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1823 Online - Copyright Notice

  1. By accessing 1823 Online (www.1823.gov.hk) ("1823 Online") or any of its webpages, you unconditionally agree to the terms of this Copyright Notice and as they may be modified and/or supplemented from time to time by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“Government”) without prior notice to you.  Please check this webpage regularly for any modifications and/or supplements which may be made.
  2. Unless otherwise indicated, the contents found on 1823 Online are subject to copyright owned by the Government.  The digital maps, mapping information, lot information, facility information, geographic information provided on this website are protected by copyright owned by the Government.
  3. Prior written consent of the Government is required if you intend to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use any non-text contents (including but not limited to photographs, graphics, drawings, diagrams, audio files and video files) found on 1823 Online in any way or for any purpose.  Such requests for consent shall be addressed to 1823 Online.
  4. Where third party copyright is involved in the non-text contents found on 1823 Online, authorisation or permission to reproduce or distribute or otherwise use any such non-text contents must be obtained from the copyright owners concerned.
  5. The Government copyright protected text contents found on 1823 Online may be reproduced and distributed free of charge in any format or medium for personal or internal use within an organisation, subject to the following conditions –
    1. The copy or copies made must not be for sale, or exchange for any benefit, gain, profit or reward, or any other commercial purposes.  "Commercial purposes" includes without limitation the following –
      1. The purpose to offer to supply goods, services, facilities, land or an interest in land;
      2. The purpose to offer to provide a business opportunity or an investment opportunity;
      3. The purpose to advertise or promote goods, services, facilities, land or an interest in land;
      4. The purpose to advertise or promote a business opportunity or an investment opportunity;
      5. The purpose to advertise or promote a supplier, or a prospective supplier, of goods, services, facilities, land or an interest in land; and
      6. The purpose to advertise or promote a provider, or a prospective provider, of a business opportunity or an investment opportunity, in the course of or in the furtherance of any business;
    2. Such text contents must be reproduced accurately and must not be used in a manner adversely affecting any moral rights of the Government;
    3. The user agrees not to make any change to or deletion of author attribution, trademark, legend, intellectual property rights notice or terms and conditions of use; and
    4. The Government must be acknowledged as the copyright owner of such text contents and acknowledgement must be given to 1823 Online as the source of such text contents.
  6. Please note that the permission given in Clause 5 only applies to Government copyright protected text contents found on 1823 Online.  The Government reserves the right to withdraw any permission given in Clause 5 above at any time without any prior notice to you.
  7. Prior written consent of the Government is required if you intend to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use any Government copyright protected text contents found on 1823 Online in any way other than that permitted in Clause 5 above, or for any purpose other than that permitted in Clause 5 above.  Such requests shall be addressed to 1823 Online.
  8. Where third party copyright is involved in the text contents found on 1823 Online, authorisation or permission to reproduce or distribute or otherwise use any such contents must be obtained from the copyright owners concerned.
  9. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any intellectual property rights in the contents by hyperlinking to, adopting, reproducing or redistributing, copying or printing, downloading of any of the content of 1823 Online.
  10. For the avoidance of doubt, the permission given in Clause 5 above does not extend to any contents on other websites linked to 1823 Online.  If you intend to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use any contents on any such linked websites, you shall obtain all necessary authorisation or permission from the copyright owners concerned.
  11. This Copyright Notice has been translated by a translation software from the Traditional Chinese version into Simplified Chinese.  If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between these two versions, the Traditional Chinese version shall prevail.

 

Last revision date: January 2012