New Work Media Limited (“NWML”) is concerned to ensure that all personal data submitted through harbourtimes.com are handled in strict adherence to the relevant provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PD(P)O).
Collection of Information
NWML will record the visits to harbourtimes.com by using cookies and page tagging without collecting any personal identifiable information of users.
A cookie is a small amount of data created in a computer when a person visits a website on the computer. It often includes an anonymous unique identifier. A cookie can be used to identify a computer. It, however, is not used to collect any personal information. In other words, it does not have the function of identifying an individual user of the website. Cookies are used by NWML to collect statistics about the number of visits of users to harbourtimes.com and the users’ preference of websites and online services offered on harbourtimes.com. You may choose to accept or reject cookies. If you reject the cookies, you will not be able to use some of the functions of harbourtimes.com, such as saving your preferences in using the harbourtimes.com and accessing some online services on harbourtimes.com.
Provision of Personal Data
For different purposes and at different times you may be invited to provide personal data to NWML through harbourtimes.com on a voluntary basis. Personal information may include name, telephone number, mailing address or e-mail address. NWML will specify the collection purpose and intended usage of your data when it invites you to provide such information and advise you how you may request access to or correction of the personal data provided.Unless permitted or required by law, NWML will not disclose your personal data to any third parties without your prior consent. harbourtimes.com uses SSL protocol to encrypt data during network transmission to protect your personal data. All personal data you provide to NWML via harbourtimes.com are secured, and access to them is restricted to authorised personnel only.
Search service on harbourtimes.com is provided by an independent contractor of NWML. We are advised by the independent contractor that it does not collect personal identifiable information while serving search results through harbourtimes.com. The independent contractor will share the anonymous data it collects through the search service with NWML for compiling traffic analysis on NWML websites. NWML will not match the data obtained from any such search activity with any personal data possibly held by NWML.