Privacy Policy

1 The Medical Council of Hong Kong (the Council) is concerned to ensure that all personal data submitted are handled in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance(PD(P)O).

2 The Council will record visits to its website without collecting any personal identifiable information of users.

3 For different purposes and at different times you may be invited to provide personal data to the Council. The Council 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.

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

5 Search service on the website of the Council is provided by an independent contractor outside the Council. We are advised by the independent contractor that it does not collect personal identifiable information while serving search results through the website of the Council. The independent contractor will share the anonymous data it collects through the search service with the Council for compiling traffic analysis on its website. The Council will not match the data obtained from any such search activity with any personal data possibly held by the Council.

6 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.