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Terms and Conditions of the Website

Effective Date: 24th April 2019

 

LG H&H HK Limited (the "Company") through https://www.vdlcosmetics.com.hk (the "Website") provides you with information and contents relating to the business, product (the "Products"), retail stores, and relevant services (the "Services") of the VDL brand, operated by the Company in Hong Kong, in accordance with the following terms and conditions and the Privacy Policy of the Company (collectively, the "Terms"). The Website does not sell the Products nor provide Services. By assessing or using the Website by any means, this indicates that you have read, understood and agreed to the Terms, and that you are at least 18 years of age. Your use of the Website and the relevant acts are subject to the Terms and other applicable laws. If you are 13 years of age but below 18 years of age, you shall first obtain the express consent of your legal guardian and the legal guardian shall agree and abide to the Terms.

 

The Company has the right to amend the Terms from time to time, and such amendments shall be effective from the date appearing at the beginning of the Terms. Your continued use of the Website shall be deemed as your acceptance to the Terms as amended.  If you do not agree to the Terms, please stop using the Website immediately.

 

For the purposes of the Terms, any text, graphics, images, software, codes, sound files, animations, trademarks, designs, illustrations, products descriptions, images, sequences (whether animated or not and whether there are sounds or not) and all other information or contents provided by the Website are collectively referred as "the Contents of the Website".

 

1. Privacy Policy

Please read the Privacy Policy of the Company to understand the privacy practices of the Company. The Privacy Policy of the Company shall form part of the Terms.

 

2. Products and Services
2.1 The Products and Services as described in the Website, and any Products, Services or samples provided to you by the Company are for personal use only, and shall not be used for any non-personal or commercial use. You shall not sell or re-sell any Products, Services or samples obtained from the Company. If you breach this clause, the Company has the right in its absolute discretion to refuse to provide any Products, Services or samples to you, and reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law.
2.2 The Company may provide Products, Services, samples or publish related information through the Website or other methods as specified by the Company. Such contents and information are merely an invitation to treat and does not constitute a unilateral contract. If you are interested in using the Products, Services or receiving the samples, you may apply through the specific method(s) as specified by the Company (the "Application"). The Application shall constitute an offer from you to the Company for the Products, Services or samples and subject to the terms and conditions of the related events.
2.3 The Company may provide cosmetics or personal care services, products and samples, including but not limited to skin care products, cosmetics and perfume. By applying to the Company for Services or requesting for Products or samples, you shall deemed to have made the following representation, declaration and warranty to the Company:  You have consulted the suitable medical professional regarding the use of the Services, Products or samples.

 

3. Accuracy of the information

3.1 The descriptions, introductions, information, features, specifications and prices of the Products and Services as provided by the Company (regardless of whether it is provided through the Website, email or other means of methods) is for reference only, and does not constitute any medical or other professional advice.  The Website shall not and does not intend to diagnose, alleviate, sooth, prevent or cure any disease or body conditions. The skin care or personal care information provided on the Website (if any) shall not be considered as a substitute of medical or professional advice.
3.2 The Company shall use its reasonable endeavors to publish the latest and most accurate information relating to the Products and Services on the Website. The Company however does not guarantee the absolute accuracy and completeness of the Contents on the Website (including but not limited to the descriptions, colour and information etc. of the Products).
3.3 The display of any Product or Service on the Website does not constitute an offer to sell such Product or Service. The reference to any Product or Service mentioned in the Website does not mean that such Product or Service are available in all countries, or that the name and description of the Product or Service available from the retail store that you are located in will be the same as those contained on the Website.

 

4. Use and Restrictions

4.1 You agree that you are using the Website and the Contents of the Website only for personal and non-commercial use.
4.2 You agree that you will not yourself or authorise or assist third parties to do or attempt to do the following:
(a) violate the Terms;
(b) interrupt the normal operation or any activity on the Website;
(c) misuse or maliciously attack the Website, including but not limited to the use of malicious software such as viruses, trojans, spyware or worms, or denial-of-service attack. The Company reserves the right to report the relevant attacks to the relevant law enforcement departments and disclose your identity to such departments.

