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Terms & Agreements

Terms and Agreements

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. By using this site, you signify your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, do not use this site. GQMS may modify these Terms and Conditions at anytime.

Restrictions On Use of Materials
This site is copyright protected. Any textual or graphic material on this website is owned by OMC Design Studios SRL and/or its subsidiaries ("GQMS"). Material from gqms.org and any other World Wide Web site owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by OMC Design Studios SRL or any of its related, affiliated, or subsidiary companies (together, "GQMS") may not be copied or distributed, or republished, uploaded, posted, or transmitted in any way, without the prior written consent of GQMS EXCEPT: you may download one copy of the material on one computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you do not delete or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices. Modification or use of the materials for any other purpose violates GQMS’s intellectual property rights. The material in this site is provided for lawful purposes only. If you download images, marks or logos from our site, the visuals, including all files, images, contained in or generated by the GQMS, and accompanying data (together, the "MARKS") are deemed to be licensed to you by GQMS. Neither title nor intellectual property rights are transferred to you, but remain with GQMS’s, who owns full and complete title. You may not resell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise convert the MARKS to a human perceivable form.

Submissions
All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information communicated to GQMS through this site (together, the "Submission") will forever be the property of GQMS (Except the Quality Mark Application by Companies and Institutions which are governed differently via their own terms and agreements). GQMS will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, and will not be liable for any ideas for its business (including without limitation, product, or advertising ideas) and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future GQMS operations. Without limitation, GQMS will have exclusive ownership of all present and future existing rights to the Submission of every kind and nature everywhere. Except as noted below in this paragraph, GQMS will be entitled to use the Submission for any commercial or other purpose whatsoever without compensation to you or any other person sending the Submission. Personally identifiable information that may be received at this site is provided voluntarily by a visitor to this site. This information could transferred to third parties of GQMS or to other entities who are not involved in the operation of this site. Information submitted via a number of areas in this site, might not be retained (please consult). Therefore, the above right to use Submissions is subject to this limited use of this information and excludes non-retained information. You acknowledge that you are responsible for whatever material you submit, and you, not GQMS have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
GQMS may change, move or delete portions of, or may add to, this web site from time to time. THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. GQMS DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIALS IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. All materials, including without limitation, annual reports to shareholders, press releases and GQMS reports reproduced on this site speak as of the original date of publication or filing. The fact that a document is available on this site does not mean that the information contained in such document has not been modified or superseded by events or by a subsequent document or filing. Any forward-looking statement reproduced on this site speaks as of the original date the document containing such statement was published or filed and should be read together with regards to expected conditions. Actual future events or results to differ materially from anticipated events or results is possible. GQMS has no duty or policy to update any information or statements contained on this site and, therefore, such information or statements should not be relied upon as being current as of the date you access this site. Moreover, any portion of the materials available on this site may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes may be made from time to time without notice to the materials available on this site, the Software and to the products described on this site. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSABLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, GQMS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. GQMS DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS SITE. GQMS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE MATERIALS, THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THEM AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU (AND NOT GQMS) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR AND CORRECTION. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL GQMS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, SITE OR ANY DOWNLOADED MATERIALS, EVEN IF GQMS OR ITS REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL GQMS'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FROM ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO GQMS, IF ANY, FOR PRODUCTS PURCHASED ON THIS SITE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, OR THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Links to Materials
GQMS website contains downloadable materials as well as links to external sites, especially but not limited to the entities that were awarded with the GQMS Quality Marks. GQMS is not responsible for, and has no control over, the content of such downloadable materials or external sites. You understand that GQMS cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files or software of any kind, or from any source, available for downloading through this website, will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan Horses or other code or defects that manifest contaminating or destructive properties.

 

Jurisdiction and Location
Except as described otherwise, all materials in the GQMS site are made available only to provide information about GQMS. This site is controlled and operated by OMC Design Studios from its offices within the Como, Italy. GQMS makes no representation that materials in the site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. This terms and conditions shall be governed exclusively by Italian law with the exclusion of its international private law. Exclusive place of jurisdiction shall be Como, Italy.