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Privacy Policy

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited ("AsiaSat", "we" or "us", and collectively with the Company’s affiliates including Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Limited, the "Group") is committed to protecting your privacy.

This Privacy Policy sets out how AsiaSat, as a data controller, may collect, process, use and share information, particularly in association with the operation of our website (www.asiasat.com), mobile application, and HTML-formatted emails that link to this Privacy Policy (collectively known as "Digital Services"). 

This Privacy Policy explains our information practices in relation to personal information and may change from time to time, so please check it periodically. 

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA AND THE PURPOSE

When using our Digital Services, you are under no obligation to provide any personal data, however, you are given the option of contacting us online, either via email or by filling in a contact form with your personal data therein, including but not limited to, your name, job title, company, email address, country of residence, telephone number or email address. You are also required to provide the aforementioned personal data when downloading our whitepaper or documents in our Digital Services.

We may, for legitimate business interest, collect and use your personal data to handle your enquiries, provide you with services, to bill you for services you request, to market services which we think may be of interest to you, to operate, troubleshoot, and improve the Digital Services, to maintain our list of contacts for customers, to evaluate, recruit, and hire personnel, or to communicate with you for other purposes which are evident from the circumstances or about which we inform you when we collect personal data from you.

PERSONAL DATA USED FOR ANALYTICS

When browsing our website, your IP address (the unique address that identifies your computer on the internet), country and type of browser/operating system may be logged by our web server. IP address information is used to allow us to compile general statistics and broad demographic information about our website, such as the daily number of visitors to our website. Such general statistics may be shared with our affiliates or subsidiaries and our website service providers, which will be used to improve our website and services.

Our website may use cookies and other tracking technology to retrieve information about a visitor to our website in accordance with our ePrivacy Policy. Cookies collected (if any) may be used by AsiaSat to compile general statistics about the number of visitors to our site or to improve and update our website, and such information may be shared with our affiliates or subsidiaries and website service provider for the purposes of improving our services to you.  If you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to fully experience all functions or access all content of our website.

When using our mobile applications, your precise location information, device ID, and user device ID may be collected with your permission in accordance with our ePrivacy Policy. We use this information to provide you with content based on your location.

PROTECTION AND TRANSFER OF PERSONAL DATA

Your personal data will be kept strictly confidential in accordance with this Privacy Policy and will not be disclosed by us to anyone outside of the Group, except as provided herein. 

We deploy data network protection system and administrative safeguards, including industry standard firewall and password protection, obtaining written assurances from third parties that may access your personal data that they will protect the personal data with safeguards designed to provide a level of protection equivalent to that adopted by us, measures reasonably designed to protect information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosures, alternation or destruction and against other unlawful forms of processing. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and any such transmission is therefore done at your own risk.

The Digital Services are controlled and operated by AsiaSat in Hong Kong, and Digital Services providers. We may store the information using data storage service, where these data storage service providers have expressly agreed not to sell, share or otherwise distribute your personal data without your express consent, and will exercise the same degree of care in protecting your personal data as we are. We or the aforementioned data storage service providers may transfer information to countries outside of your country of residence, which may have data protection laws and regulations that differ from those in your country. Any transfers of information from the EU to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) will normally be made on the basis of the model clauses approved by the European Commission for transfers from EU controllers to non-EU controllers.

We may also share your personal data to the following parties:  

  • Our other third-party service providers that perform services on our behalf, such as web-hosting companies, mailing vendors, analytics providers, event hosting services, and information technology providers; and
  • Government or other authorities of competent jurisdiction (within or outside the jurisdiction in which you reside), where we may take reasonable efforts to notify you before disclosure as permitted by the relevant law or order.

We will erase or de-identify your personal information when they are no longer needed for any of the purposes for which we collect the information and to comply with our legal obligation.

YOUR RIGHTS

Whenever we process personal data, we take reasonable steps to ensure that your personal data is kept accurate and up-to-date for the purposes for which it was collected. We provide you with rights as permitted by the laws to ascertain whether AsiaSat holds your personal data, access such data (if any) and obtain copies, and/or modify, correct any inaccuracies in the personal information held by AsiaSat about you at any time and request AsiaSat to cease to use or even erase your personal data at any point without charge. You can also opt-out subsequently from receiving direct marketing materials from us at any time. Should you wish to do so, or if you have any enquiries about our Privacy Policy, please write to us at:

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited 

Privacy Compliance Officer 
15 Dai Kwai Street,
Tai Po Industrial Estate,
New Territories, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2500 0888
Fax: (852) 2576 4111
Email: privacy@asiasat.com

THIRD-PARTY LINKS 

Our Digital Services may contain links to other websites or include integrated content provided by third parties, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Youtube. The privacy policies of those service providers are not covered by this Privacy Policy and you are advised to check the privacy policies of those websites before using them.

UPDATES OR REVISIONS TO PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to revise or update this Privacy Policy at any time without notice, and encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy. 

LANGUAGES 

This Privacy Policy is made in English and translated into Chinese. The English version of this Privacy Policy shall prevail in all matters related to this Privacy Policy.

ePrivacy policy

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited ("AsiaSat", "we" or "us", and collectively with the Company’s affiliates including Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Limited, the "Group") uses cookies and common online tracking technologies on our website (www.asiasat.com) and mobile application (collectively known as "Digital Services"), including web browser cookies, IP address, device ID, Scripts, web beacons, Gifs, Pixels, Page Tags, Google Analytics and similar technologies ("Tracking Technologies") for the purposes set out below.

WHAT ARE COOKIE AND TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES? 

Cookies are data files stored on your browser that indicates the domain name of the user, user device ID, your internet service provider, your operating system, and the date and time of access. Web browser cookies may store information such as your IP address or other identifier, your browser type, and information about the content you view and interact with on the Digital Services. By storing such information, web browser cookies can remember your preferences and settings for online services and analyze how you use online services. 

When you use our Digital Services, we may record unique identifiers associated with your device (such as the device ID and IP address), your activity within the mobile application and your network location. Other Tracking Technologies may contain small transparent image files or lines of code to record how you interact with them. This information may be used to analyze and improve our Digital Services.

We use Google Analytics to collect statistical information about how our Digital Services are used. For relevant information, please refer to https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage#top_of_page.

WE USE TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES :

  • To recognize new or past users;
  • To store your choice of preference or password (if any); 
  • To better understand your interests and serve you with interest-based or targeted advertising (if any);  
  • To improve our Digital Services; 
  • To integrate with third party social media websites; and 
  • To observe your behaviours and browsing activities over time across multiple websites or other platforms.

MANAGING COOKIES AND "OPTING OUT" 

To find out more about the Google Analytics services used on our Digital Services and to opt-out please visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

You can choose how web browser cookies are handled by your device via your browser settings, including to refuse or delete all cookies. Some devices allow you to control this through via your device settings. If you choose not to receive cookies at any time, the website may not function properly and certain services will not be provided. Each browser and device is different, so check the settings menu of browser or device to learn how to change your settings/cookie preferences.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions or concerns about our use of Tracking Technologies, please send us an email via our Contact Us page in our Digital Services or contact our Privacy Compliance Officer by email at privacy@asiasat.com.

UPDATES OR REVISIONS TO E-PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to revise or update this ePrivacy Policy at any time without notice, and encourage you to periodically review this ePrivacy Policy. 

LANGUAGES 

This ePrivacy Policy is made in English and translated into Chinese. The English version of this ePrivacy Policy shall prevail in all matters related to this ePrivacy Policy.