Terms of Use

These terms and conditions govern the use of GGGI’s websites, namely, www.gggi.org and any other future websites that may be established by GGGI (collectively the “Site”):

The Site is intended to broaden public awareness of the mission and activities of GGGI, and provide access to data, know how, information, documents and materials (collectively “information”) related to green growth. You are welcome to visit the Site, and use the information and communication tools, features and other applications to facilitate and enhance your use of the Site (collectively “tools”). However, your use and access to the Site are subject to these Terms and Conditions, as they may be modified by GGGI from time to time, including any documents expressly included herein by reference (collectively “Terms and Conditions”).

By using the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you must not access or use the Site.

Access and Use

You may print, download, and store information from the Site for your own convenience and for your personal, non-commercial use, without any right to resell or redistribute them or to compile or create derivative works therefrom, unless with the prior written consent of GGGI.

For certain information, GGGI may provide more specific restrictions and specific terms of use which are hereby incorporated by reference. These specific terms and restrictions are available in the Site where the information is made accessible.

When using the information in the Site, you agree to provide proper attribution to GGGI, including the relevant member country, the individual author of the information, and any third party information provider, in the following format: “The use of this information is with permission from GGGI, subject to the Terms and Conditions in http://www.gggi.org/terms.” However, you must not implicitly or explicitly represent or suggest participation, endorsement, sponsorship, approval or affiliation by GGGI in the manner and use of the information.

You may not use trademark, official mark, official emblem, or logo of GGGI included in this Site for promotion or publicity without the prior written consent of GGGI or, in any event, represent or imply an association or affiliation with GGGI.

GGGI shall prosecute, to the fullest extent of the law, any use of the information in a manner that falsifies, misrepresents, disparages, or fraudulently uses the information.

Unless expressly stated otherwise, the opinions, findings, and conclusions contained in the information in the Site are those of the various authors of the information and do not necessarily reflect the views of GGGI or its member countries.

Intellectual Property

The Site and all information and tools are owned as the case may be by GGGI, its business partners, service providers, licensors, users or other providers of such information, and are and may be protected by one or more copyright, trademark, patent, and trade secret laws, or other proprietary rights regimes, and international treaties.

Privacy Policy

Generally, you can visit the Site without revealing any personal information. However, in order to access and use certain information or parts of the Site, you may be requested to register and give personal information such as your name, email address, and organization. The personal information you provide will be used only for the purpose for which the disclosure was requested, for example, for technical and customer administration of the Site. This personal information is not shared with third parties other than service providers that may be contracted by GGGI to assist in the technical and customer administration of the Site. GGGI will only use the personal information for the purpose for which it was disclosed and the service provider will not be authorized to retain, share, store or use the personal information for any other purpose, except to the extent necessary to provide their services to GGGI.

GGGI or a service provider designated by it monitors trends in the use of the Site by collecting general information on the use of the Site. Only summaries of visitors’ usage and preferences are reported, and GGGI uses this information to generate statistics and measure the website activity in order to improve the usefulness of the Site, for example, statistics on the most downloaded files or the most and least visited pages. This information will not be used to identify or track down an individual user. Furthermore, this information is never connected with any personal information you supply to GGGI if you register on the Site. All data collected by GGGI or the designated service provider is owned by GGGI and it will not share, sell, distribute or rent this information to anyone.

Nothwithstanding the above, GGGI reserves the right to disclose any information, including personal information, when required by law or when necessary to investigate potential illegal activities such as fraud, violations of the Terms and Conditions, or when otherwise necessary to protect the property, rights and safety of GGGI.

Cookies

The Site uses cookies, which are small bits of code stored on your computer and then sent back to the the server when you visit the Site at another time. These cookies store your Site visits and preferences and information that you have already provided. You have the option to disable these cookies if your browser permits. Please note that if you disable the cookies, you may not be able to use certain features of the Site and may be required to re-enter information.

Responsible Use

You are responsible for the use of the Site including the tools that enable you to upload, post, communicate, or share information. You agree not to use the Site and the tools to do any of the following:

 Violate any applicable law or encourage or provide instructions to another to do so.

 Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

 Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information.

 Misrepresent your identity, including by impersonating GGGI or its staff.

 Collect or store personal information about anyone.

 Upload or attach files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy and publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all consents therefore as may be required by law;

 Upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer;

 Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded;

 Falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded;

 Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services, or provide any investment advice or otherwise violate applicable securities laws, or conduct or forward surveys, contests or chain letters, or download any file posted by another party that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.

 Attempt to gain unauthorized access to GGGI’s computer systems or networks, through hacking, password mining or any other means; or damage, disable, overburden, or impair GGGI’s servers or networks, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site, or modify, distribute, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any portion of the tools.

 Circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of this Site or tools that prevent or restrict use or copying of any information or monitor and enforce limitations on use of this Site.

GGGI reserves the rights to and may take without notice to you any legal and technical remedies to prevent the violation of this provision and to enforce these Terms and Conditions.

You acknowledge that exchanges using the tools in the Site are public and not private communications. Therefore, any of your posts will be considered available for public use and distribution as provided herein.

