Terms of website use

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website, whether as a client or as a guest/user. Please read these terms of use carefully.

The content of this website is provided for your information and to facilitate your commercial relationships with us. References to “website” and “content” are to this website. You acquire no rights or license in or to the website and/or the content other than the limited right to use the same in accordance with these terms and conditions. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

Access to our website
You may download extracts or content from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others to material posted on our site. However, you may not copy, reproduce, recompile, distribute, publish, sell, display, perform, modify, upload to create derivative works from, transmit or in any other way exploit any part of the website or the contents.

Additionally you may not offer for sale or sell or distribute over any other medium the content or any part of the content. You may not use the Website or the Contents to construct a database of any kind nor may you store the Website (in its entirety or in any part) in databases for access by you or any third party or distribute any database websites containing all or part of the website.

If you want to obtain our permission to use any of the content then please contact operations@wisdom-lane.com. Note that your sending an electronic mail to us will not create any legal relationship or impose any obligation on us.

Privacy policy
We will not disclose any information you provide about yourself to any third parties unless we have to do so in the ordinary course of our commercial relationship with you (including, without limitation, for marketing purposes) or to administer this Website. We are aware of and we will comply with our obligations under current data protection legislation in Hong Kong. If you have any questions about our use of your personal details then please contact us at operations@wisdom-lane.com

Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the text and graphics on our site and in the selection, arrangement, and presentation of all materials on our site, which are protected by intellectual property laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

Reliance on contents
Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. The contents of our site are provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. By use of all forms of electronic transmission of information each user accepts the risks associated with such transmissions and authorizes the use of such electronic communications. Each user will be responsible for protecting its own systems and interests in relation to electronic communications and neither party will have any liability to the other on any basis, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, in respect of any error, damage, loss or omission arising from the interception, corruption, loss, destruction, late or incomplete arrival of information communicated electronically or from information communicated electronically being otherwise adversely affected or unsafe to use. To the extent permitted by law, we hereby expressly exclude: all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by law; any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or content.

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Jurisdiction and applicable law
The commercial courts of Hong Kong will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

We also use cookies for analytics purposes trough Google Analytics GA4 tracking code. 

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.