Service Agreement

Special Note

Thank you for choosing GeeTest. Before you accept GeeTest security services, unless you have fully read and confirmed that you accept all the terms in this Agreement, you will have no rights to acquire, deploy and use the services GeeTest provides. When you finish clicking “Agree to terms and register” button or start to use GeeTest services by means of registering, submitting, deploying, etc., you will be considered to have read and fully understood the terms of this Agreement and agree to be bound by this Agreement, including the updates and amendments, supplementary announcements and other changes to this Agreement at any time

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If you have any questions about this Agreement or cannot make a reasonable understanding of this Agreement, you can contact us for consultation through the platform or GeeTest official website  https://www.geetest.com

For the content, rights and obligations related to some specific service, the specific service pages or relevant specific agreements shall prevail.The headings or keywords in front of the terms of this Agreement aim at expressing the meaning of the main purpose of the terms hereunder, which are conducive to your understanding of the terms, but will not affect or limit the true meaning or interpretation of the terms hereof in accordance with the law.

1. Subjects and Scope of the Agreement

1.1 The subjects of the Agreement refer to the two parties to this Agreement, that is, "you" who agree to accept all the terms of this Agreement to use GeeTest services, and "GeeTest" who provides the GeeTest services. "You" may also be referred to as "user" under this Agreement. This Agreement is jointly concluded by both parties and is legally binding on both parties. Please ensure that you are a natural person with full capacity for civil rights and full capacity for civil conduct, legal person or other organization. If you do not meet the above requirements, you will not be able to use the GeeTest services normally.

1.2 In accordance with changes in national laws and regulations, operational needs, or for the purpose of improving GeeTest service experience, GeeTest will make relevant announcements, usage rules, risk warnings, policies, specifications and other attachments to this Agreement when necessary, and modify and update from time to time. Once officially released, the above attachment, modification or update shall constitute an integral part of this Agreement, shall have the same legal effect as this Agreement, and will apply to your use of GeeTest services. If you continue to consume GeeTest services after the above-mentioned content is announced or updated, it will be deemed that you have agreed to the above-mentioned content. This means, this Agreement includes relevant announcements, usage rules, risk warnings, policies, regulations, etc. as a whole.

2. Accounts

2.1 You shall be a natural person with full capacity for civil rights and full capacity for civil conduct, legal person or other organization, and complete the registration in accordance with the requirements of GeeTest to obtain a GeeTest service account (hereinafter referred to as "Account").

2.2 Your Account information should not violate relevant national laws and regulations, and please ensure that the information you fill in is true, legal and valid. If relevant information changes, you should update in time.

2.3 Your Account shall be your unique identification in the process of using GeeTest services. Please take good care of your registered Account and password. If you find an abnormality in your Account, please notify GeeTest immediately.

2.4 Please ensure that in the process of using GeeTest services, you abide by national laws and regulations, relevant policies of telecommunication network security and user specifications.

3. User Specifications

3.1 In the process of using the services provided by GeeTest, users shall not make, copy, publish or disseminate information that violates laws and regulations or violates the legitimate rights and interests of third parties. Information includes but is not limited to:

3.1.1 inciting to resist or undermine the implementation of the Constitution, laws and administrative regulations;
3.1.2 inciting subversion of state power, endangering national security, leaking state secrets, and undermining national unity;
3.1.3 inciting ethnic hatred, ethnic discrimination, undermining ethnic unity, and harming national honor and interests;
3.1.4 undermining national religious policies and promote cults and feudal superstition;
3.1.5 spreading rumors, disrupting social order and undermining social stability;
3.1.6 spreading obscenity, pornography, gambling, violence, terror or instigate crime;
3.1.7 insulting or slandering others, infringing on the legal rights of others;
3.1.8 inciting illegal assemblies, associations, processions, demonstrations, gathering crowds to disrupt social order;
3.1.9 infringement of national interests, social public interests and the interests of third parties;
3.1.10 publishing, transmitting, disseminating, and storing content that infringes on the legal rights of others' reputation, portrait, intellectual property, and trade secrets;
3.1.11 infringing the privacy, personal information or data of others;
3.1.12 other violations of the Constitution, laws and administrative regulations.

3.2 The user shall bear the corresponding consequences for his/her illegal acts or infringements caused by the above information produced, copied, published or disseminated in the process of using the services. GeeTest shall be obliged to store, preserve and submit related illegal or infringing information evidences for the state or a third party.

