This website is an electronic publication of and a service provided by United Business Media China (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "UBMC").
"Force Majeure Event" in relation to a person or entity shall mean an event beyond that person's or entity's reasonable control, including but not limited to: acts of God; fire; flood; explosion; storm; disaster; vandalism; power surge or outage; cable cut; disruptions or failures in telecommunication systems or equipment or electrical power or supply; server crashes; back-up failures; disruptions to or failure of Internet access or connectivity; serious accidents; epidemics or quarantine restrictions; any law, order, regulation, direction, action or request of any government (including state and local governments) or any civil or military authority, or of any dependent agency, commission, court, bureau, corporation or other instrumentality thereof; allocation regulations or orders affecting materials and/or the supply thereof; national emergencies, insurrections, riots, civil commotion, war or warlike operations; strikes, lockouts, work stoppages or labor disputes, troubles or difficulties; delays in transportation; supplier failures, shortages, breaches or delays; or inability after due and timely diligence to procure materials, accessories, equipment or parts.
"UBMC Content" shall mean all content or materials (including text and images) in this website, all files within this website and all data within such files, but excluding Third Party Content.
"Overall Content" shall mean the UBMC Content, the Third Party Content, and any and all attachments transmitted through this website.
"Specific Terms" shall mean the respective terms and conditions applicable to Specific Services, including those prescribed or imposed by relevant members of the UBMC in relation to such Specific Services, or those contained in respective agreements entered into between Visitors and relevant members of the UBMC in relation to such Specific Services.
"Third Party Content" shall mean those content or materials (including text and images) in this website the titles, rights and interests in or to which are not owned by members of the UBMC but by the respective Third Party Licensors.
"Third Party Licensors" shall mean the respective owners of the titles, rights and interests in or to the Third Party Content.
"Visitor" shall mean the individual who, or the entity whose agent, accesses or uses this website, the services provided in this website, or any of the Overall Content.
2. Use of UBMC Content
Visitors to this website may use the UBMC Content solely and exclusively for personal or internal purposes. The Visitor may download and/or reproduce limited portions of the UBMC Content on an occasional ad hoc basis and distribute such UBMC Content internally, solely and exclusively for personal or internal purposes;
PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT:
2.1 The use, reproduction and distribution of such UBMC Content (either in hard copy or electronic form) is not done in any manner which might be competitive with the UBMC's use, reproduction or distribution of content or other content similar thereto; and
2.2 Such UBMC Content is reproduced and distributed with appropriate notices, including copyright notices, indicating UBMC (and/or other relevant members of the UBMC, as the case may be) as the source of such UBMC Content and prohibiting any further reproduction or distribution of such UBMC Content.
Downloading, reproduction, distribution and/or use of any UBMC Content does not transfer any title, right or interest in or to such UBMC Content, and such UBMC Content may be downloaded, reproduced, distributed and/or used only in accordance with this paragraph 2.
Except as expressly permitted in this paragraph 2, Visitors to this website may not copy, reproduce, modify, alter, reverse engineer, disassemble, sell, transfer, rent, license, publish, distribute, disseminate in any form or otherwise allow access to all or any UBMC Content or Third Party Content.
If the Visitor is a corporation, this provision shall apply to any subsidiary, affiliate or parent of such corporation.
3. Intellectual Property
Unless otherwise expressly stated:
3.1 all titles, rights and interests (including without limitation copyright) in respect of the UBMC Content belong to UBMC and/or other relevant members of the UBMC, and nothing herein confers on the Visitor any title, right or interest in respect thereof; and
3.2 all titles, rights and interests (including without limitation copyright) in respect of Third Party Content belong to the respective Third Party Licensor, and nothing herein confers on the Visitor any title, right or interest in respect thereof.
4. Protection of Intellectual Property Rights
The Visitor expressly acknowledges that this website and the UBMC Content (or the Third Party Content, as the case may be) were prepared by the UBMC (or the Third Party Licensors, as the case may be) through the application of methods and standards of judgment developed and applied through the expenditure of substantial time, effort and money.
The Visitor agrees to protect all copyright and other intellectual property or other proprietary rights and interests of the UBMC (or the Third Party Licensors, as the case may be) in or to this website and the UBMC Content (or the Third Party Content, as the case may be).
5.1 Collection of information
When you visit our website, we do not collect personally identifiable information about you, except when you specifically and knowingly provide it. For instance, while many areas of our website are free to all users, we do require registration for some services such as Product Alert. If you decide to register for these services, or if you request information from us, you will be asked to provide certain information and details, including your name, company, title, country and e-mail address. The information you provide helps us create customized content like Product Alert. You will receive information only for the products that interest you.
5.2 UBMC respects your privacy
We will not sell, trade, rent, or disclose any personally identifiable information about our users to other parties, without our users' consent.
