HKCLA respects your rights of privacy and reserves the right to collect, gather, store and use the information relating to website usage. By using this website, you consent to HKCLA's collection, storing and use of the information provided.

HKCLA shall observe the obligations and requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) in collecting, maintaining and using your personal information.

If you would like any information regarding our privacy policy and practices, kindly address your enquiries through the following number:

3586 9943 or email to:

In the event that there is any inconsistency between the English and Chinese version of these terms and conditions, the English version shall prevail.

Personal Information Collection Statement (Version September 2013)
HKCLA operates among others, the licensing of copyright works.  We recognize the importance of your privacy and maintaining the confidentiality of your personal information.

This Privacy Statement is governed by and observes the requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap.486) (the “Ordinance”).

Personal Information Collection
Your privacy is important to us and we have taken steps to ensure that we do not collect more information from you than is necessary for us to provide you with our services and to protect your account.
We may ask you to provide personal information when you use our website and services, including when you apply for our services.  The data that we may ask you to supply includes, among others, company name, contact person, telephone, fax number, email address, number of employees and number of articles copied per month.
Use of personal data
If you provide any personal data to us, you are deemed to have authorized us to collect, retain and use the personal information about you for the following purposes:
Processing your application for our services and maintaining the services to you.
Verifying your identity;
Verifying your eligibility to participate in our services;
Providing you with services and responding to your queries and feedback; and
Making such disclosures as may be required for any of the above purposes or as may be required by law or in respect of any feedback of claims.
When necessary, we may disclose your personal data to our professional advisers, law enforcement agencies, government and regulatory and other organizations as specified at 1A.(b)(v).
We may use your personal data e.g. your company name, phone no., fax number and/or email address to provide marketing and/or promotion materials to you relating to the services we provided.
Under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap.486), you have the right of access to personal information held by us and to request correction of the information.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or if you wish to access or correct your personal data, you may send your request in writing to the following address :

Attn. : Personal Data Officer
Address : Room 904, SUP Tower, No.75 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong.
Email address :