Legal terms

Legal Terms

Publisher - Contact details

HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL
Limited partnership with shares with a capital of 53 840 400,12 €.
Head office: 24, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré 75008 Paris
572 076 396 RCS PARIS
SIRET 572 076 396 00017
Tel: +33 (0) 1 40 17 49 20


Person responsible for publication: Axel Dumas and the Emile Hermès Sarl company.
Executive Editor: Wilfried Guerrand.
Artistic direction: Pierre-Alexis Dumas and Bali Barret –Creative direction for HERMÈS: Muriel Abecassis, and Philippe Moyen.


Original concept / Design and development: AKQA – Creative director for AKQA: Peter Lund
Visual identity and illustration: Pierre-Marie Agin
Technical integration: Xi Ingénierie
Photographs: Studio des Fleurs.
Polaroid, Polaroid Color Spectrum and Polaroid Classic Border Logo are trademarks of PLR IP Holdings, LLC, used under licence.
Monde d’Hermès n°70, series: « Attache-moi ». Photography: Mr Raffard. Design: Mr Roussel.

 

Seller

The seller of the goods offered for sale on the Hermes.com website is HERMÈS SELLIER, which is a subsidiary of HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL. HERMÈS SELLIER, has been granted the right to sell a selection of Hermès Products on the Internet network in Europe.

HERMÈS SELLIER
Company with capital of 4 976 000 €
Registered Office: 24, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris (France)
696 520 410 RCS PARIS
VAT GB103612955
Tel.: +33 (0)1 40 17 47 17

Hosting company

Smile
20, rue des Jardins
92600 Asnières (France)
Phone : +33 (0)1 41 40 11 00

 

General Terms and Conditions of Use

Please read the General Terms and Conditions of Sale and General Terms and Conditions of Use of the Hermes.com website.

The use of the La Maison des Carrés website is subject to the present terms and conditions ('Terms and Conditions of Use'). The use of the La Maison des Carrés website constitutes your acknowledgment that you have read, understood and accepted without reservation these Terms and Conditions of Use and your consent to the terms of the privacy clauses for the La Maison des Carrés website (see "Security and Personal Data").

HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL may update these Terms and Conditions of Use and the Privacy Policy at any time.  The Terms and Conditions of Use and the Privacy Policy applicable at the time of using the La Maison des Carrés website are those you are applicable to you.

We advise you to keep regularly informed of the applicable terms and conditions. You can view the most current version of the Terms and Conditions of Use or of the Privacy Policy at any time by clicking on the hyperlink 'Legal issues'.

 

1. Security and Personal Data

The Hermes.com Privacy Policy (see "Privacy Policy") governs the use of any personal information that you agree to provide to HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL on this website. HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL may modify or amend its Privacy Policy at any time as provided in the Privacy Policy.

The La Maison des Carrés website is not intended for use by minors.

 

2. Intellectual Property

All materials featured on the La Maison des Carrés website (drawings, designs, models, illustrations, images, sound tracks, texts, logos, trademarks…) are the exclusive property of HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL or its subsidiaries. You may not reproduce, by any means or process, totally or in part, distribute, publish, transmit, create derivative works based on, modify or sell any such materials contained on the La Maison des Carrés website.

The 'Hermès' trademark, the trademark image of a horse and carriage and all other Hermes related marks and logos, whether or not registered, displayed on the Hermes.com and La Maison des Carrés websites, as well as the domain name 'Hermes.com' and 'LaMaisondesCarres.com' are and will remain the exclusive property of HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL. Any reproduction, distribution, transmission, modification or use of these trademarks for any purpose without prior, express agreement of HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL is prohibited.

You may not remove any copyright (droit d'auteur), trademark or other proprietary notice contained on the La Maison des Carrés website or any content contained therein. You may make a single copy of web pages published on the La Maison des Carrés website for your own private, personal and non-commercial use, provided that any copy of such web pages shall retain all copyright (droit d'auteur) and other proprietary notices contained therein.

 

3. Linking

The La Maison des Carrés website may contain links to third party websites that are not published or controlled by HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL. Such links are provided as a convenience only and cannot, and may not be interpreted as, an express or implied endorsement of such websites, their content or any products or services offered thereon.

You may only provide a link to the La Maison des Carrés website if expressly authorized in writing by HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL.

 

4. Limitation of Liability

HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL shall not be liable to you or any third party for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, including, without limitation, loss of profits or other indirect losses, arising out of or in connection with your use or inability to use the La Maison des Carrés website. This limitation of liability shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law.

 

5. Disclaimer of Warranty

HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL does not warrant or represent that:

- the La Maison des Carrés website is free from viruses, data overwriting programs, trojan horses or other destructive material;

- the information contained on the La Maison des Carrés website is accurate, complete or up to date.

