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
PERSONAL INFORMATION AND
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 or
professional interests, demographics, experience with our products, and contact
We collect personal data from our site visitors on a
voluntary basis. Personal information may include name, address, e-mail address,
and any other information you submit to us. The information 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 ("the Purposes"). Sharp
may also use such data for internal analyses, promoting our products and
services, inviting you to participate in promotional campaigns, market research
and surveys and other similar activities. Sharp may provide the information to
its group companies, agents, contractors or third party service providers who
provide services to us for purposes directly related to the Purposes.
we do ask you to provide personal information for such direct marketing and
promotional purposes, we will specify the purposes for which such personal
information is collected at the time of collection. If we do send such
promotional mailings and marketing information to you thereafter, you will
always be given an opportunity to opt out, without charge, by writing to us
through email or exercising the opt-out option if provided. We would thereafter
cease to use your personal data for direct marketing purposes.
will not sell personal data that identifies you or any individual to any other
third party, but we may share your personal data with Sharp entities and/or
business partners to serve your needs and for purposes directly related to the
WHY SHOULD YOU PROVIDE YOUR
We use your personal data/information for the following
- 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 request information specific to your interests or provide us with your
- To enable you to sign up into our partner area.
- To alert you to new product, special offers, updated information and other
new services from Sharp and/or any of our subsidiaries or affiliated companies.
- To enable you to participate in our lucky draws.
- To help us create and deliver information most relevant to you.
Since Sharp sells thousands of products, 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 occur as a result of or for the purpose of your
previous interactions with Sharp.
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 events.
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
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.
Links to 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 any of these sites, their content or their privacy
policy. Thus, Sharp does not 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.
In 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.
practices, or if you would like to request for access to or correction of your
personal information, you may use our Feedback form or email us. 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.
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.