Copyright Notice

Information or material on this web site which bears the name of the Communications Authority or the Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA) as the issuing party, or is otherwise authored by the Communications Authority or OFCA, may be reproduced or re-disseminated for non-commercial use provided that the Communications Authority or OFCA as the source of information is acknowledged. However, the Communications Authority and OFCA of the Government of HKSAR hold the respective copyright in the information or material and, unless otherwise stated, prior consent given by the Communications Authority or OFCA in writing is required for commercial distribution or re-publication.

The permission to reproduce or re-disseminate information or material contained in this web site however does not extend to any information or material on this web site produced by, or the copyright of which belongs to, any other person, organisation or any third party. Authorisation or permission to reproduce or re-disseminate such information or material would need to be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

The Communications Authority, OFCA and the Government of HKSAR shall not be liable for any loss incurred or damage suffered by any person as a result of any actual or alleged infringement of copyright or other intellectual property rights.

Disclaimer

The Office of the Communications Authority (OFCA) Web Site contains data compiled for reference only. Whilst OFCA endeavours to ensure that the information on this site is correct, no warranty or guarantee, express or implied, is given as to its accuracy. The Communications Authority, OFCA and the Government of HKSAR accept no liability for error or omission. The definitive version of any publication is the original, printed one.

The Communications Authority, OFCA and the Government of HKSAR do not guarantee that any messages sent over the Internet will be completely secure. The Communications Authority, OFCA and the Government of HKSAR do not accept any responsibility for any damages incurred by you if you send a message to us, or if the Communications Authority, OFCA or the Government of HKSAR 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.

The Communications Authority, OFCA and the Government of HKSAR shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special or consequential losses or damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business or loss of profits) arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use of or inability to use this web site, or any material contained in it, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using this site or any such material.

The materials on this web site are not intended to offer solutions to problems, nor should they be regarded as substitute for professional advice. You should consult your professional adviser before taking action on any matters to which information provided in this web site may be relevant.

Part of this site contains materials submitted by third parties. The Communications Authority, OFCA and the Government of HKSAR shall not be responsible for any error, omission or inaccuracy in the materials and reserves the right to omit, suspend or edit any materials submitted.

Users who link from this web site to sites provided by other organisations should be aware that the information on those sites has been compiled and issued by those organisations. The Communications Authority, OFCA and the Government of HKSAR accept no responsibility for the content of any site to which a hypertext link from this site exists and shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from or related to its use.

The copyright and all other intellectual property rights in the information on this web site belong and are reserved to the relevant owners. The Communications Authority, OFCA and the Government of HKSAR shall not be liable for any loss incurred or damage suffered by any person as a result of any actual or alleged infringement of copyright or other intellectual property rights.

Web Accessibility Conformance

We are committed to ensuring that our website conforms to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA requirements to the maximum extent possible. There are however some web pages containing materials in PDF format that cannot be updated to incorporate all Level accessibility features. If you wish to have such information in a format accessible to you, please let us know by email to

While we endeavour to provide Chinese contents on our website with both Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese versions, the Simplified Chinese version may not be available for some documents due to various reasons. If you wish to have the Simplified Chinese version of such document, you may write to us via email to We will provide assistance as far as possible.