Terms and Conditions
This web site ("Web Site") is owned, operated and maintained by or for Sony Interactive Entertainment Hong Kong Limited. ("SIEH").
Please read these terms and conditions of use ("Terms and Conditions") carefully before accessing and browsing this Web Site. You can use this Web Site only if you agree to and accept the Terms and Conditions without limitation or reservation. The Terms and Conditions will be deemed to have been accepted by you if and when you use this Web Site.
SIEH may, at its sole and exclusive discretion, change, alter, modify, add, and/or remove portions of the Terms and Conditions at any time by updating the contents of this page. So you are requested to visit this page and check the then-effective Terms and Conditions periodically.
This Web Site is linked to other web sites, also operated by SIEH, its parent company Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. ("SIE Inc") or its affiliates ("SIEH Site"). In addition to this Terms and Conditions, use of each SIEH Site shall also be subject to the terms and conditions particular to such SIEH Site. In the event that any of the terms, conditions, and/or notices contained in this Terms and Conditions conflict with the terms and conditions particular to such SIEH Site, then the terms and conditions particular to such SIEH Site shall prevail and govern such SIEH Site.
All rights (including, but not limited to, copyright) pertaining to all the materials and information that are displayed and/or made available from this Web Site (e.g., contents made available for download) are managed, owned, or used with permission by, SIEH.
Except for personal, non-commercial, internal use, you are prohibited from using (including, without limitation, coping, modifying, reproducing in whole or in part, uploading, transmitting, distributing, licensing, selling and publishing) any of the materials, without obtaining SIEH's prior written permission. Please also note that some materials or information may have terms and conditions particular to such materials or information, in which case, you are required to accept such terms and conditions when accessing those materials and information.
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Following acts are not allowed when using this Web Site:
(1) Infringing the legal rights (including, but not limited to, the rights of privacy and publicity) of others
(2) Causing any damages or disadvantage to others
(3) Disturbing public order
(4) Criminal act
(5) Uploading or distributing any third parties' private information without obtaining approval from such third parties
(6) Using this Web Site for any commercial purpose
(7) Defaming, disgracing or libeling others
(8) Uploading files that contain viruses, or corrupted files that may damage the operation of others' computers
(9) Any other activities that are unlawful or prohibited by any applicable laws
(10) Any other activities that SIEH deems inappropriate
Third parties' web sites (other than SIEH Sites) linked to or from this Web Site ("Linked Sites") are independently operated and maintained by such third parties and are not under the control and/or supervision of SIEH. Use of the Linked Sites shall be subject to the terms and conditions stipulated by the operator of each Linked Site. SIEH will not be responsible for any loss or damage, however caused, in connection with the use of any Linked Site, and your access to any of the Linked Sites shall be at your own risk.
Nothing contained in this Web Site shall be interpreted as a recommendation and/or endorsement by SIEH of the contents of the Linked Sites and any products and/or services appearing on and/or provided through such Linked Sites. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to constitute a partnership or the like between the operators of the Linked Sites and SIEH.
Be aware that anything sent in, posted or disclosed to SIEH and/or on our PlayStation Blog can be reproduced, disclosed, transmitted, published, broadcast or posted somewhere else. SIEH, SIE Inc or its affiliates can use without compensation to you any ideas, concepts or techniques that you send, post or disclose, including anything having to do with the development, manufacturing and marketing of our products. If you have rights in anything you send in, post or disclose, you grant to SIEH, SIE Inc and its affiliates the licenses necessary to use it.
SIEH may ask you to provide personal information, meaning individually identifiable information such as your name, address, e-mail address, account ID, password etc. through this Web Site, in order for you to participate in certain activities ("Personal Information"). Personal Information will be used only for the purposes indicated by SIEH when each Personal Information had been solicited. If SIEH wishes to use your Personal Information for purposes that had not been indicated, SIEH will inform you of such new purpose. SIEH will take great care in maintaining the security of the Personal Information and in preventing unauthorized access to it, through the use of reasonably appropriate technology and internal procedures.
SIEH will not share the Personal Information with any third party without your approval, except in the following cases: (This section shall not apply to anonymous information, such as statistical data, from which an individual cannot be identified.)
(1)to persons or companies with whom SIEH engages to carry out or provide support for the operations of certain activities or business, (In such case, SIEH shall require such persons or companies to strictly maintain such Personal Information and not to use it for purpose other than is necessary), or
(2)as may be required by law or court order.
If you wish to review, revise or delete your Personal Information, SIEH will quickly correspond to your request.
You may register for free membership at this Web Site in order to enjoy our member benefits, which may include, but are not limited to, free e-newsletter and promotional offers. To become our member, you must be 18 years old or above. You affirm you are 18 years old or above by registering for and using our member service. SIEH reserves the right to deny any registration request at its sole discretion and for any reason.
SIEH reserves the right to terminate your membership at its sole discretion and for any reason. To terminate your membership, please request in writing to Sony Interactive Entertainment Hong Kong Limited, Suites 01-07, Level 16, Office Tower, Langham Place, 8 Argyle Street, Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAWS, SIEH AND/OR SIE Inc AND/OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES MAKE NO REPRESENTATION AND WARRANTY, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES RIGHTS AND/OR SAFETY OF THE CONTENTS OF THIS WEB SITE, AND ANY REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES RELATING THERETO ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED.
EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAWS, SIEH AND/OR SIE Inc AND/OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OR ACCESS, OR INABILITY TO USE OR ACCESS, THE WEB SITE.
SIEH MAY CHANGE AND/OR ALTER THE CONTENTS OF THIS WEB SITE, OR MAY SUSPEND OR DISCONTINUE THE SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT ANY PRIOR NOTICE. EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAWS, SIEH OR SIE Inc OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY ALTERATION OR CHANGE OF THE CONTENTS.
This Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China unless otherwise expressly provided. All controversies and disputes arising out of or relating to the Web Site and this Terms and Conditions shall be submitted to the courts of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China.
This Terms and Conditions is not intended to limit in any way your rights under the consumer protection statutes. If any portion of this Terms and Conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, such portion shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining portion.
In the event of discrepancies between the English and Chinese versions of the Terms and Conditions, the English version shall prevail.