Subscription Terms and Conditions

Terms of Use:
Welcome to ("Site"), which is owned and operated by GraspChinese. The following Terms of Use Agreement ("Agreement") governs your access to and use of the Site. Please review the entire Agreement carefully. The service and network (collectively, "GraspChinese" or "the Service") are operated by GraspChinese and its corporate affiliates (collectively, "us", "we" or "the Company"). By accessing or using our web site at, you (the "User") signify that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use ("Terms of Use" or "Agreement"), whether or not you are a registered subscriber of

1. General
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or delete portions of these Terms of Use at any time without further notice. If we do this, we will post the changes to these Terms of Use on this page and will indicate at the top of this page the date these terms were last revised. Your continued use of the Service or the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms of Use. If you do not agree to abide by these or any future Terms of Use, do not use or access (or continue to use or access) the Service or the Site. It is your responsibility to regularly check the Site to determine if there have been changes to these Terms of Use and to review such changes.

2. Privacy
Your use of the Site will be governed by the Privacy Policy. By checking the box indicating you accept the terms of this Agreement, you also indicate that you understand and consent to the information collection, use, and disclosure practices described in our Privacy Policy.

3. Term.
This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect while you use or are a Subscriber. may terminate your Subscription at any time, without warning where the terms of service have been violated. Even after Subscription is terminated, this Agreement will remain in effect. You may terminate your Subscription at any time, for any reason, by contacting us by email at

4. Fees.
You acknowledge that reserves the right to charge for the GraspChinese Services and to change its fees from time to time in its discretion. At no time will you be charged without your prior knowledge and explicit consent.

5. Applicable Laws
You are required to comply with all applicable laws in connection with your access to and use of the Site, and such further limitations as may be set forth in any written or online notice from GraspChinese. As a condition of your access to and use of the Site, you warrant that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the Agreement. Use of the Site is for your personal and non-commercial use, and GraspChinese does not grant you any express or implied rights to access or use the Site for any other purpose.

6. Registration
To become a subscriber, you need to register with When registering, you must fill in all mandatory fields with true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted in the registration form and maintain and promptly update this information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. GraspChinese has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of its service if it suspects that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete.

7. Security
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and username you provided during the registration process, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to immediately notify of any unauthorized use of your password or username or any other breach of security.

8. Storage
You acknowledge that GraspChinese may establish general practices and limits concerning use of, including without limitation the maximum number of days that messages, lesson submissions, lesson progress, lesson data, lesson submission comments, or other uploaded content will be retained by, the maximum number of messages or other content that may be sent from or received by an account on, the maximum size of any message or other content that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum disk space that will be allocated on servers on your behalf, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access in a given period of time. You agree that GraspChinese has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages, lesson submissions, lesson progress, lesson data, lesson submission comments, or other uploaded content maintained or transmitted by You acknowledge that GraspChinese reserves the right to deactivate accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that GraspChinese reserves the right to modify these general practices and limits from time to time.

9. Copyrights
All copyright rights in the text, images, photographs, graphics, user interface, and other content provided on the Site, and the selection, coordination, and arrangement of such content ("Content"), are owned by GraspChinese or its third-party licensors to the full extent provided under all international copyright laws. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution of the Content for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.

10. Trade and Service Mark Rights
All rights in the product names, company names, trade names, logos, and designs of all GraspChinese or third-party products or services, whether or not appearing in large print or with the trademark symbol, belong exclusively to GraspChinese or their respective owners and are protected from reproduction, imitation, dilution, or confusing or misleading uses under national and international trademark and copyright laws. The use or misuse of these trademarks or any materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited, and nothing stated or implied on the Site confers on you any license or right under any patent or trademark of GraspChinese or any third party.

11. User Content and Communications
Other than personal information, which is covered under the Privacy Policy, any information you transmit or post to the Site shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. GraspChinese does not claim ownership of any information or material you transmit, distribute, post, communicate or store on, to or through the Site. However, by submitting or posting information on, to, or through the Site, you agree that GraspChinese shall be free in perpetuity to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate, and otherwise use such information and all data, images, sounds, text and other materials embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of this information.
You agree not to transmit, distribute, post, communicate or store information or other material on, to or through the Site that:
(a) is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner;
(b) infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others;
(c) reveals a trade secret, unless you own it;
(d) is obscene, libelous, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, sexually-explicit, or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by GraspChinese in its sole discretion;
(e) is illegal or otherwise objectionable;
(f) constitutes advertisements or solicitations of business, surveys, contests, chain letters or pyramid schemes; or
(g) contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, or other computer programming routines or engines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information.
By using this site, you understand and agree that GraspChinese may at any time monitor, review, use, or disclose any content or communication posted or transmitted by, to, or from you on the Site. You further understand and agree that GraspChinese may use or disclose any information related to you (including content or communications posted or transmitted on the Site) for any reason related to the operation of the Site, in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding activities that may be prohibited or unlawful, to exercise our legal rights under the Agreement, or otherwise to protect the rights and property of GraspChinese or any third party.

