Thank you for visiting this website. Please be sure to read the Terms and Conditions contained in this document carefully since any use of this website constitutes your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions set out herein.
Throughout this site, the terms “we”, “us”, “our” and “TEFO” refer to the Hong Kong Drama/Theatre and Education Forum. “You” refers to any person accessing and/or using this website.
Website Privacy Notice
Use of Website
- Unless otherwise specified, this website is intended for your personal, non-commercial use only.
- We reserve the right to review, edit, move or delete any material provided for display or placed on the website or its bulletin boards, in its sole discretion, without notice.
- You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material, including code and software, from the website.
- You agree not to use any obscene, indecent, or offensive language or to place on this website any material that is defamatory, abusive, harassing, racist, or hateful. You agree to use this website only for lawful purposes.
- You agree not to disrupt, overwhelm, attack, modify or interfere with this website or its associated software, hardware and/or servers in any way.
If you do not follow the above terms, whether they are in bulletins posted at various points in the website, we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to this website.
Uploading content to this website
You warrant that any content that you upload to this website or post on a bulletin board or forum in this website does not violate copyright, trademark, or other personal or proprietary rights of any third party. If you breach this warranty, we have the right to remove the relevant contents uploaded or posted by you and to suspend or terminate your access to this website. You will also be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.
You agree that any content that you upload to this website or post on a bulletin board or forum in this website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of our site a limited license to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.
We have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content uploaded or posted by you to our website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
Accuracy, completeness and timeliness of information
We are not responsible if the information that we make available on this website is not accurate or complete.
These materials are intended, but not guaranteed, to be accurate, complete, or up-to-date. The articles on this site are offered only for general informational and educational purposes. TEFO makes every effort to ensure that all information displayed on this website is accurate and complete. We are not liable for any errors, inaccuracies or omissions. Date, times, locations, performers, and prices of events are subject to change.
Any reliance upon the material on this website shall be at your own risk. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor any changes to the material and the information contained on this website.
Intellectual property rights
All copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights in all text, images and other materials on this website are the property of TEFO or are included with the permission of the relevant owner.
Without a license from us, no reproduction of any part of this website may be sold or distributed for commercial gain nor shall it be modified or incorporated in any other work, publication or website.
If you print off, copy, download, share or repost any part of our site in breach of these Terms and Conditions, we have the right to suspend or terminate your access to this website and require you to return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
The trademarks and logos displayed on this website belong to TEFO. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting any license or right to use any trademark and logos displayed on this website. Your use/misuse of the Trademarks displayed on this website, or on any other content on this website, except as provided for in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that TEFO will vigorously enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.
Links to other websites
Links on TEFO websites may take you outside TEFO network and systems and TEFO accepts no responsibility for the content, accuracy or function of these other third party websites.
These links are provided as citations and aids to help you identify and locate other resources that may be of interest. Unless specifically stated, the display of trademarks owned by third parties or links to third party sites are provided for informational purposes only and are not intended to state or imply that TEFO sponsors, is sponsored by, is affiliated or associated with any third party website, or is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in those links. Neither TEFO nor its board of directors, employees, or representatives are responsible for any information displayed on any other web site.
TEFO makes every effort to properly credit all third party content. Unless otherwise indicated, the content on the TEFO Website is posted for informational purposes only. If you believe that the TEFO has inappropriately posted your copyrighted content, please contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TEFO expressly disclaims any warranty that the contents, journals, articles and news on this website created by third parties do not infringe the intellectual property rights of any other persons.
TEFO and/or any other party involved in the creating, producing or delivering this website on our behalf shall have no liability or any responsibility whatsoever for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, special or punitive damages, costs, losses or liabilities whatsoever and howsoever arising out of your access to, use, inability to use, change in content of this website or arising from any other website you access through a link from this website or to the extent permitted by applicable law, from any actions we take or fail to take as a result of any electronic mail messages you send us.
TEFO and/or any other party involved in the creating, producing or delivering this website shall have no responsibility to maintain the material and services made available on this website or to supply any corrections, updates, or releases in connection therewith. Any material on this website is subject to change without notice.
