Name Dispute Resolution Centre Limited ("ADNDRC") with regard to
domain name disputes held under the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy
issued by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
(ICANN and the use of the ADNDRC website in connection with such
proceedings as of the date set out below. This policy is subject
to change and any such change will be posted on this page.
ADNDRC, being a company incorporated under the Companies Ordinance
(Cap. 32) of the Laws of Hong Kong, is subject to the Personal Data
(Privacy) Ordinance of Hong Kong.
2. INFORMATION GATHERED BY THE ADNDRC
Save for the logging of IP addresses or the location of your computer
on the Internet, for systems administration, statistical and troubleshooting
purposes and the information required from Claimants, Respondents
and Panelists, the ADNDRC gathers no information from visitors to
its UDRP domain name dispute resolution site. Any information gathered
from Claimants, Respondents will be used solely for the purpose
of administering the domain name dispute process in question under
the UDRP, and in this connection the relevant data will be dealt
with by the staff of the ADNDRC, and its Offices and the Panelist
dealing with the matter and for no other purpose. No information
personal information will be disclosed or transferred by the ADNDRC
to any persons other than those referred to in the previous sentence
without the prior written consent of the person whose information
it is. After a domain name dispute proceeding under the UNDRP is
completed the relevant information will be retained in a file established
for such proceeding and such information shall be retained by the
relevant Office of the ADNDRC for a period of one (1) year, and
thereafter for as long as the ADNDRC deems it necessary or useful.
Personal data provided by applicants for inclusion on the ADNDRC
domain name dispute resolution Panel of Arbitrators will be used
solely for the purpose of assessment for ADNDRC Domain Name Dispute
Resolution Panel Listing, and in this connection the data herein
will be dealt with by the ADNDRC staff and/or by the ADNDRC Domain
Name Dispute Resolution Panel Selection Committee members. After
an application for assessment has been duly processed, the application
papers of the candidates will be retained in a file established
by the ADNDRC for each applicant. Such information will be retained
by ADNDRC for as long as it deems necessary or useful.
Under the provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance,
a Complainant, a Respondent or an applicant for inclusion on the
ADNDRC domain name dispute resolution Panel of Arbitrators the has
the right to request access to, and the correction of, his/her personal
data as retained by the ADNDRC. Those wishing to access or make
corrections to their personal data should submit written requests
to the Chairman of the ADNDRC.
It should be noted that is part of the UDRP, its Rules of Procedure
and the ADNDRC Supplemental Rules that a Decision of a Panel in
regard to a domain name dispute proceeding thereunder may be published
on the ADNDRC website.
The ADNDRC endevours to the best of its abilities, both on-line
and off-line, to keep the information provided to it by Complainants,
Respondents and Panelists as secure as possible. It must be recognised,
however, that the Internet is not totally secure and thus we cannot
give a total assurance that our on-line security system may not
The ADNDRC may perform statistical analysis of domain name dispute
proceedings under the UDRP and publish such analysis, however such
analysis shall only be in aggregate form and shall contain no personal
information regarding Complainants, Respondents or Panelists.
The ADNDRC shall not be responsible for the content or the privacy
policies of any website to which it may link.
This page last modified on 28 February, 2002.