Terms & Conditions
88DB.com and its sub-domains (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Sites") is operated by 88DB Hong Kong Limited (hereinafter referred to as the "Company"). By using the Sites and any other site accessed through the Sites, users acknowledge and agree that the Privacy Statement and the terms and conditions (hereinafter referred to as the "T&C") set out below are binding upon them. If user does not accept either or both of the Privacy Statement and the T&C, please do not use the Sites. The Company may revise the Privacy Statement and the T&C at any time without prior notice. Once posted on the Sites, the amended Privacy Statement and the T&C shall apply to all users. Users are advised to visit this page periodically to review the latest Privacy Statement and the T&C. User’s access to the Sites and the Services (as defined below) will be terminated upon his/her notice to the Company that any change is unacceptable; otherwise the continued use shall constitute acceptance of all changes and they shall be binding upon the user.
1. General Terms
- The Company provides an online platform for individuals, companies and organizations to list the services or products which they offer or want and provides online marketing to users of the Sites (the "Services"). Users may also send their own messages to other users or other third parties through the Sites.
- The Company is not a party of nor is it involved in any actual transaction involving any purchaser, seller or service provider.
- The Company is committed to protect the privacy of the users of the Sites. The Company uses the information of the users according to the terms as described in the Privacy Statement.
2. Prohibited Uses for all users
Users of the Sites agree not to use any of the Sites for any of the following purposes which are expressly prohibited : -
- All users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Sites including, without limitation, accessing data not intended for them or logging into a server or account which they are not authorized to access, attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or attempting to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization, attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network or sending unsolicited e-mail. Violation of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability.
- All users shall not use the Sites (1) for transmitting, distributing or storing material in violation of any applicable law or regulation; or (2) in any manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secrets or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy or publicity or other personal rights of others; or (3) in any manner that is libelous, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful. In particular, all users shall not print, download, duplicate or otherwise copy any personally identifiable information about other uses (if any). All unsolicited communications of any type to users is strictly prohibited.
- Users shall not use the Sites if they do not have legal capacity to form legally binding contracts.
- Users shall not post any advertisement on the Sites which contains any false, inaccurate, misleading or libelous content or contains any computer virus. Also, the advertisement shall not be fraudulent or involve sale of counterfeit goods.
- Users shall not engage in spamming, including but not limited to any form of emailing that is unsolicited.
- Users shall not use any content posted by other uses on the Sites other than for the purpose of accepting, forwarding, identifying, locating and/or replying advertisement or any content herein.
- Users shall not delete or revise any content or material posted by any other person or entity.
3. Acceptable uses of the Sites
a. Specific Uses - User posting advertisements on the Sites (the "Advertiser")
Upon payment of the service fee to the Company or upon acceptance of any free trial promotion offer, Advertiser shall, subject to the terms and conditions set out below and in the Privacy Statement, be entitled to post any advertisements or other materials on the Sites. Advertiser agrees that he/she/it shall only use the Sites for lawful purposes. Advertiser agrees and consents that his/her/its advertisements or any content posted by him/her/it on the Sites (including any personal data) may be accessed by Viewer (as defined below) for the purpose of accepting, forwarding, identifying, locating and or replying advertisements or any content therein. The Company reserves the right to edit any advertisement as it sees appropriate to achieve the purpose stated herein.
In the event that the Advertiser is an individual, he/she shall not post his/her identification document / passport on the advertisement.Advertiser agrees and consents that the Company and/or its affiliates may use his/her personal data for purposes relating to the provision of services offered by the Company and marketing services and special events of the Company and its affiliates.
b. Specific uses - User viewing the advertisements (the "Viewer")
Viewer agrees that any personal data received from the Sites or the Company shall only be used for the purpose of accepting, forwarding, identifying, locating and or replying advertisements or any content therein. Any personal data which are irrelevant to the above purposes shall be disregarded. Viewer also agrees that any personal data collected from the Sites or the Company shall be promptly and properly deleted when the above purposes have lapsed or been achieved.
4. Content License
By posting content on the Sites, user unconditionally grants the Company a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free right to exercise the copyright, publicity, and database rights (but no other rights) he/she has in the content in order that the Company can host, display and promote the content on the Sites, and carry out the purposes set out in the Privacy Statement and herein.
5. Intellectual Property Rights
The text, ../images, layout, database, graphics, pictures, sounds or audio formats, software, brands and all other materials on the Sites are the intellectual properties of the Company or Advertisers (as the case may be) which are protected by copyright and trademark laws and may not be downloaded or otherwise duplicated without the express written permission of the Company. Re-use of any of the foregoing is strictly prohibited and the Company reserves all rights.
Users acknowledge that the Company does not pre-screen or approve any content posted on the Sites or any content sent through the Sites except those materials or contents in video and/or audio formats which the Company shall have the right to modify any aspect thereof. In any event, the Company takes no responsibility whatsoever for the content on the Sites or any content sent through the Sites, or for any content lost and does not make any representations or warranties regarding the content or accuracy of any material on the Sites.
