Terms and Conditions for the Clinique Hong Kong “Club Clinique VIP Program”
Effective Date: 1st Aug, 2021
These Terms and Conditions govern the Clinique Hong Kong Club Clinique VIP Program (hereinafter called “Program”) operated by or on behalf of Clinique Hong Kong and our relationship with members of the Program (hereinafter called “Member”, “Members” or “You”). Membership in the Program is subject to these Terms and Conditions, which are the only terms and conditions that apply to the Program. By agreeing to join the Program, you agree that:
(a) you have read, understood and accepted these Terms and Conditions;
(b) you are eligible for membership;
(c) subject to clause 3 below, you consent to Clinique Hong Kong processing data that is personal to you.
1.1 After satisfying the Program entry criteria as determined at the sole discretion of Clinique Hong Kong, you will be invited to become a Member of the Program. The membership period is based on a fixed term for all Members and will be reviewed and renewed for the next term once renewal criteria are reached. Once you successfully join the Program, you will attain a Program membership with either your current Clinique Hong Kong VIP number or a new number assigned by Clinique Hong Kong. You will also receive details of the Program.
1.2 Membership is complimentary and is available only to individuals, not to companies, partnerships, associations, groups or other entities. You may not have more than one membership or any form of joint membership. Clinique Hong Kong may refuse membership without giving any reason.
1.3 Enrolment to the Program is on an individual basis and is open to individuals aged 18 or above.
1.4 Membership in the Program is not transferable and may only be used by the registered member. Membership numbers remain the property of Clinique Hong Kong and may be changed at any time or cancelled upon termination of the Program.
1.5 Unless otherwise stated, member benefits under the Program are subject to availability.
1.6 You may cancel your membership at any time with written notification and surrender your membership number. Upon receipt of your cancellation request, all membership entitlements will be forgone and cancelled. You may choose to remain in the Clinique database to continue receiving Clinique news and promotions other than those related to membership in the Program.
1.7 Clinique Hong Kong reserves the right to suspend, discontinue, or terminate the membership of any Member who is found to be using the Program in a manner inconsistent with the Terms and Conditions, or the intent of the Program or any portion of the Program. Clinique Hong Kong also reserves the right to discontinue membership of any Member who acts in a manner inconsistent with the spirit of the Program. Discontinued membership will result in the loss of all present and future benefits and privileges.
1.8 Clinique Hong Kong reserves the right to terminate the Program at any time.
1.9 Clinique Hong Kong reserves the right to add, modify, delete or otherwise change any of the terms, conditions, benefits and services pertaining to the Program at its sole discretion, at any time without prior notice to the Members.
1.10 Clinique Hong Kong’s interpretations of the Program’s Terms and Conditions shall be binding on the Members for all purposes and to all intents.
2 POINTS REDEMPTION
2.1 Members are entitled to accrue The Program’s loyalty Points (hereinafter called “Points”) for Hong Kong dollars spent at the designated retail counters/stores (hereinafter called “Designated Clinique Counters”) or from Clinique website https://www.clinique.com.hk/ in the manner set out under Clause 2.2 below or for participation in special promotions as determined by Clinique Hong Kong.
2.2 Members are entitled to accrue 1 Points for every $1 Hong Kong dollars spent at Designated Clinique counters or from Clinique website https://www.clinique.com.hk/.
2.3 The Points are valid from 1 Aug 2021 to 31 Jul 2022 for all Members and will expire and be forfeited after the period of validity.
2.4 The Points are not transferrable.
2.5 The Points are not exchangeable for cash, nor can they be used as cash. They can only be used for the redemption of the products / benefits / services listed in the Club Clinique VIP Program Brochure.
2.6 The list of products / benefits / services that may be redeemed using Points may be changed from time to time.
2.7 Redeemed products / benefits / services are not refundable, nor can they be exchanged. The products / benefits / services redeemed under the Program are for personal use only. Members may not sell or resell any such products / benefits / services. Violation of this term may result in the termination of membership.
2.8 Clinique Hong Kong is not responsible for lost, damaged, or stolen products or vouchers redeemed. Suspected illegal, fraudulent or other unauthorized use of Clinique Hong Kong issued products / benefits / services or any other activity inconsistent with these Terms and Conditions shall result in the termination of membership. Clinique Hong Kong reserves the right to audit membership accounts at any time.
2.9 The Points accrued from any purchased products that are returned or refunded by Member will be foregone and cancelled. The Member shall without limitation be liable to Clinique Hong Kong for the full price of the products / benefits / services redeemed from such cancelled points.
2.10 Points may take up to 8 weeks after the Member’s purchase or participation in special promotions to be credited to the Member’s account. Points are valid for the redemption of products / benefits / services as soon as they are credited to the Member’s account.
2.11 Gifts are in limited supply. Handling time may take up to 8 weeks. A substitute will apply if a gift is out of stock without further notice. Members acknowledge that Clinique Hong Kong reserves the right to offer facial treatment service bookings available at their sole discretion. In addition, Clinique Hong Kong may impose blackout period without prior notice.
2.12 Members can book for the make-up service redeemed by Points. For telephone booking, the Member’s personal details must be verified in order to process a booking. Bookings will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.
2.13 Members are entitled to extra 500 Points for the first purchase during his / her birthday month. The birthday offer can be enjoyed once a year only.
2.14 Clinique Hong Kong reserves the right to decline any redemption request or booking for facial treatment services or Gift A – Make Up Service based on the skin or health condition of Members without any liability or compensation from Clinique Hong Kong.
2.15 For those rewards that are manufactured or provided by third parties, Clinique Hong Kong excludes all liability in respect of their quality. In particular, Clinique Hong Kong does not warrant that any reward from third parties will be provide with reasonable care and skill.
2.16 Members should immediately report any suspected unauthorized redemption claims. Clinique Hong Kong will decide at its discretion what action, if any, will be taken. Clinique Hong Kong may refuse to credit Points to a Member’s account to compensate for any unauthorized redemption should the Member in any way contribute to the unauthorized redemption by negligence or otherwise. The sale or barter of Points and products / benefits / services redeemable is prohibited and will result in the forfeiture of all Points or rewards and the cancellation of membership. Violators will be liable for damages suffered or incurred by Clinique Hong Kong.
2.17 If there is any dispute between a Member and Clinique Hong Kong in relation to the Program’s Points redemption, the records kept in the Program system of Clinique Hong Kong shall be deemed as the conclusive evidence and the decision of Clinique Hong Kong shall be final.
3 DATA PRIVACY
3.1 Clinique Hong Kong intends to use the personal data provide by Members (including name, birthday, mobile or telephone number, email or residential or correspondence address) for the operation of the Program, delivery of associated benefits and services, Program development, direct marketing relating to the Program and its associated benefits and services, as well as direct marketing relating to skin care cosmetics, beauty and accessory products and services, or those of a similar nature offered by Clinique Hong Kong and its affiliates, and to communicate news and information to Members for their benefit, and it intends to transfer such personal data to its affiliates, successors and business partners in other regions for the said purposes. Clinique Hong Kong may not use or transfer Members’ personal data without their written consent and Members hereby expressly agree that their personal data is provided voluntarily, and it may be stored, transferred, used, processed or held by Clinique Hong Kong and its affiliates, successors and business partners in other regions for the said purposes.
3.4 Members are responsible for keeping the Program up-to-date as to their correct communication / postal addresses.
Note: In the event of discrepancies between the English and Chinese versions of these Terms and Conditions, the English version shall apply and prevail.