Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally identifiable information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as used in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, phone number or other details to help you with your experience.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order/subscription for listing/other marketing opportunities at iweddingexpo.com, subscribe to a newsletter (if available) or enter information on our site. When you submit inquiry to vendor using the form available on this website, your inquiry data will be stored for reporting and analysis purpose. You will receive a copy of your inquiry to the email you submitted for vendors for you to follow up directly with vendors. iweddingexpo.com will not use it for contacting you or sending you promotion or newsletter.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication of iweddingexpo.com, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

      To personalize user’s experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.

      To quickly process your transactions.

      To send periodic emails regarding your account, subscription/order or other products and services available at iweddingexpo.com.

Your inquiry data, which will be stored in our database for reporting and analysis purposes. iweddingexpo.com will not be using this data to send you promotion, newsletter without your consent. You will receive a copy of email after you first submit the inquiry through the form.

How do we protect visitor information?

Any payment transactions will be done via PayPal. iweddingexpo.com and its owning company will not store any credit card data online under any hosting services used by iweddingexpo.com or its owning company. Should such online storage be required in the future, security will then be applied. Your registration data will not be transferred to any other parties (apart from iweddingexpo.com and its owning company) without prior consent from registered users.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:

      Help remember and process the items in the shopping cart.

      Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.

      Keep track of advertisements.

      Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled It won’t affect the user’s experience that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.

Here is more information about certain of the tracking technologies and cookies we may use on the websites where this policy appears.

  • Other types of Cookies or third parties that install Cookies
    Some of the services listed below collect statistics in an anonymized and aggregated form and may not require the consent of the User or may be managed directly by the Owner (you) – depending on how they are described – without the help of third parties.
  • If any third party operated services are listed among the tools below, these may be used to track Users’ browsing habits – in addition to the information specified herein and without the Owner’s (your) knowledge. Please refer to the privacy policy of the listed services for detailed information.
    •  Analytics
: The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.
    • Facebook Ads conversion tracking (Facebook, Inc.): 
Facebook Ads conversion tracking is an analytics service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects data from the Facebook advertising network with actions performed on this Application.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy.
    • Google AdWords conversion tracking (Google Inc.)
: Google AdWords conversion tracking is an analytics service provided by Google Inc. that connects data from the Google AdWords advertising network with actions performed on this Application.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy.
    • Google Analytics with anonymized IP (Google Inc.)
: Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.  Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. This integration of Google Analytics anonymizes your IP address. It works by shortening Users’ IP addresses within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be sent to a Google server and shortened within the US.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out.
    • Display Advertising extension for Google Analytics (Google Inc.): 
Google Analytics on this Application might use Google’s Interest-based advertising, 3rd-party audience data and information from the DoubleClick Cookie to extend analytics with demographics, interests and ads interaction data.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out.
    • User ID extension for Google Analytics (Google Inc.): 
Google Analytics on this Application makes use of a feature called User ID. This setup allows for a more accurate tracking of Users by associating that User with the same ID over various sessions and devices. It is set up in a way that doesn’t allow Google to personally identify an individual or permanently identify a particular device. The User ID extension might make it possible to connect Data from Google Analytics with other Data about the User collected by this Application. The opt-out link below will only opt you out for the device you are on, but not from tracking performed independently by the Owner (you). Contact the Owner via the email address provided in this privacy policy to object to the aforementioned tracking as well.
Personal Data collected: Cookies.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out.
    • DoubleClick and DoubleClick Floodlight: Floodlights allow us to capture and report on the actions of users who visit our website after viewing or clicking on one of our paid search ads. This allows us to determine the effectiveness of our online campaigns in terms of both sales and user activity on our sites. We use this information to target advertising to users who may be interested in our products and services. Click here to learn more or set your preferences.
    • DoubleClick Bid Manager and DoubleClick Campaign Manager: 
We may use these DoubleClick tools to manage and deliver advertising to users who have visited our website or clicked on our ads. Click here to learn more or set your preferences.
    • Facebook Social Graph 
We may use Facebook Social Graph to measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. To opt-out, log out of your Facebook account and visit aboutads.info/choices.
      • Fonts.com 
We use fonts.com to optimize our websites that support a glyph-based language. To do so, a cookie is set that will store a subset of the fonts that a user has already viewed and downloaded. Click here to learn more.

Commercial affiliation


iweddingexpo.com/buy-wedding-resources-directory – is also Amazon Associate. This type of services allows us to display products and advertisements for third party products or services. Ads can be displayed either as advertising links or as banners using various kinds of graphics.
 Clicks on the icon or banner posted on the website are tracked by the third-party services, and are shared results at Amazon Associate dashboard. 
No order or login will be processed under buy-wedding-resourceses-directory. You will be linked out of our site when “Buy Product” is clicked. For details of which data are collected, please refer to the privacy policy of Amazon US here .

Displaying content from external platforms


This type of services allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this Application and interact with them.
This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

YouTube video widget (Google Inc.)

YouTube is a video content visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy.

Hosting and backend infrastructure

This type of service has the purpose of hosting data and files that enable this Application to run and be distributed as well as to provide a ready-made infrastructure to run specific features or parts of this Application. Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the Personal Data are stored.

WP Fastest Cache: WP Fastest Cache does not collect any cookie.

Infrastructure monitoring: 
This type of services allows this Application to monitor the use and behavior of its components so its performance, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting can be improved.
Which Personal Data are processed depends on the characteristics and mode of implementation of these services, whose function is to filter the activities of this Application.

