Terms of Use Agreement

PLEASE READ THIS TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT BEFORE ACCESSING OUR WEBSITE.

Effective Date: This Terms of Use Agreement was last updated on August 29, 2014.

This Terms of Use Agreement ("Agreement") sets forth the standards of use of the G2nd Systems, LLC website at www.G2nd.com ("the Site"). G2nd Systems, LLC is the exclusive licensee of Global Second Language, Inc., the owner of the copyright in the Site. By accessing or using the Site, you (referred to herein as "you" or "Visitor" or "Member") agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you should immediately cease accessing and all usage of the Site. We reserve the right to modify, alter, or update the terms and conditions of this Agreement at any time and without prior notice. Modifications shall become effective immediately upon being posted at the Site. Your continued access or visitation to the Site or use of the Service after modifications are posted constitutes an acknowledgement and acceptance of, and agreement with, all terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement and any modifications to this Agreement. Except as provided in this paragraph, this Agreement may not be modified or amended.

1. Description of Service

G2nd Systems, LLC is providing Visitor or Member with information about our programs and services and/or access to our online educational programs and/or services ("Service"). Visitor or Member must provide (1) all equipment necessary for their own Internet connection, including computer and modem and (2) provide for Visitor’s or Member's access to the Internet, and (3) pay any fees related with such connection. To access and use certain portions of the Site or the Service and to conduct certain transactions, you must be registered as a member ("Member") and have an account with G2nd Systems, LLC. You agree to provide true and accurate information in connection with your registration and to promptly notify G2nd Systems, LLC of any changes in the registration information. You must be over 18 years of age to register and become a Member.

2. Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

G2ND SYSTEMS, LLC PROVIDES NO WARRANTY THAT YOUR HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND/OR INTERNET SERVICE IS COMPATIBLE OR SUFFICIENT TO ACCESS THE SITE.

ALTHOUGH G2ND SYSTEMS, LLC HAS ATTEMPTED TO PROVIDE ACCURATE INFORMATION ON THE SITE, IT MAKES NO GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS OR COMPLETENESS OF THAT INFORMATION AND ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS THEREIN.

USER AND MEMBER ACCESSES THIS SITE AT VISITOR’S OR MEMBER'S OWN RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS, AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND (BEYOND THE WARRANTIES SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION 2), EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED REGARDING THE USE OF OR THE RESULTS OF THIS SITE, AND ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS ARE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMED. G2ND SYSTEMS, LLC DOES NOT WARRANT ANY PARTICULAR RESULT FROM USE OF THE SITE. G2ND SYSTEMS, LLC DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION ON THE SITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR COMPLIES WITH ANY PARTICULAR LAW OR REGULATION, OR THAT THE OPERATION OF AND YOUR ACCESS TO THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, VIRUS-FREE OR COMPLETELY SECURE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES AND UNDER NO LEGAL THEORY (TORT, CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE) SHALL G2ND SYSTEMS, LLC OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, SUCCESSORS OR ASSIGNS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY CHARACTER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF PRODUCTIVITY OR CONTRACT, LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF USE, OR ANY AND ALL OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, UNDER STATUTE, IN EQUITY, AT LAW, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF G2ND SYSTEMS, LLC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND ANY CONTENT THAT YOU DOWNLOAD IS DOWNLOADED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM AND FOR ANY LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOADING OF ANY SUCH CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES.

IN NO EVENT WILL G2ND SYSTEMS, LLC BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT G2ND SYSTEMS, LLC, IF ANY, RECEIVED FROM THE VISITOR OR MEMBER, EVEN IF G2ND SYSTEMS, LLC SHALL HAVE BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY CLAIM BY ANY OTHER PARTY. IN NO EVENT WILL WARRANTIES PROVIDED BY LAW, IF ANY, APPLY UNLESS THEY ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY BY STATUTE NOTWITHSTANDING THEIR EXCLUSION BY CONTRACT. THIS DISCLAIMER IS APPLICABLE TO ANY DAMAGE OR INJURY RESULTING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OR AN OMISSION OF G2ND SYSTEMS, LLC, COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER SIMILAR ITEM, TELECOMMUNICATIONS ERRORS, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF USER INFORMATION THROUGH THEFT OR ANY OTHER MEANS. G2ND SYSTEMS, LLC IS NOT LIABLE FOR CRIMINAL, TORTIOUS, OR NEGLIGENT ACTIONS OR OMISSIONS OF THIRD PARTIES THAT AFFECT THIS SITE.

NO DEALER, AGENT, OR EMPLOYEE OF G2ND SYSTEMS, LLC IS AUTHORIZED TO MAKE ANY MODIFICATIONS, EXTENSION, OR ADDITIONS TO THESE LIMITED WARRANTIES OR DISCLAIMERS.

