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Taoyuan City Government Website Privacy Protection Policy

To let you use various services and data on this website without worry, “Taoyuan City Government Website” (hereinafter referred to as “the Website”) hereby describes the Website’s privacy protection policy to you to protect your rights and benefits, please carefully read the following content:

1. Scope of Application of Privacy Protection Policy

The content of Privacy Protection Policy Content stipulates how this website uses the cookies collected while you use the website services. Privacy Protection Policy does not apply to the linked sites other than the Website, nor does it apply to persons not commissioned by the Website or involved in the management of the Website.

2. Collection and Use Measures of Data

In order to provide you with best interactive service on the Website, you may be asked to provide individual data within the following scopes:

Online Activity and Questionnaire: You may be asked to provide personal data such as your name, ID number, telephone number, e-mail address and residential address when you participate in the online activities or online questionnaires of Taoyuan City Government Website. You should note that each activity or questionnaire is an independent case, the organizers may be different, but the Website will provide a separate notification and approval letter of use of personal data for each case. Only after you sign the notification and approval letter, the Website will continue the activity or questionnaire. If you want to exercise the rights of the parties, please also contact the authority according to the contact measures provided in the notification and approval letter of use of personal data. The data such as name and ID number collected by such activities are stored in the database of the Website solely for the reference of activities, and the data such as telephone number, e-mail and address are only used for the notification of result and analysis. Unless we get your consent according to laws, the Website will not use such data for other purposes. In addition, in order to provide accurate service, we will operate statistics and analysis of the collected questionnaire result and present the statistics or explanatory text of the analysis results. Except for internal research, we will publish statistics and explanatory text as necessary. You may also participate in sweepstakes, contests or marketing events sponsored by other websites or authorities as a result of the hyperlinks promoted by the Website's advertising. Each organization or website has its own privacy protection policy for the personal data you actively provide, and its data processing measures do not apply to the privacy policy of the Website.

Subscribe electronic newsletter: When you wish to obtain the data provided by the city government via e-mail, you must fill in the e-mail address correctly to ensure that you receive the data you require.

Due to the operational needs, we will keep the data you fill in, and provide the service for unsubscribing or changing.

General browsing: The server will automatically record relevant browsing steps, including the IP address of the connected device, the time of using it, the browser used, the records of browsing and clicking on data, etc., as references for our improvement of website services. These records are only for the use of internal purpose, and will never be announced to public.

Others: If you write to contact the government or through other channels to respond to our comments, we will also save the communication and processing of records.

3. Protection of Data

The hosts of the Website are equipped with firewalls, anti-virus systems and other related data security equipment and the necessary safety precautions to protect the Website and your relevant data by using strict protection measures. Only authorized personnel can reach out your relevant data, the relevant handling personnel have signed non-disclosure agreement, and any breach of non-disclosure obligations will be punished subject to relevant laws.

If it is necessary to entrust the relevant departments of the city government to provide services due to business needs, the Website will also strictly demand such departments to comply with the non-disclosure obligations and take the necessary inspection procedures to ensure that they will indeed comply.

4. Sharing and Announcing Measures of Data

The Website will not sell, exchange, or rent any of your personal data to other groups or individuals. This website will share your personal data with third parties only under the principle of this policy only if you have the following conditions.

In order to provide you with other services or offers: when you need to share your data with any third party who offers the service or offer, we provide full instructions at the event and notify you before the data is collected, and you are free to choose whether to accept this particular service or offer.

To conduct service quality’s value-addition, evaluation and research: In order to provide users with more precise and premium services, the Website has to compare the user data with other third party’s data by complying with the data’s non-disclosure agreement. In addition, to introduce our services and other legitimate purposes to prospective partners, advertising agencies and other third parties, the Website may expose the user's statistical data under anonymity.

Others: The Website is obliged to protect the privacy and personal data of its users, and will not modify, delete or provide any (or part of) personal data and files of users without user’s consent. Unless you have given prior consent or meet any of the following circumstances:

  • ROC’s judiciary agency’s inspection through legal procedures for access.
  • Has violated website’s regulations and caused coercion.
  • Based on the considerations of initiative to extend the governmental website’s service efficiency.
  • To protect the legitimate rights and interests of other users

5. External Links of the Website

The webpages of the Website provide links to other websites. You may also click on the links provided by this website to access other websites. However, such linked website does not apply to the privacy policy of the Website. You must refer to the privacy policy of such linked website.

6. Use of Cookies

In order to provide you with the best service, the Website will place and use our cookies in your computer. If you do not wish to accept the writing in of cookies, you can set the privacy level in your browser function as “high”, and then you can refuse the cookie to write in, but it may lead that some of functions of the Website does not work properly.

7. Amendment of Privacy Protection Policy

The privacy policy of the Website will be revised at any time if necessary. The amended terms will be posted on the website without any separate notice.

8. Inquiry for Privacy and Data Security Protection Policy

If you have any questions about our privacy policy or the collection, use or updating of personal data, please contact the website maintenance office (contact numbers of the departments of the city government) during business hours.