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Copyright Notice
By accessing GovHK (www.gov.hk) ("GovHK") or any of its webpages, you unconditionally agree to the terms of this Copyright Notice and as they may be modified and/or supplemented from time to time by the Government without prior notice to you. Please check this webpage regularly for any modifications and/or supplements which may be made.
Scope of Copyright Ownership
Unless otherwise indicated, the contents found on GovHK (www.gov.hk) ("GovHK") are subject to copyright owned by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("Government").
Non-text Contents on GovHK
Prior written consent of the Government is required if you intend to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use any non-text contents (including but not limited to photographs, graphics, drawings, diagrams, audio files and video files) found on GovHK in any way or for any purpose. Such requests for consent shall be addressed to the GovHK Help Desk via email at enquiry@1835500.gov.hk.
Where third party copyright is involved in the non-text contents found on GovHK, authorisation or permission to reproduce or distribute or otherwise use any such non-text contents must be obtained from the copyright owners concerned.
Text Contents on GovHK
The Government copyright protected text contents found on GovHK may be reproduced and distributed free of charge in any format or medium for personal or internal use within an organisation, subject to the following conditions:
  • (a) the copy or copies made must not be for sale, or exchange for any benefit, gain, profit or reward, or any other commercial purposes. "Commercial purposes" include without limitation the following:


    • (i) the purpose to offer to supply goods, services, facilities, land or an interest in land;

    • (ii) the purpose to offer to provide a business opportunity or an investment opportunity;

    • (iii) the purpose to advertise or promote goods, services, facilities, land or an interest in land;

    • (iv) the purpose to advertise or promote a business opportunity or an investment opportunity;

    • (v) the purpose to advertise or promote a supplier, or a prospective supplier, of goods, services, facilities, land or an interest in land; and

    • (vi) the purpose to advertise or promote a provider, or a prospective provider, of a business opportunity or an investment opportunity, in the course of or in the furtherance of any business;

  • (b) such text contents must be reproduced accurately and must not be used in a manner adversely affecting any moral rights of the Government; and

  • (c) the Government must be acknowledged as the copyright owner of such text contents and acknowledgement must be given to "GovHK (www.gov.hk)" as the source of such text contents;
Please note that the permission given in clause 5 above only applies to Government copyright protected text contents found on GovHK. The Government reserves the right to withdraw any permission given in clause 5 above at any time without any prior notice to you.
Prior written consent of the Government is required if you intend to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use any Government copyright protected text contents found on GovHK in any way other than that permitted in clause 5 above, or for any purpose other than that permitted in clause 5 above. Such requests shall be addressed to the GovHK Help Desk via email at enquiry@1835500.gov.hk.
Where third party copyright is involved in the text contents found on GovHK, authorisation or permission to reproduce or distribute or otherwise use any such text contents must be obtained from the copyright owners concerned.
Contents on Linked Websites
For the avoidance of doubt, the permission given in clause 5 above does not extend to any contents on other websites linked to GovHK. If you intend to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use any contents on any such linked websites, you shall obtain all necessary authorisation or permission from the copyright owners concerned.
 
Privacy Policy
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("the Government") is concerned to ensure that all personal data submitted through GovHK are handled in strict adherence to the relevant provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PD(P)O).
Collection of Information
This Government will record the visits to GovHK by using cookies and page tagging without collecting any personal identifiable information of users.
Cookies
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 Government to collect statistics about the number of visits of users to GovHK and the users' preference of websites and online services offered on GovHK.
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 GovHK, such as saving your preferences in using the GovHK and accessing some online services on GovHK.
Page tagging
Javascript and pixel tags are used to collect statistics on customer usage patterns of GovHK and Government online services offered on GovHK; and for tracking the performance of our online advertisements. A pixel tag is a transparent image placed on certain webpages to collect data on user activities. The collected data are aggregated and analysed for measuring the effectiveness, improving the usability of GovHK and the services / online advertisements provided on GovHK. No personal or identifiable information about a visitor would be collected.
You may disable JavaScript on your computer. Disabling JavaScript should not affect your access to GovHK, but you will not be able to use some of the GovHK functions, such as changing text size and accessing Government online services offered through GovHK.
Provision of Personal Data
For different purposes and at different times you may be invited to provide personal data to the Government through GovHK on a voluntary basis. Personal information may include name, telephone number, mailing address or e-mail address. 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. Please refer to Statement of Purpose for details.
Unless permitted or required by law, the Government will not disclose your personal data to any third parties without your prior consent.
GovHK uses SSL protocol to encrypt data during network transmission to protect your personal data. All personal data you provide to the Government via GovHK are secured, and access to them is restricted to authorised personnel only.
Search Service
Search service on GovHK is provided by an independent contractor of the Government. We are advised by the independent contractor that it does not collect personal identifiable information while serving search results through GovHK. The independent contractor will share the anonymous data it collects through the search service with the Government for compiling traffic analysis on government websites. The Government will not match the data obtained from any such search activity with any personal data possibly held by the Government.
 
Disclaimer for GovHK
Unless provided otherwise in this Disclaimer, the information on GovHK is provided to you on an "AS IS" basis without any express or implied warranty of any kind and is provided for a general, indicative purpose only. In particular, the Government does not make any express or implied warranty as to the accuracy, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, reliability, security, timeliness or freedom from computer virus in relation to such contents. The Government will not be liable for any errors in, omissions from, or misstatements or misrepresentations (whether express or implied) concerning any such information, and will not have or accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) however arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of or reliance on the information delivered on GovHK or inability to use GovHK.
The Government will not have or accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) however arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of or reliance on the Bureaux / Departments' electronic service delivered through GovHK.
GovHK may contain materials contributed by third parties. To facilitate access to information provided by or via third parties, GovHK may provide or assist in providing links to external websites through its webpages. The Government states that it has not approved or endorsed the materials contributed by third parties on GovHK or any external websites linked to GovHK. The provision of any such materials or links to external websites shall not constitute any form of co-operation or affiliation with the Government of any such third parties or external websites. Provision of, or assistance in providing, materials contributed by third parties on GovHK or links to external websites gives rise to no statement, representation or warranty, express or implied, that the Government agrees or does not disagree with the contents of any such materials or external websites and the Government will not have or accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) however arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of or reliance on the contents of any such materials or external websites delivered on or via GovHK or inability to use any of them.
The Government is not responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever arising out of or in connection with any information on GovHK. The Government reserves the right to omit, suspend or edit all information compiled by the Government on GovHK at any time in its sole discretion without giving any reason or prior notice. You are responsible for making your own assessment of all information contained on GovHK and shall verify such information by making reference, for example, to original publications and obtaining independent advice before acting upon it.
By accessing GovHK (www.gov.hk) or any of its webpages, you unconditionally agree to the terms of this Disclaimer and as they may be modified and/or supplemented from time to time by the Government without prior notice to you. Please check this webpage regularly for any modifications and/or supplements which may be made.
 
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