USER AGREEMENT

USER AGREEMENT

 

1.              INTRODUCTION

1.                      Purpose

The mission of AIMPACT is to connect the world’s professionals, in particular for the banking and finance participants and those who are seeking financial and human resources for their businesses, to enable them to be more efficient and productive. To achieve this purpose, we provide services through our website, mobile applications, regular and ad hoc events, and other useful and innovative online tools and functions to help you, your connections, and millions of other professionals maintain a closer relationship, meet, exchange ideas, learn, make deals, find business and job opportunities, recruit talents, and enhance personal and corporate image.

2.                      Scope and Intent

You agree that by registering on AIMPACT, or by using our website, inter alia, our online and mobile applications, free and paid services, and other information provided as part of the AIMPACT services (collectively the “Services”), you are entering into a legally binding agreement with AIMPACT Limited, Level 8, 88 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong (“we, “us, “our, and “AIMPACT”) based on the terms of this User Agreement and our Privacy Policy, (collectively referred to as the “Agreement” or “User Agreement”) and become an AIMPACT user in the form of either registered or unregistered user (“AIMPACT User” or “User”).

If you do not want to register an account and become an AIMPACT User, do not conclude the Agreement, do NOT click “Register an AIMPACT account” or “Join AIMPACT” or “Join Now” or button(s) with similar wordings (collectively referred to as “Join Buttons”), and do not access, view, download or otherwise use any AIMPACT’s webpage, information or services. By clicking Join Buttons, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the terms and conditions of this Agreement and that you agree to be bound by all of its provisions. By clicking Join Buttons, you also consent to use electronic signatures and acknowledge your click of the Join Buttons as a legal binding signature. If you are using AIMPACT on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you are nevertheless individually bound by this Agreement even if your company has a separate agreement with us.

2.              YOUR RIGHTS

On the condition that you comply with all your obligations under Section 3 of this Agreement, we grant you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive, nonassignable, nonsublicenseable license and right to access our Services, through a generally available web browser, mobile device or application, view information and use the Services that we provide on AIMPACT webpages and in accordance with this Agreement. Your rights are limited to our “Rules of DOs and DON’Ts as an AIMPACT User” under Section 5 of this Agreement. Any other use of AIMPACT contrary to our mission and purpose is strictly prohibited and is deemed as a breach of this Agreement. We reserve all rights not expressly granted in this Agreement, inter alia, title, ownership, intellectual property rights, and all other rights and interests in AIMPACT and all related items, including any and all copies made of the AIMPACT website.

3.              YOUR OBLIGATIONS

1.                      Applicable laws and this Agreement

You must comply with all applicable laws, the Agreement, as may be amended or revamped from time to time with or without advance notice.

2.                      Service Eligibility

To be eligible to use the Service, you must meet the following criteria and represent and warrant that you: (i) are not currently restricted from the Services, or not prohibited from having an AIMPACT account; (ii) will only maintain one AIMPACT account at any given time; (iii) are not a competitor of AIMPACT or are not using the Services for reasons that are in competition with AIMPACT; (iv) have full power and authority to enter into this Agreement and doing so will not violate any other relevant agreement; (v) will not violate any rights of AIMPACT and follow our Rules of “DOs” and “DON’Ts” as an AIMPACT User under Section 5 of this Agreement; and (vi) agree to provide at your cost to access and use our Services.

3.                      License and warranty

You grant AIMPACT a nonexclusive, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, unlimited, assignable, sublicenseable and royalty-free right to us to copy, prepare derivative works of, publish, distribute, improve, remove, retain, add, process, analyze, use and commercialize any information you provide, directly or indirectly to AIMPACT, inter alia, any user generated content, ideas, techniques or data you submit to AIMPACT, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or to any third parties. You own the information you provide AIMPACT under this Agreement, and may request its deletion or removal at any time, unless you have shared information or content with others and they have not deleted it, or it was copied or stored or archived by other users. Any information you submit to us is at your own risk.

You represent and warrant that you are entitled to submit non-confidential and accurate information that is not in violation of any contractual restrictions or other third party rights. It is your responsibility to keep your AIMPACT profile information updated and accurate.

4.                      Security

You agree to: (i) not permit others to use your account and refrain from using other Users’ accounts; (ii) refrain from selling, trading, or otherwise transferring your AIMPACT account to another party; (iii) refrain from charging anyone for access to any portion of AIMPACT, or any information therein; and (iv) keep your password secure and confidential;. Furthermore, you are responsible for anything that happens through your account until you close down your account.

5.                      Payment

If you purchase any services that we offer for a fee, either on a one-time or subscription basis (“Paid Services”), you agree to AIMPACT storing your payment card information. You also agree to pay the relevant applicable fees as they become due plus all related taxes, and other direct and indirect expenses incurred during the payment (e.g. delivery charges, transaction costs, and etc.), if any, and to reimburse us for all collection costs and interest for any overdue amounts. You may cancel your Paid Services but your obligation to pay fees continues through the end of the subscription period during which you cancel your subscription. You also acknowledge that AIMPACT’s Paid Services are subject to this Agreement and any additional terms and conditions as stipulated in other, separate agreement(s) and supplemental agreement(s) related to the provision of the Paid Service, if any.

6.                      Indemnification

You indemnify us and hold us harmless for all damages, losses and costs related to all third party claims, charges, and investigations, caused by (i) your failure to comply with this Agreement, inter alia, your submission of content that violates third party rights or applicable laws and rules, (ii) any content you submit to the Services, and (iii) any activity in which you engage on or through AIMPACT.

