Legal Statement


Welcome to CENTURY’s website (“the Website”), which is operated by Century Time Gems Ltd, Zihlstrasse 50, 2560 Nidau, Switzerland (“CENTURY”).

By accessing the Website you agree to be legally bound by these Terms of Use. Therefore please read these Terms of Use carefully before using the Website. If you do not accept these Terms of Use, do not use the Website.

CENTURY may at any time revise these Terms of Use by updating this posting. You are legally bound by any such revision. Therefore, you should periodically visit this page to review the currently applicable Terms of Use.

Purpose of the Website

All information and materials presented on the Website are solely for the purpose of providing general information on, and promoting products and services of CENTURY for user’s personal use. Such information and materials do however not constitute offers for products or services of CENTURY or retailers or other third parties, neither does such information or materials constitute advice or instructions on the use of products or services provided by CENTURY.

The Website may contain information and materials on CENTURY’s worldwide products and services, not all of which are available in every location. A reference to a CENTURY product or service on the Website does not imply that such product or service will be available in your location.

Intellectual Property

The Website to its fullest extent including information, text, images, photographs, audio and video clips, files and other digital content, designs, graphics, logos, symbols, names, trademarks, products and corporate designations as well as all software contained in the Website and their selection and arrangement (all together “Website Content”) are subject to legal protection, in particular copyright, trademark and design rights held by CENTURY, its affiliates, subsidiaries and partners, which reserve all rights on the Website Content.

Website Content may not be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, transmitted, sold or otherwise exploited in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without CENTURY’s prior written permission.

“CENTURY” and other trademarks, logos, characters, service names and other marks (collectively “Trademarks”) displayed on this Website are subject to trademark and other rights of CENTURY or its affiliates and subsidiaries, which reserve all rights on the Trademarks. All use of the Trademarks, except as provided for in these Terms of Use, is strictly prohibited. In particular the Trademarks may not be used, including as part of trademarks and/or as part of domain names, in connection with any product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of CENTURY.

Personal User License

Provided that you are eligible for use of the Website, you are hereby granted a limited license to access and use the Website and the Website Content and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Website Content to which you have properly gained access solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you keep all copyright or other proprietary notices intact. Such license is subject to these Terms of Use and does not include use of any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods.

Any other use of the Website Content is strictly prohibited. You may not, without limitation, upload or republish Website Content in whole or in part on any internet, intranet or extranet site or incorporate such content in any other database or compilation. Any use of the Website or the Website Content other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of CENTURY, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including without limitation copyright, design and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Terms of Use shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights.

Exclusion of Warranty and Liability

The information and materials contained on the Website are provided “as is” and “as available”. CENTURY makes no representations or warranties of any kind, either express or implied, with respect to the materials, information or functionality contained in the Website, including but not limited to warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Without limiting the foregoing, CENTURY does not warrant the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, reliability or availability of the Website or the information or results obtained from use of the Website, or that the Website is virus-free or error-free.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, in no event shall CENTURY, its affiliates or subsidiaries or any of its directors, employees or agents have any liability whatsoever to any person for any direct or indirect loss, liability, cost, claim, expense or damage of any kind, whether in contract or in tort, including negligence, or otherwise, arising out of or related to the use of all or part of the Website, even if CENTURY has been advised of the possibility of the same.

Links to other websites

The Website may contain third party content or links to third party websites. These content and links are provided solely for your convenience and information. CENTURY has no control over, does not assume any responsibility for and does not make any warranties or representations as to, any third party content or websites, including but not limited to, the accuracy, subject matter, quality or timeliness. CENTURY shall have no liability for third party content or websites or websites linking to or framing the Website.

Cookies, Privacy and Data Protection

CENTURY may install cookies on the website that are downloaded in user’s computers in order to facilitate the browsing of the website, enable statistics and for other purposes. For further information please read CENTURY’s Privacy Policy.


The failure of CENTURY to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Terms of Use do not affect or impair in any way the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions contained herein.

These Terms of Use shall be interpreted and governed in accordance with material Swiss law to the exclusion of conflict-of-law rules and the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.

To the extent permitted by law, the competent courts of Nidau/Switzerland shall have exclusive jurisdiction in respect of any dispute arising from these Terms of Use and your use of this Website, subject to CENTURY’s right to prosecute a user at his/her place of residence.

