Terms of Use

Date: 15 September 2021

Welcome to the Kering Ventures’ website at http://www.keringventures.com (the “Website”).

Legal Information

The Website is owned and edited by Kering Ventures, a French simplified joint-stock company with a sole shareholder (“société par actions simplifiée à associé unique”) with a share capital of €225 000, registered with the Paris Trade and Company Register under number 393 444 195, and registered office at 40 rue de Sèvres, 75007 Paris, France and telephone number: +33 (0)1 45 64 61 00 (also "we", "us" and "our").

It is hosted by Netlify, Inc., a company incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware under number C3644845, and headquarters at 2325 3rd Street, Suite 296 San Francisco, California 94107, USA, and telephone number +1 (415) 691-1573.

The Website’s publishing director is Mr. Grégory Boutté, President of Kering Ventures.

These Terms of Use (“ToU”) govern your access to, and use of, the Website and its Content.

Please read these ToU carefully before using the Website. By accessing the Website and using the Content you acknowledge that you have read these ToU and agree to be bound by and comply with all the provisions of these ToU. If you do not agree to be bound by these ToU, please do not use the Website.


In these ToU, we use the term “you” and “your” to refer to any user of our Website (including the Content). The term “Content” means all the information, documentation and materials included on the Website or communicated to you through the Website as well as all text, visual, audio and other content (such as, without limitation, the design, layout, appearance, graphics, organization of the contents of the Website, photographs, images, text, fonts, video, audio, logos, trademarks, brand names, trade or business names, domain names and URLs, documents and software).

Updates to these ToU

We reserve the right to amend or update all or part of these ToU from time to time without notice. We will always publish the most current version of these ToU on the Website and display the “Last Updated” date to reflect the date of the changes. The revised ToU will be effective immediately upon their publication.

Privacy and Cookies

The Kering Privacy Policy governs the use and processing of the personal data we collect from, or provided by, you through the Website. Before providing any personal data to the Website, please read carefully our Privacy Policy.

The Website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences. If you have allowed cookies to be used, please consult our Cookie Policy to find out the type of personal data that may be processed by us.


Access to the Website

You should ensure that you have all necessary equipment, hardware, software, operating systems, network cards, Internet browser and other elements allowing you to access and use the Website and the Content.

Intellectual Property Rights

The Website and the Content are either owned or licensed to us, and are protected by applicable copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property rights, whether registered or not, and unfair competition laws (“IP Rights”). We reserve all such rights.

Except as expressly provided in these ToU, nothing contained in these ToU shall be construed as granting you, expressly or impliedly, any license or right to use any IP Rights owned by Kering or its licensors, without Kering prior written consent or that of such third party who owns the IP Rights.

Any use, reproduction, modification of the Content which is not expressly permitted by these ToU is prohibited. Unauthorized use, reproduction or modification of the Content may also violate applicable intellectual property laws or other laws.

Use of the Website and the Content

We hereby grant you a worldwide, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, free of charge, right to access and use the Website and the Content, for your personal non-commercial use for the duration of your browsing session, all in accordance with these ToU.

Except as provided herein, you may not download, copy, reproduce, translate, redistribute, upload, republish, display, modify or create derivative works of all or part of the Website or the Content without the prior written consent of Kering or its licensors.

You agree that in using the Website and the Content, you will not:

  • Use the Website in any way that interrupts, causes or may cause damage to the Website, impairs the Website’s availability or accessibility or interfere with the proper working of the Website;
  • Circumvent or attempt to circumvent the Website’s security measures and tamper with the technology that forms part of the Website;
  • Obtain or attempt to obtain any of Kering or its affiliates' information, materials or documents not purposely made available through the Website through any means;
  • Use any deep-link, page-scrape, spider, robot, crawl, index, Internet agent or other automatic device, program, algorithm or other similar technology, or any manual process, to use, access, copy, generate impressions, acquire, input or store information, search, generate searches, index or monitor all or part of the Website or the Content;
  • Use the Website or the Content for any purpose which is unlawful or prohibited by these ToU;
  • Use the Website or the Content in a way that infringes the rights of any third parties.

The Content of the Website is only for your general information and for your personal non-commercial use.

You assume all responsibility for any use of the Website and the Content.