7.                      Notifications and Service Messages

For purposes of updating you about our Services, AIMPACT may place a banner notice across its pages to alert you to certain changes such as modifications to this Agreement and new services and functions offered by us. Alternatively, notice may consist of an email from AIMPACT to an email address associated with your account, even if we have other contact information. You also agree that AIMPACT may communicate with you through your AIMPACT account or through other means including email, mobile number, telephone, or delivery services. Please review your settings on our website (“Setting”) to control what kind of messages you receive from AIMPACT. You acknowledge and agree that we shall have no liability associated with or arising from your failure to maintain accurate contact or other information, inter alia, your failure to receive critical information about the Service.

8.                      AIMPACT Applications

AIMPACT may offer the Services through authorized applications built using AIMPACT’s platform (“AIMPACT Applications”), inter alia, smart phone and tablet computer applications, AIMPACT’s “Share”/ “Follow” / “Like” / “Add” / “Add to Portfolio” buttons and other interactive plugins distributed on websites across the web. If you use an AIMPACT Application or interact with a website that has deployed a plugin, you agree that information about you and your use of the Services, inter alia, your device, your mobile carrier, your internet access provider, your physical location, and/or web pages containing AIMPACT plugins that load in your browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari and Firefox) may be communicated to us.

9.                      Communication on AIMPACT

AIMPACT members can create Personal and/or Corporate Profile (collectively referred to as “Profile”), however, AIMPACT may close or remove content from them if the content violates this Agreement or others’ intellectual property rights.

AIMPACT may offer various forums and communication channels from time to time, where you can post your comments and opinion on designated topics or items. AIMPACT also enables sharing of information and opinion by allowing users to post updates, inter alia, links to news articles, “Share” / “Like” / “Send” buttons and other information such as job opportunities, and other content to their Profiles and other parts of the site. The ideas you post and information you share may be seen and used by other Users

AIMPACT cannot guarantee that other Users will not use the ideas and information that you share on AIMPACT. Thus, if you have any idea or information that you would like to keep confidential and for private use, or that is subject to third party rights that may be infringed when you share it, do not post it on any AIMPACT’s webpages. We are not responsible for a user’s misuse or misappropriation of any content or information you post in any AIMPACT’s webpages.

10.                  Notification of acts contrary to this Agreement

If you believe that you are entitled or obligated to act contrary to this Agreement under any mandatory law, you agree to provide us with detailed and substantiated explanation in writing at least one month before you act contrary to this Agreement, to allow us to assess and judge whether we may, at our sole discretion, provide a remedy for the situation, though we are not obligated to do so.

11.                  Contributions to AIMPACT

By submitting feedback on user’s experience, ideas, commentaries, suggestions, and/or proposals ("Contributions") to AIMPACT verbally and/or in writing, you acknowledge and agree that: (a) AIMPACT is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Contributions; (b) your Contributions do not contain confidential or proprietary information; (c) AIMPACT shall be entitled to use or disclose such Contributions for any purpose in any way; (d) you irrevocably assign to AIMPACT all rights to your Contributions though we may have something similar to the Contributions already under consideration or in development; and (e) you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from AIMPACT under any circumstances.

12.                  Privacy

You should carefully read our full version of Privacy Policy before becoming a User as it is hereby incorporated into this Agreement, and governs our treatment of any information, including personally identifiable information you submit to us. Please note that certain information, statements, data, and content (e.g. data on your Profile, photos, virtual investment portfolio, stock / company / people you have followed, and etc.), which you may directly or indirectly submit to AIMPACT, are likely to, reveal your gender, ethnic origin, nationality, age, investment behavior, and/or other personally identifiable information about you. You acknowledge that your submission of these information to us is voluntary on your part.

4.              OUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS

1.                      Service Availability

AIMPACT shall provide and seek to update, enhance and expand the Services as long as we continue to offer it. Therefore, we allow you to access AIMPACT as it may exist and be available on any given time and have no other obligations, except as expressly stated in this Agreement. We may replace, modify, refuse access to, suspend or discontinue AIMPACT and/or the Services, entirely or partially, or change and modify prices for all or part of the Services for any users in our sole discretion. AIMPACT also reserves the right to withhold, remove and / or discard any contents available as part of your account, with or without notice if deemed by AIMPACT to be contrary to this Agreement. AIMPACT has no obligation to store, maintain or provide you a copy of any content that you or other Users provide when using the Services.

2.                      Third Party Sites

AIMPACT may include links and application plugins to third party websites and applications (“Third Party Sites”) on www.AIMPACT.com, and elsewhere. You are responsible for evaluating whether you want to access or use the Third Party Sites. You should review any applicable terms and/or privacy policy of the Third Party Sites or their applications before using them or sharing any information with it.

AIMPACT is not responsible for and does not endorse any features, content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from Third Party Sites. AIMPACT also does not screen, audit, or endorse Third Party Sites. Accordingly, if you decide to access Third Party Sites, you do so at your own risk and that this Agreement does not apply to your use of any Third Party Sites.

3.                      User Information Disclosure

You acknowledge, consent and agree that we may access, preserve, and disclose any information you provide if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that it is reasonably necessary in our opinion to: (i) enforce this Agreement; (ii) comply with legal process, inter alia, civil and criminal subpoenas, court orders or other compulsory disclosures; (iii) respond to claims of a violation of the rights of third parties, whether or not the third party is a User, individual, or government agency; or (iv) protect the rights, property, or security of AIMPACT, our Users or the public.

