Community and Data Protection

1.    Scope of application
1.1 These provisions regulate your membership of the “Fortis-Lounge”.

1.2 By applying to become a member of the “Fortis-Lounge”, you accept these provisions and undertake to comply with them.

2.    Access data and use of the “Fortis-Lounge”
2.1 You declare that the personal data you enter is truthful and complete. You are obligated to treat the personal access data as confidential and not make this available to any unauthorized third party.

2.2 We are not obliged to accept your membership. We are also not obligated to keep our offer permanently available. We can exclude members from the “Fortis Lounge” or terminate our offer at any time.

3.    Storage capability and access to contract text
3.1. You can view, print or save these General Terms and Conditions on our website www.fortis-swiss.com under T&C (“Sales Terms”).

3.2 We reserve the right to revise the terms of use of “Fortis Lounge” and shall inform you of this.

4.    Data protection
4.1 Your access data and personal data will be treated confidentially and not passed on to third parties. With your permission, we may use this for our own promotional purposes, in order to optimize our services for you.

4.2. We will store your data, but for security reasons you will not be able to retrieve it directly. We offer every customer password-protected direct access (“My Account”). After corresponding registration, you will able to view here information about your completed, open and recently dispatched orders and manage and store your address data, any payment data, and any possible newsletters.

5.    Cancellation and withdrawal
5.1 You can withdraw from the “Fortis Lounge”, cancel your membership and delete your data at any time and without notice.

5.2 Through the cancellation the data will be permanently deleted. Only the data that we require for warranty services (date of purchase and watch reference) shall be retained despite the cancellation.

6.     Data security
6.1 We endeavor to keep your data as secure as possible and to protect it from unauthorized access by third parties. Your user account is thus password-protected. However, we cannot guarantee absolute security and cannot accept any liability, in particular for data loss.

6.2 To increase security, we recommend that you keep your password in a safe place and close the browser and clear the cache when leaving your computer.

7.    Cookies and Google services
7.1 We use cookies in order to provide you with an attractive Internet experience. These cookies can be stored locally. You have the option to disable these cookies, which may possibly affect certain functions of the website.

7.2 We use Google services, in particular Google AdWords and Analytics. Certain information exchanged via our website is stored by Google and used anonymously for analyses and reports. These cookies can also be deactivated.
8.     Information
Should you have any questions, please contact us at:
info@fortis-swiss.com

9.    Applicable law, place of jurisdiction
9.1 Swiss substantive law shall apply under exclusion of the provisions of the Vienna Sales Convention.
9.2 The place of performance and exclusive jurisdiction for all disputes arising in connection with our deliveries and from the relationship between us and the Consumer shall be Solothurn (Switzerland). We shall, however, also be entitled to sue the customer at their respective place of residence.


Grenchen, May 2016