THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1.2 We will also regularly revise these terms and conditions by updating this posting. Unless otherwise specified, the revised Terms and Conditions will take effect when they are posted. By your continual use of the Websites upon any further amendments to the Terms and Conditions, you agree to be bound by such amendments unless expressly stated otherwise.
1.3 In providing services via the Websites, Vootprint may co-operate with other third parties (referred to as “Third Parties”), which may include, but is not limited to:-
(a) other registered or unregistered Users who are our online visitors to virtual events hosted and may provide their blogs, comments and feedbacks;
(b) event organizers and exhibitors (collectively referred to as “Exhibitors”) which are our clients and will host their virtual events or exhibitions with us;
(c) Vootprint’s business partners (referred to as “Business Partners”) like sponsors, co-organisers, key opinion leaders (KOL), media, parties whom we may collaborate with in providing our services and advertisers placing advertisements or promotion campaigns with us or those which Vootprint engages to promote our Websites and virtual events; and
(d) other third-party service providers independent of Vootprint (referred to as “Third-party Service Providers”) like providers of web-hosting services and content of our Websites on our behalf, as well as third-party sales, advertising, promotional and marketing service providers.
Any of your correspondence or dealings with such Third Parties are solely between you and that Third Party, and you agree that we will not be liable or responsible for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of such dealings. You also acknowledge that your use of some content may be governed by additional terms and conditions required by these Third Parties. You will be notified of additional Terms and Conditions imposed by the Third Parties accordingly where this is the case, and those additional terms and conditions will apply to your use of such content in addition to the Terms and Conditions. In any event, these Terms and Conditions will prevail over the terms and conditions required by other Third Parties in case of any inconsistency.
1.4 Vootprint shall not be liable for failure of any services of the Websites in whole or in part for your inability to gain access in whole or in part to such services due to the delay or failure of any communication networks or any party providing such access. Vootprint assume no responsibility for the delay, deletion, failure of delivery or provision of any services of the Websites.
1.5 Vootprint may also deactivate the Websites and any services available therein at any time without notice to carry out system maintenance, upgrading, testing and/or repairs. We may expand, reduce, withdraw, modify and / or discontinue any part of the Websites, remove, disable and/or suspend transmission or streaming of the services or content therein without notice.
2.1 Certain content on the Websites is only available:- (a) to registered Users; (b) to selective registered Users; and/or (c) upon payment of a fee. Where access to certain content on the Websites is restricted to the registered Users, you may only access and use such content by using your login credentials, i.e. a login ID (which is your self- devised username, your email and telephone number registered with us) and password combination. We are not liable for (a) any harm or damage caused or related to the theft or misappropriation of your account information or login credentials; (b) your disclosure of your account information or login credentials; or (c) your authorization of anyone else to use your account information or login credentials. You should notify us as soon as you are aware of or believe that there is unauthorized use of your account information or login credentials.
2.2 You may be required to register with us in order to access certain parts of the Websites in which:-
(a) you shall provide us with accurate, complete and updated registration information; and
(b) you shall safeguard any login credentials and account information you created with us on your own.
2.3 We reserve the rights to deny access and use to any User, including without limitation to, a registered User, or of any services, features or functions of the Websites if we believe that the identity of the person trying to access and use the services, features or functions is doubtful.
3.1 The Websites are developed and provided by Vootprint. The content of the Websites is acquired in whole or in part from materials supplied by Vootprint and its subsidiary companies, affiliates or their respective licensors (including Third Parties), and is protected by copyrights, trade mark rights and other relevant intellectual property rights. All rights are owned, reserved and controlled by Vootprint and its subsidiary companies, affiliates or their respective licensors including copyrights in the content of the Websites. Unless you are expressly authorized by law or us, you shall not participate in or permit any other person, to:-
(a) sell, copy, distribute, modify, download or display any of the content not permitted by laws without our prior written consent;
(b) allow to use, sub-license, reproduce, distribute, copy, modify, exploit, link, translate, sell, reverse engineer any portion of the Websites, any of the software/ system and/or any content;
(c) reverse engineer any content consisting of downloadable software;
(d) infringe any intellectual property rights of any person in using the Websites; and / or
(e) allow to remove any notices of copyright, trade mark, or other intellectual property rights contained in the Websites;
3.2 You acknowledge that certain content on the Websites are provided and maintained by Third Parties, not by us. The availability of these content on the Websites are out of our control. We make no representation, promise, warranty, undertaking or guarantee as to the quality, completeness, usefulness or continuity of any particular content. You have not relied upon any information or statement to the effect that any particular content will be made available to you for the whole or part of the term of your subscription to the content. We may vary, replace, take down or withdraw any content, event, programs (whether advertised or not) on the Websites as we see fit.
3.3 Nothing you do on or in relation to the Websites and / or any of its content will transfer any intellectual property rights to you or license you to exercise any intellectual Property Rights unless this is expressly stated.
4.1 You agree to lawfully use the Websites consistent with the Terms and Conditions and agree not to infringe the rights of, or restrict, disrupt, interfere or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Websites by other users or breach any laws and regulations relating to use of the Websites. Such restriction or inhibition includes without limitation to:-
(a) unlawful or unauthorised access or attempt to trespass to access any other parts of our servers, any data centre and network system;
(b) posting any content on the Websites not permitted by laws which may be criminally and / or civilly liable;
(c) linking with other websites which may disrepute Vootprint;
(d) creating or transmitting any unsolicited correspondence any direct marketing activities or any other purposes;
(e) sending, posting and / or transmitting any “spam” correspondence and / or any content or software which contains any virus, trojan horse, worm or other harmful component;
(f) interfering with or disrupting the Websites or servers or networks connected to the Websites.
