All contents on this website do not contain, constitute or intend to provide any information which is part of any sales brochure, advertisement, sales materials, offer for sale, request or seeking general or specific expression of intent to purchase any first-hand unsold residential property in Hong Kong owned by HKR International Limited or any of its subsidiaries, the sales of which are regulated by the Residential Properties (First-hand Sales) Ordinance.
Acceptance of Terms
You agree not to provide or make known your user name or password to any other person to enable that person's access and unauthorized use of the Services. You will be the only authorized user of the Services through your user name and password. You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the registration form and maintain and promptly update the registration data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.
Rights to Make Changes
The Company reserves the right to change or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Services (or any part thereof) at any time without prior notice. The Company shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Services.
Links to other websites
The Company shall not be responsible for the contents available on or the set-up of any other websites linked to this website. Access to and use of such other websites is at your own risk and subject to any terms and conditions applicable to such access/use. By providing hyperlinks to other websites, the Company shall not be deemed to endorse, recommend, approve, guarantee or introduce any third parties or the service/products they provide on their web site, or have any form of cooperation with such third parties and websites. The Company is not a party to any contractual arrangements entered into between you and the provider of the external website.
Links to this Website
You may set up hyperlink to this website from other websites if you first obtain the written approval from the Company (which may be withdrawn at any time at the discretion of the Company). You will terminate the hyperlink within two days of your receipt of a notice from the Company.
As a condition of your use of this website, you must not:
a. trespass, break into, access, use or attempt to trespass, break into, access or use any other parts of our servers, and/or any data areas for which you have not been authorised by us;
b. restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying this website;
c. post or transmit any unlawful, fraudulent, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane, threatening, abusive, hateful, offensive, or otherwise objectionable or unreasonable information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that may constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, national or foreign law;
d. post or transmit any advertisements, solicitations, chain letters, pyramid schemes, investment opportunities or schemes or other unsolicited commercial communication, or engage in spamming or flooding;
e. post or transmit any information or software which contains any virus, trojan horse, worm or other harmful component;
f. post, publish, transmit, reproduce, distribute or in any way exploit any information obtained through this website for commercial purposes; or
g. upload, post, publish, transmit, reproduce, or distribute in any way, information obtained through this website which is protected by copyright, or other proprietary right, or create derivative works with respect thereto, without the prior written permission of the copyright owner or right holder.
Third Party Information
This website may contain information provided by third party providers or sourced by the Company from other references or sources. The information on this website may not be regarded as any recommendation or endorsement by the Company for any purpose with respect to any person, product or service. The Company do not accept any responsibility whatsoever in respect of such information. Any use of and reliance on such information is at your own risk. Views, comments and opinions expressed in the forum do not represent the views of or any endorsement by the Company. You are cautioned as to the reliability and accuracy of opinions expressed in these columns. All information such as data, text, messages or other materials ("the Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, shall be the sole responsibility of the person from which the Content originated. The Company shall not be liable in any way for the Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via this website. The Company reserves the absolute right to remove, screen and refuse to post the Content via this website without prior notice.
General Practices Regarding Use and Storage
The Company may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Services, including but without limitation the maximum number of days that email messages or other uploaded contents will be retained by the Services, the maximum number of email messages that may be sent from or received by an account on the Services, the maximum size of any email message that may be sent from or received by an account on the Services, the maximum disk space that will be allotted on the servers on your behalf, and the maximum number of times you may access the Services in a given period of time. The Company has no responsibility or liability for the deletion of, or failure to store any messages and other communications or other contents maintained or transmitted by the Services.
The Company may at its sole discretion charge such fee from time to time for extra email accounts beyond the quota. In such cases, you must settle the payment to us within one month from the date of your submission of the registration form.
The Company reserves the absolute right to open your chosen email name to other user without prior notice to you. The Company expressly disclaims any liabilities to user in reserving any email name.
This website provides a platform for users to connect with one another in providing their own goods or services. The Company does not participate in any transactions nor liable for any loss arising from or as a result of the transactions. It is the responsibility of both the seller and buyer to ensure that the items or services listed for sale and bought by users are appropriate for sale under all applicable laws and transactions. Sellers and buyers are also completely responsible for working out their sale and exchange logistics and resolve any disputes that may arise from the transactions. You may not sell items or services that are obscene, infringes the rights of a third party, including items that violate copyrights, trademarks, publicity, or privacy rights of third parties. The Company reserves the absolute right to screen and refuse to post the Content via this website without prior notice.
Intellectual property rights
All intellectual property rights subsisting in respect of this website belong to the Company or have been licensed to the Company, its subsidiaries, holding companies, associated companies, or affiliates. Except with the express permission of the Company, you are not allowed to upload, post, publish, reproduce, transmit or distribute in any way any component of this website itself or create derivative works with respect thereto. You agree that we are free to use, disclose, adopt and modify all and any ideas, concepts, knowhow, proposals, suggestions, comments and other communications and information provided by you to us ("Feedback") in connection with this website and/or Services without any payment to you. You hereby waive and agree to waive all and any rights and claims for any consideration, fees, royalties, charges and/or other payments in relation to our use, disclosure, adoption and/or modification of any or all of your Feedback.
All information in this website is for your general reference only. The Company does not accept any responsibility whatsoever in respect of such information. Your access to and use of this website is at your sole risk and is provided "as is". This website is for your personal use only and the Company makes no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation, any warranties on non-infringement, accuracy or fitness for a particular purpose. Neither the Company nor its subsidiaries, holding companies, associated companies, or affiliates assumes any responsibility that:
a. the information on this website is accurate, adequate, current or reliable, or may be used for any purpose other than for general reference;
b. the information on this website is free of defect, error, omission, virus or anything which may change, erase, add to or damage your software, data or equipment;
c. messages sent through the internet will be free from interception, corruption or loss;
d. access to this website will be available or be uninterrupted; or
e. defects in this website will be corrected.
In no event will the Company, its subsidiaries, holding companies, associated companies, or affiliates be liable to you or any other person for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages, including any loss of business or profit, arising out of any use, or inability to use, the information on this website. You will exercise and rely solely on your own skill and judgment in your use and interpretation of the information. You are responsible to ensure that your use of the information complies with all applicable legal requirements.
All contents on this website does not contain, constitute or intend to provide any information which is part of any sales brochure, advertisement, sales materials, offer for sale, request or seeking general or specific expression of intent to purchase any first-hand unsold residential property in Hong Kong owned by HKR International Limited or any of its subsidiaries, the sales of which are regulated by the Residential Properties (First-hand Sales) Ordinance.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Discovery Bay Golf Club Limited ("the Company") is committed to protecting your privacy.
Types of Data Collected
From time to time, it is or will be necessary for you to supply to the Company your data including but not limited to when you submit the Application for Member and Application for Change of Nominee or visit our website at www.dbgc.hk which may place “cookie” in your computer's browser to collect your personal identification data such as name, date of birth, email address, address, telephone number, membership number, account number and other relevant information to realize your preferences. Failure to supply such data may result in the Company's being unable to provide its services to you.
Purposes for which data are used
The purposes for which we may use the data collected or to be collected by the Company are divided into obligatory purposes and voluntary purposes. If the data is to be used for an obligatory purpose, you MUST provide the data to the Company if you want the Company to provide the services for which you are applying. If the data is only to be used for a voluntary purpose, the Company will obtain your consent and you can tell the Company not to use the data for that purpose and we will not do so.
Purposes for which it is obligatory for you to provide the data are:-
1. handling and following up enquiries and matters related hereto;
2. meeting the requirements to make disclosure under requirements of any law binding on the Company;
3. to process your requests or enquiries;
4. to process and complete transaction requested by you;
5. designing new or enhancing existing services provided by us for members’ use;
7. to administer and enforce the rules of contests, promotions and games offered by us and/or the terms of our commercial dealings;
8. for our internal business and administrative purposes;
9. to assist in law enforcement purposes and to meet requirements imposed by law or for claims-related purposes;
10. for safety or security purposes;
11. to ensure ongoing credit worthiness of you;
12. to determine amounts owed to or by you;
13. to enforce your obligations, including without limitation the collection of amounts outstanding from you and those providing security for you;
14. purposes relating thereto.
Purposes for which it is only voluntary for you to provide the data are:-
1. sending to you direct marketing, promotional information and/or materials and/or offers and news of the Company’s products and services,
2. sending you our future marketing purposes and/or joint promotion with our subsidiaries, holding companies, associated companies, affiliates or in conjunction with products/services offered by our affiliates or business partners; and
3. conducting customer and service surveys.
Notice for Direct Marketing
We intend to use your personal data including your name, membership number, account number, address, telephone numbers, fax number, email and other contact information collected for marketing communications such as direct-mail, email, telephone calls and SMS containing news, promotions, offers, events to be offered by us or our business partners in relation to the following classes of products and services: club magazine/newsletter, club handbook, Golf tournaments, prizes of anniversary party introduction and birthday card with coupons which may contain advertising materials includes sports and leisure , accommodation, travel, transportation, retain, food and beverage, credit cards, financial and investment services, wedding and banquet, conference and event, real estate, entertainment, publications, fashion and jewellery , health and wellness, spa and body care, telecommunications, social networking, charity, media and public relations.
We may not use your personal information for direct marketing without your consent. If you do not allow and agree us to use the data for the voluntary purposes including direct marketing as listed above, please tick the opt-out checkbox when you fill in the Company’s forms and any other documents (if applicable).
You may also opt-out from receiving any of our information and services at any time, free of charge. We provide the following opt-out channels for you to unsubscribe from receiving any or all of the above classes of products and services (please specify):-
Please address to Discovery Bay Golf Club, Valley Road, Discover y Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong (Attention: Membership Department)
Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org together with your name and membership number.
You will be removed from our mailing list within SEVEN days upon our receipt of your request.
Disclosure of Personal Data
Data held by the Company relating to you will be kept confidential. In cases where the Company do collect the data from you, we will:
2. where relevant, give you the opportunity to “opt out” (that is to restrict the uses the Company will make of such data);
3. tell you how the Company will store the data and how you can review, change and delete the data the Company has stored.
The Company may, where such disclosure is necessary to satisfy the purpose, or a directly related purpose, for which the data was collected provide such data to the following parties:
1. any subsidiaries, holding companies, associated companies, or affiliates of the Company;
2. any agent, contractor or third party service provider who provides services to the Company, its subsidiaries, holding companies, affiliates, and associated companies in connection with the operation of their business;
3. any credit reference agencies, in the event of default, to debt collection agencies; and
4. any other person or company who is under a duty of confidentiality to the Company, its subsidiaries, holding companies, affiliates, and associated companies and has undertaken to keep such information confidential.
Access and Correction of Personal Data
You have the right to:
1. check whether the Company holds any personal data relating to you and the right of access to such data;
2. require the Company to correct any data relating to you which is inaccurate; and
3. ascertain the Company's policies and practices in relation to personal data.
Request for access and correction of data and the kinds of data held should be addressed in writing to:
Data Protection Officer
Discovery Bay Golf Club Limited
Valley Road, Discovery Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
You may also request the Company to delete the data from any active mailing or distribution list. To exercise any of your rights, contact us at the address or email the Company marking your communication “Confidential”.
The Company may take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or permitting corrections to your information. In accordance with the terms of the Ordinance, the Company has the right to charge a reasonable fee for the processing of any data access request.