4.                      Connections and Interactions

AIMPACT reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other members and to restrict, suspend, or close your account if AIMPACT determines, in our sole discretion, that doing so is necessary to enforce this Agreement. AIMPACT may limit the number of connections on AIMPACT’s website and may, in certain circumstances, prohibit you from contacting and/or connecting other Users through using the Services or limit your use of the Services. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users.


 

5.              RULES OF “DOs” and “DON’Ts AS AN AIMPACT USER

As a condition to access AIMPACT, you agree to this User Agreement and to strictly follow our rules of DOs and DON’Ts:

  1. Do undertake the following rules:

1.                              Comply with all applicable laws, inter alia, privacy laws, intellectual property laws, regulatory rules and requirements, and etc.;

2.                              Comply with all the rules, regulations and guidelines of the companies and/or associations that are relevant to you;

3.                              Provide accurate information to us and update it when necessary;

4.                              Keep evidence to support your commentaries and user-to-user communications when necessary;

5.                              Review and comply with our Privacy Policy;

6.                              Review and comply with notices sent by AIMPACT concerning the Services; and

7.                              Use the Services in a professional and ethical manner.

B.     Don’t undertake the following rules:

    1. Act dishonestly or unprofessionally by engaging in unprofessional behavior by posting inappropriate, inaccurate, or objectionable content to AIMPACT;
    2. Publish any inaccurate information in the designated fields on the Profile;
    3. Abuse, harass, or harm another person(s) by using AIMPACT;
    4. Invite people you do not know to connect with you on AIMPACT;
    5. Use or attempt to use another's user account without authorization, or create a false identity on AIMPACT; rent, lease, loan, trade, sell/re-sell access to AIMPACT or any information therein, or the equivalent, in whole or part no matter whether it is authorized or not;
    6. Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise initiate any content that infringes upon patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights or other proprietary rights; or any content that is unlawful, libelous, abusive, obscene, discriminatory or otherwise objectionable;
    7. Publish any information that you do not have the right to disclose or make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as insider information, proprietary and confidential information);
    8. Send any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail or letter,” “spam,” or any other form of solicitation. This prohibition includes but is not limited to using AIMPACT’s invitations to send messages to people who are unlikely to recognize you as a known contact or who don’t know you;
    9. Publish, duplicate, license, sublicense, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, sell, rebrand, or otherwise transfer information found on AIMPACT (excluding content posted by you) without prior written permission by AIMPACT;
    10. Adapt, modify or create derivative works based on AIMPACT or technology underlying the Services, or other Users’ content, in whole or part without prior written permission by AIMPACT;
    11. Sell, sponsor, or otherwise monetize any service or functionality of AIMPACT, without the express written permission of AIMPACT.
    12. Utilize or copy information, content or any data you view on and/or obtain from AIMPACT to provide any service that is competitive with AIMPACT;
    13. Access, via automated or manual means or processes, AIMPACT for purposes of monitoring AIMPACT’s availability, performance or functionality for any competitive purpose;
    14. Conduct any forging activities to disguise the origin of any communication transmitted through the Services;
    15. Decompile, decipher, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to derive our source code for any underlying intellectual property used to provide the Services, or any part thereof;
    16. Imply or state, directly or indirectly, that you are affiliated with or endorsed by AIMPACT unless you have entered into a written agreement with AIMPACT;
    17. Deep link to other websites for any purpose, (i.e. including a link to an AIMPACT  web page other than AIMPACT’s home page) unless expressly authorized in writing by AIMPACT;
    18. Collect, use, copy, or transfer any information, inter alia, personally identifiable information obtained from AIMPACT except as expressly permitted by AIMPACT or as the owner of such information may expressly permit;
    19. Share information of non-Users without their express consent;
    20. Infringe or use AIMPACT’s brand, logos and/or trademarks, inter alia, using the word “AIMPACT” in any business name, email, or URL or including AIMPACT’s trademarks and logos except expressly permitted by AIMPACT;
    21. Remove, cover or otherwise obscure any copyright, trademark, any form of advertisement or other proprietary rights notices contained in or on AIMPACT, including those of AIMPACT and any of its licensors and/or partners;
    22. Email, post, transmit or upload any contents containing software viruses, worms, or any other computer code, files or programs that interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment of AIMPACT or any User of AIMPACT;
    23. Use manual or automated software, devices, scripts robots, or any other means or processes to access, scrape, crawl or spider any web pages or other services contained in our website;
    24. Use Internet bots or web robots or any other automated methods to access AIMPACT, add or download contacts, send or redirect messages, or perform other activities through AIMPACT, unless explicitly permitted by AIMPACT;
    25. Engage in “mirroring,” “framing,” or otherwise simulating the appearance or functions of AIMPACT’s website;
    26. Attempt to or actually access AIMPACT by any means (e.g. using any unauthorized third-party service, including software-as-a-service platforms that aggregate access to multiple services, including AIMPACT) other than through the interfaces provided by AIMPACT such as its mobile application or by navigating to http://www.AIMPACT.com using a web browser;
    27. Interfere with or disrupt AIMPACT or the Services, inter alia, any servers, networks or infrastructure connected to AIMPACT;
    28. Attempt to or actually override and/or attack any security component included in or underlying AIMPACT; and
    29. Engage in any action that directly or indirectly places an unreasonable load on or interferes with the proper working of AIMPACT’s infrastructure, inter alia, attempting to gain unauthorized access to AIMPACT, or transmitting or activating computer viruses through or on AIMPACT, or sending unsolicited communications to other Users or AIMPACT’s personnel.

