01bigbricks (01bigbricks.net) has a strong commitment to provide quality service to our Members, their spouses and their guests. 01bigbricks.net is further committed to protecting the privacy of personal data 01bigbricks.net collects from its Members, their spouse and other non-members (such as guests, visitors and Member applicants) in connection with their use of our facilities or services.
We limit the collection, use and retention of the Data to the specific information we need for legitimate purposes to carry out 01bigbricks.net's business and operations, including the provision of services, facilities and products to its Members and/or their spouse, enforcing 01bigbricks.net's rules and policies and maintaining the Member's and/or his/her spouse's membership/registration with 01bigbricks.net. We may also collect, use and retain Data for the purposes of processing an applicant's application to become a Member of 01bigbricks.net or processing an enquiry made by a non-member to 01bigbricks.net regarding its facilities, services and products. We take appropriate steps to protect Data collected against unauthorised access, disclosure or alteration, and to keep such Data up to date.
1. Data we collect and how we use it
2. Internal Controls
3. How we store and transmit Data
4. How we track Member's and their spouse's usage on our website
5. Special Offers and Promotions and Opt-Out
6. How long will Data be retained for?
7. Data access and correction requests
8. Notifications in the event of breach
DATA WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
We collect and use such Data to administer our business, and to offer various related products or services that may be of interest to you.
Browsing our website
When you browse our website, we do not collect Data unless you voluntarily and knowingly provide it to us, for example by accessing our website from a link in an e-mail that we send to you or where you have a membership account with 01bigbricks.net and you log-in to your account.
Using 01bigbricks.net facilities
The Data that you provide to us for using our facilities or acquiring our products is for the purpose of providing you with such facilities and related services and products. At times, we may make certain Data available to strategic business partners such as mail houses and e-mail service providers for the sole purpose of mailing and dissemination of promotional materials of 01bigbricks.net only. Data will not be shared with third parties for their own marketing purposes.
Making a purchase from 01bigbricks.net
When making certain purchases from 01bigbricks.net such as Take Away Wines, you will be asked to complete a form that includes your name, membership number and contact information.
Please note that 01bigbricks.net will never send you an e-mail requesting your password, credit card number or passport, personal identity card or Hong Kong ID. If you receive any suspicious e-mails that looks like it is from 01bigbricks.net, but asks you for your credit card number or passport, personal identity card or social security number, it is a fraudulent e-mail, or “phishing”. We recommend that you do not reply to the e-mail or click onto any links or pop-up messages and report to the local authorities which handle fraudulent e-mails. If you believe “phishers” have gained access to your personal or financial information, we recommend that you also change your password(s), alert your credit card service provider and bank and review credit card and bank and Club account statements to check for unauthorised charges.
It is important to note that all e-mail communication is not secure. There is a risk inherent in the use of e-mail. Please be aware of this when requesting information or sending forms to us by e-mail, for example, from the “Contact Us” section of our website. We recommend that you do not include any sensitive information including credit card details when using e-mail or using any public computers/public WIFI. Our e-mail responses to you may not include any sensitive or confidential information. Please bear in mind that no security system or system of transmitting information over the Internet is guaranteed to be secure.
HOW WE STORE AND TRANSMIT DATA
We have policies and procedures to limit access to Data to authorised personnel only.
In our marketing database
We maintain a database of Member's and his/her spouse's information which is used for marketing, promotion and internal Club research. You will receive marketing and promotional materials if you have already given your express and specific consent in some data collection forms. You may elect to unsubscribe from receiving future e-mail promotions at any time.
Secure transmission and storage of data
We treat all Data that you provide to us as confidential information. To prevent Data from unauthorised access or leakage, we have adopted and regularly monitor our security and data privacy policies and procedures.
HOW WE TRACK MEMBER'S AND THEIR SPOUSE'S USAGE ON OUR WEBSITE
Our website only uses “cookie” technology as a tracking tool. For Members, their spouse or any guests on our website, cookies identify your browser, rather than you and cannot be used by themselves to disclose your individual identity. Cookies enable us to track the number of page visits from the same computer or browser to be aggregated for statistical purposes.
Cookies do not corrupt or damage your computer, programs, or computer files.
The purpose for which cookies - other than those which are either exclusively intended to enable or facilitate communication by electronic means or strictly necessary for the provision of an online communication service at your express request - are used on our website is set forth in a banner appearing the first time you land on our website. By continuing to browse on the website, you consent to their use.
You may set your browser to block Cookies, although doing so will affect your ability to perform certain transactions, use certain functionality, and access certain content on our website. Procedures for managing your settings may differ depending on your browser. Please consult the instructions for your particular browser on how to do this. From commonly used browsers, please click the links below:
If you do not use any of the browsers listed above, choose the "Help" function, followed by "Cookies" to find out where your cookie folder is stored.
Our third-party service providers may use pixel tags (also known as “clear gifs”, “beacon gifs” etc.), tracking links and/or similar technology to:
Determine your ability to receive HTML-based e-mail messages. Our e-mail service provider includes a pixel tag, which they refer to as a “coded sensor” in all of the HTML-based messages sent on our behalf. The sensor activates when the e-mail message is opened and flags the e-mail address of the user as one that is capable of receiving HTML-based e-mail messages. This capability helps our service provider to send the e-mail in a format you can read. The sensor does not collect or use any other information. If you cannot receive HTML, you will not receive a functioning sensor;
Know how many users open an e-mail and allow our service provider to compile aggregated statistics about an e-mail campaign for us.
SPECIAL OFFERS AND PROMOTIONS AND OPT-OUT
With your consent, we may send you information about 01bigbricks.net, including special offers presented by 01bigbricks.net and other promotions by post and/or e-mail. It is however our intention to only send you mail and e-mail communications that you may want to receive. When you opt-in or do not opt-out from receiving promotional material in a form in which we collected Data from you, we will periodically contact you via post and/or e-mail and provide information about special offers and promotions that may be of interest to you. We typically use third party e-mail service providers to send e-mails. We will take reasonable steps to prohibit these service providers from using your e-mail address for any purpose other than to send e-mails related to our group operations or any directly related purpose. Data will not be shared with third parties for their own marketing purposes.
We provide you the ability to unsubscribe from all marketing communications. Every time you receive an e-mail, you will be provided with the choice to opt-out of future e-mails by following the instructions provided in the e-mail. You may also opt-out of receiving promotional materials by updating your Membership account on the website, or e-mail to:
HOW LONG WILL DATA BE RETAINED FOR?
Your Data will be stored for the period of time required or permitted by law in Hong Kong. However, information that is stored on your membership account may be edited and deleted by users of such service at any time.
Data may be stored by 01bigbricks.net as long as required for the business purpose for which these Data are processed.
In order to protect your Data, we will require that you prove your identity to us in relation to your request to access your Data, which may consist of a copy of a government-issued identification, your signature and correspondence address so we can check them against our records and satisfy ourselves as to your identity. The above information is required to create an audit trail of how the request has been handled. Where a request is made, any correspondence or application may be kept and added to your Data.
We may need to disclose Data when required by relevant law or court order, or as requested by other government or law enforcement authorities. This also applies when we have reason to believe that disclosing the Data is necessary to identify, investigate, protect, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our Members, guests, visitors, associates, rights or properties (including this site), or to others, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.