Privacy Policy



In order to provide you with the services featured on its website, The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (hereinafter "HKIFFS") collects personal data about you when you browse its site (“HKIFFS Site” or “Our Site”).


Personal data is information that makes it possible to identify a natural person, directly or indirectly (“Personal Data”).
We collect this information via cookies while you are browsing or when you subscribe to our newsletter or when you contact us by visiting Our Site.

This Privacy Policy applies to Our Site and to the pages that it comprises. The websites and all content of third-party organisations that you (the user) can access via links provided on pages of Our Site are entirely outside of and beyond HKIFFS responsibility and they are therefore excluded from this Privacy Policy. For more information on how these linked third-party sites process your Personal Data and the security of their data processing, please refer to their privacy policies.


We use cookies – small automatically generated files – on Our Site in order to optimise your visits to Our Site, and also for statistical purposes. By continuing to browse Our Site after opening this page on Our Site, you agree to this use. You can block some cookies as soon as you visit Our Site, with the exception of those cookies that are necessary in order to access Our Site.


While browsing Our Site, you can subscribe to our HKIFFS newsletter (“Our Newsletter”) by entering your e-mail address indicated on the eDM sign-up bar.
Your email address is Personal Data and it will not be used for any purposes other than to send you Our Newsletter. We keep this data as long as you do not unsubscribe.
If you wish to unsubscribe from Our Newsletter, there is an "Unsubscribe" button at the bottom of each of Our Newsletters you receive.


You are providing us with your Personal Data when you subscribe to Our Newsletter, visit our website or fill out a contact form. We do not share with any third parties your Personal Data that we collect.
The information collected by the HKIFFS via cookies while you browse Our Site is held exclusively by HKIFFS and our service provider(s); it is not shared with any other organisations.
We do not sell or lease your Personal Data to any third parties.
Within the context of legal proceedings or investigations, we may nevertheless be required to transmit your Personal Data to another party at the legitimate request of judicial or supervisory authorities or under court order, in accordance with applicable legislation and always in compliance with the legal framework set by Hong Kong law.


The HKIFFS implements “technical” and “organisational” measures in order to ensure the security of your Personal Data.
In particular, your Personal Data is only accessible to those people who have a legitimate interest in accessing it (for example, within the framework of their work) and have signed a confidentiality clause with HKIFFS to protect your Personal Data in full compliance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.


You have the right to request access to and correction of information held by us about you. If you wish to access or correct your personal data, please contact us via email at or on telephone number 2970 3300s during office hours.