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Copyright Notice

Unless otherwise indicated, the contents and the materials (including without limitation all text, graphics, drawings, diagrams, photographs, compilation of data or other materials) on this site are subject to copyright owned by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The Government copyright protected materials may be reproduced and distributed free of charge in any format or medium for personal or internal use within an organisation, subject to the following conditions:

1. the copy or copies made must not be for re-sale or commercial distribution purpose;
   
2. the reproduction and distribution of the materials must be in complete and unmodified form and must not be used in a manner adversely affecting the moral rights of the Government;
   
3. the source of the materials must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged;
   
4. the copyright and all intellectual property rights in the contents and the materials on this site shall always remain rested in the Government (save and except any third party materials the copyright and all intellectual property rights thereof shall remain with the rightful owner.)

Please note that this permission only applies to Government copyright materials. Where third party copyright is involved, permission to reproduce or otherwise use such materials must be obtained from the copyright owners concerned.

Disclaimer

The information provided by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("the Government") on this website is for reference only. Whilst the Government endeavors to ensure the accuracy of the Government's information on this site, no expressed or implied warranty is given by the Government as to the accuracy of the Government's information.

Updating in this web site is carried out as soon as new information is available. However, there is no warranty or responsibility of any kind on providing accurate information and data at a particular point of time.

The Government of the HKSAR shall not be liable for any claim, loss or damage incurred in relation to or as a result of the use of the information on the website.

This site has provided links to a number of external websites through our pages. Provision of such links does not imply that we endorse the content of any such external sites, nor do we have any responsibilities for that content.

Privacy Policy

The Department of Health, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("the Government") is concerned to ensure that all personal data submitted through this website are handled in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance .

The Government will record visits to this website without collecting any personally identifiable information of users. Such general statistics are collected for the compilation of statistical reports and the diagnosis of problems with or concerning computer systems to help the Government improve this website.

For different purposes and at different times you may be invited to provide personal data to the Government through this website on a voluntary basis. Personal information may include name, telephone number, mailing address or e-mail address. The Government will specify the collection purpose and intended usage of your data when it invites you to provide such information and advise you how you may request access to or correction of the personal data provided.

Unless permitted or required by law, the Government will not disclose your personal data to any third parties without your prior consent.

Search service on this website is provided by Yahoo! Hong Kong Limited ("Yahoo!"). We are advised by Yahoo! that it does not collect personally identifiable information while serving search results through this website. Yahoo! will share the anonymous data it collects through the search service with the Government for compiling traffic analysis on government websites. The Government will not match the data obtained from any such search activity with any personal data possibly held by the Government.

This Privacy Policy has been translated into Chinese. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the English version shall prevail.

 


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Last revision date: 29 November 2012