Your personal data & privacy
If you trust us with your personal data, we guarantee to honour that trust. We don’t sell or otherwise pass on any personal information you provide us with. We don’t trouble you with marketing emailings, unless you have specifically opted-in for our newsletter. And even then, we will only do so occasionally. By giving us your email address you won’t be deluged by junk mails from us or from anyone else through us.
We comply with standard principles of data protection, that is to say the data must be:
1. fairly and lawfully processed;
2. processed for limited purposes;
3. adequate, relevant and not excessive;
5. not kept longer than necessary;
6. processed in accordance with the data subject’s rights;
8. not transferred to countries without adequate protection.
Registration on CityWatches.co.uk is optional. A user can shop without going through the registration process by clicking on the ‘Buy Now’ Express checkout button. If the user chooses to checkout by using the shopping cart steps, an account will be automatically created for the user using which the user can avail of some of the features (e.g. view order history).
We request information from the user on our order forms. Here a user must provide contact information (like name and shipping address). We do not ask for your billing information like Credit Cards etc. Our payments are processed by PayPal, and PayPal does not provide us with your Credit Card information. This information is used for billing purposes and to fill customer’s orders. If we have trouble processing an order, this contact information is used to get in touch with the user.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer containing information about the user. Cookies are used throughout our sites for enhancement of the user experience. Some parts of our site may not work without cookies turned on, other parts will function as normal.
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track users’ movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
We use outside shipping companies to ship orders, and a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.
We partner with another party to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we may share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services (For e.g. shipping by FedEx or UPS). These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that CityWatches.co.uk is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.
If a user wishes to subscribe to our newsletters, we ask for contact information such as email address.
Tell A Friend
If a user elects to use our referral services for informing a friend about our site, we ask them for the friend’s name and email address. CityWatches.co.uk will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the site. We store this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email.
CityWatches.co.uk takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and off-line by our practices as well as Singapore law.
We do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our users’ information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices.
If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can send an email to us. . However, we reserve the right not to reveal detailed information about our security measures, since this might itself compromise our security.
We send all new members a welcoming email to verify password and username. Established members will occasionally receive information on products, services, special deals, and a newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we present these as optional types of communications.
Correction/Updating Personal Information:
If a user’s personally identifiable information changes (such as your zip code), or if a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove that user’s personal data provided to us. This can usually be done at the member information page.