Terms & Conditions
We are pleased to offer our GLOCK ID members the opportunity to further connect with each other through Private Messaging. We have updated our Terms and Conditions to incorporate this new feature into our policies.
Revised: September 20, 2013
GLOCK ID is a Site wholly owned by GLOCK, Inc. (hereinafter, for convenience, “GLOCK”), where visitors can engage with the GLOCK brand, products, events, and community. These terms and conditions (the "Terms") govern your access to and use of the GLOCK ID website ("Site") referenced in these Terms. By accessing or using the Site, you are agreeing to these Terms and concluding a legally binding contract with GLOCK. Do not access or use the Site if you are unwilling or unable to be bound by the Terms. Nothing in these Terms confers any third party rights or benefits.
"You" and "your" refer to you, as a user of the Site. A "user" is someone who accesses, interacts, browses, crawls, scrapes, views or in any way uses the Site. "We", "us", and "our" refer to GLOCK.
"Content" means articles, text, private messaging images, photos, audio, video, virtual gadgets, location data, and all other forms of data or communication. "Your Content" means Content that you submit or transmit to, through, or in connection with the Site and information that you publicly display or display in your account profile. "User Content" means Content that users submit or transmit to, through, or in connection with the Site. "GLOCK" means Content that we create and make available in connection with the Site. "Third Party Content" means Content that originates from parties other than GLOCK or its users, which is made available in connection with the Site. "Site Content" means all of the Content that is made available in connection with the Site, including Your Content, User Content, Third Party Content, and GLOCK Content.
2. Changes to the Terms of Service
We may modify or revise the Terms at any time with or without notice to you. You should revisit these Terms on a regular basis as modified or revised versions will be binding on you. Any such modification will be effective upon our posting of new Terms. You understand and agree that your continued access to or use of the Site after any posted modification to the Terms indicates your acceptance of the modification.
We may translate these Terms into other languages for your convenience. Nevertheless, the English version governs your relationship with GLOCK, and any inconsistencies among the different versions will be resolved in favor of the English version.
4. Using the Site
To access or use the Site, you are acknowledging that you have the requisite power and authority to enter into a legally binding contract with GLOCK, you are concluding a legally binding contract with GLOCK, and you are agreeing to by bound by these Terms. You may not access or use the Site if you are a competitor of ours or if we have previously banned you from the Site or closed your account.
2. Permission to Use the Site
GLOCK grants you a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable and non-exclusive license to use the Site subject to the restrictions in these Terms. Your use of the Site is at your own risk, including the risk that you might be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, objectionable, or otherwise inappropriate.
3. Site Availability
The Site and any of its features may be modified, updated, interrupted, suspended or discontinued at any time without notice or liability to you.
4. User Accounts
You must create an account and provide certain information about yourself in order to use some of the features that are offered through the Site. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account password. GLOCK encourages its users to create passwords using a combination of upper and lowercase letters, numbers and symbols. You are also responsible for all activities that occur in connection with your account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account. We reserve the right to close your account at any time for any or no reason.
Your account is for your personal, non-commercial use only. In creating it, we ask that you provide complete and accurate information about yourself to bolster your credibility as a contributor to the Site. You may not impersonate someone else, create or use an account for anyone other than yourself, provide an email address other than your own, or create multiple accounts. You may use a pseudonym, but take care to note that others may still be able to identify you if, for example, you include identifying information in your postings, use the same account information on other sites, or allow other sites to share information about you with GLOCK.
GLOCK respects your privacy. We only collect information that you supply to us through the signup process, e-mail, form completions, or telephone conversations. All information collected is protected against unauthorized access or release. We do not sell, rent, or loan any identifiable personal information to any third party. GLOCK would release your information only in the event it is legally required to do so, for example, through a subpoena or a court order.
5. Communications from GLOCK and other Users
By creating an account, you agree to receive certain communications in connection with the Site from GLOCK, including private messaging, and other users who may wish to compliment or ask you questions. You may but are not required to participate in private messaging with any individual GLOCK ID member.
