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Watchfid Srl (“WATCHFID”), with registered office in Milan (Italy), recognises the importance of maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and security of your personal data (“Personal Data”), and hereby informs you that any Personal Data which you provide to WATCHFID through our Website will be processed in compliance with current European privacy laws (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 - “GPDR”) and with any specific local regulations applicable from time to time for the processing of data outside the European Union.
Browsing dataDuring their normal operation, the computer systems and software procedures used to operate our Website collect certain personal data (log files). The transmission of such data is inherent to the use of internet communication protocols. This information is not collected in order to be associated to specific data subjects. However, due to its nature, this information can allow users to be identified by means of their processing and integration with data held by third parties. Such information includes the IP addresses or domain names of the computers you use to visit our Website, URIs (Uniform Resource Identifiers) of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical status code of the server reply (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters concerning the user's operating system and computer environment. This data is used with the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of our Website and to guarantee its correct operation.
Personal Data voluntarily provided by the data subjectWATCHFID collects and processes the Personal Data that you directly and voluntarily provide through our Website when you place online orders and/or register to our Website and/or subscribe to our newsletter and/or contact our Customer Service. These data include, for example, your first and last name, postal and e-mail address, and phone number. Furthermore, when you voluntarily send an e-mail through our Website and/or to the addresses indicated in our Website, we collect your e-mail address so that we can reply to any request, as well as any additional Personal Data contained in your message.
Your Personal Data may be processed for the following purposes:
(a) to respond to all your requests and to manage your relationship with WATCHFID;
(b) to perform all management activities connected with your requests (including administrative management of a contract, delivery of goods, payment processing, management of any claims and litigation, and fraud prevention), and to comply with any applicable legal or regulatory obligations.
Furthermore, subject to your prior consent, your Personal Data may be included in the WATCHFID customer data base and processed together with the details of your requests for the following purposes:
(c) profiling: to perform individual or group studies, surveys, statistical and/or market researches on your preferences with regards to our products, so that we can offer you a personalised service and promote cultural and recreational activities that may interest you;
(d) marketing: to contact you and/or send you (by post, telephone, e-mail and any other form of electronic communication) information and promotions, including commercial information, newsletters, advertising material, catalogues and invitations to events related to the WATCHFID’s products and services.
Your Personal Data will be processed by suitable electronic or automated means and computerised tools, or manually and on hard copy, exclusively for the purposes for which they have been collected and guaranteeing the security and confidentiality of any processed information. Your Personal Data will be processed only by the WATCHFID internal staff duly authorised to do so under their respective job duties. Your Personal Data may also be processed by third parties to the extent necessary and/or instrumental for the above purposes. These third parties will act on behalf of WATCHFID as data processors (e.g. service providers, carriers, IT technicians or any other suppliers appointed by WATCHFID to carry out and/or manage any promotional campaigns for WATCHFID’s products and services, etc.).
The provision of your Personal Data is optional.However, if you wish to make a request for products offered on our Website, and/or receive information on WATCHFID‘s products and services, and/or contact our Customer Service and/or use any other services offered by WATCHFID, you need to fill in all mandatory fields of the relevant forms. The processing of your Personal Data for the purposes indicated at letters (c) and (d) of paragraph 2 above is subject to your prior express consent. If you withhold your consent, we may not be able to offer you a personalised service and inform you of any initiatives that may interest you and/or send you any other commercial information on products, initiatives and events of WATCHFID.You may withdraw your consent to the processing of your Personal Data by us at any time, by writing to WATCHFID, Via San Pietro All’Orto 22, 20121 Milan -Italy, by sending an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by using the “unsubscribe” link included in all of our commercial electronic communications, and/or by using any other appropriate procedures which may be made available to you.
Whenever necessary and/or instrumental to the above purposes, your Personal Data may be processed on behalf of WATCHFID by other entities acting as data processor, including companies, consultants and firms providing advisory and/or consulting activities, or performing related services that are instrumental to data processing on behalf of WATCHFID.Your Personal Data may be transferred abroad in accordance with applicable legislation, including to countries outside the European Union where WATCHFID pursues its interests, by adopting all appropriate security measures and safeguards to ensure an appropriate level of data security.Your Personal Data will not be used for third-party advertising purposes or for the promotion of products, services or initiatives by entities other than WATCHFID, nor shall they be disclosed to unknown persons under any circumstances.
Your personal data will be processed and stored for as long as required for the purposes for which they were collected, and in accordance with the storage periods provided for by the applicable laws, or until you revoke your consent to the processing, if applicable. After such period, your Personal Data will be automatically and permanently erased or made anonymous.
Please note that you may exercise the rights under Articles 15 to 21 GDPR, and specifically the right to request information as to whether your Personal Data is being processed and as to the characteristics of the processing, the right to rectification and erasure of your Personal Data, the right to object to the processing and/or the right to have those Personal Data transmitted to another controller.You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal of your consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before its withdrawal. You may lodge a complaint with the Italian supervisory authority (Autorità garante per la protezione dei dati personali) at Piazza di Montecitorio 121, 00186 Rome - Italy.
Last updated: 24 February 2020.
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The methodology of the rating process comprises two separate scores underpinned by a proprietary algorithm. The first score, the Watch Score, is based on a detailed and individual analysis of the components of the watch, while the second, the Extra Score, evaluates particular configurations.
The first part of the appraisal process is based on a rigorous methodology and particularly on a detailed and individual analysis of the watch’s main constituent parts: caliber dial, hands, bezel, case, caseback, crown and pushers, glass, bracelet. These constituent parts are analysed, evaluated and weighted according to three criteria:
From our point of view, the Watch Score is not sufficient to fully classify a collectors’ watch in the eyes of its owner or future buyer. Thanks to our experience of the collectors’ watch market, we have identified a number of other factors capable of significantly impacting the overall evaluation of the object (positive: special or optional component, original documents, particular origin, emotional impact…; negative: certain key elements may represent a critical problem if they are absent…).
The two previous phases of analysis enable us to determine an overall rating – the WATCHFID Rating – for each watch analysed. The WATCHFID Rating may exceed 10, as it takes into account the Extra Score.