The protection of privacy in relation to personal data is a serious concern for HKWEB. We respect personal data privacy and are committed to fully implementing and complying with the data protection principles and all relevant provisions under the The Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (1995).
When we collect personal data from individuals, we will provide a Personal Information Collection Statement (PICS) on or before the collection in an appropriate format and manner (e.g. in the same paper form or web page that collects the personal data, or in a notice posted on our website.
Four broad categories of personal data are held by HKWEB:
Personal data collected through:
Contact form submissions is used by HKWEB to allow communications between our customers and ourselves. This data is not used for email marketing unless you choose to opt in to any such service we might offer.;
Payment information is used only for the purposes of processing the payments of customers who use our goods and services;
Analytics and tracking data is used to help us understand customer behaviour while visiting our website and to help us plan and implement changes that improve the customer experience (usability) of our website. You have a choice not to accept the cookies. If you do not accept the cookie, the site may not function in the way it is designed to.
Additionally, we have access to anonymised customer data that provides demographic information about our customers' age group, other interests, geographic location, preferred language, etc. We cannot identify individuals from this data.
We currently use the Stripe Payments Gateway to process our online customer payments.
HKWEB takes appropriate steps to protect the personal data we hold against loss, unauthorised access, use, modification or disclosure.
HKWEB maintains and executes retention policies of records containing personal data to ensure personal data is not kept longer than is necessary for the fulfilment of the purpose for which the data is or is to be used. Different retention periods apply to the various kinds of personal data collected and held by us.
The personal data collected by us is used only for purposes directly related to the operation of our business administrative functions and activities. In so doing, such personal data may be transferred to third-parties (such as our payments processing partner). The personal data collected by the HKWEB may be disclosed to agencies who are authorised to request information relating to law enforcement or national security.
You should make your data access request by contacting us using this form.
When handling a data access or correction request, HKWEB will check the identity of the requester to ensure that he/she is the person legally entitled to make the data access or correction request.
This statement was last updated on 2nd April 2021.
This website collects some personal data from its users.
Personal data submitted through this website is controlled by:
HKWEB Level 15 Connaught Road Central Hong Kong SAR People's Republic of China
Among the types of personal data that HKWEB website collects, by itself or through third parties, there are:
Personal data may be freely provided by the user, or, in case of usage data, collected automatically when using HKWEB website.
Unless specified otherwise, all data requested by HKWEB website is mandatory and failure to provide this data may make it impossible for our website to provide its services. In cases where HKWEB website specifically states that some data is not mandatory, users are free not to provide this data without consequences to the availability or the functioning of the service.
Users who are uncertain about which personal data is mandatory are welcome to contact us .
Users are responsible for any third-party personal data obtained, published or shared through this website and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the data to HKWEB.
HKWEB takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorised destruction of the data.
The data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT-enabled tools, following organisational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to HKWEB, in some cases the data may be accessible to certain types of persons in-charge, involved with the operation of this website (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by HKWEB. The updated list of these parties may be requested from HKWEB at any time.
HKWEB may process personal data relating to users if one of the following applies:
In any case, HKWEB will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of personal data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.
The data is processed at HKWEB operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. Depending on the user’s location, data transfers may involve transferring the user’s data to a country other than their own. To find out more about the place of processing of such transferred data, users can check the section containing details about the processing of personal data.
Users are also entitled to learn about the legal basis of data transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any international organisation governed by public international law or set up by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the security measures taken by HKWEB to safeguard their data. If any such transfer takes place, users can find out more by checking the relevant sections of this document or inquire with HKWEB using the information provided in the contact section of this website.
Personal data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for.
The data concerning the user is collected to allow HKWEB to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes:
Users can find further detailed information about such purposes of processing and about the specific personal data used for each purpose in the respective sections of this document.
Personal data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:
The services contained in this section enable HKWEB to monitor and analyse web traffic and can be used to keep track of user behaviour.
Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. Google utilises the data collected to track and examine the use of this website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the data collected to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.
Personal data collected: Cookies and Usage data.
Place of processing: United States of America
Google Fonts is a typeface visualisation service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
Provider: Google inc.
Purpose: Displaying content from external platforms
Personal data collected:
This type of service allows HKWEB to save and manage backups of this website on external servers managed by the service provider itself. The backups may include the source code and content as well as the data that the user provides to this website.
Backup on Google Drive (Google Inc.) and on pCloud.
Google Drive is a service to save and manage backups provided by Google Inc.
pCloud is a file storage service operated by pCloud AG, 4 Zugerstrasse Str, 6340 Baar, Switzerland.
Place of processing: The European Union.
You may exercise certain rights regarding the way in which their data is processed by the HKWEB. In particular, you have the right to do the following:
You should know that if HKWEB processes your personal data for the purposes of direct marketing, you can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. To learn whether HKWEB is processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes, you may refer to the relevant sections of this document.
Any requests to exercise your rights can be directed to HKWEB through the contact details provided on this website These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by HKWEB as early as possible and always within one month.
The user’s personal data may be used for legal purposes by HKWEB in a court of law or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this website or the related services. The user must accept that HKWEB may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.
Additional information about user’s personal data
System logs and maintenance
For operation and maintenance purposes, this website and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this website (System Logs) use other personal data (such as the IP address) for this purpose.
Information not contained in this policy
More details concerning the collection or processing of personal data may be requested from HKWEB at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.
How ‘Do Not Track’ requests are handled
This website does support ‘Do Not Track ‘ requests, but we rely on third-party services to honour these. To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honour the ‘Do Not Track’ requests, please read their respective privacy policies (see above).
Personal data (or data)
Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information — including a personal identification number — allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.
Information collected automatically through this website (or third-party services employed in this website), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilised by the users who use this website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilised to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilised by the user, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the website) and the details about the path followed within the website with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the user’s IT environment.
The individual using this website who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the data Subject.
The natural person to whom the personal data refers.
Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)
Data Controller (HKWEB)
The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this website. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is HKWEB.
This website (hkweb.design)
The means by which the personal data of the user is collected and processed.
The service provided by this website as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this website.
European Union (or EU)
Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states to the European Union and the European Economic Area.
Small sets of data stored in the user’s device.
This privacy statement has been prepared based on provisions of multiple legislations, including Part. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General data Protection Regulation).
Latest update: 2nd April, 2021