The FSDC 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.
Purposes of collecting and keeping personal data
In order to better serve visitors to our website, the FSDC may collect your information when you register with us, attend our functions, or communicate with us. The typical types of information collected by the FSDC are basic contact details (such as name, job title, company name, email address, telephone and fax numbers).
The main purposes for which personal data are kept and used by the FSDC include:
- To process applications for registration of events;
- To send notifications or invitations of activities and events organised/sponsored by the FSDC and distribute the FSDC's publications; and
- To conduct direct marketing of promotional/publicity activities and general market research.
At any stage you may choose not to receive (‘opt-out’ of) the FSDC's mailings by writing to us.
The FSDC will specify the collection purpose and intended usage of your data when we invite you to provide information.
Security and retention of the personal data
All personal data you provide via the FSDC website are secured, and access to the data is restricted to authorised personnel only. Unless permitted or required by law, the FSDC will not disclose your personal data to any third parties without your prior consent. If however, the FSDC suspects that your use of the FSDC website is unlawful or damaging to others, the FSDC reserves the right to disclose your personal data to third parties without seeking your prior consent to the extent that it is reasonably necessary in our opinion to prevent, remedy or take action in relation to such conduct.
Personal data captured on-line or via the FSDC website are retained on the FSDC’s server. Storage on the FSDC server is protected in accordance with the requirements of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region which protect against unauthorised or accidental access, processing, erasure or other use.
Personal data will be retained so long as they are still required for the mentioned purposes.
Access to and correction of personal data
You may request access to your personal data held by the FSDC pursuant to the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance and request for correction of your personal data if you consider the data are incorrect or inaccurate. Please contact the following officer of the FSDC in writing for request relating to access and correction of your personal data:
Senior Executive Officer
Units 3104-06, 31/F, Sunlight Tower,
248 Queen's Road East,
Statistics on visits to the FSDC Website
The FSDC will record visits to this website without collecting any personal identifiable information of users. Such general statistics are collected for compilation of statistical reports and the diagnosis of problems with or concerning computer systems to help the FSDC improve its website.