Terms and conditions for the use of this website and privacy
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The following sets out the conditions of use of this website.
The material contained in this website has been produced by Kingdom Education in accordance with its current practices and policies and solely for the purpose of providing general information about our programmes. Kingdom Education has prepared the content of this website with the benefit of information currently available to it, and all reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the contents of the pages of the website at the time of preparation. Kingdom Education does not have any responsibility to enhance it. Material presented on this website may be subject to change at any time and without notice.
Notwithstanding all efforts made by Kingdom Education to ensure the accuracy of the website, no responsibility or liability is accepted by Kingdom Education in respect of any use or reference to the website in connection with any matter or action taken following such use or reference or for any inaccuracies, omissions, misstatements or errors in the said material, or for any economic or other loss which may be directly or indirectly sustained by any visitor to the website or other person who obtains access to the material on the website. You agree and understand that the material available in this website is provided on an ‘as is’, ‘as available’ basis without warranties of any kind (explicit or implicit). In particular, no warranty or representation regarding freedom from computer virus, security, non-infringement of the contents submitted by Internet users, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose is given in conjunction with such material.
This website may contain forward-looking statements, which can be identified by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts and may include words such as ‘intend’, ‘plan’, ‘expect’ ‘anticipate’, ‘believe’, or words of similar meanings. Kingdom Education disclaims any intention or obligation to update forward-looking statements.
The material on this website is for general information only, and nothing in this website contains professional advice or any binding commitment upon Kingdom Education in relation to the availability of programmes or the description of programmes. All visitors should take advice from a suitably qualified professional in relation to any specific query or problem that they may have or in relation to any programmes included in this website, and Kingdom Education takes no responsibility for any loss caused as a result of reading the contents of this website.
This website may contain links to other websites which are not under the control of Kingdom Education Group. Kingdom Education Group does not indicate (explicit or implicit) any endorsement, approval, recommendation or preference of or for those other websites or the products and services provided on them. Any use of or access to those other websites or their products and services is solely at your own risk.
No claims, actions or legal proceedings in connection with this website brought by any visitor or other person having reference to the material on this website will be entertained by Kingdom Education Group and Kingdom Education Group shall, under no circumstances, be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential or special loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.
The terms and conditions contained in this website are governed by and will be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom and United States of America.
Kingdom Education – Data privacy and security policy
A. Commitment to personal data protection
We are committed to protecting your personal data privacy. To ensure that you can make informed decisions and feel confident about providing to us personally identifiable information (‘data’) relating to you, when using our website, we outline in this notice our practices and the choices you have concerning the collection and use of your data.
B. The data we collect
The types of data we collect from you will depend on the specific type of services and products as requested by or provided to you for the purposes mentioned below, and may include:
- Your personal information, including your name, gender, date of birth, nationality, the particulars of your registered status with any of our subsidiaries, associated companies, and/or business associates;
- Your contact information, including but not limited to telephone numbers, mailing addresses, email addresses, and fax numbers;
- Your business information, such as company name and business title;
- We do not store credit card details, nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.
We may also collect non-personally identifiable information about you, such as, your use of our website, personal preferences and comments, and responses to promotional offers and surveys.
You are not required by law to provide the data to us. However, by providing the data to us, you acknowledge that such provision is fair and reasonable in the circumstances and we stress that it is not obligatory for you to provide the data to us. However, if you elect not to provide the data to us, we may not be able to supply you with the relevant information, services or products.
C. Purposes for which the data are collected and used
We may use the data you provide for one or more of the following purposes:
- For the supply of any other products and/or services which we may offer to you or you may require from us from time to time;
- For use of the online services available at any of our websites and/or through other telecommunication channels;
- For our own marketing, research, promotional and customer relationship management purposes, such as sending you updates on our latest offers and promotions in relation to any of our products and services from time to time;
- For identification and verification purposes in connection with any of the services or products that may be supplied to you;
- For reservations with or through us;
- For communicating with you by email, mail, fax, phone or other means;
- For the use of any of our subsidiaries, associate companies and/or business associates in connection with any of the above purposes and/or any of the services such companies and associates may be offering to you from time to time; and/or
- For any other incidental or associated purposes relating to the above and any other purpose which a customer or a service recipient may from time to time agree.
If you prefer not to receive information from this website, please send an email, along with your name to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will not knowingly or intentionally use, share, sell or rent the data provided to us in ways unrelated to the purposes aforementioned.
D. Disclosure and transfer of personal data
We may disclose and transfer the data to our employees, subsidiaries, associated companies and/or business associates and other persons whom we consider appropriate or necessary in connection with the services and products provided or to be provided to you; to facilitate communication of news and information about such services and products; and/or otherwise relating to the purposes mentioned above. Otherwise, we will not disclose or transfer the data to other parties.
