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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) sets out the basis which FunChineseWordGames (“we”, “us”, or “our”) may collect, use, disclose or otherwise process personal data of visitors/users (“you”) to/of www.funchinesewordgames.com (“Website”) in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”). This Policy applies to personal data in our possession or under our control, including personal data in the possession of organisations which we have engaged to collect, use, disclose or process personal data for our purposes.

 

Please read this Policy carefully before accessing/using this Website. By providing us with your personal data or by accessing or using this Website, you engage in our “Services” and acknowledge that you have read and agree to this Policy. If you do not agree, please leave this Website immediately and discontinue all use of any our Services.

 

As used in this Policy:

  • “customer” means an individual who (a) has contacted us through any means to find out more about any goods or services we provide, or (b) may, or has, entered into a contract with us for the supply of any goods or services by us; and

  • “personal data” means data, whether true or not, about a customer who can be identified: (a) from that data; or (b) from that data and other information to which we have or are likely to have access.

 

Other terms used in this Policy shall have the meanings given to them in the PDPA (where the context so permits).

Section 1 - What data do we collect?

  1. We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our Website or provide us in any other way.

    • Data collected directly from you. We collect data which may include, but is not limited to: name, shipping address, email address and telephone number. In addition, we may also collect details regarding a browsing or usage session (such as IP address, geo-location and/or device unique identifier), details regarding connected third party accounts (such as the e-mail or username for a connected PayPal, Google or Facebook account), correspondences, comments, feedback, and personal profile (if created), and any other personal data provided to us by your access of our Website or any other way.

    • Data collected by automated means. We, or third parties on behalf of us, may also collect technical and aggregated usage information, such as your browsing and ‘click-stream’ activity, operating system, internet browser, screen resolution, language and keyboard settings, internet service provider, referring/exit pages, date/time stamps, etc. This is generally non-personal data.

Section 2 - Why do we collect such data?

  1. We may collect and use your personal data for any or all of the following purposes:

    • providing you with the products and services that you have requested;

    • responding to and processing queries and feedback from you;

    • sending you marketing information about our goods or services including notifying you of our new products and promotions; you can opt out of receiving such messages by contacting us or unsubscribing;

    • complying with any applicable laws, regulations, codes of practice, guidelines, or rules, or to assist in law enforcement and investigations conducted by any governmental and/or regulatory authority;

    • transmitting to any unaffiliated third parties including our third party service providers and agents, and relevant governmental and/or regulatory authorities, whether in Singapore or abroad, for the aforementioned purposes; and

    • any other incidental business purposes related to or in connection with the above.

  2. The purposes listed in the above clauses may continue to apply even in situations where your relationship with us (for example, pursuant to a contract) has been terminated or altered in any way, for a reasonable period thereafter (including, where applicable, a period to enable us to enforce our rights under any contract with you).

Section 3 - How do we share your personal data?

  1. We may disclose your personal data:

    • where such disclosure is required for performing obligations in the course of or in connection with our provision of the goods and services requested by you; or

    • to third party service providers, agents and other organisations we have engaged to perform any of the functions with reference to the above mentioned purposes.

 

Section 4 - Where do we store your personal data?

  1. Our Website is hosted on wix.com. They may store and process your personal data in the USA, Europe, Israel, or other jurisdictions, whether by themselves or with the help of their affiliates and service providers. Wix’s data storage providers are contractually committed to protect and secure your data. Please review Wix’s privacy policy at https://www.wix.com/about/privacy.

 

 

Section 5 - How do we protect your personal data?

  1. To safeguard your personal data from unauthorised access, use or disclosure, we leverage Wix’s security measures which include physical, electronic and procedural measures.

  2. We have also implemented appropriate measures such as up-to-date antivirus protection, and disclosing personal data both internally and to our authorised third party service providers and agents only on a need-to-know basis.

  3. You should be aware, however, that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is completely secure. While we strive to protect the security of your personal data, we cannot be held responsible for unauthorised or unintended use, access or disclosure that is beyond our control.

