Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Connected World recognizes and respects your privacy when visiting our website. To demonstrate our commitment, we have developed the privacy policy outlined below. Please carefully read the following Terms of Use before using the www.connectedworldalliance.com website. By accessing this site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with all of these Terms, please exit this site. By using this site, you agree to comply with and to be bound by these Terms, including the privacy policy. If you have any questions about this policy, or the content or practices of our website, we encourage you to contact us.

Our website uses cookies. We will ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website. / By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

(2) What information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

(a) Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, website navigation and details)

(b) Information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services (including details)

(c) Information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us (including details)

(d) Information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters (including details)

(e) Any other information that you choose to send to us

Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy policy.

(3) Cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

We may use both [“session” cookies] [and “persistent” cookies] on the website. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

We will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website; keep track of items in your shopping basket; prevent fraud and increase website security; and [other uses]. We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognize you when you visit; keep track of your preferences in relation to your use of our website.

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies.

(4) Using your personal information

Personal information submitted to us via this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

We may use your personal information to:

(a) Administer the website

(b) Improve your browsing experience by personalizing the website

(c) Enable your use of the services available on the website

(d) Send you goods purchased via the website, and supply to you services purchased via the website

(e) Send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you

(f) Send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications

(g) Send you email notifications which you have specifically requested

(h) Send you marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (and you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications)

(i) Provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user

(j) Deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website

(k) Keep the website secure and prevent fraud

(l) Verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of the website

(m) Other uses

Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us.

Your privacy settings can be used to limit the publication of your information on the website. You can adjust your privacy settings.

We will not, without your express consent, provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

All our website financial transactions are handled through our payment services provider. We will share information with the payment provider only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via our website, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.

(5) Credit Card Safety

We aim to provide you with a safe and convenient online shopping experience. When placing an order online, your information is transmitted using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology, the approved industry standard.

(6) Disclosures

We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy.

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy.

In addition, we may disclose your personal information:

(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;

(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

(d) To the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling; and

(e) To any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

(7) International data transfers

The information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on our website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

(8) Security of your personal information

We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.

All electronic transactions entered into via the website will be protected by encryption technology.

You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

[You are responsible for keeping your password [and other login details] confidential. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to the website).]

(9) Policy amendments

We reserve the right to update this privacy policy at any time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

(10) Accuracy, Completeness and Timeliness of Information on This Site

The information on the site may contain typographical errors or inaccuracies and may not be complete or current. Please note that such errors, inaccuracies or omissions may relate to product description, pricing, product availability or other. We are not responsible if the information made available on this site is not accurate, complete or current. The material on this site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete or more timely sources of information. Any reliance on the material on this site is at your own risk.

This site may contain certain historical information. Historical information necessarily is not current and is provided for your reference only. We reserve the right to update information at any time with or without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order), but we have no obligation to update any information on the site. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to the site.

(11) Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information will be subject to:

(a) The supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).

We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.

You may instruct us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes, by sending an email to us. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.

(12) Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites. Connected World is not responsible for the availability of, or any content or material contained in, or obtained through, any such sites Connected World does not, by linking to another site, or by making reference to any third-party information, products or services, endorse those sites or materials. Any questions or comments relating to any other site should be addressed to the operator of those sites.

(13) Updating information

Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

(14) Trademarks

Connected World is a registered trademark in the United States and other countries. Connected World trademarks may not be used without the written permission of Connected World and specifically should not be used in connection with any other product or service, or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits the brand. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

(15) Copyright and proprietary rights

All information, including, without limitation the design of the Site, and all information, text, graphics, images, illustrations, logos, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, and written or other materials software and all HTML, CGI and other codes and scripts in any format used to implement, or featured on, the site (‘Content’) is the property of Connected World, its merchandise suppliers, or its licensors.

The content of this site is for personal use only. You may not copy, modify, upload, download, transmit, republish, create derivative works from, sell, re-sell or otherwise distribute or exploit any Content from the Site except as expressly permitted by these terms. Doing so will violate the Connected World copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights.

All content on the site is protected by United States copyright, trademark and other laws and applicable international treaties and conventions governing intellectual property law. Any and all trademarks, logos, page headers, custom graphics, button bars, service marks and trade names which Connected World uses in connection with the site shall remain the exclusive property of Connected World. All other trademarks, product names and company names or logos on the Site are the property of their respective owners.

(16) Contact information

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, our treatment of your personal information, or the terms and conditions, please contact us by email at info@connectedworldalliance.com.