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Copyright Notice

1.    By accessing Youth.gov.hk (www.youth.gov.hk) ("Youth.gov.hk") or any of its webpages, you unconditionally agree to the terms of this Copyright Notice and as they may be modified and/or supplemented from time to time by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“Government”) without prior notice to you. Please check this webpage regularly for any modifications and/or supplements which may be made.

2.    To encourage wider distribution of the contents contained in Youth.gov.hk, you can, for any non-commercial purpose, freely browse, display, download and print in their original format any materials on this website where the Government is the owner of the copyright in such materials, provided that you give proper attribution to the Government or Youth.gov.hk and reproduce this Copyright Notice in all copies. The Government reserves all rights that are not expressly granted in this Notice. The prior written consent of the Government is required if you want to use the aforesaid materials in any way other than that permitted above. Such requests should be addressed to Youth.gov.hk. (enquiry@youth.gov.hk)

Scope of Copyright Ownership

3.    Unless otherwise indicated, the contents found on Youth.gov.hk are subject to copyright owned by the Government.

Non-text Contents on Youth.gov.hk

4.    Prior written consent of the Government is required if you intend to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use any non-text contents (including but not limited to photographs, graphics, drawings, diagrams, audio files and video files) found on Youth.gov.hk in any way or for any purpose.  Such requests for consent shall be addressed to Youth.gov.hk. (enquiry@youth.gov.hk)

5.    Where third party copyright is involved in the non-text contents found on Youth.gov.hk, authorisation or permission to reproduce or distribute or otherwise use any such non-text contents must be obtained from the copyright owners concerned.

Text Contents on Youth.gov.hk

6.    The Government copyright protected text contents found on Youth.gov.hk may be reproduced and distributed free of charge in any format or medium for personal or internal use within an organisation, subject to the following conditions:
a)    the copy or copies made must not be for sale, or exchange for any benefit, gain, profit or reward, or any other commercial purposes. "Commercial purposes" includes without limitation the following:
        i)    the purpose to offer to supply goods, services, facilities, land or an interest in land;
        ii) the purpose to offer to provide a business opportunity or an investment opportunity;
        iii) the purpose to advertise or promote goods, services, facilities, land or an interest in land;
        iv) the purpose to advertise or promote a business opportunity or an investment opportunity;
        v) the purpose to advertise or promote a supplier, or a prospective supplier, of goods, services, facilities, land or an interest in land; and
        vi) the purpose to advertise or promote a provider, or a prospective provider, of a business opportunity or an investment opportunity, in the course of or in the furtherance of any business;

b)    such text contents must be reproduced accurately and must not be used in a manner adversely affecting any moral rights of the Government;

(c)    the Government must be acknowledged as the copyright owner of such text contents and acknowledgement must be given to “Youth.gov.hk (www.youth.gov.hk)” as the source of such text contents; and

(d)    the user agrees not to make any change to or deletion of author attribution, trademark, legend, intellectual property rights notice or terms and conditions of use.

7.    Please note that the permission given above only applies to Government copyright protected text contents found on Youth.gov.hk. The Government reserves the right to withdraw any permission given above at any time without any prior notice to you.

8.    Prior written consent of the Government is required if you intend to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use any Government copyright protected text contents found on Youth.gov.hk in any way other than that permitted above, or for any purpose other than that permitted above.  Such requests shall be addressed to Youth.gov.hk. (enquiry@youth.gov.hk)

9.    Where third party copyright is involved in the text contents found on Youth.gov.hk, authorisation or permission to reproduce or distribute or otherwise use any such text contents must be obtained from the copyright owners concerned.

Contents on Linked Websites

10.    You acknowledge that you do not acquire any intellectual property rights in the contents by hyperlinking to, adopting, reproducing or redistributing, copying or printing, downloading of any of the content of Youth.gov.hk.

11.    For the avoidance of doubt, the permission given above does not extend to any contents on other websites linked to Youth.gov.hk. If you intend to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use any contents on any such linked websites, you shall obtain all necessary authorisation or permission from the copyright owners concerned.

English and Chinese version of this Copyright Notice

12.    This Copyright Notice has been translated into Chinese. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the English version shall prevail.


Last revision date: December 2012