Hong Kong Institute of Medical Laboratory Sciences Ltd.
We hereby provides information on the obligations and policies of Hong Kong Institute of Medical Laboratory Sciences Ltd. (HKIMLS), Hong Kong Institute of Medical Laboratory Sciences Ltd. Quality Assurance Programme (HKIMLSQAP), and all other Committees (Comm), Subcommittees (Subcomm) under the Hong Kong SAR Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance 1995 - Cap. 486 (the "Ordinance").
Our Corporate Policy
HKIMLS, HKIMLSQAP and all Comm & Subcomm shall fully comply with the obligations and requirements of the Ordinance. Although all staff members are volunteers, they shall, at all times, respect the confidentiality of and keep safe any and all personal data collected and/or stored and/or transmitted and/or used for, or on behalf of, the HKIMLS, HKIMLSQAP and all Comm & Subcomm.
All collection and/or storage and/or transmission and/or usage of personal data shall be done in accordance with the obligations and requirements of the Ordinance.
Where an individual legitimately requests access to and/or correction of personal data relating to the individual, held by us, then we shall provide and/or correct that data in accordance with the times and manner stipulated within the Ordinance.
Statement of Practices
Types of Personal Data collected
For the purpose of membership recording and administration, you may be requested to provide personal data such as the following:
Our web server may also collect data relating to your online session, the use of which is to provide aggregated, anonymous, statistical information on the server's usage so that we may better meet the demands and expectations of visitors to our sites.
Certain web sites may place a "cookie" on your machine in order to provide personalized services and/or maintain your identity across multiple pages within a single session.
Accuracy of Personal Data
Where possible, we will validate data provided using generally accepted practices and guidelines.
Although we do not currently provide online access to and correction of personal data held, we fully comply with the "Rights of Access and Correction" obligations of the Ordinance. Please refer to the section titled "Personal Data Access and Correction" below for details on how you can obtain and correct any personal data relating to you that we may hold.
Retention of Personal Data
We will destroy any personal data it may hold in accordance with our internal retention policy. This policy is that:
Disclosure of Personal Data
All personal data held will be kept confidential but we may, where such disclosure is necessary to satisfy the purpose, or a directly related purpose, for which the data was collected provide such information to the following parties:
Any access is governed by the Ordinance.
Security of Personal Data
Physical records containing personal data are securely stored in locked containers when not in use.
Computer data are stored on computer systems and storage media located within restricted areas.
Access to records and data without appropriate management authorization are strictly prohibited. Authorizations are granted only on a "need to know" basis that is commensurate with an individual's responsibilities.
Personal Data Access and Correction
Under the terms of the Ordinance, individuals have the right to:
An individual may exercise his or her right of access by:
An individual may exercise his or her right of correction by:
Company Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance Contact Details
All enquiries should be in writing to:
Hong Kong Institute of Medical Laboratory Sciences Ltd., GPO Box 2722, Hong Kong, or c/o The Federation of Medical Societies of Hong Kong, 4/F., 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong.
Last updated on 11 June 2004
Last updated on 11 June 2004