Terms of Use Agreement

PLEASE READ THIS TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE AGREEMENT BEFORE ACCESSING OUR WEBSITE AND THE SERVICES.

Effective Date: This Terms of Use Agreement was last updated on May 25, 2018. We may update this notice and any supplemental privacy notices to present changes in our practices, processes, and/or applicable law. We will post a notice of any material updates on this website.

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We are committed to use lawful, fair, and transparent collection and use of personal data. This notice is intended to help you understand how our company (including our affiliates) collects and uses your personal data, as well as how we share, store, and protect that data. If at any time you have questions about this notice, please contact us.

This Terms of Use Agreement ("Agreement") sets forth the standards of use of the website at http://www.g2ndonline.com, which may also be a secured site beginning with https:// (http://g2ndonline.com and the secured site are collectively referred to herein as the "Site"), through which are provided G2nd Systems Online and G2nd Online Services (g2ndonline.com). G2nd Systems, LLC is the exclusive licensee of Global Second Language LLC, the owner of the copyright in the Site.

By Accessing the Site, you (the "User") 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. Modifications, alterations and updates to this Agreement shall become effective immediately upon posting at this Site.

1. DEFINITIONS

"Access" or "Accessing" means accessing, using, viewing the content or otherwise obtaining information on, the Site, including but not limited to the GSL Learning System.

"Agreement" or "Terms" refers to these Terms of Use and any subsequent modifications.

"G2nd" refers to G2nd Systems, LLC, a California limited liability company in the United States.

"GSL Learning System®" or "GSL LS" is a set of learning programs developed by G2nd.

"GSL Online" or "G2ndonline.com" is the software as a service ("SaaS") web interface and database that supports the functionality of G2ndonline.com (including white-labeled versions) and any GSL Learning System.

"Instructor" means a G2nd instructor or any trainer or coach who is overseeing a Participant's learning progress through one or more courses offered under the GSL Learning System or by third parties who use a white-labeled version of G2ndonline.com.

"Participant" refers to a User that purchases or uses the GSL Online or GSL LS.

"Practice Modules" refers to the exercise files provided by G2nd for use with the GSL Learning System or those provided by third parties who use a white-labeled version of G2ndonline.com.

"Service" or "Services" means the GSL Learning System or a learning system provided by third parties who use a white-labeled version of G2ndonline.com.

"Service Agreement" refers to the contract signed by User and G2nd, or signed by User's employer or User's principal and G2nd, which specifies the material, which could include training courses and curricula of the GSL Learning System, that Participant will have Access to via the Site.

"User" refers to any person or entity that Accesses the Site. If You are Accessing the Site as an employee or agent of another, "User" refers to You and Your employer or principal.

"Site" refers to the website maintained on the World Wide Web by G2nd, available at http://www.g2ndonline.com, and includes GSL Online and the GSL Learning System, or a learning system provided by third parties who use a white-labeled version of G2ndonline.com which are accessible via the Site.

"You" or "Your" refers to the User. If You are Accessing the Site as an employee or agent of another, "You" or "Your" refers to the User and the User's employer or principal.

2. MODIFICATION OF TERMS

2.1. We reserve the right, at any time and without prior notice, to modify, alter, or update the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Modifications shall become effective immediately upon being posted at the Site or through email to User at G2nd's sole discretion. Except as provided in this paragraph, this Agreement may not be amended.

2.2. Your Access and continued visitation to the Site, or use of the Service, after modifications, alterations or updates to the Agreement are posted constitutes an acknowledgement, acceptance and agreement with all of the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement and any modifications, alterations or updates to this Agreement.

2.3. User agrees to check the Site periodically for modifications, alterations and updates to this Agreement.

3. LIMITED LICENSE

G2nd hereby grants each User a limited, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-transferable and revocable license to Access the Site and the GSL Online or GSL Learning System in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, and subject to the payment of the applicable fees.

4. FEES, RENEWAL, REFUND POLICIES

Any fees, renewals, refunds, or cancellations relating to the Site and the Services provided via the Site are governed by the Service Agreement, if any. If there is no Service Agreement, then fees, renewals, refunds, or cancellations are governed by G2nd's Sales, Cancellation, Return and Warranty Policy, the terms of which Policy are incorporated herein.

