Last updated: August 2020
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L’ÉCOLE ASIA PACIFIC e-Boutique – Conditions of Sale
Customers purchasing products online or by phone must read the Conditions of Sale, which will govern the terms and conditions of any such purchases. The provisions entitled "Limitation of liability" below do not cover the sale of products online or over the phone and please refer to the Conditions of Sale for the relevant exclusions and limitations of liability.
Use of materials on the Platforms
L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific has created its various Platforms to provide information about its company and products for your personal use. Whilst considerable effort has been made to ensure that the visual representations of L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific services displayed on the platforms are accurate, slight variations, distortions and/or differences may be apparent when compared to the original product. This may, for example, be due to technical issues such as your browser or computer settings. Accordingly, L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific cannot be held liable for any apparent differences in the product or service images represented on the Platforms.
You may download one computer copy or print one copy of the material made available to you via the Platforms, or download the application on to your mobile device, for your own non-commercial, educational, private or domestic use only, provided that proprietary notices, in particular intellectual property notices such as copyright©, trademark™, are preserved intact and are not modified, deleted or changed. Unless otherwise stated, you should assume that everything that you see or read on the Platforms (such as images, photographs, including any person represented in the photographs, illustrations, icons, texts, video clips, music, written and other materials) ("L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific Material") are protected by legislation such as copyright, designs and trademark legislation and under international treaty provisions and national laws worldwide.
Your submissions and unsolicited communications
Any unsolicited communication or material that you transmit to L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific via the Platforms or through social media, by electronic mail or otherwise, including, but not limited to, any data, questions or answers, comments, suggestions, or the like will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary by L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific. By sending communications to L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific, you automatically grant L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive licence to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display such communication(s) alone, or as a part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known of hereafter developed and to sublicense such rights to anyone. Anything that you transmit may be used by L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific and its affiliated companies for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting, or developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information.
L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific cannot agree to or accept to be the receiver of unsolicited proposals of collaboration. Indeed, it is conceivable that L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific may already be working on similar ideas and/or creations. Consequently, you are advised that L’ÉCOLE Van Asia Pacific is not interested in receiving ideas or other proposals relating to creations you may wish to submit.
Limitation of liability
This section applies to the Platforms and not to the products that may be sold online or by phone by one of our local or regional markets.
L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific tries to ensure that the information provided is accurate and complete. However, L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific does not warrant or represent that L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific Material is accurate, error-free or reliable or that use of L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific Material will not infringe rights of third parties.
L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific does not warrant that the functional and/or technical aspects of the Platforms or the L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific Material will be error free or that the Platforms, L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific Material or the servers that make them available are free of viruses or other harmful components. If use of the Platforms or L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific Material results in the need for servicing or replacing property, material, equipment, data or other element, L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific is not responsible for those costs. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Platforms is provided to you "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" AND, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, REASONABLE CARE AND SKILL, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific and its suppliers make no warranties about the L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific Material, software, text, downloads, graphics, and links, or about results to be obtained from using the Platforms.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the use of information available from the Platforms or any liability relating to any loss of use, interruption of business, lost profits or lost data, regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, even if L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Please note that in some jurisdictions consumer protection laws may not allow certain exclusions or limitation of warranties or liabilities, and consequently some of the above exclusions and limitations may not apply.
In general, all trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") that appear on the Platforms are registered, unregistered or otherwise protected by L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific trademarks or are licensed for use by L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific by third parties. Other trademarks are proprietary marks and are registered to their respective owners. Nothing contained on the Platforms should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any licence or right to use any trademark without L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific’s prior written permission or that of such third party who owns the trademark. Misuse of any trademark displayed on the Platforms, or any other content on the Platforms, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited.
All content (including L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific Materials) on the Platforms are either Copyright © L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific or are licensed for use by L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific. All rights are reserved. Please refer to the section above on Use of Materials on the Platforms.
Links & linking
The Platforms may contain links to other platforms operated by third parties not affiliated to L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific. The inclusion of any link to such third party sites does not imply endorsement by L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific of those sites. L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific has not reviewed all of the content contained in the linked sites and is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to any of the Platforms. If you choose to click through any link to off-site pages or third party sites then this is at your own risk.
L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific does not authorise linking to any of its Platforms from a third party platform without its express prior written authorisation.
Termination and suspension
Unless otherwise specified, the information and materials presented on the Platforms are presented solely for the purpose of promoting L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific’s products and services and in certain cases to present products for sale via a variety of means. L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific makes no representation that L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific Material is appropriate or available for use in every country of the world. You are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, keeping in mind that access to L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific Material may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. Our products are available in many parts of the world. However, the Platforms may identify products that are not available worldwide.
Applicable law and jurisdiction
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