6.              GENERAL TERMS

1.                      Language

Where AIMPACT has provided you with a translation of any other languages other than the English language version of this Agreement, the Privacy Policy, and/or any other documentation, you agree that the translation is provided for your convenience only and that the English language versions of this Agreement, the Privacy Policy, and any other documentation, including additional terms of service for Paid Services, will govern your relationship with AIMPACT.

2.                      Severability

If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction or arbitrator to be illegal, void, or unenforceable, the unenforceable provision will be modified so as to render it enforceable and effective to the maximum extent possible in order to effect the intention of the provision; and if a court or arbitrator finds the modified provision invalid, illegal, void or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Agreement will not be affected in any way.

3.                      Entire Agreement

You agree that this Agreement constitutes the entire, complete and exclusive agreement between you and us regarding the Services and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings, whether written or oral, or whether established by custom, practice, policy or precedent, with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement. You may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use or purchase certain other AIMPACT services, third-party contents, software, applications or services.

4.                      Amendments to this Agreement

We reserve the right to modify, supplement or replace the terms of the Agreement, effective upon posting at our website or notifying you otherwise. For example, AIMPACT presents a banner on the site when we have amended this Agreement or the Privacy Policy so that you may access and review the changes prior to your continued use of our website. If you do not want to agree to changes to the Agreement, you can terminate this Agreement at any time.

5.                      No informal waivers, agreements or representations

Our failure to act with respect to a breach of this Agreement by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to that breach or subsequent similar or other breaches. Except as expressly and specifically contemplated by the Agreement, no representations, statements, consents, waivers or other acts or omissions by any affiliated companies or entities of AIMPACT (“AIMPACT Affiliate”) shall be deemed legally binding on any AIMPACT Affiliate, unless documented in a physical writing hand signed by a duly appointed officer of AIMPACT.

6.                      No Injunctive Relief

In no event shall you seek or be entitled to rescission, injunctive or other equitable relief, or to restrain or enjoin the operation of the Service, exploitation of any advertising or other materials issued in connection therewith, or exploitation of the Services or any content or other material used or displayed through the Services.

7.                      Beneficiaries

Subsidiaries, associated companies, and existing substantial shareholders (i.e. entities or persons holding) not less than 25% of the equity interest of AIMPACT, have rights to enforce the Agreement directly against you.

8.                      Assignment and Delegation.

You may not assign or delegate any rights or obligations under the Agreement, and thus, any purported assignment and delegation shall be ineffective. We may freely assign or delegate all rights and obligations under the Agreement, fully or partially without notice to you. We may also substitute, by way of unilateral novation, effective upon notice to you, AIMPACT for any third party that assumes our rights and obligations under this Agreement.

9.                      Other Potential Rights and Obligations

You may have rights or obligations under local law other than those pointed out here if you are located outside Hong Kong.

7.              DISCLAIMER

SOME COUNTRIES AND JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED TERMS IN CONTRACTS WITH CONSUMERS AND AS A RESULT THE CONTENTS OF THIS SECTION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Do not rely on AIMPACT, any information therein, or its continuation. We provide the platform of AIMPACT and all information and services on an “as is” and “as available” basis. AIMPACT does not control or vet user generated content for accuracy. We do not provide any express warranties or representations.

To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, we disclaim any and all implied warranties and representations, inter alia, any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, accuracy of data, and non-infringement. If you are dissatisfied or harmed by AIMPACT or anything related to AIMPACT, you may close your AIMPACT account as a registered user or subscriber or stop using AIMPACT’s website as unregistered user. Such termination shall be your sole and exclusive remedy.

The information and contents of listed and unlisted corporations, investment securities and derivatives contained in this website are based on the analysis and interpretations of available information obtained from sources believed to be reliable. Such analysis and information have not been independently verified and AIMPACT makes no guarantees to their accuracy, completeness, timeliness or correctness. The quotes, charts, commentaries, indicators, and buy/sell ratings or signals on this website should be used as references only with your own discretion. AIMPACT is not soliciting any subscriber or user to execute any trade. Any trades executed following the explicit and implicit information on this website are taken at your own risk for your own account.  

AIMPACT reserves the right, in its sole discretion but without any obligation, to make improvements to, or correct any error or omissions in any portion of this website at any time. The subscriber or user agrees not to reproduce, retransmit, disseminate, distribute, broadcast, publish, circulate, sell or commercially exploit the information and contents on this website in any manner without the express written consent of AIMPACT. Investing and trading in any investment vehicles are risky in nature. AIMPACT encourages you to use the risk management and educational tools on this website, if any, or elsewhere. But we cannot and do not give any assurance that the present or future information on this website will be useful to you. AIMPACT cannot guarantee, and the subscriber or user should not assume, that the future performance will equal past performance.

AIMPACT may point to other websites that may be of interest to the subscriber or user but for which AIMPACT has no responsibility and only provides this as a service.

AIMPACT does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any information, advertisements or contents contained on, distributed through, or linked, downloaded or accessed from any of the services on this website. AIMPACT cannot and does not guaranty the quality or reliability of any products or information used, purchased or obtained by you as a result of an advertisement or any other information displayed on this website.

AIMPACT is not responsible and makes no representations or warranties for the delivery of any messages (such as emails, posting of answers or transmissions of any other user generated content) sent through AIMPACT to anyone. In addition, we neither warrant nor represent that your use of the service will not infringe the rights of third parties. Any material, service, or technology described or used on our website may be subject to intellectual property rights owned by third parties who have licensed such material, service, or technology to us.

