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PRIVACY POLICY

It is not the policy of Path of Democracy (“PoD”) to collect identifiable personal information from visitors to the PoD's websites. However, where personal information is collected, through the use of means such as data collection forms, cookies, linkage of social platforms and any other means, PoD will ensure that the Personal Data Privacy Ordinance is complied with.

COPYRIGHT

PoD will seek prior permission from the rightful owner when placing any copyrighted works, including weblinks, text, graphics, photographs, and sound and video recordings on the PoD websites.

By the same token, the PoD websites are protected by copyright and any attempts to reproduce, link, publish, distribute or exploit materials in them, in whole or in part, including the design elements, look and feel or layout of the website, without prior written permission of e PoD, will be deemed to have infringed PoDl's copyright. Any copies of materials made for a permitted purpose will include an acknowledgement that copyright belongs to the PoD.

Any concerns about content on the PoD’s websites or copyright infringement should be addressed to our webmaster at info@pathofdemocracy.hk. Requests to have a hyperlink to a website included or removed should also be addressed to our webmaster at info@pathofdemocracy.hk.

LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS

The PoD websites are the property of the company. PoD will not tolerate any acts of misuse of the websites, infringement of laws, or any attempts to abuse its network or systems or tamper with its normal operation. PoD reserves the right to take appropriate legal action against any person who performs, directly or indirectly, such acts. Such persons will also be liable for any loss or damage caused by the prohibited acts.

DISCLAIMER

While every effort is made to ensure the timeliness and accuracy of the information on the PoD’s websites, no express or implied warranty is given by PoD as to the accuracy of the information published, or the proper transmission or display of the information to the intended receivers due to variations in information technology and data transmission standards.

The contents of the PoD’s websites are subject to change without notice.

Whilst PoD will take all reasonable measures to ensure that its websites are available 24 hours a day, PoDl will not be liable if for any reason these sites are unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to these sites may be suspended temporarily and without notice in circumstances of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond the control of PoD.

PoD does not accept any responsibilities for any direct or indirect loss or damage arising from any cause or use in connection with its websites. Any opinion or statements from person or persons expressed in his or their individual or collective capacities are not opinions or statements of PoD for which PoD shall bear no responsibility whatsoever.

PoD is not liable for the content of external weblinks and webpages provided or mentioned in its websites. Nor is it responsible for the content or operation of external websites. References and links to any such sites shall not be taken as an endorsement by PoD of opinions expressed or services provided at those sites.

PoD may change or revise these policies from time to time, where appropriate. PoD reserves the right to take appropriate action under its relevant policies and procedures where breaches occur. These actions are subject to the sole discretion and final determination by PoD and users shall raise no objection therein.

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