(1) General Policy Statement

We pledge to meet fully recognised standards of personal data privacy protection in complying with the requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance. In doing so, we will ensure compliance by our staff with the strictest standards of security and confidentiality.

(2) Data Collection and Use

(a) Personal Data submitted in lodging a claim to the Investor Compensation Company Limited (ICC) will be used, disclosed or transferred only for those purposes related to the claims or where permitted by law. If the information provided is inaccurate or incomplete, consideration of the claims may be affected.

(b) A claimant must inform the ICC by writing to the address set out below, if he/she would like to keep his/her identity confidential or if he/she does not want his/her personal data used for purposes related to the claims. In such a case, the ICC may be unable to effectively process the claim.

(3) Retention

Personal Data provided in lodging a claim to the ICC is retained for such period as may be necessary for the proper discharge of the ICC's functions.

(4) Access and Correction

Any claimant who wishes to request access to and/or correction of his/her Personal Data held by the ICC, may do so in writing addressed to the Investor Compensation Company Limited, 21/F Cheung Kong Center, 2 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong.