Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY  

Introduction  

Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited ("Shangri-La", "we", "us", "our") respects your privacy, and is committed to protecting the privacy, confidentiality and security of the personal data you provide to us to apply for employment via our websites www.shangri-la.com/corporate/careers/career-opportunitites andwww.areyoushangri-la.com(collectively "Site"). We are aware of our responsibilities to protect your personal data, to keep it secure and comply with applicable privacy and data protection laws.   

This Privacy Policy explains our personal data practices and the choices you can make about the way your personal data is used. This Privacy Policy gives effect to our commitment to protect your personal data and serves as the guidelines to be observed by all of the hotels, resorts and properties managed and/or operated by Shangri-La or its affiliates and subsidiaries.  

Where required under applicable law, you may be asked to consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy when completing an online employment application form or submitting your resume to us via the Site. 

Types of Personal Data We Collect  

Information You Provide To Us: we collect personal data (including where applicable sensitive personal data) you provide directly to us.  This includes:  

 

  •  your full name and contact information, passport or national identification number and visa information;   
  •  your ethnicity, nationality and country of residence;  
  •  current and expected compensation; and   
  •  any other personal data you choose to provide to us.     

 

Information We Collect Automatically When You Use the Site: when you access or use the Site, we automatically collect personal data about you, including:  

  •  Log Information:  we may collect system log information about your use of the Site, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page you visited before navigating to our Site.  
  •  Device Information:  we may collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access our Site, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers (such as, IP address, IMEI number, the address of the device's wireless network interface, or mobile phone number used by the device) and mobile network information.  
  •  Location Information:  we may collect information about the location of your device each time you access or use one of our mobile applications or otherwise consent to the collection of this information.  You can turn off location services for a device at any time, but this may turn off some useful features.  
  • Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies:  we and our service providers use various technologies to collect information, including cookies and web beacons.  Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us improve our Site and your experience, see which areas and features of our Site are popular and count visits.  Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our services or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits and understand usage and campaign effectiveness.  For more information about cookies, and how to disable them, please see our Cookies Policy below.     

Information We Collect From Other Sources: we may also obtain personal data from your employment referrals and public sources and combine that with information we collect through our Site where we believe that it is necessary to process your application.   

Where you provide personal data of third parties (for example, names and contact details of employee referrals), you confirm that you have their consent to provide their personal data to us. We recommend you show them this Privacy Policy.   

How We Collect, Use and Disclose Your Personal Data  

Subject to the requirements of applicable law, if you submit an application to us as a candidate for employment (including for freelance or casual labour employment), we may collect, use and disclose your personal data for the purposes set out below.  

For our legitimate commercial interests, in order to:  

 

  •  assess your suitability for the position applied for;   
  •  process your employment application (including but not limited to pre-recruitment checks involving your qualifications and facilitating interviews);  
  •  contact you about the position applied for and/or other vacancies;  
  •  conduct interviews;  
  •  obtain employee references and for background screening; and  
  •  any other purposes relating to any of the above.   

 

To comply with legal obligations to which we are subject:  

 

  •  meeting legal and regulatory requirements and administering general record keeping; and  
  •  conducting investigations (if necessary).     

 

Use of information based on your consent: 

 

  •  we may use special categories of data (e.g. health data), but we will only do so if we have received your consent thereto; and  
  •  for any other purposes for which we have obtained your consent, in accordance with the requirements of applicable law.     

 

Disclosures of Your Personal Data  

Subject to the provisions of any applicable law, we may share your personal data to the following entities and parties, for the purposes listed above (where applicable):   

 

  •  between and among Shangri-La and a limited number of our affiliates (including regional human resources hubs) as are relevant for the above purposes, but we shall only do so on a need to know basis;   
  •  with IT service providers and other consultants, vendors and service providers who need access to such information to carry out work or provide services on our behalf or who help us to provide the Site to you;   
  •  with any law enforcement, courts, Government or regulatory bodies (in whatever jurisdiction), or otherwise in response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law, regulation, court order or legal process;  
  •  with our advisors, which includes our accountants, auditors, lawyers, other professional advisors and business contacts for the purpose of assisting us to better manage, support or develop our business and comply with our legal and regulatory obligations;  
  •  with any other party at your consent or at your direction or whom you authorise us to disclose yourpersonal data to; and  
  •  otherwise as permitted or required by applicable laws and regulations.     

