Privacy Policy (Mobile App)

Updated: 30 Apr 2020

We at MING WAH (Singapore)AGENCY PTE LTD (“MING WAH” “we,” “us,” “our”) know that our users and customers (“you,” “your”) care about how your personal information is collected, used and shared, and we take your privacy seriously. Please read this Security & Privacy Policy (“Policy”) to understand how Ming Wah may collect, use and disclose your personal data, whether through the MING WAH website or otherwise in the course of our normal business operations.

1. Consent

By accessing the Site and/or providing personal data to Ming Wah, you hereby acknowledge that you have read this Policy and that you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal data by Ming Wah in accordance with this Policy. If you do not consent to the terms of this Policy, please do not access the Site or provide your personal data to Ming Wah.

Ming Wah does not knowingly collect or solicit personal data from those below the age of 18, or knowingly allow such persons to register an account with Ming Wah (“Account”).

2. What is Personal Data?

“Personal data” means data about a person who can be identified (i) from that data, or (ii) from that data and other information to which Ming Wah has or is likely to have access.

3. What personal data does Ming Wah collect?

We gather various types of personal data of our users and customers, as explained more fully below.

Data that is voluntarily provided.  Ming Wah collects personal data that you voluntarily provide to us, whether through the Site or other platforms or channels (such as through email, telephone and other forms of communication). At various places on the Site or in the course of obtaining the services provided by Ming Wah, you may be required to provide certain personal data such as your full name, email address, address, country of residence, telephone number and other personal information, in order to access or use certain features or services of the Site or to otherwise obtain our services. For example, personal data may be collected when you register an Account, make a purchase, enter a contest, promotion or survey, fill up a form, provide comments, suggestions or feedback, or when you contact our customer service or helpdesk via email, phone or other channels. You can always choose not to provide your personal data, but you may not be able to access or use certain features or services of the Site or to obtain certain services from us.

Data that is sent automatically.  In addition, Ming Wah collects data that is sent automatically by your web browser, computer, mobile or tablet device. This may include your IP address, the address of the web page you were visiting when you accessed our Site, date and time of your visit, information about the device you are using and other information. Please check the settings of your browser and/or device if you want to know what data is automatically sent or if you wish to change your settings. Please also refer to the section on “Use of Cookies” below.

4. How do we use your data?

Generally, we collect personal data in order to provide our products and services to you, and to personalize and improve our services and your user and customer experience with Ming Wah. Personal data collected by Ming Wah may be used:

4.1 to process, record, monitor and fulfil your orders and deliveries;

4.2 to plan and schedule routes for deliveries;

4.3 to verify and process your personal particulars and payment;

4.4 to communicate with you, including to confirm and update you on the status of your orders and deliveries, and respond to your queries and requests;

4.5 to improve our products or services;

4.6 to inform you of promotions, offers, surveys, events, products and services, which may be of interest to you;

4.7 to conduct marketing research, user profile and statistical analysis;

4.8 to customise your online experience according to your chosen interests and preferences and enhance your current and future visits to the Site and customer experience with us;

4.9 to update and back-up our records;

4.10 to reduce credit risk, detect and protect us against error, fraud and other criminal activity;

4.11 to comply with law, the requests of law enforcement and regulatory officials, or orders of court;

4.12 to enforce our legal rights and remedies; or

4.13 for such other purposes notified to you on or before collection or use of the data.

5. Who do we disclose your data to?

We do not rent, trade or sell your personal data. Your personal data will not be disclosed by Ming Wah to any third party, except:

5.1 to:

5.1.1 any affiliate, subsidiary or partner of Ming Wah;

5.1.2 our technology, marketing and logistics service providers;

5.1.3 credit card and payment processing companies;

5.1.4 lawyers, auditors, professional advisors and investors of Ming Wah; or

5.1.5 any other agents, service providers or subcontractors acting for or on behalf of Ming Wah,

to the extent required to carry out the purposes set out in Section 4, or to do anything at your request; or

5.2 where you expressly consent to such disclosure; or

5.3 where such disclosure is required or permitted by applicable law, statute, stock exchange regulation or by-law, regulatory or governmental order or court order.

From time to time, we may collaborate with other third parties to organize joint marketing and promotional campaigns, offers or contests, and may require disclosure of your information to such third parties. For example, where a promotion or Voucher Code is specially offered to customers of our third-party partner, we may share your information with that partner to the extent relevant to such a promotional campaign. In some cases, you may not be able to enjoy the promotion, offer or participate in the contest, unless you consent to the disclosure to our partner of your information. “Voucher Code” refers to any credits, vouchers, coupons or codes offered by Ming Wah for use in the purchase of goods from Ming Wah.

