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Cookie Policy

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By using these websites (www.hkcec.com, restaurants.hkcec.comwedding.hkcec.comcompetition.hkcec.com) (the "Websites") you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Policy.  You will have seen a pop up to this effect on your first visit to these websites.

 

Disabling cookies

If you do not agree to the use of these cookies, you can amend settings for your browser at any time. More information about cookie setting is available at www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that some of the services will not function properly if cookies are disabled, for example, submission of an Enquiry Form or subscription of e-newsletter.

 

Cookies

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computers, mobile phones or other devices through your web browser for record-keeping purposes. Some cookies allow us to make it easier for you to navigate the Websites and enable a better browsing experience.  Cookies include anonymous unique identifiers, however, are not used to collect any personal information. In other words, it does not have the function of identifying an individual user of the Websites. Cookies are used by the Websites to collect statistics about the number of visits of users to the Websites and the users’ preference of websites and online services offered on the Websites.

We may also engage third parties to track and analyse non-personally identifiable data from the Websites. We use the data collected by such third parties to help us administer and improve the quality of the Websites and to analyse usage of the same. Such third parties may combine the information that we provide about you with other information that they have collected. You can edit your browser settings to disable cookies but if you do so, you may not be able to use some of the functions of the Websites, such as saving your preferences in using the Websites and accessing some online services on the Websites.

We may also collect information regarding your IP address, browser, type, domain name and access time. This information is used for Websites’ research purposes. This is unrelated to and separate from your personal data. In rare instances, IP addresses may be used to assist in deterring and/or preventing abusive or criminal activity on the Websites.

 

What types of cookies does the Websites use?

We describe the categories of cookies the Websites and its affiliates and its contractors use below.

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our sites. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the sites. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our sites.

Cookies used: Google Analytics

Please visit here to know more about Google Analytics.

You may opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

Functional Cookies

These cookies allow the provision of enhance functionality and personalization, such as videos and live chats. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, some or all of these functionalities may not function properly, for example, submission of an Enquiry Form or subscription of e-newsletter.

Cookies used: Google reCAPTCHA

Please visit here to know more about Google reCAPTCHA.

HTML email web beacons

Our emails may contain a single, campaign-unique “web beacon pixel” to tell us whether our emails are opened and verify any clicks through to links within the email. We may use this information for purposes including determining which of our emails are more interesting to you, to query whether users who do not open our emails wish to continue receiving them. The pixel will be deleted when you delete the email.

Use of IP addresses and web logs

We may also use your IP address and browser type to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Websites and to improve the service we offer to you. An IP address is a numeric code that identifies your computer on the internet. Your IP address might also be used to gather broad demographic information.

We may perform IP lookups to determine which domain you are coming from (e.g. google.com) to more accurately gauge our users’ demographics.

 

Cookie Policy does not cover third party websites

Please note that this cookie policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, the privacy practices of third party websites which may be linked to these Websites.

 

Changes to the Cookie Policy

We may update this Cookie Policy and we would encourage you to review the policy from time to time to stay informed of how we are using cookies. This Cookie Policy was last updated on 12 June 2019.

If there is any inconsistency or conflict between the English and Chinese versions of this Statement, the English version shall prevail.