Hospital Advisor User Account Registration
Personal Information Collection Statement (PICS)
HospitalAdvisor is a web based platform at www.hospitaladvisor.org.hk ("Website"), which aims to help patients with their hospital choice in Hong Kong. HospitalAdvisor is operated by HospitalAdvisor Limited ("Hospital Advisor", "we", "us" or "our").
This Statement sets out the purposes for which your information will be collected, and may be used by Hospital Advisor as well as what you are agreeing to with respect to our use of your information and your rights under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, Cap 486 ("Ordinance").
Capitalised terms used in this PICS shall have the following meanings:
|"Hospital"||means any of the public or private hospitals in Hong Kong, including any healthcare professional that is an employee, contractor or consultant of such hospitals;|
|"Other Data"||has the meaning given in paragraph 2.3;|
|"Patient"||means a patient who was admitted to or received health care services from a Hospital;|
|"Personal Data"||means any data relating directly or indirectly to a living individual, from which it is practicable for the identity of that individual to be ascertained;|
|"Review"||means any review of a Hospital provided, uploaded, transmitted, submitted or posted on the Website;|
|"You"||means you, a Patient or a friend or relative of a Patient.|
2. Personal Data Collection
2.1 In order to be able to create a user account for you we require you to provide us with the following Personal Data:
2.2 The mobile number you provide to us will be deleted from our server once you have successfully completed your user account registration.
2.3 We also collect from you the following data ("Other Data"):
2.4 Failure to provide the above may prevent us from registering your user account.
2.5 The Other Data will not amount to contain or otherwise be linked in anyway to your Personal Data. The Other Data will be stored separately from your Personal Data in our servers. We will not be able to ascertain your identity in relation to the Other Data, as it will be fully anonymised and aggregated on our system.
3. Purposes for which the Personal Data and Other Data are Collected and Used
3.1 We may use the Personal Data you provide to us for one or more of the following purposes:
3.2 We may use the Other Data you provide for any of the following purposes:
4. Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Data and Other Data
4.1 We will not disclose or transfer the Personal Data to any other parties. We may disclose, transfer and/or sell any part of the Database and/or the Reports (which do not contain any Personal Data) to the Hospitals, our advisors and partners, insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, universities, researchers, international health organisations and other parties interested in healthcare.
4.2 We may disclose the Personal Data when required by law or court order of any jurisdiction, or as requested by any government or law enforcement authorities or administrative organs.
4.3 We may disclose the Personal Data as is necessary to bring a legal action or defend any legal action in relation to you.
5. How to Access or Correct Your Personal Data
You are entitled to access or correct your Personal Data held by us. Any data access request or data correction request, or any other data privacy related queries, may be made by contacting our Data Privacy Officer at email@example.com
This PICS is written in the English language and may be translated into Chinese or any other languages. In the event of any inconsistency between the English version and the translated Chinese version or any other translated version of this notice, the English version shall prevail. Without prejudice to the foregoing, please click here if you would like to access the Chinese version of this PICS.