19. Noah will/may collect, use, disclose and/or process your personal data for one or more of the following purposes:
(a) processing, facilitating and/or dealing with your interest in our or a Healthcare Provider’s products and/or services (“Healthcare Provider” refers to a third party (whether an individual or an organisation or a Noah Group entity) that is in the healthcare business such as but not limited to a medical clinic, a doctor, a healthcare organisation, a pharmacy, a person in the healthcare industry, which Noah links you up with or that/whom uses Noah’s Website to provide products or services to customers or that Noah has a business relationship with). Without limiting the generality of the foregoing and for the avoidance of doubt, this means that we may disclose your personal data to a Healthcare Provider to deal with this purpose. “Noah Group” means Noah’s related corporations and/or affiliates around the world;
(b) considering, processing, facilitating(including carrying out risk or fraud analysis), dealing with and/or managing, your request/application for or your purchase of, intended purchase of or your subscription for, our or a Healthcare Provider’s products and/or services (the “Transaction”);
(c) dealing with, facilitating, processing and/or administering the account that you may open with us;
(d) facilitating, processing, dealing with, administering and/or managing Transaction(s) or intended Transaction(s);
(e) providing products or services to you (provided that you confirm and acknowledge that you are located within the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region);
(f) administering, facilitating, managing, processing and/or dealing with your relationship with us or a Healthcare Provider;
(g) administering, facilitating, processing and/or dealing in any matters relating to your use of the Website or of the website of a Healthcare Provider. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, this may include our collection and subsequent processing of your location data or data that identifies your location;
(h) monitoring, processing and/or tracking your use of the Website in order to provide you with a seamless experience, facilitating or administering your use of the Website, and/or to assist us in improving your experience in using the Website;
(i) administering, facilitating, processing and/or dealing in any transactions or activities carried out by you on the Website or on the website or mobile application of a Healthcare Provider;
(j) carrying out and/or facilitating your instructions or responding to any enquiry given by (or purported to be given by) you or on your behalf;
(k) contacting you or communicating with you via phone/voice call, text message and/or fax message, email and/or postal mail for one or more of the Purposes stated herein. You acknowledge and agree that such communication by us could be by way of the mailing of correspondence, document sor notices to you, which could involve disclosure of certain personal data about you to bring about delivery of the same as well as on the external cover of envelopes/mail packages;
(l) the conduct of training or training purpose, so as to develop or improve our products or services and/or our staff’s and agents’ services and/or service quality. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, such training may involve collection, use, disclosure or processing of your personal data including your feedback or comments or reviews;
(m) carrying out due diligence or other screening activities (including background checks, anti-money laundering checks, know your client checks) in accordance with legal or regulatory obligations (whether of Hong Kong or other countries) applicable to us or any Noah Group entity, the requirements or guidelines of governmental authorities (whether of Hong Kong or other countries) which we determine are applicable to us or any Noah Group entity, and/or our or any Noah Group entities’ risk management procedures that may be required by law (whether of Hong Kong or other countries) or that may have been put in place by us or any Noah Group entities;
(n) to prevent or investigate any fraud, unlawful activity or omission or misconduct, whether or not there is any suspicion of the aforementioned, regardless that such prevention or investigation involves us and/or is done by us or any Noah Group entities; dealing with conflict of interests; or dealing with and/or investigating complaints; carrying out fraud detection and/or credit risk control in relation to your Transactions/online transactions or attempted Transactions/online transactions;
(o) complying with or as required by any applicable law, governmental or regulatory requirements of any jurisdiction applicable to us or any Noah Group entity, including meeting the requirements to make disclosure under the requirements of any law binding on us or any Noah Group entity, and/or for the purposes of any guidelines issued by regulatory or other authorities (whether of Hong Kong or other countries) (such as but not limited to the Medical Council of Hong Kong Ethical Guidelines on Practice of Telemedicine), with which we or any Noah Group entity is/are expected to comply;
(p) complying with or as required by any request or direction of any governmental authority (whether of Hong Kong or other countries) which we or any Noah Group entity is/are expected to comply with; or responding to requests for information from public agencies, ministries, statutory boards or other similar authorities (whether of Hong Kong or other countries). For the avoidance of doubt, this means that we may/will disclose your personal data to the aforementioned parties upon their request or direction;
(q) conducting research, analysis and development activities (including but not limited to data analytics, surveys and/or profiling) to improve our or a Noah Group entity’s products, services and/or facilities in order to enhance any continued interaction between yourself and us or an Noah Group entity connected or in relation to the Website, or your Transaction(s); or to improve any of our or an Noah Group entity’s products or services or, whether now or in the future;
(r) for marketing purpose where you have provided your consent to us for the same, and with such consent, we may/would be providing you with marketing, advertising and promotional information, materials and/or documents relating to products, services and/or events(including products, services and/or events of third party organisations with which we may collaborate with such as Healthcare Providers) that we (including a Noah Group entity) or such third party organisations may be selling, marketing, offering, organizing, involved in or promoting, whether such products, services and/or events exist now or are created in the future;
(s) storing, hosting, backing up (whether for disaster recovery or otherwise) of your personal data, whether within or outside Hong Kong;
(t) to facilitate and/or ensure the safety and security of our premises, our customers, our staff and/or visitors to our premises; to deal with, handle and/or conduct disciplinary, security, crime prevention and/or quality assurance processes, matters and/or arrangements. Without prejudice to the generality of the aforesaid, we wish to bring to your attention that if there are surveillance cameras installed at our premises and/or offices, whether now or in future, such surveillance cameras are for security, crime prevention, safety and training reasons and you acknowledge that your personal data will be collected by such cameras and processed by us consequently;
(u) maintaining and/or developing our IT or business systems and infrastructure including testing and upgrading of these systems;
(v) creating reports with respect to your Transaction(s) and/or transactions that we or a Healthcare Provider have/has with our/its customers;
(w) facilitating, dealing with and/or administering external audit(s) or internal audit(s) of the business of Noah and/or of any Noah Group entities, Transaction(s), and/or our or a Noah Group entity’s transactions with our/its customers;
(x) dealing with and/or facilitating a business asset transaction or a potential business asset transaction, where such transaction involves Noah as a participant or involves only an Noah Group entity as a participant or involves Noah and/or any Noah Group entities as participant(s), and there may be other third party organisations who are participants in such transaction.
