PRIVACY POLICY

Guardian Holdings HK Limited (“GuardianHK”) is committed to respecting the privacy rights of users of GuardianHK’s global directory website, directorypages.biz (the “Website”). GuardianHK created this Privacy Policy to give you or your company (in either case, “You” or “Your”) confidence as You visit and use the Website, and to demonstrate its commitment to fair information practices and to the protection of privacy.

This Privacy Policy is only applicable to the Website and not to any websites of third parties (“Third-Party Websites”), which may have data collection, storage and use practices and policies that differ materially from this Privacy Policy. For additional information, see the section concerning Third-Party Websites, below.

BY USING THE WEBSITE, YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO THE TERMS OF, THIS PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND OR DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS PRIVACY POLICY, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY LEAVE THE WEBSITE.

Each time You use the Website, the then-current version of this Privacy Policy will apply. Accordingly, each time You use the Website You should check the date of this Privacy Policy (which appears at the end) and review any changes since the last time You used the Website. For additional information, see the section concerning Updates and Changes to Privacy Policy, below.

1. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

GuardianHK does not solicit or knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If GuardianHK obtains actual knowledge that it has collected personally identifiable information from a child under the age of 13, GuardianHK will immediately delete such information from its database. Because GuardianHK does not collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13, GuardianHK has no such information to use or disclose to third parties. GuardianHK has designed this Privacy Policy in order to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).

2. INFORMATION COLLECTION PRACTICES

  1. Traffic Data. Like most website operators, GuardianHK automatically gathers information of the sort that browsers automatically make available, including: (i) IP addresses; (ii) domain servers; (iii) types of computers accessing the Website; and (iv) types of Web browsers accessing the Website (collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify You, but may provide additional information about You, including geographic information pertaining to the city or country from which you access the Website and Services.
  2. Cookies. A “Cookie” is a string of information that a website stores on a user’s computer, and that the user’s browser provides to the website each time the user submits a query to the website. The purpose of a Cookie is to identify the user as a unique user of the Website.
  3. Personal Information. In order for You to use certain of the Services, You will be asked to provide GuardianHK certain information that personally identifies You (“Personal Information”). Personal Information includes, without limitation: (1) “Contact Data” (such as Your name, phone number, fax number, mailing address and e-mail address); (2) “Financial Data” (such as Your credit/debit card number and expiration date); (3) “Business Data” (such as the name of your corporation or limited liability company, the name and address of your corporation registered office, and the name and address of the directors and officers of your corporation or members or managers of your Company); and (4) Demographic Data” (such as Your gender and zip code). In each case, You will be asked to provide Personal Information; the Website will not gather it surreptitiously. GuardianHK may supplement the Personal Information You provide with additional Personal Information gathered from public sources or from third-parties (e.g., consumer reporting agencies) who may lawfully provide such information to GuardianHK. You are under no obligation to provide Personal Information, with the caveat that Your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain of the Services.


3. INFORMATION USE AND DISCLOSURE PRACTICES

  1. Personal Information

    (i) Generally. GuardianHK uses Your Contact Data to send You information about GuardianHK and GuardianHK’s products and services, and to contact You when necessary in connection with the Services. GuardianHK uses Your Financial Data to verify Your qualifications for certain Services and, when necessary, to bill You. GuardianHK uses Your Business Data to file corporate documents. GuardianHK uses Your Demographic Data to customize and tailor Your experience on the Website. As with Traffic Data and information gathered using Cookies, from time to time GuardianHK may release Demographic Data in the aggregate, such as by publishing a report on trends in the usage of the Website.

    (ii) Disclosure Practices. Except under the following circumstances, GuardianHK will keep Your Personal Information private, and will not share it with third parties.


4. CONSENT TO RECEIVE EMAIL FROM GUARDIANHK

By registering with the Website, you thereby consent to receive periodic email communications regarding the services. As part of registration, You may also elect to receive periodic email communications regarding special offers and other promotions (collectively, “Special Offers”). You may opt-out of receiving Special Offers at any time by (a) following the unsubscribe instructions contained in each Special Offer; or (b) by contacting GuardianHK through the contact page on the website.

5. SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

GuardianHK has implemented and maintains reasonable security procedures and practices to protect against the unauthorized access, use, modification, destruction or disclosure of Your Personal Information.

6. LOST OR STOLEN INFORMATION

You must promptly notify us if Your credit, bank, other financial institution information, user name or password is lost, stolen or used without permission. In such an event, we will remove that credit card number, bank account information, other financial institution information, user name or password from Your account and update our records accordingly.

7. USER ABILITY TO ACCESS, UPDATE, AND CORRECT PERSONAL INFORMATION

GuardianHK wants Your Personal Information to be complete and accurate. As stated in our Terms of Use page.  By using the Website, You represent and warrant that all information You provide on any registration form or otherwise in connection with Your use of the Website and Services will be complete and accurate, and that You will update that information as necessary to maintain its completeness and accuracy. To confirm the completeness and accuracy of, or make changes to, Your Personal Information, visit Your personal profile. Through Your personal profile You may review and update Your Personal Information that we have already collected.

8. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

GuardianHK neither owns nor controls Third-Party Websites. Accordingly, Third-Party Websites are under no obligation to comply with this Privacy Policy except with respect to Personal Information provided directly to them by GuardianHK. Before visiting or providing Personal Information to a Third-Party Website, you should inform Yourself of the privacy policies and practices (if any) of that Third-Party Website, and should take those steps necessary to, in Your discretion, protect Your privacy.

9. PROMOTIONAL ACTIVITIES

From time to time, GuardianHK may conduct contests, giveaways and other promotions (collectively, “Promotional Activities”). Any information submitted in connection with Promotional Activities will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy. From time to time, GuardianHK may also ask You to participate in surveys designed to help GuardianHK improve the Websites or Services. Any Personal Information provided to GuardianHK in connection with any survey will be used only in relation to that survey, and will be disclosed to third parties not bound by this Privacy Policy only in aggregated form.

10. UPDATES AND CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

Although most changes are likely to be minor, GuardianHK reserves the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, update, change or modify this Privacy Policy, simply by posting such update, change or modification on this page. Any such addition, update, change or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Website. Each time You use the Website, the then-current version of this Privacy Policy will apply. Accordingly, each time You use the Website You should check the date of this Privacy Policy (which appears at the end) and review any changes since the last time You used the Website. Unless GuardianHK obtains Your express consent, any revised Privacy Policy will apply only to information collected after the effective date of such revised Privacy Policy, and not to information collected under any earlier Privacy Policy.

Effective Date: August 18, 2017

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