Privacy Policy

Our web site located at (“Website”) is owned and operated by Youth Global Network Limited (“YGN”) and its affiliates (collectively referred to as ”YGN”, “we”, “our” or “us”). This statement (“Privacy Policy”) describes the privacy practices we have adopted with respect to personal data in operating the Website. “Personal data” means data relating directly or indirectly to an individual from which it is practicable for the identity of the individual to be directly or indirectly ascertained. “You” and “your” when used in this Privacy Policy includes any person who accesses the Website and submits personal data.

Your consent By using the Website you consent to our collection and use of your personal data as described in this Privacy Policy. If we change our Privacy Policy and procedures, we will post those changes on the Website to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it.

Collection of personal data and user information When you visit the Website, we may collect two types of information from you: Personal data Personal data you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis or when you register on the Website for purposes of making online donations. Such information may include your: - name; - email address; and - organization.

User information When you look at this Website, our service provider makes a record of your visit. This shows your domain name server address, IP address, operating system, browser type and the pages you have visited. We may also obtain information about your general Internet usage to help us improve the Website by using “cookies” which are stored on the hard drive of your computer. Information gathered by using cookies may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at the Website, and the web sites you visited immediately before and after the Website. The service provider only discloses to us aggregate information about the number of visitors. We will only use the information for preparing statistics.

If you sign up with our services via your third-party account login credentials, you authorized that third-party to transmit some content and/or information in those accounts (“Third Party Account Information” ) to us. Those Third Party Account Information transmitted to our Services is covered by this Privacy Policy. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but then you may not be able to register with us or to take advantage of some of our features.

If you provide your third-party account login credentials to us, you understand some content and/or information in those accounts (“Third Party Account Information”) may be transmitted into your account with us if you authorize such transmissions, and that Third Party Account Information transmitted to our Services is covered by this Privacy Policy. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but then you may not be able to register with us or to take advantage of some of our features.

When using Google, Microsoft or other Third Party Accounts to sign into your youCodia account we use only basic information from the Third Party about your user profile: Third Party Account ID, email address, name and profile picture. Teachers may also opt in to grant youCodia additional access to Third Party Account data (e.g. Micorsoft Teams and Google Classrooms). This will involve the teacher being prompted for additional consent to access the relevant data. YGN use of information received from third parties’ (Google and Microsoft) APIs will adhere to their respective API Services User Data Policy, including the Limited Use requirements.


To respect the privacy of the Minors (i.e. users under 18 years old), Minors should not provide any personal Data on this Website or this Application. Parents of the Minors shall monitor their children when they use or surf on the website or application

How we protect your personal data YGN is committed to safeguarding web users’ personal information in respect of its collection, use, retention security, transfer and access. Personal data is collected by lawful and fair means and only used for lawful purposes directly related to the functions and activities of YGN. We take all reasonably practical steps to ensure that personal data collected and retained are accurate and protected against unauthorised or accidental access, processing, erasure or other use. We limit the use of and access to your personal data to our designated employees, authorized agents and processors who are instructed to handle your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Use of your personal data The personal information you have provided to YGN will be treated as strictly confidential. Your personal data will be used for purposes of classroom management, receipting, communication on youth ministries, fundraising, employment recruitment and purposes in line with the mission of YGN.

Your personal data will be stored in secured internal system.

Your rights Under the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, you have the right of access and correction with respect to personal data. Request for personal data access and correction should be made to YGN in writing. In addition, if you do not wish to receive any communication relating to any services concerning YGN or this Website, you may contact us at any time. Please call us at (852)2885 8599 or mail the request to YGN P.O. Box No. 6, Ma On Shan Post Office, New Territories, Hong Kong. Please mark the request to the attention of External Affairs Unit other relevant departments.

Registration and online donations When you register or make a donation through the Website, your personal information will be securely encrypted. Your credit card information will be passed to a third party (such as a bank) only where necessary for the purpose of processing the donation payment. YGN will not disclose any of the credit card information to any other third party.

Links to other websites The Website provides hyperlinks to other websites. This Privacy Policy does not apply in respect of such third party web sites, and we are not responsible for any personal information about you which they may collect. These third-party hyperlinks are only supplied for the convenience of the Website’s visitors.

Security While we aim to use a “secure mode” whenever we request personal information, we do not guarantee that information transmitted through the Website or any electronic mail (email) will be secure, since such information or email sent over the Internet is not secure.

Changes to our Privacy Policy Any changes YGN makes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this page. You should check our Privacy Policy regularly to ensure that you are aware of our latest policies.

Language This Privacy Policy has been prepared in English and Chinese. In the event of a conflict between the English and Chinese versions, the English version will prevail.

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