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BLOCKPASS WEBSITE TERMS OF USE

Version 1.0 ︱Last update 9 October 2020

Please read these Terms carefully and ensure that you understand them before using www.blockpass.org (“Our Site”). These Terms of Use (“Terms”), together with any other documents published by us and referred to here, including but not limited to the Privacy Policy, set out the terms governing the use of Our Site. By continuing to use Our Site, you are accepting these Terms of Use and agreeing to comply with the terms herein. If you do not agree to these Terms, you must stop using Our Site immediately.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

In these Terms, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

“Content” means any and all text, images, audio, video, scripts, code, software, databases, and any other form of information capable of being stored on a computer that appears on, or forms part of, Our Site; and

“We/Us/Our” means Blockpass IDN Limited.

2. Information About Us

Our Site is operated by Blockpass IDN Limited, a limited company registered in Hong Kong under company number 2566786 and registered at 1701-02 17F FWD Financial Centre, 308 Des Voeux Road, Central, Hong Kong.

3. How to Contact Us

You can contact us via email at [email protected].

4. Access to Our Site

4.1 Access to Our Site is free of charge and it is provided on an “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We may suspend or discontinue Our Site (or any part of it) at any time. We do not guarantee that Our Site will always be available or that access to it will be uninterrupted.

4.2 It is your responsibility to make the arrangements necessary in order to access Our Site.

5. Changes to Our Site

We may alter and update Our Site (or any part of it) at any time to update information on our products and services. Changes will be displayed on the website.

6. Changes to these Terms of Use

6.1 We may alter these Terms at any time. If We do so, details of the changes will be highlighted at the top of this page. As explained above, your use of Our Site constitutes your acceptance of these Terms. Consequently, any changes made to these Terms will apply to your use of Our Site the first time you use it after the changes have been implemented. You are therefore advised to check this page regularly for any updates.

6.2 If any part of the current version of these Terms conflicts with any previous version(s), the current version shall prevail unless We explicitly state otherwise.

7. How You May Use Our Site and Content (Intellectual Property Rights)

7.1 All Content included on Our Site and the copyright and other intellectual property rights in that Content belongs to or has been licensed by Us, unless specifically labelled otherwise. All Content is protected by applicable Hong Kong and international intellectual property laws and treaties.

7.2 You may access, view, and use Our Site in a web browser (including any web browsing capability built into other types of software or app) and you may download Our Site (or any part of it) for caching (this usually occurs automatically).

7.3 You may not modify the printed copies or downloaded extracts in any way. Images, video, audio, or any other Content downloaded from Our Site must not be used separately from accompanying text.

7.4 Our status as the owner and author of the Content on Our Site (or that of identified licensors, as applicable) must always be acknowledged.

7.5 You may not use any Content from Our Site for commercial purposes without first obtaining a licence from Us (or our licensors, as applicable). This does not prevent the normal access, viewing, and use of Our Site for general information purposes by business users or consumers.

8. Links to Our Site

8.1 You may link to any page on Our Site**.** Links to Our Site must be fair and lawful. You must not take unfair advantage of Our reputation or attempt to damage Our reputation.

8.2 You must not link to Our Site in a manner that suggests any association with Us (where there is none) or any endorsement or approval from Us (where there is none).

8.3 Your link should not use any logos or trademarks displayed on Our Site without Our express written permission.

8.4 You must not frame or embed Our Site on another website without Our express written permission.

8.5 You must not link to Our Site from another website the main content of which is unlawful; obscene; offensive; inappropriate; dishonest; defamatory; threatening; racist, sexist, or otherwise discriminatory; that promotes violence, racial hatred, or terrorism; that infringes intellectual property rights; or that We deem to be otherwise objectionable.

9. Links to Other Sites

9.1 Links to other websites may be included on Our Site. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under Our control. We accept no responsibility or liability for the content of third-party websites.

9.2 The inclusion of a link to another website on Our Site is for information purposes only and does not imply any endorsement of that website or of its owners, operators, or any other parties involved with it.

10. Disclaimers

10.1 Nothing on Our Site constitutes professional advice on which you should rely. It is provided for general information purposes only.

10.2 We make reasonable efforts to ensure that the Content on Our Site is complete, accurate, and up to date, but We make no warranties, representations, or guarantees (express or implied) that this will always be the case.

10.3 If you are a business user, We exclude all implied representations, warranties, conditions, and other terms that may apply to Our Site and Content.

11. Our Liability

11.1 Nothing in these Terms excludes or restricts Our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from negligence, or for any other forms of liability which cannot be lawfully excluded or restricted.

11.2 If you are a business user (i.e. you are using Our Site in the course of business or for commercial purposes), to the fullest extent permissible by law, We accept no liability for any loss or damage, whether foreseeable or otherwise, in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of (or inability to use) Our Site or the use of or reliance upon any Content included on Our Site.

11.3 If you are a business user, We accept no liability for loss of profit, sales, business, or revenue; loss of business opportunity, goodwill, or reputation; loss of anticipated savings; business interruption; or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

12. Viruses, Malware, and Security

12.1 We exercise reasonable skill and care to ensure that Our Site is secure and free from viruses and malware; however, We do not guarantee that this is the case.

12.2 You are responsible for protecting your hardware, software, data, and other material from viruses, malware, and other internet security risks.

12.3 You must not deliberately introduce viruses or other malware, or any other material which is malicious or technologically harmful either to or via Our Site.

12.4 You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any part of Our Site, the server on which Our Site is stored, or any other server, computer, or database connected to Our Site.

12.5 You must not attack Our Site by means of a denial of service attack, a distributed denial of service attack, or by any other means.

12.6 By breaching the provisions of Parts 12.3 to

12.5, you may be committing a criminal offence under the relevant regulations. Any and all such breaches will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities and We will cooperate fully with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. Your right to use Our Site will cease immediately in the event of such a breach.

13. Acceptable Usage of Our Site

13.1 You may only use Our Site in a lawful manner:

a) You must ensure that you comply fully with any and all local, national, or international laws and regulations that apply;
b) You must not use Our site in any way, or for any purpose, that is unlawful or fraudulent; and
c) You must not use Our Site to knowingly send, upload, or in any other way transmit data that contains any form of virus or other malware or any other code designed to adversely affect computer hardware, software, or data of any kind.

13.2 If you fail to comply with the provisions of this Part 13, you will be in breach of these Terms. We may take one or more of the following actions in response:

a) Suspend or terminate your right to use Our Site;
b) Issue you with a written warning;
c) Take legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of any and all relevant costs on an indemnity basis resulting from your breach;
d) Take further legal action against you, as appropriate;
e) Disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as required or as We deem reasonably necessary; and/or
f) Any other actions which We deem reasonably appropriate (and lawful).

13.3 We hereby exclude any and all liability arising out of any actions that We may take (including, but not limited to those set out above in Part 14.2) in response to your breach.

14. How We Use Your Personal Information

We will only use your personal information as set out in Our Privacy Policy, available here.

15. Law and Jurisdiction

15.1 These Terms, and the relationship between you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

15.2 If you are a consumer, you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law in your country of residence. Nothing in Part 15.1 takes away from or reduces your legal rights as a consumer.

15.3 If you are a consumer, any dispute, controversy, proceedings, or claim between you and Us relating to these Terms or to the relationship between you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts as determined by your residency.

15.4 If you are a business user, any dispute, controversy, proceedings, or claim between you and Us relating to these Terms or to the relationship between you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Hong Kong.