1.1 The provision of your personal data is voluntary. However, the Small and Medium Law Firms Association of Hong Kong (“SAMLAW”) is highly concerned to ensure that all personal data collected through the website of SAMLAW is handled in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.
1.2 This statement is to inform you of your rights under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.
2 Purposes of Collection
2.1 Personal data collected in any form or document filed with SAMLAW will be used by SAMLAW in order to provide better service to you. Personal data collected will be kept strictly confidential and handled by the staff of or persons appointed by SAMLAW to undertake its administrative functions. There are changes to the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance that have come into effect as from 1st April 2013. Your personal data shall only be used for such purposes with your consent.
2.2 SAMLAW is committed to preserve confidentiality of your personal data collected by various means and to be collected from time to time through communication with you.
2.3 To ensure that you can make informed decisions and feel confident about providing SAMLAW with your personal data, SAMLAW outlines its practices and the choices you have concerning the collection and use of your personal data.
2.4 SMALAW may use your personal data collected and to be collected from time to time in its communication for all purposes as set out in the Constitution of SAMLAW. These purposes include and will include but not limited to the following areas,
the sending of:-
2. Updates on laws and practices;
3. News about legal profession;
4. Holiday greetings;
5. Invitations to events, activities and members’ benefits;
6. News and updates about SAMLAW;
7. Offering or advertising of members’ benefits, courses, visits, services, facilities and/or products;
9. Opinion collection;
10. Fundraising; and
11. the activities providers include other legal related organizations.
2.5 You have to indicate whether you consent or object the above use of your personal data before you provide any personal data to SAMLAW by various means.
3 Access and Enquiries
3.2 Under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, you are entitled to request access to, and to request correction of, your personal data held by SAMLAW.
The Small And Medium Law Firms Association of Hong Kong
Member Services and Welfare Committee
Chun Wo Commercial Centre
No. 25 Wing Wo Street
Tel: (852) 5634-0238