Privacy and Terms & Conditions

These updated Terms and Conditions come into effect from 25thMay 2018, to align with new EU Legislation General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  

By accessing to and browsing from www.sustainable.golf / www.golfenvironment.org you accept, without limitation or qualification, the Terms and Conditions herein, and you acknowledge that to the extent they are inconsistent herewith, any other agreements between you and the GEO Foundation (hereinafter “GEO”) are superseded and of no force or effect. Your access to and use of this Site is subject to the following Terms and Conditions, and all applicable laws, rules and regulations.

1. Privacy commitment

GEO Foundation has always been committed to safeguarding the data collected from clients; ensuring the privacy, responsible and legal stewardship of your personal information; minimising personal data that is collected; and providing the tools and access to your own data, to easily modify, delete or store it.  

We do not share or pass on, in any form, personal information with any other third party, unless expressly and clearly represented to you and agreed by you.

In general, all users may visit this Site anonymously and without revealing any additional personal information. There are times, however, when we may need information from you, such as your email address. This is usually required in order for us to promptly respond to your requests for information or to answer your questions. Only the people from within GEO who need it to respond to your communication will use this information.

If you have opted in to subscribe to our newsletter or other communications, we ask only for the minimum information to be able to send you communications (i.e. your name and email address); we do not share this information with any third parties; we only use database management tools that themselves are fully compliant with privacy laws; and we offer you clear means to unsubscribe, which results in your information being erased from our databases.

We do keep track of the countries and domains from which people visit us, the browser and / or Internet Service Provider used and other related data. We analyse this data for trends and statistics. We do not collect any personal data and user sessions are anonymous. 

We may also collect information automatically provided to us by your browser about the type of computer and operating system you are using. We do notuse cookies to help identify users. (Cookies are pieces of information that a Web site transfers to an individual’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes.)  Please also see our separate Cookies and Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions or you require any further specific information on your data, please email us at privacy@golfenvironment.org.

This Privacy Policy does not extend to anything that is inherent in the operation of the Internet, and beyond the control of GEO and is not to be applied in any manner contrary to applicable laws, rules or regulations.

 

2. Copyright

Unless otherwise stated, materials contained in this Site are the copyrighted property of GEO. All rights reserved. GEO neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed in this Site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with GEO. You may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, reproduce, re-post or use the copyrighted materials on this Site for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio and video, without the express written consent of GEO. You are hereby authorised to view, download, print and distribute individual pages from this Site subject to the following conditions:

The copyrighted materials on this Site may be used for informational purposes only.

Except as specifically authorised by GEO, the copyrighted materials on this Site may only be used for non-commercial, personal purposes.

Any copy or distribution of the copyrighted materials on this Site, or portion thereof, must include this copyright notice, and all other copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials.

Text: Unless otherwise stated, all text featured on this website is copyright of GEO Any reproduction, in full or in part, must credit GEO

Photographs: All photographs featured on this site are subject to copyright and must not be reproduced without permission. If you are interested in using any of the images, please contact us using this form.

Trademark: The GEO logo, “GEO Foundation” and the OnCourse® logo are registered trademarks of GEO and are subject to copyright. They must not be used or reproduced without permission. If you are interested in using our trademarks, please contact us via our contact form quoting subject: trademark.

3. Communications

Any communication or material you transmit through this Site to GEO by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is, and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you so transmit may be used by GEO, for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting. Furthermore, GEO is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to this Site for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information.

4. Linking

 This Site may contain links to Sites owned or operated by parties other than GEO. GEO has not reviewed the content of all sites linked to this Site. GEO does not control outside sites and is not responsible for the content of any offsite pages or any other sites linked to this Site. Linking to any other offsite pages or other sites is at your own risk. Outside sites may contain information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. GEO assumes no responsibility for the screening of any site that is included as a link, and assumes no responsibility for the content, completeness, availability, accuracy, legality or decency of any linked site. GEO does not endorse any products or services available from other sites, and it is not responsible for the failure of any linked site to provide any promised goods or services. This Site may link you to pages that may have been removed or modified since the information was last collected and indexed.

You may link your site to www.golfenvironment.org on the following conditions: You shall not place any content from this Site in a frame on your site. You shall not imply that GEO endorses your site, or any products on your site. You shall not misrepresent the relationship of your site with GEO You shall not present false information about GEO products or services. You shall not use the GEO trademarks without express written permission. Your site shall not contain material that could be construed as offensive. Your site shall be appropriate for all age groups. You shall indemnify and hold harmless GEO and employees from any claim brought by any third party arising out of your linking to this Site. You agree to immediately remove your link to this immediately upon request by GEO, or if you breach any of these linking conditions.

 

5. Cautionary Statement

Statements in the documents in this Site with respect to the plans, strategies, and beliefs, of GEO as well as other statements that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements based on expectations and are naturally subject to risks and uncertainties. Actual results may vary materially from such statements due to changes in circumstances including, but not limited to, general economic conditions. Therefore, you are advised not to put undue reliance on those statements and GEO is under no obligation (and expressly disclaims any such obligations to) update or alter any forward-looking statements.