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  1. I Agree to observe the “Terms of Use”:

    Users accessing and using this website will be considered to have agreed to the “Terms of Use” and all other legal stipulations relating to copyright, exclusive right of trademark, intellectual property rights, right to privacy etc.

  2. The website reserves the following rights:

    The information and content on this website may be supplemented, deleted or revised at certain times and the service functions provided be amended without prior notification. The “Terms of Use” may also be occasionally revised and the new rules will come into effective the moment they are posted on the website without prior notification.

  3. Users Code of Conduct:

    The website’s computer system and network communication related resources including (but not limited to) all the website’s computer equipment, peripheral systems, servers, all linked networks, data, information, reports, photographs, pictures, charts, programs and related storage media, including the copyright and exclusive rights to website content contained on magnetic tape, disks, hard drive, DVD-ROM, memory cards etc. belong to the “Overseas Community Affairs Council” (OCAC) or (where applicable) are properties of a related third party. When users access and use the service systems and information provided by this website, they are required to observe the following rules and regulations:

    1. The computer systems, network communications related resources and services provided by this website must not be used to aid and abet illegal behavior. This website must not be used to make any threats or engage in slander, harassment or cause offense to others or any other illegal actions.

    2. The intellectual property rights to all data and content stored and displayed on this website, including business logos, trademarks and service marks belong to the “Overseas Community Affairs Council” or (where applicable) are properties of a related third party. Any unauthorized use or retrieve or store any data or programs on the website system is strictly prohibited. It is also prohibited to broadcast, copy, alter, release or transmit such materials.

    3. Actions that have adverse impact on the website or the normal transmission operations of the network are strictly prohibited.

    4. Systems or files cannot be copied for the use of oneself or any third party without prior authorization.

    5. The downloading, installation or execution of any program that could reveal confidential information on the website’s computer systems or networks is strictly forbidden.

    6. Stealing other user’s account name is strictly forbidden; illegally or unauthorized obtaining of any additional system or network resource is also forbidden.

    7. Inputting or uploading any computer program containing viruses to the website or otherwise attempting to damage, disrupt, reduce the efficiency of website systems or networks or the quality of related services is strictly forbidden.

    8. Connecting to External Websites:

      The website links on this website are provided to help users quickly collect or obtain information. As such, these links can be used to access other websites, but this does not indicate any relationship between this website and those other websites. Such websites have their own managers and are not controlled by or the responsibility of this website.

    9. Statement of limited liability and disclaimer:
      1. This website will strive to maintain the services it provides, but assumes no responsibility for any failings or difficulties relating to the said services, including direct or indirect losses resulting thereof.

      2. This website assumes no explicit or implicit liability to the stability, security, accuracy, effectiveness or uninterrupted nature of its services. The website also has no liability to the promotional content, transaction process or products that are advertised or sold on this website or through links on the website.

      3. Webpages or data accessed through links to other websites provided on this website are provided by the linked websites, so rights relating to them belong to the website concerned or related legal rights holder. This website does not guarantee their accuracy, timeliness or completeness.

    10. Privacy Protections

      Users agree that personal data used to log-on or stored is subject to the terms of the website’s “Privacy Protection Policy” (please refer to the “Website Privacy Protection Policy”)

    11. Penalties and Compensation

      If a user violates the “Terms of Use” or related provisions of copyright, civil or criminal law, causing losses to the “Overseas Community Affairs Council” or a third party, he/she agrees to pay compensation for the said losses.

    12. E-Mail

      The Overseas Community Affairs Council does not guarantee the security of E-mails sent over the Internet to the website. It also accepts no responsibility in the event of any losses incurred as a result of users sending E-mails to the website over the Internet, or E-mails sent to the user from the website over the Internet as per their request. The Council accepts no responsibility for any direct, indirect, special or subordinate losses incurred by users as a result of using the website.

    13. Governing Law and Court of Jurisdiction

      The law of the Republic of China is the governing law for the interpretation and application of the “Terms of Use,” as well as the rights and obligations existing between the user and “Overseas Community Affairs Council” resulting from the former using the services provided by this website. In the event of litigation over disputes, Taipei District Court will be the court of competent jurisdiction.