Terms and Services

Terms and Services

  1. These terms and conditions apply to all persons and/or entities who have created a user account (“you”) on the website www.chindirectory.com (“site”). By creating a user account, advertising on our site or by submitting an article for publication on our site, you agree to the following terms and conditions and that these prevail over any other terms and conditions.
  2. These terms and conditions should be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy which can be found on our site as well.
  3. Any content posted or submitted by you to our site is subject at all times to the Acceptable Use Policy and these terms and conditions.
  4. In order to list your name, businesses what is also called “Listing” to our site you must create a user account either by using you’re your social media accounts such as, Facebook account or google mail. Creation of a user account is free of charge. You must keep your password for our site safe and secure and operate your user account in accordance with these terms and conditions.
  5. You may choose between different packages to list your businesses or your organizations on our site. You may also request Additional Services if you need ones that are not on the list.
  6. User accounts and Listing Packages shall continue unless they are terminated by either party in accordance with the policies agreed.
  7. Paid Listing Packages shall commence from the date on which full payment is received by us and shall continue for a period of the period depicted by the package taken. Upon the expiry of such said period, unless we have received notice from you by email to chindirectory@gmail.com of your clear wish to terminate your Paid Listing Package, your Paid Listing Package shall automatically and without further notice renew for a further period as depicted by the package taken and your Paypal account shall be debited for the relevant payment.
  8. Either of us may terminate a Paid Listing Package in accordance with the terms agreed.
  9. The fee for any Paid Listing Package shall be as set out on our site at the time that you make payment for the Paid Listing Package. This fee may change from time to time.
  10. All fees are exclusive of Value Added Tax or any applicable sales tax in any jurisdiction unless specified otherwise on our site. Fees are also exclusive of all taxes, duties, and levies of any kind (including withholding tax) which for the avoidance of doubt, you shall be liable to pay.
  11. Payment for all fees is to be made through Paypal or Credit Card and you must ensure that you have a validly operating Paypal account or Credit card before you commence the order process for Paid Listing Packages or Additional Services.
  12. All fees are quoted in US dollar and currency exchange settlements will be as provided by Paypal and your financial institution.
  13. You may within 7 days of completing the online application for a Paid Listing Package, cancel your Paid Listing Package. To cancel your Paid Listing Package, you must email chindirectory@gmail.com within the aforementioned time period providing clear notice of your wish to cancel your Paid Listing Package.
  14. If we receive notice of cancellation of your Paid Listing Package in accordance with the agreed terms, we will refund the listing fee you paid back to your Paypal account within 30 days of our receipt of such notice.
  15. You may terminate your user account or Listing Package in accordance with the agreed term above and we may terminate your user account or Listing Package at any time without notice to you by removing your listing from our site.
  16. You may terminate your Paid Listing Package at any time by emailing chindirectory@gmail.com and providing us with clear notice of your wish to terminate your Paid Listing Package. Subject to paragraph 5 above, no refund of any fee will be provided on termination. Such termination of your Paid Listing Package shall be effective from the date on which we remove your Paid Listing Package from the site.
  17. We may terminate your user account, Paid Listing Package and the agreement between us without notice and without any liability to make any refund or other payment to you in the following circumstances:
  18. you have breached these terms and conditions, the Acceptable Use Policy or the Privacy Policy in any way

  you are in our opinion transmitting or otherwise connected with any ‘spam’ or any other form of unsolicited bulk email or communication;

  your user account or listing package may in our reasonable opinion adversely affect our goodwill or reputation; or

  you or us cease to carry on business, are declared bankrupt or enter into an insolvency or administrative procedure.

  1. Upon termination of the agreement between us, your right to use the registered user sections of our site shall immediately cease. We have no obligation to maintain any of your posted content, Additional Services, Articles or any content within your listing.
  2. Any termination of the agreement between us shall not affect any rights or liabilities that have accrued to us prior to such termination.
  3. Additional Services such as banner advertising or badge advertising on our site, being featured in our newsletter and having your photo displayed on our site home page are described on our site and may change from time to time. Additional Services are limited in number and will be accepted on a first come first served basis. We accept no liability for Additional Services not being available.
  4. Advertisements purchased as Additional Services shall be in the size, format, and location specified on our site at the time you make payment or in such similar location as we in our absolute discretion determine and shall be displayed on our site for the period of time specified on our site at the time you make payment.
  5. You warrant that your advertisement complies with all applicable law and regulation (including self-regulation such as the CAP Code) and you shall indemnify us for any loss, damage or other liability that we may suffer as a result of you breaching this condition.
  6. If you decide to withdraw your advertisement for any reason, we shall not be obliged to provide you with a refund.
  7. All advertising content is subject to our approval and we reserve the right to reject or cancel any advertisement that we deem to be unsuitable for any reason.
  8. We accept no liability for any errors in any advertisements (or for errors in any content on our site).
  9. We reserve the right to change the format, style, and layout of our site and any advertisement, listing or Article submitted by you as we see fit.
  10. You must not reproduce in any format (including on another website) any part of our site (including content, designs, look and feel) without our prior written consent.
  11. You warrant that where you are an individual you are at least 18 years of age and where you are a company or other similar entity, that you are a bona fide legal entity duly formed in accordance with all applicable law and regulations and have full capacity and authority to enter into the agreement between us.
  12. You warrant that all information that you have provided us with or have submitted to our site is true and accurate and not misleading in any way.
  13. You warrant that in using our site you will comply at all times with all applicable law and regulations and advertising codes of conduct.
  14. You warrant that any website owned or controlled by you that is listed on our site is free from illegal, defamatory or tortious content.
  15. You specifically agree and acknowledge that we are not liable to you for any loss or damage, for offense caused or for any threatening, defamatory, obscene, offensive or illegal content uploaded to our site by a third party or for the infringement of any of your rights (including intellectual property rights) arising from the conduct of a third party.
  16. You agree and acknowledge that we have no liability for our site not being available at any time nor any liability for the deletion, corruption or failure to store any materials or content maintained or transmitted on or through our site.
  17. We shall have no liability for any advice, views, recommendations, advertisements and any other form of content provided by other users of our site or third parties.
  18. Where we provide any content on the site that contains advice, views or recommendations, this is done on a generic basis without considering individual circumstances and hence we shall have no liability for any such content.
  19. We have not verified or performed any checks on registered users or other users of the site who may contact you and we, therefore, disclaim all liability in relation to the actions of registered users, other users and any other third parties in relation to our site. You should, of course, take all necessary precautions regarding your safety when corresponding with or meeting with registered users, other users or other third parties.