TERMS AND CONDITIONS
These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.
License to use website
Unless otherwise stated, Global Music Garden and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.
You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.
You must not:
• republish material from this website (including republication on another website) without citing Global Music Garden as the source of material;
• sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
• show restricted material from the website in public;
• reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
• redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.
Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. Global Music Garden reserves the right to restrict access to some areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at Global Music Garden ’s discretion.
If Global Music Garden provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.
Global Music Garden may disable your user ID and password in Global Music Garden ’s sole discretion without notice or explanation.
No person can claim a right to registration in this website.
Each applicant for user status must complete the registration form by entering his current personal data truthfully.
Users must give immediate notice of any changes affecting their personal registration data. In cases where it transpires that Users have falsified personal data or have registered an incorrect address, Global Music Garden reserves the right to exclude them from access and to delete content used by or addressed to them.
Each User bears sole personal responsibility for confidentiality of his login name and password. Each User bears sole personal responsibility vis-à-vis both Global Music Garden and all third parties for all activities occurring under his login name.
Users must inform Global Music Garden immediately of any unauthorized use of their access data or of any failure on their part to comply with data protection regulations. This information can be sent at any time to firstname.lastname@example.org
Users can terminate their registration at any time without stating reasons.
The user undertakes to make all due allowance for generally recognised principles for data protection and data security and to comply with all obligations in connection with data protection.
The User hereby grants his consent to Global Music Garden use and storage of personal data disclosed by him either in the registration process or obtained from its server’s protocol files within the Global Music Garden website and for the purpose of communication of offers. All such data will be collected, processed and used in according with legal regulations. Global Music Garden reserves the right to use these data for the purpose of giving the User information on new products and services and/or on changes and other news from our publishing operation. By sending us inquiries on our products and services, the User automatically grants his consent to use of his personal data in this form. Data thus collected will in no case be sold or otherwise transmitted to third parties without the User’s prior consent.
Global Music Garden reserves the right to monitor a User’s activities for the following reasons:
- to fulfill its legal obligations, to ensure legal protection of other users,
- to ensure compliance with these conditions for use,
- to deend and protect Global Music Garden ’s own rights,
- to repair any technical defects or problems affecting the Features.
Global Music Garden is entitled to communicate certain user data, which shall not allow the identification of the User, to third parties – including clients taking advertising space in its publications – for demographic purposes. Global Music Garden shall also be entitled to use these data itself for statistical purposes and for identification of trends.
Global Music Garden attaches great importance to retaining the trust of its Users. Consequently, we wish to give Users the opportunity to question us at any time on our use of their personal data. Users wishing to ask questions on use of their personal data or having doubts on our compliance with data protection regulations, and also any user seeking deletion of his personal data can send his request at any time to the following address: email@example.com
User Copyright and Licensing
The copyright of any User-submitted content shall remain with the User or the Copyright Owner, and nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as an assignment of copyright ownership to Global Music Garden and its Partners / Subsidiaries. Global Music Garden does not claim ownership of Content which User submits or makes available for inclusion at GlobalMusicGarden.com, its Video Channels, Social Media Channels, and Global Music Garden Events.
However, User agrees to grant, with respect to Content he/she submits or makes available for inclusion at publicly accessible areas of GlobalMusicGarden.com, worldwide, royalty-free and non-exclusive license to publicly display such Content in GlobalMusicGarden .com, in its official Online Video Channels, Social Media Channels, and Global Music Garden Events. This license exists only for as long as User elects to allow Global Music Garden to include such Content on the website and will terminate at the time either Global Music Garden or User (upon request) removes such Content from the website.
Global Music Garden Online Community Features should be used solely for the purpose of tolerant, constructive, objective exchange of opinions on scientific subjects and attitudes.
All users undertake to treat other users with respect and to refrain from attacking, provoking, threatening, annoying, insulting, offending or disconcerting them in any other way whatsoever.
Each User undertakes to act in a fair and trustworthy way and, in particular, to refrain from culpably deceiving or damaging other users, for example, by claiming to be an employee or representative of Global Music Garden for the purpose of obtaining personal information on other users.
Each User undertakes to comply with the regulations on protection of minors.
