Personal Information Collection Statement


This Personal Information Collection Statement of Hong Kong Design Centre ("us", "we" or “HKDC”) applies to the personal data collected in the Design Incubation Programme Application Form ("Personal Data").



Purpose and Use of Your Data

The Personal Data will be used for one or more of the following purposes:

  • processing your application;
  • communicating with you if we have any/or question and update about your application;
  • providing updates, services, products, facilities or activities and matters relating to our administration, management, operation and maintenance;
  • designing, reviewing, evaluating and enhancing our services, products, facilities or activities (including conducting research, survey and analysis for those purposes);
  • direct marketing (please see "Direct Marketing" section below); and
  • handling complaints, legal, safety and security purposes.
  • It is mandatory to provide the requested personal data, or we will not be able to process your application.


Transfer of Your Data

Your Data will not generally be disclosed or transferred to any other party in a form that would identify you, except in the following circumstances:
If we use third party suppliers or service providers who provide services to support our business operation or facilitate provision of our services, products, facilities or activities, we may provide Your Data to these suppliers or service providers.
We may disclose Your Data to any governmental or law enforcement agency, judicial body or regulatory authority to whom we are required to make disclosure according to any law, regulation, court order, direction, code or guideline.
In addition, Your Data may be accessed by, disclosed or transferred to any person under a duty of confidentiality to us (including our accountants, auditors, legal advisers or other professional advisers) for the purposes described in the "Purpose and Use of Your Data" section above.
As the parties mentioned above may be located outside Hong Kong, Your Data may be transferred out of Hong Kong.

Direct Marketing

In connection with direct marketing, we intend to use your name and email address to market and promote the services, products, facilities, activities, contests, conferences, events and promotional campaigns from time to time available relating to us or "HKDC".

We cannot use Your Data for direct marketing unless we have received your consent or indication of no objection. You may write to our Data Protection Officer or contact us via the contact information provided in our direct marketing materials to opt out from direct marketing at any time.

Our Privacy Policy and Practices

Please see our Privacy Policy Statement at for our general policy and practices in respect of our collection and use of personal data.

Access to and Correction of Your Data

You have the right to request access to, and correction of, Your Data held by us. We may charge a reasonable fee for administering and processing your data access request. If you need to check whether we hold Your Data or if you wish to have access to, correct any of Your Data which is inaccurate, please write via e-mail to our Data Protection Officer at or via mail to DIP CITA Centre, 6/F Clothing Industry Training Authority Kowloon Bay Training Centre, 63 Tai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay.

This Statement is written in the English language and may be translated into other languages. In the event of any inconsistency between the English version and the translated version of this Statement, the English version shall prevail.