Welcome to The Chinese Timekeeper, the first exclusive watch brand “proudly Crafted in China” to be sold exclusively via Internet. To ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for all of our users, we have established the following Terms & Conditions. They spell out what you can expect from us and what we expect from you. Please note that by accessing any area of www.thechinesetimekeeper.com you agree to be bound and to abide, without limitation or qualification, by these Terms of use. We also advise you to see our full Terms of use, Privacy Policy statement as well as our Order and Delivery Terms if you intend to purchase an article.www.thechinesetimekeeper.com is owned and operating by The Chinese Timekeeper Limited a company registered at the Hong Kong Companies Registry under the Business Registration number 50765353-000-05-10-6, Head Office at 59-63, Wan Chai Road, Wanchai – Hong Kong.

Privacy Policy

Introduction

This privacy policy sets out how {contact_name} uses and protects any information that you give The Chinese Timekeeper Limited when you use this Web site. The Chinese Timekeeper Limited is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this Web site, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. The Chinese Timekeeper Limited may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from January 1, 2009.

Information Collection & Use

Meaning of ‘personal information’

Personal information means information or an opinion about an identifiable individual. The sort of personal information we collect includes name, address, telephone and email contact details, work experience and employment details that we need in order to provide the services offered by this Web site.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:
  • Your name;
  • Contact information including email address and/or phone number(s);
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.
You will know if we are collecting personal information from you because you will be requested to provide it.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
  • Internal record keeping;
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services;
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided;
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the Web site according to your interests.

Communications from the Site

Newsletters

If you subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe. Please see the “Choice and Opt-out” section.

Special Offers and Updates

If you use, or subscribe to any of our services, we may occasionally send you information regarding our services, special deals or promotions. Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option not to receive these types of communications. Please see the “Choice and Opt-out” section.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Aggregate Information (non-personally identifiable)

We do not share aggregated demographic information about our user base with anyone. However, please see the section titled “Internet Statistical Collection & Web Measurement”, regarding the aggregate information we collect.

Personally identifiable information

We DO NOT share your Personally Identifiable Information with third parties. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

Legal Disclaimer

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.

Choice/Opt-out

We provide you the opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of having your personally identifiable information used for certain purposes, when we ask for this information. For example, if you purchase a product/service but do not wish to receive any additional marketing material from us, you can indicate your preference. If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and/or promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us at info@ctk.hk.

Internet Statistical Collection & Web Measurement

Log Files

As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather other demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do record your IP address when you submit personally identifiable information, such as registering with this site, using our contact or feedback page, or submitting any other information via a web form. This is a security measure to help prevent spam and other abuses occurring through our site.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate and use our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close you browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” file. Some of our business partners (e.g., advertisers) may use cookies on our site. We have no access to or control over these cookies. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by this site only and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better Web site, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some aspects of our site will be limited.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics uses a first-party cookie and JavaScript code to collect information about visitors to this site. Google Analytics anonymously tracks how our visitors interact with this Web site, including where they came from, what they did on the site, and whether they completed any transactions on the site such as registering, applying for a job, or opting to receive any email updates or newsletters.

Clear Gifs (Web Beacons/Web Bugs)

We use clear gifs in our HTML-based emails to let us know which emails have been opened by recipients. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of certain communications and the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. If you would like to opt-out of these emails, please see the section titled “Choice and Opt-out.”

Links to Other Sites

Our Web site may contain links to other Web sites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other Web site. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the Web site in question.

Access to Personally Identifiable Information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
  • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the Web site, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes;
  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at .
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can email us at info@ctk.hk.

Changes in this Privacy Statement

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please email us at info@ctk.hk.