AIMPACT does not have any obligation to verify the identity of the persons subscribing to its services, nor does it have any obligation to monitor the use of its services by other users of the community on AIMPACT’s online platform. Thus, AIMPACT disclaims all liability for identity theft or any other misuse of your identity or information.

AIMPACT does not guarantee that the services provide will operate without interruption or malfunctioning. In particular, the operation of the services may be interrupted due to maintenance, updates, or system or network failures. AIMPACT disclaims all liability for damages caused by any such interruption or errors in functioning. Moreover, AIMPACT disclaims any liability or any malfunctioning, impossibility of access, or poor use conditions of the AIMPACT site due to inappropriate equipment, disturbances related to internet service providers, to the saturation of the internet network, and for any other reasons.

8.              LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

SOME COUNTRIES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY IN CONTRACTS WITH CONSUMERS AND AS A RESULT THE CONTENTS OF THIS SECTION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Neither AIMPACT nor any of our subsidiaries, affiliated companies, employees, shareholders, or directors shall be liable for (a) any damages, if any, nor (b) any special, incidental, indirect, punitive or consequential damages or loss of use, profit, revenue or data to you or any third person arising from your use of the Service, any platform applications or any of the content or other materials on, accessed through or downloaded from AIMPACT. This limitation of liability shall:

1.                      Not apply to any damage that AIMPACT may cause you intentionally or knowingly in violation of this Agreement or applicable law, or as otherwise mandated by applicable law that cannot be disclaimed from in this Agreement.

2.                      Not apply if you have entered into a separate agreement to purchase Paid Services with a separate Limitation of Liability provision that supersedes this section in relation to those Paid Services; and

3.                      Apply regardless of whether (i) you base your claim on contract, tort, statute or any other legal theory, (ii) we knew or should have known about the possibility of such damages, or (iii) the limited remedies provided in this Agreement fail.

9.              TERMINATION.

1.                      Mutual rights of termination

You may terminate this Agreement, for any or no reason, at any time, with notice to AIMPACT. This notice will be effective upon AIMPACT processing your notice. AIMPACT may terminate the Agreement and your account for any reason or no reason, at any time, with or without notice. This cancellation shall be effective immediately or as may be specified in the notice. Only AIMPACT or the party delivering for relevant Paid Services may terminate your access to any Paid Services.

2.                      Misuse of the Services

AIMPACT may restrict, suspend or terminate the account of any User who abuses or misuses the Services. Misuse of the Services includes inviting other Users with whom you do not know to connect; abusing the AIMPACT messaging services; creating multiple or false Profiles; using the Services commercially without AIMPACT’s authorization, infringing any intellectual property rights, violating any of our “Rule of Do’s and Don’ts as an AIMPACT User”, or any other behaviour that AIMPACT, in its sole discretion, deems contrary to its purpose of the Services.

3.                      Effect of Termination

Upon the termination of your AIMPACT account, you lose access to the Services. Termination of your AIMPACT account includes disabling your access to AIMPACT and may also block you from any future use of AIMPACT.

10.          GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

The terms and conditions and any dispute or matter arising from or incidental to the use of AIMPACT’s Services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China ("Hong Kong").

Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the terms and conditions including the validity, invalidity, breach or termination thereof, shall be settled by arbitration in accordance with the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules as at present in force and as may be amended by the rest of this Clause:

(a) The appointing authority shall be Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (“HKIAC”).

(b) The place of arbitration shall be in Hong Kong at HKIAC.

(c) There shall be only one arbitrator.

(d) The language to be used in the arbitral proceedings shall be Chinese and/or English.

In the event of any breach of the terms and conditions by a party, the other party shall be entitled to remedies in law and equity as determined by arbitration.  

Privacy Policy

AIMPACT pledges to meet fully with the requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, Chapter 486 of the Laws of Hong Kong. In doing so, we will ensure compliance by our staff to the strictest standards of security and confidentiality in respect of all personally identifiable information and data submitted by Users.

Users are strongly recommended to read our Privacy Policy carefully to have an understanding of our policy and practices with regard to the treatment of personally identifiable information and data provided by Users on AIMPACT’s website. This Statement is applicable to both registered and unregistered users.

The mission of AIMPACT is to connect the world’s professionals, in particular for the banking and finance participants and those who are seeking financial and human resources for their businesses, to enable them to be more efficient and productive. To achieve our mission, we provide services through our website, mobile applications, regular and ad hoc events, and other useful and innovative online tools and functions to help you, your connections, and millions of other professionals maintain a closer relationship, meet, exchange ideas, learn, make deals, find business and job opportunities, recruit talents, and enhance personal and corporate image. Being part of AIMPACT means sharing information about yourself with other professionals, communicating with them, as well as working privately on your own. The Setting (e.g. your level of information disclosure and preference of information to be received, and etc.) of your account is, by default, set up to share the information that we have found the majority of our Users are interested in sharing. But the amount and type of information (e.g. personally identifiable information, commentaries, people / stocks / corporations you have followed, and etc.) you decide to share, and with whom you share it, is up to you.

You are advised to review our privacy policy from time to time as we reserve the right to modify it at any time. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here so that you may access and review the changes to this policy in advance of your continued use of the Services. By continuing to use the AIMPACT service after notice of changes has been delivered to you or published on AIMPACT’s website, you are consenting to the changes. If you object to any changes, you may close your account.

Please read the details of our privacy policy as shown as below:

1.              Collection of Information

As an AIMPACT User, you voluntarily and willingly provide us certain information, including personally identifiable information, which we collect in order to provide the Services. If you have any hesitation about providing information to us and/or having your information displayed on the AIMPACT’s website or otherwise used in any manner permitted in this Privacy Policy and the User Agreement, you should not become a member of the AIMPACT community; and, if you are already a member, you should close your account.

