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Terms of Use 

Welcome to the China Exploration and Research Society (CERS) website (the “Site”). By accessing or using the Site, you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms of Use (“Terms”). If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use the Site.

  1. Use of Site Content

All materials, information, text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, and software (collectively, “Content”) on the Site are owned or licensed by CERS and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. You may access and use the Content for personal and non-commercial purposes only. Any other use of the Content, including but not limited to reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, or display, without the prior written consent of CERS is strictly prohibited.

  1. User Conduct

You agree to use the Site in a manner that does not violate any applicable laws or regulations or infringe the rights of others. You also agree not to:

  • Use the Site to transmit any spam, malware, viruses, or other harmful code
  • Impersonate another person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity
  • Interfere with or disrupt the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site
  • Collect or store personal information about other users of the Site
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of the Site or any systems or networks connected to the Site
  1. Links to Third-Party Sites

The Site may contain links to third-party websites or resources that are not owned or controlled by CERS. CERS does not endorse or assume any responsibility for any third-party websites or resources or their content, products, or services. You acknowledge and agree that CERS is not responsible or liable for any damages or losses caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with your use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such site or resource.

  1. Disclaimer of Warranties

The Site and the Content are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. CERS does not warrant that the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site or the servers that make the Site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. You assume all responsibility and risk for your use of the Site and the Content.

  1. Limitation of Liability

In no event shall CERS be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site or the Content, whether based on breach of contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

  1. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless CERS and its officers, directors, employees, agents, and affiliates from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, or expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with your use of the Site or the Content or your violation of these Terms.

  1. Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong, without regard to its conflicts of law principles. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Hong Kong for any disputes arising out of or relating to your use of the Site or these Terms.