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GSMC LIMITED, A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF THE GSM ASSOCIATION (“GSMA”) WELCOMES YOU TO MOBILEWORLDLIVE.COM (“WEB SITE”). GSMC LIMITED AND ITS AFFILIATES (“GSMC”) PROVIDE THIS WEB SITE TO YOU, YOUR EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AND CONTRACTORS, AND ANY OTHER ENTITY ON WHOSE BEHALF YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS (COLLECTIVELY “YOU”), SUBJECT TO THESE TERMS (“TERMS”).


THESE TERMS ARE ENTERED INTO BY AND BETWEEN GSMC AND YOU, AND YOU ACCEPT THEM BY: (a) REGISTERING FOR AN EVENT THROUGH THIS WEB SITE; (b) ORDERING GOODS OR SERVICES; (c) USING THE WEB SITE IN ANY OTHER MANNER; AND/OR (d) ACKNOWLEDGING AGREEMENT WITH THESE TERMS BY CLICKING ACCEPT WHEN BECOMING A REGISTERED USER. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT CLICK “I ACCEPT” BUTTON OR USE THIS WEB SITE IN ANY WAY.

Description of Services

The Web Site is an exciting new online portal that will serve as the voice for the mobile industry and will extend the reach of the industry’s elite events, Mobile World Congress and Mobile Asia Congress throughout the year. Building a reputation of and complementing the onsite experience of our flagship events, this Web Site will deliver dynamic, thought-leading content and networking opportunities to mobile industry executives in an easy-to-consume convenient and interactive Web 2.0.  The Web site also provides registration and other services, including but not limited to information regarding promotional, sales, sponsorship, and networking opportunities for those companies doing business in the mobile industry. (“Services”).

Eligibility

By registering to use this Web site, You hereby warrant that You are of legal age and of sound mind. If You are using the Web site on behalf of your employer or other third party, You represent and warrant that You are authorized to accept these Terms on your employer’s or third party’s behalf, and that your employer or third party agrees to indemnify You and GSMC for violations of these Terms.

Ownership

Use of this Web site does not grant You any rights to use the name of the GSMC, Mobile World Live or any of its other logos or trademarks. The Services and associated material provided on the Web site, including all images, designs, photographs, writings, graphs, data, or otherwise are the property of GSMC and are protected by international copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other proprietary rights.

Proper Use

You agree that You are responsible for Your own use of the Site, for any posts, on-line interviews or email you send to another user (“Content”), and for any consequences thereof. You agree that You will use the Site in compliance with all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules and regulations, including any laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from Your country of residence and all United States export control laws.   You agree that You shall not post or email other’s confidential and/or proprietary information.  You also agree not to use the Web Site to spam or transmit malware and or viruses.   GSMC reserves the right at all times to remove or refuse to distribute any Content, including but not limited to Content which violates the terms of this Agreement.

Content Disclaimer

GSMC is not responsible for any Content posted, displayed, recorded, etc. on any page within the Web site by a registered user, guest, interviewees, industry analysts or other third party.Any Content provided or stated within interviews, blogs or press releases from or by any third party does not necessarily represent the viewpoints or opinions of GSMC Limited or its employees. As such, GSMC cannot be held responsible for said Content, including but not limited to any unfulfilled promises, agreements, contracts, or the truth-value of any communication made between a registered user and a third party. Nor is GSMC responsible for the posting of any illegal or unlawful material, including defamatory or copyrighted material, by a registered member or other third party.  You agree to hold GSMC harmless for any third party Content.

Blogs

Before you begin using any Blog on through this Web Site, you must read and agree to the GSMA Blogs Terms of Use (“GSMA Blogs Terms of Use”). http://www.gsmworld.com/terms_blogs.pdf

Term and Termination

This agreement is effective until terminated by GSMC, at any time without notice. In the event of termination, You are no longer authorized to access or use this Web site or any material therein. You agree that GSMC shall not be liable to You or any third party for any termination of your access to the Services.

Hyperlink Disclaimers

As a convenience to You, we may provide on this site links to Web sites operated by other entities (collectively the “Linked Sites”). If You use any Linked Sites, You will leave this Web site. If You decide to visit any Linked Site, You do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. Linked Sites, regardless of the linking form (e.g., hotlinks, hypertext links, IMG links) are not maintained, controlled, or otherwise governed by GSMC. The content, accuracy, opinions expressed, and other links provided by Linked Sites are not investigated, verified, monitored, or endorsed by GSMC. Neither GSMC nor its affiliates operate or control in any respect any information, products, or services on these third-party sites.

Advertisements and Promotions

GSMC runs advertisements and promotions from third parties on the Web site. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers other than GSMC found on or through the Web site, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties, or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between You and such advertiser. GSMC is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such non-GSMC advertisers on the Web site.

Privacy Policy

In order to provide You with the Services, it is necessary to collect and use certain personal information. Details of said collection; use and your associated rights thereto are found in the Web site’s Privacy Policy. The terms of the Privacy Policy are incorporated herein and You (on your own behalf and duly authorised on behalf of any third party whose information You provide) acknowledge that You have read, understand, and agree to the Privacy Policy. If You have any question with respect to the Privacy Policy or collection or use of your personal information in general, please contact us at [email protected].

Cookies

When You visit the Site, we may store some information (commonly known as a “cookie”) on your computer. Cookies are pieces of information that a Web site transfers to your hard drive to store and sometimes track information about You. In this regard, please review our cookie policy, which sets out the purposes for which we use cookies and how they can be disabled.