4.2 Vootprint reserves its right to:-
(a) deny your access to the Websites without notice if you have breached the Terms and Conditions;
(b) disallow you to link to Websites at any time and if such rights are exercised, you shall remove forthwith such links;
(c) disclose any available information to law enforcement agencies as required by law or under court order; and
(d) claim any reliefs, damages and costs against you.
4.3 You agree that Vootprint may regularly collect and use technical data and related information which are non-personal data about your device, system and application software to facilitate the provision of software updates, product supports and other services (if any) or improvement of services to you related to the Websites.
4.4 Vootprint is free to use, disclose, adopt and modify all and any comments, ideas, suggestions, comments and other communications and information provided by you to us (“Feedback”) in connection with the use of the Websites without any payment to you. You hereby agree to waive the rights to claim any payment, fees, royalties and / or any other claims whatsoever in relation to the use of Feedback by us.
4.5 You agree, at your own costs and expense, to cover, indemnify, defend and hold harmless Vootprint, its subsidiary companies, affiliates and their respective licensors, directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all liabilities, actions, claims, proceedings, damages, costs and expenses arising out of or related to:-
(a) your breach or non-observance of any term of this Agreement;
(b) your unlawful access to and use of the Websites;
(c) your interfere with or disrupt the Websites or servers or networks connected to the Websites;
(d) the contents or information you have provided during the access to and use of the Websites; and / or
(e) any personal comments and information you submit, post to or transmit through the Websites.
Vootprint may, if necessary, participate in the defence of any claim or action and any negotiations for settlement. No settlement which may adversely affect our rights or obligations shall be made without our prior written approval. We reserve the right, at our own expense and on notice to you, to assume exclusive defence and control of any claim or action.
5.Third Parties’ Content on the Websites
5.1 Part of the content on the Websites may be provided by the Third Parties. This may include personal views, comments and opinions provided by the Websites’ registered and unregistered Users, content and external links provided by the Exhibitors, and content provided by Third-party Service Providers and/or sourced by Vootprint. Content provided by such Third Parties on the Websites shall not be considered as any recommendation, endorsement and / or appraisal by Vootprint for any purpose with respect to any persons, companies, products or services.
5.2 Vootprint shall not guarantee that any such Third Parties’ contents are up-to-date and accurate. Vootprint shall not specifically verify such Third Parties’ content and shall not be liable in any event in respect of such Third Parties’ content. You acknowledge and agree to access and use the Websites and /or any contents therefrom at your own risk.
6.Links to and from the Websites
6.1 Vootprint shall not be responsible for the content or accuracy of any links on the Websites which may take you to other sites (including without limitation sites linked through advertisements or through any search engines).
6.2 Some links which appear on the Websites are automatically generated, and may be offensive or inappropriate to some people or even unlawful by laws. Links to other websites do not constitute an endorsement by Vootprint of such websites or their content, products, advertising or other materials available on these websites. You shall be at your own risks to use and access such links.
6.3 Your correspondence or dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers on the Websites are solely between you and such advertisers. We will not be liable or responsible for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of advertisements on the Websites.
7.Intellectual Property Rights
All intellectual property rights subsisting in respect of the Websites (including but not limited to content, software, know-how, data, trade secrets subsisted) shall vest on Vootprint or have been lawfully licensed to Vootprint for use on the Websites. All rights under applicable laws are hereby reserved. Except with the express permission of Vootprint, you are not allowed to use and exploit any intellectual property rights subsisted on the Websites itself or create derivative works with respect thereto and acknowledge that Vootprint is the owner of all these intellectual property rights under the applicable laws.
8.1 Without limiting to any provisions of the Terms and Conditions, the content and materials on the Websites are provided “AS IS” and on an “AS AVAILABLE” basis without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limiting to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security, accuracy and results obtained by using or relying on the Websites.
8.2 Vootprint excludes all representations and warranties to the fullest extent permissible under any applicable law. You understand and agree to use the Websites and/or any contents therefrom at your own risk.
8.3 Vootprint disclaims to the fullest extent permissible under any applicable law, any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your access and use of the Websites and you assume overall responsibility for your own such use on the Websites and any linked sites.
8.4 Any content downloaded or otherwise acquired through the use of the Websites is acquired at your own discretion and risk and that you will be wholly responsible for any damages to your device or loss of data that results from the download of such content. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Vootprint or through the provision of services on the Websites will create any warranty not stated in these Terms and Conditions. All services on the Websites are subject to the Terms and Conditions. If you require any further information on permitted use, or a license to republish any content and material of the Website, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
10.2 No failure or delay by Vootprint in exercising any right, power, privilege or remedy hereunder shall in any way impair or affect the exercise thereof or operate as a waiver thereof in whole or in part, nor shall any single or partial exercise of the same preclude any further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right, power, privilege or remedy.
10.3 Vootprint can transfer our rights and obligations under this Agreement to any persons or entity without your consent.
10.4 If there are two or more persons bound by these Terms and Conditions as users, their liability under which shall be joint and several.
10.5 Vootprint may in its sole discretion and at any time, without prior notice to you and without cause, terminate all or any part of our services to you and consequentially prohibit your right from accessing to and using the Websites and remove any information and data related to your profile or registered account.
10.6 The Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong SAR. Disputes arising herefrom shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Hong Kong SAR.
10.7 The Chinese version of these Terms and Conditions, if applicable, is a translation of the English version. In the event of any inconsistency between the two versions, the English version shall prevail.
(Latest version updated on 1/11/2021)