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2. The Information is provided on an “as is” basis. The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“the Government”) makes no warranties, representations and statements (whether express or implied) of any kind in relation to the Information, including any warranties, representations and statements in respect of the accuracy, completeness, reliability, suitability, timeliness and fitness for a particular purpose of the Information. Any reliance you place on the Information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In no circumstances shall the Information (or any part thereof) be regarded as professional advice (whether legal or otherwise; and whether general or specific) or a substitute for such.
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8. Unless otherwise indicated, the contents found on this Website are subject to IP right owned by the Government.
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11. Where third party IP right is involved in the text contents found on this Website (including but not limited to the brief introduction and programme lists of higher education institutions in Hong Kong and the Student Voices), authorisation or permission to reproduce, adapt, make available to the public or distribute or otherwise use any such text contents must be obtained from the IP right owners concerned.
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14. The Government does not guarantee the accuracy of the translation of the Information in languages other than English and Chinese. If there is any inconsistency among versions in different languages, the English version shall prevail.
15. Owing to the time required for arranging translation, most up-to-date information is provided in the English and Chinese versions.