Terms of Use

Welcome to the terms and conditions pages which govern the rights and obligations of people using the www.theasset.com website and all associated websites, digital magazines, smart phone versions and e newsletters published by Asset Publishing & Research Ltd. www.theasset.com is owned and operated by Asset Publishing & Research Ltd.

By accessing www.theasset.com (The Site) or accessing any content found on this web site or by using any associated websites, digital magazines, smart phone versions and e newsletters published by Asset Publishing & Research Ltd. (Digital Products), you are entering into an agreement with Asset Publishing & Research Ltd and thereby agree to the terms that follow.

Nature of site and liability

The information and materials contained in The Site are provided for general information purposes only and do not constitute financial or other professional advice.

Asset Publishing and Research Ltd. accepts no liability for any loss which may arise from reliance on information contained in this site, or any other site, digital magazines, smart phone versions and e newsletters linked to this site or our company.

Intellectual Property

The contents and design of The Site, Digital Products and any material e-mailed to you or otherwise supplied to you in conjunction with The Site and/or a Digital Products is the copyright of Asset Publishing & Research Ltd.

Asset Publishing and Research Ltd. or their licensors own the content on The Site & Digital Products. The content includes, but is not limited to text, photographs, graphics, video and audio content (the content). The content is protected by copyright under the laws of the Hong Kong SAR. You must abide by all additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in The Site or Digital Products.

You may not copy, reproduce, distribute, translate, enter into a database, modify or transmit any of the content from this site, without the expressed written permission of Asset Publishing and Research Ltd., unless it is for your own personal and non commercial use.

If you wish to syndicate or licence any content from The Site and/or Digital Products please email us at info@theasset.com or contact us +852 2573 6078

The software that operates The Site and Digital Products is proprietary software and you may not use it except as expressly allowed under these Terms. You may not copy, reverse engineer, modify or otherwise deal with the software.

User submissions and content rights

By posting any content on The Site and/or Digital Products you are assigning to Asset Publishing and Research Ltd. and its affiliates, your copyright interests for the content and you are granting Asset Publishing and Research Ltd. and its affiliates the right to display such content on The Site and/or Digital Products, and to use such content for any promotional and marketing purposes.

If you submit materials or articles to us, you agree to grant us a royalty free, worldwide, perpetual license to use, copy, distribute, publish, translate, republish, store, archive, syndicate, sub-license, transmit, adapt, edit, create derivative works from, perform, exercise publicity and copyright rights in relation to such material (including any ideas, concepts or formats) in any manner and in any format and/or media.

You shall not upload to or publish on the website(s) message boards any libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or otherwise illegal material.

You agree that you will not threaten or verbally abuse other users, use defamatory language, or deliberately disrupt discussions with repetitive messages, meaningless messages or spam.

We encourage active discussions, but personal attacks are grounds for immediate and permanent suspension of access to all or part of the website(s).

Any postings by you shall be used only in a non-commercial manner. You shall not, without the express approval of Asset Publishing and Research Ltd., distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation of funds, goods, services or advertising.

You are solely responsible for the content of your messages. Asset Publishing and Research Ltd. does not and cannot review every message posted by you on the site and is not responsible for the content of these messages. Asset Publishing and Research Ltd. reserves the right to delete, move, or edit messages that it, in its sole discretion, deems unacceptable.

You agree that any submissions you make may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed by Asset Publishing and Research Ltd. and you waive any moral rights you may have in having the material altered or changed in a manner not agreeable to you.

Online sales

Most of the online sales and other e-commerce services available via The Site are provided either by us as an agent for third party suppliers or directly by third parties via websites that are framed on the Site. For some goods and services we act as principal meaning that the resulting legal contract for the goods or services in question will be made directly between you and us. Where we act as principal, specific terms and conditions may apply to any resulting online sales.

Where we act as agent for third party suppliers or where we frame third party websites, the following applies:

(1) The contract for the goods or services in question will be made directly between you and the relevant supplier. In most cases this will mean that there will be separate terms and conditions governing the contract as each supplier will have its own terms and conditions relating to the supply of those goods or services. Please make sure that you have read the relevant supplier's terms and conditions before completing your transaction. You can obtain a copy of the relevant supplier's terms and conditions by contacting the supplier directly; and

(2) We have no contractual liability to you in respect of the goods or services provided by the third party supplier.

