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Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Terms Of Use and Privacy Policy as posted October 06, 2010

Terms Of Use

1. Acceptance

The content and services offered to you by Shine Factory and its affiliates on this website are subject to the following terms and conditions. Please take the time to read through these terms and conditions before you use this site. If you proceed to use this site you will have accepted these terms and conditions and, any changes thereto, that may be posted from time to time, and you will be bound by them.

2. Copyright

All content on the Shine Factory site, including graphics, text, logos, icons, images, data compilations, audio clips, downloads and software, is owned or controlled by Shineco Inc.and its affiliates as well as all rights, including copyright in such content. You are authorized, on a non-exclusive basis, to use and, where required, download content from this site, solely for your own personal, or internal business purposes. You are not permitted to make any external commercial use or redistribution of any of the site's content, including resale of data, downloading onto your own website, downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant, or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data-gathering and extraction tools. The Shine Factory site, or any part of it, may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, accessed or otherwise exploited for an external commercial purpose without the express written consent of Shineco Inc.

3. Trade Marks

Shine Factory is a trade mark owned by Shineco Inc. or its affiliates. You may not use Shine Factory's trade marks in association with any product and/or service, nor in any other manner, including, any use that might have the effect of tarnishing or depreciating the value and goodwill attached to its trade marks and Shine Factory's business.
Any third party marks displayed on Shine Factory's site are owned by such third parties. Shine Factory disclaims any rights in such trade marks.

4. Links and Meta tagging

(a) You are granted a non-exclusive and revocable right to create a hyperlink to Shine Factory’s homepage only, provided this hyperlink, or its use, does not portray Shine Factory, its affiliates and/or their services in a detrimental, false, misleading or otherwise negative manner. You are not permitted to (a) use any trade mark, logo, icon, or graphic owned by Shine Factory as part of a link or (b) use any framing or similar technology to create a link between your website and that of Shine Factory or (c) create a link to any portion of Shine Factory’s website, other than its homepage, without the prior written consent of Shineco Inc.

(b) You are also not permitted to use any meta tags or other "hidden text" which include Shine Factory's trade marks or trade name, without the prior written consent of Shineco Inc.

(c) Any third party links displayed on Shine Factory's website are provided solely for your convenience and interest. Shineco Inc. expressly disclaims any affiliation with, or sponsorship of, such third parties or their websites and does not warrant, nor will Shine Factory be liable for, the accuracy, availability or efficiency of such third party websites and/or their content. When using these links, you are advised to review the terms and conditions of use associated with use of these third party sites.

5. Receipt of Electronic Communications

You agree to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on the Shine Factory site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures information, schedules and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

6. Privacy Policy

In conjunction with these terms and conditions, use of this site is also governed by Shine Factory's Privacy Policy. SEE BELOW

7. Confidentiality

(a) Although Shine Factory takes all reasonable and prudent steps to safeguard the confidentiality of the information and data you provide to this website, you acknowledge that the Internet is not a completely secure medium. Shine Factory will not be liable for any misuse or interception of information you post on this website. It is your obligation to maintain the confidentiality of your account and password as well as restricting access to your computer. You, furthermore, agree to take responsibility for any activities that occur under your account or password.
(b) You also acknowledge and agree that any information, other than personal information that would be covered by Shine Factory's privacy policy, which you post on this site, including ideas, comments, questions or other information is owned by Shineco Inc, who may use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, telecommunicate, distribute and display such information, throughout the world in any media.
(c) You agree that any information or other material you post will not be unlawful, including material that is obscene, threatening, defamatory, invades another's privacy or infringes any intellectual property rights. You will also not engage in any activity that consists of, or contains software viruses, commercial solicitations, chain letters, mass mailings or any other form of "spam". You may not use false information, such as email addresses, impersonate another person or entity, or otherwise mislead Shine Factory as to the origin of any information provided. Shine Factory retains the right, but not the obligation, to delete or modify any content on its site, for any reason.
(d) You represent and warrant that you own, or otherwise control, any rights in materials you post on this site, and that, to the best of your knowledge, such material is accurate and its use by Shine Factory will not violate any third party rights or cause injury to any person or entity. You will indemnify Shine Factory, and/or its affiliates, for any claims resulting from use of the material you supply. Shine Factory takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any other third party.

8. Risk of Loss

The terms and conditions set out in the warranty contract shall govern the legal aspects of that transaction.

9. Applicable Law

By using this site, you agree that this Agreement is governed by the laws of the Province of Nova Scotia and Canada, without regard to principles of conflicts of laws. Any dispute arising from the use of this site between you and Shine Factory or its affiliates shall be interpreted and resolved under the laws of these jurisdictions

10. Modifications and Changes

It is your obligation to review these terms and conditions from time to time. We reserve the right to make any changes to our site, policies and terms and conditions of use at any time. You will be notified on the site of any changes and prompted to review the revised terms and conditions. Any changes or revisions will become effective and binding upon you immediately upon their posting on the shinefactory.com site. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THIS SITE FOLLOWING THE POSTING OF ANY CHANGES OR REVISIONS WILL CONSTITUTE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH CHANGES OR REVISIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ANY CHANGES OR REVISIONS TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, YOU MAY NOT USE THE SHINEFACTORY.COM SITE AND ARE ADVISED TO DISCONTINUE USE IMMEDIATELY.

11. Severability

If any of the terms or conditions set out herein are found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such term or condition shall be deemed severable and shall not effect the validity and/or enforceability of any other term or condition contained herein.


Privacy Policy

Shine Factory does not collect personally identifiable information about visitors in any of its domains except when it specifically asks the visitor(s) to provide information such as completion of forms.

Information Sharing

Shine Factory will not sell or trade your personally identifiable information to unaffiliated third parties without your consent at the time of collection.

Information Use

Shine Factory collects information on franchise forms for the sole purpose of determining eligibility to become a franchise owner. This form is transmitted through the use of an SSL certificate.