Hospital Authority The Hong Kong Medical Association Centralised Organ Donation Register Centralised Organ Donation Register


Statement of Purposes for Collection of Personal Data

  1. Your registration with the Centralised Organ Donation Register (CODR) is a voluntary action. All collected data in the CODR will be classified as personal and treated with strict confidentiality for exclusive access by authorised personnel for the following purposes:
    i. arranging organ and/or tissue donation and transplant;
    ii. performing relevant data management.
  2. Collected data in the CODR are mainly for use within the Department of Health (DH) but they may also be disclosed to the relevant Government bureaux/departments or parties for the purposes stated in paragraph 1 above.
  3. Collected information in the CODR will be retained for 100 years from the date of collection, or until DH has acknowledged the death of the person whom the data refer, whichever is earlier.
  4. The organ donation registration form will be destroyed if DH fails to verify your personal particulars by telephone, or after your personal data has been entered into the CODR.
  5. You have the right of access and correction with respect to your personal data as provided for in Sections 18 and 22 and Principle 6 of Schedule 1 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance. Your right of access includes the right to obtain a copy of your personal data provided by you during the occasions as mentioned in paragraph 1 above. A fee may be charged by DH for complying with a data access request.
  6. Enquiries concerning the personal data provided, including requests for access and correction, should be addressed to:

    CODR System Administrator
    Department of Health
    21/F, Wu Chung House
    213 Queen's Road East
    Wan Chai, Hong Kong

    Telephone No.: 2961 8441
    Fax No.: 2127 4926
    E-mail Address: