Registered Account Terms and Conditions
By becoming a registered account holder on the Online Registration System under the website of The Hong Kong Baseball Association Limited (“HKBA”) located at the domain name www.hkbaseball.org (“Website”) and completing the online registration process or using various services offered by the HKBA ("Service"), you agree to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree, do not register and do not use our Service.
1. Your Account on the Website ("Account")
Account registration on the Website is open to individuals of any age and is accepted at our sole discretion. A user of the Website who is also a minor ("registered account") should inform us that he/she has obtained his/her parent or guardian's consent for the account registered on the Website. Minors may only use the Service under the supervision of his/her parent or guardian. You may hold only one registered account at all time. An email address is allowed to register only one account. Hence, please use a different email address for each different individual. You are responsible for ensuring that all information you provide to us is complete, accurate and not misleading in any material aspect, and for informing us of any changes in the information previously provided by you. You may access and update your account settings and information via your registered account profile.
You must not submit any information about any third parties without their prior consent (or in the case of minors, without their parent or guardian’s prior consent). By submitting information about any third parties, you agree to procure and guarantee that only such third parties will comply with these Terms and Conditions at all times.
By placing an order or applying for a programme and/or course with HKBA on the Website, you agree that HKBA shall not be liable for any consequences that may result from incorrect, incomplete or false information you have entered or from data you have changed subsequently to your order or application.
2. Password and Security
You are responsible for ensuring the security of the personal information held on your computer, mobile or other devices. You agree to keep your registered account details safe and confidential, not to share them with others. If you become aware or have reason to believe that there is any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security, you must change your password and notify us immediately. HKBA reserves the right to terminate your account or place your account on hold in order to protect you and/or HKBA from identity theft or other fraudulent activity.
3. Purpose for the Collection and the Use of Personal Data
By registering and creating a registered account, you may access our Service, such as course enrollment, annual membership renewal, online shopping, ticket, donation, event helper registration or subscription for free-of-charge activities. Nevertheless, you must only access and use our Service in accordance with these Terms and Conditions, view the availability of our Service for your personal and non-commercial purpose and conduct lawful and authorized transactions with us and for no other purpose.
You must not access or use (or allow access to or use of) our Service in any unauthorized manner. This includes but is not limited to any false, fraudulent or unauthorized account or registration, obtaining or any attempt to obtain unauthorized access to any of our networks or accounts or to information about other users; and any interference with or disruption to our Service.
Without prejudice to our other rights at law or otherwise, we reserve the rights to terminate your user registration and account without notice to you and to deny you to access our Service if we believe that you are in breach any of these Terms and Conditions.
You may only access and use our Website and mobile applications in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. Your viewing ofthe availability of our goods and services and conducting transactions with us shall strictly be for your personal and non-commercial purpose for no other purpose.
You must not access or use (or allow access to or use of) our Website or mobile applications in any unauthorized manner. This includes but is not limited to any false, fraudulent or unauthorized enrollment, registration, or purchase, obtaining or attempt to obtain unauthorized access to any of our networks or accounts or to information about other users, use of our Website or mobile applications in a manner which causes or may cause infringement of any rights, any posting, transmission or dissemination of harmful, obscene, defamatory or otherwise illegal information, any interference with or disruption to our Website or mobile applications, as well as any reproduction, extraction, modification or distribution of content or material from our Website or mobile applications. You must not establish or operate links to our Website or mobile applications without our prior written consent.
Without prejudice to our other rights at law or otherwise, we reserve the rights to cancel your enrollment/registration/shopping without notice to you and to deny your access to our Website and mobile applications if we believe that you are in breach any of these Terms and Conditions.
Notice to EU individuals: this policy is intended to comply with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union 27 April 2016 (the “General Data Protection Regulation” or “GDPR”) and provide appropriate protection and care with respect to the treatment of your information in accordance with the GDPR.
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• Strictly necessary cookies. These are required for the operation and functionality of the Services;
• Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies allow us to record traffic of our Website and analyze user activity. This helps us to improve the way our Services work. These cookies are also used to help us understand what interests our users, and measure how effective our advertising is;
• Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to the Services. This enables us to create customized content, personalize our web interface, remember your preferences etc.;
Targeting and advertising cookies. These help us provide our visitors with relevant ads and marketing campaigns. In particular, this Website uses Google Analytics, a third-party web analysis service provided by Google Inc, which use “performance cookies” and “targeting cookies” to analyse your activity on the Website. At the aggregate level, cookies store information on how visitors use the Website, including the number of pages displayed, where the visitor comes from, and the number of visits, to improve the Website and ensure a good user experience. If you do not accept cookies, no information is stored. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, this Website uses Google Analytics with the expansion '_anonymizeIp()' which means that Google will truncate/anonymise the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union.
However, you can manage the cookies set by us by [clicking on “Cookie Settings” tab on your screen / changing your browser settings – see the “Help function” within your browser for further details.] Please note that most browsers automatically accept cookies so if you do not wish cookies to be used, you may need to actively delete or block the cookies. Please also note that by disabling certain cookies, you will still be able to browse our Website, but certain functionalities might be impacted.
If we have collected and processed your personal information with your consent, you can withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds, other than consent.
5. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
While every care has been taken in preparing the information and materials of our Service, such information and materials are provided "as is" without warranty (whether express or implied) or representation of any kind. In particular, no warranty or representation as to non-infringement, security, accuracy, fitness for a purpose or is free from computer viruses is given in connection with such information and materials. We do not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of the Service will be accurate or reliable. You agree that from time to time we may remove the Service for indefinite periods of time or cancel the Service at any time, without notice to you.
To the extent permitted by law, in no case shall HKBA, our directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, suppliers or services providers or licensors be liable for any injury, loss, claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation lost profits, lost revenue, lost savings, loss of data, replacement costs, or any similar damages, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, arising from your use of any of the Service or any products procured or programmes applied for using the Service, or for any other claim related in any way to your use of the Service or any product and/or programme, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the Service or any content (or product) posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Service, even if advised of their possibility, the breach in the security of your registered account, or the access or use of any information held in your registered account by an unauthorized third party; disruptions, defects, technical errors or other harmful elements in respect to our Service. You agree and acknowledge that the limitations and exclusions of liability and warranty provided in these Terms and Conditions are fair and reasonable.
The above exclusions and limitations shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence, for fraud and fraudulent misrepresentation, or for any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by the laws of Hong Kong.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless HKBA, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms and Conditions or the documents they incorporate by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.
We may make changes to all or part of our Service from time to time and reserve the right to amend these Terms and Conditions by posting the amended terms and conditions on our Websites and mobile applications. By continuing to access or use our Service, you confirm that you agree to the modified terms and conditions.
8. Errors, Inaccuracies And Omissions
Occasionally there may be information on our Website or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to programme and/or product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, and availability and/or vacancy. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order).
We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service or on any related website should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related website has been modified or updated.
These Terms and Conditions were last updated on 20 November 2020.