Privacy & Cookie Policy

The following Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy apply to this website,  (CDO), and related services including e-newsletters, research, mobile apps and other content listed on CDO websites or its related products. CDO has created this policy to demonstrate our commitment to keeping user data confidential.  By using this website, you are accepting the policies stated in this Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy.  This Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy apply to only the information we collect on the Website and does not apply to collection of information from other sources.  Please read this policy before proceeding with content on the website or submitting any personal information.

CDO is located at 37 Ko Shing Street, Sheung Wan, HongKong. 

Together with the Terms of Use listed on our website, this Privacy Policy explains how CDO will handle personal information and the general rules and practices guiding the use of our Website. If you disagree with any of the policies, you are politely requested to suspend the use of its content.


Privacy Policy Framework


Website Visitor Tracking

CDO will gather personal information to the extent that is necessary to provide its Services.  In order to provide the best possible services to you, we may collect information when you register with us, attend our functions, or engage with content on our website. 

The following are examples of how our data is collected and what we collect:

(1) When Users Subscribe to one or more of our Services, Users may be asked their: name, e-mail address, industry, title, company name, Company Size, mailing address, and phone number.

(2) When the User accesses the Service;

If the User accesses the Service after Subscribing and logging on to the Service, CDO will gather Usage Status information such as the below with association to personally identifiable information;

a. Download history of articles, whitepapers, videos or other use of services or products;

b. The details of applications to events, participation in surveys, entry to competitions or other related products that involve a registration process;

(3) When the User accesses the website or mobile apps that provide the Service, CDO will automatically collect IP addresses from the Users browser and will use cookies to gather advertisement viewing history, Service viewing history, and website usage information. For further details regarding the use of Cookies see our Cookie Policy below.

The CDO website may offer content (e.g., whitepapers, case studies, research, promotions) that are sponsored or cobranded by identifiable third parties. As a result of these third party relationships, said third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that you voluntarily submit to participate in the site activity. CDO has no control over the third parties' use of this information once it is provided other than a request for the third party to follow internationally accepted data privacy standards.


Use of Personal Information

Visitors to CDO websites may choose to interact in ways similar to those stated above or other methods that require CDO to gather personal identifying information.  We will not provide, sell or rent personal information to a third party without prior consent from the User.  We may also ask for Users cooperation to keep personal information up to date and accurate. This can be done by updating information through our online registration process or in some cases thru email to [email protected].  You may also choose to opt out of receiving further information or certain types of information from CDO at any time by unsubscribing to our e-newsletter and website service.



Your Personal information is important to us. To protect information from being intercepted or tampered with, CDO uses commercially accepted electronic and managerial procedures to keep your data safe. However, please keep in mind that no method of electronic storage or transmission over the internet is 100% secure. 


Data Transfer

Our data collection follows rules set out by the government of the HK SAR and we make our best effort to be governed by these laws.  However, the internet is a global network, hence the collecting and processing of personal information may involve the transmission of this data internationally.  Therefore, by registering and communicating with CDO, the User acknowledges and agrees to the Users’ personal information being maintained in this way.


Advertising and Sponsored Links

This website may contain sponsored links and advertisements. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, many of whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the advertisements or content they serve.

Clicking on any such advertisements will send you to the advertisers website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computers hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.


Cookie Policy

CDO and/or some of the companies that provide services to CDO to display personalized content, advertising, or other features may use data that is stored on your device known as Cookies. Cookies are commonly used on websites to monitor website performance, subscriber services and advertisement management. Cookies will not disclose an individual user’s privacy or usage environment but may be used to summarize traffic data for advertisers and for personalizing content by CDO.  A user may choose to disable cookies, however certain parts of the service will be impossible to provide.

By continuing to navigate our website without any change to your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to CDO’s use of cookies.


Disclosure of Information

We may disclose your personal data if we are under a duty to disclose it as a result of a court order or any other legal obligation, any subpoena or legal process or as otherwise required by law, or if we believe it necessary to prevent or take action regarding illegal activities or violations of our policies or the policies of the Governnment of the HK SAR


Privacy Contact information

If you have questions or concerns regarding the CDO Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy, please contact:

[email protected]

Or by post to:


The Privacy Officer


PO Box 23552

Wanchai, Hong Kong