DCConnect Global Limited (“the Company”) 26 August 2021
1. Privacy Statement
Before using and providing your Data for the purposes as set out in this Privacy Statement, we may be required by law to obtain your written consent, and in such cases, only after having obtained such written consent, may we use your Data in the manner as specified.
1.2 This Privacy Statement applies to all contracts, services and websites, including our API , whether visited by job applicants, customer or supplier representatives, or anyone else offered by DCConnect Global Limited (“DCCONNECT”, “we”, “us” or “our”). This Privacy Statement also applies to ‘prospective customers’ that have not yet created any account on our websites or API. It sets out how we collect, use, manage and protect the personal data or information (“Data”) that we collect from or about you. It also explains your rights regarding our use of your information, how long we keep your information and how to contact us.
2. Your Data
2.1 We may collect, use, and hold a range of different Data about you. For the purposes of carrying on our business (including the verification of your identity to detect, prevent and address fraud, security or technical issues, the registration, activation and management of your account with us, and the billing and charging of our products and services (collectively, “Service(s)”)) and complying with laws, rules, guidelines, regulations and/or requests issued by applicable government authorities, courts, law enforcement or other authorities or regulatory bodies, you may be requested to provide Data such as, but not limited to:
2.2 In some instances, where required by law to do so, we may seek your consent to process the following types of “Special Data” to us so that we may further improve our Services and/or better tailor the type of information or content that we present to you:
2.3 Provision of the Special Data mentioned immediately above is optional although, where the requested Service is a personalised Service or provision of a product is dependent upon your provision of all requested Data, failure to provide the requested Data may prevent us from providing those particular Services to you.
2.4 Occasionally, you may need to provide Data about other individuals (e.g. “Users”) to us. If so, we may require you to confirm your compliance including confirming that you have informed those individuals of the use, disclosure and transfer of Data from you to us and from us to third parties and possible disclosure of the individual’s details by us to you; and that you have obtained those individuals’ authorisation and/or consent to such use, disclosure and transfer (or the extent to which such authorisation and/or consent was obtained). You should also advise them that we can be contacted for further information at the details stated under the “How to contact us” section below.
2.5 Data supplied by you will be held by one or more members of DCCONNECT and will be accessible by employees of such member(s) and authorised third parties (consistent with the situations or for the purposes set out in this Privacy Statement) or as otherwise indicated by prior notice to you or, where required, by obtaining your consent.
3. How we collect Data
We collect Data in a number of ways, including from:
4. Privacy Data
4.1 To better serve your needs and preferences, our web servers may collect Data relating to your website, device or app activity. We may also collect aggregated, anonymous, statistical data on the server’s usage so that we may better cater to the behaviour of users of our websites and mobile apps. This type of Data may include, but is not limited to:
5 How we use your Data
We may collect, retain and use your Data for the following purposes:
6 Our legal basis for using your Data including how we disclose your Data
6.1 We have a legitimate interest in properly administering the Services. In addition, our use of your personal data may be necessary for the performance of the Services that you have requested. In order to provide the Services that you have requested, we may, to the extent permissible under applicable laws and regulations, disclose your Data to organisations or parties outside of DCCONNECT (collectively, “Organisations”). Your Data is disclosed to these Organisations for the strict purpose of enabling us to supply our Services to you.
6.2 In some circumstances as mentioned above, we may need to ask for your consent to use your Special Data where required by law to do so.
6.3 In order to provide the Services that you have requested, we may, to the extent permissible under applicable laws and regulations, disclose your Data to the following third parties:
Some of these third parties are based outside the European Economic Area (the “EEA”). If we do transfer your information outside the EEA we will take appropriate steps to protect that information which include one of the following: (i) transferring to third parties in jurisdictions that the EU Commission has determined offers adequate protection for your information’ (and information relating to Adequacy Decisions made by the European Commission are available; (ii) entering into an agreement with the third party, which includes clauses that the EU Commission has determined offers adequate protection for your information; or (iii) transferring to third parties that have agreed to comply with schemes approved by the European Commission to protect your information.
7 Transfer of Data
At times it may be necessary and/or prudent for us to transfer your Data, for instance, for the prevention, detection or investigation of crime or for storage, processing and other purposes for which the Data were collected. In the event that we do transfer your Data, we will do so in compliance with the prevailing requirements of the GDPR where applicable.
8 The safety of your Data is important to us
All required efforts are made to ensure that any Data held by us is stored in a secure and safe place and is accessible only by our authorised employees or other Organisations referred to in this Privacy Statement.
When we pass your Data to third party Organisations for them to process, we seek to ensure that they have appropriate security measures in place to keep your Data safe and to comply with applicable principles in relation to data protection. Some of the people we share your Data with may process it overseas. You can contact us for more information about the safeguards we use to ensure that your Data is adequately protected in these circumstances.
Our security measures include, but are not limited to:
9 Retention of your Data
We will retain your Data in accordance with our internal policies. Our policies are in compliance with the GDPR where applicable, and cover the following principles:
10 Your right to access, correct and delete Data
10.1 We take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the Data we collect, use and disclose is accurate, complete and up to date. However, the accuracy of that Data depends to a large extent on the Data you provide. You have a right to request access to, and correction of, your Data and we recommend that you:
10.2 If you wish to access or amend any of your Data we hold, or request that we delete (only applicable where the rights to erasure is required by law) any of your information that is no longer necessary for the provision of our Services, you may contact us in the manner as set forth under the “How to Contact Us” section.
10.3 You may write to our officer in charge at the details stated in the “How to contact us” section below to view and correct the Data held by us about you.
10.4 We may apply an administrative charge for providing you with access to your Data in response to such request.
10.5 You may decline to share Data with us and/or withdraw any consents which you may have provided, in which case, we may not be able to provide you with some of our Services.
10.6 At any time, you may object to us holding or processing your Data, on legitimate grounds, save and except as otherwise permitted by the applicable law.
11 How to contact us
For all issues and enquiries regarding our compliance with our obligations under the GDPR where applicable, and any request for access to, correction or deletion of your Data, please contact us in writing at:
DCConnect Global Limited
Unit 815, 8/F, DTHub,
5 Chun Cheong Street,
TKO Industrial Estate,
TKO, NT, Hong Kong
or via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
To raise an issue regarding our handling of your Data, please contact us in order that we can attempt to resolve your issue.
This Privacy Statement may be amended from time to time and all handling of Data will be governed by the most recent version of this Privacy Statement, available on our website at https://www.dcconnectglobal.com/legal. If there is any inconsistency between the English and Chinese versions of the Privacy Statement, the English version will prevail.