Important Notices

Disclaimer

The information provided by the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("the Government") on the Hong Kong eRouting ("HKeRouting") website, including but not limited to route options and guidance, mapping information and information through the Internet, is for general information only. Whilst the Government endeavours to ensure the accuracy of this general information, no statement, representation, warranty or guarantee, expressed or implied, is given as to its accuracy or appropriateness for use in any particular circumstances. The Government accepts no liability for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from or related to the use of such information.

The HKeRouting website contains information contributed by others over whom, and in respect of which, the Government may have no influence. Such information contributed by others reflects only the views of the contributor of such information and does not represent the viewpoint of the Government. The Government accepts no responsibility in ensuring the correctness and validity of such information, and accepts no liability for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from or related to the use of such information contributed by others.

Reliance upon and the downloading of any information displayed or distributed through the HKeRouting website, including but not limited to any route options and guidance, statement, or other information is done entirely at the user's own risk.

Users may link from the HKeRouting website to websites provided by others. The Government expressly stated that it has not approved or endorsed the information on websites provided by others linked from the HKeRouting website. The Government accepts no responsibility in ensuring the correctness and validity of such information, links, and websites, and accepts no liability for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from or related to the use of such information, links and websites. Users should refer to the disclaimer and terms and conditions of individual websites when using such information. A user is deemed to accept the terms and conditions provided in this Disclaimer, the HKeRouting website and websites provided by others linked from the HKeRouting website when the user uses such information in these websites. Permission has to be obtained from the third party owners for the use of the content and materials on such websites.

Any contents and materials obtained through the HKeRouting website and websites provided by others linked from the HKeRouting website is done at the user's own discretion and risk and that the user will be solely responsible for any damage to his/her computer system or loss of data that results from receiving such contents and material. The Government is not responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever arising out of or in connection with any content and materials obtained by a user through the HKeRouting website and websites provided by others linked from the HKeRouting website. The Government reserves the right to omit, suspend or edit all information compiled by the Government in the HKeRouting website at any time in its absolute discretion without giving any reason or prior notice. Users are responsible for making their assessment of all information contained in the HKeRouting website and are advised to verify such information by making reference, for example, to original publications and obtaining independent advice before acting upon it.

The terms under this Disclaimer shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Laws of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Each user of the HKeRouting website submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as regards any claim or matter arising under this Disclaimer.

This Disclaimer has been translated into Chinese. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the English version shall prevail.

August 2011

Intellectual Property Rights Notice

The content and materials available on the Hong Kong eRouting ("HKeRouting") website, including but not limited to all texts, graphics, drawings, diagrams, photographs, mapping information materials and compilation of data or other materials ("Works"), are subject to intellectual property rights protection and the intellectual property rights of Works are either owned by the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("the Government") or licensed to the Government by the intellectual property rights owner of the Works ("the licensors"). Except as expressly permitted herein or where prior written authorization is obtained from the Government or the licensor of a Work, any reproduction, adaptation, distribution, redistribution, dissemination, modification, copying, uploading, transmission, retransmission, commercial exploitation of the Work, publication, or making available of the Work to the public is strictly prohibited.

Permission is granted for a user for personal and non-commercial use only to freely browse, display and print in its original format of a Work where the Government is the owner of the intellectual property rights in the Work or is licensed by the licensor of the Work to grant such permission to a user provided that the user agrees not to make any change to or deletion of author attribution, trademark, legend or intellectual property right notice and gives proper attribution to the Government or HKeRouting website and reproduce this Intellectual Property Rights Notice in all copies of the Work. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights in a Work by printing the Work.

For avoidance of doubts, the permission in the paragraph above does not extend to the intellectual property rights which do not belong to the Government or the licensors in any content and materials on any websites linked from the HKeRouting website or on the HKeRouting website. Permission has to be obtained from the third party owners for the use of such content and materials.

This Intellectual Property Rights Notice has been translated into Chinese. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the English version shall prevail.

August 2011

Privacy Policy

The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“The Government”) takes measures to ensure that all personal data submitted through the Hong Kong eRouting website hkerouting.gov.hk (“This website”) is handled in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.

The Government will record visits to this website without collecting any personal identifiable information form users. Such general statistics are collected to compile statistical reports and diagnose problems with, or concerning, computer systems to help improve this website.

For different purposes and at different times you may be invited to provide personal data to the Government through this website on a voluntary basis. Personal information may include your name or e-mail address. The Government will specify the collection purpose and intended usage of your data when it invites you to provide such information and advise you how you may request access to or correction of the personal data provided.

Unless permitted or required by law, the Government will not disclose your personal data to any third parties without your prior consent.

This Privacy Policy has been translated into Chinese. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the English version shall prevail.

August 2011