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Privacy statement

1.Collection and processing of non-personal data

When you visit our website, the computer system of the Public Prosecutions Office (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Office’) will record your data, including your domain name, IP address and region; the version of your browser; date and time of your visit; pages visited on this site; as well as the domain name of the website from which you linked to our site. Under general circumstances, we will use the information for site management and statistical purposes. In cases of illegal activities (e.g. website attack), the Office may provide our collected data to law enforcement authorities for their criminal investigations; the law enforcement authorities may use such data to trace and bring the lawbreakers to justice.

2.Collection and processing of personal data

By providing your personal information to this site, you agree to the terms and conditions of this privacy policy statement and the collection and use of your data by our website in accordance with relevant regulations.

When you use the electronic services of our website, you may be requested to provide your personal information such as name, telephone number and email address. To the extent permitted by law, these personal data may be transmitted to the concerned governmental departments responsible for providing the aforesaid service for your convenience. However, your personal data will not be disclosed to non-governmental entities, except in cases where the law allows these authorised entities to use the personal data to provide the respective service.

3.Protection of personal data

The employees of the Office observe all provisions regarding the protection of personal data and your personal data will be treated with confidentiality and stored appropriately. The personal data will be kept until they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected, or until the period required by the government for data storage has expired, after which they will be destroyed in accordance with the respective provisions.

You have the right to request access to or correction of your personal data stored in the Office. You may also request to view or correct your information directly from other public departments where your personal data transferred by the Office are kept.

We welcome your questions, complaints and compliments made in person or by telephone.

4.Links to other webpages

You will leave our site and be directed to other governmental or non-governmental websites by clicking the hyperlinks provided on our page. The Office assumes no responsibility for the content or the privacy policies of these websites, therefore you are advised to read the privacy policies of these sites before visiting when necessary.

5.Modifications to this Privacy Statement

In case of update on this statement, the recent version will be posted in place of the old version with the date of last update indicated in the document without further notice.