Terms of Service
1.1 Welcome to Harbour World platform (the “Site”), a subsidiary of Conard International (Hong Kong) Limited, the “Site” consists of 2 parts, the website (www.harbour-world.com) and the marketplace (www.b2b.harbour-world.com). Please read the following terms of service carefully before using the site or opening an account. So that you are aware of your legal rights and obligations with respect to our terms of service and policy.
The "Services" we provide or make available include (a) the Site, (b) the services provided by the Site and by Harbour World software made available through the Site, and (c) all information, linked pages, features, data, text, images, photographs, graphics, music, sounds, video, messages, tags, content, programming, software, application services or other materials made available through the Site or its related services ("Content"). Any new features added to or augmenting the Services are also subject to these Terms of Service. These Terms of Service govern your use of Services provided by Harbour World.
1.2 The Services include an online platform service that provides a place and opportunity for the sale of goods between the buyer (“Buyer”) and the seller (“Seller”) (collectively “you”, “Users” or “Parties”). The actual contract for sale is directly between Buyer and Seller and Harbour World is not a party to that or any other contract between Buyer and Seller and accepts no obligations in connection with any such contract. Parties to such transaction will be entirely responsible for the sales contract between them, the listing of goods, warranty of purchase and the like. Harbour World is not involved in the transaction between Users. Harbour World may or may not pre-screen Users or the Content or information provided by Users. Harbour World reserves the right to remove any Content or information posted by you on the Site in accordance to Section 6.4 herein. Harbour World cannot ensure that Users will actually complete a transaction.
1.4 Harbour World reserves the right to change, modify, suspend or discontinue all or any part of this Site or the Services at any time or upon notice as required by local laws. Harbour World may release certain Services or their features in a beta version, which may not work correctly or in the same way the final version may work, and we shall not be held liable in such instances. Harbour World may also impose limits on certain features or restrict your access to parts of, or the entire, Site or Services in its sole discretion and without notice or liability.
1.5 Harbour World reserves the right to refuse to provide you access to the Site or Services or to allow you to open an Account for any reason.
BY USING HARBOUR WORLD SERVICES OR OPENING AN ACCOUNT, YOU GIVE YOUR IRREVOCABLE ACCEPTANCE OF AND CONSENT TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING THOSE ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND POLICIES REFERENCED HEREIN AND/OR LINKED HERETO.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE OUR SERVICES OR ACCESS THE SITE. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 OR THE LEGAL AGE FOR GIVING CONSENT HEREUNDER PURSUANT TO THE APPLICABLE LAWS IN YOUR COUNTRY (THE “LEGAL AGE”), YOU MUST GET PERMISSION FROM A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN TO OPEN AN ACCOUNT AND THAT PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN MUST AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT KNOW WHETHER YOU HAVE REACHED THE LEGAL AGE, OR DO NOT UNDERSTAND THIS SECTION, PLEASE DO NOT CREATE AN ACCOUNT UNTIL YOU HAVE ASKED YOUR PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN FOR HELP. IF YOU ARE THE PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF A MINOR WHO IS CREATING AN ACCOUNT, YOU MUST ACCEPT THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT ON THE MINOR'S BEHALF AND YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL USE OF THE ACCOUNT OR COMPANY SERVICES USING SUCH ACCOUNT, WHETHER SUCH ACCOUNT IS CURRENTLY OPEN OR CREATED LATER.
(ii) agree and acknowledge that the proprietary rights of your User Information are jointly owned by you and Harbour World; and
(iii) shall not, whether directly or indirectly, disclose your User Information to any third party, or otherwise allow any third party to access or use your User Information, without Harbour World’s prior written consent.
2.2 Users in possession of another User’s personal data through the use of the Services (the “Receiving Party”) hereby agree that they will (i) comply with all applicable personal data protection laws with respect to any such data; (ii) allow the User whose personal data the Receiving Party has collected (the “Disclosing Party”) to remove his or her data so collected from the Receiving Party’s database; and (iii) allow the Disclosing Party to review what information has been collected about them by the Receiving Party, in each case of (ii) and (iii) above, in compliance with and where required by applicable laws.