THE LAWS OF YOUR JURISDICTION MAY PROHIBIT OR MODIFY THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS ON DAMAGES, AND SUCH DISCLAIMERS OR LIMITATIONS ON DAMAGES MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, THE LIABILITY OF G2ND SYSTEMS, LLC SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SITE AND THE SERVICES WOULD NOT BE PROVIDED WITHOUT THE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT AND THAT THE DISCLAIMERS, LIMITATIONS AND REMEDIES HEREIN ARE REASONABLE.

3. Indemnification

Visitor or Member agrees to indemnify and hold G2nd Systems, LLC, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of Visitor's or Member's use of the Site or Service, the violation of this Agreement, or infringement by Visitor or Member, or other user of the Site or Service using Visitor's or Member's computer, of any intellectual property or any other right of any person or entity.

4. Modifications and Interruption to Service

G2nd Systems, LLC reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Site and Service with or without notice to the Visitor or Member. G2nd Systems, LLC shall not be liable to Visitor or Member or any third party should G2nd Systems, LLC exercise its right to modify or discontinue the Site or Service. Visitor or Member acknowledges and accepts that G2nd Systems, LLC does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our website and operation of our website may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of our control.

5. Third-Party Sites

The Site may include links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by online merchants and/or other third parties. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the availability of, or the content located on or through, any third-party site. You should contact the site administrator or webmaster for those third-party sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on such sites. Your use of those third-party sites is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of each site, and we are not responsible therein. We encourage you to review the terms of use and privacy policies of third-parties' sites. While G2nd Systems, LLC makes every effort to ensure that the information on its Site is accurate, G2nd Systems, LLC makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or reliability of any information provided on the websites of third-parties. G2nd Systems, LLC makes no warranties or representations whatsoever with regard to any product or service provided or offered by any third-party, and you acknowledge that any reliance on representations and warranties provided by any third-party shall be at your own risk.

6. Disclaimer Regarding Accuracy of Vendor Information

Vendors’ product specifications and other information have either been provided by the Vendors or collected from publicly available sources. While G2nd Systems, LLC makes every effort to ensure that the information on this website is accurate, we can make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or reliability of any information provided on this website.

G2nd Systems, LLC makes no warranties or representations whatsoever with regard to any product provided or offered by any Vendor, and you acknowledge that any reliance on representations and warranties provided by any Vendor shall be at your own risk.

7. Governing Jurisdiction of the Courts (California)

The Site is operated and provided in the State of California. As such, we are subject to the laws of the State of California, and such laws will govern this Terms of Use, without giving effect to any choice of law rules. We make no representation that the Site or Services are appropriate, legal or available for use in other locations. Accordingly, if you choose to access the Site you agree to do so subject to the internal laws of the State of California. If you are accessing the Site from a physical location outside of the United States with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure that are different from United States laws, you agree that by accessing the Site, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to the application of the laws of the United States and the State of California with respect to use of the Site and Services and any dispute regarding same.

8.Compliance with Laws

Visitor or Member assumes all knowledge of applicable law and is responsible for compliance with any such laws. Visitor or Member may not use the Site or Service in any way that violates applicable state, federal, or international laws, regulations or other government requirements. Visitor or Member further agrees not to transmit any material that constitutes, or encourages, conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law or regulation.

9. Copyright and Trademark Information

This Copyright & Trademark Disclosure ("Disclosure") is incorporated into the Terms of Use Agreement By using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the terms and conditions outlined in this Disclosure. We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update this Disclosure without prior notice. Modifications shall become effective immediately upon being posted at the Site. Your continued visitation of the Site ("Visitation") or use of the Service after modifications are posted constitutes an acknowledgement and acceptance of the Terms of Use Agreement, as applicable, and its modifications. Except as provided in this paragraph, this Disclosure may not be amended.

