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Terms of Use

This website, including the features and services available from the site such as RSS feeds, is an interactive on-line service operated by CTIMES. These Terms of Use, along with any additional terms and conditions that are referenced herein or that are presented elsewhere on the Site in relation to a specific service or feature and the Privacy Policy, set forth the terms and conditions that apply to your use of en.ctimes.com.tw. By using our site, you agree to comply with all of the terms and conditions hereof. If you do not agree to these Terms of Service, you should not access or use en.ctimes.com.tw.

Changes to Terms of Service. CTIMES may modify the Terms of Service, or any part thereof, or add or remove terms at any time, and such modifications, additions or deletions will be effective immediately upon posting. Your use of en.ctimes.com.tw after such posting shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by you of such modifications, additions or deletions.

Changes to Site. CTIMES may change or discontinue any aspect, service or feature of en.ctimes.com.tw at any time, including, but not limited to, content, hours of availability, and equipment needed for access or use.

Registration. You may be given the opportunity to register via an online registration form to create a user account that may allow you to receive information from CTIMES and/or to participate in certain features on the Site such as certain Interactive Areas. CTIMES will use the information you provide in accordance with the CTIMES Privacy Policy.

Community Guidelines & User Content

Interactive Areas. en.ctimes.com.tw may contain comments sections, or other interactive features ("Interactive Areas?? in which you may post or upload comments or user-generated content. You are solely responsible for your use of any Interactive Areas and you use them at your own risk.

By submitting User Content to an Interactive Area, you represent that you are 13 years of age or older and, if you are under the age of 18, you either are an emancipated minor, or have obtained the legal consent of your parent or legal guardian to enter into these Terms of Service, submit content, participate on en.ctimes.com.tw, and fulfill the obligations set forth in these Terms of Service, which forms a binding contract between you and CTIMES.

If you submit any User Content or participate in an Interactive Area within or in connection with en.ctimes.com.tw, you agree to abide by the following rules of conduct:

??You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit any User Content that violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, including any statements which may defame, harass, stalk or threaten others;

??You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit any User Content that is offensive to the online community, including blatant expressions of bigotry, racism, abusiveness, vulgarity or profanity.

??You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit any material that contains or advocates pornography, pedophilia, incest, bestiality, or that is otherwise obscene.

??You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit any User Content that violates any law or engage in activity that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to a civil liability;

??You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit any User Content that advocates or provides instruction on illegal activity or discuss illegal activities with the intent to commit them;

??You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit, without CTIMES's express prior approval, User Content which contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services;

??You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit User Content that does not generally pertain to the designated topic or theme of any Interactive Area;

??You agree not to impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, any CTIMES employee, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;

??You agree not to interfere with any other user's right to privacy, including by harvesting or collecting personally-identifiable information about en.ctimes.com.tw users or posting private information about a third party;

??You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit any User Content, software or other materials which contain a virus or other harmful or disruptive component;

??You agree not to interfere with or disrupt en.ctimes.com.tw or the servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site;

??You agree not to upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;

??You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purpose, any portion of en.ctimes.com.tw, use of en.ctimes.com.tw, or access to en.ctimes.com.tw;

??You agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any User Content protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of such copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right. The burden of determining that any User Content is not protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right rests with you. You shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, rights of publicity or other proprietary rights or any other harm resulting from such a submission. Any person determined by CTIMES, in its sole discretion, to have violated the intellectual property or other rights of others shall be barred from submitting or posting any further material on En.ctimes.com.tw;

??You agree that if necessary, you have the consent of each and every identifiable natural person in any submission to use such persons name or likeness in the manner contemplated by en.ctimes.com.tw.

Any conduct that in CTIMES?�s sole discretion restricts or inhibits anyone else from using or enjoying en.ctimes.com.tw will not be permitted. CTIMES reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove or edit User Content by you and to terminate your Account for any reason. CTIMES is not responsible for User Content submitted to en.ctimes.com.tw or posted in comments sections, chat rooms, on bulletin boards or on other Interactive Areas by users of en.ctimes.com.tw.

By submitting User Content to en.ctimes.com.tw, you automatically grant CTIMES and its parent company, the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, publish, reproduce, modify, adapt, edit, translate, create derivative works from, incorporate into other works, distribute, sub-license and otherwise exploit such User Content (in whole or in part) worldwide in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such User Content. You warrant that such User Content is accurate and not misleading, and that use and posting or other transmission of such User Content does not violate these Terms of Service and will not violate any rights of or cause injury to any person or entity. You further grant CTIMES the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or CTIMES's rights in the User Content by a breach of these Terms of Service.

Copyright Ownership.

En.ctimes.com.tw contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information, and the entire contents of En.ctimes.com.tw are copyrighted. CTIMES owns copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part. You may download copyrighted material for your personal use only. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express permission of CTIMES and the copyright owner. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material.

Advertisements and Promotions

CTIMES may run advertisements and promotions from third parties on the Site. Your business dealings or correspondence with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers other than CTIMES, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. CTIMES 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 third-party advertisers on the Site.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless CTIMES, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of the use of En.ctimes.com.tw by you or your Account.

Termination

CTIMES may terminate or suspend these Terms of Service at any time without notice to You. Without limiting the foregoing, CTIMES shall have the right to immediately terminate your Account in the event of any conduct by you which CTIMES, in its sole discretion, considers to be unacceptable, or in the event of any breach by you of these Terms of Service.

Trademarks

CTIMES, its parent, subsidiaries and affiliates, own all rights to their logos and trademarks used in connection with the Site. All other logos and trademarks appearing on En.ctimes.com.tw are the property of their respective owners.