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Commencement of the Ordinance
Offences and Compensation

Exemptions

Under Part VIII, specific exemptions from the requirements of the Ordinance are provided.

They include:

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.