SNOWONLY is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
documents referred to in it, sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect
from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the
following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal
data and how we will treat it.
- Information collection
- In order to provide a better service to you, we may collect and process the
following data about you:
(a) information that you provide by filling in forms on our
website https://snowonly.com (the “Site”). This includes information
provided at the time of registering to use our Site, subscribing to our
service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also
ask you for information at other times, for example in connection with
a promotion or when you report a problem with our Site;
(b) if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;
(c) we may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research
purposes, although you do not have to respond to them;
(d) details of transactions you carry out through our Site and of the fulfilment of your orders;
(e) details of your visits to our Site and the resources that you access.
- We only retain personal data for so long as it is necessary. Data may be
archived as long as the purpose for which the data was used still exists
- Uses made of the information
- The purposes for which information may be used by us in and outside the
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region include:
(a)ensuring that content from our Site is presented
in the most effective
manner for you and for your computer;
(b) providing you with alerts, newsletter, education materials or
information that you requested or signed up to;
(c) carrying out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into
between you and us;
(d) allowing you to participate in interactive features of our service, when
you choose to do so;
(e) designing and conducting surveys/questionnaires for client
profiling/segmentation, statistical analysis, improving and furthering
the provision our products and services;
(f) complying with laws and regulations applicable to us or any of our
affiliates in or outside the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region;
(g) legal proceedings, including collecting overdue amounts and seeking
(h) researching, designing and launching services or products including
(i) promoting and marketing services and products subject to your
exercise of the opt-out right (please see further details in
Clause 2.2 below); or
(j) purposes directly related or incidental to the above.
- We intend to use your data in direct marketing and we require your consent
(which includes an indication of no objection) for that purpose. In this
connection, please note that:
(a) your name, contact details (including address, contact number,
address), products and services information, transaction pattern and behaviour, background and demographic
data held by us from time to
time may be used by us in direct marketing;
(b) the following classes of services, products and
subjects may be
marketed in direct marketing:
(i) services and products related to our Site and/or our affiliates
(including marketing affiliates programs we are a part of);
(ii) reward, loyalty or privileges
programmes, promotional offers
and related services; and
(iii) invitations to events such as seminars/webinars/tele-seminars, conferences, live programs or events.
(c) We may conduct direct marketing via fax, email, direct
and other means of communication or send e-newsletters to you. You
may choose not to receive promotional materials, by simply telling us
(see below for contact details), and we will cease to do so, without
(d) If we offer or supply a service to you that is provided on our behalf by a third party such as French Private Finance Ltd, we may pass your information to them so they can deliver the service you expressed an interest in. By using this Site, completing a form and ticking the relevant box, you consent to us providing your information to the third parties authorised by us to provide such services. We may also use third parties to provide services on our behalf which may include processing (but not using themselves) your information e.g. to complete partial email addresses or to augment the information we hold about you. In either case, we will not pass your information to anyone who is not also subject to adequate privacy commitments in our contract with them and do not allow the third party to use your information for marketing purposes without your consent.
- Disclosure of your information
- We will keep the personal data we hold confidential but may provide
(a) personnel, agents, advisers, auditors, contractors, financial
institutions, and service providers in connection with our operations or
(b) our overseas offices, affiliates, business partners and counterparts (if
(c) persons under a duty of confidentiality to us;
(d) persons to whom we are required to make disclosure under
applicable laws and regulations in or outside the Hong Kong Special
Administrative Region; or
(e) actual or proposed transferees or participants of our services in or
outside the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you
browse our website and also allows us to improve our Site. By continuing to
- A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser
or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information
that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.
- We use the following cookies:
(a) Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to
count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our
website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our
website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what
they are looking for easily.
- Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks
and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may
to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.
- We may use the following third party web analytic services on the website.
The service providers that administer these services use technologies such
as cookies, web server logs and web beacons to help us analyse how
visitors use the website. The information collected through these means
(including IP address) is disclosed to these service providers, who use the
information to evaluate use of the website. These analytic services may use
the data collected to contextualize and personalize the marketing materials
of their own advertising network.
- Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc.
("Google"). Google's ability to use and share information collected by
Google Analytics is in accordance with their
- You can prevent Google's collection and processing of data by using the
Google Ads Settings page or downloading and installing their browser plugin
- You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you
to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your
browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may
not be able to access all or parts of our Site.
- All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any
payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we
have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you
to access certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this
password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
- Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not
completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal
data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site;
any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your
information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to
prevent unauthorized access.
on this page and, where appropriate, we will update you on the changes of
- Data transfers
We may hold your data on servers in USA, Thailand, Hong Kong and any
other territories as we see fit from time to time. We may also transfer your
data to our overseas offices or to any people listed at Clause 3 above, who
may be located in or outside of the Hong Kong Special Administrative
- Your consent and rights
- By using our service, making an application or visiting our website, you
consent to the collection and use of your information and other activities as
outlined in this policy.
- Under the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (the
"Ordinance"), individuals have the right:
(a) to check whether we hold personal data about you
(b) to require us to correct as soon as reasonably practicable any data
relating to you that is inaccurate;
(c) to ascertain our policies and practices in relation to
the kind of personal data held by us; and
(d) to object to the use of your personal data for
we shall not use your personal data for marketing purposes after you
communicate your objection to us.
- You may exercise your opt-out right by notifying us if you wish to object to
the use of your personal data for direct marketing purposes. Please send
requests for such objections, access to data, correction of data, information
regarding policies and practices and kinds of data held, questions or
22/F., 3 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong [email protected]
- In accordance with the terms of the Ordinance, we have the right to and
may charge a reasonable fee for processing any data access request.
- In the event that a User wishes to access or amend his or her personal
information and data, the Company may request him or her to provide
personal details in order to verify and confirm his or her identity. A HKID
card number or passport number or business registration certificate number
cannot be amended unless such data is proved to be inaccurate. The
Company is required to respond to a User's request within one hundred and
twenty (120) days of his or her request and will endeavor to do so wherever
- Governing law and jurisdiction
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. You agree to submit to the
exclusive jurisdiction of the Hong Kong courts.
Last updated: 10 January 2018