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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Census and Statistics Department pledges to (C&SD) meet fully personal data privacy protection requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance. Please refer to the Privacy Policy Statement of the department for further details.

C&SD will record data about visits to this website without collecting any personal identifiable information of users through cookies and Google Analytics.

A cookie is a small amount of data created in a computer on which a website is visited. It often includes an anonymous unique identifier which does not identify an individual user of the website. Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., uses cookies to collect anonymous information on how users use this website. For more information about Google Analytics, please click here.

The purposes of using cookies and Google Analytics are to collect statistics about the visits of users to this website and to analyse the usage of this website by users.

You may choose to accept or reject cookies by changing browser settings. If you reject the cookies, you may not be able to use some of the functions of this website. Also, you may opt-out from providing information to Google Analytics by installing the ‘Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on’ (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout).

When you visit this website, C&SD will record your visit only as a 'hit'. The web server makes a record of your visit that includes your IP address (and domain name), the type and configuration of browser, language setting, operating system, previous webpage visited, time, the pages visited, query of search, and session identifier. The record of your visit does not include any personal identifiable information.

We disclose no personal identifiable information to third parties except as required by law.

All personal data you provide is secured on our website with restricted access by authorised personnel only. Our on-line registration process uses Transport Layer Security (TSL) protocol link for data transmission so as to protect your data which may be of security concerns to you.

Last revision date: 17 August 2016

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