Terms & Conditions
To propel sociology and anthropology development in china, SACHINA provides a collection of online content, communication tools, online forums, online community and messaging services (the "Services") to you with the URLs www.sachina.edu.cn; www.sachina.pku.edu.cn. In addition, when using particular services, you will be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services which may be posted from time to time.

You agree that SACHINA has the following rights:
1.SACHINA owns or has the right to use all the intellectual property represented by the Services that were developed or jointly developed by SACHINA and these Services are protected by applicable intellectual property laws, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other laws.
2.SACHINA may make copies of user posted Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law if necessary to (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the TOS; (c) respond to claims that any user posted Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of SACHINA, its users and the public. SACHINA and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the PRC laws, regulations, these TOS or is otherwise objectionable in SACHINA's sole discretion.
3.With respect to all Content that you elect to post to any publicly accessible areas of the Service, you agree to give SACHINA a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sublicensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such Content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed.
4.SACHINA has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Service. SACHINA reserves the right to log off accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time and change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice. SACHINA reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. SACHINA shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service. SACHINA may terminate any account (or any part thereof) or use of the Service, and remove and discard any Content within the Service, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or violations of TOS.

As the user of SACHINA Services, you are obligated to:

1.provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself for any registrations and maintain and promptly update the above information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. SACHINA cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your losses of account user ID and password.
2.be responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email or otherwise transmit via the SACHINA services. SACHINA does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Under no circumstances will SACHINA be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via the Service.
3.shall not upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable and you do not have the right to transmit.
4.shall not upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas that are designated for such purpose.
5.shall not interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service; and observe the local applicable PR China laws and regulations.
6.agree to indemnify and hold SACHINA, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post to or transmit through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another.
7.Shall not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service.
8.upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party.

YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. SACHINA EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SACHINA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF SACHINA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM:
(i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE;
(ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE;
(iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA;
(iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR
(v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.
(vi) SACHINA SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR THE ACCURACY, USEFULNESS OR AVAILABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION TRANSMITTED VIA THE SERVICE, AND SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY COMMERCIAL TRADING OR INVESTMENT DECISIONS MADE BASED ON SUCH INFORMATION.
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