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The contents available on this website, including but not limited to all text, graphics, drawings, diagrams, photographs, and compilation of data or other materials, are subject to copyright owned by SWRB or other entities. Except as expressly permitted herein or where prior written authorization is obtained from SWRB, any reproduction, adaptation, distribution, dissemination or making available of such copyright works to the public is strictly prohibited.

Permission is granted for users to download the materials herein to store them in local computers, provided that this is solely for personal or non-commercial internal use, and provided further that this copyright notice is downloaded at the same time. Users should note that this permission only applies to the SWRB copyright materials. Where third party copyrights are involved, an appropriate notice will appear in this website.

The information contained in this website is compiled by SWRB for general information only. Whilst SWRB endeavours to ensure the accuracy of this general information, no statement, representation, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, is given as to its accuracy or appropriateness for use in any particular circumstances.

This website can also contain information contributed by others over whom, and in respect of which, SWRB may have no influence. Users may link from this website to sites provided by others. SWRB expressly states that it has not approved or endorsed the information provided by others on this website or any other sites linked to this website and SWRB accepts no responsibility or liability (howsoever caused) for such information.

SWRB is not responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever arising out of or in connection with any information including data or programs on this website. SWRB reserves the right to omit, suspend or edit all information compiled by SWRB in this website at any time in its absolute discretion without giving any reason or prior notice. Users are responsible for making their own assessment of all information contained in this website and for verifying such information by making reference, for example, to original publications and obtaining independent advice before acting upon it.

SWRB shall not be responsible in any manner for direct, indirect, special or consequential losses or damages howsoever arising out of the use of this website. SWRB does not guarantee that any messages sent over the Internet will be completely secure. SWRB does not accept any responsibility for any damages incurred by you if you send a message to SWRB, or if SWRB sends a message to you at your request over the Internet. Communications over the Internet may be subject to interruption, delayed transmission due to Internet traffic or incorrect data transmission due to the public nature of the Internet or otherwise.

By accessing the website of SWRB ( or any of its web pages, you unconditionally agree to the terms of this Disclaimer and as they may be modified or supplemented from time to time by SWRB without prior notice to you. Please check this web page regularly for any modifications or supplements which may be made.

Privacy Policy

SWRB is concerned to ensure that all personal data submitted through this website are handled in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.

SWRB will record visits to this website without collecting any personal identifiable information of users. Such general statistics are collected for the compilation of statistical reports or the diagnosis of problems with or concerning computer systems to help SWRB improve this website.

For different purposes and at different times you may be invited to provide personal data to SWRB through this website on a voluntary basis. Personal information may include name, telephone number, mailing address or e-mail address. SWRB will specify the collection purpose and intended usage of your data when it invites you to provide such information and advise you how you may request access to or correction of the personal data provided.

Unless permitted or required by law, SWRB will not disclose your personal data to any third parties without your prior consent.

This website uses SSL protocol to encrypt data during network transmission to protect your personal data. All personal data you provide to SWRB via this website are secured, and access to them is restricted to authorised personnel only.

This Privacy Policy has been translated into Chinese.  If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the English version shall prevail.