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Data protection

Data protection at a glance


The following gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal information is all data with which you could be personally identified. You can find detailed information on data protection in our privacy policy below.

 


Data collection on our website


Who is responsible for collecting data on this website?

The data collected on this site is processed by the site operator. The contact details of the Company can be found in the mandatory legal notices of the website.

 

How do we collect your data?

Some data is collected when you provide it to us. This can be, for example, data you enter on a contact form. Other data is collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are mainly technical data such as the browser and the operating system you are using when you access this page. This data is collected automatically as soon as you access our website.

 

What are your data used for?

Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the site. Other data can be used to analyse how visitors use the site.

 

What are your rights regarding your data?

You always have the right to request free information about your stored data, its origin, recipients and the purpose of its collection. You also have the right to request that the data be corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time at the address indicated in the legal notice if you have further questions regarding the protection of privacy and data.

 


Analysis Tools and Third-Party Tools


During your visit to our website, a statistical analysis may be carried out on your surfing behaviour. This mainly happens with the help of cookies and analysis tools. The analysis of your surfing behaviour is generally anonymous, meaning that we will not be able to identify you from this data. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in the following privacy policy.

 

You can object to this analysis. We will inform you below on how to exercise your options in this regard.

 


Data protection in detail


Your personal details

 

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your data confidentially and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy. If you use this website, various personal data will be collected. Personal information is all data with which you could be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and how we use it. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens. Please note that data transmitted over the Internet (e.g. by email) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data against access by third parties is not possible.

 

The data controller on this website is:

 

Initium Watches Holding SA, Sous-la-Velle 14, 2340 Le Noirmont, Switzerland

Telephone: +41 32 953 10 87

Email: info@initium.ch

 

The person responsible is the natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).

 

Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data

 

You can revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email is sufficient to make this request. Data processed before receipt of your request may still be subject to legal processing. The right to lodge a complaint remains with the regulatory authorities. In the event of a violation of data protection legislation, the data subject may lodge a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters relating to data protection legislation is the Data Protection and Transparency Officer Jura Neuchâtel. His contact details can be found at the following address: https://www.ppdt-june.ch/

 

Right to Data Portability

 

You have the right to obtain that the data which we process on the basis of your consent or in the framework of the execution of a contract is automatically delivered to you or to a third party in a standard format, readable by a machine. If you need a direct transfer of data to another manager, this will only be done to the extent that it is technically possible.

 

SSL or TLS Encryption

 

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as inquiries that you send to us as the site operator. You may recognise an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock icon appears in the address bar of your browser. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

 

Information, Blocking, Deletion

 

In accordance with the law, you have the right to receive, at any time and free of charge, information on your registered personal data as well as on their origin, recipient and the purpose for which they were processed. You also have the right to have this data rectified, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time at the address indicated in our legal notice if you have any other questions on the subject of personal data.

 

Objection to Promotional Emails

 

We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published under the legal notices relating to the sending of promotional and information material not expressly requested. The site operator reserves the right to take specific legal action in the event of receipt of unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam.

 


Data collection on our website


1. Cookies

 

Some of our web pages use cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are “session cookies”.They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in the memory of your terminal until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognise your browser the next time you visit the site. You can configure your browser to notify you of the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or decline a cookie. You can also configure your browser to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always refuse them, or to automatically delete them when you close your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website. Cookies that are necessary to enable electronic communications or to provide certain functions that you wish to use (such as the shopping cart) are stored in accordance with Art. 6, paragraph 1, letter f, of the ODSGVO. The site operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies in order to ensure an optimised service and free from technical errors. If other cookies (such as those used to analyse your surfing behaviour) are also stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

 

2. Server log files

 

The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in “server log files”. These are:

 

-  Browser type and browser version

- Operating system used

- referrer URL

- Hostname of the accessing computer

- Time of the server request

-  IP address

 

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data for the execution of a contract or for measures prior to a contract.

 

3. Contact form

 

If you send us questions through the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you provide to us, to answer your question and act on your request. We do not share this information with third parties. Therefore, we will only process the data you enter in the contact form with your consent, in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (a) DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient. Data processed before receipt of your request may still be subject to legal processing. We will keep the data you provide on the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent to its storage or the purpose of its storage is no longer relevant. This provision does not affect mandatory legal provisions, in particular those concerning mandatory data retention periods.

 


Social Networks


The content of our pages can be shared on other social networks such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+. Our users can share the content of this page on social networks without their providers creating profiles of user surfing behaviour.

 

Plugins Facebook

 

Our website includes plugins for the social network Facebook, Facebook Inc, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. Facebook plugins can be recognised by the Facebook logo or the Like button on our site. When you visit our site, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established via the plugin. This allows Facebook to receive information about the visits you have made to our site from your IP address.If you click on the Facebook “Like” button when you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our site to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate visits to our site with your user account. Please note that as the operator of this site, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted to Facebook or of how Facebook uses this data.

 

For more information, please see Facebook’s privacy policy at https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our site with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.

 

Plugin Twitter

 

The functions of the Twitter service have been integrated into our website and app. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc, 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. When you use Twitter and the “Retweet” function, the websites you visit are connected to your Twitter account and communicated to other users.In doing so, the data will also be transferred to Twitter. We draw your attention to the fact that as the provider of these pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or of the use that will be made of it by Twitter.

 

For more information on Twitter’s privacy policy, please visit https://twitter.com/privacy. Your privacy preferences with Twitter can be changed in your account settings at https://twitter.com/account/settings.

