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  1. Terms of Service
  2. Privacy Policy

Terms Of Service:


The following terms and conditions govern all use of the My-Spread.com website and all content, services and products available at or through the website (taken together, the Website). The Website is owned and operated by Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. ("Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd."). The Website is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. Privacy Policy) and procedures that may be published from time to time on this Site by Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. (collectively, the "Agreement").

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd., acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.

  1. Your My-Spread.com Account and Site. If you create a blog/site on the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and blog, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the blog. You must not describe or assign keywords to your blog in a misleading or unlawful manner, including in a manner intended to trade on the name or reputation of others, and Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. may change or remove any description or keyword that it considers inappropriate or unlawful, or otherwise likely to cause Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. liability. You must immediately notify Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. of any unauthorized uses of your blog, your account or any other breaches of security. Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. will not be liable for any acts or omissions by You, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.
  2. Responsibility of Contributors. If you operate a blog, comment on a blog, post material to the Website, post links on the Website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Website (any such material, "Content"), You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:
    1. the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
    2. if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the Content;
    3. you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
    4. the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
    5. the Content is not spam, is not machine- or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
    6. the Content is not pornographic, does not contain threats or incite violence towards individuals or entities, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
    7. your blog is not getting advertised via unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, other blogs and web sites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods;
    8. your blog is not named in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company. For example, your blog's URL or name is not the name of a person other than yourself or company other than your own; and
    9. you have, in the case of Content that includes computer code, accurately categorized and/or described the type, nature, uses and effects of the materials, whether requested to do so by Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. or otherwise.

    By submitting Content to Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. for inclusion on your Website, you grant Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting your blog. If you delete Content, Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the Website, but you acknowledge that caching or references to the Content may not be made immediately unavailable.

    Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. has the right (though not the obligation) to, in Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. sole discretion (i) refuse or remove any content that, in Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. reasonable opinion, violates any Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or (ii) terminate or deny access to and use of the Website to any individual or entity for any reason, in Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. sole discretion. Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid.

