Terms & Conditions
By using the Site, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Our services are available only to individuals and companies that can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, Services are not available to minors under the age of eighteen (18).
3. SITE CONTENT.
Gomster is a distributor, not a publisher, of Content supplied by third parties and Users. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information that constitutes part of Content expressed or made available by third parties, including any other User, are those of the respective authors or distributors and not of Gomster or its officers, directors or employees, unless expressly stated otherwise. Neither Gomster, nor its officers, directors or employees, make any representation, warranty or guarantee of the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any third party Content unless otherwise expressly stated.
Should you choose to submit any ideas, suggestions, documents, and/or proposals (“Submissions”) to Gomster through any of its media, you acknowledge and agree that: (i) your Submissions do not contain confidential or proprietary information; (ii) Gomster is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Submissions; (iii) Gomster shall be entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such Submissions for any purpose, in any way, in any media worldwide; (iv) Gomster may have something similar to the Submissions already under consideration or in development; (v) your Submissions shall automatically become the property of Gomster without any obligation of Gomster to you; and (vi) you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from Gomster under any circumstances.
4. ONLINE CONDUCT.
User agrees to use the Site only for lawful purposes. User is prohibited from posting on or transmitting through the Site any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including but not limited to any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law. If Gomster is notified of any information, data, software, photographs, typefaces, graphics, blog post, comment, video and other material on the Site (collectively “Content”) provided by User that is allegedly infringing, defamatory, damaging, illegal, or offensive, Gomster may investigate the allegation and determine in its sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of such Content from the Site. Gomster reserves the right to prohibit or restrict conduct, communication, or Content that Gomster deems in its sole discretion to be harmful to Users, Gomster, Gomster affiliates, the Site, or any third party, or to violate any applicable law. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Gomster, including its officers, directors and employees cannot ensure prompt removal of questionable Content after online posting. Accordingly, Gomster, including its officers, directors and employees, shall have no liability for any action or inaction with respect to conduct, communication, or Content of any third party on the Site.
Although Gomster cannot monitor the conduct of its Users off the Site, it is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the Site or the Services in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any user without their prior explicit consent. In order to protect the integrity of the Site and the Service, Gomster reserves the right at any time in its sole discretion to block Users from accessing the Site or the Services.
5. THIRD PARTY MERCHANDISE AND SERVICES; PROMOTIONS.
Program Viewers may purchase services or merchandise through the Site from Program Operators. Program Operators create and maintain accounts with Gomster, but are not otherwise affiliated with Gomster. For example, Program Viewers may choose to register for an activity or purchase activity-related merchandise on the Site. All matters concerning the merchandise and services purchased through Gomster are solely between Program Viewers and the Program Operators. Gomster makes no warranties or representations whatsoever with regard to any goods or services provided by Program Operators. Program Viewers will not consider Gomster, nor will Gomster be construed as, a party to such transactions, whether or not Gomster may have received some form of revenue or other remuneration in connection with the transaction. Program Viewers agree that Gomster will not be liable for any costs or damages arising out of such transactions, either directly or indirectly.
Gomster and/or third parties may, from time to time, send e-mail messages to Program Viewers containing advertisements, promotions, etc. Gomster makes no representation or warranty with respect to the content of any such e-mail messages or any goods or services which may be obtained from such third parties, and Program Viewers agree that neither Gomster nor such third party shall have any liability with respect thereto.
By submitting your content to Gomster for publication on Gomster’s Blog, including written content and video content, you are granting an unrestricted, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide, and fully transferable, assignable, and sublicensable right and license to use, copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create collective or derivative works from, distribute, perform and display your content in whole or in part and to incorporate them in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You further warrant that all so-called moral rights in the content have been waived. By submitting your content to Gomster, you agree to have your content reviewed by Gomster. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion to modify, to publish, or not to publish content you submit to the Blog.