12. Prohibited Uses Generally
Without limiting the foregoing, you agree not to:

  • harvest or collect email addresses or other contact information of other users from the Service or the Site by electronic or other means for the purposes of sending unsolicited emails or other unsolicited communications;
  • use the Service or the Site in any unlawful manner or in any other manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Site;
  • use automated scripts to collect information from or otherwise interact with the Service or the Site;
  • upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available any content that we deem to be harmful, threatening, unlawful, defamatory, infringing, abusive, inflammatory, harassing, vulgar, obscene, fraudulent, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
  • upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available any videos other than those of a personal nature that: (i) are of you or your friends, (ii) are taken by you or your friends, or (iii) are original art or animation created by you or your friends;
  • register for more than one User account, register for a User account on behalf of an individual other than yourself, or register for a User account on behalf of any group or entity;
  • impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself, your age or your affiliation with any person or entity;
  • upload, post, transmit, share or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, solicitations, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;
  • upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make publicly available on the Site any private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers;
  • solicit personal information from anyone under 18 or solicit passwords or personally identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes;
  • upload, post, transmit, share or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  • intimidate or harass another;
  • upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law;
  • use or attempt to use another's account, service or system without authorization from the Company, or create a false identity on the Service or the Site.
  • upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available content that, in the sole judgment of Company, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Site, or which may expose Company or its users to any harm or liability of any type.
Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. In accordance with these Terms of Use, GraspChinese will investigate and work with law enforcement authorities to prosecute users who are involved in such violations.

13. Subscriber Disputes
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Subscribers. reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Subscribers.

14. Third-Party Content and Links to Third-Party Web Sites
The Site may contain third-party owned content and links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). GraspChinese does not endorse, sponsor, recommend, or otherwise accept responsibility for any Linked Sites. In addition, Linked Sites are not under the control of GraspChinese, and GraspChinese is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of the Linked Sites, including, without limitation, links contained on Linked Sites or any changes or updates to Linked Sites. GraspChinese is providing third-party content and Linked Sites to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of such third-party content and Linked Sites is not an endorsement by GraspChinese in favor of any third party.

15. Notice of Copyright Infringement
If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide GraspChinese's Copyright Agent with the following information:
(a) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
(b) identification of the allegedly infringing material on the Site that is requested to be removed;
(c) your name, address, and daytime telephone number, and an e-mail address if available, so that GraspChinese may contact you if necessary;
(d) a statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted work is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
(e) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the signatory is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive copyright right that is allegedly infringed; and
(f) an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or someone authorized on the owner's behalf to assert infringement of copyright and to submit the statement.
GraspChinese's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Site can be reached at
GraspChinese will remove any content that infringes upon the copyright of any person under the laws of the applicable jurisdiction upon receipt of such a statement.

16. Acceptance of Terms

  1. Electronic Signature. This Agreement is an electronic contract that governs your use of and access to the Site. By checking the box indicating you accept these terms, you create an electronic signature that has the same legal force and effect as a handwritten signature.
  2. Electronic Form. When you check the box indicating your acceptance of the Agreement, you also consent to have the Agreement provided to you in electronic form and agree to receive information about your account electronically. GraspChinese reserves the right to send you information about your account by postal mail.
  3. Non-electronic Copy. You have the right to receive this Agreement in non-electronic form. You may request a non-electronic copy of this Agreement either before or after you electronically sign it. To receive a non-electronic copy of the Agreement, please send an e-mail to containing your postal address.
  4. Withdrawing Your Consent . You have the right at any time to withdraw your consent to have the Agreement provided to you in electronic form. Should you choose to withdraw your consent to have the Agreement provided to you in electronic form, you will no longer be enrolled in the Site and you will not be able to access password-protected areas of the Site. We only will issue you a new username and password for the Site after we receive a signed copy of a non-electronic version of the Agreement, which we will send to you upon request. To withdraw your consent and/or request a non-electronic copy of the Agreement, please send an email to . Your withdrawal of consent will be effective within a reasonable time after GraspChinese receives the notice described above, and it will not affect any action taken in reliance on your consent or the continuing enforceability of the Agreement.
  5. Access and Retention. In order to access and retain the Agreement, you must have access to the World Wide Web, either directly or through devices that access Web-based content, and pay any service fees associated with such access. In addition, you must use all equipment necessary to make such connection to the World Wide Web, including a computer and modem or other access device. Please print a copy of the Agreement for your records. To retain an electronic copy of the Agreement, you may save it into any word processing program. We will notify you of any changes in the hardware or software requirements needed to access or retain the Agreement that create a material risk that you will not be able to continue to access or retain it.

