Unless otherwise indicated, this website and its contents, including but not limited to all text, HTML code, CGI scripts, graphics, button images, and the site design and “look and feel” are the property of THE CHINA GAP Technologies and are protected pursuant to Australian and foreign copyright and trademark laws. By accessing this website, you agree to the following terms and conditions, which govern this website.

This website and the material on this website may not be modified, copied, distributed, republished, downloaded, uploaded or commercially exploited in any manner without the prior written consent of THE CHINA GAP, except that you are permitted to download a copy of any of the materials on this website on a single computer for personal non-commercial use, provided no copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices are removed. No intellectual property or other rights in or to this website or its contents are transferred to you.

The information on this website is provided solely for illustrative purposes and does not create any business, contractual or employment relationship. The material on this website is provided as is and is without warranty of any kind. THE CHINA GAP disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including without limitation, the implied warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to this website and the material on this website. THE CHINA GAP also makes no representations or warranties as to whether the information accessible on this website is accurate, complete or current.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws, in no event shall THE CHINA GAP be liable for any damages of any kind or character, including without limitation any compensatory, incidental, direct, indirect, special, punitive, or consequential damages, loss of use, loss of data, loss caused by virus, loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, claims of third parties, or other losses of any kind or character, even if THE CHINA GAP has been advised of the possibility of such damage of losses, arising out of or in connection with this website or the contents of this website.

THE CHINA GAP shall own and shall have the unrestricted right to use, distribute, publish, and otherwise exploit any and all information posted to this website and you hereby waive any claims against THE CHINA GAP for any alleged or actual infringement of any rights, including rights of privacy or publicity, moral rights, or rights of attribution in connection with THE CHINA GAP’s use of such postings. Any posting on this website of material that is threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene or that would constitute or encourage conduct that violates any law or infringes any intellectual property, privacy or other right of any third party, or that contains a computer virus or other destructive element or advertising, or constitutes or contains false or misleading statements is expressly prohibited. THE CHINA GAP reserves the right to refuse to post and to remove any posting, in whole or in part, in its sole discretion.

THE CHINA GAP does not regularly review material posted to this website or material on websites linked to this website. THE CHINA GAP does not necessarily endorse such material and shall have no responsibility for such material.

THE CHINA GAP reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by updating this posting. Use of this website following any such changes constitutes acceptance of such changes. The trademarks, service marks, designs and logos displayed on this website are the registered and unregistered trademarks of THE CHINA GAP and its licensors.

Terms

Your access to the THE CHINA GAP website is conditional upon your acceptance and compliance with the terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers contained in this document and elsewhere on the THE CHINA GAP website (known collectively as “Terms of Use”). Your use of the THE CHINA GAP website constitutes your agreement to the Terms of Use. THE CHINA GAP reserves the right to amend the Terms of Use at any time. Since you are bound by these Terms of Use, you should periodically refer to them in this document and elsewhere on the THE CHINA GAP website.

The material contained in this website is provided for general information purposes only. It does not constitute professional advice and must not be relied on. Despite our best efforts, it may not be complete, up-to-date or applicable to the circumstances in a particular case. THE CHINA GAP makes no guarantees or representations as to the accuracy, reliability, or currency of information in this site or the results of its use. Professional advice should be sought before acting or relying upon the information in this site. Links to other sites are provided only to facilitate the easy connection of users to those particular sites.

THE CHINA GAP does not endorse or accept any liability to any person for the content of the information or services (or the use of such information or services) that is provided on linked sites. The materials on this site are provided without any warranties of any kind either expressed or implied. Use of any information provided on any other site linked to this site is at the sole risk of users.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, THE CHINA GAP disclaims and does not accept any liability or responsibility for any warranties, expressed or implied, or representations, including, without limitation, as to the accuracy or completeness of the contents of this site, and any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

All information, text, material, graphics such as trademarks, logos and service marks on this site are copyright © THE CHINA GAP and its suppliers unless expressly indicated otherwise on the website. The content is protected by Australian and international copyright and trademark laws. You must not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, distribute, store in a retrieval system, transmit or upload the content in any way except as expressly provided for on the THE CHINA GAP website or expressly authorized in writing by THE CHINA GAP.

Privacy

THE CHINA GAP considers your privacy a high priority and believes that the establishment of trust and privacy is important to the continued growth of our business and the Internet in general. THE CHINA GAP also believes that the efficient collection, use and transfer of personal information serves to enhance the development of commerce, the Internet and electronic commerce, provided that such information is handled in a fair and responsible manner. Like many other organisations, when dealing with personal information, THE CHINA GAP must comply with the National Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act. This privacy statement explains what information THE CHINA GAP gathers from you through our website and how we may use it.

