Data Collection, Purpose and Use
We may directly collect from you and hold your personal data or indirectly collect your personal data from third parties in relation to the following:
Funding and/or Scholarship applications – for the purpose of assessing, vetting, conducting due diligence for funding and/or scholarship applications;
Programs, events and/or activities management – for the purposes of (i) implementing and managing programs initiated by the Foundation or co-developed by the Foundation and the relevant partner organizations; and (ii) hosting events and/or activities;
Personnel records – for the purpose of recruitment, appointment and human resource management; and
Other administration and operational records – for various purposes of operating and properly discharging the functions of the Foundation.
Our use of your personal data depends on how and where you interact with us. In some situations, the collection of personal data may be required for the operation of websites or the provision of certain events or other activities. If we are marketing to you, we will also do so with your consent or where otherwise permitted by law.
Link to Other Websites
People Who May Process Your Personal Data
Your personal data may be received and processed by the following categories of third parties located within or outside Hong Kong:
our own employees for the management and administration of the Foundation;
third-party data processors who provide support services to us and who will process your personal information on our behalf. Such third parties may include IT service providers as well as marketing companies that we use;
third-party service providers who assist us in providing or performing services, functions, events and/or activities on our behalf to support our interactions with you;
parties that we have a legal obligation to disclose information to, for example regulators and law enforcement agencies.
We take practical steps to ensure that we only hold your personal data for a duration that is necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which the data is or is to be used; and we will erase your personal data thereafter.
We take practical steps to protect your personal data against loss, unauthorized access, use, processing, erasure, modification or disclosure. Access to personal data is restricted to relevant employees on a “need-to-know” basis.
Access and Correction
If you wish to make a data access/correction request to us, you can submit a written request to our Chief Operating Officer at The D. H. Chen Foundation, 1708-11, 17/F, Nan Fung Tower, 88 Connaught Road Central.
When handling a data access/correction request, we will check the identity of the requestor to ensure that he/she is the person legally entitled to make the data access/correction request. We may charge a fee for processing any data access request.
Find out more here.