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1. Acceptance of terms
Welcome to the New Film Circle. These general service terms apply to those who use our services (please refer to Article 2), including the general public, film producers, competition organizers (please refer to Article 2) and related personnel, distributors, agency intermediaries, and buyers (individuals). You may also need to comply with the supplementary terms of the General Terms of Service, which are all covered in the General Terms and Conditions to regulate your better use of our services. We reserve the full right to modify these service terms and any additional terms, comply with relevant laws, address new services or features, or meet other circumstances at our sole discretion. We can supplement the general terms and conditions for better applicability to services within the website, including pricing plans for submitter services, refund policies, submission protection policies, and privacy policies. Once you accept these terms, it means that you agree to comply with all the guidelines, policies, and rules related to the service published on the website.

By clicking on the 'I agree' box or continuing to use the service in accordance with the general terms published or updated on the website, you will:
(a) Agree to be bound by this clause;

(b) Acknowledge and agree that you have personally evaluated the reasonableness of using the services described in the General Terms and Conditions, and do not rely on any agency, warranty or statement other than those expressly provided in these Terms of Service;

(c) We hereby declare and guarantee that you are a subject with full civil capacity who can sign contracts in accordance with the law (for example, you are not a minor, a person with limited capacity, or a person without civil capacity), and are willing to comply with the service terms of the General Terms. In addition, if these service terms are recognized by a company or other organization, the representative of the company or other organization, when agreeing to the general terms, shall hereby declare and guarantee that he or she has legal authorization and is able to comply with these service terms on behalf of that entity in accordance with the law.

2. Services
If you wish to submit your information and content, including your movies, manuscripts, or other works produced by you, or works submitted on behalf of third parties authorized to be owned, named, operated, or sponsored by certain film festivals or competitions, to this website, we will grant you the right to enjoy the General Terms of Service, allowing you to access the website and use the provided information to help you view certain competitions and uploads Submit your work. You agree to use the submission service solely for the purpose of promoting and distributing your work to competition units or other activities authorized by us. All legal responsibilities and obligations arising from any work you submit to the website and competition will be borne solely by you.

If you are an authorized employee or representative of a competition event, we grant you the right to access the website and use the film festival services in accordance with the General Terms and Conditions and the Film Festival Participation Agreement. You agree to use the Film Festival Services solely for the expression purposes described in the Film Festival Participation Agreement.

For the purpose of these service terms, the submission service and film festival service are collectively referred to as the "Services".

Our services provide you with information about third parties, including movies, manuscripts, competitions, and other related materials. We do not verify the accuracy and timeliness of third-party content. Therefore, we do not guarantee the accuracy or validity of third-party content. You must evaluate and bear all risks related to your use of any third-party content, including concerns about its accuracy, completeness, or practicality. We reserve the full right to remove or remove any third-party content from the website that we consider to be offensive, inappropriate, inaccurate, or inconsistent with our business. If you wish to notify us of any inaccurate, impolite or inappropriate third-party content displayed on the website, you can contact us.

3. Your registration obligations
Through our service registration program, you agree to provide accurate, up-to-date, and complete information including yourself, your works, or the competitions you participate in. At the same time, you will maintain and timely update this information to ensure its accuracy, fluency, and completeness. If the information you provide, including personal information, competitions, or your works, is inaccurate, outdated, or incomplete, we can suspend or terminate your account and prohibit you from accessing the website or service again.

4. Supplementary Provisions for New Film Circle
The following policies are an integral part of the General Terms and Conditions, including our privacy policy, refund policy, submission protection policy, and video service terms.

5. Register an account
You will create a personal account and password, and follow the guidelines to complete our registration process. You will be fully responsible for the confidentiality of your password and account, and all activities related to the establishment of this account will also be your personal responsibility. If you use your password or account without authorization or engage in any other security violations, you agree to notify us immediately. At the same time, you agree that after each use of your account, you will be logged out to ensure that future users cannot access your account. If you fail to comply with these requirements, we will not bear any losses or damages.

6. Advertising Matters
We can provide links to other websites, resources, or advertisements for third-party products or services through websites or services. We rely on third-party suppliers of advertising products/services to ensure that these products and/or services are suitable for our members. We do not assume any responsibility for advertising products/services, and we do not endorse or recommend products or services. If you choose to purchase advertising products/services, you will bear all risks and responsibilities, and you cannot hold us responsible or bear any form of loss or damage.

7. International user tips
You can access services outside of the United States. You agree to comply with all local, national or international laws regarding online behavior and acceptable works. You also agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transfer of data from China to the country where you are submitting your work

8. Guarantee
You agree to indemnify and hold us (including our employees, officials, directors, branches, representatives, and contractors) harmless from any losses, damages, judgments, settlements, fees, interest, and other liabilities (including reasonable attorney's fees) arising from any charges, claims, lawsuits, (i.e. "demands"), arbitration, or other related or based on any third party. The specific regulations are as follows:
a.You are accused of violating the General TOS Service Terms or Supplementary Terms,
b.Any infringement of third-party intellectual property rights arising from the data, information, or materials provided by you for the competition or work,
c.Any negligence, omission, or intentional misconduct by you,
d.Any personal or physical injury (including death) or property damage caused by you.

Regarding any claims in this section, we will:
(i.) Promptly provide you with written notice of the claims (considering that delaying the notice will not reduce your responsibility, but will actually affect your defense);
(ii.) Provide reasonable assistance during the defense and resolution of the claim.
(iii.) Given the lack of our prior written consent (which will not be unreasonably withheld or delayed), you may not be able to resolve the issue of the claim; We will choose our own lawyer and may voluntarily participate in the defense and resolution of the claim (at our own expense). Please note that your commitment to comply with the obligations of Article 8 of this agreement does not equate to compliance with other obligations under the General Terms.

