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Hauzen LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. It is authorized and regulated by the Law Society of Hong Kong. All references on this website to “Hauzen LLP” or “the firm” should be construed as referring to Hauzen LLP. A list of the partners may be inspected at the principal place of business of Hauzen LLP at Suite 3708, Tower Two, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong.
Hauzen LLP is a law firm practising in Hong Kong, but some of the firm’s lawyers are licensed to practice in other jurisdictions. The firm’s lawyers are subject to the rules to the regulatory body with whom they are admitted.
Hauzen Services Limited is a company limited by shares and holds a Trust and Company Service Provider (TCSP) licence issued by the Companies Registry of Hong Kong (licence no. TC002218).
Hauzen has endeavored to comply with all known legal and ethical requirements in compiling this website. The information contained herein is for general informational purposes only as a service to the public, and is not a substitute for legal advice relevant to particular circumstances, nor does it constitute advertising or a solicitation and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Hauzen or any of its lawyers or clients.
Any information contained in this website is not promised or guaranteed to be correct or complete and should not be considered an indication of future results. The information may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Hauzen does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information or materials published on this website. Hauzen assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein.
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To the extent prohibited by law, in no event shall Hauzen be liable for personal injury, or any incidental, special, indirect or consequential damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, damages for loss of profits, loss of data, denials of services (including computer crashes), business interruption or any other commercial damages or losses, arising out of or related to your use or inability to use the website, or any downloaded content, however caused, regardless of the theory of liability (contract, tort, or otherwise), even if Hauzen has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
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- Attempt to impersonate any other person, or otherwise misrepresent your identity, qualifications, affiliations or any other information about you;
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- Attempt to disrupt, overload, harm or impair the functioning of this website; or,
- Engage in any conduct that is unlawful, disruptive or otherwise inappropriate.
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Subject to the restrictions under clause 4, Hauzen grants you a revocable, non-transferable, non-exclusive license to download copies of articles, contact information and other content, solely for your individual or internal business use; provided, that you do not: (a) remove any copyright notice, trademark notice or other intellectual property notice from any copy of any content, or (b) accept any consideration in exchange for any content, or for services provided using any content (including legal services) to any third party.
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Hauzen may revise these terms and conditions from time to time by updating or revising this posting, with the revised terms and conditions taking effect as of the date of its posting. It is your responsibility to check these terms and conditions periodically for changes. Your continued use of the website following the posting of changes on the website will mean that you accept and agree to the changes.
Hauzen will not be deemed to be in breach of this Agreement for any failure or delay in performance caused by reasons beyond its reasonable control, including any natural calamity, act of God or a public enemy, act of any military, civil or regulatory authority, change in any law or regulation, disruption or outage of communications, power or other, failure to perform by any supplier or other third party, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of Hauzen.
If any provision of this Notice is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability will be limited to the maximum extent permissible, and the other provisions of this Notice will remain in full force and effect.
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