17. Disclaimer of Warranties
The site is provided "as is." GraspChinese makes no representation or warranty of any kind whatsoever relating to the site, linked sites, or other content that may be accessible directly or indirectly through the site. Graspchinese disclaims to the maximum extent permitted by law any and all such representations and warranties. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, GraspChinese disclaims to the maximum extent permitted by law any and all
(a) warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose,
(b) warranties against infringement of any third-party intellectual property or proprietary rights,
(c) warranties relating to the transmission or delivery of the site,
(d) warranties relating to the accuracy, reliability, correctness, or completeness of data made available on the site or otherwise by GraspChinese, and
(e) warranties otherwise relating to performance, nonperformance, or other acts or omissions by GraspChinese or any third party. Further, there is no warranty that the site will meet your needs or requirements or the needs or requirements of any other person. Graspchinese makes no warranties or representations, express or implied,
(a) that the information provided through the site will be free from error, omission, interruption, defect, or delay in operation, or from technical inaccuracies or typographical errors;
(b) that the site will be available at any particular time or location;
(c) that defects or errors in the site will be corrected; or
(d) that the content on the site is free of viruses or other harmful components. Any information on this site is subject to change without notice, and GraspChinese disclaims all responsibility for these changes. Any and all pricing, delivery, or contract information is subject to final confirmation by GraspChinese. Your reliance on such information provided solely through the site is at your own risk.

18. Limitation of liability
In no event will GraspChinese or its affiliates, or any party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the site be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, special, or punitive damages arising out of your access, use, misuse, or inability to use the site or any linked sites, or in connection with any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, or line or system failure. In the event that you have a dispute with another user related to, arising from, or in any way connected with use of the site, you release GraspChinese from any claims, demands, and damages of every kind and nature arising out of or in any way connected with such a dispute. These limitations apply whether the alleged liability is based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or any other basis, even if GraspChinese has been advised of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, GraspChinese's liability in such jurisdictions shall be limited to the extent permitted by law.

19. Indemnification
You agree to indemnify and hold the Company, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their directors, officers, agents, contractors, partners and employees, harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim, demand, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees, arising out of or in connection with any User Content, any Third Party Applications, Software or Content you post or share on or through the Site (including without limitation through the Share Service), your use of the Service or the Site, your conduct in connection with the Service or the Site or with other users of the Service or the Site, or any violation of this Agreement or of any law or the rights of any third party.

20. Choice of Law and Forum
The Agreement is subject to the laws of the Republic of Ireland. If there is any dispute between us concerning the Agreement or your access to or use of the Site, we both agree to submit the dispute to non-binding mediation, followed by binding arbitration.

21. Termination
GraspChinese reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to and use of the Site, with or without notice. Otherwise applicable sections of the Agreement shall survive termination.

22. Nondisclosure
Recipient will not use any information about the GraspChinese service for any purpose except to evaluate the service and provide feedback to GraspChinese. Recipient will not disclose any information about the GraspChinese service including but not limited to features, content, screen shots, subscribers to any third party. This restriction will survive until the GraspChinese service becomes publicly known and is made generally available through no action or inaction of the user

23. No Waiver
The failure of GraspChinese to enforce any provisions of the Agreement or respond to a breach by you or other parties shall not in any way waive its right to enforce subsequently any terms or conditions of the Agreement or to act with respect to similar breaches.

24. Miscellaneous
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and GraspChinese as a result of the Agreement or your access to and use of the Site. A printed version of the Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to the Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. Unless otherwise specified herein, the Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and GraspChinese and governs your use of the Site. If any portion of the Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intention of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. Copyright © 2011 GraspChinese. All rights reserved.

Privacy Policy
Welcome to ("Site"), an online service designed to provide language learning content. is owned and operated by GraspChinese. GraspChinese is committed to safeguarding your privacy, and this privacy policy explains our data collection, use, and disclosure practices. If you have specific questions about these practices, please contact us by email at

1. Information Collected
When you register with, you provide us with certain personal information, such as your name, your email address, and any other personal or preference information that you enter. When you use, you may set up your personal profile, form relationships, send messages, perform searches and queries, enroll in events and courses, and transmit information through various channels. We collect this information so that we can provide you the service and offer personalized features. In most cases, we retain it so that, for instance, you can return to view prior messages you have sent or easily see your friend list. When you update information, we usually keep a backup copy of the prior version for a reasonable period of time to enable reversion to the prior version of that information. You can choose not to provide this information to us, but in general some information about you is required in order for you to register and participate in the features offered through the Site. We automatically collect some information about your computer when you visit the Site. For example, we will collect your IP address, Web browser software (such as Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer), and referring web site. We also may collect information about your activity on this Site, such as the courses in which you enroll. One of our goals in collecting this automatic information is to help improve your user experience. Finally, when you visit the Site, we may assign your computer a "cookie" (a small, unique identifier text file) to resubscriber who you are. For example, if you register on the Site, we may record your username in a cookie for verification purposes. We also may include other information in our cookie files; for example, if you arrived at our Site via a link from third party site, we may include the URL of the linking page. Please note that, at this time, the Site is not designed for children under 13 years old. Accordingly, GraspChinese will not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from children under 13 through the Site.

