When / If Fung Academy collects information from you, its policy is to comply fully with the requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (the “PDPO”) which regulates in Hong Kong the treatment of personal data. Personal data is any information relating to any living individual from which it is possible to identify that individual. In dealing with personal data, Fung Academy will ensure its staff comply with the standards of security and confidentiality prescribed by law.
1. Collection and Use of Personal Data
Fung Academy may occasionally collect personal data from users which will be processed for the specific purpose given at the time of collection, or for any purpose stated in this Privacy Statement. Such purposes may include fulfillment of your specific requests or applications relating to Fung Academy’s services, jobs, etc., the processing of your complaints, enquiries or feedback, or the identification and verification of you as a user. The provision of personal data or any information is voluntary.
Fung Academy may make a record of your visit to this website. Fung Academy may collects aggregate information about the number and types of visitors by reference to their domain name server address. This information is used by Fung Academy to prepare general statistics on the usage of this website and may also be disclosed by Fung Academy to any court or regulatory authority or Fung Academy’s legal advisers in the case of any unlawful use of the website.
Depending on your browser settings, when you use this website, cookies may be collected and stored on your computer’s system. Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer’s hard drive and enable us to distinguish you from other users of this website, and to provide you with a customized browsing experience. The cookies also enable us to recognise and count the number of visitors to this website, and to see how visitors use it. You can choose to set your web browser so that it does not accept cookies.
Where personal data is stored electronically, it will be kept in a password-protected form. Personal data, whether stored in electronic form on computers or in hard-copy form, will be accessible only by authorised officers or employees of Fung Academy. Persons designated by Fung Academy to handle personal data will comply with this Privacy Statement and/or any other relevant obligations under the PDPO, and told how to fulfil Fung Academy’s obligations to you.
4. Disclosure and Sharing of Personal Information
Your personal data held by Fung Academy will be kept confidential and shall not be disclosed or transferred to any third party without your consent. However, Fung Academy may provide your personal data to any of the following persons (whether inside or outside Hong Kong), where necessary in order to fulfill one or more of the purposes stated above, or for any other purpose consented to by you or as notified to you at the time of collection of your personal data:
- any personnel, agent, adviser, auditor, contractor or service provider who provides services or advice to Fung Academy in connection with its operations, or any affiliate or subsidiary of Fung Academy, who is subject to a duty of confidentiality;
- any person to whom Fung Academy is required to make disclosure under any law applicable in or outside Hong Kong.
5. Data Retention
6. Personal Information Access and Correction
You have the right to request access to and (if appropriate) correction of personal data held by Fung Academy about you. If you wish to exercise this right, please contact our Communications Manager by writing to 10/F, LiFung Tower,868 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong (marked confidential, and for the attention of the Communications Manager).