Terms of Use for Luohan Academy

Release Date of this version: [11.30] 2020

Welcome to Luohan Academy website (“Our Website” or “Luohan Academy”), Our Website is operated and maintained by Alipay (Hangzhou) Information Technology Co. Ltd. (“We” or “Us”). Please read carefully and fully understand the following Terms of Use. By accessing, browsing and/or using Our Website, you agree to accept the following Terms of Use. If you do not agree to accept any of the following Terms of Use, please immediately stop accessing, browsing or using Our Website.

User Registration

1.  When you create an account on Luohan Academy, you are required to provide your mobile number or email address as your username, and set up and confirm your login password. The mobile number or email address you submit will be used for your registration, login, receiving verification codes for password recovery, and as one of your designated contact information with us for receiving relevant service notifications (such as notifications on event promotion and change of service). Not providing such information, however, will not affect browsing of Luohan Academy. The above information you provide will help us, through these channels, promote and advertise our events to you, or communicate with you regarding the events you have signed up for on Our Website. If specifically required by laws and regulations, you will need to provide authentic identity information and complete real-name verification, so that we can provide service to you in a compliant way. After successfully creating an account, you will become a registered user of Luohan Academy (“User”).

2.  If you only need to use basic functions such as browsing and searching, you do not need to register to become a User or provide the above information.

Rules of Use

1. Luohan Academy is a platform for information sharing, dissemination and access. Your messages and comments posted on Our Website are public information, and all other third parties will be able to access the information posted by you on Luohan Academy. By posting any content, you acknowledge that such information can be made public and you will be personally liable for such action.

2. You shall not, in any manner, use Luohan Academy to directly or indirectly conduct any activities that violate laws and regulations of the PRC and social morals.

3. You shall not use Luohan Academy to produce, upload, reproduce, publish, disseminate or repost the following content which is:
  a) against the basic principles set out in the Constitution of the People’s Republic of China;
  b) detrimental to state security, state secrets, state power or national unity;
  c) detrimental to state honour and interests;
  d) instigating ethnic hatred or discrimination, or detrimental to unity of ethnic groups;
  e) detrimental to state religious policy, propagating cults or superstitious ideas;
  f) disseminating rumours, disrupting social order and stability;
  g) disseminating obscenity, pornography, gambling, violence, killings, terror, or crime-abetting;
  h) humiliating or slandering others, violating lawful rights and interests of others;
  i) containing other content prohibited by laws and regulations.

4. We have the right to review and supervise your use of Luohan Academy. If you violate any of the above rules when you use Luohan Academy, we are entitled to request you to make corrections and directly take all necessary measures (including without limitation, revising or removing your posted content, suspending or terminating your use of Luohan Academy) to mitigate the impact of your misconduct.

Intellectual Properties

1. The intellectual property rights of articles, comments, images and other contents posted by Users on Luohan Academy all belong to the Users or the original copyright owners.

2. If the content posted by a User involves other right holders, the User shall confirm that the publication posted by himself/herself on Luohan Academy does not infringe others' intellectual property rights or other lawful rights. The User shall bear the corresponding consequences and costs if any intellectual property dispute arises from the content posted by himself/herself; if, as a result, any damage or lost is caused to us or Luohan Academy, we have the right to protect our lawful rights and interests in accordance with laws and regulations.

3. All intellectual property rights (including trademarks, copyrights, and patents) and other lawful rights and interests contained in all contents (excluding the above User-posted contents) of Luohan Academy, including text, graphics, images, trademarks, logos, sound, music, art works, videos etc., are the properties of us or our affiliates. Without prior written permission from us or our affiliates, no person may use any content on Our Website in monitoring, reproducing, disseminating, displaying, mirroring, uploading, downloading, automated scraping, etc., through programs or devices such as robots, scraper, and spiders.

4. You may browse Our Website and make excerpts of the content of Our Website by printing, downloading, or sending contents, but in all cases only for non-commercial, informational, and personal use purposes. It is prohibited to sell or distribute any content of Our Website in any form (whether printed, photocopied or electronic), modify such content or add such content to other works, publications or websites for commercial profit purpose. We have not granted you any other licenses or rights.

5. You may not use the materials, information, project plans or other content provided on Our Website to develop or provide products or services with the same or similar functions.


1. You understand and agree that: for your convenience, Our Website contains links to other websites owned and operated by third parties that are not maintained by us. Even though the third parties may be our affiliates, we do not exercise any control over the linked websites. All linked websites may have separate privacy policies, data collection policies, and laws and policies that are independent from us. We are not liable for any content of the linked websites, nor do we make any representations for the content or authenticity of any materials provided by those websites. You will be browsing those third party websites at your own risk, and you agree that you will not hold us liable for any incurred loss.

2. You understand and agree that: to provide you with better services, we have the right to inspect, repair, and maintain Our Website or relevant facilities from time to time, which may cause interruption or suspension of services for a reasonable period of time. You agree that you will not hold us liable for such incurred losses.

3. You understand and agree that: during your use of Luohan Academy, there may be force majeure events and other risks, including natural disasters such as earthquakes, plagues, storms, etc., and social events such as commotions, state actions etc., which may cause the suspension of relevant services. When the above events occur, we will try to cooperate with relevant entities at soon as possible and restore the services. You agree that you will not hold us liable for such incurred losses.

4. You understand and agree that: we cannot foresee or prevent legal, technical, and other risks, including suspension of relevant services and other losses caused by viruses, hackings, instability of the systems, etc. You agree that to the extent permitted by laws and regulations, even if relevant services contain the above problems, you will not hold us liable for such incurred losses.

5. The content posted by Users on Luohan Academy only represents the Users' personal views, and Luohan Academy shall not be deemed to be aware of the existence of the content, endorse the opinions in the content, or certify the authenticity of the content.


We respect and protect your privacy. We will process your personal information in accordance with the Ant Financial Privacy Policy .

General Provisions

1. The formation, effectiveness, interpretation and disputes resolution in connection with Our Website and these Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws and regulations of the People’s Republic of China (excluding the laws of conflict). In case there are any disputes between you and us, you agree to resolve the dispute first via amicable consultation; where consultation fail to resolve the dispute, both parties agree to submit the dispute to the People’s Court of Xihu District, Hangzhou.

2. Depending on your nationality and location, your actions may also be subject to the laws or regulations of other countries or regions (the "Local Laws"). Please understand that we cannot guarantee whether these Terms of Use and the Ant Financial Privacy Policy comply with the relevant requirements of the Local Laws. When using Luohan Academy, you shall comply with the relevant requirements of the Local Laws. We shall not be liable for any damages, disputes, and adverse impact arising from your violation of the Local Laws.

3. In case any of the clauses of these Terms of Use is deemed to be abolished, void, or unenforceable, such clause shall be severed from these Terms of Use and it shall not affect the effectiveness and enforceability of the remaining clauses of these Terms of Use.

4. Luohan Academy’s website and servers are located in the PRC. By using Luohan Academy, you have authorized us to store your information and your posted content on the servers located in the PRC in accordance with these Terms of Use.

5. We will notify you of any update to these Terms of Use by announcement on the Luohan Academy website. By continuing to use Luohan Academy after these Terms of Use are updated, you will be deemed to have fully read, understood and accepted the updated Terms of Use and are willing to be bound by the updated Terms of Use.

Contact Us

Our Website is a not-for-profit academic website, and all articles on Our Website are for academic research purpose. Should you have any questions or suggestions, please contact us by email at [luohan_service@luohanacademy.com] or through Our Website.