Terms of Use

These Terms and Conditions apply to the services and websites of Eurasia Group Ltd and those of its subsidiaries and controlled affiliates (collectively, the “Company”), including www.eurasiagroup.net and www.gzeromedia.com (collectively, the “Web Site”). Please carefully read these Terms of Use and the Company’s Privacy Policy located at https://www.eurasiagroup.net/legal-notices, which is incorporated into these Terms of Use by this reference.

By visiting or using this Web Site or of its pages or related Services, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of use and that such agreement constitutes a binding contract between you and the Company. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms of Use, please do not visit or use the Web Site or any page of the Web Site or related services.

“You” means you in your individual capacity and the company or organization you represent. If you are entering into these Terms of Use on behalf of a company or other organization, you hereby represent and warrant that you are authorized to enter into this Terms of Use on behalf of such company or other organization.

THE COMPANY IS HEADQUARTED IN THE UNITED STATES. IF YOU ARE LOCATED IN THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA, SWITZERLAND, OR UNITED KINGDOM, YOU CONSENT TO THE TRANSFER OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA TO THE UNITED STATES.

THESE TERMS OF USE CONTAIN A DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND ARBITRATION PROVISION, INCLUDING A CLASS ACTION WAIVER THAT AFFECTS YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS WITH RESPECT TO DISPUTES YOU MAY HAVE WITH US.

Introduction

The Company operates the Web Site and associated web pages and services.

The Company offers you access to the Web Site in exchange for your agreement to accept and comply with the terms, conditions, and notices stated herein and as may be modified by the Company from time to time. The Company refers to these terms, conditions and notices, whether modified or unmodified, as the “Agreement” or as the “Terms of Use.” The Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify this Agreement and/or the Web Site without providing notification, but will post a notice on the Web Site of any material change. You are responsible for regularly reviewing this Agreement. Your use of the Web Site following any posted change(s) to the Terms of Use will be deemed an acceptance of such change(s).

The Web Site is not intended for the use of children under 18 and no such person is authorized to use it. By using the Web Site, you are representing that you are at least 18 years old. You also represent, by accessing or using the Web Site, that you are of legal age to enter into legal agreements, or if you are not, that you have obtained your parent’s or legal guardian’s consent to accept these Terms of Use. If you do not meet this requirement, you must not access or use the Web Site.

In addition, when using particular services or features of the Web Site, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services or features, which may be posted from time to time. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms of Use.

Use of content

1. Except where we specify otherwise, and subject to the limitations set forth herein, the Company grants you a limited, non-exclusive license to access and use the Web Site, provided that access to the Web Site is used solely for your personal, internal, ad non-commercial information purposes. Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right under any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary right of the Company. You promise that you will not use the Web Site, in whole or in part, for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use or for any purposes other than those that are expressly licensed by the Company.

2. The use by Eurasia Group’s clients (the “Clients) of the Web Site shall be governed by the terms of the separate agreements entered into between such Clients and Eurasia Group (“Client Agreements”) to the extent of a conflict between the applicable Client Agreement and these Terms of Use.

3. You agree that you will not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, frame in another web page, use on any other web site, transfer or sell any pages, information, software, lists of users, databases or other lists, content, material, products, or services provided through or obtained from the Web Site, or any portion thereof. You agree that you will not use the Web Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Web Site, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Web Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Web Site.

4. Except with the written permission of the Company, you agree that you will not access or attempt to access password-protected, secure, or non-public areas of the Web Site. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access prohibited areas of the Web Site may be subject to prosecution.

5. Except with the advanced, written permission of the Company, you agree that you will not create links from any web site or web page to any page within the Web Site with the exception, subject to the conditions of this section, of the Web Site homepage located at www.eurasiagroup.net (the ” Web Site homepage”). The origin of any such link to the Web Site homepage must be accompanied by a clear and prominent attribution indicating that the link is connected to the Web Site. For example, prominently positioning the “eurasia group” name such that there is clear association between the name and the destination of the link is acceptable. However, you agree that you will not juxtapose the “eurasia group” name or link with your name or any other material(s) in a manner that might give rise to any erroneous conclusion that there is any affiliation or association between the Company, on the one hand, and you or any other person or entity, on the other hand. You agree that if the Company, at its sole and unfettered discretion, requests in writing that you remove any links to the Web Site, including without limitation the Web Site homepage, you will promptly do so. You agree that you will not employ any technology that results in the placement of content from the Web Site in a frame and/or a reduced browser window or pop-up window and/or any other display mechanism that changes the Web Site from how it would appear if a user accessed the Web Site by typing its URL into the location bar of a typical Web browser program.