Users are prohibited from engaging in activities aimed at sabotaging or otherwise interfering with Global Music Garden Features and, in particular, from taking any action capable of affecting the physical or electronic structure of the Features.
Users of Global Music Garden Features undertake not to publish, transmit or upload any content and/or contributions/statements which are defamatory, slanderous, morally offensive, obscene, pornographic, glorify the use of violence, are of an insulting or discriminatory nature, are known to be untrue or otherwise constitute a criminal offence.
This applies in particular to:
- racist content
- defamatory or insulting statements
- grossly offensive content
- propaganda for unconstitutional, extremist organizations or political groups
- incitement to hatred or violence by dissemination of material published by unconstitutional organizations
- content inciting or inducing others to commit a criminal offence
- dissemination of content glorifying or condoning violence
- dissemination of content glorifying or condoning war
- dissemination of pornographic content, including, in particular, child pornography, sexual acts involving human beings and animals, and images of primary sexual organs insults, calumny and slander
- prohibited communications relating to in camera legal proceedings
- any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
- dissemination of written material which is morally harmful to minors or content unsuitable for children and minors. This includes content accessible via links set up by Users.
- The use of offensive content, ambiguous definitions and other presentations bordering on illegality is also prohibited.
- Users are not permitted to publish content which contains language and forms of expression which contravene generally accepted standards of decency and professional behavior, constitutes incitement to actions which could adversely affect the well-being or safety of others, is classifiable in the category of so-called spam, in particular when this takes the form of regularly repeated publications with identical or similar content, does not relate to a subject under discussion, contains non-functioning links, in particular, links causing error reports.
- Users are not permitted to input content relating to surveys or chain letters.
- Users are not permitted to publish, transmit or upload content or statements, for which they do not possess the necessary rights (copyrights or other intellectual property rights), or which infringe such rights held by third parties, in particular, patents, copyrights, rights attaching to trademarks and other distinguishing marks, and other rights.
- Content generated by a User can be published elsewhere by that User himself.
- Users are not permitted to input content or files which would unnecessarily delay loading time on the website, for example, images, films or large data files.
Images transmitted by Users must not contain any corporate logos.
- Prior to inputting any content into the Features, each user must verify its freedom from viruses with an up-to-date anti-virus program. Users also undertake not to input any content containing viruses or other computer programs capable of impairing the functioning of other computers or which allow unauthorized third parties access to the Global Music Garden website or to the Features contained in it.
- User must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.
- User must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without Global Music Garden ’s express written consent.
- Users further undertake not to input content disguised as comments, which is actually advertising their products or services, or content disguised as comments, which consists solely of lists of products or services not belonging to Global Music Garden.
- Publication of user-generated content or contributions is a voluntary service provided by the publisher Global Music Garden. We reserve the right to exclude or delete such content and contributions at any time.
- User must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
- User must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without Global Music Garden ’s express written consent.
Global Music Garden reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on Global Music Garden ’s servers, or hosted or published upon this website if it violates the policies stated above.
Notwithstanding Global Music Garden ’s rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, Global Music Garden does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.
Global Music Garden gives no guarantee the personal data communicated to it by a User corresponds to the actual identity of that User.
Global Music Garden accepts no liability whatsoever for content generated by its Users or for the activities of its Users. These cannot be attributed to Global Music Garden, nor do they represent Global Music Garden’s opinion. This disclaimer also applies to links set up by Users on pages within the Global Music Garden website.
Users have no claim to uninterrupted availability and correct functioning of either the platform or the Features, or to uninterrupted availability on the website pages of material installed on the server and/or to absence of errors in that material. Users also have no claim to absence of viruses or other toxic programs.
The links contained on the Global Music Garden website are not under Global Music Garden 's control. Global Music Garden disclaims all responsibility either for the contents of these links or for the contents of the websites that can be reached through them.
Global Music Garden’s liability is limited to damage or loss resulting from deliberate act or gross negligence committed by Global Music Garden and/or its vicarious agents or representatives. Liability for damage or loss caused by its minor negligence will only be recognised in cases where fundamental contractual obligations have been breached.
Global Music Garden disclaims all liability for indirect loss or damage, in particular consequential loss resulting from defects, unforeseeable or atypical losses and loss of profits, in cases attributable to acts of minor negligence committed by it or its vicarious agents and representatives.