(y) record-keeping purposes and producing statistics and research for internal and/or statutory reporting and/or record-keeping requirements, of Noah or of any Noah Group entities;
(z) Noah, Noah Group’s or a Noah Group entity’s reporting purposes including but not limited to reporting on Noah’s business performance;
(aa) anonymization of your personal data. In this regard, you acknowledge that personal data that has been anonymized is no longer personal data and the requirements of applicable local data protection law (i.e. the PDPO) would no longer apply to such anonymized data; and
(bb) to deal with the or as part of a bankruptcy, winding up, reorganization, restructuring, insolvency, receivership or an assignment for the benefit of creditors, of Noah;
(the purposes set out in this paragraph 19 above shall be collectively referred to as the “Purposes”)
Arising from our processing of your personal data, new personal data about you may be created.
20. Noah may/will need to disclose your personal data to third parties, whether located within or outside Hong Kong, for one or more of the above Purposes, as such third parties, would be processing your personal data for one or more of the above Purposes. In this regard, you hereby acknowledge, agree and consent that we may/are permitted to disclose your personal data to such third parties (whether located within or outside Hong Kong) for one or more of the above Purposes and for the said third parties to subsequently collect, use, disclose and/or process your personal data for one or more of the above Purposes. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing or of paragraph 19, such third parties include:
(a) any Noah Group entities;
(b) any of our agents, contractors or third party service providers that process or will be processing your personal data on our behalf including but not limited to those which provide administrative or other services to us such as mailing houses, telecommunication companies, information technology companies and data centres. Additionally, any party to whom Noah outsources the performance of certain functions or activities of Noah;
(c) Healthcare Providers;
(d) third parties with whom we enter into or may enter into any contractual or other arrangement in relation to the products or services to be provided to you, or in relation to the Transaction; and
(e) third parties to whom disclosure by Noah is for one or more of the Purposes and such third parties would in turn be collecting and processing your personal data for one or more of the Purposes.
21. We may share your information with any Noah Group entities, which may be based in countries other than Hong Kong, from time to time for one or more of the Purposes.
22. For the avoidance of doubt, you consent to our using, disclosing and/or processing personal data that we currently possess about you and/or that we had lawfully received or that we lawfully receive in future, from third parties or other Noah Group entities, for the Purposes.
23. You may withdraw your consent for the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal data in our possession or under our control by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will process your request within a reasonable time from such a request for withdrawal of consent being made, and will thereafter not collect, use and/or disclose your personal data in the manner stated in your request, unless an exception under the law or a provision in the law permits us to. However, your withdrawal of consent could result in certain legal consequences arising from such withdrawal, including us being unable to perform the transactions requested by you or the termination of your relationship with us (depending on the extent of your withdrawal), as the case may be.
24. We may collect, use, disclose or process your personal data for other purposes that do not appear above. However, we will notify you of such other purpose at the time of obtaining your consent, unless processing of your personal data without your consent is permitted by the PDPO or by law.
25. We may/will be receiving or collecting from sources other than yourself, personal data about you, for one or more of the above Purposes, and thereafter using, disclosing and/or processing such personal data for one or more of the above Purposes. We may combine information we receive from other sources with information you give to us and/or within formation we have about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the Purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
26. We take reasonable steps to ensure that any personal data we collect, disclose and use is accurate and complete, if your personal data is likely to be used by us to make a decision that affects you, or disclosed to another organisation. However, it is important that you advise us of any changes to your personal data or if there are any errors in the personal data we hold about you. We will not be responsible for relying on inaccurate or incomplete personal data arising from your not updating us of any changes in your personal data that you had initially provided us with.