Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

GlobConf.com is a free global conference directory. Its objective is to have a single spot for researchers and conference organizers to interact. GlobConf uses very flexible searching methods besides allowing the users to review and rank conferences they attended. Conference organizers can use GlobConf to create a full conference page. If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bounded by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern GlobConf.com's relationship with you in relation to this website. If you do not agree with the following terms and conditions of use, you should not proceed any further on this website.
 

The following Terms and Conditions of Use constitute an agreement between you and GlobConf, the operator of GlobConf.com (the “Site”). The term "you" refers to the registered user or viewer of the website. The term "registered user" refers to any person, whether an individual or a legal entity, who or which is registered to use the services provided by GlobConf.com.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • You agree that you are only permitted to use this website as expressly set out in these terms and conditions or otherwise on the website.
  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. The content of the pages of this website is subject to change without notice.
  • The information on this website is periodically updated and you should therefore check the website regularly to ensure that you have the latest information.
  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operators are acknowledged on the website.
  • From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
  • As a registered user, you can register conferences and public events, which will be listed in the conference directory managed by GlobConf.com. The registration of every conference or public event is a subject to approval of GlobConf.com. Conferences or public events that promote illegal content, violence, racial, or sexual content may not be approved to appear in the GlobConf.com conference directory.
  • Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, GlobConf.com takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.
  • The services and devices discussed and/or advertised within the Site are not applicable to all individuals. We make no claims as to the effectiveness of any such services and devices. Any products and/or services represented on the Site by advertisers, sponsors, and other Site participants, either paid or unpaid, are presented for your awareness and do not necessarily imply appropriateness for any particular individual or prediction of effectiveness, outcome or success.

 

Registration

As part of the registration process, you will provide an e-mail address and create a password. These are your credentials for accessing the Services that are only available to members ("Credentials"). You should keep your Credentials private and not share your Credentials with anyone else. You are responsible for notifying us if your password has been hacked or stolen.

Your Personal Information

In order to register, you must provide certain personal information about yourself. You may voluntarily submit, and hereby authorize GlobConf, its employees, agents and others operating on its behalf, to use and/or disclose personal information about you, including, without limitation, your name, address, and contact information; and other information that is either requested by GlobConf or volunteered by you ("Personal Information"). You have the right to refuse to authorize the use and/or disclosure of your Personal Information. However if you chose to exercise this right, you may not be able to utilize some features of the Site.

Your Responsibilities

You are responsible for all use of the Site and for all use of your Credentials, including use by others to whom you have given your Credentials. You may use the Site and the Services for lawful, non-commercial purposes only. You may not use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair our servers or networks, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Site or the Services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any of the Services, user accounts, or computer systems or networks, through hacking, password mining or any other means. Without limiting any of the foregoing, you agree that you shall not (and you agree not to allow any third party to):

  • copy, modify, adapt, translate, or reverse engineer any portion of the Site, its content or materials and/or the Services;
  • remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in or on the Site and/or the Services or in or on any content or other material obtained via the Site and/or the Services;
  • use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other automated device, process or means to access, retrieve or index any portion of the Site and/or the Services;
  • access, retrieve or index any portion of the Site and/or the Services for purposes of constructing or populating a searchable database of reviews related to the academic institutions or service providers;
  • reformat or frame any portion of the web pages that are part of the Site and/or the Services;
  • fraudulently misuse the Services by creating fake conferences;
  • create user accounts by automated means or under false or fraudulent pretenses; or
  • collect or store personal data about other users in connection with the prohibited activities described in this paragraph.

In addition to our rights in these Terms and Conditions of Use, we may take any legal action and implement any technical remedies to prevent the violation of this provision and to enforce these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Changes to These Terms and Conditions of Use

We may change these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time, as we reasonably deem appropriate. Upon any change in these Terms and Conditions of Use, we will post the amended agreement on the Site with notice of the changes. Your continued use of the Site and/or the Services following such notification shall constitute your affirmative acknowledgment of the Terms and Conditions of Use, the modification and agreement to abide and be bound by the Terms and Conditions of Use, as amended. If at any time you choose not to accept these Terms and Conditions of Use, including following receipt of notification of any modifications hereto, then please do not use the Site.

Changes to the Services

We may from time to time add new services to the Services, substitute a new service for one of the existing Services, or discontinue or suspend one of the existing Services. Information about the new services will be included on the Site, and the users of new services will be governed by these Terms and Conditions of Use. You agree that GlobConf will not be liable to you or any third party for any suspension or discontinuation of any of the Services.

Links to Other Sites

The Site may include links to other websites, including links provided as automated search results. Some of these sites may contain materials that are objectionable, unlawful, or inaccurate. These links are provided for your convenience only and do not mean that we endorse these sites or the products and services they provide. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable for the content or accuracy of these other sites.

Additional Terms

Certain of the Services on the Site may have additional terms (such as policies, guidelines, and rules) that will further govern your use of that particular Service and supplement these Terms and Conditions of Use. If you choose to register for or access any such Services, you will be presented with any relevant additional terms and conditions at that time. By using those Services, you agree to comply with such additional guidelines and rules.

