1. Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) ("PDPO")
MinterEllison LLP complies with the PDPO in relation to the collection, holding, processing and use of Personal Data. Information on your rights under the PDPO may be obtained from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data: https://www.pcpd.org.hk
Personal Data means information from which it is possible to identify an individual person directly or indirectly.
2. Your Personal Data
Whenever you visit our website we may collect a limited amount of your Personal Data. For example, your Internet Protocol (IP) address will need to be recognised by our server and you may be invited to provide your Personal Data to us as indicated on the website. (You may also send messages to us through the website.)
If you apply for a position at our firm or an internship or a training contract, this will necessarily involve the collection of your Personal Data.
3. Collection and Use of Your Personal Data
We will only use your Personal Data for the purposes for which it was collected (or a directly related purpose) as specified at the time of collection.
Ifs obligatory for you to supply the Personal Data requested. If you do not provide the Personal Data, we may not be able to process your application or provide you with information or services.
4. Retention of Personal Data
We retain your Personal Data only for as long as it is required for the purposes for which it was collected, after which it will be deleted.
We take all practicable steps to ensure the security of your Personal Data.
6. Transfer and Disclosure of Personal Data
Your Personal Data may be transferred to colleagues in our associated offices in Australia for the purposes for which the Personal Data was collected (or a directly related purpose). specified at the time of collection.
Save for the above and except where we are required to do so by law, all Personal Data will be kept confidential and will not be disclosed to any third party without your express consent.
7. Data Access Request
Under the PDPO you have the right to ask us to disclose any Personal Data we hold about you. You may also request copies of your Personal Data, and you may require us to correct any Personal Data about you. All such requests should be sent in the form prescribed by the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data to our Talent and Operations Manager, MinterEllison LLP. 32/F., Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong SAR. We are entitled to charge a reasonable fee for responding to a data access request.
We will update this policy to reflect changes in the legislation and feedback from clients.