Privacy Policy

Data collection and processing when accessing our website

When you visit our (‘HAVIT’, ‘we’, ‘our’) Website Havit.hk (the ‘Website’), access is temporarily stored in a log file. The following data will be collected and stored until an automatic deletion date:

  • Anonymized IP address of the location area of the requesting computer
  • Date and time of access
  • Data identifying the browser software and operating system
  • Website, from where the access to our website came from
  • Name of your Internet access provider

This data is used to enable use of our website, to maintain system-security, for technical administration of the network infrastructure and to optimize our Internet service.

 

Your Information

We collect and use the following information about you:

1. Information you provide to us

We may also collect and use the following information about you:

  • the content of any email or other communication that you send to this website, for example, when you make enquiries about the Website and its products;
  • information you submit when participating in any surveys conducted by us.

Please note that if you provide us with information relating to another person, you must inform them of our identity, the purposes for which their information will be used and obtain their consent to sharing their information with us.

 

2. Information we collect automatically (including by cookies).

We automatically collect information about visitors to the Website through cookies and other similar tracking technologies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer. Most of the cookies used by us, are deleted from your hard drive at the end of the browser session (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and allow us to recognize your computer the next time you visit (so-called persistent cookies). If you do not wish to use cookies, you can disable it in your browser. To do this click in the “Help” menu in the menu bar of your browser. There you can find information on how to set that your browser notifies you, when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. If you disable the use of cookies, it is possible that you can not use some or all features of our website, which is why we recommend to accept cookies. For the list of cookies we used, please refer to ‘Cookies and other technologies we use to collect your information’ below.

In addition to information collected via cookies and similar tracking technologies, we also collect other information automatically when you visit the Website. This may include your computer’s IP address (which is automatically assigned to your computer by your internet service provider), operating system, log in times, browser type and information about websites you visited before and after visiting the website, search queries that landed you on the Website, search queries you conducted on the Website and pages and advertisements you viewed and links you clicked on while using the Website.

The information we collect in this manner may be used to recognize the device or browser you use to visit our Website or our third party partners’ websites, but does not directly identify you by name or address. We use this information to better understand how visitors use the Website, for internal reporting purposes and to enhance users’ experiences on the Website.

 

Cookies and other technologies we use to collect your information

 

1. Cookies that are strictly necessary for essential Website purposes

These cookies are strictly necessary for essential Website purposes, for example to ensure that your interaction with the Website is uninterrupted and to store information relating to the contents of your shopping cart.

Without these cookies, services you have asked for, like secure login and payment pages, cannot be provided.

To opt out, please see the instructions set out in ‘How to control or delete cookies’ below.

 

2. Functionality and performance cookies

These cookies serve a variety of purposes related to the presentation, performance and functionality of this Website. Their overall purpose is to enhance visitors experience and enjoyment of this Website.

For example, these cookies help us remember details you entered on a previous visit to save you having to re-enter them. Others enable you to specify your preferred language or other website preferences. Some may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a product.

To opt out, please see the instructions set out in ‘How to control or delete cookies’ below.

 

3.Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

To opt out, please see the instructions set out in ‘How to control or delete cookies’ below. You can also prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

 

4. Social media cookies

These cookies are from social media sites enable users to share website pages and content through third party social networking and other websites. These social media sites are Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest, Linkedin, Reddit, VK, Stumbleupon, Tumblr and Youtube. Most of these cookies will not run unless visitors click on the share button, except for Youtube, which will run when there is embedded Youtube video on the page you visit. These cookies are mainly for calculating the view and share times of contents, and the companies that serve these cookies may also use users’ information to serve targeted advertising on other websites.

To opt out, please see the instructions set out in ‘How to control or delete cookies’ below.

 

How to control or delete cookies

Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies but you have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies and we have explained how you can exercise this right below. However, if you do disable cookies, you may not be able to use all the functions of this Website

You can disable cookies by using the opt-out links provided in the paragraphs above, or by changing your browser settings so that cookies from this Website cannot be placed on your computer or mobile device. In order to do this, please follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the Help, Tools or Edit facility). Please note that using a third party opt-out link to disable a cookie may not delete the cookie from your browser but simply disable it from future use. If you wish to delete the relevant cookie, you will need to do this yourself from within your browser. You can also set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent.

For further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit http://optout.netwo