Any material or details posted on the Sites by any user may be viewed by users of other web sites linked to the Sites and the Company is not responsible for any improper use by any user or third party from linked third party web sites of any data or materials posted on the Sites. All users acknowledge and agree that they are solely responsible for the form, content and accuracy of any advertisement, web page or material contained therein placed by them. The Company is not responsible for the content of any third party web sites linked to the Sites and does not make any representations or warranties regarding the contents or accuracy of materials on such third-party web sites.
The Company shall have the right to remove any advertisement posted on the Sites at its sole discretion without any compensation or recourse to the Advertiser in the event that the relevant Advertiser or the contents of the relevant advertisement is or are in breach of any of the provisions herein. However, in the event that the Company decides to remove an advertisement for any reasons not relating to any breach of the provisions herein, the Company may, after deducting the fees charged for the period that the advertisement has been posted on the Sites, refund the remaining fees (if any) to the Advertiser.
The Company may not monitor the Sites at all times but reserves the right to do so. The Company does not warrant that any advertisement or web page will be viewed by any specific number of users or that it will be viewed by any specific user. The Company shall not in anyway be considered an agent of user with respect to any use of the Sites and shall not be responsible in any way for any direct or indirect damage or loss that may arise or result from the use of the Sites, for whatever reason made. WHILST ENDEAVOURING TO PROVIDE A QUALITY SERVICE TO USERS, THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITES WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SITES AND ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. IF USE OF THE SITES OR THEIR CONTENTS RESULT IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA BY ANY USER, THE COMPANY SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS. THE SITES AND THEIR CONTENTS ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE FOREGOING, ANY IN RESPECT OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS OF THE CONTENTS, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS AND LINKS OF THE SITES.
8. Own Risk
All USERS SHALL USE THE SITES AND ANY OTHER WEB SITES ACCESSED THROUGH IT, AT ENTIRELY THEIR OWN RISK. ALL users are responsible for their own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their postings. The Company does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of any of the communications posted by other users or endorse any opinions expressed by users. Any reliance by users on material posted by other users will be at their own risk. The Company reserves the right to expel any user and prevent their further access to the Sites, at any time for breaching this Agreement or violating the law and also reserves the right to remove any material which is abusive, illegal, disruptive or inappropriate in the Company’s sole discretion.
9. Links to Other Sites
The Sites may contain links to third party web sites. These are provided solely as a convenience to you and not in any way as an endorsement by the Company of the contents on such third-party web sites. If any user accesses any linked third party web sites, he/she does so entirely at their own risk.
All users agree to indemnify, and hold harmless the Company, its officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any claims, actions, demands, losses or damages arising from or resulting from their use of the Sites or their breach of the terms of this Agreement. The Company will provide prompt notice of any such claim, suit or proceedings to the relevant user.
11. Limitation of the Service
The Company shall have the right to limit the use of the Services, including the period of time that contents will be posted on the Sites, the size of the contents, email messages or any other contents which are transmitted by the Services. The Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify or remove any contents or materials posted on the Sites, for any reason, without giving any prior notice or reason to users. Users acknowledge that the Company shall not be liable to any party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
12. Termination of Service
The Company shall have the right to delete or deactivate any account, or block the email or IP address of any user, or terminate the access of users to the Services, and remove any content within the Services immediately without notice for any reason. The Company shall have no obligation to deliver any material or content posted on the Sites to any user at any time, both before or after cessation of the Services or upon removal of the related contents from the Sites.
The Company does not have control over and does not guarantee the quality, safety or legality of items advertised, the truth or accuracy of listings, the ability of sellers to sell items, the ability of the purchasers to pay for the items or services, or that a transaction will be completed. IN ANY EVENT, THE COMPANY, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY EVENT FOR ANY LOSSES, CLAIMS OR DAMAGES SUFFERED BY ANY USER WHATSOEVER AND HOWSOEVER ARISING OR RESULTING FROM HIS/HER USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITES AND THEIR CONTENTS, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE AND DISPUTES BETWEEN ANY PARTIES.
14. Limitation of Liability
Without prejudice to the above and subject to the applicable laws, the aggregate liability by the Company to any user for all claims arising from their use of the Services and the Sites shall be limited to the amount of HK$1,000.
15. Security Measures
The Company will use its reasonable endeavours to ensure that its officers, directors, employees, agents and/or contractors will exercise their prudence and due diligence in handling the personal data submitted by users, and the access to and processing of the personal data by such persons is on a "need-to-know" and "need-to-use" basis. The Company will use its reasonable endeavours to protect the personal data against any unauthorized or accidental access, processing or erasure of the personal data.
16. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
The terms and conditions as set out herein and any dispute or matter arising from or incidental to the use of the Sites shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China ("Hong Kong"). Both users and the Company shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China ("Hong Kong").