The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. Language Disclaimer
It is the express wish of all parties that The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. website, Terms and Conditions and all related documents, including notices and other communications are drawn up in the English language only.
2. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This Agreement is governed by and shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Ontario, Canada and each Party hereby submits to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Ontario, Canada courts.
If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any Ontario, Canada court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be severed without effect to the remaining provisions. If a provision of the Terms and Conditions that is fundamental to the accomplishment of the Company managing its operations or providing Services is held to any extent to be invalid, The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. shall immediately endeavour in good faith to seek an alternative solution to remedy that invalidity.
4. General Disclaimer
BY VISITING OR USING THE GLOBAL ORDER OF MIDDLE EASTERN CHRISTIANS, INC. WEBSITE (the “Site”), www.gomec.org and all mobile websites and all associated applications (collectively, the “Site“), regardless of device used to access any of the Company Sites, which are owned and operated by The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. and its affiliates (collectively, "the Company", "we", "our" or "us") and content available through the www.gomec.org domain name and any other affiliated domain name, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR AGREEMENT AND ACCEPTANCE TO BOTH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (the “Terms and Conditions” OR “Site Terms”).
Please read the Site Terms carefully before using the Services. If you do not understand and accept the provisions set forth in the Terms and Conditions, do not use the Services or access the Site.
We reserve the right to make changes to these Terms at any time without prior notice, so you should review these terms and conditions each time you visit the Site.
By visiting or accessing this Site, becoming a member, a customer, purchasing products, subscribing to any of the Company’s services or joining the business directory, you acknowledge and expressly consent your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.
If you do not agree with these Site Terms and Conditions, you have the right to not utilize the Services or purchase products, or become a member.
The information presented on this Site is provided solely for informational purposes only and should not be considered to be business or legal advice. Any information content presented on the Site, links to third party sites or providers, or materials associated with third parties does not necessarily express the views of The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. and is intended solely for informational purposes only. These materials do not necessarily constitute endorsement or the opinions of the Company, its employees or affiliates and may not be reflective of the most current business or legal developments and are not guaranteed to be correct, accurate, complete or up-to-date. Information that may be pertinent to one jurisdiction may not be applicable to other jurisdictions.
All information presented on this Site is presented solely for informational purposes only. Viewing any part of the informational material contained herein does not constitute the creation of a business relationship between you and The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. and you should not act on any of the information contained on the Site without seeking legal advice.
At no time should any of the information, content or material presented on the Company website be considered a substitute for legal advice.
All information, content and material presented on this Site by The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. is not to be interpreted in any way as rendering any industry-related, legal, accounting, tax, consulting, investment or other professional advice or services to you or any other party. None of the information, content and material provided on the Site is intended to be relied upon for making business, investment or other decisions. All of the information on the Company Site is presented for informational purposes only.
Information on the Site may contain certain forward-looking statements, which are subject to risks and uncertainties and may speak only as of the date on which they are made. The words “may”, “believe”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “optimistic”, “intend”, “aim”, “will” or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. You are cautioned not to place any reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements.
5. Links to Other Web Sites
6. Correspondence and Correspondence Opt-Out
By becoming a member, customer, purchasing a membership or Service, or corresponding with the Company, you acknowledge and consent to The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. sending correspondence to you, including electronic correspondence, such as marketing emails for the purpose of informing prospects, members and customers of Company news updates, Product and Service offerings, promotions, surveys, obtaining feedback, humanitarian campaigns, and other general information and advertising.
The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. marketing emails include a link for unsubscribing. If you no longer wish to receive marketing correspondence from the Company, we will apply your unsubscribe request as quickly as possible; however, because there may be periods when staff is experiencing unusual delays, high volume, or work backlogs due to seasonality, or other reasons beyond the Company’s control, you may continue to receive emails for a short period of time until your unsubscribe request has been addressed, after which you should no longer receive marketing emails. You will still however receive emails regarding your transactions (i.e. e-mailed invoices; purchase orders confirming an order; correspondence between customers, members, prospective customers, prospective members; and any other communications between the public and the Company).
