GLOBALCONFERENCE.COM TERMS AND CONDITIONS
GlobalConference.com provides services for set fees, which include but are not limited to those posted on the website. GlobalConference.com lets users from different locations connect via a dial-in, toll-based or toll-free U.S. phone number, enter the same access code and connect all of their phone lines via a conference bridge.
GlobalConference.com Participant Paid Conferencing service provides a toll-based dial-in number. All callers using toll-based service are individually responsible for paying any incurred long distance phone charges for calls made to the conference bridge. GlobalConference.com Participant Paid Conferencing service is available in, a 500 minute plan for $15.00 per month and 3¢ per minute per caller for each additional minute.
GlobalConference.com Hosted Conferencing service provides a toll-free (800) dial-in number. Each caller dials a toll-free (800) number from a different location and is connected together via GlobalConference.com's conferencing bridges. GlobalConference.com Hosted Conferencing service is available in three monthly plans, each with its own per min rate. GlobalConference.com's 250 minute plan for $19.75 per month and 7.9¢ per minute per caller for each additional minute, GlobalConference.com's 500 minute plan for $34.50 per month and 6.9¢ per minute per caller for each additional minute, and GlobalConference.com's 1,000 minute plan for $59.00 per month and 5.9¢ per minute per caller for each additional minute. There is also a Pay-as-you-go plan with no monthly fee for 7.9¢ per minute per caller for each additional minute.
The Administrator of the service (the person with a credit card on file) is responsible for payment of all incurred minutes for all participants on the call. GlobalConference.com provides non-private call detail records of each call as a convenience of the service.
GlobalConference.com Audio Conference Recording & Storage provides users with a recording of any conference call and storage for 30 days for $1.00 per use or $14.95 for unlimited monthly usage.
GlobalConference.com International Dial-In Numbers provides all conferencing plan users the ability to give their international participants "in country" dial-in numbers for $25 per month.
GlobalConference.com monthly plans include 25 user accounts. Additional users may be added in the Admin "My Account" section for a one-time set up fee of $2.00 and a monthly fee of $1.00 per user account.
GlobalConference.com Pay-as-you-go Hosted Conferencing does not include additional user accounts beyond the Administrator account. Additional users can be added in the Administrator "My Account" section for a one-time set up fee of $2.00 and a monthly fee of $1.00 per user account.
From time to time GlobalConference.com reserves the right to offer promotions that vary from these Terms and Conditions. Please call 1-866-519-3166 for specialized rates and services.
3. GENERAL PAYMENT INFORMATION
Note that service is on a monthly recurring billing cycle. In the event that a credit card cannot be authorized 5 days prior to the billing due date, user will be notified to update payment information. Service, at GlobalConference.com's option, will be cancelled if payment information is not updated by billing due date. GlobalConference.com may discontinue or suspend services for non-payment at any time without incurring liability.
Fees associated with services are charged to the Administrator's credit card on a monthly basis in advance as agreed upon during the sign up process. Per use charges for Recording services are billed at completion of the conference. If users exceed the minute plan chosen by the Administrator, the Administrator is billed per minute per caller at the rate associated with the Administrators chosen monthly plan. For billing purposes, all minutes are billed when the last participant disconnects from the conference bridge. Set-up fees for additional users are billed at the beginning of the following bill cycle. A detailed statement is emailed to the Administrator at the end of each bill cycle.
These charges will appear on Your credit card statement as "Conference Call Services." All charged fees are non-refundable. Federal Universal Service Fund fee applies. An additional percentage charge will appear as a line item on Your conference call receipt. This fee is calculated as a percentage of all per minute premium services. The fee that GlobalConference.com applies is the same as the FCC’s universal service contribution factor. The current contribution factor can be found at www.fcc.gov/omd/contribution-factor.html. This contribution factor is subject to change.
GlobalConference.com charges the Administrator's credit card a per-minute charge, rounded to the next minute, for each caller, (including international and domestic callers using the Alternative Dial-in Number if applicable) and a monthly fee depending on which level of service the Administrator has chosen.
GlobalConference.com reserves the right to change pricing of Services at any time. All changes will be posted on the website at www.globalconference.com and such postings will be considered sufficient notice to You. Continued use of the Service after posting, signifies acceptance of the changes by You. You are responsible for regularly reviewing the website for such posted changes.
4. PROMOTIONS, COUPONS AND SPECIAL OFFERS.
GlobalConference.com reserves the right to discontinue or modify coupons, credits, special promotional offers, or other complimentary or non-fee-based Services at any time at GlobalConference.com's sole discretion. Promotional offers only apply to the 250, 500 and 1,000 minute monthly plans. Promotional offers associated with an account can be viewed in the “Plan & Usage” section of the Administrator account. Promotional items are available for one month and will expire at the end of Your bill cycle.
5. TERM LIMITS
GlobalConference.com offers users the option to commit to a full year and receive a 10% discount off their conferencing monthly plan.
BY USING THE WEBSITE AND THE SERVICES, YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD AND ARE OTHERWISE LEGALLY QUALIFIED TO ENTER INTO AND FORM CONTRACTS UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. If You are using the Website or Services on behalf of a company, You further represent and warrant that You are authorized to act and enter into contracts on behalf of that company. This Agreement is void where prohibited.
