Personal Data Privacy
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Personal Data Privacy

  1. The meaning of "personal data" and the six data protection principles
  2. Consumer credit data (relating to records of any loan or credit provided by banks or financial institutions)
  3. Use of ID card numbers and ID card copies
  4. Privacy in recruitment, human resources management and at work
  5. Privacy on the Internet
  6. Privacy regarding direct marketing
  7. Complaints and penalties


• The word "Ordinance" represents the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486 of the Laws of Hong Kong) in this topic unless otherwise stated.

• "PCPD" is the abbreviation for the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (also named as the Privacy Commissioner's Office).


Updated on 10 September 2018