Terms & conditions

The following Terms and Conditions apply to the use of this website https://www.globaloutpostservices.com/ and all its sub domains. By using this website you agree to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions. If you disagree with these terms and conditions please do not use our website.  

1  Users

We reserve the right to limit the access to certain areas of our website to different categories of users for security as well as for confidentiality purposes.
  • General users without a user id or password can access information from the first page of our website via the www and do not have permission to download any documents.
  • Shell employees and their partners or spouses can access via a secured path certain areas of the website and download Inside Guides and Business Brief documents only. 
  • Active members of the Outpost network, including Focal Points, Team Members, Volunteers, have access to all areas of the website, after signing the Confidentiality agreement and applying for a secure log in and password.
  • Global Outpost Services (GOS) members have access to all area of the website, after signing the Confidentiality agreement and applying for a secure log in and password. In addition certain members of GOS have Administrator Rights.
  • Outpost Associate members have access to certain areas of the website only, after agreeing to the general rules of Confidentiality from the present Terms & Conditions and applying for a secure log in and password.
  • Advisory Council members have access to certain areas of the website only, after agreeing to the general rules of Confidentiality from the present Terms & Conditions and applying for a secure log in and password.

 2  Levels of access - Password and account security

Users acknowledge and agree that they are solely responsible for keeping the confidentiality of any password provided by GOS to access certain restricted areas of the website.As soon as a user becomes aware of any unauthorised use of his/her password of account, he or she must notify GOS.

3  Disclaimer

The information contained in this website is collected by Global Outpost Services and the Outpost Network, and is for general purposes of Shell employees and their families only. GOS tries to ensure that all information provided is correct at the time of inclusion on the website but does not guarantee the accuracy of such information. Therefore we cannot accept any liability for damages directly or indirectly resulting from inaccuracies within the information given.

4  Third Party Links

This website may contain hyperlinks to external or third-party websites. These links are provided for your convenience and for you to access further information. It is your responsibility to decide whether any services or information available from these websites are suitable for your purposes. You access these third-party websites at your own risk and neither GOS nor any Outpost is liable for the operation and content of these third-party websites.

5  Copyright and other intellectual property rights

This website and all its sub-domains contain materials, including, but not limited to, text, photographs, videos, images, workshops which are protected by copyright and/or other intellectual property rights.  GOS and Outposts own all copyrights and other intellectual property rights on the content and materials created by their members for the purpose of their Outpost role, during their tenure.
When using 3rdparty sources, content or material, contributors are responsible for obtaining the adequate rights to use them. Infringement of 3rd party copyright and other intellectual property rights is the responsibility of each individual contributor to this site.

All comments, materials and other information users submit through the website or post on the forum become property of GOS and Outpost Network. In the event contributors already had any property rights over some comments, materials or information (such as on photographs), they grant GOS and Outpost Network a royalty free worldwide license to use this content.

6  Destinations Magazines

Destinations Magazines is a publication of GOS and publicly available via the website to all users. All content from the past as well as current issues of the magazine, including but not limited to text, photographs and images, is property of GOS and Outpost Network. Users reading the magazines are bound by the copyright and other intellectual property rights as stated in these terms and conditions.

7  Confidentiality

All users acknowledge and agree that the content, information, materials and comments in this website are confidential to GOS and the Outpost Network. All users agree to maintain this content and all elements in strict confidence and not to disclose or provide access thereto to any unauthorized person or entity. This includes but is not limited to the following rules:
  • Shell employees accessing Inside Guides and Business Briefs via SWW or via a GOS provided login and password:
    may download and print off one copy of any of these documents for their own personal reference.
  •  Shell employees’ partners/spouses accessing Inside Guides and Business Briefs via a GOS provided login and password:
    may download and print off one copy of any of these documents for their own personal reference.
  • Members of Outpost Network accessing all documents either via their secured Shell access or via their login and password provided by GOS:  may download and print off copies of these documents for the sole purpose of answering requests from their clients (Shell employees and partners) and for training purposes in their location.
  • Associates do not have the right to download any document or material available on the website unless otherwise specified via a GOS provided login and password.
All users must not:
  • copy, publish or reproduce any of the content from this website for commercial purposes.
  • collect data and contact details for unsolicited commercial communication such as emailing.
  • remove any copyright or other intellectual property notices contained in the original material from any material copied or printed off from this website.use
  • any content or information from this website in any way for a purpose AGAINST the general mission of the OUTPOST NETWORK.


8  Data protection

Personal details provided to GOS and Outpost Network through this website will only be used in accordance with the Shell Privacy Policy. By providing personal details to GOS, users are consenting to their use in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

9  Forum

This website offers the possibility for the Outpost Network members and GOS members only to access and contribute to a forum. The Associates are only granted the right to read the forum.

Be aware that any communications posted on the forum represent the views of the individuals who posted them. Users may not use the forum to post, upload or otherwise transmit information or pictures that are defamatory, a breach of privacy or otherwise unlawful. GOS reserves the right to monitor any information transmitted or received through the forum. Forums shall be used by authorized people only for non-commercial purposes.

10  Changes of Terms and Conditions

We may change the terms and conditions and disclaimer set out above if necessary. By browsing this website you are accepting that you are bound by the current terms and conditions and disclaimer.

11  Changes and maintenance of the website

GOS may change the format and content of this website at any time.  GOS may suspend the operation of this website for support or maintenance work, in order to update the content or for any other reason.

12  Complaints Procedure

In case of complaint, question or any remark about this website, please contact the Administrator at central-hr-globaloutpostservices@shell.com

©2012, Global Outpost Services, Shell International B.V.
The information contained in this website is collected by GOS and the Outpost Network, and is for general purposes of Shell employees and their families. GOS tries to ensure that all information provided is correct at the time of inclusion on the web site but does not guarantee the accuracy of such information. Therefore we cannot accept any liability for damages directly or indirectly

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