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Additional conditions for registering a .cn domain
Beside the general terms and conditions for registering it is necessary that you approve following additional conditions for domains under the Top Level Domain. cn:

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  1. Applicable Regulations
    The client i.e. the domain name holder approves the applicability of the China Internet Domain Name Regulations (http://www.cnnic.cn/html/Dir/2004/01/16/2082.htm) as well as the CNNIC Implementing Rules of Domain Name Registration (http://www.cnnic.cn/html/Dir/2003/11/27/1522.htm) and binds himself to pay attention to and comply with the stipulations contained therein. Should the above-mentioned provisions be infringed the client i.e. the domain name holder shall exempt the Registry CNNIC (China Internet Network Information Center) from every disadvantage that might arise from that infringement.

    The client is particularly aware that according to Art. 22 of the CNNIC Implementing Rules of Domain Name, their provisions shall be interpreted and construed only by CNNIC. Furthermore, he has taken notice of the penal provisions under Art. 30 to 32 of the China Internet Domain Name Regulations.

  2. Restrictions
    The registering of domains under the Top Level Domain .cn can only be applied for by companies which are duly registered in accordance with their respective legislation and which can assume responsibility under civil law by virtue of their legal personality (legal entities).

    Details pertaining to the restrictions are to be inferred from Art. 4 of the CNNIC Implementing Rules of Domain Name Registration (http://www.cnnic.cn/html/Dir/2003/11/27/1522.htm).

  3. Data transmission
    a. The client i.e. the domain name holder is obliged to communicate correct data in compliance with item 5 c of the General Terms and Conditions of Business and Registering. Besides, the client has the possibility to communicate any comments on the .cn Domain in order to be published in the WHOIS databank. He assures that the data he gave are correct. Should the given data be false or should they not be proof corrected by the contact person whose name appears in the WHOIS databank within 5 days following the request of the Registry CNNIC to do so, this will be considered as a breach of contract.
    b. The client agrees that the Registry CNNIC of Domains under the Top Level Domain .cn as well as its employees and representatives are entitled to use, copy, publish or process otherwise personal data given by the client himself in order to meet the contractual purposes that are incumbent on it. The provision of the item 10 of the General Terms and Conditions of Business and Registering is herewith unaffected (secrecy /data protection).

  4. Disputes arising from domains
    a. If a client i.e. a domain name holder reserves or registers a cn. Domain, he then declares to agree with following procedure:
    • The CNNIC Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, which can be retrieved under http://www.cnnic.net.cn/html/Dir/2003/12/12/1977.htm represents the basis for any settlement of disputes relating to domain names.
    • The proceedings follow the rules for CNNIC Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, which are to be retrieved under http://www.cnnic.cn/html/Dir/2003/11/27/1518.htm, in connection with the Supplemental Rules of the Domain Name Dispute Resolution Provider, that can be viewed f.e. under http://dn.hkiac.org/cn/cne_supplemental_rules.html. According to Art. 7 (3) of the CNNIC Implementing Rules of Domain Name Registration should a dispute concerning a domain arise these rules are imperatively applicable. These arbitration proceedings can be only conducted by the Dispute Resolution Service Providers, that are acknowledged and appointed by the CNNIC and are listed under http://www.cnnic.net.cn/index/0K/05/01/03/index.htm.

      In accordance with Art. 14 of the CNNIC Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy and in respect of the matter in dispute the client i.e. the domain name holder can prior to, during or after the arbitration proceedings, also have recourse to a Chinese court of general jurisdiction at the domicile of the Registry CNNIC or have recourse to a Chinese arbitration court.
    b. In compliance with Art. 18 of the CNNIC Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy the Registry CNNIC is entitled to amend the rules of the Policy with a prior notice of 30 days i.e. that these new rules can be implemented 30 calendar days after the notification. If the client i.e. the domain name holder does not agree with these modifications he is obliged to immediately notify the Registry. The Registrar will then continue the domain name services for the client for the next 30 calendar days following the notification and after expiry of the time limit, will cancel the client's relevant domain name registration.
    c. The domain name holder is not entitled to apply for the transfer or the cancellation of the domain name during the dispute about the domain name or within the 10 calendar days following the publication of the decision about the matter in dispute unless the transferee agrees in writing that he/she accepts the decision of the Dispute Resolution Service Provider.

  5. Reservation
    CSL GmbH and the Registry CNNIC reserve the right to refuse, cancel or to transfer registrations at their own discretion as far as this is required in order to maintain the proper activity of the Registry, to comply with legal or government regulations, on the order of the public prosecutor's office, in compliance with the above-mentioned rules or to avoid any civil or penal liability of CSL GmbH or the Registry CNNIC or their employees. Furthermore, CSL GmbH and the Registry CNNIC have the right to block a .cn domain during ongoing proceedings.

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