Conditions of Use
This site is operated by PM Equity Partner Sàrl. When you use this site, you agree to the terms and conditions that follow and to the terms and conditions of our Privacy Notice. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you should immediately cease use of this site.
The Structure of Our Organization
PM Equity Partner Sàrl is a subsidiary of Philip Morris International Inc. Throughout the site: the terms "PM Equity Partner," “PMEP,” "we," "us" and "our" refer, as appropriate in the context, to PM Equity Partner Sàrl; and the term “PMI” means the group comprising Philip Morris International Inc. and all its subsidiaries (and “member of PMI” is to be interpreted accordingly). Featured products and positions on issues on the site are products or positions of separate businesses operated by various members of PMI.
This site includes links to other sites, some of which may be operated by members of PMI and some of them operated by third parties. These links are provided as a convenience to you and as an additional avenue of access to the information contained in those other sites. We have not necessarily reviewed all the information on other sites and are not responsible for the content of any other sites or for any products or services that may be offered through other sites. Third-party sites may contain information with which we do not agree. Inclusion of links to other sites should not be viewed as an endorsement of the content of linked sites. Different terms and conditions may apply to your use of any linked sites. You understand that all information (such as data files, written text, computer software, music, audio files or other sounds, photographs, videos or other images) to which you may have access through links to other sites are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated.
Purpose of This Site
This site is operated for the purpose of providing general information about us. The site is not operated for advertising or marketing purposes. The material on this site should not be regarded as a solicitation or promise of an offer to engage, or do business with, PMEP.
Accuracy, Completeness and Timeliness of Information on This Site
We cannot guarantee that the information that we make available on this site is fully accurate, complete, or current. The material on this site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making significant decisions without consulting primary or more accurate, more complete, or timelier sources of information. Any reliance upon the material on this site shall be at your own risk. This site may contain certain historical information. Historical information is not necessarily current and is provided for your reference only. We reserve the right to modify the contents of the site at any time, but we have no obligation to update any information on this site. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to the site.
Use of Material from This Site
This site (including all its contents) is the property of PMEP, or its licensors and is protected by copyright, trademark and other laws of the United States, Switzerland and other countries. We authorize you to browse through the site and print and download copies of material on the site for your personal, non-public, non-commercial use only, so long as you do not remove any copyright or other notices that appear on the material you print or download. You agree that you will not otherwise copy, display or transmit any material on the site in any manner or medium. You also agree not to modify, sell, broadcast or distribute any material on the site in any manner or medium, including by uploading the material or otherwise making the material available on-line.
This site features logos and other trademarks and service marks that are the property of, or are licensed to, members of PMI. The site may also include trademarks or service marks of third parties. All these trademarks are the property of their respective owners, and you agree not to use or display them in any manner without the prior written permission of the applicable trademark owner.
YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO RESTRICT OR TERMINATE YOUR ACCESS TO THE SITE OR ANY FEATURE OR PART OF IT AT ANY TIME.
PM EQUITY PARTNER AND ALL OTHER MEMBERS OF PMI EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND ANY WARRANTIES THAT MATERIAL ON THE SITE IS NONINFRINGING; THAT ACCESS TO THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; THAT THE SITE WILL BE SECURE; OR THAT INFORMATION ON THE SITE WILL BE COMPLETE, ACCURATE OR TIMELY.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT NEITHER PM EQUITY PARTNER, SARL, ANY OTHER MEMBER OF PMI, NOR THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES RELATING TO OR RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR ANY OTHER SITE YOU ACCESS THROUGH A LINK FROM THIS SITE OR FROM ANY ACTIONS WE TAKE OR FAIL TO TAKE AS A RESULT OF ELECTRONIC MAIL MESSAGES YOU SEND US. THESE INCLUDE DAMAGES FOR ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, DELAYS, COMPUTER VIRUSES, YOUR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO AND ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS AND DATA, AND OTHER TANGIBLE AND INTANGIBLE LOSSES. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARE CLAIMED UNDER THE TERMS OF A CONTRACT, AS THE RESULT OF NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHERWISE, AND EVEN IF WE OR OUR REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN NEGLIGENT OR HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
IF YOU CAUSE A TECHNICAL DISRUPTION OF THE SITE OR OF THE SYSTEMS TRANSMITTING THE SITE TO YOU OR OTHERS, YOU AGREE TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, COSTS AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) ARISING FROM THAT DISRUPTION.
This site is operated by PM Equity Partner, SARL in Switzerland. The laws of Switzerland govern these terms and conditions and your use of the site, and you irrevocably consent to the jurisdiction of the competent courts located in Lausanne, Switzerland for any action to enforce these terms and conditions. We recognize that it is possible for you to obtain access to this site from any jurisdiction in the world, but we have no practical ability to prevent such access. This site has been designed to comply with the laws of Switzerland. If any material on this site, or your use of the site, is contrary to the laws of the place where you are when you access it, the site is not intended for you, and we ask you not to use the site. You are responsible for informing yourself of the laws of your jurisdiction and complying with them.
Changes to These Terms
We reserve the right, at our complete discretion, to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting revised terms on the site. It is your responsibility to check periodically for any changes we may make to these terms and conditions. Your continued use of this site following the posting of changes to these terms or other policies means you accept the changes.
Effective 5 February 2016
The operator of this site is PM Equity Partner Sàrl (“PMEP”). PMEP is a subsidiary of Philip Morris International Inc. Philip Morris International Inc. and its subsidiaries are collectively referred to as “PMI” and the term “member of PMI” shall be interpreted accordingly.
