Last updated: March 1, 2004
Watches Outlet knows that you care how information about you is used and
shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly.
accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.
What Personal Information About Customers Does Watches Outlet Gather?
The information we learn from customers helps us personalize and
continually improve your shopping experience at Watches Outlet. Here are the types
of information we gather.
- Information You Give Us: We receive and store
any information you enter on our Web site or give us in any other way.
You can choose not to provide certain information,
but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features. We
use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your
requests, customizing future shopping for you, improving our stores, and
communicating with you.
- Automatic Information: We receive and store
certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like
many Web sites, we use "cookies," and we obtain certain types of information
when your Web browser accesses Watches Outlet.
- E-mail Communications: To help us make e-mails
more useful and interesting, we often receive a confirmation when you open
e-mail from Watches Outlet if your computer supports such capabilities. If you do not want to
receive e-mail or other mail from us, please adjust your
Customer Communication Preferences.
What About Cookies?
- Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer
to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to
recognize your browser and to provide features such as storage of items in your Shopping Cart between
- The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will
tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have
the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies
altogether. However, cookies allow you to take full advantage of some of
Watches Outlet's coolest features, and we recommend that you leave them turned on.
Does Watches Outlet Share the Information It Receives?
Information about our customers is an important part of our
business, and we are not in the business of selling it to others. We share
customer information only as described below and with subsidiaries Watches Outlet,
Inc. controls that either are subject to this Privacy Notice or follow
practices at least as protective as those described in this Privacy Notice.
- Agents: We employ other companies and
individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include fulfilling
orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mail, removing
repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing
assistance, providing search results and links (including paid listings and
links), processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. They
have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may
not use it for other purposes.
- Business Transfers: As we continue to develop
our business, we might sell or buy stores, subsidiaries, or business units. In
such transactions, customer information generally is one of the transferred
business assets but remains subject to the promises made in any pre-existing
Privacy Notice (unless, of course, the customer consents otherwise). Also, in
the unlikely event that Watches Outlet, Inc., or substantially all of its assets
are acquired, customer information will of course be one of the transferred
- Protection of Watches Outlet and Others: We
release account and other personal information when we believe release is
appropriate to comply with the law; enforce or apply our
Conditions of Use and other
agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Watches Outlet, our
users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and
organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction. Obviously,
however, this does not include selling, renting, sharing, or otherwise
disclosing personally identifiable information from customers for commercial
purposes in violation of the commitments set forth in this Privacy
- With Your Consent: Other than as set out
above, you will receive notice when information about you might go to third
parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the
How Secure Is Information About Me?
- We work to protect the security of your information
during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which
encrypts information you input.
- We reveal only the last five digits of your credit
card numbers when confirming an order. Of course, we transmit the entire credit
card number to the appropriate credit card company during order
- It is important for you to protect against
unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off
when finished using a shared computer.
Which Information Can I Access?
Watches Outlet gives you access to a broad range of information about
your account and your interactions with Watches Outlet for the limited purpose of
viewing and, in certain cases, updating that information.
What Choices Do I Have?
- As discussed above, you can always choose not to
provide information, even though it might be needed to make a purchase or to
take advantage of such Watches Outlet features.
- If you do not want to receive e-mail from us, please adjust your Customer
Watches Outlet does not sell products for purchase by children. We sell
children's products for purchase by adults. If you are under 18, you may use
Watches Outlet only with the involvement of a parent or guardian. Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions
If you choose to visit Watches Outlet, your visit and any dispute over
privacy is subject to this Notice and our Conditions of Use.
If you have any concern about privacy at Watches Outlet, please
contact us with a thorough description, and we will try to resolve it.
Our business changes constantly, and our Privacy Notice and the
Conditions of Use will change
also. We may e-mail periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, unless
you have instructed us not to, but you should check our Web site frequently to
see recent changes. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Notice applies
to all information that we have about you and your account. We stand behind the
promises we make, however, and will never materially change our policies and
practices to make them less protective of customer information collected in the
past without the consent of affected customers.