2. Use License
- Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of any downloadable materials on the School’s website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
- modify or copy the materials;
- use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
- attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on the School’s web site;
- remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
- transfer the materials to another person or 'mirror' the materials on any other server.
- This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Company at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.
The materials on the School’s website are provided 'as is'. The School makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, the School does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.
In no event shall the School be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on the School’s website, even if the School or an authorized of the School has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.
5. Revisions and Errata
The materials appearing on the School’s website may include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. The School does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. The School may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. The School does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.
The School has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the School of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user's own risk.
8. Governing Law
Any claim relating to the School’s website shall be governed by the laws of the School Owner’s home jurisdiction without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
Details: Terms and Conditions for Use
Welcome to Sheng Zhen online! We are happy you are here.
We reserve the right to change this User Agreement from time to time without notice. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this User Agreement periodically to familiarize yourself with any modifications. Your continued use of this site after such modifications will constitute acknowledgment and agreement of the modified terms and conditions.
The information provided on this site is for informational purposes, is not intended as a substitute for medical advice by your health-care provider, and offers no health warranties or guarantees of any kind. The information provided here is not medical advice or diagnosis. You should not use the information available on this website for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. Participating in any movements or meditations shown on this site may require physical exertion which you may find to strenuous and may cause physical and/or mental injury. We advise all online participants to seek the advice of a physician before beginning any physical exercise regimen, routine, or program shown in anywhere on this website. You agree that you are fully aware of the risks and hazards involved, including risks and hazards that may be caused by any action, inaction, or negligence of instruction.
Any and all movement and meditation materials presented here do not require your participation and are to be carried out at your election. It is your responsibility to properly ascertain your physical capabilities and not exceed your physical and other limitations when performing movements or sitting or laying down for the meditations presented here. You knowingly, voluntarily, and expressly waive any claim you may have against The International Sheng Zhen Society, or any person or entity involved with The International Sheng Zhen Society, for any injury or damages that you may sustain as a result of participating in the online training.
We require your name, email address and a username to set up your free account. You may cancel at any time. You can renew your membership at any time by signing in with your account details and setting up another account. No money is required to enroll, nor to participate in the bulk of the online trainings. (See fees below)
We offer these classes and resources free of charge. (There may be a small exception if/when we offer a few classes for CEUs for professional acupuncturists and nurses. This will only be a handful of classes and not part of the primary instruction in learning Sheng Zhen Meditation.)
Our entire site is served over an encrypted SSL connection. Our mailings lists are also served over an encrypted SSL connection.
You are responsible for all Internet access charges incurred while accessing material hosted by the International Sheng Zhen Society. Please understand the policies of your Internet provider to understand any potential data charges. Our videos can consume large amounts of bandwidth and so we recommend that you become aware of your data usage when using a mobile device with a mobile data plan in particular. When viewing our streaming videos from a mobile device, we recommend using wi-fi whenever possible to avoid potential data charges and/or data caps enforced by your mobile data access provider. We recommend using a high speed internet connection whenever streaming videos for optimal playback experience. More information on internet speed can be found on our FAQ page. We make no representations or warranties about the quality or consistency of video playback on your device.
By subscribing to any services/products offered by The International Sheng Zhen Society, you are consenting to receiving communication from us. You will receive communications regarding your online studies, Sheng Zhen workshops and additional online classes.
The International Sheng Zhen Society reserves the right to make any of the information that you have posted on forums or personal profiles publicly available. Administrators can see the data you have submitted (name, username, password and posts.) Do not post any content that you would not want the admins to see. Even though privacy management is in place, do not post any content or information that you wouldn't normally make publicly available on the Internet. We do not guarantee to guard and maintain your profile's privacy for you.
The International Sheng Zhen Society provides social features such as comments and forums that allow you to ask community members questions and/or provide commentary on any given subject. The International Sheng Zhen Society reserves the right to not respond to any material posted by you to any forum or comment posting. The International Sheng Zhen Society does not guarantee support via website or email, though we will endeavor to do so.
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By visiting our website and using or accessing the information, resources, services, trainings, images, videos, and all content and associated therewith we provide for you, either directly or indirectly (hereafter referred to as 'Resources'), you agree to use these Resources only for the purposes intended as permitted by (a) the terms of this User Agreement, and (b) applicable laws, regulations and generally accepted online practices or guidelines. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.
Wherein, you understand that:
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f. You are solely responsible any consequences, losses, or damages that we may directly or indirectly incur or suffer due to any unauthorized activities conducted by you, as explained above, and may incur criminal or civil liability.
g. We may provide various open communication tools on our website, such as blog comments, blog posts, public chat, forums, message boards, newsgroups, product ratings and reviews, various social media services, etc. You understand that generally we do not pre-screen or monitor the content posted by users of these various communication tools, which means that if you choose to use these tools to submit any type of content to our website, then it is your personal responsibility to use these tools in a responsible and ethical manner.
