Copyright Notice

1. By accessing LeaFac (leafac.net46.net) ("Leather Factory") 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 without prior notice to you. Please check this webpage regularly for any modifications and/or supplements which may be made.
Scope of Copyright Ownership
2. Unless otherwise indicated, the contents found on LeaFac (leafac.net46.net) ("Leather Factory") are subject to copyright owned by the Leather Factory and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design.
Non-text Contents on LeaFac
3. Prior written consent 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 LeaFac in any way or for any purpose. Such requests for consent shall be addressed to LeaFac Help Desk via email at [email protected] .
4. Where third party copyright is involved in the non-text contents found on LeaFac, authorization 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 LeaFac
5. the Leather Factory copyright protected text contents found on LeaFac 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 Leather Factory; and
(c) the Leather Factory must be acknowledged as the copyright owner of such text contents and acknowledgement must be given to "LeaFac (leafac.net46.net)" as the source of such text contents;
6. Please note that the permission given in clause 5 above only applies to Government copyright protected text contents found on LeaFac. the Leather Factory reserves the right to withdraw any permission given in clause 5 above at any time without any prior notice to you.
7. Prior written consent of the Leather Factory is required if you intend to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use any Government copyright protected text contents found on LeaFac in any way other than that permitted in clause 5 above, or for any purpose other than that permitted in clause 5 above. Such requests shall be addressed to the LeaFac Help Desk via email at [email protected] .
8. Where third party copyright is involved in the text contents found on LeaFac, 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
9. For the avoidance of doubt, the permission given in clause 5 above does not extend to any contents on other websites linked to LeaFac. 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 Versions of this Copyright Notice
10. 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.

Disclaimer for LeaFac
11. Unless provided otherwise in this Disclaimer, the information on LeaFac is provided to you on an "AS IS" basis without any express or implied warranty of any kind and is provided for a general, indicative purpose only. In particular, the Leather Factory does not make any express or implied warranty as to the accuracy, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, reliability, security, timeliness or freedom from computer virus in relation to such contents. the Leather Factory will not be liable for any errors in, omissions from, or misstatements or misrepresentations (whether express or implied) concerning any such information, and will not have or accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) however arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of or reliance on the information delivered on LeaFac or inability to use LeaFac.
12. the Leather Factory will not have or accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) however arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of or reliance on the Bureaux / Departments' electronic service delivered through LeaFac.
13. LeaFac may contain materials contributed by third parties. To facilitate access to information provided by or via third parties, LeaFac may provide or assist in providing links to external websites through its webpages. the Leather Factory states that it has not approved or endorsed the materials contributed by third parties on LeaFac or any external websites linked to LeaFac. The provision of any such materials or links to external websites shall not constitute any form of co-operation or affiliation with the Leather Factory of any such third parties or external websites. Provision of, or assistance in providing, materials contributed by third parties on LeaFac or links to external websites gives rise to no statement, representation or warranty, express or implied, that the Leather Factory agrees or does not disagree with the contents of any such materials or external websites and the Leather Factory will not have or accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) however arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of or reliance on the contents of any such materials or external websites delivered on or via LeaFac or inability to use any of them.
14. the Leather Factory is not responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever arising out of or in connection with any information on LeaFac. the Leather Factory reserves the right to omit, suspend or edit all information compiled by the Leather Factory on LeaFac at any time in its sole discretion without giving any reason or prior notice. You are responsible for making your own assessment of all information contained on LeaFac and shall verify such information by making reference, for example, to original publications and obtaining independent advice before acting upon it.
15. This Disclaimer 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.
16. By accessing LeaFac (leafac.net46.net) or any of its webpages, you unconditionally agree to the terms of this Disclaimer and as they may be modified and/or supplemented from time to time by the Leather Factory without prior notice to you. Please check this webpage regularly for any modifications and/or supplements which may be made.