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IWC - IMAGE DATABASE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS


The IWC IMAGE DATABASE (hereinafter the "Database") is provided by IWC Schaffhausen (hereinafter "IWC"). The Database is a tool which has been set up to facilitate the search of information by IWC media partners.

Use of the Database is subject to the following terms and conditions of use ("Terms"). IWC reserves the right to revise these Terms from time to time and Authorised Users (see 1.1 below) will be informed by e-mail of any such changes. If the Authorised User does not accept the new Terms, then such non-acceptance must be duly notified to IWC; failing such modification the new Terms will be considered as accepted by the Authorised User. In the case new Terms are not accepted, then access to the Database will be cancelled.
  1. General
  1.1   The Database is provided on a goodwill basis by IWC and the use and access to the Database is strictly reserved to media partners of IWC who have registered with and been authorised by IWC (hereinafter "Authorised Users").
  1.2   The Terms will apply to all Authorised Users who have been granted access to the Database, including but not limited to directors, managers, employees and agents.
  2. Use and access to the Database
  2.1   Access and ues of the Database is strictly reserved to Authorised Users as defined in Article 1 above to search for images related to IWC and/or its products.
  2.2   Before registration, Authorised Users will be required to read and agree to the Terms as set out herein.
  2.3   Thereafter, Authorised Users will be asked to register for this service and to provide full and complete information as requested in the registration form.
  2.4   IWC will undertake routine checks regarding information submitted on the registration form, but may accept or refuse such registration at its entire discretion.
  2.5   Thereafter, IWC will issue an individual access profile, comprised of a Login and Password (hereinafter the "Access Profile"), which will be sent to the Authorised User by e-mail once the reviewing process has been completed.
  3. Access Profile
  3.1   Authorised Users hereby expressly authorise IWC to collect server log data relating to their use of the Database, such data being automatically provided to IWC when connecting to the Database.
  3.2   Furthermore, Authorised Users will be held responsible for any action or omission executed through use of the Access Profile, including any act not covered by these Terms, whether such act or omission is caused by any of its directors, managers, employees, agents or other person under the control of the Authorised User.
  3.3   Authorised Users hereby undertake to:
I)   immediately notify IWC in the event of unauthorised use of the Database and the Access Profile, including security violations of whatever nature;
II)   ensure that all the necessary precautions are taken with regard to the protection of the Access Profile.
  4. Data Protection
  4.1   Authorised Users hereby expressly authorise IWC to collect server log data relating to their use of the Database, such data being automatically provided to IWC when connecting to the Database.
  4.2   IWC uses this data, in particular, to improve the Database and services and to fulfil any requests from Authorised Users, and/or to respond to any questions or comments they may choose to submit.
  4.3   Furthermore, IWC may use registration data for normal business purposes and as a marketing tool to advise Authorised Users of new assortments.
  4.4   IWC will take reasonable steps to store such data securely although it will be made accessible to authorised IWC personnel. IWC does not share or disclose any such data with third parties unless such disclosure is required by law.
  5. Costs
  5.1   Use of the Database is a free service provided by IWC and Authorised Users will not be required to pay any special costs to use the Database.
  5.2   IWC is and will not responsible for any costs relating to either hardware or software required to access or use the Database and/or services.
  6. Responsibility
  6.1   IWC provides the Database "as is". IWC does not guarantuee that it is error free. Consequently, Authorised Users accept that IWC cannot and will not accept responsibility for any error, omission or other defect, as a result of viruses, bugs or other causes and that any such defect will not give rise to any right to claim for damages, indemnities or any other form of compensation of any nature whatsoever to Authorised Users.
  6.2   Furthermore, IWC will not be responsible for any damage or loss of any nature arising, directly or indirectly, in any way whatsoever, relating to use of the Database and/or material contained therein.
  6.2   This limitation of liability will benefit IWC, its affiliated companies, directors, managers, employees and agents etc. and will apply to any action in law based on these or any revised Terms whether for negligence or other act base on use of the Database or material contained therein.
  7. Termination
  7.1   The right of Authorised Users to use the Database and services will automatically terminate if IWC reasonably believes, at its entire discretion, that an Authorised Client has violated or acted inconsistently with these Terms or the services in any way or violated the rights of IWC or any third party, or for any reason whatsoever.
  7.2   Upon termination, the Authorised Users's permission to use the Database will automatically expire and the Access Profile to the Database cancelled.
  7.3   In the event that Authorised User's right to use the Database is terminated, for whatever reason, no indemnity of any nature will be due.
  8. Intellectual Property Rights
  8.1   Any copying, reproduction, circulation or distribution of images or other content contained in the Database to third parties is expressly prohibited, unless expressly authorised by IWC in writing.
  8.2   Authorised Users should assume that everything they see or read on the Database is copyright and protected under national laws and international treaty provisions unless otherwise noted. Authorised Users may not sell, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, publicly perform, prepare derivative works bysed on, report or otherwise use any of the Material on any other support or in any way whatsoever unless such use has been expressly authorised by IWC in writing.
  8.3   Copyright Notice. All contents on or available from the Database are either licensed for use by or Copyright © IWC. All rights reserved.
  8.4   Trademark Notice. The trademarks, logos, product names and service marks contained in the Database are registered and unregistered trademarks of IWC or have been licensed to IWC. Nothing contained in the Database should be construed as granting any licence or right to use any trademark contained in the Database. Misuse of any trademark contained in the Database, or any other material contained on the Database is strictly prohibited.
  8.5   Authorised Users agree that non-compliance with the foregoing could cause irreparable damage to IWC and Authorised Users will be held responsible and agree to fully indemnify IWC for such non-compliance.
  9. General
  If any portion of these Terms become or is declared to be illegal or otherwise unenforceable by any Court of competent jurisdiction, such portion of these Terms shall be null and void and shall be deemed deleted. All remaining Terms shall remain in the full force and effect. These Conditions are subject to Swiss law. Any dispute related to their interpretation and/or executino shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent Courts of Schaffhausen, Switzerland.

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