This page describes the terms and conditions that govern your use of China Christian Daily digital properties, including www.chinachristiandaily.com, mobile sites and applications, offered by ChinaChristianDaily.com and certain of its subsidiaries (“CCD”, “we” or “us”).
GENERAL RULES AND DEFINITIONS
Welcome to China Christian Daily! As used in these Terms and Conditions, the term “Website” refers to the Website located at www.ChinaChristianDaily.com as well as online services that include, but are not limited to, our E-mail newsletters, our archives, our premium online content, our mobile sites and applications, RSS, API, software, other downloads, and our online discussion forums. China Christian Daily does not control, and is not responsible for, any third –party site to which the Website links.
You agree that your use of the Website is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions may be changed, added, removed or modified at any time and from time to time, which shall become effective immediately upon posting; the date of the most recent changes or revisions will appear on this page. Continued access to the Website by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions, please do not use this Website.
We may also change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Services at any time, including the availability of any Services feature, database, or content. We may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Services without notice or liability.
CONTENT OF THE SERVICES
The materials contained on the Website are provided by China Christian Daily as a service to you for your noncommercial, personal use on an "as is, as available" basis and may be used by you for information purposes only. The materials published on the Website (including, but not limited to news articles, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips and video clips, also known as the “Content”) are protected by copyright, and owned or controlled by China Christian Daily or the party credited as the provider of the Content. You shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Website.
USER GENERATED CONTENT
China Christian Daily, through its discussion boards and forums, provides users an opportunity to post content to the Website. China Christian Daily does not endorse, support, sanction, encourage, or agree with content posted by users. You shall not post or transmit any unlawful threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate and local, state, national, or international law, or infringe upon another's copyright or trademark. You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, video, messages, or other materials posted or transmitted in a China Christian Daily forum, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated. This means that you, and not China Christian Daily, are entirely and solely responsible for all content that you upload, post, or otherwise transmit via the Website. China Christian Daily does not and cannot review the content posted by users and is not responsible for such content. However, China Christian Daily shall have the right, but not the obligation, to delete, move, or edit any content that violates this agreement or is otherwise objectionable as determined by China Christian Daily in its sole discretion and without notice.
Furthermore, China Christian Daily reserves the right to terminate, without notice, subscriber's access for any activity related to threatening to injure, intimidate, interfere with, oppress or otherwise coerce any other person in connection with the free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege guaranteed to him or her under any national or state constitution on account of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, disability, gender or sexual orientation or because the subscriber perceives that another has one or more of these characteristics. This includes, but is not limited to, threats to inflict evil, injury or damage on another individual.
If you upload, post, or otherwise transmit content to the Website, you acknowledge that any such submissions may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed by China Christian Daily in any medium now existing or hereinafter invented, and for any purpose, including commercial uses. You waive any moral rights you may have in having the material edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, or displayed in a manner not agreeable to you.
The Website shall be used only in a noncommercial manner. You shall not, without express written approval of China Christian Daily, distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation of funds, advertising or solicitation for goods or services.
You grant China Christian Daily a perpetual, nonexclusive, world-wide, loyalty-free, sub-licensable license to the submissions, which includes without limitation the right for China Christian Daily and any third party it designates, to use, copy, transmit, excerpt, publish, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, create derivative works of, host, index, cache, tag, encode, modify and adapt (to streaming, downloading, broadcast, mobile, digital, thumbnail, scanning or other technologies) in any form or media now known or hereinafter developed, any submission posted by you on or to the Website or any other Websites owned by China Christian Daily, including any submission posted on or to the Website through a third party.
By making the submission, you also consent to its display and publication on the Website and for related online and offline promotional uses.
The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in the Website belongs to China Christian Daily. All materials may not be reproduced, republished, distributed, transmitted, resold, displayed, broadcast, or otherwise exploited in any manner without the express written permission of China Christian Daily.
You may download freely accessible material (one copy per page) from this Website for your personal and noncommercial use; or for ministerial or educational purposes only, without altering or removing any trademark, copyright, or other notice from such material. For commercial use, you must pay a fee to access articles from our archives and our premium online content.
Permission from China Christian Daily for its articles to appear on a non-China Christian Daily online site is required. You may however use a two-paragraph summary that is no longer than 150 words with a direct link to the full article available on www.chinachristiandaily.com or the URL that is visible in the browser location/address bar.
For any other use, advance permission must be obtained from China Christian Daily. Please contact the general administrator for copyright permission via our Contact Us page.
ACCESS AND AVAILABILITY OF SERVICES AND LINKS
The Website contains links to other related internet sites, resources and advertisers. China Christian Daily is not responsible for the availability of these third party resources or contents. If you have any concerns regarding any external links on China Christian Daily, please direct them to the site administrator or webmaster of such site.
SUBSCRIPTION AND SECURITY
If you request a free email newsletter from China Christian Daily, you will have to provide us certain email address. China Christian Daily will collect and store your email address, and reserves the right to release subscriber information. You always have the option to opt out or block such uses. We do not sell or rent the email addresses of our subscribers.
China Christian Daily is committed to providing visitors to its site with as many features as possible. The companies that China Christian Daily selects as featured services providers offer products and services that site visitors may find useful. China Christian Daily in certain cases may have a business relationship with certain third parties that it selects as a featured service provider. China Christian Daily is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any advice or information given, or of any statement made, by the companies providing featured services, or for the content, services, products, or advertising on or available from their Websites, or for the availability and operations of their Websites.
COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN CHINA CHRISTIAN DAILY AND USERS
If you agree on your subscription that you want to receive such information, China Christian Daily, our owners and assigns, will allow certain third party vendors to provide you with information about products and services. China Christian Daily reserves the right to send electronic mail to you for the purpose of informing you of changes or additions to the Website. China Christian Daily reserves the right to disclose information about your usage and demographics, provided that it will not reveal your personal identity in connection with the disclosure of such information. Advertisers and/or Licensees on our Website may collect and share personal information about you only if you indicate your acceptance. China Christian Daily may also contact you via e-mail regarding your participation in user surveys, asking for feedback on current Websites or prospective products and services. This information will be used to improve the Website and better understand our users, and any information gathered in such surveys will not be shared with third parties, except in aggregated form.
You may terminate your subscription at any time. Upon termination, you will receive an automated confirmation via e-mail that the cancellation was processed, and your access will be suspended within 24 hours.
China Christian Daily may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Website for any reason, including but not limited to, breach or assignment of these Terms and Conditions.