Printconnects.com and its sub-domains (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Website”) are powered by Artech Graphics Limited (also known as “Print Connects”; and where the context requires or permits, “Print Connects” may refer to any one of Artech Graphics Limited and/or its subsidiary(ies) and/or affiliate(s)), which also operates and provides services via other media platforms, other websites, mobile webs or mobile applications which are developed in whole or in part by Print Connects.

Access to and use of the contents and services provided on the Website shall be subject to the terms and conditions which are set out below (hereinafter referred to as the “Terms”).

General

These Terms apply to all users of the Services (as defined below), including without limitation users who are sellers, buyers, merchants, or contributors of content, information and other materials. If you are entering into this agreement for and on behalf of a business entity, and the term “you” in this agreement shall mean the business entity on whose behalf you are using the Services, unless the context does not permit. These Terms are between you and Print Connects or between you and any different service provider identified for a particular Service. By using the Services in any manner, including but not limited to visiting or browsing the Services, you agree to observe and be bound by these Terms and the supplemental or additional terms and conditions, regulations, policies, guidelines, rules and fee standards referenced herein.

Print Connects reserves the right to change or modify these Terms at any time. You will be deemed to have agreed to the amended and modified Terms by your continued use of the Services following the date on which the amended and modified Terms are posted here or otherwise made available to you.

Services

The Print Connects Website is a platform for browsing and searching of printing and packaging information, as well as the sharing and referral of Printers (as defined below), and the services provided by the Print Connects Website (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Services”) include:

(i) Displaying the contact information, service items, production details and other introductory information of Printers on the Website for your free browsing;

(ii) Recommending Printers to you when Print Connects receives your service needs, and when Printers best meet your needs to the knowledge of Print Connects (considering factors including but not limited to your location, service items, service content, Printers expertise, and the willingness and availability of the Printers at the time);

(iii) Providing reasonable support (including but not limited to assisting such Printers in integrating quotations (only for documentation and digitalisation), on-the-spot filming at completion and mediating potential disputes between you and the Printers.

The Service does not include the direct provision of printing services. Under no circumstances shall Print Connects bear any legal responsibility for the transaction between Members (as defined below) and Printers. Please refer to the Print Connects Transactions section below for further details.

Membership Registration

You may freely browse the Website for information and use the tools which Print Connects makes available thereat. However, certain contents and functions of Website, including without limitation bookmarks, browsing history, comments and ratings are only available to registered members of the Website (“Members”).

You may become a Member of the Website by registering with your Facebook account or Google account. You warrant that the personal particulars which you provide when you register as Member of the Website are true, accurate, current, complete and not misleading in all respects, and further undertake to promptly update Print Connects where there is any subsequent change in such particulars. Your failure to do so would entitle Print Connects to suspend and/or terminate your membership account (“Account”) with the Website without further notice and/or recourse to you.

You must not select a username or password that violates any person’s rights or one that in Print Connects’ opinion is offensive, improper or inappropriate. If you do so, Print Connects reserves the right to modify or delete the username or password and/or terminate your Account with the Website. In any event Print Connects shall not be liable in any way for any improper use of a username or password by any user.

You shall be solely and entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the login information and password and any other information in respect of your Account and responsible for all activities that occur in connection with the Account. In no event shall Print Connects be responsible or liable for any loss or damage in relation to the unauthorized use of any Account by any person.

You agree to immediately notify Print Connects of any unauthorized use of your Account or any other breach of security with respect to your use of the Services. Registration requests may be refused by Print Connects at its sole and absolute discretion and you agree that Print Connects is under no obligation to send you any alert, notice or explanation regarding Print Connects’ rejection of membership registration.

If you are under 18 years of age, you may only use the Services with the consent of and under the supervision of your parent or legal guardian who shall be responsible for all your activities.

Unless expressly permitted by Print Connects, you shall not set up multiple Accounts, transfer or sell your Account or user ID to another party, or use another user's Account.Print Connects reserves the rights to deactivate or cancel any Account at any time as it deems necessary.

Printer Registration

If you would like to list your services on the Print Connects Website, you will need to register as a Printer by submitting detailed information as requested via the Website for the review and approval of Print Connects. All subsequent changes to the information submitted will require further review and approval.

Printers shall not have access to browse the publicly-available content on the Print Connects Website, but can access usage-related data via the dashboard.

Printers and Members are independent systems. A user can only register as either a Printer or a Member using the same email address, and all duplicate registrations will be removed without further notice.

Fees and Payments

Depending on the type and/or number of listings you choose to post and any additional services you may request in relation to your Account or listing, you may be charged subscription fees, listing fees and/or fees and charges otherwise in relation to your Account or listing (collectively, the “Print Connects Fees”).

