Data Policy

WatchCo.com Data Policies



Cookies


Updated: 05/08/2018


What are Cookies
1.1 Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive by websites that you visit. They save and retrieve pieces of information about your visit to the website – for example, how you entered the site, how you navigated through the site and what information and documentation was of interest to you. This means that when you go back to a website, it can give you tailored options based on the information it has stored about you on your last visit.

How WatchCo.com uses Cookies
1.2 WatchCo.com’s website uses “cookies” and other technologies, which store small amounts of information on your computer or device, to allow certain information from your web browser to be collected. Cookies are widely used on the internet and allow a website/portal to recognise a user’s device, without uniquely identifying the individual person using the computer. These technologies help to make it easier for you to log on and use the site, provide feedback to WatchCo.com as to which parts of the website you visit, so WatchCo.com can assess the effectiveness of the site and provide a better user experience or to serve WatchCo.com adverts to you whilst browsing other sites. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to WatchCo.com's use of cookies.

1.3 WatchCo.com changes the cookies periodically as they improve or add to their Services, but they generally use cookies for the following purposes:

Essential/Operationally. Some cookies are essential to the operation of WatchCo.com’s website and Services, for example but not limited to:

Authentication Cookies are used to remember Your login state, so You don’t have to login as You navigate through WatchCo.com’s site and Your account. For example, when You log into Your WatchCo.com account, You don’t have to login again, it remembers your login details as You navigate throughout the website.

Fraud Prevention and Detection. WatchCo.com deploys cookies and similar technologies through websites and the Services help them to learn things about computers and web browsers used to access the Services. This information helps them to monitor for and detect potentially harmful or illegal use of their Services.

Site Features and Services. WatchCo.com uses cookies to remember your preferences and how You prefer to use their Services so that You don’t have to reconfigure Your settings each time You log into Your account.

Analysing/Performance Cookies help WatchCo.com understand how to make their website and Services work better for You. Cookies tell them how people reach their website and their Users’ websites and they give them insights into improvements or enhancements they need to make to their website and Services.

Advertising Cookies can help WatchCo.com provide more effective advertising on WatchCo.com’s website. For example, WatchCo.com might use a cookie to help prevent You from seeing the same advertisement multiple times or to measure how many times an advertisement is viewed or clicked on.

Third Party Cookies. Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which WatchCo.com has no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

How WatchCo.com Uses Other Technologies
1.4 Third parties use cookies to analyse your use of WatchCo.com’s website and/or to display advertisements to you. Third party cookies used in relation to WatchCo.com’s website include:

Web beacons.WatchCo.com may use web beacons in connection with some Services to, among other things, track the actions of Users (such as email recipients), measure the success of WatchCo.com's marketing campaigns and compile statistics about usage of the Services and response rates.

Third Party Analytics.WatchCo.com uses Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies, to collect and analyse information about use of the Services and report on activities and trends. This service may also collect information regarding the use of other websites, apps and online resources. You can learn about Google’s practices on the Google website.

Google AdWords cookies.WatchCo.com uses Google AdWords to track whether you have come to them via an advertisement WatchCo.com placed elsewhere across the internet, such as another website and to record information relating to how you came to WatchCo.com such as your location when you accessed their website, the time of day you visited and the device you were using.

Facebook Pixel. WatchCo.com uses Facebook Pixel to create retargeting advertisements and custom audiences for their advertisements on Facebook and on their website. It is a tracking code which allows WatchCo.com to track and monitor the success of advertising on Facebook and to improve the effectiveness of those advertisements by recording information such as the device you used to access their website and the actions you took on their website using cookies.

How to manage Cookies
1.5 If you are uncomfortable with the use of cookies, you can disable cookies on your computer by changing the settings in the preferences or options menu in your browser. You can set your browser to reject or block cookies or to tell you when a website tries to put a cookie on your computer. You can also delete any cookies that are already stored on your computer’s hard drive. However, please bear in mind that this may affect your ability to use the Services WatchCo.com provides. This is because some of the cookies WatchCo.com uses are essential for parts of their website to operate. Likewise, you may not be able to use some products and services on other websites without cookies.

1.6 Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 24 hours.

1.7 To find out more about cookies, including seeing what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

If you do not wish to accept cookies from WatchCo.com’s website, please leave this site immediately and then delete and block all cookies from this site. Alternatively, you may opt out of receiving information from WatchCo.com by e-mail or telephone. WatchCo.com’s phone number is 1-800-584-1618 or you can e-mail us at info@watchco.com

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