Terms of Use

Welcome to the Asia Community Ventures website (“Site").  Asia Community Ventures (“ACV”) is a not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of the Hong Kong SAR.  These Terms of Use are an agreement between us and you; they set forth the conditions for your use of this Site, including our Privacy Policy, and all information on or submitted through this Site.

Your use of this Site or any third-party sites managed by us, or your provision to us of any content or information constitutes your agreement to these Terms of Use and any other terms and conditions that may be outlined elsewhere on this Site, including but not limited to our Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to comply with these Terms of Use in their entirety or your jurisdiction will not honor the terms of this Site, you are not authorized to use this Site, and you may not access or link to this Site or download any materials or content from this Site.  We reserve the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time for any reason and without notice.  You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for keeping yourself apprised of any such changes.

 

Restrictions on Use of Content; Copyright

Unless otherwise noted, all materials on this Site are protected as the copyrights, trade dress and trademarks and/or other intellectual properties owned by ACV, and/or its grantees or affiliates or by other parties that have licensed their material to us.  We expressly reserve all rights to this Site. You may copy or distribute the text materials contained in this Site but only for personal, non-commercial, educational or public policy use, distributed free of charge, provided that you include the following copyright notice on all copies: "ACV. All rights reserved." and provided that attribution to any additional author is noted.  The materials contained in this Site may not be modified or altered in any way. You may not copy or distribute any photograph, illustration, artwork, video,or other graphic material contained on this Site for any use without first obtaining written permission from ACV (at info@acvmail.org) and any other applicable copyright owner(s). Except as described above, you may not copy, distribute, enter into a database, display, perform, create derivative works of, transmit, or in any way exploit any part of our Site, including computer programs and other coding.

 

Trademarks

You acknowledge and agree that ACVs name, logo and other ACV registered trademarks and service marks ("Our Marks") are trademarks of ACV. You may not use Our Marks for any product or service that does not belong to us, nor in any manner that is likely to cause confusion about whether we are the source, affiliated with, sponsor of or endorser of any product or service. In addition, you may not use Our Marks in any manner that disparages or discredits us.

 

Registration and User Profiles

Some areas of the Site may require you to register or create a user profile as part of an application process.  Completion of the process usually involves creating an account with a user name or identifier and password, which you agree to guard as confidential information and take all reasonable measures to keep secure.  You agree to provide accurate, current and complete information at all times, and to update it in a timely manner.  If you provide (or if we have reasonable grounds to believe you provided) inaccurate or incomplete information, we may suspend or terminate your access, application, or participation in our programs, in addition to exercising all rights and remedies allowed by law.

You agree that all uses of the identifier created by you will be attributed to and legally bind you and may be relied upon by us and our agents, affiliates and other third parties with whom we work, including but not limited to our and their respective affiliates, current and former trustees, officers, staff and agents (collectively “Third Parties”), as being a use made by you, even if someone else uses your identifier.

 

Links, Frames and Metatags

You may link to the home page of our Site as long as the link does not cast us in a false or misleading light. The ACV prefers advance notice of such linking which can be provided to us at info@acvmail.org. You may not frame the content of our Site. You may not use metatags or any other "hidden text" that incorporates Our Trademarks or our name without our express prior written consent.

 

Links to Other Web Sites

Our Site contains links to other websites that we think may be of interest and provide them as a convenience to you.  We have no control over these other sites and our links to them do not constitute our endorsement of these websites or their content. You should be aware when you leave our Site for another, and remember that other sites are governed by their own user agreements and privacy policies, which you should be sure to read. You agree that any visits to linked sites are at your own risk and are governed by their terms and policies.

 

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

THIS SITE AND ALL CONTENT IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND IS PROVIDED BY US OR THIRD PARTIES “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION, AND WITHOUT THE UNDERTAKING OF ANY DUTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT OR ANY DUTY OF WORKMANLIKE EFFORT OR LACK OF NEGLIGENCE.  THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY AND EFFORT IN THIS SITE IS WITH YOU.  YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL OBTAIN (INCLUDING VIA DOWNLOAD) ANY CONTENT AT YOUR OWN RISK.

ALTHOUGH WE INTEND TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION OF VIRUSES, WORMS, "TROJAN HORSES" OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE MATERIALS TO OUR SITE, WE AND THIRD PARTIES DO NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT OUR SITE OR MATERIALS THAT MAY BE DOWNLOADED FROM OUR SITE ARE FREE FROM SUCH DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. WE AND THIRD PARTIES ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU ON ANY LEGAL THEORY FOR ANY DAMAGES OR HARM ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUCH FEATURES.

WE AND THIRD PARTIES ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU ON ANY LEGAL THEORY FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE OR INCOME, LOST PROFITS, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, COST OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES OR SIMILAR DAMAGES SUFFERED OR INCURRED BY YOU THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR YOUR BREACH OF ANY PROVISION OF THESE TERMS OF USE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

IN THE EVENT OF ANY PROBLEM WITH THIS SITE OR ANY CONTENT, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO CEASE USING THIS SITE.

 

Release and Indemnity

For good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which you acknowledge by your entry to this Site, you hereby agree to release and waive any and all claims and/or liability against ACV and Third Parties, if any, arising from or in connection with your use of this Site.  You also agree to indemnify and hold harmless ACV and Third Parties, if any, from and against any and all third party claims, demands, fines, penalties, damages, liabilities, costs, fees, expenses or amounts of any kind or nature whatsoever, including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees, arising or resulting from or in connection with your use of this Site or failure to abide by any applicable law.  You also agree to cooperate fully in the defense of any of the foregoing.

 

Termination

We reserve the right to terminate the Site and these Terms of Use at any time without notice for any reason including, in the case of the Terms of Use, for your violation of any of its provisions.

 

Entire Agreement

These Terms of Use, including the Privacy Policy, are the entire agreement between you and us and supersede any prior understandings (oral or written).

 

Changes and Updates to Terms of Use

We may change or update these Terms of Use and we encourage you to refer back to it periodically.  When we revise these Terms of Use we will also revise the Effective Date below.

 

Effective Date:  January 21, 2013