Privacy Policy

The terms and conditions herebelow constitutes the Privacy Policy of www.bixin.com (“Bixin”) which is operated by HK Bixin Network Technology Co., Limited. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and confirm your consent to it before you become a user of Bixin (“User”). Bixin takes great care of Users’ private information; nevertheless, as part of normal operations of Bixin’s service, Bixin may collect, utilize and (in certain circumstances) disclose your personal information to third parties. This Privacy Policy, as a part of the Terms of Use of Bixin, will take effect immediately after your registration as a User of Bixin and bind both you and Bixin.

A. Restrictions on User's identity

Any individual or entity (“Person”) with full capacity for civil conduct is qualified to register on Bixin and use the services provided by Bixin. Any User who is a person with limited capacity for civil conduct represents and warrants that his/her conduct of clicking the “agree to register” button and registration as User has obtained consent or confirmation from his/her agent ad litem. Any User who registers, logs in and uses Bixin on behalf of an entity represents and warrants that he/she is acting on behalf of such entity with full authorization.

B. Information

The main purpose of collecting your personal information by Bixin is to provide a smooth, effective and tailored service experience to User. Bixin only collects your information that it deems necessary for achieving foresaid purpose. You fully understand and agree that, Bixin shall be entitled to collect your personal information through the approaches including but not limited to: collecting additional information from public or private sources besides the information provided by you voluntarily, authenticating the information via telephone or video, so as to know you better, provide tailored service, solve disputes and ensure the safety of your operation on Bixin.

Bixin may collect your personal information including without limitation to:

  1. i.the personal information you provide in registration process, including without limitation to ID, photo, username, password, etc.;
  2. ii.personal information you provide or disclose to third party through Bixin;
  3. iii.the time, length, user records, system logs and behavior data of your login and utilization on Bixin; iv.brand, model, IP address and software versions of the computer and/or mobile devices you use to login and use Bixin;
  4. v.other personal information or privacy automatically collected through cookies or other methods by Bixin. You may change the browser settings to refuse cookies, which may cause incomplete experience of Bixin’s services;
  5. vi.when you login or use Bixin’s services through mobile devices with location function, Bixin may collect your geological location via GPS or WIFI. You can shut down this function in settings of mobile devices;
  6. vii.when you login Bixin through link on third party platform, Bixin may collect your personal information stored in such third party platform; and
  7. viii.other information provided or disclosed to Bixin out of utilizing the functions of Bixin by you. Bixin will track the above personal information automatically according to your behavior on Bixin.

Bixin will use the above information to process internal research on the Users’ demographic statistics, interests and behavior, to know you better and provide better services to you and other Users.

If you deliver personal communication information (such as text messages, emails or letters) to Bixin, or if other Users or third parties send to Bixin your communication information relating your activity or login on Bixin, Bixin shall be entitled to collect such data in your exclusive profile.

C. Utilization of Your Information

Bixin takes great care of Users’ private information. Bixin will adopt security technologies and programs to store and protect User’s private information, so as to prevent unauthorized visit, utilization, reproduction or disclosure. Bixin will not maliciously disclose your personal information for any profitable purpose. Nevertheless, you approve and authorize Bixin to use or disclose your personal information within the scope below:

  1. i.Bixin shall be entitled to use your personal information to settle or mediate disputes, so as to ensure the safety of your operation and implementation the Terms of Use of Bixin. Bixin may investigate several Users to identify the problems or settle disputes, especially, Bixin may investigate your information to identify a User using different user names or alias. To protect Bixin from fraudulent, illegal or other criminal activities, Bixin is entitled to evaluate your personal information through manual or automatic procedures.
  2. ii.Bixin shall be entitled to use your personal information to improve its marketing and promotion, analyze its usage, refine its contents and promotion forms, and improve its contents, designs and services to satisfy the Users better.
  3. iii.Bixin shall be entitled to use your information to contact with you and (in some cases) delivering information you may be interested in, such as targeted ads, administrative notices, products and newsletters of your usage of Bixin. Your acceptance of the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy shall be deemed as your express consent to receive such information.
  4. iv.Bixin shall be entitled to provide your personal information to a third-party platform or service provider to facilitate the service provision by such third-party when you click on a link of such third-party displayed on Bixin.
  5. v.You may authorize Bixin to assist you modifying the personal information you fill on Bixin. If you break the Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy, or any other rules of Bixin or applicable laws, Bixin is entitled to delete your personal information from Bixin’s database, close your user account or restrict your usage of Bixin after notice via email, telephone or text-message,.

D. Disclosure of Your Information

Bixin adopts standard industry practices to protect your personal information. Nonetheless, subject to technical restrictions and force majeure, Bixin may not be able to ensure your personal communication or other information not being disclosed through approaches not mentioned in this Privacy Policy. Bixin shall not be liable for such unexpected disclosure.

Bixin shall be entitled to provide your personal information to judicial authorities and other governmental departments, social organizations or groups, or other third-party service providers or partners as per the requirements of applicable laws and regulation, Bixin’s risk control policy, and relevant agreements,. If you fail to fulfill your obligations under the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, or other rules of Bixin, or the laws, Bixin shall be entitled to disclose your personal information and make judgments at its sole discretion.

E. Usage of the Other Users' Information

You shall not require Bixin to provide other user's personal information unless you have applied to the court or competent authority, and such court or competent authority requests Bixin to provide relevant judicial assistance.

F. E-mail

When you use Bixin’s service, Bixin may use your personal information to send e-mails, news or push notifications to your device. If you do not intend to receive such information, you can cancel subscription on the device according to Bixin’s instructions.

Bixin, if necessary (e.g. suspension of certain service out of system maintenance), may send announcements regarding the service.

You may be unable to cancel such announcements with a non-promotional nature regarding the service. You shall not use Bixin’s service of or other email forwarding service to send spam or other contents which may impact Bixin’s system operation or breach Bixin's Terms of Use or Privacy Policy.

G. Security of the Password

You shall take responsibility for all actions in relation to your use of user name and password. Thus, Bixin recommends that you shall not disclose your user name or password on Bixin to any third party.

H. Modification of Rules

Bixin may modify the Privacy Policy from time to time according to your suggestions and the needs of Bixin, to reflect Bixin's information collection and disclosure rules accurately. Any amendment to this Privacy Policy shall come into force automatically upon publication of the same or in the date specified in the amendment. Your continual usage of Bixin’s service shall be deemed as your express consent to the amended Privacy Policy.

I. Governing Law; Dispute Resolution

Interpretation of this Privacy Policy and any dispute arising out of this Privacy Policy in connection with Bixin shall be governed by the laws of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Any dispute, conflict or claim arising out of or in connection with this Privacy Policy shall be settled by arbitration to be administered by the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre(“HKIAC”)in accordance with the rules of the HKIAC in force then.