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At ISSIA HK (Inter-school Social Issues Association), your privacy is critically important to us.
ISSIA HK operates issiahk.org. It is ISSIA HK’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any
Statement tells you about what information we would collect from you, what we would do about them
and also explains our security policy.
If you have questions about deleting or correcting your personal data please contact us directly at
Like most website operators, ISSIA HK collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort
that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language
preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. ISSIA HK’s purpose in
collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how ISSIA HK’s visitors
use its website. From time to time, ISSIA HK may release non-personally-identifying information in
the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
ISSIA HK also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP)
addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments. ISSIA HK only discloses logged in user
and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses
personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are
visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Personal Data Collection and Use
Generally speaking, we do not collect any personal data from you and no registration is required in
order to gain access to any pages and articles provided by our Website.
However, personal data may be collected from you on a voluntary basis for article submissions,
recruitment and mailing list subscriptions. The purposes for collecting your personal data, which
include your name, school, age, phone numbers, email address, are set out in the respective screens
on our Website which invite you to provide your data. Refusal to supply personal data may result in
ISSIA being unable to process your request.
When you subscribe to the ISSIA Newsletter (mailing list), we may occasionally send you articles and
promotional material regarding ISSIA. If you do not wish to receive further emails from us, please
e-mail to us at email@example.com with the subject title 'Unsubscribe'.
When you send us e-mail to make any enquiries, complaints or feedback, we will record your personal
data so as to carry out further actions or to do proper follow-ups.
Security of Personal Data
We take the security of your privacy seriously. Our general policy is not to disclose any personal
data to any third parties except as required by law or with your prior consent. All personal data
you provide/ of our members are only accessible by authorized personnel for the purposes of internal
Disclosure and Sharing of Personal Data
Our general policy is to keep all personal data confidential except as permitted or required by law.
The personal data provided will be used for the specified purposes stated by us when collecting such
data including without limitation. We may provide these personal data to persons authorised to
process the information for purposes relating to those specified purposes only. We do not share any
personal data about you with other companies or organizations without your prior consent.. However,
information may be disclosed incidental to or in the course of our operation to the following
- Partner organizations that need personal data for the running of specific joint-programmes
- The person to whom we are required to make disclosure under any law applicable in or outside
You should also note that as we have no control over any act of any third party, the privacy
disclosed to any third party incidental to or in the course of our operation or in providing our
services. We assume no responsibilities on the privacy protection against such third parties.
Personal data you provided to us will be retained for such period as may be necessary for the
Personal Data Access and Correction
Under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, you are entitled to be informed by us whether we hold
your personal data, to have access to such data and to correct such data if they are inaccurate. Any
such data access request has to be made in writing and be sent to us by e-mail to:
to another website not affiliated with ISSIA, you will leave our Website for another location. We
shall not be responsible for the privacy and security practices or the content of such websites and
Although most changes are likely to be minor, ISSIA HK reserves the right to revise, change or modify
continued use of this Website implies your acceptance to such amendments.
Terms and Conditions
Disclaimer (“Terms and Conditions”) before accessing or using https://www.issiahk.org
(“issiahk.org”). You are indicating that you agree to the following Terms and Conditions and enter
into this Agreement with the Inter-school Social Issues Association (“ISSIA HK”) by accessing or
using issiahk.org. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please do not access or use
issiahk.org is acquired in whole or in part from materials supplied by ISSIA HK and/or other
sources, is protected by copyrights, trade mark rights and other relevant intellectual property
rights. All rights are owned, reserved and controlled by ISSIA HK and its subsidiary companies,
affiliates or their respective licensors including copyrights in the content of issiahk.org.
- Issiahk.org can only be accessed and used through specific web browsers.
- ISSIA HK shall not be liable for failure of any services of issiahk.org in whole or in part for
your inability to gain access in whole or in part to such services due to the delay or failure
of any communication networks or any party providing such access. The services of issiahk.org
are subject to these Terms and Conditions and ISSIA HK assumes no responsibility for the delay,
deletion, failure of delivery or provision of any services of issiahk.org.
- Your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions take effect from the moment you access and use
issiahk.org as a user for free content or register with issiahk.org as a subscriber of a free
online newsletter or other latest articles and insights. ISSIA HK reserves the right to modify
these Terms and Conditions at any time in its sole discretion by posting changes online at
issiahk.org. The revised Terms and Conditions will take effect upon posting. You agree to be
notified of changes to the Terms and Conditions via posting of updates on issiahk.org. You
should visit and access to issiahk.org regularly to review the current terms. Your continued use
or accessing of issiahk.org following posting of any changes to the Terms and Conditions
constitutes your acceptance of such changes.
