Terms and Conditions / Terms of Use

Milk and Honey Arts Foundation Limited (“MaHA”) provides www.milkandhoneyarts.com and its subdomains (“Websites”) in support of the MaHA’s mission to collect, preserve, exhibit, and stimulate appreciation for works of art for the purpose of promoting Christianity. By accessing the Websites, users agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions, which MaHA may revise at any time. Users are encouraged to visit this page from time to time to review current terms and conditions.

1 Copyright and Proprietary Rights.
The text, images, trademarks, data, audio files, video files and clips, software, documentation or other information contained in these files, and other content on the Websites (collectively, the “Materials”) are proprietary to MaHA. MaHA retains all rights, including copyright, in the Materials. Copyright and other proprietary rights may be held by individuals or entities other than, or in addition to, MaHA.

2 Trademarks.
Many of the trademarks, service marks, and logos (collectively, the “Trademarks”) displayed on the Websites, including the MaHA logo, both Chinese and English and the Milk and Honey Arts Foundation seal are registered and/or unregistered marks of Milk and Honey Arts Foundation Limited. The Trademarks of third parties may also be displayed on the Websites. Nothing contained in the Websites should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademarks displayed on the Websites without the express written permission of MaHA or any third party that may own the Trademarks displayed on the Websites. Any unauthorized use of the Trademarks or any other Materials, except as authorized in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited.

3 Authorized Uses.
The Materials are made available for limited non-commercial, educational, and personal use only as defined in the copyright laws of HKSAR. Users may download these files for their own use, subject to any additional terms or restrictions which may be applicable to the individual file or program. Users must, however, cite the author and source of the Materials as they would material from any printed work, and the citations should include the URL “www.milkandhoneyarts.com,” but not in any way that implies endorsement of the user or the user’s use of the Materials.  By downloading, printing, or otherwise using Materials, whether accessed directly from the Websites or via other sites or mechanisms, users agree that they will limit their use of such files to non-commercial, educational, personal and will not violate MaHA’s or any other party’s proprietary rights. Users may not remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices, including without limitation attribution information, credits, and copyright notices that have been placed on or near the Materials by MaHA. Downloading, printing, copying, distributing or otherwise using Materials for commercial purposes, including commercial publication or personal gain, is expressly and strictly prohibited.

4 User Generated Content.
By posting content, including but not limited to comments, photographs, and links to external sites, on the Websites, and by using our messaging services, users agree to comply with all requirements and procedures for posting and messaging, and to avoid abusive and offensive language and to refrain from posting any content that is commercial in nature, advocates for a political cause or legislation, or infringes upon any third party’s rights, including privacy, copyright, trademark, or patent.  MaHA does not endorse any opinions or recommendations posted by users or third parties. MaHA requires users to obtain all necessary permissions, such as a copyrighted work by an artist or a copyrighted story or a news article written by another person, before posting or distributing any content on the Websites.

It is strictly prohibited to post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, or infringing material that could constitute conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, a violation of privacy or publicity, or otherwise violate law.

Please note: MaHA may discontinue any portion of the Websites at any time. It will not remove comments upon a user’s request. By submitting comments, users acknowledge that they will be posted on the World Wide Web. Users grant MaHA the right to quote from comments in all media now known and hereinafter devised. By posting or distributing information or material on the Websites, users expressly abandon any proprietary rights in their comments, and such information or material may be freely copied and distributed by others without the users’ permission.

5 Links to Third Party Sites.
MaHA has not reviewed all of the sites linked to or from the Websites and is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of any off-site pages or other sites linked to or from the Websites. MaHA provides these links as a convenience, and linking to any off-site pages or other sites is at the user’s own risk. A link does not imply endorsement or affiliation with the linked site by the MaHA.

6 Disclaimer of Warranties.
Without limiting the foregoing, all Materials on the Websites are provided “AS IS” WITHOUT A WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE, COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OR OTHER THIRD PARTY PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. MaHA may update, change, or delete content at any time. MaHA makes reasonable, ongoing efforts to revise and update the Websites, but does not warrant that the Websites will provide continuous, prompt, secure, or error-free service, and assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions, including the inaccuracy of content, or for any damages or losses that users or any third party may incur as a result of the unavailability of the Websites. MaHA assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to or viruses that may infect a user’s computer equipment or other property resulting from use of the Websites or downloading of any Materials from the Websites. At its discretion MaHA may discontinue or take down the Websites or any section or Material within the Websites at any time.

10 Limitation of Liability.
NEITHER MAHA, ITS AFFILIATES, TRUSTEES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, COMPENSATORY, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (EVEN IF MAHA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO USE OF THE WEBSITES, CONTENT, AND/OR COMPILATION.

11 Applicable Law and Jurisdiction.
These Terms and Conditions and any amendments thereto shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of HKSAR, without regard to principles of conflicts of laws. Any dispute arising out of, in connection with, or related to this Agreement shall be brought in court in HKSAR, and the parties hereby waive any objection that they may have to personal jurisdiction in these courts.

Frequently Asked Questions
May I put images or text from www.milkandhoneyarts.com on a file server at my school or affiliated institution?
Yes, for those images of works of art believed by MaHA to be in the public domain, and the citation should include the URL www.milkandhoneyarts.com.

May I put images or text from the Websites on my personal site?
Yes, for those images believed by MaHA to be in the public domain, but only if your site takes in no advertisements or sponsors, does not charge a fee for services, and does not offer any product or service for sale. The citation should include the URL www.milkandhoneyarts.com.

May I print selected images from www.milkandhoneyarts.com on the cover of my book?
Yes, you may use those images of works of art believed by MaHA to be in the public domain, on the cover of print publications authorized in the Terms and Conditions.
May I print selected images or text excerpts from www.milkandhoneyarts.com for a school report?
Yes, for those images of works of art believed by MaHA to be in the public domain which are identified as on the Websites. However, text or images of works of art that are under copyright may be used only if it is a personal or academic work, and not for publication in any medium. All other forms of publication are expressly prohibited. The images must remain unaltered. All of the accompanying caption information must be included without alteration. You should cite the source as you would any printed work; the citation should include the URL “www.milkandhoneyarts.com.”

How do I obtain permission for other forms of publication?
Anyone wishing to use the Materials from the Websites for purposes other than as authorized herein must obtain prior written approval. Permission for such use is granted on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of MaHA. A usage fee may be charged depending on the nature of the proposed use. For works of art from the MaHA’s collection reproduced on the Websites, in their entirety or as details, contact our officer at [email protected]. For works of art from other institutions reproduced on the Websites, contact the institution credited in the work’s caption directly. For all other images on the Websites, and for any text excerpts, contact our officer at [email protected].

Last updated September 1, 2016