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1. Ownership and Operation
This web site belongs to a subsidiary of Unilever Asia Pte Ltd which is a member of the Unilever group of companies. For more information on the Unilever companies and their product brands, click here. Unilever may, in its sole discretion and at any time, modify or discontinue this web site or specific portions of it.
2. Agreement to Be Bound
3. Continuing Agreement
4. Ownership and Use of Site Materials
Unilever owns the copyright for all of the material on the web site or has a valid right from a third party to use material on the web site. Unilever also owns or has a valid right to use all trademarks, service marks, and trade names used on this web site. No part of the web site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices on the materials. Any modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of Unilever’s copyright and other proprietary rights. The use of any such material on any other web site or computer network without Unilever’s written consent is strictly prohibited. Your use of the trademarks, service marks and trade names on this web site in any manner other than as authorized in these terms and conditions, or as authorized in writing by Unilever, is strictly prohibited.
5. About Unilever
Unilever’s mission is to add vitality to life. We meet everyday needs for nutrition, hygiene and personal care with brands that help people feel good, look good and get more out of life. Each day, around the world, consumers make 160 million decisions to purchase Unilever products. Worldwide, the portfolio includes major brand icons such as: Axe, Ben & Jerry's, Bertolli, Breyers, Caress, Country Crock, Degree, Dove personal care products, Hellmann's, Klondike, Knorr, Lipton, Popsicle, Promise, Q-Tips, Skippy, Slim-Fast, Suave, Sunsilk and Vaseline. All of the preceding brand names are registered trademarks of the Unilever Group of Companies.
6. Downloaded Software
If you download software from this website, the software and all files, images and data relating to the software will be licensed to you by Unilever. You do not own the downloaded software, and Unilever does not transfer ownership of the Software to you. Unilever retains full ownership of and title to the downloaded software and all intellectual property rights related to the software. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the software to a human-perceivable form. Software that is downloaded from this web site is subject to XXXX exportcontrol laws. If you download software from this web site, you represent and warrant to Unilever that you are not acting in violation of those laws.
For information on how Unilever uses and protects the personal information you may provide on this web site, click here.
8. User Submissions
Certain portions of the web site permit you to post or upload comments, suggestions, graphics, ideas (including product and advertising ideas), and other information, materials, or content created by you (collectively, "User Submissions").
This means that you disclaim any proprietary rights in such User Submissions, and you acknowledge Unilever’s unrestricted right to use them (or materials or ideas similar to them) in any medium, now and in the future, without notice, compensation or other obligation to you or any other person. It also means Unilever has no obligation to keep your submissions confidential.
Although Unilever is under no obligation to review or monitor User Submissions, Unilever reserves the absolute right to do so in its sole discretion. In addition, Unilever reserves the right to alter, edit, refuse to post or remove any User Submissions, in whole or in part, for any reason or for no reason. You agree that Unilever does not have any obligation to use or respond to any User Submissions.
9. Geographic Scope of Site
Unilever controls and operates this web site from within the XXX. Unless otherwise specified on or by this web site, this web site is intended to promote only those Unilever products that are sold by XXXX and its territories, and Unilever makes no representation that materials in this web site or the products described thereby are appropriate or available for use in other locations. All visitors to this web site are responsible for compliance with all local laws applicable to them with respect to the content and operation of this web site.
3. Continuing Agreement
10. Links to Other Sites
For your convenience and enjoyment, this web site may provide links to other web sites on the World Wide Web that are not operated by Unilever. Unilever has no control over these web sites and is not responsible for the availability of such web sites. Unilever does not endorse, approve or sponsor, nor is Unilever responsible or liable for any information or content available at the linked sites or any products, or other materials on or available from such sites. In addition, Unilever is not liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with your use of such content, information, products, goods or services available on or through any such web sites.
