TERMS & CONDITIONS
Your use of the Site and all information, data, text, software, information, images, sounds or other materials contained therein, or your use or purchase of any other Offerings confirms your unconditional agreement to be bound by this Agreement and is subject to your continued compliance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not agree to be bound by this Agreement, do not access or otherwise use the Site or participate in any of the Offerings.
If you are dissatisfied with the Site or other Offerings, your sole and exclusive remedy is to stop using the Site or Offerings, except for the limited warranties that may apply to Global Future City Holding’s product Offerings or as otherwise expressly stated this Agreement (Global Future City Holding Customer Guarantee).
The information and features included in this Site are subject to change at any time without notice. By accessing or linking to this Site (to the extent linking is permissible), you assume the risk that the information on this Site may be changed or removed.
We reserve the right at any time to:
- Change the terms and conditions of this Agreement;
- Enhance, add to, modify or discontinue the Site or other Offerings, or any portion of the Site or other Offerings, at any time in our sole discretion.
You must obtain access to the Internet and pay any service fees associated with such access to use the Site. In addition, you must provide all equipment necessary for you to access the Internet. You are and will remain solely responsible for the purchase, hookup, installation, loading, operation and maintenance of any hardware, software, telephone (cable or other) service, and the Internet access service to your personal computer and for all related costs. You are solely responsible for scanning your hardware and software for computer viruses and other related problems before you use them. We expressly disclaim any liability or responsibility for any errors or failures relating to the malfunction or failure of your hardware or software in connection with the use of the Site or Offerings.
We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, to users, including registered users.
If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Site or portions of it using your user name, password or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.
We have the right to disable any user name, password or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including if, in our opinion, you have violated any provision of this Agreement.
You represent and warrant that you are eighteen (18) years of age or older, or if you are under the age of eighteen (18) you are at least the age of thirteen (13) and are accessing the Site with the knowledge and consent of your parent or legal guardian, who will also be deemed to have agreed to this Agreement. Certain features on this Site (including, but not limited to, user registration) and certain Offerings may be subject to heightened age and/or other eligibility requirements.
Global Future City Holding products and the Global Future City Holding business opportunity cannot be offered, shipped into or sold in any country outside of those countries that are previously authorized by Global Future City Holding. For a list of such countries, please click here: Authorized Countries. Global Future City Holding is expanding its sales into other markets, accordingly please check for updates periodically.
YOUR INFORMATION AND YOUR PRIVACY
Forums, bulletin boards, chat rooms or other interactive areas that are or may be offered on the Site (“User Forums“) are provided to give users a forum to express their opinions and share their ideas and information. The individual who posts content in the User Forums (“Community Content“) is responsible for the reliability, accuracy, and truthfulness of such content, and we have no control over the same. Additionally, we have no control over whether any such posted material is of a nature that users will find offensive, distasteful or otherwise unacceptable and expressly disclaims any responsibility for such material.
We do not and cannot review every message posted by users in the User Forums, and are not responsible for the content of these messages or the views or opinions expressed by the users of the User Forums. Information disclosed in the User Forums is by design revealed to the public. We reserve the right, but are not obligated, to delete, move or edit content, in whole or in part, submitted by you to the Site for any reason in our sole discretion. In addition, we may delete, move, edit or disclose the contents of messages when it is required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such action is necessary to protect and defend our rights and property or to protect the safety of our users or the public. In no event do we assume any obligation to monitor the User Forums or remove any specific material.
Restrictions on Use
In consideration for your use of the User Forums and functionality, you agree to comply with the “Community Guidelines” set forth below. Without limiting our other rights and remedies, individuals who violate the following Community Guidelines may, at our sole discretion, be permanently banned from using the Site:
- Harass, stalk or otherwise abuse another user;
- Transmit, post, send, upload, distribute, submit or otherwise make available any content that is false, harmful, threatening, abusive, tortious, defamatory, libelous, disparaging (including disparaging of Global Future City Holding), vulgar, obscene, pornographic or that promotes violence, racial hatred, terrorism or illegal acts, or is otherwise objectionable (as determined by us in our sole discretion);
- Transmit, post, send, upload, distribute, submit or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful or infringes, violates or misappropriates any patent, trademark, trade identity right, trade secret, publicity right, privacy right, copyright or any other intellectual property or any other rights of any third party;
- Transmit, post, send, upload, distribute, submit or otherwise make available any viruses, Trojan horses or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files or material that interferes with any third party’s use and enjoyment of the Site;
- Impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the Site or to Global Future City Holding, including forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any transmission to the Site for any reason;
- Transmit, post, send, upload, distribute, submit or otherwise make available through the Site any personal advertising, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes or offer for sale of any products or services, except in areas, if any, specifically designated for such purposes; or
- Violate any applicable local, state, federal or international law, rule or regulation.
