Welcome to the website of the National Renewable Energy Certification Center (hereinafter referred to as this website).This website provides various services in accordance with these Terms of Service. Registering or starting to use this website means you have read, understood and agreed to all terms within this website's Terms of Service. In order to allow you to use the services and information on this website with peace of mind, we hereby explain this website's terms of service. Please read the following to protect your rights and interests. If you do not agree to the following, this website cannot provide any services to you.
II. General terms
A. Registering or beginning to use this website's services indicates that you have read, understood and agreed to accept all of the terms within these Terms of Service.
B. You may be subject to the terms of service or relevant provisions published separately on this website when you use some of this website's specific features. The terms of service or related provisions published separately are also part of these Terms of Service.
C. This website reserves the right to modify or change the contents of these Terms of Service at any time and to published them on this website. Please pay attention to any such modifications or changes. If you continue to use the services of this website after a modification or change, you are deemed to have read, understood and agreed to accept such modifications or changes.
D. If you do not agree to the above terms or conditions, or do not accept any of the terms in the Terms of Service, you should immediately stop using this website's services. You agree that all rights and obligations which arise from using this website's services should be expressed electronically.
III. User obligations and account and password security
A. Provide your (company and its representatives') correct and complete information in accordance with this website's registration process. You may not register as a member in the name of a third party. Please keep and update this information at all times to ensure your account information is correct, up-to-date and complete in order to receive the best quality service from this website.
B. If any information you provide is incomplete, erroneous or untrue, this website reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse your access to all or part of this website's services.
C. Accounts, passwords and benefits are for the your (company and its representatives') own use and enjoyment and may not be loaned, transferred or used in conjunction with others.
D. All account actions are deemed to have been obtained with your (company and its representatives') consent. When entering the account number, password and login information normally, it is deemed that you are performing all actions using your account and password whether or not you personally enter them. You shall be fully responsible for said actions and comply with the provisions of these Terms.
E. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password. If your account has been stolen or any other security issues arise, please notify this website immediately. However, improper use or in other cases where this website cannot identify whether if it is you using your account, this website will not be responsible for any damages which arise.
IV. User policy
This website is only a place for you or any other third party who wish to conduct renewable energy certification transactions. Before making any relevant plans or decisions, you should evaluate or consult a professional to advise you on your situation based on your individual needs. If you wish to become a supplier/consumer of renewable energy certification, please follow the steps below. It is important to note that all actions conducted with your account represent your (company and its representatives') actions and you are solely responsible for any damages.
A. If you are a supplier of renewable energy certification
1. You must first register as a member on this website and further submit a renewable energy certification application and relevant documents (the relevant forms can be downloaded from this website's Documents area). The Renewable Energy Certification Center will conduct a review of your documents and perform an on-site assessment, approve your equipment and send you a power generation equipment inspection report. After verification, a certificate will be issued to you for every thousand kilowatts generated during the verification period. The issued renewable energy certification will also be recorded into your account.
2. Submit the Application of Intent to Sell (the form can be downloaded from the data database of this website's Database > Download Documents area). After receiving your application, this website will publish your contact information as a supplier of renewable energy certification on this website.
3. When you agree with a consumer and sign a completed Renewable Energy Certification Sales/Purchase Contract or related transfer documents, you will submit a Renewable Energy Certification Transfer Application to the website according to the contents of the contract and examine the Renewable Energy Certification Transfer Application and relevant documents (relevant forms can be downloaded from this website's Documents area).
4. After this website verifies the submitted documents, the renewable energy certification will be transferred to the consumer's account according to the contents of the contract with the other party.
B. If you are a consumer of renewable energy certification
1. You must first register as a member on this website.
2. Submit the Application of Intent to Purchase form to this website (the form can be downloaded from website's Documents area). After receiving your application, this website will publish your contact information as a consumer requesting renewable energy certification on this website.
3. When you and the supplier agree and sign a contract for the purchase/sale of renewable energy certification or relevant transfer documents, the supplier submits Renewable Energy Certification Transfer Application to this website according to the contents of the contract, and you will need to provide proof of your identity and account information for this website in order to facilitate the transfer of renewable energy certification.
