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Please read the Privacy Policy of jadeitejade.com carefully and if you do not agree with the Terms of Use please discontinue using this website.

This Privacy Policy describes how we handle your personal information on our website jadeitejade.com. This policy applies throughout our website and our sub domains. By accepting the Privacy Policy and the User Agreement you expressly consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Disclosure Policy

Jadeitejade.com is a personal website/blog written and edited by Arthur.  For questions on this website/blog please contact jadeitejade@gmail.com

jadeitejade.com accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

The compensation received will not influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. All advertising is in the form of advertisements generated by a third party ad network. Those advertisements will be identified as paid advertisements.

The owner of this blog may or may not be compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owner. If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, we will only endorse products or services that we believe, based on our expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.

This website/blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

Our Commitment To Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. Any information that may be made available to jadeitejade.com when browsing and navigating the site shall be kept confidential.  Our main goal of collecting these information is to provide you with an optimal experience when visiting our site and making sure you have a wonderful experience at our site. We strive to provide you with a valuable experience. Information collected is used for monitoring for purpose of improving site and efficiency for users.

We will also contact you through email by default to notify you of special events, up-to-date news, contests and competitions and much more. However, if you do not wish to receive this information, you can remove your email from receiving such information by changing the options on the user account.

Internet Protocol (IP)

Jadeitejade.com uses your Internet Protocol (IP) address to administer our web site. Your IP address is used to help identify you, and to gather broad demographic data. Your IP address contains no personal information about you.

Domain Information Collection

The blog publisher may collect domain information to enable us to analyze how our visitors use this site. This data enables us to become more familiar with the people who visit our site, how often they visit, and what parts of the site they visit most often. The blog publisher may use this information to improve its Web-based offerings. This information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part.

Some of our pages use “cookies” which are small files placed on your hard drive which enable us to use that for identification purposes. A cookie file can track the pages visited and user traffic patterns so that we can analyze our web page flow, customize our website and measure effectiveness. Please note that cookies cannot read data off of your hard drive. Your Web browser may allow you to be notified when you are receiving a cookie, giving you the choice to accept it or not. If you prefer not to receive cookies while browsing our Web site, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser. By not accepting cookies, some pages may not fully function and you may not be able to access certain information on this site.

We will disclose your personal information, if required to do so by law (law enforcement or other governmental officials, in response to a verified request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity), or in urgent circumstances, to protect personal safety, the public or our sites. Your personal information is never shared outside the company without your permission, unless is consented by you. In an effort to respect your privacy, we will not otherwise disclose your personal information to law enforcement, other government officials, or other third parties without a subpoena, court order or substantially similar legal procedure, except when we believe in good faith that the disclosure of information is necessary to prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss or to report suspected illegal activity.

Links to Third Party Sites

This site may contain links to other sites. Jadeitejade.com does not share your personal information with those Web sites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Jadeitejade.com reserves the right to change, modify or update this policy at any time without notice. Any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information will be posted on this site. If you have questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please email us at the contact information on the site.

Ask A.Arthur Lau: Terms & Conditions

By sending an enquiry to Arthur (herein known as the Author), to request an opinion on a specimen item, the reader (herein known as the Enquirer) understands and abides by the following Terms & Conditions.

The Enquirer must be a subscriber;

The Enquirer must send through his/her request through the Contact Form found at the top of the page.

Pictures of the specimen must be sent to Arthur@jadeitejade.com

This is a non-fee service rendered to the Enquirer by the Author.

The Author will not assume any liabilities nor entertain any consequential claims by the Enquirer or any third parties should the opinion of the Author differs from what the Enquirer obtains from other sources.

The opinion by the Author is only based on the written information and pictures sent by the Enquirer.  There are by no means conclusive.  Therefore, the Enquirer must seek the advice of a gemologist or any specialist should he/she wish to pursue the matter further.

The written enquiry by the Enquirer will be printed as a post in total.  The opinion of the Author will also be printed on the same post. The post will appear in the Category of ‘Ask A.Arthur Lau’.

There will not be any private correspondences to the enquiry.

If the Enquirer mentions that the specimen in question is purchased, acquired or obtained from a vendor with the vendor’s name stated in the enquiry, the vendor’s name will be replaced as XYZ company.  This is to avoid any conflict of interest and any subsequent law suits should the opinion of the Author differs from what the vendor represented to the Enquirer on the specimen.

Once the Author posted his opinion the Enquirer can choose to unsubscribe if he/she so wishes.  There is no compulsion to remain as a subscriber.

The Enquirer cannot use the opinion of the Author on the subject specimen as material evidence for any courts of law to pursue any legal suits against the vendor of the Enquirer.

Any photos relating to the subject specimen send to the Author by the Enquirer are deemed to be the properties of the Enquirer and that there is no infringement of copyright when the Author publishes such photos.

The Author may choose not to give any opinion on the subject specimen should the Author finds that there is insufficient information to render an opinion.

Any opinions given by the Author and posted on the Author’s website are deemed to be given solely to the Enquirer.  The Author will not be responsible and held liable if the post appears on other websites.

The above terms and conditions can be changed, altered or amended without any notifications to any parties.