Terms & Conditions of Website Use

These are the terms and conditions (the “Terms”) of Grant Street Associates, Inc.(“GSA”, “GSA|CW”, “we”, “our”, or “us”) and our affiliated organizations, including Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. and its alliance offices.  Please read these Terms carefully as they set the basis upon which you are permitted to use this website (the “site”), Grant Street Associates, Inc. blog and the information contained herein (the “content”). They are established to protect you as a user of the site (“user”) and to prevent the site from being used for any illegal or offensive purposes.

 The site is offered to you conditionally upon your agreement to these Terms, and your continued use of the site signifies your acceptance of them. If you are using the site in the course of your employment or on behalf of an organization, you agree that you are an authorized representative of your organization and that you have the authority to bind said organization to these Terms. These Terms apply to anyone using the site, and you are responsible for ensuring that employees or agents of your organization are made aware of and comply with them.

 

GENERAL USE OF THE SITE AND THE GSA BLOG

You must not post any content on the site or use the site in any way that is or may be considered to be:

  • in breach of any obligations or duties of confidentiality;
  • capable of infringing any other person or other entity’s intellectual property rights (including but not limited to copyright, trademarks, design rights or database rights);
  • in breach of any applicable law, whether criminal or otherwise, or offensive, obscene, insulting, false, defamatory, unreliable, misleading or otherwise inappropriate;

In addition, you must not use the site to:

  • abuse, harass, stalk or threaten others;
  • advertise or offer to sell any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys, contests or chain letters;
  • upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of our or any other computer;
  • upload files which contain an active hypertext link to another web site; or download any file posted by us or another user that you know or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such a manner.

You must not frame or link to the Site or any part of it without our express permission.

We shall be entitled at any time to delete, remove or suspend the whole or any part of the site, including any content that you provide, without notice to you and without incurring any liability.

We may block or withhold your access to the site if we have reasonable grounds to suspect any breach by you of these Terms, that we or any user has incurred or may incur any liability in connection with the site, or if your use or content is otherwise inappropriate.

Unless otherwise indicated on the site, you may download to a local hard disk and print extracts from the site solely for personal, non-commercial use, and you may also recopy downloaded extracts to others for their personal, non-commercial use.

Unless otherwise indicated on the site, you must not reproduce part or all of the content in any form unless it is for personal, non-commercial use in accordance with the above.

Unless otherwise indicated on the site, you must not copy or otherwise incorporate into or store in any other web site, electronic retrieval system, publication or other work any of the content in any form (whether hard copy, electronic or other format.)

We monitor messages posted to the GSA Blog and social media sites, including but not limited to, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter and Facebook, and accept no responsibility or liability for any such message; however, we reserve the right in accordance with our take down policy to remove or edit any messages posted to the Blog or social media as soon as we receive a complaint about any message or we otherwise become aware that the content of a message is inappropriate.

GSA is not responsible for and shall have no liability and expressly excludes all liability in relation to any expressions of opinion, data, information or any other material whatsoever which is submitted on this site by any user of the Blog. We shall not be liable for any application of or reliance on any information contained on this site which has been submitted by a third party via the Blog.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

If you upload content to the site, you grant GSA a license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, create derivative works from, distribute and display in public that content in any form and media on or in connection with the site, at no cost to us and for as long as we require, and you warrant that you own the intellectual property rights in such content and have the right to grant this license. You will indemnify us and keep us indemnified from and against all costs, claims, damages and expenses made against or incurred by us as a result of a third party alleging that the use of such content by us infringes the intellectual property rights of a third party.

All intellectual property rights and goodwill in or relating to GSA, including the name, logo and any associated rights, belong to Grant Street Associates, Inc., whether on a global or regional level. All intellectual property rights and goodwill in or relating to the content belongs to GSA or our partners or licensors.

Except as expressly specified above or as clearly stated on the site, nothing in these Terms may be construed as granting any license or right to use any intellectual property of GSA, our partners or licensors without our express written permission.