9. General conventions for using services
Please be aware that we can change any guidelines, policies, or rules for your use of this service at any time, including the maximum number of days your work can be operated on the website.

10. Termination or Modification
We reserve the right to temporarily or permanently refuse to provide, modify, or stop our services at any time, with or without notice to you. We can terminate or restrict your access to our services at any time, for any reason or no reason, and delete and process any information or works you provide us. You agree not to pursue our or any third party's responsibility for termination, modification, suspension or cancellation of our services. Upon the termination or expiration of the general terms of this service, all rights and obligations of the parties shall terminate, but the rights and obligations stipulated in clauses 4, 8, 10, 11, 12, 14, and 15 of the general terms shall remain valid upon the termination or expiration of this agreement. Prior to the termination or expiration of this agreement, neither party shall be exempt from any liability for breach of regulations due to the termination or expiration of this agreement.

11.Ownership, Use Rights and Restrictions, Representations and Warranties
This service term does not provide you with any rights or ownership, patent rights, or trade secrets in our or any third party's ownership of copyrights, trademarks. Similarly, when you use our services, we do not acquire any rights or ownership of your intellectual property. You represent and guarantee that you have obtained all necessary rights, ownership, benefits, rights or licenses from third parties (such as authors, directors, actors, producers, organizers of competitions, or any copyright/trademark holders) to submit any information or materials related to competitions, works, or registration competitions to us through the service system.

You agree to give us a non exclusive, royalty free, worldwide, eternal and irrevocable right to copy, disseminate, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create Derivative work, distribute and display any information or data related to your submitted works (collectively referred to as "submitted materials"). The service you use does not grant us ownership of your work. As between you and us, you retain ownership of your work.

You declare and guarantee that
(1)you have or control all rights to the materials you submit,
(2)the submitted materials are accurate,
(3)the use of the submitted materials does not violate the relevant terms of use of the website or service or applicable laws,
(4)the submitted materials will not cause harm to anyone or other subjects,
(5)you will not provide us with any defamatory, defamatory, obscene or illegal materials.

Services related to services and information provided by third-party content, names, new film circles, our advertisers, or any advertising products/services are considered private or contain private information, and are protected by relevant intellectual property laws and regulations. Unless expressly informed by us, you agree not to copy, distribute, sell, modify, create Derivative work, decompile these services, third-party content, software or trademarks, or use them for any commercial purpose; Except as explicitly mentioned in other general terms. You agree not to use our services in any way other than the interactive interface we provide.

If you receive our written permission, we grant you a non-exclusive right to translate all or any part of the website into a language other than English, and the sole purpose of the translation is to provide us with the translation. You will give us a non exclusive, royalty free, worldwide, permanent, irrevocable and complete right of reuse to use, copy, disseminate, modify, adapt, publish, create Derivative work, distribute, and display the translated text in any media and in any format. You represent and guarantee that translation is your job and that the translation is quite accurate

12. Disclaimer
1.You independently bear the risk of using this website or its services. The provision of this website and services is based on 'as is' and' available '. We expressly disclaim any express, implied, or statutory warranties, including ownership, merchantability, suitability for a specific purpose, legality, and warranties derived from performance, transactions, or trade, with respect to any information, data, content, products, services, other materials provided, and materials appearing below.

2.If you (i) download or obtain any competition works, information, or data through other means, or (ii) submit any works to the competition party through a website or service, you are self submitting and bear all risks and any other possible consequences independently.

3. We shall not be liable (whether in contract, warranty, tort (including negligence, product liability) or otherwise) for your or any other person's risk expenses, compensation for investment losses of related parties related to this agreement, or compensation for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including loss of profit, loss of reputation, use Data or other intangible losses (even if we have been informed of the possibility of such damage) are caused by several reasons: (i) use or inability to use or submit services; (ii) any statements or actions made by third parties or submission services created on the website; Or (iii) any other matters related to the website or submission services.

4. Regarding your use of the film festival services, you agree to the limitation of liability mentioned in the separate film festival participation agreement signed between you and us.

13. Notification
We can provide you with notifications about websites or services through email or regular email. Therefore, you agree to provide us with your current physical address and email address, and agree to update the current information you use on the website or service. You agree that notification via email is sufficient for any purpose of this General Terms.

14. Disputes
Any dispute or claim related to your use of the website or service shall be submitted to the Beijing Arbitration Commission for arbitration by either party.

15. Comprehensive Management Law
Unless otherwise agreed in writing between you and New Film Circle, this General Terms of Service constitutes the entire agreement between both parties regarding the website and services, and supersedes any previous agreements between us. When you use third-party content or software applications, you may also be bound by additional terms and conditions confirmed in writing between you and New Film Circle. The general terms and conditions, as well as our relationship, are subject to the laws of China, without considering the conflicting legal provisions. You and New Cinema agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in the People's Republic of China. Our failure to exercise or enforce any rights or provisions of these service terms does not constitute a waiver of such rights or provisions. If any provision of these service terms is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, both parties agree that the court shall try its best to achieve the intention of the parties, and the other provisions of these service terms shall still be valid. You agree that regardless of whether it is contrary to law or not, any claim or lawsuit arising from the use of the service or the general terms must be filed within one year from the date of the claim, otherwise it will be permanently prohibited. The titles in these service terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual impact. Whenever in the General Terms or any supplementary terms, unless otherwise specified, the terms "including", "including", "such as", "such as", and other similar terms, including the content immediately following them, shall be deemed "unrestricted".

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