Legal Information and Privacy Policy

Legal Agreement

Welcome to The China Information for Scotland Website (the "Site"). The Confucius Institute for Scotland provides this Site as a service to its customers. Please review the following basic rules that govern your use of our Site (the "Agreement"). Please note that your use of our Site constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by these terms. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use this Site. titlehough you may "bookmark" a particular portion of this Site and thereby bypass this Agreement, your use of this Site still binds you to the terms. The Confucius Institute for Scotland may revise this Agreement at any time. You may wish to visit this page periodically for revised terms of use.

Site Contents

Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including images, illustrations, designs, photographs, streaming and video content and written and other materials that are part of this Site (collectively, the "Contents") are copyrights, trademarks, trade dress and/or other intellectual property owned, controlled or licensed by The Confucius Institute for Scotland . The Site content is protected by copyright and trade dress, all worldwide rights, titles and interests in and to which are owned by The Confucius Institute for Scotland . This Site and all its Contents are intended solely for personal, non-commercial use. You may download or copy the Contents and other downloadable materials displayed on the Site for personal use only. No right, title or interest in any downloaded/copied materials or software is transferred to you as a result of any such activity. You may not reproduce (except as noted above), publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derived works from, sell or participate in any sale of or exploit in any way,in whole or in part, any of the Contents, the Site or any related software.

User Feedback Policy and Other Submissions

All comments, suggestions, ideas, and other submissions disclosed, submitted or offered to The Confucius Institute for Scotland on or via this Site or otherwise disclosed, submitted or offered in connection with your use of this Site (collectively, the "Comments") are property of The Confucius Institute for Scotland . Communication, submission or offering of any Comments shall constitute an assignment to The Confucius Institute for Scotland of all worldwide rights, titles and interests in all copyrights and other intellectual properties in the Comments. Thus The Confucius Institute for Scotland will own exclusively all such rights, titles and interests and shall not be limited in any way in its use, commercial or otherwise, of any Comments. The Confucius Institute for Scotland is and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any Comments in confidence; (2) to pay to user any compensation for any Comments; or (3) to respond to any user Comments. You agree that no Comments submitted by you to the Site will violate any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary right(s). You further agree that no Comments submitted by you to the Site will be or contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of any Comments you make.

Use of personal Information

We may collect information relating to (1) the home server domain names, type of client operating system, web pages accessed, search engine used, and type of Web browser of visitors to the Site, (2) the e-mail addresses of visitors who communicate with The Confucius Institute for Scotland via e-mail, (3) information provided consensually by the visitor and gathered via other on-line facilities.
The Confucius Institute for Scotland may record information identifying the visitor or linking the visitor to the search performed. We may also record limited information for every search request and use that information to solve technical issues with the services available directly or indirectly in connection with the site. This may also be used to calculate overall usage statistics.
The Confucius Institute for Scotland agrees to the non-disclosure of client details to 3rd party organisations without prior consent, as outlined within the Data Protection Act 1998.

Links to other websites and services

This Site may contain links to other websites not controlled by The Confucius Institute for Scotland . The Confucius Institute for Scotland has no responsibility for the linked websites nor does it necessarily endorse any linked websites. The Confucius Institute for Scotland provides links solely for the convenience and information of its Site users.

Disclaimer

The Confucius Institute for Scotland provides the materials on this site "as is" without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of title, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement of intellectual property. The Confucius Institute for Scotland disclaims any duty to update or revise the materials on this site, titlehough The Confucius Institute for Scotland may modify the materials at any time without notice. By your use of this site, you acknowledge that your use is at your sole risk and that you assume full responsibility for all costs associated with all necessary servicing or repairs of any equipment you use in connection with your use of this site. You further acknowledge that The Confucius Institute for Scotland shall not be liable for any damages or any kind related to your use of this site.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold The Confucius Institute for Scotland harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including legal fees, arising from or related to your use of the Site.

Miscellaneous

Unless otherwise specified, this Site and the Contents thereof are displayed solely for the purpose of promoting The Confucius Institute for Scotland products and services. This Site is controlled and operated by The Confucius Institute for Scotland .