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Online Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions in respect of official Web Site(s) of Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO USERS

Please note that using of this web site is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. Hence, users are requested to read these mandatory Terms and Conditions carefully before using this website.
(All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site).

1. Copyright

The entire content included in this site, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is the property of Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi including all copyrights thereof as a collective work with ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Permission is granted to electronically copy and print hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of respective dealings with Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of the site solely for the intended purpose as relevant in connection with your official relation with Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited, unless specifically authorized by Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi in writing. You are not authorized to make any change or delete any proprietary information/content from materials downloaded from the site.

2. Trademarks

All trademarks/logo, service marks and official names of Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi used in the site are proprietary and the properties of Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi only.

4. Limitation of Liability

Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or relevant services, even if Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

5. Information Errors

In the event that Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi mistakenly lists any services or provides with other incorrect information, then Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi reserves the right to refuse or cancel proceeding ahead with respective service(s) and make refund of applicable amount at the reasonable discretion of Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi.

6. Term & Termination

These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or any dealing process with Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi at any time at its sole discretion without notice, for any reason, whatsoever. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.

7. Notice

Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi.

8. Use of Site

Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi and/or other employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You are not authorised to upload, distribute, or otherwise tarnish the image/reputation of Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi by publishing through the site or otherwise any content which is libellous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You shall not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial /non-commercial online service or other organization.

9. Participation Disclaimer

Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi does not assume any responsibility to review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive, irrelevant to Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi’s respective activities/services, or otherwise unacceptable to Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi at its sole discretion.

10. Indemnification

You agree to fully indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, contractors, service providers/suppliers (collectively the "Service Providers") from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.

11. Third-Party Links

As part of our continuous endeavour to provide increased value to visitors, Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi may link to sites operated by third parties. However, notwithstanding any affiliation of Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi with third party(ies), Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk and responsibilities. Nonetheless, Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).

12. Governing Law & Dispute Resolution

Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, without regard to choice of law provisions. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site shall be to courts of law in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor business/official practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi may assign/delegate its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.
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