Subject to the terms below, you are hereby licensed by ChinaStones to utilise our free plagiarism checker for personal academic use.
You are specifically prohibited from using Plagiarism Checker for any other use without prior written permission from ChinaStones.
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Use of your documents
The copyright of any document that you scan through our Plagiarism Checker belongs to you.
When you scan a document using our Plagiarism Checker, we will add a text copy to our database for comparison purposes only to improve the accuracy of future scans for you and other users.
In addition, when you scan a document, you agree that a minimum of 3 months after completion of your scan, we may use a copy of your document on one of our student websites so that other students may use it to help them write their academic work. In most cases this will be ChinaStones and we will not charge for access to the document. In some cases we may make a small charge for students for access to your document, to cover the cost of our expenses in providing the service. You agree that any right you may have to remuneration for such use of your document is waived.
You may not use our Plagiarism Checker to scan documents for which you do not hold sufficient intellectual property to be able to authorise us to use the documents in accordance with the terms of this licence. Although our editors are sometimes able to identify pages with personal information on, you are responsible for removal of personal information from your documents, otherwise you acknowledge that your personal information may be uploaded with your document to one of our student websites.
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