Effective April 1, 2013
Asia City Online takes great care of, and respects, your privacy and your data. This policy is intended to make you aware of how we acquire your information as you sign up for our products and services, how we manage it, and how we will (and will not) use it to provide you with great new products, special deals, offers, services, contests, party invitations, and more. We adhere to the regulations of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance laws of Hong Kong as well as industry best practices. We will not automatically add you to any email list, only those you wish to join. You can unsubscribe from any list at any time.
If you have any questions on any of the below policies, please contact email@example.com.
Access to Site Content and Services
Most of the content and services offered through websites operated by Asia City Online are freely accessible to all users. However, the following services require users to either become Registered Members of our sites or provide some personal information:
You must become a Registered Member of the site if you wish to:
Registered Members are required to provide:
In addition, Registered Members may choose to provide:
In order to complete a purchase (including free guide download) from the Store, Registered Members are also required to provide: phone number, billing and shipping addresses and credit card information.
Non-members may take part in the following activities, but may be asked to provide some personal information in order to do so:
This personal information may include first name, last name, email address, gender, date of birth, interests, or other information related to a particular promotion or event. This information may be shared with companies or promoters involved in organizing the activity, but it will not be used for marketing purposes without your permission.
In either case, Asia City Online will not automatically add you into any list. You will only become part of a list if you opt in by choosing to receive that product from us.
From time to time, we may communicate to Registered Members about Asia City Online products or services that they have not opted in to, and encourage them to do so. This may also apply to new products that are launched by Asia City Online.
Non-members who take part in one of the above online activities, or who have taken part in an Asia City offline event, will receive an email within 14 days acknowledging their activity, and providing opportunity for them to become a Registered Member.
Please note that Registered Members agree to the following:
Our Privileges List
Registered Members who join the Privileges email list will receive announcements, promotions, deals and offers from selected advertisers.
In such cases, Asia City Online performs the email service on behalf of the advertiser; your account or personal information is not provided to the advertiser. However, if you respond to an offer contained in a Privilege email, the advertiser may choose to market to you in accordance with the laws of the country in which you live.
Based on the personal information you provide, Asia City Online may select members of the Privileges email list for greater relevance to the advertiser (e.g., selecting those who said they are interested in Restaurants and Food for a dining offer).
Privilege List members who also provide mobile phone information may receive SMS messages from Privileges advertisers.
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Our Emailing Technology
Asia City Online retains a third-party Vendor to provide its emailing services. The Vendor hosts Asia City Online’s email lists on its own servers, and provides services and security which are industry standard.
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online, for example on message boards, through e-mail, or in chat areas - that information can be collected and used by others. In short, b