Privacy Policy Statement

1) Whom this privacy statement applies to and what it covers?

This privacy statement applies to Olin Enterprise Limited in Hong Kong. We are committed to protecting your privacy and handling your information in an open and transparent manner. This privacy statement sets out how we will collect, handle, store and protect information about you when you use “our Website”, or any other mode of interacting with you, such as online or offline newsletters and magazines, that reference this Privacy Statement (“Communication”).

When we refer to “our Website” or “this Website” in this policy we mean the specific webpages of Olin Enterprise Limited. This privacy statement also contains information about when we share your personal data with other third parties (for example, our suppliers, transport service providers or distributors in other countries.

In this privacy statement, your information is sometimes called “personal data” or “personal information”. We may also sometimes collectively refer to handling, collecting, protecting and storing your personal information as “processing” such personal information.

2) What information do we collect?

We may collect personal information when you interact with our Website, such as if you choose to register or create a user profile on our Website (e.g., to gain access to specific content, attend a hosted event, respond to a survey or request communications about specific areas of interest), or otherwise provide it to us. Depending on the specific Communication you are receiving, or the Web page of our Website you are using, such information may consist of but not limited to your name, current job title, company address, email address, telephone and fax numbers, correspondence with you, which newsletters you subscribe to, and other information you provide to us.

Additionally, we may collect or obtain such data when you use our Website and Communication because you give it to us (for example in a form on our Website), because other people give that data to us (for example your employer or adviser, or third party service providers that we use to help operate our business) or because it is publicly available.

As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personal information in order to use this Website. This Website only collects personal information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such personal information may consist of but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address, and telephone and fax numbers.

We may store and maintain any content that you provide, including but not limited to postings on any blogs, forums, wikis and other social media applications and services that we may provide.

The types of personal data that we collect may vary depending on how you use our Website and Communication. In some rare circumstances, we might also gather special categories of personal data about you because you volunteer that data to us or we are required to gather that data as a result of legal requirements imposed on us.

We understand the importance of protecting children’s privacy. Our Website and Communication and services are not designed for, or intentionally targeted at, children. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or store information about children.

3) Use of Cookies

We may use "Cookies". Cookies enable the Website to remember you and your preferences when you visit the Website and enable us to tailor the Website for your needs. If you do not want to receive cookies you can disable this function by changing your browser settings. However, by doing so, certain features of this Website may not work properly.

4) How we use information about you?

Use of personal information collected via our Website, Mobile Apps and Communication. We may use your personal data collected via our Website and Communication:

  • to manage and improve our Website and Communication
  • to tailor the content of our Website and Communication to provide you with a more personalized experience and draw your attention to information about our products and services that may be of interest to you
  • to manage and respond to any request you submit through our Website or Communication
  • to allow you to gain access to specific content, attend a hosted event, respond to a survey, or request communications about specific areas of interest
  • for marketing purposes, or to send you promotional materials or communications regarding services provided by Olin Enterprise Limited that we feel may be of interest to you
  • to seek feedback on services provided by Olin Enterprise Limited or for market or other research purposes

Your personal data may also be used to protect our rights or property and that of our users and, where appropriate, to comply with the legal or regulatory process.

5) The legal grounds we use for processing personal information

We use your personal data for the purposes outlined above because of our legitimate interests in the effective delivery of our Website and Communication to visitors or because you have given us your explicit consent to process that data.

We do not usually seek sensitive information (e.g., data relating to race or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, criminal record, physical or mental health, or sexual orientation) from visitors. We will, where necessary, obtain your explicit consent to collect and use such information. We will only provide you with certain marketing materials where we have obtained your explicit consent to provide you with such marketing materials.

6) Who we disclose your information to?

In connection with one or more of the purposes outlined in the “How we use information about you?” section above, we may disclose details about you to: third parties whether located within or outside our jurisdiction that provide services to us; competent authorities (including courts and authorities regulating us); our agents or subcontractors (whether located within or outside our jurisdiction) for the purpose of providing administrative, telecommunications, computer, infrastructure or other support services to us in connection with the operation of our business (as the case may be) and other third parties that reasonably require access to personal data relating to you for one or more of the purposes outlined in the “How we use information about you?” section above.

We may also need to disclose your personal data if required to do so by law, a regulator or during legal proceedings.

We may share non-personal, de-identified and aggregated information with third parties for several purposes, including data analytics, research, submissions and promotional purposes.

By providing personal information through this Website or Communication, you are consenting to the disclosures described above.

7) Protection of your personal information

We use a range of physical, electronic and managerial measures to ensure that we keep your personal data secure, accurate and up to date. These measures include:

  • education and training to relevant staff to ensure they are aware of our privacy obligations when handling personal data
  • administrative and technical controls to restrict access to personal data on a ‘need to know’ basis
  • technological security measures, including firewalls, encryption and anti-virus software
  • physical security measures, such as staff security passes to access our premises.

Although we use appropriate security measures once we have received your personal data, the transmission of data over the internet (including by e-mail) is never completely secure. We endeavour to protect personal data, but we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to us or by us.

8) How long we keep your information for?

We will hold your personal data on our systems for the longest of the following periods: (i) as long as is necessary for the relevant activity; or (ii) any retention period that is required by law.

9) Your rights

You may have various rights in relation to your personal data. In particular, you may have a right to:
obtain confirmation that we are processing your personal data and request a copy of the personal data we hold about you ask that we update the personal data we hold about you, or correct such personal data that you think is incorrect or incomplete ask that we delete personal data that we hold about you, or restrict the way in which we use such personal data object to our processing of your personal data.

To exercise any of your rights, or if you have any other questions about our use of your personal data, please contact us. You may also use these contact details if you wish to make a complaint to us relating to your privacy. In all cases, we will treat your requests in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

10) Changes to this privacy statement

We may modify or amend this privacy statement from time to time. To let you know when we make changes to this privacy statement, we will amend the revision date at the top of this page. The new modified or amended privacy statement will apply from that revision date. Therefore, we encourage you to periodically review this statement to be informed about how we are protecting your information.