Legal Notices, Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

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Transmission of this information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, any relationship.  Viewers, subscribers and online readers should not act upon any information without seeking professional counsel.

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Important: Please read these Legal Notices and Terms of Use (these “Notices and Terms”) carefully before accessing this website.These Notices and Terms create a legal agreement between you (“You”) and and it’s partners that governs: (1) the information of (the “Information”) made available through this website; (2) the nature of the relationship between You and; (3) certain other matters of professional responsibility; (4)’s use of Your information gathered by it through this website; and (5) Your use of this website, related systems, and the Information (collectively, the “ Site”). By accessing any portion of the Site, You are indicating that You have read and understood, and that You assent to be bound by these Notices and Terms, which may be amended from time to time by pursuant to the terms herein. If You do not agree to these Notices and Terms, You are not permitted to access the Site.

No legal advice

The Information is made available for general informational purposes only, and is not intended to constitute any legal advice or to be a substitute for advice from qualified counsel. Without limiting the foregoing, the Information may not reflect recent developments in the law, may not be complete, and may not be accurate in or applicable to Your jurisdiction or Your specific circumstances. Because the Information is general in nature and may not pertain to Your specific circumstances, You should not act or refrain from acting based on any Information without first obtaining advice from professional counsel qualified in the applicable subject matter and jurisdictions.

Sensitive Communications 

You acknowledge that electronic mail and the Internet are generally insecure media of communication, and cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any electronic mail sent to or received by it or any information submitted by You to through the Site.


With respect to information submitted or collected on the Site, You accept’s privacy policy as set forth in this Section Privacy. This Section does not pertain to, and is not responsible for the privacy practices of, any third party websites to which the Site hyperlinks. Certain areas of the Site may be subject to additional privacy-related provisions, links to which will be posted in those areas.

Activity Logging

When You use the Site, which may be hosted in part or its entirety by a third party, the Site will collect information indirectly and automatically (through, for example, the use of “cookies” or Your “IP address”) about Your activities. uses this activity information (the “Activity Information”) for internal purposes such as to administer the Site, improve the Site, and help understand how the Site is being used including the demographics and “clickstreams” of its visitors. “Cookies” are small pieces of information stored on Your hard drive, not on the Site. You are always free to decline cookies if Your browser permits, but in that case, some portions of the Site may not operate properly. An “IP address” is a number that is automatically assigned to Your computer when You use the Internet.

Personally Identifiable Information

The Site is designed so that You may generally browse it without providing any Personally Identifiable Information (defined below). Certain areas of the Site, however, may require or allow the voluntarily submission of Personally Identifiable Information (for example, registration to receive publications). uses Your Personally Identifiable Information for the purposes for which it was submitted by You to and for to send you publications and invitations that may be of interest to you. Except as otherwise set forth in this Section does not share Your Personally Identifiable Information with third parties. “Personally Identifiable Information” means information that would allow someone to identify or contact You, such as Your name, physical or electronic mail address, and telephone number; provided, however, that Personally Identifiable Information does not include aggregated information that, by itself, does not permit the identification of individual persons and does not include the Activity Information.

Removal of Personally Identifiable Information will use reasonable efforts to remove Your Personally Identifiable Information from our then current Site at any time upon Your written request to webmaster@ Such removal of Personally Identifiable Information will not ensure the permanent removal of such Personally Identifiable Information from the Site. For example, such Personally Identifiable Information may remain in archival or backup copies of the Site.


Additional Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information may share Personally Identifiable Information with third parties, including affiliated firms and third parties performing services for or on behalf of Such services may include communications, database, event management, hosting, mailing, and marketing services. Additionally, cannot fully ensure that Your Personally Identifiable Information will not be disclosed to third parties. For example, may be legally obligated to disclose information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, third parties may circumvent’s security measures to unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, or an error may occur in the administration of the Site. In the unlikely event that needs to investigate or resolve possible problems or inquiries, may, and You authorize to, disclose any information about You to government officials as permitted by applicable law.

Miscellaneous Privacy Terms has implemented and follows appropriate technical measures to protect against the risks of unauthorized access to, erroneous disclosure of, and unlawful interception of Personally Identifiable Information. You should know, however, that cannot fully eliminate such risks. hopes this Section clarifies’s procedures regarding its collection, use and disclosure of Your information including Personally Identifiable Information. From time to time, may modify this Section. Such modifications will be effective on the date that posts the modified statement to the Site. Questions or concerns regarding the privacy policy in this Section 4 may be submitted to

General terms of use

Prohibited Uses

You will not use the Site in violation of any applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, You will not use the Site in connection with (a) the infringement of intellectual property rights including’s rights in its marks and its articles and alerts; (b) the unauthorized transmission of unsolicited commercial electronic mail; (c) the transmission of defamatory materials; or (d) fraud or any attempt to defraud. You will not violate, attempt to violate, or knowingly facilitate the violation of the security (including access control or authentication systems) or integrity of the Site.

Copyright in Information

The Site including the Information is protected by United States and international copyright laws. All rights are reserved. Subject to the terms of these Notices and Terms, grants to You a limited, nonexclusive, personal license to access, view, download and print the Information solely for noncommercial and informational purposes. You may not modify the Information in any way and You may not remove or obscure any copyright or permission notices provided on or in connection with the Information. does not grant to You any rights in its marks. You are free to hyperlink to any page in the publicly available pages of the Site; provided, however, that You agree to remove any such hyperlink upon’s written request.

Electronic Mail

Subject to the Prohibited Uses Section above, You may send electronic mail to those addresses made available on the Site for the purposes of requesting alerts or other news notification services, submitting voluntary survey responses, responding to or making inquiries regarding events, requesting information regarding or other services offered by, and inquiring about employment opportunities. You agree to cease sending electronic mail to any’s address upon’s request.

No Warranties

The Site is provided to you “as is.” Your access and use of the Site is at your own risk. To the extent permitted by the law in the applicable jurisdiction, disclaims all conditions, representations and warranties, express, implied, statutory or otherwise, including any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, accuracy of informational content, system integration, non-infringement of third party rights, quiet enjoyment, and uninterrupted or error free operation.

Disclaimer of Liability

To the extent permitted by the law and rules of professional responsibility in the applicable jurisdiction, disclaims liability for any lost profits or income, lost business, or lost data, or for any consequential, indirect, exemplary, punitive, special, or incidental damages arising from or relating to the Site.

Third Party Information may hyperlink to or otherwise make third party information available on the Site. This is done solely for the purposes of convenience. does not endorse or approve of any such third party information or such third parties.


You agree that any dispute arising out of or in connection with the Site or these Notices and Terms will be governed by the laws of Hong Kong without reference to conflict of laws principles that would require the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction, and You submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in Hong Kong. In the event that You gain access to information not intended to be accessed by You, You agree that You will immediately notify and lawfully destroy all copies of such information in Your possession. may be contacted at .