Welcome to GES or Global Environmental Society, an Online-Magazine and Network
By registering as a member . you automatically become a member of the Global Environmental Society . Membership is free.
The Global Environmental Society Magazine & Network tackles the Vicious Circle of inaction between Consumers, Industry and Politics through proactive environmental management. It therefore runs educational campaigns and offers a platform to encourage the knowledge and idea exchange among scientists, universities, industries, environmental groups, politicians and non-government organizations. It supports environmental events, foster innovation and launches its own projects which contribute to the conservation of the environment and of natural resources.GES aims to harmonize and unite global growth markets, the industry sector and the global community for a productive coexistence in a clean and healthy environment.
GES TERMS & CONDITIONS
This agreement describes the terms and conditions for the use of GES-Network. Membership in GES confirms
prior notice; use of the website as a member indicates your acceptance of any changes. You are responsible
We reserve the right to suspend or terminate, at our discretion, a member’s account for violations of our rules,
Website and membership are available to the general public. Members are expected to invite only respected
persons within their own communities and not individuals who might bring discredit to or harm the
reputation of GES and our community.
By having a membership account in GES, you acknowledge that you meet our requirements for membership.
As a member, you may not have more than one membership account, nor may you open an alternative account if your membership is suspended, or terminated for any reason. You may not sell, trade, or transfer a membership account to another person, nor accept or use an account that was not originally yours. If an account violates these conditions, the account will be terminated immediately.
Your participation in GES is based upon the assumption that all information you provide regarding yourself is truthful and accurate. Misleading or false information is sufficient reason for us to terminate your account.
You are not permitted to use an alias or pseudonym.
We reserve the right to change or adjust membership criteria and to make changes in the existing membership at any time and without prior notice.
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE AND USE
GES is made available for personal and individual use. Businesses and other legal entities may not use GES for promotion or advertising without our written agreement.
We provide a platform and environment for networking and sharing information. If members enter into agreements with other members through GES, we are not a contracting party to these agreements and cannot be held liable or accountable regarding these agreements.
We reserve the right to remove any content posted by you or other members at our sole discretion, for reasons including but not limited to that it is unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, fraudulent, obscene or otherwise objectionable, or because it may infringe or violate any party’s intellectual property or privacy.
Despite careful content control we do not take responsibility for any externally provided content or for the contents of linked sites which are the responsibility of their own operators. You understand and agree that you may encounter material with which you disagree or find objectionable, and that you use the website with this understanding and acceptance and do not hold GES liable.
GES does not endorse, support, or ensure the accuracy, truthfulness, or reliability of any content posted in the website’s forums, groups, discussions or elsewhere, nor do we endorse opinions expressed in the threads or elsewhere.
GES reserves the right to make changes to the website or our service without prior notice, and to charge for our services or for particular features, and to modify any fees or services without prior notice.
By posting or submitting content or information on the GES-site, you automatically grant us a worldwide,
perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, irrevocable right to display such content.
All content on the side and available through the service, including design, text, photos and so on are the proprietary property of GES, its users or its licensors. No site content may be changed, downloaded,
sold, reproduced and so on, without a prior written permission by GES
GES is a registered trademark. You are not permitted to use the GES name or logo for any purpose, event or promotion without our express consent.
YOUR MEMBERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES
GES wishes to have a friendly and secure community for our members. This is a website where members have the expectation of privacy and confidentiality. We are a community of global diversity, with members from nearly every culture and country. Expectations and behavior will be equally diverse, so to help provide a comfortable environment for all members, we have rules. Your use of GES confirms that you understand and accept these rules, and that you will follow them.
Confidence and trust are paramount within GES. Falsely misrepresenting your identity, including the use of a pseudonym or alias, or false information in your profile information will result in your member account being suspended or terminated.
Monitoring, data-mining, or coping our web pages or any content within the site, nor collect, archive, trade or sell any personal data or communications about other members is not permitted.
It is not permitted to use any robot, spider, site search or retrieval application, or any other device to copy, retrieve, archives or index any portion of GES.
You are not permitted to distribute, display or publish in any form, electronic or print, any content from the website or the names of any members without our express consent, nor can you share, transmit or sell any content on the website with anyone who is not a member of GES.
We want to keep GES free from intrusions. You are not allowed to send or distribute unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, promotion, chain letters, junk mail, spam, pyramid schemes, or any other type of solicitation to other members, nor will you stalk, harass or unreasonably disturb any other member.
You alone are responsible for the confidentiality and security of your account’s username, password and usage. You are also accountable for all activities regarding your account, with or without your knowledge or permission. If you knowingly provide your log-in information to another person, your membership may be suspended temporarily or terminated. GES assumes no liability for activities of your account accessed
through your password and username.
Don’t use GES for any illegal purpose in any country or jurisdiction.
You are not permitted to post content or initiate any communications that we consider libelous, scandalous, abusive, obscene, discriminatory, unlawful, or otherwise objectionable.
It is not permitted to make available any content or initiate communication that infringes upon the patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights or other proprietary rights of third parties, whether they are personal, corporate or governmental.
INFORMATION AND DATA PROTECTION
GES is based upon privacy and trust. Personal information provided to GES is handled with the utmost confidence and care.
Your personal data will not be disclosed to any third party without being entitled to do so and without your expressed permission.
We make every effort to keep GES a trusted and safe environment; nevertheless, GES cannot be held
liable should content you have posted on the website that is viewable by members be copied or distributed elsewhere.
Access to your private account information is limited to GES management and webmaster. No other employees, contractors or third parties will have access to this information without your expressed permission.
GES may access, preserve and disclose the contents of your account if required to do so by law, or in the belief that such actions are reasonably necessary to comply with legal requirements or to protect the rights and property of GES.
You may close your account without cause, penalty or explanation.
GES may, on discretion and with or without cause, immediately terminate your member account and all access to the website without prior notice. Any account termination by us may take into account the business interests of GES, its partners and the interests of the network as a whole.
GES proprietary rights, disclaimer of warranties, indemnities, limitations of liability and other provisions of these terms and conditions continue after termination of your membership. GES will not be liable to you or any third-party for the termination of your member account. If your account is terminated, you may not re-enter our network without our expressed permission.
DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS
Disclaimer of Warranties: GES, and its affiliates, licensors, partners, suppliers, consultants and agents (GES) disclaim any and all responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, completeness, legality, reliability, or operability, or availability of information or materials displayed on any of our websites. GES disclaims any and all responsibility and liability for the conduct of any member. The GES network and all materials, information (including, without limitation, any information or materials obtained or accessed through the GES websites, or partner websites), products and services included therein are provided “as is,” with no warranties whatsoever. Despite careful content control GES does not take responsibility for any externally provided content or for the contents of linked sites which are the responsibilities of their own operators. GES expressly disclaims to the fullest extent permitted by law all express, implied, and statutory warranties, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary rights. If some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties, the above disclaimers and exclusions may not apply to you. But you agree that your use of the GES is entirely at your own risk. You agree to hold harmless and indemnify GES from and against any third-party claim arising from or in any way related to your use of our services and website, including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys’ fees, of every kind and nature.
Limitation of Liability: Under no circumstances will GES be liable to you for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising out of or in connection with your use of GES, whether or not GES has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Such limitation of liability shall apply (1) whether the damages arise from use or misuse of and reliance on the GES service, from inability to use GES, or from the interruption, suspension, or termination of the GES website (including such damages incurred by third parties), and (2) notwithstanding any failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy and to the fullest extent permitted by law. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation and exclusions may not apply to you.
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