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Guidelines on Electronic Communications and Storing Personal Data on Portable Storage Devices, Personally-owned Computers and Public Cloud Services Issued by the Information Technology Service

(Note: an updated version is available – 25 July 2019)

The University Data Protection Officer announced on March 18, 2015 that the Senior Management Team had approved the revised version (“Revised Version”) of the University’s Code of Practice (“Code of Practice”) in respect of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (“Ordinance”).  

The Revised Version (document 16/315) supersedes the 2009 version and may be accessed by clicking HERE.

In tandem with this, a new set of Guidelines on Electronic Communications and Storing Personal Data on Portable Storage Devices, Personally-owned Computers and Public Cloud Services  (“Guidelines”) are formulated to draw colleagues’ attention on the proper ways in using electronic communications and the storage of personal data.  All colleagues, in particular those who need to handle personal data at work, are advised to read the Code of Practice and the Guidelines carefully. 

 

John Lam
Information Security Team
Tel: 3917 5952
Email: joncclam@hku.hk