- Participate in any part of the Site if you are under the age of 18.
- Transmit, post, send, upload, distribute, submit or otherwise make available through the Site any content containing any solicitation of funds, promotion, advertising, or solicitation for goods or services. You also hereby acknowledge that you are prohibited from soliciting other guests to join or become members of any commercial online service or other organization.
- Collect or harvest the information of any user or otherwise access the Site using automated means (including but not limited to harvesting bots, robots, spiders or scrapers).
- “Frame”, “mirror” or “deep link” any part of the Site or other Offerings without our prior written authorization.
- Link to any page within the Site or other Offerings from any web site or web page that makes any claims as to the curative or health enhancing powers of any substance, whether or not such substance is produced, marketed, sold or distributed by us.
We do not endorse the Community Content in the User Forums and specifically disclaim any responsibility or liability to any person or entity (including, without limitation, persons who may use or rely on such material) for any loss, damage (whether actual, consequential, punitive or otherwise), injury, claim, liability or other cause of any kind or character based upon or resulting from any Community Content provided through a User Forum. By posting or uploading Community Content to any User Forum or submitting any other Community Content to us, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) us a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, sub-license, create derivative works from and distribute such materials or incorporate such Community Content into any form, medium, or technology now known hereafter devised throughout the universe in perpetuity. In addition, you warrant that the content as uploaded or posted by you does not violate any person’s so-called publicity rights or “moral rights” or other similar or analogous rights under any applicable laws in any country or region of the world.
You agree to indemnify us for any and all third party claims, damages, losses, and causes of action arising from or as a result of your posting or uploading any Community Content to any User Forum or submitting any Community Content to us, or your failure to comply with the Community Guidelines.
USE OF E-MAIL ADDRESSES PROVIDED BY THE SITE
When using any e-mail address, or e-card/e-message functionality, provided to you on or through the Site or other Offerings, you agree to use such email address in accordance with all applicable laws and not to transmit to any person or entity:
- Any content that violates the Community Guidelines set forth above with respect to the User Forums or that is unlawful, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, harmful, harassing, tortuous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or is racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable, or is subject to an agreement of confidentiality, or infringes upon our or any third party’s intellectual property or other rights;
- Any non-public information about any company;
- Any trade secret; or
- Any computer code, files or programs (for example, a computer virus) designed to interrupt, destroy, compromise the security of or limit the functionality of any device.
Spamming is strictly prohibited. Spam is defined for this purpose as sending an unsolicited message to any persons, entities, newsgroups, forums, e-mail lists or other groups or lists unless prior authorization has been obtained from the e-mail recipient which explicitly permits sending e-mail communication to them, or unless a business or personal relationship has already been established with the e-mail recipient. IF YOU ARE “SPAMMED” BY SOMEONE WHO IS SELLING OR DESCRIBING GLOBAL FUTURE CITY HOLDING’S PRODUCTS OR BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY, PLEASE CONTACT US PROMPTLY.
The use of false headers in e-mails or falsifying, forging or altering the origin of any e-mail in connection with Global Future City Holding and/or its products and services is prohibited. If a person or entity indicates that they do not want to receive e-mail, you agree not to send e-mail to such person or entity. If a person initially agrees to receive e-mail, but later asks to stop receiving e-mail, you must abide by that request. Global Future City Holding prohibits engaging in any of the foregoing activities, yourself or through the service of another provider, remailer service or otherwise.
