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Privacy Statement

1. Collection and Processing of Non-personal Data
When you visit our website, the computer system of Macao Government Tourism Office (“MGTO”) will collect your data, including your domain name, IP address and region; our system will also record the pages you visit on our website, time and date of your visit as well as the domain name of the website which directs you to our site through its hyperlink, etc.

Under general circumstances, we will use the abovementioned information only to compile statistics. Only in cases of illegal activities (e.g. attacking our website), we 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 lawbreaker to justice.

2. Collection and Processing of Personal Data
When you subscribe to the newsletter on our website, we will use the email address you provide to us for the purpose of sending newsletters only.

During your use of electronic services on our website, you may be requested to provide your personal information as required by our services. When processing these data, our staff will comply with the Personal Data Protection Act of the Macao Special Administrative Region. Our processing of your personal data will be regulated under confidentiality measures, and the data will be safely archived. The collected personal data will be kept no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which they are obtained, or until the end of its retention period stipulated by the Government. All the data will be erased accordingly afterwards.

3. Protection of Personal Data
Our website will take adequate information security measures to ensure your personal data are protected during our transmission and storage of the data you submit on our website.

When you send us an email, please note that you are taking a risk to a certain extent by sending information on the public network, e.g. your personal data may be seen, intercepted or used by unauthorized third parties. Therefore, we suggest that you may submit an enquiry, complaint or application which includes personal data by other methods if possible.

4. External Links
Our website contains external links to websites of other institutes or governmental entities. The content of these websites is established and maintained by the entities concerned. Our website provides these hyperlinks to users as an additional service. When you enter other websites by clicking the provided hyperlinks, you have automatically left our website. These websites you visit are not governed by the privacy statement of our website. The terms of use and privacy policy of these websites may also be different from those of our website. Therefore, we advise you to read the privacy policies of these websites first. MGTO is not liable for any form of loss or damage resulting from your use of these websites.

5. Modifications to the Privacy Statement
In case of update of the privacy statement, we will post the updated version in place of the old version and specify the date of last update at the end of the privacy statement without further notice.

Note: Chinese and Portuguese are official languages in the Macao Special Administrative Region, while all other language versions are translations and for reference only.