You may not use Gomster’s name to endorse or promote any product, opinion, cause or political candidate. Representation of your personal opinions as institutionally endorsed by Gomster, or by our sponsors, partners or any related organizations is strictly prohibited. By posting content to Gomster’s Blog, you warrant and represent that you either own or otherwise control all of the rights to that content, including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the content, or that your use of the content is a protected fair use. You agree that you will not knowingly and with intent to defraud provide material and misleading false information. You represent and warrant also that the content you supply does not violate this Agreement. It is your sole responsibility to ensure that your postings do not disclose confidential and/or proprietary information, including information covered by a nondisclosure agreement, that you are not authorized to disclose. We caution you not to disclose personal information about yourself or your children, such as social security numbers, credit card numbers, etc. You agree to indemnify and hold Gomster, our affiliates, employees and directors harmless for any and all claims or demands, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, that arise from or otherwise relate to your use of the Blog, any content you supply to the Blog, or your violation of this Agreement or the rights of another.
8. LINKS TO EXTERNAL SITES.
Users should monitor children’s use of the Internet. Gomster is intended for people 18 or over. Gomster will not knowingly collect any information from children under 13. You must identify your age during the registration process. Gomster takes the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) as well as all FTC regulations very seriously. However, we do not assume any responsibility for any misrepresentations regarding age when using this Site. Should we determine that any User provided false information to us when using this Site, the User’s membership may be terminated immediately.
10. LICENSES AND RESTRICTIONS.
Gomster grants the User a limited, nonexclusive, revocable license to access and make personal, non-commercial use (unless User has a business relationship with Gomster) of the Site. Gomster further grants the User a limited, nonexclusive and revocable right to create a hyperlink to the home page of Gomster so long as the link does not portray Gomster, its affiliates, or their respective products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. The foregoing licenses do not include any rights to: (i) modify, download (other than page caching), reproduce, copy, or resell the Site, the Content or any portion or derivative thereof; (ii) commercially use the Site, the Content or any portion derivative thereof (unless User has a business relationship with Gomster); (iii) copy or download any User’s account information for the benefit of any third party; (iv) enable high volume, automated, electronic processes that apply to the Site or its systems; (v) use any robot, spider, data miner, scraper or other automated means to access the Site or its systems for any purpose; (vi) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site; (vii) bypass any Gomster measures used to prevent or restrict access to any portion of the Site; (viii) frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Gomster; or (ix) use Gomster names, trademarks, services marks or logos in any meta tags or any other “hidden text” or compile, repackage, disseminate or otherwise use data extracted from the Site. The foregoing are expressly prohibited. The right to do any of the foregoing shall require Gomster’s express written consent (which may include a written agreement signed by an authorized representative of Gomster). Any unauthorized use of the Site, the Content or any portion or derivative thereof shall terminate any license or permission granted by Gomster.
The Site and Services may not be used by any person or organization to contact, by any means, any Program Viewers or Program Operators for a purpose not related to the Services offered on the Site without express written permission from Gomster. Should Gomster find that you violated the terms of this paragraph or any terms stated herein, Gomster reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to immediately terminate your use of the Site.
11. PAYMENT AND REFUND POLICY FOR PROGRAM VIEWERS.
Program Viewers are obligated to pay for the Service and all registration fees reflected in their order confirmation, unless specifically notified otherwise. Program Viewers authorize Gomster to charge their chosen payment provider for all required Gomster and registration fees in one or more transactions. In the event an Program Viewer fails to make timely payment Program Viewer shall be liable for all damages, expenses and costs, including all reasonable attorney’s fees incurred by Gomster in collecting amounts payable. Gomster reserves the right to correct any errors or mistakes that it makes even if it has already requested or received payment.
The ability of an Program Viewer to cancel registrations and obtain refunds or credits, if any, is determined by the policy established by each individual Program Operator. Please refer to the cancellation policy contained in each listing’s detailed description, or your receipt for details. Contact the Program Operator to discuss matters relating to refunds or credits. Fees charged for Gomster Services are non-refundable. All Program Operators reserve the right to modify class schedules at any time, or cancel listings if there if enrollment is not sufficient in their opinion. Refunds or credits, if any, in the event of a class cancellation by an Program Operator are determined by the policy established that individual Program Operator.
