Terms of Use

26/02/2024

Date of update: February 26, 2024

This website () is maintained and operated by Qiming Weichuang Venture Capital Management (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. For the purpose of these Terms of Use (“Terms”), Qiming Weichuang Venture Capital Management (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. and its affiliates are collectively referred to as “Qiming”. You shall read these Terms carefully and comply with these Terms to access and use the websites (including any subdomains thereof), applications and all relevant services operated and/or controlled by Qiming (collectively, “Website”). Limitations of liability, disclaimers, and/or other clauses concerning your material rights and interests (e.g., disclaimer, breach, penalty, jurisdiction, etc.) may be highlighted in bold or underlined for your attention. Do not use the Website unless you have fully read, understood and agreed to accept and comply with these Terms. ‎By accessing or using this Website, you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms.

1. Trademark: All trademarks, trade names, logos, domain names and other marks (“Trademarks”) relating to Qiming on the Website are owned by Qiming. Without the written consent of Qiming, no entity or individual may use the Trademarks in any manner or for any reason, including, without limitation, reproducing, disseminating, displaying or modifying any part of the Trademarks.

2. Copyright and Other Intellectual Property: All materials on this Website, including but not limited to any text, data, graphics, articles, photographs, images, illustrations, videos, audios and other materials (collectively, “Content”) may be fully or partially protected by copyright law, trademark law, and other applicable laws of China and other countries, and/or international conventions. You acknowledge and agree that all associated intellectual property rights of all the Content of the Website are the proprietary property of Qiming and/or its licensors or authorized third parties. No licenses or rights are granted to you by implication or otherwise under any intellectual property rights owned or controlled by Qiming or its licensors, except for the licenses and rights expressly granted in these Terms. You undertake that, without our prior written consent: (a) You shall not publish, reproduce, copy, modify, create derivative works based thereon, sell, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit, all or any part of the Content on this Website; (b) You shall only access, download or copy the Content for personal and non-commercial use and shall not use the Content for commercial purposes. Qiming reserves the right to edit, modify, add or delete the Content of this Website from time to time, and terminate, suspend or refuse your access to the Content on this Website.

3. No Confidential Obligation: Due to the large number of business plans and related materials that we review and the similarity of many such business plans and materials, in the absence of prior express written agreement between you and us, we have no obligation to keep confidential any business plan, information or other materials you submit via email or other designated means. You acknowledge and agree that you are expressly aware that any business plans, information and other materials you submit to this Website may be used or disclosed by us for any purpose and in any manner, as we determine in our sole discretion, which may be beyond your expectations and control. You hereby confirm to authorize us to take the aforementioned actions and agree to waive any related claims against us. Please consider this carefully before sending us any information or other materials that you deem confidential or proprietary.

4. Information Disclosure: All information on the Website is provided on an “as is” basis, and we do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, non-infringement, or suitability of the information on the Website in any express or implied manner. Due to Qiming’s business, we have confidentiality obligations regarding information about funds, investors, portfolio companies, and other third parties and the information disclosed on the Website is also subject to confidentiality obligations; therefore, we may not be able to fully disclose the information we know. In particular, you should be aware that a portion of the Content includes or consists of information that has been provided by third parties and has not been validated or verified by us. All contents, opinions and information provided on this Website do not constitute an offer or solicitation of an offer to purchase or sell any security or other asset, product, service or investment, legal or tax advice, other advice or recommendation or an offer of such advice made by Qiming or any fund managed by Qiming or any other entity, or serve as the basis for making any investment decisions. You should neither construe any of the opinions and information contained herein as business, financial, investment, trading, legal, regulatory, tax, or accounting advice nor make such opinions and information‎ the primary basis for any investment decisions made by or on behalf of you, your accountants, or your managed or fiduciary accounts, and you may need to consult your business advisor, attorney, and tax and accounting advisors concerning any contemplated transactions. In no event will Qiming be liable for any consequences on account of you using the opinion or information made available on this Website.

5. Disclaimer of Liability: Qiming will prudently take necessary technical measures to ensure the security of technology and information involved in the Website, however, subject to existing technology and our limited service capabilities, Qiming shall have no liability to you or to third parties for the failure of any connection, delay, interruption computer virus, malicious software, hacking attack, or any other error, losses, leaks, or damages that occur after accessing the Website, regardless of whether the relevant connection service is provided by Qiming or a third-party service provider. In no event will Qiming be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages which may be incurred or experienced on account of you using the data or services made available on this Website to the maximum extent permitted by law, including but not limited to loss of profits, loss of business opportunities, loss of goodwill, and/or loss of data.

This Website may provide links of third parties. Qiming is providing such links solely as a convenience to you and makes no representations concerning the content of such sites. We accept no responsibility for third-party sites available through this Website or otherwise. You shall assume all risks associated with viewing and using third-party websites. As a kind reminder, you are encouraged to review legal documents such as the Terms of Use and privacy policies applicable to those sites carefully before accepting third-party services.

6. Privacy Policy: Please note that by providing personal information (e.g., submitting your resume information) to us, you authorize us to collect, use and store your personal information provided to us. We highly value the protection of your personal information and we will comprehensively and clearly introduce to you the purposes, methods, and scope of handling your personal information by us during your use of our website as well as your relevant rights through the “Website Privacy Policy” . Therefore, we recommend that you read the “Website Privacy Policy”  in its entirety before providing us with your personal information to help us better protect your privacy rights and personal information.

