1. ACCESS AND REGISTRATION
You must be 18 years of age or over to use this Site.
You are free to browse many areas of the Site without registering. However, if you want to place an order, access purchased content or access certain other parts of the Site, then you will need to register.
You must ensure that all the information you provide when you register or place an order is true, accurate, current and complete in all respects.
If your registration details change, you must edit them in My Profile.
The log-in details for each registration are for use by a single user only. Please do not share your log-in details, or allow those of any Authorised Users to be shared, with any other person as you will be held responsible for all activities that occur under these passwords and/or accounts with or without your knowledge.
If you become aware of any misuse or unauthorised use of your log-in details, including those of any Authorised Users, then you must inform Global Database immediately by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
2. CONTENT AND SERVICES AVAILABLE ON THE SITE
Global Database provides access to its information for a fee. You can purchase this content at the prices stated on the Site. Any rights not expressly granted in these Terms are reserved.
If you wish to use our content in any way not expressly permitted in these Terms below (including, but not limited to making them available via an intranet or extranet or to or via a mobile device), you must first request written permission from us. Global Database may grant or withhold permission for such use at its own discretion.
3. CONTENT FOR PURCHASE
Permission to use purchased content
When you buy any of our content in digital form, what you are buying is the right to use it (or extracts from the same) for your own reference in connection with your business in the following ways only:
Restrictions on the use of purchased content
You may not use the content in any way not permitted in Clause 4.5, in particular:
4. ONLINE SERVICES
Global Database offers access to the data via the Online Services.
Global Database allows limited use and re-use of the content made available through our Online Services, subject to certain permissions and restrictions as set out in these Terms. These permissions and restrictions are designed to create a balance between, on the one hand, the flexibility given to Authorised Users in their use and re-use of Global Database material and, on the other hand, the restrictions necessary to protect Global Database commercial interests by preventing the creation of substitute products. For details of who can use this content and these services, and how they can be used.
Global Database provides telephone training and assistance for all Authorised Users from its international offices during Global Database normal business hours.
Permission to use content accessed using Online Service.
When you pay for Online Service(s), what you are buying is the right for one “Authorized User” to access and use the digital content available through that service (or extracts from the same) in connection with your business.
“Authorized Users” are the named employees whose usual place of work is at the business address you specify at the time you place your order. After your order has been processed, Global Database will contact you to obtain the name of the Authorised User and provide individual login details accordingly. In the course of performing their duties for your business, Authorised User will be able to access the Online Service(s) in the following ways only:
For internal use within your business:
Restrictions on the use of content accessed using Online Service.
You may not use the content in any way not permitted above in Clause 4.5, in particular:
5. ELIGIBILITY TO PLACE AN ORDER
To be eligible to place an order for content on the Site, you must:
Making a contract
Your order is an offer by you to buy from us. The following steps have to take place before a contract is made online between you and Global Database
6. PRICES AND PAYMENT
The prices for content and services quoted on the Site do not include VAT, any equivalent sales tax or delivery.
You will find the total cost of your order, with price, VAT (where applicable) and delivery itemised, in your Invoice.
Global Database currently accepts payment by the following credit cards: Visa, Mastercard and American Express. You confirm that the credit card you use to make payment to Global Database is yours. You may opt to pay for any Online Services by invoice. If you choose to do so, you will be asked to provide an invoicing address and other contact details which Global Database will use to invoice you. Global Database will usually send any invoices to you by e-mail to the e-mail address you provided for invoicing purposes during the registration process.
Subject to credit card authorisation, Global Database takes payment from your credit card once you have entered your payment details.
If you have requested to pay for Online Service(s) by invoice and we have not received your payment details/payment, Global Database will contact you to bring this to your attention and to ask you whether you wish to proceed with your order.
7. ACCESSING PURCHASED online SERVICES
Accessing Purchased Content
Once you have submitted your order and your payment details have been confirmed (subject to any delays beyond Global Database control) Global Database will send you an e-mail confirming your purchase and links to purchased content.
Your online account will be valid for 12 months and you must download the data within this period. If you failed to download the content within this time, please email Customer.email@example.com, and they will extend the access for another 30 days.
Accessing Online Services
Global Database London office will be responsible for providing Authorised Users with online access to any Online Services that you order. Once your payment details have been confirmed (subject to any delays beyond Global Database control), Global Database will contact you within two of its usual business days to obtain the names of the Authorised Users that are to access the Online Service(s) and provide you with the relevant access details.
