Keeping Kids Safe & Protected
For Children, Teachers and Families Visiting GLOBIO:
You have trusted us for many years to make safe and quality content that kids of all ages can enjoy. To make sure that our site stays safe and fun, we make the following commitment:
Prohibited types of content and activities
"Content" refers to all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials - whether publicly posted or privately transmitted - provided by us and our licensors and displayed on the Sites.
Users of the Sites may be subject to international, federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to laws regulating the privacy and security of personal information (collectively, "Laws"). As a user you are solely responsible for your use of the Sites being in compliance with all applicable Laws. In addition, with respect to your use of the Sites and GLOBIO’s Products and Services, you agree that you will not submit or create Content that:
a) impersonates any person, business or entity;
b) is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, invasive of another's privacy, or contains explicit or graphic descriptions, or accounts of, sexual acts;
c) victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
d) encourages criminal conduct or conduct that might create civil liability for GLOBIO;
e) contains viruses or other computer files or code that interrupts, destroys or limits the functions of any computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment, or otherwise permits unauthorized use of a computer or computer network;
f) violates the rights of others including intellectual property rights.
In addition, you may not:
a) use GLOBIO Products and Services for any commercial purpose without GLOBIO’s prior express permission;
b) forge headers or other transmission information in order to disguise the origin of your posting to a message board, blog or chat room or to disguise any other communication such as an e-mail message;
d) use GLOBIO’s Sites or Products and Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair our servers or networks;
(e) not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any services, user accounts, computer systems or networks, through "hacking," "password mining," or any other means;
(f) use automated tools, robots, any data mining or similar data gathering and extraction tools to access, crawl, meta-search, and/or collect any of the Content or information accessible through the Sites;
(g) frame any portion of the GLOBIO Site or any Content; or
(h) otherwise violate this Agreement, any GLOBIO licensing agreement or any policy posted on one or more of the Sites.
GLOBIO reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in GLOBIO’s sole discretion, violates these provisions, including but not limited to removing the offending Content, terminating the memberships, if any, of such individuals, filing a lawsuit to seek civil remedies and reporting such individuals to law enforcement.
Cookies and Personal Information
As you visit globio.org, it is possible that several cookies* will be set on
your computer. GLOBIO uses the information from cookies to deliver relevant
local resources, remember browser preferences, and improve our visitors' experiences
on the site. No personal information is ever stored in a GLOBIO cookie, even
if you have entered your name or e-mail address on other parts of GLOBIO.
* What's a cookie? A cookie is information a Web site puts on your computer's hard drive so that the site can remember your preferences or which pages you visited on that site.
We also promise to help children, teachers, families and communities find the information they need to use the Internet safely and responsibly.
Your children’s, student’s and family's use of this site is conditioned on your having accepted these terms. You should check back to this policy frequently, since it is subject to change from time to time, and your continued use of the site is conditioned upon your acceptance of any modifications hereto.
We want to make this site a place where children, teachers and families can surf together, and where parents and caregivers are happy to have their children interact, learn and play. If you have any comments or questions, we're happy to hear them. This is, after all, your site.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy, send
us an e-mail at email@example.com.
Last modified: May 12, 2008
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