Unless provided otherwise in this Disclaimer, the information on PREconsultancy website (This Website) is provided to you on an “AS IS” basis without any express or implied warranty of any kind and is provided for a general, indicative purpose only. In particular, PREconsultancy does not make any express or implied warranty as to the accuracy, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, reliability, security, timeliness or freedom from computer virus in relation to such contents. PREconsultancy will not be liable for any errors in, omissions from, or misstatements or misrepresentations (whether express or implied) concerning any such information, and will not have or accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) however arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of or reliance on the information delivered on This Website or inability to use This Website.
PREconsultancy will not have or accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) however arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of This Website.
This Website may contain materials contributed by third parties. To facilitate access to information provided by or via third parties, This Website may provide or assist in providing links to external websites through its webpages. PREconsultancy states that it has not approved or endorsed the materials contributed by third parties on This Website or any external websites linked to This Website. The provision of any such materials or links to external websites shall not constitute any form of co-operation or affiliation with PREconsultancy of any such third parties or external websites. Provision of, or assistance in providing, materials contributed by third parties on This Website or links to external websites gives rise to no statement, representation or warranty, express or implied, that PREconsultancy agrees or does not disagree with the contents of any such materials or external websites and PREconsultancy will not have or accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) however arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of or reliance on the contents of any such materials or external websites delivered on or via This Website or inability to use any of them.
PREconsultancy is not responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever arising out of or in connection with any information on This Website. PREconsultancy reserves the right to omit, suspend or edit all information compiled by PREconsultancy on This Website at any time in its sole discretion without giving any reason or prior notice. You are responsible for making your own assessment of all information contained on This Website and shall verify such information by making reference, for example, to original publications and obtaining independent advice before acting upon it.
This Disclaimer has been translated into Chinese. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the English version shall prevail.
By accessing This Website (www. reconsultancy.org) or any of its webpages, you unconditionally agree to the terms of this Disclaimer and as they may be modified and/or supplemented from time to time by RECON without prior notice to you. Please check this webpage regularly for any modifications and/or supplements which may be made.
Last revision date: Oct 2017
Term of Use
Changes to The Website
We may, at our absolute discretion and at any time, without prior notice to you, add to, amend or remove material from This Website, or alter the presentation, substance, or functionality of This Website.
User Conduct on This Website
As a condition of your use of This Website, you may not:
(a) trespass, break into, access, use or attempt to trespass, break into, access or use any other parts of our servers, and/or any data areas for which you have not been authorized by us;
(b) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying This Website;
(c) post or transmit any unlawful, fraudulent, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane, threatening, abusive, hateful, offensive, or otherwise objectionable or unreasonable information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, national or foreign law, infringe any intellectual property right, proprietary rights or confidentiality obligations of others;
(d) post or transmit any advertisements, solicitations, chain letters, pyramid schemes, investment opportunities or schemes or other unsolicited commercial communication, or engage in spamming or flooding;
(e) post or transmit any information or software which contains a virus, trojan horse, worm or other harmful component;
(f) post, publish, transmit, reproduce, distribute or in any way exploit any Information obtained through This Website for commercial purposes without our prior written permission (unless otherwise specified by us in This Website or pursuant to separate licence granted by us);
(g) upload, post, publish, transmit, reproduce, or distribute in any way, any component of This Website itself or any Information obtained through This Website which is protected by copyright, or other proprietary right, or create derivative works with respect thereto, without our prior written permission (unless otherwise specified by us in This Website or pursuant to separate licence granted by us);
Third Party Information
The Information may contain information provided by third parties or sourced by us from business information sources and other references or sources.
We are not responsible if any such Information is not up-to-date. We do not separately verify the Information provided by such third party or agency and you are cautioned thus to the reliability and accuracy of the Information accordingly. We do not accept any responsibility whatsoever in respect of any such Information. Any use of and reliance of such Information is at your own risk.
Prohibition of Access
Whilst we shall use commercially reasonable efforts to provide users with access to This Website twenty-four (24) hours per day, we cannot guarantee your access and you acknowledge that we make no representation or warranty that This Website will be available. You are responsible for your own hardware, software and facilities and we cannot guarantee compatibility of This Website with your systems.
We shall be entitled, at our sole discretion, to (a) temporarily suspend This Website to upgrade or modify This Website, and/or (b) restrict your access to and use of This Website where we consider it reasonably necessary for the operation of This Website. We shall not be responsible for any loss or damage you may incur as a result of any such suspension, restriction or prohibition.
Links to and from This Website
Links on This Website may take you to other sites and you acknowledge and agree that we have no responsibility for the accuracy or availability of any Information provided by linked websites.
Links to other websites do not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by us of such websites or the Information, products, advertising or other materials available on those websites.
Embedded content (including embedded images, audio and video content and text) on This Website that is identified with social media such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Sina Weibo, Renren, Tencent Weibo are embedded from third party hosted sites. Embedded content is subject to the licence terms of the location at which such content is hosted or the licence terms imposed by the owner of such content. Embedded content may be used or linked to only in accordance with the terms of the relevant licence. You are liable for any consequences of failure to comply with those licence terms.
