Terms of Use

Last modified: July 16, 2022
Preface
Hi, welcome to use THORN! THORN is an Internet software service provided by Mooncyan.
Scope and confirmation of the agreement
These terms of use are entered into by and between You and THORN (“we,” or “us”). The following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”) govern your access to and use of the THORN Service and mobile applications, including any content, functionality, and services offered on or through the Service or mobile applications (the “Service”).
Please read the Terms of Use carefully before you start to use the Service. By accepting or agreeing to the Terms of Use or otherwise using the Service, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of Use and acknowledge notice of our Privacy Policy. If you do not want to agree to these Terms of Use, you must not access or use the Service.
This Service is offered and available to individual users who are 16 years of age or older. By using this Service, you represent and warrant that you meet the foregoing eligibility requirements, otherwise you must not access or use the Service.
Due to the rapid development of the Internet, the terms set out in this agreement may not be able to fully cover all the rights and obligations of you and us, and the existing agreements cannot be guaranteed to fully meet the needs of future development. Therefore, THORN service legal statements, service rules and other contents are supplementary agreements to this agreement, which have the same legal effect as this agreement. If you use THORN services, it is deemed that you agree to the above supplementary agreement.
If you are a person with limited civil capacity, please read this agreement and use THORN services under the guidance of your guardian. If you are a user outside of mainland China, you must also abide by the laws of your country or region.
We may revise and update these Terms of Use from time to time in our sole discretion, and we will reasonably notify you by email or service of any material changes in our terms of use. The continued access and use of THORN services constitutes your acceptance of the revised terms of service. Otherwise, you have the right to terminate the terms of service by stopping access to THORN and refusing to use the service, deleting your information on THORN and canceling your account.
THORN Service
THORN services include but are not limited to: THORN clients installed on computers or mobile devices, THORN websites, and all products and services provided by THORN.
Intellectual Property Rights
It is your obligation to respect intellectual property rights, and you shall be liable for damages in case of violation.
  1. You acknowledge that all intellectual property rights associated with THORN, including but not limited to applications, source code, trademarks, logos, interface design, text, pictures, application programming interfaces (API), etc., are owned by us. Without the consent of the obligee, users of the above-mentioned contents shall not copy, modify, disseminate or make mirrors on the servers that do not belong to this website or use them illegally/commercially in other ways.
  2. All systems of us and our affiliated companies and all contents on this website, including but not limited to works, pictures, files, information, materials, website structure, arrangement of website pictures, and web page design, are owned by us or our affiliated companies in accordance with the law. Including but not limited to trademark rights, patent rights, copyrights, trade secrets, etc.
  3. The original data you create on this website platform belongs to you, and you have the right to dispose of the aforementioned data in any form, including copying, exporting and deleting from the platform.
  4. You have the copyright and other related rights in accordance with the law for the legal content you create and publish on THORN.
  5. You should ensure that for the content you disclose or store, including but not limited to uploading, saving, publishing, publishing, etc. on THORN and related servers, you are the owner or have obtained legal authorization, and the content must not violate any national laws regulations, nor violate the legitimate rights and interests of any third party. If there is a situation described in this term, THORN has the right to take measures including but not limited to restricting, blocking, deleting, and modifying the above content according to the specific circumstances, and you shall be responsible for the resulting losses; THORN has the right to recover all losses from you if you assume legal responsibility to other third parties.
User's commitment to legally use THORN services
You shall abide by the relevant laws and regulations of the People's Republic of China and the laws and regulations of the country or region where you belong and live, and shall not use the THORN service for any illegal purpose or use the THORN service in any illegal manner.
You promise not to use THORN services to engage in the following behaviors, including but not limited to:
  1. Publish, transmit, disseminate, and store content that violates national laws, endangers national security and unity, social stability, public order and good customs, social morality, and insults, slanders, obscene, and violent content.
  2. Publish, transmit, disseminate, and store content that infringes upon others' legal rights such as reputation, portrait, intellectual property, and trade secrets.
  3. Fabricating facts or concealing the truth to mislead or deceive others.
  4. Other acts that violate laws, regulations, policies, public order and good customs, or violate the legitimate rights and interests of third parties.
  5. You should ensure that for the content you disclose or store, including but not limited to: uploading, saving, publishing, publishing, etc. on THORN and related servers, you are the owner or have obtained legal authorization, and the content must not violate any national laws regulations, nor violate the legitimate rights and interests of any third party. If there is a situation described in this term, THORN has the right to take measures including but not limited to restricting, blocking, deleting, and modifying the above content according to the specific circumstances, and you shall be responsible for the resulting losses; THORN has the right to recover all losses from you if you assume legal responsibility to other third parties.