5. USE SUMMARY

5.1. Access and Use of this Site is subject to all applicable international, federal, state and local laws and regulations.

5.2. User's Use of this Site is limited to participating in the training and curricula of the GSL Learning System in accordance with the Service Agreement that User or User's employer or User's principal has signed.

5.3. Trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on this site belong to their respective owners and may not be downloaded without written permission from G2nd, Global Second Language LLC, and/or its respective owners or authorized officers.

5.4. Copyright laws protect all information and content in this site. Unless expressly permitted, Users of the Site are prohibited from modifying, copying, displaying, distributing or transmitting, selling, licensing, or creating derivative works from any content in this Site.

5.5. All information presented in this Site is provided in good faith as being accurate and true. No warranty, either expressed or implied, is provided with information and content in this site or other sites linked to it.

5.6. G2nd is not responsible or liable for content provided in linked sites, if any.

5.7. Changes in the order and content of web pages of the Site may be made periodically, and G2nd reserves its right to do so without prior notification to any Users of this Site.

5.8. While all information provided by Users of the Site through G2nd's inquiry and registration form is treated with confidentiality, G2nd Systems disclaims any and all liability for loss, subsequent transmission, or any unintended use of information provided that is not covered by a valid Non-disclosure Agreement ("NDA").

6. ACCESS AND MODIFICATIONS TO SITE AND INTERRUPTIONS TO SERVICE

6.1. User is solely responsible for (1) providing all equipment necessary for User's own Internet connection, including computer and modem and (2) providing User's access to the Internet, and (3) paying any fees related with such connection.

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

6.3. G2nd strives to provide the Service to Users on a continuous basis. To that end, G2nd will take all commercially reasonable efforts to provide uninterrupted Access to the Service to Participants and Instructors. However, from time to time, User may be unable to Access the Site and/or the Service due to conditions beyond G2nd's control. Such conditions include, but are not limited to: force majeure, acts of God, power outages, and the acts of computer hackers and others acting outside the law. Also, from time to time, Access may be unavailable due to software issues, server downtime, increased Internet traffic or downtime, programming errors, regular maintenance of the system, and other reasons.

6.4. G2nd endeavors to provide the highest quality content to its Users, and reserves the right, in its sole discretion, at any time and without prior notice, to change, modify, or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Site in whole or in part, including, without limitation, the content, availability, and Access to, the Site. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions will be effective immediately upon notice, which notice may be made by posting such changes on this Site or by email to User at G2nd's sole discretion.

7. PROHIBITED CONDUCT

7.1. User assumes all knowledge of applicable law and is responsible for compliance with any such laws. Member may not use the Site or Service in any way that violates applicable state, federal, or international laws, regulations or other government requirements. User further agrees not to transmit any material that 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.

7.2. User expressly agrees to refrain from doing, either personally or through an agent, any of the following "Prohibited Conduct":

Transmit, install, upload or otherwise transfer any virus, advertisement, communication, or other item or process to the Site that in any way affects the use, enjoyment or service of the Site or the Services, or adversely affects G2nd's computers, servers or databases.

Capture, download, save, upload, print or otherwise retain information and content available on the Site other than what is expressly allowed by these Terms.

Permit or provide others Access to the Site or Service using Your user name and password or otherwise, or the name and password of another authorized User.

Copy, modify, reverse engineer, disassemble, redistribute, republish, alter, create derivative works from, assign, license, transfer or adapt any of the software, information, text, graphics, source code or HTML code, or other content available on the Site.

Remove or modify any copyright, trademark, legal notices, or other proprietary notations from the content available on the Site.

Transfer the Site content to another person, "frame," "mirror," "in-line link," or employ similar navigational technology to the Site content, or "deep link" to the Site content.

Violate or attempt to violate G2nd's security mechanisms, access any data or server You are not authorized to access, or otherwise breach the security of the Site or corrupt the Site in any way.

Engage in any other conduct which violates the Copyright Act or other laws of the United States or other countries, including any U.S., foreign or international software or technology export laws and regulations, including without limitation the U.S. Export Administration Regulations.

