2.The relevant Office of the Centre shall maintain an archive of all communications received or required to be made under the Rules and the Supplemental Rules for a period of one year fromthe date of filing the initial Complaint from the Complainant. Subsequently, all communicationsand documentation received shall be destroyed.
Article 4. Communications Between Parties and the Panel
1.Where a Party intends to send any communications to the Panelist(s), it shall be addressedthrough the Office of the Centre which the Complaint has selected to administer theproceedings.2.Where a Party sends any communications to the relevant Office of the Centre, it shall at thesame time send a copy to the other Party with verification of service lodged with the relevantOffice of the Centre.3.The Parties may communicate with the relevant Office of the Centre by phone, fax, email, or in the ordinary course of mail. Any communication by post shall be deemed to be received infour (4) days after posting in the case of local mail or in seven (7) days in respect of overseasmail. While any instantaneous means of communications shall be deemed to be received onthe same day as transmitted.
Article 5. The Complaint
1.The Complainant shall have the right to select either the Beijing Office of the Centre or theHong Kong Office of the Centre to administer the domain name dispute administrativeproceeding initiated by a Complaint filed by the Complainant. Such choice shall be made bythe Complainant at the time the Complainant files a Complaint and such choice shall be finaland binding on the Complainant and the Respondent.2.The Complainant shall be required to send its Complaint to the Office of the Centre which theComplaint has selected to administer the proceedings, using Form C under cover of the"Complaint Transmittal Coversheet" (CTC) which are set out in Appendix 1 hereto and postedon the Web site of the relevant Office of the Centre.3.In accordance with Paragraph 3(b)(vii) of the Rules, the Complainant shall provide a copy of the Complaint to the concerned Registrar(s) at the same time as it submits its Complaint tothe relevant Office of the Centre.4.In accordance with Paragraphs 4(a) and 19 of the Rules, the relevant Office of the Centreshall forward the Complaint to the Respondent(s) within three (3) calendar days followingreceipt of the initial fee from the Complainant.5.The administrative proceedings will be deemed to have commenced on the date that therelevant Office of the Centre forwards the Complaint to the Respondent(s).
Article 6. The Response
1.Within twenty (20) days of the date of commencement of the administrative proceedings, theRespondent shall submit a Response using Form R to the relevant Office of the Centre.2.In accordance with Paragraph 5(b)(vii) of the Rules, the Respondent shall provide a copy of the Response to the Complainant(s).
Article 7. The Centre's Compliance Review
1.The relevant Office of the Centre shall, within three (3) calendar days of acknowledging theComplaint, examine the Complaint for compliance with the Policy, the Rules and theSupplemental Rules and shall notify the Parties of any deficiencies therein.2.The Complainant shall remedy any deficiencies identified by the relevant Office of the Centrewithin five (5) calendar days. Failing this, the administrative proceedings will be deemedwithdrawn in accordance with Paragraph 4(b) of the Rules.
Article 8. Panelist(s) Appointment Procedures
1.The Centre shall maintain and publish a list of Panelist(s) and their qualifications. Any Party may