The content you promise to send or disseminate should have legal sources, and the relevant content is owned by you or authorized by the rights holder.
You may not use unauthorized plug-ins or third-party tools to interfere with, destroy, modify or otherwise affect the services under this Agreement.
You shall not use reverse engineering to crack the programs related to THORN services, and shall not copy, modify, compile, integrate or tamper with the above-mentioned systems and programs, including but not limited to source programs, target programs, technical documents, and server data, and shall not modify, add to or subtract from any functionality of the THORN service.
If you violate laws and regulations or this Agreement and Supplementary Agreement, entities including relevant state agencies or institutions, us, or third parties may bring lawsuits, fines or other sanctions against you. If any damage is caused, you shall be compensated us for losses and solely responsible for the relevant responsibilities.
Content-related rules
The content you publicly post through THORN, including but not limited to web pages, text, pictures, audio, video, graphics, etc., only expresses your personal position and opinion, and does not represent our position or opinion. As the publisher of the content, you are responsible for the content you publish, and all disputes arising from the content you publish.
The copyright of all original content published by users on THORN belongs to the user himself. Users can authorize third parties to use them in any way without THORN's consent.
In order to promote the sharing and dissemination of your creative content, you grant us a free, non-exclusive license for the public content you publish through THORN services, and we can use the content on products and services developed/operated by THORN.
We have the right to review and supervise the behavior of users using THORN services and the generated content in accordance with laws, regulations and regulatory requirements. In order to improve the quality and efficiency of the review, we may cooperate with the third party. The three parties cooperate to provide such services to users. You agree that we will provide the content you publicly posted on the THORN service to a third party for review, and you also agree that the third party can feedback the review results to us for our verification.
If we find or receive reports from others that your published content violates laws and regulations or the provisions of this agreement, we have the right to make independent judgments and take technical measures to delete, block, interrupt or disconnect the service. At the same time, it has the right to take measures including but not limited to suspending or terminating services, restricting, freezing or terminating the use of accounts, and pursuing legal responsibilities, depending on the nature of your behavior.
If you find that the content in the THORN service infringes your legal rights, including but not limited to portrait rights, copyrights, etc., you can contact us and we will give you the necessary help.
  1. Publish, transmit, disseminate, and store content that violates national laws, endangers national security and unity, social stability, public order and good customs, social morality, and insults, slanders, obscene, and violent content.
  2. Publish, transmit, disseminate, and store content that infringes upon others' legal rights such as reputation, portrait, intellectual property, and trade secrets.
  3. Fabricating facts or concealing the truth to mislead or deceive others.
  4. Other acts that violate laws, regulations, policies, public order and good customs, or violate the legitimate rights and interests of third parties.
  5. You should ensure that for the content you disclose or store (including but not limited to: uploading, saving, publishing, publishing, etc.) on THORN and related servers, you are the owner or have obtained legal authorization, and the content must not violate any national laws regulations, nor violate the legitimate rights and interests of any third party. If there is a situation described in this term, THORN has the right to take measures including but not limited to restricting, blocking, deleting, and modifying the above content according to the specific circumstances, and you shall be responsible for the resulting losses; THORN has the right to recover all losses from you if you assume legal responsibility to other third parties.
The content you promise to send or disseminate should have legal sources, and the relevant content is owned by you or authorized by the rights holder.
You may not use unauthorized plug-ins or third-party tools to interfere with, destroy, modify or otherwise affect the services under this Agreement.
You shall not use reverse engineering to crack the programs related to THORN services, and shall not copy, modify, compile, integrate or tamper with the above-mentioned systems and programs (including but not limited to source programs, target programs, technical documents, and server data), and shall not modify, add to or subtract from any functionality of the THORN service.
If you violate laws and regulations or this Agreement and Supplementary Agreement, entities including relevant state agencies or institutions, us, or third parties may bring lawsuits, fines or other sanctions against you. If any damage is caused, you shall be compensated us for losses and solely responsible for the relevant responsibilities.
Personal information protection and data security
Protecting users' personal information and data security is a fundamental principle of ours.
