Terms and Conditions

Please read the following terms and conditions carefully. By using this website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. Welcome to BigBigTutor (“the website”). The website is provided by Big Education Limited. These terms and conditions may be changed without notice in the future. If you continue to use the website after changes have been made, you will be deemed to have accepted the new terms. In addition, these terms and conditions only apply to your access and use of the website and do not modify any other terms and conditions that you may have with BigBigTutor for products, services or other aspects.

1. Data The website provides tangible or intangible data, information, content, photos, images, audiovisual materials and other materials and items (collectively referred to as “such data”). If we agree to allow you to use the website, such licensed use should be non-exclusive, non-transferable and limited, subject to these terms and conditions.

2. Change of Terms and Conditions We may, at our sole discretion, from time to time, modify, add or remove these terms and conditions without notice to you or any liability to you. By continuing to use the website after such modifications have been made, you will be deemed to have accepted the revised terms.

3. Change of the Website We may, at our sole discretion and without notice to you, add, remove or modify any material on the website or change the presentation, substance or functionality of the website.

4. User Conduct on the Website

One of the conditions of using this website is that you may not:

(a) unauthorized intrusion, access, or attempt to intrude, access or use any other part of our servers and/or any data area;

(b) restrict or prevent any other user from using and enjoying the website;

(c) post or transmit any illegal, fraudulent, defamatory, obscene, indecent, pornographic, sacrilegious, threatening, abusive, hateful or other objectionable or unreasonable information, including but not limited to any conduct that would constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or violate any local, state, national or international law or infringe upon the intellectual property, proprietary or confidentiality rights of others;

(d) post or transmit any advertising, solicitation, chain letter, pyramid scheme, investment opportunity or plan or other unsolicited commercial communication or make any bulk submissions of unsolicited messages;

(e) post or transmit any material or software that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms or other harmful components;

(f) use any data obtained from the website for commercial purposes without our prior written permission (unless otherwise provided in the website or unless we have granted you a license);

(g) upload, post, publish, transmit, reproduce, distribute, or in any way exploit any component of this website or any copyrighted or other proprietary material obtained from this website, unless you have obtained our prior written permission (unless otherwise provided in the website or unless we have granted you a license), or create derivative works therefrom;

You have no rights in such information except as allowed under these Terms of Use and unless otherwise granted by us, and you may not use such information otherwise.

5. Third-party data

Such data may contain information provided by third parties or data we obtain from commercial data sources and other reference sources or channels. We are not responsible for any outdated third-party data. We do not independently verify the data provided by third parties or agents, therefore, you must exercise caution as to the reliability and accuracy of such data. We do not assume any responsibility for any such data. If you use or rely on such data, you do so at your own risk.

6. Interruption of use

Although we make commercially reasonable efforts to make the website available for use 24 hours a day, we do not guarantee that you will have access to the website, and you acknowledge that we do not make any representations or warranties that the website will be available for use. You are responsible for your own hardware, software, and facilities, and we do not guarantee that the website is compatible with your system.

We reserve the right to, at our discretion, (a) suspend the website for the purpose of upgrading or modifying the website, and/or (b) restrict your use of the website if we deem it necessary to operate the website. We shall not be responsible for any losses or damages incurred by you as a result of the website being suspended or your use of the website being restricted.

We reserve the right to immediately prohibit your use of the website or any part thereof, without prior notice, if we believe that you have violated any of these terms of use, or if we in our sole discretion believe that it is appropriate, suitable or necessary to prohibit your use of the website.

7. Linked websites

Links on this website may lead to other websites. You understand and agree that we are not responsible for the accuracy of the information provided on such linked websites or whether such information is provided at all.

Links to other websites do not imply our endorsement or recommendation of such websites or the information, products, advertisements or other materials contained therein.

8. Embedded content

Embedded content on this website (including embedded text, images, audio and video) is directly sourced from third-party websites or social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Sina Weibo or Instagram. Embedded content is subject to the terms and conditions of the website or website operator to which it belongs, and we shall not be responsible for it. You must comply with the relevant terms and conditions before using or linking to such content, and you assume all consequences and responsibilities.

9. User-generated content

This website may have functions that support and publish user-generated content. Such content may include comments, discussions, visual threads, recordings, video content, and other content submitted by registered users. By accessing this website, you agree not to use such functions for the following purposes:

(a) Making threatening comments, knowing they are false or illegal; using profanity; or engaging in personal attacks;

(b) Impersonating any individual or entity or creating a false identity (except for pen names) on this website;

(c) Posting data that violates the copyrights, trademarks or patents, trade secrets, or any other legal rights, or any privacy rights of any individual, company, or organization;

(d) Collecting, printing, copying, distributing, or otherwise disclosing or using any data that can identify other users;

(e) Engaging in any activities prohibited by these terms of use.