We collect your personal information in the following ways:

A.                     Registration

To become a User, you must provide us the following information to create an account: name, gender, email address, country, login username and password. Without this minimal amount of information, you cannot create an AIMPACT account. You should choose a password that is known only by you. AIMPACT requests other information from you during the registration process that AIMPACT uses to provide better, more customized services such as language-specific profile pages and updates, better ads, more valuable personal and corporate brand building opportunities, and career opportunities. You acknowledge that this information is personal to you, and by creating an account on AIMPACT, you allow others, including us, to identify you and to allow AIMPACT to use your information in accordance with our User Agreement.

B.                     Profile and Contacts Information

Once you become a registered User, you may provide additional information to your AIMPACT Profile showing your skills and area of expertise, current and past professional experiences, educational and professional qualification background, investment recommendations, stocks / corporations / people you have followed on AIMPACT, interests and hobbies, and affiliated groups and associations. You acknowledge that once you have provide information on your current working experience, we will automatically create corresponding name card(s) for you and you have to select at least one current working experience / job as the content of your online name card (“Primary Name Card”) to be distributed when you invite people to connect with you. When you have more than one current job / position / working experience, AIMPACT will automatically help you create more than one online name card for your distribution purpose.  The name card(s) you have distributed will continue to appear in your connection’s account.

In order to connect with others on AIMPACT, you may use our Services to send invitations either to their AIMPACT Profiles or email addresses and/or through other online platform applications of people you know if they have not registered with AIMPACT. In order to allow AIMPACT to help expand your network, the names and email addresses of people whom you invite will be used to send your invitations and reminders as well. Please note that when you send an invitation to connect to another User, that User will have access to your email address because it is displayed in the invitation. When you distribute your Primary Name Card during your invitation to connect with other registered or unregistered Users, your information on your Primary Name Card will be disclosed to them. Therefore, you should not invite anyone you do not trust to connect with you.

You may also choose to upload or manually enter data about your contacts to My Contacts” section of your account on AIMPACT. Information entered into “My Contacts” section is only viewable by you. Your connections on AIMPACT is only viewable by you as well, except when you admit a disclosure on it through customization on your Settings or when the connections are shared connections. By providing email addresses or other information of non-Users to AIMPACT, you represent that you have authority to do so. All information that you enter or upload about your contacts is covered by the User Agreement and this Privacy Policy will enable us to provide customized services such as suggesting people to connect with on AIMPACT.

Providing additional information about yourself beyond what is minimally required at registration is entirely up to you. Any information you provide at registration or in the Profile section may be used by AIMPACT as described in the User Agreement and this Privacy Policy, inter alia, for the purposes of allowing other professionals to find, follow and connect with you on AIMPACT, networking, sharing ideas, facilitate business deals, enhancement of personal and corporate image, and for serving more relevant advertisements on AIMPACT. If you decide not to share certain information or be a registered User, you may not receive the full benefits of being an AIMPACT User.

C.                     Using the Services

We receive information when you interact with and use AIMPACT’s website and AIMPACT Applications, including third party website(s) or application(s) that embed AIMPACT’s plugins. For example, we know when you click on each webpage and ads, upload your phone book, install an AIMPACT Application, share information on AIMPACT, and etc.. As a result, we can accurately understand and categorize our User behaviour to enhance our Services and respond to customer inquiries and investigate breaches of this Agreement, if any.

D.                    Advertising

We aim to provide our Users without any service charge for most of our Services and deliver a valuable experience for our Users, and thus, we need to serve our own ads and third-party ads using ad networks and/or our self-developed ad management system from time to time. Ad networks include third party ad servers, ad exchanges, ad agencies, ad technology vendors and research companies.  

In order to provide more relevant and useful ad to our Users, we target our ads based on your general profile categories or on non-personally identifiable information inferred from a User’s Profile (e.g., industry, working experience, educational background, gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, risk tolerance, investment behaviour, etc.) in addition to a User’s behaviour on AIMPACT. AIMPACT does not provide personally identifiable information to any third party ad network.

E.                     Cookies

We use cookies and web log files to track website usage and trends of user behaviour, to improve the quality of our Services and deliver more relevant and useful ad to our Users. A cookie is a data file that exists on your computer, mobile phone, or other device, and allows us to recognize you as a User when you return to the AIMPACT’s website using the same computer and web browser. You can block or remove cookies using the settings in your own browser, but in some cases doing so may affect your ability to use our Services. One type of cookie, known as a “persistent” cookie, is set once you’ve logged in to your AIMPACT account. The next time you visit the AIMPACT website, the persistent cookie will allow us to recognize you as an existing User so you will not need to log in before using the Services. In order to access or change any of your private information (like a credit card number) or to send a message to another User, however, you must log in securely again with your password even if your computer contains your persistent cookie. Another type of cookie, called a “session” cookie, is used to identify a particular visit to the AIMPACT website. Session cookies expire after a short time or when you close your web browser. Other technology like Adobe’s flash can be used to place the functional equivalent of a cookie on your computer. You can read more details about flash “local stored objects” or “flash cookies” on the Adobe’s Privacy Policy at www.adobe.com. AIMPACT may use cookie-equivalent technology for the limited purpose of enhancing the security of AIMPACT's services. We do not use flash cookies for advertising purposes.

