1. Editor of the site

The site Les Ailes d’Hermès is edited by HERMES INTERNATIONAL, a Société en commandite par actions, with a share capital of 53 840 400,12 euros, registered with the commercial and companies registry of Paris under the number no. 572 076 396, whose registered office is at 24, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré – 75008, Paris.

SIRET: 572 076 396 00017 Intra-community VAT no: FR 52 572 076 396
Tel: +33 (0)1 40 17 49 20
The site, its various functions and its graphic model were conceived by AM / PM (Muriel Abecassis, Philippe Moyen).


2. Direction of publication

Head of publication: Axel Dumas and Emile Hermès Sarl

Head of written content: Wilfried Guerrand

Artistic Direction: Pierre-Alexis Dumas - Muriel Abecassis and Philippe Moyen (AM / PM).

Texts : Sophie Chérer.


3. Hosting of the site

OXALIDE, a company whose registered office is at 25, boulevard de Strasbourg 75010 Paris. Tel. : +33 (0)1 75 771 666, will ensure the hosting of the site.


4. Protection of personal data
4.1 Use of personal data collected on the site

The HERMES INTERNATIONAL site implements several personal data processing procedures, the purpose of which is to ensure the communication and exchange of information with internet users and their participation in the games, questionnaires, photo reports and story accounts. These processing procedures also allow HERMES to: The data collected on the HERMES INTERNATIONAL site originates from the voluntary entry by the visitors of an email address and/or personal data allowing the enjoyment of certain additional functions of the site, such as those enabling access to the newsletters, games, photo reports, contact forms, with the exception of the visitors’ IP addresses, which are automatically registered by our systems in the log-servers and by CLARANET-ARTFUL’s systems.


4.2 Destination of personal data collected on the site

By communicating your email address on Les Ailes d’Hermès site, you accept that HERMES INTERNATIONAL collects, uses and discloses information relating to you, to any entity or subsidiary it owns within the HERMES INTERNATIONAL Group, whatever its geographic place of establishment. Data collected and hosted in France may fall within the jurisdiction of a given country and be rerouted through the subsidiary of such country.

The data collected through the newsletter is intended, in particular, for the person in charge of technical aspects of the HERMES INTERNATIONAL site for the proper management of this service.

The data collected on the contact form is intended for the persons in charge of the processing of your request within the HERMES INTERNATIONAL team.

The IP addresses of our visitors, as well as their connexions and the information concerning their browser collected by CLARANET-ARTFUL are processed on servers located in France and are likely to be communicated to the third parties processing such data on behalf of HERMES INTERNATIONAL.

HERMES INTERNATIONAL may be compelled to communicate the information that you have supplied to it, when the request comes from a judicial or governmental authority in the context of an investigation, writ of summons or any other legal or administrative proceedings.


4.3 The storage of the personal data collected on the site

The information supplied on the site Les Ailes d’Hermès will be stored on HERMES INTERNATIONAL’s server, hosted by CLARANET-ARTFUL, in France.

HERMES INTERNATIONAL will store the personal data for a period of ten years, after which the data will be entirely erased.

The cancellation of the email subscription will be immediately effective upon the subscriber's request and the data collected in the context of the newsletter will then be erased and will not be stored.

Regarding the storage of data collected by our XITI Analyzer tool for measuring readership, we invite you to consult the XITI confidentiality charter at http://www.xiti.com/en/Charte_Xiti.aspx, and the policy for personal data processing at http://www.xiti.com/en/Respect.aspx.

HERMES INTERNATIONAL guarantees the confidentiality of the information registered on its site. The addresses and personal data of registered users are not at any time posted on it, unless the user wished to sign his/her contribution to a game, interview, photo report or by telling a personal story.


4.4 Right to access, amend or delete

In accordance with the law no. 78-17 known as the law on « Computer Technology and Freedom » (« Informatique et Libertés ») of 6 January 1978, the personal data collected by HERMES INTERNATIONAL on its site has been the subject of a declaration with the CNIL.

In accordance with the law no. 78-17 known as the law on « Computer Technology and Freedom » (« Informatique et Libertés ») of 6 January 1978, you have a right to access, correct, amend, oppose or delete the data concerning you and you may demand the anonymity of your contributions on the site or of your reactions to articles published on the site.

You may exercise this right by sending us a letter to HERMES INTERNATIONAL, Internet Department, 12-16 rue Auger 93500 Pantin or to the following address: lesailes.uk@hermes.com or by telephoning at + 33 (0)1 49 42 34 90.

We shall nevertheless take the precaution of checking your identity before giving you access to your personal data or following up on your corrections.

As the case may be, you must make sure that you supply HERMES INTERNATIONAL with the updates or amendments to the information concerning you, including in particular the information relating to your email address, so as to allow us to contact you, if need be. For archiving purposes, HERMES INTERNATIONAL may also keep copies of communications with users of the institutional Hermès site and of replies to questions or comments sent to users.


