The Department of Information Technology ("the Department") is concerned to ensure that all personal data submitted through this website are handled in strict adherence to the relevant provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PD(P)O).
Collection of Information
A cookie is a small amount of data created in a computer when a person visits a website on the computer. It often includes an anonymous unique identifier. A cookie can be used to identify a computer. It, however, is not used to collect any personal information. In other words, it does not have the function of identifying an individual user of the website.
Cookies are used by the Department to collect statistics about the number of visits of users to this website and the users’ preference of websites and online services offered on this website.
You may choose to accept or reject cookies. If you reject the cookies, you will not be able to use some of the functions of this website, such as saving your preferences in using this website.
Provision of Personal Data
For different purposes and at different times you may be invited to provide personal data to the Department through this website on a voluntary basis. Personal information may include name, telephone number, mailing address or e-mail address. The Department 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 Department will not disclose your personal data to any third parties without your prior consent.
All personal data you provide to the Department via this website are secured, and access to them is restricted to authorised personnel only.