Terms of Use

The following terms and conditions relating to your use of our website. By accessing and using the GS1® Hong Kong website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions of use and the amendments thereto which may be made by us from time to time without prior notice. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The information contained and accessed on or through this GS1 Hong Kong website is for general guidance and is intended to offer the user general information of interest or on a particular subject or subjects and is not an exhaustive treatment of such subject(s). The information provided is not intended to replace or serve as substitute for any legal, investment, tax, accounting or trained professionals in any field, consultation or service.

No Warranties

All Information was either supplied by third parties, including but not to limited to brand owners, distributers, retailers, merchants and GS1 Hong Kong. GS1 Hong Kong will use the best effort to conduct eye-ball checking of product information captured by ourselves. For other sources, GS1 Hong Kong may not and may not be able to verify. GS1 Hong Kong does not guarantee or warrant the website will be uninterrupted, without delay, error-free, omission-free, or free of viruses. Therefore, the information is provided "as is" without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including accuracy, timeliness and completeness. You should take such steps as you may deem fit to verify the contents of any information contained in or obtained through this website before making any decision in reliance on such information. In no event shall GS1 Hong Kong be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, punitive, consequential or other damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, liability for loss of use, data or profits), in whatever cause of any action, including but not limited to contract, negligence or other tortious actions, arising out of or in connection with the website, any content on or accessed by use of this website, or any copying, display or other use hereof. GS1 Hong Kong expressly excludes all liability for any damage or injury suffered directly or indirectly through the use of this website.

GS1 Hong Kong makes no express or implied representations or warranties regarding this website or the information contained and accessed on the site. Without limiting the foregoing, GS1 Hong Kong does not warrant that the information will be error-free or will meet any particular criteria of performance or quality. GS1 Hong Kong expressly disclaims all express, implied or statutory warranties, including without limitation, warranties of merchantability, title, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

Copyright and Trademarks

GS1 Hong Kong owns the trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on this website. These may not be used without the written permission from GS1 Hong Kong.

The program, publication, design, product, process, software, technology, information, know-how or idea in this website may be the subject of other rights, including other intellectual property rights, which are owned by the GS1 Hong Kong and is not licensed to you hereunder. Materials on this site are protected by copyright. No part of these materials may be modified, copied, reproduced, published, sold, displayed, transmitted, distributed, stored in a retrieval system, created derivative works, or in any other way used or exploited the content of the GS1 Hong Kong website without the prior written permission of GS1 Hong Kong.


Weblink Policy

Hyperlinks from GS1 Hong Kong to other Websites and Resources

There may be cases on our website when GS1 Hong Kong provides hyperlinks to other locations, websites or resources on the Internet. These hyperlinks may lead to websites or resources published or operated by third parties who are not affiliated with or in any way related to GS1 Hong Kong. They have been included in our website to enhance your user experience and are presented for information purposes only. We endeavor to select reputable websites and sources of information for your convenience.

However, by providing hyperlinks to an external website or webpage, GS1 Hong Kong shall not be deemed to endorse, recommend, approve, guarantee or introduce any third parties or the services/products they provide on their websites, or to have any form of cooperation with such third parties and websites unless otherwise stated by GS1 Hong Kong. GS1 Hong Kong makes no representations, warranties, or other commitments whatsover about any such websites or resources that may be referenced, accessible from, or linked to our website.

GS1 Hong Kong is not in any way responsible for the content of any externally linked website or webpage. You use or follow these links at your own risk and GS1 Hong Kong is not responsible for any damages or losses incurred or suffered by you arising out of or in connection with your use of the link. GS1 Hong Kong is not a party to any contractual arrangements entered into between you and the provider of the external website or resources unless otherwise expressly specified or agreed to by GS1 Hong Kong.

Any links to websites that contain downloadable software are provided for your convenience only. Again we are not responsible for any difficulties you may encounter in downloading the software or for any consequences from your doing so. Please remember that the use of any software downloaded from the Internet may be governed by a licence agreement and your failure to observe the terms of such licence agreement may result in an infringement of intellectual property rights of the relevant software provider for which we are not in any way responsible. Please be mindful that when you click on a link and leave our website you will be subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of the other website that you are going to visit.

Hyperlinks from External Websites to our GS1 Hong Kong Websites

You must always obtain the prior written approval of GS1 Hong Kong before creating a hyperlink in any form from a third party website to any GS1 Hong Kong website. GS1 Hong Kong may or may not give such approval at its absolute discretion. In normal circumstances, we may only approve a hyperlink which displays plainly our name or website address. Any use or display of our logos, trade names and trademarks as a hyperlink will not be approved unless in very exceptional circumstances and may be subject to a fee as GS1 Hong Kong may determine at its absolute discretion.


Amendments and Inconsistency In Wordings

Please note that the above terms and conditions may be amended from time to time without prior notice. You are advised to check them on a regular basis, and by accessing and using our website, you acknowledge that you agree to be bound by the amended terms and conditions.

In the event of any ambiguity or inconsistency between the English and Chinese versions of the Terms of Use, the English version will control and prevail.