The University has enabled Single Sign On (SSO) for staff and students to use the Zoom service under HKU’s campus license.  Upon first-time successful login, a license will be assigned upon first- time successful login and only email address is passed and stored by Zoom.  

According to Zoom’s security whitepaper, Zoom only stores basic information under user account profile information:

  • Email address 
  • User password – salted, hashed 
  • First name 
  • Last name 
  • Company name (optional to provide) 
  • Company phone number (optional to provide) 
  • Profile picture (optional to provide)

For more information about Zoom’s privacy policy, visit


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