Terms and Conditions
Unless otherwise specified by us on this website, or otherwise licensed by us, you are not allowed to download, reproduce, copy, publish, transmit, distribute or resell any pictures on this website in any form and by any means. To seek our consent/licence to use our images, please refer to the Terms and Conditions for the provision and reproduction of images, or email [email protected] for inquiries.
3. Changes to the website
We may add, delete or modify any material on this website, or change the presentation, substance or function of this website, at any time in our sole discretion and without prior notice to you.
4. Conduct of users of this website
It is a condition of your use of this website that you must not:
(a) hack, access, use or attempt to hack, access or use any other part of our server and/or any data area;
(b) restrict or prevent any other user from using and enjoying this website;
(c) post or transmit any unlawful, fraudulent, defamatory, obscene, indecent, pornographic, profane, threatening, obscene, hateful, hostile or otherwise objectionable or unreasonable information, including, but not limited to, any conduct that constitutes or encourages the transmission, which would constitute a criminal offense, or give rise to civil liability, or violate any local, state, national or foreign laws, or infringe any intellectual property rights of others, Proprietary rights or confidentiality obligations;
(d) post or transmit any advertisements, solicitations, chain letters, pyramid schemes, investment opportunities or schemes or other unsolicited commercial communications, or make mass advertising;
(e) post or transmit any material or software that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms or other harmful components;
(f) post, publish, transmit, reproduce, distribute or in any way exploit any material obtained from this website for commercial purposes with our written permission (unless we state otherwise on this website, or we grant a license otherwise) ;
(g) upload, post, publish, transmit, copy or in any way distribute any element of this website or access to it through this website without our written permission (unless we specify otherwise on this website, or we grant a license otherwise). any material protected by copyright or other proprietary rights, or create derivative works;
5. Third party information
Such information may contain information provided by third parties or obtained by us from commercial sources and other references or sources.
We accept no responsibility if any such information is out of date. We will not independently check the information provided by third parties or agents, therefore, you must pay attention to whether such information is reliable and accurate. We disclaim all responsibility for any such material. Any use or reliance by you on such information is at your own risk.
6. Block use
Whilst we have used commercially reasonable efforts to allow users to use this website twenty-four (24) hours a day, we do not guarantee that you will be able to use this website, and you acknowledge that we make no representation or warranty that this website must be available. You are solely responsible for your own hardware, software and facilities, and we do not guarantee that this website is compatible with your system.
We reserve the right, at our discretion, to (a) suspend this website in order to enhance or amend it, and/or (b) restrict your use of this website, if we consider it reasonably necessary to operate this website. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of the suspension of use of this website, or your restriction of use of this website.
7. Linked Sites
Links to this website may lead to other websites. You understand and agree that we are not responsible for the accuracy of the information provided by these linked websites, or whether the information is provided or not.
Links to other websites do not imply that we endorse or recommend them or the information, products, advertising or other materials available therein.
8. Embedded content
The embedded content (including embedded text, images, recordings and videos) on this website comes directly from third-party websites or social media such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Sina Weibo or Instagram. Embedded content is subject to the terms of the website or website operator to which it belongs, for which we are not responsible. You must abide by the relevant terms before you can use or link to such content, and you will bear all the consequences and responsibilities yourself.
9. User Generated Content
This website may have the function of supporting and publishing user-generated content, such as comments, discussions, visual scripts, audio and video content and other content submitted by registered users. By entering this website, you agree not to use the relevant functions for the following purposes:
(a) Make threatening, knowingly false, or illegal comments; use foul language; or engage in personal attacks;
(b) impersonate any person or entity or create a false identity (other than a pseudonym) on the Site;
(c) post material that infringes the copyright, trademark or patent rights, trade secret or other legal rights or any right of privacy of any person, company or organization;
(d) collect, print, reproduce, distribute or otherwise disclose or use any information that can identify other users;
By submitting User Generated Content for publication on this site, you grant to the Hong Kong Tourism Board an irrevocable, worldwide, transferable, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sublicensable license to reproduce, Publicly perform, publicly display, edit, create derivative works of, and distribute the above content.
By submitting UGC, you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all rights in your content, including, but not limited to, as far as you are concerned, providing, posting, uploading, inputting or submitting content, The above grants a license and (in our case) all necessary rights to post, upload, cross-post and cross-upload content.
