Terms of Service


Welcome to the HKMLE website (the “Site”). This document (the “User Agreement” or the “Agreement”) is a legal contract that describes the conditions under which users (“you”) are permitted to use the Site.


The Site and, any services, products and processes arising from the Site, are in no way affiliated with, authorized, maintained, sponsored or endorsed by The University of Hong Kong or the Medical Council of Hong Kong or any of their affiliates or subsidiaries. References to books, software, websites or products in any specific material or announcement do not necessarily constitute or imply an endorsement. This is an independent website and entity. All information (including prices, dates, times, availability) on this site is subject to change without notice.

By using the Site, you agree to be bound by this contract. If you do not accept the Agreement, do not use the Site. 


Changes To The Agreement
We may change this Agreement at any time, you are therefore encouraged to review it everytime you use the Site. By continuing to use the Site after we modify the Agreement, you accept the new version of the Agreement. Therefore, it is important that you read this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the most updated Agreement. If you do not agree to the changes, you should not continue to use the Site and should instead contact us by using the Contact Us form at the top right hand corner for any queries.


Scope Of Licence
On acceptance of this Agreement, you are authorized to use the Site only for personal and non-commercial purposes. In particular, you are not permitted to use the Site to generate revenue or to distribute or redistribute any portion of the Site. 

The Site contains material that is protected by copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights, and the Site itself is protected as a collective work under the copyright laws of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and other countries. You may not download, modify, publish, transmit, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit, any component of the Site. 

You may link to the home page of the Site as long as the link does not cast us in a false or misleading light. Please let us know if you link to the Informational Site by contacting us at the Contact Us form on the Site. 

You may not frame the content of the Informational Site. You may not use metatags or any other “hidden text” that incorporates the HKMLE Trademarks or our name without our expressed written consent. 


Children
The Site is intended for the use of adults of 18 years or older and children of 13 years or above. Those under the age of 13 are not permitted to use the Site. By using the Site, you agree to provide us with accurate information concerning your age and identity. You also agree not to assist children under the age of 13 in accessing the Site or to attempt to contact children under 13 through the Site. 


Security
In exchange for your access to the Site, you agree not to take any steps that are intended to or could damage, inhibit, or prevent operation of the Site or that could cause injury to yourself, to us, or to anyone else. 

Without limitation, you agree not to attempt to:

Modify the Site or make it possible for you or someone else to access the Site without using an interface that we provide;
Introduce viruses, codes, files or programs that interrupt or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
Collect information about other users for the purpose of sending, or to facilitate or encourage the sending of, unsolicited bulk or other communications, or for any other purpose not explicitly authorized by us;
Falsify, conceal, or modify information identifying yourself or another user, including Internet Protocol header information;
Use our servers, networks, or other facilities for any purpose not explicitly authorized by us, including for the transmission of messages not authorized by us, or to interfere with or cause damage to the Site or any other service operated by us or any other party; or
Take any other action that we, in our exclusive discretion, believe may damage or injure you, us, or any third party. 

Copyright
Web Site Materials. Copyright on the Site and on all materials included in or arising from it is owned by or licensed to HKMLE and all rights are reserved. You must abide by all copyright notices and restrictions contained on the Site. You may not copy, distribute, enter into a database, display, perform, create derivative works of, transmit, or otherwise use any materials from the Site or from the teaching materials arising from the services and products of the Site.

Trademarks
HKMLE and any other trademarks on the HKMLE Site are trademarks owned by HKMLE. You may not use the HKMLE Trademarks in connection with any product or service that does not belong to us, or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among users about whether we are the source, sponsor, or endorser of the product or service, or in any manner that disparages or discredits us. 

 
Disclaimer Of Warranty; Limitation Of Liability
You understand that the Site is provided purely for your entertainment, and we do not guarantee that the information provided on the Site and through our services and products will be accurate or updated. We do not guarantee that we will continue to provide the Site and its services, that the Site and its services will be available at any particular time or from any particular place, or that it will continue to function in the manner that it currently functions. You agree not to hold us liable for damages you claim are caused by third parties who contact you using the Site or become aware of your identity through the use of the Site, and you understand that, while such behaviour is a violation of this Agreement, we need not attempt to control or identify individuals who falsify their identities or provide false information to others through the use of the Site. You agree that we are not liable for the infringing, defamatory, offensive, or illegal contact of third parties, including other users. 

IN NO EVENT WILL WE, OUR PARENTS OR AFFILIATES, OR ANY OF OUR RESPECTIVE INVESTORS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND SUPPLIERS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “INDEMNIFIED PARTIES”), BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE USE OF THE SITE AND ITS SERVICES AND PRODUCTS (INCLUDING ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ADVERTISED IN, OBTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE OR CONTENT CREATED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE).  

THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. 

THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF THE SERVICES, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, GROSS NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION, EVEN IF THE CLAIM ALLEGES THAT THE INDEMNIFIED PARTIES’ CONDUCT WAS WILLFUL.