Use any device (such as a "web crawler" or other automatic retrieval mechanism) or other means to harvest information about other Users, the Site or G2nd.

Use the Site to violate a third party's intellectual property, personality, publicity or confidentiality rights; upload, download, display, publish, perform, create derivative works from, transmit, or otherwise distribute information or content in violation of a third party's intellectual property rights.

Misrepresent Your identity or personal information when Accessing the Site, or forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail so that the e-mail appears to be generated by G2nd.

Post obscene, harassing, defamatory, filthy, violent, pornographic, abusive, threatening, objectionable or illegal material on the Site, or post a communication that advocates or encourages criminal conduct or conduct that may give rise to civil liability.

Advertise or otherwise solicit funds, goods or services on the Site.

Provide any commercial hosting service with Access to the Site and/or the content on the Site.

7.3. To ensure that Users of the Site do not engage in Prohibited Conduct, G2nd reserves the right to monitor use of the Site and reserves the right to revoke or deny Access to the Site or Service to any person or entity whose use of the Site or Service indicates Prohibited Conduct. Without limiting the foregoing, access of the materials available at the Site beyond that of normal patterns of use that suggests systematic copying of the materials constitutes abuse of the Site or Service and will result in revocation or denial of Access to the Site and Service. The terms "normal patterns" and "abuse" shall be solely determined by G2nd.

8. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

G2nd warrants that the software that allows Users to Access GSL Online ("Software"), if operated as directed, will substantially achieve the functionality described on the Site. G2ND PROVIDES NO WARRANTY THAT YOUR HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND/OR INTERNET SERVICE IS COMPATIBLE OR SUFFICIENT TO ACCESS THE SITE.

ALTHOUGH G2ND 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 ACCESSES THIS SITE AT USER'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 8), 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 DOES NOT WARRANT ANY PARTICULAR RESULT FROM USE OF THE SOFTWARE OR SITE. G2ND 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 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 AND/OR GLOBAL SECOND LANGUAGE, INC. RESPECTIVELY 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 IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT G2ND RECEIVED FROM THE SUBSCRIBER FOR A SUBSCRIPTION TO ACCESS GSL ONLINE OR THE SERVICES, 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 BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT G2ND RECEIVED FROM OR ON BEHALF OF USER TO ACCESS AND USE GSL ONLINE, EVEN IF G2ND 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, COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER SIMILAR ITEM, TELECOMMUNICATIONS ERRORS, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF USER INFORMATION THROUGH THEFT OR ANY OTHER MEANS. G2ND 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 IS AUTHORIZED TO MAKE ANY MODIFICATIONS, EXTENSION, OR ADDITIONS TO THESE LIMITED WARRANTIES OR DISCLAIMERS.

G2ND DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, AND SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT G2ND RECEIVED FROM THE SUBSCRIBER, ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO ANY SUPPORT SERVICES FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE.

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 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.

9. INDEMNIFICATION

User agrees to indemnify and hold G2nd and Global Second Language LLC, and their respective 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 User's use of the Site or the Service, the violation of this Agreement, or infringement by User, or other user of the Service using User's computer, of any intellectual property or any other right of any person or entity.

10. THIRD PARTY SITES

Our 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. While G2nd makes every effort to ensure that the information on the Site is accurate, we can make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or reliability of any information provided on the websites of third-parties. We encourage all Users to review said privacy policies of third-parties' sites. G2nd makes no warranties or representations whatsoever with regard to any product 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.

11. DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND GOVERNING JURISDICTION OF THE COURTS

11.1. User assumes all knowledge of applicable law and is responsible for compliance with any such laws. User may not use the Site or Service in any way that violates applicable state, federal, or international laws, regulations or other government requirements. User 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.

11.2. 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 Agreement, without giving effect to any choice of law rules. We make no representation that our Site or Services are appropriate, legal or available for use in other locations. Accordingly, if you choose to access our 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.