4. After this website has verified all the information, the renewable energy certificate will be transferred to the consumer's account according to the content of the your contract with the other party.
V. Obligation of use
You agree not to use this website's services for any illegal purpose or in any illegal manner, and undertake to comply with relevant regulations of the Republic of China and all international practices in the use of the Internet. If you are a user outside the Republic of China, you agree to abide by the laws of your country or region. You agree and guarantee that you will not use the services of this website to engage in the following acts that infringe upon the rights or interests of others.
A. Borrow, share, publish, republish, reproduce, disclose, transmit, display, sell or distribute any information on or in any part of this website to any third party; Or sell any relevant information in the this website's database. However, this is not limited to you using the information for your company's internal operations, or for disclosure to government authorities or end users.
B. Remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices on this website.
C. Perform any reverse engineering of the links or any software provided on this website.
D. Infringe or abuse the network or take any action that is inconsistent with the ownership of this website.
E. Use this website's services under someone else's name.
F. Infringe on the reputation, privacy, copyright, intellectual property rights and other rights of others.
G. Publish or transmit any untrue, defamatory, insulting, indecent, obscene, threatening, offensive, violating public order or good customs or any other illegal text, image or any form of archival material.
H. Transfer or distribute computer viruses, backdoors or affect the normal operation of this website or other users' computers.
I. Intended to conceal or falsify the source of information transmitted through this website.
J. Engage in commercial activities that are not authorized in advance by this website.
K. Destroy or interfere with the information, activities or functions provided by this service, or in any way intrude, attempt to invade or destroy any systems of this service, or use this service for any abuse or vandalism.
L. Collecting other people's email addresses and other personal information without consent.
M. Other behaviors this website has justification to deem inappropriate.
If you have any of the preceding or following, this website reserves the right to terminate or limit your account (or any part thereof) or the use of the services of this website at any time with or without notice, and will remove and delete any related User Content within this service. You agree that this website will not be liable to you or any third party if the use of the services of this website is terminated.
A. This website provides a place for you to publish your contact information for the supply or purchase of renewable energy certification, to contact and negotiate with other parties, and to facilitate transactions through this website or to find tradable objects yourself. The method of transaction and price are in accordance with your agreement with the other party. This website is not responsible for you or any third party.
B. Legal entities, businesses or country/municipal governments willing to participate in brokering renewable energy certificates can check the relevant documents and register with the certification center to facilitate registering information.
C. All business tax (5%), stamp tax (NT$12/piece, paid by both buyer and seller) and business income tax (17% of surplus income) are payable to the competent tax authorities in accordance to relevant regulations.
VI. Service termination and interruption
This website will maintain the normal operation of the system and services in accordance with generally reasonable technology and methods. However, in the following circumstances, this website has the right to stop or discontinue the provision of services:
A. When the electronic communication equipment of this website is subjected to necessary maintenance and construction.
B. When electronic communication devices fail unexpectedly.
C. The electronic communication service this website applied for was stopped and the service cannot be provided.
D. When force majeure such as natural disasters or other factors that cannot be attributed to this website results in it not being able to provide service.
You should take precautions when using this website's services. This website does not assume any liability for damage caused by your use of (or inability to use) the services of this website.
VIII. Authorization given to this website
If you have no legal right to authorize others to use, modify, issue, distribute, reproduce or publicly display certain information and transfer the aforementioned rights to a third party, do not upload, import or provide this information to this website. Any information you upload, enter or provide to the services of this website is still owned by you or your licensor; However, by uploading, entering or providing such information to this website means that you have agreed to authorize this website to use, modify, issue, distribute, reproduce or disclose said information for the public interest or for the purposes of publicizing or promoting the services of this website, and transfer the foregoing rights to others within this scope. You also warrant that this website's use, modification, issue, distribution, reproduction, public display or authorized transfer of this information will not infringe upon the rights of any third party, otherwise you shall be liable for damages to this website.
