Watch&Jewellery LLC Privacy Statement

About Us

This watchj.com website and our mobile applications and mobile websites (“the Platforms”) are owned and operated by Watch&Jewellery LLC, whose principal office is at P.O.Box: 90793 , DUBAI, Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 3 Sunset Mall, Office 8. and explains how we use personal information that we may obtain about you.


How this Privacy Statement applies

By visiting our Platforms or using any of our products or services, you agree and consent to your personal information being used and disclosed in the manner set out in this Privacy Statement. In certain countries, we will not collect personal information from you unless you have specifically agreed or consented to us doing so (for example through your acceptance of this Privacy Statement or via an electronic tick-box or other similar measures as required by local privacy and data protection laws).

You do not have to provide your personal information to us, but if you do not provide certain information we will only be able to provide limited products and services to you.


The personal information that we collect

When you use our Platforms, certain information is collected by us automatically such as your browser type and IP address (which is a series of numbers identifying your internet connection). These may be through the use of cookies (see "Cookies" below) or analytics services (see "Aggregate data, data analytics and social media functionality" below.

We may collect personal data directly from you when you use our Platforms, contact us by telephone, by email.

We will combine the information that we collect automatically from you with any other information that you collect directly from you or about you.

We also collect and store certain personal information as set out below.


Using the Platforms

  1. when you register an account with us we collect - title, first name, surname, frequent flyer number (if any), date of birth (if required), phone number, email address;
  2. when you add loosen watches in STOLEN – we collect the same information as when you register an account with us, plus in addition we collect scan or photocopy of: documents certifying the right of possession of the watch (checks, invoices, warranty cards and others), documents certifying the loss of watches (reports, statements, etc.) certified by your country's law enforcement agencies;

From time to time we may update the methods of collection and data fields above. Where there are significant changes we will find a way to notify you, in accordance with the section "Notification of changes to this Privacy Statement" below.


How we use personal information?

We use the information provided in the following ways:

  • To fulfil our agreement with you and/or dealing with your;

  • To register you with our Platforms and administer our Platforms’ products or services where you have registered to receive these. You can unsubscribe from these Platform products or services at any time (see Choice/Opt-out below);

  • To administer any contest, competition, prize draw or your acceptance of any other promotional offer you may enter, and notify winners, as more fully set out in the applicable terms and conditions;

  • To personalise the look and feel of our Platforms and our communications with you, so as to align with preferences you may have told us about or which we have inferred from your use of our Platforms, market research and, (where you have agreed to this) via social media and networks;

  • To answer any queries which you may send to us by email or other forms of communication, and we may keep a record of these contacts including call recordings (to the extent permitted by applicable law);

  • In order to conduct customer satisfaction surveys and improve the products and services we offer or create new products and services;

  • To protect our property, rights, and interests as well as the property, rights, and interests of other persons;

  • For legal purposes, such as to respond to a valid legal subpoena or regulatory order;

  • For crime prevention and detection;

  • For direct marketing purposes, as set out in detail below in the section "How do we use your personal information for marketing purposes?; and

  • As you may authorise or consent to additionally from time to time.


What sensitive personal data might you require or hold?

Sensitive personal data includes data about an individual's health and religion and other categories of personal data which are closely protected. We do not generally collect this information from you, but where we do, we seek to minimise the collection and use of it.


How do we use your personal information for marketing purposes?

Where you have indicated you would like to receive updates from us:

  • we may send marketing to you to tell you about developments in the products and services available through our Platforms and those of our carefully selected partners (provided that we will communicate these to you in conjunction with our own marketing);

  • where we are able to determine or you have indicated to us that you would like to receive it, other third parties may also send you marketing or updates relating to their products or services; and

  • we will use your personal preferences which you have told us about, which we have derived from Cookies (see our Cookies Policy) and/or which we have inferred from your service usage (see Aggregate data, data analytics and social media functionality below) or market research. We will use this information to tailor the advertising and communications that you receive to be those of the most relevance and interest to you.

You can also unsubscribe from receiving certain electronic messages (see "Withdrawing your consent" below).


To whom do we disclose your personal information?

We may disclose information about you as follows:

  • To our third party service providers and processors, as set out below;
  • To third party advertising and social media platforms to provide advertising and the information requested by social media platforms to deliver the user's requested functionality;
  • We may also disclose your personal information as permitted or required by law. For example, we will disclose personal information to those governmental bodies who have authority to obtain it, in order to comply with a warrant or subpoena issued by a court of competent jurisdiction, and to comply with record production requirements;
  • In the event of a sale of all or substantially all of the assets of Watch&Jewellery LLC, sale or transfer of the business, such Emirates Group member may transfer personal information in its control to a third party purchaser that agrees to use personal information for the same reasons identified in this Privacy Statement;
  • to anyone to whom we transfer or may transfer our rights and duties under our agreement with you;
  • your friend, if you make a "refer a friend" request or similar;
  • to customs and/or immigration departments or other regulatory authorities in your country of departure and/or destination (or countries you transit through or overfly during your journey) in order to comply with the law in those countries;
  • if we have a duty to do so or if the law allows us to do so; and
  • to our employees and agents to do any of the above on our behalf, now or in the future.


