China Global Connections Ltd ("China Global Connections") operates www.chinaglobalconnections.com and may operate other websites. It is China Global Connections's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, China Global Connections collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. China Global Connections's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how China Global Connections's visitors use its website. From time to time, China Global Connections may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
China Global Connections also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on www.chinaglobalconnections.com blogs/sites. China Global Connections only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to China Global Connections's websites choose to interact with China Global Connections in ways that require China Global Connections to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that China Global Connections gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at www.chinaglobalconnections.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with China Global Connections are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, China Global Connections collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with China Global Connections. China Global Connections does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
China Global Connections may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. China Global Connections may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, China Global Connections does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
China Global Connections discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on China Global Connections's behalf or to provide services available at China Global Connections's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using China Global Connections's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. China Global Connections will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, China Global Connections discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when China Global Connections believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of China Global Connections, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an China Global Connections website and have supplied your email address, China Global Connections may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with China Global Connections and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. China Global Connections takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If China Global Connections, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that China Global Connections goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of China Global Connections may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.