Taipei Expats Privacy Policy

The taipeiexpats.org website (the “Site”) is an online information service provided, owned and managed by Taipei Expats Ltd. Taipei Expats Ltd understand that privacy online is important to its users of the Site, especially when conducting business. This statement governs the privacy policies with respect to those users of the Site (“Visitors”) who visit without transacting business and Visitors who register to transact business on the Site and make use of the various services offered by Taipei Expats Ltd (collectively, “Services”) (“Authorized Customers”).

1. Personally Identifiable Information.

‘Personally Identifiable Information’ refers to any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains, including, but not limited to, name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, financial profiles, social security number, and credit card information. Personally Identifiable Information does not include information that is collected anonymously (that is, without identification of the individual user) or demographic information not connected to an identified individual.

2. What Personally Identifiable Information is collected?

Taipei Expats Ltd may collect basic user profile information from all of its Visitors. Taipei Expats Ltd collect the following additional information from their Authorized Customers: the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of Authorized Customers, the nature and size of the business, and the nature and size of the advertising inventory that the Authorized Customer intends to purchase or sell.

3. What organizations are collecting the information?

In addition to direct collection of information, third party service vendors (such as credit card companies, clearinghouses and banks) who may provide such services as credit, insurance, and escrow services may collect this information from the Visitors of the Site and Authorized Customers. Taipei Expats Ltd do not control how these third parties use such information, but Taipei Expats Ltd do ask them to disclose how they use personal information provided to them from the Site’s Visitors and Authorized Customers. Some of these third parties may be intermediaries that act solely as links in the distribution chain, and do not store, retain, or use the information given to them.

4. How does the Site use Personally Identifiable Information?

Taipei Expats Ltd use Personally Identifiable Information to customize the Site, to make appropriate service offerings, and to fulfil buying and selling requests on the Site. Taipei Expats Ltd may email Visitors and Authorized Customers about research or purchase and selling opportunities on the Site or information related to the subject matter of the Site. Taipei Expats Ltd may also use Personally Identifiable Information to contact Visitors and Authorized Customers in response to specific inquiries, or to provide requested information.

5. With whom may the information may be shared?

Personally Identifiable Information about Authorized Customers may be shared with other Authorized Customers who wish to evaluate potential transactions with other Authorized Customers. Taipei Expats Ltd may share aggregated information about the Site’s Visitors, including the demographics of the Site’s Visitors and Authorized Customers, with their affiliated agencies and third party vendors. Taipei Expats Ltd also offer the opportunity to “opt out” of receiving information or being contacted by us or by any agency acting on the behalf of Taipei Expats Ltd.

6. How is Personally Identifiable Information stored?

Personally Identifiable Information collected by Taipei Expats Ltd is securely stored and is not accessible to third parties or employees of Taipei Expats Ltd except for use as indicated above.

7. What choices are available to Visitors regarding collection, use and distribution of the information?

Visitors and Authorized Customers may opt out of receiving unsolicited information from or being contacted by Taipei Expats Ltd and/or by its affiliated vendors and affiliated agencies by responding to emails as instructed, or by contacting us at:- Taipei Expats Ltd. 2F., No.26, Alley 56, Lane 245, Section. 4, Bade Road, Songshan District, Taipei  City, 105, Taiwan (R.O.C). Or E-mail address:- admin@taipeiexpats.org.

8. Are Cookies Used on the Site?

Cookies are used for a variety of reasons. Taipei Expats Ltd use Cookies to obtain information about the preferences of its affiliated Visitors and the services they select. Taipei Expats Ltd also use Cookies for security purposes to protect the Authorized Customers of the Site. For example, if an Authorized Customer is logged on and the Site is unused for more than 10 minutes, Taipei Expats Ltd will automatically log the Authorized Customer off.

9. How does Taipei Expats Ltd use login information?

Taipei Expats Ltd uses login information, including, but not limited to, IP addresses, ISPs, and browser types, to analyze trends, administer the Site, track a user’s movement and use, and gather broad demographic information.

10. What partners or service providers have access to Personally Identifiable Information from Visitors and/or Authorized Customers on the Site?

Taipei Expats Ltd has entered into and will continue to enter into partnerships and other affiliations with a number of vendors. Such vendors may have access to certain Personally Identifiable Information on a need to know basis for evaluating Authorized Customers for service eligibility. The Site privacy policy does not cover their collection or use of this information. Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information to comply with law. Taipei Expats Ltd will disclose Personally Identifiable Information in order to comply with a court order or subpoena or a request from a law enforcement agency to release information. Taipei Expats Ltd will also disclose Personally Identifiable Information when reasonably necessary to protect the safety of its Visitors and Authorized Customers.

11. How does the Site keep Personally Identifiable Information secure?

All of the employees of Taipei Expats Ltd are familiar with its security policy and practices upon which they highly regard. The Personally Identifiable Information of its Visitors and Authorized Customers is only accessible to a limited number of qualified employees who are given a password in order to gain access to the information. Taipei Expats Ltd audit their security systems and processes on a regular basis. Sensitive information, such as credit card numbers or social security numbers, is protected by encryption protocols, in place to protect information sent over the Internet. While Taipei Expats Ltd take commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure site, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering and break-ins, and Taipei Expats Ltd cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not take place and Taipei Expats Ltd will not be liable to Visitors or Authorized Customers for any such occurrences.

12. How can Visitors correct any inaccuracies in Personally Identifiable Information?

Visitors and Authorized Customers may contact us to update Personally Identifiable Information about them or to correct any inaccuracies by emailing us at info@taipeiexpats.org.

13. Can a Visitor delete or deactivate Personally Identifiable Information collected by the Site?

Taipei Expats Ltd provide Visitors and Authorized Customers with a mechanism to delete/deactivate Personally Identifiable Information from the Site’s database by contacting. However, because of backups and records of deletions, it may be impossible to delete a Visitor’s entry without retaining some residual information. An individual who requests to have Personally Identifiable Information deactivated will have this information functionally deleted, and Taipei Expats Ltd will not sell, transfer, or use Personally Identifiable Information relating to that individual in any way moving forward.

14. What happens if the Privacy Policy Changes?

Taipei Expats Ltd will let Visitors and Authorized Customers know about changes to the privacy policy by posting such changes on the Site. However, if Taipei Expats Ltd are changing the privacy policy in a manner that might cause disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information that a Visitor or Authorized Customer has previously requested not be disclosed, Taipei Expats Ltd will contact such Visitor or Authorized Customer to allow such Visitor or Authorized Customer to prevent such disclosure.

15. Links to other websites:

The Site, taipeiexpats.org, including all their domains, contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are moving to another website. Taipei Expats Ltd encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policies may differ from this policy.