Last Updated Date : 15rd August 2020
1.1 GDC Marketplace platform (or “GDC”) are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our data-subjects (user), in this privacy notice we explain how your personal data, meaning any information relating to you as an identified or identifiable natural person, and your electronic communications as a natural or legal person, that we may hold, is collected, used, stored, disclosed, and removed.
1.2. We do not collect any personally identifiable information from children or minors under the age of 18. If you believe that a child or minor under the age of 18 has provided us with personally identifiable information, please contact our customer support.
1.3. This Privacy notice only applies to information we process. It does not apply to the practices of companies that we dont own or control, or employees that we dont manage. Information on our services may contain links to third party websites, and any information you provide to those sites will be covered by any privacy policies they may have.
Please be sure to read the privacy policies of any third-party sites you visit.
1.4. We may update this Privacy notice from time to time and will notify you of changes to this policy affecting your rights by email and/or by posting on our website at gdc.coop
In our User Privacy Notice we have compiled all essential information about our handling of your personal data and your corresponding rights for you.
In this privacy statement:
Services will refer to products, services, content, features, technologies or functions, and all related websites, applications and services that we offer to you.
Platform will refer to the websites, mobile applications, mobile sites or other online properties through which we offer our Services.
GDC Marketplace is responsible for the collection and processing of your personal data in connection with the provision of the Services depends on how you use our Services.
Depending on your choices when you log into our Services or during the process of hiring our Services, you may choose to provide the following personal information:
your name and surname;
Your e-mail adress;
A. GDC Marketplace act as a venue to allow our users who comply with these Terms to offer, sell, and buy products and services listed on the Website, GDC is not in any way in involved in such transactions. As a result, and as discussed in more detail in these Terms, you hereby acknowledge and agree that GDC Marketplace is not a party to such transactions, has no control over any element of such transactions, and shall have no liability to any party in connection with such transactions. You use the Service and the Website at your own risk.
B. You understand that GDC Marketplace does not control, and is not responsible for, all articles, messages, comments, files, images, photos, videos, sounds and all other material ("Content") advertised or transmitted through the Service or obtained from it, and that when using the site you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent, imprecise, cheating or objectionable for any other reason. In addition, the GDC Marketplace site and the Content that is available through the site may contain links to other sites, sites that are not related to GDC Marketplace or under its control. GDC makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or authenticity of the information contained on such sites. The connection that the User makes with other Web sites is entirely under the responsibility of said User and has nothing to claim from GDC. The User is obliged to evaluate and assume the risks related to the use of the Content. The User agrees that they may not trust said Content and that under no circumstances will GDC be responsible for the Content or for the losses or damages that the User may suffer as a result of the use of published Content, sent by email or that the User could otherwise have accessed through the Service. The User acknowledges that GDC does not make a previous analysis or approve any Content, however, that GDC will retain the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to reject, delete or remove the Content that has been made available to the others through the Service and that implies a violation of the conception of the site or the Conditions or for any other reason.
C. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for your own Content posted on, transmitted through, or linked from the Service and the consequences of posting, transmitting, linking or publishing it. More specifically, you are solely responsible for all Content that you upload, email or otherwise make available via the Service. In connection with such Content posted on, transmitted through, or linked from the Service by you, you affirm, acknowledge, represent, and warrant that: (i) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use such Content on the Service and Website (including without limitation all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all such Content) and authorize GDC Marketplace to use such Content to enable inclusion and use of the Content in the manner contemplated by the Service, the Website and these Terms; and (ii) you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person or business in the Content to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person or business to enable inclusion and use of the Content in the manner contemplated by the Service, the Website and these Terms. For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your Content; however, by submitting the Content to GDC Marketplace, you hereby grant to GDC Marketplace an irrevocable, non-cancellable, perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licenseable, transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the Content in connection with the Website and GDC Marketplace's (and its successor's) business, including without limitation for the purpose of promoting and redistributing part or all of the Website and Content therein (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels now or hereafter known.
D. GDC Marketplace does not endorse any Content or any opinion, statement, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and GDCexpressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with user Content. GDC Marketplace does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on the Website, and Marketplace may, at its sole discretion, remove any infringing Content if properly notified that such Content infringes on another's intellectual property rights. Marketplace reserves the right to remove any Content without prior notice. GDC Marketplace may also terminate a user's access to the Website, if they are determined to be a repeat infringer.
