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Services Terms and Subscriber Agreement of SBCS Data Search System


Updated on November 15th, 2009


1 - Acceptance of Terms

1.1 - You shall not utilize this system for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. By using this system you are fully accepting the Terms and Conditions and disclaimers contained in this Agreement. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions, you must stop using this website immediately.


1.2 - Beijing Steele Business Investigation Center (hereinafter referred to as “SBCS”) reserves the right to update or amend these Terms and Conditions at any time and your continued use of this system following any change shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It is therefore your responsibility to check the Terms and Conditions regularly for any change.


2 - Services

You shall acknowledge that SBCS reserves the right to charge for search services listed on our website and to change any applicable fees from time to time at its discretion. The charges for each search provided by our system are definitely listed on the website and there are obvious signs for your confirmation of order before your payment. The services will be provided only if you agree with our charges and to pay. Otherwise, SBCS reserves the right to refuse to provide our services for you.


3 - Variation, Interruption and Termination of Services

3.1 - You agree that SBCS has the right to change, interrupt or terminate all or part of searches provided by our system and the provisions of this website in the light of the particularity of search services.  


3.2 - You understand that the services may be interrupted as a result of periodical or aperiodicexamination or maintenance of the website. SBCS bears no liability for any interruption of services in cases of the above causes, and yet shall notify you at the earliest time as possible as we can.


3.3 - SBCS reserves the right to, bearing no liability to you or any third party, restrict or terminate your access to our system or services without any prior notification to you in the light of any circumstances as follows:

3.3.1 - Users submit false personal data;

3.3.2 - Users violate these Terms and Conditions;

3.3.3 - Users do not pay for the search services as required.


4 - Service Rules

4.1 - You are required to provide correct personal information when applying for use of our system and update in time if any changes happen to your registration information.


4.2 - When you sign up to become a member, you will also be asked to choose a password. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You agree not to use the account, username, or password of another member at any time or to disclose your password to any third party. You agree to notify our website immediately if suspect any unauthorized use of your account or access to your password. You are solely responsible for any and all use of your account.


4.3 - You agree to receive messages about our services or other relevant business information sent from SBCS via e-mail or other electronic or conventional means.


4.4 - You shall obey the following rules when using our system:

4.4.1 – Chinese laws and regulations shall be complied with;

4.4.2 – All the internet protocols, regulations and programs related to internet services shall be complied with;

4.4.3 – Any use of our services for any illegal purpose is forbidden;

4.4.4 – Any adverse behavior against the normal operation of internet by utilizing our system is forbidden;

4.4.5 – Any infringement of any third party’s rights of patent, copyright, trademark or reputation or any other legal right is forbidden;

4.4.6 – Any behavior that harms SBCS by using this system is forbidden.


4.5 - SBCS reserves the right to examine and supervise users’ utilization of our system. If any violation against the above rules is identified, SBCS or any party authorized by SBCS has the right to require the user to correct or take any necessary measures (including but not limited to suspending, or terminating the user’s right of using the service) directly in order to alleviate the impact resulted from the user’s improper use.


4.6 - Announcements, notifications and warnings released by SBCS through various channels (including but not limited to public notice on our website and e-mail, etc.) shall be treated as parts of this Agreement.  Your continued use of this system following any announcement, notification or warning shall be deemed to be your acceptance of the above updates.


5 - Privacy Policy

SBCS is committed to responsible data management and subscribes to the principles of the data protection legislation in China. SBCS is committed to maintaining the privacy of our users and maintaining the security of any personal information received from you. If you register for any of the services, you will be asked to provide basic personal information. The information provided by you is not available for sale or use by any third party. The information is used solely for notifying you of changes or updates to this system.


6 - Disclaimers

6.1 – This system is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate content posted on the services or the website, whether caused by users of this website or the services or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this website or the services.


6.2 - You understand that data provided by our system are based on your submitted clues. SBCS shall not be responsible for the inexact result or no result caused by your provided inaccurate or improper clues, and the charge shall not be refunded.


6.3 - Most data provided by this system are sourced from database check but information collection via other approaches like interviews, web search, etc. could not be ruled out in the light of the actualities in China.


6.4 - Our system provides data search on business, individuals and other information, except that concerning sensitive issues (such as politics, religion, military or civil servants, etc.). In case that your request involves the above issues, you will be contacted by e-mail or other electronic or conventional means for a proper settlement after bilateral consultation.


7 - Indemnification

7.1 - Clients shall assert no claim for and waive liability against this system for any inaccurate or false information included in any Report unless SBCS has actual knowledge of the error and failed to correct it.

7.2 - Clients will assert no claim against SBCS for damages claimed by a third party or any claim for special or consequential damages.  


8 - Agreement Modification

SBCS reserves the right to update or revise these Terms and Conditions at any time and your continued use of the Website/Services following any change shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It is therefore your responsibility to check the Terms and Conditions regularly for any change.


9 - Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of China and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Chinese courts.


10 - Additional Regulations

10.1 - If any of these Terms and Conditions is determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction, then such Term and Conditions shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.


10.2 - You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users. SBCS reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other users.