6. Content and Content Restrictions
This Site was created so that visitors can engage with the GLOCK brand, products, and events and community. You alone are responsible for Your Content. You assume all risks associated with Your Content, including anyone's reliance on its quality, accuracy, or reliability, or any disclosure by you of information in Your Content that makes you personally identifiable. You represent that you own, or have the necessary permissions to use and authorize the use of Your Content as described herein. You may not imply that Your Content is in any way sponsored or endorsed by GLOCK. We reserve the right to remove, screen, edit, or reinstate User Content at our sole discretion and without notice to you.
You may not use this Site to harass, intimidate, disparage, humiliate, defame or threaten another person, or solicit or participate in illegal and/or inappropriate behavior including illegal hate speech or pornography; exploit or otherwise harm minors; or advocate the violation of any law or regulation. You may not post or send via private message Content containing material that is false, intentionally misleading, or defamatory; violates any third-party right, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right. GLOCK respects the rights of copyright owners and will remove content alleged to be infringed at our sole discretion, without prior notice to you, and without incurring liability to you.
User Content does not necessarily reflect the opinion of GLOCK. We reserve the right to remove, screen, edit, or reinstate User Content from time to time at our sole discretion and without notice to you. For example, we may remove a posting if we believe it violates our Content guidelines, or we may block access to the private messaging feature if we believe it is being used in violation of our Content guidelines.. We have no obligation to retain or provide you with copies of Your Content, nor do we guarantee any confidentiality with respect to Your Content. GLOCK does not have a duty to enforce the Terms on your behalf against another user. GLOCK does not have a duty to monitor the Site but retains the right to do so. GLOCK may limit, disable, suspend, or terminate your access to the Site for any reason or no reason, and without prior notice to you.
4. Your Rights and Our Right to Use Your Content
You retain your rights to any Content you submit, post or display on or through the Site. By submitting, posting or displaying your Content on the Site, You hereby irrevocably grant GLOCK world-wide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable, transferable rights to use Your Content for any purpose. By "use" we mean use, copy, publicly perform or display, distribute, modify, translate, and create derivative works of Your Content. You also irrevocably grant the users of the Site and any other media the right to access Your Content in connection with their use of the Site. Finally, you irrevocably waive, and cause to be waived, against GLOCK and its users any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to Your Content.
As between you and GLOCK, you own Your Content and we own GLOCK Content. GLOCK’s Content includes but is not limited to visual interfaces, interactive features, graphics, design, compilation, computer code, products, software, aggregate user review ratings, virtual gadgets and all other elements and components of the Site excluding Your Content, User Content and Third Party Content. We also own the copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names, patents and other intellectual and proprietary rights throughout the world ("GLOCK IP Rights") associated with GLOCK Sites and products, which are protected by copyright, trade dress, patent and trademark laws and all other applicable intellectual and proprietary rights and laws. As such, you may not modify, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works or adaptations of, publicly display or in any way exploit any of the GLOCK Content in whole or in part except as expressly authorized by us. Except as expressly and unambiguously provided herein, we do not grant you any express or implied rights, and all rights in and to the Site, the GLOCK Content, and the GLOCK IP are retained by us.
GLOCK and its licensees may publicly display advertisements and other information on the Site including adjacent to Your Content. You are not entitled to any compensation for such advertisements. The manner, mode and extent of such advertising are subject to change without specific notice to you.
8. Copyright Policy
GLOCK respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects users of the Site to do the same. GLOCK will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement without prior notice or liability to you. If you are a copyright owner or agent of the copyright owner and believe that any Content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) by providing GLOCK with the information necessary to act: (i) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (ii) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed; (iii) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing 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 GLOCK to locate the material: (iv) information reasonably sufficient to permit GLOCK to contact you, such as an address, telephone number and e-mail address; (v) 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 (vi) 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.
You may notify GLOCK of alleged copyright infringements by providing the above information (attachments will be accepted) by e-mail to: Legal@glock.us, or by mail to:
Attn: Legal Department
6000 Highlands Parkway
Smyrna, GA 30080
9. Warranty Disclaimer and Limitations of Liability
Please read this section carefully since it limits the liability of GLOCK and its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, partners, and licensors (collectively, the “GLOCK Entities”). Each of the subsections below applies only up to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set out herein, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
A. The Services are Available "AS-IS"
Your access to and use of the Services or any Content are at your own risk. You understand and agree that the Services are provided to you on an "AS IS", “WITH ALL ITS FAULTS” and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. the glock entities make no claims, guarantees or promises about the quality, accuracy, or reliability of the Site, its safety or security, or the site content. accordingly, glock entities are not liable to you for any loss or damage that might arise from your reliance on the quality, accuracy, or reliability of the site regardless of its sources, for example, from other users, business listings, ratings, reviews, etc.
