Disclaimer & Privacy Policy

The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong (thereinafter “College”) endeavors to provide a user-friendly online platform for the participation of the RCSEd/CSHK Conjoint Scientific Congress. By accessing this congress website: (https://csc.cshk.org), you agree to the terms of this agreement. If you do not wish to be bound to the terms of this agreement, you must not access this website.

Please read carefully the following disclaimer and privacy policy:



The information provided on this website is for reference only. Every effort is made to provide information that is accurate. However, due to the changes of programme, we give no warranty that information on this site is current. The dates, contents and other matters contained in this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice.  The College takes no responsibility for matters arising from changed circumstances or other information or material that may affect the accuracy on this website.

No medical advice

This site does not contain [medical/fitness/health/other] advice.

The [medical/fitness/health/other] information provided is for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional advice. Before taking any actions based upon such information, we encourage you to consult with the appropriate experts. We do not provide any kind of [medical/fitness/health/other] advice. The use or reliance of any information contained on this website is solely at your own risk.


In no event shall the College be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever, including loss of profits or data, arising out of the use or performance of this website and any other websites that are linked to this website. The user assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this website.


The College strives to maintain the security measures of the Congress website. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. The College does not warrant that the website will operate error free or that the website, its server, or the contents are free of computer viruses or similar contamination or destructive features. If your use of the website or the content results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, no instituted party shall be responsible for those costs.

User must observe and maintain the confidentiality of all security features relating to use of the website (including login email, password etc) as notified.

Privacy Policy

The College is dedicated to protect users’ personal data privacy in accordance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PDPO). The College’s staffs are strictly compliant to the requirement of the Ordinance. Information collected in this website will be used exclusively in relation to the RCSEd/CSHK Conjoint Scientific Congress.

Collection and use of information

Your personal information may only be passed on to third parties for billing purposes or for legal reasons (e.g. in the case of an external audit). All information collected will be for the above internal administrative purpose only.

Any information you provide with us will be kept confidential at all times and will be used for no purpose other than the Congress’ events including but not limited to Registration, Abstract and/or Surgical Grand Round Case Submission. 

Transaction information during registration 

Upon the selection of online payment, user will be directed to the online transaction system operated by PayPal. All payment related information (e.g. credit card number, name etc) are handled by PayPal to process the respective online transaction. The College is only informed about the status of transaction, transaction amount and a reference number. You may refer to the updated version of the privacy statement of PayPal for information on the collection of data: (https://www.paypal.com/hk/webapps/mpp/ua/legalhub-full)

Alternatively, user who selects the direct bank-in payment is required to provide the receipt of such payment. The information on the receipt will only be used for the purpose of checking and confirming the respective payment.


If you have any questions regarding the above privacy policy or wish to withdraw your website account. Please contact us:

-By Post:

The Congress Secretariat

The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong

Room 601, 6/F

Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building

99 Wong Chuk Hang Road

Aberdeen, Hong Kong


-By Email:



Last revision date: 16 May 2019