Your privacy is important to Sharp-Roxy (Hong
Kong) Limited (hereinafter 'Sharp', 'the company', 'us', 'we' or 'our'). This
statement discloses our policy and practices about your personal information,
including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information
is used, and with whom the information is shared. By visiting our web site at
[http://www.sharp.com.hk] ("this Site"),
you are accepting the policy and practices described in this privacy statement
as amended from time to time at our sole discretion. Please note this statement
is applicable to the contents of this Site only and does not pertain to any
other Sharp site.
PERSONAL INFORMATION AND YOUR
In order to tailor our subsequent communications with you
and to continuously improve our products and services (including registration),
we may also ask you to provide us with information regarding your personal data
or professional interests, demographics, experience with our products, and
We collect personal data from our site visitors on
a voluntary basis. Personal data may include name, address, e-mail address, and
any other information you submit to us. The data so collected will be used only
by us for the purposes we specified at the relevant web page at the time when we
invite you to provide your personal data AND ALSO for marketing of our products
and services purposes, including, but not limited to internal analyses,
promoting our products and services, inviting you to participate in promotional
campaigns, market research and surveys and other marketing activities (“the
Purposes”). Sharp may also provide the personal data to its group or affiliated
companies, agents, contractors or third party service providers who provide
services to us for purposes directly related to the Purposes.
If we do
ask you to provide personal data for the Purposes, we will specify the purposes
for which such personal data are collected at the time of collection. If you do
not want us to use your personal data for the Purposes, you are always entitled
to opt out, without charge, by writing to us through email or exercising the
opt-out option if provided. We would then cease to use your personal data for
Sharp will not sell personal data that identifies
you or any individual to any other third party, but we may share your personal
data with our group/affiliated companies, agents, contractors or third party
service providers to serve your needs and for purposes directly related to the
WHY SHOULD YOU PROVIDE YOUR
We also use your personal data/information for the
- To make our site more user friendly by not making you
enter your personal information more than once.
- To help you quickly register your warranty card for
your next purchase.
- To enable you to sign up into our partner area.
- To help us consider credit reporting, verification
and risk management on equipment leasing application.
- To disclose to such person, organization and/or
government or regulatory agencies as required by laws.
Since Sharp sells thousands of products and
provide variety of services, you may have previously provided us with personally
identifiable information through warranty registration cards, our call centre,
or in some other manner. Subject to provisions in the Personal Data (Privacy)
Ordinance, Cap.486 of the Laws of Hong Kong SAR ("the Ordinance"), your decision
not to register now will not automatically stop our communications with you that
occurred as a result of or for the purpose of your previous interactions with
Sharp before 1st April, 2013. You may however opt not to receive such
communications or update the personal data. If so, please email or write to us.
All the membership and warranty registration data you provide to us is
secured on our web site. Our online registration process uses the 128-Bit Secure
Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol link for data transmission so as to protect all
data coming in and going from our website via encrypting it in a secure format
to ensure its privacy is maintained. However, messages sent over the internet
cannot be guaranteed to be completely safe, and they may still be subject to
tampering, breaking passwords, hacking or system contamination causing
unauthorized, damaging or harmful access and/or retrieval of information and
data on your computer or other security or privacy hazards. It is important for
you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your
computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer. While every
care would be taken to protect your personal information against unauthorized or
accidental access, processing, erasure or other use, we are not responsible for
any special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages arising from such
COOKIES & THEIR USAGE
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser
from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive, so we can recognize
you when you return for certain Sharp web pages. The information collected
through cookies is non-personal information and we use this information for
statistical and market research purposes. You have choices with respect to
cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept
all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. For
more information about cookies you can click on the link below: www.cookiecentral.com
In addition, there are
information that will be collected automatically. They include the Internet
protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login ID;
e-mail address; password; computer and connection information such as browser
type and version, operating system, and platform; the full Uniform Resource
Locators (URL) clickstream to, through, and from our Web site, including date
and time; cookie number; products you viewed or searched for, etc.
third party or other Sharp web sites on this Site are provided solely as a
convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave this Site. Sharp has
not reviewed all of these sites and does not control and is not responsible for
endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or
other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained
from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party or other Sharp
sites linked to this site, you do this entirely at your own risk.
addition to our responsibility of confidentiality to customers, we shall fully
observe the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance ("the Ordinance") of the Hong Kong
SAR in collecting, maintaining and using the personal data of customers. You
have the right to request us, without any charge, to cease to use your personal
information for direct marketing in which event we shall be obliged to do so.
You have the right to request access to and to request the correction of your
personal information at a reasonable fee. Your personal information shall be
kept no longer than is necessary for the fulfillment of the Purposes. All the
personal data we collected is classified as confidential and can only be
disclosed by us where permitted by the Ordinance or otherwise legally compelled
to do so.
If you would
if you would like to request for access to or correction of your personal
information, you may write to us through email. If you
have a problem with our use of your information, please let us know and we will
make all reasonable efforts to correct it.
If you do not
want us to use your personal data for the Purposes, you may download and
complete the Opt Out Request Form and
send the same to us either by post or email. We will then cease to use your
personal data without charge.
Sharp may at any time revise vary or
modify this Privacy Statement by updating this posting. You are bound by any
such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the
latest terms and conditions to which you are bound.