The Hong Kong Council of Social Service Guideline for the Use of Personal Data

The Hong Kong Council of Social Service undertakes to comply with the requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance to ensure that personal data kept are accurate and securely kept. To ensure you are well informed of the personal data as collected, please read through this guideline.


Purpose of Collection and Guideline for Use of Personal Data

  1. The Hong Kong Council of Social Service will use personal data collected from data subject for the purposes for which it was collected.
  2. To provide personal data to the Council is on voluntary basis. By using this website and participating in the Programme and its related activities, you fully consent to the Council’s Use of Personal Data Policy. If you do not provide sufficient personal data, we may not be able to process your application or provide service to you.
  3. The Council may use your personal data (such as name, gender, HK ID card number, date of birth, telephone number, fax number, e-mail, mailing addresses, organization/company/school, contents of your application) and may provide such information to the Strategic Partners / Assessment Panel of the “HSBC Hong Kong Community Partnership Programme” and The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited for the purposes of providing you with information of the Council, communication, handling application, grant arrangement, issuing receipt, research, fundraising appeal, feedback collecting, activities invitation/relates promotion as well as the Council feedback collection purposes.

Access to and Correction of Personal Data and Request for cessation of using Personal Data for Promotion Purposes

Apart from the exemptions provided under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, you are entitled to access and correct your personal data held by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, and request us to cease to use your personal data for promotion purposes. However, it will not include the personal data deleted after the achievement of the purpose.

If you object the Council to use your personal data for the purposes as stated above, please notice us by mail/fax/email.

The Hong Kong Council of Social Service
13/F., Duke of Windsor Social Service Bldg., 15 Hennessy Rd., Wanchai
2864 2929
2865 4916