- ISSIA HK may deactivate issiahk.org at any time without notice to carry out system maintenance,
upgrading, testing and/or repairs. ISSIA HK may expand, reduce, withdraw, modify and/or
discontinue any part of issiahk.org service and/or any its content (meaning any content made
available or appearing at issiahk.org including but not limited to any text, data, information,
images, illustrations, graphics, video and/or audio content, applications, downloadable files or
other multimedia content that can be accessed through issiahk.org), remove, disable and/or
suspend transmission of issiahk.org or its content without notice.
- You acknowledge that certain contents posted on issiahk.org are provided and maintained by third
party providers, not by ISSIA HK. The availability of these contents is out of ISSIA HK’s
control. ISSIA HK makes no representation, promise, warranty, undertaking or guarantee as to the
quality, completeness, usefulness or continuity of any particular content. You shall not rely
upon any information or statement to the effect that any particular content will be made
available to you for the whole or part of the term of your subscription to the content. ISSIA HK
may vary, replace, take down or withdraw any content at issiahk.org as ISSIA HK thinks fits.
- The provision of issiahk.org is contingent upon speed, capacity, reliability and stability of
your internet connection which is out of ISSIA HK’s control. ISSIA HK will not be liable to you
or any other third parties including users and subscribers of newsletters or other content
provided by issiahk.org for any failure or delay in accessing and use issiahk.org or any part
thereof and/or the consequences or effects on your internet connection, their speed and/or
bandwidth that may be caused by issiahk.org.
- You acknowledge that all the content and other materials available through issiahk.org
are protected by copyrights and other intellectual property rights. You are not
permitted or shall not procure other persons knowingly and negligently to reproduce,
translate, extract, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, modify, republish, upload, post,
distribute, broadcast, download, store (in any medium), transmit, show or play in
public, adapt, change or prepare derivative works based on in any way any content of
issiahk.org including any information, the codes including source codes, software or any
connected or related applications, systems or services for: (a) commercial, promotional
and adverting purposes; (b) transfer or dispose the content to, or use by or for the
benefit of any other person or entity; (c) use the content on any other website, mobile
device applications or in a networked computer environment for any purpose; (d) reverse
engineer any content consisting of downloadable software; (e) otherwise infringe the
intellectual property rights subsisting in any content; or (f) for any other purposes
whatsoever without the prior written permission of ISSIA HK.
- Upon receiving ISSIA HK’s written approval, you may only download the material and the
content from issiahk.org on any device owned or controlled by you for your own personal
and non-commercial use, provided that you keep all copyright notices and other
intellectual property right notices intact. Nothing you do on or in relation to any
content and materials of issiahk.org will transfer any intellectual property rights to
you or license you to exercise any intellectual property rights unless otherwise
- You agree to use issiahk.org only for lawful purposes or in any manner consistent with the Terms
and Conditions, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict, disrupt,
interfere or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the issiahk.org by any other third party or
violate any laws and regulations relating to use of issiahk.org. Such restriction or inhibition
includes, without limitation to, conduct which is unlawful, or which may harass or cause
distress or inconvenience to any person.
- You agree not to knowingly or negligently restrict or inhibit any other persons from
using issiahk.org, including, without limitation to, by means of: (a) “hacking”,
disrupt, interfere or defacing any portion of issiahk.org, the servers or other software
or equipment connect to or via issiahk.org; and (b) make available viruses, Trojans,
worms or any other computer code, files, programs or content designed to interrupt,
destroy or limit the functionality of issiahk.org service or affect other users. You
agree not to restrict, change, adapt, sub-license, reproduce, distribute, copy, modify,
exploit, link, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion
of issiahk.org, any of the software and/or any content. You agree not to remove any
notices of copyright, trade mark, or other intellectual property rights contained in
issiahk.org and/or the content. ISSIA HK reserves its rights to disallow you to link to
issiahk.org at any time. If ISSIA HK asserts such right, you shall remove forthwith such
- You agree not to collect information, in particular the personal data of users of
issiahk.org. You agree not to hack, break into, or attempt to hack or break into, in any
manner issiahk.org, the software, and/or any data on ISSIA HK’s server(s) or that of any
third parties. You agree not to interfere with or disrupt issiahk.org or servers or
networks connected to issiahk.org. If anyone brings a claim against ISSIA HK for your
acts done relating to issiahk.org, you shall indemnify ISSIA HK and keep ISSIA HK fully
and effectively indemnified from and against all damages, losses, and expenses of any
kind (including all legal costs).
- You agree that ISSIA HK may periodically collect and use technical data and related information
which are non-personal data, including but not limiting to Unique Device Identifier (UDID),
technical information about your device, system and application software to facilitate the
provision of software updates, product supports and other services (if any) or improvement of
services to you related to issiahk.org.