B. third parties and other site users
The Site may contain links to third-party sites or resources. the glock entities make no claims, guarantees or promises with respect to any third party, such as businesses listed on the site or information provided by the sites users. the glock entities are not liable to you for any loss or damage that might arise from their actions, including, for example, if another user misuses your content or identify, or if you have a negative experience with one of the businesses listed or linked on the site. your purchase and use of products or services offered by third parties through the site, or a link from the Site, is at your own discretion and risk.
the glock entities expressly disclaim all warranties, whether express or implied, including warranties as to the products or services offered by businesses listed or linked on the site, and implied warranties as to the products or services offered by businesses listed on the site or linked to the site, and implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. You acknowledge and agree that the GLOCK Entities are not responsible or liable for: (i) the availability or accuracy of such businesses, linked sites, users information or other resources; or (ii) the content, products, or services on or available from such sites, other users or resources. Links to such sites or resources, including information from other users of the site, do not imply any endorsement by the GLOCK Entities of such Sites or resources or the content, products, or services available from such Sites, other users or resources. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such sites, information or resources.
C. right and remedy
your sole and exclusive right and remedy in case of dissatisfaction with the site, related services, or any other grievance shall be your termination and discontinuation of access to, or use of the Site.
d. maximum aggregate liability
the glock entities’ maximum aggregate liability to you for losses or damages that you suffer in connection with the Site or these terms is limited to the greater of (I) the amount paid, if any, by you to the glock entities in connection with the Site in the 12 months prior to the action giving rise to liability, or (ii) $100.
e. further disclaimer
the glock entities expressly disclaim liability for any (i) indirect, special, incidental, exemplary, reliance, or consequential damages, punitive, regardless of the form of action, whether in an agreement, tort (including negligence), strict product liability or otherwise, even if and whether or not the Glock entities have been informed of the possibility of any such damage, even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed its essential purpose, and even if the damages were foreseeable, e.g.: (ii) loss of profits, (iii) business interruption, (iv) reputational harm, or (v) loss of information or data.
as previously stated, User Content does not necessarily reflect the opinion of GLOCK. We reserve the right to remove, screen, edit, or reinstate User Content from time to time at our sole discretion and without notice to you. For example, we may remove a review if we believe it violates our Content Guidelines. We have no obligation to retain or provide you with copies of Your Content, nor do we guarantee any confidentiality with respect to Your Content. We are under no obligation to enforce the Terms on your behalf against another user.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold GLOCK, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, any related companies, suppliers, licensors and partners, and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them (collectively, the "GLOCK Entities") harmless, including costs, liabilities and legal fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party arising out of or relating to (i) your access to or use of the Site, (ii) your violation of the Terms, (iii) any products or services purchased or obtained by you in connection with the Site, or (iv) the infringement by you, or any third party using your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. GLOCK reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us and you agree to cooperate with our defense of these claims. You agree not to settle any matter without the prior written consent of GLOCK. GLOCK will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim, action or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.
11. Choice of Law and Venue
Georgia law will govern these Terms, as well as any claim, cause of action or dispute that might arise between you and GLOCK (a "Claim"), without regard to conflict of law provisions. For any claim brought by either party, you agree to submit and consent to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction in, and the exclusive venue of, the State Courts of Cobb County, Georgia and/or the United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division.
12. Waiver and Severability
The failure of GLOCK to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision.
You may terminate the Terms at any time by closing your account or discontinuing your use of the Site. We may limit, disable or close your account, suspend your ability to use all or certain portions of the Site, and/or ban you altogether from the Site for any or no reason, and without notice or liability of any kind. Any such action could prevent you from accessing your account, the Site, Your Content, Site Content, or any other related information. In the event your account is suspended, terminated and/or closed by you or us, Sections 3, 6, 8, 9, 10, and 11 of these Terms will continue in full force and effect, including our right to use your Content as detailed in Section 6.