Terms & Conditions

Updated:  1-1-2014


Please read these terms and conditions of use carefully. Described below are your rights and responsibilities - they constitute a legally binding agreement between you and GoWebSurveys (“GWS”) regarding your use of the Website. By using the Website, including viewing and/or submitting content, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement between you and GWS ("Terms and Conditions ") and the Privacy Policy (whether or not you choose to become a member).


If you cannot comply with these Terms and Condition, please do not click the "I have read and agree with" box and do not use or attempt to use the Website. If, for any reason and also at any time, you do not agree with all of the Terms and Conditions, do NOT use the Website and terminate any membership.


Welcome!

Welcome to GoWebSurveys.com ("Website", “Company”, “GWS”), a  part of Global Survey. GoWebSurvyes.com is in the market research business. All visitors to the Website ("Users", “Panelists”) who wish to become members must first agree to participate in our market research information gathering procedures, as described in below and the Website's Privacy Policy.


Membership

Panel membership is generally open to individuals who qualify for membership, including, but not limited to, the minimum age requirement and geographic location requirement. We only allow one member per unique email address. GWS may refuse to provide the services to anyone, at any time and for any reason or no reason.


Either party may terminate your membership at any time, with or without cause, for any reason or no reason, and without liability for the termination. 


Panel members are solely responsible for the security of their user names and passwords with solely liability and responsibility for any use; authorized or unauthorized, of their membership accounts.


You and GWS are independent contractors for all purposes. No agency, partnership, employee-employer, joint venture, or franchisor-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement or by your access to or use of the Services.


Rewards and Incentives

Members are solely responsible for all taxes, fees, or other related obligations due as a result of payments they receive from GWS for participation in market research studies.


Payments for completing online studies are only made to members in good standing and the responses provided is authenticate, relevant to the study and meets any criteria established by GWS or its clients. If a Member does not participate during a period of time determined by GWS, GWS may elect, in its sole discretion, to terminate his/her membership without notice and all outstanding points may be forfeited. GWS can not be responsible for any delays in any redemption selected.


Any accrued incentive points are the sole property of GWS up until the time in which incentive rewards are requested by the member and processed by GWS. GWS may at its sole discretion, revoke, remove or delete any points associated with a member account at any point.


Unauthorized Uses

You agree NOT to: (i) use spiders, robots for any reason on the website. (ii) send or transmit any malicious or  harmful, disruptive, or destructive code, file, or information, including, without limitation, spyware;(iii) interfere with any Website(s) or an individual’s use of any Website, including, without limitation to: overloading, “flooding”, “mail bombing” or “crashing” any Website; (iv) collect any personally identifiable information of or about any other users; (v) open, use, or maintain more than one (1) membership account; (vi) send unsolicited/SPAM emails, (vii) Forge or mask your true identity in any manner; (viii) reverse engineer any part or conduct any act that might reveal or disclose the source code, or bypass or circumvent measurers or controls utilized to prohibit, restrict or limit access to any webpage, content or code  (ix)  post or transmit any defamatory, threatening, libelous, obscene, lewd, pornographic, scandalous, or inflammatory material or content or any material or illegal content  (x) engage in any fraudulent activity, including, without limitation, submitting false or untrue survey data, taking the same survey more than once, speeding through surveys, submitting false information, redeeming or attempting to redeem rewards, prizes, and/or incentives through false or fraudulent means, and tampering with surveys; (xi) frame any portion of any Webpage within another website or deface/alter the appearance of any Website.


GWS will fully cooperate with all legal disclosure request(s) (e.g. court order or subpoena). 


Non-Use and Nondisclosure   

Information and/or content made available to you through GWS may contain trade secrets or other confidential or proprietary information. You are required to keep in strict confidence and NOT disclose to any other person, entity, or organization, any information and/or content that you access or learn from your participation in any survey, project, questionnaire, or other market research activity related to the GWS, on GWS hosted or 3rd party locations. You are forbidden from using such information or content for any purpose other than your participation in GWS, in accordance with this Agreement.


