Terms & Conditions

1. Introduction

(a)   General

These are the terms and conditions (Terms) that govern the use of www.ChinaGoAbroad.com (Website), which may be revised and updated from time to time. Your use of the Website implies acceptance of the Terms. Additional terms and/or conditions may be posted on specific pages and shall be deemed to be part of these Terms.

Third-party content may be governed by additional terms and agreements.

We will not be liable for your reliance on any Content. Please see our Disclaimer for details.

2. Your Obligations

(a)    You undertake that you:

  • will provide accurate and complete information when registering as a Member, and update your contact details, as necessary, by contacting us at Contactus@ChinaGoAbroad.com;
  • will comply with all applicable laws in relation to the Website, including without limitation, those on Intellectual Property Rights (defined below);
  • without express permission, will not use the Website or any Content outside the scope permitted by these Terms and Conditions and any applicable rules as third party content;
  • are an authorized user of any credit or debit card used to purchase a membership to the Website;
  • will not copy, reproduce, recompile, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, upload, download, transmit, create derivative works from or otherwise exploit or tamper with the Website; and
  • will not prevent or restrict the use of the Website by other authorized users, nor hack into or cause damages to any server or other equipment operated by ChinaGoAbroad.

3. Our Obligations

(a)    Website Maintenance

We will exercise our best efforts to maintain the smooth operation of the Website and provide the Content. However, faults may occur from time to time, in which case we will use our best efforts to repair them as soon as reasonably practicable. We will take reasonable steps to give notice of any disruptions to the operation of the Website.

(b)    Privacy Protection

As requested by the authorities, to operate our website and provide relevant services, personal information (including email address and mobile number) of Members shall be collected and recorded. The right is reserved to terminate your access to the Website if the authenticity of your information provided is questioned. We have implemented technical, administrative and physical security measures that are designed to protect your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, use and modification.

4. Use of the Content

(a)    Permitted Use

You may use the Website and the Content solely for your own use and benefit, and not for resale or other transfer or disposition to any other person or entity. You may not use, copy, reproduce, republish, modify, transfer, exploit, distribute or dispose of any Content for commercial purposes, nor in any manner that might compete with our business.

We reserve the right to vary the scope and amount of Premium Content available to Member from time to time. We will take reasonable steps to give the relevant members notice when we make any changes to the availability of Content.

(b)    Not Legal Advice

The Content is not intended to and does not constitute legal nor business advice. No service provider-client relationship is formed by your use of the Website.

5. Intellectual Property

(a)    Intellectual Property Rights

All rights in, and to, the Content belong to us, our members, and/or our third-party content providers, as the case may be. Content may not be copied, published, altered, modified, reproduced, transferred or distributed in any form without the express consent of the relevant party. The aforesaid rights are reserved in all applicable jurisdictions. This includes, but is not limited to, “ChinaGoAbroad.com,” ChinaGoAbroad, ChinaGoAbroad Limited, the ChinaGoAbroad stylized logo, and any other proprietary names and marks used on the Website by ChinaGoAbroad Limited, our members, and our third-party content providers.

(b)    Reproductions

Any request for permission to republish, reprint or use any Content, and the Intellectual Property associated thereto, should be sent to Contactus@ChinaGoAbroad.com or the relevant party that has provided such Content.  If you are unsure as to the source of any Content found on the Website, please contact us to obtain further instructions.

6. Pricing and Termination

(a)    Payment and Fees

You undertake as a Member to pay all fees and charges incurred through your account at the rates in effect for the billing period in which such fees and charges are incurred, including all applicable taxes related to the use of the Website. We may direct you to make payments to a third-party payment agent.

Membership fees are subject to change. We will exercise our best efforts to notify you if and when we adjust the membership fee. Any adjusted fee will be applicable to existing Members upon the expiration of their current membership period.

(b)   Termination and Refund Policy

We may terminate or suspend your access to the website and/or membership immediately, without prior notice or liability, if we have a reasonable belief that you may have breached these Terms. Upon termination, your right to use the Website will immediately cease.

You may terminate your access to, and use of, the Website under these Terms at any time by discontinuing to access and use the Website and Content.  Termination of your access to and use of the Website and Content shall not affect any provision of these Terms.

As a Member, you may terminate your membership prior to the expiration of your current membership period by notifying us via e-mail to Contactus@ChinaGoAbroad.com with the subject line “CGA membership termination.”

Should you decide to terminate your membership prior to expiration, we will refund your membership fee only when the liability is on our side, Otherwise, the membership fee is not refundable.