In the course of optimizing the Services or serving advertisements to our Users, we may allow authorized third parties to place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. Any information provided to third parties through cookies will not be personally identifiable but may provide general segment information (e.g., your industry or geography, career field, or information about your professional or educational background) for the enhancement of your user experience by providing more relevant advertising. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. AIMPACT does not store unencrypted personally identifiable information in the cookies. 

F.                     Log files, IP Addresses and information about your computer and mobile device

Due to the communications standards on the internet, when you visit the AIMPACT website we automatically receive the URL of the site from which you came and the site to which you are going when you leave AIMPACT. Additionally, advertisers receive the URL of the page you were on when you click on an ad on AIMPACT. AIMPACT also receives the internet protocol IP address of your computer (or the proxy server you use to access the World Wide Web), your computer operating system and type of web browser you are using, email patterns, your mobile device (including your UDID) and mobile operating system (if you are accessing AIMPACT using a mobile device), as well as the name of your ISP or your mobile carrier. AIMPACT may also receive location data passed to it from third-party services or GPS-enabled devices that you have enabled. AIMPACT receives information when you access web pages containing AIMPACT interactive plugins, such as “Share on AIMPACT” or “Apply with AIMPACT” functionality. You can control the collection and use of this information here. The link between your IP address and your personally identifiable information is not shared with third parties without your permission.

G.                    Rights to Control Your Information on AIMPACT

You have a discretionary right to modify, correct and eliminate the data you provided to AIMPACT. If you update any of your information, we may keep a copy of the information that you originally provided to us for uses as documented in our User Agreement. You may request deletion of your information at any time by contacting us and we will respond to your request in a reasonable time. However, you should acknowledge that the information you have shared with others, or that other Users have copied, may also remain visible even if you request its deletion.

H.                    Data Retention

AIMPACT will retain your information for so long as your account is still active. We will also retain and use your information as necessary to comply with any legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce this User Agreement.

2.              Your Information Choices

A.                     Accessing and Changing Your Account Information

You are encouraged to review the personal information you provided to us and make any appropriate changes to the information you publish, or to the Setting for your AIMPACT account, inter alia, your email and contact preferences, at any time by logging into your account on our website. As mentioned in the User Agreement, you should be aware that even after your request for a change is processed, AIMPACT may, for a time, retain residual information about you in its backup and/or archival copies of its database.

We have established what we believe to be reasonable default settings that we have found most professionals desire (“Default Settings”) so that Users can connect the world’s professionals in a more effective and productive way. We designed our settings to provide our Users reasonable control over the information they share from time to time. We encourage our Users to review their account settings and adjust them in accordance with their preferences. Users’ accounts are also defaulted to allow us to invite them to participate in polls, surveys and advertising activities carried out by AIMPACT or on behalf of our partners. AIMPACT has overriding right in the User Setting and we may change the Default Settings from time to time after appropriate notice to you. If you are not satisfied with our Default Settings, you can adjust your own Setting or opt to close your account.

B.                     Closing Your Account

You can close your account through sending a request to our customer service department. If you close your AIMPACT account, we will remove your name and other personally identifiable information from our website. If you close your account, we have no obligation to retain your information, and may delete any or all of your account information without liability. Nevertheless, we may retain certain data contributed by you if AIMPACT believes it may be necessary to prevent fraud or future abuse (e.g. opening a fake account or account with false and unethical information or anything in violation of our “Rules of DOs and DON’Ts as an AIMPACT User” under Section 5 of this Agreement.), or for legitimate business purposes, such as analysis of aggregated, non-personally identifiable data, account recovery, or if required by law. AIMPACT may also retain and use your information if necessary to provide the Services to other Users.

If we learn that a User is deceased, we may memorialize the User’s account. In these cases we may restrict profile access, remove messaging functionality, and close an account if we receive a formal request from the User’s next of kin or other proper legal request to do so.

3.              Uses of personal information

A.                     Processing Information About You and Personal Customization

You have the right to withdraw your consent to AIMPACT’s collection and processing of your information at any time, in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy and the User Agreement, by changing your Setting, or by closing your account, but it is important to note that your withdrawal of consent will not be retroactive. Providing any information to AIMPACT is entirely voluntary at your own discretion as the information you provide to us may disclose or reveal, or allow others to identify, your personally identifiable information. By providing information to us for the purposes of creating your User account or adding any additional details to your AIMPACT Profile, you are expressly and voluntarily accepting the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and AIMPACT’s User Agreement that allow AIMPACT to process information about you. We will utilize the information you provide to us (or to third parties with whom AIMPACT offers combined services) to customize and improve your experience on our website.

B.                     Communications on AIMPACT

As mentioned in the User Agreement, we will communicate with you through email, notices posted on our website, or through other available means through our Services, including any online or mobile messages. We may send you (i) emails that help introduce our Users about the existing and new features of our Services; and (ii) service messages relating to the functioning of our Services. Unless you have opted out of receiving promotional information, we may send you such messages directly or on behalf of our partners.

You can change your e-mail and contact preferences at any time by logging into your account and changing your Setting related to your email notification preferences. If you wish, you can also opt-out of receiving promotional emails by sending a request to us. However, you cannot decline to receive service messages from AIMPACT. You understand that you will pay any service fees associated with your receipt of messages on your online and mobile device like text messaging charges. You also understand that all communications you initiate through AIMPACT (e.g., an invitation sent to a non-User) will or may list your primary email address and name in the messages, and information on your Primary Name Card as defined in the User Agreement. Messages or invitations you initiate may also contain information about your network. Other communications and commentaries that you initiate through our website will list your name as the initiator but will not include your personal email address contact information except with your permission in accordance with your Setting on your AIMPACT account.