  3. Payment and Renewal.
    • General Terms.
      By selecting a product or service, you agree to pay Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. the one-time and/or monthly or annual subscription fees indicated (additional payment terms may be included in other communications). Subscription payments will be charged on a pre-pay basis on the day you sign up for an Upgrade and will cover the use of that service for a monthly or annual subscription period as indicated. Payments are not refundable.
    • Automatic Renewal.
      Unless you notify Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. before the end of the applicable subscription period that you want to cancel a subscription, your subscription will automatically renew and you authorize us to collect the then-applicable annual or monthly subscription fee for such subscription (as well as any taxes) using any credit card or other payment mechanism we have on record for you. Upgrades can be canceled at any time by submitting your request to Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. in writing.
  4. Services.
    • Fees; Payment. By signing up for a Services account you agree to pay Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. the applicable setup fees and recurring fees. Applicable fees will be invoiced starting from the day your services are established and in advance of using such services. Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. reserves the right to change the payment terms and fees upon thirty (30) days prior written notice to you. Services can be canceled by you at anytime on thirty (30) days written notice to Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd..
    • Support. If your service includes access to priority email support. "Email support" means the ability to make requests for technical support assistance by email at any time (with reasonable efforts by Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. to respond within one business day) concerning the use of the VIP Services. "Priority" means that support takes priority over support for users of the standard or free My-Spread.com services. All support will be provided in accordance with Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. standard services practices, procedures and policies.
  5. Responsibility of Website Visitors. Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material's content, use or effects. By operating the Website, Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.
  6. Content Posted on Other Websites. We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which My-Spread.com links, and that link to My-Spread.com. Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. does not have any control over those non-Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. website or webpage, Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. websites and webpages.
  7. Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy. As Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by My-Spread.com violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. in accordance with Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") Policy. Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. will terminate a visitor's access to and use of the Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. or others. In the case of such termination, Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd..
  8. Intellectual Property. This Agreement does not transfer from Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. to you any Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd.. Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd., My-Spread.com, the My-Spread.com logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with My-Spread.com, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. or Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. or third-party trademarks.
  9. Advertisements. Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. reserves the right to display advertisements on your blog unless you have purchased an ad-free account.
  10. Attribution. Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. reserves the right to display attribution links such as 'Blog at My-Spread.com,' theme author, and font attribution in your blog footer or toolbar.
  11. Partner Products. By activating a partner product (e.g. theme) from one of our partners, you agree to that partner's terms of service. You can opt out of their terms of service at any time by de-activating the partner product.
  12. Domain Names. If you are registering a domain name, using or transferring a previously registered domain name, you acknowledge and agree that use of the domain name is also subject to the policies of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN"), including their Registration Rights and Responsibilities.
  13. Changes. Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
  14. Termination. Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your My-Spread.com account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the Website. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you have a paid services account, such account can only be terminated by Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. if you materially breach this Agreement and fail to cure such breach within thirty (30) days from Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. notice to you thereof; provided that, Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. can terminate the Website immediately as part of a general shut down of our service. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
  15. Disclaimer of Warranties. The Website is provided "as is". Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.
  16. Limitation of Liability. In no event will Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd., or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.
  17. General Representation and Warranty. You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Website will be in strict accordance with the Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. Privacy Policy, with this Agreement and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the Website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.
  18. Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd., its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.
  19. Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd., or by the posting by Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the Website will be governed by the laws of the Hong Kong, excluding its conflict of law provisions, and the proper venue for any disputes arising out of or relating to any of the same will be the state and federal courts located in Hong Kong. Except for claims for injunctive or equitable relief or claims regarding intellectual property rights (which may be brought in any competent court without the posting of a bond), any dispute arising under this Agreement shall be finally settled in accordance with the Comprehensive Arbitration Rules of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Service, Inc. ("JAMS") by three arbitrators appointed in accordance with such Rules. The arbitration shall take place in Hong Kong, in the English language and the arbitral decision may be enforced in any court. The prevailing party in any action or proceeding to enforce this Agreement shall be entitled to costs and attorneys' fees. If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties' original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. You may assign your rights under this Agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions; Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd. may assign its rights under this Agreement without condition. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.

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Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Ltd.

Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy

22ndMay 2018

 

 

Background:

 

Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Limited understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your information is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits Our Site and will only collect and use information in ways that are useful to you and in a manner consistent with your rights and our obligations under the law.

 

This Policy applies to Our use of any and all data collected by us in relation to your use of Our Site. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. As a regular website visitor, your acceptance of Our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. If you’re signing up to one of our services and will be inputting personal data then you will be required to read and accept this Privacy Policy when signing up for an Account.If you do not accept and agree to this Privacy Policy, you must stop using Our Site immediately.

 

1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings: 

 

“Account”

means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of Our Site;

 

“Cookie”

means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in section 12, below;

“Our Site”

means this website, my-spread.com;

 

“Hong Kongand EU Cookie Law”

means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015;

 

“We/Us/Our”

means Relentless Pursuit of Perfection, a limited company registered in Hong Kong under registration number 1703157 , whose registered address is 3905 Two Exchange Square, Suite No 8640, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong.

 

2. Information About Us

2.1 Our Site, my-spread.com, is owned and operated by Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Limited , a limited company registered in Hong Kong under 1703157 , whose registered address is 3905 Two Exchange Square, Suite No 8640, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong .

2.2 Our data protection officer is Steve Hauxwell who can be contacted at steve@natrespro.com.

2.3 We are regulated by the Hong Kong Companies Register.

2.4 We are also the owners and operators of rp-squared.com and drillers.com.

 

3. Scope – What Does This Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. It does not extend to any websites that are linked to from Our Site (whether We provide those links or whether they are shared by other users). We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and We advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

 

4. What Data Do We Collect?

Some data will be collected automatically by Our Site (for further details, please see section 12 on Our use of Cookies) , other data will only be collected if you voluntarily submit it and consent to Us using it for the purposes set out in section 5, for example, when signing up for an Account.