The Gomster trademark is owned by Gomster. Any other trademarks, service marks, logos and/or trade names appearing on the Site are the property of their respective owners. Users acknowledge the rights of Gomster and the respective third parties in those marks. Users may not copy or use any of these marks, logos or trade names without the prior written permission of the owner. Accept as specifically authorized by this paragraph, no Gomster trademark or trade dress may be used in connection with any product or service that is not Gomster’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among Users, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Gomster. Without limiting the foregoing, you may make comparative or other nominal fair use of our trademarks in advertising and promotional materials, and in referring to our products and services (for example, in a magazine article) without our permission, provided you follow standard trademark usage practices and provide proper attribution to Gomster.
All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Gomster or its content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Gomster and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of Gomster or its software suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws.
14. PASSWORD AND ACCOUNT SECURITY.
Every User that has an account on the Site is responsible for (i) keeping his or her account password confidential and secured, (ii) restricting access to such User’s computer; and (iii) keeping the e-mail address associated with that account current (User acknowledges that it is important to keep the e-mail address associated with his or her account current because although the User may be able to log into his or her Gomster account using an old e-mail address, such User will not receive messages from Gomster about his or her orders and inquiries or other matters). User accepts full responsibility for all activities that occur within such User’s Gomster account.
15. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
THE GOMSTER SITE IS PROVIDED BY GOMSTER ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, GOMSTER DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, GOMSTER DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED: (I) AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE, OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED THEREON; (II) THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; (III) AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR CURRENCY OF ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, SERVICE, OR MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE; OR (IV) THAT THE SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAILS SENT FROM OR ON BEHALF OF GOMSTER ARE FREE OF VIRUSES, SCRIPTS, TROJAN HORSES, WORMS OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
GOMSTER DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE CONTINUOUS, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE ACCESS TO THE SITE OR ANY RELATED SERVICES. THE OPERATION OF THE SITE MAY BE INTERFERED WITH BY NUMEROUS FACTORS OUTSIDE THE CONTROL OF GOMSTER.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL GOMSTER BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO RELIANCE BY A USER ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THE SITE OR THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR EMAIL, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO GOMSTER’S RECORDS, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES. USER HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL APPLY TO ALL CONTENT, MERCHANDISE, AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE.
GOMSTER WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE SITE, EMAILS DISTRIBUTED TO ANY USER, OR THE PURCHASE OF ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE THEREFROM, EVEN IF SUCH GOMSTER PROVIDER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO A USER, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO SUCH USER, AND SUCH USER MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
Program Viewers may seek the services of an Program Operator through the use of the Site and Program Operators may list activities through the Site. In the event that an Program Viewer registers for an activity listing, the agreement related to the provision of activity services is solely between the Program Viewer and the Program Operator; Gomster is not a party to any such agreement. Any issues concerning the services received by the Program Viewer or payment due to the Program Operator, other than payments due from Gomster to the Program Operator, must be resolved directly by the Program Viewer and the Program Operator. Gomster will not be held responsible and expressly disclaims any liability whatsoever for any claims, demands or damages direct or indirect of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such issues. By using this Site, you do hereby represent, understand, and expressly agree to hold Gomster harmless for any claim or controversy that may arise from any disputes between you and any other User(s) of the Site. You agree to take reasonable precautions in all interactions with other users of the Site, particularly if you decide to meet offline or in person. By using this Site, you do hereby agree to report any alleged improprieties of any Users therein to Gomster immediately by notifying Gomster of the same via electronic correspondence.
User consents to receive electronic communications from Gomster, whether addressed to the e-mail address associated with such User’s Gomster account or posted on the Site. User acknowledges and agrees that any communication via e-mail or by postings on this Gomster Site satisfies any legal requirement that such communications be made in writing.
20. APPLICABLE LAW; JURISDICTION.
21. ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as making either party the partner, joint venturer, agent, legal representative, employer, contractor or employee of the other. Neither party shall have, or hold itself out to any third party as having, any authority to make any statements, representations or commitments of any kind, or to take any action, that shall be binding on the other, except as provided for herein or authorized in writing by the party to be bound. This Agreement will be binding on and will inure to the benefit of the legal representatives, successors and assigns of the parties hereto.
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