Terms and Conditions

Privacy Statement

Introduction

Kwan Chan & Co – Registered Name “Kwan Chan Accounting Services Ltd” believe that the privacy of information you provide at this site is important to us. As part of our commitment to privacy, we have adopted this Privacy Statement (“Statement”). The extent and type of information we receive from you on our web sites depends on the information you provide to us through our contact mailboxes and/or through the registration processes on our web sites.

The following Statement governs the collection and use of personal information submitted to  Kwan Chan & Co. By submitting identifying data, a visitor to our web site is agreeing to  Kwan Chan Co, the use of such data as described in this Statement.

We have created the Statement to govern our commitment to protecting the privacy of your information. However, should you have any further questions, please feel free to direct these to us via Contact Us.

Information Collection

Generally,  Kwan Chan & Co collect only personally identifiable information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address and telephone and fax numbers. Typically, identifying information is collected to:

  • Register for certain areas of the Web site (including an event or seminar);
  • Inquire for further information;
  • Request or purchase publication or reference materials;
  • Apply for a job online or submit resumes;
  • And any other activities during the course of contacting us.

Our intention is not to seek any sensitive information through our web site unless legally required for recruiting purposes (e.g., data relating to: race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or other similar beliefs; trade union membership; physical or mental health; sexual life or criminal record). We suggest that you do not provide sensitive information of this nature.

Cookies and Log Files 

To ensure that our Web site is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation within the site, we or our service provider(s) may use cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser) to collect aggregate data. We may use such devices to track information on our systems and identify categories of visitors by items such as IP address, domain, browser type and pages visited. This information is reported to our webmasters who use the information to analyze the number of visitors to different areas of the site and to make sure that our web site is serving as a helpful, effective information source.

Cookies are now used as a standard by many web sites to improve users’ navigational experience.  Most browsers now recognize when a cookie is offered, and permits users to opt-out of receiving it. In most cases, a visitor can refuse a cookie and still fully navigate our web sites.

In order to properly manage our web site and related email services, we may anonymously log information on our operating systems about the number and duration of visits to the site and identify categories of visitors by items such as domains and browser types, and to track document identification number by way of email acknowledgement or return receipt. These statistics are reported in the aggregate to our webmaster and system administrators. This is to ensure that our web site presents the best web experience for visitors and is an effective information resource.

Whenever a registered member visits this site, they must identify themselves in order to gain entry. This data is logged by  Kwan Chan & Co purely for measuring site performance and in assisting to resolve any site technical difficulties.

Information Use

Personal information is used only for limited purposes. For example, when you register with the web site to gain access to premium content, we may use the information you submit to create a personal profile to customize our response to further requests or enquiries.

Where we have obtained your consent we may also send you communications from time to time, for example to advise you of information, technical updates, or upcoming events or seminars which may be of interest to you.

Some information may be stored in our Contacts Information Database. Some or all of this information may be available to the Partners and authorized staff of Kwan Chan & Co.

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

Information will not be disclosed to third parties except when required by law, when we have your explicit consent or in cases where the third party is a contractor or supplier whom we have engaged specifically to assist with our firm’s activities, e.g., a supplier engaged to assist with management of a Kwan Chan & Co event. All such contractors will be bound contractually to keep all information confidential.

Data Retention 

Information will be kept until it is outdated, no longer required or the user requests us to delete that information, after which time it will be destroyed or permanently de-identified.

To request us to delete your personal information submitted through our web site, please send your request via Contact Us link.

Information Security

We have in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security to protect all information provided by visitors from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction.

Access to Information

We are dedicated to providing reasonable access to visitors who wish to review the personal information retained when they register with our web site and correct any inaccuracies it may contain.  Visitors who choose to register may access their user profile, correct and update their details, or unsubscribe at any time.  Visitors who have any problem accessing their profiles, or would like to request a copy of their personal information should contact our webmaster services using the Contact Us link.  In all cases we will treat requests to access information or change information in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Links to Third Party Sites 

The site provides a number of links to third party sites.   Kwan Chan & Co assumes no responsibility for the information practices of these third party sites that a user is able to access through ours.  When you link to these sites, Kwan Chan & Co’s privacy practices no longer apply.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Kwan Chan & Co reserve the right to modify or amend this Statement at any time and for any reason. Nothing contained herein creates or is intended to create a contract or agreement between Kwan Chan & Co and any user visiting the web site or providing identifying information of any kind.

Contact our Privacy Office

 If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy while using this web site, please direct them to webmaster services using the Contact Us link.

Legal Disclaimer

“KC” hereinafter means Kwan Chan Accounting Services Limited Trading as  Kwan Chan & Co , its affiliates, officers, directors, managing directors, partners, stakeholders, and employees. “KC Web Site” hereinafter means the web site of Kwan Chan & Co available to the public.

All the information provided in KC Web Site is for your general information purpose only. You are not permitted to publish, transmit, or reproduce the information herein KC Web Site, in whole or in part, in any format to any third party without KC’s express written consent. Furthermore, you are not permitted to alter, obscure, or remove any copyright, trademark or any other information relating to KC. KC shall reserve the right, at any time or from time to time, to add, modify or remove any content of the information in KC Web Site.

All the information in KC Web Site is provide “as is”. Given the rapidly changing laws and regulations and business environment, KC makes no warranty of quality, completeness, accuracy, validity, timeliness, continued availability or of the results obtained from the use of this information, and no warranty of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to, warranties of performance, marketability and fitness of this information for any particular purpose. Under no circumstance shall KC be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken based on the information in KC Web Site or for any consequential, special or similar damages or losses, contingent or otherwise.

Under no circumstance shall any of the information contained in KC Web Site be deemed as a substitute of official professional advices or solutions on financial advisory, accounting, tax, business service or any other professional services. You should consult competent professionals in person before you make any decision during your business endeavour.