Ownership and Proprietary Rights

The Website, including and not limited to: all content, media and materials, all software, code, design, text, scripts, messages, images, photographs, illustrations, audio and video material, media files, artwork, graphic material, databases, proprietary information, are subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under United States and foreign laws and international conventions.


Disclaimer of Warranties

YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT, IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICES AND ALL CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON "AS AVAILABLE" AND AN "AS IS"  BASIS. GWS, ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, AND SUPPLIERS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AGENTS, AND EMPLOYEES (COLLECTIVELY, THE "PROVIDERS") EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. NEITHER GWS NOR ANY OTHER PROVIDERS WARRANT UNINTERRUPTED USE, OPERATION, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT, OR THAT ANY SUBMISSION OR TRANSACTION REQUEST YOU ATTEMPT USING THE SERVICES WILL BE SUCCESSFUL, UNCORRUPTED, OR COMPLETED WITHIN A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DELAY OR LOSS OF ANY KIND THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THE SERVICES AND THE CONTENT. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM GWS OR ANY OTHER PROVIDER THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICES, WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY REGARDING THE SERVICES THAT IS NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT.


Limitations of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL EITHER GWS OR ANY OTHER PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, GOODWILL, USE, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF GWS OR ANY OTHER PROVIDERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THESE DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF, OR YOUR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, THE SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT, NOR SHALL GWS BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER THAT RESULT FROM OMISSIONS, MISTAKES, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, ERRORS, DEFECTS, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE WHETHER OR NOT CAUSED BY EVENTS BEYOND GWS'S REASONABLE CONTROL, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO COMMUNICATIONS LINE FAILURE, ACTS OF GOD, THEFT, DESTRUCTION, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THIS SITE'S PROGRAMS, RECORDS, OR SERVICES.


Indemnification

You, your family, employer or any other potentially interested party, will indemnify and hold harmless GWS and all other Providers from and against any costs, damages, expenses, and liabilities (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or related to any User Content, your use of the Services or any Content, your violation of this Agreement, or your violation of any rights of a third party.


Privacy

GWS may collect registration and other information about you through the Services. Please see the Privacy Policy for information regarding GWS’s collection, use, and disclosure of this information.


Changes

GWS hereby reserves the right, in GWS’s sole discretion, to make changes to these Terms and Conditions. GWS encourages you to review these Terms and Conditions on an ongoing basis. Your continued use of, access to, and/or participation in the Website does and will constitute your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as amended.


Severability

If any term or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be held or declared to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction, such term or provision shall be deemed null and void but such actions shall not affect the application and/or interpretation of these Terms and Conditions. The remaining terms and/or provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall continue in full force and effect, as if the invalid or unenforceable term or provision was not a part of these Terms and Conditions. 



Miscellaneous Terms

The headings contained in these Terms are for reference only and shall have no effect on the interpretation and/or application of these Terms.


GWSs failure, or choice not to immediately enforce a breach by you of these Terms and Conditions shall not waive or release you from such breach and shall not waive, release or prevent GWS from enforcing any subsequent breach by you of these Terms and Conditions.


In the event that another company acquires some or all of the assets related to the GWS, or other Website(s), or if GWS experience some other change of control event such as, but not limited to, insolvency, merger, acquisition, bankruptcy or receivership, GWS reserve the right to include any or all Personal Information among the assets transferred to the acquiring company or entity. GWS will commit the surviving entity in the case of a merger, or the acquiring entity in the case of an acquisition or sale, to agree in writing to protect and maintain the security and integrity of the transferred Personal Information in accordance with any applicable laws, but GWS cannot be held liable for the acquiring party’s discharge of their responsibilities therein.


GWS may assign its rights or obligations under this User Agreement at any time without your notice or consent.


Governing Body

These Terms and Conditions and your access to, use of, or participation in the website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws State of Florida, United States without regard to any portion of any choice of law principles that might provide for application of a different jurisdiction’s laws. All claims or disputes arising in connection with these Terms and Conditions and/or your access to, use of, or participation in the website, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state or Federal courts located in State of Florida, United States. 


Contacting GWS

If you wish to contact us regarding any questions or concerns about this Terms and Conditions, please view our Contact Us page.


I have read this agreement and agree to all of the provisions contained above.