Our rights of ownership. We and our licensors own our respective online services, including the software and underlying technology that makes it available. All of these are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws worldwide. By accessing or using our online services, you do not acquire any ownership rights in or to any of our intellectual property. Unless we expressly grant rights to you in writing in such terms of service, we retain all rights in our online services and software.

Our copyright policy. It is our policy to remove, or disable access to, any content that infringes any copyright on our online services after we have been notified by the copyright owner (or their legal agent). If you believe any content on our services infringes your copyright, you may request removal of those materials from our services by providing us the following information:

Identification of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed.
Notice of claims


The Site contains links to other websites, information, products, or services that may be of interest. These links are provided for your convenience only. Paper Shanghai expressly disclaims any responsibility for the content, the accuracy of the information, or quality of products or services provided by, or displayed on, unaffiliated third party sites, or the transactions you may conduct or enter into with such third parties, nor Paper Shanghai is responsible if the linked site is not working properly or appropriately. Your use of third party websites is at your own risk, and subject to the Terms and conditions of such other websites. Paper Shanghai does not endorse any product or service provided on a third party website. Any dealings that you have with the unaffiliated third party site and their operators (including advertisers), including the delivery of and payment for goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings are solely between you and the third party. Paper Shanghai shall not be held responsible or liable in any way for any part of such dealings.


Paper Shanghai and its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, employees, agents, representatives, or licensors shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, exemplary, extra-contractual, or punitive damages of any kind whatsoever, including lost revenues or lost profits, which may or does result from the use of, access to, or inability to use the Site, the Site materials, user materials, the services, products, information and other materials on, in, and made available through the Site, regardless of legal theory, whether or not you or Paper Shanghai had been advised of the possibility or probability of such damages, and even if the remedies otherwise available fail in their essential purpose. Under no circumstances will the total liability of Paper Shanghai and its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, employees, agents, representatives, or its licensors to you or any other person or entity in connection with the Site, or materials on, in, and made available through the Site, or the services, information, or products offered in connection therewith exceed the price paid by you during the preceding year for use of the Site. Some states to not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. If any part of this limitation on liability is found to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, then the total liability of Paper Shanghai and its affiliates, subsidiaries or its licensors shall not exceed ten dollars ($10). If you are dissatisfied with the Site, or with any of these Terms, or feel Paper Shanghai has breached these Terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.


If you believe that any content or postings on this Site violates your intellectual property or other rights, please send a comprehensive detailed message to, setting forth the following information: (a) your name and the name of your company, if any; (b) your contact information, including your e-mail address; (c) the nature and substance of your complaint, the specific rights at issue, and your basis for making the complaint, including the content or posting that is objectionable; and (d) the following statement: “The statements, representations, and assertions made in this message are true, complete, and accurate and I have the full legal authority to make each and every such statement, representation, and assertion and to make and be granted any demand made in this message.”



Paper Shanghai reserves the right at any time to modify, alter or update these Terms without notice. Your use of the Site following any such changes shall be deemed your agreement to follow and be bound by the Terms as modified. Any change to these Terms shall be effective with respect to any visitor who has visited the Site before the change was made. Paper Shanghai reserves the right to suspend or terminate your access to this Site and/or ability to use the services hereunder, with or without notice, for failure to comply with these Terms, for providing Paper Shanghai with untrue or inaccurate information about yourself, for infringement on the proprietary rights of Paper Shanghai, or for any other reason whatsoever, or for no reason.


These Terms represent the entire agreement between you and Paper Shanghai, with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede any and all prior agreements, express and implied, and will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without reference to its conflict of law rules. By accessing, viewing, or using the services, works, content, or materials on the Site, you consent and agree to (a) the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located in the State of New York, City of New York, Borough of Manhattan; (b) accept service of process by personal delivery or mail; and (c) irrevocably waive the right to trial by jury and any jurisdictional and venue defenses otherwise available.


