Hong Kong Privacy Disclosures
Last updated: March 13, 2020
Collection and use of your Personal Information
How we collect your Personal Information
Morningstar collects your Personal Information through your interactions with us or from third party sources. Specifically, we collect your information when:
We may also collect information about you from third parties, including:
- Other publicly available sources.
Personal Information we collect
The types of Personal Information we collect depend on your interactions with us and may include the following:
- User content. Your files or other information you upload to our products or services.
How we use Personal Information
How Morningstar uses your Personal Information depends on the product and service you use and your relationship with us. By using our products or services, you consent to our use of your Personal Information for the following purposes:
- Meet our or third parties’ audit and compliance requirements.
Sharing of your Personal Information
Morningstar may share your Personal Information with third parties (including those outside of Hong Kong) for the purposes described above subject to any applicable security assessments. Such third parties include other Morningstar companies, our business partners, content providers, clients, service providers, and other third parties with whom we have agreed to share information. We may also share your Personal Information as part of a transaction involving a merger, acquisition, public offering, or other similar transaction involving our business.
How we protect, store, and transfer your Personal Information
Morningstar maintains a comprehensive information security program, including incident response and notification procedures, which are intended to keep your information safe. We have administrative, technical, physical, and organizational measures in place to protect against unauthorized access to, or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of personal information. However, you should be aware that no amount of diligence can eliminate all risks to your Personal Information, including its disclosure to or access by an unauthorized party.
Morningstar stores Personal Information locally in Hong Kong and in other jurisdictions. We operate secure data networks protected by industry-standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided.
Morningstar, its affiliated companies, operators, workforce, and service providers are located throughout the world. Depending on how you interact with us, your personal information may be processed, stored, accessed from, or transferred to different jurisdictions outside of Hong Kong subject to any applicable security assessment. Whenever we transfer Personal Information to different countries, we take steps to ensure that the Personal Information we transfer receives adequate protection in the jurisdictions that we handle or store it.
If you have additional questions about how we protect your Personal Information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Rights concerning your Personal Information
Morningstar recognizes its responsibilities in relation to the collection, use or processing and sharing of personal information under the personal data laws and regulations of Hong Kong. Subject to certain exceptions, you may request (1) to be informed whether we hold Personal Information about you, and if so, access to a copy of the Personal Information collected about you; (2) correction of erroneous or incomplete Personal Information about you and (3) deletion of Personal Information about you subject to certain requirements.
You may make a request concerning your Personal Information by sending us an email at email@example.com. In response to a request, we may ask you for additional information to verify your identity and that you provide further information to help us better fulfill your request.
Please Note: If you request that we delete your personal information and we process that request, we may still retain certain elements of your personal information as permitted by law, including to comply with legal, regulatory, or our own internal policies.
Morningstar Asia Limited
Unit 6807-09, The Center,
99 Queen's Road Central,
Tel : +852 2973 4680