Data Governance Policy

It is imperative that issues pertaining to data privacy and cybersecurity must be duly considered when managing data. The University’s Data Privacy Policy and Cybersecurity Policy are the foundational and practical references to address such issues, and should be considered integral parts of this Policy. (

LAF supports research in HKUST by providing professional services related to laboratory animals and the use of Cryogenic Electron Microscopy (Cryo-EM). During the processes from users’ compliance confirmation to services provision, and for daily operation of the facility, a series of data are collected and protected according to University policy.

LAF’s Data Management Plan can be found under the University’s Data Governance Policy (