Termination and Amendments

We may terminate access to our site at any time.

We may also change these Terms of Use at any time, in which case your further use of our site constitutes your acceptance of the amended Terms of Use.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong. You agree to submit any dispute arising out of your use of this web-site to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Hong Kong.

No part of these terms is intended to constitute an exclusion of any liability which cannot be excluded under Hong Kong law.

Representations and warranties

You represent, warrant and covenant that no materials of any kind submitted through your account will violate, plagiarise, or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal defamatory or proprietary rights.

You acknowledge and agree that Asset Publishing and Research Ltd and its information providers, licensors and licensees would suffer irreparable harm, not compensable with money damages if you infringe on copyrights to the content, and you irrevocably consent to the grant of injunctive relief to enforce such rights.

You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Asset Publishing and Research Ltd and all of their respective officers, directors, owners, shareholders, employees, representatives, agents, information providers, affiliates, licensors and licensees from and against any and all liability and costs, including, without limitation, full attorneys' fees on a solicitor and client basis, incurred in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you or any user of your account of this agreement or the representations, warranties and covenants contained herein.

You shall cooperate as required in the defence of any such claim. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you and we shall be entitled to be reimbursed by you for the full costs incurred by us such defence.

Disclaimer of warranties

The Site and Digital Products are available as seen. Asset Publishing and Research Ltd. and their affiliates, agents, licensors or other third-party providers do not warrant that the website(s) will be uninterrupted or error-free. There may be delays, omissions, interruptions and inaccuracies in the news, information, e-commerce product offerings or other materials available through the service.

Asset Publishing and Research Ltd. are not responsible for the availability, content or services of other third-party providers, online merchants or advertisers that may be linked to or posted within The Site and Digital Products, including without limitation, those of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to The Site and Digital Products or any information or goods that are available or advertised or sold through The Site and Digital Products.

Asset Publishing and Research Ltd. do not make any representations, nor do their affiliates, agents, licensors or other third-party providers endorse the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other material or database displayed, uploaded or distributed in the website(s) or available through links in The Site and Digital Products.

We reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions on The Site and Digital Products. Although we intend to take reasonable steps to prevent the introduction of viruses or other destructive materials to The Site and Digital Products, we do not guarantee or warrant that the website(s) or materials that may be downloaded from The Site and Digital Products do not contain such destructive features. We are not liable for any damages or harm attributable to such features. If you rely on The Site and Digital Products and any materials available through The Site and Digital Products you do so solely at your own risk.

Limitations of liability

Asset Publishing and Research Ltd. and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, representatives, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, licensors or other third-party providers are not liable for incidental, indirect, consequential, special, punitive, or exemplary damages of any kind or in any way related to The Site and Digital Products for any claim, loss or injury based on errors, omissions, interruptions or other inaccuracies in the website(s).

Access and availability of links

The Site and Digital Products contains links to other related world wide web sites, resources, and sponsors of theasset.com. Asset Publishing and Research Ltd. is not responsible for the availability of these outside resources, or their content, you should direct any concerns regarding any external link to their site administrator.

This site uses a third party to collect information, including through the use of cookies and web beacons. Click http://www.nielsen-netratings.com/privacy/sitecensus.htm to learn more information about how we use a third party service to collect and use information on our website.

Miscellaneous

Changes to these Terms

Asset Publishing & Research Ltd., may, change these Terms (including those that relate to your use of The Site and/or Digital Products or any content). Whenever the Terms are changed Asset Publishing & Research will publish the revised terms on the website. If you use The Site and/or Digital Products after we have published or notified you of the changes, you are agreeing to be bound by those changes. If you do not agree to be bound by those changes, you should not use The Site and/or Digital Products any further. Access to certain parts of The Site and/or Digital Products and content may be subject to additional terms and conditions.

Third party content or advertising

Parts of The Site and/or Digital Products may contain advertising or other third party content. Advertisers and other content providers are responsible for ensuring that such material complies with international and national law. Asset Publishing & Research Ltd. is not responsible for any third party content or error, or for any omission or inaccuracy in any advertising material. The Site and/or Digital Products may also contain links to other web sites. Asset Publishing & Research Ltd. is not responsible for the availability of these websites or their content.