February 16, 2011
This statement discloses the privacy practices for the TongYiTangUSA web site. When you visit our web site, you can expect to be notified of the following disclose information:
Questions regarding this statement should be directed to info@TongYiTangUSA.com.
Privacy Mission Statement
TongYiTangUSA provides a variety of online information and services for men and women on a global basis. We value your privacy very highly. Any user information we collect is considered private and we do not use it or share it except as permitted herein, without the user's permission. We use this personal information at TongYiTangUSA to provide the best quality service possible. The following policy statement summarizes our protection and use of any personal information provided by visitors to the TongYiTangUSA site.
User information is collected on TongYiTangUSA web site from several areas of the online site including the 'New Member Registration' area; products; business services; the adding and editing of Professional Profiles; email forms; and any surveys or contests that Gbay USA may sponsor. TongYiTangUSA collects individual user search activity for statistical, archival, and business purposes. We collects financial information (such as billing address, credit card number, expiration date) for billing payment and credit card authorization purposes.
Use of Information Collected:
Collected information helps TongYiTangUSA better understand its users' needs in order to improve its product and service offerings. We do not share collected information with other third parties. Email addresses are used to communicate with members for site administration purposes. Users may be deleted from lists at their request. Personal information may be used to contact users for the purpose of research, product development, marketing, or customer service, if the user has opted to receive such TongYiTangUSA.com communication. User search activity is collected and analyzed and may be utilized by in the aggregate or in the abstract for a variety of business purposes. Financial information is used to bill users for products and services purchased. Within TongYiTangUSA, only accounting managers have access to the credit card account information. This information is not shared with anyone outside of TongYiTangUSA. IP address and cookie log data is analyzed to better understand traffic flows and user preferences.
Though TongYiTangUSA.com makes every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site.
TongYiTangUSA.com shares member information in the following areas on the site: Listing Service, Contents and Photos. When a member enters a listing in the Listing Service, listing contact information is also entered. During this process, the listing submitter is able to view other members' contact information when he adds another contact beside himself to the listing. In addition, members searching TongYiTangUSA.com can view contact information (name, contents and photos) when they view a member listing profile. TongYiTangUSA.com allows users to share contact information with one another via its listing service. This contact information is then shared with the users who have searched the criteria. Unless required by law as detailed in this section or a user specifically takes action as discussed in this paragraph, TongYiTangUSA does not share individual user search activity information and such activity information remains private to the individual user and to TongYiTangUSA. Professional Profile users agree to share their contact information and allow all TongYiTangUSA users to view their contact information via the TongYiTangUSA Professional Directory or via links made available to users on a listing or in an email. TongYiTangUSA users who do not opt out of the Professional Directory service during registration with TongYiTangUSA(or anytime thereafter) also agree to share their contact information via the TongYiTangUSA Professional Directory.
TongYiTangUSA shares information with its partners for the purpose of providing related services in which we deem our users have interest. The use that TongYiTangUSA's partners make of customer information will not exceed TongYiTangUSA's use of the data. Key billing information (such as credit card number, expiration date and dollar amount) gathered from users making online purchases of products or services is shared with VeriSign, our credit card processing partner, in order to authorize charges to the credit card.
TongYiTangUSA does not sell, rent or lease user information to any third party, except as disclosed here. From time to time, TongYiTangUSA may obtain information (such as electronic mail addresses) from third party providers. It is our goal to only contact individuals who we believe may have a legitimate business interest in TongYiTangUSA based on their membership or participation in other organizations or web sites, and who have indicated a willingness to be contacted for this purpose. While TongYiTangUSA endeavors to work with other sites and companies with a similar respect for user privacy, TongYiTangUSA cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of other sites.
Please be aware that in the event TongYiTangUSA merges with a third party, or in the event all or substantially all of TongYiTangUSA's assets are acquired by a third party, customer information, including personally identifiable information, will be shared and/or transferred to such third party. The information may only be used or shared by such third parties for the primary purpose for which the information was originally collected. If such third parties, or if TongYiTangUSA for its own business needs, desire to use the personally identifiable information for another purpose, you will be notified prior to the information being used for a new purpose, and you will have the opportunity to opt out of such new use of your personally identifiable information.
Security of personal information:
TongYiTangUSA's clients and their personal information are considered to be our greatest asset and thus their privacy is treated with the utmost regard and respect. TongYiTangUSA takes every reasonable precaution to secure personal information within both its computers and its physical premises.
Opting-out, editing, updating or deleting personal information:
TongYiTangUSA.com utilizes email as a vital and primary communication channel with registered users and customers. As a registered user/customer, you hereby acknowledge and grant TongYiTangUSA the permission to communicate with you via email (as well as other communication channel such as phone and fax) for any purposes TongYiTangUSA determines to be relevant including, but not limited to, system messages, product updates, service announcements and other marketing messages. TongYiTangUSA will use best efforts to honor customers request to opt out of marketing messages, but under no circumstances will TongYiTangUSA have any liability for sending any email to its registered users/customers.
Users who do not wish to receive marketing emails including Newsletter, Alert email, Promotional Emails, or Sponsor Emails are requested to contact TongYiTangUSA Client Services via email, or select the opt-out option by deselecting the email option from their member profile. We also send our users site and service announcement updates. Members are not able to un-subscribe from service announcements, which contain important information about service notices and responsibilities. TongYiTangUSA occasionally communicates with its users via email and phone to provide information about requested services and regarding issues related to their account. It is important to note that this communication is not used for marketing or promotional purposes. Requesting the deletion of certain types of user information may prevent users from accessing some web site features.
You may correct or update your personally identifiable information by making the change on your profile page. If you no longer desire our service, you may deactivate it by sending an email to info@TongYiTangUSA.com, or by contacting us by postal mail at GBay USA, P.O. BOX 360409, Milpitas, CA 95036-0409.
Changes to this Privacy Statement: