1. Application and Acceptance of Terms and Conditions.
1.1 For purposes of this Agreement, a "User" is any person who accesses the Site for whatever purpose, regardless of whether said User has registered on the Site as a registered User. A User includes the person using this Site and any legal entity which may be represented by such person under actual or apparent authority.
1.2 By accessing or using the Site, you hereby agree to accept the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement as a User. You shall be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement with respect to your access or use of this Site and any further upgrade, modification, addition or change to this Site.
1.3 Isbe-online.org may amend this Agreement at any time by posting the amended and restated Agreement on the Site. The amended and restated Agreement shall be effective immediately upon posting. Posting by Isbe-online.org of the amended and restated Agreement and your continued use of the Site shall be deemed to be acceptance of the amended terms.
2. Users Generally
2.1 Users may use this Site solely for their own personal or internal purposes. Each User agrees that it shall not copy, reproduce or download any information, text, images, directories, files, databases or listings available on or through the Site for the purpose of re-selling, re-distributing or re-publishing the Isbe-online.org Content. Systematic retrieval of Isbe-online.org Content from this Site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without written permission from Isbe-online.org is prohibited. In addition, use of the content or materials for any purpose not expressly permitted in this Agreement is prohibited.
2.2 Messages or information sent by a User through communication systems provided by the Site, or through emails, fax or letters to addressees obtained from the Site, shall not contain any of the materials described in the provisions of Section 4.2 below.
2.3 Isbe-online.org reserves the right to limit, deny or create different access to and use of the Site and its features and functions with respect to different Users, or to change any of the features and functions or introduce new features and functions without prior notice.
2.4 No User shall undertake any scheme to undermine the integrity of the computer systems or networks used by Isbe-online.org and/or any other User and no User shall attempt to gain unauthorized access to such computer systems or networks.
2.6 As a condition of your access to and use of Isbe-online.org, you agree that you will not use the Isbe-online.org services to infringe the intellectual property rights or other legitimate rights of others in any way. Isbe-online.org reserves the right to terminate the account of a User upon any single infringement of the rights of others in conjunction with use of the Isbe-online.org services.
3. Registered Users
3.1 Each User who has completed and submitted a registration form either online on the Site or offline by giving its information (such as name, nationality, institution, email, contact address, etc.) to Isbe-online.org providing the relevant specific services is a registered user of the Site (a "Registered User"). An account ("Account") will be established for each Registered User and each Registered User will be assigned a user alias ("User ID") and password ("Password") for log-in access to its own Account.
3.2 If the Registered User is an entity, you represent that (a) you have the authority to bind the entity to this Agreement; (b) the address you use when registering is the principal place of the entity; and (c) all other information submitted to Isbe-online.org during the registration process is true, accurate, current and complete.
3.3 By becoming a Registered User, you consent to the inclusion of your personal data in our Database and authorize Isbe-online.org to share such information with other Users.
3.4 A Registered User may not sell, attempt to sell, offer to sell, give, assign or otherwise transfer an Account, User ID or Password to a third party without the prior written consent of Isbe-online.org.
4. Users Who Post Information on the Site
4.1 Each User warrants and agrees to provide Isbe-online.org with true, accurate, current and complete information to be displayed on the Site. Each User hereby grants an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide and royalty-free, sublicensable (through multiple tiers) license to Isbe-online.org to display and use all information provided by such User in accordance with the purposes set forth in this Agreement and to exercise the copyright, publicity, and database rights you have in such material or information.
4.2 Each User hereby represents, warrants and agrees that information submitted to Isbe-online.org for display on the Site shall not: (a) contain fraudulent information; (b) be part of a scheme to defraud other Users of the Site or for any other unlawful purpose; (c) impersonate any person or entity, misrepresent yourself or your affiliation with any person or entity; (d) contain any computer viruses or other destructive devices and codes that have the effect of damaging, interfering with, intercepting or expropriating any software or hardware system, data or personal information; (e) otherwise create any liability for Isbe-online.org.
4.3 Isbe-online.org reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any material displayed on the Site which it reasonably believes is incorrect or unlawful, could subject Isbe-online.org to liability, violates this Agreement or is otherwise found inappropriate in Isbe-online.org opinion. Furthermore, Isbe-online.org may disclose the Users identity and contact information, if requested by a government or law enforcement body, an injured third party, or as a result of a subpoena or other legal action, and Isbe-online.org shall not be liable for damages or results thereof and User agrees not to bring any action or claim against Isbe-online.org for such disclosure.
5. Limitation of Liability
5.1 TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ISBE-ONLINE.ORG MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE VALIDITY, ACCURACY, CORRECTNESS, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR CURRENTNESS OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE.
5.2 Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the Site is done at each Users sole discretion and risk and each User is solely responsible for any damage to its computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by any User from Isbe-online.org or through or from the Site shall create any warranty not expressly stated herein.
6. Intellectual Property Rights
Isbe-online.org is the sole owner or lawful licensee of all the rights to the Site and the Isbe-online.org Content. The Site and Isbe-online.org Content embody trade secrets and intellectual property rights protected under worldwide copyright and other laws. All title, ownership and intellectual property rights in the Site and Isbe-online.org Content shall remain with Isbe-online.org or licensors of the Isbe-online.org Content, as the case may be. All rights not otherwise claimed under this Agreement or by Isbe-online.org are hereby reserved.
7.1 All notices or demands to or upon Isbe-online.org shall be effective if in writing and shall be duly made when sent to Isbe-online.org in the following manner: to ISBE-ONLINE Secretariat, Jilin University, 5988 Renmin Street, Changchun 130022, P. R. China.
7.2 All notices or demands to or upon a User shall be effective if either delivered personally, sent by courier, certified mail, or email to the last-known correspondence, fax or email address provided by the User to Isbe-online.org, or by posting such notice or demand on an area of the Site that is publicly accessible without a charge. Notice to a User shall be deemed to be received by such User if and when (a)Isbe-online.org is able to demonstrate that communication, whether in physical or electronic form, has been sent to such User, or (b) immediately upon Isbe-online.orgs posting such notice on an area of the Site that is publicly accessible without charge.
8.1 Isbe-online.org and the User are independent contractors, and no agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.
8.2 Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such section.
8.3 Isbe-online.orgs failure to enforce any right or failure to act with respect to any breach by a User under this Agreement will not waive that right nor waives Isbe-online.orgs right to act with respect with subsequent or similar breaches.
8.4 Isbe-online.org shall have the right to assign this Agreement (including all of its rights, titles, benefits, interests, and obligations and duties). The User may not assign, in whole or part, this Agreement to any person or entity.
8.5 This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of China without regard to its conflict of law provisions. The parties to this Agreement hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of China.