Terms and Conditions


NikonClub Terms and Conditions of Use ("Terms of Use")

Please read these Terms of Use carefully. By accessing and/or using these web pages of NikonClub Hong Kong ("Nikon"), at the URL/domain name 

http://www.nikonclub.com.hk

(the "Site") and/or any contents or services therein, you, as a user of the Site, hereby accept and agree to abide by these Terms of Use, and any additional terms & conditions and/or Site Policies governing specific services provided on the Site.  

1. Exclusion/ Limitation of Liability
Nikon accepts no liability and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly (including special, incidental or consequential loss or damage) from your use of the site, howsoever arising, and including any loss, damage or expense arising from, but not limited to, any defect, error, imperfection, fault, mistake or inaccuracy in, of, or on the part of (as is applicable) the site or its contents, the downloadable content or due to any unavailability of the site or any part thereof or any contents or associated products or services.

Please note that your participation in the NikonClub Site is at your own risk and Nikon neither assumes nor accepts any liability or responsibility for any direct, indirect, incidental or other loss or damage whatsoever arising out of your access to or use of any part of the Site. Nikon assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable, for any damage your computer equipment or other property, or for any loss or corruption of data arising from your access to, use of, uploading or downloading of any Content to or from the Site, howsoever caused, whether by reason of software and/or hardware issues, including but not limited to viruses, Trojan horses, worms, software bombs or similar items or processes.

2. Member's Responsibilities
You shall be solely responsible for the set-up, configuration or compatibility of your hardware, equipment and software for access to the Site and you shall provide at your own expense all facilities or resources necessary for such proper access. You are solely responsible for the use of the Services, and for any Content posted, uploaded or transmitted through the Site, under your Membership ID. You will be solely and fully responsible for any and all aspects of the Content submitted, including but not limited to its legality, appropriateness, and non-infringement of third party intellectual property rights.

3. Eligibility
   3.1 Membership is only open to owners of the following Nikon manufactured items:
      3.1.1 Film SLR camera;
      3.1.2 DSLR camera;
      3.1.3 Nikon 1 camera;
      3.1.4 COOLPIX camera.

   3.2 Membership is strictly country and area specific and the Site is intended for users residing in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Macau Special Administrative Region. If, at any time, you are no longer residing in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Macau Special Administrative Region, please inform Nikon promptly by e-mailing us at support@nikonclub.com.hk. Nikon will reply to you with details of how your Membership may be affected or terminated by Nikon.

   3.3 Members must be aged thirteen (13) years old or older. In the event that you are younger than thirteen (13), you must obtain the consent of your parents/guardians, in respect of your use of the Site.

   3.4 Members must be individual persons and not corporate entities.

   3.5 One Membership is allowed per person.

   3.6 Membership is only effective when your online registration is accepted and communicated to you via email acknowledging the new Membership.

4. Illegal Use of Contents
You must not use or allow any part of the Services to be used:

   4.1   to post, upload or transmit any Content which violates any terms, rules or Policies which are applicable or made available or communicated to you in any manner;
   4.2   to post, upload or transmit any Content that may be illegal, harassing, libelous, defamatory, abusive, threatening, disruptive, harmful, hateful, vulgar, obscene, profane, threatening, racially or ethnically offensive or otherwise as determined by Nikon in its sole discretion to be objectionable.

   4.3   to post, upload or transmit any Content which is objectionable on the grounds of public interest, public morality, public order, public security, or is otherwise prohibited by applicable laws;
   4.4   to post, upload or transmit any Content which may violate the rights of any person;
   4.5   to post, upload or transmit any Content protected by any intellectual property right or other proprietary rights of any party without obtaining permission from the relevant intellectual property right or rights owner.
   4.6   to post, upload or transmit any Content containing viruses, worms, trojan horses, time bombs, cancelbots or any other harmful, damaging or disruptive programs;
   4.7   to engage in abusive behaviour. Such abusive behaviour includes but is not limited to obscene, racist, and other offensive language, harassment of other Members, or purposefully disrupting the Site through means such as scrolling and impersonating another Member;
   4.8   to use an obscene or offensive handle or name;
   4.9   to engage in actions designed to disrupt or otherwise reduce other Members' enjoyment of the Site;
   4.10   to interfere with or disrupt the service, servers, or networks connected to the service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to the service;
   4.11   to create any other circumstances whereby other Members are affected in their access to, and use of, the Site;
   4.12   to post, upload or transmit any Content containing or relating to personal data / information in a manner which contravenes the Personal Data Protection Act (or its regulations) and/or advisory guidelines issued by the Personal Data Protection Commission.

5. Provision of Information
You are required to provide information about yourself for registration or otherwise which is complete and accurate. You may update the information online from time to time under "My Account"

6. Privacy Policy
All areas and portions of the Site are considered public and, as such, there is no expectation of privacy or confidentiality. Nikon reserves the right to maintain, and make use of chat logs, and any other means that it deems in its sole and absolute discretion necessary and/or appropriate, to ensure that users of the Site are complying with the Terms of Use and/or any applicable Site Policies.

Nikon does not guarantee that any e-mails sent from the Site will be received by you or received by Nikon if sent by you nor does Nikon warrant the privacy and/or security of e-mails during Internet transmission.

7. Indemnity
You agree to indemnify and hold Nikon, companies within the Nikon group, its affiliates, content providers and their officers and employees, harmless from any claims and expenses, including any legal expenses, arising out of or in connection with your violation of this agreement, including any abusive or unlawful behaviour on the part of you or anyone using your membership id or password, and/or the infringement of any intellectual property or other right of any person in connection with your use of any portion of the site or your membership ID.

8. Termination
Nikon has the sole and absolute discretion to terminate your Membership or take any other action it deems necessary and/or appropriate, if it believes that you have violated any of the terms of this Agreement. Nikon may terminate or suspend your access to and use of the Site at any time, without liability and for whatsoever reason or cause, without notice. In the event of termination of your Membership for any reason, you will remain obligated not to violate the rights of any person or entity with respect to any materials you may have downloaded from the Site.

9. Modification
Nikon reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to modify without prior warning or notice the Terms of Use and Nikon's Site Policies. You agree that your continued use of the Site after such modification shall constitute acceptance of the modifications to abide by and be bound by such modifications. As such, Nikon recommends and advises you to visit this web page to review the prevailing Terms of Use and/or Site Policies.
 
If you do not agree with any of the above, please discontinue your use of the Site and/or any content or services therein and do not register to be a member of NikonClub.


10. Interpretation
In case of any conflict or inconsistency between any provision of the Terms of Use and any provision of the Site Policies as applicable to Members in relation to the Site, such conflict or inconsistency will be resolved in a manner most favourable to Nikon. However, if such conflict or inconsistency cannot be resolved, the provisions of the Terms of Use will prevail over the provisions of the Site policies.

These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and any dispute arising out of or in connection with it shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the HKSAR. 

Last updated on 6/24/2015 11:32:16 AM