Terms of Use

Last updated: October 2015


About Jaeger-LeCoultre and these Terms of Use

These Terms of Use govern your use of the online Press/Media Centre Website of Jaeger-LeCoultre (together the “Media Centre”). In these Terms of Use, we use the term Jaeger-LeCoultre (and "we", "us" and "our") to refer to the head office of Jaeger-LeCoultre at the registered address below and the companies in the Jaeger-LeCoultre group. You can find out more about Jaeger-LeCoultre [here].


We may make changes from time to time so please check back regularly to keep informed of updates.


Use of the Media Centre and access to the contents therein is restricted to use by journalists, specialist blogs and web sites [You or Journalists] which have been expressly approved and authorised by Jaeger-LeCoultre following their registration only.

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using the Media Centre. You expressly acknowledge that you have been advised of these Terms of Use upon entering the Media Centre and have had access to the same.


Consequently, by using the Media Centre, you signify your assent and agreement to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, then you are not authorised to continue use of the Media Centre.

About Jaeger-LeCoultre.


Jaeger-LeCoultre has its registered offices at Rue de la Golisse, 8 - CH-1347 Le Sentier - Suisse. The Platforms are owned and edited by Jaeger-LeCoultre. Our VAT number is CHE-107.769.243.


About our hosting services

Hosting Services for the Media Centre is provided by Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre, Branch of Richemont International S.A. - R‌ue de la Golisse, 8 - CH-1347 Le Sentier which is located in Switzerland.


You must register with Jaeger-LeCoultre before being granted access and use of the Media Centre containing information about Jaeger-LeCoultre, its products and access to current information, press releases, visuals and audio-visual materials (“Content”).


On registration You hereby undertake to provide accurate, current and complete information about yourself and the publication or blog You work for as requested on the registration form on the Media Centre ("Registration Data") and further will maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information provided to Jaeger-LeCoultre to keep it accurate, current and complete.


Data related to Your use of the Media Centre will be automatically provided to us through the use of tracking software each time You log on to the Media Centre.

Jaeger-LeCoultre uses this data to survey use of the Media Centre and prevent any abuse or unauthorised use of the same.


By registering for access to the Media Centre, You signify Your express acceptance of these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you should not register and are not authorised to use the Media Centre or any of the Content therein.


Journalists are also encouraged to read the website Terms of Use and can access Jaeger-LeCoultre Privacy Notice here


User Profiles


Once registered, Journalists will receive unique logins and passwords (“User Profile”) enabling them to access the Media Centre and the Content. User Profiles are strictly personal and will not be shared with or disclosed to any other party.


You will be liable for any operation, misuse, manipulation or any other act or omission performed via the Media Centre by an unauthorised third party using Your User Profile, including liability for unauthorised use of any Content or any other unauthorised act undertaken by one of its officers, directors, employees, agents, etc.


You will ensure that computer terminals have restricted access and that You log out correctly at the end of each session on the Media Centre.


You will notify Jaeger-LeCoultre immediately in the event that You become aware of any unauthorized use of Your User Profile, including security breaches of whatever nature (for example stolen User Profile, circumvention or hacking);


Copyright – grant of rights and restrictions on Content available from the Media Centre


Jaeger-LeCoultre maintains the Media Centre as a working tool, notably to facilitate access to the Content for newsworthy editorial purposes only, that is for use in the normal course of their professional activities in particular for the preparation of articles and press reviews for publication for example in newspapers and magazines, both on and off line, including use on specialist blogs or Web sites (“Prescribed Purposes”).


You recognise that all Content available from the Media Centre is proprietary information and, as such, is protected under intellectual property laws worldwide and international treaty provisions, unless otherwise noted.


The copyright in all Content available from the Media Centre is either held by Jaeger-LeCoultre or is licensed to Jaeger-LeCoultre for the aforementioned use. You are granted a non-exclusive, non-assignable worldwide right to reproduce the Content for the Prescribed Purposes in traditional press and in the on-line edition of Your publication. This right may be exercised by subcontractors of Your publication for the preparation of articles provided that said sub licensees agree to the present Terms of Use.


You understand that where images have been acquired by Jaeger-LeCoultre under license from image banks or archives, You will pay special attention to and respect all instructions provided in the Media Centre and expressly agree to include copyright notices and/or other credits as may be indicated next to the Content in accordance with the licence provided by said image banks, archives or other source.


You are further advised that the omission of any notice or credit could be the cause of claims against Jaeger-LeCoultre. Consequently, Journalists shall defend, indemnify and hold Jaeger-LeCoultre harmless from all claims, damages and/or expenses incurred as a result of any claims from said third parties and arising from Your breach of these Terms of Use.


Unless otherwise indicated in the Media Centre, the following photographic credit must appear adjacent to any images: Copyright “©Jaeger-LeCoultre”. All rights reserved.

You agree to respect all embargo dates on releases and/or publication of press notices.

You will not use any of the Content in such a way that would violate the personality rights, rights of privacy or publicity of any person who appears in any such image.


Nothing contained in these Terms of Use will be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise any right or licence with respect to the name, likeness or other characteristic of any person who appears in any image.