In the event of any dispute between you and us concerning these Terms, the laws of the State of New York will apply. If you wish to take court proceedings against us, you should do so within New York State, City of New York, Borough of Manhattan, except to the extent that applicable law in your country of residence requires mandatory application of another law and/or jurisdiction and/or language and such requirement cannot lawfully be excluded under these Terms in which case such law and/or jurisdiction and/or language shall apply, as far as legally required.



you agree to indemnify, defend and hold Paper Shanghai and its affiliates and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, consultants, contractors, representatives and agents (collectively, the “indemnitees”) harmless from any and all actions, suits, proceedings, claims and demands brought or made by any third party (including, for the avoidance of doubt, any of: your respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, representatives, visitors, invitees and/or agents; any employees, contractors or agents of Paper Shanghai; and any of Paper Shanghai’s other members and their respective personnel) (“third party claims”) and to pay any settlements, awards, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and disbursements) in connection with such third party claims (collectively, “losses”), to the extent such third party claim arises out of or relates to: (i) any breach of the agreement (including the member agreement, the house rules and these membership terms and conditions) by member, (ii) any violation of the agreement by any of its staff, invitees or visitors or (iii) any other conduct, acts or omissions by member or any of its staff, invitees or visitors in connection with the membership or any of their respective use of the house, including, but not limited to, any violation of applicable laws or regulations, negligence or misconduct by member or by any of its staff, invitees or visitors. for purposes of this section “you” includes the individual member and any company for which such member works having a presence at Paper Shanghai.

you agree to cooperate with us. from time to time, we may investigate any actual, alleged or potential violations of these terms of service. you agree to cooperate fully in any of these inquiries.



Paper Shanghai (“Paper Shanghai”, “We”, “Our”, or “Us”) is committed to honoring the privacy of our members and guests. This privacy notice covers personal information directly or indirectly shared with Us.

By proceeding to use our services you consent that:

(i) We may collect personal information about you in a variety of ways. Collected information may include information that may be provided by you in the initial sign-up process or during your membership, and information that may be gathered from our security cameras located on Our premises. Note that you are not obligated to provide Us with personal information and any information collected by Us will be provided by you at your own will;

(ii) We may collect, use, store and transfer the information in accordance with applicable laws for various purposes, including facilitating the services, performing accounting and administrative tasks, internal review and audit, compliance with obligations under applicable laws and regulations, and to enforce or manage legal claims;

(iii) If you are US based individual or entity, We may also transfer the personal information collected by Us and make it available to our personnel, advisors, professionals, subcontractors, independent consultants, external third party services providers and our affiliates for the foregoing purposes. Some of these transferees may not be located in your country of residence, and therefore your information may be transferred to countries that may or may not guarantee a level of privacy and data protection that is equivalent to the level of privacy and data protection set by the laws in your country;

(iv) If you are non-US based individual or entity, We may also transfer the personal information collected by Us and make it available to our personnel, advisors, professionals, subcontractors, independent consultants, external third party services providers and our affiliates for the foregoing purposes. We shall not transfer your personal data outside of the United States without your consent, save that We may transfer, and you consent to such transfer, of your personal data to members of our group based in the European Union.



Paper Shanghai uses the information that We collect for a variety of purposes. If We have personal information about you, We may use it, for example: to respond to your questions or requests concerning the Site or other services offered by Paper Shanghai or our partners; to fulfill the terms of any agreement you have with us; to fulfill your requests for Our services or otherwise complete a transaction that you initiate; to send you information about Our services and other topics that are likely to be of interest to you; to deliver confirmations, account information, notifications, and similar operational communications; to populate your Paper Shanghai profile; to improve your user experience and the quality of Our Site and services; to comply with legal and/or regulatory requirements; and to manage Our business.

We use the non-personal information that We collect for such purposes as: counting and recognizing users of the Site; analyzing how users navigate the Site and use various Site features; improving the Site and enhancing users’ experiences with the Site; creating new products and services or improving Our existing products and Services; enabling additional website analytics and research concerning the Site; and managing Our business. Paper Shanghai may link non-personal information gathered using cookies and web beacons with personal information. In that event, We will treat the combined information as personal information.

