The Policy only applies to the Website. It does not cover other websites to which you may link via the Website. Such other websites may contain privacy policies which are different to the Policy.
PIBA will occasionally collect Personal Data from you that will be processed for the specific purposes which will be given at the time or for any purpose stated in the Policy.
We collect Personal Data from you in various ways including but not limited to:
The submission of Personal Data is voluntary. However, insufficient personal data may prevent PIBA from providing a required service or answering an enquiry.
When you browse this website, cookies will be stored in your computer’s hard drive. The purpose of using cookies is to 1) facilitate the content display and successful redirection to the correct page upon your clicking on the changing banner; and 2) remember that you have visited our website as well as what interested you on our website, such as the pages you viewed. We do not collect or store any personal data from you under this circumstance.
PIBA may use the Personal Data you provide to us solely for the following purposes:
Your Personal Data may be controlled and processed by any of PIBA's offices. You acknowledge and agree that the location of our office may change from time to time and that PIBA may acquire other offices, at any time, which may act as a data controller of and/or data processor for the purpose of applicable data protection laws.
Personal data collected by PIBA through the Website is stored and maintained in a secure and controlled environment that is not accessible by the public. Given the nature of the Internet, PIBA cannot guarantee that transmission of data is absolutely secure. However, PIBA shall take all commercially practicable steps to ensure that any information collected by PIBA via the Website is safe and secure from third party interference.
Personal data held by the PIBA will be kept confidential but PIBA may provide such information to:
You should note that as PIBA have no control over the acts of any third party, the privacy protection stated in the Policy ceases to apply to any information which has been disclosed to a third party in accordance with the Policy. PIBA endeavours to deal only with responsible third parties but assume no responsibility for the privacy protection provided by such third parties.
PIBA may use your email address to contact you by email to provide you with further information about PIBA, our products/services and to promote our Website. This may involve disclosing your Personal Data to other offices of PIBA or to our agents or appointed representatives.
You acknowledge and agree that we may from time to time transfer any of your Personal Data to any office of PIBA, agents or appointed representatives within or outside Hong Kong in order to carry out the purposes, or directly related purposes, for which the Personal Data were collected. Where such a transfer is performed by PIBA, it will be done in compliance with the requirements of the Ordinance.
Occasionally, third parties may provide services to us and may require access to your Personal Data. In those circumstances, those third parties shall be required to enter into an agreement with us containing terms no less stringent than those found in this Policy and to process your Personal Data solely in accordance with our instructions.
Personal data you provide to PIBA will be retained only for such period as may be necessary for the carrying out of the purposes referred to in the Policy or as otherwise specified at the time of collection.
You have the right to request access to and (if appropriate) correction of personal data held by PIBA about you.
If you have any questions or need further information about our privacy practices, please contact us at:
Professional Insurance Brokers Association
Room 2506, 25/F, China Insurance Group Building,
141 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong
Telephone: (852) 2869 8515
Fax: (852) 2770 2372
PIBA reserve the rights to vary or amend the Policy at any time at our sole discretion without prior notice. Any variations or amendments shall take effect upon posting of the updated version on the Website.