The privacy and data collection statements
Dear Internet User:
1.Scope of Use
The following privacy policies apply when you are browsing the
web site and extended service sites . The policies concern the
collection, use and protection of personal data. However, said policies shall
not apply to any activity you might initiate by virtue of passing to a
different web site as the result of a search on a web page or by other means. The protection of your personal data while browsing other web pages depends on the individual privacy policies of the sites involved.
Depending on the service being provided, all or part of the following user data may be collected from visitors:
when you register to become a member of this site, we will ask you for some personal information, including your name, ID number, date of birth, gender, user name, address, telephone, e-mail address, occupation and interests.
4.Online Events and Questionnaires:
when you participate in an online event or answer a questionnaire or survey,
we may ask you to provide your name, ID number, telephone number, e-mail
address and physical address. Some events may be limited to registered
members. Additionally, if you click on a banner ad or link on the our
web site in order to participate in a prize drawing, competition or other
event sponsored by another web site or organization, the said third party organizations or web sites will have their own privacy policies concerning personal data you provide. Such handling of data does not involve the privacy policies relating to the Our web site, and the web site
cannot be held responsible for any consequences of third-party web site policies.
while you are browsing the Our web site, the server will automatically produce a log file. This file includes your IP address, duration of visit, browser version used, and records of your browsing and clicking behavior. Information about pages viewed and time spent on-site is used to improve the quality of the Our web site’s offerings and service.
If you write to the Our web site, or express an opinion to us via
another channel, we will retain the communication and a record of its
disposition. However, on the Our web site’s discussion boards you may
at times provide personal information, such as e-mail addresses or names, to
- Sharing, Publication and Use of User Data
- Provision of Additional Services or Specials:
In order to provide you with additional services or special offers, it may be
necessary to provide your personal data to third-party providers of said
services or offers. The Our web site will provide a complete
explanation during the period of the event or offer and notify you before data
is collected so that you may freely choose whether or not to accept the
service or offer in question.
Statistics and Analysis:
Our web site uses its registered users, questionnaires, marketing
activities and server logs to conduct internal analyses of the number of
users, their interests and behavior. These studies are based on overall user
data and involve statistical procedures. Results are used as a reference to
improve the quality of services, and no analysis will be performed on
individual user data, nor will specific individual data be used as the basis for statistical analysis.
For reasons of public security, if a judicial body requests the web site to provide information on a specific user, Our web site will follow formal legal procedures and consider the collective security of all users of the Our web site in cooperating as necessary.
In order to provide personalized service, the web site uses
cookies to store and in some circumstances track user data. A cookie is a
short file sent from the web site and stored on the user’s computer. Users can
select or adjust their cookie settings using the "Tools - Advanced" menu (in
Netscape) or the "Internet Settings" menu in Internet Explorer. Users may
choose to accept all cookies, to be notified when a server sends a cookie, or
to reject all cookies. If a user chooses to reject all cookies, it may be
impossible for that user to access certain personalized services or to
participate in certain activities on the Our web site. Generally
speaking, in the following circumstances, the Our web site will write or read a cookie:
- To provide better, more personalized service:
In order to facilitate use of the site’s personalized features or interactive events, the web site may write a cookie when you register or log on, and update it when you log off.
- To analyze the number of visitors and their browsing habits:
- Your Responsibility in Protecting Your Privacy
Please safeguard your username, password and personal data. Do not reveal
any personal information, particularly passwords, to anyone. After using any
of the web site’s member services, please remember to log out
properly before leaving Our web site. If you share your
information with another user, or use our services on a public computer (such as in a public library, school computer lab or Internet cafe), please remember to close the browser window to prevent other users from reading your personal information and mail or accessing members-only areas.