TERMS OF USE

Use of this website, www.voiceforprisoners.org and all pages in this domain (together, the “Website”), constitutes acceptance of the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”). Voice for Prisoners reserves the right to seek all remedies available by law for any violation of these Terms of Use, including any violation of Voice for Prisoners’ rights in the Voice for Prisoners name and logo and its rights in connection with the information, artwork, text, video, audio, or pictures (together, the “Content”) of the Voice for Prisoners’ Website. These Terms of Use are a legal agreement between you and Voice for Prisoners. Voice for Prisoners provides the Website for your use in consideration of your provision of information to Voice for Prisoners and/or your use of the Website. By accessing and using the Website, you signify that you agree to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use the Website. These Terms of Use apply regardless of whether you access the Website through a computer, a mobile device or otherwise.

 

Voice for Prisoners name and logo

 

The Voice for Prisoners name and logo are the exclusive property of Voice for Prisoners Limited. The name and logo are protected under local and international law. Unauthorised use is prohibited. They may not be copied or reproduced in any way without the prior written permission of Voice for Prisoners.

 

Requests for permission to use the names and logo of Voice for Prisoners should be mailed to us at GPO Box 9148, Central Post Office, Hong Kong. Any approval for such requests will be granted at our absolute discretion.

 

The Voice for Prisoners website

 

The Voice for Prisoners Website is for personal use and educational purposes only. Any other use, including without limitation reproduction or translation of anything more than a de minimis portion of the content of the Website or any use other than for personal or educational purposes, requires the express prior written permission of Voice for Prisoners. Requests for permission should be mailed to us at GPO Box 9148, Central Post Office, Hong Kong specifying full details of the proposed use. Any approval for such requests will be granted at Voice for Prisoners’ absolute discretion. In any event, Voice for Prisoners shall not be responsible for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption or loss of business opportunity. All Content of the Website is protected by law including without limitation, the Copyright Ordinance.

 

The use of particular designations of countries or territories does not imply any judgment by Voice for Prisoners as to the legal status of such countries or territories, of their authorities and institutions or of the delimitation of their boundaries. The mention of names of specific companies or products (whether or not indicated as registered) does not imply any intention to infringe proprietary rights, nor should it be construed as an endorsement or recommendation on the part of Voice for Prisoners.

 

Content diclaimer

 

The content of the Website is selected on the basis of Voice for Prisoners’ own criteria and in its own sole discretion. Voice for Prisoners reserves the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Website, including but not limited to these Terms of Use, hours of availability and equipment needed for use, or to begin charging for access to the Website.

 

The use of the information available on the Website is at the discretion of the user. Voice for Prisoners does not guarantee that the Website, or any content on it, will be complete, up to date or free from errors or omissions. Voice for Prisoners cannot be deemed liable for any direct and/or indirect loss or damage, whether in contract, tort, breach of statutory duty or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising from the use of, or inability to use, the Website or the reliance or use of the information provided on the Website.

 

The Website may also contain statements, advice or opinions of non-Voice for Prisoners content providers or individuals. These do not necessarily reflect the policies or views of Voice for Prisoners . Voice for Prisoners does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any statement, advice, opinion or other information provided by any non-Voice for Prisoners content provider, or any user of the Website, or other person or entity and Voice for Prisoners accepts no liability for such statements, advice or opinions.

 

No representations, warranties or guarantees of any kind (whether express or implied) concerning the Website are given, including responsibility for any infection by virus or any other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.

 

All rights to the resources included in the Website remain with their respective copyright owners, as indicated for each resource. For more information please contact us at GPO Box 9148, Central Post Office, Hong Kong.

 

Nothing in these Terms of Use excludes or limits any liability for (i) death or personal injury arising from negligence; (ii) fraud; or (iii) any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

 

Data privacy

 

Please refer to the Privacy Statement for details on Voice for Prisoners’ personal data handling practices and how Voice for Prisoners may collect, use and/or transfer any of your personal data on the Website.

 

Other websites

 

The Website may be linked to other websites that are not under Voice for Prisoners’ control. Voice for Prisoners provides these links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply an endorsement or approval by Voice for Prisoners of any website, product or service. Voice for Prisoners does not assume any responsibility or liability in respect of such web sites, including, for example, responsibility or liability for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on those websites.

