Terms and Conditions

This section contains the terms of use for this website. By accessing this website and any of its pages, you are agreeing to these terms.

 

Disclaimer

While every care has been taken in preparing the information contained in this website, the Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (hereinafter the “HKQAA”) is not responsible for any damages or losses incurred or suffered by you arising out of or in connection with your use of the information. In particular, no warranty regarding non-infringement, security, accuracy, fitness for a particular purpose or freedom from computer virus is given in conjunction with such information and materials.

 

Email

Email messages sent to HKQAA over the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be completely secure. HKQAA is not responsible for any damages incurred by users if they send a message to HKQAA, or if HKQAA sends a message to them at their request, over the Internet. HKQAA is not responsible in any way for direct, indirect, special or consequential damages arising out of the use of this website.

 

System Availability

We do not guarantee uninterrupted, continued or secure access to the website. Part or the entire website may be unexpectedly unavailable for whatever duration and for various reasons that may include system malfunctions and disruption, Internet access downtime and other technical problems beyond our control for which we cannot and shall not be held responsible. You agree that your use of the website is at your own risk and that you will not hold us responsible for any damage or loss caused by your inability to use the website for any reason whatsoever. We reserve the right to take any part or all of the website offline for various reasons including but not limited to system maintenance or upgrading.

 

As a condition of your access or use of this website, you must not trespass, break into, access, use or attempt to trespass, break into, access or use any parts of our servers, and/or any data areas for which you have not been authorized by us.

 

Copyright

All intellectual property rights subsisting in respect of this website belong to HKQAA or have been lawfully licensed to HKQAA for use on this website. All rights under applicable laws are hereby reserved.

 

When using our site, you must comply with the provisions of our Copyright Policy.

 

Third Party Information

This website may contain information (including but not limited to information, data, content, analysis, news, reports, programmes, photographs, pictures, graphics, video, audio and other materials and services, communications, transmissions and other items, tangible or intangible) provided by third party providers or sourced by HKQAA from other references or sources.  Such information on this website may not be regarded as any recommendation or endorsement by HKQAA for any purpose with respect to any person, product or service.

 

HKQAA is not responsible if any such information is not up to date; HKQAA does not separately verify such information. Accordingly we do not accept any responsibility whatsoever in respect of such information. Any use of and reliance on such information is at your own risk.

 

Hyperlink Policy

Hyperlinks from HKQAA to websites outside HKQAA

There may be cases on our website when HKQAA provides hyperlinks to other locations or websites on the Internet. These hyperlinks lead to websites published or operated by third parties who are not affiliated with or in any way related to HKQAA. They have been included in our website to enhance your user experience and are presented for information purposes only. We endeavor to select reputable websites and sources of information for your convenience.

 

We are not in any way responsible for the content of any externally linked website or webpage. You use or follow these links at your own risk and HKQAA is not responsible for any damages or losses incurred or suffered by you arising out of or in connection with your use of the link.

 

Any links to websites that contain downloadable software are provided for your convenience only. Again we are not responsible for any difficulties you may encounter in downloading the software or for any consequences from your doing so. Please remember that the use of any software downloaded from the Internet may be governed by a license agreement and your failure to observe the terms of such license agreement may result in an infringement of intellectual property rights of the relevant software provider which we are not in any way responsible.

 

Please be mindful that when you click on a link and leave our website you will be subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of the other website that you are going to visit.

 

Hyperlinks from external websites to HKQAA website

You must always obtain prior written approval of HKQAA before creating a hyperlink in any form from a third party website to any HKQAA website. HKQAA may or may not give such approval at its absolute discretion. In normal circumstances, we may only approve a hyperlink which displays plainly our name or website address.

 

HKQAA is not responsible for the setup of any hyperlink from a third party website to HKQAA website. Any links so set up shall not constitute any form of co-operation with, or endorsement by, HKQAA of such third party website.

 

HKQAA is not liable for any loss or damage incurred or suffered by you or any third party arising out of or in connection with such link.