Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions of the Capacity Building Portal

GSM Association and its affiliates (collectively “GSMA”) provide the GSMA Capacity Building Portal (“Capacity Building Portal”) to You and any other person or entity on behalf of whom you may be acting (collectively “You” or “User”). You accept these Terms and Conditions of use (“Terms”) as described below. These Terms are entered into by and between GSMA and You (the “Agreement”). Your acceptance constitutes a license that covers Your use of the Capacity Building Portal, use of any data and information contained therein (“Data”) and any transactions that You engage in through the Capacity Building Portal. You accept the Terms either by: (a) using the Capacity Building Portal in any manner or (b) acknowledging Agreement with these Terms by clicking accept. If You do not wish to be bound by these Terms, do not use the Capacity Building Portal.

 

Authority.  If You are accessing the Capacity Building Portal on behalf of an organisation, You warrant that You are authorized to do so and that You understand and agree that You are binding such organisation to the Terms.

 

Licence.   GSMA grants You a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-assignable licence to use and/or to access the Capacity Building Portal and information therein. However, GSMA is entitled (in its absolute discretion and without any requirement for explanation) to refuse access to the Capacity Building Portal to any person or entity.

 

Restrictions and Permissions.  This licence does not grant You any rights to use the GSMA name, logo, or trademarks. All information provided on the Capacity Building Portal is the property of GSMA or third parties and are protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights belonging to GSMA or those third parties. You and Your organisation shall comply with all copyright laws worldwide in Your use of the Capacity Building Portal and prevent unauthorized copying of the the information displayed thereon. Except as provided herein, GSMA does not grant You any express or implied right in or under any patents, trademarks, copyrights, or trade secret information in the Capacity Building Portal or the information displayed thereon. You may not sell, resell or otherwise make the information on the Capacity Building Portal in any manner or on any media to any third party except as permitted by these Terms.  You are permitted to view and download the information on the Capacity Building Portal.

 

Ownership. The ownership of all intellectual property rights in the Capacity Building Portal and the information thereon remains vested in GSMA and no ownership rights are transferred hereunder.

 

Proper Use.  You agree not to use or access the Capacity Building Portal in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair any GSMA server, or any network(s) connecting to any GSMA server, and not to interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Capacity Building Portal.  You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Capacity Building Portal or to any computer systems or networks connected to any GSMA server, through hacking, password mining or any other means.  You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Capacity Building Portal.

 

You agree that when using the Capacity Building Portal, You will not:

 

  • Use any material or information that is made available through the Capacity Building Portal in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other proprietary right of any person.
  • Upload files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of the Capacity Building Portal or another’s computer or the property of another.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using the Capacity Building Portal.
  • Violate any applicable laws, rules or regulations.
  • Falsify or delete any copyright management information, such as author attributions, legal or other proper notices, proprietary designations, or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.

 

Term and Termination.  You agree that GSMA may immediately discontinue, suspend, terminate, or block Your and any other User’s access to the Capacity Building Portal at any time in our sole discretion, if we believe that You have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of this Agreement, or any additional posted guidelines, rules, and/or terms and conditions applicable to the Capacity Building Portal. You agree that any termination of Your access to the Capacity Building Portal under any provision of this Agreement may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that GSMA may immediately deactivate or delete Your password and username and all related information and files associated with it and/or bar any further access to such files.  GSMA shall not be liable to You or any third party for any termination of Your access to the Capacity Building Portal. The Clauses entitled “Restrictions and Permissions”, “No Warranty”, “Disclaimers”, Limitation of Liability”, “Indemnification”, “Proper Use”, “General” and any other section that, by its nature, would be intended to survive, shall survive expiration of this Agreement.

 

No Warranty. GSMA gives no express warranties, guarantees or conditions. To the extent permitted under your local laws, GSMA excludes the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. In particular, without limiting the foregoing, GSMA expressly excludes any warranty regarding the accuracy or reliability of the information contained in the Capacity Building Portal. Such information is provided on a best efforts basis.

 

Limitation of Liability. Your decision regarding whether to use and, if so, how to use the Capacity Building Portal is yours alone.  GSMA’s liability to you under this Agreement will not exceed $100 (One Hundred US Dollars).  This limit does not apply to any liability GSMA may have for death or personal injury resulting from GSMA’s negligence.  Any third party that has been contracted by GSMA to provide any information, data or other inputs used by or in the Capacity Building Portal (a “Third Party”) shall have no liability to you under any circumstances under this Agreement or as a result of your use of the Capacity Building Portal or the information contained therein.  In no event, whether based in contract, tort or howsoever arising, shall GSMA or a Third Party be liable for incidental, indirect, special or consequential damages of any kind or for loss of profits or revenue or loss of business arising out of, or in connection with your use of the Capacity Building Portal whether or not GSMA or a Third Party, or both of them, was advised of the possibility of such damage.

 

Indemnification.  You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless GSMA, its affiliates, agents, employees, and licensors and any Third Party 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 Capacity Building Portal, or use of the information displayed thereon, in violation of this Agreement, or any violation by You of any law or regulation or violation of any proprietary rights in connection with Your use of the Capacity Building Portal or the information displayed thereon.

 

Entire Agreement.  This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between GSMA and You with respect to this Capacity Building Portal, and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between You and GSMA with respect to this Capacity Building Portal. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of this Agreement or portion thereof to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent of this Agreement, and the remainder of this Agreement 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 Agreement. These Terms are subject to change by GSMA without notice. All amended Terms shall automatically be effective 30 days after they are initially posted on the Capacity Building Portal. It is Your responsibility to return to these Terms from time to time to review the most current version. GSMA does not and will not assume any obligation to notify You of changes to the Terms. This Agreement may not be otherwise amended except in a writing signed by You and GSMA.

 

General.  The construction, validity and performance of this Agreement are exclusively governed by the laws of the England and Wales and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.