2. Use of Personal Information
We will use personal information about you for the following general purposes: to provide you with the products and services you request; to respond to your questions and comments; to communicate with you via regular mail and email (or other electronic means) about our programs and services; to measure interest in and improve our services and Site; to solicit information from you, including through surveys; to resolve disputes, collect fees, or troubleshoot problems; to prevent potentially illegal activities; to enforce our Terms of Use; and otherwise as described to you at the point of collection. Please review "Your choices with respect to the Collection and Use of Personal Information" below.

3. Disclosure of Personal Information
We display your profile information (minus your email address and password) to people browsing for friends, and to support other Site functions. We also may disclose your personal information to the following entities:
(a) Third-party vendors who provide services or functions on our behalf, including customer service, business analytics, marketing, and services to us in connection with operating the Site. These companies have access to personal information needed to perform their functions and are not permitted to share or use the information for any other purpose.
(b) To business partners with whom we may jointly offer a product or service offering. Please note that we do not control the privacy practices of these third-party business partners;
(c) When advisable or necessary to conform to legal and regulatory requirements;
(d) As necessary, in GraspChinese's sole discretion, to protect the perceived rights, safety and property of GraspChinese, users of the Site, and the public; and
(e) In connection with a change of control or operations, including without limitation in any merger, acquisition, reorganization, restructuring or any other transfer of GraspChinese's assets, or a transfer of the Site operations.
Please note that when you provide GraspChinese with personal information through the Site, the information will be housed on servers located in the United States. Other than as set out above, you will be notified when personal information about you will be shared with third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to have us share such information. We also may share aggregate or anonymous information with third parties, including advertisers and investors. For example, we may tell our advertisers the number of visitors to the Site. This information does not contain any personal information and is most often used to develop content and services that we hope you find of interest.

4. A Special Word About Chat Rooms and Email
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online, that information can be collected and used by others. By posting personal information online that is publicly accessible, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.

5. Access To Personal Information
You may obtain a copy of any personal information about you that you provide through the Site or otherwise request that GraspChinese update or make changes to such personal information by sending an email to

6. Your Choices With Respect To The Collection and Use of Personal Information
(a) As noted above, you can choose not to provide GraspChinese with personal information, although it may be needed to register as a subscriber on the Site and to participate in certain features offered through the Site.
(b) You can access or update your personal information by sending an email to
(c) You may stop the delivery of email communications by following the instructions accompanying a particular communication or by contacting us at
(d) The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.

7. Security
While no web site can guarantee security, GraspChinese has implemented appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security procedures to help protect personal information. For example, only authorized employees are permitted to access personal information, and they only may do so for permitted business functions.

8. Children Under 13
As noted above, the Site is not intended for use by children. Should a child whom we know to be under 13 send personal information to us, we will use that information only to respond directly to that child to inform him or her that the Site is not intended for children under the age of 13 and we will delete that information from our records. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at

9. Third Party Websites
Web sites to which this Site links do not operate under this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you examine the privacy statements posted on those other web sites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information.

10. Third Party Advertising
Advertisements that appear on are sometimes delivered (or "served") directly to users by third party advertisers. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens. These third party advertisers may also download cookies to your computer, or use other technologies such as JavaScript and "web beacons" (also known as "1x1 gifs") to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. Doing this allows the advertising network to recognize your computer each time they send you an advertisement in order to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. In this way, they may compile information about where individuals using your computer or browser saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are clicked. does not have access to or control of the cookies that may be placed by the third party advertisers. Third party advertisers have no access to your contact information stored on unless you choose to share it with them. This privacy policy covers the use of cookies by and does not cover the use of cookies or other tracking technologies by any of its advertisers.

11. Changes To This Privacy Policy
GraspChinese may update this Privacy Policy in the future to reflect changes in our privacy practices, our website functionality, or applicable legislation, so please check back often. We will notify you about material changes to this Privacy Policy by sending a notice to the e-mail address you provided to us or by placing a prominent notice on the Site.

12. How You Can Contact Us
If you have questions about this privacy policy, please e-mail us at You may request a copy or send a correction of the personal information we hold about you by contacting the Privacy Officer at or

This Privacy Policy is effective as of Jan 1, 2011.