Collection of Personal Information

The China Gap acknowledges and respects your privacy. The information you provide is being collected by The China Gap for the purpose of processing your registration or enquiry. The provision of the information requested is voluntary. However, if you do not provide the information requested, we may be unable to process your registration or enquiry. Conferences and exhibitions will use the information to keep you informed about products, services, offers and upcoming events and to improve services to you. The China Gap will also share information about you with other members of the The China Gap Group for these purposes. However, neither The China Gap nor other members of the The China Gap Group will send you information about these products or services if you ask us not to. If you do not want to receive information about our other products, services, offers or events please call us or email us. The China Gap will also provide information about you to the sponsors of and the exhibitors in the conference and exhibition for the purpose of providing you with direct marketing offers, which we think, may be of interest to you. If you do not consent to this disclosure of information about you by The China Gap please call us or email us.

You have a right to access the information The China Gap holds about you. Please direct any queries you may have in relation to the use of information about you to the number or email address on our contact us page.

Refund Policy

The China Gap is a tourism products wholesaler who sells only to travel agencies, not the general public. Our refund policy is based upon the terms and condition of the tourism products providers from across the globe and individually agreed upon with our travel agency clients.

THE CHINA GAP Websites

THE CHINA GAP may also collect personal information when users submit comments or other messages to THE CHINA GAP through its website. Additionally, THE CHINA GAP uses its website as a recruiting tool, and users of the THE CHINA GAP website may therefore send resumes containing personal information to THE CHINA GAP via its or a third party’s website.

It is never necessary for users of the THE CHINA GAP website to provide any personal information to access or use its website. If at any point THE CHINA GAP requests personal information as part of the access or use of its website, a user may opt out of providing such information to THE CHINA GAP, and the decision will not affect the user’s access to or use of the THE CHINA GAP website. Likewise, THE CHINA GAP does not require that users submit any optional information requested on registration forms to access or use its website. Any information THE CHINA GAP may collect about website usage is anonymous unless the user registers with the website or provides personal information in the course of a transaction. THE CHINA GAP will not collect any other personal information about visitors to the website except when they knowingly provide it.

Additionally, THE CHINA GAP may collect personal information through its website by using cookies and click trails. All information collected by means of cookies or click trails will not contain identifying information, and is aggregated and only used by THE CHINA GAP to develop and track traffic patterns and the volume of use of its website. If you do not want to receive a cookie from our website, you may set your browser to refuse cookies or to notify you when you receive a cookie, which you may then refuse.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

THE CHINA GAP will use your personal information for the purpose disclosed at the time of collection or as otherwise set out in this Privacy Policy. THE CHINA GAP may also use or disclose personal information for a number of purposes, including:

  • providing the products, services or information you request from THE CHINA GAP;
  • compiling aggregate statistics of the use of its website;
  • maintaining and administering the THE CHINA GAP website;
  • following up on comments and other messages that users submit to THE CHINA GAP through its website;
  • direct marketing and promotional efforts by or on behalf of THE CHINA GAP and to keep individuals informed of new developments and activities that may be of interest. If THE CHINA GAP contacts you in this way, we will give you the opportunity to decline any further marketing communications;
  • contacting and recruiting individuals who submit resumes through its or a third party’s website;
  • to third parties retained to assist THE CHINA GAP in its business, including marketing consultants, recruitment agencies, event coordinators, promotions companies, website hosts, and our professional advisers such as lawyers and accountants

Correcting, Updating and Removing Personal Information

You can generally access the personal information THE CHINA GAP holds about you by contacting the THE CHINA GAP Privacy Officer as set out below. THE CHINA GAP will provide you with access unless it is legally authorized to decline your request. THE CHINA GAP may charge a reasonable amount for providing access.

If you wish to change personal information that is out of date or inaccurate at any time, contact the THE CHINA GAP Privacy Officer. After notice from you, THE CHINA GAP will take reasonable steps to correct any information which is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. If you wish to have your personal information deleted you should let THE CHINA GAP know and THE CHINA GAP will delete that information wherever practicable.

THE CHINA GAP may refuse a request to access, amend or delete personal information in certain circumstances. If THE CHINA GAP does refuse a request, it will give you a reason for its decision and, in the case of amendment, it will note with the personal information concerned that its accuracy is disputed.

Data Security and Integrity

THE CHINA GAP has put in place certain technological and procedural security functions to protect the personal information it collects, uses or transfers from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. In addition, THE CHINA GAP will use reasonable efforts to remove an individual’s personal information when it is no longer required for the purposes set forth above. However, THE CHINA GAP cannot guarantee that such loss, misuse, alteration, destruction or retention will never occur, and makes no representations to this effect.

Third Party Websites

THE CHINA GAP has put in place certain technological and procedural security functions to protect the personal information it collects, uses or transfers from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. In addition, THE CHINA GAP will use reasonable efforts to remove an individual’s personal information when it is no longer required for the purposes set forth above. However, THE CHINA GAP cannot guarantee that such loss, misuse, alteration, destruction or retention will never occur, and makes no representations to this effect.

Contacting THE CHINA GAP

Any questions or concerns regarding the THE CHINA GAP Privacy Policy or THE CHINA GAP information handling practices, should be directed to the THE CHINA GAP Privacy Officer by emailing info@thechinagap.com.  

This document does not constitute a contract between you and THE CHINA GAP. THE CHINA GAP may amend this Privacy Policy at its sole discretion at any time.