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Copyright Notice

1. By accessing the Primary Care Directory (www.pcdirectory.gov.hk) (“the Directory”) or any of its webpages, you unconditionally agree to the terms of this Copyright Notice and as they may be modified and/or supplemented from time to time by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“the Government”) without prior notice to you. Please check this webpage regularly for any modifications and/or supplements which may be made.

Scope of Copyright Ownership
2. Unless otherwise indicated, the materials found on the Directory are subject to copyright owned by the Government.

Contents on the Directory
3. Unless otherwise indicated, the Government copyright protected materials found on the Directory may be reproduced and distributed free of charge in any format or medium for personal or internal use within an organisation, subject to the following conditions:

(a) the copy or copies made must not be for sale, or exchange for any benefit, gain, profit or reward, or any other commercial purposes. "Commercial purposes" includes without limitation the following:
(i) the purpose to offer to supply goods, services, facilities, land or an interest in land;
(ii) the purpose to offer to provide a business opportunity or an investment opportunity;
(iii) the purpose to advertise or promote goods, services, facilities, land or an interest in land;
(iv) the purpose to advertise or promote a business opportunity or an investment opportunity;
(v) the purpose to advertise or promote a supplier, or a prospective supplier, of goods, services, facilities, land or an interest in land; and
(vi) the purpose to advertise or promote a provider, or a prospective provider, of a business opportunity or an investment opportunity, in the course of or in the furtherance of any business;
(b) such materials must be reproduced accurately and must not be used in a manner adversely affecting any moral rights of the Government; and
(c) the Government must be acknowledged as the copyright owner of such materials and acknowledgement must be given to "the Primary Care Directory (www.pcdirectory.gov.hk)" as the source of such materials.
4. Please note that the permission given in clause 3 above only applies to Government copyright protected materials found on the Directory. The Government reserves the right to withdraw any permission given in clause 3 above at any time without any prior notice to you.
5. Prior written consent of the Government is required if you intend to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use any Government copyright protected materials found on the Directory in any way other than that permitted in clause 3 above, or for any purpose other than that permitted in clause 3 above. Such requests shall be addressed to the Primary Care Office of the Department of Health via email at pco@dh.gov.hk.
6. Where third party copyright is involved in the materials found in the Directory, authorisation or permission to reproduce or distribute or otherwise use such materials must be obtained from the copyright owners concerned.

Contents on Linked Websites
7. For the avoidance of doubt, the permission given in clause 3 above does not extend to any contents on other websites linked to the Directory. If you intend to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use any contents on any such linked websites, you shall obtain all necessary authorisation or permission from the copyright owners concerned.
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