DATA PROTECTION

Users may provide us with personal information about themselves and others. Generally, this information is requested when you register for membership or when you use any of the services offered by our site. Our use of personal data is governed by our privacy policy which forms part of these Terms and is available at the end of these Terms and from the foot of this page.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMERS

This website is operated by Grant Street Associates, Inc. We recognized that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner. That’s why we have put a policy in place to protect your personal information. Please read on for more details about our privacy practices.

At times we may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information. Generally, this information si requested when you register for an online service, when you provide information in connection with an online transaction or when you contact us in relations to the site or our services. We may gather information about you:

  • When you register with us, we ask for information such as your name, email address, and contact details. We keep a record of this information. This is necessary for us to recognize you as a registered site user. We may keep a record of your preferences so that we can tailor our offers and services to you.
  • Once you have registered, you may join our discussion forums and we may hold information about you from your use of such discussion forums. You will be asked to agree to our Terms and conditions. (See Link at bottom of page)
  • We will use your personal details and information we obtain from other sources to provide you with information about our services, for administration and customer services, to analyze your purchasing preferences and to ensure that the content, services and advertising that we offer are tailored to your needs and interests. We may keep your information on file for a reasonable period for these purposes. We may need to share your information with our service providers and agents for these purposes. We may disclose personal data in order to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.
  • We do not sell your personal information.
  • We intent to continue improving the content and function of our website. For this reason, we may monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us improve the design and layout of our site and provide content of interest to you.

GENERAL

If any section of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by judicial decision, the rest of the Terms shall remain valid and enforceable. GSA reserves the right to change these Terms from time to time. If we change these Terms, we shall notify you of this fact on the home page of the site and shall post a new version on the site stating when such revised version comes into effect. You will be taken to have agreed to such revised version if you continue using the site after expiry of any notice period. You should check the Terms periodically to ensure that you are aware of and are complying with the current version.

These terms constitute the entire agreement between us in respect of the subject matter contained in these Terms and supersede and replace all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter.

Privacy Statement

This website is operated by Grant Street Associates, Inc. We recognized that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner. That’s why we have put a policy in place to protect your personal information. Please read on for more details about our privacy practices.

At times we may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information. Generally, this information is requested when you register for an online service, when you provide information in connection with an online transaction or when you contact us in relations to the site or our services. We may gather information about you:

  • When you register with us, we ask for information such as your name, email address, and contact details. We keep a record of this information. This is necessary for us to recognize you as a registered site user. We may keep a record of your preferences so that we can tailor our offers and services to you.
  • Once you have registered, you may join our discussion forums and we may hold information about you from your use of such discussion forums. You will be asked to agree to our Terms and conditions.
  • We will use your personal details and information we obtain from other sources to provide you with information about our services, for administration and customer services, to analyze your purchasing preferences and to ensure that the content, services and advertising that we offer are tailored to your needs and interests. We may keep your information on file for a reasonable period for these purposes. We may need to share your information with our service providers and agents for these purposes. We may disclose personal data in order to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.
  • We do not sell your personal information.
  • We intend to continue improving the content and function of our website. For this reason, we may monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us improve the design and layout of our site and provide content of interest to you.

DISCLAIMER

We link to a wide variety of other sites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of these sites, nor for the way in which the information about their users is treated. In particular, unless expressly stated, we are not agents for these sites nor are we authorized to make representations on their behalf.

PASSWORDS

In order to bring you more personalized services, we may ask you to establish one or more passwords to gain access to certain services or sections in either our website or the websites of other suppliers whose products or services are available to you via a link from our website. You are solely responsible for the control and use of each password you create.

WHEN AND HOW TO CONTACT US

If your personal details change, if you change your mind about any of your marketing preferences or if you have any questions about how we use your information, please let us know by contacting our marketing team at info@gsa-cw.com.