Effective Date: December 15, 2018
Website Owner, Our Offering, and Binding of Terms
This website is owned and operated by Global Strategy, Inc. TheSmartStrategy.com (including related domains and mobile sites, the “Site”) is the official website for Global Strategy, Inc. (“GSI”). These Terms set forth the terms and conditions under which you may use our website and services as offered by us. This website offers visitors information on our business services and on business development matters. By accessing or using this website, you approve that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms.
Who Can Use Our Website, and the Requirements to Create an Account
In order to use our website and/or receive our services, you must be at least 21 years of age, or of the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction, and possess the legal authority, right and freedom to enter into these Terms as a binding agreement. You are not allowed to use this website and/or receive services if doing so is prohibited in your country or under any law or regulation applicable to you.
The Site and the contents of our Site (the “Contents”) are intended for informational use. You may not reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of the Contents, the Site, or any related software. We may change, move or delete portions of, or may add to our Site or its Contents from time to time, and these Terms cover any subsequent changes or modifications to our Site and/or its Contents.
The Site and its Contents are protected by copyright, trademark, trade dress and other laws, and all worldwide right, title and interest in and to the Site and its Contents are owned by GSI or its licensors. All trademarks appearing on the Site are trademarks of GSI or are licensed and/or used with permission. You agree not to display or use such trademarks without GSI’s express permission.
User Communities, Forums and Blogs
Global Strategy website offers its users the ability to join communities to interact with such users in a better way. All users that join a community shall have a public profile that is publicly visible to site visitors, and their public activity (such as blog posts or comments) will be visible to other visitors of the website.
A user of the website can always opt-out and exit the community, and upon doing so, such user’s profile will not be publicly visible. In such event, the user will not be able to use the community features (e.g. liking, commenting or writing posts).
Retention of Right to Change Offering
We may, without prior notice, change the services; stop providing the services or any features of the services we offer; or create limits for the services. We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend access to the services without notice and liability for any reason, or for no reason.
Ownership of Intellectual Property, Copyrights and Logos
Any and all comments, feedback, postcards, suggestions, ideas, and other submissions disclosed, submitted or offered by you to GSI on or by this Site or otherwise disclosed, submitted or offered in connection with your use of this Site (collectively, “Comments”) shall be and remain GSI property. GSI is not under any obligation (1) to maintain any Comments in confidence; (2) to pay to user any compensation for any Comments; or (3) to respond to any user Comments. By submitting a Comment, you represent and warrant that any Comment you submit does not violate any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, patent or other personal or proprietary rights. You further represent and warrant that any Comment you submit to the Site does not contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of any Comments you submit.
You recognize and agree that by uploading any content (including, but not limited to designs, images, animations, videos, audio files, fonts, logos, illustrations, compositions, artworks, interfaces, text and literary works) through any means to the website, you confirm that you own all the relevant rights or received the appropriate license to upload/transfer/send the content. You agree and consent that the uploaded and/or transferred content may be publicly displayed at the website.
Right to Suspend or Cancel User Account
We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend your access to the service without notice and liability for any reason, including if in our sole determination you violate any provision of these Terms or any applicable law or regulations. You may discontinue use and request to cancel your account and/or any services at any time. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the foregoing, with respect to automatically-renewed subscriptions to paid services, such subscriptions will be discontinued only upon the expiration of the respective period for which you have already made payment
You agree that you remain responsible for the content that you submit or send using the Site. You agree to defend and hold harmless GSI and its affiliates, and their employees, contractors, directors, managers, officers, and representatives, from and against any damages, losses, or costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), arising from, or in connection with any claim, suit, or action relating to: (i) your content; (ii) your use of the Site; (iii) your violation or infringement of any right of a third party or any applicable law in connection with the Site; (iv) any property damage or personal injury caused by you; or (v) your breach of these Terms.
Right to Change and Modify Terms
We reserve the right to modify these terms from time to time at our sole discretion. Therefore, you should review this page periodically. When we change the Terms in a material manner, we will notify you that material changes have been made to the Terms. Your continued use of the Website or our service after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms. If you do not agree to any of these terms or any future version of the Terms, do not use or access (or continue to access) the website or the service.
Promotional Emails and Content
You agree to receive from time to time promotional messages and materials from us, by mail, email or any other contact form you may provide us with (including your phone number for calls or text messages). If you do not want to receive such promotional materials or notices – please notify us at any time.
Preference of Law and Dispute Resolution
These Terms, the rights and remedies provided hereunder, and any and all claims and disputes related hereto and/or to the services, shall be governed by, construed under and enforced in all respects solely and exclusively in accordance with the internal substantive laws of the State of Florida, United States of America, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any and all such claims and disputes shall be brought in, and you hereby consent to them being decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in Seminole County, Florida, United States of America. Each party irrevocably consents and waives objection to personal jurisdiction and venue in, and agrees to service of process issued by, any such court in any such action or proceeding.
GSI makes no representation that any content will be available or legal in other locations. You agree to comply with all applicable laws governing your use of the Site. You may not access, download, use or export materials posted to the Site in violation of the export laws or regulations applicable to your or our jurisdiction.
The application of the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is hereby expressly excluded.
Disclaimer of Warranty
THE SITE AND ALL CONTENT THEREIN, AND ANY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH THE SITE, ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” AND “AS-AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. GSI AND ITS LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM AND EXCLUDE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. GSI DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OF CORRECTNESS, COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, SUPPORT, TIMELINESS, SAFETY, OR PERFORMANCE WITH RESPECT TO THE USE OF THE SITE OR ITS CONTENT. GSI MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE OR THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES WILL MEET USER’S NEEDS OR BE ERROR FREE OR ACCURATE. ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY CONTAINED HEREIN WILL NOT BE ENFORCEABLE.
Limitations of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AND NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT, GSI WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING FOR LOSS, CORRUPTION, OR INACCURACY OF DATA, LOST PROFITS, LOST BUSINESS, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR LIABILITY OR INJURY TO THIRD PERSONS, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND REGARDLESS WHETHER GSI HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL GSI’S TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS ($100.00). THE EXISTENCE OF MULTIPLE CLAIMS WILL NOT ENLARGE THIS LIMIT. THIS LIMITATION WILL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY.
These Terms constitute the final, complete, and exclusive agreement of the parties relating to the use of the Site and related services and supersedes and merges all prior discussions between the parties. The rights and remedies provided to GSI in these Terms are cumulative and in addition to any other rights and remedies available to it at law or in equity. You may not assign or delegate your rights or duties under these Terms without GSI’s express prior written consent. GSI may assign or delegate its rights or duties under these Terms in its sole discretion. Subject to the foregoing, these Terms shall inure to the benefit of each party’s permitted successors and assigns. In the event that any provision of these Terms is determined to be illegal or unenforceable, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that all other provisions shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. The parties are independent contractors; nothing herein will be construed to create a partnership, joint venture, or agency relationship between the parties, and neither party by virtue of these Terms will have any right, power, or authority to act or create any obligation, expressed or implied, on behalf of the other party. Headings herein are for convenience of reference only and shall not affect interpretation of these Terms.