Depending on your use of Our Site, We may collect some or all of the following data:

4.1 Name;

4.2 date of birth;

4.3 gender;

4.4 business/company name;

4.5 job title;

4.6 profession;

4.7 contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;

4.8 demographic information such as postcode, preferences, and interests;

4.9 financial information such as credit/debit card numbers;

4.10 IP address (automatically collected);

4.11 web browser type and version (automatically collected);

4.12 operating system (automatically collected);

4.13 a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Our Site, and the site you exit to (automatically collected);

4.14 CV/Resume and employment related history.

 

5. How Do We Use Your Data?

5.1 All personal data is stored securely in accordance with theEUGeneral Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679)(GDPR) . For more details on security see section 6, below.

5.2 We use your data to provide the best possible services to you. This includes:

5.2.1 Providing and managing your Account;

5.2.2 Providing and managing your access to Our Site;

5.2.3 Personalising and tailoring your experience on Our Site;

5.2.4 Supplying Our services to you;

5.2.5 Personalising and tailoring Our services for you;

5.2.6 Responding to communications from you;

5.2.7 Supplying you with email newsletters, alerts etc. that you have subscribed to (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by clicking ‘unsubscribe’ on any of our emails);

5.2.8 Market research;

5.2.9 Analysing your use of Our Site and gathering feedback to enable Us to continually improve Our Site and your user experience;

5.2.10 We post brief question and answer snippets to social media websites and mention your name. This is for generating further discussion and to solicit help in answering.

5.3 In some cases, the collection of data may be a statutory or contractual requirement, and We will be limited in the products and services We can provide you without your consent for Us to be able to use such data.

5.4 With your permission and where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email , telephone, text message or post with information, news and offers on Our products and services . We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that We fully protect your rights and comply with Our obligations under the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, as amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015.

5.5 Advertisers whose content appears on Our Site may engage in what is known as “behavioural advertising” – advertising which is tailored to your preferences, basedon your activity. Your activity is monitored using Cookies, as detailed below in section 12. You can control and limit your data used in this way by adjusting your web browser’s privacy settings. Please note that We do not control the activities of such advertisers, nor the information they collect and use. Limiting the use of your data in this way will not remove the advertising, but it will make it less relevant to your interests and activities on Our Site.

5.6 Under GDPR we will ensure that your personal data is processed lawfully, fairly, and transparently, without adversely affecting your rights. We will only process your personal data if at least one of the following basis applies:

a) you have given consent to the processing of your personal data for one or more specific purposes;

b) processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or in order to take steps at the request of you prior to entering into a contract;

c) processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject;

d) processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of you or of another natural person;

e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller; and/or

f) processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data, in particular where the data subject is a child.

 

6. How and Where Do We Store Your Data?

6.1 We only keep your data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in section 5, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it. In any event, We will conduct an annual review to ascertain whether we need to keep your data. Your data will be deleted if we no longer need it in accordance with the terms of our Data Retention Policy. Our Data Retention Policy is to keep your information on file as long as you’re interacting with our communication. For example, if you fail to open our emails three times in a row, we’ll delete your email information. For CV’s Resume’s and company information, we’ll hold these on file for up to 5 years.

6.2 Some or all of your data may be stored or transferred outside of the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein). You are deemed to accept and agree to this by using Our Site and submitting information to Us. If We do store or transfer data outside the EEA, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the EEA and under the GDPR. Such steps may include, but not be limited to, the use of legally binding contractual terms between Us and any third parties We engage and the use of the EU-approved Model Contractual Arrangements. If We intend at any time to transfer any of your data outside the EEA, We will always obtain your consent beforehand and we have put in place the following safeguards to protect your data:

6.2.1 We do our best to keep to the same trusted, long-term contractors for tasks such as web development, data backups and antivirus scanning.

6.2.2 When dealing with a new employer or affiliated company, we’ll vet them to look for their history and good standing in our industry.