You agree not to post, email, or otherwise make available Content:
That violates any law; that is copyrighted or patented, protected by trade secret or trademark, or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission or a license from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant GDC Marketplace all of the license rights granted herein;
that infringes any of the foregoing intellectual property rights of any party, or is Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; that violates the Fair Housing Act, as amended, including its implementing regulations and any Presidential Executive Order related thereto, by stating, in any notice or advertisements for the sale or rental of any dwelling not excluded by such Act, a discriminatory preference based sex, familial status or handicap, race, color, national origin, religion, (or violates any applicable state or local law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of aforementioned characteristics or any other characteristics); that is harmful, abusive, unlawful, threatening, harassing, defamatory, pornographic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy or other rights, or harms or could harm minors in any way; that harasses, degrades, intimidates or is hateful toward an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability; that violates any state, or local equal employment laws, including but not limited to those prohibiting the stating, in any advertisement for employment, a preference or requirement based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability of the applicant;
that includes personal or identifying information about another person without that person's explicit consent; that impersonates any person or entity, including, but not limited to, an GDC Marketplace employee, or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents an affiliation with a person or entity;that is false, deceptive, misleading, deceitful, misinformative, or constitutes "bait and switch" offer; that constitutes or contains "pyramid schemes," "affiliate marketing," "link referral code," "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," or unsolicited advertisements of a commercial nature;
that constitutes or contains any form of advertising or solicitation if (1) posted in areas or categories of the Website which are not designated for such purposes; or (2) e-mailed to GDC Marketplace users who have requested not to be contacted about other services, products or commercial interests; that includes links to commercial services or Third Party Websites, except as specifically allowed by GDC Marketplace.
Additionally, you agree not to:
contact anyone who has asked not to be contacted, or make unsolicited contact with anyone for any commercial purpose; or to "stalk" or otherwise harass anyone;
make any libelous or defamatory comments or postings to or against anyone;
collect personal data about other users or entities for commercial or unlawful purposes;
use automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools, or the like to download or scrape data from the Service, except for internet search engines (e.g,. Google) and non-commercial public archives (e.g. archive.org) that comply with our robots.txt file;
post Content that is outside the local area or not relevant to the local area, repeatedly post the same or similar Content, or otherwise impose unreasonable or disproportionately large loads on our servers and other infrastructure; post the same item or service in multiple classified categories or forums, or in multiple metropolitan areas; attempt to gain unauthorized access to computer systems owned or controlled by GDC Marketplace or engage in any activity that disrupts, diminishes the quality of, interferes with the performance of, or impairs the functionality of, the Service or the Website;
use any form of automated device or computer program (sometimes referred to as "flagging tools") that enables the use of GDC Marketplace's "flagging system" or other community control systems without each flag being manually entered by a human that initiates the flag (an "automated flagging device"), or use any such flagging tool to remove posts of competitors, other third parties or to remove posts without a reasonable good faith belief that the post being flagged violates these Terms or any applicable law or regulation;
use any automated device or software that enables the submission of automatic postings on GDC Marketplace without human intervention or authorship (an "automated posting device"), including without limitation, the use of any such automated posting device in connection with bulk postings, or for automatic submission of postings at certain times or intervals; or
GDC Marketplace grants you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive access and use the Service for personal use. This license granted herein does not include any of the following:
(a) access to or use of the Service by Posting Agents; or (b) any collection, aggregation, copying, duplication, display or derivative use of the Service nor any use of data mining, robots, spiders, or similar data gathering and extraction tools for any purpose unless expressly permitted by Marketplace or as otherwise set forth in these Terms.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, general purpose internet search engines and non-commercial public archives that gather information for the sole purpose of displaying hyperlinks to the Service, provided they each do so from a stable IP address or range of IP addresses using an easily identifiable agent and comply with our robots.txt file, may engage in the activities set forth in (b). For purposes of this exception, a "general purpose internet search engine" does not include a website or search engine or other service that specializes in classified listings including any subset of classifieds listings such as housing, for sale, jobs, services, or personals, or which otherwise provides classified ad listing services.