If you wish to increase the number of Authorised Users that access the Online Service or extend the period during which Authorised Users have access to a Online Service, please contact Global Database via firstname.lastname@example.org.
8. CANCELLATION AND TERMINATION
Cancelling your order
Global Database may decline your order for any reason, in which case Global Database will send you an e-mail telling you so. If the reason for declining your order is because Global Database cannot obtain authorisation of your payment details for any reason, then Global Database may invite you to pay by another method.
If you opt to pay for any Subscription Services by invoice, Global Database reserves the right to cancel any order(s) for the same if for any reason your payment is not processed within 30 days of the date of your order.
Global Database reserves the right to terminate any contract with you if your payment is not processed for any reason, but you have nevertheless received the content or access to services you have ordered. In such an event, Global Database may on notice to you withdraw your right to use such content or services (as described above) and require you to delete or return such content, including content obtained through any services provided, as appropriate.
Terminating a contract for Online Service(s)
Global Database or you may terminate a contract for Online Service immediately by giving written notice to the other in any of the following events:
Upon termination of a contract for Online Services, access to those services by you or any Authorised Users shall be terminated.
Termination shall not affect any right to damages or other remedy which the terminating party may have in respect of the event giving rise to the terminations.
All Global Database Subscriptions are non-refundable. Customers are not entitled any refunds or prorations for cancellation, partial-month usage, or non-usage of the Service.
All subscriptions automatically renew at the end of each term. Customer must cancel the Service before the annual renewal date in order to avoid automatic billing of subscription fees for the renewal term. Cancellations must be in writing, sent to email@example.com
9. AVAILABILITY OF ONLINE SERVICES
Global Database makes every effort to make the Online Services available to you and Authorised Users at all times save for routine maintenance, and to restore access to these services as soon as possible in the event of their interruption or suspension.
If the Online Service becomes unavailable for any reason, Global Database will endeavour to supply the content available under that service manually by e-mail, fax, or similar means. If the Online Service remains unavailable for more than 24 hours and if the unavailability is not beyond Global Database control, access under these Terms will be extended for a period of time equal to the period of unavailability.
Global Database reserves the right to conduct essential maintenance, software upgrades and other works necessary to maintain the efficient provision of the Site and any content or services provided through it. Where such works result in any Online Service becoming temporarily unavailable, Global Database will provide you with at least two weeks’ notice and shall wherever possible carry out works on Saturdays or Sundays (GMT).
Where access to the content, services or any part of the Site is to be controlled by use of passwords, you and all Authorised Users shall use reasonable efforts to ensure that Authorised Users do not divulge their identification numbers, passwords or other login details to any third party. You and all Authorised Users will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that any unauthorised disclosure or use of passwords is reported to Global Database as soon as you or they become aware of it.
In the event of any unauthorised use of any Online Service, Global Database may, at its discretion and without prejudice to any other remedy, suspend or terminate access by such method as it deems appropriate. In the case of suspension, this will continue until Global Database is satisfied that the unauthorised use will not recur.
The Site may include links to third party websites such as useful research websites and promotional partners. Global Database has not reviewed these third party websites and does not control and is not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. Global Database therefore does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them.
You may link from your own website to the Site, provided:
Global Database reserves the right to withdraw linking permission at any time without prior notice.
12. YOUR/AUTHORIZED USERS USE OF THE SITE
Global Database encourages your use of the Site and our content and services on the Site. However, Global Database requires that your use of the Site is lawful. Consequently, you may not use the Site for any illegal purpose and in particular you will not interfere with or disrupt the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site.
You agree to use your best endeavours to ensure that Authorised Users access and use the content and services that Global Database provides only in accordance with the permitted uses and restrictions of use set out in these Terms, details of which will be made available to Authorised Users upon accessing any Online Service, and in accordance with any other applicable provisions contained in these Terms; and (ii) take all reasonable steps within your power to ensure that no person, firm or company other than an Authorised User accesses or uses any Online Services. For the avoidance of doubt, acceptance by any Authorised User of the permitted uses and restrictions of use set out in these Terms shall not relieve you of any of your obligations and responsibilities under these Terms.
13. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
You acknowledge that all copyright, database right, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in the Site and the content made available via the Site, will at all times remain vested in Global Database or its licensors, which reserve all such rights.