Trademarks, trade names, logos, service marks or any other intellectual property displayed on the Site are the property of The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc., or other third parties. You are prohibited from copying, displaying, using or distributing such logos and trademarks or any other intellectual property without the Company’s or third party owner’s prior written consent. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions, or on the Site, or in any information, content or materials presented on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, or otherwise, any permission, right, or license to use any trademark, logo, intellectual property, or trade name displayed on the Site without the prior written permission of The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. or the third party that may own such logo or intellectual property. The use of any trademarks, trade names, logos, or other intellectual property owned or licensed by The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. as a hyperlink to the Site is prohibited without the Company’s prior written consent.
The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. intends for, and takes all reasonable steps to ensure for the Content on its Sites to be accurate and reliable, however, all content is provided to you on an "as is" and "as available" basis and without warranty or condition of any kind, whether express or implied to its accuracy, completeness, or otherwise. The Company does not control the content submitted or posted by users on any of the Company’s Sites, where such Services allow for visitors, users, members or customers to post content, and makes no assertion, representation, or warranty whatsoever regarding the accuracy or completeness of this information. The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. expressly disclaim any representation or warranty that the Site will be free from errors, viruses, risks or other risky or harmful components; that communications to or from the Site will be secure and not intercepted; that the Company Services and other features offered from the Site will be continuous and uninterrupted or that its content will be timely, accurate, complete, pertinent, or sufficient. Any material downloaded is at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.
The data, information and content provided on the Site are provided solely for informational purposes only and should not be considered a substitute for professional advice. The use of any information provided on this site is solely at your own risk.
The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. provides no assurances that the data, information, content or material contained in the Company Site includes the most current, topical, pertinent, adequate, up-to-date, complete, accurate or recent findings or developments with respect to information contained herein.
The Company Site may contain links to third party material, websites, links, and other resources. Those materials are provided solely as a courtesy and does not constitute endorsement or imply that the Company is associated with, or authorized to use any trade name, trademark, symbol or other intellectual property that may be reflected in any of the links.
THE SITE, ITS SERVICES AND PRODUCTS, MATERIALS AND THE CONTENTS OF THE SITE, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE,” AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE DISCLAIMED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND APPROPRIATENESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
THE GLOBAL ORDER OF MIDDLE EASTERN CHRISTIANS, INC., IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES OR LOSSES CAUSED BY OR ARISING OUT OF ERRORS OF, THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, ANY MATERIALS, ANY CONTENT OR LINKS ON THE SITE, ANY THIRD PARTY SITES LINKED FROM THE SITE OR THE INTERNET, EVEN IF THE GLOBAL ORDER OF MIDDLE EASTERN CHRISTIANS, INC., HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
THE GLOBAL ORDER OF MIDDLE EASTERN CHRISTIANS, INC. ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY AND SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF ANY VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF OR ACCESS TO THE COMPANY’S SITE OR ANY THIRD PARTY SITES LINKED FROM THE COMPANY’S SITE.
BY VISITING OR USING THE COMPANY SITE OR SERVICES, YOU AGREE THAT THE GLOBAL ORDER OF MIDDLE EASTERN CHRISTIANS, INC. WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE IN ANY MANNER FOR ANY USER GENERATED CONTENT. ALTHOUGH THE COMPANY INCLUDES DETAILED PROVISIONS REGARDING USER GENERATED CONTENT IN THESE SITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THE COMPANY DOES NOT CONTROL AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WHAT USERS POST ON OR THROUGH THE SITE AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY OFFENSIVE, INAPPROPRIATE, OBSCENE, UNLAWFUL, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGING, OR OTHERWISE OBJECTIONABLE OR ILLEGAL USER GENERATED CONTENT THAT MAY BE ENCOUNTERED THROUGH THE VISITING OR USE OF THE COMPANY SITE.
9. Prohibited Use
By visiting or using The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. website, you agree to use the Services only in a manner that is lawful in Canada, the United States, and all jurisdictions in any nation in the world, regardless of the device you use to access the Services and whether you are accessing the Services as a visitor, user, member, customer, or otherwise.