You may pay your Print Connects Fees using a credit card, debit card, cheque or by way of telegraphic or other electronic means of transfer.

You acknowledge and agree that:

● Save as otherwise set out in this Clause, all subscription fees, listing fees and/or other fees and charges paid by you to us with respect to your Account or otherwise for your access to and use of the Services, are non-refundable. For the avoidance of doubt, there will be no refunds of any Print Connects Fees in the event that: (i) your Account is suspended or terminated due to a breach of these Terms; and/or (ii) any Content has been removed in accordance with these Terms;

● You shall make prompt payment of all Print Connects Fees, in full before the due date stipulated by Print Connects for such payment (where applicable) and in accordance with our payment instructions. In the event of late payment or non-payment of amounts due to Print Connects, without prejudice to any other rights or remedies available to us, Print Connects shall be entitled to: (i) terminate and/or suspend your Account and/or your access to the Services; and/or (ii) charge you a late payment fee on the overdue amount at the rate of 1.5% per month, or, if lower, the maximum rate allowed by applicable law. You shall pay such fees together with the overdue Print Connects Fees and any legal fees and collection costs incurred by Print Connects in collecting any past due amounts. This fee will be applied on the day after the payment due date and will applied each month until the overdue amount is paid;

● In the event your Account is suspended or terminated for any reason any amounts due on your Account will immediately become due and payable. Print Connects reserves the right to immediately charge any amounts you have not previously disputed to the billing method that you are using and shall be entitled to terminate your Account, without prejudice to any other rights or remedies available to us; and

● You are responsible for collecting and paying any taxes associated with using and making sales through the Services. Depending on the tax legislation of your country of residence, goods and services tax or similar consumption tax might apply in addition to your fees.

Content

The Services allow users to create listings and share content, such as photos, videos, comments, data, text, links and other information (“Content”).

You retain ownership rights in the Content which you upload or share on the Services but you grant Print Connects a worldwide, fully-paid, royalty-free, sub-licensable, and transferable licence to host, store, use, display, reproduce, modify, adapt, edit, publish, distribute, transfer across borders, and/or publicly transmit such Content (subject to the Privacy Policy of Print Connects) for the purpose of operating, developing, providing, promoting, and improving the Services and to research and develop new products and services.

You understand and agree that you are solely responsible for the Content which you post or share on or through the Services and any loss or damage which you sustain as result of such Content is solely your responsibility.

Print Connects shall use all reasonable endeavours pre-screen users and the Content provided by a user, but Print Connects is not directly involved in transactions between users. Consequently, Print Connects has no control over, and you agree that Print Connects is not responsible or liable for, any of the following:

● The quality, safety, or legality of any aspect of the items listed;

● The ability of sellers to sell items or the ability of buyers to pay for items; or

● Any Content posted by users.

Print Connects shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to refuse, delete or move any Content that is available on the Services. Without limiting the foregoing, Print Connects shall have the right to remove Content, without liability or the obligation to offer a refund, in any of the following events:

● If the Content is in breach of these Terms;

● If Print Connects has received a complaint or notice of infringement in respect of the Content; or

● If the Content is otherwise objectionable.

Print Connects may also block Content and the delivery of a communication (including, without limitation, feedback, postings, messages and/or chats) to or from the Services as part of efforts to protect the Services or users, or to otherwise enforce these Terms.

Print Connects Transaction

If you are a Printer who has accepted a Member’s offer for an item:

● You agree to complete the transaction with the Member in a prompt manner unless there is an exceptional circumstance, for instance, if the Member fails to meet the terms of your listing (such as payment method), or you cannot authenticate the Member’s identity.

● You may not alter the item's price after a sale, or misrepresent the item's location and price.

If you are a Member whose offer for an item has been accepted by a Printer, you agree to make prompt payment to the Printer for the item, unless there is an exceptional circumstance, for instance, if you cannot authenticate the Printer's identity.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, as Print Connects is not involved in Transactions which are considered solely between users, Print Connects cannot ensure that a user (whether as a Member or Printer) would follow through and complete a Transaction.

Disputes with Users

If you are in dispute with a user of our Services, you are encouraged to contact that user to resolve the situation amicably. If the dispute is notified to Print Connects, Print Connects will attempt in good faith to facilitate resolution of the dispute but is under no obligation to resolve the same. You release Print Connects from any claims, demands and damage arising out of your disputes with users of our Services.

Suspension and Termination

You may deactivate your Account at any time by sending an email to info@printconnects.com indicating your intention to terminate Account.