C.                     Sharing Information with Third Parties / Search Functions

AIMPACT treats the privacy of our Users seriously. We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your personally identifiable information to third parties, except as described in this policy and the User Agreement. Moreover, we will not share other personally identifiable information not published to your Profile or generated through engagement with other AIMPACT services without your consent or instructions (e.g. processing of payment information) unless, disclosure is reasonably necessary in our opinion to: (1) enforce this Agreement or respond to customer service inquiries; (2) comply with legal procedure, court orders or other compulsory disclosures; (3) respond to claims of a violation of the rights of third parties, whether or not the third party is a User, individual, or government agency; or (4) protect the rights, property, or security of AIMPACT, our Users or the public.  

To achieve our mission to help our Users connect the world’s professionals, AIMPACT designed a default settings to allow our Users to reasonably disclose their Profile to the general public, and in the meantime, Users can selectively reveal more personal information to their connections or the one they invite to join their network on AIMPACT by sending them their name card(s) online, and/or by changing their account Settings on AIMPACT. You should be aware that your Profile will be crawled by and displayed through search engines when someone searches for your name or company name. You may opt-out of this feature by changing your account Setting; however, AIMPACT does not warrant how often third-party search engines will update their caches, which may contain old Profile information.

Contents distributed through AIMPACT’s sharing features and third party integrations may result in displaying some of your information outside of AIMPACT. For example, when you post content or commentaries to some commentary forums on AIMPACT that is open for public discussion, your content, including your name as the contributor, may be displayed in search engine results. If you post any information on and/or participate in the blog and forum sections of AIMPACT, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you choose to provide there can be read, collected, or used by other Users and other third parties, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages if you have disclosed your contact information. AIMPACT is not responsible for the information you opt to choose to submit. Some contents on AIMPACT may be disclosed to the public and searchable on the internet. You can delete your information you shared at any time. It is also notable that any ideas you post and information you share may be seen and used by other Users. We will not guarantee any loss arising from your sharing any ideas or information on our platform and your disclosure of it is entirely at your own risk.

We may also provide aggregated anonymous data about the users’ behavior of our Services to third parties for purposes that we deem, in our sole discretion, to be appropriate, including to prospective advertisers on AIMPACT.

 

D.                    Survey, Polls, Blogs and Forums

In order to enhance our services to Users and assist our clients and advertising partners to promote their businesses, surveys and polls may be conducted by AIMPACT, AIMPACT Users or third parties. As a User, you may be invited to participate in polls and surveys on our website or thru direct email and your selection may be based on your non-personally identifiable information or it may be random. It is completely up to you in deciding whether to participate in these activities or not. We will not disclose any personally identifiable information to any third parties in connection with the conduct of any polls or surveys. Your consent to use any personally identifiable information for the purposes set forth in the poll or survey will be explicitly requested by the party conducting it.

You may be given access to the poll or survey results after completion of a poll or survey. Moreover, AIMPACT or third parties may follow up with you thru email regarding your participation unless you have opted out of receiving messages. We may also use third parties to deliver incentives to you to participate in polls or surveys. If the delivery of incentives requires your contact information, you may be asked to provide personally identifiable information to the third party fulfilling the incentive offer, which will only be used for the purpose of delivering incentives and/or verifying your contact information. It is entirely up to you whether you provide this information or not.

E.                     Advertisements and Testimonials

AIMPACT may use your name and profile photo in connection with social media advertising based on the contents you shared on AIMPACT so that we can deliver more relevant ads to you and your network. This advertising may include, inter alia, the fact that you have recommended, commented or endorsed any services, products, news or commentaries on AIMPACT, followed a company, and etc.

If you provide any testimonials about us or place advertisements on our platform, we may post these testimonials and advertisements as examples in connection with our promotion of our services to third parties. Testimonials and advertisements may include your personal information that you have provided.

F.                     Legal Compliance

Under certain circumstances, it is possible that we may need to disclose personal information, profile information and/or information about your activities as an AIMPACT User when required by subpoena or other legal process, or if AIMPACT has a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to (a) to enforce the User Agreement, to investigate and defend ourselves against any third party claims or allegations, or to protect the security or integrity of our website; (b) investigate, prevent or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities or to assist government agencies in these cases; and/or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property or personal safety of AIMPACT, our Users, clients, or others.

G.                    Disclosures as the Result of a Change in Control or Sale of AIMPACT

We may disclose your personal information and other information to another third party as part of a sale of the assets of AIMPACT, a subsidiary or division, or as the result of a change in control of the company. This third party will have the right to continue to use the personal and other information that you provide to us.

4.              Your Obligations

As an AIMPACT User, you have certain obligations to other Users. Some of these obligations are imposed by applicable law and regulations. Moreover, you must comply with our User Agreement, inter alia, our Rules of “Dos” and “DON’Ts” under Section 5 of the Agreement. Any violation of these guidelines may lead to the restriction, suspension or termination of your account at the sole discretion of AIMPACT.

                Security

In order to help secure your personal information, access to your data on AIMPACT is protected by your password, and sensitive data (such as credit card information) is protected by SSL encryption when it is exchanged between your web browser and our website. To protect any data you store on our servers, AIMPACT also regularly reviews its system for possible loopholes, vulnerabilities and attacks. Nevertheless, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to AIMPACT; and we cannot guarantee you’re your information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your own login information. Please note that emails, instant messaging, and similar means of communication with other Users are not encrypted, and we strongly urge you not to communicate any confidential information through these means and communicate with anyone that you do not trust..