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The following Terms of Use outline your obligations when using the Oriental Vision website. You can also review our Privacy Policy, which outlines our obligations and practices towards handling any personal information that you may provide to us.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
The web pages available at Oriental Vision.cn and all linked pages, are owned and operated by Oriental Vision Communication Co.,Ltd ("Oriental VIsion"), a Dalian corporation, and is accessed by you under the Terms of Use described below.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SERVICES. BY ACCESSING THIS SITE OR USING ANY PART OF THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT OR SERVICES (AS EACH IS DEFINED BELOW) ON THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO BECOME BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THEN YOU MAY NOT ACCESS THE SITE OR USE THE CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES IN THE SITE. ORIENTAL VISION'S ACCEPTANCE IS EXPRESSLY CONDITIONED UPON YOUR ASSENT TO ALL OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, TO THE EXCLUSION OF ALL OTHER TERMS; IF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE CONSIDERED AN OFFER BY ORIENTAL VISION, ACCEPTANCE IS EXPRESSLY LIMITED TO THESE TERMS.

MODIFICATIONS OF TERMS OF USE
Oriental Vision reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace the Terms of Use at any time. If the alterations constitute a material change to the Terms of Use, Oriental Vision will notify you by posting an announcement on the Site. What constitutes a "material change" will be determined at Oriental Vision's sole discretion, in good faith and using common sense and reasonable judgment. You shall be responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any such modifications. Use of the Services by you following such notification constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions of the Terms of Use as modified.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES
Subject to full compliance with the Terms of Use, Oriental Vision may offer to provide certain services and content, as described more fully on the Site, ("Services"). Services shall include, but not be limited to, any service and content Oriental Vision performs for you, as well as the offering of any materials displayed, transmitted or performed on the Site or through the Services (including, but not limited to text, user comments, messages, information, data, graphics, news articles, photographs, images, illustrations, software, audio clips and video clips, also known as the "Content"). Oriental Vision may change, suspend or discontinue the Services including any Content for any reason, at any time, including the availability of any feature or content. Oriental Vision may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Services without notice or liability.

USER CONDUCT
As a condition of use, you promise not to use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or any other purpose not reasonably intended by Oriental Vision. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree not to use the Services:
1. to abuse,harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate other Oriental Vision users;
2. to post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any Content that is infringing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, offensive, profane, or otherwise violates any law or right of any third party;
3. for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. If you are an international user, you agree to comply with all local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content;
4. to create or submit unwanted email ("Spam") to any other Oriental Vision users or any URL;
5. to violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws);
6. to submit stories or comments linking to affiliate programs, multi-level marketing schemes, sites/blogs repurposing existing stories (source hops), or off-topic content;
7. with the exception of accessing RSS feeds, you will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site for any purpose without our express written permission. Additionally, you agree that you will not: (i) take any action that imposes, or may impose in our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any activities conducted on the Site; or (iii) bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Site;
8.with the intention of artificially inflating or altering the 'Oriental Vision count', comments, or any other Oriental Vision service, giving or receiving money or other remuneration in exchange for votes; or participating in any other organized effort that in any way artificially alters the results of Oriental Vision's services; 9. to advertise to, or solicit, any user to buy or sell any products or services. It is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the Services in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any user without their prior explicit consent; 10. attempt to impersonate another user or person;
9. to advertise to, or solicit, any user to buy or sell any products or services. It is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the Services in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any user without their prior explicit consent;
IN ADDITION, YOU HEREBY AGREE THAT YOU SHALL NOT USE THE SERVICE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, BY "ORIENTAL VISION" ANY CONTENT) ON BEHALF OF (OR PER THE REQUEST OR INSTRUCTION OF) ANY THIRD PARTY. FURTHERMORE, YOU SHALL NOT REQUEST THAT ANY THIRD PARTY, OR PAY OR OTHERWISE ATTEMPT TO INFLUENCE ANY THIRD TO, MANIPULATE OR OTHERWISE AFFECT THE SITE IN ANY MANNER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, BY PAYING ANY OTHER USER TO "ORIENTAL VISION" ANY CONTENT).
10. attempt to impersonate another user or person;
Oriental Vision may remove any Content at any time for any reason (including, but not limited to, upon receipt of claims or allegations from third parties or authorities relating to such Content), or for no reason at all. To report Terms of Use abuse, please email: contact us via our contact form.

You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of the Site. Oriental Vision reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other users.

COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS
Oriental Vision respects the intellectual property of others. It is Oriental Vision's policy to respond expeditiously to claims of copyright and other intellectual property infringement. Oriental Vision will promptly process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") and other applicable intellectual property laws. Upon receipt of notices complying or substantially complying with the DMCA, Oriental Vision may act expeditiously to remove or disable access to any material claimed to be infringing or claimed to be the subject of infringing activity and may act expeditiously to remove or disable access to any reference or link to material or activity that is claimed to be infringing. Oriental Vision will terminate access for subscribers and account holders who are repeat infringers.

INDEMNITY
You will indemnify and hold harmless Oriental Vision, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, customers, vendors, officers and employees from any liability, damage or cost (including reasonable attorneys. fees and cost) from (i) any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of your access to the Site, use of the Services, violation of the Terms of Use by you, or the infringement by you, or any third party using your account or Oriental Vision User ID, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS
You acknowledge that Oriental Vision has no control over, and no duty to take any action regarding: which users gain access to the Site or use the Services; what effects the Content may have on you; how you may interpret or use the Content; or what actions you may take as a result of having been exposed to the Content. You release Oriental Vision from all liability for you having acquired or not acquired Content through the Site or the Services. The Site or Services may contain, or direct you to sites containing, information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. Oriental Vision makes no representations concerning any content contained in or accessed through the Site or Services, and Oriental Vision will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained in or accessed through the Site or the Services. THE SERVICE, CONTENT, AND SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

LINKS
The Services may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because Oriental Vision has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Oriental Vision is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Oriental Vision shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT SHALL ORIENTAL VISION OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY (I) WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, THE SERVICE OR ANY CONTENT FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES (HOWEVER ARISING), OR (II) FOR ANY DIRECT DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF (IN THE AGGREGATE).'

TERMINATION
Oriental Vision may terminate or suspend any and all Services immediately, without prior notice or liability, if you breach any of the terms or conditions of the Terms of Use. All provisions of the Terms of Use which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

TRADEMARKS
ORIENTAL VISION graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are registered trademarks, trademarks or trade dress of Oriental Vision in China and/or other countries. Oriental Vision's trademarks and trade dress may not be used, including as part of trademarks and/or as part of domain names, in connection with any product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion.