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Terms and Conditions

1. Using our website

Thank you for using our website. Please read the following terms and conditions.

This legal notice applies to the entire contents of this website under the domain name www.globalcool.org (the “Website”) and to you, whether as a guest or registered user, and to any correspondence by email between us and you. Please read these terms carefully before using this Website. Using this Website indicates that you accept these terms regardless of whether or not you choose to register with us. If you do not agree with any of the terms set out in these and Conditions or the Privacy Policy then you should cease using this website immediately.

2. Information about us

www.globalcool.org is a site operated by Global Cool Foundation UK (“Global Cool” and “We”). We are registered in England and Wales under charity number 1116673 and in Scotland under the charity number SC040772 and company number 05850277 and have our registered office at 2-6 Cannon Street, London, EC4M 6YH.

3. Our site

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice. From time to time, it may become necessary to restrict access to part, or all of, our site to users who have registered with us.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, 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 third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

When using our site, you must comply with the provisions of our acceptable use policy. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

4. Competitions and Prizes

These rules apply to all prize promotions including free draws, prize competitions and instant win offers.

From time to time we will run competitions, free prize draws and promotions on this website and on our social media channels. These may be subject to additional terms that will be made available at the time. Promotions are open to UK residents only. Prizes are non-transferable, non-negotiable and no cash alternatives will be offered. Global Cool and the promoter reserve the right to substitute the prize for another prize of equal value.

No purchase necessary to enter the competitions unless otherwise stated on the promotional activity with a specific competition. By entering the prize draw, the entrant agrees to be bound by the rules and by any other requirements set out in the promotional material accompanying the promotion.

By entering the promotion, the entrant agrees to the terms of the privacy policy. In addition we may pass your personal information to the promoters and their data processors. However, we always demand that those parties adhere to the same security procedures that we follow ourselves. Entrants will automatically be signed up for our weekly newsletter and can unsubscribe at any time.

Winners will be notified by email soon after the draw. Winners have five (5) business working days to respond in full to the email or another winner will be drawn. By entering the promotion, the winner(s) consent to any publicity generated as a result of the promotion, and use on websites, magazines or mobile services at any time. The Sites’ Editors’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Only one entry per person. Spammers will be disqualified. It is assumed that by entering competitions which, if won, could result in time off work, your employer is in agreement to time off. When dates are specified they cannot be altered.

Prize draws are open to all residents of the UK, except employees of Global Cool, the promoter and their immediate families, the promoters advertising agency and sales promotion consultancy, and anyone else connected with the creation and administration of the promotion.

Global Cool will not accept responsibility for lost through technical fault, incomplete, illegible or other damaged entries. Proof of entry is not automatically proof of receipt. Where Global Cool runs a competition with a promoter such that the promoter is responsible for the selection and/or the provision of prizes then Global Cool shall not be responsible for or have any liability for the provision of such prizes.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

5. Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights and software in our site, including without limitation all text, graphics, logos, images, audio clips, audio-visual clips, video clips, downloads, streaming media, data compilations and software and the material published on it. These works are protected by copyright, database and other applicable laws and treaties around the world.
You may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may display these on your website pursuant to a royalty free non-exclusive licence granted by us. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors. If you print, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Intellectual property relating to any modifications and/or adaptations to the website made by or for you on the website shall by way of present and future assignment belong to and be automatically assigned and transferred to us with full title guarantee, or if such intellectual property cannot be prospectively assigned and transferred it shall be assigned and transferred with full title guarantee to us upon creation, for no payment (and in each case you shall do whatever we shall require of you to give effect to such assignment and transfer).
The Website provides a carbon calculator which consists of software and code which is the property of Global Cool. You are hereby granted a licence to exploit the software and code that the carbon calculator consists of on the terms set out in this GNU General Public Licence. Please ensure that you read and understand the terms of this licence very carefully before copying or otherwise exploiting the carbon calculator software.

6. Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

7. Our liability

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we and any third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which may be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity. Save as provided in the foregoing sentence, we further exclude any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it. Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or restrict Global Cool’s liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence, or any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

You will indemnify and at all times keep Global Cool and/or its successors in title, licensees, assigns, representatives and agents fully and effectually indemnified from and against any and all liabilities, actions, proceedings, loss, damage, costs (including without limitation reasonable legal costs and expenses), claims and damages whatsoever made against or incurred by Global Cool and/or its successors in title, licensees, assigns, representatives and/or agents in consequence of any breach by you of any of these Terms and Conditions.

Nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions is intended to confer any benefit or convey or grant to any third party any right to enforce any term of these Terms and Conditions against Global Cool and accordingly you and Global Cool hereby exclude to the extent permissible by law any such rights which a third party may otherwise have pursuant to the contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or any other applicable laws of relevant jurisdictions.

9. Information about you and your visits to our site

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

10. Uploading material to our site

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

Any material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.

We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy.

11. Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or any other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. If you introduce malicious technology to our site, you risk committing a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

12. Linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy.

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please contact us.

13. Links from our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

14. Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site [although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country]. These terms of use are governed by English law.

15. Trade marks

“GLOBAL COOL” is a pending Community Trade Mark of Global Cool Foundation UK under Trade Mark No. 006614143. You may not use or exploit this trade mark without the express prior written consent of Global Cool. All other trade marks not owned by Global Cool Productions Limited that appear on this website are the property of their respective owners who may or may not be affiliated with or connected to GCF Rights Limited, Global Cool Foundation UK or Global Cool Productions Limited.

16. Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

17. Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact us.

Thank you for visiting our site.