3. LIMITED LICENSE
3.1 Harbour World grants you a limited and revocable license to access and use the Services subject to the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service. All proprietary Content, trademarks, service marks, brand names, logos and other intellectual property (“Intellectual Property”) displayed in the Site are the property of Harbour World and where applicable, third party proprietors identified in the Site. No right or licence is granted directly or indirectly to any party accessing the Site to use or reproduce any Intellectual Property, and no party accessing the Site shall claim any right, title or interest therein. By using or accessing the Services you agree to comply with the copyright, trademark, service mark, and all other applicable laws that protect the Services, the Site and its Content. You agree not to copy, distribute, republish, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, modify, adapt, rent, sell, or create derivative works of any portion of the Services, the Site or its Content. You also may not, without our prior written consent, mirror or frame any part or whole of the contents of this Site on any other server or as part of any other website. In addition, you agree that you will not use any robot, spider or any other automatic device or manual process to monitor or copy our Content, without our prior written consent (such consent is deemed given for standard search engine technology employed by Internet search websites to direct Internet users to this website).
3.2 You are welcome to link to the Site from your website, provided that your website does not imply any endorsement by or association with Harbour World. You acknowledge that Harbour World may, in its sole discretion and at any time, discontinue providing the Services, either in part or as a whole, without notice.
Any software provided by us to you as part of the Services is subject to the provisions of these Terms of Service. Harbour World reserves all rights to the software not expressly granted by Harbour World hereunder. Any third-party scripts or code, linked to or referenced from the Services, are licensed to you by the third parties that own such scripts or code, not by Harbour World.
5. ACCOUNTS AND SECURITY
5.2 You agree to (a) keep your password confidential and use only your User ID and password when logging in, (b) ensure that you log out from your account at the end of each session on the Site, (c) immediately notify Harbour World of any unauthorized use of your Account, User ID and/or password, and (d) ensure that your Account information is accurate and up-to-date. You are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your User ID and Account even if such activities or uses were not committed by you. Harbour World will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from unauthorized use of your password or your failure to comply with this Section.
5.3 You agree that Harbour World may for any reason, in its sole discretion and with or without notice or liability to you or any third party, immediately terminate your Account and your User ID, remove or discard from the Site any Content associated with your Account and User ID, withdraw any subsidies offered to you, cancel any transactions associated with your Account and User ID, temporarily withhold any sale proceeds or refunds, and/or take any other actions that Harbour World deems necessary. Grounds for such actions may include, but are not limited to, (a) extended periods of inactivity, (b) violation of the letter or spirit of these Terms of Service, (c) illegal, fraudulent, harassing, defamatory, threatening or abusive behaviour (d) having multiple user accounts for illegitimate reasons, or (e) behaviour that is harmful to other Users, third parties, or the business interests of Harbour World. Use of an Account for illegal, fraudulent, harassing, defamatory, threatening or abusive purposes may be referred to law enforcement authorities without notice to you. If a legal dispute arises or law enforcement action is commenced relating to your Account or your use of the Services for any reason, Harbour World may terminate your Account immediately with or without notice.
5.4 Users may terminate their Account if they notify Harbour World in writing (including via email at email@example.com) of their desire to do so. Notwithstanding any such termination, Users remain responsible and liable for any incomplete transaction (whether commenced prior to or after such termination), shipment of the product, payment for the product, or the like, and Users must contact Harbour World after he or she has promptly and effectively carried out and completed all incomplete transactions according to the Terms of Service. Harbour World shall have no liability, and shall not be liable for any damages incurred due to the actions taken in accordance with this Section. Users waive any and all claims based on any such action taken by Harbour World.
5.5 You may only use the Services and/or open an Account if you are located in one of our approved countries, as updated from time to time.
6. TERM OF USE
6.1 The license for use of this Site and the Services is effective until terminated. This license will terminate as set forth under these Terms of Service or if you fail to comply with any term or condition of these Terms of Service. In any such event, Harbour World may effect such termination with or without notice to you.
