General Privacy Policy

General Privacy Policy, effective date: March 13, 2019

Your privacy is important to us and we, in Shiji Group believe that privacy is good for business. We are therefore committed to protecting your Personal data, collected both through our Website and for a range of business purposes in connection to provision of our Services.


This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) applies to information obtained by Shiji HK Limited, or its affiliates (collectively, “Shiji Group” “we” or “us”) when you visit a Shiji Group owned or operated website (including and when you follow the link to one of our Industry specific link: Hospitality, Food Service, Retail and Entertainment, e.g.

This Policy describes how we collect, use, share and protect Personal data and information in connection with the Websites, browser applications.

Please note that this Policy covers your use of the Website, but it does not apply to your use of Shiji Group Products, Applications and Services, or the content that is stored or processed using those Products. Please refer to information applicable to your use of those Product, Applications and Services to find out more about the respective Privacy Policy.

Who is responsible for Data Processing and how can I contact them?

Shiji HK Limited is a parent company for all international Shiji Group companies (outside of China).

Corporate information details: Company name: Shiji (Hong Kong) Limited, Company Registration Number: 1176575, Address: Room 1802, Great Eagle Centre, 23 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

If you have any questions about our Privacy approach or this Policy, please contact us at

Data we collect through this Website

Information You Provide to Us

When you use this Website, we collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we can’t help you answer your query you might have to us when sending us a message via our online Contact form, without information including your name, e-mail address or any other information you choose to provide in the message content. You are also able to send e-mail through the Website and your message will contain your e-mail address, as well as any additional information you may wish to include in the message.

We do not intend to collect sensitive data (for example this includes but it is not limited to information on ethnic origin, sexual orientation, etc) through this Website unless we are legally required to do so. Please note that if you choose to provide sensitive data to us for any reason (for example via the online Contact form or via e-mail) such data will be deleted by us, unless you explicitly consent to share sensitive data and all other requirements are satisfied (including the purpose of the data processing). When in doubt, please contact our Data Protection Officer on the email address given on this Website.

Information We Collect Automatically

Cookies are used on some pages of our Website. Even if you do not contact us via our online Contact form or e-mail, we automatically collect certain information about your use of the Website.

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A cookie is a small amount of data that is placed in the browser of your computer when it is used to visit a Website. Cookies facilitate the transfer of specific content, such as to help us identify popular sections of our Website. The information we collect automatically includes your IP address, the date and time you accessed our Website, the hardware, software or internet browser you used and information about your computer’s operating system, including language setting and pages viewed.

Therefore, we use cookies for various purposes, including but not limited to tracking User preferences or web pages visited while browsing our Website. We do it, in order to offer you a convenient online Service featuring numerous functions that suit the User’s actual preferences.

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Some of the cookies we commonly use are listed below. This list is not exhaustive and its primary purpose is to illustrate the type of cookies you may encounter on Shiji’s website:

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HTTP Cookie

HTTP Cookie


HTTP Cookie

HTTP Cookie

HTTP Cookie


Google Analytics: used to distinguish users.

Cookie used for Linkedin follow feature

Browser ID cookie

Cookie used for sing-in with Linkedin and/or for  Linkedin follow feature

Session-based cookie used for Sing-in with  Linkedin and/or for Linkedin follow feature

Cookie used to optimize the range of advertising  on LinkedIn.

Cookie used to optimize the range of advertising  on LinkedIn.

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of  advertisement products on Facebook

Used by Bablic, for caching the languages.

Cookie used to distinguish users.

Used by Bablic, which translates the website into  different languages.

Used by Bablic to set current language code.

Used by Bablic, which translates the website into  different languages.

Different types of cookies that we collect

A cookie that we collect can be classified by its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs. By lifespan, a cookie is either a:

session cookie which is erased when the user closes the browser or
persistent cookie which remains on the user's computer/device for a pre-defined period of time.

As for the domain to which it belongs, there are either:

first-party cookies are cookies set by Shiji Group;
third-party cookies are cookies that another party places on your device thorough our Services. Third-party cookies may also be placed on your device by our business partners so that they can use them to advertise products and services to you elsewhere on the Internet.

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Third-Party Session Cookies:

Shiji may disclose your information to third party providers inside or outside your country of residence to perform services for Shiji Group.

Third-Party Domains That Install Cookies:

Cookie OPT-OUT (Deleting Cookies):

You may control the use of cookies at the browser level. You can deactivate the use of cookies in the settings of your browser at any time. To find out how to change the settings, please consult the help function of your browser. However, we want to make you aware that if you choose to disable cookies, it may limit your use of certain features or functions on the Website.

Data Analytics and Targeting

We also employ third party companies, such as Google Analytics, and individuals to facilitate our Website, to assist us in analyzing how our Website is used by the Users. We and third parties may use cookies, pixels and other technologies that automatically collect information about you.

We may also work with third parties to serve ads to you as part of a customized campaign on other websites. These third parties may also collect personal information about your online activities over time and across different websites when you use our website to help predict your preferences and to display (and to enable other third parties to display) ads to be more likely to be of interest to you. These services track information about Users including IP address, browser type, referring and visited pages as well as time spent on actual pages. We note however, that the IP address transmitted from your browser, as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. To learn more how Google may use information collected through our Website, click here.

Some third-party service providers that we engage (including third-party advertisers) may also place their own cookies on your browser. If you wish to opt out of interest-based advertising, click here. Note that this Privacy Policy covers only our use of cookies and does not include use of cookies by such third parties.

Google Analytics OPT-OUT:

For more information on how to opt out of data collection through Google Analytics you may want to visit the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, click here.

How We Use Your Information

How do we use your Personal data will depend on how you use our Website and the choice you make in your settings. For example, we use the data that we have obtained for a number of purposes, including:

- To improve the Websites to personalize our visitor’s experience on the Websites;
- To respond to Contact form requests or e-mails;
- To provide you with information that we believe may be useful to you, such as information about products or services we offer;
- To comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal process as well as industry standards and our company policies;
- To prevent fraud or other misuse, including by protecting our rights and the rights of affiliates or related third parties; or
- To monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities of visitors to the Sites.

How We Share Your Information

We work closely with companies within the Shiji Group companies and share your Personal data for our internal business administration and purposes. We may also share this information within Shiji Group companies for our affiliates to analyze and monitor usage and trends to improve our Websites.


It is really important to us that your information is safe, whether it is information you provide to us or whether it is the information we collect it automatically. We use a secure, encrypted connection (using a TLS protocol) on all our Websites where Personal data is transmitted. We have also installed technical and organizational measures in order to safeguard our Website against loss, theft, misuse, destruction, access, changes or the distribution of your data by unauthorized parties. Although we use reasonable efforts to help protect your information, transmission via the Internet is not completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the confidentiality of information transmitted to us over the Internet.


The Personal data that you submit to us will only be retained as long as required for the purpose for which it was collected or as required to do so by law. For example, if you choose to contact us via online Contact form providing your Personal data within, we may be required to store your Personal data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations. That is, if we are required to retain your Personal data to comply with applicable laws, resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

Protection, Processing and Use of Personal data when contracting with us

In addition to the secure collection and usage of data through our Website, we note that appropriate privacy rules would apply in connection to the provision of our Service and subject to applicable data protection laws.

Your Personal data will be processed in accordance with applicable data protection laws (including GDPR in the EU) and in line with Shiji Privacy Notice (in the EU: Privacy Notice in accordance with Art. 13-14 GDPR) accessible to you upon the commencement of Personal data processing by us, for example when entering into Service contract with us or at your domicile through a Shiji Group owner or operated website:

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‍Information regarding your Data Protection Rights under General Data Protection Regulation 

For the purpose of this Policy Shiji HK Limited is a Data Controller of your Personal data.

If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), our legal basis for collecting and using your Personal data depends on the information we collect and specific context. In particular, we process your Personal data because:

- We need to address the query you sent to us via the online Contact form;
- We need to respond to e-mail you have sent to us;
- To comply with the law.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

- The right to access, update or to delete the personal information we have on you
- The right of rectification
- The right to object
- The right of restriction
- The right to data portability
- The right to withdraw consent

Please note that we may ask you to identify yourself via the applicable authentication mechanism before responding and acting upon such request. We kindly remind that you also have a right to complain to a Data Protection Authority, for more information please contact your local Data Protection Authority. For more information click here.

California Privacy Rights

The California Privacy Rights will be effective as of January 2020 and we will post respective information applicable to any California residents.

Updates to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this Policy at any time. If we make material changes to this Policy, we may notify you on our Website, by a blog post, by email (if available), or by any method we determine. The method we chose is at our sole discretion. We will also change the "Last Updated" date at the beginning of this Privacy Policy. Any changes we make to our Privacy Policy are effective as of this Last Updated date and replace any prior Privacy Policies.

Contact us

If you have any questions about our Privacy approach or this Policy, please contact us at