11.3. All disputes between You and G2nd shall be finally resolved through binding arbitration in San Diego, California. The arbitration shall be conducted by one (1) arbitrator who is a retired judge. The parties shall conduct discovery as agreed upon or as permitted by the arbitrator. A party may file for an order on the arbitration decision exclusively in the California Superior Court, County of San Diego or the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. The parties shall share equally the costs of the arbitrator, arbitration body and arbitration facilities (if applicable). Each party may bring a claim or action for injunctive relief without submitting the claim to final and binding arbitration. Neither party shall have the obligation to post a bond or demonstrate actual harm before bringing a claim or action for injunctive relief. Each party consents to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the California Superior Court, County of San Diego or the United States District Court for the Southern District of California for any equitable claim or other action related to or arising from this Agreement. Each party shall bear his/her/its own expenses and attorneys' fees related to any arbitration, claim or action.

12. Copyright and Trademark Information

12.1. G2nd is the exclusive licensee of Global Second Language LLC, the owner of the copyright in the Site. You may not copy, download, store, transmit, or otherwise make electronic or paper copies of this site, or any portion thereof, without express written permission of an authorized officer of Global Second Language LLC. All other rights reserved. Please contact us to for further information.

12.2. All content included or available on this site, including site design, text, graphics, interfaces, and the selection and arrangements thereof is ©2008-2021 G2nd Systems, LLC and ©2005-2021 Global Second Language LLC, with all rights reserved, or is the property of G2nd Systems, LLC, Global Second Language LLC, and/or third parties protected by intellectual property rights. Any use of materials on the website, 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 LLC is strictly prohibited.

12.3. All content included or available on this site, including site design, text, graphics, interfaces, and the selection and arrangements thereof is ©2021 G2nd Systems, LLC and ©2005-2021 Global Second Language LLC, with all rights reserved, or is the property of G2nd Systems, LLC, Global Second Language LLC, and/or third parties protected by intellectual property rights. Any use of materials on the website, 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 LLC is strictly prohibited.

12.4. 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 LLC. Global Second Language LLC'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 LLC, 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 LLC.

12.5. All other trademarks displayed on the Site are the trademarks of their respective owners ("Vendors"), and constitute neither an endorsement nor a recommendation of those Vendors or Associations. In addition, such use of trademarks or links to the web sites of Vendors is not intended to imply, directly or indirectly, that those Vendors or associations endorse or have any affiliation with G2nd Systems (collectively, G2nd Systems, LLC and Global Second Language LLC). If you have any questions concerning this, please contact us for further information.

13. 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 LLC, respectively, designates the following individual as its agent for receipt of notifications of claimed copyright infringement.

By Mail:
Lorelei Carobolante
G2nd Systems, LLC
P.O. Box 910770
San Diego, CA 92191

By Telephone:
+1 (858) 622-1001

By Email:
G2nd Support Services

14. Botnet

G2nd reserves 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 reserves the right to direct the involved hostnames to a honeypot, loopback address, logging facility, or any other destination at our discretion.

15. Privacy Policy Statement

This Privacy Policy was last updated on May 25, 2018.

15.1. Acknowledgement and acceptance of terms

G2nd 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 this 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 will not intentionally collect or use personal information from Users that it has reason to believe are under 18 years of age.

15.2. 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 strategic partners, associations, and others who participate in G2nd 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 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 strategic partners, associations, and other third parties before you provide any personal information or complete any transaction with such parties.

15.3. Information We Collect and How We Use It

G2nd collects certain information from and about its users three ways: directly from our Web Server logs, the user, and with Cookies. For information about G2nd's Sales, Cancellation, Return and Warranty Policy, please click here.

15.3.1. Web Server Logs. When you visit the Site, 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.

15.3.2. Use of Cookies. G2nd 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. Like many organizations, we employ "cookies" or similar technologies. This Cookie Policy tells you about the use of Cookies and similar technologies on the websites which link to this Cookie Policy from their sites. When you first access this website, you will receive a message advising you that cookies and similar technologies are in use. By closing the message or continuing to browse the G2ndonline.com website, you confirm and expressly indicate that you understand and agree to the use of these technologies, as described in this Cookie Policy. You do not have to accept cookies and consent can be withdrawn at any time. You can change your browser settings to refuse or restrict cookies, and you may delete them after they have been placed on your device at any time. If you do not accept or delete our cookies, some areas of the G2ndonline.com website that you access may take more time to function or may not function properly.

