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Please read this use agreement (“Agreement”) carefully before downloading The University of Hong Kong Real Estate Index Series (HKU-REIS) historical data ("Dataset"). This agreement is entered into by and between Versitech Limited, the technology transfer company of The University of Hong Kong ("Versitech") and you. By clicking below after the full text the "I Agree" button you agree to be bound by the terms of this agreement. If you do not agree to the terms of this agreement, click the "I Do Not Agree" button. If you click the "I Do Not Agree" button, you shall not be provided access to the Dataset and agree that you shall have no right to use the Dataset or the information contained therein.

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Versitech grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free license to download, reproduce and use the Dataset subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You acquire no intellectual or commercial property rights under this Agreement or through any disclosure hereunder except as expressly stated in this Agreement. No license to any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary right is granted under this Agreement or through any disclosure hereunder except as expressly stated in this Agreement.

Terms of Use of the Dataset


You agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions herewith.  Permission is granted under this Agreement to download the Dataset from this web site, and to use the Dataset provided that: (a) the Dataset shall not be used for commercial use, except as explicitly permitted by valid permission or license; (b) no modifications are made to the Dataset; and (c) where necessary, reference to the method of compiling the Dataset should cite the following document:


Chau, K. W. (2006) Index Construction Method for The University of Hong Kong All Residential Price Index (HKAPI) and its sub-indices (HKU-HRPI, HKU-KRPI, HKU-NRPI), Versitech Limited, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.


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The Dataset is offered by Versitech only in jurisdictions where and when the same may be lawfully offered.  None of the information or materials in the Dataset are intended for use by parties located in or resident in jurisdictions which restrict the distribution of this information or material.  Parties accessing this publication are required to ascertain, remind and inform themselves of and observe any relevant restrictions.

Although information in the Dataset is based upon data obtained from customarily reliable sources, Versitech makes no representation and accepts no responsibility as to their accuracy or completeness and shall not be held liable for any loss or damage arising out of any reliance upon the information and/or indices.  This Dataset should not be regarded as an offer or solicitation to sell investments or to make deposits in any jurisdiction to any party to whom it is unlawful to make such an invitation or solicitation in such jurisdictions.  Any information supplied in the Dataset may be withdrawn or amended at any time without advance notice at the discretion of Versitech. The indices and/or information in this Dataset are not intended to provide professional advice and should not be relied upon in that regard.  Parties intending to use any information in the Dataset are advised to obtain appropriate professional advice. Whilst every care has been taken in preparing the information and materials contained in the Dataset, such information and materials are provided "as is" without warranty or representation of any kind, express or implied.  In particular, no warranty or representation regarding non-infringement, security, accuracy, fitness for a particular purpose is given in conjunction with such information and materials.

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Your license to use the Dataset and the information and materials contained in the Dataset shall commence on the date you click below to agree to this Agreement. You may terminate this Agreement at any time by destroying all copies of the Dataset and the information contained in the Dataset. All restrictions on use and all other provisions that may reasonably be interpreted to survive termination of this Agreement, shall survive termination of this Agreement for any reason. Your license to use the Dataset will terminate automatically if You fail to comply with any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Upon termination of this Agreement for whatever reason, You agree to cease to make any use of the Dataset and the information and materials contained in the Dataset.


Versitech reserves the right at any time to modify, suspend or terminate Your use of or access to the Dataset with or without notice.  Versitech shall not be liable to You or any third-party for any modification, suspension, or termination of use of the Dataset, or loss of information in the dataset. Versitech may amend this Agreement at any time by posting the amended terms on this Web site.

General Terms

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between You and Versitech relating to the subject matter, and cancels and supersedes any prior versions of the Agreement. No modification to the Agreement shall be binding, unless in writing and signed by an authorized a Versitech representative. You must not assign or otherwise transfer the Agreement or any right granted hereunder.

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Hong Kong Special Administrative region, China, without reference to any conflict of law principles.

If any term or provision of this Agreement shall be found to be invalid, illegal or otherwise unenforceable, such finding shall not effect the other terms or provisions of this Agreement, or the whole of this Agreement, but such term or provision shall be deemed modified to the extent necessary to render such term or provision enforceable, and the rights and obligations of the parties shall be construed and enforced accordingly, preserving to the fullest permissible extent the intent and agreements of the parties set forth in this Agreement.

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