Privacy Policy

By using this Website, you consent to the collection and use of the information as described here by BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN CHINA. You can choose not to register or provide personal information and still be able to access most of BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN CHINA. But you will not be able to access areas that require registration. If you choose to register the following policy will govern how we use and protect your information.

If we decide to make changes to this privacy policy, we will post the changes on this page so that you always will know what information we collect, how we use it, and when and how we will disclose it.

This statement states the privacy practices for the BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN CHINA Website. You will be notified of:

  • The organization collecting your personal information;
  • The content and nature of your personally identifiable information which is collected;
  • With whom the information may be shared;
  • How the information is used;
  • What choices you have regarding the collection, use and distribution of Your information;
  • What kind of security procedures are in place to protect the loss,misuse or alteration of your personal information; and,
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to the contact form. This website is the responsibility of BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN CHINA. BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN CHINA can be contacted via the contact form. The web server on which this website is housed is owned and maintained by BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN CHINA. The following policies apply to www.sha.britcham.org and all other websites owned and operated by BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN CHINA. If for some reason you believe ituc.com has not adhered to these principles, please notify us by e-mail via the contact form. and we will do our best to determine and correct the problem promptly. Be certain the words Privacy Policy are in the subject line.

  1. Collection of Personal Information from Site Visitors

    In order to access certain subscriber services or restricted areas within any of our websites, we may require that you provide certain identifying information. This information may include your legal name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, subscriber name or screen name, password used to access our services, method of payment, and, if applicable, credit card number. We reserve the right to request any additional information necessary to establish and maintain your account for use of these services.

    BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN CHINA automatically collects and/or tracks: The home server domain names, e-mail addresses, type of client computer, and type of web browser of visitors to our website,

    The e-mail addresses of visitors that communicate with us via e-mail, post messages to our bulletin boards, or post messages to our chat groups, Information knowingly provided by the visitor in registration forms, surveys, and contest entries, and Aggregate or specific information on what pages visitors access.

    Some BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN CHINA pages use a technology called cookies so that we can better serve visitors when they visit our website, request additional information about our company, products or services, or participate in various activities posted on our site.

    Cookies allow us to enhance the user experience and deliver personalized content. What this means in real terms is that you will not have to re-register every time you visit our site, and by following your path through our Site we can see what really interests. This information assists us in providing what you want.

    Although cookies are stored on Your hard drive and not stored, in any form, by us,Your can set Your browser to provide notice whenever a cookie is received, which gives You the opportunity to decide whether to accept it or not.

  2. Use of Personal Data Collected

    Personal data collected by us will be used for marketing , promotional and feedback purposes, for a statistical analysis of users' behavior, for product development or enhancement, for content improvement, and to customize content and layout of our site. Names, postal and e-mail addresses, and phone numbers collected may be added to our databases and used for future contact regarding new products and services, upcoming events, status of orders placed online, and customer service.

  3. Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties

    We maintain a secured area on our site for transmission of personal data, and store all personal data in a private database which is not connected to the Internet. Any third party to which we provide,rent, sell or otherwise disclose data collected from visitors to our site will be carefully pre-screened, determined by us to be reputable, and will use the data provided solely for marketing products and services which we determine, in our sole judgment, that visitors to our site might find of interest.

    You should note that although we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal data, transmissions made by means of the Internet cannot be made absolutely secure. We will have no liability for disclosure of such data due to errors in transmission or interception by unauthorized acts of third parties.

  4. Opt-Out Rights

    You may opt out of having your personal information disclosed to third parties (excluding any mandatory disclosure to government agencies), or used by us or third parties to send promotional materials to the visitor, by contacting us by e-mail or by checking the appropriate box on the online form.

  5. Access to and Ability to Correct Personal Data

    Upon request by e-mail or by mail, we will provide you with a summary of your personal information retained by us. You may modify, correct, or update your personal record or have it removed from our database. BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN CHINA will only send personal records to the e-mail address on file for the visitor name associated with it.

  6. Our Right to Contact You

    We reserve the right to contact you regarding your account status and changes to any subscriber agreement, privacy policy, or any other policies or agreements relevant to you.

  7. Our Right to Change the Privacy Policy

    We reserve the right to change this policy at any time by notifying you of the existence and location of the new or revised privacy policy.