 

5. Intellectual Property
The Website and the Contents of the Website are the exclusive property of the Company and / or other authorised person(s), and is protected by copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property laws. You shall not use, copy, sell, translate, distribute, design, produce, re-publish, copy, show, display, save, amend or by other means use the whole or part of the Contents of the Website without the prior written permission of the Company.

 

6. Special events and promotions

The Company may provide special events and promotions through the Website. Such events and promotions may be subject to special terms and conditions. Please refer to the terms and conditions of the relevant events and promotions.

 

7. Links

The Website may contain links to websites, applications or other services and products managed or operated by third parties ("Third Party Platforms"). Such links are only provided for your convenience. The Company does not recognise, manage, supervise or control the Third Party Platforms and their contents. The use of the Third Party Platforms will be subjected to the terms and privacy policy of such third parties. The Company shall not be responsible for the contents, terms of use and privacy policy of the Third Party Platforms. You should read carefully the terms of use and the privacy policy of the related Third Party Platforms to determine whether to use them or not. The Company shall not be responsible for the loss or damages arising from or relating to the use of the Third Party Platforms.

 

8. Disclaimer

8.1 To the maximum extent permitted by the applicable law, the Company shall not be liable for any loss or damages caused by the access, the inability to access or the use of the Website or the Contents of the Website.
8.2 The Company does not represent or warrant the following matters: (a) the Website will not be disrupted or the content of the Website are error-free or totally accurate; (b) any defeats or errors of the Website or the Contents of the Website will be rectified or corrected; (c) the Website or the server of the Website are at all times protected from attacks or harm of viruses or malwares.
8.3 To the maximum extent permitted by the applicable law, the Company disclaims any (expressed or implied) warranty, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, ownership, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.

 

9. Limitation of Liability
The Company shall not be responsible for any loss or damages arisen (whether direct, special, incidental, indirect or consequential, including loss of profits and loss of information) from your use or inability to use of the Website. If you have suffered any loss or damages from the use of the Website or the Contents of the Website, the only remedy is to stop using the Website.

 

10. Indemnity

You agree to fully indemnify, to the extent permitted by the law, the Company, the Company's subsidiaries, associated companies, and any directors, senior officers, managers, staffs, agents or other authorised persons of the aforesaid entities (collectively, "the Compensated Parties") from the accusation, actions, damages, losses, costs, expenses, claims and liabilities, and any related legal costs arising from the breach of the Terms and / or the unlawful acts.

 

11. General Terms
11.1 Dispute Resolution
The Terms are governed by the laws of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China ("Hong Kong"), and shall be interpreted in accordance with Hong Kong law. The Company and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Hong Kong courts.
11.2 Severability
If any of the Terms or any part of the Terms is determined to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, such part shall be deemed as separate from the Terms, and the remaining Terms and the remaining part of the Terms shall continue to be effective.
11.3 Waiver
No delay or failure to take action to enforce any of the Terms shall constitute any waiver by the Company of any of its rights granted under the Terms.
11.4 Third Party Rights
(a) Subject to clause 11.4(b), no person shall have any right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance (Cap. 623 of the Laws of Hong Kong) (the "Third Parties Ordinance") to enforce or enjoy the benefit of the Terms and any provisions associated with the contract entered between you and the Company.
(b) The Compensated Parties may, by virtue of the Third Parties Ordinance, rely on the Terms and any provisions associated with the contract entered between you and the Company, only if and in the following circumstances and extent:

(i)   such term expressly limits or excludes liability of the Compensated Parties; or
(ii) such term expressly confers other rights or benefits on the Compensated Parties (including without limitation any indemnity).

11.5 Changes
The Company reserves the ultimate right to amend the Terms. The Company reserves the right to from time to time amend the Terms and publish the changes to the Terms on the Website without prior notification.
11.6 Consultation
If you have any questions about the Terms, please email to info@vdl.com.hk for enquiries.

11.7 Language
The English version shall prevail whenever there is a discrepancy between the Chinese and the English version.