Subject to Your compliance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, GlobalConference.com grants You a non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, revocable as stated in this Agreement, non-transferable license to use the Website and Services. Except as expressly set forth herein, this Agreement grants You no rights in or to the intellectual property of GlobalConference.com or any other party. In the event that You breach any provision of this Agreement, Your rights under this section will immediately terminate.
10. USER INFORMATION/ACCESS CODE/PIN PROTECTION
In connection with Your use of the Website and Services, You will be required to complete a registration form creating an account. You represent and warrant that all information You provide on any registration form or otherwise in connection with Your use of the Website or Services will be complete and accurate, and that You will update that information as necessary to maintain its completeness and accuracy.
You will also be given one or more conference phone numbers, access codes, and pins in connection with Your use of the Website and Services. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your conference phone numbers, access codes, and pins. You may not use the account, access code or pin of any other Website or Services user. You agree to notify GlobalConference.com immediately of any unauthorized use of Your account, access codes or pins. GlobalConference.com shall not be liable for any loss that You incur as a result of someone else using Your account, access codes or pins, regardless of whether with or without Your knowledge. You may be held liable for any losses incurred by GlobalConference.com, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, and representatives due to someone else's use of Your account, access codes, or pins.
11. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
12. CONSENT TO RECEIVE EMAIL
By establishing an account with GlobalConference.com, You consent to receive periodic email communications from GlobalConference.com concerning GlobalConference.com’s products and services, including without limitation GlobalConference.com’s periodic newsletter, occasional service update bulletins, and summary emails regarding scheduled conferences before and after they are complete.
13. PROHIBITED USES
GlobalConference.com imposes certain restrictions on Your use of the Website. You represent and warrant that You will not: (a) violate or attempt to violate any security features of the Website; (b) access content or data not intended for You, or log onto a server or account that You are not authorized to access; (c) attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Website, or any associated system or network, or breach any security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (d) interfere or attempt to interfere with the use of the Website or Services by any other user, host or network, including, without limitation by means of submitting a virus, overloading, "flooding," "spamming," "mail bombing," or "crashing" the Website or infrastructure that provides the Services. Any violation of this section may subject You to civil and/or criminal liability, and GlobalConference.com reserves the right to cooperate with law enforcement in any investigation of any violation of this or any other section of this Agreement.
14. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
The Website, all content and materials located on the Website, and the conferencing infrastructure that delivers the Services, including without limitation the GlobalConference.com name and any logos, designs, text, graphics and other files, and the selection, arrangement and organization thereof, are the intellectual property of GlobalConference.com or its licensors. Except as explicitly provided, neither Your use of the Website and Services, nor Your entry into this Agreement, grant You any right, title or interest in or to any such content or materials. Free Conference, the Free Conference logo, GlobalConference.com, the GlobalConference.com logo, iotum, the iotum logo and GlobalConference.com (the "GlobalConference.com Marks") are trademarks or registered trademarks of iotum. The Website is Copyright © 2014, iotum. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
15. DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT (DMCA) POLICY
If You have evidence, know, or have a good faith belief that Your copyright rights or the copyright rights of a third party have been violated and You want GlobalConference.com to delete, edit, or disable the material in question, You must provide GlobalConference.com with all of the following information: (a) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works; (c) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringed or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit GlobalConference.com to locate the material; (d) information reasonably sufficient to permit GlobalConference.com to contact You, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which You may be contacted; (e) a statement that You have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (f) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that You are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. For this notification to be effective, You must provide it to GlobalConference.com’s designated agent at:
P.O. Box 10067
Glendale, CA 91209
16. DISCLAIMERS; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
(a) NO WARRANTIES
GlobalConference.com, ON BEHALF OF ITSELF AND ITS LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS, HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES RELATING TO THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES. THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE." TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, GlobalConference.com, ON BEHALF OF ITSELF AND ITS LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS, EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, RELATING TO THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT. NEITHER GlobalConference.com NOR ITS LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. NEITHER GlobalConference.com NOR ITS LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS HAS ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES. ADDITIONALLY, GlobalConference.com HAS NOT AUTHORIZED ANYONE TO MAKE ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND ON ITS BEHALF, AND YOU SHOULD NOT RELY ON ANY SUCH STATEMENT BY ANY THIRD PARTY
(b) YOUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR DAMAGE
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. YOU WILL NOT HOLD GlobalConference.com OR ITS LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS, AS APPLICABLE, RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGE TO ANY OF YOUR COMPUTERS OR DATA. THE WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN BUGS, ERRORS, PROBLEMS OR OTHER LIMITATIONS.
(c) LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THE LIABILITY OF GlobalConference.com AND ITS LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS IS LIMITED. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL GlobalConference.com OR ITS LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR CONFIDENTIAL OR OTHER INFORMATION, LOSS OF PRIVACY, FAILURE TO MEET ANY DUTY INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION OF GOOD FAITH OR OF REASONABLE CARE, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHERWISE, REGARDLESS OF THE FORESEEABILITY OF THOSE DAMAGES OR OF ANY ADVICE OR NOTICE GIVEN TO GlobalConference.com OR ITS LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES. THIS LIMITATION SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE OUT OF BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY OR FORM OF ACTION. ADDITIONALLY, THE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF GlobalConference.com AND ITS LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS TO YOU UNDER ALL CIRCUMSTANCES WILL BE $250. YOU AGREE THAT THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY REPRESENTS A REASONABLE ALLOCATION OF RISK AND IS A FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENT OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN GlobalConference.com AND YOU. THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES WOULD NOT BE PROVIDED WITHOUT SUCH LIMITATION.
THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, WAIVERS AND LIMITATIONS DO NOT IN ANY WAY LIMIT ANY OTHER DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES OR ANY OTHER LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY IN ANY OTHER AGREEMENT OR AGREEMENTS BETWEEN YOU AND GlobalConference.com OR BETWEEN YOU AND ANY OF GlobalConference.com’S LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, WAIVERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. UNLESS LIMITED OR MODIFIED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS, WAIVERS AND LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED, EVEN IF ANY REMEDY FAILS ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. GlobalConference.com’S LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS ARE INTENDED THIRD-PARTY BENEFICIARIES OF THESE DISCLAIMERS, WAIVERS AND LIMITATIONS. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR OTHERWISE SHALL ALTER ANY OF THE DISCLAIMERS OR LIMITATIONS STATED IN THIS SECTION.
17. INDEMNITY BY YOU
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless GlobalConference.com and its officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, representatives, sublicensees, successors, assigns and contractors (collectively, the "GlobalConference.com Parties") from and against any and all claims, actions, demands, causes of action and other proceedings (collectively, "Claims"), including but not limited to attorneys' fees and costs, arising out of or relating to: (i) Your breach of this Agreement, including without limitation any representation or warranty contained in this Agreement; or (ii) Your access to or use of the Website or Services.
18. GOVERNING LAW; JURISDICTION AND VENUE; INTERPRETATION
This Agreement, including without limitation its construction and enforcement, shall be treated as though it were executed and performed in Los Angeles, California, and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law principles. ANY CAUSE OF ACTION BY YOU ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE WEBSITE MUST BE INSTITUTED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER IT AROSE OR BE FOREVER WAIVED AND BARRED. THE PROPER VENUE FOR ANY JUDICIAL ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE WEBSITE WILL BE THE STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA. THE PARTIES HEREBY STIPULATE TO, AND AGREE TO WAIVE ANY OBJECTION TO, THE PERSONAL JURISDICTION AND VENUE OF SUCH COURTS, AND FURTHER EXPRESSLY SUBMIT TO EXTRATERRITORIAL SERVICE OF PROCESS.
(a) BY GlobalConference.com
WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT, GlobalConference.com RESERVES THE RIGHT TO, IN GlobalConference.com’S SOLE DISCRETION AND WITHOUT NOTICE OR LIABILITY, DENY USE OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES TO ANY PERSON FOR ANY REASON OR FOR NO REASON AT ALL, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION FOR ANY BREACH OR SUSPECTED BREACH OF ANY REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR COVENANT CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT, OR OF ANY APPLICABLE LAW OR REGULATION.
(b) AUTOMATIC TERMINATION UPON BREACH BY YOU
This Agreement shall automatically terminate in the event that You breach any of this Agreement’s representations, warranties or covenants. Such termination shall be automatic, and shall not require any action by GlobalConference.com.
(c) BY YOU
You may terminate this Agreement at any time, for any or no reason at all, by providing GlobalConference.com notice of Your intention to do so by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
(d) EFFECT OF TERMINATION; SURVIVAL
Any termination of this Agreement automatically terminates all rights and obligations created thereby, including without limitation Your right to use the Website and Services, except that Sections 11,13,15 (consent to receive email, intellectual property disclaimers, representation and warranty), 16-17 (indemnity, jurisdiction) and 19 (general provisions) will survive any termination. There will be no refund of fees paid and Your credit card will be charged for any services used prior to termination, as well as for services through the end of Your monthly billing cycle.
(a) ENTIRE AGREEMENT; AMENDMENT; INTERPRETATION
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between GlobalConference.com and You concerning Your use of the Website and Services. This Agreement may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of GlobalConference.com or by the unilateral amendment of this Agreement by GlobalConference.com, as further specified in Section 3. The language in this Agreement shall be interpreted in accordance with its fair meaning and not strictly for or against either party.
(b) SEVERABILITY; WAIVER
If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof.
This Agreement and all of Your rights and obligations thereunder will not be assignable or transferable by You without the prior written consent of GlobalConference.com. Notwithstanding the foregoing, this Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.
You and GlobalConference.com are independent contractors, and no agency, partnership, joint venture or employee-employer relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.
(e) THIRD-PARTY BENEFICIARIES
Except for the GlobalConference.com Parties as and to the extent set forth in Section 16, and GlobalConference.com’s licensors and suppliers as and to the extent expressly set forth in Section 15, there are no third-party beneficiaries to this Agreement.