SHARK has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. We collect certain types of information about the visitors and customers via this website, you should fully understand our policies surrounding the collection and the use of information.
1. PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED
SHARK and shark-watch.com offers a variety of service that are collectively referred to as the “Service”. SHARK and shark-watch.com collect information from individuals who visit this website (“visitors”).
When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your email address basically. And you may complete your information in profile fields after registering successfully , the profile fields includes but not limit to your name, country, city, gender, age, watch case size, favor colors, birthday, method to buy or other details to help us know you better. We use this data to tailor our visitor’s experience at our site, showing them content that we think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences.
Visitors can voluntarily subscribe to our newsletter by entering the email address. We will sent the brand update, newest events and the monthly theme email to the subscribers. Visitors may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.
Sometimes SHARK and shark-watch.com posts optional surveys in which we ask visitors for demographic information (like their age, or income level). This allows us to better target our content to our audience. We use contact data from our surveys to send the user information about our SHARK. The customer’s contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary. Visitors may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below. You do not have to answer these surveys or all the fields in surveys. If we are asking for optional information, we will mark the required information with an asterisk (*) so you know the unmarked fields are optional and you can skip them if you want. We use the aggregated demographic information to improve the product and service, and as advertisements guideline.
D. Contest and Sweepstakes
SHARK sometimes holds contest and sweepstakes in which we ask for some contact information like the email address, the demographic information like the age, gender and job, and customized information like preferred colors, preferred watch case size. In some case visitors may be asked to fill out a brief survey or upload a photo, which are not limited, to exchange for allowing such visitor to enter the contest or sweepstakes. As per the survey, If we are asking for optional information, we will mark the required information with an asterisk (*) so you know the unmarked fields are optional and you can skip them if you want. We use contact data from our contests to send Visitors information about our SHARK. The customer’s contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary and to notify you if you are a winner. Visitors may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below. Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site. We use this data to tailor our visitor’s experience at our site, showing them content that we think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences. Any sweepstakes and other contests will be subject to special rules which will be identified on this website.
E. Other Information
a. Website Navigational Information
As you navigate the www.shark-watch.com web site, we may also collect information through the use of commonly used information-gathering tools, such as cookies and web beacons (“Website Navigational Information”). Website Navigational Information includes standard information from your web browser (such as browser type and browser language), your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, and the actions you take on the website (such as the web pages viewed and the links clicked).
b. Tracking by Search Terms
SHARK tracks the searching terms which visitors enter in the searching box. The tracking is not associate with individuals, as we do not track how many pages a specific visitor looks through. We use this information to find out which areas of our website visitors like and don’t like based on the amount of traffic to those pages. This provides the basis how we arrange modify the content.
c. Third party behavioral tracking
It's important to note that we allow third party behavioral tracking such as Google Analytics. However, we will not use individuals’ information but the aggregate information to improve our website and service, which is stated below.
2. USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
Shark uses data about shark-watch.com visitors to perform the services requested. For example, if you subscribe to the newsletter on site, SHARK will use the information provided to send you the newsletter.
SHARK may use the information we collect for marketing purpose. For example, SHARK will use the email you provide to send you surveys so that we can know your recent opinions on the watch design and our service. And also, we may send you information about promotions or events. We are conducting with the following purpose.
A. To personalize user's experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested. B. To improve our website in order to better serve you. C. To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests. D. To quickly process your transactions.
We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form finish a polling, enter a contest, enter a sweepstakes, search keywords or enter information on our site.
SHARK and shark-watch.com uses website navigational information to operate and improve the website content and optimize the website structure. We may also use website navigational information in combination with data about SHARK to provide personalized information about SHARK. And we may share aggregate information about our visitors with advertisers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties. For example, we might shark-watch.com’s visitors into various age groups by percentage. This data is used to customize shark-watch.com’s content and advertising to deliver a better experience for our visitors. In no event will SHARK share individual identifying information about such user with any third party except to provide products or services you have requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
A. We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with SHARK under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help SHARK and shark-watch.com to communicate with you about offers from SHARK and shark-watch.com and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information.
B. We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;
We comply with laws and gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them.
We collect your email address in order to:
A. Respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. B. Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders C. Send you additional information related to your product and/or service. D. Continue to send emails after the original transaction has occurred E. Market to our mailing list and send promotional information, surveys and other marketing events.
We also agree to the following in sending emails:
A. NOT use false, or misleading subjects or email addresses B. Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly C. Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of the promotional email
4. WEBSITENAVIGATIONAL INFORMATION
As stated above, SHARK and shark-watch.com uses commonly used information-gathering tools, such as cookies and web beacons, to collect information as you navigate the website (“Website Navigational Information”). This section describes the types of Website Navigational Information SHARK may collect and how SHARK may use this information.
A. IP Addresses
An Internet Protocol (“IP”) address is a number that is automatically given to your computer when you surf the web. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our web site. Your IP address is used to gather broad demographic information. SHARK and shark-watch.com collects IP addresses for the purpose of system administration and to provide aggregate data to advertisers about the volume of use on shark-watch.com. SHARK and shark-watch.com does not normally link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable, which means that your session will be logged, but you remain anonymous to us. We can and will use IP addresses to identify a user when we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with our terms and conditions or to protect our service, site, visitors, or others.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this website.
5. THIRD PARTY LINKS
This site may contain links to other sites. For example, if you “click” on a banner retailer, the “click” will take you off the shark-watch.com site and onto other web sites. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Please remember whenever you give our information online, the information can be collected by unknown people. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We exercise reasonable care in providing secure transmission of your information from your PC to our servers. Unfortunately, no computer security system can be 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, SHARK and shark-watch.com cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once SHARK and shark-watch.com receive your transmission, SHARK and shark-watch.com will use reasonable efforts to ensure its security on our systems.
7. COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online. Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent. Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.
We do not specifically market to children under 13.
SHARK and shark-watch.com offers visitors the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and our partners at the point where we request information about the visitor.
Visitors have the option of removing their information from our database to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visitors may opt-out of participating in certain interactive areas (such as participation in on-line shopping or sweepstakes).
9. MODICYING YOUR INFORMATION
If you need to change or modify information that you previously provided, please modify your information in your account’s profile. In some circumstances when you failed to do so, please send us your update at email@example.com
10. THIRD PARTY DISCLOSURE
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
11. DATA PROTECTION
In order to protect visitor’s data, we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur. We will notify the users via email within 2 business days, and we will notify the users via in site notification within 1 business day
12. FRAUD PROTECTION
We make every effort to ensure that your transaction in safe and secure. If we receive orders that are suspicious, we will try to contact you though email to verify these orders and protect unauthorized use of your account. We realize that this may cause a delay for Priority Orders if the information cannot be verified within 24 hours, however, this is for your protection. If we do not hear back from you within five business days of our email request, your order will be cancelled. SHARK and shark-watch.com reserves the right to cancel any order that we suspect to be suspicious or fraudulent. We are committed to providing our customers with the highest level of customer service possible as well as a positive shopping experience.
13. ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS
14. TERMS AND CONDICITONS
Please also visit SHARK’s terms and conditions establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of the entire shark-watch.com web site.
15. CONTACTING THE WEBSITE
Most recent amendment: January 6, 2016 © 2016 Shark Group by SOWatches