secretcornerhk.com (Site) is owned and operated by SECRET CORNER LIMITED (SC, we, our, us).
SC provides the Site as a venue for people to access information and to place orders for products that are offered for sale by SC through the Site (Products).
▪ Accounts and passwords
If you create an account for using any of the services or features available on the Site, you are responsible for all use of your username and/or password and must keep these details secure.
SC may close accounts if any user is seen to be using proxy IPs (Internet Protocol addresses) which disrupt any of our services or is an attempt to hide the use of multiple accounts. If you use multiple logins for the purpose of disrupting the Site or other users you may have action taken against all of your accounts.
▪ Your Content
You may be able to upload and publish materials to or through the Site, including text, images, information, comments and other data, via email, comment, post, blog, enquiry or other means (Content). You own any Content you upload and publish (Your Content). Other Users own any Content they upload and publish (User Content).
▪ Responsibility for Your Content
You create and provide us with Your Content at your own risk and you are personally responsible and liable for Your Content. By uploading and publishing Your Content, you acknowledge that it does not contain any confidential information and may be seen by others.
SC has discretion of the use of Your Content on the Site. We are not obliged to use, maintain or display Your Content on the Site. If we do use Your Content we may use it to publicise and promote us and the Site. You are not entitled to any payment from us for Your Content or our use of it.
▪ Prohibitions on Your Content
Your Content must not include anything which:
(a) you do not have the right to disclose under law or an obligation you have to a third party (such as confidentiality agreements);
(b) reveals your or another person’s identity or sensitive information, such as names, email addresses, phone numbers or addresses;
(c) infringes or can possibly infringe rights, including intellectual property rights (such as copyrights and trademarks of others); or
(d) is or can be taken by any others as being harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, vulgar, obscene, invasive of privacy, immoral or otherwise offensive or illegal.
If you fail to abide by these prohibitions on your content, you may receive an email from SC informing you why your contribution has been refused or edited. This email will also include a warning that continuing to break the rules may result in action being taken against your account or accounts. This action may include any content posted by you being checked before allowed to go on the site or a temporary or permanent suspension of your ability to participate in any or all areas of SC.
▪ Our use of Your Content
By submitting Your Content through the Site, you grant us (our successors and our related bodies corporate, partners and their successors) a royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive licence to use in any way, part or all of Your Content in any medium (including but not limited to the Site), by any means and for any purpose (including commercial purposes), and to authorise others to do so. SC, our successors, assignees and licensees may do or omit to do anything to Your Content which may infringe your moral rights in Your Content, including editing, altering and reproducing Your Content in any manner or context, in perpetuity throughout the world.
▪ Monitoring, modification and removal of Content
We do not monitor, verify, approve, endorse, sanction, encourage, support or agree with Your Content or User Content including without limitation any comments, opinions or statements submitted, uploaded or otherwise posted on the Site.
We may, but have no obligation to, amend, supplement, delete or update Our Content (defined below), Your Content or User Content, without notifying you and at our sole discretion. However, we may remove any defamatory, misleading, false, offensive or otherwise illegal material (including in Your Content) that we become aware of, without notifying you.
We may correct any errors which appear on the Site and reject any Orders which have been received in connection with such errors.
SC has the right to refuse or cancel any Orders placed for Products listed at the incorrect price.
SC's right to refuse or cancel any Orders will apply whether or not the Order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your Order is cancelled, SC will immediately issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the charge.
Prices displayed on the Site are shown in Hong Kong dollars, where applicable. Prices are subject to change at any time.
Delivery costs will be charged in addition to the price of the Products.
Unless otherwise stated, any accessories shown in any image of Products are not included in the price.
▪ Overseas Orders
SC does not covert the total price of Orders into other currencies. We will bill your credit or debit card or PayPal account in Hong Kong dollars and the card company or PayPal will convert the charges for you. If you have any questions about currency conversions please contact your bank or financial institution.
