Last Modified: April 19, 2022
For the purposes of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap 486 https://www.elegislation.gov.hk/hk/cap486), Dante Alighieri Society is the data user (i.e., the company who is alone controls the collection, holding, processing or use of your personal data).
By using our website www.ladante.cc (the ‘Website’), you are accepting and consenting to the terms of the Policy as well as to the terms of our Website Terms and Conditions and any other documents referred in it. Our Website terms and conditions establish the use, the disclaimers, and the limitations of liability governing the use of our Website.
Personal data we may collect from you:
We collect information from you when you enter on our Website. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
Information acquired/provided through our Website:
• It includes a record of our correspondence if you contact us. If you send us personal information that identifies you via email, we may keep your email and email address. We may also collect information that is available from your browser.
• It includes information provided when you complete optional surveys for research purposes.
• It includes details of your visits on our Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, and other communication data, and the resources and webpages that you access.
• It may include information about your computer, including (where available) your IP address, your operating system and your browser type, for our system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
How we use your personal data:
Your personal data will only be used for the purposes indicated when you submit the data or as detailed under this Policy.
We use personal data held about you in the following ways:
• To update and enhance our records and our system administration.
• To improve our Website, notably to ensure the content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer; we continuously strive to improve our Website based on the feedback we receive from you.
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey, research study and/or market research activity, or any other services provided by us.
Disclosure of your personal data:
We will not sell, exchange, transfer, or give your personal data, whether public or private, to any third party for any reason whatsoever without your consent. We will never sell, exchange, give, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal data to third parties for direct marketing.
We may disclose your personal data to third parties without obtaining your further consent:
• Where we outsource any of our business functions under which we collect or store your data, in which case we will ensure that any such service provider adheres to at least the same obligations of security and non-disclosure with regard to your data as undertaken by us.
• If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Website Terms and Conditions and any other documents referred in it; or, to protect the rights, property or safety of our employees, our customers, our providers or our company. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Where we store your personal data:
When you provided us with your personal data on the Website, you agreed that we may transfer your personal data to countries outside the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Rest assured that, if we do so, we will ensure any transfer is subject to appropriate security measures to safeguard your personal data.
If you wish to change your mailing preferences or opt-out of our services, you may notify us via our ‘Contact Us’ form. It may take up to 21 days for the changes to come into effect.
You have the right to request access to personal data that we may process about you. If you wish to exercise this right, you should put your request in writing, include proof of your identity and address and specify the personal data you want access to, including any account or reference numbers where applicable. It may take up to 21 days for your request to be assessed.
We will take reasonable steps to create an accurate record of any personal data you have submitted. However, we do not assume responsibility for confirming the ongoing accuracy of your personal data. You have the right to require us to correct any inaccuracies in your data free of charge. If you wish to exercise this right, you should put your request in writing, provide us with enough information to identify you (e.g. account number, username, registration details), and specify the information that is incorrect and what it should be replaced with. Please note that it may take up to 21 days for the changes to come into effect.
You also have the right to ask us to stop processing your personal data. If you wish to exercise this right, you should put your request in writing (an e-mail sent to ladantehongkong.it with a header that says ‘Unsubscribe’ is acceptable), provide us with enough information to identify you (e.g. account number, username, registration details), and if your objection is not to our services in general, but to our communications by a particular channel, please specify the channel you are objecting to.
You also have the right to withdraw your consent to the collection, use, or disclosure of your personal data at any time on a 21-day written notice sent to us in accordance with the “Contact Us” section below.
A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our Website. Cookies we use are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers. The information is then sent back to the web server each time the web browser requests the opening of a web page from the web server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.
There are session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your web browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
The ability to enable, disable, or delete cookies can be completed at browser level. In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser. Disabling a cookie or category of cookie does not delete the cookie from your browser; you will need to do this yourself from within your browser.
We use the following cookies on the Website for the following purposes:
• Essential Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website, use its features and access our services. This category of cookies cannot be disabled.
• Google Analytics Cookies
Consent to our cookies
If you do not wish to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this website.
Except for essential cookies, most of our cookies will expire after 30 days although some may persist for up to 3 years.
Changes to our Policy:
We may change this Policy from time to time. You should check this Policy occasionally to ensure you are aware of the most recent version that will apply each time you access our Website.
We welcome your feedback, comments, requests and questions. If you wish to contact us, please send a letter or an email using the information below:
• Dante Alighieri Hong Kong, Room 702, 7/F Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
• mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
We reserve the right to vary these TOU at any time and without notice. If so, the updated version will be posted on the Website and you will be bound by the updated version if you continue to use the Website thereafter.