6.2.3 We follow up with job advertisers and other third parties that receive client data from us.

6.3 Data security is of great importance to Us, and to protect your data We have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected through Our Site.

6.4 Steps We take to secure and protect your data include:

6.4.1 At any time, we know exactly where your data is stored, and who has access to it.

6.4.2 We only use third-party processors that are top tier and among the largest in their sector.

6.4.3 Wherever possible, we’ll use the most up to date encryption options such as two factor authentication logins for our staff.

6.4.4 We get alerts when login failures occur, and/or admin sections of web properties are accessed from unusual IP addresses.

6.5 Notwithstanding the security measures that We take, it is important to remember that the transmission of data via the internet may not be completely secure and that you are advised to take suitable precautions when transmitting to Us data via the internet.

 

7. Do We Share Your Data?

7.1 We may share your data with other online entities in Our group of websites. This includes rp-squared.com and drillers.com, and are all owned by Us. We also have a close relationship with Natural Resource Professionals Ltd. and Out of the Box Innovations Ltd. and it’s possible that your data could be accessed by employees at these 2 affiliated companies.

7.2 We may contract with third parties to supply products and services to you on Our behalf. These may include payment processing, delivery of goods, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, Our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law. We currently contract with:

7.2.1 Out of the Box Innovations Ltd.

7.2.2 Natural Resource Professionals Ltd.

7.2.3 AIST Global Ltd.

7.2.4 DRIP.

7.2.5 STRIPE

7.3 We may compile statistics about the use of Our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying information. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.

7.4 In certain circumstances We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal information, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with the requirements of legislation, a court order, or a governmental authority. We do not require any further consent from you in order to share your data in such circumstances and will comply as required with any legally binding request that is made of Us.

 

8. What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?

8.1 We may, from time to time, expand or reduce Our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Our business. Data provided by users will, where it is relevant to any part of Our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Privacy Policy, be permitted to use the data for the purposes for which it was originally collected by Us.

8.2 In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes . When contacted you will not, however, be given the choice to have your data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.

 

9. How Can You Control Your Data?

9.1 When you submit information via Our Site, you may be given options to restrict Our use of your data. We aim to give you strong controls on Our use of your data (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emailsand at the point of providing your details and by managing your Account ).

9.2 You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the Your Country of residence : For example, in the UK there is the Telephone Preference Service (“the TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.
 

10. Your Right to Withhold Information and Your Right to Withdraw Information After You Have Given it

10.1 You may access certain areas of Our Site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on Our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.

10.2 You may restrict your internet browser’s use of Cookies. For more information, see section 12.

10.3 You may withdraw your consent for Us to use your personal data as set out in section in 5 at any time by contacting Us using the details set out in section 15, and We will delete Your data from Our systems. However, you acknowledge this may limit Our ability to provide the best possible services to you.

 

11. How Can You Access Your Data?

You have the legal right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held). Please Contact Us for more details at Fiona@rp-squared.com or using the contact details below in section 14.

 

12. What Cookies Do We Use and What For?

12.1 Our Site may place and access certain first-party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our products and services. For more details, please refer to section 5, above, and to section 12.6 below. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

12.2 By using Our Site you may also receive certain third-party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. We use third-party Cookies on Our Site for advertising, marketing, aggregated data analysis and for the proper functioning of some of the software features . For more details, please refer to section 5, above, and to section 12.6 below. These Cookies are not integral to the functioning of Our Site.

12.3 All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current English and EU Cookie Law.

12.4 Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device , subject to section 12.5 AND section 12.8 , you will be shown a pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended.

12.5 Certain features of Our Site depend on Cookies to function. Hong Kong and EU Cookie Law deem these Cookies to be “strictly necessary”. These Cookies are shown below in section 12.6. Your consent will not be sought to place these Cookies. You may still block these Cookies by changing your internet browser’s settings as detailed below in section 12.10, but please be aware that Our Site may not work as intended if you do so. We have taken great care to ensure that your privacy is not at risk by allowing them.