5. Cookies
5.1 Use of cookies on the HERMES INTERNATIONAL site

HERMES INTERNATIONAL reserves the right to use cookies or similar systems on the site Les Ailes d’Hermès to facilitate browsing on this site and to personalize the information posted on it. HERMES INTERNATIONAL also reserves the right to use similar systems to collect information relating to users of the site Les Ailes d’Hermès, such as the IP address, the type of Internet browser and the operation system used and/or the pages of the Internet site visited by the user, for statistical or safety purposes. HERMES INTERNATIONAL is entitled to collect such information in order to monitor the use of the site and to improve certain aspects.

5.2 Session cookies used for statistical purposes

For reasons connected with the technology used by one of our service providers, the visit of our site triggers use of a session cookie for purposes of statistical analysis and of site readership measure, whenever this is possible. You may, however, deactivate this cookie in the settings of your internet browser.

This site uses XITI, an internet site analysis service edited by AT INTERNET. XITI uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to assist the internet site in analysing use of the site by its users. This general data originating from the cookies concerning your use of the site (including your IP address) are forwarded and stored by XITI on servers located in France. XITI is likely to communicate this data to third parties when this is mandatory by law or when such third parties are processing the data on behalf of XITI, including in particular the site editor. XITI will not tally your IP address with any other data held by XITI. You may deactivate the use of the cookies by selecting the appropriate parameters on your browser. However, such deactivation may prevent the use of certain functions of this site and result in the loss of certain information. By using this internet site, you are expressly agreeing to XITI processing your personal data under the terms and conditions and for the purposes described above.

5.3 Deletion of existing cookies on your computer

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. Yet, they can also be configured so as not to accept them or so as to indicate the cookies sent. We recommend that you do not deactivate this function, as this would prevent you from freely moving from one page to another and enjoying all of the distinctive features of the site Les Ailes d’Hermès.

However, you may delete the cookies stored on your computer by means of the procedures described and set out at the following address: http://www.cnil.fr.


6. Intellectual Property
6.1 Site engine and layout

The wire frame or layout used on the site Les Ailes d’Hermès is subject to the laws in force and protected by copyright, and remain the exclusive property of HERMES INTERNATIONAL.


6.2 Contents

All of the materials edited or contents posted on the site Les Ailes d’Hermès include in particular the texts, photographs, info graphs, icons, images of persons, drawings, models, illustrations, soundtracks, logos, trademarks... constitute works within the meaning of the provisions of article L 112-1 of the Code of Intellectual Property and are the exclusive property of HERMES INTERNATIONAL, unless otherwise indicated in the margin of these elements.

The domain name "Hermes.com" is and shall remain the exclusive property of HERMES INTERNATIONAL.

The partial or full reproduction, use, distribution, publication, transmission, amendment or sale of all or part of these elements by any means and for any reason whatsoever is forbidden, whatever the media and/or destination of the site Les Ailes d’Hermès, unless expressly authorised beforehand by HERMES INTERNATIONAL.

You may apply for this authorisation by writing to the following address: lesailes.uk@hermes.com and by providing details of the contents you wish to reproduce and of the reproduction media contemplated.

You are forbidden to delete any notice of copyright, trademark or other exclusive right on the site Les Ailes d’Hermès or of any the contents posted on it.

It is specified that this site respects copyright. All copyright relating to protected works reproduced or communicated on this site, is reserved. Unless authorised, any use of the works other than the individual reproduction and consultation, is forbidden.



7. Hyperlinks
7.1 Creation of hyperlinks to site pages

All links to the front page or to one of the internet pages of the HERMES INTERNATIONAL site may be freely created provided that they are not used for marketing or advertising purposes, subject to the mention « HERMES » or any other equivalent or more precise mention being clearly indicated on the link or close to it and to the authors of the link having informed HERMES INTERNATIONAL beforehand.

This authorisation does not apply to internet sites disclosing information of an illicit, violent, polemic, pornographic, xenophobic nature or likely to affect the sensitivity of the greater number.


7.2 Creation of links to documents published on the site

All direct or in depth links to documents other than an internet page, notwithstanding their form or content, are forbidden unless expressly authorised by the site editor.

Are notably included, without being limited to these, all documents of a graphic type (such as .jpeg, .gif, .png), all multimedia or animated documents (such as .avi, .mov, .wmv,.flv, .swf, .ppt, .pps), all text or editorial documents (such as .txt, .doc, .docx, .rtf, .xls, .pdf), as well as all documents not directly machine readable through a standard internet browser.

We are therefore inviting you not to point any links directly to documents which are downloadable on the site, but to internet pages which send back to these.


7.3 Inclusions and use of frames

Any use or reproduction, even partial, of one of the elements of the site in a third party site by means of processes known as inclusion, frames, in lining or any other process of a similar nature are strictly forbidden.


7.4 Authorisation applications

Authorisation applications for the creation of the links referred to in this article must be sent to the following address: lesailes.uk@hermes.com. It is mandatory that the application mention the address of the (URL) page on which the link on the third party site will be posted

Reproductions for marketing or advertising purposes will not be authorised.