By visiting or using the Company website, you agree to not use the Site or Services in any manner that abuses, annoys, defames, denigrates, disparages, exploits, harasses, libels, misuses, slanders, stalks, threatens, or violates the intellectual property, publicity, rights of privacy, or any other legal rights of a person or entity (now or hereafter recognized) or which promotes or encourages behaviour that would violate any law or give rise to civil or criminal liability or broadcast, circulate, convey, disseminate, distribute, post, publish, transmit, or upload any crude, defamatory, excessively violent, filthy, inappropriate, indecent, infringing, lascivious, lewd, obscene, profane, smutty, vulgar, illegal or unlawful material or information.
You also agree to not use the Site or Services in any manner that attempts to impersonate another user or any other third party by using the name, address, contact details, email address or any other qualifying or identifying information belonging to any other person, business, address, credit card information, email address, alias or other identity belonging to any other person, for any reason whatsoever, without the prior express written authorization of such person.
You also agree to not use The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. website or Services in any manner that uses a false or misleading name, business name, email address, or header that the Company in its sole discretion, deems inappropriate, or is in violation of any law, or upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, rights of publicity or privacy, except in the circumstance where you own, control, or have secured such rights or have received all necessary approvals, consents, licenses, or permissions. You also agree to not upload files that you know or have reason to believe may contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may result in damage to the operations of The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. Services, servers or to another’s computer; falsify or delete any attributions to the creators or producers of original content, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of material contained in a file that is uploaded.
You also agree to not use the Company Site or Services in any manner that may curtail, harass, inhibit, interfere or attempt to prevent any other user from using and enjoying the Services, or that, in the sole judgment of The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. exposes the Company or any of its affiliates, partners, suppliers, users or any other third party to any liability, damages, or detriment of any type, or to attempt to obtain or gain unauthorized access to other computer systems, materials, data, or any other unauthorized information through the Services.
By visiting or using this website you also agree to not use any device, or software to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Services or any activity conducted on the Services or attempt to probe, scan, test the vulnerability of, or breach the security of any system, device or network.
With the exception of web browser access, you agree not to use bots, spiders, intelligent agent software or any other software, program, application or any other device to access the Site or the Services to automate the process of data mining, gathering, harvesting, obtaining, transferring, uploading, or transmitting any content to or from The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians Inc. computer systems, the Company Site or the Services.
You agree that you will not, nor attempt to circumvent any restricted access or data encrypted information, content or other protection information related to the Services, nor will you data mine the posted information, content or Services in any way, or cause harm to or impose stresses or burdens on the Services.
You agree that you will not use the Site or Services in any way that interferes with its operation or submit any content that abuses, defames, degrades, infringes the intellectual property of another person or business, or invades the privacy of another person or business, libels, is obscene, pornographic, threatening, or violates any applicable laws.
You also agree to not post, upload, publish, transmit or otherwise distribute on or through the Company Sites any information or content that could contain any distasteful or offensive material including, but not limited to, material intended for an adult audience, or constitute a criminal offense, including, but not limited to any crimes relating to pornography, threats, intimidation, hate, racism, assault, or fraud; could defame, abuse, harass, threaten or otherwise interfere with or harm the contractual, personality, confidentiality, privacy, publicity, moral or statutory or any other rights of any person, including, without limitation any other person or company, or their respective affiliates.
You agree that you will not use the Site or Services in any way that could infringe on the intellectual property rights, any copyright, trade-mark, or patent, or any other intellectual property of any person or company, or its affiliates.
The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc., reserves the right to remove any information that you post, upload, publish, transmit, distribute or otherwise use on the Sites, in whole or in part, at any time, at its sole discretion and without prior notice.
The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. does not endorse any submission or any opinion, recommendation or advice that any visitor, user, member or customer may submit on or through the Site and the Company expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with any such submissions to the Site.
You also agree that you will not use any device or software or employ any routine that circumvents, interrupts, or interferes or attempts to interfere with the proper working of the Company Site and you acknowledge that these actions are expressly prohibited. You also agree that in the event the Company enhances its Sites or Services to include protected web pages that provide access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of the Site, that these areas are restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access these areas of the Site may be subject to prosecution.