11. Contents of the Web Site - Disclaimer
The materials in this web site (including any graphics, software, recommendations or other materials) and any materials made available through this web site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Unilever disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. Unilever does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this web site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. The materials in this web site could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. These materials could be inaccurate or become inaccurate as a result of developments occurring after their respective dates. Unilever undertakes no obligation to verify or maintain the currency of such information.
In addition, you understand and agree that when using the web site, you will be exposed to User Submissions posted and/or submitted by users. Unilever is not in any manner responsible for the User Submissions, and Unilever does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, quality, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Submissions. In addition, Unilever cannot assure that harmful, inaccurate, deceptive, offensive, threatening, defamatory, unlawful or otherwise objectionable User Submissions will not appear on the web site. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to access and view User Submissions on the web site, Unilever is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any User Submissions or activities of users on the web site. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that the information, materials and opinions expressed or included in any User Submissions are not necessarily those of Unilever or its affiliated or related entities or content providers.
Certain links in this web site may link you to other sites on the worldwide web. The linked sites may not be under the control of Unilever and Unilever is in any event not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Unilever is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. Unilever is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply a referral by Unilever to, or an endorsement by Unilever of, the linked site or any products or services which may be offered there.
12. Operation of the Web Site - Disclaimer
Unilever endeavors to maintain this web site and its operation, but is not, and cannot be, responsible for the results of any defects that may exist in the web site or its operation. As to the operation of the web site, Unilever expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to all implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. Unilever makes no warranty that (i) the operation of the web site will meet the user's requirements; (ii) access to the web site will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, free of viruses, worms, trojan horses or other harmful components, or free of defects or errors; (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the web site will be accurate or reliable; or (iv) defects will be corrected. You (and not Unilever) assume the entire cost of all servicing, repair, or correction that may be necessary for your computer equipment and software as a result of any viruses, errors or any other problems whatsoever you may have as a result of visiting this web site.
13. Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances shall Unilever be liable for any damages or injury, including any direct, special, incidental, consequential, punitive or other damages, that may result from the use of, or the inability to use, the web site or any materials in this site, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of the website or information available in the web site. Unilever shall not be liable even if Unilever or a Unilever authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. These include but are not limited to damages or injury caused by error, omission, interruption, defect, failure of performance, delay in operation or transmission, line failure or computer virus, worm, trojan horse or other harmful component.
14. Limitations as to Paragraphs 11, 12 and 13
Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. However, in no event shall Unilever's total liability to you for damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence, or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this site.
Unilever may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, and other transmissions on this web site. However, Unilever is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such transmissions or for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, illegality or inaccuracy contained in any information transmitted to any such locations on this web site. You may not post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. Unilever will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Unilever to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials. Unilever may also disclose such information if it has a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Unilever, its customers or the public.
17. Copyright Agent
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide our Copyright Agent with the following information:
a. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
b. a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed
c. a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located, with enough detail that we may find it;
d. your address, telephone number, and email address;
e. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law;
f. a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.
Any notification by a copyright owner or a person authorized to act on its behalf that fails to comply with requirements of the DMCA shall not be considered sufficient notice and shall not be deemed to confer upon us actual knowledge of facts or circumstances from which infringing material or acts are evident. Our copyright agent for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows: XXXXXX
18. Availability of Help
This web site may provide a Help file or other instructions for the use of this site. However, you understand that Unilever is under no obligation to provide any support for the use of the web site.
19. Applicable Law; Jurisdiction
21. No Waiver
22. No Legal Effect
Your Privacy Rights
If you are a XXX resident and have shared Personal Information with us, a XXX law gives you the right to request and obtain from us, once per calendar year, information about how we have shared your Personal Information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. You may send such requests to us via postal mail at: XXXXXX, or call us at XXXXX. If applicable, such information would include a list of the names and addresses of all third parties with whom Personal Information was shared during the prior calendar year for such third parties’ marketing purposes, as well as a list of the categories of Personal Information shared during such prior calendar year. For additional information, see the Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties for Marketing Purposes section below.
