PRIVACY POLICY

BACKGROUND

Jim Thompson understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits Our Site and will only collect and use data in ways that are described here and in a manner consistent with your rights and Our obligations under the law.

This Policy applies to Our use of any and all data collected by us in relation to your use of Our Site. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using Our Site immediately.

1.            Definitions and Interpretation

In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings: 

Account”           means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of Our Site;

Cookie”             means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in section 13, below;

 “data”                 means any and all data or information that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data. In this case, it includes personal data that you give to Us via Our Site; and

Our Site”           means this website, www.jimthompsononline.com

We/Us/Our”   The Thai Silk Company Limited (Company Registration No. 0105494000264) with its registered office at 96 Soi Puengmee 29, Sukhumvit 93 Road, Prakanong, Bangkok 10260, Thailand.

2.            Information About Us

2.1          Our Site, www.jimthompsononline.com , is owned and operated by The Thai Silk Company Limited (Company Registration No. 0105494000264) with its registered office at 96 Soi Puengmee 29, Sukhumvit 93 Road, Prakanong, Bangkok 10260, Thailand.

3.            Scope – What Does This Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. It does not extend to any websites that are linked to from Our Site (whether We provide those links or whether they are shared by other users). We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and We advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

4.            Your Rights

4.1          As a data subject, you have the following rights, which this Policy and Our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:

4.1.1      The right to be informed about Our collection and use of personal data;

4.1.2      The right of access to the personal data We hold about you (see section 12);

4.1.3      The right to rectification if any personal data We hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact Us using the details in section 14);

4.1.4      The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask Us to delete any personal data We hold about you (We only hold your personal data for a limited time, as explained in section 6 but if you would like Us to delete it sooner, please contact Us using the details in section 14);

4.1.5      The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;

4.1.6      The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);

4.1.7      The right to object to Us using your personal data for particular purposes; and

4.1.8      Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.

4.2          If you have any cause for complaint about Our use of your personal data, please contact Us using the details provided in section 14 and We will do Our best to solve the problem for you.

5.            What Data Do We Collect?

Some data will be collected automatically by Our Site, other data will only be collected if you voluntarily submit it, for example, when signing up for an Account. Depending upon your use of Our Site, We may collect some or all of the following data (please also see section 13 on Cookies and Our Cookie Policy [insert Link]):

5.1          name;

5.2          date of birth;

5.3          gender;

5.4          business/company name

5.5          job title;

5.6          profession;

5.7          contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;

5.8          demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests;

5.9          financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;

5.10        IP address (automatically collected);

5.11        web browser type and version (automatically collected);

5.12        operating system (automatically collected);

5.13        a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Our Site, and the site you exit to (automatically collected).

6.            How Do We Use Your Data?

6.1          All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in accordance with the principles of this policy. For more details on security see section 7, below.

6.2          Oue use of your data will always have a lawful basis. We use your data to provide the best possible products and services to you. This includes:

6.2.1      Providing and managing your Account;

6.2.2      Providing and managing your access to Our Site;

6.2.3      Personalizing and tailoring your experience on Our Site;

6.2.4      Supplying Our products and services to you;

6.2.5      Personalizing and tailoring Our products and services for you;

6.2.6      Responding to communications from you;

6.2.7      Supplying you with email newsletters and alerts that you have subscribed to.

6.2.8      Market research;

6.2.9      Analyzing your use of Our Site and gathering feedback to enable Us to continually improve Our Site and your user experience.

6.3          With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email AND/OR telephone AND/OR text message AND/OR post with information, news and offers on Our products AND/OR services. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam.

6.4          You have the right to withdraw your consent to Us using your personal data at any time, and to request that We delete it. Upon exercising this right, you must stop using Our Site immediately.

7.            How and Where Do We Store Your Data?

7.1          We only keep your data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in section 6, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it.

7.2          Data security is of great importance to Us, and to protect your data We have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected through Our Site.

7.3          Notwithstanding the security measures that We take, it is important to remember that the transmission of data via the internet may not be completely secure and that you are advised to take suitable precautions when transmitting to Us data via the internet.

8.            Do We Share Your Data?

8.1          We may share your data with other companies in Our group. This includes Our subsidiaries AND/OR Our holding company and its subsidiaries.

8.2          We may sometimes contract with third parties to supply products and services to you on Our behalf. These may include payment processing, delivery of goods, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, Our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.

8.3          We may compile statistics about the use of Our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying information. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.

8.4          In certain circumstances We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal data, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with the requirements of legislation, a court order, or a governmental authority. We do not require any further consent from you in order to share your data in such circumstances and will comply as required with any legally binding request that is made of Us.

9.            What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?

9.1          We may, from time to time, expand or reduce Our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Our business. Data provided by users will, where it is relevant to any part of Our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Privacy Policy, be permitted to use the data for the purposes for which it was originally collected by Us.

9.2          In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes.

10.          How Can You Control Your Data?

10.1        When you submit information via Our Site, you may be given options to restrict Our use of your data. In particular, We aim to give you strong controls on Our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emails.

11.          Your Right to Withhold Information

11.1        You may access certain areas of Our Site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on Our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.

11.2        You may restrict your internet browser’s use of Cookies.

12.          How Can You Access Your Data?

You may contact us for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held). Please contact Us for more details at www.jimthompsononline.com, or using the contact details below in section 14.

13.          Cookies

Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our products and services.  By using Our Site you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. In addition, Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google Inc., which also use Cookies. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling Us to better understand how people use Our Site.

14.          Contacting Us

If you have any questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact Us by email at online@jimthompson.com by telephone on +662-632-8100, or by post at 9 Surawong Road, Suriyawong, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500 Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data We hold about you (as under section 12, above).

15.          Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time, or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.