Your privacy is important to us. As the data controller, Gold Business Time Sàrl is committed to processing the personal data you provide to us (the "Data") in a transparent manner and in accordance with applicable law.

Gold Business Time Sàrl, hereinafter referred to as "GBT", "we", "us" or "our", is a limited liability company registered in the Vaud Commercial Register with its registered office at rue de la Gare 39, 1260 Nyon, Switzerland. Our representative in the EU is [to be inserted]. The following guidelines apply to any data you provide to GBT.

This privacy policy (the "Policy") is dated September 1st, 2021. It may be amended at regular intervals (see Section 12).

By accessing the website www.theswisscollector.com (the "Site"), which we operate, you expressly consent to our processing of your data in accordance with the Policy.

Should you have any questions about the Policy or the use of your data, please contact us at marketing@theswisscollector.com or by telephone on +41 (0)22 362 0101.

We also invite you to consult our Terms of Use and our General Terms of Sale.

1.       What is personal data?

By personal data, we mean any data that relates to an individual. Such data can either identify you directly (e.g. your first and last name, your email address or your social security number) or indirectly by cross-referencing various information about you (e.g. your computer's IP address, your telephone number).

2.       What kind of data do you communicate to GBT ?

The data that GBT collects when you access the Site or when you communicate (electronically or by post) are the following, which are expressly requested when you create your account or subsequently, or which are collected automatically (the fields preceded by an asterisk are necessary and the additional fields may be communicated according to the user's wishes, on an optional basis):

a.          *your name ;

b.          *your first name ;

c.          “if applicable, the name of the company you represent;

d.          *your address of residence, respectively the registered office of the company you represent;

e.          *your date of birth ;

f.           *your email address;

g.          *your phone number ;

h.          *your credit card number, which is however immediately deleted once the transaction has been completed;

i.           any personal information that you spontaneously communicate to us during email exchanges;

j.           identification and authentication data, especially when using our online shop (technical logs, computer traces, information on the security and use of the terminal, IP address).

More information about automatically collected data can be found in Section 10 of the Policy.

3.       Why does GBT collect this data?

We only process your data if we have a legitimate reason to do so, among those clearly identified below:

a.          your first and last name and, if applicable, the name of the company you represent, to create your account and then allow you to access the Site and order the products we offer. This data is necessary for the execution of the contract;

b.          your date of birth to ensure that you are of legal age and thus enable you to validly enter into contracts with us. This data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interest in verifying your ability to enter into a contract with us;

c.          your address, email address and telephone number so that we can contact you. This data is necessary for the sale of products or to send you our newsletter, from which you can unsubscribe at any time. If required by applicable law, your consent will be sought before the newsletter is sent;

d.          your bank details in order to validate that you have paid the price of the products ordered. These data are necessary for the execution of the contracts concluded with you;

e.          data transmitted by the Site's cookies for internal analysis and statistical purposes. This data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving our services and for advertising purposes, and with your consent where required by applicable law;

f.           all data submitted may be processed in order to comply with our legal obligations and other legal requirements;

g.          browser and/or device data as well as login and navigation data on the website are collected for the following purposes: (i) to enable you to navigate our site easily, (ii) to inform you in a targeted manner via paid advertising (social networks, Google Ads, etc.) about our news and products, and (iii) to measure and analyze the traffic on the Site.

Further non-personally identifiable data, including on an aggregated or anonymized basis, may be used to administer services, improve customer relations, diagnose and manage technical problems, and obtain demographic information in aggregate form.

4.       With whom can GBT share your data?

GBT may share your data in the following ways:

a.          to any third party to whom we are obliged to communicate this data following an injunction issued by a judicial or governmental authority or in accordance with our legal obligations;

b.          to any third party whose involvement is necessary to allow the proper execution of the services (for example, payment providers or logistics companies, our host and our IT staff);

c.          In the context of any merger, acquisition or restructuring in any form whatsoever, as well as in the event of any bankruptcy proceedings, your data may be transferred to third parties as an asset of GBT. In this case, we will make every effort to inform you of such transfers before they take place, but we cannot guarantee that you will have the opportunity to object to such a transfer.

