks. The Company will in no event be liable for the reproduction, processing, exploitation and conservation of the Images or of a part of the Images by social networks or by social networks’ users according to the general usage conditions of the social networks. The Company cannot be held responsible for the reproduction, processing, exploitation and conservation by social networks’ users in the general usage conditions of the social networks of the images throughout the corresponding contest term and after its expiry. For the sake of clarity, the Participant hereto acknowledge and agree that the Company shall not in any event be responsible for deleting/removing the Images uploaded during the term of the corresponding contest on the social networks.

    In any event, the Company is entitled to remove any image, without obligation to give prior notice to the Participant, when it considers that the image infringes any law, rights of third parties or it is not adapted to the contest’s nature or to the image and reputation of the Company, its licensors or its products, or that the content of the Image could undermine bad taste and social norms. The Company shall be entitled to deny and refuse any image unilaterally considered that is racist, sexist, violent or inappropriate in general.

    The Company and its licensors shall not be held liable for the improper and/or fraudulent use of the Image or modifications and/or alterations of the Image made by any third parties.

    Notwithstanding the foregoing, please be informed that the Participant may have to accept specific terms and conditions of the social network or similar platform through which the contest takes place.

  8. Links

    For the avoidance of doubt, these Terms and Conditions refer only to this Website and the contents of the Company, and the links or third-party web pages that are accessible on the Website do not apply.

    a) Links to the Website

    Third parties who intend to include on a Website (“Linking Site”) a link that redirects to the Website must obtain the prior written consent of the Company.

    Under no circumstances may the authorization granted by the Company be construed as any endorsement, promotion, guarantee, supervision and/or recommendation of the content and/or services of the Linking Site or as responsibility for its content.

    The Linking Site must comply with the legislation in force and shall not, under any circumstances, host any content, of its own or belonging to third parties, that: (i) is illicit, harmful or contrary to morals and good manners (including but not limited to pornographic, violent, racist and/or slanderous); and/or (ii) is inappropriate or irrelevant.

    In the event of breach of any of the aforementioned terms, the Company shall, with immediate effect, revoke the authorization granted to the Linking Site, which must remove the link without delay.

    b) Links to other Websites

    The Website may contain hypertext links ("Linked Sites") for informational purposes for the user towards other websites which are not related to the Website in any way whatsoever. The Company has no control over these types of websites and their content, nor does it implement any "monitoring" activities as regards them. The Company cannot be held liable for the content of these websites, nor for the rules adopted by the latter as regards your privacy and the management of your personal data while you navigate.

    We therefore advise you to be extremely cautious whenever you connect to these websites through the links contained on the Website and carefully read their conditions of use and privacy rules.

    We remind you, that these Terms and Conditions of Use and the Privacy Policy of the Company do not apply to any websites managed by publishers other than the Company.

    The Website may sometimes provide links towards other websites only in order to help its own users/visitors in their search and navigation, as well as facilitate internet hypertext connections towards other websites. The activation of the links does not imply any access and navigation recommendations or advice from the Company as regards these websites, nor any guarantee as regards the content, services or goods provided by them and sold to internet users.In relation with the foregoing, these links do not imply in any case the existence of commercial, mercantile or other relationships with the owner of the Website.

    c) Social Networks

    Social networks are part of the daily life of many users and, therefore, we invite you to join the profiles that the Company has on the different social networks.

    Said social networks establish their own conditions of use and privacy, these being beyond the control of the Company. In this sense, you must bear in mind that, unless we request your data directly (for example, through marketing actions, contests, promotions, or any other valid way), your data will belong to the corresponding social network, that is why we recommend that you carefully read their Terms and Conditions of Use and their Privacy Policies and to make sure to configure your preferences regarding the treatment of the data.

  9. Disclaimer as regards the content

    The Company has implemented every precaution in order to avoid the publication on the Website of any content describing or representing scenes or situations of physical or psychological violence, or likely to be considered as prejudicing personal beliefs, human rights and dignity, in whatever form or mode of expression.

    In any case, the Company does not guarantee the content of its Website is appropriate or licit in any other country than France.

    Therefore, should such content be considered as illicit or illegal in certain countries, not complying with the regulations of other geographical areas other than France, we urge you to refrain from accessing our Website, and should you choose to access it anyway, we inform you that the use you decide to make of the services offered by the Website shall then be under your sole and personal responsibility, without the Company assuming any type of responsibility in this regard.

    The Company cannot guarantee its users that the Website shall operate continuously, without interruption, errors or dysfunctions due to the Internet connection.

    The content of this Website may include inaccuracies or typographic errors. The Company may not be held liable for any inaccuracy or error. Although the Company implements every effort to display the correct texts, images and prices in its e-shop, mistakes may occur. The Company cannot be held liable for any damage caused by the use of the Website. The Website and the information and articles included therein may be modified at any time, without any further notice or prior warning being necessary.

  10. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

    These Terms and Conditions of Use are submitted to French law, without prejudice to the application of mandatory rules of the user’s country of residence.

    French courts shall be competent as regards any claim arising from a visit to the Website or linked to it except for the existence of other applicable regulations that prevent it.

Last update: February 2024.

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