Terms and conditions

This Agreement (the "Agreement") is between you and SCMP Hearst Hong Kong Limited ("Company") with its principal place of business at 31/F., Tower 1, Times Square, 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Use of the Company Internet web site (the "Company Web Site"), including participation in its forums, such as the ELLE Direct forum, and contests, signifies your agreementto the terms and conditions of use set forth below in this Agreement.

1. You agree to read these terms and conditions of use carefully before using this company web site. You acknowledge that you have read the terms and conditions of use and that by using the Company Web Site, you are deemed to accept the terms thereof. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions of use, you may not access or otherwise use the Company Web Site.

2. Company may monitor your use of this Company Web Site, and may freely use and disclose any information and materials received from you or collected through your use of the Company Web Site for any lawful reason or purpose unless you give us written notice of your objection to such use or disclosure.
Your privacy is protected in accordance with our privacy statement.

3. Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of this Agreement, in whole or in part, at any time.
Notification of changes in the Agreement will be posted on the Company Web Site.

4. The Company Web Site is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to French and European Union copyright laws, international conventions, and other copyright laws. "ELLE" is a trademark, logo and title registered in the name of Company's affiliate, Hachette Filipacchi Presse S.A.. In Canada, the "ELLE" trademark, logo and title is registered in the name of France-Canada Editions et Publications, Inc.