OUR PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
This Site and all of the content it contains, or may in the future contain, including but not limited to articles, opinions, other text, directories, guides, photographs, illustrations, images, video and audio clips and advertising copy, as well as the trademarks, copyrights, logos, domain names, code, trade names, service marks, patents and any and all copyrightable material (including source and object code) and/or any other form of intellectual property (collectively, the “Material“) are owned by or licensed to us or other authorized third parties and are protected from unauthorized use, copying and dissemination by copyright, trademark, publicity and other laws and by international treaties. Unless expressly permitted in writing by us, you shall not capture, reproduce, perform, transfer, sell, license, modify, create derivative works from or based upon, republish, reverse engineer, upload, edit, post, transmit, publicly display, frame, link, distribute, or exploit in whole or in part any of the Material. Nothing contained in this Agreement or on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Material in any manner without the prior written consent of us or such third party that may own the Material or intellectual property displayed on the Site. UNAUTHORIZED USE, COPYING, REPRODUCTION, MODIFICATION, PUBLICATION, REPUBLICATION, UPLOADING, FRAMING, DOWNLOADING, POSTING, TRANSMITTING, DISTRIBUTING, DUPLICATING OR ANY OTHER MISUSE OF ANY OF THE MATERIAL IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Any use of the Material other than as permitted by this Agreement will constitute a violation of this Agreement and may constitute copyright and/or patent infringement. You agree not to use the Material for any unlawful purposes and not to violate our rights or the rights of others. You agree not to interfere (or permit the use of your membership by a third party to interfere) with the normal processes or use of the Site by other members, including without limitation by attempting to access administrative areas of the Site. You agree to report any violation of this Agreement by others that you become aware of. You are advised that we will aggressively enforce our rights to the fullest extent of the law. We may add, change, discontinue, remove or suspend any of the Material at any time, without notice and without liability. Global Future City Holding, our logo, and the name of the products produced, marketed, sold or distributed by the Global Future City Holding, are trademarks and/or service marks of Global Future City Holding, or its affiliates. All other trademarks, service marks, and logos used on the Site or other Offerings are the trademarks, service marks or logos of their respective owners.
MEMBERSHIP AND REGISTRATION
If you register with the Site, you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account, email or password, if any, and agree you will not sell, transfer or assign your membership, any membership rights or any Site issued email address or e-card/e-message functionality. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, if any, and for restricting access to your computer so that others may not access the password protected portion of the Site or your Site issued email account using your name in whole or in part. We may, in our sole discretion, and at any time, with or without notice, terminate your password and membership, for any reason or no reason at all.
COPYRIGHTS AND COPYRIGHT AGENTS
Global Future City Holding respects the intellectual property of others and we ask our users to do the same. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Global Future City Holding has designated a Copyright Agent to receive notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Site. Global Future City Holding’s Copyright Agent, [by law need name of agent]_, may be reached at email@example.com or Global Future City Holding, Inc. 2 Park Plaza Suite 400 Irvine, CA 92614.
If you believe that any Community Content infringes the copyright in a work that is owned or controlled by you or if you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please promptly provide Global Future City Holding’s Copyright Agent the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3) for further detail):
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
- A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, or if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works;
- The exact URL or a description reasonably sufficient to permit Global Future City Holding to locate where the alleged infringing material is located on the Site;
- Your name, address, telephone number and email address;
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law;
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are either the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
This Site may contain sweepstakes, contests or other promotions that require you to send material or information about yourself. Please note that sweepstakes, contests or promotions offered via the Site may be, and often are, governed by a separate set of rules that, in addition to describing such sweepstakes, contest or promotion, may have eligibility requirements, such as certain age or geographic area restrictions, terms and conditions governing the use of material you submit, and disclosures about how your personal information may be used. It is your responsibility to read such rules to determine whether or not you want to and are eligible to participate, register and/or enter. By entering any such sweepstakes, contest or other promotion, you agree to comply with abide by such rules and the decisions of the sponsor(s) identified therein, which shall be final and binding in all respects.