Your Use of Content

Except for Posted Content that you or any other visitors to the Site submit, all of the Information available on or through the Services and/or the Site, including without limitation, text, photographs, graphics and video and audio content, is owned by us and our licensors and is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, and trade secret laws, other proprietary rights, and international treaties. You acknowledge that the Services and any underlying technology or software used in connection with the Services contain GlobConf’s proprietary information. We give you permission to use the aforementioned content for personal, non-commercial purposes only and do not transfer any intellectual property rights to you by virtue of permitting your use of the Services. You may print, download, and store information from the Site for your own convenience, but you may not copy, distribute, republish (except as permitted in this paragraph), sell, or exploit any of the content, or exploit the Site in whole or in part, for any commercial gain or purpose whatsoever.

Disclaimer of Warranties

WE PROVIDE THE SITE AND THE SERVICES “AS IS”, “WITH ALL FAULTS” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” WE MAKE NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES ABOUT THE SERVICES. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ALL STATUTORY WARRANTIES, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES AND THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTIES THAT THE SERVICES ARE MERCHANTABLE, OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, ACCURATE, FIT FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NEED, OR NON-INFRINGING. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE EFFECTIVE, RELIABLE OR ACCURATE OR WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL BE ABLE TO ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES (EITHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH THIRD-PARTY NETWORKS) AT TIMES OR LOCATIONS OF YOUR CHOOSING. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS OR COMPLETENESS OF INFORMATION PROVIDED BY USERS OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER DATA OR INFORMATION PROVIDED OR RECEIVED THROUGH THE SITE. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH HEREIN, GLOBCONF MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE INFORMATION SYSTEMS, SOFTWARE AND FUNCTIONS MADE ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE SITE OR ANY OTHER SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF SENSITIVE INFORMATION. GLOBCONF DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVICES WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE, THAT LOSS OF DATA WILL NOT OCCUR, OR THAT THE SERVICES SOFTWARE OR SITE ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES, CONTAMINANTS OR OTHER HARMFUL ITEMS.

General Limitation of Liability

YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY DISPUTE WITH US IS THE CANCELLATION OF YOUR REGISTRATION. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS RELATING TO OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES OR THE SITE, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, EXCEED THE GREATER OF: (A) THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF FEES, IF ANY, THAT YOU PAID TO UTILIZE THE SITE OR THE SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU (OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY CLAIMING UNDER OR THROUGH YOU) FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE AND/OR THE SERVICES. THESE EXCLUSIONS APPLY TO ANY CLAIMS FOR LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, ANY OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES, OR NEGLIGENCE OF CONFERENCE INFORMATION, EVEN IF WE KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Termination

We may terminate and/or suspend your registration immediately, without notice, if there has been a violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use or other policies and terms posted on the Site by you or by someone using your Credentials. We may also cancel or suspend your registration for any other reason, including inactivity for an extended period, but will attempt to notify you in advance of such cancellation or suspension. GlobConf shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Site and/or the Services. Further, you agree not to attempt to use the Site and/or the Services after any such deletion, deactivation or termination.

Indemnification

Upon a request by us, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless us, our employees, contractors, officers, directors, agents, parent, other affiliated companies, and suppliers, from all liabilities, claims, demands and expenses, including attorney's fees, made by any third party that arise from or are related to (a) your access to the Site, (b) your use of the Services, or (c) the violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use by you or any third party using your Credentials of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. The foregoing indemnification obligation does not apply to liabilities, claims and expenses arising as a result of our own gross negligence or intentional misconduct.

Electronic Contracting and Notices

Your affirmative act of using this Site and/or registering for the Site or the Services constitutes your electronic signature to these Terms and Conditions of Use and your consent to enter into agreements with us electronically.

Entire Agreement

These Terms and Conditions of Use and any supplemental terms, policies, rules and guidelines posted on the Site, including the Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and us and supersede all previous written or oral agreements. If any part of these Terms and Conditions of Use is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. The failure of GlobConf to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder.

Assignment

We may assign this contract at any time to any parent, subsidiary, or any affiliated company, or as part of the sale to, merger with, or other transfer of our company to another entity. We will post a notice on the Site regarding any change of ownership so that you have the opportunity to discontinue your use of the Site or cancel your registration if you do not wish to continue to use the Site and the Services under the new ownership. You may not assign, transfer or sublicense these Terms and Conditions of Use to anyone else and any attempt to do so in violation of this section shall be null and void.

Eligibility

You must be the legal age to form a binding contract in your jurisdiction if that age is greater than 18 years of age, to register with us or use the Site and the Services. If you are between the ages of 13 and 18 or the applicable legal age in your jurisdiction, you can use the Site or Services only in conjunction with, and under the supervision of, your parent or guardian who has agreed to the Terms and Conditions of Use. If you are under the age of 13, you may not use the Site or Services. If you are the parent or legal guardian of a child under the age of 18, you may use the Site or Services on behalf of such minor child. By using the Site or Services on behalf of a minor child, you represent and warrant that you are the parent or legal guardian of such child and that all references in these Terms and Conditions of Use to "you" shall refer to such child or such other individual for whom you have authorization to enter into these Terms and Conditions of Use on their behalf, and you in your capacity as the parent or legal guardian of such child or as the authorized party of such individual. If you do not qualify under these terms, do not use the Site or Services. Membership in the Services is void where prohibited by applicable law, and the right to access the Site is revoked in such jurisdictions. By using the Site and/or the Services, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into these Terms of Use and to abide by all of the terms and conditions set forth herein.