Control of Personal Data
A Data Controlling Committee, chaired by Chief Executive Officer/Human Resource Management (1), in this Department is responsible for assessing, monitoring and reviewing personal data protection measures to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (the Ordinance).
|2.||The Housing Authority / Housing Department (HA / HD) is committed to ensuring that all personal data are handled in accordance with the provisions of the Ordinance. The HA / HD undertakes to:|
Types of Personal Data Held
|3.||The HD holds four broad categories of personal data, namely the HD's customer data, business associate data, HA-related data and employment-related personal data in discharge of its business and functions.|
Data Access / Correction Requests
|4.||Requests for access to personal data held by the Department may be made by filling out a data access request form which can be obtained in the HA Library at the HA Headquarters, the Housing Information Centre at Sham Shui Po, or by letter addressing to:
Departmental Data Controlling Officer
Housing Authority Headquarters
33 Fat Kwong Street
Ho Man Tin
Requests for correction of personal data held by the Department may be made by letter addressing to our Departmental Data Controlling Officer.
|5.||A charge will be made in accordance with Section 28 of the Ordinance for supplying a copy of the personal data in compliance with a data access request. For reference purpose, the current charge is HK$1.00 per photocopy, and a fee of HK$43.50 may be levied on a document if searching and retrieval efforts are involved. The charge is subject to revision from time to time. If the requestor prefers the requested data to be sent by registered mail, the registered mail fee will also be charged.|
|6.||The following are maintained to ensure compliance with the Ordinance: