Devices, compatibility and expenses
Our Terms apply to your use of YHB Online Services on any compatible device and YHB does not guarantee that all or any features of YHB Online Services will work on any particular device. YHB is not responsible for the compatibility of any YHB Online Services with your equipment or software.
YHB Content may be downloaded or streamed to your device from servers owned, operated and/or contracted by YHB or (on behalf of YHB) by third-party content distribution networks.
You are solely responsible for paying all expenses you may incur when you access or use YHB Online Services or access or download YHB Content including your internet or data service provider charges and any excess charges to that provider together with all costs of the equipment and software you need to connect to and use YHB Online Services.
Discontinuation and interruptions
YHB does not guarantee that all YHB Content and/or YHB Online Services will be uninterrupted or be available, timely, free from bugs, viruses, errors and omissions or secure at all time.
YHB reserves its right to change, suspend or discontinue all or part of any YHB Online Service or any part of the YHB Content without giving you any notice.
YHB reserves the right to stop making all or any part of the YHB Online Services available to you with immediate effect and without notice if in its sole reasonable opinion you are using YHB Content, YHB Online Services and/or any other YHB service, inappropriately, incompetently or in any way that may constitute derogatory treatment of YHB or might bring YHB into disrepute or in a way that might be considered to be prejudicial to the image of YHB; you breach the Terms in a way that cannot be corrected, or you fail to correct a breach within a reasonable period of time if YHB asks you to do so; or there is, in the YHB’s reasonable opinion, any reason why the YHB Online Services must be withdrawn. If YHB stops making YHB Online Services available to you, you may be asked to delete all YHB Content downloaded by you to your device(s). If YHB decides not to exercise or enforce any right that it has against you at a particular time, then this does not prevent YHB from later deciding to exercise or enforce that right.
Due to the reach of the internet YHB is not able to stop minors from visiting our website to read, view or listen to YHB Content, but in case you believe a minor has submitted information to YHB, you could contact us so that we could use our best endeavors to delete all of the information from that minor from our system.
YHB is devoted to making its content accessible to as many people as possible, but we do not target children below the age of 13. If you permit a minor to use your device to access, view or listen to YHB Content on YHB Online Services you are solely responsible for deciding whether or not that YHB Content is appropriate for that child to view.
Content and editorial control
“YHB Content” means audio, video, text, images or other content made available by YHB to you through YHB Online Services and may sometimes include content owned or controlled by third parties.
YHB Content is selected, edited, updated and made available to you by YHB via YHB Online Services at its sole discretion. The period of time during which you may access, view and/or listen to YHB Content using YHB Online Services may vary.
You acknowledge that YHB has absolute editorial control over all YHB Content at all times.
Third party links
Contributions and content rights
So that YHB can meet its obligations YHB may content-protection measures, which you may not adjust or bypass or try to adjust or bypass.
If you submit your contribution to YHB you must allow YHB to use the material in your contribution in any way it may reasonably choose on a free-of-charge basis in any media throughout the world. Any contributions you make may be moderated by YHB, which means that they may be reviewed, edited and/or removed.
YHB reserves the right to remove any of your contributions if YHB believes that they do not comply with the Terms.
You grant YHB the right to change or edit the materials in your contribution for operational and editorial reasons. YHB may also share your contribution with trusted third parties, for instance with other users of YHB Online Services or its overseas partners.
Any copyright in your contribution will remain with you and this permission is not exclusive, so you can continue to use the material you contribute in any way including allowing others to use it.
You confirm that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory or unlawful and does not infringe anyone else’s rights (including privacy rights) and that it complies with the Terms. You also confirm that your contribution is made in your personal capacity and that such contribution does not unfairly promote or further any business activities and has not been contributed for commercial gain. You also confirm that you have the consent of anyone who is identifiable in your contribution or the consent of their parent/guardian if they are minors.
We normally show your name with your contribution, unless you request otherwise, but for operational reasons this is not always possible.
Please do not endanger yourself or others, take any unnecessary risks or break any laws when creating any content you may share with YHB.
If you do not want to grant YHB permission to use your contributions in accordance with the Terms, please do not share with or submit them to YHB.
You may not breach or try to breach the privacy or other rights of other YHB Online Services users.
You may not breach any applicable law when using YHB Online Services to access, view or listen to YHB Content.