10. Purchase or Cancellation of Services
Unless otherwise stated, Services will be sold in intervals of 1 year, where the beginning date of Service will be the activation date, and the end of Service will be after an elapsed period of one calendar year, or 364 days after the beginning activation date for a total provided Service of 365 days.
All purchases of Products and Services will be deemed to have taken place in Ontario, Canada for the purpose of identifying point of sale.
Members and Customers will agree that fees for the purchase of Directory Services are on a per directory heading, and per physical address location basis, and additional listing fees will be incurred for multiple directory headings and/or multiple physical address locations.
The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. will refund the cost of a purchased Service, minus a $10.00 processing fee, within ten (10) calendar days of activation without requiring a reason to cancel. To cancel a Service, members or customers will need to provide notice to the Company with the order transaction number and business details of the Service purchased and desired to be cancelled. The Company management reserves the right to waive the processing fee on a case-by-case basis, at its sole discretion.
The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. reserves the right to limit or decline refunds and may refuse a refund request if we determine, at our sole discretion, that there is evidence of fraud, refund abuse, or any other manipulative and unscrupulous behaviour.
Notice to cancel a membership or Service must be submitted in writing. Members or customers can e-mail their cancellation letter, or send notice by registered mail.
Refunds are in the currency funds of the original payment. Credit card processors may take up to ten (10) additional business days or longer to post the refund to your account.
11. Termination of Use or Refusal of Service
By visiting or using The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. Site and/or purchasing Services in any manner, you agree that the Company reserves the right that, if in its sole discretion, it determines that your use of the Site or Services has intentionally, or unintentionally breached or violated the Site Terms and Conditions of use that the Company may immediately remove any offending material that you may have posted, cease or suspend providing any or all parts of its Services to you, without any prior notice to you, refuse to provide any further or future Services to you, and that in such an event you may not be entitled to any refund of any fees paid prior to the termination of Services.
12. Maximum Liability
By visiting or using the Services of the Company Sites, you accept that it is the express wish of all parties, and it is acknowledged and agreed that the maximum amount of the aggregate Liability that may be due to any member or customer related to, or in connection with these Terms and Conditions, or the purchase of products or Services will be limited to the total amount previously paid by the member or customer to The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. for the Service in question rendered hereunder for the twelve (12) month period immediately preceding the first event which gave rise to such Liability.
BY USING OR VISITING THIS WEBSITE YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE AND OWN RISK.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc, and its affiliates as well as its respective directors, officers, trustees and employees against all actions, allegations, claims, costs and expenses, demands, judgements, liabilities, losses, obligations, settlements and suits, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, related to any violation, act or omission of these Terms and Conditions, or in any way arising out of the use of the Site, including without limitation, the placement or transmission of any information, content or other materials on the Site by you or users of your account.
14. Event of Force Majeure
By accessing The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. Site, becoming a member, purchasing products, subscribing to any of the Company’s Services or joining the business directory, you acknowledge and expressly consent your agreement that an “Event of Force Majeure” means an event beyond the reasonable control of the Company, which could not be prevented, avoided or removed, where such event materially and adversely affects the ability of the Company to perform its obligations under these Terms and Conditions, and where the Company has taken reasonable precautions and due care in order to mitigate the effect of such event on the Company’s ability to perform its obligations and mitigate the consequences thereof.