The license set forth in this Section permits you to display on your website, or create a hyperlink thereto, individual postings on the Service so long as such use is for noncommercial and/or news reporting purposes only (e.g., for use in personal blogs or other personal online media). If the total number of such postings displayed on or linked to your website exceeds ninety nine (99) postings, your use will be considered to be in violation of these Terms, unless GDC Marketplace expressly grants you permission otherwise.
You acknowledge and agree that the materials on the Website, other than the user Content, including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like ("Materials") and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein ("Marks"), are owned by or licensed to GDC Marketplace, and are subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under international conventions.
Materials on the Website are provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. GDC Marketplace reserves all rights not expressly granted herein to the Website and the Materials. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Materials other than as expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of Materials of third parties obtained through the Website for any commercial purposes. If you download or print a copy of the Materials for personal use, you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of the Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Materials or enforce limitations on use of the Website or the Materials therein.
The Service is protected to the maximum extent permitted by copyright laws, other laws, and international treaties. Content displayed on or through the Service is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to copyrights laws, other laws, and international conventions. Any reproduction, modification, creation of derivative works from or redistribution of the Website, the Materials, or the collective work or compilation is expressly prohibited.
Copying or reproducing the Website, the Materials, or any portion thereof to any other server or location for further reproduction or redistribution is expressly prohibited. You further agree not to reproduce, duplicate or copy Content or Materials from the Service, and agree to abide by any and all copyright notices and other notices displayed on the Service. You may not decompile or disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to discover any source code contained in the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any aspect of the Service.
You understand that when using the Website, you will be exposed to Content from a variety of sources, and that GDC Marketplace is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such Content, and you agree and assume all liability for your use.
You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to Content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, defamatory or libelous and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against GDC Marketplace with respect thereto.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless GDC Marketplace, its officers, subsidiaries, successors, assigns, directors, officers, agents, service providers, suppliers, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Website and/or the Service; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, trademark, trade secret or other property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that your Content caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive termination, modification or expiration of these Terms and your use of the Service and the Website.
You understand and agree that sending unsolicited email advertisements or other unsolicited communications to Marketplace email addresses or through GDC Marketplace computer systems are expressly prohibited by these Terms. You acknowledge and agree that from time to time GDC Marketplace may monitor email usage using human monitors or automated software to flag certain words associated with spam or scams in emails that are sent between one user to another in the GDC Marketplace e mail system. Any communication between yourself and any other user utilizing the communication features available on the Service and the Website may be used only in accordance with the Terms. Any unauthorized use of GDC Marketplace computer systems is a violation of these Terms and certain federal and state laws. Such violations may subject the sender and his or her agents to civil and criminal penalties.
You acknowledge and agree that GDC Marketplace shall not be liable for your interactions with any organizations and/or individuals on the Website or through the Service. This includes, but is not limited to, payment and delivery of goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with any interaction you may have with other organizations and/or individuals.
These dealings are solely between you and such organizations and/or individuals. You agree and acknowledge that GDC Marketplace shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or interactions. If there is a dispute between participants on the Website, or between users and any third party, you understand and agree that Marketplace is under no obligation to become involved in such dispute. In the event that you have a dispute with one or more other users, you hereby release Marketplace, its officers, employees, agents and successors from any and all claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind or nature, known or unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and/or our Service.
You are a valued member of GDC, and we recognize that protecting your privacy is important to you. For this reason, we are committed to protecting the personal information you provide in a variety of ways. We do not directly process any payments and do not store your credit card information. Secured socket layer (“SSL”) technology is used for processing payment transactions with third- party service provider partners, such as PayPal. Your Registration Information may be protected by a unique customer password and user ID. You should not disclose your password information to anyone and you should always remember to log off if using a shared computer. Lastly, you may utilize the Website as an anonymous user by not registering. We have taken certain security protections in safeguarding your personal information. However, as with most electronic transactions, no method is 100% safe. While we strive to use a commercially acceptable means to protect the personal information you provide, we cannot guarantee its security. Therefore, you acknowledge and agree that we assume no liability regarding the theft, loss, alteration or misuse of personal or other information or Content, including, without limitation, such information that has been provided to third parties or other users, or with regards to the failure of a third party to abide by the agreement between us and such third party. You agree that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password, and all uses of your account, whether or not you have authorized such use.