3.3 When consuming GeeTest services, users shall abide by relevant laws, administrative regulations and regulatory policies, and shall not engage in the following illegal or improper acts:

3.3.1 deleting all copyright information on the service;
3.3.2 reversing engineering, reverse assembly, reversing compilation of related services, or trying to figure out the source code of GeeTest in any other ways;
3.3.3 modifying or destroying the original status of GeeTest services;
3.3.4 conducting any behavior that endangers network security, including but not limited to: using unauthorized data or access unauthorized servers/accounts; accessing public networks or other people’s operating systems without permission and deleting, modifying, adding, or copying stored information;
3.3.5 unauthorized attempts to probe, scan, test the weaknesses of the GeeTest service system or network, or perform other behaviors that disrupt network security; attempt to interfere with, disrupt the normal operation of the system or website, deliberately spread malicious programs or viruses, and other acts that disrupt and interfere with normal network information services; forge TCP/IP data packet names or part of the names;
3.3.6 unauthorized implementation, without written consent from GeeTest, including but not limited to the following behaviors: using, renting, lending, copying, modifying, linking, reprinting, compiling, publishing, establishing mirror sites, and using GeeTest's services to develop related derivative products, works, services, plug-ins, compatibility, and interconnection;
3.3.7 adding, deleting, changing the function or operating effect of the service, by modifying or forging the instructions, data, and data packets in the operation of the service, or disseminating or operating the service used for the above purposes to the public through information networks and other methods;
3.3.8 selling, renting, lending, distributing, transferring or sub-licensing services or related links or profiting from the terms of using services or services without the express written authorization of GeeTest;
3.3.9 other use of services provided by GeeTest in any illegal way, or for any illegal purpose, or in any way inconsistent with this agreement;
3.3.10 acts prohibited by other laws and regulations or without the written authorization of GeeTest.

If the user violates the above regulations, GeeTest shall have the right to terminate, completely or partially suspend, or restrict the user's use of GeeTest services. If any demand or loss claimed by a third party is caused by the user’s above behavior, the user shall be liable for the third party’s demand or loss all by itself; and GeeTest shall have the right to recover the damage caused by this.

4. Service Content

4.1 GeeTest services refer to the various services provided by GeeTest. You can obtain the corresponding service content through the specific service page of GeeTest official website www.GeeTest.com

4.2 In the process of using the service, due to force majeure factors such as DDoS attacks on the website, it will seriously occupy the GeeTest traffic. And when the attack reaches a certain level, the GeeTest service may fail to load and other abnormal phenomena may occur. At that time, GeeTest will provide related paid customized protection services to upgrade the product. If users do not want to use related paid services, GeeTest shall have the right to terminate all services.

4.3 You shall be aware and agree that GeeTest may update or adjust the content of the GeeTest services as needed, and you can also learn about the latest service through the GeeTest official website https://www.GeeTest.com

4.4 If you use the services provided by GeeTest, you need to have the ownership or legal right to use the website and APP where you plan to deploy the GeeTest services. Otherwise, GeeTest shall have the right to terminate all your verification services. If this infringes the legal rights of a third party, you shall bear all legal liabilities.

5. Service Description

5.1 You shall ensure that your acceptance of this Agreement and your agreement to use the GeeTest services represent your true intentions, and your use of the GeeTest services under this Agreement is not for the purpose of any illegal end or infringement of the interests of third parties. Otherwise, you shall bear all the consequences arising therefrom in accordance with laws and regulations.

5.2 GeeTest is an Internet service provider. During your use of the service, you need to have the software and hardware conditions required for the operation of the relevant software or to receive the service to avoid certain use risks in the service process. To the extent permitted by current laws, GeeTest shall not be liable for compensation for direct or indirect infringement losses suffered by such use risks. At the same time, you shall also bear the network, equipment and other costs required to use the service.

6. Personal Information Protection

6.1 GeeTest attaches great importance to the protection of users' personal information and takes reasonable measures to protect users' information and data. When you receive the services under this Agreement, you need to register and submit relevant information. GeeTest will collect, store, use and protect your personal information in accordance with the published privacy policy.

6.2 The services of GeeTest do not contain any malicious code designed to destroy user computer data and obtain user privacy information. Without your consent, GeeTest will not disclose your personal information to any third party, nor will it share it with any third party, unless otherwise provided by laws and regulations.

6.3 You can further understand the processing methods of your personal information by carefully reading the "Legal Notices and Privacy Policy" to help you better protect your privacy.

7. Intellectual Property Rights

7.1 GeeTest enjoys complete ownership, intellectual property rights or is fully authorized for the services it provides. You can install, use, display, run or accept the GeeTest service on a computer or other handheld terminal for non-commercial purposes. During your use of the service, no transfer of intellectual property rights for the GeeTest service will occur under this Agreement.

7.2 The ownership and intellectual property rights of all information content in the services provided to you by this Agreement belong to GeeTest. The information content includes but is not limited to program code, graphics, pictures, account numbers, icons, text, interface design, data materials, etc., except for content that is entitled to other relevant right holders in accordance with laws and regulations. However, graphics, pictures, icons and other materials provided by users with permission are excluded.