1. Your use of this Website
A. The content of this Website is © Ladante.cc. All rights reserved. Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all content on this Website are owned by us (regardless of registerability) including any registrations, applications or provisional or pending applications anywhere in the world. Except as expressly provided nothing contained herein shall be construed as creating any license or right under copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights. Any use of extracts from this Website without our prior written approval is strictly prohibited. Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.
B. Unless otherwise specified, the Website is intended for your personal and non-commercial use only.
C. If you breach any of the provisions of these TOU, your permission to use this Website and attend any Events automatically terminates.
2. Website Etiquette
A. You may not provide to or post on or through the Website any graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or any other content (“Material”) that constitutes junk, mail, spam, advertising, and/or commercial offers.
B. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to this Website including but not limited to any Material which is likely to be;
o unlawful, offensive language, harmful, pornographic, threatening, harassing, defamatory, obscene, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, racist, homophobic, hateful or violent;
o is inaccurate, incomplete, misleading or which you do not have a right to submit under law;
o breaches the intellectual property rights of a third party (including us, without limitation).
C. You waive your moral rights in any Material you submit to the Website and it shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and you hereby assign and agree to assign all your interests herein to us and will whenever requested to do so by us execute any and all applications, assignments which we deem necessary to give effect thereto. In doing so, you agree that we may use your Material in any publicity or published material and any other forms of media.
D. You shall indemnify and keep us indemnified against any and all costs, claims, damage and expenses in respect of loss, damage, death or injury arising in connection with any Material you submit to the Website.
E. We reserve the right to monitor Material submitted to the Website by you and intercept any Material which in our opinion breaches the above provisions. In that event we reserve the right to remove or suspend your registration to the Website immediately and without notice.
F. We may without notice and in our absolute discretion remove (either permanently or temporarily) and edit any information or Material placed on the Website.
You may attend Events organised by us through the Website, provided you have obtained the relevant ticket as applicable, you are prohibited from soliciting any persons at Events for the purpose of sales from wholesalers, distributors, retail firms or any other companies or individuals. We reserve the right to refuse sale of tickets and entry to Events at our sole discretion.
Links to third party websites are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave this Website. We do not control and are not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. We therefore do not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Website you do so entirely at your own risk.
5. Service Access
While we endeavour to ensure that this Website is available 24 hours a day, we shall not be liable for any reason this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. We give no warranties as to the availability, performance or accessibility of the Website. Access to this Website maybe suspended temporarily and without notice at our discretion including without limitation in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control.
6. Privacy Statement
We understand and respect your concerns as to the privacy of any information you provide us. We will not distribute any details provided by you to any other third party or mailing lists unless you give us permission to do so.
7. Disclaimers of warranty and limitation of liability
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ARE USING THE WEBSITE AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WE, OUR AFFILIATES AND THIRD PARTIES HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, CONDITION, GUARANTEE OR REPRESENTATION, WHETHER ORAL, IN WRITING OR IN ELECTRONIC FORM, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN OR PROVIDED BY THE WEBSITE. WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR THAT THERE WILL BE NO FAILURES, ERRORS OR OMISSION OR LOSS OF TRANSMITTED INFORMATION, OR THAT NO VIRUSES WILL BE TRANSMITTED ON THE WEBSITE.
WE, OUR AFFILIATES AND THIRD PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTIES FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ALLEGEDLY SUSTAINED ARISING OUT OF THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY EVENTS DIRECTLY ORGANISED BY US, THE PROVIDING OF THE WEBSITE HEREUNDER, THE SALE OR PURCHASE OF EVENT TICKETS OR ANY GOODS OR MERCHANDISE FROM THIRD PARTIES, YOUR ACCESS TO OR INABILITY
TO ACCESS THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING FOR VIRUSES ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM THE WEBSITE, YOUR USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE WEBSITE OR ANY OF THE INFORMATION OR CONTENT AND MATERIAL AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE, REGARDLESS OF THE TYPE OF CLAIM OR THE NATURE OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
YOU HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE US, OUR AFFILIATES AND THIRD PARTIES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND DAMAGES (ACTUAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL) OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, DISCLOSED AND UNDISCLOSED (“CLAIMS”), ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO YOUR INVOLVEMENT OF EVENTS DIRECTLY ORGANISED BY US AND CONNECTED WITH THIS WEBSITE.
9. Termination or suspension of access to the Website
We retain the right to terminate and/or suspend your ability to access the Website or any portion thereof, for any or no reason, without notice.
10. Jurisdiction and applicable law
These TOU shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong and you shall submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Hong Kong in the event of dispute.