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Terms and Condition

Membership Terms & Conditions

Nikon Professional Services ("NPS") (Hong Kong) Terms and Conditions ("Terms and Conditions")

1. ELIGIBILITY FOR NPS MEMBERSHIP

1.1 NPS Membership is only available to working professional photographers, as defined in this Clause 1.1. By applying for NPS Membership, you hereby accept and agree to abide by these Terms & Conditions, and any additional terms and conditions as may be added from time to time. You are eligible to apply for NPS Membership only if you meet the following requirements:

Individual NPS Membership is divided into 2 categories.

Regular category

1.1.1 You are a full time photographer who owns a registered photography-related company [in Hong Kong] or you are full time appointed by/attached to/employed by a registered company to provide photography services; and

1.1.2 You own at least one (1) Nikon Professional body (Z 7, Z6, D5, D4S, D4, D850, D810, D810A, D750, D610, D500, Df) and at least three (3) NIKKOR professional grade lenses; and

1.1.3 You ordinarily reside in Hong Kong (with proof of address)

** Applicant must provide the verification of the equipment owned with the proof of official warranty card and valid original purchase invoice**

Plus category

1.1.4 You are a full time photographer who owns a registered photography-related company or you are full time appointed by/attached to/employed by a registered company to provide photography services; and

1.1.5 You own at least two (2) Nikon Professional bodies **(Z 7, Z6, D5, D4S, D4, D850, D810, D810A, D750, D610, D500, Df) and at least three (3) NIKKOR professional grade lenses; and

1.1.6 You ordinarily reside in Hong Kong (with proof of address)

** Applicant must provide the verification of the equipment owned with the proof of official warranty card and valid original purchase invoice**

Company NPS Membership

1.1.7  A registered Hong Kong company or business which owns at least two (2) Nikon Professional bodies **(Z7, Z6, D5, D4S, D4, D850, D810, D810A, D750, D610, D500, Df) and at least three (3) NIKKOR professional grade lenses will be eligible for an organizational membership.

** Applicant must provide the verification of the equipment owned with the proof of official warranty card and original purchase invoice**

1.1.8 Freelancers are considered on a case by case basis. Applicant has to meet the following: Equipment owned must qualify for either REGULAR or PLUS category’s equipment requirement, i) Be able to produce photography tear sheet or supporting materials of commissioned works/assignments OR (ii) be able to produce a minimum of 5 official photographer media passes from leading global media agency in the past 1 year from date of application.

1.2 Your NPS Membership shall be conditional upon you fulfilling the requirements for NPS Membership at all times during the term of your NPS Membership.

1.3 Each application for NPS Membership must be supported by relevant documentary proof of your fulfilment of the requirements imposed by Nikon from time to time. Nikon reserves the right to request for additional supporting documents at any time.

1.4 Each application for NPS Membership will be processed and considered on a case-by-case basis in Nikon’s sole and absolute discretion.

1.5 Nikon reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to reject any application for NPS Membership.

1.6 All NPS Members must be 18 years of age or above at the time of enrollment.

1.7 Your NPS Membership shall only be effective upon Nikon's approval of your application. Upon approval of your NPS Membership, Nikon shall issue you a:

1.7.1 NPS Membership card; and

1.7.2 NPS Membership ID and password.

1.8 Your NPS Membership and all benefits or privileges granted to you by Nikon are strictly non-transferable.

 

2. VALIDITY OF NPS MEMBERSHIP

2.1 Your NPS Membership is only valid insofar as you remain eligible and fulfil the qualifying criteria for NPS Membership at all times.

2.2 Subject to this Clause 2, NPS Membership is valid for a term of two (2) years, and is renewal subject to Nikon's terms and conditions as amended from time to time.

2.3 During the term of your NPS Membership, you are required to promptly inform Nikon of any changes in the information which you have provided to Nikon in your application for NPS Membership, including but not limited to your contact details, profession or employer and the details of your registered Nikon products and/or equipment. If you do not keep your contact information up to date, Nikon is not responsible for notice or other postal, courier or shipment that is not received.