8. Illicit data

In accordance with the law on trust in the numeric economy of 21 June 2004, the HERMES INTERNATIONAL site allows any individual or visitor to report any contents likely to constitute one of the infringements referred to in the fifth and eighth paragraphs of article 24 of the law of 29 July 1881 on the freedom of the press and articles 227-23 and 227-24 of the Criminal Code.

To report any such contents to us, we invite you to contact us at the following address: lesailes.uk@hermes.com, specifying the link towards the contents which you consider to be illicit.


9. Liability

HERMES INTERNATIONAL shall not be liable for errors or omissions in the information disclosed or for technical problems encountered on the Les Ailes d’Hermès site and on other sites to which links are created and/or any interpretation of information published on these sites, nor for any consequences of their use.

Since HERMES INTERNATIONAL has no control over the personal data management policies or practises of third parties, these legal mentions do not include use or disclosure of such information by such third parties.

In any event, HERMES INTERNATIONAL may not be held liable for any indirect prejudice, special or incidental, which includes, without being limited to these, any loss of profit or other indirect loss resulting form the use of the site Les Ailes d’Hermès or the impossibility to use it, even if HERMES INTERNATIONAL was informed of the possibility of such prejudice.


9.1 General terms and conditions


9.2 Special terms and conditions for the e-card sender

You are entirely responsible for the contents of the messages on your e-cards. HERMES INTERNATIONAL has no control over the information entered. You therefore agree not to send messages or information regardless of form or nature which:
go against public order and morality,
are insulting, libellous, racist, xenophobic, homophobic, pornographic or paedophilic
incite discrimination, hatred of any kind against any third party, or suicide
threaten an individual or a group of people
incite offences, crimes and acts of terrorism or those who support them.

You agree to respect the rights of others, and more specifically:
authors' rights and related rights
individual and property rights

In addition, you agree to respect the image and reputation of HERMES INTERNATIONAL and/or all companies directly or indirectly controlled by HERMES INTERNATIONAL and its brands, and not to engage in statements undermining HERMES INTERNATIONAL and/or all companies directly or indirectly controlled by HERMES INTERNATIONAL.

You must also verify the accuracy of your contacts' e-mail addresses to send an e-card.


10. No warranty

HERMES INTERNATIONAL cannot warrant and represent that the site Les Ailes d’Hermès is exempt of any virus, data crushing programs, Trojans or other destruction materials. The site Les Ailes d’Hermès may contain technical imprecision or other defects: HERMES INTERNATIONAL does not warrant the correction of these defects. The site Les Ailes d’Hermès and the contents of such site are presented in their "state and condition" and "on an availability basis". HERMES INTERNATIONAL expressly excludes any warranty of any nature, whether express or implicit, and in particular, without this list being limitative, any implicit warranty of conformity, in terms of contents, quality, usual or specific use.


11. Fight against counterfeit

The Hermès products are sold exclusively in Hermès stores, at authorised retailers and on the official Hermes.com site for purchases delivered in France, in the United States, the UK and in Germany.

Only purchases carried out through these sale channels guarantee you the purchase of authentic products of high quality. Outside of those channels, you risk purchasing counterfeit or damaged products.


12. Safety

HERMES INTERNATIONAL is implementing safety measures to protect the personal information you provide, against non authorised access and use. However, the user recognises that he/she has been informed that no data forwarded on internet is 100% secured and any information communicated on line may potentially be intercepted and used by persons other than their intended recipient.


13. Governing law -Disputes

These legal mentions shall be governed and construed in accordance with French law without taking into account conflict of rules principles. HERMES INTERNATIONAL reserves the right to require and obtain injunctions or orders to defend its rights under these legal mentions.


14. Acknowledgment

For their kind collaboration, Hermès is grateful to:

Ménéhould de Bazelaire du Chatelle, Quentin Bertoux, Koto Bolofo, Yulia Brodskaya, Kevin Bruneel, Julia Capp, Grégoire Carle, Alice Charbin, Chez Louis, Mié Coquempot, Delphine Ciampi, Antoine Decraene, Claude Delafosse, David Drouard, Patrice Duchier, Bertrand Duhay, Philippe Dumas, Jean-Claude Ellena, la société Eurocopter, Jean-Louis et Eric Feith, Christophe Fillioux, Laura Forest, Etienne Gillet, Fleur Guérin, Max Henry, Cyril Kasparian, François Leymarie, Guillaume de Laubier, Fredéric Lebain, Les Colettes, Luraschi, Didier Massard, Matos de Carvalho Michaël, Leïla Menchari, Jérôme Meyer-Bisch, Alexis Milant, Ali Mitchell, Liam O’Neil, (p) & (c) 2010, RDAI, Renaud Rubiano, Sandra Savin, Secretly Canadian, Ben Shemie, Eric Soyer, Marc Stoltz, Studio des Fleurs, Third Side music Inc., Klankbeeld, le Blé Sucré, Elisabeth Thiry, Delphine Tréanton, Thomas Vieille, Margot Vignat, Joseph Yarmush.