WatsonDavis LLC. (the "Company) is committed to providing you with excellent service. As such we respect your right to privacy and therefore have developed this Privacy Statement to inform you about our privacy practices for the entire Watson&Davis.com website.
Questions regarding this Privacy Statement should be directed to info@WatsonDavis.com. Please specify "Privacy Statement" in the subject line of your e-mail.
Privacy is of great concern to most users of the Internet, and is a critical part of an enjoyable and satisfactory user experience. We at Watson&Davis are aware of and sensitive to the privacy concerns of our members and other visitors to our Website. Whether you are a customer of our services or visitor to our site, we assure you that we do not collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us intentionally. If you are enrolling for a Watson&Davis membership you may be asked to provide certain personal information. Please note that we are asking for this information for the limited purposes of creating your member account, providing the services that may be part of your account, and authenticating your identity in order to issue you a user name and password. You should be assured that we do not provide or sell personal information about our customers or site visitors to any Third Party.
This Privacy Statement applies to the entire WatsonDavis.com website. We strive to provide our visitors and members with the highest level of privacy possible. Please note that our site contains links to other sites. Watson&Davis is not responsible for the privacy practices, privacy statements, or content regarding these other sites.
Information We Gather from You
There are two ways in which you may explicitly and intentionally provide us with and consent to our collection of certain personal information:
Statistical Information About Your Visit
When you visit our site, our servers may automatically collect statistics about your visit. This information does not identify you personally, but rather identifies information about a visit to our site. We may monitor statistics such as how many people visit our site, the user's IP address, which pages people visit, from which domains our visitors come and which browsers people use. We use these statistics about your visit for aggregation purposes only. These statistics are used to help us improve the performance of our Website.
Our uses of "cookies" are limited to the following specific situations. The first situation is with respect to temporary cookies. There are two instances in which we use temporary cookies. First, if you are accessing our services through one of our online applications our Web server may automatically send your browser a temporary cookie, which is used to help your browser navigate our site. The only information contained in these temporary cookies is a direction value that lets our software determine which page to show when you hit the back button in your browser. This bit of information is erased when you close your current browser window. The information contained in these cookies consists of random data that is used by the server to authenticate the browser requests to the server for that particular session. It does not include any type of personally identifiable information. This bit of information is erased when you close your current browser window.
How We Use and With Whom We Share the Personal Information We Gather
We assure you that the personal information we gather from you is used by us only as explained below.
Sending you responses and updates
We generally respond to any e-mail questions, requests for service information, and other inquiries that we receive. We may also retain this correspondence to improve our services, Website, and for other disclosed purposes. Frequently we retain contact information so that we can send individuals updates or other important information about our services.
Renewal, and purchase of Company services and memberships
We may use the information you submit to contact you to discuss the support, renewal, and purchase of Watson&Davis services or memberships.
Disclosure by Law and Protection of Watson&Davis LLC. and Others
If we are required by law to disclose certain information to local, state, federal, national or international government or law enforcement authorities, we will do so. (for example, we may disclose the identity of shippers, freight handlers, airlines and ultimate consignee's to the Transportation Security Administration or U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security or other government authorities, as required by law). We will also disclose information to third parties as necessary in order to comply with applicable laws and regulations. In addition, Watson&Davis may share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities or suspected fraud, or to enforce or apply the Company's agreements.
Our Security Procedures
We consider the protection of all personal information we receive from our Website visitors and members critical to our security. Please be assured that we have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of any personal information we receive from you. As with any transmission over the Internet, there is always some element of risk involved in sending personal information. In order to try to minimize this risk, we encrypt all information that you submit to our website using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.