If you have any questions about these Terms of Use, please do not hesitate to contact Century Time Gems Ltd. Zihlstrasse 50, 2560 Nidau, Switzerland (email:


1.    General

This website and privacy policy is operated by:

Century Time Gems Ltd

Zihlstrasse 50

CH-2560 Nidau, Switzerland (“CENTURY” / “we”)

For questions and enquiries about this Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us (email:

CENTURY takes the security and privacy of your personal information very seriously. Century will process personal data only to the extent necessary to operate CENTURY’s website, providing its content and services, ensuring the security of both its website and services and communicating with you. The legal basis for Century’s data processing is your consent as well as the applicable provisions of both Swiss Data Protection law as well as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

This policy together with CENTURY’s Terms of Use sets out the basis on which CENTURY will process any personal data obtained as a result of your use of the website (“the Website”) or provided by you by any other means. Please read the following carefully to understand CENTURY’s views and practices regarding your personal data and how CENTURY may use cookies and third party providers to provide services to you.

2.    Information collected

CENTURY may collect and process the following information and data about you:

2.1  Website / Logfiles

When you access CENTURY’s website, our computer System automatically collects various details of the computer accessing the website such as:

  1. Web browser and version used
  2. Operating system of the user
  3. Internet Service Provider (“ISP”) of the user
  4. IP-Address of the user
  5. Date and time of access
  6. Content accessed on our website
  7. Ingoing and outgoing website accesses from our website

This data is stored in the logfiles of our computer system. Processing this data is necessary to provide the functionality, stability and security of our website. This information does not contain anything that can personally identify you. For the scope of the GDPR, the legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 sect. 1 lit. f GDPR.

2.2  Newsletter, communication and correspondence data

When you communicate with Century, we may collect and process various data:

When you register to use CENTURY’s website, subscribe to or request our services, post material or fill in forms, CENTURY may collect and process the information provided by you for the purpose of providing CENTURY’s services, managing its customer relationship and ensuring its business operation.

When you subscribe to CENTURY’s newsletter, century may collect and process the information you provided in the subscription form, including but not limited to your name and email address.

When you enter a competition, promotion or survey, CENTURY may collect and process the information you provided for the purpose of conducting the competition and/or promotion, ensuring its regularity, record-keeping as well as marketing and research purposes.

When you contact CENTURY or its affiliates or subsidiaries by email, telephone or any other means, CENTURY may collect data contained in or relating to this communication. CENTURY may process this data for the purpose of communicating with you, providing CENTURY’s services and record-keeping.

For the scope of the GDPR the legal basis for above data processing is Art. 6 sect. 1 lit. a (where you have given your consent) and lit.  b and f GDPR.

2.3  Cookies

Like many websites, CENTURY uses “cookies”, which are small files saved on your computer’s hard drive by your browser and used to collect and store certain information about you. CENTURY may use the following kinds of Cookies in connection with its website:

Security and Status cookies:These cookies are required for the operation of the Website and provision of services. These may include cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the Website, access your user account and prevent fraudulent use of our website.

Customization cookies: These cookies store information regarding your preferences and settings you make on CENTURY’s website, such as your preferred language or region. This permits to personalize your visit to the website.

Performance cookies:These “analytical” cookies allow CENTURY to collect information about how visitors use its website (e.g. to count visitors and to see how visitors move around the website). They record your visit of the Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. These cookies generally do not collect information that identifies you. All information is anonymous.

Social media cookies: CENTURY uses third party social media plugins to provide you with sharing features.These Social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) may set cookies to provide their services to you. CENTURY has no control over these cookies. Please refer to below on how to deactivate cookies and to the section “Social Media plug-ins” below for further information on how to block these plug-ins.

Advertisement cookies: These cookies deliver tailor-made advertisements to you on third party websites based on your interests in CENTURY’s products and services manifested during your visit on our Website.

Third party cookies:CENTURY uses third party providers to provide additional features on its website as set out below. These providers may store additional cookies on your computer. You can view the privacy policies of these providers at:

Google Services (Analytics, Maps, Youtube, Tag Manager):

Social Media-Plugins (see detailed description in the sections below):



How long a cookie will stay on your device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies stay on your device during the current browsing session. Persistent cookies are kept on your device until they expire or are deleted.

Most browsers accept cookies by default, but allow you to disable them. For information about how to block and deleting cookies in the most popular browsers, please see the links below.




Internet Explorer:

For other browsers, the help menu will usually tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies all together. You can also disable or delete cookies you have previously accepted if you wish to. Please note that if you set your browser to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access parts of CENTURY’s website and certain functions may be limited.

2.4  Third party services

CENTURY uses third party services such as Web analysis tools to enhance the functionality of its website and to better understand how our customers use our sites and services. Some of these third party services collect data for this purpose and exchange it with third party servers.

Google Analytics

CENTURY uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, to better understand how our customers use our website and services.

For this purpose, Google Analytics uses cookies. The data collected by Google Analytics includes time, place and frequency of your visits to Century’s site, including your IP address. This information is used to analyze your use of our site and to provide us with reports. We have set up Google Analytics to use shortened IP addresses (IP anonymization), which prevents the identification of individual devices. Google also states that it does not associate your IP address with other data held by Google. Any onward transfer of this data third parties employed by Google is subject to the applying legal regulations as well as a data processing service agreement.