6.2 You agree not to:
(a) upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, alarming, distressing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of others’ privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
(b) violate any laws, including without limitation any laws and regulation in relation to export and import restrictions
(c) use the Services to harm minors in any way;
(d) use the Services to impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
(e) forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Services;
(f) remove any proprietary notices from the Site;
(g) cause, permit or authorize the modification, creation of derivative works, or translation of the Services without the express permission of Harbour World;
(h) use the Services for the benefit of any third party or any manner not permitted by the licenses granted herein;
(i) use the Services for fraudulent purposes;
(j) manipulate the price of any item or interfere with other User's listings;
(k) take any action that may undermine the feedback or rating systems;
(l) attempt to decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or hack the Services (or any portion thereof), or to defeat or overcome any encryption technology or security measures implemented by Harbour World with respect to the Services and/or data transmitted, processed or stored by Harbour World;
(m) harvest or collect any information about or regarding other Account holders, including, without limitation, any personal data or information;
(n) upload, email, post, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
(o) upload, email, post, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
(p) upload, email, post, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail", "spam", "chain letters", "pyramid schemes", or any other unauthorized form of solicitation;
(q) upload, email, post, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses, worms, Trojan-horses or any other computer code, routines, files or programs designed to directly or indirectly interfere with, manipulate, interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality or integrity of any computer software or hardware or data or telecommunications equipment;
(r) disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other Users of the Services are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other Users' ability to engage in real time exchanges;
(s) interfere with, manipulate or disrupt the Services or servers or networks connected to the Services or any other User's use and enjoyment of the Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site;
(t) take any action or engage in any conduct that could directly or indirectly damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Services or the servers or networks connected to the Services;
(u) use the Services to intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, rule, code, directive, guideline, policy or regulation including, without limitation, laws and requirements (whether or not having the force of law) relating to anti-money laundering or counter-terrorism;
(v) use the Services in violation of or to circumvent any sanctions or embargo administered or enforced by the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, the United Nations Security Council, the European Union or Her Majesty’s Treasury;
(w) use the Services to violate the privacy of others or to "stalk" or otherwise harass another;
(x) infringe the rights of Harbour World, including any intellectual property rights and any passing off of the same thereof;
(y) use the Services to collect or store personal data about other Users in connection with the prohibited conduct and activities set forth above; and/or
(z) list items which infringe upon the copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of third parties or use the Services in a manner which will infringe the intellectual property rights of others.
6.3 You understand that all Content, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, and not Harbour World, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available through the Site. You understand that by using the Site, you may be exposed to Content that you may consider to be offensive, indecent or objectionable. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, under no circumstances will Harbour World be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of, or reliance on, any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available on the Site.
6.4 You acknowledge that Harbour World and its designee shall has the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, delete, remove or move any Content, including without limitation any Content or information posted by you, that is available on the Site. Without limiting the foregoing, Harbour World and its designee shall has the right to remove any Content (i) that violates these Terms of Service; (ii) if we receive a complaint from another User; (iii) if we receive a notice of intellectual property infringement or other legal instruction for removal; or (iv) if such Content is otherwise objectionable. We may also block delivery of a communication (including, without limitation, status updates, postings, messages and/or chats) to or from the Services as part of our effort to protect the Services or our Users, or otherwise enforce the provisions of these Terms and Conditions. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including, without limitation, any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you have not and, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, may not rely on any Content created by Harbour World or submitted to Harbour World, including, without limitation, information in Harbour World Forums and in all other parts of the Site.
6.5 You acknowledge, consent to and agree that Harbour World may access, preserve and disclose your Account information and Content if required to do so by law or pursuant to an order of a court or by any governmental or regulatory authority having jurisdiction over Harbour World or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce these Terms of Service; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties; (d) respond to your requests for customer service; or (e) protect the rights, property or personal safety of Harbour World, its Users and/or the public.
7. VIOLATION OF OUR TERMS OF SERVICE
7.1 Violations of this policy may result in a range of actions, including, without limitation, any or all of the following:
- Listing deletion
- Limits placed on Account privileges
- Account suspension and subsequent termination
- Criminal charges
- Civil actions, including without limitation a claim for damages and/or interim or injunctive relief
7.2 If you believe a User on our Site is violating these Terms of Service, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
8. REPORTING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS INFRINGEMENT
8.1 The Users are independent individuals or businesses and they are not associated with Harbour World in any way. Harbour World is neither the agent nor representative of the Users and does not hold and/or own any of the merchandises listed on the Site.
8.2 If you are an intellectual property right owner (“IPR Owner”) or an agent duly authorized by an IPR Owner (“IPR Agent”) and you believe that your right or your principal’s right has been infringed, please notify us in writing by email to email@example.com and provide us the documents requested below to support your claim. Do allow us time to process the information provided. Harbour World will respond to your complaint as soon as practicable.
