TERMS & CONDITIONS

Terms of Use

Welcome to GratisPoints. Your use of the websites on which these terms reside (the “Site”), and the features at this Site are subject to these Terms of Use (this “Agreement”). The Site is owned or controlled by United Sample, Inc. (“USamp UK”).

We are a company registered and located in the United States (state of California). The principal place of business in the United States is at 16501 Ventura Blvd., Suite 250, Encino, California, 91436, with its United Kingdom office located at 88 Gray's Inn Road, London, WC1X 8AA.

By accessing this Site, you acknowledge and agree that this Site, and this Agreement, will be construed and evaluated according to the laws of England. If you use this Site from other locations, you are responsible for complying with any and all applicable local laws. You should also review and accept our Privacy Policy which is available at this link Privacy Policy

The Site and any other services we provide on the Site are referred to in this Agreement collectively as the "Services."

Please read this Agreement carefully. We are only willing to make the Services available to you if you accept and abide by the terms of this Agreement. By accessing this Site or using the Services in any way, including, without limitation, browsing this Site, using any information, and/or submitting information to us, you agree to be bound by the terms, conditions, policies and notices contained in this Agreement, including, but not limited to, conducting this transaction electronically, disclaimers or warranties, and damage and remedy exclusions and limitations.

From time to time, we may update the Services and this Agreement. Your use of the Services after we post any changes to this Agreement constitutes your agreement to those changes. You agree to review this Agreement periodically to ensure that you are familiar with the most recent version. We may, in our sole discretion, and at any time, discontinue the Services or any part thereof, with or without notice, or may prevent your use of the Services with or without notice to you. You agree that you do not have any rights in the Services and that we will have no liability to you if the Services are discontinued or your ability to access the Services or any content you may have posted on the Services is terminated.

Site Eligibility and Registration

The Services may be used only by persons who are 18 years of age or older and normally resident in the United Kingdom. Use of the Services is void where prohibited. By accessing or using the Services, you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements in this paragraph and are fully able and competent to enter into, and abide by, the terms of this Agreement.

Fees for the Services

There is no fee to participate in the Services. We may, at our sole discretion, elect to charge fees for participating in the Services, or to use or access any other Services, at any time. If it does, it will update this Agreement to reflect such fees. You will not become liable for any fees without notice having been given to you in advance.

Survey and Rewards Programme Participation Requirements

Your ability to participate in the Services is expressly subject to your compliance with this Agreement and with all policies and guidelines applicable to the Services that we may make available from time to time. Your participation in the Rewards Programme is subject to the Rewards Programme Rules incorporated herein by reference and made a part of these Terms. In the event of your non-compliance, fraud or other inappropriate activity (as determined by us in our sole discretion), we may cancel or invalidate your accounts, registrations and Rewards, deny redemption of your Rewards, or restrict, block, limit and prevent your access to and use of the Services and, further, all Rewards, incentives and rewards shall be subject to forfeiture. We will not make any such decision frivolously, but any such matter is in our sole discretion and our decision will be final.

Non-use and Non-disclosure

Information and content made available to you in the Services may contain trade secrets or other confidential or proprietary information of ours and/or our suppliers or licensors. You must hold in strict confidence and not disclose to any other person any information and content that you access or learn in connection with your participation in any survey, project, questionnaire or other market research activity related to the Services. You must not use any such information or content for any purpose other than your participation in the Services in accordance with this Agreement. You hereby agree to notify us immediately if you learn of or suspect any use or disclosure of, or access to, any such information or content other than as specifically authorised in this Agreement.

Registration Information

You agree to (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Services; (b) maintain the security of your password and login credentials; and (c) maintain and promptly update the information you provide during registration, and any other information you provide to us, so as to keep it accurate, current and complete. Registration requires information that includes without limitation your full legal name, your date of birth, the address of your primary residence, your phone number and your working email address.

Compliance with Laws

You must at all times comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and orders, and not cause us to violate any laws, rules, regulations or orders.

Good-Faith Participation

You agree to participate in good faith and to the best of your ability in any market research activities in which you participate in connection with the Services. You will not provide false or misleading data, including without limitation, survey responses that are inconsistent with prior responses or statistically improbable (unless that improbable information is in fact correct).

