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GENERAL CONDITIONS

Definitions

  • Visitor = any party accessing, visiting or making use of the BBC Site, a part of the Site or the Information provided. Information = data, information, special offers, materials, documents, images, files, etc., on the BBC Site.

  • BBC = the Belgian Business Council, incorporated in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

  • BBC Site = all pages, in whatever language, to which these Site Terms apply and all pages, in whatever language, on which BBC refers to these

  • Site Terms. Site Terms = the terms as described below.

Applicability

  • These Site Terms apply to the access of the BBC Site and use of Information (including all special offers on the BBC Site and all BBC services) . If the Visitor does not accept these Site Terms, the Visitor does not have the right to make use of the BBC Site nor of the deals and services offered by the BBC.

  • The BBC reserves the right to amend or change these Site Terms unilaterally and without prior notice. The BBC will inform the Visitor of any changes or alterations by announcing these on the homepage of the BBC Site.

Ownership & intellectual property rights

  • Unless stated otherwise, all rights, including all intellectual property rights, to the BBC Site and the Information are owned by the BBC.

  • The Visitor is permitted to browse through the BBC site and to print and download Information to a hard disk or floppy disk for personal use only. All reproductions must clearly show the copyright notice of the BBC (© 2012 Belgian Business Council).

  • The Information may not be modified in any way and graphics may not be used separately from the accompanying text. No part of the BBC Site may be reproduced or stored in any other website or framed.

  • The Visitor or a third party is not allowed, without prior written authorization by the BBC and other than by a hyperlink, to establish a link, deep link or gateway between the BBC Site and any other (Internet) site, (meta) search engine or computer network.

  • Any other use than indicated above is prohibited. Any rights not expressly granted in these Site Terms are reserved.

  • Use of or reproduction which is in breach of these Site Terms carries a AED 15.000,- fine which will be owed by the violating party without a warning notice or other prior notification. The violating party must immediately cease the infringement and will owe the amount of AED 500,- in addition to the previously mentioned amount for each day that the infringement continues after having been informed by the BBC.

Limitation

of liability

  • Even though the BBC aims to provide correct Information, the BBC does not guarantee the accuracy and/or completeness of the Information or of the BBC Site.

  • The Visitor is fully responsible for the use of the Information and the Visitor himself/herself shall check whether the Information is accurate and complete.

  • Under no circumstances shall the BBC be liable for any damages arising from:  

    • (a) the use or the contents of the BBC Site and/or the Information.

    • (b)  the use or the contents of the Information on any site to which a link has been established on the BBC Site or any site which establishes a link to the BBC site;

    • (c)  violation through (the use of) the BBC Site or the Information on the rights of third parties. The above does not apply in as far as the damages are the result of gross negligence or intention on the part of the BBC.

  • If transactions between the Visitor and third parties come about via the BBC Site, the BBC is not involved in such transactions whatsoever. These Site Terms do not apply to such transactions and the BBC is not liable in any way for damages resulting from such transactions or the results of these transactions.

  • Whilst the BBC endeavours to ensure that the BBC Site is normally available 24 hours a day, the BBC will not be liable should, for whatever reason, the BBC Site be unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to the BBC Site may be suspended temporarily or permanently and without prior notice. The BBC reserves the right to, at any time and without stating reasons, deny a Visitor or other party access to the BBC Site and reserves the right to take technical measures to enforce this. The BBC shall not be liable for any damages resulting from this.

Equipment

  • The Visitor shall be responsible for the purchase, use and maintenance of all telephone equipment, computer hardware and other equipment needed to visit and use the BBC Site. The BBC shall not be liable for any damages to the Visitor's equipment resulting from the use of or visits to the BBC Site.

Personal

information

  • During the Visitor’s visit to the BBC Site personal information on the Visitor may be collected and processed by the BBC. The BBC’s Privacy Policy provides details on the collection and processing of this personal information.  

Governing law & disputes

  • These Site Terms and any (other) agreement between the Visitor and the BBC shall be governed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the United Arab Emirates. Disputes, which are not settled amicably, shall be submitted to the competent judge in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. This does not affect the right of a Visitor to appeal to local or international regulation or treaty, exclusively as far as these are mandatory provisions and these are applicable to the relation between the BBC and the Visitor.

  • The Visitor is responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of the country from which the Visitor is accessing the BBC Site.

  • If any of these Site Terms should be determined to be, fully or partly, unlawful, void or otherwise unenforceable, then the parties are considered to have agreed terms on the subject which, in intent and result, are as close as possible to the terms determined unlawful, void or otherwise unenforceable and which are lawful, valid and enforceable.

  • These Site Terms are to be translated to Arabic. The text in Arabic shall be the leading text.

Contact us

  • You may contact the BBC at Belgian Business Council, permitted by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry to carry out its activities in Dubai - UAE

  • Registered Office/Postal Address at P.O. Box 502592, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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