Terms and Conditions
The website Next Stop Hong Kong provides travel information as a service and is free of charge to anybody who wish to know, learn, plan or travel to Hong Kong SAR (China).
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only and do not constitute legal or other professional advice on any subject matter.
While we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website. Therefore, Next Stop Hong Kong does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information contained on this site.
Some links within this website may lead to other websites, including those operated and maintained by third parties and which are not under the control of Next Stop Hong Kong. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them. These included links solely serve the purpose as a convenience to you. The presence of such a link does not imply a responsibility for the linked site or an endorsement of the linked site, its operator, or its contents.
This website and its contents are provided “AS IS” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Next Stop Hong Kong takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.
The contents of this website, including but not limited to all text, graphics, drawings, diagrams, photographs and compilation of data or other materials are protected by copyright under international conventions and, apart from the permission stated, the reproduction, permanent storage, or retransmission of the contents of this site is prohibited without the prior written consent of Next Stop Hong Kong. Next Stop Hong Kong is the owner of all copyright works contained in this website. Any reproduction, adaptation, distribution, republication, and/or retransmission of material contained within this website are strictly prohibited unless the prior written permission and authorization of Next Stop Hong Kong has been obtained.
We are glad to welcome you to Next Stop Hong Kong’s webpage. It is Next Stop Hong Kong’s policy to respect the privacy of individuals. Next Stop Hong Kong is committed to safeguard the privacy of individuals with respect to personal data. We therefore make sure that our policies and practices in relation to the collection, use, retention, transfer and access of personal data comply with the legal requirements of the Personal Data Collection. Please read this privacy statement to ensure that we are committed to protect and keeping secure the privacy and confidentiality of our members’ (customers) details.
1. What information do we collect or Reasons for Data Collection
From time to time, you may be required to provide information (“Data”) to Next Stop Hong Kong in order to use or subscribe to certain services or make online purchases. Since Next Stop Hong Kong’s website is providing you travel information and answers to any of your inquiry, we may require from you some information that may be considered as personally identifiable. Next Stop Hong Kong undertakes to collect Your Data by means that are fair, legal and transparent.
Additional site use Data may be gathered as you navigate our web sites. This Data is gathered for the following main purposes:
|(a)||To establish your identity – for these purposes, contact information such as, name, correspondence and e-mail addresses will be collected from you during the registration process.|
|(b)||To process online purchase with Next Stop Hong Kong – contact information, credit card details and other payment related information may be obtained.|
|(c)||To subscribe to services and support – this Data comprises contact information, credit card details or other payment related information, as well as the services or support requested by you. This Data is also used to provide you with product and service updates and similar notices in respect of the services provided by Next Stop Hong Kong.|
|(d)||To post messages on the bulletin boards, submit posting to our chat areas or answer a survey – email addresses or names will be collected.|
|(e)||To tailor our service to your needs – information on service use may be used to compile aggregate statistics and carry out analysis in order to help us create content and navigation that is most relevant and user friendly to users.|
|(f)||For marketing and promotional purposes, including contacting you directly to inform you of new services or opportunities.|
Whilst Next Stop Hong Kong endeavors to adhere to our strictest guidelines and select only reputable partners in providing the service, our privacy protection does not cover Data that you provide directly to third parties (including but not limited to buyers/sellers in online auctions, on-line merchants sites, other hyper linked website). Next Stop Hong Kong advises you to consult with the relevant parties before providing any data.
2. Disclosure of Data Collected
2.1 You acknowledge and authorize that all Data supplied by you will be retained by Next Stop Hong Kong and stored in one or more of our databases. Next Stop Hong Kong will maintain full control over and safeguard, according to strict standards of security and confidentiality all Data in these database and will NOT release to third parties except the following:
|(a)||Authorized employees of Next Stop Hong Kong who have received proper training on the handling of customer information.|
|(b)||Third party service providers in providing support services including but not limited to administrative, installation, telecommunications, computer, payment gateway, insurance, financing, and other professional services. These providers are contractually required to comply with requisite privacy standards.|
|(c)||Credit reference or debt collection agency or similar provider of debt collection or credit information services to Next Stop Hong Kong for purpose of credit reporting, verification and risk management.|
|(d)||Any person by whom Next Stop Hong Kong is required to make disclosure by applicable legal, governmental or regulatory requirements.|
|(e)||Any of Next Stop Hong Kong’s actual or proposed assignees or transferees of Next Stop Hong Kong’s rights during company’s re-construction, re-organization or other similar situations.|
|(f)||Persons whom you transact with through our service such as online merchants, any banking, financial or other institutions.|
|(g)||Other affiliated Next Stop Hong Kong companies.
You further acknowledge that third parties to whom Data supplied by you may be transferred in accordance with paragraph 2.1 above may be situated outside Hong Kong.
2.2 Data will not be disclosed to third parties without your consent for marketing or promotional purposes, save for other affiliated Next Stop Hong Kong companies mentioned in paragraph 2.1 above.
3. User Preference / Opt-Out
Next Stop Hong Kong provides users with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving unsolicited communications from Next Stop Hong Kong from time to time and/or at the time of registration. In addition, if at any point in the future you do not wish to receive any unsolicited communications from Next Stop Hong Kong, simply contact our customer relations by email, phone or in writing and our customer relations will remove you from our contact list for the purposes of those communications. Next Stop Hong Kong would retain your contact details for use only for customer service purposes, such as unavailability of our service for any other reason, or where you have subscribed to a particular service, updates or information in relation to that service.
