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Terms of Use

WEBSITE TERMS OF USE

The following general terms of use ("Terms of Use") govern the legal framework for the use of the electronic and internet-based services of JT International AG Dagmersellen and the Swiss entities belonging to the JT International group (collectively or individually, as the context may require, referred to as “JTI”), in particular the use of the website nordicspirit.ch (hereinafter “the website” or “nordicspirit.ch”). nordicspirit.ch and the products offered on the website are intended only for smokers and vapers aged 18 or over and resident in Switzerland.

By accessing nordicspirit.ch or signing up with the website, the user accepts the current version of these Terms of Use. JTI reserves the right to amend these Terms of Use at any time without any prior notice. The present Terms of Use shall apply in their most current version exclusively.

Entering incorrect personal details when signing up for the newsletter may result in immediate deletion of the user’s contact details and their exclusion from using the website. Users shall refrain from forwarding correspondence (in printed or electronic form) received from nordicspirit.ch to third parties.

The contents of the website are protected by copyright and trademarks and/or are exclusively owned by JTI. Unless expressly permitted on the website, the users of the website must not make any further use of any of the contents, including the images, names, trademarks and logos featured on the website.

By using this website, the user consents to their personal data being collected, processed and used in accordance with these Terms of Use. Users also understand that JTI may from time to time change, amend, expand, remove or otherwise update the data protection provisions below at its own discretion and without prior notice. Amendments shall enter into effect from the time of their publication on the website. By continuing to use this website, users convey their acceptance of these amendments.

All personal data entered by the user when signing up with and using this website or transferred to the website by the user via e-mail, regular mail or by other means (logfiles, cookies, etc.), are collected, processed and used by JTI in compliance with the applicable data protection legislation in Switzerland.

Users’ personal data may be used by JTI to contact them, for example to provide them with information that may be of interest to them. This data may also be analyzed or compiled for marketing or market research purposes, or for the purpose of analyzing the use of this website.

Users’ personal data may be hosted and/or further processed by JTI abroad. Reasonable precautions are taken in accordance with the relevant Swiss data protection laws to ensure the confidentiality and security of users’ personal data, including data hosted and/or further processed outside Switzerland.

Users’ personal data may sometimes be disclosed to other companies belonging to the same business group in Switzerland and abroad, provided these companies are obliged to process the personal data in accordance with these Terms of Use and thus to guarantee equivalent protection of personal data.

If the user accesses the website, one or more cookies may be stored on his/her computer. Cookies are text files containing information saved by the JTI website on the user’s computer via the browser when the user visits the site. Personal data collected with the help of cookies is used by JTI to adapt the website to its users in order to make the site more relevant to their interests (for example to store personalized settings).

Most Internet browsers allow for cookies to be blocked generally, or for the user to be notified individually before receiving a cookie as well as for existing cookies to be deleted from the user’s storage drives. Users not in agreement with the use of cookies by JTI are to change the cookie settings in their browser accordingly. In this case, however, users are advised that they may not be able to use all the features of the website.

When the JTI website is visited, various items of information (logfiles) on the connection and the terminal used are transmitted. The user’s IP address, browser type and settings, type of terminal and its operating system are recorded in the process, although in anonymized form that cannot be used to personally identify individuals.

JTI uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies and stores information outside the EU/EFTA member nations. Google uses this information for purposes of analyzing website use for JTI and to prepare reports on website activity and Internet usage. According to Google’s own statements, Google also forwards this information to third parties, to the extent required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Users may prevent Google from placing cookies and collecting and processing the data thus collected by downloading and installing a suitable browser plug-in.

The user alone is responsible for the use of the website. Any and all liability for damages, including indirect damages or damages of third parties, which occur in any way during the use of the website or are connected thereto, is excluded, insofar as is legally permissible, and subject to gross negligence or intent. In particular, JTI shall not be liable for damages resulting from (i) lack of due diligence by the user; (ii) use by unauthorized persons; or (iii) improper use or use in violation of these Terms of Use.

While JTI seeks to ensure a high availability of the website, JTI neither represents nor warrants that the website will be available, accessible and retrievable at any time without Interruptions and breakdowns. The user may link to our home page, provided he/she does so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. In particular, the user must not link to our homepage from websites that are known to be used by persons under the age of 18 years.

The user must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

The user must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by him/her.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may the user create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

JTI expressly reserves the right to change, add to or delete the content found on nordicspirit.ch at any time and without prior notice. These Terms of Use are subject to substantive Swiss law; exclusive place of jurisdiction is Lucerne, Switzerland.

Dagmersellen, November 2019