- In no event shall ISSIA HK, its subsidiary companies, affiliates, their directors, authorised
persons, employees or agents be liable to you or any person for any direct, indirect, punitive,
incidental, special, consequential damages (including damages relating to lost profits, lost
data or loss of goodwill) or any damages whatsoever that result from your access and use of or
inability to access or use issiahk.org. This limitation applies whether the alleged liability is
based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or any applicable laws, and even if ISSIA
HK has been advised of the possibility of such damages. ISSIA HK or its subsidiary companies or
affiliates does/do not warrant that the content, functions or materials contained at issiahk.org
will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or issiahk.org, the
software, the device or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or
represent the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the its content and materials.
- Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppels or otherwise
any license or right to use any trade mark or patent and other intellectual property rights
(either registered or unregistered) of ISSIA HK, its subsidiary companies, affiliates or
licensors, any other and/or third parties which have contributed to the content. Names, images
and logos identifying issiahk.org, ISSIA HK, its subsidiary companies, affiliates, licensors or
third parties and their products and services which have contributed to the content are the
trademarks (either registered or unregistered) of ISSIA HK, its subsidiary companies,
affiliates, licensors and the third parties.
You acknowledge that parts of the content may be provided or maintained by third-party
providers and not by ISSIA HK. The appearance and positioning of the content provided by
the third parties shall in no event damage or affect the goodwill of ISSIA HK and shall
in no event create or cause to create any impression that such third parties have any
connections with ISSIA HK.
- ISSIA HK makes no representation, acknowledgement and warranties about any software,
materials, applications, media platforms, links, devices or services of the third
parties (such as Ariana’s advertisers, sponsors or promotional partners) that you may
access through, or are linked to or embedded in issiahk.org. ISSIA HK may take down the
relevant content provided by the third parties that violates any applicable laws and
regulations or infringes other rights, but that does not mean that ISSIA HK shall
monitor or review these contents before they are made available on issiahk.org.
- ISSIA HK does not have any control and will not be responsible for the accuracy of these
contents in any event. ISSIA HK shall not be responsible for and accepts no liability
for any content of the third parties or any breaches of applicable laws and regulations
or infringement of other rights that may occur in the content provided by the third
- ISSIA HK does not approve or endorse any third party’s software, materials,
applications, media platforms, links, devices or services and you agree to use any third
party’s software, materials, applications, media platforms, links, devices or services
at your own risk. Any correspondence, transactions or your dealings with any third
parties via issiahk.org or linked sites or applications are solely between you and such
third parties. ISSIA HK will not be liable or responsible for any loss or damage
whatsoever and howsoever incurred as a result of any such correspondence, transactions
or dealings or arising from the use of issiahk.org and those linked sites or
- issiahk.org is mainly targeted for use in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“Hong
Kong SAR”) only. If you choose to access to issiahk.org from other jurisdictions, you are
therefore responsible for compliance with the local law.
- You agree, at your own costs and expense, to cover, indemnify, defend and hold harmless for
ISSIA HK, ISSIA HK’s subsidiary companies, affiliates and their respective licensors, directors,
officers, employees and agents from and against all liabilities, actions, claims, proceedings,
damages, costs and expenses arising out of or related to (a) your breach or non-observance of
any term of this Agreement; (b) your access to and use of issiahk.org; (c) the contents or
information you have provided during the access to and use of issiahk.org or (d) any personal
comments and information you submit, post to or transmit through issiahk.org.
- If any part of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed unlawful or for any reason
unenforceable, then that provision shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any of
the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions.
- No failure or delay by ISSIA HK in exercising any right, power, privilege or remedy hereunder
shall in any way impair or affect the exercise thereof or operate as a waiver thereof in whole
or in part, nor shall any single or partial exercise of the same preclude any further exercise
thereof or the exercise of any other right, power, privilege or remedy.
- ISSIA HK can transfer our rights and obligations under this Agreement to any persons or entity
without your consent.
- The Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong
Kong SAR. Disputes arising herefrom shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the
courts of Hong Kong SAR.
Without limiting to the above provisions, the content and materials on issiahk.org are provided “AS
IS” and on an “AS AVAILABLE” basis without warranty of any kind whether express or implied,
including but not limiting to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular
purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security, accuracy and results obtained by using or
relying on issiahk.org. ISSIA HK excludes all representations and warranties to the fullest extent
permissible under any applicable law. You understand and agree to use issiahk.org and/or any
contents therefrom at your own risk. ISSIA HK disclaims any and all liability for the acts,
omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of issiahk.org
and you assume overall responsibility for your use of issiahk.org and any linked sites. Any contents
downloaded or otherwise acquired through the use of issiahk.org are acquired at your own discretion
and risk and that you will be wholly responsible for any damages to your device or loss of data that
results from the download of such contents. No advice or information, whether oral or written,
obtained by you from ISSIA HK or through the provision of services of issiahk.org will create any
warranty not stated in these Terms and Conditions. All services of issiahk.org are subject to the
Terms and Conditions.
If you require any further information on permitted use, or a license to republish any content and
material of issiahk.org, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.