The European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) in Hong Kong is committed to ensuring that all personal data provided under various applications and notifications are handled in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.
Personal data collected and held, in order to provide a better service to you, we may collect information when you join EuroCham as a European Chamber based in Hong Kong, as an appointed representative of any of these chambers or as a member of one of our business councils, attend our events, use our services, register with us or communicate with us. The typical type of information held by EuroCham is basic contact details (such as name, job title, company name, address, email, telephone and fax numbers).
Purposes of collecting and keeping personal data, the main purposes for which personal data is kept and used by the EuroCham includes:
We may contact you via email, telephone, or other means of communication such as our newsletter. You may choose not to receive these, by simply emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and request that we will delete your personal data in our data base.
Privacy of personal data, the data that EuroCham collects is kept confidential. The EuroCham does not divulge or sell personal details to external parties.
Security and retention of personal data, only authorized staff have access to, custody of and the means of using the personal data that EuroCham collects. EuroCham promotes a privacy-aware culture that respects and is sensitive to the rights of its external contacts’ data. EuroCham retains personal data as long as the data is still required for the purposes mentioned above.
Access to and correction of personal data, an individual may request access to his/her personal data held by EuroCham pursuant to the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance. In addition, an individual may also request the correction of his/her personal data held by the EuroCham if he/she considers the data inaccurate.
Under the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, you have the right:
If you are in an EU Member State, subject to certain limitations/ and/or restrictions, you have the right under the data protection laws in the EU:
Individuals in the EU also have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of their personal data with their local data protection authority. Data correction or request for access to own data held be made to EuroCham by email to: email@example.com