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CUCAS www.cucas.edu.cn (the "Site") provides content, products, and tools (the "Services") to you on this Site which are offered by Beijing CHIWEST Co.,Ltd subject to the following terms and conditions (the "Terms of Use"). This Site and the information available on the Site is for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as investment, tax, legal, accounting or other advice nor is it to be relied upon in making an investment or financial decision. By using the Site, you agree to be legally bound and abide by the terms and conditions set forth below and elsewhere on this Site.

1. DISCLAIMERS; LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY

Your use of this site and the service is at your own risk. All information, content, materials and services on CUCAS website are provided to you on an "as is" and "as available" basis and we expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, any warranty of non-infringement or any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or any other warranty, condition, guarantee or representation, whether oral, in writing or in electronic form, including but not limited to the accuracy or completeness of any information contained therein or provided by the service, or to reliability or title. CUCAS expressly disclaims any representations, warranties, and/or liability, whether explicit or implied. Any transactions undertaken on or through this site shall be at the sole risk of the user. You are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or other equipment, or loss of data that results from such download of the CUCAS software. Neither CUCAS nor any third-party information providers and vendors will be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, punitive, or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, revenue, income, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses, or damages caused by theft, unauthorized access, systems failure, or communications line failure, or the cost of procuring substitute goods or services, caused by the use of or inability to use the site, materials or any products or services provided herein, or any other matter relating to this site, even if CUCAS has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

We do not represent or warrant that:

  • access to the service will be uninterrupted;
  • there will be no failures, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information; or
  • no viruses will be transmitted during the provision of the service.

We shall not be liable to you or any third parties for any direct, indirect, special consequential or punitive damages arising out of your access to or inability to access the service, including for viruses alleged to have been obtained from the site, or your use of or reliance on the site or any of the information or materials available on the service, regardless of the type of claim or the nature of the cause of action.

Except as provided by law, neither CUCAS nor its third-party information providers and vendors has any responsibility to maintain the materials, products, or services offered on the site or to supply corrections, updates, or releases for the same. Some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusions or limitations may not apply to you. You may also have other rights which vary from state to state.

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless CUCAS and each of its respective officers, directors, employees, and agents, from and against all claims, demands, liabilities, damages, losses, or expenses, including attorney's fees and costs, arising out of or related to your improper access to or use of the Site, or any violation by you of these Terms of Use.

2. USE OF SITE

You may use or download material displayed on this Site for noncommercial, personal use only. If you download material, you agree to retain all copyright and other proprietary notices displayed on the materials. You may not distribute, modify, transmit, post, or otherwise use the content of this Site for public or commercial purposes without our written permission. CUCAS, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, and cancel orders if we believe that your conduct violates the Terms of Use. You agree not to disrupt, modify or interfere with the Service in any way, and you agree not to impede or interfere with others' use of the Service. You further agree not to alter or tamper with any information or materials on, or associated with, the Service. You agree that you will not use our site if you are under the age of 13.

3. TRADEMARKS

The trademarks, service marks, designs, and logos (collectively, the "Trademarks") displayed on this Site are the registered and unregistered Trademarks of CUCAS. Use of the Trademarks displayed on this Site, except as provided in these Terms of Use, is strictly prohibited.

4. COPYRIGHT

Material on the Service is for your personal use only. The Service contains copyrighted and other proprietary information. You agree that you will not in any way make commercial or other unauthorized use, by publication, re-transmission, distribution, performance, caching or otherwise, of material obtained through the Service, except as permitted by the Copyright Act or other applicable law. All content on the Site, including, but not limited to, text, pictures, graphics, logos, button icons, data compilations, images, and the selection and arrangement of such content is the exclusive property of CUCAS or its licensors and is protected by China and international copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted hereby are reserved.

5. Repeat Infringer Policy

CollegeNET respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. CollegeNET may, in appropriate circumstances and at its own discretion, limit access to the Sites and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others.

6. THIRD PARTY CONTENT

Data and other materials appearing on this Site that are provided by third parties are believed by CUCAS to be obtained from reliable sources, but we cannot guarantee and are not responsible for their accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or suitability for use. CUCAS is not responsible for, and does not prepare, edit, or endorse, the content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from any website owned or operated by a third party that is linked to this Site via hyperlink. The fact that CUCAS has provided a link to a third party's website does not constitute an implicit or explicit endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation by CUCAS with respect to such website, its owners, providers, or services. You will use any such third-party content at your own risk.

