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Combat Doxxing - Webinar on “Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Ordinance 2021” (Re-run)

Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data 25th Anniversary Event

The Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 (Amendment Ordinance) was published in the gazette and came into effect on 8 October 2021 to combat doxxing acts that are intrusive to personal data privacy. What are “doxxing” offences under the Amendment Ordinance? How to avoid breaking the law inadvertently? How can the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (Privacy Commissioner) help you? What criminal investigation and prosecution powers have been conferred on the Privacy Commissioner?

This webinar will provide answers to all the above questions! The Privacy Commissioner Ms Ada CHUNG Lai-ling and Mr Dennis NG, Senior Legal Counsel, of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) will explain the requirements under the Amendment Ordinance to participants.

The webinar is free of charge. Enrolment is on a first-come-first-served basis.

Date 8 December 2021 (Wednesday)
Time 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Ms Ada CHUNG Lai-ling, Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data
  • Ms Ada CHUNG Lai-ling

  • Mr Dennis NG, Senior Legal Counsel of PCPD
  • Mr Dennis NG

Free of charge

Accreditation 1 CPD point accredited by the Law Society of Hong Kong
Language Cantonese
Target Audience Legal professionals, management of organisation, compliance officers, Data Protection Officers, users of social media platforms and instant messaging apps, principals, parents, teachers, social workers and teenagers etc.
Key Take-aways
  • Background of the Amendment Ordinance
  • How the Amendment Ordinance strengthens the protection of personal data privacy
  • Major scope of the Amendment Ordinance, including the introduction of a two-tier structure of doxxing offences, the new criminal investigation and prosecution powers of the Privacy Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner’s power to issue cessation notices to remove doxxing messages.
Application Procedure Please submit your enrolment by completing the online enrollment page on or before 6 December 2021 (Monday) 5pm. You will receive an email by 7 December (Tuesday) confirming your enrolment.


  1. Enrolment will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. The PCPD reserves the right of final decision.
  2. Confirmation email will be sent by 7 December 2021 (Tuesday).
  3. The PCPD will not issue records of attendance for participants.
  4. Personal Information Collection Statement: Personal data provided in this form will be used for the purpose of carrying out the above-mentioned event. You have the right to request access to and correction of your personal data held by the PCPD. You should make your data access request by completing the Data Access Request Form (OPS003) and sending the completed Form directly to the Data Protection Officer of the PCPD by fax (2877 7026), by email at or in person or by mail to the PCPD, Room 1303, 13/F, Dah Sing Financial Centre, 248 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
  5. Please note that the webinar may be filmed, photographed and/or recorded for PCPD's future educational purpose.
  6. The PCPD reserves the right to modify the content and the date of the webinar.
  7. For enquiry, please email or call 2877 7147 (Ms Leung) / 3423 6678 (Ms Chan).

Security measures taken by the PCPD for webinar:

  1. The personal data collected in connection with the enrolment in webinar will be used for arranging the webinar. The PCPD will take security measures for storage. The PCPD will not disclose the personal data collected to other parties.
  2. Login information provided by participants is used for statistical purposes and carrying out the above-mentioned webinar only by the PCPD.
  3. No participants shall publish the content of the webinar in any format (including but not limited to recording audios and videos) without prior written consent from the PCPD.

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