Tencent QQ Chat for Facebook - Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting your privacy while you use the Tencent QQ Chat for Facebook application ("the Application"). The use of the Application requires the collection and use of your Personal Information (defined below), and it is important for you to understand how your Personal Information is used. In using the Application, you will be supplying us from time to time with your Personal Information – for instance, you may be providing us with your Facebook profile details (such as your name and profile picture) by accessing the Application.

By using the Application, you agree that we (and our affiliate, subsidiary and related companies) will handle all Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy, as revised from time to time. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and forms part of the Tencent QQ Chat for Facebook Terms of Service ("Terms of Service") that you have agreed to.

We regularly review this Privacy Policy and may from time to time revise or add specific instructions, policies and terms - such instructions, policies and terms form part of this Privacy Policy. Where any changes to this Privacy Policy are reasonably material to you, we will (where reasonably practicable) notify you. By continuing to use the Application after any amendment to this Privacy Policy, you are agreeing to this Privacy Policy as revised, so please do check back periodically.

Please note that if you do not agree to make your Personal Information available to us as set out in this Privacy Policy, then the Application may not be the right service for you and we may not be able to make it available to you. Where there is any inconsistency between the English and any other language versions of this Privacy Policy, the English version will prevail to the extent of such inconsistency.

If you have questions about or otherwise wish to contact us about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at qqimail@tencent.com.


TYPES OF INFORMATION

"Personal Information" is information which personally and specifically identifies you, such as your name, telephone number, email address, credit card details, profile biography and profile picture, as well as certain Location Data, Log Data and Public Information.

"Location Data" is information that we collect regarding your location, whether based on the location of your device when you use the Application or based on account information indicating where you are permanently located.

"Log Data" is technical information that is automatically collected by us during your use of the Application, such as your IP address, your application's and device's version and identification number, profiles visited and search terms used, your mobile carrier and Location Data. This may also include information regarding how you interact with any hyperlinks across our services, including through any profiles you visit, any email notifications that we send to you and via any of our buttons or widgets on third party websites.

"Public Information" is information that is shared publicly on the Application (which could include your Personal Information). For clarity, as set out in the Terms of Service, as the Application is primarily a person-to-person messaging service, we will not display any Content or information that you provide within the Application in the public domain unless you expressly authorize us to do so (including where you post any information on the "Public Wall" feature of the Application).


HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may use your Personal Information (inside or outside of Hong Kong) for any of the following purposes:

We will honor your request to not use your Personal Information for all or any of the marketing purposes noted above. If you do not wish to receive offers or advertising from us or only wish to receive certain offers or advertising, please notify our Privacy Officer at qqimail@tencent.com.

SHARING OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may share your Personal Information with our affiliate and subsidiary companies, joint venture partners and third party service providers, contractors and agents, in each case, solely for the purpose of providing the Application to you and for assisting us in carrying out the other purposes noted above. Such third parties may be located, and use your Personal Information, outside of Hong Kong. We will not transfer your personal data to any other third parties except with your express prior consent.

As we continue to develop our business, we may be acquired by a third party or re-organize our group structure. In these circumstances it may be the case that your Personal Information is transferred to a third party who will continue to operate the Application or a similar social media service under either this Privacy Policy or a different privacy policy which will be notified to you. Such a third party may be located, and use your Personal Information, outside of Hong Kong.


A WORD ABOUT PUBLIC INFORMATION

It is important to note that your Public Information will be shared publicly with all the Application users and not just with your contacts. Any Public Information is broadly and instantly transmitted and will remain public for as long as you do not delete it from the Application (and even then, it may still remain public via third parties who are not affiliated with and not controlled by us). Please carefully consider what you post publicly as Public Information.


ACCESSING AND CORRECTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We take reasonable steps to ensure that your Personal Information which we hold is accurate, complete and up to date.

You have the right to request to receive a copy of and make any corrections to your Personal Information which we hold. Please direct any such access request to our Privacy Officer at qqimail@tencent.com. Please note that we may charge you a small fee for processing your request.


LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

You agree that we (or our affiliate/subsidiary companies) may be required to disclose your Personal Information in order to comply with applicable law or regulation, or in order to comply with a court order, subpoena or other legal process, or to comply with a request by a government authority, law enforcement agency or similar body (whether situated in Hong Kong or elsewhere). You also agree that we (or our affiliate/subsidiary companies) may need to disclose your Personal Information in order to enforce the Terms of Service, protect our rights, property or safety, or the rights, property or safety of our affiliate companies, employees or other users of the Application.


SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information and we use a variety of security technologies and procedures for the purpose of preventing loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure.

Please be aware that despite our efforts, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security at all times. Our systems and the communications networks through which you access the Application may be subject to security breaches and failures which are due to circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

If you have any questions about the security of your Personal Information, please contact us at qqimail@tencent.com.


RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We will only retain your Personal Information for so long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes as set out under "How We Use Your Personal Information" section above.

Please note that we may need to retain your Personal Information as required or permitted by applicable law or regulation, for the purpose of complying with applicable law or regulation or otherwise protecting our rights, property or safety, or the rights, property or safety of our affiliate companies, employees or other users of the Application.