4 December 2023

Privacy Policy

What types of information are collected and recorded by Annie Lab’s website; and how the information is used.

User Information

Users can access our website without submitting any personal information. When users fill in the contact form on our hotline page, we collect a corresponding email address only for further communication.

We do not collect any other personal identifier unless users voluntarily submit their names (optional). We do not share any user information with any partners, affiliates, or outside organizations.

Log File Data

Annie Lab is committed to meeting internationally recognized standards of personal data privacy protection in handling log files. We have access to visitor logs provided by the hosting company (wordpress.com) and the analytics provided by Google.

The information includes IP addresses, referring websites, browser types, and other analytics data, but it is not linked to any personally identifiable information.

Advertisements and Other Sites

Annie Lab does not carry any advertisements; our website does not serve any user data to advertisers. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of the websites we link to in our stories.


Under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, individuals have the right to request access to and correction of their personal data held by Annie Lab, although we do not collect any personally identifiable data unless users provide such information voluntarily first.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy or the practices of this website, please get in touch with Annie Lab via the hotline page.

You can also contact the Data Protection Office at the University of Hong Kong by e-mail to privacy@hku.hk (please specify that you are inquiring about the Annie Lab project at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre under the Faculty of Social Sciences).