Terms Of Use

Terms and conditions of use

1. Agreement to Terms.
By using this Site, or engaging in any activity governed by these Terms of Use you signify that you agree to these Terms of Use. In addition, when using particular services available on this Site, you will be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services which may be posted from time to time. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not use the Site or otherwise engage in any activity governed by these Terms of Use. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms of Use at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of Global Visas.com or any activity governed by these Terms of Use, after the posting of changes to these terms will mean you agree to abide by those changes. Please note that additional and/or different terms of use may apply to services provided through one or more business associates of Global Visas, and you should refer to those before using such services.

2. Ownership.
This Site is owned and operated by Global Visas. The contents of this Web site are © Global Visas as indicated. All rights reserved. Any use of any of the materials on this Site other than for private, non-commercial viewing purposes is strictly prohibited. The sale, auction, lease, loan, gift, trade or barter, or use of any of the text, graphics, photographs, audio and/or video material or stills from audiovisual material or any other materials contained herein, for any other purpose, in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed, including the use of any of the aforementioned materials on any other Web site or networked computer environment, without a prior written consent from Global Visas, is expressly prohibited. The creation of derivative works based on the materials contained herein including, but not limited to, products, services, fonts, icons, link buttons, wallpaper, desktop themes, on-line postcards and greeting cards and unlicensed merchandise (whether sold, bartered or given away) is expressly prohibited. You may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of Global Visas copyright and other proprietary rights.

3. Links.
This Site includes links to other Internet sites solely as a convenience to users. Global Visas does not endorse any such linked sites or the information, material, products or services contained on other linked sites or accessible through other linked sites. Furthermore, Global Visas makes no express or implied warranties with regard to the information, material, products or services that are contained on or accessible through linked sites. Access and use of linked sites, including information, material, products and services on linked sites or available through linked sites is solely at the user's own risk.

4. Forums and Blogs.
a. You are welcome to post, transmit or submit messages (collectively "Messages") to bulletin boards, chat rooms or other public areas within, or in connection with, this Site (collectively "Forums"). Global Visas accepts no responsibility whatsoever in connection with or arising from such Messages. Global Visas does not endorse and has no control over the content of Messages submitted by others to Forums. Messages submitted to Forums are not necessarily reviewed by Global Visas prior to posting and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of Global Visas. Global Visas makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the content of the Messages in the Forums or the accuracy and reliability of any Messages and other materials in the Forums. Nonetheless, Global Visas reserves the right to prevent you from submitting materials to Forums and to edit, restrict or remove such Messages for any reason at any time.

b. Global Visas assumes no responsibility for actively monitoring Forums for inappropriate Messages. If at any time Global Visas chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Forums, Global Visas nonetheless assumes no responsibility for the content of the Messages, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Messages, and no responsibility for the conduct of the user submitting any Message. In submitting Messages to Forums, you agree to strictly limit yourself to discussions about the subject matter for which the Forums are intended. You agree that Global Visas accepts no liability whatsoever if it determines to prevent your Messages from being submitted or if it edits, restricts or removes your Messages. You also agree to permit any other user of this Site to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that other user's personal use and not to restrict or inhibit the use of the Site by any other person.

c. Children under the age of 13 are not authorised to post messages or participate in Forums on this Site.

d. You agree that any Message whatsoever submitted by you becomes the property of Global Visas and may be used, copied, sublicensed, adapted, transmitted, distributed, publicly performed and published, displayed or deleted as Global Visas sees fit.

5. Submissions.
Global Visas's company policy does not allow it to accept or consider creative ideas, suggestions, or materials other than those it has specifically requested. Accordingly, we must request that no visitors to this Site, or any venue or website governed by these Terms of Use, submit or send any original creative materials, including but not limited to submissions of scripts, story lines, fan fiction, characters, drawings, information, suggestions, ideas or concepts. If at our request you send certain specific submissions (e.g., postings to chats, surveys, message boards, contests, or similar items) or, despite our request that you do not send us any other creative materials, you send us or post on message boards creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, or other information (collectively the "Submissions") then the Submissions shall be deemed and shall remain the property of Global Visas in perpetuity. By making any Submission, the sender automatically grants, or warrants that the owner of such material expressly grants, Global Visas the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, and distribute such material (in whole or in part) throughout the universe and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed, for the full term of any copyright, trademark or patent that may exist in such material for any purpose that Global Visas chooses, whether internal, public, commercial, or otherwise, without any compensation, credit or notice to the sender whatsoever. The sender waives all so-called "moral rights" in all Submissions. The sender further waives the right to make any claims against Global Visas relating to unsolicited submissions, including, but not limited to, unfair competition, breach of implied contract and/or breach of confidentiality.