 

 

Section 6 - Use of cookies

  1. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers downloaded on to your computer when you access certain websites. In general, cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s computer.

  2. Please refer to https://www.wix.com/about/cookie-policy for details on Wix’s usage of cookies, and also your choices in terms of accepting or changing your browser cookies settings. Please note that deleting or blocking cookies may adversely affect your user experience.

 

 

Section 7 - Third Party Websites

  1. Our website may contain links to other websites or services not owned or operated by us. We are not responsible for such websites’ or services’ privacy practices. Please be aware when you leave our website and read the privacy statements of each and every website and service you visit before providing your personal data.

  2. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such linked third party websites and services.

 

Section 8 - Blog

  1. Our website features a publicly accessible blog. Please be aware that any personal data you provide in the blog’s comment area may be read, collected, and used by others who access them.

  2. You can write in to us to request removal of your personal data from the blog area. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal data from such areas. For example, if you use a third party application to post a comment (e.g., the Facebook social plugin application) while logged in to your related profile with such third party, you must login into such application or contact its provider if you want to remove the personal data you posted on that platform.

  3. In any event, posting any information (via any means) you don’t wish to publicise is not advised.

Section 9 - Withdrawing your consent

  1. The consent that you provide for the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data will remain valid until such time it is being withdrawn by you in writing. You may withdraw consent and request us to stop collecting, using and/or disclosing your personal data for any or all of the purposes listed above via email to our Data Protection Officer.

  2. Upon receipt of your written request to withdraw your consent, we may require reasonable time (depending on the complexity of the request and its impact on our relationship with you) for your request to be processed and for us to notify you of the consequences of us acceding to the same, including any legal consequences which may affect your rights and liabilities to us.

  3. Whilst we respect your decision to withdraw your consent, please note that depending on the nature and scope of your request, we may not be in a position to continue providing our goods or services to you and we shall, in such circumstances, notify you before completing the processing of your request. Should you decide to cancel your withdrawal of consent, please inform us via email to our Data Protection Officer.

  4. Please note that withdrawing consent does not affect our right to continue to collect, use and disclose personal data where such collection, use and disclose without consent is permitted or required under applicable laws.

 

Section 10 - Access to and correction of personal data  

  1. If you wish to make (a) an access request for access to a copy of the personal data which we hold about you or information about the ways in which we use or disclose your personal data, or (b) a correction request to correct or update any of your personal data which we hold about you, you may submit your request via email to our Data Protection Officer.

  2. Please note that a reasonable fee may be charged for an access request. If so, we will inform you of the fee before processing your request.

  3. We will respond to your request as soon as reasonably possible. If we are unable to provide you with any personal data or to make a correction requested by you, we shall generally inform you of the reasons why we are unable to do so (except where we are not required to do so under the PDPA).

 

Section 11 - Accuracy of personal data

  1. We generally rely on personal data provided by you. In order to ensure that your personal data is current, complete and accurate, please update us if there are changes to your personal data by informing our Data Protection Officer via email.

 

Section 12 - Retention of personal data

  1. We may retain your personal data for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected, or as required or permitted by applicable laws.

  2. We will cease to retain your personal data, or remove the means by which the data can be associated with you, as soon as it is reasonable to assume that such retention no longer serves the purpose for which the personal data was collected, and is no longer necessary for legal or business purposes.

 

Section 13 - Contacting us

  1. Our Data Protection Officer can be reached via email at chief@funchinesewordgames.com.

 

Section 14 - Effect of notice and changes to Policy

  1. This Policy applies in conjunction with any other notices, contractual clauses and consent clauses that apply in relation to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data by us.

  2. We may revise this Policy from time to time without any prior notice. You may determine if any such revision has taken place by referring to the date on which this Policy was last updated. Your continued use of our services constitutes your acknowledgement and acceptance of such changes.

 

 

Last Updated: 18 November 2021

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