Terms of use

Last update: February 28th 2015

The website http://globalcompact15.org/ and http://globalcompact15.com/ (“the Website”) is owned and operated by the Norwegian registered company DNV GL AS (“DNV GL”). These terms of use (“the Agreement”) apply to the use of the Website and the information and material included on the Website.

The Agreement shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with Norwegian law. Any disputes arising under or in connection with the Agreement shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the courts of Oslo.

The Agreement is deemed to be accepted when you access and use (“browse”) the Website.

Privacy and security
Our handling of personal data is governed by the Privacy Statement available at the following [link].

For site security purposes and to ensure that the Website remains available to all users, DNV GL monitors network traffic to identify unauthorised attempts to upload or change information or to otherwise cause damage to the Website. Anyone using the Website expressly consents to such monitoring.

Unauthorised attempts to modify any information stored on the Website, to defeat or circumvent security features, or to utilise the Website for other than its intended purposes, are prohibited and may result in criminal prosecution.

If monitoring reveals evidence of possible criminal activity, such evidence may be provided to the appropriate authorities.

Copyright Statement
DNV GL holds the right to all material available on the Website unless otherwise stated or following from the context.

The Website is subject to DNV GL copyright. All rights reserved. No part of this Website may be reproduced, transmitted or copied in any form or by any means, including uploading on the internet, without the prior written consent of DNV GL. However, you may download a copy of any material for your own internal use for non-commercial purposes. Such use does not include the right to copy, distribute further or modify.

DNV GL and the horizon mark are registered trademarks of DNV GL AS.

Disclaimer of Endorsement
The documents posted on the Website may contain hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and private organisations. These links and pointers are provided for users’ convenience. DNV GL does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of any linked information. Further, the inclusion of links or pointers to websites other than DNV GL websites is not intended to assign importance to those sites and the information contained therein, nor is it intended to endorse, recommend, or favor any views expressed, or commercial products or services offered on these outside sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites, by trade name, trademark, manufacture, or otherwise.

Reference in the Website to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the Website’s users, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, certification or other endorsement by DNV GL.

The views and opinions of authors expressed on the Website do not necessarily state or reflect those of DNV GL, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Disclaimer of Liability
Reasonable efforts are made to provide accurate and complete information on the Website. However, DNV GL makes no claims, warranties or guarantees regarding the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the contents of the Website and expressly disclaims liability for errors, incompletenesses and omissions in material or information available on the Website.

With respect to the content of the Website, neither DNV GL, nor its employees or contractors make any warranty, expressed or implied or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose with respect to content available from the Website or other Internet resources linked from it.

Neither does DNV GL assume any legal liability for any direct, indirect or any other loss or damage, whether in contract or in tort (including negligence), for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, product, or process disclosed herein, nor freedom from computer virus.

In particular, and unless explicitly acknowledged by DNV GL in the contract in question, no information, statements, representations or materials herein shall be deemed to be relevant for the interpretation of any contracts entered into with DNV GL.