GENERAL CONDITIONS OF USE

INTRODUCTION

Welcome to www.veracova.com (the “Site”).
Please read carefully our General Conditions of Use (the “Conditions”) before using our website published by COVESSENCE (“us”), headquartered at 171, avenue du Maine 75014 Paris, France and registered with the Paris Trade and Companies Registered under the number 805 265 444, for its brand VERACOVA.

Publication Manager : Webmaster

ACCESS TO THE SITE

By accessing our Site, you thereby accept the Conditions under which COVESSENCE gives you access to it.

The content and information available on this Site and our Conditions may be amended occasionally, in particular to comply with a new law and/or applicable regulation and/or to improve the site. Any change will be integrated to these Conditions, as a result, we strongly recommend that you read them regularly when you visit the Site. Your use of the Site following any such changes constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Conditions as changed. If you do not wish to agree to the Conditions, you may no longer use our website. Besides, we may occasionally launch special offers or promotions through our Site. If necessary, separate general conditions regarding those special offers and promotions will be published.

Access to our Site and/or to some of its sections may require the use of personal passwords. In such event, it is up to you to do what is necessary to ensure the confidentiality of such passwords. You can, of course, change them at any time. In the event of non-compliance to the rules described in these Conditions, we reserve the right to suspend your access to the Site. In that case, you will be notified as soon as possible.

Despite our efforts to keep the Site accessible at all times, we cannot guarantee its access in all circumstances. Therefore, access to the Site may be interrupted, in particular for maintenance and updating purposes or for any other reason independent of our will. COVESSENCE is in no way responsible for those interruptions and the consequences that could result from them.

INTELLECTUAL PROPRETY

Our website, including (without limitation) the texts, charts, softwares, videos, drawings, models, pictures, illustrations, names, logos, icons, brands and any other material (« Content ») is protected by the rights of intellectual property of COVESSENCE. The Content includes the content owned or controlled by COVESSENCE and the content owned and controlled by third-parties from whom COVESSENCE obtained authorization. All the articles, reports and other personal elements available on the Site can be considered as copyright material. Therefore, the user agrees to not circulate or reproduce whole or part of the website, in any form. COVESSENCE reserves the right to ask for compensation and any other form of action, in the event of any violation of the rights of intellectual property.

You may not use COVESSENCE’s registered trademarks and trade-names without COVESSENCE’s prior express written consent and you acknowledge that you have no ownership rights on any of these trademarks and trade-names.

Downloading rights

You have no right on the Site and/or the Content other than the limited right to use the Site according to the Conditions and to download some Content according to the Conditions as written in this section. Except for what is explained in this section, you cannot download to create any derivative work, to transfer, or to exploit whole or part of the website, in any form.

Downloading is only allowed by COVESSENCE provided only that:

(i) You only make a personal use and non-commercial use of such downloading and/or printed copy; and

(ii) You keep on such downloaded and/or printed copies all the copyright notices and stay bounded by the conditions of such statements and notices.

In addition :

(i) You may not sell or distribute via any other material (including distribution through TV transmission, broadcasting or computer network) any part of the website’s Content.

(ii) You may not make any part of the Site available as part of another website whether by hyperlinks framing on the internet or any other way.

(iii) The Site and information contained in these Conditions may not be used to construct a database of any kind.

(iv) The Site may not be stored (whole or part of it, in any way) in databases for access by you or any third party or to distribute any database containing all or part of the website or its content

Limited licenses

We grant a limited, revocable and non-exclusive license to you to access the Site for a personal use only.

The limited license does not include the right to:


(i) modify and download the Site or its Content (except for what is necessary to view the content) ;

(ii) use the Site and its Content for any purpose other than personal ;

(iii) create any kind of application or other derivative work from the Site or its Content ;

(iv) collect information regarding users accounts for a third party ;

(v) use meta tags or any other hidden text using our name or brands or using our brands in any way; or using automated softwares, spiders, crawlers, or any similar tool to extract or collect information, or to accomplish any action that could place a burden on our infrastructure.


