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Important Notices

Please read the following terms and conditions before using this website. By using this website, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set out below.


Copyright Notices

The content available on this website, including but not limited to all text, graphics, drawings, diagrams, photographs and compilation of data or other materials are subject to copyright owned by the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR) or other entities. Except as expressly permitted herein or where prior written authorization is obtained from the Language Education (LE) & SCOLAR Section, any reproduction, adaptation, distribution, dissemination or making available of such copyright works to the public is strictly prohibited.

Permission is granted for users to download the materials herein to store them in local computers, provided that this is solely for personal or non-commercial internal use, and provided further that this copyright notice is downloaded at the same time. Users should note that this permission only applies to materials with copyright owned by SCOLAR. Where third party copyrights are involved, users should observe copyright ordinance when using those resources / materials.



The information contained in this website is compiled by SCOLAR for general information only. Whilst SCOLAR endeavours to ensure the accuracy of this general information, no statement, representation, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, is given as to its accuracy or appropriateness for use in any particular circumstances.

This website can also contain information contributed by others over whom, and in respect of which, SCOLAR and/or LE & SCOLAR Section may have no influence. Users may link from this website to sites provided by others. SCOLAR expressly states that it has not approved or endorsed the information provided by others on this website or any other sites linked to this website and SCOLAR accepts no responsibility or liability (howsoever caused) for such information.

SCOLAR is not responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever arising out of or in connection with any information including data or programmes on this website. SCOLAR reserves the right to omit, suspend or edit all information compiled by SCOLAR in this website at any time in its absolute discretion without giving any reason or prior notice. Users are responsible for making their own assessment of all information contained in this website and are advised to verify such information by making reference, for example, to original publications and obtaining independent advice before acting upon it.

If anybody finds that any resource/materials in this website infringed third party copyright or other problems, please contact LE & SCOLAR Section (Tel: 3165 1184, Fax: 3150 8018, email: for follow up action.

SCOLAR uses an online translation software to translate the Traditional Chinese version of its pages into Simplified Chinese version on this website. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between these two versions, the Traditional Chinese version shall prevail. SCOLAR will not have or accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) however arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of or reliance on the Traditional Chinese version or the translated Simplified Chinese version delivered on this website.


Privacy Policy Statement

In making enquiries or submitting applications etc., it may be necessary for you to furnish some personal data. LE & SCOLAR Section is committed to ensuring that all personal data are handled in accordance with the provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PDPO).

Under the PDPO, you have the right to request access to or correction of the personal data provided. Such requests should be made in the Data Access Request Form (245 KB) (No.OPS003 issued by the Privacy Commissioner) and sent to us by mail to the Controlling Officer (Data Protection), 10/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong. By virtue of Section 20(3)(e) of the PDPO, a data access request may be refused if it is not made in this Form. The Form is available in any District Office. 

When providing search service on this website, SCOLAR does not collect personal identifiable information while obtaining search results through this website. SCOLAR will use the anonymous data collected through the search service for compiling traffic analysis on this websites. SCOLAR will not match the data obtained from any such search activity with any personal data possibly held by SCOLAR.