 

Google+ Plugin

 

Our pages use Google+ functions. It is operated by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Collection and Disclosure of Information: The Google +1 button allows you to post information worldwide. Through the Google+ button, you and other users can receive personalised content from Google and our partners. Google records both the fact that you have more than one piece of content and information about the page you were viewing when you clicked +1. Your +1 may be displayed together with your profile name and photo in Google services, for example in search results or in your Google profile, or in other places on websites and in advertisements on the Internet. Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google+ button, you need a public and globally visible Google profile which must contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name is used by all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace a different name than the one you used to share content through your Google Account. The identity of your Google profile may be shown to users who know your email address or other identifying information. Use of data collected: In addition to the uses mentioned above, the information you provide is used in accordance with the applicable Google data protection regulations. Google may publish summary statistics on +1 user activity or share them with users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or affiliate websites.

 

Plugin Instagram

 

Our website contains the functions of the Instagram service. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can click on the Instagram button to link the content of our pages to your Instagram profile.This means that Instagram can associate visits to our pages with your user account. As the provider of this website, we expressly draw your attention to the fact that we do not receive any information about the content of the data transmitted or their use by Instagram.

 

For more information, see the Instagram Privacy Policy: https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.

 

Plugin LinkedIn

 

Our site uses functions of the LinkedIn network. The service is provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time you access one of our pages containing LinkedIn functionality, your browser establishes a direct connection to the LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our web pages from your IP address. If you use the LinkedIn “Recommend” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, it is possible for LinkedIn to associate your visit to our site with your user account. We draw your attention to the fact that as the provider of these pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or of the use that will be made of it by LinkedIn.

 

For more information, see the LinkedIn privacy policy at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

 

YouTube

 

Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed of the pages you have visited. If you are logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your surfing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent it by logging out of your YouTube account. YouTube is used to make our website attractive. This constitutes a justified interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

 

Further information on the processing of user data can be found in YouTube’s data protection declaration under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

 

Google Web Fonts

 

For a consistent representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. For this, your browser must establish a direct connection with the Google servers. Google is thus informed that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our site. This constitutes a justified interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

 

Further information on the processing of user data can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

 

Google Analytics

 

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service. It is operated by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These are text files which are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimise both its website and its advertising.

 

Anonymisation IP

 

We have activated the IP anonymisation function on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the European Economic Area agreement before being transmitted to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services regarding the website activity, and the use of the Internet for the site operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data held by Google.

 

Plugin Navigator

 

You can prevent these cookies from being saved by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we would like to point out that this may mean that you will not be able to take full advantage of the functionality of this website. You can also object to the data generated by cookies concerning your use of the site (including your IP address) from being transmitted to Google, as well as to the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the plugin from browser available on the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl.

 

Objection to data collection. You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents the collection of your data during your future visits to this site: Click here (link which allows you to do so) to deactivate Google Analytics. For more information on how Google Analytics handles user data, see Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl Outsourced data processing.

 

Collection of Demographic Data by Google Analytics

 

This site uses demographics from Google Analytics. This allows reports to be generated that contain statements about the age, gender and interests of site visitors. This data comes from Google’s interest-based advertising and third-party visitor data. These collected data cannot be attributed to a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time by modifying the ad settings in your Google account, or you can prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section “Refusal of data collection”.

 


Sending Newsletters


If you would like to receive our newsletter, we need a valid email address. No additional data is collected, except on a voluntary basis. We only use this data to send information about the activities and offers of companies owned by Initium Watches Holding SA. Your data is only accessible to companies owned, including partially, by Initium Watches Holding SA. They are not passed on to third parties. Therefore, we will only process the data you enter in the contact form with your consent, in accordance with Art.6 (1) (a) DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time to the storage of your data and your email address as well as their use for sending the newsletter, for example by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link from the newsletter. Data processed before receipt of your request may still be the subject of legal processing. The data provided when subscribing to the newsletter will be used for the distribution of the newsletter until you unsubscribe from your subscription, and this data is deleted.

 

MailChimp

 

This site uses MailChimp services to send newsletters as well as to send you all types of transactional emails (reservation, purchase, order, etc.) This service is provided by Rocket Science Group LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA. MailChimp is a service that organises and analyses the distribution of newsletters or transactional emails. If you provide data (for example your email or physical address, your first and last name, your date of birth, etc.) to subscribe to our newsletter or make purchases or reservations through our website, they will be stored on MailChimp’s servers in the United States. MailChimp is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. The Privacy Shield is an agreement between the European Union (EU) and the United States to ensure that European privacy standards are met in the United States.

 

We use MailChimp to analyse our newsletter campaigns. When you open an email sent by MailChimp, a file included in the email (called a web pixel) connects to MailChimp’s servers in the United States. This allows us to determine whether a newsletter message has been opened and which links you click. In addition, technical information is collected (for example, time of retrieval, IP address, browser type and operating system). This information cannot be assigned to a specific recipient. They are used exclusively for the statistical analysis of our newsletter campaigns. The results of this analysis can be used to better tailor future newsletters to your interests. If you do not want your use of the newsletter to be analysed by MailChimp, you will need to unsubscribe from the newsletter. For this purpose, we provide a link in every newsletter we send. You can also unsubscribe from the newsletter directly on the site. 

 

Data processing is based on Art. 6 (1) (a) DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time by unsubscribing from the newsletter. Data processed before receipt of your request may still be the subject of legal processing. The data provided when subscribing to the newsletter will be used for newsletter distribution until you unsubscribe from your subscription and this data is deleted from our servers and those of MailChimp. Data that we have stored for other purposes (for example, email addresses for the member’s area) is not affected. For more details, see MailChimp’s privacy policy at https://mailchimp.com/legal/terms/.


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