6. You agree that the Company may at its sole discretion and at any time terminate your access to and use of the Web Site, or any part thereof, with or without notice.

7. In order for you to participate in certain Services available to Clients that the Company provides through the Web Site, the Company will require that you register and provide specific information about yourself (the ” Solicited Information”). If you choose to register and to participate in such Services, you agree to provide true, accurate and complete information and to refrain from impersonating or falsely representing your affiliation with any person or entity. The Company is committed to maintaining the privacy and security of any and all such information that you provide to the Company through the Web Site. To that end, the Company urges you to review the Privacy Policy, which may be accessed by clicking on the following link: The Privacy Policy. The Privacy Policy is incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use.

8. Any use of the Web Site with your username and password will be deemed as being used by you. The Company is entitled to rely on the contact and other information that is supplied to us through your registration. Your registration is non-transferable and non-assignable.

9. By using the Web Site or otherwise contacting the Company, you consent to receiving emails and/or telephone calls from the Company. You must always provide accurate, current, and complete information to the Company when contacting the Company.

10. The Company reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request.

11. By using the Web Site, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Company, its employees, directors, partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, and suppliers from any and all claims or damage, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of or related to: (1) content you choose to submit, post or transmit through the Web site; (2) your use of or connection to the Web Site; (3) your violation of these Terms or Use; or (4) your violation of any rights of another.

Intellectual property

Unless otherwise stated, as between the Company and you, the copyright and other intellectual property rights to the Web Site and all of its contents, features, and functionality (including without limitation photographs, graphical images, information, software, text, displays, video and audio, and the design, selection, and arrangement thereof) are owned by the Company or its licensors and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property and proprietary rights laws. For the purposes of these Terms of Use, any use of extracts from the Web Site, other than in accordance with item 5 in the Use of Content section of these Terms of Use, for any purpose is prohibited. If you breach any of these Terms of Use, your permission to use the Web Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from the Web Site. 

For the avoidance of doubt, the trademarks, trade names, and service marks (the “Marks”) displayed on the Web Site, are the property of the Company or other third parties. Users are not permitted to copy or otherwise use these Marks without the prior written consent of the Company or such third party that may own the Mark. The following list of Marks owned by the Company is not exhaustive, and the Company may own other Marks not included here: eurasia group, eurasiagroup.net, “Politics First,” and “Defining the Business of Politics.”

Devices

You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the content they contain without our prior express written permission. You agree that you will not use any device, software, or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Web Site. You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure.

No unlawful or prohibited use

As a condition of your use of the Web Site, you warrant to the Company that you will comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances, and regulations regarding your use of our service and any related activities. In addition, you warrant that you will not use the Web Site in any way prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

Links to third-party websites; disclaimer of warranties and liabilities

The Web Site may contain links to websites operated by parties other than the Company. Such hyperlinks are provided for reference only. The Company does not control such websites and is not responsible for their contents. The Company’s inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to the Web Site, you do so entirely at your own risk.

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEB SITE AND ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. THE COMPANY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS, AND YOU HEREBY WAIVE, ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND THOSE ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE OR TRADE PRACTICE, EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT SUCH DISCLAIMERS ARE HELD TO BE LEGALLY INVALID. THE COMPANY ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE TIMELINESS, DELETION, MIS-DELIVERY OR FAILURE TO STORE ANY USER COMMUNICATIONS OR PERSONALIZATION SETTINGS.

THE COMPANY MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (I) THE WEB SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (II) THE WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (III) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEB SITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (IV) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE WEB SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, OR (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE WEB SITE WILL BE CORRECTED. THE COMPANY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY FAILURE, DELAY, DIFFICULTY IN USE, INACCURACY OF INFORMATION, COMPUTER VIRUSES, MALICIOUS CODE OR OTHER DEFECT IN THE WEB SITE, OR FOR THE INCOMPATIBILITY BETWEEN THE WEB SITE AND FILES AND THE USER’S BROWSER OR OTHER SITE ACCESSING PROGRAM. NOR WILL THE COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR ANY OTHER PROBLEMS EXPERIENCED BY THE USER DUE TO CAUSES BEYOND THE COMPANY’S CONTROL.

ANY MATERIAL VIEWED, DOWNLOADED, OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEB SITE IS DONE SOLELY AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE VIEWING OR DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so these limitations may not apply to you.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold the Company harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against the Company by any third party due to or arising out of or in connection with (1) your access to or use of the Web Site or the Company’s Services; (2) your violation of these Terms of Use or any applicable law or regulation, (3) your violation of any rights of any third party; or (4) any disputes or issues between you and any third party.