In principle, we do not transfer or make available your data in countries other than Switzerland. However, under certain circumstances, in particular for technical or functional reasons, or in the context of relations with our subcontractors, your data may be transferred outside Switzerland or the European Union. In this case, the third parties to whom the data is transferred must provide sufficient guarantees that appropriate technical and organizational measures have been taken to ensure that the processing complies with legal requirements and guarantees the protection of your rights.

By accessing the Site and submitting data to us, you expressly agree to such transfers.

5.       Where will your data be hosted?

The data collected by GBT is hosted in Switzerland and processed by INFOMANIAK GROUPE SA.

6.       How does GBT process your data?

We may or may not process your data in an automated way, and in any case we take appropriate security measures.

We process your data in accordance with applicable law, in particular Swiss and European data protection law, and adopt appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, alteration or destruction of your data.

We may process your data to remove any personally identifiable information (anonymization) and then use the anonymized data for purposes not contemplated by the Policy (including for benchmarking, directing campaigns or developing and marketing new services).

7.       How does GBT protect your data?

GBT makes every effort to ensure the security of your data and thus prevent any undue access, use, modification or disclosure of the latter.

GBT also makes every effort to ensure that any third party to whom your data is communicated (as described above) processes it in a secure manner to ensure its confidentiality and integrity.

In order to protect the confidentiality of your data, it is your responsibility to keep your identifiers in a safe place known only to you and not to disclose them to anyone. You are responsible for any use that may be made of the services offered on the Site based on an authentication with your identifiers. We ask you to kindly inform us immediately by email of any suspected or proven abuse of your identifiers. Remember, however, that no security measure whatsoever is absolute.

8.       How long does GBT keep your data?

GBT only keeps your data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purpose for which such data was collected, i.e. in principle for 3 years after your last contact with GBT.

Pursuant to our legal obligations, certain information relating in particular to the contractual relationship between you and us must be kept for at least 10 years.

In any case, you are free to ask GBT to keep your data longer, in the perspective of a possible re-subscription, or to the extent necessary to continue receiving our newsletter.

Instead of destroying or deleting your data, GBT may decide to make it permanently anonymous so as to make it impossible to identify you.

9.       What are your rights in relation to your data?

You have the right to know what data we process about you and to request that it be deleted, corrected or updated.

Unless otherwise provided by applicable law, you have the right to know at any time whether we are processing data concerning you. You may contact us to find out what such data contains, verify its accuracy, and to the extent permitted by applicable law, request that it be completed, updated, corrected or deleted. You also have the right to request that we cease any specific processing of data that has been obtained or processed in breach of applicable law, and to object to any processing of data where there are legitimate grounds.

If you would like us to remove your data from our systems, you can send us a request using the contact details below, which we will comply with unless we need to retain your data for a legal reason.

Where we rely on your consent to process your data, we will seek your independent and specific consent by providing you with as much detail as possible. You may revoke your consent at any time.

You also have the right to request the portability of your data processed automatically on the basis of your consent or contractual necessity, i.e. that the data you have provided to us be returned to you or transferred to the person of your choice, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, without hindrance from us, subject to our confidentiality obligations and within the limits of applicable law.

If you are a resident of the EEA, you have the following rights:

-       the right to access your data (art. 15 RGPD),

-       the right to be forgotten (art. 17 RGPD),

-       the right to rectification (art. 16 RGPD),

-       the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in your place of usual residence or work, or in the place where the breach is alleged to have occurred (art. 77 GDPR),

-       the right to limit processing on request (art. 18 RGPD),

-       the right to object to the processing of your data and to withdraw your consent (art. 21 GDPR), as well as

-       the right not to be subjected to an automated individual decision (a process which GBT does not use).

For more information on the scope of your rights or to exercise them, we invite you to contact us at: marketing@theswisscollector.com.

You are under no legal or contractual obligation to provide us with any data. However, refusing to provide certain data or exercising the rights set out in this section 9 of the Policy may preclude us from providing you with our services and products, including access to the Site.

10.       What about links to other sites?

We have not reviewed any of the websites linked to the site and are not responsible for the content of any such other websites. You access all other websites than the Site at your own risk.

In particular, the Site gives you the opportunity to apply for financing with creditum Sàrl, which is a company that is completely independent of GBT. As soon as you click on the link to the creditum Sàrl website, you become subject to that company's privacy policy and terms and conditions (available at this link), to the exclusion of this Policy.

