Terms of Use
Terms of Use

Terms of Use

The Jockey Club Perinatal Bereavement Care Website (the “website” described below), is designed for persons experienced pregnancy loss, and their family and friends, helping professionals, and general public (“users” described below). The website is used to provide useful information in terms of pregnancy loss, to facilitate coping with grief after pregnancy loss, to enhance knowledge on pregnancy loss and to provide information for bereavement care. When you use this website, your personal and non-personal data may be collected.

By using the website, you understand and agree to the following Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy and agree to be bound by the same. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, please do not use the website.

Account Registration

You must register an account to access certain functions and features of the website, which include (but not limited to) online referral system, photo journal, peer sharing, self-help materials.

Registration requires you to provide information specified in the registration form, such as username, email address, password, user type, contact information and gender. You agree that your registration information is true, accurate, current, and complete, and you agree to update your registration information regularly.

You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your account login email and password, and you may not permit another person to use your login email and password to access the website. You are responsible for all behaviour/activity that occurs under your account. If you believe that the security of your account information has been compromised, you should immediately change your password through the find my password function or notify The University of Hong Kong by email ( to seek support. The University of Hong Kong shall have no liability for any unauthorized access to or use of your account information.

Use of the Website

The information shown on the website is for referencing purposes only, which does not represent the doctor’s / physician´s professional opinion or advice.

THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, CONCERNING THE WEBSITE, ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED UNDER THE WEBSITE OR ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY AND NONINFRINGEMENT. Specifically, and not to limit the foregoing, The University of Hong Kong makes no warranty or representation (a) regarding the validity, scope or function of the website or any information provided under the website, and (b) that the use of the website or any information provided under the website will not infringe any intellectual property rights of The University of Hong Kong or of a third party.


You agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend The University of Hong Kong, its officers, employees, and agents, against any and all claims, suits, losses, damages, costs, fees, and expenses, resulting from or arising out of your use of the website or any information provided under the website.

As a user

When using the website, users should not rely on the information as professional medical advice or use the website as a replacement for any relationship with the doctor, physician or other qualified healthcare professional. For medical concerns, including decisions about medications and other treatments, users should always consult their physician or, in serious cases, seek immediate assistance from emergency medical personnel. Users are solely responsible for their use or misuse of the information obtained from the website.

You agree that you will not engage in any of the following activities in connection with your use of the website:

  1. Use the website for any illegal purpose or in violation of any local, national, or international law;
  2. Interfere with the operation of the website or any user’s experience of the website, including (but not limited to): (a) by uploading or otherwise disseminating any virus, adware, spyware, worm, or other malicious codes; (b) by interfering with or disrupting any network, equipment, or server connected to or used to provide the website;
  3. Copy, revise/edit, or generate content in the website; sell, transfer, display the website to public or by other means to use the website content, graphics, icons and images without the written consent of The University of Hong Kong.

The University of Hong Kong may do any of the following without notice:

  1. Record any information provided by the user when using the website;
  2. Create, edit or remove any of the website content (including these Terms of Use), graphics, icons or images; (By continuing to use the website after changes are made to these Terms of Use, you agree to such changes.)
  3. Temporarily or permanently suspend the website (or any part thereof) or remove your account and delete any information you provided through the website.

Useful Resources

  1. All copyrights of trademarks, texts, images, audio files, video files and other contents from the linked websites are owned by the respective copyright owners of the organisations. Please contact the respective organisations for any enquiries or use of contents in the linked websites.
  2. The University of Hong Kong has no relations with, and accepts no legal or other liability for all promotions, transactions and other related matters that are from the linked websites of the respective organisations.
  3. If owners of the linked websites of the respective organisations do not wish The University of Hong Kong to continue to provide their website link in the website, please contact The University of Hong Kong by email ( The link shall be removed in due course.

Dealing with Third Parties

You agree that The University of Hong Kong shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any dealings between yourself and any third parties, whether such dealings arise from the introduction of such third parties through using the website or not.

Agree to receive electronic messages

By using the website, you agree to receive electronic messages from The University of Hong Kong. The Privacy Policy will further elaborate the terms.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the website or these Terms of Use, or you wish to provide feedback, please contact The University of Hong Kong with the information at

These Terms of Use are available in English and Chinese. In case of discrepancies between the English and Chinese versions, the English version shall apply and prevail.

The University of Hong Kong reserves the right of final interpretation for the Terms of Use.