Privacy Policy

Last Update: Dec 2018

This privacy policy describes how ATAL Engineering Group handles personal information collected through www.atal.com and other websites controlled by ATAL Engineering Group (the “Website”) that link to this privacy policy.  By providing personal information to us, you agree to this privacy policy.

 

1. Personal Information we may collect from you

“Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual. Personal Information we may collect through the Website includes:

  • your name, postal address, email address, phone number, occupation and other contact information;

  • information regarding your dealings with us;

  • any interest you have in relation to our services or our practice areas; and

  • any information you may voluntarily submit to us by completing any form on the Website; and details of your visits to and usage of the Website

 

We may collect Personal Information in various ways:

  • from any form you may complete and submit through the Website, for example information collected from the “Contact Us” page of the Website;

  • from the content of surveys that you may complete on the Website;

  • from session ‘cookies’ and other similar tools deployed on parts of the Website that can only be accessed by authenticated users who are logged into the Website; and

  • from other sources, such as public databases, joint marketing partners, social media platforms (including from people with whom you are friends or otherwise connected) and from other third parties.

 

2. Commitment to Protect Your Personal Information

ATAL Engineering Group commits to protecting your Personal Information. To ensure that you can make informed decisions and feel confident about supplying your Personal Information to us, we provide this privacy policy outlining our practices, and the choices you have, concerning how we use your Personal Information.

 

3. Purpose of Collection

 

ATAL Engineering Group may use your Personal Information for the following purposes:

a) to process your request for, or to administer or provide, any products or services offered by us;

b) for identification and verification purposes, in connection with any of the services or products that may be supplied to you;

c) to respond to, handle and process any enquiries submitted by you;

d) to conduct credit checks on you, maintain your credit history and/or ensure your ongoing credit worthiness;

e) to meet or comply with any obligation, requirement or arrangement for disclosing or using data that applies to us or with which we are expected to comply, both existing currently and in the future and within or outside Hong Kong, according to:

i: any law or regulation binding on or applying to us;

ii: any rules, guidelines and/or guidance given or issued by any legal, regulatory, governmental, tax, law enforcement or other authority, or self-regulatory or industry body or association relating to industries in which we participate (including without limitation the financial services industry), or the relevant stock exchange (each an “Authority”);

iii. any present or future contractual or other commitment with any Authority that is assumed by or imposed on us by reason of our business or other interests or activities in or related to the jurisdiction of the relevant Authority;

f) to meet or comply with any obligation, requirement, procedure, measure or arrangement set out in any of our programs or policies for compliance with sanctions or for the prevention or detection of money laundering, terrorist financing or other unlawful activity;

g) for direct marketing;

h) to conduct market research;

i) for ongoing research and development of any of the products or services offered by us; and/or

j) any other purposes relating to the purposes listed above.

 

4. Disclosure of Personal Information

ATAL Engineering Group may disclose your Personal Information to any ATAL Engineering Group’s companies for the uses and purposes set out above. We may also disclose your Personal Information to third parties for the following reasons:

  • to third party service providers such as entities providing customer service, email delivery, auditing, hosting our website and other services;

  • to third parties involved with events that you register for, to facilitate your participation in those events;

  • if we are obliged to disclose your Personal Information under applicable law or regulation, which may include laws outside your country of residence;

  • in order to enforce or apply the Website’s Terms of Use, or to protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of ATAL Engineering Limited, our clients, affiliates or other parties;

  • to respond to requests from courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies, and other public and government authorities, which may include such authorities outside your country of residence;

  • in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings);

  • in accordance with the separate terms and conditions of use that may attach to the Website links.

 

5. Access and Correction Rights

You have the right to request access to and/or correction of any Personal Information that you provide to us. You may make such a request by writing to:

13/F., Island Place Tower,

510 King’s Road, North Point,

Hong Kong.

Attn: Legal Counsel

 

6. Retention Period

We will retain your Personal Information for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this privacy policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

 

7. Change to this Privacy Policy

From time to time, we may change this privacy policy. The effective date of this privacy policy, as indicated at the beginning of this privacy policy, indicates the last time this privacy policy was revised. Checking this effective date allows you to determine whether there have been changes since the last time you reviewed the policy. We will notify you of changes to this privacy policy by posting the revised privacy policy on the Website. Your use of the Website following these changes means that you accept the revised privacy policy.

 

8. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This privacy policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong SAR and you shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Hong Kong SAR.