The provisions contained in the foregoing paragraphs of this clause cover all contractual and non-contractual claims resulting from this contract or from use of the Global Music Garden website.
In any case the liability under the product liability law remains unaffected.
User-generated content is uploaded to and stored on the operator’s server at a memory location specifically allocated to that user. The operator is entitled to stipulate the storage conditions. In particular, the amount of storage capacity and the duration of storage of user-generated content are limited. If the storage capacity available to any individual User is exceeded, it will be impossible to store any further content. The provider is also entitled to delete content without prior notice in cases where the storage period has expired.
All Users of the Global Music Garden website and of the Features bear sole and exclusive responsibility for content and contributions input by them and for activities undertaken by them. The publisher does not audit user-generated content or other user input prior to its publication in the Internet.
All Users bear sole and exclusive responsibility for creation of backup copies of content input by them. This also includes the software used by them. Global Music Garden accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any loss of data.
Global Music Garden ’s rights
Global Music Garden is entitled to cancel User registrations at any time without stating reasons. Any such cancellation terminates the user’s right to use the services provided by the platform. The publisher can serve notice of cancellation either by letter, by fax or by E mail.
Global Music Garden is also entitled to delete individual user-generated contributions of parts thereof at any time and at its sole discretion. This applies, in particular, in cases where a user has committed a violation of these conditions for use. In any such case, Global Music Garden , when becoming aware of the violation, is entitled and obliged on grounds of its legal responsibility to exclude the user, cancel his registration and to delete content used by or addressed to him. Global Music Garden is under no obligation to give Users advance warning of deletion of content generated by them.
Global Music Garden is also entitled to amend these Conditions for Use of Community Features at any time. Users will be informed of any such amendment by publication of the updated conditions on this website. Users are personally responsible for acquainting themselves with the updated conditions. A user’s continued use of Global Music Garden Features after update of the conditions for use shall constitute his acceptance of the updated conditions. Should any user contest the updated conditions for use, Global Music Garden shall be entitled to exercise its rights as set out in this clause.
Global Music Garden reserves the right to modify the Features at any time. This also includes the right to levy a charge for use of the Features or to discontinue them completely.
Global Music Garden is under no obligation to verify accuracy, completeness or legality of user-generated contributions, in particular, of contributions posted in the Community Section.
This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Global Music Garden makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.
Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Global Music Garden does not warrant that:
- this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.
- Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.
By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.
If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.
You accept that, as a limited liability entity, Global Music Garden has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against Global Music Garden ’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.
Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect Global Music Garden ’s officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Global Music Garden .
If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.
User hereby indemnify Global Music Garden and undertake to keep Global Music Garden indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Global Music Garden to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Global Music Garden ’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Global Music Garden arising out of any breach by User of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that User has breached any provision of these terms and conditions.
Breaches of these terms and conditions
Without prejudice to Global Music Garden’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Global Music Garden may take such action as Global Music Garden deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.
Global Music Garden may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.
Global Music Garden may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with Global Music Garden ’s rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.
You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Global Music Garden in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.
Law and jurisdiction
These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with Norwegian Law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Norway.
Conclusion of this contract or use of Global Music Garden services and offers does not in any way constitute formation of a joint venture or partnership, or creation of an employer-employee relationship of an agency relationship between Global Music Garden and the individual user.
Unless otherwise stated, the content of this website is the property of Global Music Garden and/or its subsidiary companies, branches and legal successors.
Should any of the individual provisions contained in these conditions for use prove or subsequently become invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions. In the event of invalidity of any provision the parties to this contract will agree a legally valid alternative provision corresponding as closely as possible in commercial terms to the original invalid provision. The same shall apply in the event of subsequent discovery of any omission from the contract.
Who we are
Global Music Garden AS is a limited company registered in Norway, with Org. Number 897 874 172, in address at Stovner Senter 1 0985 Oslo Norway, with Tore Lande as Managing Director. Our website address is: https://www.gbob.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
User Registration and Contact Forms
When you register for a Member's Account or contact us using a Contact Form, we collect personally identifiable information about you, such as your full name, phone number, email address, and others as per seen in the Registration Form, User Profile or Contact Form. We will send you service related emails related to your account, as well as occasional promotional emails only according to your preference and approval. If you no longer wish to receive these emails, you may opt out of them by changing the notification settings of your account or canceling your Member Account altogether.
