In accordance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals has adopted the following policies to safeguard web user's personal information and are committed to protecting its confidentiality. Tung Wah will limit the collection and use of personal information to the purpose directly related to the function or activities stated on the collection. Without web user's consensus, Tung Wah will not disclose any individual information to other organizations or personals.
A. Basic Statement
Tung Wah collects personal information from site visitors on a voluntary basis only. Personal information may include name, title, company, address, phone number, e-mail address, etc. The individual information Tung Wah collects is used only by Tung Wah for carrying out the functions / activities stated on the collection screen. Tung Wah will not sell, rent or transmit personal information to other organizations without web user's consensus.
B. Collection and Use
Tung Wah's web server tracks and collects general information about the visits to Tung Wah's website. For example, Tung Wah will compile statistics that show the daily numbers of visitors to Tung Wah's site, the daily requests Tung Wah receives for particular files, the types of browsers used, the visitors' domain names, and what countries those requests come from.
C. Storage and Access
All personal information web user provides to Tung Wah is secured on Tung Wah's server with restricted access. Tung Wah reserves the right to use agents, who are bound by strict confidentiality guidelines, to perform storage and processing functions. Only designated employees or agents who need to carry out legitimate activities / functions are permitted to view your personal data. Employees or agents who violate Tung Wah's privacy policies will be subject to disciplinary or legal actions.
D. Connect / Update Policy
Considering the confidentiality of individual information, Tung Wah's policy is to disclose no personal information to third parties unless release is required by law or is pertinent to judicial or government investigations or proceedings. If web user would like to correct and / or update web user's personally identifiable information, please contact Tung Wah's Webmaster on the website or write to the Medical Services Secretary, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals, 12 Po Yan Street, Hong Kong.
E. Delete / Deactivate Policy
This site does not offer a way to delete / deactivate your data. However, at any time you may request your personal data to be removed from our database and we will honour such request. You may send e-mail to our webmaster or call our Personal Data Controlling Officer at 2859 7830 for this request.
F. Link to other site
Tung Wah may contain links to other sites, and Tung Wah makes every effort to link only to sites that share Tung Wah's high standards and respect for privacy. However, Tung Wah will not be responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other sites.
G. Option not to receive further mailings
If you do not wish to receive further direct donation appeal / services promotion e-mail from us, please write to us or reply by e-mail to webmaster.