6. Use of Global Visas.co.uk Communications.
In connection with your use of any of the chat areas, bulletin boards, e-mail or other public communication elements of GlobalVisas.com or in connection with any activity governed by these Terms of Use including, without limitation, online game play, you may not upload to, distribute through, or otherwise publish through Global Visas.com or any other venue or web site any content which is, as determined by GlobalVisas in its sole discretion, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, disparaging, illegal, or otherwise objectionable or that would constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise give rise to liability, or violates any law. You agree that your activities on the Site (including without limitation submission of any Messages to Forums) will not:

a. infringe Global Visas or any third party's copyright, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy (and by submitting Messages to Forums, you represent to Global Visas that you are the rightful owner of such material or that you have first obtained permission to submit the material from the rightful owner);

b. constitute (or encourages conduct that would constitute) a criminal offence, gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any local, state, national or international law or may create liability for Global Visas or cause Global Visas to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our ISPs or other suppliers;

c. transmit content Global Visas considers in its sole discretion to be disruptive, unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;

d. impersonate or claim the identity, characteristics or qualifications of any other person or entity; or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity or are false, inaccurate or misleading;

e. unless specifically authorized by Global Visas, are for commercial purposes or contain advertising or are intended to solicit a person to buy or sell services or to make donations, including "spam" or any other form of solicitation or promotion, or link to, directly or indirectly, any sites that violate the restrictions set forth in this Section 6;

f. contain any virus or other harmful component or otherwise disrupt the normal flow of communication in or operation of the Forums in any way; or

g. are libellous, or an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or any other third party rights.

7. Privacy.
Global Visas is committed to respecting the privacy rights of all visitors to our Site. Global Visas does not require that visitors reveal any personally identifying information in order to access our main site. Although information may be required to participate in certain promotions, technical support or sales offered through our Site, participants are requested to provide information on a voluntary basis only. We encourage you to take a moment to carefully read Global Visas's Privacy Policy for additional privacy information, the terms of which are incorporated into these Terms of Use by reference.

8. Disclaimer of Warranties.
THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, GLOBAL VISAS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. GLOBAL VISAS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. GLOBAL VISAS DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT GLOBAL VISAS) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

9. Limitation of Liability.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL GLOBAL VISAS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE, EVEN IF GLOBAL VISAS OR A GLOBAL VISAS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS ADVISED YOU OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL GLOBAL VISAS'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE).

10. Termination.
You agree that Global Visas, in its sole discretion, may terminate any account (or any part thereof) you may have with us for any activity governed by these Terms of Use or for your use of the Site and remove and discard all or any part of your account or any Submissions made in any venue or website(s), for any reason whatsoever in Global Visas' sole discretion. Global Visas may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Global Visas.com site, or any part thereof, or any activity governed by these Terms of Use with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Site, any account you may have or portion thereof or any activity governed by these Terms of Use may be effected without prior notice, and you agree that Global Visas shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any such termination.

11. International.
Unless otherwise specified, the materials in the Site are presented solely for the purpose of promoting Global Visas and its games. Global Visas is controlled and operated from its English offices in Cambridge. Global Visas makes no representation that materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in any particular location. Those who choose to access the Site do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Software from this site is further subject to United States export controls. No software from this site may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (i) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other country to which the U.S., U.K. or E.U. has embargoed goods; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders or similar lists operated by U.K. and / or E.U. governments. By downloading or using any software from this site, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.

12. Miscellaneous.
The failure of Global Visas to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms or the Site shall be filed only in England and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

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