Website Visitors

Like most website operators, TSHK collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. TSHK’s purpose in collecting this information is to better understand how TSHK’s visitors use its website. From time to time, TSHK may release such information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

TSHK also may also collect potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users. TSHK only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described above.

Email

By joining our site, you are automatically added to our mailing list. We promise we will not publish, share, or sell your email address in any way. We hate spam just as much as you do and will not spam your email. We will only send you our regular newsletter, invitations to events (from TSHK and our partners/advertisers) and occasional other messages. You will always have the option to opt-out of our emails.

Aggregated Statistics

TSHK may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, TSHK may monitor a user’s comments to help identify spam. TSHK may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, TSHK does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. TSHK uses cookies to help TSHK identify and track visitors, their usage of TSHK website, and their website access preferences. TSHK visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using TSHK’s website, with the drawback that certain features of TSHK’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If TSHK, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that TSHK goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of TSHK may continue to use your personal information as set out in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by TSHK and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us. At Top Schools Ltd (TSHK) we have two fundamental principles:

  • We don’t ask for your personal information unless we truly need it.
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone without your permission.

Following is our privacy policy which incorporates these goals. If you have questions about deleting or correcting your personal data please contact us.

Personal Information Collection Statement

Separately from using the website, we will request personal data from clients and other parties. The personal data we collect will be handled by our staff, kept confidential and used by Top Schools Ltd (“we” or “us”) for lawful and relevant purposes including but not limited to:

(a)   assessing the suitability of applicants (students) for various schools

(b)   assessing the suitability of applicants (candidates) for employment positions

(c)   processing registrations for events;

(d)   sending communications including but not limited to newsletters and information about events and promotions provided by us or third party providers;

(e) TSHK may place children’s photos, activities in publications on their websites (including but not limited to social media sites). These maybe obtained at events run and/or co-organised by TSHK.

(f)   statistical and research purposes;

(g)  other related purposes; and

We may disclose some of the data to third parties such as agencies (including the Hong Kong government), service providers, clients and contractors (whether within or outside Hong Kong) appointed by us. This includes transferring data between affiliates.  We will not disclose any personal data to any external bodies or organisations unless:

(a)   Such disclosure is expressly provided for under this Statement;

(b)   Permitted to do so by you/your spouse 

(c)   Permitted or required by law.

Personal data may be stored in our or our affiliates’ database systems (which may be located within or outside Hong Kong).

All practicable and reasonable steps will be taken to ensure that personal data held by us is accurate.  We will take all practicable steps to ensure security of the personal data and to avoid unauthorised or accidental access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, disposal, erasure or other use.

Applicants or their parents/guardians have the right to access or correct personal data held by us. Requests for access and correction should be addressed in writing to the us.  We may levy a charge for accessing the information.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, TSHK may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and at TSHK’s sole discretion. TSHK encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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