During the process of registering an account or using this service, you may need to fill in some necessary information. Please keep this information up to date so that we could improve our service quality. If there are special provisions in national laws and regulations, you need to fill in the real identity information. If the information you fill in is incomplete, you will be restricted to this service.
We will use various security technologies and procedures to establish a sound management system to protect your personal information and data from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
We will not transfer or disclose your personal information, data to any unaffiliated third party except in the following circumstances:
  1. Relevant laws and regulations or requirements of courts and government agencies.
  2. To complete a merger, division, acquisition or transfer of assets.
  3. Necessary to provide the service you have requested.
  4. With your express prior consent or authorization.
Personal information and other service data we collect and generate in China will be stored in China.
We will try our best to protect the data generated by your use of this service, and take reasonable precautionary measures such as data transmission, storage, and conversion. However, there may be certain unknown and uncertain data security risks in the transmission, storage and conversion of Internet data, and such risks will lead to consequences including but not limited to data loss, leakage, damage, inability to read or extract. You confirm that you have clearly understood and agreed to accept the risks and consequences arising from the Internet, and have taken appropriate measures to minimize losses when such risks occur.
Subscription Agreement
If you use THORN's subscription services, please abide by the relevant agreements and pay the fees in full and on time.
We may revise and change the charging standards and methods of charging services according to actual needs, and we may also start charging for some free services. We will notify or announce on the corresponding service page before the aforesaid modification, change or charging. If you do not agree with the above modifications, changes or paid content, you should stop using the service.
Disclaimer of Warranties
We are not responsible for any losses suffered by users due to force majeure events. Force majeure events include but are not limited to:
  1. Natural disasters, such as typhoons, floods, hail.
  2. Government actions, such as expropriation, expropriation.
  3. Social abnormal events, such as strikes, riots.
  4. Service interruption caused by computer virus or hacker attack, Internet network, communication line, etc.
You understand and agree that in the process of using this service, you may encounter risks brought by network information or other user behaviors, and we are not responsible for the authenticity, applicability and legality of any information, nor do we take any responsibility for any infringements. You are responsible for damages caused. These risks include but are not limited to:
  1. Information from others anonymously or impersonating that contains threatening, defamatory, objectionable or illegal content.
  2. Any psychological, physical harm and economic loss due to being misled, deceived or otherwise caused by the use of the services under this agreement.
  3. Other risks arising from network information or user behavior.
You understand and agree that we shall not be liable for any indirect, punitive, special or consequential damages related to or arising out of this Agreement no matter how it arises and whether caused by breach of this Agreements, including but not limited to loss of business, income, profit, goodwill or other economic benefits, even if you have been advised of the possibility of such losses.
Change, Interruption, Termination of Service
In order to improve user experience and service content, or the security and functional consistency of this service, we may update, enhance, upgrade, modify or transfer this service or related functions and related application software at any time.
If the service is interrupted or terminated due to natural disasters, failure of other information service providers, related information equipment and software overhaul, maintenance, failure or any unstoppable factor, it will not be regarded as our breach of contract, but we should minimize the impact of such factors on users. .
We have the right to interrupt or terminate the service provided to you in the event of any of the following circumstances:
  1. According to the law, you should submit true information, whileas the personal information you provide is not vaild or inconsistent with the information at the time of registration and fails to provide reasonable proof.
  2. You violate relevant laws and regulations or the stipulations of this Agreement and Supplementary Agreement.
  3. In accordance with legal provisions or the requirements of competent authorities.
  4. We notify you in advance of the termination of this service by announcement or other written means.
  5. For security reasons or other necessary circumstances.
If your service is terminated for reasons including but not limited to the above, we may permanently delete your data from the server, unless otherwise provided by laws and regulations. We are not obligated to return the data to you after the service is terminated.
You may terminate the Service at any time in your sole discretion, but unless otherwise agreed in these Terms of Service, you will not be entitled to a refund of fees paid by us or a waiver of fees payable by you as of such termination date.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
The conclusion, entry into force, interpretation, revision, supplement, termination, execution and dispute resolution of this agreement shall be governed by the laws of the People's Republic of China; if there are no relevant provisions in the law, business practices and/or industry practices shall be referred to.
Disputes arising from your use of THORN services and related to THORN services shall be resolved by us through negotiation with you. If the negotiation fails, either party may file a lawsuit with the court jurisdiction in the place where the defendant is located.
If any provision of this Agreement is deemed to be void or unenforceable, such provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Agreement.
If you have any questions about the content of these Terms of Use, please send an email to contact@thorn.so