TERMS & CONDITIONS

Terms of use

Meanings and definitions used in these Terms:

Magazine(s) means the downloadable version of the printed WNIC magazine whether in part or full edition. These terms also refer to the printed version. 

1. INTRODUCTION TO TERMS

1.1. This Site is owned and operated by WNIC (What's New in Changsha?)

1.2. These Terms govern the use of the Site, including download of magazines

1.3. If you do not agree with these Terms, you should not use the Site or download the magazine.

1.4. We may terminate your access to the Site, without notice, in addition to our other remedies if you fail to follow these Terms.

1.5. From time to time, our magazine may publish articles or features, which some site visitors may find offensive. WNIC does not intend to offend and suggests that Site/magazine readers who find any tone or content offensive, no longer visit the Site. No responsibility is taken for any offense caused.

2. USE OF THE MAGAZINE BY YOU

2.1. You may download, share and display content from this Site on a computer screen, print individual pages on paper (but not photocopy them, including the printed version of the magazine) and store such pages in electronic form on disk (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network) for your own personal, non-commercial use. You may not in any way make commercial or other unauthorised use, by publication, re-transmission, distribution, performance, caching or otherwise, of material obtained through the Site or magazine.

2.2. You may not authorise others to use the Site or magazine, and you are responsible for all of your own use of the Site. 

3. COPYRIGHT AND CONTRIBUTIONS

3.1. All copyright, trademarks, design rights and all other intellectual property rights (registered or unregistered) where relevant in and on the Site and magazine and all content located on the Site shall at all times remain vested in WNIC.

3.2. WNIC grants you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable, non-transferable licence to use the Site content solely for personal use relating to your use of the Site. Except as expressly set out herein, neither you nor anyone acting on your behalf acquires any intellectual property rights relating to any Site content. Any rights not expressly granted within these Terms are reserved.

3.3. By sharing any contribution(s) with us (including but not limited to data, text, photo, message, posting, image, logo, attachment, hyperlink and all other content (collectively “Contribution(s)”) to the Site, you agree and grant WNIC and its sub-licensees, free of charge permission, to use the Contribution(s) at WNIC's sole discretion (including modifying and adapting it for operational and editorial reasons) in connection with the operation of the Site and our service. The licence extends to copying, distributing, broadcasting or otherwise transmitting, adapting or editing the Contribution(s).

3.4. You agree and confirm that any Contribution(s) you provide or upload is original to you and does not infringe China laws, copyright or other rights of any other person, or that you have the consents necessary to provide the Contribution(s) to WNIC. In most cases, information will be stored and used by WNIC.

3.5. You acknowledge that WNIC does not endorse the accuracy, integrity, copyright, compliance, legality, quality or decency of any Contribution(s). Users may respond to or comment upon Contribution(s), such comments do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of WNIC.

3.6. WNIC respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. WNIC may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, terminate the access of users, subscribers, and account holders who infringe the copyright rights and public reputation of WNIC and of others.

3.7. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on any WNIC Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that the Site contains links or other references to another online location that contains material or activity that infringes your copyright, please contact WNIC immediately via wnic@qq.com.

4. COMMENTS BY CONTRIBUTORS

4.1 WNIC does not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, verify or agree with the comments, opinions or statements in the magazine. 

5. EDITING AND DELETIONS

5.1 WNIC reserves the right, but undertakes no duty, to review, edit, move or delete any material posted by users in the magazine or elsewhere on the Site, in its sole discretion and without notice.

6. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

6.1. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE USING THE SITES AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” AND TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WNIC AND ITS AFFILIATES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY, CONDITION, GUARANTEE OR REPRESENTATION, WHETHER ORAL, IN WRITING OR IN ELECTRONIC FORM, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN OR PROVIDED BY THE SITES.

6.2. WNIC AND ITS AFFILIATES MAKE NO WARRANTY, IMPLIED OR EXPLICIT, THAT ANY PART OF THE SITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE, TIMELY, SECURE, ACCURATE, RELIABLE OF ANY QUALITY, NOR THAT THE CONTENT IS SAFE IN ANY MANNER FOR DOWNLOAD. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT NEITHER WNIC OR ITS AFFILIATES NOR ANY PARTICIPANT IN THE SITES PROVIDES PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OF ANY KIND AND THAT USE OF SUCH ADVICE OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK AND WITHOUT OUR LIABILITY OF ANY KIND.

6.3. WNIC AND ITS AFFILIATES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTIES FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ALLEGEDLY SUSTAINED ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO OR INABILITY TO ACCESS THE SITES, INCLUDING FOR VIRUSES ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM THE SITES, YOUR USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE SITES OR ANY OF THE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THE SITES, REGARDLESS OF THE TYPE OF CLAIM OR THE NATURE OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES..

7. TERMINATION

WNIC HAS THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE YOUR ABILITY TO ACCESS THE SITES, FOR ANY REASON, WITHOUT NOTICE.

8. GENERAL

8.1. These Terms together with any additional terms which are drawn to your attention constitute the complete and entire agreement between the parties and supersede any prior agreement, whether written or oral.

8.2. If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect.

8.3 These conditions are subject to and underpinned by the National Law of China.