TERMS OF USE

 

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THIS SITE AND CONTENT (AS DEFINED BELOW) IS CONDITIONED ON YOUR ACCEPTANCE AND AGREEMENT WITHOUT MODIFICIATION TO THESE TERMS OF USE. BY GAINING ACCESS AND USE OF THIS SITE AND CONTENT (AS DEFINED BELOW), YOU ARE DEEMED TO HAVE ACCEPTED AND AGREED TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE WITHOUT MODIFICATION AND TO COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE LAWS AND REGULATIONS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, APPLICABLE EXPORT AND RE-EXPORT CONTROL LAWS AND REGULATIONS REGARDING THE TRANSMISSION OF TECHNICAL DATA FROM THE COUNTRY IN WHICH YOU RESIDE. YOU FURTHER AGREE TO COMPLY WITH ALL LOCAL LAWS, REGULATIONS AND RULES REGARDING ONLINE CONDUCT AND ACCEPTABLE CONTENT. YOU REPRESENT YOU HAVE THE LEGAL AUTHORITY TO ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE ON BEHALF OF YOURSELF OR ANY PARTY YOU REPRESENT OR BY WHOM YOU ARE EMPLOYED.

 

INTENDED AUDIENCE/USE

 

Chinainlaw Partners Law Firm and its affiliates (“Chinainlaw”) provide this website to you, subject to these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use may be updated by Chinainlaw from time to time without notice to you. This website and other websites that are linked to this website or affiliated with this website (collectively "this Site") and all the information, communications, software, scripting, photos, text, video, graphics, music, sounds, images and other materials and services found on this Site (collectively "Content"), is intended for the lawful use of Chinainlaw 's customers, employees and members of the general public. This Site is controlled and operated in whole or in part by Chinainlaw from its offices within the People’s Republic of China (“China”). Chinainlaw makes no representation that these materials are appropriate or available for use in locations other than China. Those who access this Site from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. You acknowledge that Chinainlaw reserves the right in its sole discretion to refuse or terminate access to this Site by you at any time.

 

RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF CONTENT

 

UNAUTHORIZED COPYING, DISPLAYING OR OTHER USE OF ANY CONTENT FROM THIS SITE IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. You acknowledge having been advised by Chinainlaw that the Content is protected in China and internationally by a variety of laws, including but not limited to, copyright laws and treaty provisions, trademark laws, patent laws, and other proprietary rights laws (collectively "Rights"). In addition to Chinainlaw 's Rights in individual elements of the Content, Chinainlaw owns a copyright in the selection, coordination and arrangement of the Content. You are hereby granted permission to access the Content from this Site in whole or in part, solely for your personal, non-commercial use of viewing and browsing through this Site or ordering services from this Site. This permission terminates automatically if you breach any of these Terms of Use. You may not resell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise convert software, including all code, files, images, contained in or generated by the software, and accompanying data (collectively, the "Software" ), to a perceivable form. Chinainlaw does not grant you any permission to use the Content or Software other than the permission expressly stated in these Terms of Use. All other use of Content from this Site, including, but not limited to uploading, downloading, modification, publication, transmission, participation in the transfer or sale of, copying, reproduction, republishing, creation of derivative works from, distribution, performance, display, incorporation into another web site, reproducing this Site (whether by linking, framing or any other method), or in any other way exploiting any of the Content, in whole or in part, or downloading and using Software repeatedly for uses other than those expressly permitted may not be made without Chinainlaw 's prior written consent.

 

TRADEMARKS AND SERVICE MARKS

 

There are a number of proprietary logos, service marks, trademarks, slogans and product designations found on this Site. Access to this Site does not confer upon you any license or other rights to the use of any such logos, service marks, trademarks, slogans and product designations or any other Chinainlaw’s or third party's intellectual property. No hyperlink to any part of this Site may be created without Chinainlaw 's prior written permission.

 

SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION

 

Do not send any confidential or proprietary information to Chinainlaw through this Site. Any information you do send to Chinainlaw through this Site will be deemed NOT to be confidential ("Non-Confidential Information"). For any Non-Confidential Information you do send, you hereby represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to such information and grant Chinainlaw an unrestricted, royalty-free, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute it. You further agree that Chinainlaw is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send Chinainlaw for any purpose whatsoever without paying you any compensation. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material, or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law.

 

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEB SITES

 

This Site may provide links to other third-party websites or resources. We make no representations whatsoever about any other website which you may access through this Site. Because Chinainlaw has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Chinainlaw is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, services or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature. References on this Site to any names, marks, products or services of any third parties or hypertext links to third party sites or information are provided solely as a convenience to you, and do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of, or affiliation with the third party or its products or services. Chinainlaw makes no representation or warranty as to any third party Content, products or services, and you agree that Chinainlaw shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such third-party Content, products or services available on or through any such site or resource.

 

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

 

CHINAINLAW DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY, USE, TIMELINESS, SECURITY, VALIDITY, ACCURACY, OR RELIABILITY OF, OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF, OR OTHERWISE RESPECTING, THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE OR ANY OTHER WEBSITES LINKED TO OR FROM THIS SITE. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THIS SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL, OR USE OF THIS SITE. THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND ON AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, CHINAINLAW DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR OTHER VIOLATION OF RIGHTS. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM CHINAINLAW SHALL BE DEEMED TO ALTER THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY, OR TO CREATE ANY WARRANTY.

 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

 

CHINAINLAW WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT OR LINKS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RELATED TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, LINE FAILURE, AND ALL OTHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES EVEN IF CHINAINLAW HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. CHINAINLAW 'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT OR LINKS, SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO ACCESS THIS SITE.

 

REVISIONS

 

Chinainlaw may modify, suspend, withdraw or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this Site and/or the Content, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. You agree that Chinainlaw shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, suspension, withdrawal or discontinuance. Chinainlaw may also at any time revise these Terms of Use by updating this posting. By using this Site, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and you agree to periodically visit this page to determine the then current Terms of Use, by which you are bound.

 

TERMINATION

 

You agree that Chinainlaw, in its sole discretion, may terminate or restrict your use or access to this Site (or any part thereof) for any reason, including, without limitation, that Chinainlaw believes you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms of Use.

 

SECURITIES LAWS

 

This Site may include forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties beyond our control that concern Chinainlaw and its affiliates’operations, prospects, strategies, financial condition, future economic performance and demand for services, as well as intentions, plans and objectives. These forward-looking statements are not historical facts but instead represent only our belief regarding future events, many of which, by their nature, are inherently uncertain and outside of our control. When used on this Site, words like "expect", "believe", and "will" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements that fall within securities law safe harbors for forward-looking statements. This Site and the information contained in it do not constitute an offer or solicitation of an offer for sale of any securities. None of the information contained in this Site is intended to be, and shall not be deemed to be, incorporated into any securities filings or documents. We wish to caution you that actual results may differ from those discussed in such forward-looking statements and may be adversely affected by, among other things, risks associated with other factors described in our public filings.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Chinainlaw, and govern your use of this Site, superseding any prior agreements between you and Chinainlaw relating to your use of this Site. In the event of an actual or threatened violation of these Terms of Use, these Terms of Use may be enforced by injunctive relief or specific performance without proof of actual damages but upon proof of all other requirements for the grant of such relief, in addition to any and all other available remedies. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be invalid by any law, rule, order or regulation of any government or by the final determination of any court, such invalidity shall not affect the enforceability of any other provision of these Terms of Use. The failure of Chinainlaw to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. By accessing this Site you agree that the statutes and laws of the People’s Republic of China without regard to conflicts of laws principles, will apply to all matters relating to use of this Site. Any dispute concerning the interpretation or use of this Site shall, unless amicably settled, be submitted to Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (“SHIAC”) for arbitration conducted in accordance with SHIAC’s then prevailing rules and procedures, and arbitration shall be conducted in Chinese. By agreeing to arbitrate, you agree to waive your rights to bring a court action and have a jury trial. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of this Site, or these Terms of Use must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose, regardless of whether or not you then became aware of it, or be forever barred. The section titles in these Terms of Service are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.