7. Advertisements and Promotions

CUCAS may run advertisements and promotions from third parties on the Sites. Your participation in promotions of, or business dealings or correspondence with, advertisers other than CUCAS, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated therewith, are solely between you and such third party. CUCAS is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such non-CUCAS advertisers on the Sites.

8. Forums & Other Interactive Services or Areas

Some or all of the Sites may include discussion forums, user-created pages or other interactive areas or services, including message boards, online applying service, or other areas or services in which you or third parties may create, post or store content, messages, materials or other items on one or more of the Sites ("Interactive Areas"). You are solely responsible for your use of such Interactive Areas and use them at your own risk. By using any Interactive Areas, you agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through the Sites any of the following:

  • Any message, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics, code or other material ("Content") that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable;
  • Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, national or international law;
  • Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party;
  • Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • Unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising or solicitations;
  • Private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and credit card numbers;
  • Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files; or
  • Content that, in the sole judgment of CUCAS, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or the Sites, or which may expose CUCAS or its users to any harm or liability of any type.

CUCAS takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any Content posted, stored or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto, nor is CUCAS liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity you may encounter. Your use of Interactive Areas is at your own risk. As a provider of interactive services, CUCAS is not liable for any statements, representations or Content provided by its users in any public forum, user-created page or other Interactive Area. Although CUCAS has no obligation to screen, edit or monitor any of the Content posted in any Interactive Area, CUCAS reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to remove, screen or edit any Content posted or stored on the Sites at any time and for any reason without notice, and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any Content you post or store on the Sites at your sole cost and expense. Any use of the Interactive Areas or other portions of the Sites in violation of the foregoing violates these Site Terms and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the Interactive Areas and/or the Sites. In order to cooperate with legitimate governmental requests, subpoenas and court orders, to protect CUCAS's systems and customers, and to ensure the integrity and operation of CUCAS's business and systems, CUCAS may access and disclose any information it considers necessary or appropriate, including, without limitation, user profile information (i.e. name, e-mail address, etc.), IP addressing and traffic information, usage history, and posted Content. CUCAS's right to disclose any such information shall govern over any terms of CUCAS's Privacy Policy.

If you post Content to the Sites, unless we indicate otherwise, you grant CUCAS and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such Content throughout the world in any media. You grant CUCAS and its affiliates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that (a) you own and control all of the rights to the Content that you post or you otherwise have the lawful right to distribute and reproduce such Content and to post such Content to the Sites; (b) the Content is accurate and not misleading; and (c) use and posting of the Content you supply does not violate these Site Terms and will not violate any rights of or cause injury to any person or entity.

9. Registration Data; Account Security

In consideration of your use of the Sites, you agree to (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Sites ("Registration Data"); (b) maintain the security of your password and identification; and (c) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to CUCAS, and keep all such information accurate, current and complete.

10. LINKING CONDITIONS

You may not link to the Site unless you comply with the linking conditions as described below ("Linking Conditions"). CUCAS grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the Site ("Link"), provided you comply at all times with the following conditions:

  1. The Link must resolve to CUCAS 's page at www.cucas.edu.cn, unaltered in any way;
  2. The text of the Link must read "CUCAS” or www.cucas.edu.cn You may not use any CUCAS's logo or graphic, or any other trademark, as part of the Link without CUCAS's express written permission;
  3. The Link and surrounding context on the linking site must not:
  • falsely represent or misrepresent any relationship between the linking site and CUCAS, including suggestions of affiliation, endorsement, or sponsorship;
  • portray CUCAS or its affiliates, or their products or services, in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner;
  • deliver content and materials in a framed environment or alter the layout, content, look, or feel of the Site.

If you have created a Link that conforms to these Linking Conditions, then you also may include one or more Links to any internal or subsidiary page of this Site that is located one or several levels down from the homepages (known as "deep links"), provided, however, that all such deep links must be in close physical proximity to the Link that conforms to the Linking Conditions. You may not maintain numerous or pervasive Links to the Site.

11. Severability

If any provision of these Site Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Site Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.