You are solely responsible for obtaining the necessary releases and permissions to use the name, likeness or other characteristics of any such person as may be required.


You will not use any images in any way that could be construed as derogatory, defamatory, pornographic or illegal.


You are authorised to adapt or modify Content exclusively to satisfy technical requirements necessary for the publication or media on which it is used, such as adjustments for internet press sites, provided that such modification or adaptation does not compromise the integrity of the image and/or person represented therein. The right to otherwise adapt, modify, crop or create derivative works from any Content is expressly prohibited.


You will not sell, share, distribute or make images available for downloading through syndication platforms or communicate any images to a publically available image archive or archive content in a data base and more generally use in any way whatsoever except for the prescribed purposes as set out herein.


If you, as an Authorised Journalist infringe any of these Terms of Use, permission to use or access the Content available from the Media Centre will automatically terminate and your User Profile cancelled. In this event, you must immediately destroy and/or delete any copies you have made of the Content in any format.


Trademark Notice


The Jaeger-LeCoultre trademarks, logos and service marks appearing on The Media Centre are registered and unregistered Jaeger-LeCoultre trademarks or those of its affiliates or have been licensed to Jaeger-LeCoultre and its affiliates by third parties. Nothing contained in the Media Centre should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any licence or right to use any trademark displayed on the Media Centre with the exception of use as defined herein.




The Media Centre is made available to You "as is" and it should be accessible 24/7. However, Jaeger-LeCoultre may modify the service, discontinue the Media Centre or cancel Your access to the Media Centre, with immediate effect, at its entire discretion at any time. Furthermore, Jaeger-LeCoultre does not guarantee an uninterrupted access to the Media Centre, nor that is error free or completely secure. Consequently, You accept that Jaeger-LeCoultre cannot and will not accept responsibility for any error, omission, interruption of service, whether temporary or permanent, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of, whether or not arising during operation or transmission as a result of server functions, virus, bugs or other causes outside its control and that any such event as described will not give rise to any right to claim for damages, indemnities or any other form of compensation of any nature whatsoever to the Journalist.


Jaeger-LeCoultre cannot accept any responsibility for any damage or loss of any kind suffered, directly or indirectly, in any way whatsoever, through use of the Media Centre. In particular, Jaeger-LeCoultre is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software failure of any kind on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, telephone lines or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Your or any other person's computer or mobile telephone and the like related to or resulting from use of the Media Centre.


Furthermore, any costs, related to access and use of the Media Centre by You including, but not limited to hardware, software and all Internet connection charges payable to Your service provider and/or telephone company, shall be borne by You alone.


You understand and agree that non-compliance with these Terms of Use could cause irreparable damage to Jaeger-LeCoultre and/or its affiliated companies. Consequently, You shall indemnify Jaeger-LeCoultre against all damages (except punitive damages), liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees and permitted and authorised costs), arising out of or as a result of claims by third parties relating to their use of any content from the Media Centre or any breach of these Terms.




Under no circumstances whatsoever shall Jaeger-LeCoultre be liable for any loss arising out of or in connection with the use of information or visuals available from the Media Centre 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 Jaeger-LeCoultre has been advised of the possibility of such damages.


This limitation of liability will benefit Jaeger-LeCoultre, its affiliated companies, directors, managers, employees and agents etc. and will apply to any action in law based on these Terms whether for negligence or other act based on use of the Media Centre and the images.



Jaeger-LeCoultre may terminate Your access and use of the Media Centre if it reasonably believes that You have violated or acted inconsistently with these Terms, or violated its rights or those of any third party, or for any reason with or without notice.


In the event that access to the Media Centre is terminated, for whatever reason, no indemnity of any nature whatsoever will be due to You or to Your employer by Jaeger-LeCoultre.


Upon cancellation of the User Profile and access to the Media Centre, Jaeger-LeCoultre will, on request, remove personal information from its Journalists database.



If any provision, or part of a provision, of these Terms of Use is found to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision shall be deemed not to form part of these Terms of Use, and the legality, validity or enforceability of the remainder of the provisions of these Terms of Use shall not be affected, unless otherwise required by operation of applicable law.


These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between You and us in relation to the use of the Media Centre, and replace and extinguish all prior agreements, draft agreements, arrangements, undertakings, or collateral contracts of any nature made by the parties, whether oral or written, in relation to such subject matter.


The waiver by Jaeger-LeCoultre of a breach of any provision of these Terms of Use will not operate to be interpreted as a waiver of any other or subsequent breach.


Applicable law

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Switzerland, without reference to conflict of law provisions. You agree to meet in good faith in order to resolve any dispute amicably failing which any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in relation to the Terms of Use, including the validity, invalidity, breach or termination thereof, shall be adjudicated or arbitrated in accordance with said Terms of Use.


Contact us

If you have any questions or comments about these Terms of Use, or matters generally, please contact us at the address provided below. You can also use this address if you wish to request a copy of the personal data we hold about you.


Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre, Branch of Richemont International S.A.
Rue de la Golisse, 8

CH-1347 Le Sentier


Tel.: +41 21 620 30 00