Terms of use




Please read these terms carefully before using this website. Using this website indicates that you accept these Terms of Use. If you do not accept these Terms of Use, do not use this website. These Terms of Use are issued by The Swatch Group (Hong Kong) Limited, 10/F., Kerry Centre, 683 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong and/or Swatch Ltd., Biel, Switzerland (together "Swatch").


Swatch may at any time revise these Terms of Use by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current terms to which you are bound.




Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on this website (including without limitation photographs and graphical images) are owned by Swatch or its licensors. Any material on this website that is a trade mark, logo, or service mark is a registered or unregistered trade mark of Swatch or its licensors.


You may download, display or print information from this website solely for personal use on the following basis:


no documents or related graphics on this website are modified in any way;


no graphics on this website are used separately from the corresponding text; and


you retain and reproduce each and every copyright notice or other proprietary rights notice contained in any information you download.


You may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, or use the content of this website for public purposes, including the text, images, audio, and video without written permission of Swatch. Swatch neither warrants nor represents that your use of information displayed on this website will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Swatch.


Your use of any material on this website, except as provided in these Terms of Use or with the express written permission of the owner, is strictly prohibited. All rights are reserved unless otherwise stated.


If you breach any of the provisions in these Terms of Use, your permission to use this website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from this website. You are also advised that Swatch will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent permitted by the applicable law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution.


Subject to paragraph 2.2, no part of this website may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without Swatch's prior written permission.




While Swatch uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information on this website, Swatch makes no warranties or representations with respect to the content of the website, which is provided "as is". In as much as permitted by law, Swatch expressly disclaim all warranties or conditions of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and any warranties that the contents and materials on this site are non-infringing, and Swatch accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever arising from or in any way connected with the use of this website or its content. In particular, Swatch will not be liable for the accuracy, completeness, adequacy, timeliness, or comprehensiveness of the information contained on this website.


Swatch assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the website or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from this website.


Swatch reserves the right to interrupt or discontinue any or all of the functionalities of this website. Swatch accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever for any interruption or discontinuance of any or all functionalities of this website, irrespective of whether this is the result of actions or omissions of Swatch or one of its affiliates The Swatch Group Ltd., Biel, Switzerland, or of a third party.


The materials on this website, including any information, may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Swatch reserves the right to make changes, corrections and/or improvements to such materials (including information), and to the products and programs described in such information, at any time without notice.


Visitor material and conduct


Subject to the provisions of the Swatch Privacy Policy, any communication or material you transmit to this website by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post becomes the property of Swatch or its affiliates and may be used in any way and for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, modification, adaptation, translation, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Furthermore, Swatch is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to this website for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and creating derivative work using such information.


You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this website any material:


that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite hatred of any kind, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or


for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or


which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world; or


which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).


You may not misuse this website (including, without limitation, by hacking).


Swatch will co-operate fully with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing it to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of paragraphs 5.2 or 5.3.


Links to and from other websites


Because Swatch has no control over and does not endorse any of the sites to which this website is linked and because Swatch has not reviewed any or all of the sites to which this website is linked, you acknowledge that Swatch is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this website. Responsibility for access to off-site pages and linked third-party sites rests solely with you.


Your linking to this website, off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk. By making use of any such links, you understand that the legal statement and privacy policy of any linked site will apply and which may be different from those of Swatch. If you would like to link to this website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the home page, and subject to the following conditions.


you do not deep link to this website;


you do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of the Swatch logo or other trade marks or logos;


you do not in any way imply that Swatch is endorsing any products or services other than its own;


you do not misrepresent your relationship with Swatch nor present any other false information about Swatch;


you do not otherwise use any Swatch trade marks displayed on the website without express written permission from Swatch;


you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and


your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.


Framing, in-line linking or any other manner of incorporating parts of this website in sites of parties not part of The Swatch Group Ltd. is prohibited.


Swatch expressly reserves the right to revoke the right granted in paragraph 6.2 for breach of these terms and to take any action it deems appropriate.


You shall fully indemnify Swatch for any loss or damage suffered by Swatch or any of its group companies for breach of paragraph 6.2.


Service access


While Swatch endeavours to ensure that this website is normally available 24 hours a day, it shall not be liable if for any reason this website is unavailable at any time or for any period.


Access to this website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond Swatch's control.




Swatch, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering this website), and any of Swatch's group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with this website in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of this website, any websites linked to this website or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing this website or your downloading of any material from the Website or any websites linked to this website.


Although Swatch may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards, and the like on this website, Swatch is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such locations nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, or inaccuracy contained in any information within such locations on this website. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. Swatch expressly reserves the right to remove any information or materials posted or transmitted by anyone on this website which is in breach of these rules. Swatch will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Swatch to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.


Nothing in this legal notice shall exclude or limit Swatch's liability for:


death or personal injury caused by negligence; or


fraudulent misrepresentation; or


any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.


If your use of material on this website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment, software or data, you assume all costs thereof.



You agree to promptly defend, indemnify and hold Swatch and The Swatch Group, its directors, officers, employees, agents, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers and representatives (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees and court fees as incurred (collectively, “Claim”) in any way arising from, related to or in connection with your use of this website, your violation of these Terms of Use or the posting or transmission of any material by you.  You shall not, without the prior written consent of the Indemnified Parties, settle or compromise any claim, or permit a default or consent to the entry of any judgment in respect thereof, unless such settlement, compromise, or consent includes, as an unconditional term thereof, the giving by the claimant to the Indemnified Parties an unconditional release from all liability in respect of such claim.  The Indemnified Parties reserve the right, at its/their own expense, to assume exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you and, in such case, you agree to cooperate with the Indemnified Parties in the defense of such matter.


Governing law and jurisdiction

This legal notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with  the laws of Hong Kong SAR. Disputes arising in connection with this legal notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the  Hong Kong SAR court.

This document is available in English and Chinese versions.  The English version of this document prevails to the extent of any inconsistency between the English and the Chinese versions.


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