Terms of Use

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

These online Terms and Conditions of Use were last updated on 10 April 2018.

 

These Terms of Use apply to all online visitors to the websites operated by or on behalf of Levi Strauss Pakistan Private Ltd (hereinafter, “we”, “us”, “our” or “ours”), including www.levi.com.pk (the “Primary Website”) and other Pakistan websites which we may make available to consumers from time to time (“Other Websites”, collectively with the Primary Websites, “Websites”).

Our Websites have different purposes and functionalities. We describe these differences on this page, so please read it carefully. If you have any questions regarding the Terms of Use, please contact us by writing to us on our Facebook page.

We also have a Privacy Policy that applies to our Websites, and may have other terms, legal notices and conditions applicable to various activities on our Websites, including our terms and conditions that may apply to the purchase of goods or services and to related activities (e.g. loyalty programs, contests or promotions), all of the foregoing of which are incorporated herein by reference, and shall, together with the Terms of Use be a contractual agreement (“Terms”) between us and you.

By using, browsing, or otherwise accessing our Websites, you accept these Terms, in full.

Except as otherwise provided, the Terms are subject to change at any time with 7 days prior notice (for changes that are disadvantageous to the user, a 30 days’ notice) and your continued use of our Websites after any changes have been implemented constitutes acceptance by you of such changes.

 

2. Privacy Policy & Data Security

To view our Privacy Policy, click here. Additionally, by using any of our Websites, you acknowledge and agree that Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send to a Website may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission (for example, credit card information) is encrypted. Nonetheless, we maintain security measures in accordance with applicable data protection regulations and industry practices to protect the personal data you provide to us against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized use or disclosure.

 

3. Ownership of Websites, Content and Trademarks

Unless otherwise agreed in writing, all materials on our Websites, including text, graphics, information, content, images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, sounds, music, artwork, computer code, software and other materials, and the copyrights, trademarks, trade names, service marks, logos, trade dress and/or other intellectual property rights in such materials (collectively, the “Content”), are owned, controlled and/or licensed by us, our associated entities or our licensors.

The Websites and Content are intended solely for personal, non-commercial use. You may download or copy the Content and other downloadable materials displayed on the Websites for your personal use only. No right, title or interest in any downloaded or copied Content is transferred to you as a result of any such downloading or copying. You may not reproduce (except as noted above), publish, transmit, distribute, display, perform, alter, modify, create derivative works from, sell or exploit or otherwise use any of the Content or the Websites in connection with any public, business or commercial purpose.

Certain trademarks, trade names, service marks and logos used or displayed on our Websites are registered and unregistered trademarks, trade names and service marks of us and our associated entities. Other trademarks, trade names and service marks used or displayed on our Websites are the registered and unregistered trademarks, trade names and service marks of third parties. Nothing contained on any Website grants or should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to you to use any such trademarks, trade names, service marks or logos displayed on such Website. Any use of such materials without our express written permission is strictly prohibited.

 

4. Your Use of Our Websites

a) All of Our Websites

You may use our Websites only as permitted by the Terms and only in a manner consistent with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, and generally accepted practices or guidelines in relevant jurisdictions, including any laws governing the export of data to or from your country of residence.

You must not use any “deep-link”, “robot”, or other automatic or manual device, software, program, code, algorithm or methodology, to access, copy or monitor any portion of any Website or Content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of any Website or Content, or obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not purposely made available by us through the Website. We reserve the right to take measures to prevent any such activity. You must not resell use of, or access to, the Website to any third party.

You must not gain or attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of any Website, or any other system or network connected to the Website or to any of our business partners’ servers, systems or networks, by hacking, “password-mining” or using any other illegitimate method of accessing data.

You must not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of any Website or any network connected to the Website, nor breach the security or authentication measures on any Website or any network connected to any Website. You must not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other visitor to any Website, or any other customer of ours, including any shopping account or members’ program account that is not held by you, in any way where the purpose is to discover materials or information, including but not limited to personally identifiable information (“PII”) or other information that reasonably could be used to connect non-PII to PII.

You must not take any action that would cause an unreasonably or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Website or our systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to the Website or to us in an attempt to overwhelm our systems to create a “Denial of Service” or similar attack.

You must not use or exploit the data that is available on any Website for commercial purposes, including any web scraping activities to obtain information (such as price information).

