In the section Terms and Conditions you can learn about the Terms governing the Services available on the Website and on websites, which are linked on the Website, the rules for the access to the Website and provision of the Services by SquareArk.
About Ark Partners Limited
The SquareArk website is operated by Ark Partners Limited operating at the following address:
Ark Partners Limited
Unit 810A 8/F, Tower 2,
Cheung Sha Wan Plaza,
833 Cheung Sha Wan Road,
Kowloon, Hong Kong
hereinafter referred to as “SquareArk”, “Ark Partners Limited” or “we/us/our”.
SquareArk is the owner of the Website
SquareArk means a Platform created by Ark Partners Limited
Services mean electronic services provided by SquareArk available on the Website and on websites, which are linked on the Website
Terms mean these Terms of Service governing access of Users to the Website and use of the Website
User or Users means/mean Users visiting and using the Website
Website means website which is available at https://www.squareark.com/
– Who is the data controller?
The data controller responsible for processing of your personal data is SquareArk. You can contact us via the email address: [email protected] or on the postal address indicated above.
– What type of personal data and other information we collect and process?
While using the Website we do not process User’s personal data, unless Users voluntarily submit such data to us (e.g. by using the contact form, contacting us via social media, signing up to get updates from SquareArk). In case of submitting information by the User we may process personal data such as first name, name, e-mail, company’s name, social media profile, IP address, etc.
We collect and process solely data regarding the User’s visit on the Website, including data stored in the cookies, such as length of the stay on the Website, User’s behavior on the Website etc.
Data collected and processed within SquareArk are data relating to the User’s (Client’s) customers and online shopping services. This data are not stored by us and usually we do not have access to data collected via SquareArk, unless the User (Client) grants consent to use such data by us for statistical and/or analytical purposes. We may also process data collected via SquareArk under a separate agreement entered into with the User (Client) by providing additional services like customizing or implementation.
– Purposes and the legal basis for the processing of personal data
Depending on the content of the personal data submitted by the User such data are processed by us for the performance of a contract or in order to take steps prior to entering into a contract (legal basis: Article 6(1)(b) of the GDPR) or for maintaining contact and relationships with clients or potential clients based on our legitimate interests as data controller (legal basis: Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR).
If the User submits his/her e-mail address to sign up to get updates from SquareArk, this affirmative action signifies agreement to sending of the above-mentioned information, which may include commercial information, and we process personal data to send newsletters with latest news concerning SquareArk (legal basis: Article 10 of the Act of 18 July 2002 on provision of services by electronic means in connection with Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR).
We process data regarding the User’s visit on the Website for marketing and analytical purposes based on our legitimate interests as data controller (legal basis: Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR). If the User is contacting us via our social media, we also may process his/her data to answer or respond to this activity and maintain relationships with Users interacting with us (legal basis: Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR).
Additionally we may process User’s data for the purposes of exercising or defensing of legal claims (legal basis: Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR).
Data stored in the cookies are processed on the basis of consent. More information about cookies, including use of third-party cookies, can be found in the section Cookies.
Data relating to the User’s (Client’s) customers and online shopping services may be processed by us under a separate agreement entered into with the User (Client).
- Categories of recipients of personal data
- Your data may be transmitted to the entities cooperating with us, especially to companies providing IT-services (e.g. providers of hosting services), providers of email marketing services (e.g. Mailchimp, Hubspot) and logistics providers (e.g. Pickupp, SF Express, Kerry Express)
Transfer of personal data to a third country
- Due to the fact that we use services of other providers, e.g. the ICT services or email marketing services. User’s data may be transferred outside the Asia-Pacific Area. In this case, it will always be done in a way to ensure the adequate level of data protection
You can contact us via our social media: Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, WeChat and XiaoHongShu.
If the User is using our social media, his/her data might be transferred to the provider of the social media sites and processed as a separate data controller for the purposes related to the activities of the social networking platform. In this case the User’s data might be processed outside the Asia Pacific region, e.g. in the USA, where other data protection legislation applies and therefore, an adequate level of data protection may not be ensured.
For further information, how personal data are processed by the provider of the social media platforms, please visit:
– Facebook: Data Policy
User’s data will be processed for a period not longer than the time necessary for the purposes of processing. Data stored in the cookies are stored no longer than . User’s data processed for the purpose of exercising or defending legal claims may be stored until the end of a limitation period.
GDPR guarantees you a number of rights and to the extent provided by the law you have:
the right to know what data concerning you is held by any particular company and how it is processed;
the right to rectify any inaccurate personal data;
the right to be forgotten;
the right to restriction of processing;
the right to object to processing;
the right to data portability.
