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Last Updated September 18, 2020

Site Terms of Use

The following terms apply to this Global Wellbeing Initiative website which Gallup has created in partnership with the Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation, 1-4-4 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-0083, Japan.

PLEASE READ THESE CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SERVICES. BY USING THE SERVICES, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THESE SITE TERMS OF USE AND SALE.

Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Site Terms of Use. All changes are effective immediately when posted. We will notify you when any material changes, modifications or additions to these Site Terms of Use are made. Your continued use of the services means that you accept and agree to these changes. You will be subject to the terms and conditions, policies and Site Terms of Use in force at the time that you use the Services. We suggest that you review these Site Terms of Use from time to time. If any of these Site Terms of Use are deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition will be deemed severable and will not be part of this Agreement.

 

1. PRIVACY

Please review our Privacy Statement which governs your use of the services to understand our practices. Any personal data (for example, your name, address, telephone number, or email address) you transmit to the site by electronic mail or otherwise, will be used in accordance with our privacy policy.

 

2. COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARKS AND DATABASE RIGHTS

The Site contains copyrighted material, trademarks and proprietary research of Gallup and Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation, including but not limited to text, software, photos, video, graphics, music and sound, and the entire contents of the Site are copyrighted as a collective work under United States and international copyright, authors’ rights and database right laws. All rights reserved. Accordingly, international and domestic laws and penalties guaranteeing patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret protection safeguard the ideas, concepts and recommendations related within this site.

Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express permission of Gallup, Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation and/or the copyright owner. Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation news articles, reports, and graphs may only be downloaded for your personal use. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material. Any reference whatsoever to the Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation news articles, reports and graphs, in whole or in part, on any webpages, must provide a link back to the original content in its entirety. Except as expressly provided herein, the transmission of this content shall not be construed to grant a license of any type under any copyright or trademarks owned or controlled by Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation.

Gallup and Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation respect the rights of all copyright holders and in this regard, have adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of users who infringe the rights of copyright holders. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide the following information required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. 512:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  2. Identification of the copyright work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
  3. 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 us to locate the material;
  4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party;
  5. A statement that the complaining party has 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
  6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

For copyright inquiries under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act please contact: contact@globalwellbeinginitiative.org

For web posting, reprint, or licensing requests for Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation material, please contact us at the following email address: contact@globalwellbeinginitiative.org

Any use of Gallup® or Wellbeing for Planet Earth trademark shall require the prior written consent of the respective trademark owner. Such use shall include the appropriate trademark acknowledgment. The acknowledgement alerts the readers to the ownership of the trademark.

If you wish to reproduce Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation content in a manner not addressed in this section, please email us at: contact@globalwellbeinginitiative.org

You are advised that Gallup and Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation aggressively enforce their intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.

 

3. RECOMMENDED CONFIGURATIONS

To ensure you can access all the features of this website, as well as for an optimal browsing experience, we recommend the following configurations. For additional assistance regarding actual supported configurations of this website, please email us at: contact@globalwellbeinginitiative.org 

Please note, Gallup and Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation recommend the latest released version of the Browser, Mobile, or Plug-ins listed below, unless listed otherwise.

Browsers:
• Microsoft Edge
• Google Chrome
• Safari 12 and above
• Mozilla Firefox

PC Screen Resolution: 1024×768

Mobile:
• Apple iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch using iOS 12 and above
• Android using operating system 9.0 and above

Plug-ins:
• Acrobat Reader

 

4. REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

This website and its content are provided on an “as is” basis. GALLUP AND WELLBEING FOR PLANET EARTH FOUNDATION TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY OR THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation, their subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, or licensors be liable to for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of or the inability to use Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation materials, products or services, including Global Wellbeing Initiative website.

The website may include content provided by third parties, including materials provided by other users, bloggers and third-party licensors, syndicators, aggregators and/or reporting services. All statements and/or opinions expressed in third-party materials and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing the third-party materials. Such materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Gallup or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation. We are not responsible or liable to you or any third-party, for the content or accuracy of any third-party materials.

You specifically acknowledge and agree that Gallup and Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation are not liable for any defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any user. You agree that any kind of legal claim (whether in Contract, Tort, or otherwise) in any way connected with Gallup or Gallup content, or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation content, shall not exceed the amount you paid to Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation for the use of the Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation content. If you are dissatisfied with any Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation material, products, or services or with any of the Site Terms of Use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation services.

Gallup and Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation will do their utmost to ensure that availability of Gallup and Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation website will be uninterrupted and that transmission will be error-free. However, due to the nature of electronic data transmission, this cannot be guaranteed. Also, your access to Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation website may be occasionally suspended or restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance, or the introduction of new services. We will attempt to limit the frequency and duration of any suspension or restriction to Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation website.

Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation will not be responsible for (i) losses that were not caused by any breach on our part; or (ii) any business loss (including loss of profits, revenue, contracts, anticipated savings, data, goodwill, or wasted expenditure); or (iii) any indirect or consequential losses that were not foreseeable to both Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation and you when you began using the Global Wellbeing Initiative website.

The laws of some countries do not allow some or all of the limitations described above. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above limitations may not apply to you and you may have additional rights.

Gallup and Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation welcome error corrections in the reporting of our primary research (data collected by Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation) or secondary reporting (contextual details that frame our stories). Corrections may be sent to contact@globalwellbeinginitiative.org

 

5. INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify and hold Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation, their officers, directors, shareholders, predecessors in interest, successor in interest, employees, agents, subsidiaries and affiliates harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation by any third party arising out of or relating to your violation of the Site Terms of Use and Sale or your use of Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation Sites, including, but not limited to, use of these Sites’ content, services and products other than as expressly authorized in these Site Terms of Use and Sale.

 

6. APPLICABLE LAW

These Site Terms of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Delaware. The parties (You and Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation) submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Delaware over any dispute or non-contractual obligation arising out of or relating to this Site Terms of Use.

 

7. ARBITRATION – PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY – IT MAY SIGNIFICANTLY AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING YOUR RIGHT TO FILE A LAWSUIT IN COURT.

In the event of any dispute, claim, question or disagreement arising from or relating to this Agreement or the breach thereof, the parties hereto shall use their best efforts to settle the dispute, claim, question, or disagreement. To this effect, the parties shall consult and negotiate with each other in good faith and, recognizing their mutual interests, attempt to reach a just and equitable solution satisfactory to both parties. If the parties do not reach such solution within a period of thirty (30) days, then, upon notice by either party to the other, disputes, claims, questions, or disagreements shall be settled by binding arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with the provisions of its commercial dispute resolution rules, unless You are a government agency or political subdivision in a State or jurisdiction for which binding arbitration is expressly not allowed by law.

Gallup and/or Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation may terminate or suspend these Terms of Use at any time without notice to you.