Privacy (2/3)

Why we collect Data and how we use it

When you seek employment with Lau & Lau, request a particular service from us or otherwise interact with us, we will ask you to voluntarily provide us with Data that we need for that purpose. For example, if you request services, pursuant to required due diligence and know your client processes, we will request Data such as your name, proof of residential address, government issued identification document, telephone number, e-mail address, bank account etc. information for processing and record purposes.


When you browse our website, we do not collect Data unless you voluntarily and knowingly provide it to us, for example by accessing our website from a link in an e-mail that we send to you, or requesting a newsletter.

Internal controls

Lau & Lau trains our employees on the importance of Data privacy and protection. Our privacy policy is updated as required to reflect any changes in applicable laws and developments in best practice procedures. Further, we limit the number of individuals within the company with access to Data to those directly involved in the process of providing quality service to clients or dealing with employment issues in respect of staff Data.

How we store and transmit Data

We have policies and procedures to limit access to Data to authorized personnel only.

We store Data in secure databases located on dedicated servers which reside behind firewalls to protect the Data from unauthorized or accidental access.

We do not maintain a database of information used for marketing, promotion and research to promote our services.

Secure transmission and storage of Data

We treat all Data that you provide to us as confidential information. To prevent Data from unauthorized access or leakage, we have adopted and regularly monitor our security and data privacy policies and procedures.

Disclosure of information to third parties

We use the services of third party agents, including e-mail and technology service providers. These parties are contractually prohibited from using Data for any purpose other than for the purpose specified in their respective contracts. We do provide non-personally identifiable information to certain service providers for their use on an aggregated basis for the purpose of performing their contractual obligations to us. We do not permit the sale of Data to entities outside of Lau & Lau or any use unrelated to Lau & Lau operations or use of Data by third party for their own purposes. We will implement, where necessary appropriate measures, including contractual clauses, to secure the transfer of your Data to the third party service providers located in a country with a level of protection different from that of Hong Kong or other jurisdictions we operate in.