6.How long do we retain your data?

Personal data provided by you will be retained as long as the purpose for which the data was collected continues. Thereafter, Ming Wah will destroy or delete the information, or remove the means by which the data can be associated with you, unless its retention is required to satisfy legal, regulatory, accounting or other business requirements or to protect Ming Wah’s interests.

7.Is your data secure?

7.1 As your Account is protected by a password for your privacy and security, we ask that you take steps to protect against unauthorized access or use of your Account. Please select and protect your password appropriately and limit access to your device and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your Account. You are responsible for any loss, theft, and compromise of your password and Account Information, and any activity on your Account that takes place through unauthorized password use.

7.2 Ming Wah understands the importance of keeping your personal data private and secure. We, therefore, put in place security arrangements to protect your privacy and personal data, in a manner that we believe is reasonably appropriate to prevent unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, disposal or similar risks. Please be informed that despite our best efforts, no security measures are impenetrable. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of your personal data. Ming Wah does not warrant or guarantee in any way that your personal information or private communications will always remain private and/or safe. Ming Wah hereby disclaims any responsibility or liability directly or indirectly arising out of or in connection with, any loss, theft, or unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, disposal or similar actions with regard to any personal data held or maintained by us, except to the extent caused by our fault or negligence.

8.Linked Sites

Ming Wah may provide links to other sites ("Linked Sites") that may be of relevance and interest to you. Ming Wah has no control over, and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Linked Sites, and you hereby waive any claim against us with respect to the Linked Sites.

9.Use of Cookies

9.1 In order to improve our products and services, we collect data by way of “cookies”. Cookies help us measure the number of visits, average time spent, page views, and other statistics relating to your access to the Site. This information allows us to better administer the Site and provide a more tailored and user-friendly service to our Site visitors. Cookies also enable you to use or access certain features or services of our Site including the shopping cart and check-out features. For example, cookies help us store preferences or retrieve products in your shopping cart between visits, from our servers. Cookies are small data files that are sent to your browser from our Site and are stored on your computer’s or device’s hard drive. Each time you visit our Site from the same computer or device, the cookie will be retrieved from your computer or device, enabling our Site to recognize your computer or device as having previously visited our Site and thereby increase the functionality of our Site on your computer or device. Our cookies cannot be used to get data from your hard drive, to get your email address or any other data that can be traced to you personally. Most web browsers and devices can be set to notify you when you receive a cookie or to prevent cookies from being sent; if you use these features, you may limit the functionality we can provide you when you visit our Site.

9.2 We use Google Analytics’ cookies and Google Analytics Advertising Features (Remarketing with Google Analytics, Google Display Network Impression Reporting & Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting) to collect traffic data as mentioned in 9.1.  If you wish to opt-out of Google Analytics’ tracking, you may refer to Google’s website: currently available opt-outs on the steps for withdrawal.

 9.3 We use Third-Party cookies to allow visitors to our website to share content onto social media platforms.  These cookies are set by AddThis to implement these “share” buttons and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites.  There are scripts from domains outside of our website.  Please be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing around the internet, including this website. 

9.4 We use GA in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimize this service and experience. GA is a service that helps us better understand our users' experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback. GA uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behavior and their devices (in particular device's IP address (captured and stored only in anonymized form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), preferred language used to display our website). GA stores this information in a pseudonymized user profile. Neither GA nor we will ever use this information to identify individual users or to match it with further data on an individual user. For further details, please see GA’s privacy policy by clicking on this link.

You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, GA’s storing of data about your usage of our site, and GA’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.

10.How to access and correct your data?

If you wish to access, correct or update your personal data, you may do so at any time by accessing your Account settings through the Site. Alternatively, you may reach us by filling the "Contact us" form.  You are responsible for providing us with correct and updated information.

11.What choices do you have?

11.1 Keep in mind that the information we gather is in an effort to offer you a superior online shopping experience that is customized. You may be able to access, correct or update certain information as explained in Section 10 above. When you update information, however, we may maintain a copy of the unrevised information in our records.

11.2 If you do not wish to receive email or other communications from us, you can unsubscribe from our mailing list by using the unsubscribe facility that may be provided with such email or communication or login to your Account to unsubscribe.  Alternatively, you may reach us by filling the "Contact US"  form.

12. Right to amend Policy

Ming Wah reserves the right to amend the prevailing Security & Privacy Policy at any time and will place any such amendments on this Site.

13. Governing Law

This Policy is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with Singapore law including without limitation the provisions of the Evidence Act (Chapter 97), Electronic Transactions Act (Cap. 88) and the PDPA, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Singapore courts.