Terms of Use

Ownership of Site
These Terms and Conditions of Use (the “Terms”) apply to:

  1. All sites within the domain ‘adf.org.hk’;
  2. The JADE and DIAMOND web sites; and
  3. All sites and applications owned or operated by ADF defined herein.

All of the above are collectively called the “Site” for the purpose of these Terms.

Asia Diabetes Foundation Limited (“ADF”) is a charitable institution incorporated in Hong Kong and a subsidiary of the Chinese University of Hong Kong Foundation with a mission to achieve positive impacts in the better understanding and care of diabetes and other chronic diseases.  BY USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND WAIVE ANY CLAIMS AGAINST ADF. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY CEASE USING THE SITE.

ADF reserves the right to modify these Terms from time to time. It is not the responsibility of ADF to remind you of these Terms. By continuing to use the Site, you acknowledge and agree to the Terms and any amendments thereof. As long as you comply with these Terms, ADF grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable and limited privilege to enter and use the Site.

Conditions of Use

You hereby expressly acknowledge and agree to comply with the following conditions:

  1. All text, graphics, videos, logos computer code including without limitation source code displayed and embedded in the Site (collectively, “Content”) is exclusively owned, controlled or licensed by or to ADF and is protected by intellectual property laws of any competent jurisdiction. No part of the Site shall be amended, copied, reproduced, republished including without limitation translated in any form without ADF’s expressed prior written consent.
  2. ADF reserves the right to block further access(es) from you for any of the following violations or as requested by any competent legal authority:
  3. Other parts of the Site may have other sets of Terms and Conditions. You agree to abide by those Terms and Conditions and these. In the event of a conflict between them, the applicable Terms and Conditions shall be those that apply for that part of the Site.
  4. Parts of the Site may require authentication by way of username and password. You agree to the following applicable specific conditions:
  5. You acknowledge that communications on the Internet cannot be absolutely secure and absolve ADF of any liability.
  6. Other sites that are linked to our Site are provided for convenience only. ADF is not responsible or liable for their content nor does ADF endorse the material contained therein.
  7. Contents of the Site are provided on an “AS IS” basis. ADF does not promote that the content is provided error-free or uninterrupted. ADF does not guarantee that the files downloaded from the Site are free from viruses or could otherwise cause harm to your system. ADF shall not be liable for any loss or damage inadvertently caused.
  8. ADF reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the operation of the entire Site or any portion of the Site for any reason to perform system maintenance or error correction.
  9. In the event of any investigation or complaint related to your use of the Site, you agree and authorise ADF to disclose any information held of you (including your identity) to discharge any duty to a competent legal authority.
  10. You agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of the Site including without limitation all disputes shall be governed by the laws of Hong Kong without regard to provisions concerning Conflict of laws.


This website is intended for reference only for the purpose of providing a risk stratification tool for consideration by health care providers in assessing health conditions of their patients and thereby assisting health care professionals to make their own clinical decisions. It is not an attempt to practise or enable another person to practise medicine or provide any medical advice, and should not be used to affect or influence a health care provider's judgment in treating his/her patients. Whilst we will use our best effort to ensure the accuracy of all information contained in this website, you should not assume that such information is error-free or that it will be suitable for the particular purpose which you have in mind. Information contained in this website is historical and selective, and as such may not be wholly relevant or applicable to each patient whose medical treatment is the sole responsibility of his/her health care provider. Persons accessing this website accept full responsibility for their own use and understanding of any information contained herein and confirm their understanding and agreement that neither Asia Diabetes Foundation Ltd. (“ADF”), its stakeholders, the host of this website including without limitation their respective employees and agents are responsible or liable for any claim, loss or damage arising directly or indirectly from the use of or reliance on the information herein.

You hereby expressly acknowledge and agree that this website may be inaccessible or inoperable due to causes beyond the control of ADF including without limitation to maintenance and acts of God, earthquake, utility or transmission failures from time to time. ADF does not guarantee the integrity of data stored or transmitted outside its system. ADF will not be liable for the inadvertent disclosure of, or corruption or erasure of data transmitted, received or stored on ADF's system unless caused by the wilful misconduct of any person under ADF's employment. ADF has the right to terminate your entitlement to use or access its websites at any time without notice to you.

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