General terms & conditions

General terms & conditions


Welcome to the internet Website (" Web Site ") designed and published by CWI, Cartier Women's Initiative together with Cartier International SNC (hereinafter referred to as "CWI"), a company having offices at 33 Rue Boissy d'Anglas, 75008 Paris 08, France and registered on the Registre du Commerce des Sociétés de Paris, No.B 321 130 346. Tel. 00 (+33) 1 58 18 10 28 EDITOR Wingee Sampaio, Cartier Women's Initiative Global Progamme Director CONTACT E-MAIL HOSTING Richemont International S.A Route des Biches 10 CH-1752 Villars-sur-Glâne Suisse


Use of this Web Site is subject to the following terms and conditions ("Terms"). CWI may revise these Terms from time to time by updating this posting, with the revised Terms taking effect for all Users as of the date stated on the posting. Consequently, Users should consult the Terms regularly. Please read these Terms carefully before using the Web Site. Users expressly acknowledge that they are aware of these Terms and have had access to the same upon entering the Web Site. Consequently, by using the Web Site, Users signify their assent and agreement to these Terms. If User does not agree to these Terms, then User is not authorised to continue consultation and access of the Web Site. All users should also refer to our Privacy Notice which is available here. All applicants wishing to submit projects to the Awards are requested to read and observe the general organisation rules of the Awards and the Rules of Participation (the latest version of which can be found on the Regional Awards page or the Science & Technology Pioneer Award page) including the special Data Protection Notice applicable to their submissions.


CWI has created this Web Site to provide information about the Cartier Women's Initiative and more generally provide information and documents for Participants as well as information about Women’s initiatives around the world. Other Users may download one computer copy or print one copy of the material on this Web Site for their own non-commercial, educational, private or domestic use only, provided that proprietary notices, in particular intellectual property notices such as copyright©, trademarkTM are preserved intact and are neither modified, nor deleted or nor changed. Unless otherwise stated, Users should assume that everything they see or read on the Web Site (such as images, photographs, including any person represented in the photographs, illustrations, icons, texts, video clips, written and other materials) ("CWI's Material") are protected by legislation such as copyright, designs and trademark legislation and under international treaty provisions and national laws worldwide. Users are not authorised to sell, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, publicly perform, report or otherwise prepare derivative or second hand works based on or use any CWI Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. Furthermore, CWI’s Material may not be displayed or communicated on any other web site, in a networked computer environment or other digital support for any purpose whatsoever. In the event of breach of any of these Terms, Users' permission to use CWI’s Material will automatically terminate and any copies made of CWI’s Material must be immediately destroyed. Any unauthorised use of CWI’s Material may infringe copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. CWI does not authorise linking to its Web Site from a third party web site without its prior written authorisation.


Excluding submissions related to Award Participants and their projects, any unsolicited communication or material Users transmit to CWI via the Web Site or by electronic mail or otherwise, excluding personally identifiable data about themselves, 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 CWI. By sending communications to CWI, Users automatically grant CWI a 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 Users transmit may be used by CWI and its affiliated companies for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting, or developing, manufacturing and marketing using such information.


The information on the Web Site is intended for general information purposes only. CWI tries to ensure that the information provided is accurate and complete. However, CWI does not warrant or represent that CWI's Material is accurate, error-free or reliable or that use of CWI's Material will not infringe rights of third parties. Use of the Web Site is at Users' risk. CWI does not warrant that the functional and/or technical aspects of the Web Site or CWI's Material will be error free or that this Web Site, CWI’s Material or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. If use of this Web Site, or CWI's Material results in the need for servicing or replacing property, material, equipment or data, CWI is not responsible for those costs. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Web Site is provided to Users "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. CWI and its suppliers make no warranties about the CWI Material, software text, downloads, graphics, and links, or about results to be obtained from using the Web Site. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, consequently some of the above exclusions may not apply.


In general, all trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") which appear on this Web Site are registered and unregistered trademarks belonging to Cartier or those of its partners or are licensed for use by CWI by third parties. Other trademarks are proprietary marks and are registered to their respective owners. Nothing contained on the Web Site should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on this Web Site without the written permission of CWI or such third party who owns the trademark. Misuse of any trademark displayed on the Web Site, or any other content on the Web Site, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited.


All contents of this Web Site are either Copyright CWI or are licensed for use by CWI. All rights reserved. Please refer to the section of these Terms on Use of Materials on this Web Site above.


Links to other web sites operated by third parties not affiliated to CWI may be indicated on the Web Site. The inclusion of any link to such third party sites does not imply endorsement by CWI of those sites. CWI has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Web Site and is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this Web Site. Linking to any other off-site pages or third sites is at Users' own risk.


Users agree that CWI may terminate Users' access to and use of the Web Site if CWI reasonably believes that Users have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of this Agreement, or violated the rights of CWI or any third party, or for any reason with or without notice to User. Users agree that CWI may modify or discontinue this Web Site, with or without notice to them. Users agree that CWI will not be liable to them or any third party as a result of such modification or discontinuation. The provisions entitled "Disclaimer," "Limitation of Liability," and "General Provisions" will survive termination of these Terms.


Under no circumstances whatsoever shall CWI be liable for any loss arising out of or in connection with the use of information available from this Web Site 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 CWI has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Because some states and countries do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not be operable.


Unless otherwise specified, the information and materials in the site are presented solely for the purpose of promoting the CWI Awards. CWI makes no representation that CWI's Material is appropriate or available for use in every country of the world. Users use this Web Site at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, keeping in mind that access to CWI's Material may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. Any cause of action a User may have with respect to this Web Site must be commenced within two years after the claim or cause of action arises. These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of France without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. All disputes will be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts of Paris, France. The waiver by CWI of a breach of any provision of these Terms will not operate to be interpreted as a waiver of any other or subsequent breach.

Date of Posting: October 2016