Submitted Materials

You will retain all the ownership rights in the information, documentation or any other contents and materials made available to us through the Website or otherwise (“Submitted Materials”), but by disclosing, transmitting, sharing it, or otherwise making available Submitted Materials, unless otherwise explicitly specified, you hereby grant Kering a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive and free of charge license with the right to use, store, copy, reproduce, modify or clarify (provided we do not alter your images and words), translate, download, create derivative works from, incorporate in other documentation and material,share with third-parties (including without limitations other companies of the Kering group and privileged partners) any such Submitted Materials, or any part thereof, in any form and media now known or which shall become known in the future, for Kering Ventures’ purpose and business needs, as part of the Kering group’s digital innovation and investment strategy, and for the duration of protection of such Submitted Materials.

You acknowledge and warrant that the Submitted Materials:

  • do not constitute unauthorized disclosure of personal data or confidential information;
  • do not infringe the intellectual property rights of any party;  
  • do not contain or transmit viruses or other form of malware.

You are fully responsible for the content (including its legality, accuracy, veracity and appropriateness) of any Submitted Materials.

We reserve the right to reject or delete any Submitted Materials, if such Submitted Materials violate these ToU and/or applicable law.

Links to Other Websites

Outbound Links. The Website may contain links to third-parties’ websites (“Linked Sites”), including the websites of companies in which we have invested. These links are provided solely for your convenience to provide further information. The inclusion of any link to such third-parties’ websites does not imply endorsement by us of the content of those Linked Sites, the quality or performance of their products or services, their privacy and security practices or the manner in which they conduct their operations. We do not control those Linked Sites and are not responsible for the content on such Linked Sites nor any damage or loss resulting from browsing the Linked Sites. Your use of Linked Sites is at your own risk and subject to the terms of use of the third parties operating and providing them.

Inbound Links. We do not authorize linking to any page of the Website from a third-party website (in particular via framing and deep-linking practices) without our express prior written consent.

No Warranty

We make all reasonable efforts to ensure that the Website will always be available (except during maintenance or in the case of a force majeure event) and secure, and that the information made available through the Website is accurate, complete, up to date, free from errors or omissions. However, we exclude all warranties or guarantees in connection with this Website and the information provided through the Website, to the extent permitted by law. In particular, we cannot guarantee that (i) the Website will operate without interruptions or errors in functioning or that it will be safe from any viruses or other form of malware, (ii) that such information is free from inaccuracies or errors and that all errors or omissions will be corrected, or that its suitable for your particular purposes. We make no warranty, and shall have no liability to you, in respect of the foregoing.

Limitation of liability

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we, our affiliates and our licensors shall not be liable for any indirect damages or for any damages for loss of profits, loss of data, business interruption or any other damages or losses arising out of, or in connection with, the use of, or inability to use, the Website and the information provided through the Website. Such exclusion will also apply to damages arising out of, or in connection with, any link on the WebSite (including any link to Linked Site) or the Submitted Materials sent to us through the Website.

Nothing in these ToU limits or excludes our liability or our licensors’ to you or any third party for any liability which cannot be limited or excluded by law.

Termination and Suspension

We may, in our sole discretion and without prior notice or any liability to you, deny, restrict, suspend or terminate your access to, and use of, the Website and/or the Content in case of a breach by you of these ToU, or in case of violation of our rights, our affiliates’ or any third parties’, without prejudice to any other remedies available to us under applicable law and under these ToU.

We may also terminate, suspend or discontinue providing the Website and/or the Content, without prior notice nor any liability to you or any third party.

The provisions entitled “No warranty”, “Limitation of Liability” and “General Provisions” will survive termination of these ToU.

General Provisions

If any provision, or part of a provision, of these ToU is found to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the invalidity of such provision or part-provision shall be deemed not to form part of these ToU, and the legality, validity or enforceability of the remainder of the provisions of these ToU shall not be affected.

These ToU constitute the entire agreement between you and Kering in relation to the use of the Website and the Services, and replace and supersede all prior discussions, communications, conversations, agreements, whether oral or written, in relation to the subject matter hereof.

No waiver to exercise any provision of these ToU shall be construed as a continuing waiver of such provision or any other provision.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

These ToU and any matter relating to your access to or use of the Website and the Content shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of France, without reference to conflict of law provisions.

Any dispute arising out of, or relating to, these ToU, including the validity, interpretation, performance, breach or termination thereof, that cannot be resolved amicably, shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts within the jurisdiction of the Paris Court of Appeal.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about these ToU, please write to:

Kering Ventures
40, rue de Sèvres
75007 Paris

or to: team@keringventures.com

If you wish to request a copy of the personal data we hold about you please write to:  DataPrivacy@kering.com