Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance
Hong Kong

by
Stephen Lau
Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data
Hong Kong SAR

The Tenth International World Wide Web Conference
May 1 - 5, 2001, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre

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Hong Kong

Objectives of
Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance

to protect the individuals right to privacy with respect to personal data
to safeguard the free flow of personal data to Hong Kong from restrictions by countries that already have data protection laws

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Code of Practice

Hong Kong Identity Card 1998
Consumer Credit Data 1999
Human Resource Management 2000
Workplace Surveillance 2001

Internet-Related

Privacy guidelines for users 1998
Privacy guidelines for websites 1998
Privacy policy and purposes statements 1999
Spamming Code (HK ISP Association) 2000
e-Privacy for e-commerce 2001

BENEFITS OF COMPLIANCE

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Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data
Hong Kong SAR

Website: http://www.pco.org.hk