Last Updated on March 17, 2021
AppleTree Creative Arts Limited ("AppleTree") owns and operates this kidslifelongskillssummit.com website business. All references to "we", "us", “our” or "site" shall be construed to mean AppleTree.
Regarding Personal Information (defined below), if any modifications are materially less restrictive on our use or disclosure of the Personal Information previously disclosed by you, we will obtain your consent before implementing such revisions with respect to such information.
THE TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Personal Information. "Personal Information" includes any information regarding a natural person that may be used directly to identify the person. Personal Information that we collect may vary with each separate purpose for which you provide it, and it may include one or more of the following categories: name, physical address, an email address, phone number, mobile telephone number, credit card information including cardholder name, credit card number, expiration date, billing address and location data.
Usage Data. We reserve the right to collect information based on your usage of this site which is information collected automatically from this site (or third party services employed on this site ) Such information collected can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the users who use this site, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the user, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the site) and the details about the path followed within the site with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, other parameters about the device operating system and/or the user's IT environment, and data, conversion rates, marketing and conversion data and statistics, reports, analytics data, reviews and surveys ("Usage Data"). Usage Data is essentially anonymous when collected, but could be used indirectly to identify a person.
HOW AND WHEN WE COLLECT INFORMATION
Personal Information. We collect Personal Information at the time you provide it to us. We collect Personal Information through sign-up forms and as part of your registration for an account, product, or service, promotion, or contest from our site. Personal Information that we collect may vary with the each sign-up or registration. In addition, we collect Personal Information from all communications with site visitors including without limitation, text messages, faxes, telephone calls, and regular "snail mail", as well as from third-party outside sources including database vendors.
Your Communications With Us. We collect Personal Information that we receive from you as you communicate with us. If you complete a sign-up form subscribing to information from our site or to participate in our mailing list activities, we will receive your Personal Information from our email services and/or autoresponder service.
Usage Data. We reserve the right to monitor your use of this site. As you navigate through this site, Usage Data may be passively collected (that is, gathered without your actively providing the information) using various analytics and reporting technologies, such as cookies and web beacons.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
We may collect, retain and use your Personal Information for: (a) verifying your identity and to assist us to identify you; (b) the performance of the services or transaction for which it was given; (c) our internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis and research to improve our products, services and customer communications; (d) security assessments for this site; (e) validating certain online transactions with publicly accessible sources; (f) keeping you posted on our latest announcements, marketing activities and upcoming events, products and services and those of our business partners; (g) sending important notices such as communications about purchases of our products and services; (h) processing your application to subscribe to or purchase our products and services and loyalty programs; (i) processing any payment instructions, direct debit facilities and/or credit facilities in relation to our supply of products or services to you; (j) verifying your eligibility to our offers of products, services, lucky draws, sweepstakes, promotions or other events; and (k) conducting credit checks and detect fraudulent activities as required by law; and (l) complying with applicable laws, rules, guidelines, regulations and/or requests issued by applicable government authorities, courts, law enforcement, or regulatory or investigation bodies, in relation to the supply of our products and services to you, including to assist in the prevention, detection of crime or possible criminal activities.
If you do not want to be on our marketing list, you can opt-out anytime by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We reserve the right to make full use of Usage Data. For example, we may use Usage Data to provide better service to site visitors, customize the site based on your preferences, compile and analyze statistics and trends about the use of this site, and otherwise administer and improve this site for your use. Specific uses are described below.
INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE
General Disclosure Policy. We reserve the right to disclose your Personal Information as described below. We reserve the right to disclose Usage Data without restriction.
Affiliated Entities. We reserve the right to provide your Personal Information and Usage Data to any affiliated entities we may have, including our subsidiaries. Affiliated entities are entities that we legally control (by voting rights) or that control us.
Service Providers. We reserve the right to provide access to your Personal Information and Usage Data to our service providers that assist us with: (a) the processing and delivery of our products and services to you; (b) the operation and maintenance of this site including provision of network connectivity and security services; (c) processing or collecting payments; (d) hosting our servers, and (e) providing production, fulfillment, optimization, analytics customer satisfaction surveys, reporting and information processing services. Our service providers will be given access to your information only as is reasonably necessary to provide the services for which they are contracted.
Legal Process, Enforcement and Security Notice. We reserve the right to disclose your Personal Information and Usage Data if we have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary (i) to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request (such as for example, to comply with a subpoena or court order), (ii) to detect, prevent, and address fraud or other illegal activity, and (iii) to investigate, respond to, or enforce violations of our rights or the security of this site.
When We Participate In Marketing Activities and Promotions Jointly With Third Parties. We may participate with another company or individual for purposes of jointly promoting our products, services, promotions or contests or their products, services, promotions, or contests. We reserve the right to disclose your Personal Information to these Third Parties for purposes of: (i) compensation, transaction processing, fulfillment, and support, and (ii) for purposes of offering you other products, services, promotions, and contests. These marketing companies or individuals may also contact you regarding their products, services, promotions, or contests.
SPECIFIC INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS
"Cookies" are tiny pieces of information stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Cookies are also used to customize content based on your browser. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you want to disable cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to turn off cookies. Please remember, however, that cookies may be required to allow you to use certain features of our site.
Web Beacons - sometimes called single-pixel gifs or clear gifs - are used to assist in delivering cookies, and they allow us to count users who have visited pages of our site. We may include Web Beacons in promotional e-mail messages or other communications in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.
We reserve the right to participate with third party analytics companies or individuals to monitor and analyze Web traffic and can be used to keep track of user behavior on this site.
We invite you to socialize and share your participation with this site and purchases. If you choose to use social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram, you will be allowing interaction with these platforms or other external platforms directly from this site, and in the process you may be sharing certain profile elements, including your comments. This sharing is subject to each social media program's privacy policies.
DO NOT TRACK REQUESTS
Some Web browsers incorporate a "Do Not Track" feature that signals to websites that you visit that you do not want to have your online activity tracked. Each browser communicates "Do Not Track" signals to websites differently, making it unworkable to honor each and every request correctly. In order to alleviate any communication error between browsers and website, we do not respond to "Do Not Track" signals at this time. As the technology and communication between browser and website improves, we will reevaluate the ability to honor "Do Not Track" signals and may make changes to our policy.
We will implement reasonable and appropriate security procedures consistent with prevailing industry standards to protect data from unauthorized access by physical and electronic intrusion. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or method of data storage can be guaranteed 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your Personal Information by following generally accepted industry standards, we cannot ensure or warrant the absolute security of any information you transmit to us or archive at this site.
ONWARD TRANSFER OUTSIDE YOUR COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE
Any Personal Information which we may collect on this site may be stored and processed in our servers located in the United States or in any other country in which we, or our affiliates, subsidiaries, or agents maintain facilities. By using this site, you consent to any such transfer of Personal Information outside your country of residence to any such location.
UPDATING PERSONAL INFORMATION
The accuracy of your Personal Information depends on the Data you provide us. We will permit you to request or make changes or updates to your Personal Information for legitimate purposes such as to correct any inaccuracy or incompleteness of your Personal Information. We request identification prior to approving such requests. We reserve the right to decline any requests that may undermine the privacy rights of others. We reserve the right to permit you to access your Personal Information in any account you establish with this site for purposes of making your own changes or updates, and in such case, instructions for making such changes or updates will be provided where necessary.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
CHILDREN'S ONLINE POLICY
This site is a general audience site. We will not knowingly collect any information from, or sell to, children under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian who has discovered that your child under the age of 13 has submitted his or her personally identifiable information without your permission or consent, we will remove the information from our active list, at your request. To request the removal of your child's information, please contact our site as provided below under "Contact Us", and be sure to include in your message the same login information that your child submitted.
AppleTree will be acting as the “Controller” of the personal data you provide to us. This includes your personal contact information. We only collect basic personal information about you.
WHY WE NEED YOUR DATA
We need to know your basic personal data consisting of contact information for purposes of responding to your inquiry on our Contact Us web page and similar web pages.
WHAT WE DO WITH YOUR DATA
If we are acquired by another party, we will share your personal data with the acquiring party.
We maintain a data protection regime with the aim to secure processing of your personal data.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we take reasonable precautions with the aim to ensure your data is encrypted to the standard required in the GDPR to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data as it is transmitted and stored.
HOW LONG WE KEEP YOUR DATA
We will not retain your personal data for longer than required. This means that we will keep your personal data: (i) for as long as required by law or contractual obligations, (ii) for as long as is necessary to fulfill the original or directly related purposes for which it was collected (iii) until we no longer have a valid reason for keeping it, or (iv) until you request us to stop using it. When we delete your personal data from our databases, it will remain in our backup system until it cycles out.
WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS
You have the right to: (i) request access to and rectification or erasure of your personal data, (ii) request restriction of processing your personal data, and (iii) withdraw your consent at any time. If you provide a written notice to us regarding your exercise any of the above rights, we will forward your notice to other authorized parties which are holding and processing your personal data, where appropriate.
If you wish to raise a complaint regarding how we have processed your personal data, you can contact us on the Contact Us information below, and we will investigate the matter. If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law, you may complain to the data protection officer in the country in which you reside.
HOW TO CONTACT US
Room 1601, 99 Plaza, 99 Tai Ho Road, Tsuen Wan, HK