You may not subject YHB Online Services and/or YHB Content to any degrading treatment or use them in such a way that would degrade YHB, or cause YHB to incur liability to any third party.
You may not charge others directly or indirectly for accessing, viewing or listening to any YHB Content, or commercialize or attempt to re-sell YHB Content in any way, which includes advertising or selling any goods and services that offer YHB Content.
You may not directly or indirectly suggest any endorsement or approval by YHB of a product or service or any non-YHB entity, product or content or any belief or opinion expressed within a product or service.
You may not disrupt or try to disrupt YHB Online Services. You agree not to use YHB Online Services to distribute software viruses or other harmful programs, or use YHB Online Services to engage in harmful, harassing or otherwise objectionable activity, including activity, inhibiting access to YHB Online Services by others.
You may not harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any other person using YHB Online Services or transmit obscene or offensive content or disrupt the normal flow of dialogue within YHB Online Services, in particular, on YHB message boards and blogs.
Additional Terms for particular YHB Online Services may allow you to display the YHB Content on your website, blog or other product or service, but you may not display YHB Content where it is on or in connection with Excluded Products or Services, namely products or services which contain pornography and sexually explicit content; contain offensive text or images; incite hatred whether based on race, religion, gender, sexuality or otherwise, or promote, encourage or facilitate anti-social behaviour; contain gratuitous violence or promote, encourage or facilitate violence; promote, encourage or facilitate terrorism or other activities that risk national security; discriminate against any specific social group or otherwise exploit vulnerable sections of society; promote, facilitate or encourage illegal activity; are misleading, defamatory, or that contain illegal, or otherwise actionable content under Taiwan law; infringe individual privacy; put the welfare of children at risk; promote the tobacco industry or the armaments industry; where presence of a YHB application might be perceived as damaging the YHB’s reputation for accuracy and impartiality(with reference to the YHB Guidelines); and bring YHB into disrepute. This list is not exhaustive and may be amended by the YHB from time to time.
Username and password
Some features and functions of YHB Online Services are only accessible to users who have an YHB Username and login.
You are solely responsible for keeping your YHB Username and password confidential and you are responsible for all activity that takes place under your YHB account. Accordingly you agree to take all possible steps to safeguard your username and password from fraudulent use.
You are not allowed to share, give or sell your password or username to any other person or company. Excessive viewings or logins by you will be viewed as fraudulent use of services, which will result in the immediate cancellation of your access to the members only section of our website.
All communication and notifications shall be done via electronic means and you are responsible to maintain and provide us a valid email and make sure that when we send you emails they will be safely delivered into your inbox.
Under no circumstances shall the website, us, or our officers, directors, employees, parents, partners, successors, agents, distribution partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, or related companies be liable for indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages (even if the above listed parties have been advised of the possibility of such damages), arising out of, relating to, or in any way connected with the website or these Terms. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the website including, without limitation, the website content is to stop using the website. Such limitation shall also apply with respect to damages incurred by reason of services or products received through or advertised in connection with any of the website or any links on the website, as well as by reason of any information or advice received through or advertised in connection with any of the website or any links on the website. Such limitation shall also apply with respect to damages incurred by reason of any content posted by a third-party or conduct of a third-party on the website. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, in no event shall the cumulative liability of the website, us, and our officers, directors, employees, parents, partners, successors, agents, distribution partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, and related companies exceed the greater of the total payments received from you by the above listed parties during the preceding twelve (12) month period or USD 50.
In some jurisdictions limitations of liability are not permitted. In such jurisdictions, some of the foregoing limitations may not apply to you. These limitations shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Any commentary, opinions or other materials included in YHB Content are not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. Please read the YHB disclaimer.
Disclosure of personal information
Due to the global nature of the internet, you agree to comply with all local and international rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content.
The Terms do not create or infer any rights that are enforceable by any person who is not party to the Terms and you may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights and obligations in the Terms to any other person.
Any disputes arising out of the Terms will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Taiwan (R.O.C.). If you choose to bring proceedings in connection with the Terms you must do so in the courts of Taiwan (R.O.C.).
Amendments to our Terms
From time to time we may update our Terms to reflect changes in law, best practice or in our practices regarding the use of our website. The date of the most recent revision will appear at the bottom of this page. If you do not agree to the changes, please do not continue to use our services. You should check this policy frequently for updates.
Last update: 21 November 2014