We may provide links to third party web sites or resources. Our provision of such links is not an endorsement of any information, product or service reached through such link. We are not responsible for the content or performance of any portion of the Internet including other World Wide Websites to which the Site may be linked for from which the Site may be accessed. You are requested to inform us of any errors or inappropriate material found on Websites to which this Site is or may be linked.
Although we attempt to maintain the integrity of the Site and other Offerings, we make no guarantee as to the accuracy or completeness of the Site or other Offerings. If you believe that you have discovered an error in the Site or other Offerings, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or Global Future City Holding, Inc. 2 Park Plaza Suite 400 Irvine, CA 92614 and include, if possible, a description of the error, its URL location and your contact information. We will make reasonable efforts to address your concerns.
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YOU AGREE THAT WE AND OUR PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, LICENSORS AND ASSIGNS, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”), ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER BASED IN TORT, CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OR RESULTING IN ANY WAY FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE, THE OFFERINGS, THE USER FORUMS, THE MATERIAL, OR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ITS TECHNICAL OPERATION OR THE MATERIAL, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, THIS SITE OR ITS RELATED INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION IN THIS AGREEMENT, IN NO EVENT AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY REASON OR ANY CAUSE OF ACTION WHATSOEVER IN AN AMOUNT GREATER THAN FIFTY DOLLARS ($50). SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, AND/OR THE DISCLAIMER OF SOME TYPES OF DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE MIGHT NOT APPLY TO YOU.
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We make no representation or warranty whatsoever regarding the completeness, accuracy, currency or adequacy of any information, facts, views, opinions, statements or recommendations contained on this Site, in any Offering and/or the Material. Reference to any product, process, publication or service of any third party by trade name, domain name, trademark, service mark, logo, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement or recommendation by us. Views and opinions of users of this Site do not necessarily state or reflect those of Global Future City Holding. Users are responsible for seeking the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the information, opinions, advice or content available at this Site.
The Internet may be subject to breaches of security. We are not responsible for any resulting damage to any user’s computer from any such security breach, or from any virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer line failure or any other technical or other malfunction. You should also be aware that email submissions over the Internet may not be secure, and you should consider this before submitting any information to anyone over the internet. We make no representation or warranty whatsoever regarding the suitability, functionality, availability or operation of this Site. This Site may be temporarily unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment.
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We will determine your compliance with this Agreement in our sole discretion and our decision shall be final and binding. Any violation of this Agreement may result in restrictions on your access to all or part of the Site and may be referred to law enforcement authorities. No waiver of any of this Agreement shall be of any force or effect unless made in writing and signed by a duly authorized officer of Global Future City Holding. We reserve the right to modify or discontinue this Site, or any portion thereof without notice to you or any third party. Upon termination of your membership or access to the Site, or upon demand by Global Future City Holding, you must destroy all materials obtained from this Site and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof. You are advised that we will aggressively enforce our rights to the fullest extent of the law.
If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which will remain in full force and effect. The section titles in this Agreement are for your convenience only and do not have any legal or contractual effect.
UNITED STATES LAW
We operate the Site in the United States. Information contained on this Site may not be appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to this Site from territories where the content of the Site may be illegal is prohibited. If you choose to access the Site or other Offerings from locations outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with local laws if, and to the extent that, such local laws are applicable.
All software used on the Site or other Offerings is subject to U.S. export controls. No such software may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (i) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Burma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, Sudan, Venezuela or any other country to which the U.S. 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. By downloading or using any such software, 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.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to limit the availability of the Site or other Offerings to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction at any time.
The laws of the United States, State of California apply to this Agreement (without regard to California’s conflict of law principles that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws) and will specifically not be governed by the United Nations Conventions on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, if otherwise applicable. Any dispute between you and us must be brought before state or federal courts located in Orange County, California within ninety (90) days after the occurrence of the facts giving rise to the cause of action, otherwise the cause shall be forever barred. You hereby consent and submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in Orange County, California for any cause of action relating to or arising under this Agreement or the Site.
CHANGES TO SITE
We may update the content on this Site from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our Site, any Offerings or this Agreement, you may contact us at email@example.com or Global Future City Holding, Inc. 2 Park Plaza Suite 400 Irvine, CA 92614.
Last Revised on October 28, 2015.