Collection of Personal Information
We may also collect Personal Information from you about a third party. For example, you may be able to send an electronic "post card" to a friend, in which case we will need that person's name and e-mail address. Please note that we use such information only for the specified purpose (e.g., to mail the post card) and we will not contact such third party again unless the third party contacts us.
How We Use Your Information
Our Use of Your Personal Information. When you provide your Personal Information to us, we will use it for the express purpose for which it was collected (e.g., to enter you in a sweepstakes or to send you a sample). It may also be used by the brand responsible for the website or promotion, as well as by our other brands, to contact you regarding other products and services which may be of interest to you (including those we may offer jointly with other companies). At any time, however, you may opt out of such contact (see Whom to Contact).
Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties for Marketing Purposes. We will not share your Personal Information with third parties for their marketing purposes without obtaining your prior consent. If you have granted us permission to share your Personal Information with such third party entities, such third parties’ use of your Personal Information will be subject to their privacy policies. You should contact those entities directly regarding any communications you may receive from them, including if you later decide that you no longer want that third party to use your Personal Information.
Our Service Providers. At times we may retain third parties to help us operate our business. (e.g., to notify potential winners of a sweepstakes or to analyze data to help us better tailor our sites to your needs). These Service Providers may have access to your Personal Information for the purpose of performing these services for Unilever but they are not authorized by us to use your Personal Information in any other way or for any other purpose.
Business Transfers. Unilever does not sell Personal Information, except to an entity to which we divest all or a portion of our business (for example, in connection with our sale of a brand), or otherwise in connection with a merger, consolidation, change in control, reorganization or liquidation of all or a portion of our business.
Public Forums. When you contribute to a public area or feature of our website, such as a chat room, blog, message board or other open forum, the information that you submit to these areas or features may be made available to the general public. For this reason, we recommend that you do not use or submit any Personal Information, about yourself or others, on these areas of our website.
Legally Required Disclosures. We will release your Personal Information if required to do so by law, or by search warrant, subpoena or court order, and if we have a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property or personal safety of Unilever, its customers or the public.
Non-Personally-Identifiable Information We May Collect Online
We may use various technologies to collect non-personal information about your visits online so that we can tailor our sites and products to best suit your interests and needs.
IP Address and Clickstream Data. Our servers collect information about your computer, such as your IP address, the type of Internet browser you are using and the type of computer operating system you are using. Such information may be used to personalize your web site experience, and to evaluate statistics about usage of our websites. Such information may be used anonymously and in the aggregate or may be linked to your Personal Information. Also, our server may record your activities as you navigate to, on and from our websites.
Clear GIFs. We may use pixel tags (also called clear gifs) or other similar tracking technologies in our websites and/or in our communications to collect information about your navigation on our websites, and to enable us to know whether you have visited a Web page or received a message. This information enables us to serve you and your interests better.
Any or all of these activities with respect to website usage information (as described above in this section) may be performed on our behalf by our Service Providers.
Third Party Ad Servers
Third Party Linked To Sites
Mobile Message Services
We may make available a service through which you can receive text or other types of messages from Unilever (such as short message service, or SMS, enhanced message service, or EMS, and multimedia message service, or MMS) on your wireless or mobile device (“Mobile Message Service”). If you subscribe to one of our Mobile Message Services, you agree to receive such messages from Unilever at the address you provide for that purpose (unless and until you have elected to opt out of receiving such messages by following the instructions in the Whom to Contact section below).
You acknowledge and agree that the Mobile Message Service is provided via wireless systems which use radios (and other means) to transmit communications over complex networks. We do not guarantee that your use of the Mobile Message Service will be private or secure, and we are not liable to you for any lack of privacy or security you may experience. You are fully responsible for taking precautions and providing security measures best suited for your situation and intended use of the Mobile Message Service. We may also access the content of your account and/or wireless account with your carrier for the purpose of identifying and resolving technical problems and/or service-related complaints.
