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TERMS OF USE

INTERNATIONAL IP COMMERCIALIZATION COUNCIL
WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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This document was created using a Contractology template available at http://www.freenetlaw.com

Introduction

Thank you for visiting the website of the International IP Commercialization Council Limited (IIPCC). These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions, or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.

This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of IIPCC’s privacy policy.

License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, IIPCC and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  1. 1republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
  2. 2sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  3. 3show any material from the website in public;
  4. 4reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
  5. 5edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
  6. 6redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.

Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without IIPCC’s express written consent.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without IIPCC’s express written consent.

Restricted access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. IIPCC reserves the right to restrict access to areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at IIPCC’s discretion.

If IIPCC provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.

IIPCC may disable your user ID and password in its sole discretion without notice or explanation.

User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to IIPCC a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to IIPCC the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or IIPCC or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

IIPCC reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on its servers, or hosted or published upon this website.

Notwithstanding IIPCC’s rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, IIPCC does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. IIPCC makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, IIPCC does not warrant that:

  1. 1this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  2. 2the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.

Limitations of liability

IIPCC will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  1. 3to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
  2. 4for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  3. 5for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if IIPCC has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Reasonableness

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

IIPCC is a not-for-profit organisation. It has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its directors, members, employees, agents and representatives. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against IIPCC, its directors, members, employees, agents and representatives in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect IIPCC’s directors, members, employees, agents, representatives, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as IIPCC.

Unenforceable provisions

You hereby indemnify IIPCC and undertake to keep IIPCC indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by IIPCC to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of IIPCC’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by IIPCC arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

Indemnity

You hereby indemnify IIPCC and undertake to keep IIPCC indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by IIPCC to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of IIPCC’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by IIPCC arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to IIPCC’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, IIPCC may take such action as it deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Variation

IIPCC may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Assignment

IIPCC may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with its rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.
You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

Severability

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and IIPCC in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of its courts.

IIPCC’s details

The full name of IIPCC is International IP Commercialization Council Limited.
IIPCC is registered in Hong Kong as a company limited by guarantee.

IIPCC Privacy Policy Statement

International IP Commercialization Council Limited (“IIPCC”, “we” or “us”) pledges to meet fully, and where possible exceed, internationally recognised standards of personal data privacy protection, in complying with the requirements of the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) (“Ordinance”). In doing so, we will ensure compliance by our staff with the strictest standards of security and confidentiality.

Protecting your privacy is important to us. We hope the following statement will help you understand how IIPCC collects, uses and safeguards any personal information collected on our Web sites.

This Privacy Policy Statement is effective as of 1 February 2015 and summarizes what information IIPCC or its Chapters might collect from a registered user or other visitor (“you”), and what IIPCC or its Chapters will and will not do with it.

Personal Information Collection Statement

1.    IIPCC will only collect the minimum amount of information necessary to carry out the purposes for which such information is collected. Information we collect about you is information which can be used to ascertain your identity such as your name, address, contact phone numbers or e-mail address (“personal data”). Before we collect personal data, we will inform you of the purpose for which the personal data is collected and if we will share such information with third parties for the purpose of collection. If you do not consent to our collection of your personal data, please do not provide such personal data to us.

2.    We may hold records collected on webservers, such as individual names, email addresses and other contact information, and information provided by individuals to us, to notify such individuals of events, such as seminars, conferences, educational and training programs, and to send out newsletter and notices.  In addition, we may share such information with our local chapters, and other organizations that work with IIPCC in organizing, co-organizing, sponsoring, or supporting events, such as seminars, conferences, and educational programs. Records collected on webservers are kept for the purpose of sending information to individuals and organizations they represent. No personal data will be collected if you are only browsing this site.

3.    Personal data held by us will be kept confidential.  We will not disclose any personal data to a third party, except when such disclosure has been made known to you at the time of collection, is required by law, or is made with your prior consent.

4.    IIPCC may collect other information that cannot be readily used to identify you, such as (for example) the domain name and IP address of your computer or general traffic statistics of persons visiting our sites. IIPCC may use this information, individually or in the aggregate, for technical administration of our Web site(s); research and development; customer and account administration; or to help us improve system performance.

5.    IIPCC may use “cookies” to store personal data on your computer. We may also link information stored on your computer in cookies with personal data about specific individuals stored on our servers. If you set up your Web browser to disable the use of cookies, you may not be able to use some or all of the features of our Web site(s).

6.    IIPCC may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom IIPCC has contracted. IIPCC takes appropriate steps to protect the personal data we hold against loss, unauthorised access, use, modification or disclosure.

7.    Our policy regarding security, confidentiality and quality of our information may be updated from time to time so please check this Privacy Policy Statement periodically as it is your responsibility to ensure that you are aware of our latest policies. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy Statement applies to all information that we have about you and your account.

8.    From time-to-time, IIPCC or our Chapters may provide you the opportunity to participate in a survey or contest on our web sites. Should you participate, we will request certain personally identifiable information from you such as your contact details. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and we may use this information to monitor site traffic or personalize the site (in the case of anonymous information collected), to help improve our service offering.

9.    Data access and correction: You are entitled to:

* Verify whether we hold your personal data

* Access such data

* Request that we correct any inaccuracies with respect to this data

You should make your data access request by sending us a message directly tosupport@iipcc.org or by mail to:

International IP Commercialization Council Limited

Suite 103, 1st Floor, 77 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong

Attention:  Privacy Officer

 

10.   When handling a data access or correction request, the IIPCC will check the identity of the requester to ensure that he/she is the person legally entitled to make the data access or correction request. IIPCC will charge a reasonable fee for processing any data access request.

11.   You may address any enquiries regarding personal data privacy policy and practice to the Privacy Officer at the above correspondence address or by email to support@iipcc.org.

Our registered address is: Suite 103, 1st Floor, 77 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong

You can contact us by email to attention: Using the contact form located in the header.