You may edit or remove content you post on this website at any time. If you delete content through this website, the public and users of other websites cannot read the deleted content, but the relevant content will still be stored in the server of this website until you make a special request to us and instruct us to permanently delete the server of this website the contents of the device. You can send the request in writing to the following email:
Email to: [email protected]
In addition, you also understand and agree that the user-generated content posted on this website will be obtained, viewed and used by the public in accordance with the above license. In particular, you understand that if you post a visual execution on this website, turn on the function of the website or click agree when responding to a message on the website, and allow public sharing, any public can see the relevant content.
You understand and agree that we may monitor user-generated content on this website; we also reserve the right to modify, edit or remove any such content at our discretion and for any reason without notice. In addition, you also understand and agree that UGC may be pre-screened and not published in our discretion for any reason without notice. We are not responsible for monitoring, modifying, removing or refusing to publish User Generated Content.
In addition, you also agree and understand that the views and opinions expressed by other users of this website are their own opinions and shall not be classified as those of the Hong Kong Tourism Board. Users and third parties are solely responsible for User Generated Content and third party materials, and we do not endorse or guarantee the accuracy and completeness of such content and information. User-generated content and third-party materials are the property of the creators, and we have no right, title or interest in such content and disclaim all warranties and liabilities related thereto.
If you believe that your copyrighted work has been posted on this website without authorization, you may request us to remove the content by sending us an infringement notice by email at:
Email to: [email protected]
Only the copyright owner or an agent authorized to act on the owner’s behalf may make such a request, along with valid proof of ownership. We reserve the right, without notice, to modify, edit or remove any content notified of infringement at our discretion and for any reason. You agree that if we receive more than two notifications of infringement involving your account, we may terminate your account.
10. Intellectual property rights
All intellectual property rights in this website belong to us, or have been legally licensed to us for use on this website. All rights granted by applicable laws are hereby reserved. Although you may download or print materials from this website for your personal, non-commercial use, such materials remain the property of the Hong Kong Tourism Board unless otherwise specified.
Unless otherwise specified by us on this website, or otherwise licensed by us, you may not upload, download, post, publish, copy, transmit or distribute in any way any element of this website or create derivative works, because this website obtains Copyright protection under applicable laws.
You agree that we are free to use, disclose, adopt and modify all and any ideas, concepts, know-how, suggestions, proposals, comments and other communications and information (“Feedback”) that you provide us with respect to this website (“Feedback”) You pay any fees. You hereby waive and agree to waive all and any rights and claims to any and all considerations, fees, royalties, charges and/or other payments in respect of our use, disclosure, adoption and/or modification of any or all of your Feedback .
11. Limitation of Liability and Warranty
All information is provided for your general reference only, or for purposes otherwise authorized by us. We do not accept any responsibility for such information.
Your access to and use of this website is at your own risk and the information is provided “as is”. This website is for your personal use only, and we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the products advertised or traded on this website, or any warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. The reference on this website to any third-party products, events or services does not constitute or imply any kind of endorsement or recommendation by us.
We do not warrant or accept responsibility for the following, and you acknowledge that we make no representation or warranty that:
(a) the information on this website is accurate, adequate, current or reliable, or is made available for purposes other than general reference purposes or purposes otherwise licensed by us;
(b) The information on this website is free from any defects, errors, omissions, viruses, etc., which may alter, erase, add to or damage your software, data or equipment.
(c) messages sent over the Internet will not be intercepted, corrupted or lost;
(d) the website will be available or uninterrupted; or
(e) Defects in this website will be correctable.
In no event shall you or any other person suffer any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive damages due to the use or failure to use this website, or any errors or omissions in this website or such materials. or consequential damages, including lost business or profits, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages, we shall not be liable to you or any other person (whether in tort or contract, etc.).
You must exercise and rely solely on your own skill and judgment in using this website or in using or interpreting the Materials. You must ensure that, when using this website and such materials, you comply with all applicable legal requirements.
The limitation of liability provisions contained in these terms shall apply to the maximum extent permitted by law.
14. Partial failure
If any provision of these Terms is illegal, invalid or unenforceable under the laws of any jurisdiction, this shall not affect the legality, validity or enforceability of such provisions under the laws of any other jurisdiction, or affect any other Legality, validity or enforceability of the provisions.
If these terms are violated and we waive our responsibility, it shall not be deemed that we will also waive our responsibility if these terms are violated again. The headings used in these terms are for convenience of reference only and shall not affect the interpretation of these terms.
16. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These terms shall be governed by the laws of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Hong Kong courts.
Updated in May 2022