Castelo Concepts [“Castelo”] believes in protecting your privacy. This privacy statement (“this Privacy Statement”) explains how your personal data is collected and used on www.casteloconcepts.com.hk (“this Website”). This Privacy Statement has been developed in accordance with the Personal Data [Privacy] Ordinance – Chapter 486 – of the Laws of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China.
Please read this Privacy Statement carefully and know that we do not sell, share or rent personal information to third parties without your consent, except in specific cases described below or unless we are required to do so by laws.
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 or submit personally identifiable information, 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.
Castelo 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 Castelo 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 Castelo your Data, including but not limited to your name, gender, age range, contact details and email address. You agree to provide to Castelo such information voluntarily. You agree and understand that any and all of the Data you provided to Castelo will be collected and used as follows:
A] For verification of identity and record;
B] For analysis and for comparison with others’ Date in order to develop Castelo products or services and market promotion programs;
C] To provide information to you on Castelo 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.
When you apply to a specific position posted on this Website or submit an open application we may use the personal information that you submitted to contact your previous employers and or references or contact you directly about possible [future] openings.
2. Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance
Castelo 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 Castelo, and to provide, disclose, access and transfer to such Data:
A] anyone of or any legal entity or department and/or associated company of Castelo;
B] anyone who or any legal entity which has confidentiality obligations towards Castelo;
C] Castelo 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 Castelo and is engaged by Castelo for the above purposes on collection of Data or relevant to the above purposes on collection of Data;
E] anyone that Castelo has to make disclosure to in accordance with the requirements of applicable laws, administrative policies orregulations;
F] anyone who reasonably requires Castelo to make the same disclosure in order that Castelo can implement the purposes listed in this Privacy Statement.
You agree that Castelo can disclose your Data in the following reasonable and necessary circumstances:
G] in compliance of relevant laws: to comply with validity issues and enforceable subpoena or summons, a court order, or as requested by other government or law enforcement authority.
H] To investigate network abuse and to execute or implement any terms of Castelo’s users agreement;
I] to protect Castelo and its users’ rights, property or interests;
J] if you engage in [or are reasonably suspected of engaging in] any illegal activities; or
H] in compliance with this Privacy Statement.
Castelo Concepts also reserves the right to report any suspected illegal activity to law enforcement agencies or bodies for investigation or prosecution.
4. Security of Data
Castelo will use various security technologies and procedures to protect your Data from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Because of the nature of Internet, Castelo cannot guarantee the security on any transfer of Data. However, Castelo 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 Castelo 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 Castelo and Castelo will not have any responsibility on such. If Castelo 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 Castelo and request amendment to your personal data. If you need to access your personal data held by Castelo, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
7. Use of Web Beacons
Castelo 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 (1x1 gif) and has the same color 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.
8. Links to third parties’ websites
Please not that Castelo’s website may contain links to third parties’ websites – which may or not be owned or operated by Castelo - as a service to users. Castelo is not responsible for the contents on such web pages or nor how information is collected.
Please note that Castelo provides links to third parties’ websites as a service to users. Castelo is not responsible for the contents on such web pages or how information is collected. This Privacy Statement of these websites may not be the same as Castelo’s. Castelo recommends you to read and understand its privacy measures before you submit any information.
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. Castelo asks that parents monitor their children when they surf on the web.
10. Member registration
Castelo will retain your Data after you register as member of this Website. When you provide to Castelo information, which can verify your identity, you may receive from Castelo 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 Data Privacy Officer at email@example.com
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