Terms of Use

When you use “this website”, you are bound to accept all contents of Terms of Use.

1. Copyright

The website (hereinafter referred to as “this website”) of the Macao SAR Consumer Council is created and coordinated by the Consumer Council (hereinafter referred to as “the Council”). All contents (including text, pictures, sounds and images) and the program of this website are subject to the copyright owned by the Council and protection of the corresponding laws of the Macao SAR and international copyright treaties.

Any part of the content of “this website”, except the content which belongs to the copyright of a third party, is readily available for use, reproduction and republishing for non-commercial purpose without written consent of the Council. However, users must clearly state “Macao SAR Consumer Council” as the source of content and the date on which the content is extracted, as well as ensure the accuracy of the content reproduced. The reproduced content should neither be presented as an official document nor a certified document of “this website”.

All or part of the content in “this website” is not allowed to be reproduced or republished for commercial purpose in any form without prior written authorization of the Council. Any reproduced or republished content of the program for commercial or non-commercial purpose should not be modified even if written authorization of the Council has been obtained.

If a third party is the copyright holder of the content to be reproduced, the users should obtain permission from the third party and must adhere to the third party’s copyright notice.

Should users use the relevant figures from “this website” for further computation and statistical process to derive other figures and publish such derived figures, users must state the data source and clarify their methodology of computation or statistical process.


Whilst the Council endeavours to keep the content of “this website” accurate, no warranty or guarantee, express or implied, is given by the Council as to the information of such content. The Council provides information on this website on an “as is” basis and assumes no liability of any kind. The Council reserves the right to delete, temporarily suspend or edit all information of this website at any time without prior notice. The Council is not responsible for or liable to compensate for any loss or damage due to the use of information provided by this website.

Some of the hyperlinks in this website direct users to the information or electronic services provided by the websites of other institutions for users’ convenience. “This website” bears no responsibility for such content and services and is not liable for any loss or damage incurred as a result of visiting these websites. When a user accesses to any of the external websites via these hyperlinks, it means that the user has already left “this website”, and should be bound by the terms of use and privacy policy of the website he or she has accessed to.

If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity among the different language versions of “this website”, the Traditional Chinese version shall prevail.

Building a hyperlink that directs users from an external website to the homepage of “this website” is allowed without prior consent of The Council. However, the official name of “this website” should be used for such hyperlink.

This Terms of Use will be amended any time, such amendments will be published in a new version replacing the old one on “this website” with the date of the revision listed on the document. When using “this website” after the amended version is published, all browsing, downloading, software using, information submission, republishing, copying or linking to “this website” are bound by the terms in the amended version.

25 November, 2020