Advance Caterers Limited (“Advance Caterers”) recognizes the importance of your privacy. This privacy statement (“this Privacy Statement”) explains how personal data is collected and used on www.ad-caterers.com (“this Website”).
Please read this Privacy Statement carefully. Your use of this Website means that you have accepted this Privacy Statement. If you are unwilling to be bound by the following terms, please do not use this Website. If you register as a member of this Website, after you have completed the membership registration form and pressed the button “submit”, it indicates that you have read and understood this Privacy Statement and agreed to how personal data are collected and used as provided in this Privacy Statement. Advance Caterers reserves the right to change or modify the contents of this Website at any time and has the right to unilaterally change this Privacy Statement without notification. You should regularly visit this Website to find out whether this Privacy Statement has been modified, as your continued use of this Website indicates your acceptance of any change to this Privacy Statement. However, if the modification concerns how Advance Caterers will collect and use your information (including your personal data) (“Data”), we will ask for your consent prior to any modified use. “You”, “your”, “users” and “members” refer to any person and/or entity that access this Website for any reason.
1. Collection of Data and its purposes
When you use this Website and/or register as a member of this Website, you may have to provide to Advance Caterers your Data including but not limited to your name, gender, age range, contact details and email address. You agree to provide to Advance Caterers such information voluntarily. You agree and understand that any and all of the Data you provided to Advance Caterers will be collected and used as follows:
(a) for verification of identity and record;
(b) for analysis and for comparison with other’s Data in order to develop Advance Caterers products or services and market promotion programmes;
(c) to provide information to you on Advance Caterers and various products and services of this Websites;
(d) to store communication contacting details;
(e) to generate survey on user traffic on this Website;
(f) for processing of your orders;
(g) for collecting payment, processing of any payment instructions and direct debit fees;
(h) for internal monitoring, including calculating any amount you should receive or owe, make payment to or request payment from you, and collecting any fees or enforcing guarantee granted to or granted by the users;
(i) daily operation of your account; and
(j) to implement your instruction, respond to your enquiries or those made in your name, and to provide efficient and responsive service.
2. Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance
Advance Caterers complies with Hong Kong laws including Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance in its policy and the ways it collects, uses, stores, discloses, transfers, protects and accesses Data.
3. Retention, storage and disclosure of Data
You acknowledge, agree and authorize us to retain and store the Data you provided in one or more databases of Advance Caterers, and to provide, disclose, access and transfer to such Data:
(a) anyone of or any legal entity or department and/or associated company of Advance Caterers;
(b) anyone who or any legal entity which has confidentiality obligations towards Advance Caterers;
(c) Advance Caterers employees;
(d) any contractor, agent or others or legal entity, or any third party which provides administrative, telecommunication, computer, payment, insurance, professional or other services to Advance Caterers and is engaged by Advance Caterers for the above purposes on collection of Data or relevant to the above purposes on collection of Data;
(e) anyone that Advance Caterers has to make disclosure to in accordance with the requirements of applicable laws, administrative policies or regulations;
(f) anyone who reasonably requires Advance Caterers to make the same disclosure in order that Advance Caterers can implement the purposes listed in this Privacy Statement.
You agree that Advance Caterers can disclose your Data in the following reasonable and necessary circumstances:
(g) in compliance of relevant laws;
(h) to execute or implement any terms of Advance Caterers users agreement;
(i) to protect Advance Caterers and its users’ rights, property or interests; or
(j) in compliance with this Privacy Statement.
4. Security of Data
Advance Caterers will use various security technologies and procedures to protect your Data from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Because of the nature of Internet, Advance Caterers cannot guarantee the security on any transfer of Data. However, Advance Caterers will take all practical and feasible measures to ensure any Data collected by this Website will not be intercepted by any third party. You must be clear that Advance Caterers advertisers or any website with links to this Website may collect your Data. You must read the relevant privacy statement carefully before you provide your Data to them. Your provision of your Data to any third party has nothing to do with Advance Caterers and Advance Caterers will not have any responsibility on such. If Advance Caterers receives relevant Data from a third party, it will retain the information in the usual strict secured and confidential standards.
5. Amendment to Data
You are aware that according to Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, you have the right to access your personal data held by Advance Caterers and request amendment to your personal data. If you need to access your personal data held by Advance Caterers, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
7. Use of Web Beacons
Advance Caterers may use Web beacons on this Website or other websites and allow third party to place Web beacons on this Website to monitor the effectiveness of promotion or other legal purposes. Web beacons are also called web crawler. It is an object that is embedded in a web page or email which allows checking by website owner or a third party on whether a user has viewed the page or email. It is usually invisible to the user as its size is generally very small (1×1 gif) and has the same colour as the web page, document or email. Web beacons are identified as HTML IMG on web pages. Users can click on the information option on the web page to find out whether Web beacons are used on the web page. Web beacons can link to personal information. For example, advertising network uses web beacons to add on personal information the web pages a person visited and based on such information to add a particular kind of advertising bars. Web beacons can also be used to independently track the number of people visiting the web site.
This Website is intended for general audiences and does not plan or intend to collect Data from underage below 18. To respect the privacy of underage, underage below 18 should not provide any Data on this Website. Advance Caterers asks that parents monitor their children when they surf on the web.
9. Member registration
Advance Caterers will retain your Data after you register as member of this Website. When you provide to Advance Caterers information which can verify your identity, you may receive from Advance Caterers telephone calls, emails or direct promotional mail with information on products or services on promotion. If you do not wish to receive such information, please email to email@example.com
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