Under Part VIII, specific exemptions from the requirements of the Ordinance are provided.
1 a broad exemption from the provisions for personal data held for domestic or recreational purposes;
2 exemptions on subject access for certain employment related personal data (for example?) ; and
3 exemptions where application is likely to prejudice certain competing public or social interests, such as: security, defence and international relations; prevention or detection of crime; assessment or collection of any tax or duty; news activities; and health.