You may access, remove, review, and/or make changes to personal information that you have provided to us via the Contact form. You need not register in order to see advertisements on the Website. If you register, we may send you certain notifications, advertisements, promotions, and specials. We may also send you any legally required notifications and certain notifications, including but not limited to, service related notices or notices regarding a change to any of our policies. For example, we may send you a notice regarding server problems or scheduled maintenance to the Website. In order to opt-out of receiving these notices, you may need to deactivate your account. We will not change your preferences without your consent. You cannot opt out of receiving transactional communications from Marketplace related to your account.
The user acknowledges that GDC Marketplace may set limits on the use of the Service, including, among other things, the maximum number of days that the Content will be retained by the Service, the maximum number and size of advertisements, email messages , or any other Content that can be transmitted or stored through the Service, and the frequency with which the User can access the Service.
The User agrees that GDC Marketplace is not responsible for the elimination or failure in the storage of that Content that is conserved or that is transmitted through the Service.
The User understands that GDC Marketplace reserves the right to, at any time, modify or interrupt the Service (or a part of it) with or without notice, and that GDC Marketplace will not be liable to the User or to a third party for the modification, the suspension or interruption of the Service.
The User agrees that GDC Marketplace , in its sole and sole discretion, has the right (but not the obligation) to delete or deactivate the User's account, to block their email or IP address, or in any other way to cancel access. or the use of the Service (or part of it) by the User, immediately and without prior notification.
Likewise, GDC Marketplace may remove or discard Content within the Service, for any reason, including, but not limited to, when GDC considers that the User acted contrary to the letter or spirit of the Conditions. In addition, the User agrees that GDC Marketplace will not be responsible to the User himself or to a third party for the cancellation of the User's access to the Service. Furthermore, the User agrees not to attempt to use the Service after cancellation by GDC Marketplace.
The user expressly agrees that the use of the GDC Marketplace site and the services will take place exclusively at his responsibility. the GDC Marketplace site and the service are provided on an "as is" or "as available" basis, without any warranty. within the scope permitted by law, Global Digital Cooperative, its officers, directors, employees, and agents are exempt from any warranty, express or implied, in connection with the website and its use, GDC Marketplace does not guarantee or represent the certainty, accuracy or timeliness of the content of the site, or of the sites or the service accessed through the links on the GDC Marketplace site and assumes no liability for any
(I) errors, inaccuracies, of the content,
(II) personal injury or damage to properties, or damage of any nature resulting from your access and / or use of the site
(III) access and / or use without authorization of our safe and / or any personal and / or financial information stored in the same
(IV) any interruption or cessation of transmission from or to the site
(V) any failure, viruses, troyan or similar that may be transmitted from or through our site by a third party, and / or
(VI) any or omission in the content or for any loss or damage of any kind in which it has been incurred as a result of the use of the content posted on the site, email sent through the site, transmitted or made available through our site.
GDC Marketplace does not warrant, nor adheres, or assumes liability for any product, or service published or offered by a third party through GDC Marketplace or other sites accessed through the links on the GDC Marketplace site, or which appears published on them, picture within the site, and GDC will not be participated in any responsible way to monitor any transaction between you and a third party that offers products or services. neither with the purchase of a product or service through any means or in any circumstance, you should use your best criteria and exercise precaution if necessary.
In no event will GDC Marketplace be liable for direct, indirect, unintended, medium or punitive damages (even if GDC Marketplace was advised of such damages and injuries), which result from any aspect of user's use. , whether damages arise from the use or misuse of the site or service, because of the inability to use the site or service, or the interruption, suspension, modification, alteration or cancellation of the site or the service.
Such limitation shall also apply in relation to damages incurred due to other services or products received through or published in connection with the site or service or the links on the site, as well as also cause of information or advice received through the site or published in connection with these or one of the links on the site.
The foregoing limitations shall apply within the maximum scope permitted by law. you specifically acknowledge that GDC Marketplace will not be responsible for content published by users, nor for the offensive, defamatory or illegal conduct of any third party and that the risk of damage of the preceding lies.
(a) What are cookies
Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
For more general information on cookies, see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.
(b) Cookies that we use
When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence. In order to provide you with a great experience on this site, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page that is affected by your preferences.
(c) Cookies used by our service providers
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