We have created our social media sites to foster conversations around who we are, what we do and what it is like to work here. They have not been created to market, advertise or promote our products, brands or securities.
Our social media sites are not intended for anyone under 18 years of age, and all contributions must be made by people who are 18 years of age or older.
We expect all contributions to be polite, and relevant to the topic that is being discussed. Accordingly, your contributions must not:
• be inappropriate, offensive, abusive, defamatory, racist, hateful, sexist, obscene, homophobic, inflammatory or irrelevant to the topics being discussed;
• be indecent, sexually explicit or pornographic;
• be false, inaccurate, misleading or based on rumors;
• be excessively repetitive or constitute ‘spam’;
• be threatening;
• be unlawful;
• reveal the personal information of any other person;
• infringe any third party’s intellectual property rights (such as copyright, database rights, trade secrets, confidential information or trademarks);
• impersonate any other person;
• offer to sell or solicit an offer to buy any securities of Philip Morris International Inc.;
• advertise, promote, market or endorse our products and brands; or
• advertise, promote, market or endorse any other third party, or any third party’s goods, services or brands.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our social media sites constitutes a violation of any applicable law, their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
The views expressed by other users on our social media sites do not represent our views or values.
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Any “follows,” “likes,” “retweets,” or similar indications by us are not, and should not be construed as being, an endorsement of any kind.
While we have official social media sites on external social media platforms this does not mean that we endorse those platforms or that we are responsible for their products or services.
If you access external social media platforms, you do so at your own risk, and we are not responsible for any losses or other damage you suffer as a result of such use.
You may share content that we post on our social media sites, provided that you do not modify it.
Intellectual property rights
Using our social media sites to distribute unauthorized copies of copyrighted material is strictly prohibited.
Repeat violations of a third party’s intellectual property rights may result in the banning or blocking of your account from our social media sites. We have sole discretion to take any such action. Any action or inaction of us shall not be construed as any endorsement of any intellectual property rights infringement claim.
Please note that by contributing to our social media sites, you are granting PMI a non-exclusive, worldwide, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free right to freely use, display, copy, edit, alter, republish, redistribute, or otherwise use your contribution in any way we decide (whether for commercial or non-commercial purposes) in any media or through any distribution method. You are responsible for ensuring that you can grant us this right.
If you think that any work on our social media sites has been copied in a manner that constitutes an infringement of intellectual property rights, please contact our InsidePMI team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Securities of Philip Morris International Inc.
Liability and disclaimers
If anyone brings a claim against us related to your actions or contributions, you will indemnify and hold us harmless from and against all damages, losses, and expenses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) related to such claim.
To the fullest extent permitted under applicable law, you understand and agree that we shall not 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 our social media sites. 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.
Law and jurisdiction
Our social media sites have been designed to comply with the laws of Switzerland. The businesses conducted by the subsidiaries of Philip Morris International, Inc. operate in various countries throughout the world and comply with the laws of the particular jurisdictions in which they operate. If any material on our social media sites, or your use of our social media sites, is contrary to the laws of the place where you are when you access it, those social media sites are not intended for you, and we ask you not to use our social media sites. You are responsible for informing yourself of the laws of your jurisdiction and complying with them.