Privacy Policy


PRIVACY POLICY
(Last Update Date: 12 August 2020)

A-CLASS take online privacy seriously. In this policy (the “Privacy Policy”) we describe our privacy practices with regard to information we collect through www.aclass.com.hk. By using our Site and providing personal data to us, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the collection, use, maintenance, transfer to and processing of your personal data in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (HKSAR) or other countries or territories, and, unless otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we use this consent as the legal basis for that data transfer.

  1. Provision of Personal Data
  2. We may collect information, including personal data, directly from you if you choose to provide that information, such as via email.
  3. Information Collected Automatically
    1. When you access the Site, we and our third-party partners may automatically collect certain information about your visit using tools such as cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. The information collected automatically when you visit the Site may include your IP address, characteristics of your operating system, information about your browser and system settings, data about the computer or mobile device you use to access the Site, unique device identifiers, clickstream data (which shows the page-by-page path you take as you browse the Site). We or our third-party partners may combine information that each of us collects automatically with other information about you, including information you choose to provide.
    2. Cookies are small files that websites and other online services use to store information about users on the users’ own computers. This Site may use cookies (such as HTTP and HTML5 cookies), as well as other types of local storage. For more information about cookies, you may visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org. If you choose to disable cookies, that could affect certain features of the Site that use cookies to enhance their functionality.
    3. We may use third-party web analytics services on the Site, to provide us with statistics and other information about visitors to the Site.
    4. “Do Not Track” Signals. Your browser settings may allow you to automatically transmit a “do not track” signal to websites and online services you visit. At this time there is no consensus among industry participants as to the meaning of “do not track” in this context. Like many other websites, www.aclass.com.hk is not configured to respond to “do not track” signals from browsers. Click here to learn more about it.
    5. Companies that provide certain third-party apps, tools, widgets, and plug-ins that may appear on the Site (for example, Facebook “Like” buttons), also may use automated means to collect information regarding your interactions with these features. This information collection is subject to the privacy policies or notices of those providers.
  4. Purpose And Use Of Collected Data
  5. We may use the information gathered on A-CLASS for various purposes, including the purposes listed below:
    • Provide products and services you request (such as when you sign up to receive our email newsletters);
    • Respond to requests, questions, and comments, and provide other types of user support;
    • Offer you products and services via marketing communications, or direct you to portions of this Site or other websites, that we believe may interest you;
    • To serve advertising, content and offers to you based on your interests and online activities, from us or third parties;
    • Communicate about, and administer your participation in, events, programs, contests, and other offers or promotions;
    • Carry out, evaluate, and improve our business (which may include developing new features for the Site; analyzing and enhancing the user experience on the Site; assessing the effectiveness of our marketing and advertising; and managing our communications);
    • Perform data analytics regarding usage of the Site (including market and customer research, trend analysis, and financial analysis);
    • Guard against, identify, and prevent fraud and other criminal activity, claims, and other liabilities; and
    • Comply with applicable legal requirements, law enforcement requests, and our company policies.
  6. Share Information
  7. Our agents, vendors, consultants, and other service providers may have access to information we collect through the Site to carry out work on our behalf. Those parties are subject to confidentiality obligations and are restricted from using personal data collected through the Site for purposes other than to provide the requested assistance. In addition, we may share information:
    • With our affiliates for internal business purposes;
    • If we are required to do so by law, regulation, or legal process (such as a court order or subpoena);
    • In response to requests from government agencies, such as law enforcement authorities, including to meet national security requirements;
    • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity;
    • With respect to analytics and statistical information, to inform advertisers about the nature of our user base;
    • In the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including a reorganization, dissolution, or liquidation); and
    • With your consent or at your discretion.
  8. Data Retention and Access
  9. We will retain your personal data only for as long as necessary for the purposes it was retained, such as to enable you to use the Website and your products or to provide services to you. In some instances, we may retain data for longer periods in order to comply with applicable laws (including those regarding document retention), resolve disputes with any parties, and otherwise as necessary to allow us to conduct our business. All personal data we retain will be subject to this Privacy Policy and our internal retention guidelines.
  10. Personal Data Protection
  11. We maintain appropriate administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal data you provide against accidental, unlawful, or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure, or use. However, it is not possible to guarantee the security of information transmitted online, and you assume some risk with regard to the security of information you provide through any website, including this Site.
  12. Links From A-CLASS to Other Websites
  13. On this Site, we may provide links to other websites that are controlled by third parties. Linked websites may have their own privacy notices or policies, which we strongly suggest you review. We are not responsible for the content, usage terms, privacy policies, or any other aspects of websites that we do not own or control.
  14. Changes to This Privacy Policy
  15. We may update this online privacy policy periodically to reflect changes to our privacy practices, such as how we collect or use personal data. If we propose to make any material changes, we will indicate at the top of the policy the date when it was most recently updated. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices. In case of discrepancies between the English version and Chinese version in respect of all or any part of this Privacy Policy, the English version shall prevail.

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