On November 20, the PCPD published an investigation report finding that six tutorial service agency websites breached the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance. According to the report, these websites collected the Hong Kong identity card numbers of private tutors and information on their contact persons through online registration systems, a practice condemned by the report as both excessive and unnecessary to accomplish identity verification. Another investigation report published on the same day found that 10 employment agencies for foreign domestic helpers were also in breach of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance for similar reasons.
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