User Generated Content
This Website may include features that support and publish User Generated Content, in the form of comments, discussions, Visualization Threads, audio and video content and other content submitted by registered users. By accessing This Website, you agree that you will not make use of these features:
(a) To make comments that are threatening, knowingly false, or unlawful; to use foul language; or to engage in personal attacks;
(b) To impersonate any person or entity or create a false identity (other than a pseudonym) on This Website;
(c) To post material that infringes a copyright, trademark or patent right, trade secret or other legal right of any person, corporation or institution or any right of privacy;
(d) To collect, print out, reproduce, distribute, or otherwise make available or use any personally-identifiable information about other users;
By submitting User Generated Content for publication on This Website, you grant RECON an irrevocable, worldwide, transferable, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub-licensable license to reproduce, publicly perform, publicly display, edit, create derivative works of, and distribute said content.
By submitting User Generated Content, you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your content, including without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the content, grant the license as abovementioned and for us to post, upload, cross-post and cross-upload the content.
You may edit or remove content you have posted on This Website at any time. When you delete content from This Website, such deleted content, while not available to the viewing public and other site users, will remain on This Website server until such time as you make a specific request to us for permanent deletion of such content from This Website server. Such requests may be made in writing, via email as follows:
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
You further understand and agree that User Generated Content posted to This Website will be made available for the public to access, view, and use under the License described above. Specifically, you understand that if you submit a Visualization Thread for publication on This Website, activate This Website functionality or respond affirmatively to This Website messages and enable public sharing, it will be visible to anyone in the public
You understand and agree that we may monitor User Generated Content on This Website, and that we reserve the right to modify, edit, or remove any of said content at our discretion, without notice, and for any reason. You further understand and agree that we may prescreen User Generated Content and may decide, in our discretion, without notice, and for any reason, not to publish it. We assume no responsibility for monitoring, modifying, removing, or declining to publish User Generated Content.
You further understand and agree that the views and opinions expressed by other users on This Website are theirs alone and should not be ascribed to PRECON. User Generated Content and Third Party Information are the sole responsibility of the users and third parties, and their accuracy and completeness are not endorsed or guaranteed by us. User Generated Content and Third Party Information are the property of the creator and we claim no right, title or interest to any such content and disclaim all warranties and liabilities related thereto.
If you believe your copyright-protected work was posted on This Website without authorization, you may submit a copyright infringement notification to us requesting for removal of the content, via email as follows:
Email to: email@example.com
These requests should only be submitted by the copyright owner or an agent authorized to act on the owner’s behalf together with valid proof of ownership. We reserve the right to modify, edit, or remove any of said content subject to copyright infringement notification at our discretion, without notice, and for any reason. You agree that we may terminate your account if your account has been notified of infringing activity more than twice.
Intellectual Property Right
All intellectual property rights subsisting in respect of This Website belong to us or have been lawfully licensed to us for use on This Website. All rights under applicable laws are hereby reserved. While you may download or print material from This Website for your personal, non-commercial use, it remains the property of PREconsultancy, unless otherwise stipulated.
Unless otherwise specified by us in This Website or pursuant to separate licence granted by us, you are not allowed to upload, download, post, publish, reproduce, transmit or distribute in any way any component of This Website itself or create derivative works with respect thereto as This Website is copyrighted under applicable laws.
You agree that we are free to use, disclose, adopt and modify all and any ideas, concepts, know-how, proposals, suggestions, comments and other communications and information provided by you to us (“Feedback”) in connection with This Website without any payment to you. You hereby waive and agree to waive all and any rights and claims for any consideration, fees, royalties, charges and/or other payments in relation to our use, disclosure, adoption and/or modification of any or all of your Feedback.
Limited Liability and Warranty
All Information is for your general reference or use pursuant to any licence separately granted by us only. We do not accept any responsibility whatsoever in respect of such Information.
YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE”. THIS WEBSITE IS FOR YOUR PERSONAL USE ONLY AND WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY PRODUCTS ADVERTISED, BOUGHT OR SOLD USING THIS WEBSITE OR ANY WARRANTIES ON MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. REFERENCE IN THIS WEBSITE TO ANY THIRD PARTY PRODUCTS, EVENTS OR SERVICES DO NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY OUR ENDORSEMENT OR RECOMMENDATION OF ANY KIND.
We do not guarantee or assume any responsibility that and you acknowledge that we make no representation or warranty, that:
(a) the Information on This Website is accurate, adequate, current or reliable, or may be used for any purpose other than for general reference or as specified in any separate licence granted by us;
(b) the Information on This Website is free of defect, error, omission, virus or anything which may change, erase, add to or damage your software, data or equipment;
(c) messages sent through the internet will be free from interception, corruption or loss;
(d) access to This Website will be available or be uninterrupted; or
(e) defects in This Website will be corrected.
In no event shall we be liable (whether in tort or contract or otherwise) to you or any other person for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages, including any loss of business or profit, arising out of any use, or inability to use, errors or omission in This Website or the Information, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
You will exercise and rely solely on your own skill and judgment in your use of This Website and use and interpretation of the Information. You are responsible to ensure that your use of This Website and the Information complies with all applicable legal requirements.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Last revision date: Oct 2017