These are the terms and conditions (the “Terms”) on which the below policies to Our website (the “Website”) is made available to you as a user of the Website (“You” or “Your) by Goans Connecting Goans Association, “GSCGS” (“We”, “Us” and “Our”).


Our Privacy Policy only applies to this Website. If You leave this Website via a link or otherwise (for example, an advert) to another website, You will be subject to the privacy policy and the terms and conditions of that website and You should check these before continuing to use that website.

This Privacy Policy applies only to information We collect online.

Information Collected.

We may collect and process the following kinds of information:

  1. Data that You provide when completing forms on the Website.
  2. If You contact us by email, in writing, or by other means We may keep a record of that correspondence.
  3. Details of Your visits to the Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, IP address, operating system, browser, and the resources You access.
  4. Information You supply when registering the use restricted areas of the Website.

Data Transmission and Storage

The transmission of the data over the internet is not completely secure. Although We do Our utmost to safeguard Your personal data, We cannot guarantee the security of Your data transmitted to the Website as no such transmission over the internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be completely secure. Any transmission is at Your own risk and consequences.

Once We have received Your data, We use procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access. All information You supply to Us is stored on Our deemed secure servers. Our servers are located in the United Arab Emirates. Payment transactions, if any will be encrypted.

Use of Information

We use information held about You in a number of ways, including:

  1. Ensuring the content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for You and Your computer.
  2. Improving the Website by collecting feedback We receive from You.
  3. Responding to questions, complaints, or request.
  4. Fulfilling any obligations arising out of any contracts entered into between You and Us.
  5. Performing statistical analysis of users’ behavior on the Website
  6. Administering the Website.

Disclosure of Information

We will, with Your consent, disclose the personal information You provide to third parties for marketing purposes.

Advertisers and Advertising networks use tracking technologies to collect information about Your computer or mobile device and Your online activities. We permit advertisers and advertising networks to collect information when You use the Website to enable them to display targeted adverts to You.

Analytics companies use tracking technologies to collect information about Your computer or mobile device and Your online activities. We permit analytics companies to collect this data when You use the Website.

We do not provide advertisers, advertising networks, or analytics companies with personal information such as Your name, address, email address, telephone number, or credit card details.

We may disclose Your personal information to third parties in response to a legal request such as a court order, to report illegal activity, to enforce Our rights or defend claims. We may also transfer Your data to third party, in the event of the sale or transfer of the Website domain or our Association.

Your Rights

You have the right to ask us for a copy of all Your personal data held by Us and/or any third parties affiliated to us at any time. This request should be make in writing to Our address below. A small charge can be made for this service.


This Website, like most others, uses cookies. Cookies are small test files stored on Your computer or mobile device by a browser when a website is accessed and help us to:

  1. Give You a better online experience.
  2. Improve the speed of the Website and protect Your security.
  3. Display advertisements effectively and keep the Website free to use.

We do not use cookies to:

  1. Collect Your personal details or any sensitive information about You.
  2. Pass any personally identifiable data about You to third parties.

Cookies in use

We use cookies to make the Website work including those that:

  1. Allow You to add comments and reviews to the Website.
  2. Give You, if You are a registered user, access to the restricted areas of the Website.

Third party functional cookies

Our Website, like most other websites, makes use of services and functions supplied by third parties. Some of these services and functions use cookies. Our Website uses Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube,, and Google

You can review their privacy and cookies policies on their website.

Visitor statistics Cookies

Like many other websites, this Website uses analytics software to help Us monitor statistics including , but not limited to, how many people have visited Our Website, how long people spend on the Website, What content they look at, how many times they visit the Website etc.

Our Website uses Google Analytics.

Google offers a browser add-on tool that gives You the ability to prevent Your data being used by Google Analytics.

Advertising cookies

Cookies are used extensively in online advertising. We permit third party advertisers to show adverts on the Website. This provides Us with revenue and allows You to browse Our content for free. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information about You, but may store information about Your visit to this Website and other websites You have visited. This enables the advertisers to show adverts to You they believe are relevant to You and Your interest.

We use Google AdSense, an advertising service provided by Google. The service makes use of the DoubleClick advertising platform and cookies, which track the use of this Website and Your behavior.

Affiliate cookies

We may receive commission for sales. Affiliate cookies track sale and ensure We receive this commission.

Managing cookies and advertising

You can also manage cookies by adjusting the settings on Your browser. Most web browsers will allow You to see which cookies have been set, block them, delete them etc. Please bear in mind that if You choose to disable cookies, certain section of the Website may not function correctly.

Instruction for popular browsers are listed below:

  1. Google Chrome
  2. Firefox
  3. Microsoft

Disabling cookies won’t prevent advertisements from being served. It will only mean that advertisements are not tailored to those the advertisers believe may be of interest to You.


Throughout the Website You will find links to third party websites, resources provided by third parties, and advertisements, We are not responsible in any way for the content of third party websites, third party resources, advertisements, and do not endorse them. We accept no responsibility for third party websites, third party resources, or advertisements, or for any loss or damage that may arise from Your use of them.