Google also offers an add-on for most current browsers, which allows you to opt-out of the data collection of Google Analytics:

Google Maps

CENTURY’s website embeds Google Maps to provide customers with map and navigational services. Google Maps is operated by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA.

When using Google Maps, the service may use your IP-address and geolocation (usually after prompting you or following e.g. your phone’s privacy settings). For more information on what data Google Maps may collect and process, please see Google’s Privacy Policy:

Google Tag Manager

CENTURY’s website also uses Google Tag Manager, operated Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA.

For more information on what data Google Tag Manager collects and processes, please see Google’s Privacy Policy well as Google Tag’s terms of use


CENTURY’s website may also embed Videos from the video platform YouTube, operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA, a subsidiary of Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA.

For more information on what data YouTube may collect and process, please see Google’s Privacy Policy:

2.5  Social Media Plugins

CENTURY uses social media plug-ins on its website to allow users to share our content. These plug-ins can easily be recognized by their social network logos (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

By activating a social media plug-in, this plug-in may contact the provider (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) and collect and exchange data with it. The kind of data collected and exchanged depends on the social media plug-in and your interaction with it. For more information about data collection and processing by the providers of these social media plug-ins, and your related rights and settings options to protect your privacy, please look at the privacy policies of these providers. A list of the plug-ins we use can be found below:



If you would like to prevent the plug-ins from being loaded, you can also use an add-ons for your browser such as “NoScript” ( or „Ghostery“ (

3.    Retention period of data

CENTURY stores and processes your personal data as long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose of its collection as stated above or as long as required or permitted by law.

4.    Transmission and storage of personal data

Please note that the transmission of data via the Internet is not under CENTURY’s control and CENTURY cannot guarantee its security. Although CENTURY will use reasonable efforts to protect your personal data, CENTURY cannot guarantee the security of your personal data transmitted via its website; any transmission is at your own risk.

Once CENTURY has received your information, CENTURY will use strict procedures and security measures to prevent unauthorized access. Personal data that CENTURY collects from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a location in Switzerland or another location inside or outside Switzerland or the EU. If data is transferred to a country outside Switzerland or the EU, we take appropriate measures to protect your personal data, e.g. by concluding data transfer agreements.

All information you provide is stored on secure servers. Where CENTURY has given you (or where you have chosen) a password that enables you to access certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. Do not share any passwords with anyone.

5.    Uses made of the information

In accordance with the declarations above (see “Information collected by CENTURY “), CENTURY uses information and data held about you in the following ways:

  • To ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from CENTURY or that CENTURY feels may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
  • To carry out CENTURY’s obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and CENTURY.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of CENTURY’s services, when you choose to do so.
  • To notify you about changes to CENTURY’s services.

If you are an existing customer, CENTURY will only contact you with information about goods and services similar to those that were the subject of a previous sale to you. If you are a new customer and have consented to this, CENTURY may permit selected third parties to contact you using your contact data.

CENTURY may also share non-personal, non-individual statistics or demographic information in aggregate form with marketing partners, advertisers or other third parties for research and marketing purposes. This aggregated information is anonymous and not individually associated to your data.

6.    Disclosure of your information

CENTURY may disclose your personal data to its affiliates or subsidiaries, to the extent necessary for the purposes and on the legal basis set out in this policy.

CENTURY may also disclose your personal data to selected third parties who help CENTURY provide the services you are requesting, to the extent necessary for the purposes and the legal basis set out in this policy. These third parties must at all times provide the same levels of security for your personal data as CENTURY.

CENTURY may disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with legal obligations, or in order to enforce or apply CENTURY’s Terms of Use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of CENTURY, its affiliates and subsidiaries, its customers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

7.    Your rights regarding personal data

As part of Swiss Data Protection Law and the GDPR, you have the right to.

  • Access your personal Data, you can ask CENTURY for a confirmation of whether we process any personal data belonging to you.
  • Correct and complete your personal data.
  • Delete your personal data,if it is no longer needed for the intended purposes as stated above, you have withdrawn your personal consent and there is no other legal basis for processing.
  • Object to the use of your data for marketing purposes, either by checking the corresponding boxes in the forms you fill out or by contacting CENTURY.

To exercise your rights, you may contact us at the contact details below.

8.    Links to other websites

The Website may contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that they have their own privacy policies and that CENTURY does not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

9.    Changes to the privacy policy

CENTURY may at its sole discretion change this Privacy Policy by updating this document. CENTURY will take steps to inform you of the update by appropriate means.

10.  Contact

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to contact Century Time Gems Ltd. Zihlstrasse 50, CH-2560 Nidau, Switzerland (email: +41 32 332 98 88)