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Ownership of Site; Agreement to Terms of Use.
 

These Terms and Conditions of Use (the “Terms of Use”) apply to the A&A Consultant (the “A&A”) web site logically located at (but not limited to) www.hkaac.net and abelklau.wix.com plus abelklau.wixsite.com and all it’s Sub-web sites, and all linked Cloud Documents Download areas (excluding the links to external websites), plus link to www.hkaac.net  and/or abelklau.wix.com and/or abelklau.wixsite.com, all it’s sub-web sites and linked Cloud Documents Download areas by A&A, (collectively, the “Site”). The Site is the property of A&A and its Content suppliers. BY USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE; IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, DO NOT USE THE SITE.

A&A reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use, at any time. It is your responsibility to check these Terms of Use periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes. As long as you comply with these Terms of Use, A&A grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to enter and use the Site.

Content
 

All text “text Content”, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, sounds, music, artwork and computer code “non-text Content”(collectively, “Content”), contained on the Site is owned, controlled or licensed by or to A&A and its Content suppliers, and should be protected by international copyright laws.

Except as expressly provided in Terms of Use, no part of the Site and no Content may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted or distributed in any way (including “mirroring”) to any other computer, server, Web site or other medium for publication or distribution or for any commercial enterprise, without A&A’s express prior written consent.

You may use information on A&A’s services and products (such as data sheets, knowledge base articles, and similar materials) purposely made available by A&A for downloading from the Site, provided that you

(1) not to remove, modify or obstruct any Proprietary /Agency notice language in all copies of such documents,

(2) use such information only for your personal, institute internal non-commercial informational purpose and do not copy or    post such information on any networked computer or broadcast it in any media,

(3) make no modifications to any such information, and

(4) not make any additional representations or warranties relating to such documents.

The A&A copyright protected text contents found on the Site may be reproduced and distributed free of charge in any

format or medium for personal or internal use within an organisation, and non commercial  subject to the following conditions:

(a) such text contents must be reproduced accurately and must not be used in a manner adversely affecting any moral rights of A&A; and

(b) A&A must be acknowledged as the copyright owner of such text contents and acknowledgement must be given to "the Site (www.hkaac.net)" as the source of such text contents. Please note that the permission given in here only applies to A&A copyright protected text contents found on the Site.  

A&A reserves the right to withdraw any permission given here at any time without any prior notice to you.

(c) Where third party copyright is involved in the text contents found on the Site, authorisation or permission to reproduce or distribute or otherwise use any such text contents must be obtained from the copyright owners concerned.

Insofar as the content is not created by the operator, in particular contents of third parties, should you still be aware of copyright infringement, we ask for a hint. Upon notification of violations, we will remove the content immediately.

Your Use of this Site (Updated)
 

You agree and undertake not to take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Site or the Site’s systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to the Site 

Privacy & Data Protection (Updated)
 

Data protection is of a particularly high priority for the management of A&A.The use of the Site is possible without any indication of detail personal data.

Details provided voluntarily by users, as sending emails to the addresses shown on the Site leads to the acquisition of the sender's address,which is required for the reply, as well as any other items of personal information included in the message. Specific warning notices are shown or displayed on the Site which are make available for  requesting articular services.

The use of the Site in accordance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

All data you send to A&A are for the purpose of internal use only. Unless permitted or required by law, A&A will not disclosure personal data to any third parties without your prior consent.

For visitors from EU, the Site now try its endeavours to comply with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The Site is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com claims that it is 100% committed to data protection (support.wix.com/en/article/general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr).

Wix.com provides A&A with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

Controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is:

A&A Consultant
5/F, KT336
No.334-336 Kwun Tong Road
Kowloon, HONG KONG
Email: gdpr@hkaac.net
Website: www.hkaac.net

You have the right to free information on your stored personal data, if necessary, a right to rectification, blocking or deletion of this data. For further information on personal data you can contact us at any time at the above-mentioned address.

In order to well protect your personal data, when handling such  request, we 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. A&A understand that the legally entitled person should read as: data subject (as defined with he terms used by the European legislator for the adoption of the GDRP) or a “relevant person” as defined in section 2 or 17A of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance of Hong Kong.

In addition, by using the Site you acknowledge and agree that the Internet data transmission cannot be absolutely confidential or secured. A&A expressly point out that, especially in the case you use of the Site through unprotected network, the transmission of data to the Site are likely to be read or intercepted by others. Hence you can consider to provide us your personal data to us by mailing.

Use Cookies (Updated)

The internet pages partly use so-called Cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies help to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. 

There are two types of Cookies:

Session (Transient) Cookies: 

These Cookies are erased when you close your browser, and do not collect information from your computer. They typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.

Persistent (Permanent or Stored) cookies: 

These Cookies are stored on your hard drive until they expire (i.e. the are based on a set expiration date) or until you delete them. 

These Cookies are used to collect identifying information about the user, such as Web surfing behaviour or user preferences for a specific site.