Further, TEFO shall have no liability or any responsibility whatsoever for any loss suffered caused by viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property by reason of your use of, access to or downloading of any material from this website. If you choose to download material from this website you do so at your own risk.
You agree to indemnify and hold TEFO harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses, made against TEFO by any third party due to or arising out of or in connection with your use of this website.
You are prohibited from doing any act that TEFO in its absolute discretion may deem to be inappropriate and/or would be deemed to be an unlawful act or is prohibited by any laws applicable to this website including but not limited to:
- Any act that would constitute a breach of either the privacy (including uploading private information without the concerned individual’s consent) or any other of the legal rights of individuals;
- Using this website to defame or libel TEFO, its employees or other individuals or acting in such a way that brings into disrepute the good name of TEFO;
- Uploading files that contain viruses that may cause damage to the property of TEFO or the property of other individuals; and
- Posting or transmitting to this website any non-authorised material including but not limited to material that is in our opinion likely to cause annoyance, detrimental to or in violation of TEFO or third party´s systems or network security, defamatory, racist, obscene, threatening, pornographic or otherwise unlawful.
Cookies and other tracking technologies
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.
Manage your cookies/preferences
As a web beacon forms part of a webpage, it is not possible to ‘opt-out’ but you can render them ineffective by opting out of the cookies they set.
Legal notice update
We reserve the right to make any changes and corrections to this notice. Please refer to this page from time to time to review these and any new additional information. This notice was last updated in January 2022.
TEFO is committed to doing our best to ensure the collection, usage, storage, transfer and disclosure of your personal data follows the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap, 486). This Statement explains our policies and practices on handling personal data.
“Personal data” means data about you, directly or indirectly, relating to you from which you can be identified and which is in a form in which access to or processing the data is practicable.
When you are contacting TEFO for our services, making a complaint and/or browsing TEFO websites, your personal data may be collected, including but not limited to:
- Telephone Number
- Mobile phone number
- Mailing address
- Email address
- Guardian information
- Affiliated school / organization / company
You are obliged to provide the mandatory information as listed on the forms or other necessary information for initiating the process of your activity / membership application. Otherwise, TEFO may not be able to provide the service(s) you request.
Purposes of using your personal data
- Access and participation into our programs and activities
- Issuance of receipts
- Collecting user feedback to improve future programs
- Receiving monthly e-newsletter updates
- Receive direct marketing materials about TEFO [and TEFO’s partners and associates].
- Any other initiatives related to the aims and objectives of TEFO.
TEFO will disseminate direct marketing materials including any news or relevant information related to its services only after obtaining consent from you, in accordance with the requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.
Please be advised that it is voluntary for you to supply your personal data to TEFO. You can unsubscribe or opt out of direct marketing any time by clicking the relevant links in the e-newsletter. You may also contact email@example.com for further assistance.
TEFO does not rent, sell, transfer or disclose your personal information with other third parties without your consent. However, we may be required to disclose your personal data under the following circumstances:
- Disclosure of your personal data to any affiliated company, agent, contractor or third party service provider residing in and outside of Hong Kong who provides administrative, telecommunications, IT, or any other services to TEFO in connection with its business operations;
- We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, or situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person;
- To satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, enforceable governmental request and administrative requirements.
TEFO will only retain your personal data within the period that retention is necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes stated during collection. Shall the personal data we keep be no longer required for the stated purposes, they will be destroyed within a reasonable timeframe.
Information collected when you visit TEFO’s websites
- IP addresses and/or domain names,
- browser type and settings,
- language settings,
- geographical district,
- operating system and
- time/duration of visit.
This data is anonymous and cannot be used to identify the user under general situations. When personally identifiable information of users are involved or collected through TEFO’s websites, users will be prompted to give explicit alert of the collection so as to give consent.
Your right to access and correction
According to the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, you have the right to access and correct your personal data and request a copy of the said data. You may at any time request for access to and correction of your personal data in TEFO’s records. Requests for access or to correct personal data should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Revision of this Statement
TEFO reserves the right to revise this Statement. This Statement was last updated in January 2022.