Terms of Use

By using this website, you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use stated herein.

1. Copyright notice
The website and all the thematic websites (hereinafter referred to as “this website”) of the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) of the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) are created and coordinated by IACM. All contents (including text, pictures, sounds and images) and the program of this website are subject to the copyright owned by the Government of the MSAR and protection of the corresponding laws of the MSAR and international copyright treaties.

This copyright notice may be revised at any time. The revised version will be published on this website replacing the old one. Use of this website, including browsing, downloading, software execution, submission of information, republishing and reproduction of any content of this website, accessing this website via hyperlinks, etc., after release of the revisions, is subject to the revised Terms of Use.

2. Republishing and reproduction
Any part of the contents of this website, except those contents which belong to the third parties, is readily available for use, reproduction and republishing for non-commercial purpose without written consent of IACM. However, users must clearly state “The Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau of the Macao Special Administrative Region” as the source of contents and the date on which the contents were extracted, as well as ensure the accuracy of the contents reproduced. The reproduced contents should neither be presented as an official reproduction nor a certified document of this website.

All or part of the contents in this website is not allowed to be reproduced or republished for commercial purpose in any form without prior written permission of IACM. Any reproduced or republished contents of the program for commercial or non-commercial purpose should not be modified unless such modification is granted with specific written authorization by IACM.

If a third party is the copyright holder of the contents to be reproduced, permission from the third party is necessary prior to reproduction as such contents are subject to their restriction. Users must also adhere to the third party’s copyright notice. This website will generally list the relevant terms and such contents.

3. Quotation of figures
Some of the information in this website is presented in numerical figures. Users may use the relevant figures for further computation and statistical process to derive other figures. However, to publish such derived figures, users must state the data source and clarify their methodology of computation or statistical process.

4. Disclaimer
Whilst IACM endeavours to keep the content of this website accurate, no warranty or guarantee, express or implied, is given by IACM as to the information of such content. IACM provides information in this website on an “as is” basis and assumes no liability of any kind. IACM reserves the right to delete, temporarily suspend or edit all information of this website at any time without prior notice. IACM is not responsible for or liable to compensate for any loss or damage due to the use of information provided by this website.

Some of the hyperlinks in this website direct users to the information or electronic services provided by the websites of other institutions for their convenience. We bear no responsibility for such contents and services and are not liable for any loss or damage incurred as a result of visiting these websites. When a user accesses to any of the external websites via these hyperlinks, it means that the user has already left this website, and should be bound by the terms of use and privacy policy of the website he or she has accessed to.

If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity among the different language versions of this website, the Traditional Chinese version shall prevail.

5. Access to this website via a hyperlink
Building a hyperlink that directs users from an external website to the homepage of this website is allowed without prior consent of IACM. However, the official name of this website should be used for such hyperlink.

Prior written consent of IACM is required for building a hyperlink that directs users to any part of this website other than its homepage.

6. Changes to the Terms of Use
Should there be any updates to these terms of use, we will have them published in a new version replacing the old one and no further notice is required. The date of the revision will be listed in the relevant revised Terms of Use.

July 24, 2012