Take a look at the table below to view which cookies the Site host Wix.com  may place on the Site:

Cookie Name   Life span   Purpose

svSession          Permanent    Communication between

                                                        site owner and visitor

                                                        (Wix Chat)

hs                 Session         Security

XSRF-TOKEN        Persistent      Security

smSession        2 weeks         Identifies logged in site members

You can also view A&A website without cookies. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer by selecting "do not accept cookies" in your browser settings. Please refer to the help feature of your browser to find out how this works in detail. You can delete cookies already set on your end device at any time. If you do not accept cookies, however, this can lead to functional restrictions of our services.

 

 

 

 

Control of Third Party Analysis (Updated)

 

The site A&A  also uses third-party cookies that can not be managed by A&A Consultant directly. You can refuse the collection or use of data by providers of analysis by clicking on the following links:

Google Analytics: 

 https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB

(requires the installation of a browser add-on)

 
 
Hyperlink Policy (Updated)
 

Hyperlinks from the Site to third party site

The Site may contain links to other independent third-party Web sites (“Linked Sites”). These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to our customers. Such Linked Sites are not under A&A’s control, and A&A is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of such Linked Sites, including any information or materials contained on such Linked Sites. You will need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these Linked Sites.

Upon your leaving this website and go to the linked website, you will be subject to the terms of use and privacy policy of the linked website.

The Site may apply iFrame (the HTML containers) technology to embed partially or wholly the contents of third parties’ websites, for the purpose merely for information for our visitors  and easier their interaction with the Site. Such external links are dynamic cross-references. A&A checked them for the very first time of linking for whether the external content is  appropriate  according to independent judge . A&A is not obligated to continuously control changes in the external content, to which they refer to, towards changes, which could also lead to different responsibilities. Only if noticed or indicated by others that external content contains elements which would lead to responsibilities according to civil or penal law, the reference will be removed as far as technically possible and reasonable.

And we use the iFrame codes recommended by the host company of the Site. And we truly believe and accept those iFames codes should not harmful to the linked websites. Insofar as the iFrame codes are not created by the operator, should you still be aware of negative drawback to your websites, we ask for a hint. Upon notification of violations, we will remove the iFrame codes/links immediately.

 

Hyperlinks from third party site to the Site

A&A is not responsible for the setup of any hyperlink from a third party website to the Site or any A&A website. Any links so set up shall not constitute any form of co-operation with, or endorsement by, A&A of such third party linked Sites. A&A 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.

A&A may, in its sole discretion, require any websites to remove any hyperlink point to the Site at any time.

 
 
 
Disclaimers & Limitations of Liability (Updated)
 

A&A DOES NOT WARRANT THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUS OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.A&A CANNOT ENSURE THAT ANY FILES OR OTHER DATA YOU DOWNLOAD FROM THE SITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES.IF USE THE SITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING PROPERTY, MATERIAL, EQUIPMENT, DATA OR OTHER ELEMENT, A&A IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.A&A STRIVE TO ENSURE THAT THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE IS ACCURATE AND RELIABLE, DOES NOT PROMISE THAT THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT, SERVICE OR FEATURE OF THE SITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, OR OUR TRANSLATIONS CONFORM TO ORIGINAL WORDINGS OR THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER OR INVITATION TO TREAT OR THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC RESULTS. THE SITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE DELIVERED ON AN “AS-IS” AND “WITH ALL FAULTS” BASIS. ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. A&A DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. A&A DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY (WHETHER IN TORT OR CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE) FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMANGE ARISING FROM ANY INACCURACY OR OMMISSON OR FROM ANY DECISION,ACTION OR NON ACTION BASED ON OR IN RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE SITE.

YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND ANY LINKED SITES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST A&A FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THE SITE OR ANY SUCH CONTENT. 

The above disclaimer applies to any damages, liability or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence or any other cause of action.

A&A reserves the right to do any of the following, at any time, without notice:

(i) to suspend or terminate operation of or access to the Site, or any portion of the Site, for any reason;

(ii) to modify or change the Site, or any portion of the Site; and

(iii) to interrupt the operation of the Site, or any portion of the Site, as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction, or other changes.

A&A reserves the right to modify the contents of the Site webpages, the term of use, including the privacy policy at any time. Please review them frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the Site. If we make material changes  to the policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated.

THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SHALL BE APPLICABLE NOT ONLY TO THIS WEBSITE, THE A&A, ITS PARTNERS, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, ITS AFFILIATED COMPANIES, ITS/THEIR SUPPLIERS, BUT ALSO TO 

THE RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYERS, AGENTS OF EACH ENTITY (COLLECTIVELY, "THE A&A PARTIES").

THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY ARE APPLICABLE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STATUTE, TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE.

Jurisdiction - Applicable Law
 

The use of the Site shall be interpreted and governed by the Laws of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Any dispute or difference arising from the use of the Site, even in the event of multiple defendants or the introduction of third

parties, shall be subject to and irrevocably submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

 

This 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.

 

Updated by A&A Consultant on 01 Sept  2019