2. Copyright and Intellectual Property
2.1 The content of our Websites and namely but not exclusively the texts, marks, logos, diagrams, photographs, videos, sounds, music, layout, designs, know-how, technologies, products, and processes are the property of Nespresso or its affiliated companies or are used with the authorisation of the owners, and accordingly are protected by copyright, trademarks, patents and all other intellectual or industrial property rights which exist under applicable law.
2.2 Except as provided in Section 3 hereinafter, nothing contained on our Websites shall be interpreted or construed as granting you a license or a right to use any such content of our Websites.
3. Use of the Websites
3.1 You may download, display or print the content of our Websites solely for personal, non-commercial use, thereby retaining and reproducing each and every copyright notice or other proprietary rights notice contained in any information or other material you download. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, or broadcast of the content of the Websites, in whole or in part and by any means, is strictly prohibited, except upon prior written consent of Nespresso.
3.2 Nespresso neither warrants nor represents that your use of any content displayed on its Websites will not infringe rights of third parties.
4. Information Deemed Non-Confidential
4.2 Any other information or material communicated to Nespresso through the Internet, by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, graphics or the like, are and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post becomes the property of Nespresso and may be freely used for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Specifically, Nespresso is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any such communication you send to the Websites for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, advertising and marketing products using such information. Any such use is without compensation to those providing the information, nor anyone else.
4.3 By submitting information, you are warranting that you own the material/content submitted, that it is not defamatory, and that Nespresso’s use will not violate any third party’s rights. Nespresso is under no obligation to use the information provided.
5. Disclaimer of Warranties
5.1 WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO SECTION 6 HEREINAFTER, ANY MATERIAL, INFORMATION AND ALL THAT YOU FIND ON THE WEBSITES ARE FURNISHED TO YOU “AS IS”, IN FUNCTION OF THEIR AVAILABILITY, AND WITHOUT GUARANTY OF ANY SORT, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, AMONG OTHERS, THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTIBILITY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
5.2 NESPRESSO DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT ITS WEBSITES OR THEIR CONTENT WILL CORRESPOND TO YOUR EXPECTATIONS, WILL NOT BE INTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE AND FREE OF ERROR.
5.3 SOME JURISDICTION MAY NOT ALLOW CERTAIN LIMITATIONS OF WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
6. Limitation of Liability
6.1 You access, use, browse and navigate on our Websites at your own risk and peril.
6.2 YOU RECOGNISE AND ACCEPT THAT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE REGULATIONS, NEITHER NESPRESSO, ANY OF ITS AFFILIATED COMPANIES, NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THE WEBSITES, MAY BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ANY INJURY TO REPUTATION, COSTS, LOSSES, DECREASE IN TURNOVER OR PROFITS OR LIABILITIES OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER (EVEN IF THE ADVENT OF SUCH DAMAGE WAS KNOWN OR COULD HAVE BEEN KNOWN BY NESPRESSO), CAPABLE OF ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, OR ON THE CONTRARY THE IMPOSSIBILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITES OR THEIR CONTENT.
6.3 ALL MATERIALS WHICH ARE DOWNLOADED OR OBTAINED BY ANY OTHER MANNER DURING THE USE OF OUR WEBSITES ARE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND PERIL. Nespresso assumes no liability for any damage or virus which could affect your computer equipment or other property by reason of your access to, use or downloading of any material from its Websites or for any illegal intrusion or intervention in the IT systems.
6.4 Nespresso reserves the right to interrupt or discontinue any or all of the functionality of its Websites. Nespresso accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever for any interruption or discontinuance of any or all functionality of its Websites resulting from actions or omissions of Nespresso or any third party.
7. Change of Information
The content of our Websites may contain inaccuracies or errors. Nespresso reserves the right to make changes, corrections and/or improvements to such content any time without prior notice but does not assume any responsibility to do so.
8. Availability of Products / Services
Our Websites may contain information on Nespresso’s worldwide products and services, not all of which are available in every location. A reference to a Nespresso product or service on the Websites does not imply that such product or service is or will be available at your location.
9.1 As a service to our visitors, our Websites may contain hypertext links leading to other websites that are not operated or controlled by Nespresso. Nespresso shall not be considered as responsible for these sites and declines all responsibility and liability in relation to their content, legality, accuracy or functions.
9.2 The creation of any hyperlink to our Websites is prohibited without prior written consent of Nespresso.
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1. Applicability of General Conditions of Sale
1.1 Each order placed with Nestlé Nespresso S.A. or any of its affiliated companies (“Nespresso”) by means of the Internet shall be governed by the present General Conditions of Sale. They shall apply to the exclusion of all other conditions. By placing an order, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accepted, without reserve, the present General Conditions of Sale.
1.3 Nespresso reserves the right, at any time, to modify the present General Conditions of Sale by posting a new dated version on this website. By placing an order after Nespresso has posted a new version of its General Conditions of Sale, you agree to be bound by that updated version.
2.1 When you register on this website, you must ensure that the mandatory registration information you provide is correct and complete.
2.2 Please inform Nespresso about changes of address or other modifications by updating your personal details on this website without delay.
3.1 When registering to use this website, you will be asked to create a password. You must keep this password strictly confidential and not disclose it or share it with anyone.
3.2 You are fully responsible for the use of your password and any orders placed under it, even without your knowledge.
3.3 If you know or suspect that someone else knows or has used your password, you should notify Nespresso immediately.
4.1 By placing an order through this website, you make an offer to purchase the products you have selected under these General Conditions of Sale.