When you submit user-generated content to be published on this website, you grant BigBigTutor a non-revocable, global, transferable, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sublicensable license to reproduce, publicly perform, publicly display, edit the content mentioned above, create derivative works of the above content and distribute the content mentioned above.

By submitting user-generated content, you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all rights to your content, including, but not limited to, providing, posting, uploading, inputting, or submitting content, granting licenses for the above activities, and all the necessary rights for us to post, upload, cross-post, and cross-upload content.

You may edit or remove content that you have posted on this website at any time. If you delete content on this website, it will not be visible to the public or other users of the website. However, the content will still be stored on the website’s server until you request us to permanently delete it. You can send such requests in writing to the following email:

Email: info@bigbigtutor.com

You also understand and agree that the user-generated content posted on this website will be publicly accessible, viewable, and usable under the license mentioned above. In particular, you understand that if you post visual threads on this website, activate website functions, or press agree when responding to website messages and allow public sharing, any member of the public can view the content.

You understand and agree that we may monitor the user-generated content on this website, and we reserve the right, without notice and at our sole discretion, to modify, edit or remove any of the content mentioned above for any reason. Additionally, you understand and agree that we may pre-screen user-generated content and, without notice and at our sole discretion, reject or remove such content.

10. Intellectual Property

All intellectual property rights on this website belong to us, or have been licensed to us for use on this website in a lawful manner. All rights granted by applicable laws are hereby reserved. Although you may download or print materials from this website for personal, non-commercial use, such materials remain the property of BigBigTutor and unless otherwise specified. Unless otherwise stated on this website or unless we grant permission otherwise, you may not upload, download, post, publish, copy, transmit, or distribute any component of this website or create derivative works from it, as it is protected by copyright under applicable laws.

You agree that we may freely use, disclose, adopt, and modify any and all ideas, concepts, expertise, suggestions, proposals, comments, and other communications and data (“feedback”) that you provide to us on this website, without any compensation due to you. You hereby waive and agree to waive any and all rights and claims for any fees, royalties, charges, and/or other payments with respect to our use, disclosure, adoption, and/or modification of any or all of your feedback.

11. Limited Liability and Warranty

All information is provided for general reference or for other purposes we have authorized. We are not responsible for any of that information.

You assume all risks in browsing and using this website, and such information is provided “as is.” This website is for your personal use only, and we make no express or implied statements or warranties, including but not limited to fitness for a particular purpose or merchantability of any products advertised or sold on this website. Any reference on this website to any third-party products, events, or services does not constitute or imply our endorsement or recommendation of them.

Notwithstanding the disclaimers of warranties set forth in these Terms of Use, we shall have no responsibility or liability for any costs, damages or liabilities incurred by anyone who uses this website in violation of these Terms of Use or our security procedures.

We make no representations or warranties and you acknowledge that we have not made any representations or warranties:

(a) that the information on this website is accurate, complete, current, or reliable or suitable for any purpose other than general reference or as we have authorized;

(b) that the information on this website is free from defects, errors, omissions, viruses or other harmful components, or that it will not change, erase, add to or damage your software, data or equipment;

(c) that messages sent over the internet will not be intercepted, corrupted or lost;

(d) that this website will be available for use or uninterrupted; or

(e) that any defects on this website will be corrected.

12. Indemnification

If you violate these Terms of Use and/or use this website in such a way that our employees, agents, officers, directors, contractors, suppliers, and other representatives incur any debt, damages, claims, lawsuits, costs, and expenses (including legal fees), you agree to defend and indemnify them to prevent losses. We may also participate in the defense of any claims, lawsuits, and settlement negotiations, as needed. Without our written consent, you may not make any settlement that may adversely affect our rights or obligations. We reserve the right, after notifying you, to assume exclusive control and defense of any claims or lawsuits at our own expense.

13. Privacy Policy and Personal Data Collection Statement

For information about our privacy policy and practices, please refer to our Privacy Policy and Personal Data Collection Statement.

14. Severability

If any provision of these terms is found to be unlawful, invalid, or unenforceable under the laws of any jurisdiction, it shall not affect the legality, validity, or enforceability of any other provision of these terms under the laws of any other jurisdiction, nor shall it affect the legality, validity, or enforceability of any other provision under the laws of the same jurisdiction.

15. Miscellaneous

If we choose to overlook a breach of these terms, it shall not be considered a waiver of any subsequent breaches. The headings used in these terms are for convenience only and shall not affect the interpretation of these terms.

16. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These terms shall be governed by the laws of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Hong Kong.

Last updated in December 2020.