Terms and Personal Data Notice

Terms of use

The information provided on the website of the Centre for Medical Ethics and Law (this website) is for general reference only and is provided to you on an “as is” basis. No express warranty of any kind or implied warranty of any kind is given in respect of the information on this website by the University of Hong Kong or its staff (in particular, no express or implied warranty as to accuracy of the information on this website is given by the University of Hong Kong or its staff). The information on this website

1. shall not be treated as a complete or authoritative statement of law or court practice;

2. shall not constitute professional legal advice or a substitute for professional legal advice;

3. might not reflect the most updated situation.
Please seek independent legal advice as may be necessary.

Any and all liabilities, obligations and responsibilities of the University of Hong Kong and its staff in relation to the information on this website are excluded to the maximum extent permitted by law.

You are responsible for assessing all information on this website and shall verify such information, whether by referring to any original publication or obtaining independent advice or otherwise, before acting upon it.

The University of Hong Kong or its staff shall not have any responsibility or obligation or liability arising from any errors or omissions in the information on this website or for any loss, injury or damage of any kind caused by using or relying on any information on this website by anyone.

This website may have materials provided by third parties and may contain links to external websites. Any provision of materials provided by third parties on this website and any provision of links to external websites on this website does not give rise to any representation or warranty, express or implied, that the University of Hong Kong or its staff agrees with the contents of any such materials or external websites. The University of Hong Kong or its staff shall not have any responsibility or obligation or liability arising from any errors or omissions in the information on this website or for any loss, injury or damage of any kind caused by using or relying on such information.

By accessing the content of this website or any of its webpages, you unconditionally agree to the terms above.

Where there is any inconsistency between the English and Chinese versions of this page, the English version shall prevail.

Personal Information Collection Statement & Privacy Policy Statement

1. Any personal data provided in the subscription form for email updates and newsletters will be used for the purposes of sending you CMEL’s updates and newsletters as well as information about relevant activities and courses and compiling statistics on subscribers. Provision of your email address is necessary for sending the information above to you.

2. If you do not provide your email address to us, we will not be able to send you the information above.

3. We intend to send to your email address CMEL’s updates and newsletters as well as information about relevant activities and courses. It is possible for such provision of information to be regarded as direct marketing. We cannot use any personal data of you collected in the subscription form in direct marketing, unless we have received your consent. If you proceed to submit the subscription form, you will be regarded as thereby giving consent for us to send to your email address CMEL’s updates and newsletters as well as information about relevant activities and courses. We must, without charge, stop using any personal data of you collected in the subscription form in direct marketing upon your request. You have the right to opt out at any time free of charge. If you would like to opt out, please contact us at cmel@hku.hk.

4. You have the right to request access to and the correction of your personal data held by us. If you would like to request access to or the correction of your personal data held by us, please complete the Data Access Request Form and send it to CMEL’s secretary by email to cmel@hku.hk or by post to our postal address. Our postal address is Office 9.21, 9/F, Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong.

5. Our Privacy Policy Statement is available at https://www.hku.hk/about/policies_reports/privacy_policy.html

6. Where there is any inconsistency between the English and Chinese versions of this page, the English version shall prevail.

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