www.igds-alumni.org is a site ("Site") managed and operated by
The University of Warwick and The Hong Kong Polytechnic Manufacturing Alumni
Association Ltd. ("the IGDS Alumni"). The Site is governed by
the laws of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) of China.
The Copyright, Trademarks and the Site's Terms and Conditions shall be treated,
in all respects, as a contract entered into in HKSAR.
You hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts
of HKSAR for any dispute arising under or relating to the use of this Site
and waive your right to institute legal proceedings in any other jurisdiction.
We shall be entitled to institute legal proceedings in connection with any
matter arising under this Agreement in any jurisdiction wherein you reside,
do business or have assets.
Alumni is committed to meeting internationally recognized standards of
personal data privacy protection, in compliance with the requirements
of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance. Necessary procedures and
technologies are implemented to protect your personal information
provided to our Site.
Individuals have the right to request access to and
to correct any inaccurate data; and to be told of the policy and practices
in relation to personal data held by us. Any enquiry or request should
be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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personal identification information on registration as member or associate
of The IGDS Alumni or online signup of events. You personal information will
only be accessed by authorized persons for membership administration or for
events or services that you have chosen to participate or for necessary
operation of the Site.
We will only use the information you provided to contact you for activities and/or benefits, services available through The IGDS Alumni. Personal
data held by us will be kept confidential, and will not be provided to third
party for commercial purpose.
We may need to disclose your personal information when legally compelled
to do so, or in the good faith belief that the law requires it or for the
protection of our legal rights.
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this Site constitutes your agreement to the terms and conditions contained
herein. We reserve the right to change the terms and conditions under which
the Site is offered. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms
The content and information contained within our website or delivered to
you in connection with your use of our website is the property of the IGDS
Alumni and any other third party (where applicable). The trademark, trade
names and logos (the "Trade Marks") that are used and displayed
on our website include registered and unregistered Trade Marks of us and
other third parties. Nothing on our website should be construed as granting
any license or right to use any Trade Marks displayed on our website. We
retain all proprietary rights on our website. Users are prohibited from
using the same without written permission of the IGDS Alumni of such or
such other parties.
The materials on this website are protected by copyright and no part of
such materials may be modified, reproduced, stored in a retrieval system,
transmitted (in any form or by any means), copied, distributed, used for
creating derivative works or used in any other way for commercial or public
purposes without the prior written consent of the IGDS Alumni.
care has been taken in preparing the information and materials contained
in this site, such information and materials are provided to you "AS
IS" without warranty of any kind either express or implied. In particular,
no warranty regarding non-infringement, security, accuracy, fitness for
a particular purpose or freedom from computer virus is given in conjunction
with such information and materials.
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of your use of the Site, you warrant to us that you will not use the Site
for any purpose that is prohibited by our terms and conditions or unlawful.
You may not use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, or impair
the Site or interfere with any other party's legitimate use of the Site.
to other websites
be cases on our website when the IGDS Alumni provides hyperlinks to other
locations or websites on the Internet. These hyperlinks lead to websites
published or operated by third parties who are not affiliated with or in
any way related to the IGDS Alumni. They have been included in our website
to enhance your user experience and are presented for information purposes
only. We endeavor to select reputable websites and sources of information
for your convenience.
However, by providing hyperlinks to an external website or webpage, the
IGDS Alumni shall not be deemed to endorse, recommend, approve, guarantee
or introduce any third parties or the services/ products they provide on
their websites, or to have any form of cooperation with such third parties
and websites unless otherwise stated by the IGDS Alumni.
We are not in any way responsible for the content of any externally linked
website or webpage. You use or follow these links at your own risk and the
IGDS Alumni is not responsible for any damages or losses incurred or suffered
by you arising out of or in connection with your use of the link. The IGDS
Alumni is not a party to any contractual arrangements entered into between
you and the provider of the external website unless otherwise expressly
specified or agreed to by the IGDS Alumni.
Any links to websites that contain downloadable software are provided for
your convenience only. Again we are not responsible for any difficulties
you may encounter in downloading the software or for any consequences from
your doing so. Please remember that the use of any software downloaded from
the Internet may be governed by a license agreement and your failure to
observe the terms of such license agreement may result in an infringement
of intellectual property rights of the relevant software provider which
we are not in any way responsible.
Please be mindful that when you click on a link and leave our website you
that you are going to visit.
from external websites to our website
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obtain the prior written approval of the IGDS Alumni before creating a hyperlink
in any form from a third party website to our website. The IGDS Alumni may
or may not give such approval at its absolute discretion. In normal circumstances,
we may only approve a hyperlink which displays plainly our name or website
address. Any use or display of our logos, trade names and trademarks as
a hyperlink will not be approved unless in very exceptional circumstances
and may be subject to a fee as the IGDS Alumni may determine at its absolute
The IGDS Alumni is not responsible for the setup of any hyperlink from a
third party website to our website. Any links so set up shall not constitute
any form of co-operation with, or endorsement by, the IGDS Alumni of such
third party website. Any link to our website shall always be an active and
direct link to our website and shall be made directly to the home or front
page of our website only and that no "framing" or "deep-linking"
of our web page or content is allowed.
The IGDS Alumni is not liable for any loss or damage incurred or suffered
by you or any third party arising out of or in connection with such link.
The IGDS Alumni reserve the right to rescind any approval granted to link
through a plain-text link or any other type of link, and to require the
removal of any such link to any of the IGDS Alumni website, at our discretion
at any time.
forums provide an opportunity for members to exchange ideas, share experiences,
and offer solutions to everyday workplace issued. The IGDS Alumni prohibits
the posting of any material which infringes the copyrights or proprietary
rights of others, or which is obscene, vulgar, unlawful, immoral, libelous, or contains
language that is offensive to any racial, ethnic, or religious group. The IGDS Alumni has the right to remove any messages from the Site. By accessing this Site and any of its pages or by using this Site or by posting any material on this Site, you impliedly authorize The IGDS Alumni to remove any material you posted or you are going to post on this Site. Obviously
the IGDS Alumni retains the right to remove any messages from this Site
that violate the guidelines, however the administrator may not be possible
to review all messages that contain above prohibited material. Therefore,
any reader who is offended by any message, or finds that any message violates
the guidelines set forth above, should report the message to email@example.com.
over the Internet
|Due to the
nature of the Internet, transactions may be subject to interruption, transmission
blackout, delayed transmission and incorrect data transmission. The IGDS
Alumni is not liable for malfunctions in communications facilities unless such malfunctions in communications facilities are caused by the willful malice of The IGDS Alumni.
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represent or warrant that the Site will be available and meet your requirements,
that access will not be interrupted, that there will be no delays, failures,
errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information, that no viruses
or other contaminating or destructive properties will be transmitted or
that no damage will occur to your computer system. You have sole responsibility
for adequate protection and back up of data and/or equipment and for undertaking
reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses or other
destructive properties. We make no representations or warranties regarding
the accuracy, functionality or performance of any software that
may be used in connection with the Site.
|IMPORTANT: By accessing this web site and any of its
pages you are agreeing to the terms set out above.