Terms of website use

1.Important Notice

This Terms of Website Use and Acceptable Use Policy ('Website Terms'), together with our Privacy Notice and Cookies Policy, applies to your access and use of the L’Artisan Parfumeur website namely www.artisan-parfumeur.com ('our site'), whether as a guest or as a registered user. Use of our site includes accessing, browsing, or registering to use our site.

Please read these Website Terms, as well as our Privacy Notice and Cookies Policy, carefully before you start to use our site. By accessing or using our site, you confirm that you have read, understood and accept these Website Terms and our Privacy Notice and Cookies Policy in their entirety each time you access our site and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these Website Terms, or our Privacy Notice and Cookies Policy, please refrain from using our site.

We recommend that you print a copy of this page for future reference.

2.Other applicable terms

These Website Terms:

·     Include our Acceptable Use Policy below which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our site.  When using our site, you must comply with the Acceptable Use Policy; and refer to our Privacy Notice and Cookies Policy, which sets out (i) the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us and (ii) information about the use of cookies on our site. By using our site, you agree that the personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate. For details, please refer to our Privacy Policy. 

If you purchase goods from our site, contracts for the supply of goods through our site or as a result of visits made by you are governed by our Terms and Conditions of Sale.

3.Information about us

www.artisan-parfumeur.com is a site operated by L’Artisan Parfumeur S.A.R.L, a joint stock company [French Société À Responsabilité Anonyme] with a capital of 15 855 059 euros, entered in the Paris Commercial Register under no. B 351 855 622, and with a registered office located at 1, rue Charles Tellier, Zone Industrielle de Beaulieu, 28000 Chartres. Our VAT number is 351 855 622 RCS Paris, and our SIREN number is 351855622 00335.

4.Accessing our site

Our site is made available free of charge. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to suspend, withdraw, discontinue or amend the service we provide on our site for business or operational purposes without notice. Access may be terminated or suspended in relation to specific or to all users or customers who have registered with us. 

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. To the extent permitted by law, we will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. 

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these Website Terms and other applicable terms and conditions and regulations, and that they comply with them. 

You undertake not to carry out any action with the intent of damaging, causing malfunction to and/or overloading the site, or preventing, in any manner whatsoever, its normal use and functionality.

5.Your account and password

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose such information to any third party.

To the extent permitted by law, we are not liable for any loss resulting from your failure to protect the confidentiality of your user name or password.

We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Website Terms.

6.Intellectual property rights and trade marks

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material (including text, photographs, images and designs) published on it.  Those works are protected by trademarks, design rights, copyright laws and treaties around the world.  All such rights are reserved and the use of the site shall not imply the transfer of any intellectual property rights over the site and/or its content.

If you acquire any rights in or to our site or materials on it, you agree to transfer those rights, on a worldwide basis, to us and unconditionally and irrevocably to waive all moral and other rights you may have acquired.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. In addition, you must not disassemble, decompile or invert the databases in which site’s information is stored.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without first contacting us and obtaining an express licence to do so from us or from our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site or more generally if you use our site in breach of these Website Terms, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

7.No reliance on information

The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site. We disclaim to the fullest extent permitted by law all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on the content on our site by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.We only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use it for any commercial, business or re-sale purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

8.Limitation of our liability

We only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use it for any commercial, business or re-sale purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

9.Uploading content to our site

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in the Acceptable Use Policy within these Website Terms.

In particular, should you upload images, photos, videos, drawings, etc. on our site, you warrant that such content is original and/or has been recorded by you and does not infringe law or rights of third parties. You warrant that, as the case may be, you have obtained the relevant express consent of the people appearing on the content uploaded you our site.

You warrant that any such contribution complies with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. If you are a consumer user, this means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.

Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and you grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to use, store, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such content for any purpose, including commercial purposes (advertising, marketing, promotions, merchandising and/or exploitation of such content, wholly or in part). You may request the removal of content you have uploaded to our site by contacting and we shall endeavour to remove it as soon as practicable.

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their rights (including their intellectual property rights or their right to privacy).