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.

Cookies are small files containing a string of characters that we may store on your computer or mobile device when you visit the G2ndonline.com website. Then, when you visit the G2ndonline.com website again, the cookies allow us to recognize your browser. Cookies may store your preferences and other information but cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.

Cookies set by a website owner (in this case, G2nd Systems) are called "first party cookies". Cookies set by parties other than the website owner (G2nd Systems) are called "third party cookies". Third party cookies enable us to provide third party features or functionality through the G2ndonline.com website (such as playing exemplary video clips or previously recorded course or coaching sessions). We only disclose information collected with cookies to third parties on an aggregated basis without the use of any information that personally identifies you.

The specific types of first party and third-party cookies placed by our G2ndonline.com website include (i) Strictly Necessary Cookies (i.e., cookies that are required for the operation of the G2ndonline.com website, including cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, submit assignments and/or receive feedback from an instructor or coach); (ii) Performance and Functionality Cookies (i.e., cookies that can be deleted or blocked using your browser settings).

G2nd 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 the Site another 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 the Site. For Microsoft Internet Explorer, see https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies; for Google Chrome, see https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en; for Mozilla Firefox, see https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences, and for Apple Safari, see https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?locale=en_US

If you have any questions or complaints regarding this Cookie Policy please contact us:

By Mail:
Lorelei Carobolante
G2nd Systems, LLC
P.O. Box 910770
San Diego, CA 92191

By Telephone:
+1 (858) 622-1001

By Email:
G2nd Support Services

15.3.3. Privacy Statement and Personal Information. "Personal information", is any information that enables us to identify you, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as your name, identification number, location data, online identifier or one or more factors specific to you. Personal information includes "sensitive personal information" and "pseudonymised personal information" but excludes anonymous information or information that has had the identity of an individual permanently removed.

Your use of the G2ndonline.com website and/or provision of your personal information or sensitive personal information to G2nd Systems, or a learning system provided by third parties who use a white-labeled version of G2ndonline.com, constitutes your consent to the use, storage, processing and transfer of that information in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the "GDPR") the data controller is G2nd Systems, LLC with an office 6540 Lusk Boulevard, San Diego, California 92121 (mail address: PO BOX 910770, San Diego, CA 92191). G2nd Systems is an organization based in the United States, with headquarters in the State of California.

Your Rights With Respect to Your Information

You may have heard about the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) in Europe. GDPR gives people under its protection certain rights with respect to their personal information collected by us on the Site. Accordingly, G2nd Systems recognizes and will comply with GDPR and those rights, except as limited by applicable law.

If applicable, your rights under GDPR include:

Right of Access. This includes your right to access the personal information we gather about you, and your right to obtain information about the sharing, storage, security and processing of that information.

Right to Correction. This is your right to request correction of your personal information.

Right to Erasure. This is your right to request, subject to certain limitations under applicable law, that your personal information be erased from our possession (also known as the “Right to be forgotten”). However, if applicable law requires us to comply with your request to delete your information, fulfillment of your request may prevent you from using G2nd Systems services and may result in terminating your relationship with us.

Right to Complain. You have the right to make a complaint regarding our handling of your personal information with the appropriate supervisory authority.

Right to Restrict Processing. This is your right to request restriction of how and why your personal information is used or processed.

Right to Object. This is your right, in certain situations, to object to how or why your personal information is processed.

Right to Portability. This is your right to receive the personal information we have about you and the right to transmit it to another party.

Right to not be subject to Automated Decision-Making. This is your right to object and prevent any decision that could have a legal, or similarly significant, effect on you from being made solely based on automated processes. This right is limited, however, if the decision is necessary for performance of any contract between you and us, is allowed by applicable European law, or is based on your explicit consent.

Many of these rights can be exercised by contacting G2nd Support Services to request updating of your account information. If you have questions about exercising these rights or need assistance, please contact us at Support@G2nd.com. Thank you.

