Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Please read this Terms of Use Agreement ("Terms of Use") carefully before accessing and/or participating in any forum, support group, bulletin board, mailing list, donation, charitable activity, service exchange, offer of Service (as defined below), purchase of Service, payment, service related to transaction, service and/or function on the website made available by Cooonet Corporation ("Cooonet") at entry-point URL (www.cooonet.com) as well as Cooonet's related website or websites ("Site"). By using or participating in the Site, you signify and acknowledge that you have read the full and entire content of this page and agree that the Terms of Use constitutes a binding legal agreement between you and Cooonet, and that you agree to comply with and be bounded by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to comply with and be bounded by the Terms of Use, please do not access the Site. Cooonet's Service Provider (as defined below) are third party beneficiaries of the Terms of Use, and they may enforce provisions stated below that are related to them.

Age Restrictions, Authorities and Eligibilities

Registration and participation on the Site is restricted to those individuals over 18 years of age, emancipated minors, or those who possess legal parental or guardian's consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations and warranties herein. By registering or participating in services and/or functions on the Site, you hereby represent that you are over 18 years of age, an emancipated minor or in possession of consent by a legal parent or guardian and have the authority to enter into the terms herein. By purchasing or acquiring the Service (as defined below), you hereby represent that you are over 18 years of age, an emancipated minor or in possession of consent by a legal parent or guardian and have the authority to enter into Service engagements or contracts. In addition, those who wish to register and participate must meet the minimum requirements laid out in the Terms of Use. In addition, certain services or products may have additional eligibility requirements, as specified on the Site. If you do not qualify or do not agree to these terms, you may not use the Site.

Right of Modification

Cooonet reserves the right to change or modify the Terms of Use at our sole discretion at any time. Any change or modification to the Terms of Use will be effective immediately upon posting or publication by Cooonet. For any material changes to the Terms of Use, Cooonet will take reasonable steps to notify you of such changes. In all cases, your continued use of the Site after posting or publication of such modifications, with or without notification, constitutes binding acceptance of the modified Terms of Use.

Disclaimer of Forums

The Site may include forums, support groups, bulletin boards and so on containing personal opinions and other expressions of persons ("Forums") who post entries on a wide range of topics. Neither the User Content (as defined below) on the Site, nor any links to other websites, are screened, moderated, approved, reviewed or endorsed by Cooonet or Service Provider. By posting to or viewing such Forums, you agree that Cooonet and Service Provider are not responsible or liable for the content of any postings therein. Cooonet reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove any content from such Forums in Cooonet's sole discretion.

Cooonet Account

In order to fully participate in all Site activities, you must register for a personal account on the Site (a “Cooonet Account”) by providing an email address, a password, location and other access information for your Cooonet Account. You agree that you will never divulge and/or share access and/or access information to your Cooonet Account with any third party for any reason. You also agree that you will create, use, and access only one Cooonet Account, and that you will not access the Site using multiple Cooonet Accounts.

In setting up your Cooonet Account and various types of Member, you may be prompted or required to enter additional information, including but not limited to, your name and date of birth. Additional information may be required to confirm your identity. You represent that all information provided by you is accurate, current and complete and you agree that you will maintain and update your information to keep it accurate, current and complete. You acknowledge that if any information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Cooonet reserves the right to suspend or terminate your Cooonet Account or use of the Site at any time in Cooonet's sole discretion without any liability to you in case of such violation.

Privacy Policy Statement

You understand that any personal information you submit to Cooonet on the Site will be treated by Cooonet in the manner described in the Privacy Policy Statement.

Rules for online conduct

You agree to use the Site in accordance with all applicable laws. Further, you agree that you will not use the Site for organized partisan political activities. You further agree that you will not email or post any of the following content (hereafter referred to as “Prohibited Content” in all pages) anywhere on the Site, or on any other Cooonet computing resources

Although Cooonet does not routinely screen or monitor content posted by users to the Site, Cooonet reserves the right to remove Prohibited Content of which Cooonet becomes aware of, but is under no obligation to do so.

Copyrighted material, including but not limited to, software, graphics, text, photographs, sound, video and musical recordings, may not be placed on the Site without the expressed permission of the owner of the copyrighted material, or other legal entitlement to use the copyrighted material.

In addition, as a condition of accessing the Site, you agree not to (a) reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Site other than as expressly allowed under the Terms of Use; (b) use Cooonet’s, or any Service Provider's, name, trademarks, server or other materials in connection with, or to transmit, any unsolicited communications or emails; (c) use any high-volume, automated or electronic means to access the Site (including but not limited to, robots, spiders, scripts or web-scraping tools]; (d) frame the Site, place pop-up windows over its pages or otherwise affect the display of its page; or (e) interfere with or disrupt the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site.

Finally, you agree that you will not access or attempt to access any other user's account, and/or misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using the Site.

You guarantee that you will abide by the aforementioned rules of online conduct, and Cooonet reserves the right to suspend or terminate your User Account or use of the Site at any time in its sole discretion without any liability to you in case of any violation.

Payments and CoooCoin

You understand that Cooonet issues its own virtual token coin ("CoooCoin") as a limited medium of exchange for Service offers on or through the Site, at a nominal value of one Hong Kong Dollar for one CoooCoin. You agree that although you can buy, earn, use, transfer, donate or cash out CoooCoin at your own discretion, all related activities are subjected to the procedures, rules, restrictions, limitations, terms and conditions set forth in the Site. In addition, you agree to use the CoooCoin in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations of your country/region or locality.

You may not use the CoooCoin in illegal activities. Any illicit use of the CoooCoin is a violation of the Terms of Use and Cooonet reserves the right to suspend or terminate your User Account or use of the Site at any time in its sole discretion without any liability in case of such violation.

Services

The Site offers various types of services ("Service") including but not limited to, services (such as tutor service, translation service, advisory service, technical service, editing service, etc.) or products (such as Learning Material, artworks, craftworks, etc.) on or through the Site by Cooonet or Cooonet's service providers (as defined below). Service provider ("Service Provider") are independent organizations or individuals who offer Service on or through the Site. Those who purchase or acquire Service on or through the Site are service seekers ("Service Seeker").

There are various types of Member you can register to participate in their respective activities on or through the Site. You can register as multiple Member. Depending on the type of Member, you may be a Service Provider or a Service Seeker.

Disclaimer of Relationships

You understand that both Service Provider (such as a tutor or Learning Material Supplier) and Service Seeker (such as a learner) are independent and have their discretionary powers to establish, maintain, or discontinue the relationship (such as tutoring service or supply and use of Learning Material) between both parties. You agree and acknowledge that nothing in the Terms of Use or otherwise with respect to your access or use of any services, functions or the Site (a) requires Cooonet to guarantee the quality of the Service received by the Service Seeker from the Service Provider, (b) requires Cooonet to guarantee the satisfaction or performance of either Service Provider or Service Seeker in a relationship between both parties, and/or (c) requires Cooonet to guarantee any party against loss whatsoever arising from the relationship established between the Service Provider and the Service Seeker.

User Material Submission

The Site may provide you with the ability to upload certain images, texts, audio and video clips, Learning Material, informations, and any other materials, including without limitation, any information, text or materials you post on the Site’s Forums (“User Content”). With respect to User Content you submit (except Learning Material uploaded for sales) or otherwise make available in connection with your use of the Site, and subject to the Privacy Policy Statement, you grant Cooonet a fully transferable, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free and non-exclusive license to use, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such User Content. To the extent that you provide User Content, you represent and warrant to Cooonet that (a) you have all necessary rights, licenses and/or clearances to provide and use User Content and permit Cooonet to use such User Content as provided above; (b) such User Content is accurate and reasonably complete; (c) as between you and Cooonet, you shall be responsible for the payment of any third party fees related to the provision and use of such User Content, (d) such User Content does not and will not infringe or misappropriate any third party rights (including without limitation privacy, publicity, intellectual property rights and any other proprietary rights, such as copyright, trademark and patent rights) or constitute a fraudulent statement or misrepresentation or unfair business practice, and/or (e) the User Content are free of viruses, worms, back doors, Trojan horses or other contaminants in providing User Content.

The Site may also provide you with ability to upload or send information to Cooonet regarding your points of view, comments, suggestions and/or feedback regarding the Site or its related services (“Feedback”). By submitting Feedback, you hereby grant Cooonet and the participating organizations and individuals an irrevocable license to use, disclose, reproduce, distribute, sublicense, prepare derivative works of, publicly perform and publicly display any such submission.

Permission to Use Materials

All User Content or other materials available on the Site, including but not limited to, code, images, text, layouts, arrangements, displays, illustrations, audio and video clips, HTML files and other content are the property of Cooonet, Cooonet's affiliates or licensors, Service Provider, or users and are protected by copyright, patent and/or other proprietary intellectual property rights under laws. In consideration for your agreement to the Terms of Use contained on this page, Cooonet grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the Site. You may download material from the Site only for your own personal, non-commercial use. You may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer any material, nor may you modify or create derivatives works of the material. The burden of determining whether or not your use of any information, software or any other content on the Site is permissible rests with you.