8.3 Complaints under this Section 8 must be provided in the form prescribed by Harbour World, which may be updated from time to time, and must include at least the following: (a) a physical or electronic signature of an IPR Owner or IPR Agent (collectively, “Informant”); (b) a description of the type and nature of intellectual property right that is allegedly infringed and proof of rights; (c) details of the listing which contains the alleged infringement; (d) sufficient information to allow Harbour World to contact the Informant, such as Informant’s physical address, telephone number and e-mail address; (e) a statement by Informant that the complaint is filed on good faith belief and that the use of the intellectual property as identified by the Informant is not authorized by the IPR Owner or the law; (f) a statement by the Informant that the information in the notification is accurate, indemnify us for any damages we may suffer as a result of the information provided by and that the Informant has the appropriate right or is authorized to act on IPR Owner’s behalf to the complaint.
9. PURCHASE AND PAYMENT
9.1 Harbour World supports the following payment methods in each country it operates in:
(i) Credit Card
Card payments are processed through third-party payment channels and the type of credit cards accepted by these payment channels may vary depending on the jurisdiction you are in.
(ii) Any other payment method provided by Stripe
Stripe is our authorized payment gateway to collect payment from buyers or dropshippers. We also use Stripe to settle the payment to our sellers.
9.2 Buyer may only change their preferred mode of payment for their purchase prior to making payment.
9.3 Harbour World takes no responsibility and assume no liability for any loss or damages to Buyer arising from shipping information and/or payment information entered by Buyer or wrong remittance by Buyer in connection with the payment for the items purchased. We reserve the right to check whether Buyer is duly authorized to use certain payment method, and may suspend the transaction until such authorization is confirmed or cancel the relevant transaction where such confirmation is not available.
9.4 At the moment, Harbour World is only able to make payment to Users via bank transfer. Hence, Users are required to provide Harbour World with his/her banking details in order to receive payments i.e. from the sale of item or refund from Harbour World.
10. HARBOUR WORLD GUARANTEE
10.1 Harbour World Guarantee is a service provided by Harbour World or its authorized agent to protect purchases. To protect against the risk of liability, payment for purchases made to Seller using the Services will be held by Harbour World.
11.1 Harbour World will inform Seller when Harbour World receives Buyer’s Purchase Monies. Unless otherwise agreed with Harbour World, Seller should then make the necessary arrangements to have the purchased item delivered to Buyer and provide details such as the name of the delivery company, the tracking number, etc. to Buyer through the Site.
11.2 Seller must use his/her best effort to ensure that Buyer receives the purchased items within, whichever applicable, the Harbour World Guarantee Period or the time period specified (for offline payment) by Seller on Seller’s listing.
11.3 Users understand that Seller bears all risk attached to the delivery of the purchased item(s) and warrants that he/she has or will obtain adequate insurance coverage for the delivery of the purchased item(s). In the event where the purchased item(s) is damaged,lost or failure of delivery during the course of delivery, Users acknowledge and agree that Harbour World will not be liable for any damage, expense, cost or fees resulted therefrom and Seller and/or Buyer will reach out to the logistic service provider to resolve such dispute.
11.4 For Cross-Border Transaction. Users understand and acknowledge that, where a product listing states that the product will ship from overseas, such product is being sold from a Seller based outside of Hong Kong, and the importation and exportation of such product is subject to local laws and regulations. User should familiarize themselves with all import and export restrictions that apply to the designating country. Users acknowledge that Harbour World cannot provide any legal advice in this regard and agrees that Harbour World shall not bear any risks or liabilities associated with the import and export.
12. CANCELLATION, RETURN AND REFUND
12.1 This is the general cancel, return or refund policy, only applies when seller did not mention their own cancel or return policy. If they have mentioned the cancel or return policy on their seller account or advise the buyer personally, then we will follow and execute the cancel or return cases based on their policy.
12.2 Buyer may apply for the return of the purchased item and refund prior to the expiry of Harbour World Guarantee Period, if applicable, subject to and in accordance with Harbour World’s Refunds and Return Policy.
12.3 Harbour World reserves the right to cancel any transaction on the Site and Buyer agrees that Buyer’s sole remedy will be to receive a refund of the Buyer’s Purchase Monies paid into Harbour World Guarantee Account.
