Avakian would like to welcome you to its website, which has been edited and published by Avakian Headquarters, Geneva, 19 Rue du Rhone.
The following terms and conditions apply to the use of this website. Avakian reserves the right to amend these clauses whenever it sees fit. When this happens, the new terms become effective for all users as of the date of their posting. Users are therefore advised to consult the terms and conditions on a regular basis.
Carefully read the terms expressed herein before using the website. When users access the website, they explicitly recognize that they have knowledge of these terms. Their use of the website indicates that they have consented to adhere to the website’s terms and conditions. Should a user not be in agreement with these terms, he/she is not entitled to continue using the website.
USE OF THE WEBSITE’S RESOURCES
The Avakian website offers information about the company’s products and services for personal use only. The downloading or printing of a single copy of the contents of the website is permitted for private, noncommercial purposes, given that intellectual property notifications and other proprietary notifications are kept as is. Unless otherwise mentioned, everything encountered on the website – including visuals, pictures, persons appearing in pictures, drawings, icons, texts, and other written or visual materials – is safeguarded by copyright, international treaty provisions and national laws worldwide.
The selling, reproduction, distribution, amendment or copying in any form of any content of the Avakian website is strictly prohibited. Its content may also not be made public or used to make a profit. In addition, these contents cannot be used in any shape or form on another website, computer network or digital system. Should any of these terms or conditions be violated by any user, he/she will no longer be permitted to use Avakian’s website and will have to delete any copies made of the content without delay. The prohibited use of Avakian’s website is considered a breach of copyright, trademark and privacy laws. Connecting to the Avakian website from a third party’s website requires Avakian’s written consent.
SUBMISSIONS MADE TO AVAKIAN
When any information or proposal is submitted to Avakian through its website or by e-mail without having been requested, it is not considered confidential or proprietary. This does not include personal information, queries, comments and suggestions. Submissions sent to Avakian give Avakian royalty-free, permanent, irreversible and inclusive authorization to use, copy, alter, publish, revise, adapt, distribute, transmit, and exhibit these submissions, on their own, or as part of other pieces of communication, in whichever format, media, or technology, whether current or from the future, and that includes the privilege to sublicense these rights to others. Any material conveyed to Avakian can be used by Avakian for whatever purpose and that includes, but is not restricted to the copying, amending, releasing, broadcasting, publishing, posting, manufacturing and marketing of products using this material.
Avakian is reputed for its design and production of high-end jewelry and timepieces. Its resources therefore include a private team of expert designers who envision and create Avakian’s collections. Consequently, Avakian will turn down any outside partnership proposals, which have not been requested. Avakian is already likely to be developing like thoughts and ideas. For these reasons, users are asked to refrain from proposing their ideas to Avakian.
Personal data is gathered by Avakian in conformity with the law on the protection of personal information. Avakian employs the most appropriate measures to safeguard personal information, organizing it in a responsible and reliable manner.
CUSTOMER DATA USE
a) Avakian will sometimes ask customers who are visiting its boutiques or website to provide personal data. Once the personal information has been submitted, accounts of the client’s subsequent visits, purchases, orders and repair requests, including any further information the customer may supply, to modify or supplement his/her personal record, will from here on be referred to as the ‘client data’.
b) Avakian uses client data for:
- Product orders and repair requests, including after-sales service
- Direct mail announcing new releases and special events
- Enhancement of its services
- Marketing research
SHARING OF CLIENT DATA
a) Avakian will share client data with the different members of the Avakian Group.
b) Any sharing of client data as stated in 3a) will be used for the functions identified in 2b). When it comes to the client data to be shared, Avakian is in charge of every submission, modification and elimination request. Furthermore, should a client wish to submit, modify or eliminate his/her client data, he/she will have to get in touch with the appropriate customer service department provided in section 6 of this document.
SHARING OF CLIENT DATA WITH A THIRD PARTY
Avakian shall not share or submit client data to a third party without the client’s consent, unless requested by law and with the exception of the stipulation outlined in section 5b).
CLIENT DATA ORGANIZATION
a) Client data will be properly stored and managed in keeping with the law of the customer’s country of residence.
b) On occasion, Avakian will commission an outside service provider to administer client data. Naturally, Avakian will choose a suitable and trustworthy associate and be responsible of overseeing the work of this service provider.
RELEASE, MODIFICATION OR ELIMINATION OF CLIENT DATA
1) Kindly refer to the customer service department in your country of residence regarding the release, modification or elimination of client data:
Geneva: 19 rue du Rhone, 1204 Geneva Rd, Switzerland, Tel: +41 22 819 600