Disclaimer for Download Materials

In connection with your participation in the services or functions of the Site, you will have the ability to access or download content or materials provided by participating organizations, individuals or users. While Cooonet requires participating organizations, individuals or users to comply with the Terms of Use in providing User Content, Cooonet cannot guarantee that any such User Content will be free of viruses, worms, back doors, Trojan horses or other contaminants which may harm your computer, tablet, hand-held device or any programs or files therein. Cooonet disclaims any responsibility or liability relating to your access or download of such content. Accordingly, Cooonet recommends that you only download or access files from a trusted source and implement security measures to scan downloaded files for contaminants.

Links to Other Site

The Site may include hyperlinks to websites maintained or controlled by others. Neither Cooonet nor Cooonet's participating organizations and/or individuals are responsible for the use of, nor for routinely screen, approve, review and/or endorse, the contents of any of the Product or Service that may be offered at the Site.

Online Research

Records of your participation in the Service and/or Product (including products of any form) on the Site may be used for researching online education, online service and so on. All research findings will be reported at the aggregate level and will not expose your personal identity.

Fees and Rates

Cooonet reserves the right to change the fees or the rates posted on the Site or to charge new fee at any time in its sole discretion. Any change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site.

Taxes

You understand and agree to observe and be complied with the tax laws and regulations of your country/region and Cooonet is not responsible for your failure to meet your tax requirements and duties. Cooonet reserves the right to withhold the tax if it is required by applicable laws or regulations in Hong Kong, or when requested by the relevant authorities at any time, in Cooonet's sole discretion without any liability to you whatsoever.

Choice of Law and Jurisdiction

The Site is managed by Cooonet, located in Hong Kong, SAR. You agree that any dispute arising out of or relating to the Terms of Use or any content posted to the Site, including copies and republication thereof, whether based in contract, tort, statutory or other law, will be governed by the laws of Hong Kong, SAR. You further consent to the exclusive jurisdiction venue in the courts located in Hong Kong, SAR for any dispute.

Disclaimer of Warranty / Limitation of Liabilities

You acknowledge and agree that any access to or use of the Site or such information or services is at your own risk.

Except as prohibited by law, you agree that the Cooonet parties will not be liable to you for any loss or damages arising out of or relating to the Terms of Use or your (or any third party's) use or inability to use the Site, data loss, your placement of content on the Site, your reliance upon information obtained from or through the Site, or any other potential claims related to the Site.

Except as prohibited by law, the Cooonet parties will not have liability for any consequential, indirect, punitive, special or incidental damages, whether foreseeable or unforeseeable, (including but not limited to, claims for defamation, errors, loss of data, or interruption in availability of data), arising out of or relating to the Terms of Use, your use or inability to use the Site, data loss, any purchases on this site, your placement of content on the Site, or your reliance upon information obtained from or through the Site, whether based in contract, tort, statutory or other law, except only in the case of death or personal injury where and only to the extent that applicable law requires such liability. Cooonet's total cumulative liability arising out of or related to the user's use of the Cooonet's Site will not exceed one hundred Hong Kong Dollars.

You acknowledge and agree that the Disclaimers of Warranty and the Limitations of Liability set forth in the Terms of Use reflect a reasonable and fair allocation of risk between you and the Cooonet parties, and that these limitations are an essential basis to Cooonet's ability to make the Site available to you on an economically feasible basis.

You agree that any cause of action related to the Site must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues. Otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Cooonet and the Service Provider, their respective subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, employees, and assignees, from any and all claims, liabilities, expenses and damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, made by any third party relating to or arising out of (a) your use or attempted use of the Site or Service in violation of the Terms of Use; (b) your violation of any law or rights of any third party, or (c) information that you post or otherwise make available on the Site or through the Service, including without limitation any claim of infringement or misappropriation of intellectual property or other proprietary rights.

Suspension or Termination Rights

You agree that Cooonet, in its sole discretion, may suspend or terminate your use of the Site or your participation in it thereof, for any reason or no reason and that Cooonet shall not have any liability to you for any such action. If you no longer desire to participate in the Site, you may terminate your participation therein upon notice to Cooonet.

Copyright Policy

To see the Copyright Policy.

Last modified: January 1, 2016

Effective as of: January 1, 2016

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