You shall at the request and expense of Global Database do all such things as may be reasonably required to assist Global Database in taking or resisting any legal proceedings in relation to any infringement of any such rights.
For information on how you are permitted to use the content made available on the Site, please see the permitted uses and restrictions of use set out above in these Terms.
The parties to any contract made under these Terms acknowledge that they or their employees may, in the course of performing their responsibilities under these Terms, be exposed to or acquire non-public information which is proprietary to or confidential to either party or third parties to whom they owe a duty of confidentiality ("Confidential Information"). The parties agree to hold Confidential Information in strict confidence and not to disclose the same to third parties or to use such Confidential Information for any purpose whatsoever other than the provision of content and services to you and Authorised Users as contemplated by these Terms and to advise each of its employees who may be exposed to Confidential Information of their obligations to keep such information confidential. This provision shall survive termination of any contract made under these Terms.
Global Database agrees that it will not, without your prior written consent, represent, directly or indirectly, that any product or any service(s) provided by Global Database has been approved or endorsed by you. This provision shall survive termination of any contract made under these Terms.
We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.
15. WARRANTIES AND INDEMNITIES
Global database warrants:
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Global Database, its directors, officers, employees and licensors from and against any claim, liability, cost, damage or loss Global Database may incur (including reasonable legal fees) as a result of any actions you or Authorised Users take which disrupt access to and/or functioning of the Site and/or any breach by you of your obligations under these Terms, including but not limited to any breach by you or by any Authorised User of the permissions granted to you under these Terms.
Global Database shall indemnify and hold you and Authorised Users harmless from and against any damages, awards or penalties, including proper and reasonable legal fees, which arise from any claim by any third party of an alleged infringement of copyright or any other property right arising out of the use by you or any Authorised User of the content and services we provide to you in accordance with these Terms.
The indemnity contained in Clause 16.3 shall be subject to the following provisions:
16. EXCLUSIONS & LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
The sole warranties given by Global Database are those contained in Clause 15.1.
Nothing in these Terms will restrict any of your statutory rights or Global Database liability for death or personal injury resulting from Global Database negligence, for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or for any other liability that cannot be limited or excluded by applicable law.
The Site is intended for information purposes only and as such no information provided on or via the Site constitutes advice or recommendations.
Although the Site is provided in good faith and Global Database tries to ensure that the information on the Site is accurate and complete, Global Database cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, quality or completeness of the content available via the Site or its usefulness for any particular purpose. Global Database does not accept any liability which may arise as a result of any errors or incomplete information in such content.
Global Database does not have any knowledge of, nor control over, the particular purpose(s) for which the content and services available on the Site is used. Global Database excludes any and all liability for any loss of any nature suffered by you, or by any of your clients or customers, as a direct or indirect result of your/their use of any of the content or services available on the Site or New Materials you or Authorised Users create or of making any business decision, or refraining from making any such decision, based wholly or partly on any data, expression of opinion, statement or other information or data contained in the content or accessible through the services available on the Site.
If Global Database fails or is unable to comply with its obligations as regards accessibility and performance as set out in these Terms, and Global Database is unable to remedy the problem within a reasonable period, your sole remedy for any breach of warranty shall be to an extension of the term of subscription of the relevant Online Service.
The content and services available on the Site are provided on an "as is" basis. Global Database excludes any and all other warranties, conditions, or representations relating to the content and services, whether express, implied, oral or written, and including any which may be contained in any description, specification or proposal provided to you by Global Database, via the Site or otherwise. This exclusion applies to any and all implied warranties of quality, performance, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Global database does not make any promises about the availability of the Site or promise that your Global Database to the Site or our content will be delivered uninterrupted, timely or error-free. In particular, Global Database disclaims any liability in connection with any technical problems you may experience with the Site which may result in interruptions to the Site. Global Database makes no warranties respecting any harm that may be caused by the transmission of a computer virus, worm, time bomb, Trojan horses, cancelbots, logic bomb or any other form of programming routine designed to damage, destroy or otherwise impair a computer's functionality or operation including transmission arising from your download of any content, software you use to download the content, the Site or the server that makes it available. In this respect you agree that it is your responsibility to install suitable anti-virus and security software on your computer hardware and other devices to protect against any such bugs, viruses or other such harmful programming routines. Any content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Site is done at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such content. All such implied provisions are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
To the fullest extent allowed by law, Global Database will not be liable for (i) any loss of data; use; reputation; goodwill or opportunity; (ii) any loss of or failure to realise expected profit, revenue or savings or any other form of pure economic loss, whether such loss is direct or indirect; or (iii) any indirect, special, incidental, punitive, consequential damages or losses that you may suffer, whether relating to your downloading, purchase or use, or inability to use, the Site or any content or services Global Database provides or otherwise, and, in each case, howsoever arising.
