This website provides access to ready and non-personalized materials and information, including visual interfaces, texts and written composition, videos and other audiovisual work, pictorial works such as images, photos, graphics, pictures, illustrations and design, audio recordings and music compositions, compilations and other works of WGSN’ or its licensors authorship (WGSN Content).
WGSN Limited, holder of the Intellectual Property Rights of WGSN Content and this website (WGSN) has assigned the patrimonial rights to explore WGSN Content and this website to 4C Serviços de Informação Ltda. (4C).
The access and use of Site by Visitors is subject to the provisions hereunder, as well as the Governing Law. By accessing and using the Site, Visitors confirm their agreement to be bound hereby.
If any Visitor is entering into this Site on behalf of an organization or entity, Visitor represent and warrant that it has the authority to bind such organization. Any person who accesses the Site by virtue of being designated by a 4C’s client as an individual authorized user similarly agrees to be bound hereby.
The access and use of the Site on behalf of an educational institution is strictly limited to students, faculty and staff; no alumni may be granted access.
1. Changes to Sites
As part of its policy of updating and improving the Sites, WGSN reserves the right, at its discretion, to make changes to any part of or the whole of the Site (including by way of substitution of content).
(a) To use the Sites, Visitor must register and provide WGSN with accurate and complete registration information.
(b) It is Visitor’s responsibility to update the registration data and promptly inform WGSN of any changes to Visitor’s information by contacting the account manager.
(c) As part of the registration process, WGSN shall assign to the Visitor or, at the discretion of WGSN, shall allow the Visitor to select, a user name and password. Each registration is for a single user only.
(d) Each additional authorized user appointed by 4C’s client shall be assigned (or selected at the discretion of WGSN) a separate user name and password for access to the Site; provided, however, that for educational institutions, authorized users are not required to register individually.
(e) WGSN does not permit any sharing by more than one person of a user name and password or access to the Site through a single name being made available to multiple users on a network; provided, however, that the foregoing restriction does not apply to educational institutions.
(f) Visitor agrees not to allow others to use his/her user name and password and is solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of his/her account. Visitor agrees to notify WGSN immediately of any unauthorized use of his/her user name and password.
In addition to the charges set forth above, Visitors may incur and are responsible for all charges associated with connecting to the Sites, including all telephone access lines, telephone and computer equipment and any service fees necessary to access the Sites.
4. Usage of Content
The Usage of WGSN Content is granted in a non-transferable and limited way.
WGSN grants Visitor access to WGSN Content only for Visitor’s product design, development, inspiration, research and manufacturing purposes, exclusively to do the following: (i) support the development of its projects and/or manufacture of a Visitor’s product; (ii) view, download and print WGSN Content; (iii) create derivative works of pictorial images such as, photographs, graphics, pictures, illustrations, and designs included within WGSN Content; and (iv) use such works and Visitor’s derivative works thereof on or in Visitor’s products.
(i) Incorporation of WGSN Content in promotional items (including greeting cards, t-shirts, postcards, posters, phone cards, credit cards, templates, CD covers, cassette covers, board games, and calendars), magazines, newspapers, advertising, editorials, catalogs, flyers, brochures, disposable packaging, book covers, and educational textbooks;
(ii) Incorporation of WGSN Content in any electronic or digital materials including screensavers, electronic greeting cards, websites, broadcast video, and multimedia including film and video, and CD ROMs;
(iii) Resale of WGSN Content in its original condition or in a digitally manipulated form;
(iv) Incorporation of names or likenesses of individuals from WGSN Content on or in Visitors’ products;
(v) Incorporation of distinctive locations, buildings, businesses, personal property or products from WGSN Content on or in Visitors’ products;
(vi) Use of WGSN or third party trademarks, trade names or service marks on or in Visitor’s products;
(viii) Use, or permitting the use of, data or information on the Sites for generating any statistical information which is sold, rented published, furnished or in any manner provided to a third party.
(b) Any requests to republish or redistribute WGSN Content should be addressed to Visitor’s account manager and should not be considered authorized unless and until validly approved in writing by WGSN.
(d) Copyright in any software that is made available to Visitor for download from the Sites belongs to WGSN or its suppliers. Visitor may not install or use any software unless he/she agrees to be governed by the terms of any license agreement that accompanies or is included with the software.
(e) Visitor acknowledges and agrees that the WGSN Content is only for general information and use and does not constitute any form of advice, recommendation or arrangement by WGSN and is not intended to be relied upon in making any specific business or investment decisions. Any reliance by Visitor upon any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed or distributed through the Sites is at Visitor’s sole risk.
(f) Any use of the Site other than as specifically permitted above is prohibited.
5. Visitor’s content
(a) Visitors are solely responsible for any Content that they upload to the Site or transmit through the Site, and Visitor represents, warrants and agrees that:
(i) Such content will not be unlawful, harmful, threatening, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, vulgar, invasive of another’s privacy or right of publicity, infringing of a third party’s intellectual property rights;
(ii) Such content will not be hateful, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable, encouraging of conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law;
(iii) Visitor has all necessary rights to such Content;
(iv) Such content will not harm minors in any way, including transmitting content that violates federal, state, international or any other child pornography laws, child sexual exploitation laws or laws prohibiting the depiction of minors engaged in sexual conduct;
(v) Visitor will not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any such content;
(vi) Such Content will not contain software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software;
(vii) Visitor will not interfere with or disrupt (or attempt to interfere with or disrupt) the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Sites; or
(viii) Visitor will not provide any information to WGSN that is false or misleading, that attempts to hide Visitor’s identity or any information that Visitor do not have the right to disclose.
