Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

Terms of Use

Last updated: July 2014

1. About the Cartier Charitable Foundation and these Terms of Use

These Terms of Use govern your use of the Cartier Charitable Foundation websites and mobile applications (together the “Platforms”). In these Terms of Use, we use the term Cartier Charitable Foundation (and "we", "us" and "our") to refer to the head office of the Cartier Charitable Foundation at the registered address below:

Cartier Charitable Foundation, Rue André-de-Garrini 3 - 12178 Meyrin-Geneva, Switzerland
Contact : info@cartiercharitablefoundation.com

These Terms of Use were last updated in July 2014. We may make changes from time to time so please check back regularly to keep informed of updates.

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using the Platform. You expressly acknowledge that you have been advised of these Terms of Use upon entering the Platform and have had access to the same. Consequently, by using the Platform, you signify your assent and agreement to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, then you are not authorised to continue use of the Platform.

2. About the Cartier Charitable Foundation

The Cartier Charitable Foundation is a Swiss Foundation and has its registered offices at Boulevard James Fazy 8, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland. The Platforms are owned and edited by The Cartier Charitable Foundation.

3. About our hosting services

Hosting Services for our website are provided by Richemont International S.A.’s technical centre in Fribourg, Switzerland.
Mobile applications may be hosted by us or by other companies and you should refer to the relevant conditions of such other company.

4. Our Privacy Policy

Our information collection practices on the Platforms, such as the types of information we collect regarding visitors to the Platforms and the ways in which we may use that information, shall be governed by the terms of our Privacy Policy.

5. Use of Materials on the Platforms

The Cartier Charitable Foundation has created its various Platforms to provide information about itself for your personal use.

You may download one computer copy, download the application on to your mobile device or print one copy of the material made available to you 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) ("Cartier Charitable Foundation Material") is protected by legislation such as copyright, designs and trademark legislation and under international treaty provisions and national laws worldwide.

You are not authorised to sell, reproduce, distribute, communicate, modify, display, publicly perform, report or otherwise prepare derivative or second hand works based on or use any of the Cartier Charitable Foundation Material in any way for any public or commercial purposes. Furthermore, Cartier Charitable Foundation Material may not be displayed or communicated on any other platform, in a networked computer environment or on any other digital platform for any purpose whatsoever. In the event of breach of any of these Terms of Use, your permission to use Cartier Charitable Foundation Material will automatically terminate and any copies made of the Cartier Charitable Foundation Material must be immediately destroyed. Any unauthorised use of Cartier Charitable Foundation Material may infringe copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

6. Your submissions and unsolicited communications

This section concerns communications sent to the Cartier Charitable Foundation.
Any unsolicited communication or material that you transmit to the Cartier Charitable Foundation via the Platforms, 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 the Cartier Charitable Foundation. By sending communications to the Cartier Charitable Foundation, you automatically grant the Cartier Charitable Foundation a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive license 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 the Cartier Charitable Foundation for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting, of such information.
Furthermore, the Cartier Charitable Foundation enjoys a worldwide reputation for establishing partnerships with non-profit organizations active in designated areas. As a result, the Cartier Charitable Foundation cannot agree to or accept to be the receiver of unsolicited proposals of collaboration.

7. Limitation of liability

The Cartier Charitable Foundation tries to ensure that the information provided is accurate and complete. However, the Cartier Charitable Foundation does not warrant or represent that Cartier Charitable Foundation’s Material is accurate, error-free or reliable or that use of Cartier Charitable Foundation Material will not infringe rights of third parties. Your use of the Platforms is at your own risk.

The Cartier Charitable Foundation does not warrant that the functional and/or technical aspects of the Platforms or the Cartier Charitable Foundation Material will be error free or that the Platforms, the Cartier Charitable Foundation Material or the servers that make them available are free of viruses or other harmful components. If use of the Platforms or Cartier Charitable Foundation Material results in the need for servicing or replacing property, material, equipment, data or other element, the Cartier Charitable Foundation is not responsible for those costs. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Platforms is provided to you "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. The Cartier Charitable Foundation and its suppliers make no warranties about the Cartier Charitable Foundation Material, software, text, downloads, graphics, and links, or about results to be obtained from using the Platforms.

Under no circumstances whatsoever shall the Cartier Charitable Foundation be liable for any loss arising out of or in connection with the use of information available from the Platforms 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 the Cartier Charitable Foundation 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.