We may at our absolute discretion disclose the data when required by law or court order of any jurisdiction, or as requested by any government or law enforcement authorities or administrative organs, or in the good faith that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable including and without limitation to protect the rights or properties of KE and its subsidiaries and associated companies or in circumstances which we consider to be related to any of the purposes for which the data are collected. This also applies when we have reason to believe that disclosing the data is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.
The data you provide to us may also be sourced from or transferred to other jurisdictions outside the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (‘Hong Kong’) for the purposes mentioned above. We are not in a position to ensure that data sourced or transferred outside Hong Kong is protected to standards in line with the requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486 of the Laws of Hong Kong) (the ‘Ordinance’), subject to any other requirements and limitations of the particular jurisdiction.
E. Data security
The data you provide to us will be kept by us in the appropriate form only for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes mentioned above after which it will be destroyed.
In order to ensure the correct use and to maintain the accuracy of data collected from you, as well as preventing unauthorised or accidental access, processing, erasure or other use of the data, we have implemented various physical, electronic and management measures to safeguard and secure the data we collect.
F. Use of ‘cookies’
KE uses ‘cookies’ to store and sometimes track information about users in order to provide them with customised and personalised service. The information collected by cookies includes the user’s name and his or her navigation pattern. This is done without the users being aware that it is occurring. Generally cookies are used to estimate audience size, track users’ progress, and to measure users’ traffic patterns. Personal data collected by means of cookies are not disclosed to any third parties except to those within KE.
G. Log files
We may also collect information regarding your IP address, browser type, domain name and access time. This information is used for our own research purposes and as it is not linked to any personal information so is separate from the data. In rare instances, IP addresses may be used to assist in deterring and/or preventing abusive or criminal activity on the website.
H. Our commitment to data security
The data you provide to us will be stored in a database for no longer than is necessary. The website has a firewall in place, which should protect the data collected from you against unauthorised or accidental access. However, complete confidentiality and security is not yet possible over the Internet, and privacy cannot be assured in your communications to us. You acknowledge that personal information is disclosed at your own risk, and may be subject to unauthorised use by others. This may result in, among others, you receiving unsolicited messages from other parties. We are not responsible in any manner for any direct, indirect, special or consequential damages, howsoever caused arising out of the communication of information to us. You are encouraged to protect against unauthorised access to your password and credit card details. Make sure you sign out from your account when finished particularly when using a shared computer.
I. Other websites
In order to anticipate your needs, this website may contain links to third party sites that are operated under different privacy practices.
All such websites are independent from this website and from KE and its affiliates. KE and its affiliates have no control over the contents of such other websites or their privacy policies or compliance with the law, and do not vouch for their security. You should therefore be fully aware that the provision of the link does not constitute an endorsement, approval, or any form of association by or with KE or any of its affiliates. You should therefore remain alert when you leave our site, and read the privacy statements of other websites. We have no control over data that is submitted to these third parties. You access the data on such websites at your own risk.
J. Your choice
You always have ultimate choice and control over the type of information you would like to receive from us. When you use our online services or receive our promotional materials, you will have the chance to indicate your choice to receive, or not to receive in future, promotional materials from us or our subsidiaries, associated companies and/or business associates. We will occasionally send you updates about our latest products and services, as well as special offers. Should you decide not to receive any updates from us, feel free to cancel your subscription to these services by contacting us via the contact information provided on the website or as indicated in the relevant materials.
K. How to access or correct your data or contact details
You are entitled to access or correct any data relating to you held by us. If you wish to obtain a copy of any of your data or if you believe that the data relating to you which we collect and maintain is inaccurate, please write to us at the address below. KE will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections to your data to protect your privacy and identity.
A request for access to data, correction of data, or for information regarding policies and practices and kinds of data held by KE may be sent to us at the following address:
Wellington House, East Road, Cambridge CB1 1BH, UK
In accordance with the terms of the Ordinance, we have the right to charge a reasonable fee for the processing of any data access request.
You may access and obtain a copy of our data privacy and security policy Statement, as amended from time to time at www.kgdm.org so that you are always informed of the way we collect and use the data.
This notice is in compliance with the Ordinance.
It is written in the English language and may be translated into other languages. In the event of any inconsistency between the English version and the translated version of this notice, the English version shall prevail.
The entire content of this website is subject to copyright with all rights reserved. You may print a hard copy of individual pages of this website for your own personal, non-commercial use provided that you do not remove any copyright notices.
Please be informed that no hypertext links to this website may be made without prior written approval from Kingdom Education. In respect of any third-party websites referred to or accessed by hypertext link through this website approved by Kingdom Education, the copyright of the contents of such third-party websites shall belong to their respective owners. You are advised to obtain the opinion of such respective owners before using and/or copying the contents of their websites.