Website Terms Of Use

The content of this website is maintained by Box of Hope. The views expressed on this website reflect the views of Box of Hope editors (thereby referred to as The Editors).

The Editors will ensure that the information and content that appears on the Website is as accurate, true and timely as possible. They will also ensure that content (e.g. information, names, photographs, pictures, images, data, etc.) and the services made available through the Website ‘AS IS’. Under no circumstances, can the Box of Hope editors be held liable for any legal claims, civil or criminal or damages of any kind (direct loss, special damage or indirect loss) to the users/visitors of this website.

The Website may contain links to third party websites for the sole purpose of providing information to the user/visitor. The referral to links belonging to third-party websites does not constitute an endorsement of their views and actions or the acceptance of the content they express, publish or post.

The Editors make all efforts to ensure the proper function of the network but does not guarantee that its server operations will be uninterrupted or error-free.

The terms and conditions of use of this website, as well as any amendment thereof, are governed by the law of Hong Kong SAR.

The terms and conditions of use of this Website constitute the overall agreement between Box of Hope and the users/visitors of its webpages and services and bind solely them. No modification of the terms of use is taken into account and is part of this agreement, unless it is expressed in writing and is incorporated in the present Terms of Use. Unless otherwise stated on this Website, the above terms of use are immediately applicable in their entirety. The Editors unilaterally reserve the right to modify, add, alter the content or services of the Website and its terms of use, whenever it deems necessary, without prior notice, through this website, always within the legal framework in force.

Statistical browsing information

Box of Hope respects the private and confidential nature of a person’s personal information, it is committed to protecting the user’s/visitor’s personal data. This section explains the procedure through which the consortium acting as Data Controller collects, transfers, processes, uses and discloses user/visitor data and sets its security practices as well as information regarding the actions which a user/visitor of the Website must take if he or she does not wish his or her personal information to be further collected or processed while visiting the Website.

By providing personal information, the user/visitor agrees and consents to their collection, transfer, processing, use and disclosure as described in this Privacy Policy Statement, in accordance with the law of Hong Kong SAR.

These privacy terms may be reviewed and updated at any time and without further notice. The user/visitor is kindly requested to check these terms regularly in order to keep track of any changes, as the continuous use of the website implies full acceptance of any possible modifications.

Data collected / processed by Box of Hope

When the user / visitor uses the Website, Box of Hope collects the following information sent by the user / visitor himself/herself:

  • Information, messages and files sent directly to Box of Hope’s e-mail address (info@boxofhope.org)
  • The forms that he or she fills and submits (e.g. application for enrolling to support in Box of Hope charity, or donations/payments).

The information provided by the user/visitor may include their name, e-mail address, the name of their organisation and/or other contact details, expertise or title, area residence, etc.

Box of Hope shall contain such data in electronic files and/or databases in full compliance with data protection legislation, including security and confidentiality requirements based on the principles of good practice, proportionality and transparency regarding processing.

Statistical browsing information

In some cases, technical information that is not personally identifiable may be automatically (e.g. not through registration) aggregated when the user/visitor visits or makes use of the Website. Examples of this kind of information that can be collected are the type of Internet Browser used by the user/visitor, the type of operating system of the computer used by the user/visitor to visit the Website, the IP used for this access and the URL used by the user/visitor to connect to the Website.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are data files that are transferred from a web server to the Website visitor’s computer, in order to keep statistics. Cookies are an industry standard used by most websites to facilitate the user’s repeated access to a website and its use through the personalisation of the service provided as they can store the personal choices of the user. Cookies are not harmful to the user’s computer system or its files, and apart from the user himself/herself, only the website from which a particular cookie has been transferred to his or her computer can read, modify it or delete it. If the user/visitor does not wish his or her information to be collected through cookies, he or she can use the settings available to most web browsers with which they can delete existing cookies and choose to either automatically reject future cookies or to decide on the rejection or acceptance of every particular cookie of the Website to their computer. It should be noted, however, that discarding cookies may result in making it more difficult or impossible to use certain parts of the Website, and/or that there is a change in its intended appearance and operation, as a permanent connection will be required.

This Website uses cookies to facilitate user/visitor access to the use of specific services and/or webpages for statistical purposes and to determine the areas that are useful or popular.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our website.
  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.


1. How Box of Hope manages personal data

Box of Hope may use the user’s/visitor’s personal data for information purposes or to send e-mail or newsletter / news correspondence to the user / visitor, including the response to their requests, unless the latter does not wish so and expresses such wish during their communication with Box of Hope. Also, Box of Hope uses the information sent by the user/visitor for purposes of participation in evaluation based on their explicit consent.

Box of Hope does not sell any personal information of third parties or users/visitors of this Website. Box of Hope does not transfer or disclose personal information of the users/visitors of the Website to third parties, unless otherwise specified by the law of Hong Kong SAR or if it is a contractual obligation necessary for the proper functioning of the Website and the realisation of its functions.

2.Data retention

The user/visitor’s personal data is retained only for as long it is necessary for the above purposes, as described in detail, or for as long it may be required by a legal obligation.

If this reasonable period of time expires, personal data will be anonymised and used for statistical purposes only.

 

Contact us:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

By email: info@boxofhope.org