The Center for Syndesmosis Bunion Surgery (the “Center”) strives to protect privacy in relation to personal data of every customer who uses our services. The Center and our staff shall, at all times, respect your confidentiality and endeavour to keep all personal data collected, stored, transmitted and/or used in accordance to requirement so required under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance ('PDPO').
STATEMENT OF PRACTICES
TYPES OF PERSONAL DATA COLLECTED FROM OR COMPILED FOR PATIENTS AND CUSTOMERS
For purposes of customer identification and provision of our quality services, you may be requested to provide personal data such as, but not limited to, the following:
USE OF PERSONAL DATA
Your personal data may be used for the following purposes or any purposes directly related to them:
RETENTION OF PERSONAL DATA
The Center maintains and executes retention policies of records containing personal data to ensure personal data is not kept longer than is necessary for the fulfillment of the purpose for which the data is or is to be used. Different retention periods apply to the various kinds of personal data collected and held by the Center in accordance with our retention policies.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA
Your personal data collected by the Center is used only for purposes directly related to our services, functions and activities. Other than staff and agents of the Center, the Center will not transfer your personal data to any unauthorized parties without your prior consent, unless such disclosure is permitted by law.
Personal data may also be disclosed to any person or persons pursuant to any statutory or contractual obligations or as required by court of law, provided such person or persons are able to prove the required right/authority to access such information.
SECURITY OF PERSONAL DATA
The Center takes appropriate steps to protect the personal data we hold against loss, unauthorized access, use, modification or disclosure.
ACCESS AND CORRECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
Data access or correction request can be made by post, e-mail and by phone provided hereof:
Phone: (+852) 2525 5035
Upon handling a data access or correction request, the Center will check the identity of the requester to ensure that he/she is the person legally entitled to make the data access or correction request. A fee is chargeable by the Center for complying with a data access request.