Terms of Use
 



(Last Update: 2004-12-28)

1. Copyright Notices

Macao SAR Government Portal (Gov.mo) is coordinated by Public Administration and Civil Service Bureau (SAFP). All Contents (texts, graphics, sounds and images) and the software programs are copyrighted and protected by the laws of Macao SAR and international agreements.

Since Gov.mo is jointly operated by SAFP and other government agencies, all Contents uploaded by the agencies are subjected to these Terms of Use, unless they are explicitly identified as different terms of use.

These Terms of Use may be amended from time to time. Changes will be posted on this page and your use of Gov.mo, including browsing, downloading, running application program, submitting information to, redistributing, reproducing and linking to Gov.mo, after such changes have been posted will constitute your agreement to the modified Terms of Use and all of the changes.

 

2. Reproduction of Contents

Any part of the Contents in Gov.mo, except those from third parties, is readily available for non-commercial use, reproduction, and redistribution without permission from SAFP. However,

- Users must identify the Macao SAR Government Portal as the source, and the date of obtaining the Contents;

- Users must ensure the accuracy of the Contents copied or reproduced;

- The reproduction is not representing any official reproduction, nor is endorsed by the Gov.mo.

The Contents of Gov.mo, in whole or in part, is prohibited from being commercially reproduced, republished, or redistributed in any way without the written permission from SAFP. Also, no any revision on the Contents is allowed no matter for commercial or non-commercial reproduction and redistribution, except those have obtained the special written permission from SAFP.

If the Contents to be reproduced are subject to copyrights held by third parties, some restrictions on the reproduction of Contents may apply and it may be necessary to seek permission from the rights holder prior to reproducing the Contents. Users should follow the copyright notice of the party. Gov.mo would list out all the terms together with these contents.

 

3. Use of Statistic data

There is a portion of the Contents in Gov.mo published in numbers, users can use these materials for calculation and statistic to obtain new figures. Users have to quote the source and explain the methods of calculation and/or statistic to obtain the new figures, if the figures are to be posted, published, or distributed.

 

4. Disclaimer

Gov.mo is highly concerned about the accuracy of the Contents. However, we do not guarantee or promise the materials implicitly or explicitly. The Contents in Gov.mo are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind. SAFP reserves the rights to delete, stop posting or edit information of Gov.mo at any time without prior notice. SAFP shall also not be liable for any damage or loss of any kind caused as a result (direct or indirect) of the use of Gov.mo, including but not limited to any damage or loss suffered as a result of reliance on the Contents contained in or available from Gov.mo.

Gov.mo includes hyperlinks or pointers to information or e-services in the websites of other organizations, provision of these links and pointers is solely for users' information and convenience, and Gov.mo is not responsible for these contents and e-services and shall not be liable for any damages or loss arising from access to those web sites. When a link to an outside website is selected, user is leaving the Gov.mo and is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of the outside website.

 

5. Linking to Gov.mo

It is not necessary to get any permission to link to the head page of Gov.mo, but it is necessary to use the following expressions in the links:

Chinese: 澳門特區政府入口網站

Portuguese: Portal do Governo da RAE de Macau

English: Macao SAR Government Portal

Users have to get the written permission from SAFP in order to link to any other page of Gov.mo.

 

6. Changes of the Terms

The revised Terms of Use will be posted without any prior notice if changes are made, and the revising date will be printed in the page.

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