12.4 Harbour World does not monitor the cancellation, return and refund process for offline payment.
13. SELLER’S RESPONSIBILITIES
13.1 Seller shall properly manage and ensure that relevant information such as the price and the details of items, inventory amount and terms and conditions for sales is updated on Seller’s listing and shall not post inaccurate or misleading information.
13.2 The price of items for sale will be determined by the Seller at his/her own discretion. The price of an item and shipping charges shall include the entire amount to be charged to Buyer such as sales tax, value-added tax, tariffs, etc. and Seller shall not charge Buyer such amount additionally and separately.
13.3 Seller agrees that Harbour World may at its discretion engage in promotional activities to induce transactions between Buyer and Seller by reducing, discounting or refunding fees, or in other ways. The final price that Buyer will pay actually will be the price that such adjustment is applied to.
13.4 For the purpose of promoting the sales of the items listed by Seller, Harbour World may post such items (at adjusted price) on third-party websites (such as portal sites and price comparison sites) and other websites (domestic or foreign) operated by Harbour World.
13.5 Seller shall issue receipts, credit card slips or tax invoices to Buyer on request.
13.6 Seller acknowledges that cross-border transaction will occur taxes, customs and duties for the item sold. Seller should advise the buyer regarding their responsibilities of paying tax or duties.
13.7 Seller acknowledge and agrees that Seller’s violation of any of Harbour World’s polices will result in a range of actions as stated in Section 7.1.
14. PAYMENT FEES
14.1 Harbour World charges a fee for all successful transactions completed via credit card or Stripe payment on the Site (“Payment Fee”). The Payment Fee is borne by the Seller, and is calculated at ten percent (10%) of the Buyer’s Purchase Monies, rounded up to the nearest cent.
14.2 Following the successful completion of a transaction, Harbour World shall deduct the Payment Fee and the Shipping Cost Amount from the Buyer’s Purchase Monies, and remit the balance to the Seller settlement account.
15.1 In the event a problem arises in a transaction, the Buyer and Seller agree to communicate with each other first to attempt to resolve such dispute by mutual discussions, which Harbour World shall use reasonable commercial efforts to facilitate. If the matter cannot be resolved by mutual discussions, Users may approach the claims tribunal of their local jurisdiction to resolve any dispute arising from a transaction.
15.2 Each Buyer and Seller covenants and agrees that it will not bring suit or otherwise assert any claim against Harbour World or its Affiliates (except where Harbour World or its Affiliates is the Seller of the product that the claim relates to) in relation to any transaction made on the Site or any dispute related to such transaction.
15.3 Users covered under Harbour World Guarantee may send written request to Harbour World to assist them in resolving issues which may arise from a transaction upon request. Harbour World may, at its sole discretion and with absolutely no liability to Seller and Buyer, take all necessary steps to assist Users resolving their dispute.
15.4 To be clear, the services provided under this Section 15 are only available to Buyers covered under Harbour World Guarantee. Buyer using other payment means for his/her purchase should contact Seller directly.
16.1 THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES, CLAIMS OR REPRESENTATIONS MADE BY HARBOUR WORLD OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NOR ARE THERE ANY WARRANTIES CREATED BY COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR TRADE USAGE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING AND TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, HARBOUR WORLD DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES, THIS SITE OR THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE AVAILABLE, ACCESSIBLE, UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS, IF ANY, WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE AND/OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SAME AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES, CLOCKS, TIMERS, COUNTERS, WORMS, SOFTWARE LOCKS, DROP DEAD DEVICES, TROJAN-HORSES, ROUTINGS, TRAP DOORS, TIME BOMBS OR ANY OTHER HARMFUL CODES, INSTRUCTIONS, PROGRAMS OR COMPONENTS.
16.2 YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE ENTIRE RISK ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE AND/OR THE SERVICES REMAINS WITH YOU TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
16.3 HARBOUR WORLD HAS NO CONTROL OVER AND, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, DOES NOT GUARANTEE OR ACCEPT ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR: (A) THE FITNESS FOR PURPOSE, EXISTENCE, QUALITY, SAFETY OR LEGALITY OF ITEMS AVAILABLE VIA THE SERVICES; OR (B) THE ABILITY OF SELLERS TO SELL ITEMS OR OF BUYERS TO PAY FOR ITEMS. IF THERE IS A DISPUTE INVOLVING ONE OR MORE USERS, SUCH USERS AGREE TO RESOLVE SUCH DISPUTE BETWEEN THEMSELVES DIRECTLY AND, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, RELEASE HARBOUR WORLD AND ITS AFFILIATES FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SUCH DISPUTE.
17. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
17.1 TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL HARBOUR WORLD BE LIABLE WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE (WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY), OR OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION AT LAW, IN EQUITY, BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE, FOR:
(i) (A) LOSS OF USE; (B) LOSS OF PROFITS; (C) LOSS OF REVENUES; (D) LOSS OF DATA; (E) LOSS OF GOOD WILL; OR (F) FAILURE TO REALISE ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, IN EACH CASE WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT; OR
(ii) ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR THE SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DAMAGES RESULTING THEREFROM, EVEN IF HARBOUR WORLD HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
17.2 YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR ONLY RIGHT WITH RESPECT TO ANY PROBLEMS OR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SERVICES IS TO REQUEST FOR TERMINATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT AND/OR DISCONTINUE ANY USE OF THE SERVICES.
17.3 IF, NOTWITHSTANDING THE PREVIOUS SECTIONS,HARBOUR WORLD IS FOUND BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION TO BE LIABLE (INCLUDING FOR GROSS NEGLIGENCE), THEN, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ITS LIABILITY TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY IS LIMITED TO THE LESSER OF: (A) ANY AMOUNTS DUE AND PAYABLE TO YOU PURSUANT TO THE HARBOUR WORLD GUARANTEE; AND (B) HKD $500 (FIVE HUNDRED HONG KONG DOLLARS).
17.4 NOTHING IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE SHALL LIMIT OR EXCLUDE ANY LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY HARBOUR WORLD’S NEGLIGENCE, FOR FRAUD OR FOR ANY OTHER LIABILITY ON THE PART OF HARBOUR WORLD THAT CANNOT BE LAWFULLY LIMITED AND/OR EXCLUDED.
18. GOVERNING LAW
These Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Hong Kong without regard to its conflict of law rules. Unless otherwise required by applicable laws, any dispute, controversy, claim or difference of any kind whatsoever shall arising out of or relating to these Terms of Service against or relating to Harbour World or any Indemnified Party under these Terms of Service shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration in Hong Kong in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Hong Kong for the time being in force, which rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference in this Section. There will be one (1) arbitrator and the language of the arbitration shall be English.
19. GENERAL PROVISIONS
19.1 Harbour World reserves all rights not expressly granted herein.
19.2 Harbour World may modify these Terms of Service at any time by posting the revised Terms of Service on this Site. Your continued use of this Site after such changes have been posted shall constitute your acceptance of such revised Terms of Service.
19.3 You may not assign, sublicense or transfer any rights granted to you hereunder or subcontract any of your obligations.
19.4 Nothing in these Terms of Service shall constitute a partnership, joint venture or principal-agent relationship between you and Harbour World, nor does it authorize you to incur any costs or liabilities on Harbour World’s behalf.
19.5 The failure of Harbour World at any time or times to require performance of any provision hereof shall in no manner affect its right at a later time to enforce the same unless the same is waived in writing.
19.6 These Terms of Service are solely for your and our benefit and are not for the benefit of any other person or entity, except for Harbour World's affiliates and subsidiaries (and each of Harbour World's and its affiliates' and subsidiaries' respective successors and assigns).
19.7 The terms set forth in these Terms of Service and any agreements and policies included or referred to in these Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement and understanding of the parties with respect to the Services and the Site and supersede any previous agreement or understanding between the parties in relation to such subject matter. The parties also hereby exclude all implied terms in fact. In entering into the agreement formed by these Terms of Service, the parties have not relied on any statement, representation, warranty, understanding, undertaking, promise or assurance of any person other than as expressly set out in these Terms of Service. Each party irrevocably and unconditionally waives all claims, rights and remedies which but for this Section it might otherwise have had in relation to any of the foregoing. These Terms of Service may not be contradicted, explained or supplemented by evidence of any prior agreement, any contemporaneous oral agreement or any consistent additional terms.
19.8 If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms of Service or any issues raised in these Terms of Service or on the Site, please contacts us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Update : 1st June 2020