15. Instances of Force Majeure
Events of Force Majeure shall include, but not be limited to:
(I) a riot, an act of war (whether declared or not), hostilities, imposition of martial law, embargo, violent demonstrations, invasion, blockade, act of foreign enemies, terrorism or civil disorder, rebellion, revolution, insurrection of military or usurped power;
(II) ionizing radiations, contamination or radioactivity from any nuclear fuel, or from any nuclear waste from the combustion of nuclear fuel, radioactive toxic explosive or other hazardous properties of any explosive nuclear assembly or nuclear component thereof;
(III) fire, earthquake, chemical contamination, lightning, tornado, flood or other natural disaster, cyclone, hurricane, drought or other such extreme weather or environmental conditions, famine, unanticipated geological or ground conditions, plague or other epidemic, or other natural calamities and acts of God;
(IV) pressure waves from aerospace craft traveling at supersonic speeds or damage caused by any aircraft or similar aerial device traveling at sonic or supersonic speeds;
(V) sabotage, accident, damage or destruction of property, plant or equipment, explosion, or structural collapse, caused by a person who is not affiliated, directly or indirectly to the Company, or one of its suppliers, contractors or subcontractors or any of their respective employees or agents;
(VI) lockouts, politically motivated strike or labour stoppage or dispute; labour stoppage, strike, or dispute at the national level, or industrial stoppage, strike, or dispute at the national level, by employees not employed by the Company, its contractors, suppliers or subcontractors affecting on a general basis an industry related to products or Services supplied by the Company and which is not attributable to any unreasonable action or inaction on the part of the Company, or any of its suppliers, contractors, or subcontractors and the settlement of which is beyond the reasonable control of all parties;
(VII) discontinuation of electricity supply, Internet, or telecommunication services, or website service, not covered by the agreement concluded with the service providers;
(VIII) other unforeseeable circumstances, or unknown unknowns, beyond the control of the Company where it would have been unreasonable to expect that the Company could have foreseen, or for the Company to have taken precautions against and which could not have been avoided even using best efforts;
(IX) non-performance by a supplier, contractor, subcontractor, or counter-party to a contract relating to the Company’s business operations by reason of an event or circumstance that would constitute a Force Majeure Event under these Terms and Conditions;
(X) failure or inability of the Company to obtain or renew any consent, on terms and conditions that are favorable in all material respects as those contained in the original consent relating to the Company’s business operations (other than due to a breach of the Company’s Terms and Conditions);
(XI) any action or failure to act without justifiable cause by any Competent Authority, other than a court or tribunal (including any action or failure to act without justifiable cause by any duly authorized agent of any Competent Authority, other than a court or tribunal);
(XII) any legal prohibition on the Company’s ability to conduct its business operations, including the passing of a statute, decree, regulation or order by a Competent Authority prohibiting the Company from conducting its business operations, other than as a result of the Company’s failure to comply with the law or any order, consent, rule, regulation or other legislative or judicial instrument passed by a Competent Authority;
which in each of the above cases directly causes either party to be unable to comply with all or a material part of its obligations under these Terms and Conditions and provided that any breakdown of plant or equipment (unless itself caused by an Event of Force Majeure), or unavailability of funds, shall not constitute an Event of Force Majeure.
16. Consequences of Force Majeure Event
If, and to the extent, that the Company is prevented from executing the Services and performing its obligations under these Terms and Conditions by the Event of Force Majeure, while the Company is so prevented, the Company shall be relieved of its obligations to provide the Services but shall endeavor to continue to perform its obligations so far as reasonably practicable.
The Company shall be excused from performance and shall not be in default in respect of any obligation hereunder to the extent that the failure to perform such obligation is due to an Event of Force Majeure.
If and to the extent that the Company is prevented from executing the Services by an Event of Force Majeure, if, and to the extent possible, the Company shall engage in best efforts to extend the end date of Services to members by a period of time equal to the period of interruption caused by an Event of Force Majeure.
17. Notice of an Event of Force Majeure
If The Global Order of Middle Eastern Christians, Inc. wishes to claim protection in respect of an Event of Force Majeure, it shall, as soon as possible following the occurrence or date of commencement of such Event of Force Majeure, shall, if possible, provide notice of the nature and expected duration of such Event of Force Majeure and shall thereafter provide periodic updates until such time as the Company is once again able to perform its obligations. The Company shall use its reasonable endeavors to:
(I) mitigate and/or overcome the effects of the Event of Force Majeure;
(II) ensure the resumption of Services as soon as reasonably possible
provided that the Company shall not be obliged to settle any strike, lock out, work stoppage, labour dispute or such other industrial action by its employees.
18. How Can You Contact Us?
If you have any questions or concerns about our Site Terms and Conditions, please feel free to contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do correspond with the Company by email, it will be understood that email is not secure and as such, the communication cannot be treated as confidential. Also, please do not send time sensitive or confidential messages via email.
Last Modified: March 22, 2019