(b) Visitor agrees that WGSN will not be responsible for screening, policing, editing or monitoring any Content posted, viewed, transmitted, reproduced and/or distributed by any person using the Site.
(d) WGSN may keep records regarding the IP and access information of the Visitor, for any future events regarding the content sent, uploaded or transmitted through the Site by Visitor.
Visitor acknowledges that the software, inventions, know-how, databases, data compilations, methods, processes, designs and architecture underlying the Sites (Technology) are protected by intellectual property rights. Visitor agrees not to (and agrees not to allow any third parties to):
(a) Use any device, robot, spider, other automatic software or device, or any manual process, to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site, or to monitor use of the Site, without WGSN’ prior written permission;
(b) Take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Site’s infrastructure;
(c) Decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reverse engineer or attempt to reconstruct or discover any source code or underlying ideas or algorithms or file formats or programming or interoperability interfaces of the Technology (except that the foregoing restrictions shall only apply to the extent they are allowable under Governing Law);
(d) Use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the Site’s architecture, or extract information about usage, individual identities or users;
(e) Circumvent, disable, or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Sites, including any features designed to prevent, limit, or restrict use or copying of any Content; or
(f) Bypass robot exclusion headers or other similar measures WGSN may use to prevent or restrict access to, or caching of, the Site.
Visitor must not systematically extract and/or re-utilise parts of the Site or WGSN Content. In particular, Visitor must not use any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools to extract (whether once or many times) for re-utilisation any parts of the Site or WGSN Content. Visitor must not create and/or publish Visitor’s own database that features parts of the Site or WGSN Content (e.g. our prices and product listings) without WGSN’s prior written consent.
THE SITE, INCLUDING ITS CONTENT, IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OR ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY REGARDING CONTENT, UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS, PRODUCTS PROVIDED THROUGH OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE, RESULTS OF USE OF THE SITE, OR THE AVAILABILITY OR ACCURACY THEREOF.
SPECIFICALLY, WGSN DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
USE OF THE SITE IS ENTIRELY AT VISITOR’S OWN RISK.
8. Limitations of liability
(a) WGSN will not be liable in any manner whatsoever for any consequences of any delay or interruption in the delivery or updating of the Sites. Furthermore, WGSN shall not liable for any failure or delay resulting of an event outside of the reasonable control of WGSN, its sub-contractors or suppliers (as applicable) (a Force Majeure Event).
(b) The Site may contain advertising or sponsorships from time to time. WGSN is not responsible for the material provided by such advertisers and sponsors. Further, WGSN provides no assurances that it will not take advertisements or sponsorships from competitors of Visitor. Visitor’s correspondence or business dealings with, participation in promotions of, or access, purchase, or utilization of products or services offered by such advertisers or sponsors are solely between Visitor and such third party.
(c) NEITHER WGSN NOR ANY OF ITS CONTENT PROVIDERS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE WGSN CONTENT, INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT ON THE SITE, FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER.
THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY APPLIES (BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO) ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, OR THEFT OF, DESTRUCTION OF, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF DATA.
VISITOR SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT WGSN IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH VISITOR.
IN NO EVENT WILL WGSN’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO VISITOR FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF THE SITE, EXCEED THE GREATER OF £100 OR THE AMOUNT PAID BY VISITOR TO WGSN DURING THE 12 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE DATE THE CAUSE OF ACTION ARISE, AS THE CASE MAY BE.
(c) Notwithstanding the foregoing, any modifications that have a material negative impact on Visitor, other than modifications imposed on us by Content providers, shall not be effective until the end of the term of the Agreement.
10. Termination or expiration of the access
(b) Upon any expiration or termination of the access, all rights and licenses granted herein shall terminate, except that Visitor may continue to manufacture and sell products that incorporate WGSN Content and that were designed prior to such expiration or termination; provided that the foregoing rights shall not apply to subscribing educational institutions or authorized users thereof.
(c) The provisions of Sections 7, 8 and 11 shall survive to the termination or expiration of the access.
(d) These remedies are in addition to any other remedies that WGSN may have at law or in equity.
11. General provisions
(c) International Use. Visitor agrees to comply with all local rules of Visitor’s country regarding online Conduct and acceptable Content. Visitor is aware that information published on the Sites may refer to products, programs, contents or activities that are not available in Visitor’s country.
12. Privacy and cookies policy
Please review our Privacy and Cookies Policy posted on the Site to understand our practices.
13. Copyright compliance
If any Visitor is a copyright owner or an agent thereof, and believes that any content hosted on the Site infringes any copyrights, Visitor may submit a notification by providing WGSN with the following information in writing:
(i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
(ii) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works on the Sites are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at the Site;
(iii) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit WGSN to locate the material;
(iv) Information reasonably sufficient to permit WGSN to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
(v) A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
(vi) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
14. Contact information
Any feedback, comments, requests for technical support or other communications shall be directed to WGSN to the account manager or through the facilities provided on the Site.