Terms of Use

These Terms of Use policies apply to the Global SchoolNet content owned and/or managed by the Global SchoolNet foundation at these URL's

With respect to your access and use of the GSN Site, GSN provides its services to you, subject to the following Terms of Use (TOU), which may be updated from time to time by Global SchoolNet Foundation without notice to you, and which updates become effective when posted. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms and conditions. You agree to be bound by these TOU, and you indicate such agreement by your use of any GSN Site or service.


Permitted Use

  • Subject to these TOU, GSN hereby grants you the right to access and use the GSN Site. Unless otherwise specified herein or agreed upon by GSN, the GSN Site is only for your personal, noncommercial use. GSN retains all rights with respect to the GSN Sites except those expressly granted to you in this Agreement. 

Links to Third-Party Sites

  • The GSN Site may contain links or produce search results that reference links to third-party Web sites ("Linked Sites"). GSN has no control over these Linked Sites or their content. GSN cannot and does not guarantee, represent, or warrant that the content in the Linked Sites, including, without limitation, other links, is accurate, legal, and/or inoffensive. GSN does not endorse the content of any Linked Site, nor does GSN warrant that a Linked Site will not contain computer viruses or other harmful code that can impact your computer or other Web-access device. By using the GSN Sites to search for or link to another site, you agree and understand that such use is entirely at your own risk and that you may not make any claim against GSN for any damages or losses whatsoever resulting from such use. However, if you experience a problem with a Linked Site, please click here to let us know and we will investigate the link and take appropriate action. 

Use of GSN Services

  • If you submit any content (projects or award nominations or testimonials) to GSN (collectively "GSN Services") within the site, you agree that any information posted or submitted by you: 
    • shall not be false, inaccurate, or misleading
    • shall not be fraudulent
    • shall not infringe upon any third party's copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy
    • shall not violate any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation (including, without limitation, those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, antidiscrimination, or false advertising)
    • shall not be defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening, or unlawfully harassing
    • shall not be obscene or contain child or other pornography
    • shall not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or other computer-programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, data, or personal information
    • shall not link directly or indirectly to links that you do not have a right to link to or include

     

  • GSN reserves the right to review materials submitted for GSN Services and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. GSN reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the services at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.
     
  • GSN does not control or endorse the content, messages, or information found in any Project, Award Nomination, Award Candidate’s Profile or Testimonial. Therefore, GSN expressly disclaims any liability with regard to the GSN Services and any action resulting from your participation in the Contest. All such participation is solely at your own risk.

Privacy and Disclosure of Information

  • We believe that your privacy, and the privacy of all our users, is important. Please review our Privacy Policy. If you post any non-personally identifiable content to the GSN Sites, we will treat it as non-confidential and nonproprietary to you. By posting any content on the GSN Sites, you authorize us to use and allow others to use, distribute, and reproduce the content.
     
  • GSN reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request or to edit, refuse to post, or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in GSN's sole discretion.

Ownership of Submitted Content

  • You agree to grant GSN an irrevocable permanent license to modify and publish any submission online and through any print medium, such as books and magazine articles.

Warranty Disclaimer

  • GSN does not promise that the GSN Site will be error-free or uninterrupted, or that the GSN Site will provide specific results from your use of any content, search, or link on them. The GSN Sites and all content within them are delivered on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. GSN does not warrant or represent that files you download from the GSN Sites will be free of viruses or other harmful features. GSN DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. 

Limitation of Liability

  • UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, OR NEGLIGENCE, WILL GSN BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS) THAT ARISE OUT OF OR ARE RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE GSN SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL GSN'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, OR CLAIM RELATED TO OR ARISING OUT OF THE GSN SITES EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNTS, IF ANY, PAID BY YOU TO GSN FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE.

Indemnity

  • You agree to indemnify and hold GSN, officers, directors, agents, and employees harmless from any liability to third parties, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your breach of this Agreement, or the documents it incorporates by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.