Terms and Conditions of Service

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Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our Privacy Statement govern Competition Academic's relationship with you in relation to this website.

References in these policies to “Competition Academic”, “we”, “our” and “us” etc means “Competition Academic Limited (registered in Hong Kong under the Companies Ordinance company number 2427424).

We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes online. Your continued use of this site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this agreement as modified.

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict, or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the site by any third party.

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only.

Commercial use or publication of all or any items displayed is strictly prohibited without our prior authorisation. Documents may be copied for personal or classroom use only provided that source indications are also copied.

Owing to the nature of the Internet we cannot guarantee that our website or the websites to which it is linked will always be available to you.

We expressly exclude liability for any inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

You may create a hypertext link to our website provided such a link is not used in a misleading or defamatory content.

Links from our website are provided for information and convenience only and we have no control over and cannot, therefore, accept responsibility or liability for, the content of any linked third-party website. We do not endorse any linked website or any products or services offered on such a website.

ACCESSING COMPETITION ACADEMIC’S WEBSITE

By accessing this website, you agree to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, please do not use this website. Competition Academic reserves the right to make changes and corrections at any time to these terms and conditions, without notice. You agree to review these terms and conditions regularly and your continued access to or use of the website will mean that you agree to any changes.

RELIANCE ON INFORMATION

Competition Academic has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all information provided through Competition Academic’s website on the internet is accurate at the time of inclusion, however, there may be inadvertent and occasional errors. In spite of our best efforts, the information on this website may become out of date over time.

The information on this site is provided free of charge and solely for information purposes. It is not intended to and does not create a business, employment or professional services relationship between you and Competition Academic.

Competition Academic does not guarantee, and makes no representations or warranties of any kind whether express or implied, about the information or opinions provided through this website, including any items used either directly or indirectly from Competition Academic’s website, and reserves the right to make changes and corrections at any time, without notice. Competition Academic accepts no liability for any inaccuracies or omissions in Competition Academic’s website and any decisions based on information and opinions contained in Competition Academic’s website are at the sole discretion and responsibility of you.

This website may contain third-party owned content and links to other websites which are provided for your convenience. Competition Academic is not responsible for the contents of any external websites which link to this website or which are linked from this website. No judgment or warranty is made with respect to such other websites (or services offered through them) and a link to another site or service is not an endorsement of that site or service. Any use you make of the information provided on this site, or any site or service linked to by this site, is at your own risk. In addition, no links to this website may be included in any other website without Competition Academic’s permission.

This website may contain statements concerning Competition Academic’s business, financial condition, results of operations and certain of Competition Academic’s plans, objectives, projections, expectations or beliefs with respect to those items. These statements may contain forward-looking statements; for example (without limitation) those concerning Competition Academic’s strategy and its ability to achieve it, plans for the launch of new products and services, plans for entry into new markets. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. Competition Academic cautions that any forward-looking statements on this website may, and often do, vary from actual results and the differences between these statements and actual results can be material. Accordingly, you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only at their respective dates. Competition Academic undertakes no obligation to release publicly the results of any revisions to any forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

PAYMENT TERMS

There are 3 options for payment:

  1. Early-bird: receive a 10% discount if full payment is made within 28 days of the invoice date.
  2. Deposit: pay a 20% deposit within 28 days of the invoice date and the remaining balance to be paid by the date stated on the invoice (usually about 3 months before the competition start date).
  3. Normal: pay the full amount by the date stated on the invoice (this option is only available if there is less than 3 months to the start of the competition).

 All payment must be made through PayPal.

 PayPal is a secure payment method you can use to make a payment online. You only need your email address and password to make a payment.

How do I make a payment towards my balance using PayPal?
  • You need to key in the amount you would like to pay and then click on the blue ‘Pay via PayPal’ button.
  • This will take you to the PayPal login page. You can then sign-in with your PayPal sign-in details; (e-mail address and password).
  • This will bring up your PayPal account details.
  • Select the ‘Pay Now’ button to confirm your payment.
  • You will then be navigated to the CA payment screen where a payment confirmation banner will show at the top of the page.
  • PayPal payments will credit the account within 2 working days and you will receive an e-mail almost instantly to confirm the payment.

If for any reason the payment has been declined, an immediate message will be displayed on the PayPal payment page to indicate this. 

If there are any queries you may need to contact PayPal for further assistance.

If Competition Academic Limited has not received payment by the date stated on the invoice then they reserve the right to cancel any participation agreement.


COMPETITION ACADEMIC’S LIABILITY

Competition Academic accepts no liability for any direct, special, indirect, consequential, exemplary or punitive losses or damages, or any other damages whatsoever resulting from whatever cause through the use of any information and opinions obtained either directly or indirectly from Competition Academic’s website or any other website accessed through or referred to on this website.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Please note that some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.

FORCE MAJEURE

In these Terms of Service, “force majeure” means any cause preventing the Host Organisation from performing any or all of its obligations that arises from or is attributable to acts, events, omissions or accidents beyond the reasonable control of the party so prevented, including without limitation strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes (whether involving the workforce of the party so prevented or of any other party), act of God, war, riot, civil commotion, malicious damage, compliance with any law or governmental order, rule, regulation or direction, accident, breakdown of plant or machinery, earthquake, typhoon, fire, flood or storm.

If the Host Organisation is prevented from or delayed in performing any of its obligations to the Participants and Observers under these Regulations by force majeure, it has no liability in respect of the performance of those obligations affected by the force majeure events, both during the continuation of such events and for such time after they cease as is necessary for the Host Organisation to recommence its affected operations in order for it to perform its obligations.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

All the information, contents, text, images, including but not limited to html code, photography and buttons contained within this website are owned by or licensed to Competition Academic and may not be copied, reproduced, republished, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way without our express, advance, written consent. The information and images contained within the pages of this website is the copyright of Competition Academic Limited or one of its subsidiaries around the world. All such rights are reserved.

TRADE MARKS

Competition Academic, Competition Academy, the Competition Academy logo and the Competition Academic Dolphin are all trademarks of Competition Academic. All other trademarks used or referred to in this website are the property of their respective owners.

You must not misuse this site by knowingly introducing viruses or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to this site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this site. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

GENERAL

This website is not directed at any person in any jurisdiction where for any reason the publication or availability of this website is prohibited. Those in respect of whom such prohibitions apply must not access this website. Competition Academic does not represent that anything on the website is appropriate for use or permitted by local laws in any jurisdictions. Those who access this website do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws or regulations; legal advice should be sought in cases of doubt.

If you provide information to Competition Academic through your visit to this website you agree that Competition Academic has unlimited rights to such information and that Competition Academic may use such information in any way Competition Academic chooses. Such information as provided by you shall be non-confidential.

The terms and conditions in this notice shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong. The Hong Kong courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in respect of any dispute which may arise.

In the event that any or any part of the terms and conditions in this notice shall be determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such terms shall, to the extent necessary, be severed from the remaining terms which shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Competition Academic monitors this website's access log information and the connection address from the internet address you are connecting from is automatically included within that. Competition Academic does not share this data with third parties, except to the extent required by a competent court order.

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