KEEP Cookie Policy

Updated on: 14 Feb 2019

KEEP uses cookies to help provide, protect and improve KEEP’s services (“Services”).

This Policy describes the cookies we use and explains why we use cookies and how we deal with the collected information. It also explains how cookies enable KEEP to function properly and why you may not be able to experience the full functionality of the website if you disable the use of cookies. KEEP’s Cookie Policy should be read alongside, and in addition to, our Terms of Service and Privacy.

1. What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. It helps the website to remember information about your visit, like your preferred language and other settings. That can make your next visit easier and the site more useful to you.

Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for up to a year. Some cookies are session cookies, meaning that they are stored only temporarily during a browsing session and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies are persistent cookies, meaning that they are saved on your computer or mobile device for a fixed period and are not deleted when the browser is closed. They can be used by KEEP to recognize your computer or mobile device when you open your browser and browse the Internet again.

2. How KEEP uses cookies

KEEP uses or may use cookies to help us determine and identify repeat visitors, the type of content and sites to which a user of our Site links, the length of time each user spends at any particular area of our Site, and the specific functionalities that users choose to use. To the extent that cookies data constitutes personally identifiable information, we process such data on the basis of your consent.

We use different types of cookies for our Services:

Type of cookies What they do
Essential Necessary for the operation of the Site. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users, prevent fraudulent use of user accounts, or offer our Services.

Without these cookies, some Services, like account login, would not be possible.
Functionality Record information about choices you have made and allow us to personalize the Services, such as website content, to you.

These cookies mean that when you continue to use or come back to the website, we can provide you with our Services as you have asked for them to be provided.
Performance and Analytics Analyze how our Services are accessed, used, or are performing in order to provide you with a better user experience and to maintain, operate and continually improve the Services.

For example, user’s visits to the webpages on KEEP are tracked for evaluating the content and design of the webpages. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
Third Party Third parties that provide applications, such as social media sharing, or embedded content, such as Youtube videos, through our Services may set their own cookies in order to track the success of their applications or customize applications for you.

Because of how cookies work, we cannot access these cookies, nor can the third parties access the data in cookies used by us.

3. Your choices on cookies

If you wish to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use some or all of our Services. You may not be able to login, store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

4. Changes To Our Cookie Policy

Please note that we review our cookie usage from time to time, and that the usage is subject to change. Any change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on our website(s). You can know if the Cookie Policy has changed since the last time you reviewed it by checking the “Last updated” included at the beginning of the document. If we make a material change to the Cookie Policy, you will be provided with appropriate notice in accordance with legal requirements. By continuing to use the Services, you are confirming that you have read and understood the latest version of this Cookie Policy. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of this Cookie Policy.

5. Contacting KEEP

If you have any questions, comments or complaints about this Cookie Policy, please contact us: privacy@keep.edu.hk

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