Civil Service Bureau

Privacy Policy

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("the Government") is concerned to ensure that all personal data submitted through this website are handled in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.

You may be invited to provide personal data to the Government through this website. The Government will specify the collection purpose and intended usage of your data when it invites you to provide such information and advise you how you may request access to or correction of the personal data provided.

Unless permitted or required by law, the Government will not disclose your personal data to any third parties without your prior consent.

This website uses SSL protocol to encrypt data during network transmission to protect your personal data. All personal data you provide to the Government via this website are secured, and access to them is restricted to authorised personnel only.

A cookie is a small amount of data created in a computer when a person visits a website through the computer. It often includes an anonymous unique identifier. A cookie can be used to identify a computer, or to temporarily store non-personal data required by an on-line service. It is not used to collect any personal data. It does not have the function of identifying an individual user of the on-line service.

Cookies are used by the on-line service. No personal data is contained in the cookies generated by the on-line service. If you configure your browser to reject cookies, you will not be able to use some of the functions of the on-line service.

This Privacy Policy has been translated into Chinese. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the English version shall prevail.

March 2013

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