PRIVACY POLICY

Privacy Policy of Beijing Aifushi Consulting Ltd. (“FCGroup”)

The FCGroup is a brand name and registered trade mark belonging to Beijing Aifushi Consulting Ltd. a company registered in China as 北京艾富识咨询有限公司

 

Privacy Principles

 

The protection of your privacy and your personal data is taken very seriously and of utmost concern for the FCGroup.

The FCGroup is a community of people who get together on a regular basis for business, career and inspirational purposes. The activities vary from time to time but typically include networking events, day trips and Awards Ceremonies.

The FCGroup membership is free of charge and people only need to pay for events that they attend.

In order to help advertise and promote the various activities the FCGroup has an opt-in weekly email newsletter and WeChat account. The Newsletter is sent via MailChimp and all of MailChimp’s privacy policy terms and conditions are valid.

See here for MailChimp’s privacy policy.

The WeChat corporate account fc_group is governed by the WeChat rules and regulations.

This Privacy Policy is designed to help you better understand how The FCGroup collects and deals with your personal data and information.

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact the FCGroup by email to info@fcgroup.org

By attending a FCGroup activity you consent to the practices described in the following Privacy Policy.

 

  1. The FCGroup Principles:

The FCGroup works hard to earn and keep its User’s trust. Therefore The FCGroup strictly adheres to the following principles to protect the User’s privacy:

The FCGroup collects, processes, and uses all data and/or information about and related to the User’s person and the User’s account with The FCGroup (“Personal Data”) in accordance with the laws and statutes on data protection.

The FCGroup uses Personal Data solely to provide the User with the FCGroup Services.

The FCGroup will never rent, sell, or otherwise provide Personal Data to any third party for advertising or for marketing purposes without the User’s consent.

 

2. Information Collection by the FCGroup
1. Registration
The only information collected by the FCGroup is the information that appears on the business cards that attendees enter into the Lucky Draw Box. The name, surname, email address, mobile phone number, company name and business title, will be entered as subscribed to the email Newsletter. One can participate in the Lucky Draw without a formal business card by using a blank card that we provide on which the only required information is the first name.

2. Cookies and Log Files

There is no need to register and/or login to view the FCGroup website (http://www.fcgroup.org).

The FCGroup website is based on the WordPress.Org platform and the all of WordPress.org s privacy policy terms and conditions are valid.

See here for the WordPress.Org privacy policy

3. Sharing Information with Third Parties

The FCGroup does not share any Data or Information with any Third Party.

    1. Newsletters, Emails, and Notifications to Users

The FCGroup regularly sends out newsletters, service-related announcements, or other notification messages and emails (altogether “Communication”) to people subscribed to the FCGroup Newsletter and to followers of the WeChat account “fc_group”. This Communication is used to inform subscribers, amongst other things, about new features, upcoming activities and special announcements.

Subscribers may opt out of such Communication through his/her individual personal settings and still participate in any and all of the activities without being penalised in any form or manner.

2. Information Sharing with Third Parties

The FCGroup does not forward any Personal Data, or other information to third-party marketers without the User’s explicit permission.

The FCGroup may be required to disclose Personal Data, User Content or other information in compliance with applicable laws or pursuant to lawful requests, such as subpoenas or court orders. The FCGroup does not reveal information unless The FCGroup has the bona-fide belief that an information request by law enforcement or private litigants meets applicable legal standards. Additionally, The FCGroup may share account or other information when The FCGroup believes it is necessary to comply with the law, to protect the interests or property of The FCGroup, to prevent fraud or other illegal activity perpetrated through the FCGroup Service or using the FCGroup name, or to prevent imminent bodily harm. This may include sharing information with other companies, lawyers, agents, or government agencies.

If the complete or partial ownership of the FCGroup business, or individual business units owned by Beijing Aifushi Consulting Ltd, were to change, the User’s personal information may be transferred to the new owner or shareholder. In any such transfer, the User’s Personal Data, his/her User Content, and other information would remain subject to the promises made in any pre-existing Privacy Policy.

The FCGroup may use the User’s Personal Data, his/her User Content, or any other information in an anonymous way without identifying the User as an individual to third parties. This includes for instance providing aggregated data about the usage of the FCGroup Service to third parties for such purposes as The FCGroup deems to be appropriate. The FCGroup may segment its Users by e.g., gender, age, geographic location, nationality, or employer.

4. Miscellaneous

  1. Under Age

Children and minors (under the age of 18) are not eligible to use any of the FCGroup services and are therefore not allowed to submit any personal information to The FCGroup. Parents and legal guardians are responsible for the protection of their children’s privacy

2. Links

The FCGroup website may contain links to other websites. The FCGroup is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. The FCGroup encourages the User to be aware when he/she leaves the FCGroup websites to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by The FCGroup.

3. Terms of Use, Notices, and Revisions

The use of the FCGroup Services, and any disputes arising from it, are subject to this Privacy Policy. The FCGroup reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time insofar as these amendments are not unreasonable for the User. The FCGroup shall give due notice of any amendments of this Privacy Policy by posting an announcement on www.fcgroup.org

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