Privacy Statement - Joseph K. H. Ng & Co.



The privacy of information you provide at this site is important to us. The following Privacy Statement governs the collection and use of personal information submitted to Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. or through editor.  Joseph K. H. Ng & Co.'s information handling practices are in accordance with current privacy and data protection legislation in
Hong Kong.  
For more information about our recruitment privacy practices, please refer to our Recruitment Privacy Statement.
By submitting identifying data, a visitor to our Web site is agreeing to Joseph K. H. Ng & Co.'s use of such data as described in this privacy statement.  Personal data collected by Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. may be transferred internationally to other Joseph K. H. Ng & Co.'s entities world-wide, where it is necessary to meet the purpose for which the visitor has submitted the information.  By submitting data on Joseph K. H. Ng & Co's Web site, the visitor is providing explicit consent to transborder transmission of data collected on the Web site for the fulfilment of their voluntary requests.
We have created this Privacy Statement to govern our commitment to protecting the privacy of your information. However, should you have any further questions, please feel free to direct these to our Web site manager at editor.

Data Collection

Generally, Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. only collects identifiable information such as contact details that are specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors to our Web site.  Typically, identifying information is collected to: 

Visitors are also able to send email through the site. Their messages will contain the user's screen name, telephone number, fax number and email address, as well as any additional information the user may wish to include in the message.  
Joseph K. H. Ng & Co.'s intention is not to seek any sensitive information through our Web site unless legally required for recruiting purposes.  Sensitive information includes a number of types of data relating to: race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or other similar beliefs; trade union membership; physical or mental health; sexual life or criminal record. We suggest that you do not provide sensitive information of this nature. If you do wish to provide sensitive information for any reason, Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. accepts your explicit consent to use that information in the ways described in this privacy statement or as described at the point where you choose to disclose this information. 


Cookies and Log Files 

Cookies may be used on some areas of our site. A cookie is a small software application which allows a Web site to recognise a previous user and to observe how a user navigates within a Web site.
Cookies are now used as a standard by many Web sites to improve users' navigational experience.  If you are concerned about cookies, most browsers now recognise when a cookie is offered, and permits users to opt-out of receiving it. If you are not sure whether your browser has this capability, you should check with the software manufacturer or your Internet service provider. It is Joseph K. H. Ng & Co.'s policy to use cookies to make the use of our Web site easier for visitors and to facilitate efficient registration procedures. In most cases, a visitor can refuse a cookie and still fully navigate our Web sites.
In order to properly manage our Web site we may anonymously log information on our operational systems about the number and duration of visits to the site and identify categories of visitors by items such as domains and browser types. These statistics are reported in the aggregate to our webmaster. This is to ensure that our Web site presents the best web experience for visitors and is an effective information resource.
Whenever, a member visits this site they must identify themselves in order to gain entry. This data is logged by Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. purely for measuring site performance and in assisting to resolve any site technical difficulties. 

Use of Data 

Information attained by the site is used only for the intended purpose stated at the time that the information is collected.  Depending on the purpose of the information submitted (e.g., Join our Email Updates), some information may be stored in our Contacts Database system.  Some or all of this information may be available to the Management and authorised staff of Joseph K. H. Ng & Co.
Where we have obtained your consent we may also send you communications from time to time, for example to advise you of information, technical updates, or upcoming events or seminars which may be of interest to you.
Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. will not use personal data collected from our Web site to facilitate unsolicited marketing activities.  

Disclosure of Data to Third Parties 

Information will not be disclosed to third parties except when required by law, when we have your explicit consent or in cases where the third party is a contractor or supplier whom we have engaged specifically to assist with our firm's activities, e.g., a supplier engaged to assist with management of a Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. event.  All such contractors will be bound contractually to keep all information confidential.  

Data Retention 

Information will be kept until it is outdated, no longer required or the user requests us to delete that information, after which time it will be destroyed or permanently de-identified.  

To request us to delete your personal information submitted through our Web site, please send your request to editor.


Access Your Information 

To access your personal data that you have submitted on a request or registration through our Web site, please send your request to editor.   
When personally identifiable information is retained, Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. assumes responsibility for keeping a record of the information once a visitor has submitted and verified the data. Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. does not assume responsibility for verifying the ongoing accuracy of the content of personal information. When practically possible, if Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. is informed that any personal data collected through a Web site is no longer accurate, Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. will make appropriate corrections based on the updated information provided by the authenticated visitor.

Correction and Concerns  

To update your contact details (e.g. email, company, title/role, address, phone number), please send your request via our on line form or to editor.  If you believe that information we hold about you is incorrect, or if you have concerns about how we are handling your personal information, please email us and we will try to resolve those concerns.


The information submitted is stored in either email boxes or databases. This information is only available to authorised staff and contractors.
Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction.  All Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. employees follow a firm wide security policy. Only authorised Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. personnel are provided access to personally identifiable information and these employees have agreed to ensure confidentiality of this information.  Joseph K. H. Ng & Co.'s policy is to use secure socket layer technology for the protection of credit card information submitted through web forms. This policy is also required for any fulfilment agents of our firm.

Transfer of Data to Countries Outside
Hong Kong  

Personal data collected by Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. may be transferred internationally to other Joseph K. H. Ng & Co.'s entities world-wide, where it is necessary to meet the purpose for which the visitor has submitted the information.  By submitting your personal data on Joseph K. H. Ng & Co's Web site, the visitor is providing explicit consent to transborder transmission of such data collected on the Web site for the fulfilment of their voluntary requests.

Links to Third Party Sites 

Because Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. wants your Web site experience to be as informative and resourceful as possible, we provide a number of links to third party sites.  Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. assumes no responsibility for the information practices of these third party sites that a user is able to access through ours.  When you link to these sites, Joseph K.H. Ng & Co's privacy practices no longer apply. We encourage visitors to review each site's privacy policy before disclosing any personally identifiable information.

Changes to the Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. Privacy Statement

Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. reserves the right to modify or amend this Statement at any time and for any reason.  However, Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. commits to ensure that the privacy rights of individuals are maintained.  Nothing contained in this Statement is intended to create a contract or agreement between Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. and any user visiting the site, or provide identifying information in any form.

In order to keep visitors informed, Joseph K. H. Ng & Co. will ensure that we notify users of changes to our Privacy Statement by identifying the alteration for a period of not less than two weeks on the our home page and identifying the effective date at the beginning of this statement. 

Contact our Privacy Office

We welcome your enquiries or comments about our Privacy Statement and any queries or concerns that you may have about this Web site at editor.


Last updated: 11 May 2009