a. Intellectual property rights
Developing the Website involved significant investment by the L’Oréal Group. The Website and each of the elements it comprises (including but not limited to brands, images, texts, videos, software, graphics, music and sounds contained on or available through the Website) are protected by intellectual property rights owned by the L’Oréal Group. The contents of the Website cannot be reproduced, modified, transferred, distributed, republished, downloaded, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including but not limited to electronic, mechanical photocopying or recording, without the written permission of L’Oréal. Without prejudice to the foregoing, you agree that the material and content contained within or throughout the Website may not be used for commercial purposes or distributed commercially on any media whatsoever.
Your access to or use of the Website should not be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use the trademarks, tradenames, logos or service marks appearing on the Website without our prior written consent. You may not, without our prior written consent, use any such trademarks, tradenames, logos or service marks as a hyperlink to the Website or any other website.
b. Third-party rights
If applicable, you agree that you shall obtain all the necessary authorizations and rights from any relevant rights holders in connection with any content you may wish to post via the Website, including any and all intellectual property rights and/or literary, artistic and/or industrial property rights, and publicity rights (including the right to one’s image), to allow your quiet use of such contents. For example, you shall obtain the rights in and to any contents (especially photographs) showing recent architectural items, advertising designs or apparel designs that might appear (acronyms, logos, etc.).
c. User Contents
You agree that you are responsible for any content (including, but not limited to text, photos, videos, or opinions) which you post or transmit through the Website or any space made available by us via the Website (“User Content”).
By posting User Content on or via the Website, you hereby grant us, for the period permissible under Singapore law, foreign laws and international treaties (including any subsequent supplements or amendments), a royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, sub-licensable license to reproduce, display, use, copy, make clarifications to, modify (but not alter the images, words and/or opinions conveyed in the User Content), adapt, edit, distribute, translate, create derivative works from, incorporate into other works, distribute such User Content (in whole or in part), and to use the User Content for all in-house or external, corporate or financial communication purposes, advertising, and for all public relations, historical or archival purposes, of L’Oréal Group or its affiliates, its products and/or its brands, particularly on the following media:
- posting in any format, in unlimited quantity;
- the written press, for an unlimited number of publications;
- publishing, unlimited number of publications, particularly publishing for purposes of in-house communication, including sales force and distribution network (wholesalers, retailers, agents, etc.), events, leaflets for congresses, tradeshows, stands, Business-to-Business communication, in the professional press, for an unlimited number of publications and/or quantities;
- electronic, IT, digital, multimedia, Internet and Intranet publishing, via any websites (whatever the website and/or medium, including social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Dailymotion) (“social networks”), for an unlimited number of inserts and broadcasts; and/or
- via any advertising and promotional media (including by way of advertising at retail outlets and on the L’Oréal Group brand products (“Media”).
You agree that you shall have no recourse against L’Oréal or the L’Oréal Group for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your User Content by us.
Further, the use of User Content may come with such anonymized information as your city, country or age, and/or, if you expressly authorized it, information allowing your identification such as your first name, or your alias.
In addition, if you access User Content created by another user, you must comply with that other user’s rights and you shall, in particular, not reproduce or disseminate that user’s User Content without that user’s prior consent.
Except for any personal data which we have agreed to keep confidential, any feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, plans, ideas or the like that you send to us via the Website, via email or otherwise, will be treated as being non-confidential and non-proprietary. We assume no obligation to protect such information from disclosure and will be free to reproduce, use, and distribute the information to others without restriction. We will also be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in information that you send us for any purpose whatsoever including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services incorporating such information.