Personal Data Protection and Privacy Policy

 (Version: Feb 2022)

The Ocean Creative Company Limited ("Ocean Creative" or "we" and "us" and "our" shall be construed accordingly) owns and operates OCArt.Gallery in Hong Kong. We respect the privacy of all individuals, and we ensure that our employees handle personal information in accordance with the strictest standard of security and confidentiality. We pledge to comply with the requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) ("Ordinance") in Hong Kong. This Personal Data Protection and Privacy Policy applies to all products and services provided by us including but not limited to the website, app or such other program or software named as "OCArt.Gallery" and sets out how we may collect, use and disclose your personal information. We protect and handle your personal information in accordance with these terms and conditions.


1.Collection of Personal Data


 1.1 Your privacy is important to us and we do not collect excessive personal information from you for the purpose of providing this service and protect the personal information ("OCArt.Gallery Membership Account") provided by you.


1.2 When you use your OCArt.Gallery Membership Account, including when you register as a OCArt.Gallery member, we may ask you to provide personal information, including without limitation to name, date of birth, gender, phone number, email address, contact/delivery address, etc. (collectively "Personal Data"). Please note that it is mandatory for you to provide certain fields of Personal Data as specified at the time of collection. Or else, we may not be able to provide you with our products and/or services (including registering you as OCArt.Gallery member).


2. Use and Transfer of Personal Date


2.1 We may collect certain your personal Information, including contact details, and the record about the services or support that you have requested. Any Personal Data provided to us means you authorise us to collect, retain and use Personal Data about you for the following purposes:

(a) operating and/or managing your OCArt.Gallery Membership Account; (b) verifying your identity; (c) providing you with rewards, promotions, vouchers or services under OCArt.Gallery; (d) updating you for the latest service update or notice; (e) providing you with customer services and responding to your queries; (f) performing statistics and analysis in order to develop or improve our services; (g) for marketing and promotional purposes; and (h) making such disclosures as may be required for any of the above purposes or as required by law or in respect of any feedback or claims made by you.


2.2 You further agree that we may disclose and transfer (in Hong Kong or overseas) your Personal Data to third party service providers engaged by us to provide

(a) data entry, (b) customer database management, (c) customer contact (and service providers may contact you regarding promotions, product rewards, vouchers, redemptions and customer services), and (d) secure data disposal services ("Third Party Service Providers"). The Third-Party Service Providers are under a duty of confidentiality to us and are only permitted to use your Personal Data in connection with the purposes specified in 2.1 above, but not for their own purposes (including direct marketing).


2.3 When necessary, we may also disclose and transfer (in Hong Kong or overseas) your Personal Data to our professional advisers, law enforcement agencies, insurers, government and regulatory and other organizations for purposes specified in 2.1(h) above.


2.4 We may only use your name, phone number, email address and contact/delivery address with your consent or with your indication of no objection to provide marketing materials to you relating to OCArt.Gallery and/or your OCArt.Gallery Membership Account and goods/services which may be redeemed under OCArt.Gallery and/or your OCArt.Gallery Membership Account, including goods and services provided by all Ocean Creative related companies and Ocean Creative's merchants/partners.


2.5 We may share unidentified aggregate data with third parties for various purposes (including marketing and advertising) and may use this data in order to better understand your needs and to improve and adapt to our products and services.


2.6 Any Personal Data supplied by you will be retained by us and will be accessible by our employees, the Third-Party Service Providers and third parties referred to in 2.3 above, for or in relation to any of the purposes stated in 2.1 herein.


2.7 We may permit individuals who are staff members of Ocean Creative ("Staff Members") to use OCArt.Gallery (including but not limited to registering as a OCArt.Gallery member and using the various functions provided by OCArt.Gallery) but such Staff Members must always comply with all applicable codes of conduct and/or other relevant company policies of us and/or their relevant employer(s) when using OCArt.Gallery. Notwithstanding anything stated herein, in the event it is found that a Staff Member misuses OCArt.Gallery in his/her capacity as a Staff Member (including but not limited to using any confidential or other similar insider information to obtain an unfair advantage from any promotions or offers offered by OCArt.Gallery), we will report the said matter to the relevant authorities for investigation and/or disciplinary purposes.


3. Safety of Personal Data


No system is impenetrable, and no information provided over websites, apps or the internet can be guaranteed to be completely secured. Thus, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to us or receive from us over OCArt.Gallery or the internet. All reasonable efforts are made to ensure that any Personal Data held by us is stored in a secure and safe place and accessed only by our authorized employees or authorized Third Party Service Providers.


4. Use by Third Parties


OCArt.Gallery may link to other apps, websites and/or webpages which are operated by third parties. We have no control over the content of the linked apps, websites and/or webpages or the way in which the operators of those apps, websites and/or webpages deal with your Personal Data. You should review the Personal Data Protection and Privacy Policy for those third-party apps, website and/or webpages to understand the ways in which your Personal Data may be used by those third parties.


5. Access or Amend Personal Data


5.1 Under the Ordinance, you have the right of access to Personal Data held by us about you and to request correction of your Personal Data.


5.2 If you have any questions regarding this Personal Data Protection and Privacy Policy or if you wish to access or correct your Personal Data, you may send your request in writing to the following address:


Ocean Creative Company Limited

Unit B, 2/F., Tung Kin Factory Building, 196-202 Tsat Tsz Mui Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

Email: info@OCArt.Gallery

5.3 In accordance with the Ordinance, we reserve the right to charge you a reasonable fee for the processing of any data access or correction request.


6. Updates


We may amend or update this Personal Data Protection and Privacy Policy from time to time without prior notice and your Personal Data collected shall be governed by our latest Personal Data Protection and Privacy Policy, which shall be available in this webpage.


7. Versions


In case of discrepancies between the English and Chinese versions in respect of all or any part of this policy, the English version shall prevail.