17. GENERAL Changes TO THESE TERMS AND THE SITE
GlobalDatabase may change these Terms at any time by sending you an e-mail with the modified Terms or by posting a copy of them on the Site. Any changes will take effect seven (7) days after the date of the e-mail or the date on which Global Database posts the modified Terms on the Site, whichever is the earlier. Your continued use of the Site after that period expires means that you agree to be bound by the modified Terms.
To ensure that you are aware of the most up to date version of these Terms, you will be asked to read and accept these Terms each time you place an order. Global Database also recommends that you print and keep a copy for your records. To print, please press CTRL + P.
Global Database reserves the right:
You may not assign, sub-license or transfer all or parts of your rights or obligations under these Terms without prior written consent from Global Database.
Occasionally, Global Database is unable to perform its obligations under these Terms due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control. In such circumstances including, but not limited to, system failure, fire, flood, earthquake and other natural physical disasters, strikes, trade disputes, lock outs, riot, accident, disruption to energy supplies, civil commotion, acts of terrorism or war, Global Database inability or delay in performing its obligations will not be deemed to be in breach of contract.
Each party acknowledges that in accepting these Terms it has not relied and is not relying on any representations or warranties (whether implied or otherwise) other than those expressly set out in these Terms and the parties irrevocably and unconditionally waive any right they may have to any remedy in respect of any other such representation or warranty except in the case of fraud.
If any of these provisions is deemed invalid, illegal, void, unenforceable or in conflict of the applicable law of any jurisdiction, that provision will be deemed severable from the rest and will not affect the validity. legality and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
These Terms govern Global Database relationship with you and represent Global Database entire agreement with you and Authorised Users in connection with your use of the Site and the content made available via the Site.
If you breach these Terms and Global Database chooses to ignore your breach, Global Database will still be entitled to use the rights and remedies available to it at a later date or in any other situation where you breach the Terms again. A waiver of any provision(s) of these Terms by Global Database shall not be deemed a waiver of any other provision(s) of these Terms.
Exclusion of third party rights
These Terms do not create any right enforceable by any person who is not a party to them.
Any disputes or claims arising out of or in connection with the contract are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.
In the event of any dispute or controversy arising out of or in connection these Terms, the parties agree to exercise their best efforts to resolve the dispute as soon as possible. The parties shall, without delay, continue to perform their respective obligations under these Terms, which are not affected by the dispute.
If a dispute arises out of or in connection with this contract, both you and Global Database will attempt to settle it by mediation in accordance with the Centre for Dispute Resolution (CEDR) Model Mediation Procedure.
If either or both you and/or Global Database refuse to initiate the mediation procedure within 14 days of the dispute arising or if you and Global Database both fail to agree terms of settlement within 30 days of the initiation of the procedure, you and Global Database will resolve the dispute by binding arbitration before a single arbitrator in accordance with the then current international arbitration rules of the International Chamber of Commerce. The arbitration shall take place in London, England. During the continuance of any arbitration proceeding, the parties shall continue to perform their respective obligations under these Terms.
Nothing in this clause or in the Rules of the International Chamber of Commerce shall prevent either you or Global Database from applying to the Court of any jurisdiction for such provisional or protective measures as are available under the laws of that jurisdiction.
All notices required or permitted under these Terms will, when provided by Global Database, be given in writing to the address and/or e-mail address provided by you at registration or, when being provided by you, be given in writing to our postal address in Clause 24 below using an internationally recognised express courier service.
If you have any complaints, please contact Global Database via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post (at the address below) and Global Database will do its best to resolve these
20. CONTACT Global Database
The Site is owned and operated by Global Data Intelligence Limited, 56 OLD BROMPTON ROAD, LONDON, ENGLAND, SW7 3DY, United Kingdom
Telephone: 44 20 3674 7382
Fax: 44 20 3651 0914
Registered in England No. 09410808
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