8. Trademark notice

In general, all trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") that appear on the Platforms are registered, unregistered or otherwise protected trademarks or are licensed for use by the Cartier Charitable Foundation 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 the Cartier Charitable Foundation’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.

9. Copyright notice

All content (including Cartier Charitable Foundation Materials) on the Platforms are either Copyright © Cartier Charitable Foundation or are licensed for use by the Cartier Charitable Foundation either by its partners or other third parties. All rights are reserved. Please refer to the section above on Use of Materials on the Platforms.

10. Links & linking

The Platforms may contain links to other platforms operated by third parties not affiliated to the Cartier Charitable Foundation. The inclusion of any link to such third party sites does not imply endorsement by Cartier Charitable Foundation of those sites. The Cartier Charitable Foundation 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.The Cartier Charitable Foundation does not authorise linking to any of its Platforms from a third party platform without its express prior written authorisation.

11. Termination and suspension

You agree that the Cartier Charitable Foundation may terminate or suspend your access to and use of the Platforms if the Cartier Charitable Foundation reasonably believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms of Use, or violated the rights of the Cartier Charitable Foundation, its partners, affiliated companies or any third party, or for any reason with or without notice to you. You agree that the Cartier Charitable Foundation may modify or discontinue providing any of the Platforms, with or without notice to you. You agree that the Cartier Charitable Foundation will not be liable to you or any third party as a result of such modification or discontinuation. The provisions entitled "Limitation of liability" and "General provisions" will survive termination of these Terms of Use.

12. General provisions

Unless otherwise specified, the information and materials presented on the Platforms are presented solely for the purpose of promoting the Cartier Charitable Foundation’s activities. The Cartier Charitable Foundation makes no representation that Cartier Charitable Foundation Material is appropriate for use in every country of the world. You use the Platforms at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, keeping in mind that access to Cartier Charitable Foundation Material may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries.

If any provision, or part of a provision, of these Terms of Use is found to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision shall be deemed not to form part of these Terms of Use, and the legality, validity or enforceability of the remainder of the provisions of these Terms of Use shall not be affected, unless otherwise required by operation of applicable law.

These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to the use of the Platform, and replace and extinguish all prior agreements, draft agreements, arrangements, undertakings, or collateral contracts of any nature made by the parties, whether oral or written, in relation to such subject matter.

The waiver by the Cartier Charitable Foundation of a breach of any provision of these Terms of Use will not operate to be interpreted as a waiver of any other or subsequent breach.

13. Applicable law and jurisdiction

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Switzerland, without reference to conflict of law provisions. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in relation to the Terms of Use, including the validity, invalidity, breach or termination thereof, shall be adjudicated or arbitrated in accordance with said Terms of Use. Where the laws of Switzerland are different to the mandatory laws in your own country, we will afford you with similar protection.

14. 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.

Cartier Charitable Foundation, Boulevard James Fazy 8, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland, or info@cartiercharitablefoundation.org

Privacy Policy

Last updated: July 2014

1. About the Cartier Charitable Foundation and this Privacy Policy

The Cartier Charitable Foundation is a Swiss Foundation and has its registered offices at Boulevard James Fazy 8, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland.  In this Privacy Policy, we use the term Cartier Charitable Foundation (and "we", "us" and "our") to refer to the head office of the Cartier Charitable Foundation at the registered address above. 

Please take a moment to read the following policy which explains how we collect, use, disclose and transfer the personal information that you provide to us on our websites or mobile applications (together the “Platforms”. It also explains how we collect information through the use of cookies and related technologies when you use our Platforms.

You can find out more about the Cartier Charitable Foundation and the Terms of Use for using our Platform here.

This Privacy Policy was last updated in July 2014.  We may make changes from time to time so please check back regularly to keep informed of updates.

2. Information you provide to us and how we use it

To contact our offices through the Platform, you will need to submit personal information about yourself (including your name, e-mail address and telephone number). By entering your details in the fields requested, you enable the Cartier Charitable Foundation to provide you with the services you select. 

In addition, we may also collect personal information from you when you correspond with us (for example, when you send us e-mail communications or send us letters).

We also collect certain information automatically about visitors to our Platform, described in the section headed "Cookies and other information that we automatically collect", below.

We will use the information we collect from you to:

  • deal with your enquiries and requests;
  • send service related communications, including announcements and administrative messages;
  • announce news and events relating to us and other third party partners in accordance with your communication preferences (please see the section ''Editing or deleting your personal information, Cookies and other information that we automatically collect", below).
  • conduct market research so that we can continuously improve the information we provide to our public;
  • prevent fraud and other prohibited or illegal activities; and
  • understand how our Platform is used so that we can continuously improve our Platform and offerings.

