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Global Infrastructure Investor Association (“GIIA”) – Additional terms of website use (Registered Users)

Your use of our site means that you accept, and agree to abide by, all the terms and conditions in this policy, which supplement our standard terms of website use, which are available at http://giia.net/terms-and-conditions/.

1. Supplemental terms

This supplemental terms and conditions of use sets out the terms between you and us under which you may access our website http://giia.net/ (“our site“). The supplemental terms and conditions apply to users of the site who are registered users of the site.

2. Interactive services

We provide interactive services on our site, including, without limitation, user comment sections and bulletin boards (the “interactive services“).

We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on our site, and we will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our site, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.

3. Prohibited uses

You may use our site only for lawful purposes.  You may not use our site:

  1. in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
  2. in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
  3. to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards; or
  4. to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).

You also agree:

  1. not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site in contravention of the provisions of our standard terms of website use; and
  2. not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
  1. any part of our site;
  2. any equipment or network on which our site is stored;
  3. any software used in the provision of our site; or
  4. any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

4. Content standards

These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (“contributions”), and to any interactive services associated with it.

You must comply with the spirit and the letter of the following standards. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.

Contributions must:

  1. be accurate (where they state facts);
  2. be genuinely held (where they state opinions); or
  3. comply with applicable law.

Contributions must not:

  1. contain any material which is defamatory of any person;
  2. contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
  3. promote sexually explicit material;
  4. promote violence;
  5. promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
  6. infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person;
  7. be likely to deceive any person;
  8. be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
  9. promote any illegal activity;
  10. be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
  11. be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
  12. be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;
  13. give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case; or
  14. advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.

5. Suspension and termination

We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of these terms and conditions through your use of our site.  When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Failure to comply with these terms and conditions constitutes a material breach of the terms of use upon which you are permitted to use our site, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

  1. immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site;
  2. immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our site;
  3. issue of a warning to you;
  4. legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach;
  5. further legal action against you; or
  6. disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of these terms and conditions.  The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

6. Changes to these supplementary terms

We may revise these supplemental terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.