Personal Information Collection Statement

This is a personal information collection statement under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (“the Ordinance”).

  1. Purpose of Collection

  2. The personal data provided by you to The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (“PolyU”) will be collected, retained, processed, used and transferred (within or outside of Hong Kong) for the following purposes:

  3. You are required to provide your personal data, other than those items indicated as optional. Failure to provide such data may lead to inability to process your registration.

  4. Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Data

  5. PolyU will keep your personal data confidential and only authorized members will have access to and handle your personal data. PolyU may disclose or transfer your personal data to service providers and contractors engaged in activities on behalf of PolyU within or outside Hong Kong solely for the purposes set out in paragraph 1 above.

    PolyU may also disclose your personal data when authorized or required by law and in response to requests from law enforcement agencies, government departments or regulatory authorities, or where required to protect PolyU’s rights or properties.

  6. Access and Correction of Personal Data

  7. You have the right to request for access and correction of your personal data held by PolyU. Any data access and correction request according to the Ordinance should be made in writing to the Departmental Personal Data Officer at M1604, 16/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University or by email at A fee may be imposed for processing your data access request.

  8. Security, Accuracy and Retention of your Personal Data

  9. PolyU takes reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misappropriation, unauthorized access or destruction of your data. PolyU also takes reasonable steps to ensure that all personal data held by it is accurate, complete, correct and reliable for the intended use.

    Your personal data will be retained by PolyU according to its policy on retention of data and records.

  10. Privacy Policy Statement

  11. You may click here for the Privacy Policy Statement of PolyU.