Privacy & Security Policy

GS1® Hong Kong is pleased to provide information to all of its customers about its online privacy policy. Please be assured that GS1 Hong Kong uses its best efforts to protect the privacy of visitors to this website.

Data Security

Security is our top priority. GS1 Hong Kong will strive at all times to ensure that your personal data will be protected against unauthorised or accidental access, processing or erasure. We maintain this commitment to data security by implementing appropriate physical, electronic and managerial measures to safeguard and secure your personal data.

The secure area of our website supports the use of 128-bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology - an industry standard for encryption over the Internet to protect data.

Security Assurance

Both of you and GS1 Hong Kong play an important role in protecting against online fraud. You should be careful that your details including your User ID and/or Password are not compromised by ensuring that you do not knowingly or accidentally share, provide or facilitate unauthorised use of it. Do not share your User ID and/or password or allow access or use of it by others. We endeavor to put in place high standards of security to protect your interests. If, in the unlikely event, unauthorised transactions have been conducted through your account through no fraud, fault or negligence on your part, we will see that you are covered for your direct loss up to the full amount of the unauthorised transaction.

Types of Information We Collect and How It Is Used

GS1 Hong Kong only gathers personal information when voluntarily submitted by you ont your names, titles, company addresses email addresses, industry and product types or when you fill in the applications or other forms or marketing promotional leaflets. Personal information may also be collected from you in order to get your feedback on our services or any enquiries via our web channel.

Links to Other Sites

GS1 Hong Kong may offer links to sites that are not operated by GS1 Hong Kong. If you visit one of these linked sites, you should review their privacy and other policies. We are not responsible for the policies and practices of other companies and any information you submit to those companies is subject to their privacy policies.

Disclosure of Information

We may share yuor information with, or transfer it to, our subsidiaries, affiliated companies, and any company in which GS1 Hong Kong has an interest. If you do not want to have your information disclosed to any third party, please write to our Data Protection Officer at the address stated below.

Marketing Promotions

Occasionally we may collect personal information from visitors to this site. Such information is only collected from individuals who voluntarily provide us with their personal information. We may use this information to advise them of products, services and other marketing materials, which we think, may be of interest to them. We may also invite visitors to this site to participate in market research and surveys and other similar activities.

If you do not wish to further receive any promotion materials by email or direct mailing, you will always have an opportunity to select to opt-out by clicking the unsubscribe link provided in our emails.

Contact Us

Requests for access to data or correction of data or for information regarding policies and practices and kinds of data held should be addressed to:

The Data Protection Officer
GS1 Hong Kong
22/F, OTB Building, 160 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Fax: (852) 2861 2423

Please note that the contents of this policy may be amended from time to time prior notice. You are advised to check them on a regular basis, and by accessing and using our website, you acknowledge that you agree to be bound by the amended policy.

Note: In case of discrepancies between the English and Chinese versions, the English version shall apply and prevail.