Terms of use








The contents on “Hong Kong Memory” (www.hkmemory.hk) come from multiple sources:
  1. Some materials and contents on this website are owned by Hong Kong Memory or by third parties.
    If you intend to copy, distribute or otherwise use the contents for your study and private use, please note that there are different copyright status of the HKM contents. And because of this, the use of them is subject to different conditions of copyright protection, and/or other use restrictions. You should ask copyright owners the permission to use them.


  2. Video and audio records found on Hong Kong Memory are copyrighted materials, and they are not allowed to make copy or download.


  3. Copyright of some materials and contents is expired, you can copy and distribute these contents for non-commercial use, personal or internal use within an organization.


  4. Contents on exhibition websites are linked to the Hong Kong Memory main website. In general, contents on these external websites are copyright protected.
    If you intend to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use any contents on such linked websites, you shall obtain authorization or permission from the copyright owners concerned.


Copyright terms are complicated, and have to be judged case by case. If you have doubt on the copyright status of a particular record or other linked websites, please contact us at

Phone : 852-2921 0338
            (Mon to Fri: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm; 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, except public holidays)

Email: hkmemory@lcsd.gov.hk



Accessibility Statement

We are committed to ensuring that our website conforms to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA requirements to the maximum extent possible. However, as our website contains considerable multi-media contents, it is not possible to incorporate all Level AA accessibility requirements in all of them. Nonetheless, the multi-media contents are so located as not to affect the accessibility of significant contents in our website.



Hong Kong Memory will collect User Information (such as email address) only for the following purposes: (1) improvement in the service of Hong Kong Memory’s Portal Site; and (2) communication of the Site and the activities of Hong Kong Memory to the User.  A User can request to be removed from our mailing list by contacting hkmemory@lcsd.gov.hk

No personal data will be captured if you are only browsing this website. Your personal data thus collected will be stored and managed in accordance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance of Hong Kong SAR.



The information contained in this website is compiled by the Hong Kong Memory for general information only. While the HKM 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.

Users may link from this website to sites provided by other third parties. The Hong Kong Memory expressly states that it has not approved or endorsed the information provided by other third parties on the Hong Kong Memory website, or any other sites linked to our website. The Hong Kong Memory accepts no responsibility or liability however caused for such information.

The Hong Kong Memory reserves the right to omit, suspend or edit all information on our website at any time in its discretion without giving any reason or prior notice. Users are responsible for making their own assessment of all information on the website and are advised to verify such information or obtaining independent advice before acting upon it.