Appropriate Communications

If you communicate with our personnel ("Personnel"), you agree to do so in a respectful and appropriate manner. You shall not send, share or otherwise distribute to Personnel, Personnel affiliates or other users of the Services any communications having obscene, vulgar, sexually-oriented, threatening, hateful or illegal content.
By accessing or using the Services, you agree that you will not publish post or otherwise disseminate any publications or other material that disparages, discredits or casts anyone, including us, our Personnel, employees, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates or our licensors in a negative light.

User Content

You may provide information to us in connection with your participation in market research or otherwise in connection with the Services, including providing survey responses, ideas, feedback or other information or content ("User Content"). By providing any User Content, you represent and warrant that you have the lawful right to provide it, and that it is accurate and complete. You must not provide any User Content or otherwise make any use of the Site that:



You further understand and agree that you have no ownership rights in materials you submit to us whether by uploading or otherwise, to any account you may have with us or other access to the Services or features therein. We may cancel your account and delete all User Content associated with your account at any time, and without notice, if we deem that you have violated this Agreement, the law, or for any other reason including our decision to suspend or terminate the Site or any of the Services. We assume no liability for any information removed from the Services, and reserves the right to permanently restrict access to the Services or a user account.

By displaying, publishing or otherwise posting any User Content on or through the Services, you understand that we as owner of all such User Content may use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce and distribute such User Content in any and all media now known or hereinafter developed without the requirement to make payment to you or to any third party or the need to seek your or any third party’s permission. This use by us includes the right to host, index, cache, distribute and tag any User Content, as well as the right to sublicense User Content to third parties, including other users, for use on other media or platforms known or here after developed, such as for use on mobile devices, or in video or music software computer programs. You represent and warrant that you own the User Content submitted, displayed, published or posted by you on the Services at the time of submission, display, publication or posting and transfer the entire ownership in the User Content to us at the time of submission, display, publication or posting.

You agree to indemnify and hold us, our parents, subsidiaries, officers, employees and website contractors and each of their officers, employees and agents harmless from any claims, damages and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, related to your violation of this clause of this Agreement.

Copyright, Trademarks, and Limited Licence

The Services and all content and other materials contained on or within the Services, including, without limitation, all information, content, designs, text, graphics, information, data, software, surveys, music, trademarks, product or service names, logos, slogans or other files, and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, the “Content”), are our property and our suppliers and licensors and are protected in the U.S. and internationally under trademark, copyright and other intellectual property laws. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, and supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by us.

You agree not to download, display or use any Content located on the Services for use in any publications, in public performances, on websites other than the Services for any commercial purpose, in connection with products or services that are not those of us , in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, that disparages or discredits us and/or our licensors, that dilutes the strength of our licensor's property, or that otherwise infringes our or our licensor's intellectual property rights. You further agree not to misuse any Content or Third Party Content that appears on the Site or part of the Services in any other way.

Limitation of Liability

The material displayed on the Site or provided by the Services is made available without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:


We will not be liable 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 foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above. This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

======= Independent Contractors

You and USamp UK are independent contractors for all purposes. No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchisor-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement or by your access to or use of the Services.

Termination

Notwithstanding any term of this Agreement, USamp UK reserves the right, without notice and at its sole discretion, to discontinue or terminate any of the Services, to terminate your licence to use the Services, and to restrict, block, limit and prevent your access to and use of the Services. Any termination or other action by USamp UK described in this paragraph will not limit any other remedies USamp UK may have against you at law or equity.

General Legal Notices

By accessing or using the Services, you consent to receiving electronic communications from USamp UK . These communications may include notices about your account and information concerning or related to the Services. You agree that any notices, agreements, disclosures or other communications that USamp UK sends to you electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including any requirement that communications be in writing.

USamp UK ’s failure to act in a particular circumstance does not waive its ability to act with respect to that circumstance or similar circumstances. Any provision of this Agreement that is found to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable will be severed from this Agreement, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement will continue to be in full force and effect. The section headings and titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. Any provisions in this Agreement that by their nature should survive the termination of this Agreement (including, without limitation, provisions governing indemnification, limitations on liability, disclaimers of warranty and ownership of intellectual property) will continue to remain in full force and effect after the termination of this Agreement.