Accuracy of Content

GSMC has taken every care in the preparation of the content of this Web site, in particular to ensure that prices quoted are correct at time of publishing and all the Services have been fairly described. However, orders/registrations will only be accepted if there are no material errors in the description of the goods and/or services or their prices as advertised on this Web site (“goods”). All prices are displayed exclusive of VAT.

Availability

All items are subject to availability. We will inform you as soon as possible if the goods you have ordered are not available.

Ordering Errors

You are able to correct errors on your order up to the point at which you click on “Yes, My Details are Correct” on the “Confirm Details” page of our ordering process.

Acknowledgement and Acceptance of Your Order

If you have supplied us with your e-mail address, we will notify you by e-mail as soon as possible to confirm receipt of your order and e-mail you again to confirm we have accepted your order. At this point, the contract for our sale and your purchase of the goods shall be made, and the contract shall be formed at the place from which our acceptance e-mail is sent to you. If you have not supplied us with your e-mail address, our confirmation of order page at the end of our ordering process will act as confirmation that we have received your order. No contract will be formed until you receive confirmation from us that we have accepted your order.

Delivery

Awards night tickets will be sent by regular post if in the UK/Europe, or by courier for overseas; however, you may be required to collect your ticket on the day of the event or as GSMC may otherwise decide. If booking and payment is made less than one month before the event, you may be required to collect your ticket on the date of the event itself.

Cancellations

We do not provide refunds for any cancelled orders.

No Warranty/Limitation of Liability

THE SERVICES AND ANY GOODS ORDER THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS”. GSMC GIVES NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES, OR CONDITIONS. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER YOUR LOCAL LAWS, GSMC EXCLUDES THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE ENTIRE RISK ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITE AND ANY GOODS ORDERED THROUGH SITE REMAINS WITH YOU. NOTHING IN THIS AGREEMENT SHALL LIMIT OR EXCLUDE GSMC’S LIABILITY FOR THE FOLLOWING: (I) DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY RESULTING FROM ITS, ITS EMPLOYEES’ OR ITS SUB-CONTRACTORS’ NEGLIGENCE; (II) ANY FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION ON THE PART OF GSMC; OR (III) ANY OTHER LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED BY LAW.  FINALLY, NEITHER GSMC, ITS PARENT, ITS AFFILIATES, NOR ANY OF THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, OR LICENSORS, OR THE LIKE, WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, THE SERVICES OR THE GOODS THAT YOU ORDER FROM THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEB SITE, OR AS TO ITS ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY, SECURITY, OR CURRENCY OF THE MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN.

Notwithstanding the above, if GSMC, its parent, its affiliates or any of their officers, directors, employees, agents, third-party content providers, licensors or the like are liable to You for any reason, liability will be limited to the amount paid by You for the Goods and Services in the year in which such liability arose. This limit does not apply to any liability we may have for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or from our fraudulent misrepresentation. You agree that any action must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless GSMC, its affiliates, agents, employees, and licensors from and against any and all claims and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees, arising out of or related in any way to your use of the site, violation of these Terms, violation of any law or regulation, or violation of any proprietary or privacy right.

Entire Terms

The Terms constitutes the entire agreement between GSMC and You with respect to this Web site, and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between You and GSMC with respect to the Web site. However, there may be legal notices on other areas of this Web site which relate to the ordering of goods, all of which will, together with these Terms govern your ordering of Services. A printed version of the Terms and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to the Terms to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Terms or portion thereof to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent of the Terms, and the remainder of the Terms shall continue in full force and effect. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.

Modifications to the Terms

The Terms, including the GSMA Blogs Terms of Use, are subject to change without notice. All amended terms shall automatically be effective 30 days after they are initially posted on the Web site. It is your responsibility to return to the Terms from time to time to review the most current terms and conditions. GSMC does not and will not assume any obligation to notify You of changes to the Terms. The Terms may not be otherwise amended except in a writing signed by You and us. The Terms sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between us with respect to the subject matter hereof. The following Sections survive any termination of the Terms: Ownership, No Warranty, Limitation of Liability, and Indemnity.

Electronic Communications and Electronic Signatures

You agree to be bound by any affirmation, assent, or agreement You transmit through this Web site, including but not limited to any consent You give to receive communications from GSMC solely through electronic transmission. You agree that when in the future You click on an “I agree,” “I consent,” or other similarly worded “button” or entry field with your mouse, keystroke, or other computer device, your agreement or consent will be legally binding and enforceable and the legal equivalent of your handwritten signature.

General

We shall not be liable for any failure to perform any of our obligations under these Terms that is caused by circumstances beyond our reasonable control, including but not limited to any force majeure incident. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the terms of use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by us in writing.

The section titles in these Terms are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance.

We reserve the right at any time to make changes or corrections and to alter, suspend or discontinue any aspect of any of the Services to which You have registered for. If we exercise our right to withdraw, we may at our option offer You broadly equivalent replacement Services or refund your payment which shall constitute a final settlement discharging any and all liability to You.

Notices to You may be made via either e-mail or regular mail. Information sent to you pertaining to the Services may also provide notices of changes to the Terms or other matters, by displaying such notices or by providing links to such notices.

Governing Law

The construction, validity and performance of the Terms are exclusively governed by the laws of the state of Georgia, USA, without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Georgia. If any provision of the Terms are held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable such holding shall not affect any other provision hereof, and the Terms shall be construed as if the invalidated or unenforceable provision had not been contained.

By registering on Mobile World Live, you agree to the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, Compliance Policy, and Antitrust Policy. In addition, Mobile World Live is about connecting to and networking with others in the mobile industry. When logged on, you consent to your user id being displayed for others to see. If you do not wish to have your user id displayed, you can simply access Mobile World Live without logging in. However, such access will have limited capabilities (e.g. certain pages & communication functions are disabled).