 

Linking to Voice for Prisoners

 

Voice for Prisoners welcomes links from sites that share our goals of working for prisoners' rights, meeting prisoners’ basic needs and expanding opportunities for prisoners’ to reform upon release. By adding a link you are expressing your support for these goals. If you choose to link to the Voice for Prisoners Website, you must agree to all of the terms and conditions for linking set forth below. If you do not agree to abide by these terms and conditions, do not establish a link to the Voice for Prisoners Website. By establishing a link to the Voice for Prisoners Website, you will be deemed to have agreed to all of the terms and conditions set forth below.

 

If you wish to link from your website to any pages of the Voice for Prisoners Website you may do so only on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the Voice for Prisoners Website page, and subject to the following conditions:-

 

The linking text must simply consist of the Voice for Prisoners Website address;

You do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of any logos on the Voice for Prisoners Website;

You do not in any way imply that Voice for Prisoners is endorsing any products or services;

You do not misrepresent your relationship with Voice for Prisoners nor present any other false information about Voice for Prisoners;

You do not otherwise use any Voice for Prisoners’ trademarks displayed on the Website without Voice for Prisoners’ express written permission;

You do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and

Your website does not contain content that is distasteful, pornographic, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

At any time and at our complete discretion we reserve the right to withdraw the permission to make website links to the Voice for Prisoners Website in which case the site manager must agree to remove the link immediately.

 

Your responsibilities

 

You agree to only use the Voice for Prisoners Website in a manner that complies with all applicable laws and regulations and is consistent with these terms of use.

 

Uploaded content

 

If you choose to submit any content for publication on the Sites (e.g., a posting to a blog or a discussion board, a video or photograph submitted as part of a contest), you hereby warrant that no contribution to the Sites:

 

will be, or may be considered to be, unlawful, threatening, abusive, bigoted, hateful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, offensive, pornographic, profane, sexually explicit or indecent;

may constitute, advocate or encourage conduct that would constitute or give rise to a criminal offense, civil liability or other violation of any local, state, national or international law;

violates, plagiarizes or infringes the rights of third parties including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, rights of privacy or publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right;

contains or may be associated with a computer virus or other harmful component;

constitutes or contains false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact;

contains any information, software or other material of a commercial nature; or

contains advertising, promotions or commercial solicitations of any kind.

We have the right to remove any content or posting you make available on the Voice for Prisoners Website if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with our content standards.

 

Any content you upload to the Voice for Prisoners Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us a limited license to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties. You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.

 

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted by you or uploaded by you or any other user of the Sites constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, proprietary rights or of their right to privacy.

 

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of the Voice for Prisoners Website. The views expressed by other users on the Voice for Prisoners Website do not represent our views or values.

 

Miscellaneous

 

These Terms of Use make up the entire agreement between you and us and shall supersede any and all prior verbal and written agreements in relation to the Voice for Prisoners Website or the use of the services provided by us through the Voice for Prisoners Website. These Terms of Use do not create any third party rights and any rights under the Contract (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance are hereby excluded.

 

The Voice for Prisoners Website is directed to people residing in Hong Kong. We do not represent that content available on or through the Voice for Prisoners Website is appropriate or available in other locations. We may limit the availability of the Voice for Prisoners Website or any service rendered by us through the Voice for Prisoners Website to any person or geographic area at any time. If you choose to access the Voice for Prisoners Website from outside Hong Kong, you do so at your own risk.

 

No failure or delay by Voice for Prisoners or you at any time to exercise any right or remedy provided under these terms of use or by law shall constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor shall it prevent or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.

 

Part or all of any provision under these Terms of Use that is illegal or unenforceable will be severed from these Terms of Use and the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect.

 

Language

 

These terms of use are drafted in the English language. In the event of any inconsistency between the English language version and any translated version of these terms of use, the English language version shall prevail.

 

Changes

 

We may change these Terms of Use at any time. If we make any material changes to these terms of use, we will provide you with 14 days’ notice in advance of such changes by highlighting the changes on the Voice for Prisoners Website. You are entitled to discontinue your use of the Voice for Prisoners Website at any time.

 

You should check these Terms of Use periodically to take notice of any changes made. Your continued use of the Voice for Prisoners Website following the lapse of the 14 days notification term will signal your acceptance of such changes.

 

Law and dispute resolution

 

In the event of a dispute, please note that these Terms of Use shall be exclusively governed by the laws of Hong Kong and the both parties shall submit any dispute or claim to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Hong Kong.

 

Notice

 

Any notice to Voice for Prisoners by the user shall be sent to GPO Box 9148, Central Post Office, Hong Kong.

 

These Terms of Use were last updated on 28 January 2020.

P.O.Box 9148, Central Post Office, Hong Kong

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