means the database of our customers’ Personal Data.
means 21st February, 2018.
means HOUSE OF CONNOISSEUR LIMITED.
means affiliates of Our Company and/or Our Subsidiaries from time to time which provides Goods of Services or operates a business which is ancillary to or otherwise relating to the provision of Goods or Services.
means subsidiary(ies) of Our Company, if any, from time to time.
include HOC and other formats that we may operate from time to time (whether online or offline).
“Our Customer Service Hotline”
means the hotline number(s) available on Our Website.
“We” or “Us” or “Our Group”
means Our Company, Our Subsidiaries, and/or Our Affiliates.
means the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap.486 of the Laws of Hong Kong).
has the meaning ascribed to it under the PDPO.
means our customer who has registered for an account in Our Website.
“Goods or Services”
means the sale of good or provision of services in relation to any of the following (whether through physical or online channels): wine products, whisky, other alcoholic beverages, wine accessory and other products, wine keeping services, product consultation services, sourcing services, delivery services and other products and services that may be offered by us from time to time.
We shall keep your Personal Data confidential and shall ensure that our policies and practices with respect to the collection, use, retention, disclosure, transfer, security and access of your Personal Data comply with the applicable laws of Hong Kong.
What We Collect and Why
In order for you to become a Registered Customer and to enjoy our various products and services, it is necessary for you to provide us with certain essential Personal Data as indicated at the time of collection. We may also ask for other information which helps us to offer you tailored products and services that we think may be of interest to you. The types of Personal Data we may collect include your name, address, email, phone number, date of birth, gender, age, shopping preferences and hobbies.
We shall have the right to collect, hold, process and/or use, the Personal Data in the Database in each case for the purposes as set out in, and in accordance with, this PICS. If you are unable or unwilling to provide us with complete and correct Personal Data, we may not be able to provide or continue to provide our Goods or Services to you.
Use of Your Personal Data
You agree that the Personal Data you provide to us and all information relating to the use of Our Website may be used and retained by us for:
Processing your application as a Registered Customer;
Providing you with our services;
The normal management, operation, and maintenance of Our Website;
Providing you with regular communications from us with details of our retail/online business and relevant benefits;
Providing you with Goods or Services which you have requested;
Processing your order for purchases at Our Stores, including verifying your payment details/status;
Carrying out prize draws, games or competitions which you have entered;
Carrying out data sorting and analysis to enable us to better understand your characteristics and buying behavior and to provide other services better tailored to your needs, and to assist us in selecting Goods or Services that are likely to be of interest to you;
Designing new or improving existing services provided by Our Group to you;
Investigation of complaints, suspected suspicious transactions, and research for service improvement;
Prevention or detection of crime;
Disclosure as required by law; or
Aggregated behavioral analysis.
With your consent or indication of no objection, will use your Personal Data for direct marketing to you (whether by post, email, phone, SMS, or other media whether now known or available in the future) in relation to offers and promotions from:
third-party merchants that we cooperate with to provide benefits to you in relation to the following types of products or services:
Goods or Services;
financial, investment, insurance, banking and credit cards;
transportation, travel and accommodation;
sports, leisure, recreation and entertainment;
telecommunications products and services;
e-commerce (including trading and payment platforms and online auctions).
We may disclose and transfer (whether in Hong Kong or abroad) your Personal Data to our agents or contractors under a duty of confidentiality to us who provide administrative, data processing, research and marketing, distribution, telecommunications, professional or other similar services to us.
We may also disclose and transfer (whether in Hong Kong or abroad) to any of our actual or proposed assignees or transferees of our rights with respect to your Personal Data in connection with a re-structuring of our retail business, and/or merger (as between us and a third party), sale, or transfer (whether of assets or shares, in whole or in part), to use, hold, process or retain such Personal Data for the purposes mentioned in clauses 1 and 2 above.
Browsing Information Collected from You ( Cookies )
The types of data we may collect from you when you visit the Sites include:
information about the type of browser you use;
details of the web pages you have viewed;
your IP address;
the hyperlinks you have clicked; and
the websites you visited before arriving at our Site.
You may refuse to accept Cookies (by modifying the relevant Internet options or browsing preferences of your computer system), but to do so you may not be able to utilize or activate all of the functions and services of our Sites.
Your Rights in Relation to Your Personal Data
You have the right to:
check whether we hold any of your Personal Data;
access your Personal Data held by us;
require us to correct any Personal Data which is inaccurate;
ascertain our policies and practices (from time to time) in relation to Personal Data and the type of Personal Data held by us;
opt-out from receiving direct marketing materials from us at any time.
Any request in relation to the above shall be in writing (sent by post or email) and addressed to:
Customer Service ( Privacy )
HOUSE OF CONNOISSEUR LIMITED
Unit 2210-12, 22/F Exchange Tower, 33 Wang Chiu Road,
Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong.
Customer Service Hotline
+852 3703 3380
In accordance with the PDPO, we have the right to charge you a reasonable fee for the processing of any Personal Data access request.
Protecting Your Personal Data
We maintain appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the Personal Data you provide to us against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, or unauthorized disclosure of, or access to your Personal Data.
Our Website may contain hyperlinks to other websites provided by third parties. We do not control these third-party websites or any of the content contained on those websites. Once you have left Our Website, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement for the website(s) you visit.