Terms Of Use

1. Introduction 

1.1 Please read these terms of use (“Terms of Use”) carefully before using this website (“Website"). Accessing and using the Website indicates that you accept and agree to comply with the Terms of Use. If that is not the case, do not use the Website.
 
1.2 The Website is operated and the Terms of Use were issued by Glashütter Uhrenbetrieb GmbH, Altenberger Straße 1, 01768 Glashütte], Germany, (“Glashütte Original”, “We", “Us”, “Our”). 

1.3 Glashütte Original may at any time revise these Terms of Use. You are bound by any such revision and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current terms to which you are bound.  

2. Purpose and content of the website 

2.1 All information and materials on the Website are presented solely for the purpose of providing general information on and promoting products and services of Glashütte Original. Such information and materials do not constitute offers for products and / or services of Glashütte Original or official retailers or other third parties, nor do they constitute advice or other instructions on the use of products and / or services of Glashütte Original. 

2.2 The Website may contain information on our worldwide products and services, not all of which are available at every location. A reference to an Glashütte Original product or service does not imply that that product or service is or will be available at your location.  

3. Password-Protected Sections

3.1 Glashütte Original has made available a password-protected press section to journalists who have registered as required and a password-protected service section with additional information to its authorised retailers/service partners. 

3.2 The content in the press section may be used for editorial purposes only. The content in the service section may be used for customer service purposes only. Registration and use of the press and service sections is limited exclusively to journalists and authorised retailers/service partners of Glashütte Original, respectively. Persons who do not meet these prerequisites are not permitted access to the press or service section. When registering, users must choose an individual password. They are required to keep their password secret and to not provide it to any third party. Should there be any indication that third persons know their password, the users agree to change the password immediately and to inform Glashütte Original of any misuse. Glashütte Original reserves the right to immediately withdraw access rights at its own discretion and without notice, in particular in case of misuse or with respect to persons not belonging to the target groups (journalists or authorised retailers/service partners of Glashütte Original). Use of the press and service sections is governed by these Terms of Use, which the users accept when registering (by checking off the appropriate box on the registration form) and every time they use the press or service section.

4. Intellectual property rights 

4.1 The Website together with any information, text, images, photographs, audio and video clips, designs, graphics, logos, symbols, names, product and corporate designations, as well as all software contained in the Website and all other files, and their selection and arrangement (“the Website Content"), are subject to legal protection, in particular copyright, trademarks and design rights held by Glashütte Original, its affiliates, its users or its licensors with all rights reserved. No Website Content may be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, transmitted or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without Our prior written permission, except that the foregoing does not apply to your own User Content that you legally post on the Website. In addition, no digital content whatsoever may be copied into other programs without the prior written approval of Glashütte Original. 

4.2 Provided that you are eligible for use of the Website, you are granted a limited license to access and use the Website and the Website Content and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Website Content to which you have properly gained access solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you keep all copyright or other proprietary notices intact. The license is subject to the Terms of Use and does not include use of any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods. Except for your own User Content, you may not upload or republish the Website Content on any Internet, intranet or extranet site or incorporate it in any other database or compilation, and any other use of the Website Content is strictly prohibited. Any use of the Website or the Website Content other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of Glashütte Original, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Any unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws, including without limitation copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in the Terms of Use will be construed as conferring any license to any intellectual property rights. 

4.3 “Glashütte Original" and other trademarks, logos, characters, page headers, button icons, scripts, service names and other marks (collectively “Trademarks”) displayed on the Website are subject to the trademark and other rights of Glashütte Original or its affiliates. Our Trademarks may not be used, including as part of trademarks and/or as part of domain names, in connection with any product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Glashütte Original. Your use / misuse of Trademarks displayed on the Website, or of any other Website Content, except as provided for in the Terms of Use, is strictly prohibited. 

5. Disclaimer 

5.1 While Glashütte Original uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Website, it makes no warranties or representations with respect to the Website Content, which is provided "as is." In particular, Glashütte Original neither warrants nor represents that your use of the Website Content will not infringe the rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Glashütte Original. 

5.2 Glashütte Original assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damage to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of or browsing of the Website or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from the Website. 

5.3 Glashütte Original reserves the right to interrupt or discontinue any or all of the functionalities of the Website. Glashütte Original accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever for any interruption or discontinuance of any or all functionalities of the Website, irrespective of whether this is the result of actions or omissions of Glashütte Original or any of its affiliates or any third party. 

5.4 The Website Content may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Glashütte Original reserves the right to make changes, corrections and/or improvements to the Website Content at any time without notice.  

6. Links to and from other websites 

6.1 Because Glashütte Original has no control over and does not endorse any of the sites to which the Website is linked and because Glashütte Original has not reviewed any or all of the sites to which the Website is linked, you acknowledge that Glashütte Original is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to the Website. Responsibility for access to off-site pages and linked third-party sites rests solely with you. 

6.2 Your linking to the Website, off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk. By making use of any such links, you understand that the legal statement and privacy policy of any linked site will apply, which may be different from those of Glashütte Original. If you would like to link to the Website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the home page, and subject to the following conditions. 

6.3 Framing of the Website by sites or site elements of parties not part of The Swatch Group Ltd. is not permitted. In-line linking or any other manner of incorporating parts of the Website on sites of parties not part of The Swatch Group Ltd. is equally prohibited.  

7. Service access 

7.1 While Glashütte Original endeavors to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, it will not be liable if for any reason it is unavailable at any time or for any period. 

7.2 Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in case of a system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond Our control.  

8. Limitation of liability 

8.1 In as much as permitted by law, and except for damage caused by intent or gross negligence, Glashütte Original, and any other company of The Swatch Group Ltd., including the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, or consequential loss or damage, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill or data) in connection with the Website in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the Website, any websites linked to the Website or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of or browsing of the Website or your downloading of any material from the Website or any websites linked to the Website.  

9. Privacy 

9.1 We care about your privacy and the protection of your personal data. Read our privacy policy.  

10. Miscellaneous 

10.1 The failure of Glashütte Original to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use will not operate as a waiver of any such right or provision. The section titles in the Terms of Use are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of the Terms of Use does not affect or impair in any way the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions contained herein. 

10.2 The Terms of Use are governed by and will be interpreted in accordance with Swiss law, without regard to any conflict-of-law rules or the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. To the extent permitted by law, the competent courts at the place of the registered office of Glashütte Original, currently Glashütte, Germany, will have exclusive jurisdiction in respect of any disputes arising from the Terms of Use and your use of the Website, subject to Our right to prosecute a user at his/her place of residence.  

10.3 If you have any questions about the Terms of Use, write to 

Glashütter Uhrenbetrieb GmbH
Altenberger Straße 1
01768 Glashütte
Germany

or via info@glashuette-original.com or http://www.glashuette-original.com/contact/.