Where the processing is based on Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR or a consent granted on another legal basis you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
You have also the right to lodge a complaint with a competent supervisory authority.
We ask that you direct all questions and requests related to your personal data to [email protected] or that you send them to the postal address of the company listed above.
We collect information contained in cookies and other technologies such as pixels.
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit our Website. Cookies help us to make our offers and our Website as comfortable and efficient as possible for the User. We use:
session cookies – these are cached exclusively for the duration of your use of our Website;
permanent cookies – these are stored in your terminal device for the time specified in the cookie files parameters or until you delete them.
The Website uses the following types of cookies:
“necessary” cookies which allow using services available on the Website, e.g. authentication cookies used for signing in;
“security” cookies used to ensure security, e.g. to detect fraud in the field of authentication within the Website;
“performance” cookies, enabling the collection of information on the use of the Website and the preparation of statistical information concerning use of the Website;
“functionality” or “preferences” cookies which allow remembering the settings selected by the User and personalize the User’s interface, e.g. in the scope of the selected language or region of the User, font size, Website appearance, etc.;
“analytics” cookies which allow to understand and improve our services available on the Website;
“advertising” cookies used to deliver advertisements and to track the efficiency of our advertising actions relating to the Website or other websites.
The information about visiting and interacting with our social media profiles or other websites by the Users is also collected in so-called third-parties cookies. These cookies belong to other websites than the User is currently on, e.g. cookies which belong to providers of social media platforms and/or analytics tools.
Users can change the cookies settings at any time, in particular by blocking the automatic handling of cookie in the web browser settings or in such a way that the Users are each time informed about placing the cookies on the User’s device. Detailed information about the possibilities and ways of handling cookies are available in the web browser settings, e.g.:
for Chrome: Turn cookies on or off
for Mozilla: Enhanced Tracking Protection in Firefox
for Internet Explorer: How to enable cookies
Changes of the cookies settings may affect some of the functionalities available on the Website.
We use the following analytics or advertising tools:
This Website includes Google Analytics software that collects anonymized information about visitors, in particular information from cookies, to help us provide better services.
Google Tag Manager
We use Google Tag Manager to manage tags on the Website, including measurement and marketing optimization tags.
Google Optimize Google Optimize enables to run tests on the content of the Website to learn what works best for the Users and to customize the Website experience. Google Optimize uses additional cookies to e.g. determine a User’s inclusion in a test.
See how Google uses your data and how to disable cookies. You can also block Google Analytics.
Facebook Pixel and Facebook Ads
Facebook Pixel collects data that helps track conversions from Facebook Ads, optimize ads, build targeted audiences for future ads, and remarket to Users who have already taken some kind of action on the Website.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The Terms govern the Services available on the Website and on websites, on websites, which are linked on the Website, the rules for the access to the Website and provision of the Services by SquareArk.
By using the Website, the User declares that he/she have agreed to and accepts the Terms. By using the Services SquareArk and the User enter into an agreement on provision of electronic services, conditions of which have been set out in the Terms.
The Terms are available for the User on the Website for free at any time, in particular before entering into an agreement on provision of electronic services in accordance with the Terms (before using the Services). The User is also entitled to request making him/her the Terms available in such a manner that the terms may be obtained, displayed and recorded by the User.
– Scope of Services
On the Website and on the websites, which are linked on the Website, SquareArk offers the following Services:
– downloading of SquareArk and its relevant services
– contact form
– signing in to the account on the Website
– signing up to get updates from SquareArk
– Technical requirements for the Services and Website
– Downloading SquareArk and its relevant services
Within this Service the User may download SquareArk and its relevant services. Providing Services by SquareArk starts with downloading SquareArk in whole, particular files of SquareArk and ends after the downloading is completed.
In order to download SquareArk or its relevant services, registration or provision of any User’s data is not required. In order to use SquareArk, the User must be at least 18 years old. Minors may only use SquareArk under the supervision of an adult. The User shall be aware that SquareArk is constantly updated and shall give attention, which release of SquareArk he or she is working with.
– Contact form
Within this Service the User may contact us, in particular for estimating a project or get the SquareArk. Providing Services by SquareArk starts with providing data via contact form and ends with sending of submitted information to SquareArk.
For using the contact form no additional technical requirements have to be fulfilled, but the User has to submit information about his or her contact data.
– Signing in to the account on the Website
Within this Service the Users, who are customers of the SquareArk, get access to SquareArk account. This version of SquareArk is a paid service. More information about payment for SquareArk can be obtained by contacting SquareArk.
Providing Services by SquareArk starts with signing into SquareArk account by entering e-mail and password. Performance of Services on the Website ends with logging out of the account.
Signing up to get updates from SquareArk
Within this free Service the User may sign up to get newsletters about updates from SquareArk. Providing Services by SquareArk starts with entering e-mail on the Website and ends with clicking the button “SIGN UP” and sending of information to SquareArk. As a result the User shall receive e-mails about updates of SquareArk.
To use this Service the User has to have a valid e-mail account, facebook account or WeChat account but no additional technical requirements have to be fulfilled.
Any complaint regarding providing Services shall be made at [email protected]
In the e-mail concerning a complaint the User shall give as much information as possible about the case, especially describe the malfunction (e.g. date, type and form of malfunction, details of such malfunction), its impacts on the Services and contact details.
We will try to handle any complaint as soon as possible, at least within 14 days from its receipt and contact the User using the previously provided contact data.
– Providing content within SquareArk’s community
Via the Website the User may obtain information about the SquareArk’s community. By participating in the SquareArk’s community and using the solutions made available for the SquareArk’s community, the User will be redirected to other websites. SquareArk is not responsible for those websites and their availability. Before using the SquareArk’s community the User shall get know the terms and conditions applying for those websites and follow them.
– Using the Website
The Website is for information purposes only. By using the Website, the User may obtain information about SquareArk, including information how to download SquareArk, releases of SquareArk, its features, advantages and options for customizing or implementation of SquareArk. Each User is entitled to use the Website for free.
To use the Website, it is not required to register or fill in a form. However, some additional services with regard to SquareArk (e.g. downloading, filing in a contact form, registration, posting) may be offered on other websites, which are linked on the Website. By using these websites, the User may expect that some extra data have to be provided or some special requirements may be imposed. Notwithstanding the provisions of the Terms, to find more information about our services on the linked websites, the User shall visit these websites, read and follow the terms of services available on these websites.
The User is obliged to use the Website in accordance with the Terms, applicable law, principles of community life, good practices, especially rules followed by the Internet users (netiquette). In particular, the User is not entitled to:
- provide unlawful content,
- any actions that could impede or disrupt the operation of the Website,
- any unlawful actions regarding the use of the Website,
- any actions that could infringe privacy of other Users
- use SquareArk for sending unsolicited information (whether commercial or otherwise),
- any activities that violate or may violate the good reputation of SquareArk,
- any actions that might be considered as conflicting with the Terms or the purpose of the Services.
If the User violates the Terms set out above, we have the right to take any legal action resulting in claiming compensation.
– Website’s content
We seek to ensure the quality of the Services on the Website, but we cannot guarantee that the Website and the content on the Website will be available uninterrupted and with no breakdowns. If the User will detect an error or a bug on the Website, an appropriate information may be submitted at: [email protected]
Responsibility for links
Our Website includes links to other websites, which (in case of some of them) are not governed by us. We do not take responsibility for availability of these websites. To the services available on these websites separate terms of services shall apply and we encourage the Users to get to know them before using these websites.
Costs of the Services
Using of the Website is free.
Only if the User decides to use some other services related to SquareArk (e.g. customizing, extra code), some additional costs may occur.
Copyrights, intellectual property rights, know-how
All content, graphics, logos, interface, pictures and other materials available on the Website are protected by copyrights or intellectual property rights.
The User is entitled to use the content of the Website for private use and inform other persons about our Website provided that the source of the information (Website address) shall be identified. Any commercial use of the materials on the Website requires prior consent of SquareArk or obtaining a license form SquareArk.
It is forbidden to duplicate, reproduce or modify materials available on the Website, irrespective of the form of these materials (e.g. in paper or digital form).
On the Website we may show examples of SquareArk’s implementation, but we always take care to get an appropriate consent from our Clients to use those photos. Therefore, the above mentioned restrictions concerning use of the materials on the Website shall also apply to those photos.
These Terms shall be governed in accordance with the laws of the Hong Kong SAR. These Terms will not limit any consumer protection rights arising from the applicable mandatory law.
We may at any time change the Terms by publishing the amended Terms on the Website or by otherwise notifying the Users of the amended Terms. The User is obliged to monitor the Website to ensure he or she is aware of any changes in the Terms.
In case of any questions or comments concerning the Website or SquareArk, please contact us at [email protected] for more information.
When contacting for technical support, other questions or complaints, the User indicates their details, such as e-mail address, in order to be able to obtain answers to their questions or complaints. This data is processed for the purpose of providing information regarding questions and complaints.
Last updated: 22nd December 2020