3. Cookies and other information that we automatically collect 

Like most Platforms, the Cartier Charitable Foundation logs IP addresses and uses cookies and similar technologies that allow us to recognise you and to customise your experience, and provide us with information about the way our Platform visitors access our Platform.  You can find out more about how we use cookies and related technologies below.

3.1 What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or mobile application and are used to recognise your computer when it returns to a website or mobile application it has visited previously.  Cookies are widely used in order to make platforms work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the platform. 

We use cookies to enhance the online experience of our visitors (for example, by remembering your language preferences) and to better understand how our Platform is used. Cookies may tell us, for example, whether you have visited our Platform before or whether you are a new visitor. 

There are two broad categories of cookies:

  • First party cookies, served directly by the Cartier Charitable Foundation to your computer or mobile device.  They are used only by the Cartier Charitable Foundation to recognise your computer or mobile device when it revisits our Platform. 
  • Third party cookies, which are served by a service provider on our Platform, and can be used by the service provider to recognise your computer or mobile device when it visits other platforms.  Third party cookies are most commonly used for Platform analytics or advertising purposes.

Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are 'session cookies', meaning that they exist only while your browser is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are 'permanent cookies', meaning that they survive after your browser is closed. They can be used by us to recognise your computer or mobile device when you open your browser and browse the Internet again. 

4. What cookies does the Cartier Charitable Foundation use?

The Platform serves only the following types of cookies to your computer or mobile device:

Cookies necessary for essential purposes: These cookies are essential to provide you with services available through this Platform and to use some of its features.
Funcionality cookies:  These cookies serve a variety of purposes related to the presentation, performance and funcionality of this Platform. Their overall purpose, however, is to enhance visitors' experience and enjoyment of this Platform. For example, some of these cookies enable visitors to specify language.
Analytics cookies: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our Platform. The information gathered does not identify any individual visitor and is aggregated. It includes the number of visitors to our Platform, the Platforms that referred to our Platform and the pages that they visited on our Platform. We use this information to help run our Platform more efficiently, to gather broad demographic information and to monitor the level of activity on our Platform.

4.1 How to control or delete cookies

You have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies and we have explained how you can exercise this right below.  However, please note that if you choose to refuse cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of our Platform. 

You can set your cookie preferences by changing your browser settings so that cookies from this Platform cannot be placed on your computer or mobile device.  In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” facility). Further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer or mobile device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

4.2 IP addresses

We may collect information about your computer or mobile device, including where available your IP address, operating system, log in times and browser type.  We use this information to better understand how visitors use our Platform and for internal reporting purposes. 

5. Sharing your information

We do not rent, sell or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies outside the Richemont group except under the following circumstances:

  • to third party providers who provide services on our behalf;
  • we may disclose your personal information to any law enforcement agency, court, regulator, government authority or other third party where we believe this is necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation, or otherwise to protect our rights or the rights of any third party;  and
  • we may disclose your personal information to any third party that purchases, or to which we transfer, all or substantially all of our assets and business. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to try to ensure that the entity to which we transfer your personal information uses it in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.

6. International Transfers

Information we collect may be transferred to, stored and processed in any country or territory where one or more of our affiliated group companies or third party service providers are located or maintain facilities. While other territories may not have the same standards of data protection as those within your home country, we will continue to protect the personal information we transfer in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

7. Protecting your information

We want you to feel confident about using our Platform, and we are committed to protecting the personal information we collect.  We limit access to personal information about you to employees who reasonably need to have access to it, to provide services to you or in order to do their jobs.  We have appropriate technical and organisational physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the personal information that you provide to us against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, damage or destruction.

8. How to edit, delete or access your personal information

You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information that we hold about you in our records, to correct any inaccuracies and to update any out-of-date information.  Please note that we may continue to send you service related (i.e. non-marketing) communications, such as e-mail updates on your information request.   If you wish to exercise any of these rights, or wish to object to our use of your personal information, please write to us at the address below.

9. Updates to this Privacy Policy

From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy. When we do, we will publish the changes on this Platform. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use the Platform. If material changes are made to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by e-mail or by placing a prominent notice on the Platform.

10. Contact us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, or privacy 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.

The Cartier Charitable Foundation, Boulevard James Fazy 8, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland
info@cartiercharitablefoundation.org