Violation of these Terms of Use

The Company may disclose any information we have about you (including your identity) if we determine that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding your use of the Web Site, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) the Company’s rights or property, or the rights or property of visitors to or users of the Web Site. The Company reserves the right at all times to disclose any information that the Company deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request. The Company may also disclose your information when we determine that applicable law requires or permits such disclosure, including exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection purposes.

You agree that the Company may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Web Site and/or block your future access to the Web Site if we determine that you have violated these Terms of Use or other agreements or guidelines that may be associated with your use of the Web Site. You also agree that any violation by you of these Terms of Use will cause irreparable harm to the Company for which monetary damages would be inadequate, and you consent to the Company obtaining any injunctive or equitable relief that the Company deems necessary or appropriate in such circumstances. These remedies are in addition to any other remedies the Company may have at law or in equity.

Governing law; dispute resolution

To the fullest extent permitted by law, you agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of the Web Site and the Company’s Services, including all disputes, will be governed by the laws of the United States and by the laws of the State of New York excluding: (1) its conflicts of law principles; and (2) the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. Any dispute arising hereunder or relating hereto shall be resolved by binding arbitration in New York, New York governed by the Commercial Dispute Resolution Procedures of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”), as modified by these Terms of Use, and will be administered by the AAA and decided by a single neutral arbitrator.

Notwithstanding the paragraph above, we both agree that nothing herein will be deemed to waive, preclude, or otherwise limit either of our rights to (i) bring an individual action in U.S. small claims court, (ii) pursue enforcement actions through applicable US federal, state, or local agencies where such actions are available, (iii) seek injunctive relief in a US court of law, or (iv) to file suit in a court of law to address intellectual property infringement claims.

To the extent that any lawsuit or court proceeding is permitted under these Terms of Use, you agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the state courts and federal courts located in New York, New York for the purpose of litigating all such disputes.

You agree that any claim under these Terms of Use must be brought within one (1) year after the cause of action arises, or such claim or cause of action is barred. You agree to the admissibility of computer records and electronic evidence in any dispute herein. YOU AGREE THAT NO CLASS ACTION MAY BE PURSUED OR MAINTAINED WITH RESPECT TO ANY DISPUTE REGARDING THESE TERMS OF USE.

Users Outside of the United States

Eurasia Group Ltd is a New York corporation, and the Company is headquartered in New York, New York. Although the Web Site is accessible worldwide, not all features, products or Services discussed, referenced, provided, or offered through or on the Web Site are available to all persons or in all geographic locations, or appropriate or available for use outside the United States. If you choose to access the Web Site from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and you are responsible for complying with applicable local laws.

Miscellaneous

You may preserve these Terms of Use in written form by printing them for your records, and you waive any other requirement that these Terms of Use be evidenced by a written document. You may not use or export or re-export any content or any copy or adaptation of such content, or any product or service offered on the Web Site, in violation of any applicable laws or regulations, including without limitation United States export laws and regulations.

All provisions of these Terms of Use are severable, and the unenforceability or invalidity of any of the provisions will not affect the enforceability or validity of the remaining provisions. These Terms of Use, together with the Privacy Policy at www.eurasiagroup.net/legal-notices and any other legal notices published by the Company, constitute the entire agreement between you and the Company with regard to your use of the Web Site. The Company’s failure to insist on or enforce strict performance of these Terms of Use shall not be deemed a waiver by the Company of any provision or any right it has to enforce these Terms of Use. Any such waiver must be in writing in order to be effective. These Terms of Use shall not be interpreted or construed to confer any rights or remedies on any third parties.

Canada

The parties declare that they have required that these Terms of Use and all documents related hereto, either present or future, be drawn up in the English language only. Les parties déclarent par les présentes qu’elles exigent que cette entente et tous les documents y afferents, soit pour le present ou le future, soient rédigés en langue anglaise seulement.

Notice for California users

Under California Civil Code Section 1789.3, California website users are entitled to the following specific consumer rights notice: The Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs may be contacted in writing at 1625 N. Market Blvd., Suite N 112, Sacramento, California 95834, or by telephone at (800) 952-5210.

Questions and Contact Information

The Company’s headquarters is located at:

149 Fifth Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10010

Please contact us if you have any questions about our Terms of Use. You may contact us by sending correspondence to the foregoing address or by emailing us at privacy@eurasiagroup.net.