# **User agreement** ## **Welcome to Ameba** 1. Thank you for using the "Ameba" topology optimization plug-in and online computing services. 2. Please read the following terms carefully. If you disagree with any of the terms of the agreement, you may choose not to enter "Ameba". When you register successfully, whether you enter the "Ameba" website or use the "Ameba" computing service, or publish any content on the "Ameba" website, it means that you (ie "users") completely accept all terms under the agreement. ## **Privacy and Intellectual Property** 1. The "Ameba" topology optimization allows the user to submit a model file for optimization calculations. The calculation results are transmitted over the Internet to the user's home location and the service itself is not responsible for storing user-related models and calculation results. 2. The user’s design and calculation of the intellectual property of the optimization result are owned by the user. We will protect the user’s personal information and design data as much as possible to prevent the user data from being leaked or infringed. ## **About Using the Product** 1. After the success of user's registration, the "Ameba" account number and corresponding user name and password and other account information will be generated. After the user completed the application registration process, the user will be entitled to use the "Ameba" account. This right belongs only to the original applicant, and is prohibited from giving, borrowing, renting, transferring or selling. The user should save and use its user name and password carefully and reasonably. Improper user care may result in hacking or password theft. The responsibility lies with the user. 2. In the process of using the "Ameba" service, user may not upload, copy, publish, transmit, or reproduce the following: a) Oppose the basic principles set by the Constitution; b) Endangering national security, leaking state secrets, subverting state power, and undermining national unity; c) Damage to national honors and interests; d) Inciting ethnic hatred, ethnic discrimination, and undermining national unity; e) Undermining the country’s religious policy and promoting cults and feudal superstitions; f) spread rumors, disrupt social order, and undermine social stability; g) Dissemination of obscenity, pornography, gambling, violence, homicide, terror or abetment of crimes; h) insulting or slandering others and infringing the legal rights and interests of others; i) Information containing other contents prohibited by laws and administrative regulations. 3. When using "Ameba" to optimize computing services, the user needs to generate a temporary authorization code on the site. The use right of the authorization code's belongs only to the initial registrant and is prohibited from granting, borrowing, renting, transferring or selling. ## **Disclaimer** 1. "Ameba" will try its best to ensure the reliability of calculation results and optimization results through various means. At the same time, please be noted that there are some unavoidable position defects in this software. When the user uses the calculation results for engineering practice, please judge the rationality of the structure and conduct the necessary design review. 2. "Ameba" assumes no responsibility for service interruptions or other defects caused by force majeure or "Ameba" failure to control, but will endeavor to reduce the resulting loss and impact to the user. ## **About the Agreement** In accordance with the development of the Internet and changes in relevant laws, regulations and regulatory documents, or due to business development needs, "Ameba" will amend or change the terms of service of this agreement when necessary. Users can log in to the “Ameba” website to check the latest version of the relevant agreement terms. The revised service terms will effectively replace the original service terms once they are published. If the user continues to use the services provided by "Ameba", it means that the user has accepted the modified service terms; if the user does not accept the modified service terms, it shall stop using the services provided by "Ameba".