Welcome to WCTPA. By accessing and using this membership site, you acknowledge and agree to comply with these terms and conditions. Please read them carefully before proceeding.
2.1 Registration and Eligibility
To become a member, you must complete the registration process, providing accurate and up-to-date information. By registering, you confirm that you are an Accountant/Lawyer, Tax Planner/Advisor or accounting professional, or Company registration agent or represent an accounting or legal firm, and meet the eligibility criteria set by the WCTPA.
2.2 Membership Fees
Membership fees are required for accessing and utilizing the services provided by WCTPA. The applicable fees and payment terms will be clearly outlined during the registration process.
2.3 Account Security
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information, including your username and password. Any activities conducted through your account will be considered your responsibility.
2.4 Termination or Suspension
WCTPA reserves the right to terminate or suspend your membership, at its discretion, for violation of these terms and conditions, unethical conduct, or any other reason deemed necessary.
Services and Content
3.1 Description of Services
WCTPA offers a range of services specifically designed for accountants, Lawyers, Tax Planners and Company Registration Agents, including but not limited to this area of expertise. The site may also provide access to content, resources, tools, and other materials related to accounting and Legal matters.
3.2 Intellectual Property Rights
All intellectual property rights, including copyrights, trademarks, and proprietary information, related to the site and its content are owned by the WCTPA. You may not use, reproduce, modify, or distribute any content without obtaining explicit permission.
3.3 User-Generated Content
Users may have the opportunity to contribute content to the site, such as comments, feedback, or forum posts. By submitting content, you grant the WCTPA a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, and worldwide license to use, reproduce, and distribute the content.
3.4 Content Usage Rights
As a member, you are granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable right to access and use the content provided by the WCTPA This right is solely for personal and professional use, and you may not distribute, modify, or sell the content.
4.1 Code of Conduct
Members must adhere to a high standard of professional conduct. This includes complying with accounting standards, regulations, and ethical guidelines, as well as treating other members and the WCTPA staff with respect and professionalism.
4.2 Prohibited Activities
The following activities are strictly prohibited on the membership site:
Engaging in fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading practices.
Uploading or sharing malicious software, viruses, or any other harmful content.
Impersonating another individual or entity.
Engaging in any activity that violates applicable laws or infringes on the rights of others.
Privacy and Data Protection.
5.1 Collection and Use of Personal Information
5.2 Data Security
Reasonable measures will be implemented to safeguard the security of your personal information. However, the WCTPA cannot guarantee the complete security of data transmitted over the internet.
5.3 Cookies and Tracking Technologies
Limitation of Liability
6.1 Disclaimer of Warranties
The WCTPA provides the membership site and its services on an “as is” and “as available” basis. While reasonable efforts are made to ensure accuracy and reliability, no warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, are made regarding the site’s functionality, content, or services.
6.2 Limitation of Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by law, the WCTPA and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of your use of the membership site or reliance on its content.
You agree to indemnify and hold the WCTPA harmless from any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses (including legal fees) arising from your use of the site, violation of these terms and conditions, or infringement of any rights of third parties.
7.1 Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong. Any disputes arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Hong Kong.
7.2 Alternative Dispute Resolution
In the event of any dispute or claim arising from your use of the site, the WCTPA and you agree to attempt to resolve the matter through good faith negotiations. If a resolution cannot be reached, either party may initiate legal proceedings as permitted by applicable law.
7.3 Class Action Waiver
To the fullest extent permitted by law, you and The WCTPA waive the right to participate in any class action or class-wide arbitration brought against each other.
Modifications and Termination
8.1 Modification of Terms and Conditions
The WCTPA reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time. Any changes will be effective upon posting the updated terms and conditions on the site. Continued use of the site after the modifications indicate your acceptance of the updated terms.
Either you or the WCTPA may terminate your membership at any time for any reason. Upon termination, your access to the site and its services will cease.
If any provision of these terms and conditions is deemed invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
9.2 Entire Agreement
These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and the WCTPA regarding your use of the site and supersede any prior agreements or understandings.
9.3 Contact Information
If you have any questions, concerns, or notices regarding these terms and conditions, please contact the WCTPA using the provided contact information.