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our site.

We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site, without obligation to give you prior notice, if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy, is not adapted to our image and reputation or infringes any law or rights of third parties.

The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.

10.Viruses, hacking and other offences

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.  You are accessing our site at your own risk and, to the extent permitted by law, we will not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of viruses or other harmful material which you access from our site.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

You shall be held liable for all and any damage or harm that we may suffer due to your failure to fulfil any obligations to which you are bound under these Website Terms and/or any applicable legislation application to the use of the site.

We will report any such breach or potential breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

11.Linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you. In addition, the linking site must comply with the legislation in force and shall not, under any circumstances, host any content, of its own or belonging to third parties, that is illicit, harmful or contrary to morals and/or it inappropriate or irrelevant in relation to our site.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact

12.Third party links and resources in our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.  We have not reviewed and have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Additionally, our site may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the site, including reviews.  This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us.  The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.

If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please contact us on

13.Changes to these terms

We may revise these Website Terms at any time by amending this page.

These terms were most recently updated on 23 March 2018.

Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. By continuing to access our site after the terms have changed, you are agreeing that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the updated terms.

Some of the provisions contained in these Website Terms may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

14.Changes to our site

We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time to reflect changes to our products, our users’ needs and for other business or legal reasons.

However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

Our site and the information contained in it is provided for your use "as is".   We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.


The courts of France will have jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site and you hereby irrevocably submit to that jurisdiction, although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these terms in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

These Website Terms, the Privacy Notice and Cookies Policy, and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

If any of the terms is or becomes invalid or contravenes any law then the remaining provisions shall not be affected.

No failure by us in exercising a right or remedy of these terms shall constitute a waiver of such right or remedy or of any other rights or remedies.

16.Contact us

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please email


You may use our site for lawful purposes only. You must not use our site in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation or which is in any way unlawful or fraudulent, or has an unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.


You must not use out site:

·  For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.

·  To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards (as set out below).

·  To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).

·  To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any compute software or hardware.


You also agree not to:

·                     Reproduce, duplicate, copy (including storing and downloading), print or re-sell any part of our site except as expressly permitted in these Website Terms.

·                     Access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:

(a)                any part of our site;

(b)               any equipment or network on which our site is stored;

(c)                any software used in the provision of our site; or

(d)               any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

Interactive services

We may from time to time provide interactive services on our site, including, without limitation:


·                     Bulletin boards; and

·                     Rating and Reviews pages,


('interactive services').


Where we do provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical).

We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users (and in particular, for children) from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on our site, and we will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our site, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.

The use of any of our interactive services by a minor is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian. We advise parents who permit their children to use an interactive service that it is important that they communicate with their children about their safety online, as moderation is not foolproof. Minors who are using any interactive service should be made aware of the potential risks to them.

Where we do moderate an interactive service, we will provide you with a means of contacting the moderator, should a concern or difficulty arise.

Content standards

These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site ('contributions'), and to any interactive services associated with it.

You must comply with the spirit of the following standards. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.

Contributions must:

·                     Be accurate (where they state facts).

·                     Be genuinely held (where they state opinions).

·                     Comply with applicable law in France and in any country from which they are posted.


Contributions must not:

·                     Contain any material which is defamatory of any person.

·                     Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.

·                     Promote sexually explicit material.

·                     Promote violence.

·                     Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.

·                     Infringe any copyright, database right, trade mark or any other intellectual property (whether registered or unregistered) of any other person.

·                     Be likely to deceive any person.

·                     Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.

·                     Promote any illegal activity.

·                     Be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.

·                     Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.

·                     Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.

·                     Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.

·                     Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.

Suspension and termination

We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of this Acceptable Use Policy through your use of our site. When a breach of this Acceptable Use Policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.


Failure to comply with this Acceptable Use Policy constitutes a material breach of our Website Terms upon which you are permitted to use our site, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:


·                     Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site.

·                     Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our site.

·                     Issue of a warning to you.

·                     Initiate legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of any costs that we might have borne (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.

·                     Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.



You warrant that you will comply with the above standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.


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