We respect your privacy and value the relationship we have with you. This Privacy Notice describes the types of personal information we may collect on this website, how we may use that information, and with whom we may share it. Our Privacy Notice also describes the measures we take to protect the security of the information you provide to us through this website and how you can choose whether or not to accept cookies. We also tell you how you can reach us to update your contact information, unsubscribe from receiving e-mails from us, or answer any questions you may have about our privacy practices.
Information We Collect and How We Use It
We collect personal information from you (such as your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address) only if you provide it to us.
Listed below are the ways we collect personal information about you, the types of information we collect, and how we use it.
You may choose to communicate with us through our Contact Us page. We ask for your e-mail address and name in order to reply to your message.
Cookies and Similar Technologies
Information We Share
We do not sell or rent personal information about our website visitors. Under certain circumstances, we may share your personal information as described below.
To respond to your questions or concerns, to fulfill your requests, or to share knowledge about an issue, we may share information you provide throughout this website with one or more of our affiliates.
We also share information provided by our website visitors, or generated by your use of our website (or both), with service providers (who may be outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland) that have been retained to perform services on our behalf or on behalf of our affiliates.
In addition, we may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law, (ii) in response to a request from law enforcement authorities or other government officials, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.
We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to try to ensure that the transferee uses personal information you have provided through this website in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Notice.
Links to Other Sites
This site contains links to other websites, some of which may be operated by our affiliates and others of which are operated by third parties. We provide these links solely for your convenience and information. These sites may have their own privacy notices, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit any linked websites. We are not responsible for the content of these sites, any products or services that may be offered through these sites, or any other use of these sites.
We maintain safeguards to protect against unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration, or destruction of the personal information you provide to us through this website. For our E-mail Alerts Service, we use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to help protect the information you provide. This Internet encryption standard scrambles data as it travels from your computer to our server. Please note, however, that perfect security does not exist on the Internet. You'll know that you're in a secure area of our website when a "lock" icon appears on your screen and the "http" portion of our URL address changes to "https." The "s" stands for "secure."
Updates to this Privacy Notice
We may change or update portions of this Privacy Notice at any time and without prior notice to you. Please check back from time to time so you are aware of any changes or updates to the notice. We will indicate the effective date of the notice.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or comments about our Privacy Notice, communicate with us through our Contact Us page or write to us at:
PM Equity Partner Sàrl
Avenue de Rhodanie 50
Effective 5 February 2016
The operator of this site is PM Equity Partner Sàrl (“PMEP”). PMEP is a subsidiary of Philip Morris International Inc.
What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners in order to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.
Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, PMEP) are called "first party cookies". Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called "third party cookies". Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (like analytics). The parties that set these third party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.
This information enables us to understand how visitors use our website and to provide them with enhanced website functionality. However, it is collected in a way that does not enable PMEP to determine the identity of its visitors, unless they choose to provide this voluntarily.
The cookies served through our website and their purposes are described in the table below.
How Can I Control Cookies?
You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can exercise this choice by following the instructions or clicking on the appropriate opt-out links in the table below.
Please note that if you choose to reject cookies, doing so may impair some of our website functionality.
|Cookie name||Cookie type||Cookie purpose||In which parts of the site is the cookie used?||What information is collected?||Who sees information that the cookie sends from your browser?||How can I opt-out?|
|GCWLanguage||functionality||these remember the language in which you choose to view the site||everywhere except on “Investor relations” pages and those “Careers” pages that potential candidates use as part of the process of sending us data about them||your IP address and the language selection||only us||change your cookie settings in your internet browser (this varies from browser to browser – visit your browser's help menu for details)|
(there are 3 that operate together)
|these remember your preferences (e.g. language in which you choose to view the site)||only on those “Careers” pages that potential candidates use as part of the process of sending us data about them||your IP address and preferences you indicate (e.g. language selection)||Oracle|
| Google analytics
(there are several that operate together)
|analytics||these provide anonymous reports (down to the level of your town or area) on use of the site||everywhere except on those “Careers” pages that potential candidates use as part of the process of sending us data about them||Your IP address and the way you use and move round the site. We implement “anonymiseIP”, which means that, before performing any processing, Google changes your IP address so that it is impossible to identify you. Only from that point are reports compiled.||Google (who then send us anonymous reports)||change your cookie settings in your internet browser (this varies from browser to browser – visit your browser's help menu for details)
download and install the Google analytics opt-out browser add-on available at Google’s opt-out site
Do You Serve Targeted Advertising?
No. At this time, we do not serve any cookies through our website for targeted advertising purposes, nor do we allow any third party to do this.
Do You Use Google Analytics? Web Analysis?
As explained in the table above, you may prevent Google from collecting and using data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in here.
Follow these links for further information concerning the terms and conditions of our use of Google Analytics , the information that Google provide on data privacy and security , and Google’s data privacy notice.
Do You Use Any Non-Cookie Based Technologies to Record Website Visits (like Web Beacons, LSOs etc.)?
No. At this time, we only use the cookies described above to collect information about our website visitors.
Where Can I Get Further Information?
If you have any questions or comments about our Cookie Notice, communicate with us through our Contact Us page, or write to us at:
PM Equity Partners SARL
Avenue de Rhodanie 50
PM Equity Partners SARL
Avenue de Rhodanie 50
Telephone: +41 58 242 0000
The Commercial Register of Vaud canton
Federal number: CHE-418.014.854
VAT number: CHE-116.276.488 TVA