Tiptop Consultants Ltd (“Tiptop”) is committed to protect and keep any personal data received by Tiptop in a strict confidential manner. Hence, Tiptop makes sure that the policies in relation to the collection, use, retention and maintenance of personal data comply with the requirement of Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, Chapter 486 of the Laws of Hong Kong SAR. The following policies on privacy are applicable to all websites directly operated by Tiptop.
User is requested to read this privacy statement carefully so as to ensure that you understand how Tiptop handles user’s personal data when user is using Tiptop website and the services in connection therewith. If user continues to use Tiptop’s website, it represents user’s acceptance to the liability and policies listed hereunder. Tiptop may amend, vary or add to the policies at any time without notice to the user. User is requested to check Tiptop’s website regularly for the relevant policies. If user continues to use Tiptop’s website after the amendment of the policies, it is deemed that user accepts the relevant amendment/variation.
Collection and Use of Personal Data
Tiptop mainly collects and keeps user’s personal data in the situations that user registers as a Tiptop member or when user conducts on-line registration.
Tiptop will not sell, trade or disclose user’s personal data to any third parties without the user’s prior consent or notice to the user. Only authorized staff of Tiptop can have access to user’s personal information for administrative purposes. Tiptop may have to disclose such information in compliance with legal requirements of governmental agencies or otherwise where disclosure is required by operation of law.
Data collected in the process of on-line registration will be added to Tiptop’s proprietary data base for statistical and data analysis. The user’s personal data will not be revealed. Tiptop is the owner and proprietor of the results generated from such statistical analysis.
Tiptop may use user’s data, such as e-mail address or contact address, to introduce or communicate to the user regarding Tiptop’s services, events or functions.
Whenever users logs on to the Tiptop website, Tiptop’s network servers will automatically verify the domain name and IP address. Tiptop shall reserve the right to use such data for visitor flow statistical and data analysis.
Security of Collected Data
When user visits Tiptop website, Tiptop will only record the user’s visit, but not the user’s personal data unless otherwise stated.
All personal data that user provides to Tiptop is secured on Tiptop website with restricted access by authorized personnel only.
After user registers as a Tiptop member, member shall create his/her own password thus he/she can have access to add, amend and store member’s personal data on Tiptop website. Tiptop reserves the right to verify the accuracy of any data submitted by member.
Tiptop’s system shall ensure that access to personal data is only permitted by using such password.
Member is responsible for maintaining the security of such password and not to reveal the password to any third parties.
Members should avoid storing such password in the computer hard disk, and member must close the browser window immediately after logging out so as to prevent the leakage of personal data.
Although Tiptop undertakes to protect the confidentiality of personal data stored in the system of Tiptop and take reasonable steps to maintain the confidentiality, Tiptop does not warrant the safety and security of data transmission. In the event that member becomes aware of any unauthorized disclosure of member personal data, please contact Tiptop immediately.
When users visit Tiptop’s website, Tiptop will record and trace the relevant data containing user’s browsing preferences (i.e. ‘cookies’), so that the website will be displayed according to the user’s viewing habits.
User may refuse to accept cookies, but such acts may interfere with user’s ability to use some of the functions on Tiptop’s website.