12.6 The following first-party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

 

Name of Cookie

Purpose

Strictly Necessary

__smVID

 

Sumo.com social media sharing buttons

No

__smToken

 

Sumo.com social media sharing buttons

No

cookieconsent_dismissed

Cookie consent pop-up

Yes

__cfduid

 

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

 

Yes

@History/@scroll|#

Visitor counter

No

laravel_session

 

For proper functioning of the website

Yes

XSRF-TOKEN

 

For proper functioning of the website

Yes

 

and the following third party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

 

Name of Cookie

Provider

Purpose

fr

 

Facebook

Used by Facebook to deliver advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

tr

Facebook

Tracking pixel for advertising

lidc

 

LinkedIn

For tracking the use of embedded services.

 

collect

google-analytics.com

 

Sends data to Google Analytics about a visitor's device and behavior. Tracks visitors across devices and marketing channels.

 

__smSessionId

 

Sumo.com

Social share buttons

SESS#

 

reddit.com

Preserves users states across page requests.

initref

 

reddit.com

 

Preserves users states across page requests.

loid

 

reddit.com

Preserves users states across page requests

 

12.7 Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google . Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling Us to better understand how people use Our Site. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Site and the products and services offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, as detailed below, however, whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Site, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.

12.8 The analytics service used by Our Site uses Cookies to gather the required information. Certain of these Cookies may be placed immediately when you first visit Our Site and it may not be possible for Us to obtain your prior consent. You may remove these Cookies and prevent future use of them by following the steps set out below in section 12.10.

12.9 The analytics service used by Our Site uses the following Cookies:

 

Name of Cookie

First / Third Party

Provider

Purpose

_ga

Third

Google

Google Analytics for stat tracking

_gid

Third

Google

Google Analytics for stat tracking


_gat

Third

Google

Google Analytics for stat tracking

 

12.10 You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third-party cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

12.11 You can choose to delete Cookies at any time however you may lose any information that enables you to access Our Site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.

12.12 It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

 

13. Summary of Your Rights under GDPR

Under the GDPR, you have:

13.1 the right to request access to, deletion of or correction of, your personal data held by Us;

13.2 the right to complain to a supervisory authority;

13.3 be informed of what data processing is taking place;

13.4 the right to restrict processing;

13.5 the right to data portability;

13.6 object to the processing of your personal data;

13.7 rights with respect to automated decision-making and profiling (see section 14 below).

To enforce any of the foregoing rights or if you have any other questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact Us using the details set out in section 15 below.

14. Automated Decision-Making and Profiling

14.1  In the event that We use personal data for the purposes of automated decision-making and those decisions have a legal (or similarly significant effect) on You, You have the right to challenge such decisions under GDPR, requesting human intervention, expressing their own point of view, and obtaining an explanation of the decision from Us.

 14.2 The right described in section 14.1 does not apply in the following circumstances:

a) The decision is necessary for the entry into, or performance of, a contract between the You and Us;

b) The decision is authorised by law, or

c) You have given your explicit consent.

14.3 Where We use your personal data for profiling purposes, the following shall apply:

a) Clear information explaining the profiling will be provided, including its significance and the likely consequences;

b) Appropriate mathematical or statistical procedures will be used;

c) Technical and organisational measures necessary to minimise the risk of errors and to enable such errors to be easily corrected shall be implemented, and

d) All personal data processed for profiling purposes shall be secured in order to prevent discriminatory effects arising out of profiling.

14.4 We currently only make automated decisions regarding email notifications that get sent while using Our Site.

14.5 We currently profile your personal data for the purpose of matching job opportunities.    

 

15. Contacting Us

If you have any questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact Us by email at Fiona@rp-squared.com , through Our Site’s contact form, or by post at 3905 Two Exchange Square, Suite No 8640, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong . Please ensure that your query is clear, particularly if it is a request for information about the data We hold about you (as under section 11, above).

 

16. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time, or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

 

 


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