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Privacy Policy

Effective Date: October 16, 2018

Prompting Clause

We understand very well that your personal information is important to you, and will observe the laws and regulations in a stringent manner, and make every effort to safeguard your information. To this end, we have developed the Privacy Policy (hereinafter referred to as "Privacy Policy" or "this Privacy Policy"), and would like to remind you that: this Privacy Policy applies to the entire process in which we provide Haidilao products or services to you.

We hope you will read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand our practices about how we collect your information. Once you start using products or services provided by Haidilao, you indicate that you agree to this Privacy Policy. In the case of any problems that arise, you can contact us at our Customer Service Hotline (4009107107).

This Privacy Policy may help you understand the following:

1. How we collect your information

2. How we use your personal information

3. How we use cookies and similar technologies

4. How we share or disclose your personal information

5. How we safeguard your personal information

6. Protection of minors

7. How this Privacy Policy is updated

I. How we collect your information

We only collect the essential information required to realize the functionality of our products or services:

1.1 The personal information you provide to us initially when you use our products or services (including but not limited to the Haidilao App, the Haidilao official website, the Haidilao customer service hotline, and third-party partner services with which Haidilao cooperates, such as the " Haidilao Hot Pot" Wechat Official Account).

1.2 The information that we can collect when you use our products or accept our services:

1.2.1 Location information: your location when you use the products or accept the services. For example, when you make a table reservation, in order to provide quick reservation services, we may need to access your location information.

1.2.2 Log information: When you use our products or accept our services, we may automatically collect information on the terminal, software, usage habits and other detailed information. Additional information can include  your device model, search or query content, IP address, browser type, telecommunication supplier, language used, access date and time as well as the pages you visit, etc.

1.2.3 Other information: When you contact us, we may store your communication/call records and content or the contact information you leave us and other information, so that we can contact you or help you solve any problems you may face, or record the processing schemes and results for relevant issues.

1.3 Information obtained from third-party partners

We may also receive relevant recorded, generated or shared information when you use products or services provided by third-party partners. For example, we create an operating account at a third-party partner, and you accept the products or services we provide when using such a third-party partner client, therefore we may receive relevant information. Because of this, we recommended that you fully understand the terms of service and privacy policies of third-party partners.

II. How we use your personal information

When you use relevant services, we may collect, process, use and/or store your personal information for the following purposes:

2.1 In order to provide you with services or fulfill service-related obligations, including management and maintenance.

2.2 Provide you with the information or services you have requested or agreed to accept, including provisions on discounts or promotional information on behalf of us or any third-party partners;

2.3 Handle your registration or other service requests, including verifying whether your account or other information has been activated or is valid, communicating, handling and/or responding to any inquiry you may have, and responding to requests or complaints;

2.4 Improvements to our service, or for the purpose of data analysis (including trend research or analysis). We may use the information we collect for data analysis. Such information will not contain any content regarding personal identity verification through data processing, and will be used to analyze or understand how the user interacts with our service, so as to further improve and innovate our service.

2.5 Contact you about your experience using our service and inform you of any changes we may make to our Privacy Policy;

2.6 Provide, transfer and/or store any data we collect to our parent company, subsidiaries, associated company or affiliates, or to any agent, contractor or third-party partner that provides management, data processing, computing or other services within or outside the People's Republic of China, so that we can accomplish the purposes specified by this privacy policy;

2.7 Legally disclose the information to any individual or institution involved in negotiation or assignment should we engage in any merger, acquisition, financing or sale of assets, or any other case in which we may transfer operating assets partly or totally;

2.8 Due to the rapid development of the internet and the social economy, we may not be able to complete the entire service process within our own capacity, so we may need to provide your personal information to any third-party partners, so as to complete our services, such as business relating to payments, settlement and gift delivery;

2.9 Any other purposes you agree to, such as the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy and other purposes permitted or required by any applicable laws.

III. How we use cookies and similar technologies

We or our third-party partners may collect your information through cookies and related technologies, with the purpose of providing you with a more convenient and better user experience. We will also demand that third-party partners strictly comply with the relevant provisions hereof.

If permitted by your browser or browser add-on service, you can manage cookies via browser settings. However, please note that if you disable cookies, your user experience and efficiency may be affected under certain circumstances.

IV. How we share or disclose your personal information

We will not share your personal information with any companies, organizations or individuals other than our parent company, subsidiaries, associated company or affiliates, except in the following circumstances:

4.1 Share and disclose based on your prior consent.

4.2 Only for the purpose of business processes, we may share or disclose your personal information with our parent company, subsidiaries, associated company or affiliates or necessary third-party partners, and will demand they deal with such information in accordance with our instructions, requirements and this Privacy Policy as well as any other necessary security protection measures, and use such information only for the following purposes:

4.2.1 To provide you with our products or services;

4.2.2 To manage, maintain and improve our services;

4.2.3 To exercise or fulfill the rights or obligations as specified in this Privacy Policy;

Further, when sharing the above-described information with our third-party partners, we will take appropriate technical measures (such as encryption) to protect your information.

4.3 Your prior consent is not required when sharing or disclosing your personal information under the following circumstances:

4.3.1 Issues relating to national security, public safety and material interests;

4.3.2 Complying with court decisions, judgments or other legal processes, or complying with the requirements of relevant government authorities or other officially authorized organizations;

4.3.3 For the reasonable and necessary purposes of maintaining the life, property or other legal rights of yourself, us or any other individual or institution;

4.3.4 Personal information collected from the legally and publicly disclosed information.

4.4 In addition, information that has been removed from personal identification data, having made sure that the data recipient cannot recover and re-identify personal identity, is not personal privacy information. The preservation and processing of such data will not require additional notice and consent.

V. How we safeguard your personal information

5.1 We take appropriate and practicable safety measures that comply with industrial standards to protect personal information, and prevent your personal information from unauthorized access, public disclosure, use, modification, damage or loss.

5.2 We will take appropriate and practicable measures to prevent the collection of irrelevant personal information.

5.3 The internet is not a completely secure environment, so please note that the information you share voluntarily and even publicly when you use our services may involve the personal information of yourself or others and even sensitive personal information, such as pictures containing personal information uploaded when submitting a review. Therefore, it is important to carefully consider the information you share including the information you share publicly when using our service.

VI. Protection of minors

Minors are not permitted to create their own user account without the consent of their parents or guardian. If you are a minor, it is recommended that you ask your parents or guardian to read this Privacy Policy carefully, and use our service or provide us with information expressing the consent of your parents or guardian.

VII. How to update this Privacy Policy

We may modify this Privacy Policy as appropriate based on changes to laws or business development. If such an amendment may lead to substantial impairment to your rights under this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by virtue of notification, announcement or any other appropriate and feasible means after revision. By choosing to continue using our service, you indicate that you agree to the amendment to this Privacy Policy, the contents of which are binding.