Personal data concerning you will then be processed by creditum Sàrl via their site and we invite you to inquire about this.

11.       Cookies

11.1.       What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by the websites you visit. They are widely used to make the sites work, or work more efficiently, and to provide information to the site owners. Cookies may automatically process data on your electronic device and/or transfer data about you to the site owner or third parties, including Google Analytics. This solution allows us to analyze the use of the website and to generate statistics on the use of the website. Google's privacy policy can be found at https://policies.google.com/?hl=fr&gl=fr 

11.2.       You can manage the cookies used by the Site

It is possible to accept or reject cookies. The settings for cookie handling depend on your browser.

You can then manage the cookies, and thus revoke your consent to them, at any time via the settings of your Internet browser and/or your electronic device.

We draw your attention to the fact that some cookies are essential to the function of the Site and that its use could be altered in case of refusal or total blocking.

For further information, you can visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/. You may also consult the help section of your web browser or electronic device for more specific instructions on how to manage cookies.

11.3.       How and why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to improve the use and operation of our Site and for the use of the e-commerce function. Storing cookies on your computer is an easy and convenient way for us to personalize or improve your experience on our Site and to make your next visit more enjoyable.

11.4.       What types of cookies are used?

When you visit our Site, the following types of cookies are used.

d.          Necessary cookies

These are the cookies that are strictly necessary for the functioning of our Website. Without these cookies, our website would not function properly.

The necessary cookies we use are the following:

Name :
Session Cookies

Supplier :
Prestashop - INFOMANIAK GROUP SA

Purpose/description:
To allow you to easily navigate our site.

Information recorded / processed :

IP/Mac address
Data about your browser and/or device
Data about connection and navigation on the Site

Duration and expiration :

3 years

Type :
So-called "strictly necessary" tracers, which do not require prior consent.

 

e.          Functional cookies

These cookies are used to improve the operation of our Site. For example, cookies that remember the content you have previously viewed on our Site or the email address and password you provided to register on a previous visit to our Site. The use of functional cookies enables us to provide content which is tailored to your interests and saves you the time of re-registering or re-entering information when you visit our Site again. We also use cookies to analyze our Site or for advertising purposes.

The functional cookies we use are the following:

Name:
Internal Cookies

Supplier:
Prestashop - INFOMANIAK GROUP SA

Purpose/description:
To manage your customer account.

To execute the sale of our products.

Information recorded / processed:

First and last name
Title

Email address

Delivery and billing addresses

Phone number

Purchase history

Other information you wish to share with us

Duration and expiration:

3 years

Type:

Necessity for the performance of a contract with the user

 

f.           Performance cookies

These cookies help us understand how visitors interact with our Site by providing information about the pages visited, the time spent on the Site and any problems encountered, such as error messages. This helps us to improve the performance of our Site.

The performance cookies we use are the following:

Name:

Permanent cookies

Supplier :
Prestashop - INFOMANIAK GROUP SA

Purpose/Description:

To inform you via newsletters about our news and products.

To measure and analyze site traffic.

Information recorded / processed :

IP/Mac address
Data about your browser and/or device
Data about connection and navigation on the Site

Duration and expiration :

3 years

Type:

Your consent to receiving marketing communications by e-mail.

To keep our site up to date and relevant, to collect usage statistics.

 

g.          Third-party cookies

These cookies are set up by third parties, which we use for various services (for example, for analysis of the Site or for advertising purposes). GBT uses cookies from Google Analytics. Cookies do not identify individuals, they are set by a combination of computer, user account and browser. For more information about Google Analytics, please click https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=fr.

The third party cookies we use are the following:

Name:

Third Party Cookies

Supplier :
Google

Purpose/Description:

To inform you in a targeted way via paid advertising (Social Networks, Google Ads...) about our news and products.

To measure and analyze Site traffic.

Information recorded / processed :

IP/Mac address
Data about your browser and/or device
Data about connection and navigation on the Site

Duration and expiration :

3 years

Type:

Develop our business and implement our marketing strategy.

 

12.       Update of legal information

We reserve the right to make changes and corrections to these provisions. Please check this page regularly for changes and new information.

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