 

3. NPS MEMBERSHIP PRIVILEGES

3.1 Upon approval of your NPS Membership, you will be eligible to receive the following privileges, which are subject to these Terms and Conditions and to changes from time to time, in Nikon's sole discretion:

3.1.1 Access to the NPS web portal at the URL/domain name http://nps.nikon.com.hk (the "Site") Site and its content, which will include first-hand news and sports events support for NPS Members;

3.1.2 Pre-purchase product evaluation (subjected to availability);

3.1.3 Invitations to Nikon product launches, seminars and other events;

3.1.4 Participation in photography events (subject to availability);

3.1.5 Priority counter service at Nikon service centre;

3.1.6 Priority servicing and repairs of your registered Nikon products or equipment at Nikon service centre;

3.1.7 Free on the image sensor cleaning of your registered Nikon products or equipment at official Nikon service depots only;

3.1.8 Discounts on repair service and technical support at Nikon's service centre in participating countries. The applicable discount rates vary from country to country and are subject to change in Nikon's sole discretion;

3.1.9 Loan of Nikon products and/or equipment for your emergency use (strictly subject to Nikon's availability and in Nikon's sole discretion);

3.1.10 Specialised technical support and consultation; and

3.1.11 Subject to applicable eligibility requirements, benefits under the NPS Global Support and Services program.

3.2 NPS Membership privileges will be provided in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and such other terms and conditions advised by Nikon from time to time and will be subject to availability and subject to changes from time to time, in Nikon's sole discretion.

 

4. REGISTRATION OF YOUR NIKON PRODUCTS/EQUIPMENT

4.1 All benefits and privileges shall only be extended to Nikon products which have been purchased from Nikon's authorised dealers in Hong Kong, and which have been registered with Nikon via an online application on the NPS Site. Non-registered products/equipment do not qualify, and shall not be eligible, for the benefits and privileges.

4.2 Nikon reserves the right and sole discretion to reject any Nikon product for registration if it has not been purchased from a Nikon authorised or approved dealer in Hong Kong.

 

5. USE OF THE SITE AND ITS CONTENT

5.1 Your use of your NPS Membership ID and the Site shall be governed by these Terms and Conditions and the Site's Terms of Use, which may be found here http://www.nikon.com.hk/en_HK/nps/terms_and_condition?.

 

6. PARTICIPATION IN NPS MEMBERS' PHOTOGRAPHY EVENTS

6.1 Participation in NPS Members' photography events is subject to your successful registration for each event, and the terms and conditions governing such event registration.

6.2 In the event of unexpected circumstances, Nikon may in its sole discretion elect to cancel NPS Members' photography events.

 

7. LOAN OF NIKON PRODUCTS/EQUIPMENT

7.1 Subject to the terms of this Clause 7, Nikon may extend loans of Nikon products and/or equipment to NPS Members (Plus Members only).

7.2 Any and all loans of Nikon equipment to NPS Plus Members are strictly subject to availability and eligibility requirements, and shall be granted in Nikon's sole and discretion, and subject to any further terms and conditions imposed by Nikon from time to time.

7.3 Applications for loans of Nikon products/equipment are required to be submitted in the prescribed form, the terms and conditions under which will apply.

7.4 Products/equipment loaned to you by Nikon shall remain the property of Nikon. You agree to be fully responsible for any products/equipment borrowed from Nikon, and to fully indemnify and hold Nikon harmless for any loss or damage to such products/equipment.  In the event that the loan equipment is lost or stolen during the loan period for whatever reason, you are liable to bear the full suggested retail price of the equipment in addition to any repair cost incurred in relation to the repair services rendered for your own equipment, subject to the determination of the NPS office.

 

8. TERMINATION

8.1 Nikon may at any time in its sole and absolute discretion terminate your NPS Membership or take any other action it deems necessary and/or appropriate, if it believes that you have violated any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions or any other terms and conditions imposed by Nikon.

8.2 Nikon may terminate or suspend your access to and use of the Site at any time, without liability and for whatsoever reason or cause, without notice.

8.3 In the event that any information submitted with your application is found to be untrue, incomplete or inaccurate, Nikon may in its sole and absolute discretion terminate your NPS membership without any compensation or liability.

 

9. OTHER CONDITIONS

9.1 Nikon may at its sole discretion and without prior notice, modify, suspend or terminate the NPS Membership Program, and/or modify the terms and conditions of NPS Membership and/or the privileges and benefits granted to NPS Members in such manner as Nikon deems fit. As such, Nikon recommends and advises you to visit this web page to review the prevailing Terms & Conditions governing the NPS Membership.

9.2 Nikon makes no warranties or representations of any kind with respect to the prospects for any business relationship with you as a result of acceptance of your application. Noting in these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to create a partnership, joint venture or relationship of employment between you and Nikon.

9.3 In case of any dispute arising from this NPS membership Program. Nikon reserves the right to make the final decision in its sole discretion.