"MyMapHK" Privacy Policy Statement

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The protection of privacy in relation to personal data is the concern of every member of staff in the the Lands Department.    We respect personal data and are committed to complying with the provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.


"MyMapHK" Privacy Policy Statement (iOS Version)

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1. The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("the Government") will record visits to the "MyMapHK" ("the app") without collecting any personal identifiable information from users.    Such general statistics are collected to compile statistical reports and diagnose problems with, or concerning, computer systems to help improve the app.

2. To provide location-based service, the app would get user's location.    However, user's locations would not be transmitted out from the app (except for users who use SOS service.    Please see paragraph 3 below for details.).

3. To provide "SOS" function and facilitate the searching of the nearby distance posts and geospatial information, the app will transmit user's location to Lands Department's data servers (only when the location detection is enabled) for processing.    No location and personal identifiable information from users would, however, be saved.

4. The app supports sharing of information via third party service providers ("Share" function).    If you use the "Share" function, please refer to the privacy policy of corresponding service providers.


"MyMapHK" Privacy Policy Statement (Android Version)

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1. The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("the Government" will record visits to the "MyMap Hong Kong" ("the app") without collecting any personal identifiable information from users.    Such general statistics are collected to compile statistical reports and diagnose problems with, or concerning, computer systems to help improve the app.

2. To provide location-based service, the app would get user's location.    However, user's locations would not be transmitted out from the app (except for users who use SOS service.    Please see paragraph 4 below for details.).    This feature requires user's authorization on "approximate location (network-based)" and "precise location (GPS and network-based)".

3. To provide "Share Map" function, the app would store data on user's smartphone.    This feature requires user's authorization on "modify or delete the contents of your USB storage".

4. To provide "SOS" function and facilitate the searching of the nearby distance posts and geospatial information, the app will transmit user's location to Lands Department's data servers (only when the location detection is enabled) for processing.    No location and personal identifiable information from users would, however, be saved.
5. The app supports sharing of information via third party service providers ("Share" function).    If you use the "Share" function, please refer to the privacy policy of corresponding service providers.