We are committed to safeguard the privacy of individuals with respect to your personal data. We assure that our policies and practices, and those adopted by our affiliated companies and agents in relation to the collection, use, retention, disclosure, transfer, security and access of your personal data comply with the requirements under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Chapter 486) (the “Ordinance”) under the laws of Hong Kong, as well as the relevant code of practice and guidance issued by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong. The meaning of the term “personal data” adopted in this Statement is defined in the Ordinance. Where our operations are subject to privacy legislation other than that of Hong Kong (such as due to our carrying out of operational functions outside of Hong Kong), this Statement shall apply so far as it is consistent with such local legislation.
V CARBON collects personal information from users of the Website, stakeholders and strategic partners and other individuals. We collect this information when it is necessary for achieving V CARBON s organizational mission. V CARBON may collect personal information about you, including, for example, your contact details such as name, email address, phone number, mailing address, as well as employer and title. In particular, V CARBON may collect personal information:
If you do not provide V CARBON with all requested personal information, you may not be able to take full advantage of V CARBON services or resources (including the provision of information and other services made available by way of the Website), to upload or input information to the Website, or to use the any of our logos.
Our purposes in collecting information about you can include:
In order to deliver services and provide access to resources to you (including via the Website), and to improve those services and access, we may sometimes disclose your personal information to third parties such as affiliates, partners, service providers, independent contractors, consultants, off-site security storage or IT providers, website hosts and other partners of V CARBON We may also share and disclose non-personal, de-identified, and aggregated information for the purposes of research and promotional activities. For example, we may disclose aggregated data from website visitor reports, event registrations, stakeholder queries and surveys that you complete, and make such data available on the Website or through other mediums. In addition, V CARBON may disclose personal information in connection with a sale or transaction involving all or a portion of the business, and where required by applicable law.
V CARBON will endeavor to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any user information, and to keep this information accurate and up to date. Your information is stored on secure servers that are protected in controlled facilities. We require our employees and data processors to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by V CARBON Please note also that V CARBON may use overseas facilities to process or back up its information. As a result, we may transfer your personal information to overseas facilities for storage. However, this does not change any of our commitments to safeguard your privacy.