SMART Expo Ltd operates the following websites across desktop, mobile, tablet and apps (including any subdomains):
REA Group Ltd operates the website located at rea-group.com (“REA Group Website”). SMART Expo Ltd is a subsidiary of REA Group
Ltd’s group of companies (“REA Group”).SMART Expo Ltd and REA Group are together known as “REA” or “we”, “our” and “us” in this
We recognise the importance of protecting personal information in accordance with Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap.
486) and any other applicable local personal data protection laws, regulations, codes of practice, guidelines or guidance notes as may
be issued from time to time (as the case may be) (“Privacy Laws”).
In collecting and handling personal information, we are bound by the Privacy Laws, including the personal data protection principles obligations in Hong Kong and applicable privacy regulations
We may collect personal information about you including, but not limited to your name, address, phone number, email, gender,
occupation, personal interests and any other information provided. For some services and products, we may also collect your personal
information to enable verification of your identity, including information from your passport, driver’s licence, and health care and
concession cards. If you access any of our services through a social network site such as Facebook, we will collect limited
information provided to us by that social network site, such as user name, site ID and email address.
It is mandatory for you to provide us with your name, contact information and other details marked as mandatory as requested by us. If you choose not to furnish any mandatory personal data requested or wish to withdraw your consent or significantly limit the processing of your personal data, you agree that (notwithstanding any agreement between you and us) we may not be able to provide you with our services and products.
If you are a shareholder of REA Group Ltd, REA Group (or its services providers) may collect information about your shareholdings, banking details and tax file numbers for payment of dividends and other amounts. If you subscribe to alert services on the REA Group Website, we may collect your name and email address.
If you submit personal information to us in relation to an employment opportunity, we may also collect information about your employment and academic history.
We may also collect non-personal information about you including, but not limited to, data relating to your activities on the Websites and REA Group Website (including IP addresses) via tracking technologies such as cookies, web beacons and measurement software or data relating to survey responses.
You acknowledge that the personal information you provide us and which we collect from you, is your own information or information which you have been authorised to provide to us.
We may collect personal information about you from a variety of sources including, but not limited to:
We use the personal information we have collected largely for the purpose of providing you with products and services that you have
requested, responding to your inquiries, creating and maintaining your account and ensuring you comply and adhere to our website terms
More specifically, we may use personal information which it has collected to:
We may disclose personal information to REA Group, our related bodies corporate, service providers or business partners.
We may also disclose your personal information:
Personal information submitted by REA’s customers and visitors to our Websites and the REA Group Website may be held on servers located
in in your country of residence or in the data centres of REA’s outsourced data processors with data centres in Australia, the United
States of America, Europe and Asia. We transfer data outside of your country of residence to our service providers in order to obtain
secure storage, back-up and data retrieval services and to provide services. REA has implemented policies and procedures to safeguard
the secure storage and processing of data with its related companies and has verified the security arrangements of its outsourced data
processors. When you provide us with your personal information you give us your consent to store your personal information outside of
your country of residence for the purposes described above.
Where we have obtained your consent or taken other measures to do so, we may also share your personal information with our service providers and other third parties (who are our clients or financial services companies, investment service providers and telecommunications services providers) located outside your country of residence in accordance with the Privacy Laws so that they can provide you with any products or services requested by you, including contacting you in relation to the products or services.
We strive to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personal information we collect. We have established safeguards and use reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. Our employees, contractors, agents and service providers who provide services related to our information systems, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us. We review and update our security measures in light of current technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.
We will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep accurate and up to date, any information which we hold about you. If, at any
time, you discover that information held about you is incorrect or you would like to review and confirm the accuracy of your personal
information, you can contact us.
You can also gain access to the personal information we hold about you, subject to certain exceptions provided for by law. To request access to your personal information, please contact us.
You can also notify us to limit the processing or to cease processing of your personal information. To exercise this right, please contact us.
We are committed to providing its customers with a fair and responsible system for the handling of complaints.
If at any time you have any concerns, complaints or questions in relation to your privacy or the operation of REA, please contact our Data Protection Officer at 15/F MassMutual Tower, 33 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong or firstname.lastname@example.org so that we may resolve your concerns.
Our Privacy Officer will consider your query and endeavour to respond to you promptly.
For more information about privacy issues and protecting your privacy
and third parties such as our analytics, advertising or ad serving partners. We use and disclose the information collected through the
information to report statistics, analyse trends, administer our services, diagnose problems and target and improve the quality of our
products and services. We may allow other third parties to use their own cookies and web beacons to collect information about your
visits to the Websites and REA Group Website. We have no control over such cookies and their use.
We may combine our cookies, information collected through the cookies and web beacons on the Websites and REA Group Website with other information (including information collected by third parties using their own cookies and web beacons and providing our cookies and information to third parties) and use analytics services– to provide better or more relevant services and advertising to you on the Websites, the REA Group Website and third party websites. Our service providers and other third parties may do the same in order to provide more relevant services and advertising to you through other websites that you may visit
If you access the Website from the European Economic Area (“EEA”), you may have additional rights under the General Data Protection Regulation, being Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”) in relation to the handling of your Personal Data (as defined in Article 4 of the GDPR).
In providing our services to you, we may monitor your activity on the Website using automated processes, including for the purposes of counting usage of the Website and creating audience profiles. We do this to provide you with more tailored and relevant services, including to show you more relevant properties.
Where your Personal Data is transferred outside of the EEA, it will only be transferred to countries that have been identified as providing adequate protection for Personal Data, or to a third party where we have approved transfer mechanisms in place to protect your Personal Data – i.e., by entering into the European Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses, or by ensuring the entity is Privacy Shield certified (for transfers to US-based third parties).
For further information or to exercise any of your rights as a EEA data subject under the GDPR, please contact email@example.com.