Users can register to receive our free e-newsletter by contacting G2nd Support Services. You can inquire about online services or educational course or assessment registration or purchasing consulting 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. When you register to receive services or participate in a course, 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 service 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 the company.

If you have any questions or complaints regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact us. Rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) expands your existing set of rights regarding your personal data. These include the ability to withdraw your consent, the right to correction, and the right to be forgotten. Questions, comments and requests regarding our Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to:

By Mail:
Lorelei Carobolante
G2nd Systems, LLC
P.O. Box 910770
San Diego, CA 92191

By Telephone:
+1 (858) 622-1001

By Email:
G2nd Support Services

We will update this Privacy Statement from time to time, so please check back periodically.

If at any point we decide to use personal information in a manner that is materially different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will endeavor to notify you of such changes (e.g., we will post a revised Privacy Statement with a new effective date, display the word "Updated" next to the Privacy Statement link on each page of the G2ndonline.com website.

What information do we collect?

G2nd Systems collects technical information relating to each time a visitor comes to the G2ndonline.com Website, which may include IP address, browser type and version, time zone settings, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform type (e.g. Firefox browser or Internet Explorer browser on a Windows platform, Safari browser on an Apple platform).

We may also collect information about your visit, including pages you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page, and any phone number used to call our Support Services team or email used to contact our Support Services team. Gathering this technical information helps us to learn what browsers we need to support and helps us determine what sections of our website are being used.

If you register for a service, you may provide personal information to us which may include your name, home and/or work email address, postal address, phone number and/or fax number, your employer and job title, demographic information about you including birth year, certification designation, or other information, and if you are making a purchase, your credit card information.

Personal information collected through G2nd Systems and/or G2ndonline.com is collected and maintained solely by G2nd Systems or its contracted vendors. G2nd Systems does not share confidential information with third parties. We will only process your personal information, including sharing it with third parties, where (1) you have provided your consent (which can be withdrawn at any time), (2) the processing is necessary for the performance of a service or contract to which you are a party (including a course or assessment you complete with us), (3) we are required by law, (4) processing is required to protect your vital interests or those of another person, or (5) processing is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate commercial interests, provided your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

15.3.4. Use of Web Beacons or GIF Files. The web pages of the Site may contain electronic images known as Web beacons — sometimes also called single-pixel gifs — that allow G2nd to count the number of Users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. G2nd 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 PROHIBITS WEB BEACONS FROM BEING USED TO COLLECT OR ACCESS YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.

15.3.5. 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.

15.4. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY STATEMENT

G2nd 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.

15.5. CONTACTING US

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

G2nd Systems®
Attention: Privacy Statement, Personal
Post Office Box 910770
San Diego, CA 92191
United States

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

16. TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT

16.1. In addition to G2nd's other rights, it may terminate this Agreement at any time and at its sole discretion. G2nd may also terminate Access to the Site or Services without notice if it believes, in its sole judgment that you the User has breached, or has demonstrated an intent to breach, any term or condition of this Agreement or engaged in conduct deemed inappropriate by G2nd in its sole discretion.

16.2. In the event of termination of this Agreement, the provisions of Sections 1 (Definitions), 2 (Modification of Terms), 4 (Fees, Renewal, Refund Policies), 5 (Use Summary), 6.2 and 6.4 (Access and Modifications to Site and Interruptions to Service), 7 (Prohibited Conduct), 8 (Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability), 9 (Indemnification), 10 (Third Party Sites), 11 (Dispute Resolution and Governing Jurisdiction of the Courts), 12 (Copyright and Trademark Information), 13 (Notification of Claimed Copyright Infringement), 14 (Botnets), 15 (Privacy Policy Statement), 16 (Termination of Agreement), and 17 (Other Terms) of this Agreement shall survive termination. In addition, the User's obligation to pay any outstanding fees shall survive termination of this Agreement.

17. OTHER TERMS

If any provision of this 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 Agreement and any other agreements referenced herein may be assigned by G2nd in our sole discretion, to a third party in the event of a merger or acquisition. This 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 User. User agrees that by accepting this Agreement, User is consenting to the use and disclosure of their personally identifiable information and other practices described in our Privacy Policy Statement, if applicable.