This website of the “Hong Kong Arts Development Council” ("Website") is developed and maintained by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council ("HKADC" or “we”). HKADC shall comply with The Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, Cap. 486 of the Laws of Hong Kong (“Ordinance”) and is committed to provide protection and endeavours to keep in strict confidence any personal data received by HKADC.
The following policies on privacy (“Policy”) are applicable to this Website directly operated by HKADC, and any other electronic communications and activities engaged under this Website.
You are requested to read this policy very carefully, so as to ensure that you fully understand how this Website will handle your personal data when you are utilizing this Website and the services in connection therewith. Your [continued] use of this Website constitutes your acceptance to the liability and policy statement posted hereunder. HKADC may amend, vary or add to this policy without any notice to you. Please check this Website regularly for the relevant policy statement. If you continue to use this Website after the amendment of the policy statement, you are deemed to have accepted the relevant amendment/variation.
Collection of Personal Data
Use of the Personal Data
to contact you in relation to your enquiry and subscription;
to verify your identity;
to better understand the demographics of users of the Website; and
to fulfil any other purposes directly relating to any of the above purposes.
HKADC reserves the right to use the personal data you provided for statistical and data analysis and may collect personal data and reserves the right to use the results derived from the statistical analysis of such information, which shall not include any personally identifiable information. HKADC is the owner and proprietor of the results generated from such statistical analysis and reserves the
Security of Personal Data
“Personal data” means data about you, directly or indirectly, relating to you (whether alone or in combination with other information to which HKADC has or is likely to have access) from which you can be identified and which is in a form in which access to or processing of the data is practicable.
Purposes for which HKADC will use your personal data
HKADC will collect your personal data when you subscribe for the HKADC’s newsletter. The purposes for which your personal data may be used are as follows:
to process your newsletter subscription;
to contact you in relation to your newsletter subscription;
to verify your identity;
to better understand the demographics of users of the HKADC’s website; and
all other purposes ancillary to the above purposes.
HKADC also intends to use the personal data (i.e. your name and email address) you provided for the purpose of sending you the promotional information in relation to HKADC’s or its grantees’ or partners’ events but we will not so use the data unless we have received your consent.
Please be advised that it is voluntary for you to supply to HKADC your personal data. You can unsubscribe or change your preferences at any time by clicking the relevant link in any emails.
HKADC will take all practicable steps to keep your personal data confidential but in connection with the above purposes, HKADC may need to transfer the personal data you have provided within or outside Hong Kong to the following parties:
some of our service providers will have access to your data in order to perform services on our behalf
any person/organisation to whom HKADC is under an obligation to make disclosure under any requirements of any law; and
any person/organisation with your express consent.
Your right to access and correctio
You may at any time request for access to and correction of your personal data in the HKADC’s records. Requests for access to or to correct personal data should be addressed to Access to Information Officer at email: email@example.com.
In case of discrepancies between the English and Chinese version of this policy, the English version shall apply and prevail for all purpose