7.3 Users shall not install, use, or run the free version of the service provided by GeeTest for commercial purposes. The user may not copy, change, modify, link to run, or create any derivative works on the data released into the memory of any terminal during use and the data interacted between the client and the server during the operation of the software, by means of, including but not limited to, connecting plug-ins or unauthorized third-party tools/services to the systems.

8. Disclaimers

8.1 When using GeeTest services, users should abide by national laws, regulations and policies, and bear by themselves the corresponding consequences arising from illegal information, illegal acts or other infringements.

8.2 GeeTest does not assume the obligation to review in advance the ownership or copyright of pictures, graphics or other digital works uploaded by all users in the use of GeeTest services. Users shall upload digital works only on the premise that they have not infringed on the copyrights of others, otherwise they should bear the relevant legal responsibilities.

8.3 In view of the fact that the services under this Agreement are completed based on Internet services, and there may be extreme circumstances in Internet services including but not limited to network stability issues, malicious network attacks, and other cases beyond the control of the service provider, GeeTest may change, discontinue, suspend or terminate the GeeTest services under such circumstances. If this happens, GeeTest shall be exempt from responsibility, but it will notify you as soon as possible through reasonable methods such as web announcements, system notifications, and SMS reminders.

8.4 The services provided by GeeTest do not contain any virus or malicious code or program. And you shall be responsible for your own deployment of relevant service code. If the corresponding risks are caused by the devices, deployment environment or your deployment behavior of the website / APP you plan to deploy, you shall bear the corresponding responsibility, and GeeTest shall not bear any responsibility for such matters.

9. Confidentiality

Either party to this Agreement is obliged to keep confidential the financial status, intellectual property rights, business model, customer information, trade secrets and other matters or materials obtained from the other party. Except for those who must know the above-mentioned confidential matters or information to perform this Agreement, no confidential matters or information shall be disclosed to any person or entity.

10. Liability for Breach of Contract

10.1 Any violation of this Agreement by the user shall be deemed as a breach of contract. GeeTest shall have the right to choose to terminate, completely or partially suspend, or restrict users from using the service.

10.2 The user understands and agrees that the user shall be solely responsible for any claims, demands or compensation for losses claimed by a third party or administrative penalties due to the user's violation of the provisions of this Agreement or terms of specific service agreement. If GeeTest suffers losses as a result, the user shall compensate.

10.3 GeeTest owns the relevant intellectual property rights of the services under this Agreement. This right is protected by Chinese laws, regulations such as the "Copyright Law of the People's Republic of China", "Computer Software Protection Regulations", and relevant international conventions. Any unauthorized modification, copying, distribution, renting, dissemination, translation, reverse compilation or reverse engineering of all or part of this software program is a tort, and GeeTest shall hold the right to investigate the legal responsibility of the infringer in accordance with the law.

11. Agreement Modification

11.1 GeeTest shall hold the right to amend any clause of this Agreement at any time. Once the content of this Agreement changes, GeeTest will publish the revised content on its official website. At the same time, GeeTest can also choose other reasonable methods (such as system notifications, announcements, etc.) to notify users of the revised content.

11.2 If the user disagrees with GeeTest's amendments to this Agreement, it shall stop the registration, deployment, and use of GeeTest services from the date when the amendments are determined to take effect. If the user continues to accept the GeeTest services, it is deemed that the user agrees to the amendments to the relevant terms of this Agreement.

12. Service of Notice

If GeeTest prompts for a certain service charge or releases usage rules or risk notifications or agreement revisions or system upgrades and other related matters, it will publish an announcement on such matters on the web interface or service platform or software operation interface used by the user. Notices and amendments will take effect from the date of the announcement. At that time, when the user chooses to accept the service, it will be deemed to have been notified to the user, and GeeTest shall be free from notifying the user again.

13. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The establishment, entry into force, performance, amendment, supplement, interpretation and dispute resolution of this Agreement shall be governed by the laws and regulations of the Mainland of the People’s Republic of China. Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this Agreement shall be submitted to the competent court in the place where this Agreement was signed.

14. Miscellaneous

14.1 GeeTest may add relevant special agreements or service agreements for a certain service under this Agreement. At that time, the premise for users to accept the service is to agree to all the regulatory documents attached to the service, including but not limited to this Agreement and specific service agreement.

14.2 This Agreement constitutes a complete agreement between the parties on the agreed matters and other related matters of this Agreement. Except for the provisions of this Agreement, no other rights are granted to the parties to this Agreement.

14.3 If any clause in this agreement is completely or partially invalid or non-binding for whatever reason, the remaining clauses in this Agreement shall still be valid and binding on both parties.

14.4 This Agreement is signed in Wuhan East Lake New Technology Development Zone, Hubei Province, the People's Republic of China.

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