You must not use any device, technology or method to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper functioning or features of any Website or any transaction occurring on a Website, or with any other person’s use of any Website.

You must not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal you send to us on or through any Website or any service offered on or through any Website. You must not impersonate or pretend that you are any other person or falsely claim you represent another person.

You must not do any of the following when using our Websites:

  • create accounts using fake, fraudulent or otherwise false means;
  • transfer or otherwise assign login details of your account without our express prior written consent;
  • infringe a third party’s intellectual property rights; and
  • fail or refuse to make payment for a product ordered on our Websites.

b) Our Primary Websites

Subject to Section 4(a) above, you may use our Websites (including all subsidiary websites) for the purposes of viewing or shopping for our products, and to use any other features and services purposely provided by us on those Websites.

c) Our User-Generated Content Websites

Subject to Section 4(a) above, you may use our user-generated content Websites (including all subsidiary websites) for the purposes of viewing or participating in online forums, uploading and downloading user-generated content, and sharing such content with other users, and to use any other features and services purposely provided by us on that Website.

d) Loyalty Programs

We may offer loyalty program to our customers. Members of one or more of our loyalty programs must create an account with us in order to enjoy the benefits of their membership. Additional terms and conditions apply to our loyalty programs.

e) Competitions

From time to time, we may offer special promotions or competitions. Where we do offer such promotions or competitions, we will make a copy of the applicable terms available on the relevant Other Website. LS shall have unrestricted right to use and display any content / design created by a user as part of a competition.

 

5. User-Generated Content

While we appreciate your suggestions and comments on how to improve our Websites, products and services, it is our policy to not accept any creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans or materials other than those specifically requested by us (e.g. through a contest or promotional event). Our intent is to avoid any misunderstanding in the event that a creative endeavour we commence bears some resemblance to a creative suggestion made by a customer or visitor to our Websites. Thus, apart from personal information collected on or from our Websites, which is subject to our Privacy Policy (see Section 2 above), any material, information, suggestions, ideas, concepts, know-how, techniques, questions, comments or other communication you transmit or post to any Website (a “User-Generated Content”) is and will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary.

We may use any User-Generated Content, to the extent necessary to provide services to you, in our sole discretion, including for the purposes of reproduction, transmission, disclosure, publication, broadcast, development, manufacturing and we may use any User-Generated Content to develop and/or improve our services/products to consumers and send you targeted marketing messages. We shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any User-Generated Content in confidence; (2) to pay compensation for any User-Generated Content; or (3) to monitor, use, return, review or respond to any User-Generated Content. We will have no liability related to the content of any User-Generated Content, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise. We retain the right to remove any User-Generated Content that includes any material we deem inappropriate or unacceptable at our sole discretion (for example, see Sections 5 and 6 below).

You represent and warrant that any Content you submit in User-Generated Content is original to you, that you own all applicable legal rights in the Content, and that the Content does not and will not infringe upon the rights of any other person, entity or third party.

You represent and warrant that any individuals depicted in audio or visual files submitted as part of a User-Generated Content, including yourself, are of the age of majority in their respective states of residence. If any of the individuals depicted in any User-Generated Content are minors in their respective states of residence, you represent and warrant that you are the parent or legal custodian of each such individual and you grant the use of the media containing his/her depiction in accordance with the Terms.

 

6. User–Generated Content Rules

You must comply with the rules governing User-Generated Content (“User-Generated Content Rules”) set forth in this section 6. If you become aware of any violation of the User-Generated Content Rules or other unacceptable behavior by any user, you should report such activity to us by contacting us.

If you post information on any of our Websites, you are solely responsible for each User-Generated Content that you post on any Websites or transmit to other users and agree that you will not hold us responsible or liable for any User-Generated Content from another user that you access on any Websites.