Privacy of Children Online
Unilever is committed to protecting the online privacy of children and making the Internet safe for our users. Some portions of our websites may be directed to kids under 13. In these areas of our websites, our conduct is governed by the guidelines of the XXXX. The statements in this Policy generally about our collection and use of Personal Information also apply to our treatment of Personal Information collected from children under the age of 13, with the added protection of the special provisions that follow. For certain online activities on such child-directed sites, before collecting or using any Personal Information from children under the age of 13, we may require verifiable parental consent. However, we may also collect Personal Information from children without first obtaining parental consent in some situations, such as:
* We may collect the name or online contact information (e.g., an e-mail address) of a child or parent to use to send a notice to the parent or to ask for the parent’s consent for the child’s participation on our website.
* We may collect online contact information from a child to respond to the child’s request (e.g., to answer a question about one of our products or to send the child a periodic newsletter).
* We may collect the name and online contact information from a child to protect the safety of the child on our websites or to protect the security and integrity of the websites and to comply with other legal and investigatory requirements.
Unilever will not require a child to provide unnecessary Personal Information to us in order to participate in an activity on our sites.
Security of Information
We endeavor to keep your sensitive Personal Information secure from unauthorized access, modification and misuse. For example, we have a policy to restrict access to all Personal Information provided to the websites. Nevertheless, due to the inherent nature of the Internet as an open global communications vehicle, we cannot guarantee that information, during transmission through the Internet or while stored on our system or otherwise in our care, will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others, such as hackers.
You may be able to create an account on our website with a username and password. In some cases, your username may be your e-mail address. If so, you are responsible for maintaining the strict confidentiality of your account password. We recommend that you choose a unique password for your website account and that you do not use any password that you also use for any other accounts which may contain your sensitive information, such as financial accounts or e-mail accounts. You agree to immediately notify Unilever of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. We will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this provision.
In the unlikely event that we believe that the security of your Personal Information in our possession or control may have been compromised, we may seek to notify you. If a notification is appropriate, we would endeavor to do so as promptly as possible under the circumstances, and, to the extent we have your e-mail address, we may notify you by e-mail. You consent to our use of e-mail as a means of such notification. If you prefer for us to use another method to notify you in this situation, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the alternative contact information you wish to be used.
Changes to Our Policy
Whom to Contact
If you don't want to be contacted in the future, or would like us to correct or update your Personal Information in our records, please click the appropriate button below:
You may also opt out of our promotional e-mails by clicking on an opt-out link within the e-mail you receive, or opt out of one of our Mobile Message Service by texting the applicable “STOP” message to the short code associated with the particular program/service.
Please understand that if you opt out of receiving promotional correspondence from us, we may still contact you in connection with your relationship, activities, transactions and communications with us. Also, if you have granted us permission to share your Personal Information with third party entities for their marketing purposes, you should contact those entities directly regarding any communications you may receive from them.
If you are a parent (or guardian), and (1) you would like to correct or update, or have removed or deleted, any Personal Information that your child has sent us through a Unilever site which is directed at children, (2) you would like to stop our further collection, use and/or disclosure of your child’s information, or (3) you don’t want your child to be contacted in the future by Unilever, please click the appropriate button below.
Unilever will comply with the foregoing requests in accordance with applicable law.
About Unilever United States, Inc.
Unilever works to create a better future every day. We help people feel good, look good and get more out of life with brands and services that are good for them and good for others. Each day, around the world, consumers make 160 million decisions to purchase Unilever products. In the United States the portfolio includes brand icons such as: Axe, Ben & Jerry’s, Bertolli, Breyers, Caress, Country Crock, Degree, Dove personal care products, Hellmann’s, Klondike, Knorr, Lipton, Popsicle, Promise, Q-Tips, Skippy, Slim-Fast, Suave, Sunsilk and Vaseline. All of the preceding brand names are registered trademarks of the Unilever Group of Companies. Dedicated to serving consumers and the communities where we live, work and play, Unilever employs more than 10,000 people in the United States – generating over $8 billion in sales in 2009. For more information, visit www.unileverusa.com.