These terms explain how Globus Partners Ltd. operates the VPN Service and the ways that you are permitted to make use of the Service.
These terms apply to subscribers to the services provided by “privacybrowser.org” (referred to in these Terms and Conditions as “we”, “us” and “our”). The services and “Browser “are both operated by Globus Partners Ltd. (Seychelles). Changes to these terms: We may revise these Terms by posting an updated version to this web page to reflect changes in market conditions affecting our business, changes in technology or our business model, changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements, and changes in our systems.
We ask that you check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you.
We provide VPN browser services to our private and corporate customers. All traffic you send goes via secure tunnel to our servers and is then re-translated further to the internet. Using this scheme, we are changing your IP address by the IP addresses of our servers.
In addition, we provide Downloadable VPN Browser for desktop Personal Computers (“PCs”) and applications for mobile devices.
For more information about VPN visit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_private_network
By registering to use our VPN Service you confirm that:
a) you will provide accurate and complete registration data (if requested) and that you shall inform us of any changes in your registration data;
b) you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts
c) if you are acting for an organisation (such as a company or a partnership), you are authorised to enter into these terms for and on behalf of that organisation (in which case, references in these terms to “you” are to that organisation, and not you personally); and
d) by accessing and using our Browser and the services on our Browser, you are complying with all applicable laws and regulations in the country in which you are located.
We restrict access to our VPN Service to users who have registered with us and who have an active subscription.
We have the right to suspend or close any account with us and block your use of our VPN service and Browser, if (in our opinion) you have failed to comply with any part of these terms.
You are responsible for ensuring that all persons who use your account with us are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.
You are responsible for all use of your security details and your account. You must treat your username and password, and any other security details, as confidential, and not disclose it to any other person. You must also prevent unauthorised access to your account
Our VPN Browser and services we provide are chargeable for private, non-commercial purposes.
Third party advertisements:
We have the right to display and show in our Browser and website banners, advertisement and links of third parties websites/organisations.
We are not carrying any responsibility for the content, security and nature of any third parties websites that linked from our website via banner or other advertisement. We accept no liability for any loss whatsoever caused by your use of or inability to use any third party websites/organisations or services. In accepting these Terms, you agree that you are entering linked websites at your own risk.
Our VPN Service is available on subscription plans of 1, 6 or 12 months in duration. Your subscription is for your own use only and you may not rent, lend, hire out or otherwise share your connection with another person.
The plans we offer, and the prices, are as shown on our site. You will need to select the subscription plan that best suits your needs. We can change our prices at any time, but changes will not affect any subscription that you have already paid for.
All fees are charged and payable in full in advance unless we agree otherwise. All fees include VAT (where applicable).
We will usually process the refund due to you as soon as possible but no longer than 7 days. We will usually refund any money received from you using the same method originally used by you to pay for your subscription.
You must pay us in one of the currencies stated on our site. Payment can be made by the debit or credit cards, or through one of the payment gateways, shown on our site. If you setup a recurring payment, you authorise us to take payment in this way on an ongoing basis using the payment details you provide until you tell us to change your method of payment. If you wish to change your method or payment, or change your payment details, please tell us as soon as you can so that we can try to implement the change before subscription expires. If we are unable to take a recurring payment, your subscription will not be renewed.
If you wish to use PayPal to purchase a subscription, you must open an account with PayPal and abide by the terms of service of PayPal.
Where our Browser or Software contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility or liability for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
The Product is provided on the terms “as is”. We makes no warranties in respect to the work of the Software or our Services, its compliance with specific goals and expectations of the User, as well as no other warranties that are not directly stated in these Terms..
You must not misuse our Browser or VPN Service by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt, our Browser, our VPN Service the servers, equipment or network on which our Browser or VPN Service is hosted, any software used in the provision of our Browser or VPN Service or any server, computer or database connected to our Browser or VPN Service. You must not attack our Browser or VPN Service via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Browser or VPN Service will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Browser or VPN Service or due to you downloading any software or material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
You agree to use our services only for activities and agree not to including but not limited to:
i. in any way breach any applicable local national or international law or regulation;
ii. engage in any activity connected with hacking, virus transmitting and mass mailing or unauthorised advertising promotional materials ( “spam”, “junk mail”, chain letters”, pyramid schemes) or activities;
iii. transmitting any harmful, unlawful, threatening, terror connecting information and content.
iv. attempt to cause harm, disruption of work of our servers, attempting collect information about logs or other personal information of our users;
v. attempt to copy partly or in whole our software for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
vi. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that is directed to inciting or producing imminent conduct that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable and is likely to produce such conduct;
vii. impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
viii. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the system;
ix. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
x. interfere with or disrupt our Browser’s system or servers or networks connected to our Browser’s system, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to our Browser’s system;
xi. collect or store personal data about other users without their knowledge; or
xii. promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities, promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual, or promote any act of cruelty to animals.
All exclusive rights to the Products belong to the Globus Partners Ltd. We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our VPN Service and nothing in these terms shall grant you any rights, title or interest in and to such intellectual property rights Globus Partners Ltd. does not grant or assign to the user the exclusive rights to results of intellectual activity, including any related computer programs that are required for effective use of our Software and services.
If you copy or download any part of our Browser or of the Software in breach of these terms, your right to use our Browser, our VPN Service and the Software will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
i. During the development and use of the Product the rights of intellectual property, that belong to third parties, were used and/or are being used. Globus Partners Ltd. lawfully uses these rights.
ii. Privacy Browser is integrated with Adobe Flash technology by means of Chromium.
iii. Adobe R Flash R Player. Copyright © 1996 – 2010. Adobe Systems Incorporated.
iv. All rights reserved. Adobe and Flash are either trademarks or registered trademarks in the United States and/or other countries.
v. When designing Privacy Browser the following libraries C++ were used (the texts of all licenses are provided in the annex hereof): Boost, b.Crypto++, zlib.
We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of these terms through your use of our Browser or VPN Service. Failure to comply with these terms constitutes a material breach of the terms upon which you are permitted to use our Browser, our VPN service and our Software, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:
i. immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our Browser, VPN Service and/or our Software with no refund of any monies paid;
ii. issue of a warning to you;
iii. instigate legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach;
iv. by instigating any legal proceedings we are not precluding recourse to the disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
The responses described in these terms are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
Our VPN service and Software is provided on an “as is” basis without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its quality or suitability for any particular purpose. We hereby expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity and make no representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness or satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose of our VPN Service or the Software. To the extent permitted by law, and subject to the exceptions below, we hereby expressly exclude liability for all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity, any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by you or any user in connection with our VPN Service and/or the Software, or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our VPN Service, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
loss of income or revenue;
loss of business;
loss of profits or contracts;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of data;
loss of goodwill;
wasted management or office time; and
for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if reasonably foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of, or damage to, your tangible property.
This provisions of this Clause 8 do not limit or exclude our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
These terms and any document expressly referred to in them constitute the whole agreement between us and supersede all previous discussions, correspondence, negotiations, previous arrangement, understanding or agreement between us relating to the subject matter of any contract.
Each of us agrees that our only liability in respect of those representations and warranties that are set out in these terms (whether made innocently or negligently) will be for breach of contract.
This Agreement is governed by, and is to be construed in accordance with, English law and is agreed that any dispute disputes arising out of or in connection with these Terms will submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
Latest update date: 02 August 2014