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Unless permitted or required by law, the Government will not disclose your personal data to any third parties without your prior consent.
elections.gov.hk uses SSL protocol to encrypt data during network transmission to protect your personal data. All personal data you provide to the Government via elections.gov.hk are secured, and access to them is restricted to authorised personnel only.
Search service on elections.gov.hk is provided by Yahoo! Hong Kong Limited ("Yahoo!"). We are advised by Yahoo! that it does not collect personal identifiable information while serving search results through elections.gov.hk. Yahoo! will share the anonymous data it collects through the search service with the Government for compiling traffic analysis on government websites. The Government will not match the data obtained from any such search activity with any personal data possibly held by the Government.