Customer Privacy Policy

U-FLY Package Holidays¹ ("U-FLY" or “we”) respects customers’ privacy and will endeavor to ensure that proper protection is given to such information.

U-FLY pledges to meet, and where possible exceed, internationally recognized standards of data privacy protection, in complying with the law of confidence and/or the requirements of the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, whichever is applicable. In doing so, U-FLY will ensure compliance by our staff with the strictest standards of security and confidentiality. This Customer Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) sets out what information we collect, and how we use it.

  • The Personal Data We Collect:

    When you use U-FLY’s services, U-FLY may ask you to provide us with your personal data (“Personal Data”) from time to time, including but not limited to:

    • Your personal information such as your name, gender, date of birth, passport or other personally identifiable number and information about your registered status with any of our subsidiaries, associated companies and/or business associates;

    • Your contact information such as your telephone numbers, mailing addresses, email addresses, and fax numbers;

    • Your credit or debit card information and billing information, including name of cardholder, card number, billing address and expiry date;

    • Your business information such as company name, business title and associated contact information;

    • Your travel details such as flight information, travel companions’ personal information, destination contact information, seat and meal preferences, flight and hotel preferences, and information related to traveler special needs;

    • Your responses to market surveys and contests conducted by us or on our behalf.

  • Methods in Collecting Personal Data:

    When you fly with Hong Kong Express Airways Limited (“Hong Kong Express”), book a hotel, car, activities, join a mailing list or participate in a program with us, you will be asked for Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy and as stated to you at the time of collection. Personal Data may be collected by us through our call center, by our website or by interaction with us, or from you in person, or from a travel agent or other party obtaining travel services for you on your behalf, or by any other means as reasonably accessible to U-FLY from time to time.

    It is our policy to collect Personal Data about you directly where possible or reasonable to do so. However, there are circumstances where Personal Data about you will be collected from a third party obtaining travel services for you on your behalf with your consent.

  • Purposes for Collection and Use of Personal Data:

    For flight bookings

    When you book a flight with us, or when someone books a flight with us on your behalf, we will ask for your Personal Data for the purpose of processing your travel requests or to process refunds, as well as to contact you about your flight, flight booking or anything that affects or may affect your flight booking or your flight.

    We may also use your Personal Data to contact you about travel services, your travel patterns and your experiences when flying with Hong Kong Express.

    Upon arrival at the airport, your personal identification documents, including photographic likenesses, will be required for you to board an aircraft. This information is collected for security, legal and identification purposes and is generally returned to you immediately and not retained.

    For hotel bookings or other activities

    When you book a hotel room and/or other activities with us, you will be asked to provide your Personal Data for the purpose of processing payment as well as confirming that you booked the said hotel room/activities. Your personal identification documents, including photographic likenesses, as well as credit card may be required. This information is collected for security, legal and identification purposes and is generally returned to you immediately and not retained.

    Other purposes

    • To compile statistics regarding use of our website, for instance, number of browsers, time of visits, occupation and gender distribution of visitors and members.

    • To introduce or supply suitable products and services in accordance with your interests and habits.

    • To deliver product and service information requested by you.

    • For the purpose of identity verification.

    • To enable U-FLY to verify and follow up any matters and questions (including but not limited to overdue payments) in respect of any account maintained by yourself with U-FLY (and/or with any of U-FLY's holding companies, subsidiaries and associates). For this purpose, you hereby authorize U-FLY to furnish, transfer and disclose all or any of your Personal Data to any party(ies) to follow up and settle the said matters and questions.

    • To facilitate the implementation of any activities or services to be co-organized by U-FLY and our business partners.

    • To enable U-FLY to design and provide you with better and more tailored-made services and to facilitate U-FLY to develop and promote the business of U-FLY.

  • Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties:

    U-FLY may provide you with the opportunity to access products and services from third parties (including hotel operators, car rental companies, activities operators). These third parties may collect personal information from you or about you, and use and disclose this information in order to provide their products or services to you. The collection, use and disclosure of personal information by these third parties will be governed by their privacy policies and any consent you provide and, unless we advise you otherwise, U-FLY has no access to or control over your personal information collected from you by these third parties.

    The Personal Data collected by U-FLY, U-FLY's holding company, subsidiaries and associates would be exchanged when required to perform any of the aforesaid purposes and other matters and arrangements which can facilitate the said performance.

    Clients' identifiable information will not be disclosed to our advertisers. But, U-FLY will deliver notice and email to targeted advertising audience.

    To facilitate activities or services co-organized by U-FLY and our business partners, shared information will include the Personal Data which are necessary for the implementation of such activities and services.

    To perform any of the aforesaid purposes for collection of Personal Data and other matters and arrangements which can facilitate the said performance and/or to facilitate any due diligence exercise in respect of any potential acquisition/merger transaction(s) involving U-FLY, U-FLY is entitled to furnish, transfer and disclose any of your Personal Data obtained as aforesaid to any person, including but not limited to:

    • our group of companies;

    • any agent, contractor or third party service provider who provides administrative, marketing and research, distribution, data processing, telemarketing, telecommunications, computer, payment or other services to us in connection with the operation of its business;

    • other business associates such as air carriers, land or sea transport operators, loyalty program operators and other companies involved in providing customer service or fulfilling customer requests;

    • credit reference agencies;

    • credit, debit and /or charge card companies and/or banks;

    • government or non-government authorities, agencies and/or regulators;

    • medical professionals, insurers and clinics/hospitals.

    We will use our best endeavors to keep the collected corporate/personal data confidential.

  • Other Information Collectors:

    Except as otherwise stated, this Privacy Policy governs and addresses only the use and disclosure of the Personal Data we collect from you. As far as the information that you disclose to other parties, including but not limited to the advertisers, business partners and our strategic alliances parties on our system or other sites throughout the Internet, is concerned, different rules and policies shall apply to their respective use or disclosure of your information. To the extent that we use third party advertisers and vendors, they have their own privacy policies and practices. Since U-FLY and/or its other related companies do not have control of the privacy policies of these third parties, your information disclosed to them is subject to their privacy policies and practices. It is thus advisable for you to ensure that you understand the effect of the privacy policies and practices of other third parties before you disclose your Personal Data to them.

    While we strive to protect your Personal Data, U-FLY and/or its other related companies cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. In addition, third party Internet sites and other third party's services accessible through our sites or other parties which are collecting data in connection with sweepstakes, promotions, etc., have separate and independent privacy and data collection practices. Under no circumstances should U-FLY and/or its other related companies be held responsible and liable for these other and independent policies, actions and/or any loss, damages and claim that you may suffer in relation thereto. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online.

    Contacting Us:

    You may request access to and correct your Personal Data held by us. If you wish to obtain a copy of any of your Personal Data, if you believe that the Personal Data relating to you which we collect and maintain is incorrect, or if you believe that the Personal Data held by us was used beyond the scope of the purpose of use disclosed above or was acquired by fraudulent or unlawful means or provided to a third party without your prior consent, please write to us at the address below.

    A request for access or correction to, or deletion of Personal Data or for information regarding policies and practices and kinds of Personal Data held by us must be in writing and sent to us via postal mail at the following address:

    The Data Protection Officer
    Cathay Holidays Limited
    4/F South Tower,
    Cathay Pacific City
    8 Scenic Road,
    Lantau, Hong Kong

    We may charge a reasonable fee for the processing of any data access request.

    U-FLY reserves the right to amend our Privacy Policy from time to time.

  • ¹U-FLY Package Holidays is a trade name of Cathay Holidays Limited (License No. 352024)