In these terms and conditions, AOPEN Inc. and its affiliates (collectively “we”, “us” and “our”) provide website features and services (collectively “Service”) to you when you visit at our website (www.aopen.com, hereinafter referred to as “Website”). . Your contribution, access to and use of all information (“Content”) on this Website including purchase of our product/s and services is provided subject to the following terms and conditions.
By continue to use any of the Services, you acknowledge and fully agree to all provisions herein and fully accept the existing Services and any Services that may be derived in the future. We reserve the right to amend these terms at any time and your use of the Website following any amendments will represent your agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions as amended from time to time. We therefore recommend that each time you access our Website, you read these terms and conditions.
You may access to this Website without our consent. Any such linking will be entirely your responsibility and at your expense. When you visit our Website, we give you a limited licence to access and use our information for personal use.
You are permitted to download a copy of the information on this Website to your computer for your personal use only provided that you do not delete or change any copyright symbol, trade mark or other proprietary notice. Your use of our content in any other way infringes our intellectual property rights.
Except as permitted by applicable laws and regulations, you are not permitted to copy, reproduce, republish, distribute or display any of the information on this Website without our prior written permission.
The licence to access and use the information on our Website does not include the right to use any data mining robots or other extraction tools. The licence also does not permit you to metatag or mirror our Website without our prior written permission. We reserve the right to serve you with notice if we become aware of your metatag or mirroring of our Website.
You are responsible for all and any Content you contribute to the Service. When you provide Content you retain ownership of the intellectual property in that information however you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence (with the right to sublicense) to use (including copy, reproduce, adapt, modify, publish, broadcast, transmit, display and distribute) the Content in any and all media including forms not yet developed.
We reserve the right but will not have an obligation to remove or refuse to distribute any Content. We also reserve the right to adapt or modify your Content for any reason including for distribution purposes.
By posting Content on this Website, you provide us with an undertaking that such Content does not infringe the rights of someone else and that it does not violate the law in any other way such as by being defamatory, being of racist content or is threatening.
As a user, you agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from any liability, claim, action, demand, loss, costs including legal costs on a full indemnity basis and expenses arising out of or in connection with any Content you provide.
To the extent permitted by law, you release and discharge us from any liability or claim arising out of any loss or damage that may be suffered or incurred as a result of your use of our Service.
We strive to ensure that our services and products are described as accurately as possible on our Website, however we do not warrant that the description is accurate. Where we become aware of any misdescription, we reserve the right to correct any error or omission.
Images have been provided for illustrative purposes only and we do not guarantee that any image will reproduce in true colour nor that any given image will reflect or portray the full design or options relating to that product.
This Website may from time to time contain hyperlinks to other websites. Such links are provided for convenience only and we take no responsibility for the content and maintenance of or privacy compliance by any linked website. Any hyperlink on our Website to another website does not imply our endorsement, support, or sponsorship of the operator of that website nor of the information and/or products which they provide.
Intellectual Property Rights
The copyright to all content on this Website including applets, graphics, images, layouts and text belongs to us or we have a licence to use those materials.
All trademarks, brands and logos generally identified either with the symbols TM or ® which are used on this Website are either owned by us or we have a licence to use them. Your access to our Website does not license you to use those marks in any commercial way without our prior written permission.
Any comment, feedback, idea or suggestion (called “Comments”) which you provide to us through this Website becomes our property. If in future we use your Comments in promoting our Website or in any other way, we will not be liable for any similarities which may appear from such use. Furthermore, you agree that we are entitled to use your Comments for any commercial or non-commercial purpose without compensation to you or to any other person who has transmitted your Comments.
If you provide us with Comments, you acknowledge that you are responsible for the content of such material including its legality, originality and copyright.
Whilst we have taken all due care in providing the information on our Website, we do not provide any warranty either express or implied including without limitation warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. We do not explicitly or implicitly guarantee that the Content you upload or transmit will be normally displayed or processed, nor do we guarantee the correctness of the transmitted data; if you discover a mistake or error in the system, please notify us immediately.
To the extent permitted by law, any condition or warranty which would otherwise be implied into these terms and conditions is excluded.
We also take all due care in ensuring that our Website is free of any virus, worm, Trojan horse and/or malware, however we are not responsible for any damage to your computer system which arises in connection with your use of our Website or any linked Website.
From time to time we may host third party content on our Website such as advertisements and endorsements belonging to other traders. Responsibility for the content of such material rests with the owners of that material and we are not responsible for any errors or omissions in such material.
Limitation of Liability
To the full extent permitted by law, our liability for breach of an implied warranty or condition is limited to the supply of the goods and/or services again or payment of the costs of having those goods and/or services supplied again.
We are not liable to you in contract, tort or otherwise in connection with these terms and conditions for any special, indirect or consequential damages or for any damages arising from or attributable to any failure to realize expected savings, loss of data, downtime costs, loss of use, loss of goodwill or loss of actual or anticipated revenue or profit by you.
We do not accept liability for anything contained in the post of a user or in any form of communication which originates with a user and not with Us.
We do not participate in any way in the transactions between our users.
By accessing our Website, you agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from all claims, actions, damages, costs and expenses including legal fees arising from or in connection with your use of our Website.
If a Force Majeure event causing delay continues for more than 30 days, we may immediately terminate the Service without notice you. “Force Majeure” means any act, circumstance or omission over which we could not reasonably have exercised control.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Taiwan and any claim made by either party against the other which in any way arises out of these terms and conditions will be irrevocably submitted to the jurisdiction of Taiwan Taipei District Court, and you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of such court.
If any provision in these terms and conditions is invalid under any law the provision will be limited, narrowed, construed or altered as necessary to render it valid but only to the extent necessary to achieve such validity. If necessary the invalid provision will be deleted from these terms and conditions and the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.
We undertake to take all due care with any information which you may provide to us when accessing our Website. However we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you may provide us. Information you transmit to us is entirely at your own risk although we undertake to take reasonable steps to preserve such information in a secure manner.