4. Collection of Data using “Cookies”
4.1 Next Stop Hong Kong may use “cookies” to collect Data on the usage of our service by users and to facilitate return visits. A “cookie” is a small piece of information sent by a web server to be stored on a web browser so it can later be read back from that browser. The Data collected from cookies is currently used to improve the functionality of our service. The Data on our service is organized and presented based on our analysis of the aggregate usage of our service. Cookies are also useful in allowing more streamlined log-in, tracking of transactions and in preserving Data between sessions.
4.2 You may disable the cookie feature on your browser without affecting your ability to transact business on our web sites. Cookies do, however, enable many convenience features of our service. Disabling cookies may require more complexity and data entry. You should also be aware that if you do disable cookies you may not be able to use certain features on our web sites.
Next Stop Hong Kong is concerned with the security of Data collected and has put in place measures to prevent unauthorized access to that Data. Next Stop Hong Kong’s systems safeguard electronic communications by utilizing appropriate security protocols for authentication and authorization, including SSL, encryption, firewalls and data duplication. Notwithstanding the above, Next Stop Hong Kong shall not in any event be responsible for any breach whatsoever of security or the unauthorized disclosure or use of any such Data.
6. Period of Retention
Your Data will be retained for a period necessary to attain the specified purpose.
Next Stop Hong Kong is sensitive to users’ privacy issues and recognizes the need to update this policy as new features and business services are offered by Next Stop Hong Kong. Since we update our Privacy Statement from time to time Users are advised to visit this page regularly since there they will not be notified of any changes.
8. Other Rights
|(a)||to check whether we hold any of your Data,|
|(b)||to have access to your Data held by Next Stop Hong Kong,|
|(c)||to request correction of your Data,|
|(d)||to ascertain our policies and practices (from time to time) in relation to the Data and the types of Data held by us,|
|(e)||to disallow access or use of your Data by Next Stop Hong Kong, and be informed of action taken in response to any such request. Next Stop Hong Kong reserves the right to charge a reasonable fee in relation to the time and attendance involved in complying with any request in this regard.|
9. Contacting Us
For requests to access or correct Data or enquiries regarding practices and kinds of Data held, please complete our enquiry form at the bottom of each page.
Legal Notices and Trademarks
Next Stop Hong Kong maintains this site (the “Site”) for your entertainment, information, education, and communication. Please feel free to browse the Site. All www.nextstophongkong.com site contents copyrights are reserved by Next Stop Hong Kong website. Additionally, you may not distribute or transmit, modify, reuse, report, or use the contents of the Site for public or (non-) commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio, and video without Next Stop Hong Kong’s written permission or in other words Content copying and duplication are strongly prohibited.
Your access and use of the Site is also subject to the following terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the Terms and Conditions below.
Terms and Conditions
|(1)||You should assume that all material on the Site is protected by copyright unless otherwise noted and may not be used except as permitted in these Terms and Conditions or in the text on the Site.|
|(2)||Your use of the Site is at your risk. Next Stop Hong Kong makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy and Next Stop Hong Kong specifically disclaims any liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content on the Site. Neither Next Stop Hong Kong nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, or inability to use or access, the Site. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Site is provided to you “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied warranties.|
|(3)||Features and specifications of products described or depicted on the Site are subject to change at any time without notice. Non-metric weights and measures are approximate.|
|(4)||Next Stop Hong Kong assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Site or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from the Site.|
|(5)||If you send any communications or materials to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, all such communications are, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post may be used by Next Stop Hong Kong or its affiliates for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting. Furthermore, Next Stop Hong Kong is free to use, without any compensation to you, any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products using such information.|
|(6)||Materials displayed on the Site are either the property of, or used with permission by, Next Stop Hong Kong. The use of these materials by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms and Conditions or specific permission is provided elsewhere on the Site. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and civil and criminal statutes.|
|(7)||Next Stop Hong Kong is not responsible for the content of any site linked to or from the Site. Your linking to any other site is entirely at your own risk. While Next Stop Hong Kong may provide links on this Site to other sites, the inclusion of such links is for your convenience only and should not be interpreted as an endorsement of the owner/sponsor of the site or the content of the site. Next Stop Hong Kong disclaims all warranties, express and implied, as to the accuracy, validity, legality or otherwise of any materials or information contained on such sites.|
|(8)||Although Next Stop Hong Kong may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards and the like on the Site, Next Stop Hong Kong is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the contents of any such communications nor for any error, defamation, libel, obscenity, profanity, or inaccuracy contained in any such communication. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, defamatory, libelous, obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. Next Stop Hong Kong will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Next Stop Hong Kong to disclose the identity of anyone posting such materials.|
|(9)||Next Stop Hong Kong may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this posting. Since you are bound by these Terms and Conditions, you should therefore periodically visit this page, by clicking the Legal and Trademark hyperlink at the bottom of the Next Stop Hong Kong Web pages, to review the then current Terms and Conditions.|
|(10)||These Terms and Conditions are to be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Hong Kong, without reference to its conflicts of law rules.|
The trademarks, including but not limited to, “Next Stop Hong Kong”, “NEXTSTOPHONGKONG”, “next stop hong kong”, “nextstophongkong” are trademarks of Next Stop Hong Kong and/or its affiliates. Any other trademarks used in the Site are trademarks of their respective owners. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or rights of use any trademark displayed on the Site without the written permission of Next Stop Hong Kong or such third party owner.