Personal Data and Privacy Statement pursuant to Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap.486) (“Ordinance”)
Updated on 1st March 2023 Ver 2.1.1
“Our Group Companies / The Companies / We ” shall mean:
. ABRS Management and Technology Institute / ABRS Management and Technology Centre O/B Team Power International Ltd.;
. Ascendere Expertise Ltd;
. Other entities controlling or being controlled by either of the above when published in writing in any websites, social / electronic or physical media
1. Collection of Personal Data
1.1. Types of Data Collected: We may obtain your personal data directly or indirectly, including:
1.1.1 Personal Identifiable Data: Names, phone numbers, address / email address, social media ID, age / date of birth / ID or passport number, photo etc.. when it is necessary to transact with you (or with other third party on your behalf as authorized;
1.1.2 Usage & context data: Dates, media, device, IP / location, channel, media and details of communication and transactions;
1.1.3 Information from third party: If you decide to sign on or use our service through third party, or appoint us to engage you with third party such as jobs or courses, your personal and usage information from third party will be collected;
1.1.5 Information provided in promotional activities and questionnaires including your career objectives, personal preference, online behavior and transaction habits
1.2. The above information may constitute your Personal Data.
2. Collection and Use of Personal Data
2.1. We have taken steps to ensure that we do not collect more information (whether or not such information constitutes Personal Data) from you than is necessary for us to provide you with our services and other purposes as set out in Section 2.2 below.
2.2. The Companies may use Personal Data for the following purposes:
2.2.1 To provide, maintain, analyze and improve our Service, including to research and monitor the usage of our Service in general.
2.2.2 To manage Your Account: to manage Your registration as a user of the Service. The Personal Data You provide can give You access to different functionalities of the Service that are available to You as a registered user.
2.2.3 For the performance of a contract (including a tri-party/multi-parties contract) : the development, compliance and undertaking of the purchase and service contract for the products, items or services which involve you directly or indirectly.
2.2.4 To contact You: To contact You by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile application's push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.
2.2.5 To provide You with news, special offers and general information about our other goods, services and events that are similar to those that You have already purchased or enquired, or You have given prior consent, unless You have opted not to receive such information. You may opt out of such promotion.
2.2.6 To manage Your requests: To attend and manage Your requests to Us.
2.2.7 To evaluate Your eligibility or suitability: for any jobs, projects, learning courses or career/business related products and services that we may introduce to you .
2.2.8 Making such disclosures as may be required by any law / regulation or court / regulatory orders of any country applicable to us,
2.2.9 Legal and contractual related disclosure In order to prevent any harm or financial loss to us, our staff members or our affiliates / clients, we may provide such personal information to any courts / tribunals, insurance agencies / lawyers / debt collection agencies, or other parties in the process of dealing with any claim or potential claim / legal actions whether brought against or initiated by us, our clients or any others;
2.2.10 Enabling any due diligence and other appraisals or evaluations for actual or proposed merger, acquisition, financing transactions or joint ventures;
2.2.11 Other legitimate purposes for preventing losses of lives, severe bodily injuries, or property; maintaining the security of our systems and products, and protecting any of our other rights;
2.2.12 For business transfers: We may use Your information to evaluate or conduct a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Data held by Us about our Service users is among the assets transferred.
2.2.13 For other purposes: We may use Your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our Service, products, services, marketing and your experience.
2.3. We may share Your personal information with a third party in accordance with the following:
With Service Providers: to contact You to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, .
For business transfers: to share or transfer Your personal information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of Our business to another company.
With Business Partners: We may share Your information with Our business partners to offer You certain products, services or promotions.
With other users / public: i) For photo taken with us, only the photo and one of your first or last name and the basic relationship data with us, ii) when you share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, and such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. If You interact with other users or register through a Third-Party Social Media Service, Your contacts on the Third-Party Social Media Service may see Your name, profile, pictures and description of Your activity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of Your activity, communicate with You and view Your profile.
With Your further consent: for any other purpose.
3. Security of Data
3.1. We will NOT transfer your personal data to any third party for their direct marketing - any collaborated marketing will comply with this policy and all data remain in our control
3.2. Your information may be processed in or outside the Companies' offices, any devices owned or leased by us, or public cloud tenants not owned but controlled by us - we will ensure if those locations are outside Hong Kong, a similar level of data privacy acts and control are in place.
3.3. Security Best Practice The security of your data is very important to us. We constantly follow industry best practices in data collection, transmission, storage, deletion, backup and BYOD management. We adhere to vendor or professional body recommended authorization, authentication and intrusion defense management to minimize risk of data leakage or loss. We adopt a levelling approach on our dataset and security practices - apply different level of security protection so we can better protect datasets with high sensitivity
4. Changes to this Statement
5. Access and Correction of Personal Data
Under the Ordinance, you have the right to access or correct your Personal Data or exercise any “opt-out” right. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please do so by contacting us through the following means: