What information is collected and how do we use it?
Types of Personal Data Collected
How the Personal Data is used
We use statistical data that does not specifically identify you (non-personal data) to help in our operations and improve our products and services and provide a better user experience for you. Here are some of the non-personal data we may collect and how we use them:
You have control over your information!
We recognize that privacy concerns differ from person to person. Therefore, we provide examples of ways we make available for you to choose to restrict the collection, use, disclosure or processing of your personal data and control your privacy settings, such as controlling the settings under the User Experience Improvement Program, Location Access functions, and your Homtime Account.
Access, Updating or Correcting Your Personal Data
You have the right to request access and/or correction or any other personal data that we hold about you. When you update your personal data, you will be asked to verify your identity before we proceed with your request. Once we obtain sufficient information to accommodate your request for access or correction of your personal data, we shall process in accordance with the laws of your country. While we try our utmost in acceding to your requests, unreasonably repetitive or unrealistic requests or those that put others’ privacy at risk may be declined.
We normally provide such services for free but reserve the right to charge a reasonable fee.
If you believe any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the email address below. Email: Homtime_echo@Homtime.com.
For details relating to the personal data in your Homtime Account, you may also access and change them at Email: Homtime_echo@Homtime.com.
Withdrawal of Consent
You may withdraw your consent for the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal data in our possession or control by submitting a request. This may be done by accessing your Homtime Account management center at Email: . We will process your request within a reasonable time from when the request was made, and thereafter not collect, use and/or disclose your personal data as per your request.
Please recognize that your withdrawal of consent could result in certain legal consequences. Depending on the extent of your withdrawal of consent for us to process your personal data, it may mean that you will not be able to enjoy Homtime’s products and services.
Who do we share your information with?
Disclosure may include the scenarios listed in this section below. In each case described in this section, you can be assured that Homtime will only share your personal data in accordance with your consent. You should know that when Homtime shares your personal data with a third party under any circumstance described in this section, Homtime will ensure that the third party is subject to practices and obligations to comply with the relevant data protection and privacy laws of your country. Homtime will contractually ensure compliance by any foreign Third Party Service Providers with the privacy standards that apply in your home jurisdiction.
Disclosure to Homtime group companies and Third Party Service Providers
In order to conduct business operations smoothly, the Homtime entity which collects your personal data may disclose your personal data from time to time to other Homtime group companies (in communications, social media, technology or cloud business), or our third party service providers which are our mailing houses, delivery service providers, telecommunications companies, data centres, data storage facilities, and customer service providers, agents, related corporations, and/or other third parties (together “Third Party Service Providers”). Such Third Party Service Providers would be processing your personal data on Homtime’s behalf or for one or more of the purposes listed above.
Personal data will only be shared by Homtime to provide or improve our products or services and will not be shared for use for marketing purposes.
Disclosure to Others
Homtime may disclose your personal data without further consent if required or permitted by law in the following cases:
cases in which the disclosure is required or authorized based on the applicable laws and/or regulations;
cases in which the disclosure is necessary to respond to an emergency that threatens the life, health or safety of the individual or another individual;
cases in which the disclosure is necessary for the prevention of crime or legal proceedings;
cases in which the purpose of such disclosure is clearly in the individual’s interests, and if consent cannot be obtained in a timely way;
cases in which the disclosure is necessary for any investigation or proceedings;
cases in which the disclosure is to any officer of a prescribed law enforcement agency upon production of written authorisation signed by the head or director of that law enforcement agency, or a person of a similar rank, certifying that the personal data is necessary for the purposes of the functions or duties of the officer; and/or cases in which the disclosure is to a public agency and such disclosure is necessary in the public interest.
Information Not Requiring Consent
We may share anonymised information and statistics in aggregate form with third parties for business purposes, for example with advertisers on our website, or we may tell our business partners the number of customers in certain demographic groups who purchased certain products or who carried out certain transactions.
For the avoidance of doubt, in the event that we are permitted by law to collect, use or disclose your personal data without your consent, such permission granted by the law shall continue to apply.
Information Safety Safeguards
We are committed to ensuring that your personal data is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access, disclosure or other similar risks, we have put in place reasonable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. We have put in place the following security procedures and technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal data.
Information safety is very important to us. We will take all practicable steps to safeguard your personal data. Through our protective measures above, especially encrypted storage and transmission, your data is as secure as it can be. Certain details of encrypted data cannot be accessed by anyone except by you.
We consider it the responsibility of parents to monitor their children’s use of our products and services. Nevertheless, it is our policy not to require personal data from minors or offer to send any promotional materials to persons in that category. Homtime does not seek or intend to seek to receive any personal data from minors. Should a parent or guardian have reasons to believe that a minor has provided Homtime with personal data without their prior consent, please contact us to ensure that the personal data is removed and unsubscribe them from any of the applicable Homtime services.
Our Services are not directed to individuals under 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to delete such information. If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal information, please contact us at Homtime_echo@Homtime.com.
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