Print Connects reserves the right to, at its sole discretion, and without liability:

● Suspend or terminate your Account and/or your access to the Services at any time, for any breach of these Terms, our guidelines, any additional terms and conditions and policies.

● Suspend or terminate your Account and/or your access to the Services at any time, for any reason, and without advance notice.

● Change, modify, suspend or discontinue, whether temporarily or permanently, the whole or any part of the Services at any time, for any reason, and without advance notice.

● Suspend or terminate your Account and/or your access to the Services at any time, in the event of any act, threats of, verbal and/or written abuse against any Print Connects user, Print Connects employees, representatives and/or office.

You acknowledge and agree that if you deactivate your Account or if we suspend or terminate your Account, you will lose any information associated with your Account, including Content. It is your responsibility to back up the Content which you upload to the Services.

Upon termination, all licenses and rights granted to you in these Terms will immediately cease.

Intellectual Property Rights

All intellectual property rights subsisting in respect of this Website belong to Print Connects or have been lawfully licensed to Print Connects for use on this Website. All rights under applicable laws are hereby reserved.

For the avoidance of doubt, intellectual property rights means all contents of the Website, including without limitation the text, images, information, comments, layout, database, graphics, photos, pictures, sounds or audio formats, software, brands and HTML which are protected by applicable copyright and trademark laws.

Unless otherwise specified by us in this Website or pursuant to separate licence granted by us, you are not allowed to upload, download, post, publish, reproduce, transmit or distribute in any way any component of this Website itself or create derivative works with respect thereto as this Website is copyrighted under applicable laws.

You agree that we are free to use, disclose, adopt and modify all and any Content provided by you to us in connection with this Website without any payment to you. You hereby waive and agree to waive all and any rights and claims for any consideration, fees, royalties, charges and/or other payments in relation to our use, disclosure, adoption and/or modification of any or all of your Content.

Limitation of Liability

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR ONLY RIGHT WITH RESPECT TO ANY PROBLEMS OR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SERVICES IS TO REQUEST FOR TERMINATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT AND/OR DISCONTINUE ANY USE OF THE SERVICES.

IN NO EVENT SHALL PRINT CONNECTS OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES OR ANY THIRD PARTY CONTENT AND SERVICES, OR ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR CONDUCT OR THE CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE SERVICES INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DEATH, BODILY INJURY, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS AND/OR OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM COMMUNICATIONS OR MEETINGS WITH OTHER USERS OR PERSONS YOU MEET THROUGH THE SERVICES, WHETHER OR NOT THE DAMAGES WERE FORESEEABLE AND WHETHER OR NOT PRINT CONNECTS WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, WHERE PRINT CONNECTS IS OTHERWISE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES UNDER APPLICABLE LAWS, OR WHERE THE DAMAGES ARE CAUSED BY PRINT CONNECTS’S WILLFUL ACT OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, PRINT CONNECTS’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU  SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF FEES RECEIVED BY PRINT CONNECTS IN RESPECT OF THE SERVICES GIVING RISE TO SUCH CLAIMS. YOU ALSO AGREE THAT PRINT CONNECTS’S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR DAMAGES ARISING FROM A SINGLE EVENT SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT YOU HAVE PAID FOR THE SERVICES IN THE MONTH WHERE THE EVENT OCCURRED.

Indemnity

You will indemnify and hold harmless Print Connects, its subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, suppliers, licensors, shareholders, officers, employees, independent contractors and agents and all successors and/or assigns from and against any and all actions, claims, proceedings, damages, losses, costs and expenses resulting from: (a) your use of the Services; (b) your Content; (c) any use of your Account; (d) your breach of these Terms; (e) your breach of any statutory requirement, duty or law; or (f) your violation of any rights of another person or entity.

Miscellaneous

You and Print Connects are independent contractors, and no agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by these Terms.

If any provision of these Terms is held unenforceable, then such provision will be modified to reflect the parties' intention. All remaining provisions of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect.

Except as provided herein, any failure by Print Connects to exercise a right or require performance of an obligation in these Terms shall not affect Print Connects’ ability to exercise such right or require such performance at any time thereafter nor shall the waiver of a breach of these Terms constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach.

You shall not assign any rights or delegate any obligations herein without our prior written consent and any attempted assignment or delegation in contravention of this provision shall be null and void and of no force or effect.

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Print Connects and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous understandings and/or agreements between you and Print Connects.

Applicable Law

These Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.

English Version and Chinese Translation

These Terms of Service are written in English language with a Chinese translation. If there is any discrepancy or conflict between the English version and its Chinese translation, the English version prevails.