 

Overseas Transfers of Your Personal Data  

Your personal data will be transferred to, and stored at, locations in the USA and in the location of the hotel or resort in which you have applied for employment. It will also be accessed and processed by our personnel and the personnel of our partners, affiliates and third party service providers, who operate outside of the USA and the hotel or resort you have applied for employment. Your personal data will only be transferred to locations outside of the USA and the hotel or resort you have applied for employment where we are satisfied that adequate or comparable levels of protection are in place to protect personal data held in that jurisdiction, and (where we are required to do so) with your consent. 

When personal data is transferred from the EU to outside the EU, we use Model Clauses, so ensuring that such data transfers are compliant with applicable privacy legislation.  

Retention of Personal Data  

To the extent required by law, we take reasonable steps to destroy, or de-identify or redact, personal data in a secure manner when we no longer need it for the purposes for which it was collected (as set out in this Privacy Policy) and retention is no longer necessary for legal or business purposes. In any event, we do not retain your personal data for longer than two (2) years unless you become our employee, subject to local laws and regulations.  

Our Commitment to Data Security  

We have in place reasonable technical and organisational measures to prevent unauthorised or accidental access, processing, erasure, loss or use of your personal data and to keep your personal data confidential.  These measures are subject to ongoing review and monitoring.  To protect your personal data, we also require our third party service providers to take reasonable precautions to keep your personal data confidential and to prevent unauthorised or accidental access, processing, erasure, loss or use of personal data, and to act at all times in compliance with applicable data protection laws.  

We cannot guarantee that our Site will function faultless and without any interruptions. We shall not be liable for damages that may result from the use of electronic means of communication, including, but not limited to, damages resulting from the failure or delay in delivery of electronic communications, interception or manipulation of electronic communications by third parties or by computer programs used for electronic communications and transmission of viruses.  

We recommend that where applicable, you change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers, and ensure that you use a secure browser. If applicable, you undertake to keep your username and password secure and confidential and shall not disclose or permit it to be disclosed to any unauthorised person, and to inform us as soon as reasonably practicable if you know or suspect that someone else knows your username and password or believe the confidentiality of your username and password has been lost, stolen or compromised in any way or that actual or possible unauthorised transactions have taken place. We are not liable for any damages resulting from any security breaches, on unauthorised and/or fraudulent use of your username and password.  

Third Party Sites  

The Site may contain links to other websites, apps, content, services or resources on the internet which are operated by third parties. If you access other websites, apps, content, services or resources using the links provided, please be aware they may have their own privacy policy, and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or for any personal data which may be collected through these sites. Please check these policies before you submit any personal information to these sites.  

Your Rights and Contact Us   

You are entitled to the following rights: right of access to the personal data we hold about you, right of rectification, right to erasure, right to restrict data processing, right to object against profiling and your personal right to data portability. Whenever reasonably possible and required, we will strive to grant these rights within one (1) month. You may also withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal data, at any time, and you may in certain circumstances ask us to delete your personal data. However, we may not be able to continue processing your application if you entirely withdraw your consent or ask us to delete your personal data entirely. 

If you would like us to update or delete the data we maintain about you, please contact us by email at recruitment@shangri-la.com. 

For any other requests, or if you have any questions or complaints about how we handle your personal data, please contact our data protection officer by email at dataprotectionofficer@shangri-la.com or by post at 28/F Kerry Centre, 683 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong. 

Changes to the Privacy Policy  

We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted to the Site so that you are always informed of the way we collect and use your personal data, and we encourage you to review this Privacy Policy whenever you access the Site or otherwise interact with us to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy. Updated versions of this Privacy Policy will include the date of the revision at the end of this Privacy Policy so that you are able to check when the Privacy Policy was last amended. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective upon posting of the revised Privacy Policy on the Site. Use of the Site following such changes constitutes your acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy then in effect but, to the extent such changes have a material effect on your rights or obligations as regards our handling of your personal data, such changes will only apply to personal data after the changes are applied.   

Miscellaneous  

This Privacy Policy is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.  

This Privacy Policy is written in the English language and may be translated into other languages. In the event of any inconsistency between the English version and the translated version of this Privacy Policy, the English version shall prevail. 

Last Updated: 13 July 2018  

  

COOKIES POLICY  

This policy ("Cookies Policy") is issued by Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited (referred to as "we", "us", "our"). This Cookies Policy applies to our use of cookies in connection with our websites www.shangri-la.com/corporate/careers/career-opportunitites and www.areyoushangri-la.com (collectively "Site").  

By continuing to use our Site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies in the manner set out in this Cookies Policy.   

If you not wish to accept cookies in respect of your use of this Site, you should stop using the Site, or turn off your cookies (see paragraph 4), but this may affect the functionality of the Site. 

