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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to A.C Aquarius Jewellery Ltd websites and related services (together the “Services”). This Privacy Policy explains how we, and affiliated companies (collectively, "Aquarius" or "we", "us", "our") collect, use, secure, and/or disclose end users’/customers’ (“User”, “you” or “your”) or otherwise processes your personal information when you use our Services.

 

We are 100% committed to protecting the privacy and security of our customers and site visitors. This Privacy Policy applies to the personal information we obtain via your transactions and interactions with Aquarius, including through your use of Aquarius websites, social media pages and other platforms that reference this Privacy Policy; your visits to our store(s), including when you complete our forms/subscription to newsletter, and when you connect with us via telephone, at our events and through surveys; and through our third-party sources, including advertising and social media networks. 

 

For all our Services, the data controller — the company that is responsible for your privacy— is A.C Aquarius Jewellery Ltd, with a registered address at 153 Arch. Makarios III Avenue, Limassol, Cyprus.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW

 

While using our Services, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to identify you (“Personal Data”).  The information we collect include:

 

  • Information we obtain from third parties

We may receive information about you from our analytic service providers with data they collect through our Services in accordance with their own privacy policies. A list of the third parties that operate in our Services can be found in the APPENDIX A below.

 

  • Information that you provide

We collect some information from you when you provide it to us directly, such as via an online form or when you register on the site, place an order, respond to a survey, subscribe to our newsletter or when you send us an email or call us directly. Such information may include contact information (such as name, postal address, email address, and mobile or other telephone number).

 

  • Payment Information

We obtain payment information (such as your payment card number, expiration date, authorization number or security code, and billing address) to receive payment and give refunds when purchasing our products. Such information is not kept, we use JCC Payment Systems Ltd and Paypal to obtain payments,  and we advise to you to check their respective privacy policies for more information on how they collect your personal data.

 

  • Web browser cookies

Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly. You can learn more about cookies by visiting our Cookies Policy.

 

PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE WILL USE YOUR INFORMATION

We have set out below a description of the ways in which we plan to use your information, the legal bases we rely upon to do so and provide opt-out, where applicable:

  • To provide and maintain our Services and to perform essential business operation, our legal basis for processing is performance of a contract with you.

 

  • To administer and protect our Services (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, support, fraud, reporting and hosting of data), our legal basis for processing is legitimate interests for running our business, provision of administration and services.

 

  • To notify you about changes to our Services, to allow you to participate in new features of our Services when you choose to do so and to understand how you use our Services so that we can continuously improve our offerings, our legal basis is legitimate interests to keep our users updated about our Services and our new features in accordance with your preference, and to continue to improve the Services we offer.

 

  • To process transactions when placing an order and provide various products and Services to you and provide customer support (including repairs, alterations and other services).

 

  • In case you opt-in to our mailing list, to advertise our Services and products and to send you emails in regard to Aquarius news, updates and promotional materials, our legal basis is legitimate interests to be able to advertise our Services and products to our users. You can opt-out at any time by following the instruction under “YOUR RIGTHS AND OPTIONS” further below.

 

 

RETENTION OF DATA

We will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

 

Usage Information is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to improve the functionality of our Services, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

 

Your Personal Data will be deleted when they no longer serve one of the above-mentioned purposes but in any event your Personal Data will be deleted after 36 months of inactivity in your use of our Services. Once we have deleted your Personal Data, you will not be able to exercise the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification or the right to data portability.

YOUR RIGTHS AND OPTIONS

Access personal data we hold about you.

 

You have the right to request access to your personal data. This can be done by email. Following your request, we will provide you a copy of your personal data in an electronic format.

 

Other rights.

 

You also have other rights such as to correct your data, have your data deleted, object how we use or share your data, and restrict how we use or share your data. You also have the right to withdraw consent where you have previously given your consent to the processing of your personal data. This will not affect any data processed before such a withdrawal.

 


Exercise these rights.

 

Any requests to exercise your rights should be made through an email at info@aqrs.com.cy, however we may request additional information in order to accommodate your request. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by us as early as possible and always within one month. You may also contact your local data protection authority within the European Economic Area for unresolved complaints.

PROTECTION, DISCLOSURE, TRANSFER AND SHARING OF YOUR INFORMATION

  • Protection of Personal Information

 

We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information you provide against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.

 

  • Share with our service providers and partners

We use third parties to help us operate and improve our Services. These third parties assist us with various tasks, including analytics.  For further information on analytics service provides go to ‘APPENDIX A - Analytics service providers’ below.

  • For corporate transactions

We may transfer your information if we are involved, whether in whole or in part, in a merger, sale, acquisition, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, bankruptcy or other change of ownership or control.

  • When required by law

We may also share information if we also under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our business, our customers or others.

  • To enforce legal rights

We may also share information: (i) if disclosure would mitigate our liability in an actual or threatened lawsuit; (ii) as necessary to protect our legal rights and legal rights of our users, business partners or other interested parties; (iii) to enforce our agreements with you; and (iv) to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing.

  • With your consent or at your request

We may ask for your consent to share your information with third parties. In any such case, we will make it clear why we want to share the information.

  • Cross-border data transfers

Sharing of information sometimes involves cross-border data transfers, including transfers outside of the EEA in accordance with the law. We only transfer Personal Data to entities in third countries that have provided appropriate safeguards to ensure that their level of data protection is in agreement with this privacy policy and applicable law, for example in accordance with the rules and procedures known as the EU-US Privacy Shield, or under contractual provisions which have been deemed by the European Commission to provide sufficient safeguards for personal data.        

AGE LIMITS

We appreciate the need to provide extra privacy protections to users who are children. Our Services are intended for use only by those aged 18 and over. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18 years of age. In order to request the deletion of personal data, for any reason, please contact us at the address provided below and we will take reasonable measures to promptly delete such personal data from our records.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

Our Privacy Policy may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the privacy terms of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy terms or practices of any third-party sites or services.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page of our website.

If we make significant changes, we will make that clear on the Aquarius website, or by some other means of contact such as email, so that you are able to review the changes before you continue to use Aquarius website.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us via email at info@aqrs.com.cy, which is the preferred method to be able to quickly respond you your requests.

APPENDIX A -

Analytics service providers

We use your information to perform our own analytics and to enable analytics provided by third parties. We use analytical information for supporting business analysis and operations, business intelligence, product development, improving the Services, personalizing content, providing advertising, and making recommendations.  In order to learn about how your information is used by our analytics service providers, you can follow the hyperlinks in the list below to each provider’s privacy notice.

Google Analytics
Google Analytics is analytics service provided by Google Inc. (US).

Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

 

reCAPTCHA

reCAPTCHA is a free service that protects our website from spam and abuse provided by Google Inc. (US).

Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy