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These Terms of Use describe rules for members and visitors to the Aletheia Capital (Hong Kong) Limited website and research service. This website is owned and operated by Aletheia Capital (Hong Kong) Limited. When we use the words we, our and/or asianom.com, forensicasia.com, chartasia.com, asianomicsgroup.com, Asianomics Group we mean Aletheia Capital (Hong Kong) Limited. These Terms of Use do not apply to our other websites. You should review the terms of use posted on our website when you visit them.

We may change these Terms of Use at any time. Please review the Terms of Use each time you visit the website. By using services offered by Aletheia Capital (Hong Kong) Limited (“Aletheia Capital Service”), accessing our research and this website, you accept the most recent version of the Terms of Use.

Information on this website
Much of the information on this website relates to research/products and services offered by Aletheia Capital (Hong Kong) Limited. The materials on this website are for your information only.

You expressly agree that the use of the Aletheia Capital Service, this website and the internet is entirely at your own risk.

Copyright and Usage
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Forwarding and sharing of copyrighted materials
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Paying subscribers/organisations on our research distribution list including trial subscribers, are permitted to forward to a colleague/individual within the same organisation, provided that it shall not exceed, per individual user account, on a monthly basis, a total of more than five (5) forwards, sent each to a single recipient. A forward shall be defined as a single report/email sent to a single recipient.

Links to other websites
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Non-Transferability of Subscription
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Cancellation/Renewal
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Subscription trial offering
Research trials are offered to first-time trial subscribers on a per institution basis. As a general policy we do not offer subsequent free trials. Please feel free to add as many recipients/colleagues within your company, to the trial distribution list. To register for a trial, you will be required to provide a valid company email address and valid contact information. You will receive a notice from us that your free trial is coming to an end or that it has ended. Access to our service will then cease. You may cancel your trial subscription at anytime. Aletheia Capital (Hong Kong) Limited reserves the right to modify, terminate or otherwise amend our offered subscription plans/fees at any time with notice. Aletheia Capital (Hong Kong) Limited also reserves the right to refuse the free trial offer at its sole discretion.

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Limitations of Liability
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THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF ALETHEIA CAPITAL (HONG KONG) LIMITED, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS, IF ANY, FOR LOSSES OR DAMAGES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT OF YOUR ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND NOT EXCEEDING US$100.00. IN NO EVENT SHALL ALETHEIA CAPITAL (HONG KONG) LIMITED, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSSES OR DAMAGES OTHER THAN THE AMOUNT DESCRIBED ABOVE. ALL OTHER DAMAGES, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, ACCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE, RESULTING FROM ANY USE OF THE WEBSITE OR MATERIALS ARE EXCLUDED EVEN IF ALETHEIA CAPITAL (HONG KONG) LIMITED HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

General
Aletheia Capital (Hong Kong) Limited represents, warrants and agrees that any information that it or any of its employees or other representatives provides to subscribers/clients with respect to any corporation (a) will be based upon information available to the public from sources reasonably believed to be reliable, (b) will not be material non-public information, whether based on timing, sequence or content, and (c) will not have been obtained through any (i) act of misappropriation, (ii) unlawful means, or (iii) breach of any rule or regulation by any person.

Aletheia Capital (Hong Kong) Limited reserves the right in its sole discretion, without notice or obligation, to take the needs of any user into consideration, to modify or terminate its website and to deny any user access to its website or any portion thereof. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof. No waiver or amendment of these Terms of Use shall be binding upon Aletheia Capital (Hong Kong) Limited.

Unless otherwise stated, the materials on this website represent views of the authors thereof and are not necessarily those of Aletheia Capital (Hong Kong) Limited, its directors, managers and/or associates. Aletheia Capital (Hong Kong) Limited does not endorse the accuracy or reliability of any information provided on its website by third parties, or of any information in third-party websites and publications that may be linked to our website or referred to within it.

In addition to the rules in these Terms of Use and the Privacy Statement, you may be subject to additional terms that may apply when you access particular services or materials on certain areas in this website, such as when you purchase enhanced services, or by following a link from this website. Please read our Privacy Statement. If you violate these Terms of Use or the Privacy Statement in a way that causes harm to others, you agree to hold Aletheia Capital (Hong Kong) Limited harmless against any liability for that harm.

HOW TO CONTACT US

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