The privacy of our website visitors is very important to us and we are committed to protecting them. This policy explains what we will do with your personal information.
1.1) What will we do with user information?
When accessing, registering or purchasing products from our website, we may store the following types of personal information:
Information about your computer, including IP address, geographic location, browser type and version, and operating system;
Information about your visits to and use of this website, including reference, duration, views and navigation paths;
Name, date of birth, email, credit card information and more information.
When can we change the information policy?
To better serve our users, this policy may be changed at any time. Therefore, it is important that you check our policy regularly. Changes and clarifications will take effect after their publication on the website.
If our website is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners.
2.1) How do we obtain users’ consent?
By providing personal information through registration, email contact or via the online channel (chat with us), subscription to our newsletter, or purchases, without enabling anonymous identifiers, and enabling cookies, we understand that you/users expressly chooses this type of navigation exclusively aimed at your interests and, therefore, authorizes the storage of information through these technologies.
However, in order to obtain personal information for a secondary reason, such as marketing, we will directly ask for your consent or the opportunity to refuse the request.
2.2) Personal data
2.2.1) How we collect personal information
We collect personal data through:
Your voluntary entry of personal information on the Site;
Technologies like Google Analytics.
The cookie assigns a ‘User ID’ to your computer and allows us to distinguish you from other users of the Site. However please note these cookies, by themselves, cannot be used to establish the identity of any user. The assignment of a cookie to your computer allows our Site servers only to identify your computer automatically when you visit our Site. Unless you have specifically told us who you are, the cookie will not let us know who you are.
You can set your browser settings to alert you before a cookie is placed on your computer or to reject cookies but please note that this may restrict your ability to use all features of the Site.
2.2.3) How do I not share my data?
Sharing your data is always a choice you make.
In order not to share, remember that you can adjust the configuration of your browser or your internet access device to:
Disable browsing cookies;
Perform anonymous browsing and others;
In this way, the user can always choose to browse the internet in order to restrict the collection of their data, using one of the options above.
What are the users’ rights?
Right to rectify consented information;
Right of access to information held by CWS Abroad, by sending a copy of a personal document by e-mail;
Right to withdraw consent at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What are the users’ responsibilities?
Third party data – the user must be extremely careful when sharing data that he does not own. If you have any doubts about the consent of that third party to share the data, please do not share it.
My password – Despite the efforts undertaken by CWS Abroad to ensure the security of your data, the use of services and access to internet content involves some risks and exposures. Thus, it is necessary that you, the user, take some precautions to reduce the risks:
Never inform your password to third parties; The password is the first line of defense against unauthorized access.
Avoid using a single password for multiple sites;
Create a hard-to-copy password using characters, numbers and letters;
Always use the “exit” or “logoff” button after finishing the navigation;
Always have your operating system and antivirus updated;
Always be careful when accessing personal accounts using computers or public networks.
To whom can we disclose the information collected from users?
The personal information collected may be disclosed to any of our employees in order to generate leads for our salespeople to work with whoever has an interest in our equipment.
In addition, personal information collected may be disclosed if we are required by law to do so, or if you violate our Terms of Service.
What are our procedures that guarantee the privacy and security of users’ data?
To protect the personal information collected, we follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
The procedures are:
Storage of personal information through secure, password-protected and firewall servers; nevertheless, CWS Abroad implements mechanisms to ensure that there is no misuse of your data;
Storage of purchase information, such as credit card information, through encryption, even though the user recognizes that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and that we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet;
Furthermore, if the user suspects any misuse, be sure to contact us through our service channels available on the website.
Updates to this Privacy Notice
This Privacy Notice may be modified from time to time, at our discretion and without prior notification to you. Changes to this Privacy Notice can be found on this page and will be effective immediately upon posting to this Site.
(Updated July 2021)