User Agreement

1. Acceptance of terms

GSL Law & Consulting, Ltd, being the administrator of GSL group of websites, provides you (hereinafter “You” or “User”) with the below services, which are the subject of the present Terms of Use (“Terms of Use”). The Terms may be updated from time to time without notice to you.

BY VISITING THE WEBSITE YOU CONFIRM THAT YOU HAVE RIGHTS IN RESPECT OF GSL ACCOUNT AND ACCEPT THE TERMS OF USE AS OBLIGATORY IN ACCORDANCE WITH PROVISIONS (“AGREEMENT”) NAMED HEREAFTER. Your use of the Service constitutes agreement to terms and conditions of the Agreement. To check for updates to the Agreement is your liability. Infringement of the provisions of the Agreement may result in access termination or temporary suspension of your account without preliminary notification.

2. Services description

Group of GSL Websites is a web service providing users with access to the information and improved and simplified dedicated search for data on the Website.

3. Confidentiality

Use of the Services is possible only for users who abide the Confidentiality Agreement of GSL. Full text of the Confidentiality Agreement can be found at …

4. Changes in terms of use

GSL reserves the right at any time to change, suspend or terminate in whole or in part the User’s account with or without notice. Service User also agrees that GSL bears no responsibility for any change, limitation or termination of account.

5. Prohibition to resell the Services

You agree that you will not display, copy or duplicate, sale or resale the Services or any part of it, as well as the use of the Services or your account.

6. Termination of account

You acknowledge and agree that GSL can at its own discretion block, limit or terminate your access; suspend your account; mark or delete Content for any reason and at any time without notice.

Spam and hazardous Search Engine Optimization (SEO): in case you are engaged in activity, which is incompatible with the proper use of the Services due to the Agreement, including, but not limited to posting of Content with hazardous search engine optimization, we reserve the right to mark or delete without notice any Content and / or to limit access to any part of the Services.

Offensive Content: GSL is an information service falling under Provision on Liability Avoidance of Copyright Law in Digital Era and basically cannot be liable for the Content created by the User and submitted to GSL websites. Even if there are no grounds to find a User liable, GSL reserves the right at its own discretion to suspend access, remove any Content and/or limit the access to any part of the Services.

Termination of agreement: All liabilities, direct or indirect, under the Agreement shall be terminated when GSL at its discretion terminates the account. Moreover, you agree that GSL may limit or terminate access to the Services at any time without preliminary notification. GSL bears no responsibility to you or third parties for suspension or termination of the access to the Services or any part of it.

7. Advertising

By using the Services you admit the right of GSL to place advertisings without preliminary notification or any compensation to you or other Users. GSL reserves the right at any time to change way, type and amount of advertisements on the Services. You agree that GSL bears no responsibility for any possible damage or lost profits, arising from cooperation of GSL and its advertisers.

8. Links

Services or relevant third parties may provide links to the other websites or resources. For the reason that GSL cannot control such sites and resources, you admit that GSL shall not be responsible for their working efficiency as well as for their content, advertisings, goods and other materials available on such websites or resources. You also agree that GSL bears no responsibility and do not have any liability, direct or indirect, for any possible damage or lost profits received from or in connection with any content, goods or services available or gained on such websites or resources.

9. Property rights of GSL

You acknowledge and admit that the Services and any software, necessary for its operation (Software) may contain confidential information, which is the property protected by the applicable laws of intellectual property protection, property laws, and other. Use of program code and specification of GSL in whole or its components, as well as all other program codes and technical data for Software and methods of the Services administration directly or indirectly are the subject of appropriate licenses. You also acknowledge and agree that Content of advertisements or information provided to you by the Services or advertisers are protected by laws of copyright and allied rights, legislative acts protecting trademarks, service marks, patents and other property protecting acts. Except for the cases when you are directly permitted by GSL or advertisers you are obliged not to modify, rent, lease, sell, distribute or make copies on the base of Content, Services or Software in whole or in part.

Voluntary provision of ideas and information

GSL objects to receiving from you any confidential information or data protected by property rights in any oral or written form. Unless the parties agreed otherwise with a duly authorized representative of GSL in written form, any materials, information and ideas you provide to GSL in any way, may be distributed or used by GSL and its affiliates without any compensation or liabilities to you, for any purposes including, but not limited to developing, production and advertising. However, this provision does not extend to the personal data, protected by Confidential information policy.

Trademarks

Listed below are some of the trademarks of GSL. Any questions about the use of these trademarks or other trademarks owned by GSL but not listed here should be addressed to our lawyers at gsl@gsl.org. If a trademark is not named here, it does not mean that this product is not used by GSL or for marketing purposes or is not meaningful on the relevant market.

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10. User conduct

You undertake NOT TO USE the Services for the following:

  1. to upload to, distribute through, or otherwise publish Content, which is illegal, harmful, threatening, offensive, defamatory, abusive, contradicts public morality, obscene, libelous, invasive of someone else's privacy (including, but not limited to publishing addresses emails, telephone numbers and other contact details without written permission of the owner of such information);
  2. to impersonate yourself any legal or natural person, including, but not limited to employees or volunteers of GSL, or to make false claims of affiliation with GSL or other individuals or legal entities;
  3. to upload to, distribute through, or otherwise publish Content without proper rights granted by law or in accordance with contract or fiduciary agreement (including secret data, confidential or commercial information which is disclosed subject to labour agreement or nondisclosure agreement);
  4. to upload to, distribute through, or otherwise publish Content, which is infringing patents, trademarks, copyright or other non-property rights of third parties, without direct permission from the rights holder;
  5. to upload to, distribute through, or otherwise publish solicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, undesirable messages, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes or any unsolicited promotion of services;
  6. to upload to, distribute through, or otherwise publish any material that contain viruses or any other harmful program code, programs and files designed to undermine, disrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any software, hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  7. to interfere with or disrupt the Services, servers or network engaged in the provision of the Services, or breach requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Services;
  8. intentionally or unintentionally to violate any applicable local, national or international laws;
  9. to use the GSL services to drive traffic to other websites or solely for business promotion and commercial purposes;
  10. to conduct commercial activities on behalf of GSL without preliminary consent;
  11. to use automated means overloading or disrupting the system, including SEO meta tags, spamming and/or using cancel bots or malicious software code: viruses, Trojan horses, etc.

If GSL detects at its discretion that a User infringes terms of the Agreement, it reserves the right to terminate this User account at any time without notice.

11. Miscellaneous

This document is the entire agreement between you and GSL, it constitutes the terms and conditions of your use of the Services and replace all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements (including without limitation previous editions of this Agreement), written or oral, between you and GSL. Terms of the provision of the Services to you and your relations with GSL are regulated by the Russian legislation without regard to conflicts of law principles. You and GSL agree that settlement of disputes shall be the subject to Russian courts jurisdiction. The failure of GSL to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Agreement remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary any suits or claims arising out of or related to the use of the Services or provisions of this Agreement must be initiated within one year after the cause of action arose; otherwise, such cause of action is automatically barred after this term is over. The section titles in the Agreement are for convenience only and are not a part of the Agreement and have no legal effect.

12. Changes

GSL can at any time amend the Agreement and, accordingly, to change the information placed on this page. Using the Services you agree that all changes of the Agreement are applicable to you from the moment they are published on this page. It is your duty to visit this page periodically for actual provisions of the Agreement.

Last edition: December 12, 2010.

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