Privacy Statement


This Privacy Statement discloses the privacy policies for the Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Study Group website ( - hereafter “Trade Policy Group” - managed by the Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Study Group secretariat.

When a user accesses the Trade Policy Group site, non-personal data are stored on the website server. The information includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, operating system and browser type; areas of the site visited; date and time of access, along with other similar information.

However, we do not capture data that can identify users individually. The collected data are aggregated and analysed for measuring the effectiveness, improving the usability of the site and the services provided by the Trade Policy Group, and are not disclosed or provided to third parties. No personal or identifiable information about a visitor would be collected.

The website contains links to other websites. The Trade Policy Group secretariat is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.

In light of new technology, our changing needs to exchange information, and the emergence of new information services, we need continuously to adjust and update our privacy protection practices. Our privacy policy may therefore be amended from time to time. You should therefore check this Statement regularly to ensure that you are aware of our latest policies.

For any questions or comments regarding our information or security practices, please contact us by e-mail at


Last updated on: June, 2018