L'OFFICIEL Hong Kong Website Privacy Policy


1.1. This Website is operated by L'OFFICIEL HONG KONG PUBLISHING LIMITED (" L'OFFICIEL") in Hong Kong and processes certain Personal Data from its Users as Data Controller.

1.2. L'OFFICIEL is the owner of this Website ("Owner").

1.3.  L'OFFICIEL is subject to the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) (the "PDPO") in respect of its processing of Personal Data in Hong Kong.  L'OFFICIEL is committed to implement and comply with the requirements under the PDPO to ensure confidentiality, privacy and security of Personal Data held by  L'OFFICIEL.

1.4. Users may be subject to different protection standards under applicable Data Protection Legislation and broader standards may therefore apply to some. Additional rules applicable to Users in the European Union are detailed in sections 9 to 13 of this Privacy Policy.

1.5. Users can contact L'OFFICIEL to learn more about such standards. 

1.6. This document can be printed for reference by using the print command in the settings of any browser.

1.7. The details of the Data Controller (or Data User) for the purposes of this Privacy Policy is:

25/F, Nexxus Building,
41 Connaught Road,
Hong Kong

Contact email: info@lofficiel.com


2.1. Different types of Personal Data will be collected by L'OFFICIEL in the provision and receipt of Services from this Website. When you visit and browse the Website, you may provide us with information, and we may collect certain information automatically. 

2.2. In order to access certain Services provided via this Website or to request certain information from L'OFFICIEL via this Website, you may be required to provide information such as your name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, facsimile number, or other information about yourself. You may be required to provide a username and password to access certain features. Individuals are not obliged to provide their Personal Data, but refusal to provide such information may affect the progress of the Services available to Users. For example, information requested by this Website may be essential for this Website to provide its Services. If you choose to not provide us with information, you might not be able to gain access to certain information and Services on the Website. In cases where this Website specifically states that such information is not mandatory, users are free not to communicate this data without consequences to the availability or the functioning of the Services from the Website.

2.3. We may also collect information about you automatically. For example, when you visit the Website, we may collect your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, the pages you view on the Website, the pages you view immediately before and after you access the Website, and the search terms you enter on the Website.

2.4. We may collect this information using cookies (Cookies are small files that a website sends to your computer or device while you are viewing the website). For more details, please refer to our Cookie Policy available here. 

2.5. We may link the information that we collect automatically with the information you provide us. And we may combine the information we collect online with information we collect offline or that is collected by third parties.

2.6. Also, some of our third-party partners may ask you voluntarily to provide Personal Data on their websites and may share such Personal Data with us, as governed by their respective privacy policies. Our use of Personal Data received from such a third party will be dictated by the third party's privacy policy and not this Privacy Policy.

2.7. You are solely responsible for any third-party Personal Data which you independently collect and which you publish or share through this Website.

2.8. The Website may contain links to websites operated by third parties. Should you choose to visit these third party websites, you should review their privacy policies to ensure you understand and are comfortable with their practices concerning your information. We do not accept, and do disclaim, any responsibility for the privacy policies and information collection, use, and sharing practices of any third party website (whether or not such site is linked on or to the Website). These links are provided to you for convenience purposes only, and you access them at your own risk.


3.1. We may use information we collect about you for the following purposes:

  • respond to your requests for forms, literature, or information;
  • provide you with the Services you have requested including contacting and interacting with you (including via third party social networks and platforms);
  • manage tags or e-tags;
  • improve the Website and learn about how visitors use the Website;
  • communicate with you about our products and Services, including providing you with information about features on the Website and possible changes to our Privacy Policy or terms of use;
  • provide, maintain, protect, optimize and improve our products and Services;
  • enhance and personalize your user experience and for regular business purposes such as authenticating and authorizing access to the services on this Website;
  • display relevant content from external platforms for your user experience;
  • comply with legal obligations and/or respond to enforcement requests;
  • protect our rights, your rights, and the rights of others and address your data subject requests in compliance with applicable Data Protection Legislation;
  • investigate and respond to complaints;
  • detect malicious or fraudulent activity on the Website;
  • analyze, diagnose and address technical and service issues; and
  • conduct marketing and promotion services (see further details in section 4 below).

3.2. We may use information that does not identify you (i.e. information which does not constitute your Personal Data) for any purpose. For example, we may prepare aggregated reports about how visitors tend to interact with the Website for research purposes.


