Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Welcome to GCDC!

These terms and conditions shall represent the rules and regulations of using the GCDC website on GCDC.org.

By accessing this website, we assume that you accept such terms and conditions. Do not continue to use GCDC if you do not agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.

The following terms shall apply to such terms and conditions, privacy statement, a disclaimer notice, and all agreements: The terms including "Client", "You" and "Your" refer to you, and to the person who logs on to this website and is compliant with the Company’s terms and conditions. "The Company", "Ourselves", "We", "Our" and "Us" refer to our Company. "Party", "Parties", or "We" refers to both the Client and ourselves. All terms shall refer to the offer, acceptance, and consideration of the payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of the provision of the Company’s stated services. All the above terms, or other words in the singular, plural, and/or he/she or they, are used interchangeably and therefore refer to the same.


We use cookies. By accessing GCDC, you agree to use cookies in agreement with GCDC's Privacy Policy.

Most interactive websites use cookies to let us retrieve the user’s details for each visit. Cookies are used by our website to enable the functionality of certain areas to make it easier for people to visit our website. Some of our affiliate/advertising partners may also use cookies.


Unless otherwise stated, GCDC and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on GCDC. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may access this from GCDC for your own personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  • Sell, rent, or sub-license materials from GCDC.

This Agreement shall begin at the date hereof.

Hyperlinking to our Content

The following organizations may link the user to our website without prior written approval:

  • Government agencies.
  • Search engines.
  • News organizations.
  • Online directory distributors may link the user to our website in the same manner as they hyperlink to the websites of other listed companies, and the system-wide accredited companies except soliciting non-profit organizations, charity shopping malls, and charity fundraising groups, which may not hyperlink to our website.

These organizations may link to our home page, publications, or other website information so long as the link:

  1. is not in any way deceptive;
  2. does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement, or approval of the linking party and its products and/or services; and
  3. fits within the context of the linking party’s site.

We may consider and approve other link requests from the following types of organizations:

  • Commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources.
  • com community sites.
  • Associations or other groups representing charities.
  • Online directory distributors.
  • Internet portals.
  • Accounting, law, and consulting firms.
  • Educational institutions and trade associations.

We will approve link requests from these organizations if we decide that:

  1. the link would not make us look unfavorable to ourselves or to our accredited businesses;
  2. the organization does not have any negative records with us;
  3. the benefit to us from the visibility of the hyperlink compensates for the absence of GCDC; and
  4. the link is in the context of general resource information.

These organizations may link to our home page so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement, or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.

If you are one of the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must inform us by sending an e-mail to GCDC. Please include your name, your organization name, and contact information, as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our website, and a list of the URLs on our site to which you would like to link. Wait 2 to 3 weeks for a response.

Approved organizations may hyperlink to our website as follows:

  • By use of our company name.
  • By use of the resource locator being linked to.
  • By the use of any other descriptions of our website being linked to what makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party’s site.

No use of GCDC's logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking the absence of a trademark license agreement.


You may not create frames around our webpages that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our website without prior approval and written permission.

Content Liability

We shall not be held responsible for any content that appears on your website. No link(s) should appear on any website that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene, or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of any third-party rights.

Your Privacy

Please read the Privacy Policy

Reservation of Rights

We reserve the right to request you remove all links or any particular link to our website after obtaining your approval. You approve of the immediate removal of all links to our website upon request. By continuously linking to our website, you agree to be bound to and follow these linking terms and conditions.

Removal of links from our website

If you find any link on our website that is offensive for any reason, you have the right to contact us anytime to inform us to remove them. We will seriously consider requests to remove links and shall remove the offensive links.

Disclosure Policy

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties, and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website, including the following:

  • Limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury.
  • Limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
  • Limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law.
  • Exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations and prohibitions of liability set in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: The disclaimer (a) is subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) governs all liabilities arising under the disclaimer, including liabilities arising in the contract, in tort and for breach of the statutory duty.

As long as the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

Limits of Liability

In any event, we shall not use, handle, transfer, retain, or share your data with third parties in a way that causes you harm. If we do not do so or if any damage is caused, we bear full responsibility, including remedying and compensating damages. This clause is a general and fundamental provision that invalidates all other contrary provisions or clauses.