Categories of prohibited User-Generated Content are set forth below and reflect examples but are not intended to be exhaustive of what constitutes prohibited User-Generated Content. Without limitation, you must not post or transmit to other users anything that you know or reasonably believe:

  • is defamatory, abusive, obscene, pornographic, profane, offensive or unethical; or
  • infringes or violates another party’s intellectual property rights (such as music, videos, photos or other materials for which you do not have written authority from the owner of such materials to post on, or transmit to others through, a Website), including any party’s right of publicity or right of privacy; or
  • violates or encourages the violation of any law, statute, ordinance or regulation (including, but not limited to, criminal laws, those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising) or could give rise to civil liability; or
  • is threatening, harassing, unethical or that promotes racism, bigotry or hatred of any kind against any group or individual; or
  • promotes or encourages violence against a person or damage or destruction of property; or
  • is inaccurate, fraudulent, false or misleading in any way; or
  • is illegal or promotes any illegal activities; or
  • promotes illegal or unauthorized copying of another person’s copyrighted work or links to them or providing information to circumvent security measures; or
  • contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or limit access to our Websites; or
  • contains any advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation.

When using our Websites, you may be exposed to User-Generated Content from a variety of sources. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User-Generated Content.

 

7. Copyright and Trademark Rules

We are committed to complying with copyright and related laws, and we require all users of our Websites to comply with these laws. Accordingly, you must not post or store any material or content on, or disseminate any material or content over, any Websites in any manner that constitutes an infringement of third party intellectual property rights, including but not limited to, rights granted by copyright law. You must not post, modify, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information belonging to others without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. It is our policy to terminate use privileges of any user who infringes the copyright rights of others upon receipt of proper notification to us by the copyright owner or the copyright owner’s legal agent.

 

8. Infringement Notification

If you believe that your work has been copied and posted on any of our Websites in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our designated agent (details below) with the following information:

  • an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
  • a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
  • identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on a Website;
  • your address, telephone number, and, if possible, email address;
  • 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; and
  • a statutory declaration or other statement made by declaration or under oath by you that the information contained in your report 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.

The foregoing information should be sent to:

Attn: Legal Department
11 North Buona Vista Drive
#14-08 Metropolis Tower 2, Singapore 138589

Email: MBXAMALegal@levi.com

 

9. Accounts, Passwords and Security

Certain features or services offered on or through our Websites may require you to open an account (including setting up an Account ID and password) and to share personally identifiable information (PII). Apart from the representations made in our Privacy Policy (see Section 2, above) regarding our protection of your information, you are solely and entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information, including your Account ID and password, and for any and all activity that occurs on or under your account. If any of the information provided to us as part of the account opening or registration process changes, you must promptly change your account details online.

You must notify us immediately of any actual or potential unauthorized use of your account or password, or any other actual or potential breach of security. However, you are solely liable for the actions of, and any losses incurred by us or any third party due to, someone else using your Account ID, password or account.

You must not use anyone else’s Account ID, password or account at any time without the express permission and consent of the holder of that Account ID, password or account. We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations.

 

10. Products

a) Product Descriptions

Although we endeavour to ensure that the information provided on our Websites is as accurate as possible, we do not warrant that the product descriptions or other Content of our Websites is accurate. complete, reliable, current, or error-free. For this reason, we reserve the right to correct any typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing and availability from time to time without prior notice. If a product offered on our Websites is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it to us in accordance with our return policy.

b) Colours and Representations

We have made every effort to display as accurately as possible the colours of our products that appear at our Websites. We cannot guarantee that your electronic devices’ display of any colour will be accurate, complete, reliable or error-free.

 

11. Links to Our Websites; Third Party Links on Our Websites

Creating or maintaining any link from another website to any page on any of our Websites without our prior written permission is prohibited. Running or displaying any of our Websites or any information or material displayed on any Website in frames or through similar means on another website without our prior written permission is prohibited. Any permitted links to any of our Websites must comply will all applicable laws, statutes, rules and regulations.

From time to time, a Website may contain links to other websites that are not owned, operated or controlled by us. All such links are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave our Websites and we cannot be responsible for any content, materials, information or events that are present on or that occur on websites that are not owned, operated or controlled by us.

 

12. Change in Websites and Content

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to: modify, suspend or discontinue any of our Websites or any service, Content, feature or product offered through any Website, with or without notice; charge fees in connection with the use of any Website; modify and/or waive any fees charged in connection with any Website; and/or offer opportunities to some or all users of any Website. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party should any of the foregoing occur with respect to any of our Websites.