UBMC adopts a firm commitment to ensuring information security and safeguarding and maintaining the confidentiality of our customers' information. We will not disclose any personal information such as name, phone number, address etc. to any third party, without our partner, sponsor, exhibitor, or user’s consent. Any personal information is limited to UBMC internal use. Our IT infrastructure is designed to comply with industry-accepted security. We provide for secured access control to limit the potential for abuse by unauthorized third parties.
We also reserve the right to disclose user information in special cases. For example, when we have reason to believe that such disclosure is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be infringing (or threatening to infringe) or who may otherwise be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally), our title, rights, interests or property, or those of other web site users, or of anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. We also reserve the right to disclose, without notice to you, personal information in response to a subpoena or other judicial order or when we believe in good faith that such disclosure is required by any law, regulation or listing requirement, or by any stock/securities exchange, governmental or regulatory authority.
The UBMC reserves the right to alter or modify this website, including portions thereof, from time to time. Such alterations or modifications may include, without limitation, addition or withdrawal of features, services, data or content or changes in instructions. The UBMC may also at any time suspend or discontinue all or any part of this website or the provision of updates.
7. No endorsement of third parties
7.1 The UBMC does not endorse or make any representation or warranty whatsoever (whether express or implied), and shall not be responsible or liable under any circumstances whatsoever, in respect of:
7.1.1 Any third party website hyperlinked to this website, or any products, services, information, data or other content offered or provided therein; and/or
7.1.2 Any product, service, information, data or other content offered or provided by third parties in or through this website.
Such third party websites and such third party products, services, information, data or other content (whether provided or offered therein or in or through this website) are the sole responsibility of independent third parties, and as against the UBMC, the Visitor's use thereof or reliance thereon is solely at the Visitor's own risk. A Visitor's rights and remedies in respect thereof are governed solely by other applicable agreements or terms (if any) between the Visitor and the relevant third party.
7.2 Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph 7.1 above:
7.2.1 A description or reference to a product or service in this website (including any description or reference via hyperlink) does not imply endorsement by any member of the UBMC of that product or service;
7.2.2 The UBMC does not make any representation or warranty as to the quality, accuracy, reliability or suitability of any third party websites or any third party products, services, information, data or other content (whether provided or offered therein or in or through this website); and
7.2.3 The UBMC shall not be liable or responsible for any defects, deficiencies, errors, omissions or inaccuracies in any third party websites or any third party products, services, information, data or other content (whether provided or offered therein or in or through this website).
8. Exclusion of representations and warranties
This website and the overall content are made available "as is" without any representation or warranty whatsoever, whether express or implied, including but not limited to any representation or warranty as to their performance, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose or use; and all representations and/or warranties, to the extent capable of being excluded under applicable law, are hereby expressly excluded by the global sources group, its licensors, dealers, distributors, agents and employees, and all third parties (if any) involved in the creation, production or delivery of this website and/or the overall content.
In particular, but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, the global sources group, its licensors, dealers, distributors, agents and employees, and third parties (if any) involved in the creation, production or delivery of this website and/or the overall content, make no representations or warranties as to, and the visitor assumes the entire risk as to:
8.1 Anything contained in, the performance of, or the results that may be obtained by using, this website or any of the overall content;
8.2 The consequences of downloading any attachment transmitted through this website;
8.3 The quality, accuracy, reliability or suitability for any purpose whatsoever of, this website or any of the overall content; and/or
8.4 The standing, credit or otherwise of any person or entity mentioned in this website or in any of the overall content.
9. Exclusion of liability
In no event shall the global sources group, its licensors, dealers, distributors, agents or employees, or any third party involved in the creation, production or delivery of this website or any of the overall content be liable for:
9.1 Any direct, indirect, special, incidental, secondary, consequential, punitive or exemplary damages arising out of the use of or inability to use this website or any of the overall content (such as but not limited to loss of data, loss of business information, business interruption or delay, or loss of anticipated revenue, profits or benefits, or any economic or financial loss), whether based upon contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, and even if they were aware of, were advised of, or ought to have known of, the possibility of such damages;
9.2 Any consequences of downloading or using any attachment transmitted through this website;
9.3 Any failure, delay, disruption or interruption in, of or to this website, howsoever caused or arising;
9.4 Any failure, delay, disruption or interruption in, of or to the transmission or reception of any data or information through this website, howsoever caused or arising;
9.5 Any defect, deficiency, breakdown or failure of any software or any equipment or system (whether or not maintained or operated by the global sources group or any other person), howsoever caused or arising;
9.6 Any loss, corruption, deletion or damage of or to any data or information (whether belonging to, provided by or stored by the visitor or otherwise) which is transmitted to or stored in any system or equipment (whether or not maintained or operated by the global sources group, the visitor or any other person), howsoever caused or arising;
9.7 Any breach, failure of performance or delay caused by a force majeure event; and/or
9.8 Any defects, deficiencies, errors, omissions or inaccuracies in this website or in any of the overall content.
11. Governing Law & Jurisdiction
12. Entire agreement