7. Feedback and unsolicited information
If you want to provide feedback to the Websites, please use firstname.lastname@example.org
. Please note that any feedback provided must comply with the Content Standards, and will not be treated confidential.You are required to grant Us a limited licence to use that feedback, as described in paragraph 9. We are under no obligation to use the feedback submitted or to send any confirmation or feedback that a submission is successful.
Unless specifically requested, We do not solicit nor do We wish to receive any confidential, secret or proprietary information or other material, such as designs, photographs, drawings, or original artwork, from you through the Websites, by email, or in any other way. We do this especially in order to avoid any potential misunderstandings or disputes around Swarovski products, promotions or marketing/communication strategies or campaigns.If you do send Us creative suggestions, ideas, notes, photographs, drawings, concepts, or any other information (each, a “Submission
” and collectively, the “Submissions
”) despite the above explicit request not to do so, you hereby:
a) acknowledge and agree your Submissions are not confidential (despite what your correspondence may state) and We shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submissions;
b) acknowledge and agree you are required to grant Us, and other third parties, a licence to use each of your Submissions without any compensation to you, as described in paragraph 9;
c) warrant and represent each and every Submission complies with the Content Standards;
d) warrant and represent you own, and/or have all necessary rights, licences, and authorisation to use, each and every Submission, and that Swarovski's use of any of the Submissions will not infringe any third parties’ rights, including, without limitation, any intellectual property rights and rights of publicity and/or privacy;
e) acknowledge and agree We have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who claims that any Submission breaches their rights, including, without limitation, any intellectual property rights and rights of publicity and/or privacy;
f) acknowledge and agree We are under no obligation to use any Submissions. However, to the extent We decide to do so, you hereby warrant, represent and agree We may use each and every Submission without restriction for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast or posting, and you hereby irrevocably waive, release and give up any claim, to the extent permitted by applicable law, that any use of such Submission violates any of your rights, including, without limitation, copyright, trademarks, moral rights, privacy rights, proprietary or other property rights, publicity rights, or right to credit for the material or ideas; and
g) you acknowledge and agree We have wide access to ideas, designs and other materials, and that new ideas are constantly being submitted to Us or being developed by Our own employees. Many may be competitive with, similar or identical to your Submission in structure, design, purpose, format or other respects. You further acknowledge and agree that you will not be entitled to any compensation as a result of Our use of any such similar or identical material.
You will be liable to Us and indemnify Us for any breach of the warranties in this paragraph 8. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage We suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.