 

13. Disclaimers; Limitations on Liability; Indemnity

Without excluding, restricting or modifying the operation of, and subject always to, the consumer protection law applicable in Pakistan or its relevant province:

  1. Your use of this site is at your risk. The Content and services provided on our Websites are provided “as is” without any warranties of any kind including warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property. The foregoing exclusions of implied warranties do not apply to the extent prohibited by law, including those which apply by operation of the consumer protection law applicable in Pakistan or its relevant province;
  2. We will not be liable to you for any indirect loss arising from or connected to these Terms in contract, tort, under any statute or otherwise unless such loss arises as a result of our gross negligence or willful misconduct;
  3. We do not assume any responsibility for any damages to, or any viruses that may infect, your computer, telecommunication equipment, or other property caused by or arising from your access to, use of, or browsing any of our Websites, or your downloading of any information or materials from any of our Websites;
  4. We will not assume any responsibility for any damages incurred due to hacking or unauthorized access of your accounts on the Website. You are solely responsible for the protection of your user accounts against any unauthorized access; and
  5. In no event will we or any of our respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, associated entities, agents, successors or assigns, nor any party involved in the creation, production or transmission of this web site, be liable to you or anyone else for any indirect, special, punitive, incidental or consequential damages (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data or business interruption) arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of use of our Websites, any websites linked to our Websites, or the materials, information or services contained on any or all such websites, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages.

If any part of these warranty disclaimers or limitations of liability is found to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason or if we are otherwise found to be liable to you in any manner, then our aggregate liability for all claims under such circumstances for liabilities, shall not exceed the total cost of replacing the relevant goods, as required under the consumer protection law applicable in Pakistan or its relevant province.

To the extent that you cause or contribute to any loss or damage suffered, our liability to you for any such loss or damage is reduced to that extent. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us and our associated entities harmless, and our officers, directors, employees, business partners and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to legal fees) arising from: (i) any breach by you of any of these Terms, (ii) your User-Generated Content, (iii) your use of materials or features available on the Website (except to the extent a claim is based upon infringement of a third party right by materials created by us), or (iv) a violation by you of applicable law or any agreement or terms with a third party to which you are subject.

 

14. Governing Law; Severability; Waiver; Dispute Resolution; Force Majeure; Assignment

It is your responsibility to ascertain and obey all applicable local, state, federal and international laws, statutes, rules and regulations (including minimum age requirements) related to the use of our Websites.

These Terms are governed by the laws of Pakistan, and both you and we hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Lahore, Pakistan.

If any part of the Terms shall be held or declared to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be ineffective but shall not affect any other part of the Terms.

Any failure by us to partially or fully exercise any rights or the waiver of any breach of the Terms by you, shall not prevent a subsequent exercise of such right by us or be deemed a waiver by us of any subsequent breach by you of the same or any other term of the Terms. Our rights and remedies under the Terms shall be cumulative, and the exercise of any such right or remedy shall not limit our right to exercise any other right or remedy.

Any claim arising out of, or relating to, the Terms must be brought within one (1) year after the cause of action arises, or such claim or cause of action is barred. No recovery may be sought or received for damages other than out-of-pocket expenses, except that the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and legal fees.

In the event of any controversy or dispute between us and you arising out of or in connection with your use of a Website, the parties shall attempt, promptly and in good faith, to resolve any such dispute. If we are unable to resolve any such dispute within a reasonable time (not to exceed 30 days), then either party may submit such controversy or dispute to the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry for mediation in accordance with the said Chamber’s rules. If the dispute cannot be resolved through mediation, then the parties shall be free to pursue any right or remedy available to them under applicable law in the courts of that state where our office is located.

A party does not breach these Terms and is not liable to the other party for a delay or failure to perform an obligation resulting from events or circumstances beyond a party’s reasonable control, including acts of God, war, flood, fire, storm, explosion, civil disobedience, tempest, theft, vandalism, riots, terrorist actions, wars, interruption to telecommunications systems, network failure or the act or omission of any third party (other than contractors or subcontractors) over which the party has no control, but does not include an obligation to pay monies.

You may not assign or delegate or otherwise deal with all or any of your rights or obligations under these Terms. We have the right to assign or otherwise delegate all or any of our rights or obligations under these Terms to any person.

 

15. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about the Terms, please write to us:

By Facebook Messenger: www.facebook.com/levi.pk

or contact us at our stores.