Effective Date: December 1, 2020
The site and access to all content on the site are intended only for persons of the legal age based on your location where the site and its services are being accessed or viewed.
The Information We Collect
When you visit the Site and use any of the services provided via the Site, we may collect information as disclosed below.
Personal Information: We collect personal information to provide the information or services requested by an individual. “Personal information” refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual who is the subject of the information. For example, when you provide us with certain personal information, it may include your first and last name, your email address, your age, your date of birth, your gender, your PRC ID Card/passport number, your telephone number, your address, and any other personal or preference information that you provide to us.
Usage Information. When you use and navigate the Site, we may collect additional information from you that may not by itself reasonably identify you as the source (collectively, “Usage Information”). Usage Information may include but not limited to the information regarding your mobile telephone, your computer, your IP address, the type of Internet browser you are using, the location from which you are visiting the Site, or the areas of the Site you visited and the actions you performed on the Site.
How We Collect Information
Directly from You. We collect Personal Information from you when you agree to voluntarily provide Personal Information to us verbally, electronically or in writing, for example, by completing various forms, or requests for information.
Through Your Use of the Site. We record Usage Information that your browser transmits when you visit our Site. We also collect Usage Information about how you access and interact with the Site through the use of automated tracking technology, such as “cookies” and “web beacons.” A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to a web browser, which enables our Site to remember and customize your subsequent visit. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser to block the acceptance of cookies or to provide you with a warning prompt before you accept cookies from our Site. Please refer to your Internet browser’s instructions to learn more about these functions. If you reject cookies, the functionality of the Site may be limited, and you may not be able to participate in several of the Site’ features. Additionally, we may use web beacons, which are single-pixel, electronic images embedded in the Site that allow us to gather information about your browsing activities on the Site.
Other Technologies: When you use the Site, or when you contact us, you agree that we may also collect other information about you as disclosed below. This information may be gathered for all Site users.
– We may collect certain information from your activity using other tracking technologies like tags, pixels, clear pixels, gifs, bugs, beacons, and other similar technologies, some of which may enable EFH or our service providers to identify you and collect information about you across devices and Site.
– We may collect information about your interactions with our customer service, such as the date, time and reason for contacting us, feedback you share with us, transcripts of any chat conversations, and if you call us, your phone number and call recordings.
Retention of your personal data
We are obliged to retain certain information for legal, regulatory, fraud prevention and legitimate business purposes. Other personal data will be retained only for so long as is necessary for fulfilling the purpose for which they were collected. After that time, your data will be deleted.
How We Use Information
You confirm and agree that we process your Personal Information to carry out the purposes below and otherwise where we can rely on a legal ground for such processing. Provision of the Site: The Site is a medium for interaction between you and us. We use and share the information we collect from you for the purposes described below. If you use our Site, we use your information to process and respond to your applications, requests, comments, inquiries, and other forms you submit through the Site.
Improving our Site: We use your information to enhance our understanding of our users’ preferences and improve our Site accordingly
Service Providers: We may employ third party service providers to perform functions on our behalf. They may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions but may not use it for other purposes.
Legal Obligations: From time to time, we may be required to share personal information in response to a valid court order, subpoena, government investigation, or as otherwise required by law. We also reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we, in good faith, believe to be unlawful or related to an alleged unlawful activity.
Other Legitimate Interests: We will use and disclose your information when necessary for our legitimate interests, as long as such interests are not overridden by our users’ interests, rights, and freedoms with respect to their Personal Information.
EFH is a global company and may collect and process information in countries throughout the world. Therefore, subject to applicable laws, you expressly agree that your personal information may be located and processed in a country where EFH does business, other than your country of residence or the country from which you provided EFH with your personal information. These other countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you reside.
In addition, you expressly agree that we may transfer the personal information we collect about you through the Site to our affiliates, subsidiaries, and service providers in other countries, such as to the United States, for the purposes described above. When we transfer your personal information to another country, we do so in accordance with the applicable law.
You have certain rights regarding the personal information that we maintain about you, which in certain circumstances you will be able to exercise. These rights are as follows:
• You may request to check and copy your personal information.
• If your information is incorrect, you may request that we correct, amend, or delete information that is inaccurate.
• You may request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
• You may object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances when we process your data for the purposes of our legitimate interests.
• You may withdraw your consent regarding processing of your personal information.
• You may at any time tell us not to send you marketing communications by email by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link within the marketing emails you receive from us or by contacting us as indicated below. We will apply your preferences going forward, subject to the applicable law.
In some circumstances, withdrawing your consent to our use or disclosure or processing of your personal information will mean that you will not be able to take advantage of certain EFH products and services.
We take reasonable precautions to protect the information that is either available from or collected by this Site. We have taken steps designed to safeguard the Site’s integrity, its telecommunications, and computing infrastructure, including but not limited to, authentication, monitoring, auditing, and encryption. Unfortunately, no data transmitted over or accessible through the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. As a result, we cannot ensure or warrant that Personal Information will be completely secure from misappropriation by hackers, nefarious or criminal activities, or in the event of a failure of computer hardware, software, or a telecommunications network.
This Site may contain links to or information about other websites that are outside our control or custody. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites and suggest you review their privacy statements to understand how your information is used or shared by those other websites. We do not endorse or make any representations or warranties concerning, and will not in any way be liable for, any informational content, products, services, software, or other materials available on other websites, even if one or more pages of the other websites are framed within a page of our Site.
Your California Privacy Rights. California law provides that California residents have a right to request businesses to tell them how their personal information has been shared, if at all, with third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us at the contact information listed below.
Do Not Track. Certain web browsers and other devices you may use to access the Site may permit you to indicate your preference that you do not wish to be “tracked” online. At this time, the Site does not respond to “Do Not Track” signals.
Children Under 13. We do not market to and do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from or about a child under the age of 13 without the consent of the child’s parent or legal guardian. If we discover that we have inadvertently collected information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete such information.
Your right of access to and to correct personal data
You are entitled, in accordance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance’s requirements, to check whether we hold data about you and to have access to those data. If any of these data are incorrect or inaccurate, you have the right to correct or update them. Requests for access to or to correct personal data should be addressed to The Chief Operating Officer, Equities First Holdings Hong Kong Limited and sent by email to [suggest providing email contact address] or by post to [suggest providing postal address].
Comments and Questions
Equities First Holdings
10 West Market Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Privacy Policies Applicable to Specific Jurisdictions
Your jurisdiction may have specific requirements with respect to how EFH and its subsidiaries treat your personal information. For EFH’s full privacy policies in certain jurisdictions, please use the links below: