Personally Identifiable Information
You should acknowledge that access to this website shall be voluntary, but you may be required to register with us for using certain value-added services being offered by hkcartrader.com or its channel partners, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors or collaborating service providers. Registered users should be entitled to more privileged status in matters related to access or use of our services. When you apply for subscription / membership to hkcartrader.com, you may be required to submit your personally identifiable information like name, age, sex, phone number, email address, credit card information and other details of your demographic profile. In a nutshell, personally identifiable information is collected only when you voluntarily submit this information.
You should acknowledge and consent that hkcartrader.com or its channel partners, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors or collaborating service providers shall be entitled to collect, process, store and use your personally identifiable information when you:
- Submit the information to take part in surveys, sweepstakes or contest.
- Submit your personal information for subscribing to editorials, newsletters of other valuable information that are delivered through email.
- Submit required user information to register your complaints, feedbacks or request any information.
- Submit required user information to request car specifications, price quotes or any other features /services being offered on this website.
- Provide required information while using our toll-free number to resolve your queries and concerns regarding listed vehicles or contact the support executives of hkcartrader.com regarding any service being offered on the website.
In case you purchase web-space on our site for publishing your ads or listing your cars through our affiliates, channel partners, collaborating service provides, or newspaper / print media, hkcartrader.com shall have a right to access your personally identifiable information for hassle-free processing of your order / listing of your vehicles.
Passive or Non-identifiable Information
You should acknowledge and consent that hkcartrader.com and its channel partners, subsidiaries, affiliates, collaborating service providers and participating businesses shall be entitled to collect non-identifiable user information by using automated tools and techniques like cookies, web beacons and log files. These automated tools and techniques are very instrumental for providing improved and customized services to the users.
Cookies: Cookies are small text files that are stored by our servers on the hard disk of your computer. Cookies let us identify you on our website and subject to your permission to store these cookies on your hard drive, allow us to collect anonymous system information / browsing behavior.
Web Beacons: Web beacons are basically image tags that are embedded into a web page. They are also known by several names like pixel tags, single-pixel GIFs, clear GIFs and Internet tags.
Log Files: Log files provide important information like your IP address that allow us to verify your usual location while accessing our website.
Despite providing non-identifiable user information, automated tools like cookies, web beacons and log-files allow us to uniquely identify you on our website. We use these techniques to track your presence on our website, and gather data related to your browsing behavior like how much time you spend on the website, what are the source and destination websites, what pages attracted you most, and what pages or features might have dejected you to bounce off. We also gather information about your browser type and operating system being used.
The cookies prove very instrumental in improving the browsing experience of our users. For example, you don’t have to repeatedly enter your name, address, zip code or other profile information for filling different forms or using several features / services on our website. Cookies allow hkcartrader.com and its channel partners, subsidiaries, affiliates, collaborating service providers and participating businesses to track exactly what advertising you have seen on this site. This allows us to deliver customized offers and streamline our advertising campaign as per your needs and preferences. hkcartrader.com may use web beacons to track what percentage of commercial emails are opened or forwarded by its users.
If you are not comfortable with the collection, processing and/or use of your non-identifiable personal information and browsing behavior, you can disable certain cookies from our website by making appropriate changes in the configuration settings of your web browser. However, you should understand that disabling cookies may prevent you from accessing / using specific features of our website, or you may not be able to access / use our web site at all.
You should acknowledge and consent that hkcartrader.com shall be entitled to use the personal information (collected through cookies or stored on our database) for the following purposes:
- To deliver requested information or services related to car specifications, price quotes of used / new cars and its spare parts. You should acknowledge that we may share your contact information with participating dealers, manufacturers or third party service providers to ensure that your request is confirmed or fulfilled in a hassle-free manner.
- To follow up your previous request and ensure that participating dealers, manufacturers and third party service providers seriously responded to your request. You should acknowledge that we may contact you to get your feedback about the quality of service.
- To inform you about the products or services being offered on our website and communicate with you regarding the use of our services. For example, we may contact you to inform about the ‘leads’ of your vehicles listed on this website, confirm requested ‘price quotes’ or ask you to participate in our surveys / contests.
- To deliver customized offers, promotional materials, vehicle specifications and other information / newsletters on behalf of our affiliates, channel partners and collaborating businesses. However, you may decide to opt-out from our email subscription to stop receiving newsletters and promotional offers.