Besides, we grant you a limited, revocable and non-exclusive right to create hyperlinks to our Site’s homepage and for personal use only. Any website redirecting to our site:

(i) may not copy the Content ;

(ii) may not suggest that we approve of this website, its services or its products ;

(iii) may not misrepresent the reality of our relationship ;

(iv) may not have a content that might be seen as unpleasant, shocking or controversial, and may only provide a lawful and intended for all audiences content ;

(v) may not present our company, our products or services, in an inaccurate way, misleading way or debatable way, by any means, or associate our company with undesired products, services or opinions ;

(vi) may not use any brand without our approval.

We may, in our sole discretion, request that you remove any link to the Site and, upon receipt of such request, you shall immediately remove such link.
WEBSITE CONTENT

We do our best to provide you with the most up-to-date and accurate information. However, we cannot guarantee the exactness, precision or exhaustiveness of all presented information on the website. As a result, we are not liable for any imprecision, inaccuracy or omission relative to the information provided on the Site as well as for all harms resulting from fraudulent intrusion of a third party leading to a modification of the information available on the website. If you notice any mistakes and/or omissions, please report them to us via the section Contact Us.

Advice

The advice provided on the Site are simple simulations aiming at providing cosmetics advice. The information is provided solely as an indication and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical judgment, diagnosis or treatment. Consequently, we cannot guarantee your full satisfaction regarding the advice resulting from the use of such tools and we assume no responsibility for your use of them.

For further information or in case of doubt, we recommend that you consult your doctor and/or contact us via the section Contact Us.

Hyperlinks

Our Site may contain links that will give you access to our partners’ websites. Note that third-party websites are not controlled by us and therefore, we are not responsible for the content or any links found on such websites.

USERS CONTENT

We may provide you an area on the Site to host any users content, such as texts, pictures, videos, etc. (“Users Content”)

By publishing a user content on the Site, you hereby grant us a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive irrevocable, royalty-free license to use, copy, modify, adapt, distribute, translate, create derivative works, incorporate into other works, distribute this user content (in whole or in part) in all medias (including, and without limitation, this Site). You expressly authorize us to exploit the content on our own sites but also on third-party websites, in particular on “social networks” or “community” websites.

You understand and agree that using social media is exclusively governed by the conditions of use established by such social media. Therefore, you understand and expressly agree that by our use of your content, we shall be bound by the terms established by these third-party websites. Thus, we will not be liable for our use or third-parties use of the content, in compliance with the conditions of use established by the social media, and in particular regarding the extent of the rights granted, the duration of the rights and the removal of the Contents.

You will assume any claim from a third-party regarding the use of the Content in compliance with the conditions of use established by the social media. Without prejudice to the aforementioned provisions, you are committed to having informed and obtained the agreement of all the right holders about the use of the content on third-party websites such as social media.

Finally, you understand and agree (and confirm having informed and obtained the agreement from the rightful holders) that the content’s communication might go “viral” via those third-party websites and that we cannot be liable for any action taken by a rightful holder in this regard.

The content that you post on the Site is under your obligation and full liability. However, we may remind you that such content shall not contravene the current legislation, proper morals and shall not infringe the rights of others. As such, we reserve the right to remove at any time any User content that is obviously illegal and/or contravenes to the proper morals and/or infringe the rights of others. Do not hesitate to report any User Content that would seem to contravene to the current legislation and/or to the proper morals and/or to the principles set out in these Conditions of Use and/or infringing the rights of others via the section Contact Us.

HOSTING

This Site is hosted by the company ABC Computer Systems Ltd. headquartered at Unit J. 18F., World Tech Centre, 95 How Ming Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

In addition to these Conditions of Use, we strongly recommend that you read our Privacy Policy and General Conditions of Sale.