PRIVACY POLICY

Global Tourism Economy Forum (“GTE Forum”), will collect personal information on your use of the website that may include your name, address, e-mail address, date of birth and phone number etc.

You will be reminded in clear terms your right to decline such collection of personal data and the corresponding implications, if any. However, GTE Forum may not be able to follow up / provide you with the service requested under certain circumstances if you fail to provide the required information.

All information collected will be used in accordance and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and for the purposes stated in the respective screens on which we invite you to provide your data.

Subject to applicable privacy laws, we may also use the information collected for the following purposes: i. to process your registration, enquiry or payment; ii. to identify your interests and preferences, so that you can be informed of future events, activities and promotions that might be of interest to you; iii. to notify you of any news relating to the events or activities you have engaged; and iv. to improve our overall services and the events and activities to be organised.

We may communicate or send message or newsletter to you via fax, email, direct mail, telephone and/or other means of communication. You may choose not to receive promotional materials, by simply notifying us, and we will cease to do so at no cost to you.

We will not use your personal data for any other purposes without your prior consent unless such use is permitted or otherwise required by law. The personal data that we have collected may be provided to persons or companies we engaged to act on our behalf for the above mentioned purposes for which the personal data are to be used. We shall provide such personal data to the aforesaid 3rd parties and their employees to the extent only as necessary for them to carry out their responsibilities under our contracts. We contractually require that the personal data provided be used only for the specifically authorized purpose and in compliance with the applicable confidentiality laws and regulations. We will not retain your personal data for period longer than that where we will require such information for use.

USE OF COOKIES

Your visit of our Website (that is www.GTE-Forum.com, save and except for those hyperlinked services which are subject to arrangements in their original Websites) may trigger our use of cookies. Cookies used (if any) in any part of our Website will not be deployed for collecting personally identifiable information. If cookies are deployed for collecting personally identifiable information in the future, we will make separate notices accordingly.

For your information, Cookies are small computer files that can be stored in web surfers’ computers for the purposes of obtaining configuration information and analysing web surfers’ viewing habits. They can save you from registering again when re-visiting a Website and are commonly used to track your preferences in relation to the subject matter of the Website. You may refuse to accept Cookies (by modifying the relevant Internet options or browsing preferences of your computer system), but you may not be able to utilize or activate certain available functions in our Websites as a result.

SECURITY PRACTICES

GTE Forum uses secured servers to protect all of your personal information including your name, address and credit card information. Please however be reminded that no data transmission over the Internet, or by any other means, can be guaranteed to be 100% secured nor be protected from unauthorized access or disclosure. We make no warranty or guarantee as to the security of data transmission within GTE Forum and take no responsibilities whatsoever for any losses or damages arising in connection with any unauthorized access or disclosure of data by any unauthorized 3rd parties.

DISCLAIMER

GTE Forum expressly disclaims any responsibilities or liabilities for any losses, damages, claims or expenses arising out of or in connection with the online registration in Global Tourism Economy Forum • Macau 2012.

ENQUIRIES AND CHANGE OF REGISTRATION DATA

After registration, you are entitled to access your personal information (an administration fee may be charged for data access request) and rectify or update your personal information by calling our hotline at +853 8296 3600 or email to info@GTERC.org