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Please READ this statement before you provide any personal data to us.

Personal Information Collection Statement

Purpose of Collection

  1. The personal data provided in the application will be used by the Department of Health (DH) and authorised personnel for the following purposes:
    1. processing your application and verifying your identity information;
    2. arranging organ and / or tissue donation and transplant; and
    3. performing relevant data management.
    The provision of personal data in the process of the application is a voluntary act. If you do not provide sufficient information, we may not be able to process your application.

Classes of Transferees

  1. The personal data you provide may be disclosed to other Government bureaux / departments or relevant parties for the purposes mentioned in paragraph 1, if required. Apart from this, the data may only be disclosed to parties where you have given consent to such disclosure or where such disclosure is allowed under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (“the PDPO”).

Access to Personal Data

  1. You have a right of access and correction with respect to personal data as provided for in sections 18 and 22 and Principle 6 of Schedule 1 of the PDPO. Your right of access includes the right to obtain a copy of your personal data provided by you during the occasion as mentioned in paragraph 1 above. An administrative fee will be charged by the DH for complying with the data access request by providing a copy of your personal data.

Protection Measures and Retention of Personal Data

  1. The DH will, in accordance with the PDPO and according to the nature of the personal data collected, adopt all reasonably practicable measures to ensure that all personal data are correct, kept securely and confidentially and protected against unauthorised or accidental access, processing, erasure or other use, and will follow the relevant provisions in making corrections and giving access to data.
  2. Your personal data will be kept by DH for a reasonable period of time as may be required for the above specific purposes for which they were collected and in accordance with the relevant statutory provisions. After that time, your personal data will be erased. If the registration cannot be completed, the organ donation registration forms submitted online will be deleted by the DH.


  1. Enquiries concerning the personal data collected by means of this application form, including requests for access and corrections, should be addressed to the CODR System Administrator of the DH.

    Units A-D, 8/F, China Overseas Building,
    139 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
    Telephone 2961 8441
    Fax 2127 4926