7. Cookie Policy: By accessing or using this Website, you agree to comply with our Cookie Policy. Qiming uses cookies and similar technologies to help to provide, protect, and improve the Website. We may use Flash cookies, pixel labeling, web beacons, server logs and other technology, to collect your page access records, advertising browsing records, the device used to access the Website, operating system type, browser type, domain, other system settings, the country and time zone where your device is located, IP address, or other data your browser or equipment provided, etc. We may use this information to improve our pages, enhance the user experience and target our ads. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies. These settings are typically located within the “Options” or “Preferences” menu of the browser.

If you choose to decline cookies, some parts of the Website may not work as intended or may not work at all.

8. User Code of Conduct: You fully understand and agree that your access and use of this Website shall be subject to the provisions of these Terms, laws, regulations and other normative documents. You shall be liable for all the acts you have conducted hereunder, including any contents you upload, publish or disseminate and any consequences caused thereby.

In particular, unless expressly required by law or these Terms, you should not do (or facilitate or support others to do) any of the following while visiting or using the Website:

(1) to delete any copyright information on the Website, or modify, delete or circumvent any technical measures imposed for intellectual property protection;

(2) to detect, scan and test possible weaknesses or vulnerabilities in the Website;

(3) to attempt to circumvent any security measures or technological restrictions of the Website, to attempt to interfere with or disrupt the normal operation of the Website (including but not limited to introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, or other malicious or technically harmful materials, or to conduct denial-of-service attacks or distributed denial-of-service attacks, or illegally intruding into the backend to steal, delete, modify, or add stored information);

(4) to access the services, content, or data of the Website (including but not limited to business data and users’ personal information) without permission, on your own or by commissioning others in any way (including but not limited ‎to the use of robot software, spider software, crawler software, or any other automated programs, ‎scripts, or software)‎;

(5) to attempt to disassemble, reverse compile, reverse engineer, or otherwise restore all or part of the source code or other confidential content of the Website without permission;

(6) to attempting to use (including but not limited to copying, modifying, adapting, mirroring, displaying, transmitting, or distributing) all or part of the Website and its content and data in any way without permission;

(7) to log in, access, or use the Website and relevant systems through third-party software, plugins, cheats, systems, or other third-party tools/services without legal authorization, or to create, distribute, or disseminate such tools;

(8) to modify or forge instructions or data in the operation of the Website, to add, delete, or alter the functions or operating effects of the Website, or to operate or disseminate software or methods used for the above purposes, regardless of whether such actions are for commercial purposes;

(9) to establish mirror sites relevant to the Website, or to take web (network) snapshots, or to provide others with products or services completely identical or similar to the Website through methods such as setting up servers;

(10) other acts that violate these Terms, laws and regulations, or regulatory policies, or infringe upon the legitimate rights and interests of Qiming and/or others.

9. Indemnity: If you violate laws, breach any contract or conduct any other action during the use of the Website, which causes any claim by a third party against Qiming and/or its employees, clients, affiliates and partners (including, without limitation, infringement of intellectual property, defamation, likeness, privacy rights or other rights or interests), you shall be responsible for defending and indemnifying Qiming and/or its employees, clients, affiliates and partners of all losses and liabilities suffered thereby.

10. Notification of Intellectual Property-Related Objection: Qiming respects the intellectual property rights of others.  In order to disseminate more information for user’s personal use, this Website may reproduce third-party articles or pictures, etc.  We will identify the author and source to the extent possible and obtain the proper license as may be required.  However, due to limited capacity, there may be omissions.  If you are the owner of the relevant intellectual property rights, or their authorized representative, and believe that the relevant content posted on this Website infringes your rights, please inform us timely via email: contactus@qimingvc.com, so that we can quickly take appropriate measures to avoid causing unnecessary losses to both parties.

11. Dispute Resolution: These Terms are executed in Chinese and English language. In case of any discrepancy between the two versions, the Chinese version shall prevail.  These Terms shall be interpreted by the laws of the People’s Republic of China (for the purpose of these Terms, excluding the conflict of laws rules thereof).  Any dispute arising from the performance of these Terms or related to these Terms shall be settled through friendly negotiation; if the dispute cannot be resolved thereby, any party may file a lawsuit to the people's court with jurisdiction at the place where these Terms are executed, i.e., where Qiming Weichuang Venture Capital Management (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. is located.

12. Severability: If any provision of these Terms is invalid or unenforceable to any extent, the remainder of these Terms shall not be affected thereby and shall be enforced to the greatest extent permitted by law.

13. Waiver: The parties understand and agree that no failure or delay in exercising any right, power or privilege hereunder will operate as a waiver thereof, nor will any single or partial exercise thereof preclude any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right, power or privilege hereunder. To be effective hereunder, any waiver of any right, power or privilege hereunder shall be in writing.

14. Modification: Qiming reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change or modify any part of these Terms based on its judgments on business, laws, policies, etc. at any time to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. Any change to these Terms will be published on this Website or otherwise communicated to you. You should visit this Website periodically to review and confirm any change to the Terms. Your continued use of this Website after any such modifications constitutes your acceptance of the revised Terms.

15. Contact: Please contact Qiming at contactus@qimingvc.com to report any violations of these Terms or to pose any questions regarding these Terms.
Media Enquiry: PR@qimingvc.com
BP Submission: BP@qimingvc.com
Feedback: contactus@qimingvc.com

 

©2019 Qiming Weichuang Venture Capital Management (Beijing) Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Term of Use Updates: We reserve the right to revise the Terms of Use at our discretion. Please check the website regularly. Your continued use of this website following any modifications reflects your acceptance of such changes.