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TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE OF THE ARABCONSULT.COM WEB SITE

Please read these Terms and Conditions of Use of the ArabConsult.com Web Site (Terms of Use) carefully. By accessing this electronic World Wide Web site (this Web Site) and any pages thereof, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions listed here. Arab Consulting House (ArabConsult) Limited and its affiliates (ArabConsult) reserve the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time without notice. Therefore, you should periodically visit this page to review the current terms and conditions.

Proprietary Information

The material and content accessible from this Web Site and any other World Wide Web site owned, operated, licensed or controlled by ArabConsult (the Content) is the proprietary information of ArabConsult or the party that provided the Content to ArabConsult, and ArabConsult or the party that provided the Content to ArabConsult retains all right, title, and interest in the Content.  Accordingly, the Content may not be distributed, modified, transmitted, reused, or reposted for private, public or commercial purposes, without the express written permission of ArabConsult.  Modification or use of the Content except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use violates ArabConsult's intellectual property rights.  Trademarks, service marks and logos appearing in this Web Site are the property of ArabConsult or the party that provided the trademarks, service marks and logos to ArabConsult.  ArabConsult and any party that provided trademarks, service marks and logos to ArabConsult retain all rights with respect to any of their respective trademarks, service marks and logos appearing in this Web Site.  Neither title nor intellectual property rights are transferred to you by access to this Web Site.

Restrictions On Use

Users of this Web Site have a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited, revocable right to use this site solely to obtain information about ArabConsult and its products and services.  You must not use this site for any other purpose, without ArabConsult’s express prior written consent.  For example, without the express prior written permission of an authorized representative of ArabConsult you must not (and must not authorize any other party to) (i) co‑brand this Web Site or any portion thereof, or (ii) use devices (including software) that are designed to provide repeated automated access to this Web Site, or (iii) remove, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any Web Site software or use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the Web Site architecture; or (iv) use the Web Site for the purpose of gathering information for or transmitting (1) unsolicited commercial e‑mail, (2) e‑mail that makes use of headers, invalid or nonexistent domain names, or other means of deceptive addressing, or (3) unsolicited telephone calls or facsimile transmissions; or (v) use the Web Site in a manner that violates any law.  For purposes of these Terms of Use, “co‑branding” means to display a name, logo, trademark, or other means of attribution or identification of any party in such a manner as is reasonably likely to give a user the impression that such other party has the right to display, publish, or distribute the Web Site or content accessible within the Web Site.  You agree to cooperate with ArabConsult in causing any prohibited use immediately to cease.

Links

Linking to this Web Site or framing any of the materials contained on this Web Site without the prior written permission of ArabConsult is strictly prohibited. The ArabConsult Web Site may contain links to other World Wide Web sites or frame information from third-party sites. ArabConsult is not responsible for, and does not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of the content or merchantability of products displayed or described on linked sites, nor does it endorse the entities sponsoring those sites.  ArabConsult makes no representations or warranties about the content, completeness or accuracy of these links or the sites hyper-linked to this Web Site.

Submissions

You hereby grant to ArabConsult the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non‑exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display all remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics or other information communicated to ArabConsult through or in connection with this Web Site (together, the Submission), and to incorporate any Submission in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.  ArabConsult will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential, unless ArabConsult agrees to do so in writing, and may use any Submission in its business (including without limitation, for products or advertising), and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future ArabConsult materials.

Disclaimer / Limitation Of Liability

ArabConsult believes that the information on this Web Site has come from reliable sources, but neither ArabConsult nor any of its affiliates give any assurances or warranties or make any representations, express or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained on this Web Site.

YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.  The Content is provided -as is- and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied.  ArabConsult disclaims all warranties,  including any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, TITLE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.  ArabConsult does not warrant that the CONTENT OR functions contained in this WEB site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this WEB site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.  ArabConsult does not warrant or make any representation regarding use, or the result of use, of the content in terms of accuracy, reliability or otherwise.  The content may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors, and ArabConsult may make changes or improvements at any time WITHOUT NOTICE.  You, and not ArabConsult, assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction IN THE EVENT OF ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT.

IN NO EVENT WILL ARABCONSULT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER INDIRECT DAMAGES, LOSSES OR EXPENSES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, CLAIMS ARISING FROM MALFUNCTION OR DEFECTS IN THE WEB SITE OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE WEB SITE BY ANY PARTY, OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS OR TELECOMMUNICATIONS OR SYSTEM MALFUNCTION. ARABCONSULT CANNOT GUARANTEE THAT THE MATERIAL ON THIS WEB SITE HAS NOT BEEN AFFECTED BY TECHNICAL MALFUNCTIONS OR UNAUTHORIZED TAMPERING.

The Content is not necessarily complete and up-to-date and should not be used to replace ArabConsult’s written reports, statements and notices.  Users should use the Content in the same manner as any other educational medium and should not rely on the Content to the exclusion of their own professional judgment.  Information obtained by using this Web Site is not exhaustive and does not cover all issues, topics or facts that may be relevant to your goals. 

