Terms Of Use

Terms of Use The Global Note B.V.

Version dated 29 November 2023



These Terms of Use (the "Terms") are a legal agreement between you and The Global Note B.V., a company registered in the Netherlands (with the Chamber of Commerce under number 89192214) and located in Haarlem ("TGN", "we", "us" or "our"). These Terms apply to your access to and use of www.theglobalnote.com (the "Website") and any sub-domain of the Website.

You acknowledge and agree that by accessing or using the Website, you indicate that you have read and agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, then you must stop accessing or using the Website.


Use of the Website

To use the Website you must be, and confirm that you are, of legal age (18 years of age or older, or otherwise the legal age in your jurisdiction, or if you have parental consent, 16 years of age or older) and able to agree to these Terms.

Access to the Website is granted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the services we provide on our Website without notice. We will not be liable for any reason in the event that the Website are unavailable at any time or for any period. Your access and use of the data available on the Website is only permitted in accordance with these Terms.

You may not:

  • scrape, access, monitor, index, frame, link, or copy any content or information on the Website by accessing the Website in an automated way, using any robot, spider, scraper, web crawler, or any other method of access other than manually accessing the publicly-available portions of the Website; and
  • copy, download (other than through page caching necessary for personal use, or as otherwise expressly permitted by these Terms), modify, distribute, post, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, broadcast, “mirror”, duplicate, publish, republish, upload, license, reverse engineer, create derivative works from, or offer for sale any content or other information contained on or obtained from or through the Website, by any means.


The  Website may enable you to submit, post, upload, or otherwise make available (collectively "Post") content such as reviews, questions, comments, public messages, ideas, product feedback, comments, photos, videos and other content (collectively "User Content") that may or may not be viewable by other users. Any material, information or idea you transmit to us or Post by any means will be treated as non-confidential.

You hereby grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable, and transferable license to use, share, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works of and display any User Content you upload or insert in the Website.

By posting or submitting User Content through the Website, you represent and warrant that you have, or have obtained, all rights, licenses, consents, permissions, power and/or authority necessary to grant the rights granted in these Terms, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

We have the right to remove any User Content if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with these Terms, is unlawful or contrary to good morals.


Account Registration

You may be required to create an account to use parts of the Website. If so, during the registration process, you must select a user name and password and provide us with additional information. You agree to provide us with accurate, complete, and current registration information about yourself. It is your responsibility to ensure that your password remains confidential and secure. By registering, you agree that you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your user name and password. We may assume that any communications we receive under your account have been made by you. 

You are responsible for notifying us at info@theglobalnote.com if you become aware of any unauthorised use of or access to your account. You agree that we may require you to provide information that may be used to confirm your identity and help ensure the security of your account.


Intellectual Property

We are the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Website and in the content published on it. Those works are protected by national and international intellectual property laws. You agree to abide by all applicable intellectual property laws.

We hereby grant you a limited, non-exclusive and non-sublicensable license to access and use our intellectual property rights for your personal use. The license is not granted for commercial purposes, subject to these Terms and does not permit:

  • Any resale of our content;
  • The distribution, public performance or public display of any materials;
  • Modifying or otherwise making any derivative uses of our materials, or any portion thereof;
  • Any use of materials for other than for their intended purposes.

This license will automatically terminate if we suspend or terminate your access to the Website. 

Any feedback you submit to us is non-confidential. We will be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of such feedback for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you. You waive any rights you may have to the feedback (including any copyrights or moral rights, insofar legally allowed).


Linking from the Website

Where the Website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the content of these websites or resources, and do not accept any responsibility for them or any loss or damage that may arise from your use of those websites or resources.


Changes to the Website

We aim to update the Website regularly, and may change content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the Website, or close the Website indefinitely. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.



We will process your personal data in accordance with the Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy as published on the Website.


Limitation of liability

We make every effort to operate the Website with reasonable care and skill. We provide the Website on an "as is" basis without warranty of any kind. We will do our utmost best to keep the Website available 24/7. We do not warrant that the Website are operational, compatible, error free, secure or that the Website will function without disruptions, delays or imperfections.

To the extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall we be liable for any damages or losses incurred by you in connection with the Website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the Website and any materials posted on it.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

These Terms and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject form or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Dutch law.

Any dispute arising out of or in connection with an Agreement or these Terms, including disputes concerning the existence and validity thereof, will, if no amicable settlement can be reached, be exclusively submitted to the competent courts in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. If you are a natural person who is not acting in the performance of a profession or business, you can opt for settlement of the dispute at the competent court designated by law, within one month after we have invoked this clause.


Contact details

Should you have any questions, complaints or comments after reading these Terms, please contact us at info@theglobalnote.com


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