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(2) What information do we collect?
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, website navigation).
(b) information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services.
(c) information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us.
(d) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications, and/or newsletters.
(e) any other information that you choose to send to us.
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the webserver to identify and track the web browser.
We may use “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
We will use the session cookies to keep track of you whilst you navigate the website; keep track of items in your shopping basket; prevent fraud and increase website security. We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognize you when you visit; keep track of your preferences in relation to your use of our website.
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third-party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer (version 9) you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block All Cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.
(4) Using your personal information
We may use your personal information to:
(a) administer the website;
(b) improve your browsing experience by personalizing the website;
(c) enable your use of the services available on the website;
(d) send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
(e) send you our newsletter which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (and you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter).
(f) deal with inquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website;
(g) keep the website secure and prevent fraud;
(h) verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of the website (including monitoring private messages sent through our website private messaging service); and
(i) provide you with information on other goods and services offered by our Associated Companies (defined below).
Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.
By continuing to access our website, or purchase any of our goods or services, you consent that your personal information will be used and maintained by us or by our other subsidiaries/associated and holding companies (“Associated Companies”). We will make our best efforts to ensure that such processing of your personal information, either by us directly or by our other subsidiaries/associated companies, are also in compliance with the relevant privacy laws in Hong Kong.
We will not, without your express consent, provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
In addition, we may disclose your personal information:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
(c) in order to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
(d) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling;
(e) to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information;
(f) to our Associated Companies in order to facilitate our business operations and provide/market goods and services to you.
(6) International data transfers
The information which you provide may be transferred to which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area.
In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.
(7) Security of your personal information
We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal information.
You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
You are responsible for keeping your password [and other login details] confidential. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to the website).
(8) Policy amendments
(9) Your rights
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information will be subject to:
(a) the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).
We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.
You may instruct us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes (by sending an email to us). In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
You may at any time opt-out of receiving marketing or promotional materials, or direct mails from us or our Associated Companies by contacting us in writing (details set out in the “Contact” section below) or by using the opt-out facility as accompanied with such marketing or promotional materials sent by us through emails or other electronic communication channels or direct mails.
(11) Third party websites
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third-party websites.
(12) Updating information
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.