All of the information in this Web Site, whether historical in nature or forward-looking, speaks only as of the date the information is posted on this Web Site, and ArabConsult does not undertake any obligation to update such information after it is posted or to remove such information from this Web Site if it is no longer accurate or complete. 

Indemnity

You will indemnify and hold ArabConsult, its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, content providers, service providers, employees, agents, officers, directors, and contractors (the Indemnified Parties) harmless from any breach of these Terms of Use by you, including any use of Content other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use.  You agree that the Indemnified Parties will have no liability in connection with any such breach or unauthorized use, and you agree to indemnify any and all resulting loss, damages, judgments, awards, costs, expenses, and attorneys’ fees of the Indemnified Parties in connection therewith.  You will also indemnify and hold the Indemnified Parties harmless from and against any claims brought by third parties arising out of your use of the information accessed from this Web Site.

Information You Provide  

To access this Web Site or some of the resources it has to offer, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information.  It is a condition of your use of this Web Site that all the information you provide on this Web Site will be correct, current, and complete, and that you comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the Web Site and the Content and materials provided herein.  If ArabConsult believes the information you provide is not correct, current, or complete or that you are violating any applicable laws, statutes, ordinances or regulations, ArabConsult has the right to refuse you access to the Web Site or any of its resources, and to terminate or suspend your access at any time.

In addition, you may not post, send, submit, publish, or transmit in connection with this Web Site any material that:

  • you do not have the right to post, including proprietary material of any third party;

  • does not pertain directly to this Web Site;

  • infringes any intellectual property or other right of any entity or person, including violating anyone’s copyrights or trademarks or their rights of publicity;

  • violates any law or may be considered to violate any law;

  • impersonates or misrepresents your connection to any other entity or person or otherwise manipulates headers or identifiers to disguise the origin of the content;

  • solicits funds, advertisers or sponsors;

  • includes programs which contain viruses, worms and/or Trojan horses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications;

  • amounts to a pyramid or similar scheme;

  • disobeys any policy or regulations established from time to time regarding use of this Web Site or any networks connected to this Web Site; or

  • contains links to other sites that contain content that falls within the descriptions set forth above.

ArabConsult reserves the right to monitor use of this Web Site to determine compliance with these Terms of Use, as well the right to remove or refuse any information for any reason.  Notwithstanding these rights, you remain solely responsible for the content of your postings.  You acknowledge and agree that neither ArabConsult nor any third party that provides Content to ArabConsult will assume or have any liability for any action or inaction by ArabConsult or such third party with respect to any posting.

Security 

Any passwords used for this Web Site are for individual use only and are not to be transferred or shared. You shall be responsible for the security of your passwords (if any).  YOU, AND NOT ARABCONSULT, ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY MISUSE OF YOUR PASSWORDS. IN NO EVENT WILL ARABCONSULT BE LIABLE FOR ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION OR OTHER DAMAGE RESULTING FROM MISUSE OF ANY OF YOUR PASSWORDS.  ArabConsult shall be entitled (but not obligated) to monitor your password and, at its discretion, require you to change it.  If you use a password that ArabConsult considers insecure, ArabConsult will be entitled (but not obligated) to require the password to be changed and/or terminate your account.

You are prohibited from using any services or facilities provided in connection with this Web Site to compromise security or tamper with system resources and/or accounts. The use or distribution of tools designed for compromising security (e.g., password guessing programs, cracking tools or network probing tools) is strictly prohibited. If you become involved in any violation of system security, ArabConsult reserves the right to release your details to system administrators at other sites in order to assist them in resolving security incidents.  ArabConsult reserves the right to investigate suspected violations of these Terms of Use.

ArabConsult reserves the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order/subpoena requesting or directing ArabConsult to disclose the identity of anyone posting any e‑mail messages, or publishing or otherwise making available any materials that are believed to violate these Terms of Use, or otherwise violating these Terms of Use or the law.  BY ACCEPTING THIS AGREEMENT YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS ARABCONSULT FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY ARABCONSULT DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND/OR FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER ARABCONSULT OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.

Electronic communications submitted to ArabConsult should be considered neither secure nor confidential. ArabConsult makes no representation whatsoever concerning the security or confidentiality of your electronic communications and specifically makes no representation that any electronic communications submitted through this Web Site will be received by ArabConsult.

Miscellaneous

These Terms of Use will be governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of Lebanon, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law.  You specifically consent to personal jurisdiction in Lebanon in connection with any dispute between you and ArabConsult arising out of these Terms of Use or pertaining to this Web Site. You agree that any dispute will be finally settled in arbitration in Lebanon in accordance with the Rules of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce.   If any part of these Terms of Use is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement among the parties relating to the subject matter hereof.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, any additional terms and conditions on the Web Site shall govern the items to which they pertain.

Last updated: January 16, 2008 

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