Please read the following information before proceed to register a user account:
1. If you decide to purchase digital map products for personal use, you should register as an Individual User. On the other hand, if you decide to purchase the digital map products for company/organization use, please register as an Advanced User of Company Account. The Licence is granted to the user (i.e. Individual User or Company User) according to your registration. Please note the Licence granted is non-transferable. For details, please refer to the "Licence Agreement for Using Government Digital Map".
2. Company Advanced User can create Company Ordinary User Account, confirm order, approve the order of digital map product submitted by Ordinary User as well as settle the order payment.
3. Company Ordinary User can draft the digital map order and submit to Company Advanced User for approval, confirm paper map order and commit its payment.
Personal Data Collection Statement
You are going to provide your personal data to the Lands Department for the registration of a user account with the Hong Kong Map Service 2.0 (HKMS 2.0). In case you are not the data subject, you should obtain his/her consent to the provision of such data before you continue with the registration.
The personal data collected are used only for the purposes directly related to facilitating the on-line purchase of the products and product delivery by the users through HKMS 2.0. The information is essential for us to be able to identify accurately who is using the service. Without such data we may be unable to provide the service or respond to your requests.
Unless permitted or required by law, we will not disclose your personal data to any third parties without your prior consent. This is however without prejudice to our rights to disclose your personal information to other government departments or appropriate third parties if we are required to do so by law or we believe that such action is necessary:
to protect our rights and properties in relation to this website and other users of this website;
to comply with legal process such as a search warrant, subpoena or court order;
to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of this website or any services we provide; or
during emergencies, such as when somebody's safety is at risk.
Under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, you have the right to request access to and/or correction of your personal data. Being a registered user of HKMS 2.0, you may make use of the "Edit Account Information" function under the "My Account" function tab in the HKMS 2.0 website to access and correct your personal data. Alternatively, such requests may be written to the Departmental Personal Data Controlling Officer. Contact information is as follows:
Departmental Personal Data Controlling Officer
[Attn: Senior Land Surveyor/Technical Information]
You may provide your consent to receive our promotional information by making use of the "Edit Account Information" function on HKMS 2.0. On the contrary, you may also opt-out from receiving such information by removing the "tick" next to "I agree to receive promotional info of new products and services.” at the "Edit Account Information" page.
This personal information collection statement is subject to change. Any change will be posted on this webpage.