Yiu & Associates, Solicitors
1.1 Yiu & Associates, Solicitors (“Our Firm”) respects personal data and is committed to full implementation and compliance with the data protection principles and all relevant provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (“the Ordinance”). This Policy applies to all Our Firm’s clients as well as any other persons whose personal data is collected, by whatever means, used and held by Our Firm.
2. Kinds of Personal Data Collected, Used, and Held
2.1 Only your name, company name (if any), address, email address, contact number, and Hong Kong Identity Card Number or Passport Number will be collected, used, and held by Our Firm.
3. Purposes of the Personal Data are Held
3.1 You may provide us with your personal data at your own will. Personal data of your name, company name, address, email address, contact number, and Hong Kong Identity Card Number or Passport Number are regarded as mandatory. We will be unable to provide any service to you if you fail to provide the said mandatory data.
3.2 The personal data collected from you will be used by Our Firm for the following purposes:-:
(a) Identity Verification and Conflict Search;
(b) Communication: communicating with you and taking instructions from you;
(c) Handling of Personal Data Requests: Verification of identity for handling requests of access, correction and erasure of personal data; and
(d) Statistics: Carry out statistics and data analysis, such reports will contain only anonymous data for Our Firm’s reference as well as improving our service and product quality.
3.3 Should you be under the age of 18, please obtain prior consent from your parents or guardians before providing your personal data.
4. Retention of Personal Data
4.1 The personal data and any copies thereof will be destroyed pursuant to the statutory requirement. If you desire to erase your personal data from our databases, please contact us.
5. Accuracy and Change of Personal Data
5.1 In order to ensure the correctness of your personal data, particularly contact details, retained by Our Firm, you may receive our request for confirmation or verification. Please feel free to contact us for correction or change of personal data.
6. Personal Data Handling and Security Measures
6.1 The personal data we collect about you will not be disclosed to any other party without your prior approval. Apart from statutory requirements, Our Firm will not transfer or disclose any of your personal data to any other parties.
6.2 We have established in place security measures and monitoring procedures to prevent unauthorized or accidental access, processing, erasure, loss, or use of the data. All personnel that may access the data will be ensured to comply with the requirements of data protection.
7. Limitation of Liability
7.1 Our Firm has implemented all reasonably practicable procedures, measures, and steps to safeguard the security of your personal data. Unless there is proved negligence, we shall not accept any liabilities therefor. Our liabilities, if any, shall only limit and subject to the scopes set out in the terms and conditions of this Policy.
9. Access to Personal Data
9.1 Under the Ordinance, you have a right to request access to, and to request correction of, your personal data. If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact us.
10. Contact Us
11. Effective Date