Notice relating to the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance
Collection of Personal Data
“Personal data” refers to any data which directly or indirectly identifies you as an individual, or is capable of doing so. We collect and use personal data that we believe is necessary to conduct our business with you. The types of personal data we collect may include, but is not limited to:
Contact information such as your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, and fax number; Unique identifiers such as your HKID and passport number; Billing information such as your credit card number, bank account information, PayPal account information, and billing address; Demographic information such as age, gender, nationality, marital status, preferences, education background, and employment history; Account details; username, password (stored in encrypted format); The description text that the user may write about him/herself; The offers and requests the user has posted to the service; The given and received feedback and badges
Statistical data about service usage, e.g. number of times user has logged in, number of times a user has had a conversation with another user through built in features; Supply of personal data to TaskPins is non-obligatory, but failure to do so may result in TaskPins being unable to process your application(s) or to provide services to you.
Use of Personal Data
Your personal data may be used for the following purposes:-
Personal details are collected to make communication and use of service possible. Details can be used for communication between service providers and users and also for direct communication between users. TaskPins may also use the data to communicate directly with both Service Providers and Users. Some personal details are visible on the profile page of the user, but those details are voluntary (except name).
The handling of personal details is not outsourced, but the register data is stored on a server that is rented from a third party company.
We may from time to time also use aggregate non-identifying information about our customers to better design and improve the services that we offer. This information will not identify any individual in particular.
TaskPins intends to use your personal data for direct marketing, and for such purposes your personal data held by TaskPins may be provided to other TaskPins Entities or our business partners for their use for direct marketing. The intended kinds of personal data to be used and the intended classes of marketing subjects are specified below. However, we may not so use or provide your personal data unless exempted by the Ordinance or we have received your consent.
For the above direct marketing use, TaskPins intends to:
use your name, contact information and demographic information; and market or promote the following classes of facilities, services, support, and related events and activities offered or arranged by TaskPins: membership of the community; promotion of service providers and their related offerings.
You can always opt-out free-of-charge by contacting TaskPins Data Privacy Compliance Officer if you no longer wish any of your personal data to be used in any of the described direct marketing purposes.
Disclosure of Personal Data
Personal data supplied to TaskPins will be kept confidential. However, we may disclose such data to or such data may become accessible or known to employees, agents, service providers and consultants of TaskPins who provide services to assist in fulfilling the purposes for which it was collected. Your personal data may also be provided to other TaskPins Entities for fulfilling the purposes for which it was collected (subject to any consent requirement relating to “Direct Marketing” above), and to our business partners for direct marketing use as described in “Direct Marketing” above. Other disclosure of your personal data will only be undertaken after we have obtained your prescribed consent, or as may be required by law.
Unless there is a specific legal requirement for us to keep the data, we will take all reasonably practicable steps to erase your personal data that is no longer required for the purposes for which the data was originally collected.
Commitment to Data Security
TaskPins is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of physical, technological and organisational measures to help protect your personal data from unauthorised or accidental access, processing, erasure or other use.
Access to and Correction of Personal Data
You are entitled to request access to personal data held by TaskPins about you and to correct such data. In accordance with the terms of the Ordinance, we may charge a reasonable fee for the processing of such data access requests.
You may direct your request in writing to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rights of Content
The users themselves retain the right to all text, pictures and other content that they create in the service. The users allow others to utilize the content in accordance with the nature of the service and furthermore allow the service provider to file information and data and make changes that are necessary for the service or the study, however other rights are not transferred from the users, unless specifically otherwise agreed. The responsibility of the content lies with the user, who has produced it to the service. The service provider has the right to remove any material when it deems it necessary.
No guarantees of the functioning of the service are given. The users are themselves responsible for their actions in the service and they should estimate the reliability of other users before dealing with them. The service provider can under no circumstances be liable for damage that is caused to the user. The user may not store any information or data in the service, and expect it to remain there.
The Removal of a User
The service provider has the right to remove any users and terminate their right of use of the service without any specific reason and without being liable for compensation.