Pingdom (Pingdom AB): 
Pingdom is a monitoring service provided by Pingdom AB.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: Sweden – Privacy Policy.

Interaction with external social networks and platforms
:

This type of services allow interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Application.
The interaction and information obtained through this Application are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network.
This type of service might still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

Twitter Tweet button and social widgets (Twitter)
: The Twitter Tweet button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Twitter social network provided by Twitter Inc.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy.

Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)
: The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy.

Google+ +1 button and social widgets (Google Inc.)
 : The Google+ +1 button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Google+ social network provided by Google Inc.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy.

Interaction with live chat platforms: 
This type of services allows Users to interact with third party live chat platforms directly from the pages of this Application, for contacting and being contacted by this Application support service.
If one of these services is installed, it may collect browsing and Usage Data in the pages where it is installed, even if the Users do not actively use the service. Moreover, live chat conversations may be logged.

Interaction with support and feedback platforms
: This type of services allows Users to interact with third party support and feedback platforms directly from the pages of this Application.
If one of these services is installed, it may collect browsing and Usage Data in the pages where it is installed, even if the Users do not actively use the service.

Remarketing and behavioral targeting
: This type of service allows this Application and its partners to inform, optimize and serve advertising based on past use of this Application by the User.
This activity is performed by tracking Usage Data and by using Cookies, information that is transferred to the partners that manage the remarketing and behavioral targeting activity.
In addition to any opt out offered by any of the services below, the User may opt out of a third-party service’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

AdWords Remarketing (Google Inc.)
AdWords Remarketing is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Google Inc. that connects the activity of this Application with the Adwords advertising network and the Doubleclick Cookie.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out.

Facebook Custom Audience (Facebook, Inc.)
: Facebook Custom Audience is a Remarketing and Behavioral Targeting service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects the activity of this Application with the Facebook advertising network.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and email address.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out.

Facebook Remarketing (Facebook, Inc.): Facebook Remarketing is a Remarketing and Behavioral Targeting service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects the activity of this Application with the Facebook advertising network.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out.

Twitter Remarketing (Twitter, Inc.)
: Twitter Remarketing is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Twitter, Inc. that connects the activity of this Application with the Twitter advertising network.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out.

Remarketing through Google Analytics for Display Advertising (Google Inc.)
: Google Analytics for Display Advertising is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Google Inc. that connects the tracking activity performed by Google Analytics and its Cookies with the Adwords advertising network and the Doubleclick Cookie.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt Out.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-party links

The nature of iweddingexpo.com is acting as classified and directory. Hence, registered users are paying or invited to be listed with links to their own websites. Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third products or services on our website through banner or text advertising links. These registered users’ and third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Google

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en

We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.

Google, as a third-party services provider, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy.

Commonly used ad technology providers by AdSense
Your users’ data will be shared with Google and, depending on the ads that serve, data may be shared with any of the commonly used ad technology providers below.

Ad technology providers
Google – https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/partner-sites/
Aarki – http://corp.aarki.com/privacy
Adacado – https://www.adacado.com/privacy-policy-april-25-2018/
Adara Media – https://adara.com/2018/04/10/adara-gdpr-faq/
AdClear – https://www.adclear.de/datenschutzerklaerung/

We have implemented the following:

      Remarketing with Google AdSense

      Google Display Network Impression Reporting

      Demographics and Interests Reporting

      DoubleClick Platform Integration

We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:

Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

California Online Privacy Protection Act

CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require a person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting personally identifiable information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals with whom it is being shared, and to comply with this policy. – See more at: http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf

According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:

Users can visit our site anonymously.

Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page or as a minimum on the first significant page after entering our website.

Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’ and can be easily be found on the page specified above.

Users will be notified of any privacy policy changes:

      On our Privacy Policy Page

Users are able to change their personal information:

      By emailing us

      By logging in to their account

How does our site handle do not track signals?

We honour do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

User can manage preferences for Cookies directly from within their own browser and prevent third parties from installing Cookies.

Users can, for example, find information about how to manage Cookies in the most commonly used browsers at the following addresses: Google ChromeMozilla FirefoxApple Safari and Microsoft Internet Explorer.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.

We do not specifically market to children under 13.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:

We will notify the users via email within 7 HK business days, once we are made aware of or being notified of such breach

We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

CAN SPAM Act

The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

We collect your email address in order to:

      Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

      Process subscriptions/orders and to send information and updates pertaining to subscriptions/orders or other marketing opportunities at iweddingexpo.com.

      We may also send you additional information related to your listing and/or service after the original transaction has occurred.

To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following, when enewsletter subscription is available:

      NOT use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.

      Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.

      Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.

      Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.

      Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.

      Allow users to unsubscribe eNewsletter by using the link at the bottom of each email.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at

hello(at)iweddingexpo.com and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

**Terms of Service**

iweddingexpo.com is owned and managed by Blynk Corporation Limited, a Hong Kong base company. Under the jurisdiction of Hong Kong, in compliance to Hong Kong privacy law, data input by subscribers and users of this platform/directory – iweddingexpo.com – will only require limited personal data for registration and/or receiving enewsletter.

By registering on iweddingexpo.com, you consent and accept the terms and privacy policy stated on iweddingexpo.com. 

Contact details submitted by registered users for their own directory listing that may be used by iweddingexpo.com site visitors for contacting them shall not be deemed as “Personal Data” under the privacy policy.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

hello (at) iweddingexpo.com

Last Edited on 2018-06-06