If any provision of this Agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

The failure of USamp UK to comply with the Agreement because of an act of God, war, fire, riot, terrorism, earthquake, actions of federal, state or local government authorities or for any other reason beyond the reasonable control of USamp UK , shall not be deemed a breach of this Agreement.
This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of California, USA, excluding conflicts of law principles. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the Services or this Agreement must be commenced within one year after the claim arose and will be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim will be arbitrated on an individual basis, and will not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration will be conducted in Los Angeles, California, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court of competent jurisdiction. The award of the arbitrator will be final and binding upon the parties without appeal or review except as permitted by California law. Either party may seek any interim or preliminary injunctive relief from any court of competent jurisdiction, as necessary to protect the party’s rights or property pending the completion of arbitration.

This Agreement, including all terms, policies and guidelines referenced in this Agreement, is the entire agreement between you and USamp UK concerning the Services. This Agreement supersedes all prior agreements or communications between you and USamp UK regarding the subject matter of this Agreement.

Contacting USamp UK

If you wish to contact us regarding any questions or concerns about this Agreement or the Services, please view our “Contact Us” page.

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Because this website and its surveys are not directed to children under the age of 18, we do not provide memberships to persons under age 18. If you are under the age of 18, please let your parent or guardian know about this Policy and get his or her permission before you give us any of your personal information or demographic information, use our website or participate in surveys. Except as may be required by law, we will not knowingly collect, maintain, or disclose any personal information from children under the age of 18 without the parent's express approval and consent.

Information for Parents/Guardians

If you are a parent or guardian who has discovered that your child has submitted his or her personal information without your permission or consent, we will take reasonable steps to remove that information from its database at your request. To request removal of your child's information, please send us an e-mail at Support_uk@surveyhelpcenter.com and be sure to include in your message the same user name, and e-mail address that your child submitted.

Third-Party Content

The Services may contain links or references to information, content and services provided by third parties collectively, "Third-Party Content"). We do not monitor or have any control over any Third-Party Content. We do not endorse or adopt any Third-Party Content and can make no guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. We undertake no responsibility to update or review any Third-Party Content, and do not represent or warrant the accuracy of any information contained in any Third Party Content. You use any Third Party Content contained therein at your own risk. Information you submit at a third party site accessible from this Site is subject to the terms of that site’s privacy policy and we have no control over how your information is collected, used or otherwise handled.

Privacy

We may collect registration and other information about you through the Services. Please see the Privacy Policy for information regarding our collection, use and disclosure of this information.

Feedback

You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback, original or creative materials, or other information or content provided by you to us, to the extent it is not User Content, will become our sole property. We will own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of such information and content for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you.

Independent Contractors

You and we are independent contractors for all purposes. No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchisor-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement or by your access to or use of the Services.

Termination

Notwithstanding any term of this Agreement, we reserve the right, without notice and at its sole discretion, to discontinue or terminate any of the Services, to terminate your licence to use the Services or access the Site, and to restrict, block, limit and prevent your access to and use of the Services. Any termination or other action by us described in this paragraph will not limit any other remedies we may have against you at law or equity.

General Legal Notices

By accessing or using the Services, you consent to receiving electronic communications from us. These communications may include notices about your account and information concerning or related to the Services. You agree that any notices, agreements, disclosures or other communications that we send to you electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including any requirement that communications be in writing.

Our failure to act in a particular circumstance does not waive its ability to act with respect to that circumstance or similar circumstances. Any provision of this Agreement that is found to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable will be severed from this Agreement, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement will continue to be in full force and effect. The section headings and titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. Any provisions in this Agreement that by their nature should survive the termination of this Agreement (including, without limitation, provisions governing indemnification, limitations on liability, and disclaimers of warranty and ownership of intellectual property) will continue to remain in full force and effect after the termination of this Agreement.

If any provision of this Agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Our failure to comply with the Agreement because of an act of God, war, fire, riot, terrorism, earthquake, actions of federal, state or local government authorities or for any other reason beyond our reasonable control, shall not be deemed a breach of this Agreement.

Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the Services or this Agreement will be settled in the courts of whichever part of the United Kingdom in which you are ordinarily resident.

This Agreement, including all terms, policies and guidelines referenced in this Agreement, is the entire agreement between you and us concerning the Services. This Agreement supersedes and renders of no continuing legal effect all prior agreements or communications between you and us regarding the subject matter of this Agreement.

Contacting Us

If you wish to contact us regarding any questions or concerns about this Agreement or the Services, please view our “Contact Us” page.