Terms of USE

By accessing materials on ECF Website (www.energychinaforum.com, “ECF”), you acknowledge that:

• You understand that this site is owned and operated by SZ Energy Intelligence Co., Ltd. (SZ Energy or ECF) and that it contains material for which ECF owns the copyright or has permission to use.

• You are authorized to download material from this site for your personal, non-commercial use only as long as you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

• You may not modify, copy, reproduce, publish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute any material from this site, including any programming code and software, in any manner, without the express written permission of ECF.

• You may not assign or transfer any rights to such material to anyone else.

• You are solely responsible for all access to the site originating with your identification and any password needed for site access.

• You do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading any material.

License to ECF

If you post a message by email to any ECF list server, online community, or other ECF site permitting such messages, or if you engage in any other form of communication through this service, you grant ECF a nonexclusive, royalty-free, unrestricted, worldwide license to use, copy, publish, distribute, adapt, transmit, or publicly display any such communications.


The materials on ECF Website and its subsidiary sites are provided "AsIs" and without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. To the fullest extent possible under applicable law, ECF claims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. ECF does not warrant that the function performed on this website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site, including list servers, online community software, or the servers that make them available, are free of viruses or other harmful components.

ECF may provide links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by others. ECF has no control or responsibility in any respect for any information, products or services on these third-party sites.

ECF does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of, or the results of, the materials on this site or in third-party sites in terms of correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or otherwise. You assume the risk in using this material and the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair, or correction.

ECF List Servers and Online Communities

ECF does not control the messages, information, or files posted to ECF list servers or online communities. As a condition of use of these tools and ECF Website you may not:

•Post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, or indecent information of any kind, including, without limitation, any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, provincial, national, or international law.

•Post or transmit any information, software, or other material that violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material that is an invasion of the privacy or publicity rights or that is protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto without first obtaining permission from the owner or right holder.

•Post or transmit any information, software, or other material that contains a virus or other harmful component.

•Post, transmit, or in any way exploit information, software, or other material for commercial purposes, or that contains advertising.

You understand that ECF has no obligation to monitor these tools, but reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any legal, regulatory, or governmental requests, or to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials that, in whole or in part, ECF deems are objectionable, unrelated to its mission, or in violation of these terms and conditions.

Limitation of Liability

As a condition of use of the list servers or online communites, you agree that neither ECF, its affiliates, nor any subsidiaries shall be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages caused by the use or posting of any material on the ECF site by ECF or any ECF user.

Notification Regarding Alleged Copyright Infringement

If you note information on any ECF website, list serve, or online community that may constitute copyright infringement, you can notify ECF to investigate it. Pursuant to China’s Copyright Law, notification of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to:

Energy China Forum for Shale Gas
Website Manager
5th Floor, 417 Yuyao Road, Jing’an District,Shanghai, 200042, China
Telephone: (86) -21-54383583 
Email: ecf@energychinaforum.com


You are personally responsible for your behavior while you use the ECF website. You hereby agree to indemnify, defend, and hold the Energy China Forum for Shale Gas and any affiliated companies harmless from and against any and all liability and costs, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney’s fees and settlement amounts, incurred by the Energy China Forum for Shale Gas and any affiliated companies in connection with any claim or demand of any third party alleging losses, damages, injuries, expenses, harm, costs and the like arising out of your use of, or inability to use, the ECF website, connections to the ECF website, alleged violation of the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, alleged violation of copyright or trademark rights; or alleged violation of federal privacy law.


ECF reserves the right to terminate ECF Website or any of its services at any time without notice. Additionally, ECF may terminate your right to access ECF Website for violation of any of these terms of service by you at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you will no longer be authorized to access the terminated services.


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