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Privacy / Security Notice

  1. This Website is provided as a public service by the Agricultural Trade Office Hong Kong, the overseas office of Foreign Agricultural Service, United States Department of Agriculture.

  2. Information presented on the ATO Hong Kong Website is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.

  3. For site management, information is collected for statistical purposes. This government computer system may use software programs to create summary statistics, for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.

  4. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system may employ software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, ortherwise cause damage.

  5. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes.

  6. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited.

  7. Although ATO Hong Kong makes all efforts to ensure the reliability of information contained in this website, it does not warrant its accuracy, validity, timeliness or completeness. All information on this site is provided "as is", and is subject to change without prior notice.

  8. ATO Hong Kong will not, in any event, be liable or responsible for damages of any kind, resulting from the use of this site or any webpages linked to this site, including damages resulting from the actions of any third party.