Regarding Emile Chouriet and the Confidentiality Policy
Montres Chouriet SA is a company which has its head office at 7 Place de la Fusterie, CH-1204 Geneva, Switzerland. In this Confidentiality Policy, the term Emile Chouriet (and “Montres Chouriet SA”, “we”, “our”, “us”) refers to the head office of Emile Chouriet, located at the address above and the Emile Chouriet online store department.
Please take the time to read this policy which explains the way in which we collect, use, disclose and transfer the personal information that you provide us on our Websites and their mobile versions (collectively “the platforms”), or when you contact an Emile Chouriet Consultant via telephone. It also explains the way in which we collect information by using cookies and similar technology when you use our Platforms.
The Confidentiality Policy was last updated in July 2015. We are likely to amend the Confidentiality Policy at any time; please consult it regularly in order to take note of the updates.
Use of information that you communicate to us
To access certain parts of our Platform, you might have to register with us. During the registration, you will be asked to provide personal information about yourself (including your name, address, date of birth, email address, telephone number). By entering your information in the field provided for this purpose, you allow Emile Chouriet to provide you with the services that you selected.
In addition, we can also collect information when you correspond with us (for example via email or post), or when you contact an Emile Chouriet Consultant via telephone.
In addition, we automatically collect information on users of our Platform, as explained in the section called “Cookies and other information that we collect automatically”, below.
We use the information that you communicate to us to:
- Process and execute the purchase and repair requests and to ensure our after-sales service;
- Process your requests and enquiries;
- Send you communication on our services, including advertisements and administrative messages such as order confirmations;
- Conduct market research in order to improve the services that we offer our customers;
- Prevent fraud and other illegal activities;
- Understand that way in which our Platform is used in order to improve our Platform and our offers.
Cookies and other information that we collect automatically
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file containing information that is downloaded onto your computer or your mobile device when you consult a website or a mobile application. They are used to recognise your computer when you access a website or a mobile application again which you already used. The cookies are often used in order to operate Platforms or to improve their functioning, as well as to provide information to the owners of the platforms.
There are two major categories of cookies:
- Origin Cookies, installed directly by Emile Chouriet on your computer or your mobile device. They are used exclusively by Emile Chouriet to recognise your computer or your mobile device when it uses our Platform again.
- Third Party Cookies, that are installed by a service provider on our Platform in order to recognise your computer or your mobile device when it consults other platforms. The third party cookies are mainly used for analysis and advertising purposes.
The cookies can be kept on your computer or your mobile device for variable durations. Certain cookies are “session cookies”, which means that they are only present for as long as your browser is open. They are deleted automatically when you close your browser. We can use them to recognise your computer or your mobile device when you open your browser to browse the Internet.What cookies are used by Emile Chouriet?
The Emile Chouriet Platforms only install the type of cookies below on your computer or on your mobile device.
Type of cookies:
These cookies are essential to provide the services available through this Platform and to use certain of its functions, in particular to access certain secured areas. Without these cookies, the necessary services to respond to your requests, such as pages used for transactions and accounts protected by secured access, could not be provided.
These cookies have different purposes related to the presentation, performance and functions of this Platform. Their general goal is, however, to improve the user’s experience and the user-friendliness of this Platform. Certain cookies for example allow users to choose their language or another Platform.
These cookies are used to collect information on the way in which users use our Platform. The information collected is aggregated information which is not used to identify the various visitors. This information includes the number of visitors to our Platform, the platforms that directed them to our Platform, and the pages that they consulted on our Platform.
Content sharing and social network cookies
These cookies allow users to shares pages and content via the social networks managed by third parties and other platforms. The companies that use these cookies can also use your information to display targeted advertising on other platforms. You will find more information on the cookies used on this Platform and on the third parties that install them in our cookie acceptance tool. You can use this tool to define your preferences regarding cookies.
Controlling or deleting cookies
You can choose whether or not to accept the cookies. We will explain how you can exercise this right below. However, please note that if you refuse the cookies, you might not be able to enjoy all the functionalities of our Platform.
You can define your preferences regarding cookies with the help of our cookie acceptance tool or by modifying your browser settings so that the cookies of this Platform cannot be placed on your computer or on your mobile device. For this, follow your browser instructions (generally under the heading Help, Tools or Edit).
For more information on cookies as well as to find out about the cookies that were installed on your computer or your mobile device, to manage them and to delete them, consult:
We are likely to collect information on your computer or your mobile device, including you IP address, your operating system, your connection time and the type of browser that you are using. We use this information to better understand the way in which visitors use our Platform or for internal documentation purposes. We can make it anonymous and share it with advertisers, sponsors and other entities.
Sharing your information
We undertake not to rent out, sell or share your personal information with third parties other than in the following cases:
- Third party service providers who provide services on our behalf, such as online and other payments, the processing of credit card transactions, the processing of cheques and fraud prevention;
- We can disclose your personal information to law enforcement organisations, courts, regulatory authorities, state authorities and third parties when we consider it necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation or to protect our rights or the rights of a third party; and
- We can disclose your personal information to any third party which purchases, or to which we transfer, all or the majority of our assets and activities. If such a sale or transfer should take place, we will make every effort to see to it that the entity to which we transfer your personal information uses it in accordance with this Confidentiality Policy.
The information that we collect can be transferred, stored and processed in any country or territory where Emile Chouriet operates facilities. If these territories do not apply the same level of data protection as that which is ensured in your country, we will continue to protect the personal information that we transfer in accordance with this Confidentiality Policy.
Sharing your information
We do not want you to be concerned when you use our Platform and we undertake to protect the personal information that we collect. We restrict access to the personal information regarding you to employees who truly need to access it to provide you with the products or services and to fulfil their mission. We have put in place suitable technical, organisational, physical, electronic and administrative measures to protect the personal information that you provide to us against any unauthorised or illegal use and against accidental loss, damage or destruction.
Modification, deletion and consultation of your personal data
You can request a copy of your personal data which can be found in our registers to correct any inaccuracy and to update outdated information. We will continue to send you communication regarding our services (which is not marketing communication) such as electronic messages informing you of the status of your order. For any objection as to the use that we make of your personal data, please write to us at the address below.
Updating the Confidentiality Policy
We are likely to update this Confidentiality Policy at any time. The modifications will then be published on this Platform. If you do not accept these modifications, please do not use the Platform any longer. In the event of substantial modifications made to this Confidentiality Policy, we will inform you thereof via email or by displaying a clearly visible notice on the Platform.
For any questions or comments on the Confidentiality Policy, or on any other topic, please contact us at the address below. You can also use this address if you wish to obtain a copy of the personal data regarding you which is in our possession.
Montres Chouriet SA
Chemin de l’Epinglier 5