Terms of Use

Updated October 19, 2015. Government Social Media LLC (“GSM”, “we”, “our”) owns and operates GSMO.org. By using GSMO.org, you agree to accept and comply with this Terms of Use. We may change our Terms of Use from time to time. It is the website user’s responsibility to periodically check back for amendments to our Terms of Use, posted online at GSMO.org. By continuing to use GSMO.org, you accept and agree to be bound by all changes.

We reserve the right to limit your use of GSMO.org or terminate your membership at any time if you violate the Terms of Use. Membership dues already paid are non-refundable in the event that membership is terminated. GSMO.org is a service of the Government Social Media Organization, and is only for the use of GSMO members. We are not liable for any improper use of the platform.

Posting Guidelines

We reserve the right to moderate and remove content that violates these guidelines, and to terminate membership. We accept no responsibility for the opinions and information posted by members on GSMO.org. By accepting these Terms of Use you agree not to post any of the following prohibited materials:

  • Personal attacks or threats of any kind.
  • Comments or content that promotes, fosters, or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, genetics, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, physical or intellectual disability or sexual orientation;
  • Obscene language.
  • Spam.
  • Discussion not relevant to topic.
  • Comments or content that advocates illegal activity.
  • Content or comments that infringe on copyrights or trademarks.
  • Personally identifiable medical information.
  • Information that may compromise the safety, security or proceedings of public systems or any criminal or civil investigations
  • Comments or content that violates the public or private rights of any other person
  • Comments or content that impersonate any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious
  • Anything that interferes with or disrupts GSMO.org or the operation thereof
  • Files or links to files containing malicious code, viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer, network or GSMO.org

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall GSM be liable for any indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of GSMO.org, or with the delay or inability to use GSMO.org website and services, or for any information, services, programs, products and materials available through or identified using GSMO.org, whether based in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if you have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and Usage Policies and all use of GSMO.org websites is governed by the laws of Nevada. By using our websites and any information contained therein, the user submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state courts of Nevada, to resolve disputes of any kind arising out of the user’s reliance on the information on our websites, or any interaction with the sponsors involving said sites. A printed version of these Terms of Use and of any related notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms of Use and Usage Policies to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

Summary of Terms of Use: In connection with your access and use of GSMO.org, you agree:

  • That you are above the legal age to enter into a legally enforceable contract.
  • Not to use GSMO.org for illegal purposes or for the transmission of material that is unlawful, harassing, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, tortuous, improper or otherwise objectionable, or that infringes on or may infringe on the intellectual property or other rights of another.
  • Not to use GSMO.org for the transmission of junk mail, spam, chain letters or unsolicited mass distribution of email.
  • That GSM, in its sole discretion, may remove posts by you or terminate your access if it believes that you may have in any way violated the Terms of Use.
  • That use of the GSMO.org is for users authorized by GSM, and you will not share your access information with parties not authorized by GSM.
  • Not to share member profile information obtained through GSMO.org with any other individual or entity for marketing or commercial purposes.

Please report any suspected violations or violations of the Terms of Use to help@gsmo.org.