Terms of Service


(revised 2/2022)

Please read these Terms of Service (the ”Terms”) very carefully as these Terms govern your access to and/or use of the website located at www.globaldataconsortium.com (the “Website”).  By accessing or using the Website, you are concluding a legally binding Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Global Data Consortium, Inc. (“GDC”) to be bound by these Terms.  If you are entering into this Agreement on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you also represent that you have the authority to bind such entity to these terms, in which case the terms “you”, “your” or “client” shall refer to such entity.  If you do not have such authority, or if you do not agree with these terms, you must not accept this Agreement and may not use the Websites.

Who is Global Data Consortium?

GDC is a world leader in providing frictionless, electronic identity data verification (eIDV) for individuals and businesses using a broad global network of authoritative third-party identity data sources, to meet customer identification needs and enable trusted customer transactions.


The Company grants the User a non-exclusive, revocable, non-sublicensable license to access and use the Website in a manner and scope consistent with these Terms and the specific Services purchased.  The licenses granted do not include any right to: (a) damage, disable, or impair the Website (b) copy the Websites or any part, feature, function or user interface thereof; (c) modify, reroute, create derivative works of, derive the source code of, reverse engineer, disassemble or tamper with Website or attempt to do any of the foregoing.

Prohibited Uses

You may use the Website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms. You agree not to use them:

  • In any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local or international law or regulation including, without limitation, any laws regarding the use or export of personal data.
  • For any purpose that involves fraud, falsification of documents, identity theft or any other unfair or misleading commercial practice.
  • For the purpose of exploiting, harming or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any way by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable information or otherwise.
  • To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with these Terms of Use.
  • To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Website, or which, as determined by us, may harm the Company or users of the Website, or expose them to liability.

Additionally, user agrees not to:

  • Use the Website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Website, or interfere with any other party’s use of the Website.
  • Use any device, software or routine that interferes with or disrupts the proper working of the Website.
  • Introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.


Company’s Privacy Obligations.  Users should carefully read the privacy policy located here (“Privacy Policy”) as it is incorporated into this Agreement by reference and governs Company’s treatment of any personal information that is gathered by Company.  You hereby consent to Company’s processing of your personal data according to the Privacy Policy.

Intellectual Property Ownership

The Company is the sole and exclusive owner of all intellectual property rights in and to the Websites, including but not limited to all copyright, trademark, trade secrets and any other legally protectable IP rights. 


The Website and the information contained therein is made available and provided “AS IS”.  The Company specifically disclaims any and all warranties of any kind with respect to the Website, whether express, implied or statutory, including without limitation warranties of quality, performance, non-infringement, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. This disclaimer shall be enforced to the extent permitted by law in those jurisdictions that may limit the exclusion of implied warranties.

Limitation Of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall the Company or its suppliers be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, loss of data or other information, for business interruption, for personal injury, loss of privacy arising out of or in any way related to the use of or inability to use the Website Notwithstanding any damages that you might incur, the entire liability of the Company and any of its suppliers under any provision of this Terms and your exclusive remedy for all of the foregoing shall one ($1.00) U.S. dollar.

General Provisions

Severability.   If any provision of these Terms is held to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.

Waiver.  Except as provided herein, the failure to exercise a right or to require performance of an obligation under this Terms shall not affect a party’s ability to exercise such right or require such performance at any time thereafter nor shall be the waiver of a breach constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach.

Translation Interpretation.  These Terms may have been translated from the English original to other languages. You agree that the original English text shall prevail in the case of a dispute.

Applicable Law, Jurisdiction and Dispute Resolution.  Any claim, dispute or controversy of whatever nature (“Claim”) arising out of or relating to this Agreement, the Website shall be resolved in the state or federal courts located in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, and you agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts.  This Agreement shall be governed solely by and construed under the laws of the state of North Carolina, USA

Links to Other Websites.  This Website contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by the Company. The Company has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that the Company shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that You visit.

Amendments Or Modifications Of These Terms.  The Company may amend, modify or terminate any these Terms at any time and such amendment, modification or termination will be effective at the time Company posts the revised terms on the site.  You can determine when this agreement was last revised by referring to the “last updated” legend at the top of this agreement. Your continued use of the site or services after the Company has posted revised terms signifies your acceptance of such revised terms.

Contact Information.  If you have any questions about these Terms, need to contact the Company, or desire to exercise your legal rights with respect to any personal data, you may contact the Company at:

Global Data Consortium Inc.
1101 Haynes Street, Suite 109, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA
Telephone: +1 888.949.4389

For legal questions: legal@globaldataconsortium.com

For data protection questions:  privacy@globaldataconsortium.com