  • A. Educational Testing Service ("ETS"). G2nd Systems, LLC is an ETS TOEIC® Preferred Associate and consultant, and utilizes ETS institutional TOEIC® tests and other ETS products internally and as an authorized institutional test center. ETS is the exclusive owner of any and all proprietary rights of copyright in and to the ETS Tests. Copyright (©) 2008 Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A. All rights reserved. These materials are protected by United States Laws, International Copyright Laws and International Treaties.
  • B. G2nd Systems, LLC is the exclusive licensee of Global Second Language, Inc., the owner of the copyright in the Site. You may not copy, download, store, transmit, or otherwise make electronic or paper copies of the Site, or any portion thereof, without express written permission of an authorized officer of Global Second Language, Inc. Permission is freely granted for most requests. All other rights reserved. Please contact us to for further information.
  • C. All content included or available on the Site, including site design, text, graphics, interfaces, and the selection and arrangements thereof is ©2008-2014 G2nd Systems, LLC and ©2005-2014 Global Second Language, Inc., with all rights reserved, or is the property of G2nd Systems, LLC, Global Second Language, Inc., and/or third parties protected by intellectual property rights. Any use of materials on the Site, including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, modification, distribution, or replication, any form of data extraction or data mining, or other commercial exploitation of any kind, without prior written permission of an authorized officer of Global Second Language, Inc. is strictly prohibited. Visitors and Members agree that they will not use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy any portion of the Site or the content contained therein without prior written permission of an authorized officer of Global Second Language, Inc.
  • D. Global 2nd Language®, Global Second Language®, Your Perspective Matters®, GSL® , G2nd™, G2nd Systems®, GSL® Intercultural English, GSL Intercultural English™, Global Collaborative Business Environments™, GSL Six-Step Model™ or GCBE 6-Step Model™, Multiple Cultures at the Same Time™ Three-step Model, GSL AccentClarity™ In English, Virtual Meetings-Multiple Cultures™, CorporateMobilityToGo™, Global Rising Stars™, Presentations Across Multiple Cultures™, Focus-On-Writing™, ReloHelpDesk™, G2nd Mobility™, The Five GSL® Global Communication Competencies™, www.global2ndlanguage.com™, www.globalsecondlanguage.com™, www.G2nd.com™, www.global2nd.com™, www.englishasatool.com™, www.yourperspectivematters.com™, www.u-communicate.com™, www.globalrisingstars.com™, www.G2ndPerspectives.com™, www.G2ndMobility.com™, www.gsltraining.com™, www.G2ndSystems.com™, www.interculturalenglish.com™, www.gslenglish.com™, www.g2ndeducation.com, and others are proprietary marks of Global Second Language, Inc. Global Second Language, Inc.'s trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not provided by G2nd Systems, LLC or Global Second Language, Inc., in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits G2nd Systems LLC or Global Second Language, Inc.
  • E. All other trademarks displayed on the Site are the trademarks of their respective owners, and constitute neither an endorsement nor a recommendation of those parties. In addition, such use of trademarks or links to the websites of third parties is not intended to imply, directly or indirectly, that those third parties endorse or have any affiliation with G2nd Systems, LLC or Global Second Language, Inc.. If you have any questions concerning this, please contact us for further information.

10. Notification of Claimed Copyright Infringement

Pursuant to Section 512(c) of the Copyright Revision Act, as enacted through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, G2nd Systems, LLC and Global Second Language, Inc., respectively, designates the following individual as its agent for receipt of notifications of claimed copyright infringement.

By Mail:

Attention: Intellectual Property Department
G2nd Systems, LLC
P.O. Box 910770
San Diego, CA 92191
By Telephone: +1 (858) 622-1001
By Email: support@g2nd.com

11. Botnets

G2nd Systems, LLC retains the right, at its sole discretion, to terminate any accounts involved with botnets and related activities. If any hostnames are used as command and control points for botnets, G2nd Systems, LLC reserves the right to direct the involved hostnames to a honeypot, loopback address, logging facility, or any other destination at our discretion.

12. Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last updated on August 29, 2014.

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY BEFORE ACCESSING OUR WEBSITE.

A. Acknowledgement and acceptance of terms

G2nd Systems, LLC is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy sets forth our current privacy practices with regard to the information we collect when you or your computer interact with the Site. By accessing the Site, you acknowledge and fully understand the G2nd Systems Privacy Policy and freely consent to the information collection and use practices described in this Privacy Policy.

You must be over 18 years to register, access and/or use the Site and/or the Services. G2nd Systems, LLC will not intentionally collect or use personal information from Visitors or Users that it has reason to believe are under 18 years of age.

B. Participating Merchant & Strategic Partner Policies

Related services and offerings with links from the Site, including vendor, strategic partner or professional association sites, have their own privacy statements that can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding links within each respective website. Online merchants, G2nd Systems, LLC's strategic partners, associations, and others who participate in G2nd Systems, LLC services are encouraged to participate in industry privacy initiatives and to take a responsible attitude towards consumer privacy. However, since we do not have direct control over the policies or practices of participating merchants, G2nd System, LLC's strategic partners, associations, and other third parties, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of those sites. We recommend and encourage that you always review the privacy policies of merchants, G2nd Systems, LLC's strategic partners, associations, and other third parties before you provide any personal information or complete any transaction with such parties.