1. WHAT THIS COOKIES POLICY COVERS  

This Cookies Policy sets out: 

 

  •  what a cookie is (paragraph 2);  
  •  an overview of the cookies we use (paragraph 3);  
  •  what you can do if you do not agree to the use of the cookies (paragraph 4); and  
  •  further information about cookies in general (paragraph 5).   

 

2. WHAT IS A COOKIE?   

After you enter the Site, the Site will make use of "cookies". Cookies are small text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded and may be stored on any of your internet enabled devices e.g. your computer, smartphone or tablet - like a memory for a web page. This Cookies Policy provides you with information about the cookies we use and why. Our Privacy Policy sets out full details of the other information we may collect and how we may use your personal data. If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of this Site, you should stop using it or turn off your cookies (see paragraph 4 below for how to do this) but this may affect the functionality of the Site.  

3. COOKIES USED ON THE SITE  

We use performance cookies to monitor usage of the Site, which help us understand the behaviour of our visitors and the usage of the Site. This allows us to continuously improve the Site to provide you the best user experience. Some of these cookies are managed by third parties, and you may refer to the third parties' own website privacy notifications for further information.  

By way of example, we use Google Analytics cookies to obtain an overall view of visitor habits and visitor volumes, and to help improve the overall experience on our Site. Google Analytics is a third-party web analysis service provided by Google Inc, which uses "performance cookies" and "targeting cookies" to analyse how you use the Site. When you visit our Site, your web browser automatically sends certain information to Google about your use of the Site (including your IP address), and this information will be stored by Google on servers in the United States for 1 day up to 2 years depending on the cookies. This Site uses Google Analytics with the expansion '_anonymizeIp()' which means that Google will truncate/anonymise the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union. For further information on how Google uses your data, please refer to https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/partners/.  

On behalf of us, Google will use the information collected for the purpose of evaluating your use of our Site, compiling reports on Site activity and providing other services relating to Site activity and internet usage to us. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser as described below. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB#. You may disable the use of Google Analytics by using the link disable Google Analytics. This link creates an opt-out cookie which prevents the further processing of your data. For more information about Google Analytics cookies, please see Google's help pages and privacy policy.  

We also use Adobe Experience Cloud cookies, namely Adobe Analytics and Adobe Audience Manager, to analyze visitors’ activities on our Site. Adobe Analytics is used to analyse clickstream data and track historical activities. Information collected by Adobe Analytics cookies is stored by Adobe for zero (session cookie) to 2 years, depending on the cookies. For further information on how Adobe Analytics cookies work, please see https://marketing.adobe.com/resources/help/en_US/whitepapers/cookies/cookies_analytics.htmlAdobe Audience Manager is used to identify visitors, record data calls, synchronize data, track errors and test. Information collected by Adobe Audience Manager is stored by Adobe for 6 months to 2 years, depending on the cookies. For further information on how Adobe Audience Manager cookies work, please see https://marketing.adobe.com/resources/help/en_US/whitepapers/cookies/cookies_am.html. You may disable the use of Adobe Experience Cloud cookies to stop further processing your data by following the instructions set out in this link: https://www.adobe.com/hk_en/privacy/opt-out.html. For more information about Adobe Experience Cloud cookies, please see the Adobe privacy policy. 

If you do not accept the use of these cookies, we cannot guarantee how our Site will perform for you. 

4. CONTROL YOUR COOKIE SETTINGS  

We shall store a cookie on your computer or device to remember this for next time. You can change your browser settings so that you receive a warning before certain cookies are stored. You can also adjust your settings so that your browser refuses most of our cookies or only certain cookies from third parties. If you wish to withdraw your agreement at any time, you will need to delete our cookies using your internet browser settings. You should do this through the browser settings for each browser you use. Please be aware that some of our services will not function if your browser does not accept cookies. However, you can allow cookies from specific websites by making them “trusted websites” in your internet browser. The following links may assist you in managing your cookies settings, or you can use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details. 

 

 

To block Google Analytics cookies specifically, you can install the “Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on” provided by Google. If you share the use of a computer, accepting or rejecting the use of cookies may affect all users of that computer.  

The above instructions on browser settings are relevant when you use or access our websites www.shangri-la.com/corporate/careers/career-opportunitites and www.areyoushangri-la.com.   

5. OTHER INFORMATION  

The following link contains further information about cookies: 

 

 

In addition, a guide to online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at: 

 

 

We may change this Cookies Policy from time to time by posting the updated version of the policy on our Site. Please check this Site periodically to be informed of any changes.   

6. CONTACT US   

If you have any questions about the cookies used on our website, please contact us at dataprotectionofficer@shangri-la.com. 

   

Last Updated: 13 July 2018