The actual price charged to overseas customers will be subject to the exchange rate applied by the customer's credit or debit card company.
Customers outside Hong Kong may be liable for any customs and import duty, quotas, permits, product restrictions and other local requirements. These charges must be paid by the recipient of the parcel. Customs policies vary widely from country to country. Therefore we suggest that you check the requirements in your country before placing an order. We will not be liable for any custom or import duties.
▪ Interactions with other Users
You indemnify and hold us harmless for any actions of any other User and any dispute or claim that you may make against any other User, irrespective of whether it relates to the use of the Site.
▪ No illegal use
You must not use the Site in any manner or for any purpose which is illegal.
▪ Our Content
All materials displayed on the Site, including without limitation, all text, graphics, advertisements, names, logos, trade marks, applications and software (whether registered or not) (Our Content) are our property or the property of their respective owners (including our licensors and other Users) and are protected by copyright, trade mark and other intellectual property laws.
You may use Our Content for your personal, non-commercial purposes, such as to obtain information about Products and/or place an order for Products using this Site. Except where the law expressly allows, you may not use, reproduce, modify, distribute, post, transmit, distribute, publish or create derivative works from, or use for any commercial purpose, any part of Our Content.
To the extent allowed by law, SC does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, security or currency of Our Content or User Content and we have no liability to you for your use or reliance on Our Content or User Content.
Any unauthorised use of the materials appearing on this Site may violate copyright, trade mark and other applicable laws and could result in criminal or civil penalties.
SC reserves all other rights not expressly granted.
▪ Outbound links
The Site may contain hyperlinks to sites operated by third parties (including social media sites) (Linked Sites). Access to Linked Sites is provided for convenience only and you are responsible for deciding whether you want to use a Linked Site. You access these sites and use or buy their products and services solely at your own risk.
When you access and use Linked Sites, you are subject to their terms and conditions of use. SC does not control or endorse and are not responsible for any features, content, Products or other materials on or available from a Linked Site. Any rights, claims or actions you may have in respect of a Linked Site can only be brought directly against the owners or operators of the Linked Site.
SC may receive payments and/or commissions from owners or operators of Linked Sites and you will not have any claims, benefits or rights on these payments.
▪ Liability and indemnity
To the extent permitted by law, SC and its directors, officers, employees, agents and contractors exclude all liability to you in connection with the Site. You indemnify and hold us harmless for any and all claims, loss or damage however arising, (whether in negligence or otherwise) in connection with:
(b) your use, misuse of reliance on the Site, Our Content, User Content or Linked Sites;
(c) your Content, including its use, misuse or misappropriation; or
(d) any other acts or omissions by you.
▪ Site Disclaimers
We do not accept responsibility for any interference, loss or damage to your data, computer system, or mobile device which arises in connection with your use of the Site. Although reasonable precautions have been taken, we do not guarantee that access to the Site will be uninterrupted, or that there will be no failures, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information, or that no viruses will be transmitted on the Site.
▪ Force Majeure
SC will not be liable for any delay in performing any of its obligations if the delay is caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control, such as failure of or interruption in the provision of essential services such as electricity supply, bank payment systems or postal deliveries.
▪ Transfer and Assignment
If SC merges with, sells to or otherwise changes control of its business or the Site, we may, without giving you notice or seeking your consent, transfer or assign to a third party, personal information, content and rights that SC has collected from you and any agreements it had made with you in connection with your use of the Site.
If any part of these terms is found to be void, invalid, unlawful or unenforceable, then that part will be severed from these terms and the remaining terms will remain in force and comprise the agreement between you and SC.
The failure by SC to exercise or enforce any right or provision under these terms will not constitute a waiver of the right or provision. Any waiver of any provision under these terms will only be effective if it is in writing and signed by SC.
If you access this Site in a jurisdiction other than Hong Kong, you are responsible for compliance with the laws of that jurisdiction, to the extent that they apply. SC makes no representations that the content of the Site complies with the laws of any country outside Hong Kong.