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TERMS OF USE

These terms and conditions apply to the use of this website. In using this website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, you must refrain from using the website.

TERMINOLOGY

In these terms and conditions, the expressions "we", "us" and "our" are a reference to Variety - The Children’s Charity Hong Kong Limited.

AMENDMENTS TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS

We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions from time to time. Amendments will be effective immediately upon notification on this website. Your continued use of the website following such notification will represent an agreement by you to be bound by the terms and conditions as amended.

RELIANCE ON INFORMATION

All information provided by us pursuant to these terms and conditions is provided in good faith. You accept that any information provided by us is general information and is not in the nature of advice. We derive our information from sources which we believe to be accurate and up to date as at the date of publication. We reserve the right to update this information from time to time. In addition, we do not make any representations or warranties that the information we provide is reliable, accurate or complete or that your access to that information will be uninterrupted, timely or secure. We are not liable for any loss resulting from any action taken or not taken or reliance made by you on any information or material posted by us. You should make your own enquiries and seek independent advice from relevant industry professionals before acting or relying on any information or material which is made available to you.

DISCLAIMER

We do not accept responsibility for any loss or damage, however caused (including through negligence), which you or any other person or entity may directly or indirectly suffer in connection with your use of this website or any linked website, nor do we accept any responsibility for any such loss arising out of your use of or reliance on information contained on or accessed through this website. To the extent permitted by law, any condition or warranty that would otherwise be implied into these terms and conditions is hereby excluded. Where applicable legislation implies any condition or warranty, and that legislation prohibits us from excluding or modifying the application of, or our liability under, any such condition or warranty, that condition or warranty will be deemed included but our liability will be limited for a breach of that condition or warranty to one or more of the following: (a) if the breach relates to goods, (i) the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods, (ii) the repair of such goods, (iii) the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods or (iv) the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired; and (b) if the breach relates to services, (i) the supplying of the services again or (ii) the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.

EXCEPTION TO DISCLAIMER

This disclaimer set out in these terms and conditions does not attempt or purport to exclude liability arising under statute if, and to the extent, such liability cannot be lawfully excluded.

SPECIFIC WARNINGS

You must ensure that your access to this website is not illegal or prohibited by laws that apply to you.

You must take your own precautions to ensure that the process which you employ for accessing this website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your own computer system. For the removal of doubt, we do not accept responsibility for any interference or damage to your own computer system which arises in connection with your use of this website or any linked website.

While we have no reason to believe that any information contained on this website is inaccurate, we do not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of such information, nor do we undertake to keep this website updated. We do not accept responsibility for loss suffered as a result of reliance by you or any other person or entity upon the accuracy or currency of information contained on this website.

Responsibility for the content of advertisements (if any) appearing on this website (including hyperlinks to advertisers' own websites) rests solely with the advertisers. The placement of such advertisements (if any) does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement by us of the advertisers' products or services and each advertiser is solely responsible for any representations made in connection with its advertisement.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright in this website (including text, graphics, logos, icons, sound and video recordings and software) is owned or licensed by us. Other than for the purposes of, and subject to the conditions prescribed under the Copyright Ordinance (Cap. 528) and similar legislation which applies in your location, and except as expressly authorized by these terms and conditions, you may not in any form or by any means: Adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, print, display, perform, publish or create derivative works from any part of this website; or commercialize any information, products or services obtained from any part of this website; Without our written permission.

TRADEMARKS

Except where otherwise specified, any word or device to which is attached the TM or ® symbol is a registered trade mark. If you use any of our trade marks (including trade marks we are licensed to use by other parties) in reference to our activities, products or services, you must include a statement attributing that trade mark to us. You must not use any such trade marks:

  • in or as the whole or part of your own trade marks;
  • in connection with activities, products or services which are not ours;
  • in a manner which may be confusing, misleading or deceptive; or
  • in a manner that disparages us or our information, products or services (including this website).

RESTRICTED USE/PASSWORD USE

Unless we agree otherwise in writing, if you are provided with password access to this website that is provided only for your personal use. You are not authorized to give your password to any other party. You are authorized to print a copy of any information contained on this website for your personal use, unless such printing is expressly prohibited. Without limiting the foregoing, you may not without our written permission on-sell information obtained from this website.

LINKED WEBSITES

This website may contain links to other websites (linked websites"). Those links are provided for convenience only and may not remain current or be maintained. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices associated with linked websites.

Our links with linked websites should not be construed as an endorsement, approval or recommendation by us of the owners or operators of those linked websites, or of any information, graphics, materials, products or services referred to or contained on those linked websites, unless and to the extent stipulated to the contrary.

Responsibility for the content of linked websites to which hyperlinks are included in this website rests solely with the owners or operators of such other websites.

TERMINATION OF ACCESS

Access to this website may be terminated at any time by us without notice. Our disclaimer will nevertheless survive any such termination.

LANGUAGE

Certain content on this website is provided in English and Chinese. If there is any conflict or inconsistency between the English and Chinese versions, the English version shall prevail.

GOVERNING LAW

These terms and conditions are governed by the laws in force in Hong Kong.


PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTION STATEMENT

1. PROVISION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Provision of personal information by you is voluntary. However, without your personal information we may not be able to process your request to be involved with or to become a donor, sponsor, partner, volunteer, employee, officer or director of Variety – the Children’s Charity Hong Kong Limited (“Variety”).

We may use cookies in our website for a number of purposes. For example, when you return to our website after logging in, cookies provide information to the site so that the site will remember who you are. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. If you turn cookies off, you may not have access to certain features on our website.

2. RETENTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may retain and use your personal information for all purposes relating to Variety, including the following:

  • to process your request and/or assess your suitability to become a donor, sponsor, partner, volunteer, employee, officer or director of Variety;
  • if you have so requested, to establish arrangements with our bankers and other service providers for electronic payments, direct deposits, email payments or other similar arrangements for regular donations or other payments;
  • to process your request to be included in our mailing lists; and
  • for compliance with law.

3. SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Personal information collected by us may be disclosed or transferred to the following classes of persons (who may be located within or outside of Hong Kong) for the purposes relating directly or indirectly to your request to be involved with or to become a donor, sponsor, partner, volunteer, employee, officer or director of Variety:

  • Variety – the Children’s Charity International
  • our bankers, agents, vendors, contractors or third party service providers, who are involved in fulfilling such purposes
  • governments, law enforcement authorities, courts and tribunals, provided such disclosure or transfer is made in accordance with law.

4. ACCESS AND CORRECTION REQUEST

Under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, you have the right to ascertain whether we hold your personal data and, if we do, to request a copy of the data and/or to request the correction of any of the data that is inaccurate.

Requests for access to and/or correction of your personal data relating to your application should be sent to:

The Secretary, Variety - the Children's Charity Hong Kong Limited, Units A-D, 16th Floor, Tak Lee Commercial Building, 113-117 Wanchai Road, Hong Kong, or info@variety.org.hk.

Variety reserves its right to amend, modify, cancel, or interpret this policy at anytime and from time to time, or to terminate or suspend the availability of this policy any time with or without any prior notice. In the event of disputes, Variety reserves the right to make final judgment on the dispute and otherwise in respect of this policy. This document is written in both English and Chinese. If there is any conflict or inconsistency between the English and Chinese versions, the English version shall prevail.