You are welcome to share or post information on this Site. However, you are responsible for ensuring that your posts are accurate, lawful and does not harm GGGI, its business partners, service providers, content providers, and third parties, as determined by GGGI at its sole discretion. Furthermore, your information should not infringe on proprietary rights of any third party. You shall promptly inform GGGI if the information you posted requires revision or removal due to inaccuracy or infringement on proprietary rights. You agree that the information you posted is not endorsed by GGGI. The information you post may or may not be reviewed or verified by GGGI. However, GGGI reserves the right to review, refuse or remove any information that violates these Terms and Conditions without notice to you.

You hereby grant GGGI a royalty-free, irrevocable, transferable, sub-licensable, and non-exclusive perpetual license throughout the universe for use in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter devised to use and exploit (including without limitation by reproduction, distribution, public display, adaptation, and/or public performance) any and all information that you post.

You may only post information on the Site which you hold ownership and control. By posting the information on the Site, you represent and warrant that:

 You own or control all rights in and to your posts and have the right to grant the license granted above to us and our affiliates, business partners and service providers, and each of their and our respective licensees, successors and assigns.

 All of your posts do and will comply with these Terms and Conditions.

Disclaimer

The use of the Site is at your own sole risk. The information is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. GGGI expressly disclaims to the full extent permitted by law all warranties of any kind related to this Site, information, and tools, either express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. You agree that you will be responsible for any damage or loss to you or to a third party that may occur due to the use of the Site and its tools.

GGGI specifically makes no representation or warranty that the Site, information, and tools will meet your individual needs and expectations, or that the Site, information, and tools and services will be accurate, reliable, timely, uninterrupted, secure, virus-free or error-free. Any information you access from or through this Site shall not create any warranty not expressly stated in these terms and conditions.

This Site may contain information owned by various information or content providers. GGGI does not warrant or represent control or ownership of such information. Reliance upon such information or content shall be at your own risk and GGGI shall not be liable for damages or losses to you or for any claims against you by third parties that may result from the use of or reliance on the information.

No information or anything on this Site shall be construed, implicitly or explicitly, as containing any investment recommendation or advice, or constituting an offer of, or an invitation by or on behalf of, GGGI to purchase or sell any securities.

The Site may include links to other websites for the convenience of users. These links are provided as a courtesy only and do not mean or imply control or endorsement of the linked website and its content by GGGI. Since these links are not under the control of GGGI, you acknowledge and agree that GGGI is not responsible or liable for access to or the content or accuracy of any linked website or any links contained in a linked website.

Limitation of Liability

GGGI shall have no liability, under any circumstances, including, but not limited to negligence, for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages incurred by you in connection with or arising out of these Terms and Conditions, use of the Site or inability to access the Site, including, without limitation any liability for (i) loss of income or revenue, (ii) loss of business, (iii) loss of profits or contracts, (iv) loss of anticipated savings, (v) loss of data, (vi) loss of goodwill, (vii) wasted management or office time, and (viii) for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable. The foregoing does not affect any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Because GGGI has no control over the information submitted by you and other users, you agree to look solely to the contributor of the information for any claims you may have regarding the information. You specifically acknowledge and agree that GGGI is not liable for any conduct of any user. If you have a dispute with one or more users, you forever release GGGI (and its officers, directors, agents, affiliates, and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless from and against any and all actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of your use of the Site, including, without limitation, any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by you of these Terms and Conditions. GGGI reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense of any matter subject to indemnification by you, and you will cooperate fully as reasonably required, and you shall not in any event settle any matter without the written consent of GGGI.

If you are dissatisfied with any information on the Site or with any of the Terms and Conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.

Applicable law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of England. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions or that contests the validity of these Terms and Conditions shall be settled by arbitration in accordance with the United Nations Commission on International Trade (UNCITRAL) Arbitration Rules as at present in force. The appointment authority for such arbitration shall be the London Court of International Arbitration. The number of arbitrators shall be one. The language to be used in the arbitral proceedings shall be English. The Parties agree to be bound by any arbitration award rendered as a result of such arbitration as the final adjudication of any such dispute. The place of arbitration shall be Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Preservation of Immunities

Nothing in or relating to these terms and conditions shall be construed as a waiver, renunciation or modification by GGGI of any immunities from suit or enforcement measures that it may enjoy under any international and national laws, any agreement between any parties or any international convention or customary international law.

Miscellaneous

GGGI reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time, and such amendment will be effective immediately upon posting of the amendment on the Site. Once the amendments are posted, your continued use of the Site will be deemed as acceptance of the modified terms and conditions, so please check these Terms and Conditions from time to time.

GGGI reserves the exclusive right, at its sole discretion, to alter, limit, or deny any user access to the Sites or any portion, thereof, or discontinue the Site, permanently or temporarily, without notice.

The failure of GGGI to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. No waiver by GGGI of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be binding except as set forth in writing and signed by its duly authorized representative.

Please note that these Terms and Conditions are fully assignable by GGGI and will be binding upon and inure to the benefit of its successors and assigns. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed as establishing or creating any agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer, or franchiser-franchisee relationship.

If a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision (or part of a provision) of these Terms and Conditions invalid, unenforceable or illegal, the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision and the court ruling shall in no way affect the validity, enforceability or legality of the other provisions.

GGGI reserves all rights not expressly granted under these Terms and Conditions, and does not grant any other rights by implication or estoppel or otherwise.

The headings in these Terms and Conditions are for convenience only and do not imply any legal or contractual effect.