By posting information or otherwise using any open communication tools as mentioned, you agree that you will not upload, post, share, or otherwise distribute any content that:
i. Is illegal, threatening, defamatory, abusive, harassing, degrading, intimidating, fraudulent, deceptive, invasive, racist, or contains any type of suggestive, inappropriate, or explicit language;
ii. Infringes on any trademark, patent, trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary right of any party;
iii. Contains any type of unauthorized or unsolicited advertising;
iv. Impersonates any person or entity, including Master Li Junfeng, Li Jing, or any International Sheng Zhen employees, volunteers or representatives.
We have the right at our sole discretion to remove any content that, we feel in our judgment does not comply with this User Agreement, along with any content that we feel is otherwise offensive, harmful, objectionable, inaccurate, or violates any 3rd party copyrights or trademarks. We are not responsible for any delay or failure in removing such content. If you post content that we choose to remove, you hereby consent to such removal, and consent to waive any claim against us.
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Limitation of Warranties
By using our website, you understand and agree that all Resources we provide are "as is" and "as available". This means that we do not represent or warrant to you that:
i) the use of our Resources will meet your needs or requirements.
ii) the use of our Resources will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or free from errors.
iii) the information obtained by using our Resources will be accurate or reliable, and
iv) any defects in the operation or functionality of any Resources we provide will be repaired or corrected.
Furthermore, you understand and agree that:
v) any content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of our Resources is done at your own discretion and risk, and that you are solely responsible for any damage to your computer or other devices for any loss of data that may result from the download of such content.
vi) no information or advice, whether expressed, implied, oral or written, obtained by you from The International Sheng Zhen Society or through any Resources we provide shall create any warranty, guarantee, or conditions of any kind, except for those expressly outlined in this User Agreement.
vii) any provided features and services may be eliminated or changed at any time without compensation or notice to you.
The International Sheng Zhen Society has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by The International Sheng Zhen Society of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.
Revisions and Errata
The materials appearing on The International Sheng Zhen Society’s website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. The International Sheng Zhen Society does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. The International Sheng Zhen Society may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. The International Sheng Zhen Society does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.
The International Sheng Zhen Society grants you a non-transferable, nonexclusive license to use the Resources for your personal, non-commercial, and private use only upon registration in accordance with the terms of this agreement. You may view the Resources for your personal, non-commercial, and private use only.
a. Permission is granted to view the materials on The International Sheng Zhen Society’s website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
i. download the materials (except for the page caching method provided by our streaming video player necessary for personal use)
ii. modify or copy the materials;
iii. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial) without written permission from The International Sheng Zhen Society
iv. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on The International Sheng Zhen Society’s web site;
v. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
vi. transfer or redistribute the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.
vii. sell, rent, redistribute, share, lend, transmit, broadcast, assign, edit, modify, adapt, sub-license or otherwise transfer or use the materials except as set forth in this license
b. You must be 18 years of age or older to become a member of our subscription service.
c. Members may not share, give, or sell their login credentials, including username or password, to any other person or entity. Excessive use of website by any user, to be determined by The International Sheng Zhen Society, will be construed as fraudulent use and result in cancellation of subscription.
d. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of the terms in this agreement and may be terminated by The International Sheng Zhen Society at any time. We reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in our sole discretion. We may immediately revoke your access to the Resources without refund of any fees and without any notice to you.
Limitation of Liability
In conjunction with the Limitation of Warranties as explained above, you expressly understand and agree that any claim against us shall be limited to the amount you paid, if any, for use of products and/or services. The International Sheng Zhen Society will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or exemplary loss or damages which may be incurred by you as a result of using our Resources, or as a result of any changes, data loss or corruption, cancellation, loss of access, or downtime to the full extent that applicable limitation of liability laws apply.
No communication of any kind between you and The International Sheng Zhen Society and/or any representative shall constitute a waiver of limitations of liability or create any additional warranty not stated within these terms.
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Any inappropriate use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of any content on this site is strictly prohibited, unless specifically authorized by The International Sheng Zhen Society.
Termination of Use
We reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, cancel, modify, or otherwise amend our orders, products, services, and membership plans in our sole discretion. You agree that we may, at our sole discretion, suspend or terminate your access to all or part of our website and Resources with or without notice and for any reason, including, without limitation, breach of this User Agreement. Any suspected illegal, fraudulent or abusive activity may be grounds for terminating your relationship and may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities. Upon suspension or termination, your right to use the Resources we provide will immediately cease, and we reserve the right to remove or delete any information that you may have on file with us, including any account or login information.
Furthermore, any action to enforce this User Agreement shall be brought in the federal or state courts located in California, USA. You hereby agree to personal jurisdiction by such courts, and waive any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.
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