Terms & Conditions

General Terms and Conditions

A list of Buying Asia's range of property related services is available on request.

  • Buying Asia and its representatives work exclusively in relation to properties outside Hong Kong and are not therefore licensed under the Estate Agents Ordinance (Cap 511) to deal with properties situated in Hong Kong;
  • save as provided in Buying Asia's Client Deed, and in any Terms and Condition annexed to the Application for Acquisition of Units as signed by the Client, all contracts are entered into between the Client and the relevant company and/or institution and not between the Client and Buying Asia;
  • Buying Asia and its representatives have at no time made, and shall at no time make any warranties or forecasts as to any expected return on investment or rental yields;
  • Buying Asia and its representatives have not made, and shall at no time make, an invitation to enter into, or offered to enter into, an agreement to acquire, dispose of subscribe for or underwrite "securities" or a "regulated investment agreement" (as such terms are defined under the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap 571) "SFO"), nor made an invitation to acquire an interest in, or participate in, or offer to acquire an interest in, or participate in, a "collective investment scheme", except where the applicable exemptions under the SFO are applicable – for example, the invitation was in respect of an authorised issue, the offer was made to professional investors, not to the public and/or pursuant to an exempt offer and/or the offer was made by or on behalf of an exempt person;
  • Buying Asia and its representatives have at no time made, and shall at no time make any warranties or forecasts as to any expected return on investment or rental yields;
  • Buying Asia and Buying Asia's representatives cannot and will not provide advice on taxation or legal consequences of any arrangements and the Client acknowledges that Buying Asia's representative has advised it that it should obtain independent legal and taxation advice;
  • the Client expressly agrees that the use of the Site and the information contained therein is solely at the Client's risk.

Material

In respect of all material, information and documents supplied by Buying Asia to the Client at any time (including all plans and specifications) (the "Material"), neither Buying Asia, nor any officer, employee or adviser of Buying Asia:

  • has made or will make any representation or warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the Material or that the Material is the totality of the information that the Client may require or expect to find (all plans and specifications provided to the Client are provided as a guide only and are subject to variations, modifications and amendments as required by relevant authorities and/or developers and/or architects);
  • accepts or will accept any responsibility for any interpretation, opinion or conclusion that the Client may form as a result of examining the Material;
  • accepts or will accept any responsibility to inform the Client of any matter arising or coming to the notice of Buying Asia which may affect or qualify any Material which Buying Asia provides to the Client; or
  • is or will be liable for any loss of any kind (including but without limitation damages, costs, interest, loss of profits, or special loss or damage) arising from an error, inaccuracy, incompleteness or similar defect in the Material or any default, negligence, or lack of care in relation to the preparation or provision of Material.
  • Buying Asia always acts as an agent of its Clients. Buying Asia may charge Clients a direct fee, the amount of which may change from time to time. Buying Asia may also from time to time be compensated for its time and efforts in assisting the Client by payments and commissions it receives from the property companies, financial institutions and/or other parties involved in the arrangements. Buying Asia may negotiate for and receive commissions or other payments from such persons.

Risk Disclosure

You should be aware that investment in property may involve risks and the value of the property and associated rental yields may go down as well as up. Whilst Buying Asia may undertake various background checks on property companies or financial institutions that it introduces to the Client, it is the responsibility of the Client to instruct solicitors to undertake their own due diligence before proceeding with any property related transaction.

Liability

To the extent permissible by the law, the Client agrees that Buying Asia and its representatives will not be held liable for any properties or related services selected by Clients. Further, the Client agrees that Buying Asia and its representatives will not be held responsible for any liability or losses whatsoever arising out of any default by the Client, whether by act or omission, in connection with this website.

Corporate Partnerships

In the event a corporate partner of Buying Asia provides information to the Client no representation, warranty, condition or other term express or implied is made by Buying Asia as to the quality or veracity of such information.

Intellectual Property

Any copyright or other intellectual property rights of whatever nature which subsist or may subsist in the presentation and/or content of the website shall remain the property of Buying Asia.

Terms & Condition's of Registering for an event, for member benefits or 'Call me back' service

Buying Asia shall use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that events take place in accordance with its advertised programme. Buying Asia reserves the absolute right, however, to substitute an alternative event or vary the time of any event.

By registering to attend an Buying Asia event, for member benefits, or for the 'Call Me Back' service, you agree to the following registration conditions:

You certify that you are at least eighteen years old and have read, understood and accepted these registration conditions and the Risk Warning contained herein.

Buying Asia reserves the right to revise these registration conditions at any time and without prior notice.

Contract shall mean the agreement between you and Buying Asia governing the provision of information and shall include these registration conditions.

Website shall mean the Buying Asia Website with the URL: www.ipglobal-ltd.com or the Buying Asia seminar event website, with the URL: www.ipglobal-seminars.com

When registering you agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information and to notify Buying Asia of any changes.

Buying Asia warrants that your contact details will only be used internally by Buying Asia and may also be forwarded to a corporate partner in the circumstances described in these terms and conditions.

Buying Asia may pass your application to a corporate partner in order for them to offer their international services on a non-obligation basis and in order for them to facilitate any information which may be required.

In addition to these terms, your registration shall be covered by the "Privacy Policy" of Buying Asia specified on the Site. Admission to Buying Asia Events

The right to admission to an Buying Asia event or seminar is reserved by the event manager and event venue, who may take health and safety, environmental and security concerns into account at their reasonable discretion, and may from time to time carry out security searches. Buying Asia would advise customers that no refunds will be offered to customers who are refused entry or ejected from an event or seminar on account of late arrival, declining to be searched, abusive, threatening, drunken or other antisocial behavior (including smoking in no smoking areas), carrying offensive weapons or illegal substances, or making unauthorised audio, video or photographic recordings.

Restrictions at Buying Asia events

Mobile telephones must be switched off.

Video and camera equipment are not permitted.

Internet Booking

Buying Asia online visitor reservation system will automatically allocate tickets with a unique number. Complimentary or discounted e-ticket(s) must be purchased online before coming to the event. No complimentary event or seminar e-tickets will be given out at the event. You will not be able to book event or seminar e-ticket(s) online two working days before the first event takes place in each respective country.

Credit Card Processing and Security

Credit card transactions are handled by a third party financial institution which receives the credit card number and other personal identifying information only to verify the credit card numbers and to process transactions. Credit card payments are securely processed on our behalf by PayPal payment solutions, an authorised Payment Service Provider. Notwithstanding the above, Buying Asia provides no warranties whatsoever with respect to the online purchase of tickets via the Sites for any Buying Asia events or seminars.

Refund Policy

If an event or seminar is cancelled or its timing substantially altered, Buying Asia liability will be restricted, at its absolute discretion, to a refund to the Customer of the cost of the admission ticket (the "e-ticket").

Tickets cannot be exchanged nor money refunded other than in exceptional circumstances and at the absolute discretion of the event manager. To receive a refund a posted written request needs to be sent to Buying Asia Limited, 17th Floor, 88 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong. Refunds will be strictly processed after the seminar or event.

Governing Law & Jurisdiction

The terms and conditions of use of the Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong and Buying Asia and the Client irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts in Hong Kong and waive any objection to any legal action or proceedings in such Courts on the grounds of venue or on the grounds that the proceedings have been brought in an inconvenient forum or on any other grounds whatsoever.