Watters Designs, Inc,WToo Partners L.P. and Watters Design Europe Ltd (collectively referred to herein as “Watters” or “we”) are the Data Controller of personal information we may collect from you when you do business with us, or that you may provide when you visit our websites at www.watters.com, www.wtoo.com and www.willowby.com (referred to herein as our “Websites”).
You can contact us at any stage:
• By writing to us at: Watters Design Europe Ltd Unit 3 West Court Buntsford Park Road Buntsford Business Park Bromsgrove B60 3DX
• By emailing us at:UKSales@watters.com
• By telephone on:(0)1527 832373
This Policy also describes our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing your personal information.
We collect personal information from and about users of our Websites, our suppliers, our customers and prospective customers including:
The ways that we collect this information are:
The information we collect from you may include:
As you navigate through and interact with our Websites, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:
The information we collect automatically is statistical data and may not include personal information, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Websites and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
We encourage you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from our Websites so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. We are not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of our Websites.
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
We may also keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within our Websites, in order to determine what Watters services and products are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within our Websites to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Watters does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Watters may disclose your information:
We may transfer your personal information to our affiliated companies with Watters Design Europe Limited, being Watters Designs Inc and WToo Partners LLP, to the United States of America (the "USA") which is located outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
The USA do not have the same data protection laws as the United Kingdom and EEA.
Whilst the European Commission has not given a formal decision that the USA provide an adequate level of data protection similar to those which apply in the United Kingdom and EEA, any transfer of your personal information will be subject to a European Commission approved contract (as permitted under Article 46(5), of the General Data Protection Regulation that are designed to help safeguard your privacy rights and give you remedies in the unlikely event of a misuse of your personal information.
If you would like further information please contact us.
The Websites may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize a page on our Websites, or register with our Websites or services, a cookie helps Watters to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. When you return to our Websites, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customized.
You have the ability 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 choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of our Websites.
Watters secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Websites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any personal information transmitted to our Websites. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Websites.
Our Websites are not intended for children under thirteen years of age. No one under age thirteen may provide any personal information to or on our Websites. Watters does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you may not access our Websites without supervision of a parent or guardian. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have information from or about a child under age 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
We do not control third parties' collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI") on the NAI's website.
We are only allowed to keep your information if we need it for one of the reasons we describe above.
If we collect your personal data in order to perform a contract for goods and services, we will keep it for up to 7 years from your last contact with us.
If we collect your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interests, we will keep it indefinitely from your last contact with us.
Under European Data Protection Laws, if you are an European Union citizen you have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those include rights to:
For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individuals rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.
you would like to exercise any of those rights, please:
You also have the right to complain about how we treat your Personal Data and Sensitive Personal Data to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). The ICO can be contacted at:
Watters will occasionally update this Policy to reflect Company and customer feedback. Watters encourages you to periodically review this Policy to be informed of how Watters is protecting your information.
It is our policy to identify any changes we make to this Policy by placing a notice at the top of this Policy for at least a period of one month after the change.