Unless otherwise stated, We or Our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the Website and the material published on it, including, but not limited to, text, logos, graphics, and photographs. These materials are protected by copyrights and intellectual property laws around the world. Subject to the license below, all such intellectual property rights are reserved.

Your use of the Website does not grant You any rights to Our intellectual property or that of third parties in the Website and its contents.

Other than as expressly permitted in these Terms, You may not copy, republish, reproduce, post, download, broadcast, transmit, record, edit, the web pages, text, logos, graphics, trademarks, computer codes in the Website and its content.

You may view, and download for page caching purposes only, pages from the Website for Your own personal reference.

You must not use ant text, images, or material on the Website for any purpose without obtaining a license or written permission to do so from Us or our licensors.

The name Goans Connecting Goans Association (GSCGS), including any logo version, is Our mark and may not be used by You without Our prior written consent.


Key terms:

  • Payment(s) through this Website may only be made with a Credit Card, Debit card or Net Banking.
  • Before making any payments, it is recommended that the user shall make necessary enquiry about the charges or fees payable against the credit/debit card used from credit card or the debit card service provider i.e. the respective bank.
  • The credit card information supplied at the time of using the service is processed by the payment gateway appointed by Us and is not supplied by Us. It is Your responsibility to ensure that the information entered in the relevant fields are correct. It is recommended that You take and retain a copy of the transaction for record keeping purposes, which might assist in resolution of any disputes that may arise.
  • You agree, understand and confirm that Your personal data including without limitation details relating to debit card/ credit card/net banking transmitted over the internet may be susceptible to misuse, hacking, theft and/ or fraud and that We or the gateway appointed by Us have no control over such matters.
  • The payment is processed by the gateway service provider through a secure website. However, We don’t give any assurance, that the information so provided online by You is secured or may be read or intercepted by a third party. We do not accept or assume any liability in the event of such unauthorized interception, hacking or other unauthorized access to information provided by you.
  • We shall not be liable for any inaccuracy, error or delay in, or omission of (a) any data, information or message, or (b) the transmission or delivery of any such data, information or message; or (c) any loss or damage arising from or occasioned by any such inaccuracy, error, delay or omission, non-performance or interruption in any such data, information or message. We, Our employees, directors, and its third party agents involved in processing, delivering or managing the payments, not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever, including punitive or exemplary arising out of or in any way connected with the provision of or any inadequacy or deficiency in use of the Website or the gateway services or resulting from unauthorized access or alteration of transmissions of data.
  • You agree that We or any of Our employees or directors will not be held liable by You for any loss or damages arising from Your use of, or reliance upon the information contained on the Website, or any failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions where such failure is due to circumstance beyond Our reasonable control.

Debit/Credit Card, Bank Account Details:

  • You agree that the debit/credit card details provided by You must be correct and accurate and that You will not use a debit/ credit card, that is not lawfully owned by You or the use of which is not authorized by the lawful owner thereof. You further agree and undertakes to provide correct and valid debit/credit card details,
  • You may pay Your application/advertisement/donation fees to Us by using a debit/credit card or through online banking account. You warrant, agree and confirm that when You initiates a payment transaction and/or issues an online payment instruction and provides Your card / bank details:
    1. That You are fully and lawfully entitled to use such credit / debit card, bank account for such transactions;
    2. You are responsible to ensure that the card/ bank account details provided by YOU are accurate;
    3. You authorize debit from the nominated card/ bank account for the payment of fees selected by You.
    4. You are responsible to ensure that sufficient credit is available on the nominated card/ bank account at the time of making the payment to permit the payment of the dues payable or fees /dues selected by You inclusive of taxes and charges if any.

Refund/Cancellation Policy:

Erroneous amount paid through debit or credit card error made by You may be refunded by the Us at Our sole discretion and shall have to reported through an authorized written request and evidence of an error within 2 days of such a transaction and the refund will be in same mode as it was paid unless otherwise decided by Us, It is Your responsibility to ensure that the card used for the transaction is valid. Administration charges will apply.


Any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with this website shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of United Arab Emirates.


The Goans Connecting Goans Association operates this not-for-profit Website, which provides information and certain services in the field of humanitarian action.

While every effort is being made to keep the content and services on this Website up to date and complete, Goans Connecting Goans makes no express or implied warranty or representations as to the accuracy, completeness or up-to-date nature of the content or services on or accessed through this Website or any site linked to it or in respect of the services offered to the users.

Any information on or accessed through this Website or any site linked to it is general information only and not intended as advice. The information is not adapted to any particular person’s circumstances and independent professional advice should be sought as required.

Goans Connecting Goans will not be responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever arising out of accessing or using the content or services on or accessed through this Website or any site linked to it.


If you have any questions about this Privacy or Cookies Policies, Or Payment Terms, the practices of this Website or if you have any other questions, you may call the Goans Connecting Goans Association on +971 50 286 2616 or email