PERSONAL DATA(PRIVACY)POLICY STATEMENT (“Statement”)
1. Policy and Objectives of Data Collection
We, Asia-Pacific Aromatherapy Ltd. (“APA”) comply with the new requirements of the Personal Data(Privacy) Ordinance to protect your personal data.
By using this APA website (“this website”), you signify your agreement to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data by us in accordance with this Statement.
Please note that we may update, revise, vary and amend from time to time the provisions herein the Statement as needed. Your continued use of this website following such revision shall be deemed as your acceptance of the amended Statement.
The Statement is written in both English and Chinese. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the English and Chinese version of the Statement, the English version shall prevail.
2. Personal Data Collection Purpose
In the course of using this website, you may disclose or be asked to provide personal information and data. In order to have the benefit of and enjoy our various services, information and promotional materials, it is necessary for us to collect some personal particulars from you.
Although you are not obliged to provide the correct data or information as requested on this website, we therefore will not obliged to provide the correct data or information and promotional materials to you in the event that you fail to provide correct data or information.
Our purposes for collection of the information and data on this website include but not limited to the following:
(i) To provide you with various services offered by APA, online shopping, marketing materials, event information and promotional message;
(ii) To contact you regarding administrative notices and communications relevant to your use of this website and/or the services offered by APA;
(iii) To verify your identity;
(iv) To handle and follow up service calls, enquiries and complaints;
(v) To obtain statistics about our users to analyze site usage in order to help it’s further development;
(vi) To evaluate the effectiveness of our marketing efforts from this website
3. Transfer and Disclosure of Personal Data
We will not sell, rent or trade to any third party any personal information and data (in whole or in part) obtained from you without your consent.
We agree to take all possible steps to keep all personal information and data confidential and/or undisclosed save and except under the following circumstances:
(i) any third party suppliers or service providers who have been duly authorized by APA to use the said information and/or data and who will facilitate our services;
(ii) marketing agents, consultants, affiliates or associates of APA who have been duly authorized by us to use the said information and/or data;
(iii) where we need to protect and defend our rights and property;
(iv) where we consider we are required to do so in order to comply with the applicable laws and regulations; and
(v) where we deem necessary in order to maintain and improve our services
By using this website, you are deemed to have agreed to, consented to and authorized us to disclose and transfer your personal information and/or data under the circumstances stated above.
We will always strive to ensure that your personal information and data will be protected against unauthorized access. We have implemented appropriate electronic and managerial measures in order to safeguard, protect and secure your personal information and data.
All personal information and data provided by you will be transferred to our company computer or such other servers of third parties whom are duly authorized by us, and will be stored electronically with proper electronic password implementations. Such personal information and data are only accessible by our own or our authorized third party’s authorized personnel, and such personnel shall be instructed to observe the terms of the Statement when accessing such personal information and data.
Please rest assured that your personal information and data will only be kept for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purpose, unless you request us to cease to hold the same. Such request may render us unable to further provide our services, information and/or promotional materials for your benefit in the future.
5. Access to Data
You may request access to, make amendments to and/or obtain a copy of your personal information and data which are stored in our record. Please email us at [email protected] or write to us at the following address: Room 1001, 10/F, Java Commercial Centre, 128 Java Road, Hong Kong. We will respond to your request within 30 days after receiving the same wherever possible. A reasonable fee may be charged for doing so and you are requested to provide personal details in order to verify your identity.
6. Links to Other Website
To provide you with more information, this website may provide links to other websites, including without limitation certain social media website such as Facebook. Personal information and data from you may be collected on these other websites when you visit such websites and make use of services provided therein.
Where and when you decide to click on any advertisement or hyperlink on this website which grants you access to another website, the protection of your personal information and data which are deemed to be private and confidential may be exposed in other websites.
7. Marketing Materials
We may from time to time send to you marketing and promotional materials and information regarding our products, services and the like based on the personal information and data that you have provided to us. If you do not wish to receive further marketing and promotional materials and information from us, please email us at [email protected] or write to us at the following address: Room 1001, 10/F, Java Commercial Centre, 128 Java Road, Hong Kong.
For further enquiries, please email us at [email protected] or write to Asia-Pacific Aromatherapy at the following address: Room 1001, 10/F, Java Commercial Centre, 128 Java Road, Hong Kong.