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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. We want to be transparent with you on what personal data we collect, why we collect it, and what we do with it. Moreover, we want you to know your rights regarding these personal data. Therefore, we strongly recommend you to read this privacy policy and if you have any questions, please contact us. 

Definitions

 

The following definitions will help you to understand this privacy policy:


“We”, “Our”, “Us”, refers to Scot. Watch Co. Ltd. trading as Scotland Watch Company, with its head office based in Edinburgh, UK. 
“You”, “Your” refers to a website visitor.
“Personal data” refers to any information which identifies you as an individual (directly or indirectly).
“Website”: refers to www.scotlandwatchco.scot as well as all webpages, platforms, interactive features, applications, widgets, blogs, social networks, social network tabs, or other offerings that post a link to this Privacy Policy, are subject to this Privacy Policy.

 

 

What information (including personal data) do we collect about you and why?
 
Information you give us

 

We collect, store and process all the information you enter on our websites or provide to us in any other way.
We may collect your first name, last name, phone number, e-mail address, address, organization, industry, and function to be able to send our newsletter in a personalized manner. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take full advantage of all our services.

 

Automatic Information

 

When you visit our website or receive a newsletter from us, we collect information via cookies and other techniques.
Cookies are small, simple text files that save your computer or mobile device when you visit our website. The other techniques we use are JavaScript and web beacons. These are standard internet techniques out there along with cookies to ensure that a system can collect information, can store this in small, simple text files (cookies) and then can send.
We collect the following information (this list is not exhaustive): Internet Protocol (IP) Address; Browser type and Version; Geolocation; Clicking-behaviour.
We collect this information for functional and analytical purposes.

 

  • Functional cookies help us to provide you a website that is user-friendly. These cookies allow us to remember your browser settings, so you can view our website optimally.

  • Analytical cookies are used to optimize our website experience. It collects information on your behaviour on our website. For example, on which page of our website you are, for how long you visit that page, etc.
    If you don’t want us to collect this information you can change your browser settings accordingly and our website will stop collecting this information. However, we want to remind you that if you do not want to use cookies, we, unfortunately, cannot guarantee that our website is working properly.

 

 

How are we processing your personal data?
 
Requests for information

 

When you contact us with a request for information, your personal data will be used to give a fitting and accurate answer. 
When processing for this purpose, we use consent as the legal base. Should you wish to have your inquiry and other personal data removed from our systems, please send an email to hello@scotlandwatchco.scot

 

Mailing list

 

We might contact you to inform you of relevant developments or innovations or potential events that might be interesting to you.
When processing for this purpose, we use the following legal base:
“Consent” – When you have requested access to our mailing list, or
“Legitimate interest” – When you are an existing customer or we have another existing relationship with you.
At any time, you can easily opt-out of this communication by using the unsubscribe link included in every email.
We use Mailchimp to manage this activity.

 

Is your data transferred to third parties?

 

Except for the internal cases stated above, we never transfer personal data to third parties, unless this is a legal requirement or you have given explicit consent.
We are using Google Analytics, Facebook Pixel and other common internet tools to improve our website experience and online marketing efforts.

 

Is your data transferred to other countries?

 

Scotland Watch Company is running the website using a US based website provider therefore the website servers are in America. Whenever this is not the case, appropriate measures have been taken in order to ensure the safeguarding of your data.

 

How long do we keep your personal data?

 

We keep personal data about you only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or as required under any contract or by applicable law.

Your rights regarding your personal data

 

Once you have provided us with your data, either actively or automatically, you will have the right to:

 

  • Request access to the personal data we have from you;

  • Request a rectification, erasure, restriction of processing of your personal data;

  • Object to processing;

  • Data portability (meaning to request your data to be transferred to another organization in machine-readable standard format);

  • File a complaint with a supervisory authority.
    To exercise your rights, you may contact us at hello@scotlandwatchco.scot

 

We commit to protecting your personal data

 

We are committed to protecting the security and confidentiality of your personal data. We use appropriate technical and organizational measures in such a manner that processing will meet the requirements of the laws of the United Kingdom and ensure the protection of your rights. Accounts require a username and password to log in.

 

What happens if the Privacy Policy changes?

 

We may change this privacy policy at any time and from time to time. All updates and amendments are effective immediately upon notice, which we may give by any means, including, but not limited to, by posting a revised version of this Privacy Policy or other notice on the Website. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy to stay informed of changes that may affect you, as your continued use of the Website signifies your continuing consent to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

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