1. The Bureau of Foreign Trade website will not collect any personal information when a user simply browses or downloads files on the website.
2. Servers of our website automatically make records of the web pages users browse and the IP addresses through which users access the internet. Such records are references for the improvement of our web content and server systems, and the evaluation of publicity effectiveness. No personal identity is involved and these records will only be used in statistical analysis.
3. When a user browses the Bureau of Foreign Trade website, our website will store a cookie (a small indicative text file) into the computer of the user. Such a cookie records the personal settings of the user upon our web pages and contains no information that will identify the personally. Servers of the Bureau of Foreign Trade website can only read the user's browsing behaviors while visiting our website, information on these behaviors on our website shall be stored in the cookie no browsing behavior for other websites shall be stored in the cookie.
4. If you are unwilling to accept cookies, you can set the level of security (located under Internet Options in your browser) to High and refuse acceptance of any cookies. This will, however, prevent certain functions of the website from operating normally.
5. This Privacy Statement becomes effective immediately upon the moment of its promulgation. To protect users' privacy, the Bureau of Foreign Trade reserves the right to revise this Privacy Statement in accordance with changes in laws, regulations, and social circumstances, and technology advancement. Once a Privacy Statement revision has been drafted, it shall become effective immediately upon the moment of its promulgation and the previous one no longer in effect.