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Personal Information Collection Statement (PICS)

Happy Tree Social Services will collect the personal data from various sources of data subject (person). We respect personal data and are committed to implementing and complying with the data protection principles and the relevant provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.

1. Purposes of collecting and keeping personal data

  1. Process volunteer or staff recruitment and employment related procedures;

  2. Process donation administration, such as issue of receipt acknowledgements, receipts, payment collection notices, donation records, etc.;

  3. Provide communications, fundraising, and educational materials related to the work of Happy Tree Social Services such as brochures, newsletters, periodicals, relief appeals, etc.;

  4. Organize fundraising events or educational activities;

  5. Prepare statistics or carry out research;

  6. Comply with any statutory requirements or laws that bind Happy Tree Social Services;

  7. Other purposes directly related to the fundraising, education, social services and operation functions of Happy Tree Social Services.

2. Consequence of not providing data
The supply of data is voluntarily except for those data specified in the data collection form as obligatory. Failure to supply such obligatory data will prevent us from fulfilling the above-mentioned purposes.


3. Transfer of personal data
The personal data collected will only be disclosed to the following parties directly:

  1.  Enquiry from bank on our related services and the source of donation;

  2. Any statutory, governmental or regulatory bodies or institutions for compliance of any statutory requirements or laws that bind Happy Tree Social Services.

4. Access and correction of personal data

  1. You have the right of correction of your personal data kept and used by us in accordance with the provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.

  2. For access or correction requests, please contact specified colleague (Personal Data) on 2730 0277. In addition, requests in writing can also be sent to the following: (Subject: Update Personal Data

5. Language

This Privacy Policy has been prepared in English and Chinese. In the event of a conflict between the English and Chinese versions, the Chinese version will prevail.

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