We also store the images you upload onto the website into our third-party server providers. If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you are located in Europe, your IP address, keystroke activity, and personal information are never stored or shared with any third-parties. We process and keep all data for our own website within Europe.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. If you have an Member's Account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content and Plugins from other websites
Third-Party Website Platform and Applications
We use Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, and Google AdWords (Conversion Tracking). Some or all of these tools may be used to track information about your behavior on our website depending on your region. For more information or to opt-out, please visit the respective website(s) of these vendors.
Who we share your data with
Personally Identifiable Information. Global Music Garden will not rent or sell your personally identifiable information to others. We may store personal information in locations outside the direct control of Global Music Garden (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers). Any personally identifiable information you elect to make publicly available on our Sites, such as posting comments on our blog page, will be available to others. If you remove information that you have made public on our Sites, copies may remain in cached and archived pages of our Sites, or if other users have copied or saved that information. Our website utilizes third party plugins and applications that may track your usage. We do not have access or control of the information gathered by them otherwise. You will need to contact the third party application if you want the personal information that was stored removed.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information. We may share non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third parties to help them understand the usage patterns for Global Music Garden and those of our partners. Our partners also have the option to publish the results for their websites. Such results consist solely of non-personally identifiable information. If you choose to publish such results on the Global Music Garden Site, you understand and agree that this information, along with any personally identifiable information you choose to make available in connection with such results, will be made publicly available. By publishing your results on the Global Music Garden Site, you agree that you have obtained all necessary consents to make such information public and that doing so will not violate any laws. If you remove information that you have made public on the Global Music Garden Site, copies may remain in cached and archived pages of the Site, or if other users have copied or saved that information. Non-personally identifiable information may be stored indefinitely.
Instances Where We Are Required To Share Your Information. Global Music Garden will disclose your information where required to do so by law, if subject to subpoena or other legal proceeding or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) to enforce our Terms of Service or to protect the security or integrity of our Service; and/or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Global Music Garden, our users or others.
What Happens In The Event Of A Change Of Control. We may buy or sell/divest/transfer the company (including any shares in the company), or any combination of its products, services, assets and/or businesses. Your information such as customer names and email addresses, and other User information related to the Global Music Garden may be among the items sold or otherwise transferred in these types of transactions. We may also sell, assign or otherwise transfer such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcies, dissolutions, reorganizations, liquidations, similar transactions or proceedings involving all or a portion of the company. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.
Testimonials. We display personal testimonials of satisfied customers on our Site in addition to other endorsements. With your consent, we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Storage and Processing. Your information collected through the Global Music Garden may be stored and processed in any country in which Global Music Garden or its subsidiaries, affiliates or service providers maintain facilities. Global Music Garden may transfer information that we collect about you, including personal information, to affiliated entities, or to other third parties across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. If you are located in the European Union or European Econonmic Area, please note that we will not transfer information, including personal data, to a country outside of the European Union or European Economic Area
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
For current Global Music Garden members, you can review, correct, update or delete inaccuracies to the information about you that Global Music Garden keeps on file by logging into your account to update your profile and password. Alternately, you can contact us directly at email@example.com. We will acknowledge your request within seventy-two (72) hours and handle it promptly.
Data protection law gives you a range of rights in connection with our processing of your personal data. In this regard, you have the right to request that we rectify or delete the personal data or restrict the processing of your personal data. You can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Furthermore, you have the right to object against the processing based on our legitimate interests as a legal basis. We are required to assess and act on your request. Additionally, you also have the right to data portability if it should become relevant. If you have a Profile on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.You have a right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Global Music Garden AS
Stovner Senter 1, 0985 Oslo Norway
How we protect your data
Global Music Garden is concerned with protecting your privacy and data, but we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to our Website and other Online Affiliates or guarantee that your information on Global Music Garden may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any of our industry standard physical, technical or managerial safeguards. When you enter sensitive information (such as log in credentials) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). No method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
If you have any questions about security on our Site, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
In the event that personal information is compromised as a breach of security, Global Music Garden will promptly notify our customers in compliance with applicable law.