This section of the website states the terms and conditions as a legal document between you as “user” and chopstickswide.com as “website”.
The Term of Use is a valid legal agreement between chopstickswide and the USER (you or visitor), the single entity or individual using this website for personal or corporate use. This Agreement governs the user’s use of chopstickswide’s website (www.chopstickswide.com ).
chopstickswide.com is operated by chopstickswide and its corporate affiliates.
For purposes of this legal Agreement, the ‘Effective Date’ shall be the time when user starts to use chopstickswide.com for his or her personal or corporate use such as but not limited to browsing the website and logging in.
The terms of this legal Agreement shall commence on the ‘Effective Date’, as herein defined.
HEREAS, chopstickswide is a company based in Korea that useful information and service to expats in Korea.
WHEREAS, user has chosen to utilize the website for his or her personal or corporate use whether user is a registered user or not.
NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, chopstickswide and user both agree to the foregoing as follows:
Article 1 GENERAL
1.1 Overview of Agreement. This Terms of Service Agreement will explain and strongly establish and the terms and conditions on which chopstickswide allows user to utilize www.chopstickswide.com. It is important that this document be thoroughly reviewed if user or visitor agrees to these terms and conditions, and is willing to be bound by them.
1.2 This Agreement explains the important terms and conditions under which chopstickswide shall operate and open the website to the user.
1.3 This Agreement also declares user’s consequent obligations in relation to the use of the website.
1.4 Any attempt to amend terms and conditions enclosed in this Agreement and question the said points after the effective date through conflicts or misrepresentation in any other document shall be of no force and void the effects.
1.5 By using www.chopstickswide.com and by entering into this particular page, you as user, acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by all terms and conditions mentioned in this Agreement, as well as any additional rules or policies that may be established by chopstickswide from time to time and even without any further notice. This Agreement, and those that may from time to time be added or modified herein, constitutes the exclusive agreement between the you and chopstickswide. concerning your use of the website and shall supersede and govern all prior proposals or agreements made by any of our representatives.
1.8 Visitor/chopstickswide.com. No joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and chopstickswide as a result of this Agreement or your use of www.chopstickswide.com.
ARTICLE 2 PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
2.1 Restrictions. The user is expected to recognize the practice of good and ethical Internet practices. The user shall comply with the rules appropriate to any of the service or information provided by chopstickswide. The user is also expected not to permit chopstickswide and any of its employees access to information the user desires to keep confidential.
2.2 Intellectual Property Rights.
2.2.1 Copyright. User hereby recognizes and acknowledges that the images and content posted in the website are owned by chopstickswide, copyright of which shall remain fully owned by chopstickswide, subject to the terms and conditions set in this agreement.
All material contained on the Site, unless otherwise indicated, is protected by law including, but not limited to, International copyright, trade secret, and trademark law, as well as other state, national, and international laws and regulations. Except as expressly provided herein, chopstickswide does not grant any express or implied right to you. Please be aware that chopstickswide actively and aggressively enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.
2.2.2 Trademarks. The logos, trademarks, and service marks, and all other names, logos, and icons identifying chopstickswide’s products and services are proprietary marks of chopstickswide or its licensors. No one has the right to use any of the Trademarks displayed in www.chopstickswide.com without the written permission of chopstickswide.
chopstickswide also prohibits the use of the trademarks and logos as a HTML link to and from any website without the prior approval of chopstickswide.com.
Other product and company names displayed in this website are officially or might be the trademarks of their respective owners.
ARTICLE 3 ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
3.1 User or visitor must be at least 18 years old to use www.chopstickswide.com.
3.2 User or you may not, in any way, modify, publish, transmit, transfer or sell, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, link, display, or in any way exploit any of the Content, in whole or in part, except as permitted chopstickswide in the form of a written consent.
3.3 You may upload to or download from www.chopstickswide.com any Content in the public domain for your own personal use or for noncommercial redistribution. You assume full responsibility and risk for determining whether any such is in the public domain, regardless of any notices that may be posted on such Content.
3.4 You agree to grant chopstickswide the right to edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and use any material that you place on the Web site in perpetuity and in any medium without any compensation to you. You represent and warrant that you are authorized to grant all rights set forth in the preceding sentence.
ARTICLE 4 PRIVACY
4.2 Consent. By using this website, you now give consent to chopstickswide the collection and use of personal data as outlined herein.
ARTICLE 5 ASSUMPTION OF RISK
5.1 You use the Internet solely at your own risk and subject to all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations. While chopstickswide has endeavored to create a secure and reliable website, please be advised that the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from this website over the Internet cannot be guaranteed.
5.2 chopstickswide and its affiliates are not responsible for the security of any information transmitted via the Internet, the accuracy of the information contained on the website, or for the consequences of any reliance on such information and you acknowledge that any reliance upon such content shall be at your sole risk.
5.3 You as user or visitor assume the sole and complete risk for using www.chopstickswide.com. Any content or information placed on the website by users are the views of the user posting the statement, and do not represent the views of chopstickswide.
ARTICLE 6 ENFORCING SECURITY
6.1 Actual or attempted unauthorized use of www.chopstickswide.com may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution. For your protection, chopstickswide reserves the right to view, monitor, and record activity on the website without notice or permission from you.
6.2 Any information obtained by monitoring, reviewing, or recording is subject to review by law enforcement organizations in connection with the investigation or prosecution of possible criminal activity on the website. chopstickswide will also comply with all court orders involving requests for such information.
ARTICLE 7 INTERACTION WITH THIRD PARTIES
7.1 chopstickswide may post advertisements of third parties on www.chopstickswide.com including but not limited to promotions of advertisers, members, or sponsors showing their goods and services on this website.
7.2 You as user, and your correspondence, purchases, participation in, or any other dealings with third parties found on www.chopstickswide.com are solely between you and such third party and such third parties may provide you with other offers or follow up email from this site or other sources.
7.3 You as user or visitor, agree that chopstickswide shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such third parties on this website. Moreover, chopstickswide shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, quality, suitability, currency or content of the statements or conduct of any third party on this Site.
7.4 You shall not knowingly or intentionally interfere with the display of any advertisement.
7.5 You should contact the site administrator or Webmaster of those external sites or third parties if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content featured in such websites.
ARTICLE 8 LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
8.1 chopstickswide may provide links, in its sole discretion, to other sites on the World Wide Web for your convenience in locating related information and services. These sites have not necessarily been reviewed by chopstickswide or its employees and are maintained by third parties over which chopstickswide exercises no control.
8.2 chopstickswide expressly disclaims any responsibility for the content, the accuracy or currency of the information, and/or quality of products or services provided by or advertised on these third party web sites accordingly. Moreover, these links do not imply endorsement by chopstickswide unless explicitly stated.
ARTICLE 9 EVENTS chopstickswide.’S CONTROL
9.1 You expressly absolve and release chopstickswide from any claim of harm resulting from a cause beyond chopstickswide’s control, including, but not limited to, the failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, computer viruses, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes, or natural disasters, strikes or other labor problems, wars, or governmental restrictions.