4.1. In addition to the purposes set out above, where permitted by law, we may use your name and contact details for promotional and marketing purposes including sending you promotional materials and conducting direct marketing in relation to our products and Services.  

4.2. We may not use your Personal Data for any promotional or direct marketing purposes unless we have received your consent.  If you do not wish us to use your Personal Data in direct marketing as described above or if you have provided consent and wish to withdraw, please contact us by email at info@lofficiel.com.

4.3. You may "opt-out," or unsubscribe, from our newsletters, special offers, or other marketing communications by following the unsubscribe instructions in any email or other communication you receive from us or contacting us by email at info@lofficiel.com. Please note that even after unsubscribing we may still disclose information as permitted or required by law including but not limited to service-related announcements and other non-marketing communications that relate to the Services  L'OFFICIEL provides you. Please note that once you request unsubscribe, it may take up to two weeks to stop receiving email from us.


Service Providers
5.1. Sometimes we engage companies that act on our behalf in association with the operation of the Websites. For example, and without limitation, such companies may deliver products or services, improve the functionality of the Websites, collect information about you, communicate with you, or store information for us. In some cases, these companies may need to access information about you. Except as otherwise disclosed in this Privacy Policy or as otherwise communicated to you,  L'OFFICIEL takes reasonable steps require these companies to collect, store, and use information about you only on our behalf and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Analytics Providers
5.2. We may engage third-party analytics providers to help us understand how users engage with the Website. These third parties may use cookies and similar technologies to collect information about your use of the Website as well as information about your use of other websites over time. The third-party services we use may provide you with choices about how they collect and use information. 

5.3. At the date of this Privacy Policy,  L'OFFICIEL shares information referred to in 5.2 above with certain third party service providers. For details of such providers, please refer to our Cookies Policy.

Additional Sharing Practices
5.4. You agree that  L'OFFICIEL may disclose and transfer your Personal Data to any company within the L'OFFICIEL group, their respective holding companies or subsidiaries and any company in which the same has an interest for the same purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. 

5.5.  L'OFFICIEL also may provide your Personal Data to our attorneys, banks, auditors and other service providers for purposes of providing services to us. 

5.6. From time to time, we may team-up with other organizations or companies to provide co-sponsored or co-branded promotions, services, or events, and we may share your Personal Data with our co-sponsor(s) and partners for such purposes.

5.7. We may disclose information when we believe in good faith that such disclosures:

  • are required by law, including, for example, to comply with a court order or subpoena, or in response to a law enforcement agency's or regulator's request;
  • will help to protect our rights or enforce our Terms of Use;
  • will support our detection, prevention, or response to fraud or intellectual property infringement;
  • will help protect your safety or security, including the safety and security of property that belongs to you; and
  • will protect the safety and security of the Website, databases, and/or third parties, including the safety and security of tangible and/or intangible property that belongs to us or to third parties.

5.8. We may also share information about you to the extent reasonably necessary to proceed with the consideration, negotiation, or completion of a merger, reorganization, or acquisition of our business, or a sale, liquidation, or transfer of some or all of our assets with any potential purchaser or its advisors or the transferee of our business or assets.

5.9. Additionally, we reserve the right to share information that does not identify you (i.e. information which does not constitute your Personal Data) with third parties for any purpose.


6.1. L'OFFICIEL takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Personal Data.
Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. 

6.2. In addition to  L'OFFICIEL, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain persons in charge involved with the operation of this Website (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner in accordance with section 5 above. The updated list of these parties may be requested from L'OFFICIEL at any time.

6.3. Data is processed at the Owner's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.

6.4. Depending on the User's location, data transfers may involve transferring the User's Personal Data to a country other than their own. L'OFFICIEL will only transfer Personal Data across jurisdictions in compliance with the applicable Data Protection Legislation.

6.5. Unless specified otherwise in this document, Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for and may be retained for longer due to applicable legal obligation or based on the Users' consent.


You have the right to request access to and correction of information held by us about you. If you wish to access or correct your Personal Data and/or modify your communication preferences, please contact us via email at info@lofficiel.com.


8.1. L'OFFICIEL reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time by notifying its Users on this page and possibly within this Website and/or - as far as technically and legally feasible - sending a notice to Users via any contact information available to the Data Controller. 

8.2. It is strongly recommended that you check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom.

8.3. Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the User's consent, the Data Controller shall collect new consent from the User, where required.