The La Maison des Carrés website may contain technical inaccuracies or other defects and HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL does not warrant that such defects will be corrected. The La Maison des Carrés website and its contents are provided on an 'as is' basis. HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, including without limitation, any implied warranty regarding the usual conditions of use of the La Maison des Carrés website or the adequacy of the website for a usual or specific use, its quality or compliance with all statutory provisions. This limitation of liability shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law.

 

6. Governing law and Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with French law in accordance with Regulation No. EC 593/2008 of 17 June 2008. These Terms and Conditions of Use are drafted in English. In the event of a discrepancy between the General Terms and Conditions of Use in English and the Terms and Conditions of Use in French, the latter shall prevail.

In the event of dispute, in accordance with the provisions of Regulation No. EC 44/2001 of 22 December 2000:

- you may file a claim either before the courts where you are domiciled, or before the French courts,

- HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL and/or HERMÈS SELLIER may file a claim before the courts where you are domiciled.

HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL reserves the right to seek and obtain injunctions or orders to protect its rights hereunder.

 

Privacy Policy

January 2011

The Hermes.com website is operated by the HERMÈS group. HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL, the parent of the HERMÈS group, hosts and operates the La Maison des Carrés website, including processing and storing all of the data collected on or through the website. HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL has created this privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") in order to communicate the HERMÈS group's policies and practices relating to the collection, use and disclosure of information about you obtained on the Hermes.com website.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL may change or update this Privacy Policy periodically; see "Changes and Updates to Privacy Policy." You can view the most current version of the Privacy Policy at any time by clicking on the hyperlink labeled "our policies" located on each page of the Hermes.com website or by selecting "Legal Terms" in the central menu.

If you decide to use the Hermes.com website, or by agreeing to the Hermes.com Terms and Conditions, you consent to the collection, the use and the disclosure of your information, including personal information, by HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL on the terms described in this Privacy Policy.

 

Receiving information

HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL also provides you with the opportunity to receive information from the HERMÈS group, which may be of interest to you. If you do not want to receive such information by email, you may opt-out of further communications at any time by contacting our customer service department.

 

What use is made of the information you provide on La Maison des Carrés?

HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL may also disclose the information you provide on the Hermes.com website to other companies in the HERMÈS group, in order that such corporate affiliates may contact you with respect to information about such corporate affiliates, including products and services of such corporate affiliates that may be of interest to you. If you do not want to receive such information by email, you may opt out as set forth above in the section entitled "Receiving information".

 

Cookies

HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL reserves the right to use cookies and similar devices on La Maison des Carrés website to facilitate site-navigation and to customize the information that appears on the website. HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL also reserves the right to use cookies and similar devices to collect non-personal information about users of the La Maison des Carrés website, such as a user's IP address, the type of web browser and operating system being used and/or the pages of the website a user visits.

HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL collects this information in order to monitor usage of the Hermes.com website and to improve aspects of the website.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but can also be configured not to do so or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. We recommend that you do not disable your browser from accepting cookies, as it will prevent you from moving freely from page to page and from taking advantage of all of the features of the La Maison des Carrés website.

 

Links

The Hermes.com website may contain links to other third party websites. HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL has no control over the content, policies or actions of these websites. The use of any information you may provide to third parties on other websites, or which such parties may otherwise collect on other websites, is not governed by this Privacy Policy. You should carefully review the privacy policies of any third party websites and contact the operators of those websites if you have any questions about their use of your information. HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL cannot be responsible for any third party, or its affiliates or agents, failing to use your personal information in accordance with such third party's privacy policy, or any contractual or other legal obligations to which such third party, its affiliates or agents, may be subject.

 

Security

HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL has implemented security measures to protect the personal information you provide against unauthorized access and use.

 

Changes and updates to Privacy Policy

By using the La Maison des Carrés website, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy reflects the HERMÈS group's current business practices, and is subject to change and update. In the event of any such change or update, a revised policy will be posted on line on the Hermes.com website, with the last date of update noted on the bottom of the page. Please check the Hermes.com website periodically to remain informed of any changes or updates to the HERMÈS group's privacy policies and practices. If you allow HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL to retain the personal information you provide on the Hermes.com website in its customer database and HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL intends to disclose that information to third parties or affiliated companies in a manner that is not already outlined in this Privacy Policy, HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL will notify you by email and provide you with an opportunity to opt out of any further use or disclosure of your personal information.

 

Changes and access to your personal information

You may ask HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL to correct, update or delete information you have provided to HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL and of which you allowed to registration in the HERMÈS customer database by contacting our customer service (see "Contact us"). If applicable, you should be sure to provide HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL with any updates and changes to your information, including any changes to your postal or email address to ensure that your orders are shipped to the correct address and that we can contact you about your order if necessary. HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL may also retain, for archival purposes, copies of communications with users of the Hermes.com website and any response to questions or comments sent to users by HERMÈS INTERNATIONAL.