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Welcome to GTU Platform!

We hope that you will find the information on this website/platform helpful and informative. For the protection of all GTU TaxUpdate® subscribers and other visitors to our platform we have prepared the following Terms and Conditions of Use (the "Terms"), which govern your access to and use of all the content (the “Content”) at www.globaltaxupdate,com – the “website” or “Platform”.
When you access and use this website you affirm that you have read these Terms and the GTU Privacy Policy (here) and you agree to be bound and abide by them. These Terms and Conditions of Use form a legally binding agreement between you and GTU Legal Research Company S.A..
These Terms of Use are supplemented in all which is not herein provided for, by the Privacy Policy which may be accessed on www.globaltaxupdate.com and which you must expressly accept when registering with us.
When we refer to "we", "us", "our" or “GTU”, we mean GTU Legal Research Company, S.A. Where we refer to "you" or "your" we mean you, the person using our website.


1. ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

You acknowledge that by accessing and accessing the website, you are also accepting these Terms and Conditions of Use. If you do not agree with any of the rules set forth in these Terms, you should not use or access the GTU website.
Registering in the website, you agree on receiving content from our GTU Partners, which may include newsletters, articles, amongst others.
Furthermore, in case you register in the website, you agree to provide and maintain true, accurate, current and complete information about you as prompted by the website’s registration form.


2. AMENDMENT TO THE TERMS OF USE

GTU reserves the right to amend, modify, update or remove, in whole or in part, at any time, without prior notice and with immediate effect these Terms of Use.
You should review these Terms of Use from time to time in order to confirm if any updates or changes were made hereto.
If GTU amends the Terms of Use, it will post the relevant changes on this page and will indicate at the bottom of this page the date these terms were last updated. Your continued use of the website after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the Terms of Use as amended. If you do not agree to abide by these or any future Terms of Use, you should not use or access (or continue to use or access) the website. It is your responsibility to regularly check our Website to determine if there have been changes to these Terms of Use and to review such changes.
From time to time, we will also be sending you certain notifications about GTU, including about amendments to these Terms of Use.


3. ACCESS TO THE PLATFORM

To access most of the Content on GTU Platform you must subscribe to one or more of the GTU services or publications, and you must register the first time you visit the website. However, some of the Content on GTU website does not require registration. Regardless, these Terms and Conditions of use will govern all of your access and use of that website, whether you register or not.
To access most of the Content on the website you must subscribe to GTU services or publications, and you must register the first time you visit the website. However, some of the Content on the website does not require registration. Regardless, these terms and conditions of use will govern all of your access and use of the website, whether you register or not.


4. USE OF THE PLATFORM

Registration: If registration is required, you must provide correct, current and complete information during the registration process. You also agree to maintain and promptly update your account information to keep it accurate, current and complete. What we do with the information you provide and how we may use it is governed by our Privacy Policy, which you may find here. You should review the Privacy Policy, which is incorporated as part of these Terms. By agreeing to these Terms, you consent to all actions we take with respect to your information consistent with our Privacy Policy.
If registration is required to access subscription Content you must also choose a user name, password or other information as part of our security procedures. You must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity.
You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to the website using your user name, password or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.
We may require you to change your password if it has been compromised, or from time-to-time as a security precaution.
Free trial: If you subscribe for a "free trial" you will be required to register as a subscriber. After the stated trial period, your "free trial" will become deactivated.

Use: You must use the Platform in a responsible, cautious and careful manner, and must not use the Platform in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the Platform or impairment of the availability or accessibility thereof or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to the website.


5. CONTENT

The website and the Content are made available merely for general information purposes. The Content and other information available on the website are not intended to and shall not be used as legal or tax advice from GTU.
You hereby acknowledge to use the Content and information on the website at your own risk.
GTU does not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any Content or information. Any reliance on such Content or information is made at your own risk. GTU disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on any Content or information by you.
This website may include content provided by third parties, namely GTU Partners. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the entity providing them. Under no circumstance will GTU be responsible or liable to you or any third party, for the validity, content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.
The Platform includes English translations of Content, including of legal statutes. GTU does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of any of that content. Any reliance on such translations or information is made at your own risk.
If the Platform contains links to other websites provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. GTU has no control over those websites, and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to this website, you do so at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.


6. INTELECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

The GTU name, trademarks and trade names appearing on the website and all related names, logos, products and service names, designs and slogans are trademarks of GTU or its Partners. You must not use such symbols without the prior written permission of GTU.
As a registered subscriber, you are granted the right to access the website and the Content, and GTU grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable and non-transferable right and license to review, download and reproduce (in hard copy or electronic form) one copy of any portion of the Content included in your subscription, solely in the regular course of tax and business research for you. Such Content may not be altered or modified, and you must always give proper attribution to GTU as the source of such material. Any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices used with or made a part of any such Content may not be deleted or altered, and must reproduced and distributed in their entirety. No right, title or interest in or to the website or any Content is transferred to you. Any use of the website or any Content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions constitutes a breach and may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.
Unless with GTU’s prior written consent, any other sale, reproduction, distribution, modification, creation of derivative works of, display, republication, download, storage or transmittal of any Content is strictly prohibited. If you print, copy, modify, download or otherwise use or provide any other person with access to any part of the website in breach of the Terms and Conditions of Use, your right to use the website will cease immediately and you must return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.


7. PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION

Your privacy is extremely important to GTU.
You can learn how your information and personal data is handled when you use our Platform by accessing our Privacy Policy here.


8. INDEMNITY

To the extent permitted by law, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless GTU and GTU affiliates, directors, officers, licensors, employees, stockholders, agents, partners, suppliers or content providers, from and against any complaints, charges, claims, damages, losses, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) arising out of (i) your access to or use of the Platform; (ii) your content; and (iii) your breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use.


9. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

Use of the website is at your sole risk. Except as expressly set out in these Terms, the website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and to the maximum extent permitted by the applicable law, exclusive of any warranties and representations, whether express, implied or statutory, including without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or warranty of uninterrupted services, all of which are hereby expressly disclaimed.
GTU makes no warranty that (i) the website will meet your requirements, (ii) the website will be uninterrupted, timely or error-free; (iii) the content will be accurate, precise, complete or free from errors.


10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

In no event, will GTU, its directors, employees, agents, partners, suppliers or content providers be liable under contract, tort, strict liability, negligence or any other legal or equitable theory with respect to the subject matter of these Terms and Conditions of Use for any lost profits, lost revenues, loss of reputation, data loss. The foregoing exclusions shall not apply to gross negligence or willful misconduct.
Nothing in these Terms of Use will limit or exclude any responsibility that GTU may have and which cannot be limited or excluded under the applicable law of the country you live in.


11. VALIDITY OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

If any section, term or provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use is held invalid or unenforceable by a competent court of the country you live in, such invalidity shall not affect the validity or operation of any other section, term or provision, and such section, term or provision shall be deemed to be severed from the agreement.


12. QUESTIONS

You are always welcome to give us your thoughts and comments about GTU and the Content. In case you have any questions concerning these Terms of Use, you should send GTU a request for information through the Website’s contact form or to contact@globltaxupdate.com. Any communication made by GTU will be sent to the email which has been submitted in said contact form. The communications sent by email are deemed to have been received on the same day they are sent.


13. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Portugal. Any disputes arising from these Terms and Conditions of Use shall be settled by the courts of Lisbon, Portugal, with express waiver of any other, to the maximum extent permitted by the applicable law.


14. GENERAL

These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and GTU with respect to the website and the content available through the website.
The company responsible for the Content and the website is GTU Legal Research Company, S.A. and is located and registered in Portugal at R. Guilherme Salgado, n.º 37 – Bloco 4.3 5.º A, Cascais – Portugal,, with taxpayer and company number 514797878.



Last updated on: May, 2019
 
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