Thank you for visiting our Website and using our Services.
We, Halcyon Counsel and Its Affiliates and Directors, pledge to meet fully the requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance. In doing so, we will ensure compliance by our staff with the strictest standards of security and confidentiality.
Generally speaking, we do not collect any personal data from you and no registration is required in order to gain access to any information provided by our Website.
Like many other websites, we may record your visit automatically through cookies, which are some small data structures sent to your computer to record your visit to our Website and to identify you during your future visits. These cookies may be saved permanently in your computer, but they are usually harmless. You may disable these cookies, but this may affect your browsing of our Website. The types of data collected by us include the browser type and version, the operating system, the IP address, and the domain name of the server. This information collected from you will only be used to compile general statistics in relation to the number of visitors to our Website and also the usage of our Website. No personal data will be collected unless you explicitly provide that information to us.
However, personal data may be collected from you on a voluntary basis for some particular purposes or services. The purposes for collecting your personal data which include your name, telephone numbers, address, email address, fax numbers, credit card numbers, name of bank and expiry date, your passport copy, your birth certificate, your bank statements, your acceptance letter from Canadian learning institutes and others are set out in the respective screens on our Website which invite you to provide your data. Refusal to supply personal data may result in Halcyon Counsel being unable to process your request for our Services.
Where personal data is provided by you, we may occasionally send you some promotional materials regarding our services. If you do not wish to receive further promotional materials from us, please e-mail to us at email@example.com or write to us at Halcyon Counsel Limited, Unit 2302, 23F, New World Tower I, 18 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong.
When you send us e-mail to make any enquiries, complaints, or feedback, we will record your personal data so as to conduct further actions or to do proper follow-ups.
Our general policy is to keep all personal data confidential except as permitted or required by law.
The personal data provided will be used for the specified purposes stated by us when collecting such data including without limitation processing of permit application documentation, statistical purposes, and other related matters. We may provide these personal data to persons authorized to process the information for purposes relating to those specified purposes only.
We do not share any personal data about you with other companies or organizations without your prior consent. However, information may be disclosed incidental to or in the course of our operation to the following parties:
Under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, you are entitled to be informed by us whether we hold your personal data, to have access to such data and to correct such data if they are inaccurate.
Any such data access request has to be made in writing and be sent to us by mail to: Managing Partner, Halcyon Counsel Limited, Unit 2302, 23F, New World Tower I, 18 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong, or by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A reasonable fee might be charged for all data access or related requests.
Your personal data may be collected by us on a voluntary basis when you visit our website, attend our events, use our services, register, or communicate with us.
The categories of personal data that we may collect, process and use will include: –
We may not collect, process, and use your sensitive Personal Data unless your explicit consent has been granted to us.
Your personal data may be processed and/or used by us for the following main purposes: –
The legal basis for our use of your personal data are as follows: –
We may use your personal data for marketing and promotional purposes. We may communicate marketing and promotions to you by post, telephone, or online (including by email or through your mobile device or via online banner advertisement) and, as appropriate and where required, we will ask you for your consent, or otherwise provide you with the opportunity to choose not to receive marketing, at the time we collect your data.
We will provide an option to unsubscribe or opt out of further communication on any direct marketing communication sent to you at no charge. You may also opt out by contacting us via mail to: Managing Partner, Halcyon Counsel Limited, Unit 2302, 23F, New World Tower I, 18 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong, or by e-mail to: email@example.com.
We maintain reasonable safeguard measures to protect your personal data in accordance with the requirements of data protection legislation. All personal data collected by us is stored on secure servers with restricted access by authorized personnel only.
We keep all personal data confidential except as permitted or required by law. We do not share or disclose any of your personal data with other companies or organizations without your prior consent. However, certain information may be disclosed incidental to or in the course of our operation to the following parties: –
Our retention period for personal data is based on business needs and legal requirements. We will retain your personal data for as long as is necessary for the processing purpose(s) for which it was collected and any other permitted linked purpose. Where personal data is no longer needed, we either irreversibly anonymize the data (in which case we may further retain and use the anonymized data) or securely destroy the data.
You have the right to: –
For any data access and correction request or exercise of your rights, please send to us by mail to: Managing Partner, Halcyon Counsel Limited, Unit 2302, 23F, New World Tower I, 18 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong, or by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.