General Terms and Conditions of UseLast updated June 2020
Christian Louboutin SAS is a simplified joint-stock company with share capital of €126,529.25, whose registered address is 19 rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 75001 Paris, registered on the Paris Trade and Companies Register under number 380 742 650 (hereinafter referred to as “Christian Louboutin”) and is the distributor and publisher of the Website.
The website STOPFAKE.CHRISTIANLOUBOUTIN.COM is accessible via the URL addresses www.stopfakechristianlouboutin.com and www.stopfakelouboutin.com (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”).
The Website is published by Christian Louboutin which manages its publication; the editor is Alexis Mourot and the data collected is hosted by Rampar, Immeuble Crisco Duo 7 Avenue de la Cristallerie, 92310 Sèvres, registered on the Nanterre Trade and Companies Register under number 852 784 495, whose servers are located in Switzerland and in the European Union. By accessing or browsing the Website or the services offered via the Website (hereinafter the “Services”) and using them, the Website user (hereinafter “You” or the “User”) agrees to be bound by the general terms and conditions of use of the Website (hereinafter the “T&Cs”) in their entirety.
Please refrain from using the Website and Services or accessing them if You do not unreservedly agree to these T&Cs.
The version of the T&Cs that is enforceable against the User is the one that is online at the time You use the Website or the Services.
These T&Cs may be modified at any time by Christian Louboutin, without notice. You undertake to regularly consult the T&Cs in order to stay up to date with their latest modifications.
The Website is accessible 24/7, with the exception of, but not limited to, cases of force majeure, technical and/or IT and/or telecommunication difficulties, maintenance periods and/or interruptions to Internet connection.
Access to the Website is free of charge, subject to the User having access to the Internet.
2. Use of the Website and the Services
You must be of legal age in Your country of residence to be authorised to use the Website.
You consent not to exchange, modify, copy, reproduce, publish, display, transmit, distribute, screen, execute, transfer or sell displays, messages, texts, files, images, photos, videos, sounds or any other element of the Website (collectively the “Content”), in particular any text, image, audio or video excerpt, for any purpose whatsoever.
You undertake not to interfere with or attempt to interfere with the proper operation of the Website or the Services, in any manner whatsoever.
Within the limit of these T&Cs, Christian Louboutin grants You a worldwide, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-assignable and limited licence to access, display and use the Website.
You agree not to download, display or transmit, via the Website or the Services, any material which:
i) limits or interrupts another individual’s access to the Website and/or its Services;
ii) is fraudulent, illegal, prejudicial, threatening, abusive, criminal, defamatory, obscene, inciting of hatred, constitutes harassment, or violates the privacy of others;
iii) constitutes or encourages behaviour that is likely to result in criminal consequences, give rise to civil liability proceedings or break the law;
iv) violates or breaches the rights of another party, in particular a patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, other exclusive rights or an attribute of personality rights;
v) contains a virus, malware, software that itemises the Content of the Website, a data mining process, an automatic data collection system, an automatic extraction tool or any other harmful component;
vi) constitutes unsolicited or unauthorised promotional or advertising content, such as spam, chain emails, pyramid schemes or any other form of unauthorised solicitation;
vii) constitutes an improper solicitation of the Stopfake teams.
The purpose of the Website is to inform the User of Christian Louboutin’s anti-counterfeit actions, to verify the authenticity or counterfeit nature of products that are allegedly of the Christian Louboutin brand, to fight against websites selling fake Christian Louboutin products, their suppliers, auction websites and other means of trade of counterfeit items and to protect Christian Louboutin’s Intellectual Property rights against counterfeit actions.
Please note that the Website and Services are accessible worldwide.
4. Modification, interruption or termination of the Services
Christian Louboutin reserves the right, without notice and at its sole discretion, to terminate or partially or entirely restrict Your right to access or use the Website and/or to modify or terminate any Service. You acknowledge that Christian Louboutin may do so without incurring its liability in any manner whatsoever.
5. Content of the Website
Christian Louboutin provides the User with a search engine indicating to the User whether products allegedly of the Christian Louboutin brand sold by the website are authentic or counterfeit Christian Louboutin items.
The list of websites on the search engine, although regularly updated, is not exhaustive and the results are only provided to You on an indicative basis.
Christian Louboutin does not guarantee that the information and graphics contained or accessible on the Website are useful or understandable at all times.
6. Intellectual Property
All Content and, more generally, all elements communicated or made available on the Website (texts, images, sounds, etc.), excluding content provided by Users, are the exclusive property of Christian Louboutin or are used by Christian Louboutin with the express authorisation of the holder of the copyright and/or trademark rights concerned.
These elements may not be reproduced, used or represented without the express authorisation of Christian Louboutin or third party owners.
You acknowledge and accept that any infringement of copyright, trademark or another intellectual property rights is subject to civil and/or criminal penalties.
7. Links to other websites
The creation or maintenance of a link to the Website must be previously authorised in writing by Christian Louboutin. However, Christian Louboutin may, without prior notice and at its sole discretion, temporarily or permanently, at any time, revoke any such authorisation without incurring its liability.
The Website may contain links to other websites or may itself be accessible via other websites. Christian Louboutin provides and authorises these links for Your convenience, and is not responsible for the content of any websites linked to the Website. Including links to other websites on the Website does not mean that Christian Louboutin approves, endorses, sponsors or recommends these websites. Accordingly, Christian Louboutin does not provide any express or implicit guarantee as to the accuracy, legality, reliability or validity of any content on any other website. Christian Louboutin recommends that You examine the conditions and privacy statements displayed on other websites.
8. Security of electronic data transfer
Christian Louboutin strives at all times to maintain the highest standards of computer security. The activities carried out on the Website are protected by an SSL encryption process. However, Christian Louboutin reminds You that no transmission of data over the Internet can be considered completely secure and private. You acknowledge that any message or information that You send to the Website or via the Services could be read or intercepted by third parties. Sending an email to Christian Louboutin does not create any reciprocal obligation or responsibility on the part of Christian Louboutin towards You.
9. Confidentiality and protection of privacy
Christian Louboutin attaches great importance to the respect of Your privacy.
10. Liability disclaimer
CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN, ITS REPRESENTATIVES, STAFF AND DIRECTORS CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES AND/OR THE BEHAVIOUR OF OTHER USERS.
IN PARTICULAR, CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR TECHNICAL, COMPUTER OR OTHER DAMAGE RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES.
If any provision of these T&Cs is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be void, invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, this provision shall nonetheless be enforced to the maximum extent possible so as to reflect the intention of the parties.
The other provisions of the T&Cs shall remain in force without being altered or invalidated in any way.
12. Applicable law and place of jurisdiction
Any dispute arising directly or indirectly from the use of the Website and associated services shall be subject exclusively to French law and to the jurisdiction of the Paris courts.