PRIVACY POLICY

Century Time Gems Ltd, Zihlstrasse 50, 2560 Nidau, Switzerland (“CENTURY”) takes the security and privacy of your personal information very seriously. This policy together with CENTURY’s Terms of Use sets out the basis on which CENTURY will process any personal data obtained as a result of your use of the website www.century.com (“the Website”) or provided by you by any other means and explains what cookies we use.

All processing of your personal data will be in accordance with the applicable data protection legislation for the purposes for which the information was submitted. Please read the following carefully to understand CENTURY’s views and practices regarding your personal data and how CENTURY may use cookies.

Information collected by CENTURY

CENTURY may collect and process the following information and data about you:

Information provided by filling in forms on the Website including information provided at the time of registering to use the Website, subscribing to CENTURY’s services, posting material or requesting other services. CENTURY may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by CENTURY or when you report a problem with the Website.
If you contact CENTURY or its affiliates or subsidiaries by email, telephone or any other means, CENTURY may keep a record of that correspondence.
CENTURY may also ask you to complete surveys that will be used for research purposes, although you are not required to do so.
Details of your visits to the Website, including but not limited to traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for CENTURY’s own purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access. Please see the section below regarding cookies for more information about CENTURY’s use of cookies.

Transmission and storage of personal data

Please note that the transmission of information via the Internet is not under CENTURY’s control and is not completely secure. Although CENTURY will use reasonable efforts to protect your personal data, CENTURY cannot guarantee the security of your personal data transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk.

Once CENTURY has received your information, CENTURY will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access. Personal data that CENTURY collects from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a location in Switzerland or another location inside or outside Switzerland or the EU.

All information you provide is stored on secure servers. Where CENTURY has given you (or where you have chosen) a password that enables you to access certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. Do not share any passwords with anyone.

Uses made of the information

CENTURY uses information and data held about you in the following ways:

To ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
To provide you with information, products or services that you request from CENTURY or that CENTURY feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
To carry out CENTURY’s obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and CENTURY.
To allow you to participate in interactive features of CENTURY’s services, when you choose to do so.

To notify you about changes to CENTURY’s services.

If you are an existing customer, CENTURY will only contact you with information about goods and services similar to those that were the subject of a previous sale to you. If you are a new customer, and where CENTURY permits selected third parties to use your personal data, you will be contacted by electronic means or by mail only if you have consented to this.

CENTURY may also share non-personal, non-individual statistics or demographic information in aggregate form with marketing partners, advertisers or other third-parties for research purposes. All this information is anonymous.

Through your use of the Website, CENTURY may also gather certain information about your use of the Website that does not identify you individually. Generally, this information is collected through “traffic data.” CENTURY may collect and store such information (e.g. IP-address, hostname of your computer, browser information and reference site domain name) automatically whenever you interact with the Website. CENTURY may also collect information regarding customer traffic patterns and site usage. This information does not, however, contain anything that can personally identify you; it is used to analyse and improve the Website and to provide customers with a fulfilling Internet experience. Please also see the section below regarding cookies for more information.

Disclosure of your information

CENTURY may disclose your personal information to its affiliates or subsidiaries, which may be located inside or outside of Switzerland or the EU.

CENTURY may also disclose your personal information with third parties who help CENTURY to administer the Website or to provide the services you are requesting. These third parties must at all times provide the same levels of security for your personal information as CENTURY. In the event that CENTURY sells or buys any business or other assets your personal data may be disclosed to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

CENTURLY may disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with legal obligations, or in order to enforce or apply CENTURY’s Terms of Use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of CENTURY, its affiliates and subsidiaries, the customers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Your rights regarding personal data

Before collecting your personal data CENTURY will inform you if use or disclosure of your personal data for such purposes is intended. You have the right to ask CENTURY not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms CENTURY uses to collect your data.

Furthermore, you may ask CENTURY to correct or delete personal data collected about you by sending a written request to the following address: Century Time Gems Ltd. Zihlstrasse 50, 2560 Nidau, Switzerland (email: info@century.com).

Links to other websites

The Website may contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that they have their own privacy policies and that CENTURY does not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Use of Cookies and Spyware

CENTURY never uses or installs spyware on your computer, nor does CENTURY use by other means spyware to retrieve information from your computer.

Like many websites, CENTURY uses “cookies”, which are files saved on your computer’s hard drive by your browser and used to collect and store certain information about you. The following kinds of Cookies may be used in connection with the Website:

Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are required for the operation of the Website and for you to be able to complete services you ask for (e.g. cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the Website).
Functional cookies. These cookies record information about choices you make on the Website, such as your user name, language or the region you are in. This permits to personalize your visit to the Website.
Performance cookies. These “analytical” cookies allow to collect information about how visitors use the Website (e.g. to count visitors and to see how visitors move around the Website). They record your visit of the Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. These cookies do not collect information that identifies you. All information is anonymous.
Social media cookies. These cookies set by the social media platforms and allow you to share Website content with social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram). CENTURY has no control over these cookies.
Advertisement cookies. These cookies deliver tailor-made advertisements to you on third party websites based on your interests in CENTURY’s products and services manifested during your visit on our Website. These cookies do not collect information that identifies you. All information is anonymous.
Most browsers accept cookies automatically but allow you to disable them. The help menu on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies all together. You can also disable or delete cookies you have previously accepted if you wish to. If you set your browser to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access parts of the Website.

Changes to the privacy policy

CENTURY may at any time revise this Privacy Policy by updating this posting. You are legally bound by any such revision. Therefore, you should periodically visit this page to review the currently applicable Privacy Policy.

Contact

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to contact Century Time Gems Ltd. Zihlstrasse 50, 2560 Nidau, Switzerland (email: info@century.com)