We also may use the personal and non-personal information that We collect to send you promotional communications including emails or postal mail about the products and services offered by Paper Shanghai or Our partners. Although we hope you will find Our promotional emails of interest, you may opt out of receiving them by sending an email to with “optout” in the subject line. Promotional emails also will have instructions for opting out of that type of communication in the future.

Paper Shanghai collects both “personal information” and “non-personal information” about Site users. For purposes of this Policy, “personal information” is information such as a name or email address that Paper Shanghai can directly associate with a specific person without additional information. “Non-personal information” is information that Paper Shanghai cannot directly associate with a specific person without the aid of additional information. When We combine non-personal information with personal information, We treat all of the combined information as personal information.

Collecting personal and non-personal information enables Us to provide a better experience for our Members and Visitors. As discussed in more detail herein, We collect this information for a variety of purposes, including protecting the security of the Site and Our users, gauging the effectiveness of and improving Our service and Site, distributing our newsletters, notifying the winners of contests and sweepstakes, facilitating participation in specified activities, and promoting the Site and other products and services provided by Paper Shanghai.

We may retain personal information for an indefinite amount of time to preserve Our database and to comply with various federal and state laws.

Please note that the following personal data about you We may collect will include, but not limited to:

• The personal details you provide (such as name, address, e-mail address; business address and phone number) when submitting a membership application.

• Information about your debit/credit card and bank account information that We require for the purpose of recording and processing your membership application (and administering your membership).

• Personal details you choose to give when corresponding with Us by phone, e-mail or that you provide to Us when you visit one of our clubs or other premises.

• We may also receive other personal or private information about you that you choose to submit to this Site or any other websites we operate.


We may use your personal data in the following ways:

• to acknowledge, confirm and deal with your membership application (and where necessary put you on our waiting list).

• where We are asked to deal with any enquiries or complaints you make.

• where you are a member, provide you with membership services and administer your membership account.

• to contact you in connection with user/customer/member surveys and use any information you choose to submit in response.

• to administer Our Site and ensure that our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer/device.

• for internal business/technical operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes and as part of Our efforts to keep Our Site secure.

• we may use your personal for other purposes which you have consented to and We may combine personal data that you provide to Us with other information We collect about you for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.


Paper Shanghai requires our employees to protect all information collected through the Site. Only employees with specific authorization have access to databases containing users’ personal information. Paper Shanghai uses commercially reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information against loss or unauthorized access, use, modification, or deletion. However, please keep in mind that no security program is entirely unfaultable and thus We cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal or other information.



Certain applicable data protection laws give you a right to receive information about the personal data We hold on you. You may also have the right to ask Us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes; or where the processing of your personal data is causing unwarranted damage or distress; or, ask Us to delete or correct any personal data that We hold about you which is inaccurate or no longer relevant.
If you wish to exercise any of these rights please contact Us as described in the CONTACT section below. Any access request may be subject to a small fee to meet our costs. We may also need to ask you for further information to verify your identity before We can respond to any request.


We may share your personal data with third parties in the following situations:


•  We may make your personal data available to selected third parties who act on Our behalf to support Our operations (for example, card processing or payment services) and credit reference agencies to protect against possible fraud.

•  Our IT suppliers and contractors (e.g. data hosting providers or delivery partners) may need to have access to your personal information to provide IT support and enable Us to provide membership services and other goods/services available on this Site or to members

•  If We Sell our business or Our company assets are acquired by a third party, personal data held by Us about Our members or customers may be one of the transferred assets

•  If We need to disclose your personal data to comply with a legal obligation or to enforce our General Terms & Conditions, membership rules or other applicable contract terms that you are subject to 

•  To protect Us, Our members or contractors against loss or damage. This may include (without limit) exchanging information with the police, courts or law enforcement organization.