Working with other service providers

For operational reasons, we transfer personal information to service providers who help us manage our systems and processes, and to deliver our products or services to users. These may include: our data warehouse and customer relationship management center, marketing organizations (who may provide support for marketing and promotional communications); internet service providers who administer our Platforms and provide internet services and host our facilities; IT service providers, and consumer research companies that assist us with understanding consumer interests by conducting surveys. We have implemented safeguards to ensure that our service providers treat personal information in a way that is consistent with the terms of this Privacy Statement and applicable laws, and that it is not used except to fulfil products or services to us or where we believe it is necessary for a legitimate reason connected with the products or services we offer, or as set out in the "What sensitive personal data might you require or hold?" section above.

These service providers may be located in your country, countries in the European Economic Area, in the United Arab Emirates or elsewhere in the world. Different privacy laws may apply in these countries See further detail in our "Transfer of Personal Information" section below.

For people resident in Australia, your data may be transferred to the UAE, and the UK and where our servers are located from time to time, along with where you are travelling to or from or as required by law.


Retention

We keep records for as long as required to provide the other relevant products or services anticipated by this Privacy Policy, including keeping you up-to-date with our marketing, and where we are required to by law or for records purposes. We also retain your information to make your future interactions with us convenient and to personalize the products, services and communications with you.


Consent

By choosing to provide us with your personal information you are consenting to its use in accordance with the principles outlined in this Privacy Statement and as outlined at the time you are asked to provide any personal information. We may contact you by phone, email, SMS and mobile device messages or notifications (and gaining your consent where we are required to do so) in order to provide you with updates pertaining to our products or services as well as information about additional offers, products, services or events that we believe may be of interest to you.


Withdrawing your consent

You do not have to provide us with your personal information. However, if you choose not to provide certain personal information we request and/or require or consent to its use and disclosure, you will still be able to visit our Platforms but you may be unable to access certain options, products or services.

All marketing communications we send to you will provide you with a way to withdraw your consent to future marketing. If you no longer wish to receive promotional materials you may opt-out of receiving these communications by clicking here or changing your account settings, this will remove you from Watch&Jewellery LLC marketing lists.

To opt out of mobile device messages or notifications from Watch&Jewellery LLC applications go into “settings” on your device and turn off notifications for the relevant Emirates application.

Be aware that if you unsubscribe completely from our marketing communications we may be unable to notify you of tailored offers to meet your needs.

Please note that if you unsubscribe from marketing communications you will still receive operational and service messages from us regarding responses to your enquiries made to us, and that we may hold your details on a suppression list so we don't send you marketing communications in the future.

You also have the ability to change your cookie settings to block certain types of cookie - this is explained in more detail in our Cookie Policy.


Security

We will take appropriate steps to protect the personal information you share with us. We have implemented technology and security features to safeguard the privacy of your personal information. We invest significant resources to protect your personal information, from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. However, no internet-based site can be 100% secure and we cannot be held responsible for unauthorized or unintended access that is beyond our control.


Protecting your details and protecting yourself against internet fraud

Be aware of "Phishing", which is where someone tries to represent themselves as someone else to gain information from you - always check whether emails from any sender are actually from them, and if in doubt, go directly to their website and do not click on links in emails, as these may take you to "clone" websites which use your information illegally.


Aggregate data, data analytics and social media functionality

We may aggregate personal information and remove any identifying elements in order to analyse patterns and improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to analyse Platform use, to improve our content and product offerings, and to customize our Platforms’ content, layout, products and services, and we may appoint third parties to do this on our behalf, as set out above.

We gather certain usage information like the number and frequency of visitors to our Platforms. This information may include which webpage you just came from, which webpage you next go to, what browser you are using, your device and your IP address. We only use such data in the aggregate. This collective data helps us to determine how much our customers use parts of our Platforms, and do research on our users’ demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand and serve you.

If you use buttons on our Platforms linked to social media or similar sites (for example "Like" and/or "Share" buttons), content from our Platforms may be sent back to that other website or service and, depending on your privacy settings, may be privately or publicly visible (for example to friends, followers or generally to anyone who has access to your profile page).


Cookies and other tracking technologies

A “cookie” is a small computer file which is downloaded to your device. It collects information as to how you navigate our Platforms and the internet, and helps us provide better Platform services to you and tailor certain content. For more information on how we use cookies please read our Cookie Policy, where you can also find information so you can delete cookies or block certain types of cookie. You should note that this may have an impact on our ability to provide the Platform services to you.

See also our section on "Aggregate data, data analytics and social media functionality" above.


Do Not Track

Currently, our systems do not honour browser do-not-track requests; you may delete cookies and other tracking technologies using the processes specified in our Cookie Policy.


California Shine the Light Disclosure

We may share your information with carefully selected third parties for the third party’s own marketing purposes. If you are a California resident, you may contact us once per year to request the name of that third party(ies) and the categories of information shared about you. To do so, please send a request to us as set out below with valid proof of California residency. Please note that it may take up to 30 days to process your request.


Links

Our Platforms may contain links to other web sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of web sites not operated by us or an entity in the "Emirates Group". We encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by our Platforms.


Correction/updating of personal information

If your personally identifiable information changes or is inaccurate, or if you no longer desire our service, we will provide a way to correct, update or suppress your personal information provided to us. If you are concerned that any of the information we hold about you is incorrect please contact us. These rights are without prejudice to any legal rights you may have in applicable laws, including your right to object to certain processing of data.


Access to your personal information

You may have the right to receive a copy of personal information we keep about you, including the sources of the data, the purposes and methods of processing, any electronic decision-making and the entities with whom we share your data. We will endeavour to provide the information you require within a reasonable time. There may be a small monetary charge for some requests, depending on the information requested, to the extent permitted by applicable law.