PRIVACY & SECURITY

 

Policy Overview

 

Updated as of September 2017

This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”), effective from the date above, applies to this website www.chinainlaw.com/www.chinainlaw.com.cn and the information that is collected through it only. It does not apply to other websites to which we may link. If you have any questions or comments about this Policy, please contact us at chinainlaw@chinainlaw.com. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and made a part of the Terms of Use referenced below.

 

Information Collected

 

We are committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors when they visit our website. You do not have to provide any personal information to use this website. But there are certain services on this website which you may wish to subscribe for (such as news subscriptions) that may require you to provide personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing address, email address and other contact information. If you decide at any time to discontinue receiving mailings from us, please see the paragraph below entitled "Modifying or Deleting Your Personal Information".

When you use our website, Chinainlaw will assign cookie files (“cookies”) to you, which are a small amount of information we send to your web browser. Cookies enable the computers operating our website to differentiate between visitors and to track the patterns of activities engaged in by different visitors. By tracking such activities, the computers operating our website can recognize a visitor and customize certain features for that visitor. We may also use aggregated, non-identifiable information regarding persons who visit our website in order to learn more about the use of the website and how we can improve it.

You may be able to modify your browser preferences to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. If you choose not to accept cookies, you may not be able to use those functions of the websites that require registration.

We may also receive IP addresses in the normal course of the operation of our website. An IP address is a number assigned to you by your Internet service provider so you can access the Internet. Although we do receive IP addresses, we do not use them to identify you personally or disclose them to others.

 

Use of Information Collected

 

The personal information collected is used to respond to your inquiries and to send you newsletters that you request. The information collected is also used to help us to maintain and/or upgrade the quality of our website and the services that we provide on the website. We will not disclose, sell or provide such information to unaffiliated third parties; however, we may provide such information to our subsidiaries or affiliates.

We reserve the right to provide such information to our officers, employees, contractors, agents, and designees to the extent necessary to enable them to execute certain web services (such as web hosting or maintenance services) for us. We also reserve the right to disclose such information to any third party if we believe that we are required to do so for any or all of the following: (i) by law; (ii) to comply with legal processes or governmental requests; (iii) to prevent, investigate, detect or prosecute criminal offences or attacks on the technical integrity of the website or our network; and/or (iv) to protect the rights, property, or safety of Chinainlaw, the users of the website, or the public.

 

Modifying or Deleting Your Personal Information

 

If you wish to modify your personal information, or if you wish to discontinue receiving materials from us or wish to remove your personal information from Chinainlaw's database, you may do so by contacting us at chinainlaw@chinainlaw.com.

 

Disclaimer of Internet Security

 

You acknowledge and agree that no data transmission over the Internet is completely secure. We cannot and do not guarantee or warrant the security of any information you provide to us and you transmit such information to us at your own risk.

 

Revisions to Our Privacy Policy

 

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time at our sole discretion. You may ascertain if our Privacy Policy has been so revised by referring to the "Last Updated" date at the top of this page. Your use of our website constitutes your acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Policy as amended or revised by us, and you should therefore review this Privacy Policy regularly to ensure that you know its terms.