7. Interactive Services

The Website may contain bulletin boards, discussion groups, messaging systems and other public areas that allow interactivity between users and/or feedback to be provided to us (Interactive Services). Though we may moderate discussions, and remove inappropriate Content or other Content that may violate these Terms, we do not control and are not responsible for the information and/or materials posted to Interactive Areas by you or any third party. We do not guarantee the veracity or accuracy of any information and/or materials posted to the Interactive Areas. All use of the Interactive Areas is at your own risk and you should not rely.

8. Links and Advertisements

The Website may contain links to other websites and advertisements that may be of interest to you. The content, views, opinions and statements in these linked websites and advertisements are provided by our member organizations, sponsors, other Members or third-party content providers; they do not represent our views or opinions. Although we make reasonable efforts to select and screen these links and advertisements, we do not endorse nor take responsibility for the content found on such other websites, or any of the content found on this Website or any linked website therein.

9. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless against all costs, claims, damages, liability and expenses which we might incur by reason of a breach by you of the Terms, including without limitation any of your undertakings above. For the avoidance of doubt, this indemnity shall extend without limitation to any losses which we may suffer as a result of the use of your membership by an unauthorized party, or any breach of our, or our third-party providers’, Intellectual Property by any unauthorized party, except in circumstances where you can demonstrate such use or breach is through no fault of your own.

10. Governing Law

The execution, validity, interpretation and implementation of these Terms, and the settlement of disputes hereunder, shall be governed by China law.

11. Dispute Resolution

Any dispute arising from, or in connection with, these Terms shall be submitted for arbitration. The arbitration shall be conducted in Hong Kong under the auspices of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and in accordance with the HKIAC Rules, except as modified in this Agreement. The arbitral award shall be final and binding on both parties.

The arbitrator will be selected by mutual agreement of the parties, but if no agreement is reached within 90 days of the application to the HKIAC, then the HKIAC will appoint an arbitrator according to its rules. Unless otherwise determined by the arbitrator, the cost of the arbitration shall be borne by the losing party.

12. Appendix – Definitions

Content: All information, summaries, texts, graphics, videos, webcasts, presentations and other materials, generated by ChinaGoAbroad Limited and its third-party content providers, found on ChinaGoAbroad.com. This includes both general and Premium Content.

Intellectual Property Rights: Copyrights, trademarks, patents, and other intellectual property rights that belong to CGA and our third-party content providers, and are protected under applicable laws in all jurisdictions. This includes, but is not limited to, “ChinaGoAbroad.com,” ChinaGoAbroad, ChinaGoAbroad Limited, the ChinaGoAbroad stylized logo, and any other proprietary names and marks used on the Website by ChinaGoAbroad Limited and its third-party content providers, as the case may be.

13. Disclaimer

The content on www.ChinaGoAbroad.com (Website), including without limitation newsletters, articles, guides, project information, training information and materials, and information on conferences and events (collectively, Content), is provided by ChinaGoAbroad Limited (CGA), the Website’s members, partners, ambassadors, experts, and other third-party content providers (collectively, Content Providers) for informational purposes only. The Content should not be relied on for investment purposes and does not constitute any form of professional advice (legal, tax-related or other).

Each Content Provider is responsible and liable for the Content it provides to the Website and/or to CGA. Each Content Provider guarantees to CGA that it holds all necessary ownership rights and/or licenses in the Content that it submits to be posted on the Website. CGA shall not be responsible nor liable in the event that any Content violates the intellectual property rights of a third party.

Neither CGA nor any Content Provider shall accept any responsibility for, or endorses, the views contained in any Content submitted by any other Content Provider. CGA does not guarantee the accuracy of any Content.

Content on the Website is subject to change without prior notice. Neither CGA nor any Content Provider shall be liable for any errors and inaccuracies in Content, delays in updating Content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. CGA reserves the right to make corrections to the Website, but makes no guarantee that such corrections are accurate or complete.

CGA expressly disclaims all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy of any Content, or as to the fitness of Content for any purpose.

The use of any Content, or any links therein, does not create a client relationship between CGA or any Content Provider on one hand, and our member as well as reader on the other hand.

The Website may contain links to other third-party websites. CGA does not endorse or take any responsibility for the content found on such other websites.

Certain Content has been translated. CGA accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions in these translations. If any questions or concerns arise related to the accuracy of any translated Content, then readers should refer to the original language version.

All copyrights and other rights in and to the Content are strictly reserved by the Content Providers (including CGA where relevant). The reproduction, redistribution, republication, translation or adaptation of any Content, in part or in whole, for commercial gain is strictly prohibited.