C. Information We Collect and How We Use It

G2nd Systems, LLC collects certain information from and about its users three ways: directly from our Web Server logs, the user, and with Cookies. For information about our G2nd Online Store Policies, please click here.

  1. (1) Web Server Logs.When you visit our website, we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of information we may track include:
    • Your Internet protocol address.
    • The kind of browser or computer you use.
    • Number of links you click within the site.
    • State or country from which you accessed the site.
    • Date and time of your visit.
    • Name of your Internet service provider.
    • Web page you linked to our site from.
    • Pages you viewed on the site.
  2. (2) Use of Cookies.G2nd Systems, LLC may use cookies to personalize or enhance your user experience. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a Web Server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
    One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a web page, or navigate within a site, a cookie helps the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. Hence, this simplifies the process of delivering relevant content and eases site navigation by providing and saving your preferences and login information as well as providing personalized functionality.

    G2nd Systems, LLC reserves the right to share aggregated site statistics with strategic partner companies, but does NOT allow other companies to place cookies on our website unless there is a temporary, overriding customer value (such as merging into www.G2nd.com a site that relies on third-party cookies).
    YOU HAVE THE ABILITY TO ACCEPT OR DECLINE COOKIES. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you reject cookies by changing your browser settings then be aware that this may disable some of the functionality on our Website.
  3. (3) Personal Information Users. Visitors to our website can register to receive our free monthly e-newsletter, Global Perspectives (including access to archived issues), or inquire about educational course registration or purchasing services. When you register, we will request some personal information such as name, address, email, telephone number and facsimile number, and other relevant information. For other types of registrations, we will ask for the relevant information. You may also be asked to disclose personal information to us so that we can provide assistance and information to you. For example, such data may be warranted in order to provide online technical support and troubleshooting.
    When you request information about a product through our Online Store, we will request some personal information such as name, address, email, telephone number or facsimile number, and other relevant information. If you are purchasing an online service or product, we will request financial information. Any financial information we collect is used only to bill you for the services or products that you purchased. If you purchase by credit card, this information may be forwarded to your credit card provider.
    WE WILL NOT DISCLOSE PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU TO THIRD PARTIES WITHOUT YOUR PERMISSION EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT NECESSARY INCLUDING:

    • To fulfill your requests for services;
    • To protect ourselves from liability;
    • To respond to legal process or comply with law; or
    • In connection with a merger, acquisition, or liquidation of G2nd Systems, LLC.
  4. (4) Use of Web Beacons or GIF filesG2nd Systems, LLC Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons - sometimes also called single-pixel gifs - that allow G2nd Systems, LLC to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. G2nd Systems, LLC may include Web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.
    Some of these Web beacons may be placed by our third party service providers to help determine the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns or email communications. These Web beacons may be used by these service providers to place a persistent cookie on your computer. This allows the service provider to recognize your computer each time you visit certain pages or emails and compile ANONYMOUS INFORMATION in relation to those page views, which in turn enables us and our service providers to learn which advertisements and emails bring you to our website and how you use the site. G2ND SYSTEMS, LLC PROHIBITS WEB BEACONS FROM BEING USED TO COLLECT OR ACCESS YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.

D. Accessing Web Account Information

We will provide you with the means to ensure that personally identifiable information in your web account file is correct and current. You may review this information by contacting us.

E. Changes to this Statement

G2nd Systems, LLC in its sole discretion may update this Privacy Policy. When we do, we will also revise the "updated" date set forth above. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued access of or use of the Site or Service constitutes your agreement to this Terms of Use Agreement, including this Privacy Policy and any updates thereto.

F. Contacting Us

If you have questions regarding our Privacy Policy, its implementation, failure to adhere to this Privacy Policy and/or our general practices, please contact us or send your comments to:

G2nd Systems, LLC
Attention: Privacy Statement, Personal

Post Office Box 910770
San Diego, CA 92191
United States

G2nd Systems, LLC will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly respond and resolve any problem or question. Thank you for taking the time to read our Privacy Policy.

13. Other Terms

If any provision of this Terms of Use Agreement shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable for any reason, the other provisions (and any partially-enforceable provision) shall not be affected thereby and shall remain valid and enforceable to the maximum possible extent. You agree that this Terms of Use Agreement and any other agreements referenced herein may be assigned by G2nd Systems, LLC, in our sole discretion, to a third party in the event of a merger or acquisition. This Terms of Use Agreement shall apply in addition to, and shall not be superseded by, any other written agreement between us in relation to your participation as a Visitor or Member. Visitor or Member agrees that by accepting this Terms of Use Agreement, Visitor or Member is consenting to the use and disclosure of their personally identifiable information and other practices described in our Privacy Policy, if applicable.

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