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Terms and Conditions of Use   
1.  DATA.GOV.HK  is an online web interface provided by the Office of the Government Chief 
Information Officer of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (the 
“Government”) to the public for obtaining certain public sector information. 
2. In these Terms and Conditions of Use of DATA.GOV.HK (“Terms of Use”), “Data” mean the 
data and all contents provided by the Government to the public on DATA.GOV.HK. For the 
avoidance of doubt, “Data” include all data, digital maps, text, graphics, drawings, diagrams, 
photographs, compilation of data and other materials of DATA.GOV.HK
3. The Data are provided by the Government to you on an “AS IS” basis and for general reference 
only. The Data are not intended to be relied upon. No statement, representation or warranty of any 
kind (whether express or implied) is given by the Government in relation to the Data (including 
the accuracy, completeness, non-infringement, reliability, security, timeliness and appropriateness 
of the Data for use in any particular circumstances). The Government shall not be liable for any 
errors, omissions, misstatements or misrepresentations (express or implied), concerning any Data, 
and shall not have or accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, 
destruction  or damage (including without limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) 
howsoever arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of or reliance on the Data, or any 
inability to use the Data. 
4.  In consideration of the Government providing the Data on DATA.GOV.HK, by using 
DATA.GOV.HK, you accept unconditionally the Terms of Use. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, 
DO NOT USE DATA.GOV.HK. The Terms of Use may be revised and/or amended from time to 
time by the Government without prior notice to any person.  Please check the Terms of Use 
regularly for any revisions and/or amendments which may be made. 
5. The Government does not warrant or represent that DATA.GOV.HK or any Data transmitted 
from the Government to you through DATA.GOV.HK  are free of computer viruses. You are 
advised to perform virus scanning before using the Data. The Government shall not be liable for 
any loss, destruction or damage howsoever arising out of or in relation to any transmission from 
you to the Government or vice versa over the Internet. 
6. The Government shall not be responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever arising out of or in 
connection with the Data. The Government reserves the right to revise, omit, edit or suspend the 
provision of the Data at any time in its absolute discretion without giving any reason or prior 
notice to any person (including you). Before acting upon the Data, you should: 

  make your own assessment of the Data; 
  verify the Data by making reference, for example, to the original source of publications 
and other relevant documentation; and 
  obtain independent advice from relevant professionals. 
7. The Government does not undertake to provide any updated version of the Data and reserves 
the right to suspend the provision of the Data at any time. 
Use of Data on DATA.GOV.HK 
8. You are allowed to browse, download, distribute, reproduce, hyperlink to, and print in their 
original format the Data for both commercial and non-commercial purposes on a free-of-charge 
basis on condition that:- 
  you shall comply with the Terms of Use;    
  you shall reproduce and distribute the Data accurately, fairly and sufficiently; 
  you shall identify clearly the source of the Data and acknowledge the Government 
ownership of the intellectual property rights in the Data and in all copies thereof including 
but not limited to paper copies, digital copies and copies placed on other websites; 
  you shall indemnify the Government against any allegations or claims of infringement of 
the rights of any person and all costs, losses, damages and liabilities incurred by the 
Government, which in any case arise directly or indirectly in relation to your use, 
reproduction and/or distribution of the Data; 
  you shall display prominently with any Data that is distributed or reproduced by you the 
following Disclaimer:- 
This website / product / service contains information that is copied or extracted from data made 
available by the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (the “Government”) 
at https://DATA.GOV.HK/ (“DATA.GOV.HK”). The provision of information copied or extracted 
from or a link to DATA.GOV.HK at this website or in relation to the product or service shall not 
constitute any form of co-operation or affiliation by the Government with any person in relation 
to this website, the product or the service or any contents herein. Nothing in this website, the 
product or the service shall give rise to any representation, warranty or implication that the 
Government agrees with, approves of, recommends or endorses any contents of this website or 
the product or the service. The Government does not have any liability, obligation or 
responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without limitation 
consequential loss, destruction or damage) howsoever arising from or in respect of your use or 
misuse of or reliance on or inability to use any contents herein.” 
  sale of any Data by you is absolutely prohibited in all circumstances; 
  you shall not in any circumstances acquire any intellectual property rights in the Data; 
  you shall not, by making use of the Data, defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or 
otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; 

  you shall not use the Data in any inappropriate, defamatory, obscene, or unlawful manner; 
  you shall not use the Data in connection with other contents or materials that infringe the 
intellectual property rights or in any manner that may adversely affect any rights of any 
person; and 
  you shall not make any change to or deletion of author attribution, trademark, legend, 
intellectual property rights notice or the Terms of Use. You shall also give proper 
attribution to the Government and DATA.GOV.HK
9. In paragraph 8, "commercial purposes" includes without limitation the following: 
  an offer to supply goods, services, facilities, land or an interest in land; 
  an offer to provide a business opportunity or an investment opportunity; 
  an advertisement or promotion of goods, services, facilities, land or an interest in land; 
  an advertisement or promotion of a business opportunity or an investment opportunity; 
  an advertisement or promotion of a supplier, or a prospective supplier, of goods, services, 
facilities, land or an interest in land; and 
  an advertisement or promotion of 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. 
Linked Information and other Third-Party Websites  
10. DATA.GOV.HK may provide or assist in providing links to third-party websites through the 
“Linked Information webpage” or other parts of the web interface. The links are produced solely 
as a convenience to users of DATA.GOV.HK. Provision of, or assistance in providing, any links 
at DATA.GOV.HK to any third-party website does not give rise to any statement, representation 
or warranty, express or implied, that the Government agrees with, approves, recommends or 
endorses the contents of any such third-party websites. The provision of any links to third-party 
websites shall not constitute any form of co-operation or affiliation with the Government of any 
such third parties or external websites. The Government shall not have or accept any liability, 
obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without 
limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) howsoever arising from or in respect of your 
use or misuse of or reliance on, or inability to use such links to any third-party website or your 
use or reliance on the contents of any such third-party websites. You should refer to the terms and 
conditions of each such third-party website when using such website. 
Privacy Policy  
11. The Government may record visits to DATA.GOV.HK without collecting your personal data. 
Information relating to visits to DATA.GOV.HK  are collected by the Government for the 
compilation of statistical reports and the diagnosis of problems with or concerning computer 

Intellectual Property Rights  
12. Unless otherwise indicated, the Government is the owner of the intellectual property rights in 
all contents available on DATA.GOV.HK, including but not limited to all Data. 
13. The Government reserves all rights that are not expressly granted in the Terms of Use. For the 
avoidance of doubt, the permission given in paragraph 8 above does not extend to any Data that 
are contributed by a third party as identified and acknowledged in DATA.GOV.HK. If you intend 
to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use any Data that are contributed by a third party, you shall 
obtain all necessary authorization or permission from such third party. 
Governing Law  
14. The Terms of Use shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Hong 
Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (“Hong Kong”). You also 
agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the Hong Kong Courts. 
15. The Terms of Use are translated into Chinese.   If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity 
between the English version and the Chinese version of the Terms of Use, the English version 
shall prevail. 
Priority of Terms  
16. In connection with the Data and DATA.GOV.HK, in the event and to the extent of any 
conflict between the Terms of Use and any terms or conditions applicable to the use of the 
website (“GovHK”) , the Terms of Use shall prevail over the latter.