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Disclaimer

This statement sets out CUHK Medical Centre Limited (CUHKMC)’s policies and disclaimers relating to the use of the group of websites (Website) and mobile applications (Mobile Applications) of CUHKMC. Unless otherwise specified on the relevant Website / Mobile Applications, by accessing and/or using the Website / Mobile Applications, you agree to be bound by this Disclaimer.

1. General

CUHKMC reserves the right to amend, update and delete any information on the Website / Mobile Applications without prior notice.

Information and materials contained on the Website / Mobile Applications are provided for general information purposes, education purposes and reference only. They are not intended to be and should not treated as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. You are advised to consult with your own doctors/ healthcare providers about your specific health needs. Unless otherwise specified, your use of the Website / your downloading, access and/or use of the Mobile Applications does not create any other contractual relationship or any patient relationship between you and CUHKMC and does not oblige CUHKMC to follow up or contact you.

CUHKMC makes no warranties or representations, express or implied, as to any aspect (including, but not limited to, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, reliability, functionality, availability and fitness for any purpose) of the Website / Mobile Applications and/or any information or materials contained in or accessible through, and/or any functions, features or services provided through, the Website / Mobile Applications. In no event shall CUHKMC accept any liability for any loss, claim, damage, costs or expenses (whether direct, indirect or consequential) howsoever arising from any use or misuse of, or reliance on, the Website / Mobile Applications or any information or materials contained in or accessible through, or any functions, features or services provided through, the Website / Mobile Applications.

CUHKMC does not warrant that the Website / Mobile Applications, any information or materials contained in or accessible through them or any functions, features or services provided through them will be uninterrupted, secure or free from delay, virus or error. You understand and agree that no data transmission via the internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be secure. CUHKMC expressly excludes any and all liability arising from any interruption, error, failure or delay in the performance of the Website / Mobile Applications or in connection with data transmission or information storage technology.    

CUHKMC shall not be held responsible for any information or content submitted by you onto the Website / Mobile Applications. CUHKMC is not obliged to monitor or control such information or content or your actions.

Online booking system through the Website / Mobile Applications is to help patients request an appointment at CUHKMC and/or its associated clinics/centres. Submitting an online booking request does not guarantee that your booking is successful. CUHKMC will process your request and notify you of the booking result by email, phone call, SMS or Whatapp. Our staff member may also contact you if there is any change to the requested date and/or time. CUHKMC will not be liable for any loss or results arising from any unsuccessful booking through our online booking system. By submitting an online booking request through the Website / Mobile Applications, you agree to be bound by this Disclaimer.

If you use automatic language translation services in connection with the Website / Mobile Applications, you do so at your own risk. You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the translation by independent verification.

2. Copyright Statement

The Website / Mobile Applications contain information, materials, documents, images and data (together, Material) prepared by CUHKMC. The Material is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

No part of the Material may be modified, reproduced in Hong Kong or in any other country by any process, electronic or otherwise, in any material form or transmitted to any other person or stored electronically in any form or otherwise used for commercial purpose without the prior written permission of CUHKMC, except as permitted by the copyright laws of Hong Kong. For more information on copyright and related legislations, please visit: http://www.ipd.gov.hk/eng/copyright.htm

The Material may contain third party copyright materials, including photos, diagrams, quotations, cartoons, transcripts, video and artworks. These materials are protected by the laws of Hong Kong and international copyright laws and may not be modified, reproduced, transmitted, stored or otherwise used for commercial purpose without the copyright owner's specific written permission.

Unauthorised modification, reproduction, transmission, storage or commercial use of copyright materials may result in legal actions.

For CUHKMC Website / Mobile Applications copyright issue, please email: general@cuhkmc.hk     

3. External Links Statement

The Website / Mobile Applications may provide links to websites / mobile applications that are not part of the Website / Mobile Applications. If you use such links, you will leave the Website / Mobile Applications and will be subject to the terms of such third party websites / mobile applications.

CUHKMC is not responsible for such links or information you may find there. CUHKMC provides these links merely as a convenience and the presence of these links does not constitute CUHKMC’s endorsement of those websites / mobile applications or any information contained in them.

CUHKMC has provided a Chinese translation of this Disclaimer for reference. If there is any inconsistency or conflict between the English and Chinese versions, the English version shall prevail.