GDPR and Privacy Statement

Buyers of Product from the Boutique Watch Shop

The General Data Protection Regulations, introduced in May 2018, gives certain rights to buyers visiting stores belonging to Shopify merchant’s certain rights. These include the right to request:

  •  Deletion (erasure​) of their personal data
  • Correction (rectification)of their data
  •  Access to their data
  •  An export of their data in a common (​portable)format

The Boutique Watch Shop (BWS) is a merchant operating inside the Shopify Internet platform and conforms fully to the GDP Regulations

What data does the GDPR apply to?

The GDP Regulations generally applies to the collection and processing of personal data. Under the GDP Regulations, personal data means any information relating to a Boutique Watch Shop customer, such as:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Identification number
  • Location data

Where the Boutique Watch Shop keeps personal data, it does so in a secure environment and uses the information purely for its own business purposes, it does not provide the data to any third-party organisations. 

If a customer of the BWS wants to access personal data held by the company or have it deleted or subsequently amended it should send an email to: boutiquewatchshop@btinternet.comrequesting the same. 

Each request received will be actioned within 7 days of receipt and an email confirmation that the action has been undertaken will be returned to that effect. 

WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?

When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.
When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

Email marketing (if applicable): With your express permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.

CONSENT

How do you get my consent?

When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use of your information, at any time, by contacting us at boutiquewatchshop@btinternet.com 

DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so.

SHOPIFY

Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.

Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall. Shopify is responsible for ensuring that their activity in respect of your data is in compliance with the GDP Regulations. 

Payment

If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Shopify stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted.

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service (https://www.shopify.com/legal/terms) or Privacy Statement (https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy).

THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

The Boutique Watch Shop does not utilise any third-party services other than Shopify and bona-fide debit and credit card providers.

SECURITY

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption.  Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.

COOKIES

Here is a list of cookies that Spotify use in delivering their service to the Boutique Watch Shop. We’ve listed them here so you that you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.

session_id, unique token, sessional, Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).

shopify_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits

shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, Stores information about the contents of your cart.

secure_session_id, unique token, sessional storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access. 

AGE OF CONSENT

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your Country of residence, or, in the case of the USA, that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at boutiquewatchshop@btinternet.com