- To facilitate third party distributors in providing customized offers and improve their services in case you consent to receive third party ads and promotional offers.
- To improve our services and deliver unmatched user experience.
- To analyze the browsing behavior of our users or conduct research and development for website optimization, or carry out other internal purposes, including but not limited to the compilation of usage data.
Usage Data: Usage Data specifically pertains to non-identifiable personal information and browsing behavior of our users which is compiled in an aggregated form and used for research and analysis, internal optimization and smooth administration of hkcartrader.com, or the websites of its collaborating partners. Non-identifiable personal information mainly contain aggregated and anonymous information like operating system, browser types and IP addresses that may serve a very instrumental role in troubleshooting problems and smoothly running the website.
Disclosure of Information
hkcartrader.com reserves a discretionary right to share your personal information in the following cases:
- Affiliates: subject to your privacy rights, hkcartrader.com shall be entitled to share your personal information with its channel partners, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors and collaborating service providers for providing improved services and customized 'rental offers' to its users.
- Direct Marketing: unless you have explicitly given your consent to receive customized offers / direct marketing ads from these advertisers, hkcartrader.com shall never use or share your personal information with third parties to directly launch any marketing campaign. In case you decide to receive these ads, hkcartrader will ensure that your personal information remains secure, but we shall not be held liable for any subsequent use or misuse of your personal information by these third-party marketing companies.
- Other: hkcartrader.com shall retain a
discretionary right to disclose your personal information in the
- To protect its business or legal rights.
- To prevent unauthorized use and unlawful activities on this website.
- To comply with government regulations, investigating agencies and statues or rulings of the courts with competent jurisdiction.
- To facilitate a smooth transfer of ownership in case of a merger or sale of our business in whole or parts thereof.
Email List Opt-Outs: You should acknowledge that hkcartrader.com, or its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors and other channel partners may send promotional emails and customized offers at your email address registered with us. However, you shall have a right to opt-out or stop receiving such promotional offers from the third party advertisers by adding your email to our opt-out list. hkcartrader.com shall ensure that respective third party businesses don’t send any emails / promotional offers to users who have decided to opt out from receiving such offers.
Access to this hkcartrader.com shall be voluntary, but you may be required to register with us for using certain value-added services being offered by hkcartrader or its collaborating partners. Registered users should be entitled with more privileged status to advertise / benefit from our car listing feature. However, your willingness to register with us or subscribe to any of our services shall be deemed as your explicit permission to receive customized product offers, messages and notifications from hkcartrader.com, its subsidiaries, affiliates, channel partners and participating service providers.
You should acknowledge that hkcartrader.com may facilitate interaction between the users of this website by offering forums and public platforms like chat rooms, message boards, bulletin boards and comment areas. You should understand that any information posted or shared on these platforms may be accessed by the general public and therefore, you should refrain from sharing your personally identifiable information (like name, phone number and email address) on these platforms to avoid unsolicited calls and messages/emails from third party advertisers. hkcartrader.com reserves a discretionary right to promote its business using your public profile and shared information.
Changes to this Statement
We believe that your personally identifiable information is the most valuable asset we have. Therefore, hkcartrader.com has employed the cutting-edge encryption technologies to secure your communication on this website. We follow internationally standardized guidelines regarding physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to ensure that your personal information on this website is never compromised.
However, you should acknowledge that your personal information may be uploaded and stored across several servers located in different countries outside the United States. This creates the risk of storing user information in countries where data security and cybercrime laws may be less stringent than the United States. Therefore, we don’t claim any kinds of absolute guarantee / warrantee against any possible breach to your privacy. You should bear all the risk that may be involved in uploading, storing and processing your personal information over the Internet. hkcartrader.com shall not be held liable for any unauthorized access / interception or otherwise disclosure of your personally identifiable information to third parties.
Accessing hkcartrader.com or using any service on this website or the websites of its affiliates, licensors, channel partners and collaborating service providers shall be deemed that you have attained the legal age to enter a binding agreement with hkcartrader, and if you haven’t, accessing this website or using its services under the guidance and supervision of your legal guardians, who shall enter this agreement on your behalf. Minors or children having less than years 13 of age are not authorized to access this website or use our services. hkcartrader reserves a discretionary right to prevent kids from visiting this website or using its services. If we belief or become aware at any point that minors have disclosed their personal information on this website, we shall purge such personal information from our database.
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