Purpose of collection
This Personal Information Collection Statement (“PICS”) is made in accordance with the guidelines issued by the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data. The PICS sets out the purposes for which your Personal Data. will be used following collection, what you are agreeing to with respect to the HKMA’s and / or SFC’s use of your Personal Data and your rights under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) (“PDPO”).
The personal data provided in your submission to the HKMA and / or SFC in response to this consultation paper may be used by the HKMA and SFC for one or more of the following purposes –
to administer –
in the case of the HKMA, the provisions of the Banking Ordinance (Cap. 155) and guidelines published pursuant to the powers vested in the HKMA; and
in the case of the SFC, the relevant provisions and codes and guidelines published pursuant to the powers vested in the SFC;
in performing –
in the case of the HKMA, statutory functions under the provisions of the Banking Ordinance and the Securities and Futures Ordinance;
in the case of the SFC, its statutory functions under the relevant provisions;
for research and statistical purposes; or
for other purposes permitted by law.
Transfer of personal data
Personal data may be disclosed by the HKMA and / or SFC to members of the public in Hong Kong and elsewhere as part of the public consultation on this consultation paper. The names of persons who submit comments on this consultation paper, together with the whole or any part of their submissions, may be disclosed to members of the public. This will be done by publishing this information on the HKMA and / or SFC website and in documents to be published by the HKMA and / or SFC during the consultation period or at its conclusion.
Access to data
You have the right to request access to and correction of your personal data in accordance with the provisions of the PDPO. Your right of access includes the right to obtain a copy of your personal data provided in your submission on this consultation paper. The HKMA and SFC have the right to charge a reasonable fee for processing any data access request.
Personal data provided to the HKMA and / or SFC in response to this consultation paper will be retained for such period as may be necessary for the proper discharge of the HKMA’s and SFC’s respective functions.
Any enquiries regarding the personal data provided in your submission on this consultation paper, or requests for access to personal data or correction of personal data, should be addressed in writing to –
|In the case of the HKMA – ||In the case of the SFC – |
Personal Data Privacy Officer
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
55th floor Two International Finance Centre
8 Finance Street Central
The Data Privacy Officer
The Securities and Futures Commission
8th floor Chater House
8 Connaught Road Central
 Personal data means personal information as defined in the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486).
 Defined in Schedule 1 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap. 571) (SFO) to mean provisions of the SFO and subsidiary legislation made under it; and provisions of Parts II and XII of the Companies Ordinance (Cap. 32) so far as those Parts relate directly or indirectly, to the performance of functions relating to prospectuses; the purchase by a corporation of its own shares; a corporation giving financial assistance for the acquisition of its own shares etc.