4.2 Orders you place with Nespresso on this website are subject to minimum and maximum quantity limitations.
4.3 Nespresso offers its products on this website within the limits of its available stocks.
5. Order Confirmations
5.1 The order you place on this website will not constitute a binding contract unless and until Nespresso transmits a confirmation by e-mail.
5.2 Nespresso reserves the discretionary right to refuse orders, notably in relation to creditworthiness or unpaid invoices.
5.3 The data registered by Nespresso constitutes full proof of the order and the entire transaction. The data registered by the payment system constitutes full proof of the financial transactions.
6.1 The prices payable for the items you order are those displayed on this website on the date you place your order, inclusive of VAT, but excluding delivery charges.
6.2 Delivery charges will be billed at the rates indicated on this website on the date you place your order, calculated notably in function of the size of the order and the delivery method you select.
6.3 Nespresso reserves the right to modify its prices and delivery charges at any time and to cancel a contract in case of writing, printing or calculation errors.
7. Customs Duties
7.1 When ordering products for international delivery to countries other than those where Nespresso originates its shipments, you are the importer of record and must comply with all laws and regulations of the country in which you are receiving the goods.
7.2 You may be subject to import duties and taxes that are levied once the merchandise reaches your country. Any additional charges for customs clearance must be borne by you. We have no control over these charges and cannot predict what they may be. Customs policies vary widely from country to country, so you should contact your local customs office for further information.
8.1 All orders confirmed by Nespresso will be delivered to the delivery address you specify when placing your order.
8.2 Nespresso does its utmost to ensure deliveries within two working days after receipt of an order.
8.3 Deliveries can only be made to the countries specified on this website.
9. Verification of Merchandise
9.1 It is your responsibility to verify the quantity and condition of the merchandise upon delivery.
9.2 In case you observe damage or missing items, you must notify and file claim with the carrier and inform Nespresso within 7 days after the delivery. Nespresso shall in such a case provide you with identical replacement merchandise.
10.1 You have the right to return any merchandise that does not suit you within 14 days after receipt of the order.
10.2 Nespresso will only accept returns of merchandise in their original condition and packaging accompanied by the invoice.
10.3 When returns are properly completed, Nespresso shall reimburse the price of the returned merchandise and the invoiced delivery charges within a maximum of 30 days upon reception of the returned merchandise. The return postage will be at your charge.
11.1 Invoices are sent after delivery of the merchandise and are fully payable within thirty days.
11.2 Payment by credit card is immediately due and payable. Your credit card details will be encrypted for security purposes.
12. Late Payment
12.1 In the event of late payment, you will be charged interest on the outstanding balance as well as any administrative and legal collection costs.
12.2 Nespresso reserves the right to refuse any new order until full payment of any overdue balance.
13. Machine Warranty
13.1 Machines purchased on this website are guaranteed by the machine manufacturer pursuant to the specific terms and conditions listed in the original product documentation.
13.2 Please consult your product documentation for detailed information on the manufacturer's warranty, which is without prejudice to any of your imperative statutory legal rights.
14. After-Sales Service
14.1 If you encounter any problems or have any questions concerning the functioning, maintenance or after-sales service of your machine, please contact Nespresso by telephone for advice and assistance.
14.2 If your machine problem cannot be resolved by telephone, Nespresso proposes a series of advantageous after-sales service options. Please contact Nespresso by telephone for detailed information.
15. Limitation of Liability
15.1 The photographs and texts illustrating and describing the products on this website are non-contractual and for information purposes alone. Nespresso shall not be liable in case of errors or omissions in the photographs or texts displayed on this website.
15.2 For international deliveries to countries other than those where Nespresso originates its shipments, Nespresso shall have no liability if the products do not comply with the laws and regulations of the country of delivery or in case of electrical or other product incompatibility.
15.3 Without limiting the scope of these General Conditions of Sale, no claim of any kind, whether as to products delivered or non-delivery of products, or otherwise, shall be greater in amount than the purchase price of the products in respect of which damages are claimed. IN NO EVENT SHALL NESPRESSO BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE (EVEN IF THE ADVENT OF SUCH DAMAGE WAS KNOWN OR COULD HAVE BEEN KNOW BY NESPRESSO), CAPABLE OF ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH ITS PRODUCTS, THEIR USE, SALE OR THIS WEBSITE.
16. Force Majeure
16.1 Nespresso will make every reasonable effort to fulfill its obligations. However, Nespresso cannot be held responsible for delays or failure to deliver caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control. Such circumstances include strikes, wars, natural catastrophes or any others that make impracticable the production, transportation or delivery of products.
16.2 In the event of delay, Nespresso will perform its obligations as soon as reasonably possible, and it reserves the right to allocate any remaining product supply among customers in a fair and reasonable manner.
17. Applicable Law and Forum
17.1 The present General Conditions of Sale are governed by the law of the country of incorporation of the Nespresso company that invoices you for the order.
17.2 The exclusive forum is in the same country as that of the applicable law.
18.1 To ensure that your credit, debit or charge card is not being used without your consent, we may validate name, address and other personal information supplied by you during the order process against appropriate third party databases.
18.2 By accepting these terms and conditions you consent to such checks being made. In performing these checks personal information provided by you may be disclosed to a registered Credit Reference Agency which may keep a record of that information. You can rest assured that this is done only to confirm your identity, that a credit check is not performed and that your credit rating will be unaffected.
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