Terms of Use

Legal Terms
Last updated: December 2021

Terms of Use L'ECOLE Asia Pacific

About L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific and these Terms of Use

L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific (“L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS”) is an affiliate of Richemont Academy Asia Pacific Limited, and has its registered offices at 6th Floor, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Hong Kong. The Platforms are owned and edited by Van Cleef & Arpels SA, whose registered offices are located at 8, route des Biches, 1752 Villars-sur-Glâne, Switzerland.

Publisher: Welcome to the internet Website (« Web Site ») designed and published by L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS 


Use of this Web Site is subject to the following terms and conditions ("Terms"). L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS may revise these Terms from time to time by updating this posting, with the revised Terms taking effect for all Users as of the date stated on the posting. Consequently, Users should consult the Terms regularly.

Please read these Terms carefully before using the Web Site. Users expressly acknowledge that they have been advised of these Terms upon entering the Web Site and have had access to the same. Consequently, by using the Web Site, Users signify their assent and agreement to these Terms. If User does not agree to these Terms, then he/she is not authorized to continue use of the Web Site.

Use of Materials on this Web Site 
L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS has created this Web Site to provide information about its company and products for Users' personal use. Users may download one computer copy or print one copy of the material on this Web Site for their own non-commercial, educational, private or domestic use only, provided that proprietary notices such as copyright©, trademark™ are neither modified, nor deleted or nor changed. Users should assume that everything they see or read on the Web Site (such as images, photographs, illustrations, icons, texts, video clips, written and other materials) ("L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS 's Material") is copyrighted and protected under treaty provisions and national copyright laws worldwide, unless otherwise noted.

Users are not authorized to sell, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, publicly perform, report or otherwise prepare derivative or second hand works based on or use any L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. Furthermore, L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS 's Material may not be displayed or communicated on any other web site, in a networked computer environment or other digital support for any purpose whatsoever. In the event of breach of any of these Terms, Users' permission to use L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS 's Material will automatically terminate and any copies made of L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS 's Material must be immediately destroyed. Any unauthorized use of L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS 's Material may infringe copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. You may not establish a link to the L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Web Site from a third party site without our prior written permission.

Users' Submissions 
Any unsolicited communication or material Users transmit to L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS  via the Web Site or by electronic mail or otherwise, excluding personally identifiable data about themselves, 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’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS .

Furthermore, L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS  possesses its own sources of creativity, in particular highly skilled teams of designers who conceive and perfect L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS 's creations. As a result, L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS cannot agree to or accept being the receiver of unsolicited proposals of collaboration. Indeed, it is conceivable that L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS may already be working on similar ideas. Consequently, Users are advised that L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS is not interested in receiving ideas or other proposals they may wish to submit.

The information on the Web Site is intended for general information purposes only. L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS tries to ensure that the information provided is accurate and complete. However, L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS does not warrant or represent that L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS's Material is accurate, error-free or reliable or that use of L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS's Material will not infringe rights of third parties. Use of the Web Site is at Users' risk. L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS does not warrant that the functional aspects of the Web Site or L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS's Material will be error free or that this Web Site, L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS's Material or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. If use of this Web Site, or L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS 's Material results in the need for servicing or replacing property, material, equipment or data, L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS  is not responsible for those costs. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Web Site is provided to Users "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" 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’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS and its suppliers make no warranties about the L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Material, software text, downloads, graphics, and links, or about results to be obtained from using the Web Site. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, consequently some of the above exclusions may not apply.

Trademark Notice 
In general, all trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") which appear on this Web Site are registered and unregistered L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS trademarks or are licensed for use by L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS  by third parties. Other trademarks are proprietary marks and are registered to their respective owners. Nothing contained on the Web Site should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on this Web Site without the written permission of L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS or such third party who owns the trademark. Misuse of any trademark displayed on the Web Site, or any other content on the Web Site, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited.

Copyright Notice 
All contents of this Web Site are either Copyright ©2021 L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS or are licensed for use by L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS . All rights reserved. Please refer to the section of these Terms on Use of Materials on this Web Site above.

Links to other web sites operated by parties other than L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS may be indicated. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS of those sites. L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Web Site and is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this Web Site. Linking to any other off-site pages or other sites is at Users' own risk.

Users agree that L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS may terminate Users' access to and use of the Web Site if L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS reasonably believes that Users have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of this Agreement, or violated the rights of L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS or any third party, or for any reason with or without notice to User. Users agree that L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS may modify or discontinue this Web Site, with or without notice to them. Users agree that L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS will not be liable to them or any third party as a result of such modification or discontinuation. The provisions entitled "Disclaimer," "Limitation of Liability," and "General Provisions" will survive termination of these Terms.

Limitation of Liability 
Under no circumstances whatsoever shall L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS  be liable for any loss arising out of or in connection with the use of information available from this Web Site whether direct or indirect including, without limitation, any liability relating to any loss of use, interruption of business, lost profits or lost data, or incidental, special or consequential damages of any kind regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, even if L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS  has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Because some states and countries do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not be operable.

General Provisions
Unless otherwise specified, the information and materials in the site are presented solely for the purpose of promoting the products and services of L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS. L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS makes no representation that L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS's Material is appropriate or available for use in every country of the world. Users use this Web Site at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, keeping in mind that access to L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS's Material may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. Our products are available in many parts of the world. However, this Web Site may describe products that are not available worldwide.

Any cause of action a User may have with respect to this Web Site must be commenced within two years after the claim or cause of action arises. These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of France without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. All disputes will be submitted to the competent courts of France. The waiver by L’ECOLE VAN CLEEF & ARPELS of a breach of any provision of these Terms will not operate to be interpreted as a waiver of any other or subsequent breach.

Contact us
If you have any questions or comments about these Terms of Use, or matters generally, please contact us at the address provided below. You can also use this address if you wish to request a copy of the personal data we hold about you.

L’ÉCOLE Asia Pacific, School of Jewelry Arts
510A, 5F, K11 MUSEA, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Email address:hk.lecole@vancleefarpels.com
Telephone: +852 26530030