We aim to ensure that all personal data provided under various applications and notifications are handled in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance and to protecting the privacy of our users.
We respect your privacy and we endeavor:
In order to provide you with better service, we may collect information when you visit the Website or subscribe to our newsletter. Your provision of personal data to the AsiaGlobal Institute is of a voluntary basis. By doing so, it indicates your consent to receiving the insights and news about the institute and its programs, including but not limited to the AsiaGlobal Online, AsiaGlobal Fellows, AsiaGlobal Papers and AsiaGlobal Dialogue. We may also use your personal data to notify you about important changes to the Website and new services if and when we think you will be interested.
The typical types of information held by us are basic contact details (such as name, job title, email and a record of our contact with you), as well as non-nominative data about your visits to the Website (such as type of browser used, pages visited, origin and duration of visit, etc.).
The main purposes for which your personal data may be used are:
We may conduct direct marketing via fax, email, direct mail, telephone and other means of communication, or send e-newsletters to you. You may choose not to receive promotional materials by simply telling us, and we will cease to do so, without charge.
The information that you provide to us will be treated in strict confidence. We will not divulge or sell personal details to external parties for their own purposes. We will keep the personal data we hold confidential but may provide information to:
We cannot control how third parties use information.
Only authorized people have access to, custody of and the means of using personal data that we collect. Data captured online or via the Website are retained in a server that is in compliance with the requirements of the Hong Kong Government, and which protects against unauthorized or accidental access, processing, erasure or other use. The information you submit in filling an online form will be encrypted when it is sent electronically to us. We retain personal data so long as the data is still required for the purposes mentioned above.
You may opt out of receiving email messages from us and delete your personal information at any time by sending us an email stating that you wish all such data to be deleted from our records. You may also send us your request to modify your personal data by email to us or by post. Please contact our data protection officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to us (address: Asia Global Instiute, Room 326-348, Main Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong)
Please note that the Website contains links to other, external sites. This Statement will no longer be in effect when you browse such external websites. Your browsing and interruption on other websites, including websites that have a link to the Website, is subject to that website’s own rules and policies which may differ from ours. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of such sites and we recommend that you read the privacy policies on any external sites that you use.