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All information of this website ("Information") is made available by the Construction Innovation and Technology Application Centre ("CITAC") as general information only. For the avoidance of doubt, Information as referred to in this Disclaimer includes any written, oral or electronic communication with the recipient relating to or in connection with this website.
The Information may include (and is not limited to): (a) content prepared using information from various sources contributed by third parties, (b) information provided by third parties, and (c) links to third party information on internet websites. The provision of the Information is not to be considered as a recommendation, approval or endorsement by CITAC of the Information or any innovation, technology software, product or service referred to (either directly or indirectly) by the Information and is not to be construed as any form of partnership or agency between CITAC and any third party or external internet website.
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No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Whilst CITAC strives to protect such information, CITAC does not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you transmit to us.
CITAC website is not a substitute for independent professional advice and users should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.
The CITAC is concerned to ensure that all personal data submitted through CITAC Website are handled in strict adherence to the relevant provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PD(P)O).
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
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A cookie is a small amount of data created in a computer when a person visits a website on the computer. It often includes an anonymous unique identifier. A cookie can be used to identify a computer. It, however, is not used to collect any personal information. In other words, it does not have the function of identifying an individual user of the website.
Cookies are used by the CITAC to collect statistics about the number of visits of users to CITAC Website and the users’ preference of websites and online services offered on CITAC Website.
You may choose to accept or reject cookies. If you reject the cookies, you will not be able to use some of the functions of CITAC Website, such as saving your preferences in using the CITAC Website and accessing some online services on CITAC Website.
PROVISION OF PERSONAL DATA
For different purposes and at different times you may be invited to provide personal data to the CITAC through CITAC Website on a voluntary basis. Personal information may include name, telephone number, mailing address or e-mail address. The CITAC will specify the collection purpose and intended usage of your data when it invites you to provide such information and advise you how you may request access to or correction of the personal data provided.
Unless permitted or required by law, the CITAC will not disclose your personal data to any third parties without your prior consent.
CITAC Website uses TLS protocol to encrypt data during network transmission to protect your personal data. All personal data you provide to the CITAC via CITAC Website are secured, and access to them is restricted to authorised personnel only.
Please note that submission of information over the internet may be subject to interruption, transmission blackout, delayed transmission due to internet traffic, or incorrect data transmission due to the public nature of the Internet. The Council cannot assume responsibility for malfunctions in communications facilities not under our control that may affect the accuracy or timeliness of messages you send.