Cookies Policy‍

WTP Investment (Hong Kong) Limited and its holding companies, subsidiaries, affiliates and associated companies (collectively “we”, “us” or “our”) are committed to protecting your privacy. This Cookies Policy explains what cookies we use when you use or visit our website, why we use cookies, and how you can opt-out. This Cookies Policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy Statement.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your device if you agree. This enables us or our website to identify and track your web browser. Cookies generally identify the device used rather than the individual user, although some cookies may contain personal information. Hence, cookies can enable a website to recognize a device each time it visits, remember user preferences and recommend relevant content.


Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies for a variety of different reasons – mainly to provide you with a more personalized experience and to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us provide you with a better user experience when browsing and allows us to improve our website. We also use cookies to track information about our users’ behavior, including how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click and how long you have been on a page. All these will help improve our website’s performance and layout for future users. Cookies therefore collect information about your devices, including the device’s IP address, device screen size, device type, browser information, geographic location and preferred language used to display our website.


How we use cookies?

We use cookies across our websites in order to improve their performance and enhance your online experience. Session cookies are used to enable you to move around the site and use essential functions on our websites, such as maintaining log-in details for the session, such that the need to transfer information across the internet may be reduced. Persistent cookies are used to help us identify visitors when they return to our websites and help us remember certain information about their preferences on our websites and their online activity. These cookies help us can assist us in customizing content that we believe will be most relevant to your interests.

Browsers which support the secure flag will only send cookies with the secure flag when the request is going to a HTTPS page. By setting the secure flag, the browser will prevent the transmission of a cookie over an unencrypted channel.

We use both first-party and third-party cookies. “First-party cookies” are cookies that belong to us which we place on your device. “Third-party cookies” are cookies that another party places on your device through our site. They are operated by providers of external services and we have no control over these cookies other than allowing them to be served.


To administer our sites and for research purposes, we may contract with third-party service providers to track and analyze usage and volume information, or to send e-mails to users who have provided us with their contact information. These third-party service providers use persistent cookies to help us improve the user experience, manage our site content and analyze how users navigate and utilize the sites.

In general, we use the following types of cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies – these are cookies that are necessary to make our website function and are essential for you to browse the website and use its features, such as searching for properties or logging into secure areas of our website. These cookies will generally be first-party session cookies and do not require us to obtain consent. They are temporary and expire once you close your browser.

Analytical/performance cookies – these are cookies that allow us to recognize and count the number of visiting browsers and to see how visitors move around when using our website. This information is not used for target advertising but is used to help us improve our website functions, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily by understanding the interests of our users and measuring the effectiveness of our marketing.

Functionality cookies – these cookies, also known as “preferences cookies”, let us operate our websites in accordance with the choices you make. These cookies permit us to “remember” you in-between visits and recognize you when you return to our website, enabling us to personalize our content for you and remember your preferences. This includes your language preference, your user name and password such that you may log in automatically.

Essential cookies (strictly necessary cookies) that are strictly necessary for the operation of our websites are dropped onto your browser as soon as you visit our site. Non-essential cookies (including analytical/performance cookies, functionality and marketing cookies) are not dropped onto your browser until you have consented.


Can you refuse or opt out of cookies?

You can change your cookie preferences for our website at any time by changing your browser settings. Please note that most browsers automatically accept cookies. Therefore, if you do not want cookies to be dropped on your device, you may need to actively delete or block the cookies. If you reject our use of cookies, you may still be able to visit our website but some of the functions may not work properly.


Changes to our cookies policy

We regularly review and/or update our cookies policy. This cookies policy was last reviewed and/or updated in Nov 2023.