Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which about-timepieces.com collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by about-timepieces.com.

Who we are

About-Timepieces are the Data Controller and are based in Edinburgh, Scotland. The blog and review website offers information to users and subscribers about watches, timepieces and related products. About-timepieces can be contacted at any time by emailing admin@about-timepieces.com. We aim to respond to all enquiries within 24 hours or receipt.

Personal identification information

We collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways in connection with activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. This includes names and email addresses, as well as any information deemed reasonably required during use of the Site.

Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

About-timepieces.com do not access or process any Personal identification information. No third parties are permitted access to your personal identification.

Non-personal identification information

We collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connecting to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilised, and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site uses “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies; however, you can modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. Doing so may mean that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. Encryption and anonymisation techniques are deployed before this information is shared.

At no time will User data be transferred outside of the EEA.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once Useres have used these links to leave our site, they should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which Users provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Users should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Direct Marketing

We will not send Users any emails, or contact them regarding any events or promotional activities unless explicit consent has permitted us to do so. We will send you new reviews that are posted to the Site, only if you have subscribed to receive them and you can opt-out at any time.

Compensation

If Users believe they have suffered material or non-material damage as a result of an infringement of their rights as a Data Subject, they have the right to receive compensation from the controller or processor for the damage suffered. Users may lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority and we will liaise with them fully to resolve the complaint.

Changes to this privacy policy

About-timepieces.com has the sole discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, Users signify their acceptance of this policy. If Users do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed as acceptance of those changes.