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Privacy Policy

This website (“Website”) is operated by HKU FinTech. HKU FinTech respects your privacy and is committed to collecting, maintaining and using personal information about you responsibly. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) applies to all of your use of this Website and its plug-ins. Specific privacy policies and terms and conditions in these services shall take priority over this Policy.

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1. Information We Collect From You

The server on which this Website is built, Wix, and Google Analytics, may collect information from you, including your browser server, IP, URL clickstreams, and access date and time. These data help Wix / Google Analytics analyse our audience streams, behaviour and clicks. Please be aware of cookies installed by Wix / Google Analytics, and read the Wix privacy policy (https://www.wix.com/about/privacy) and Google privacy policy (https://policies.google.com/privacy) before you proceed.


2. Information You Submit To Us

You are not required to submit any information to this Website. However, you may choose to do so by completing forms available in several sections of this Website, including: Subscription, Events Registration,  Chats and Notifications. By submitting a form, you may provide us with your name, age, occupation, email address, phone number and other personal details. We use the information only to contact you with news you may be interested in or notify you of events you have indicated interest in. We may also add your contact details in our mailing list, and you can always opt out by contacting us or by following the instructions provided in our emails. Despite your indicated email preferences, we may still send you service-related communications, including updates to our Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policy.


3. Legal Basis for Processing Your Personal Information

The majority of the personal information collected by this Website is provided by you voluntarily on our forms, for example when you sign up to join a mailing list or register for an event, and is therefore collected with your permission. The remaining personal information is collected by Wix / Google Analytics cookies, which helps us monitor and improve the quality of this Website and services, and to protect and defend our rights, property or safety of other users of this Website.


4. URL Links

Links from websites that are not operated by HKU FinTech (“Third Party Sites”) are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave this website, and this Policy no longer applies to Third Party Sites. We have not reviewed the Third Party Sites and their respective policies, and do not control and are not responsible for their privacy policies and handling of personal data. We do not endorse or make any representations about them, or benefit from their collection of personal information. If you decide to access any Third Party Sites linked on this Website, please be aware of the risks and read the relevant terms and privacy policies of the Third Party Sites before you proceed.


5. Agreement and Changes

By submitting your personal information on this Website, you agree to the collection and use of your personal information on the basis as described above. If you do not agree, please do not provide any personal information via this Website. Should we decide to update this Policy, we will indicate this on the front page of this Website, and provide the date of change on top of the new version. If there are material changes to the Policy, we may post and/or communicate such changes. Any information collected under the previous versions of the Policy will then become subject to the terms of our new Policy.

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