Website terms of use, copyright and data protection notice

This website (“the Site“) and the material published on it (“the Material“) is owned by The Swire Chinese Language Foundation’, registered charity number 1171995, Company limited by guarantee. Registered in England No. 10177824 (“we“, “our” or “us“). By using the Site, you confirm that you accept the terms set out on this page and that you agree to comply with them.

We may update the Site (including this page) from time to time, and may change its content at any time without notice. However, please note that any of the Material may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it. Please check this page regularly to ensure you understand the terms of use which will apply at any given time.

Limitation of liability

Users of the Site should not take any of the information published on the Site as being advice or recommendation from us (or any of our employees or representatives), and should not rely on any such information in place of individual advice. You are responsible for checking the accuracy of relevant facts, instructions, suggestions and/or opinions given on the Site before entering into any commitment based upon them.

To the extent permitted by law, we (and each of our employees and representatives) exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to the Site or any Material, whether express or implied. We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, the Site; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on the Site.


We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Site and in the Material. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

No user of the Site may distribute, modify, transmit, or use the contents of the Site in any manner for public or commercial purposes without our prior written permission. Unless otherwise notified to you on the Site, you may download copies of the Material for non-commercial or personal use only. Under no circumstances should the use of this Site be construed as granting any other licence or right to use any of the intellectual property rights displayed in this Site, without our prior written permission.

Data protection

You may be asked to submit personal information about yourself in order to receive materials or use services on our website. We will treat your personal details in strict compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998. If we wish to collect and use data in any other way, we will ask your express permission at the point of collection.

This page was last updated on 5 October 2017.