Short Courses, Human Resources Regulations, Law, Part-time Programmes

Personal Data (Privacy) Law and Human Resource Management

Short Course

Course Code:
PCEL03
Start Date:
17 Nov 2021
Course Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm (Wed)
Mode of Study & Programme Length:
2 Lessons;Total 5 hours (Please refer course dates to below “Programme Content”)
Medium of Instruction:
English supplement with Cantonese
Tuition Fee:
HK$600
Programme Features:
  • The course aims at providing learners with the basic knowledge and understanding of Hong Kong Employment Law.
  • This course is suitable for administrative and human resources personnel, and those who wish to understand the practices of Hong Kong Employment Law.

Opportunities for Further Studies:

  • Professional Certificate in Employment Law in Hong Kong
Programme Objectives

Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Recognize the Six Data Protection Principles and exemption;
  • Understand the offences and statutory defenses;
  • Apply broad-based knowledge and concepts of the Personal Data (Privacy) Law in the area of Human Resource Management;
  • Analyze the implication Personal Data (Privacy) company law and related problems in Human Resource Management or in related business environment; and
  • Evaluate professional integrity and knowledge on respective liability in relation to the dealing with personal data.
Programme Content

Course Date

17 ,24 Nov 2021 (Wed)

  • Meaning of Personal Data and collection of Personal Data
  • Notification requirements on collection of Personal Data
  • Accuracy and retention of employment-related Personal Data
  • Security measures to protect employment-related Data
  • Complying with data access and correction requests
  • Employer’s liability for Wrongful Acts or Practices by employees or agents
  • Practical consideration on recruitment practices
  • Advertising of vacancies and collection of Personal Data from applicants
  • Internal records and personal references
  • Data access and correction requests
Further Opportunities

Anyone who is interested in employment law in Hong Kong.

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