IX. Links to third party websites and content provided by third parties
A. This website provides links to other agencies (hereinafter referred to as "third parties") only for your convenience in your use of this website. This website does not guarantee the validity, correctness, suitability or integrity of any search results or external links.
C. This website will cooperate with third parties (hereinafter referred to as "content providers") to provide different content including decrees, news, messages, events, etc., and this website will indicate the source of the content when it is published.
D. Out of respect for the intellectual property rights of the content provider, this website does not substantially review or modify the content they provide. It is advisable for you to judge the correctness of the content for yourself and this website is not responsible for the correctness of the content.
E. If you believe that something is inappropriate, infringing or untrue, please contact the content provider.
X. Service changes and notifications
A. You agree that this website reserves the right to modify, or temporarily or permanently cease to provide this service (or any part thereof) at any time without notice. If the law or other relevant regulations require you to be notified, this service may include, but is not limited to, the following methods:
1. Publication on this service's webpage
3. Notify you in a way that is reasonable now or in the future.
B. You will not receive the above notice if you violate the Terms of Service, access this site's services in an unauthorized manner, or if the information provided at the time of registration is incorrect or not updated.
C. By accessing this site's services via authorized means, you agree that any and all notices given to you by this site are deemed to be served.
XI. Protection of intellectual property rights
A. The software or programs used on this website and all content on the website, including but not limited to text, pictures, files, information, materials, website structure, website layout and web design are the intellectual property of this website or other rights holders. Intellectual property also includes but is not limited to trademark rights, patents, copyrights, trade secrets and know-how. No one may use, modify, reproduce, publicly broadcast, modify, issue, distribute, publish, perform restoration on, decompile, or reversely translate such property. If you wish to cite or reproduce the foregoing software, program or website content, you must obtain prior written consent from this website or other rights holders in accordance with the law. In case of a violation, you shall be liable for damages.
B. In respecting the intellectual property rights of others, you agree not to infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others when using the services of this website.
C. If you infringe upon this right, this website may suspend all or part of the service, or may delete your account. You will be responsible for compensation if any damage occurs.
D. If you find that your intellectual property rights have been infringed upon, please send an e-mail with how the infringement occurred, your contact information and a statement declaring the intellectual property rights you legally possess to: Wu, Jia-Xuan (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Chen, Peng-Chun (email@example.com) at the National Renewable Energy Certification Center.
XII. Information or recommendations
If you provide any suggestions for this website to this website, you understand and agree that:
A. These recommendations are not specific confidential or proprietary information and does not infringe on the reputation, privacy, copyright, intellectual property rights and other rights of others.
B. This website does not have any express or implied duty of confidentiality for these recommendations.
C. This website may have ideas or proposals that are similar to your recommendations and are under consideration or development.
D. This website may use (or not use) these recommendations in any way, via any media, for the purposes of publicizing or promoting the services of this website.
E. These recommendations will automatically become the property of this website without any liability to you from this website. Under no circumstances shall you claim any form of reparation or compensation from this website.
If you have breached any of the preceding or following items, this website reserves the right to terminate or limit your account (or any part thereof) or the use of the services of this website at any time with or without notice, and will removed and deleted any related Users Content. You agree that this website will not be liable to you or any third party if the use of this website's services is terminated.
XIII. Limitation of liability and exclusion
A. The functions provided on this website are provided in accordance with the functions' current status, and this website makes no express or implied warranty to their performance, speed, completeness, reliability, security, correctness and so on.
B. This website endeavors to maintain that the emails or content transmitted by its webpages, servers and service domains does not contain harmful substances such as computer viruses; However, there is no guarantee that the transmission and storage of emails, files or materials will be accurate and not suffer from disconnections or errors. The website will not be liable for damages caused by failure, loss or error in the transmission or storage of such emails, files or materials.
C. If you have any questions regarding this website's services, you can contact either Wu, Jia-Xuan (02-2343-4529, firstname.lastname@example.org) or Chen, Peng-Chun (02-3343-2295, email@example.com) at the Bureau of Standards Metrology and Inspection's National Renewable Energy Certification Center, or post your question to this website's problem reporting area.