GulfBase.com is an on-line service owned and operated by Khaled Zughaibi and Basil Kabbani General Partnership and any successors and assigns (hereinafter the "Partnership") consisting of certain services and content provided by the Partnership.
Terms and Conditions of Service. Prior to the utilization of this site please read the following terms and conditions of service. Your access or use of this site, or any service on this site, is deemed as an acceptance by you, of these terms and conditions. The Partnership may, as it sees fit, amend, from time to time, these terms and conditions. When the terms and conditions are amended, the Partnership will notify you by posting a notice on the "Legal Update" section of the site and the changes will appear in this document. Therefore, it is advised that you consistently peruse these terms and conditions of service together with the Legal Update section whenever accessing or using this site. After the posting of amendments to these terms and conditions of service your use of the site, or any service on this site, will be deemed as an acceptance, by you, of the amended terms of conditions of service. Should you choose not to accept the terms and conditions of service you may not use the site.1. Intellectual Property and Trademarks.
GulfBase.com, which includes but is not limited to text, content and graphics (the "Service"), is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. "GulfBase.com" and GulfBase logos are trademarks of the Partnership. All rights reserved. All other trademarks appearing on the Service are the property of their respective owners. You agree to adhere to all applicable copyright, trademark and other laws, as well as any additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in the Service, and/or these terms and conditions of service.2. Representations and Warranties.
You represent and warrant that you: (1) have the power and authority to enter into this agreement; (2) shall not use any rights granted herein for any unlawful purpose; (3) are at least eighteen years old and (4) shall use the Service only as set forth in these terms and conditions of service. Such representations and warranties are preconditions to entering into this Agreement and shall constitute a continuing obligation throughout the duration of these terms and conditions of service.3. Qualification of Use.
It is understood that you have read and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of service for www.GulfBase.com. You agree to use the Service solely for your own personal, noncommercial use and benefit. You agree not to use, distribute, transfer or dispose of any information contained in the Service in any fashion that could compete with the business of the Partnership. You agree not to reproduce, retransmit, photocopy, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate the information received through the Service to anyone, including but not limited to others in the same company or organization, without the express prior written consent of the Partnership, with this exception: you may, on an occasional and irregular basis, include insubstantial portions of information from the Service in a memoranda, report or presentation. The right to this exception is granted only if these are distributed or made available for non-commercial purpose in a non-electronic form to a limited number of individuals (not to exceed 20). Should you make such information available under the above policy, the following must be included in all such memoranda, reports and presentations: GulfBase.com, copyright © 2001, K. Zughaibi & B. Kabbani General Partnership. You acknowledge and agree that the Service has been developed, compiled, prepared, revised, selected and arranged by the Partnership and other suppliers of content, information or equipment (including certain other information sources)("Suppliers") through the application of methods and standards of judgment developed and applied through the expenditure of substantial time, effort and money and constitutes valuable intellectual property of the Partnership and Suppliers. You agree to protect the proprietary rights of the Partnership and all others having rights in the Service during and after the term of this agreement and to comply with all reasonable written requests made by the Partnership or Suppliers to protect their and others' legal rights in the Service. You agree to notify the Partnership in writing promptly upon becoming aware of any unauthorized access or use of the Service by any party or of any claim that the Service infringes upon any copyright, trademark or other legal rights.4. License and Rights.
You acquire absolutely no rights or licenses in or to the Service and materials contained within the Service other than the limited right to utilize the Service in accordance with the terms and conditions of service. Should you download content from the Service, you must do so in accordance with the terms and conditions of service. Such download is licensed to you by the Partnership only for your own personal, noncommercial use in accordance with the terms and conditions of service and does not transfer any other rights to you. All present and future rights in and title to the Service are reserved for its exclusive use. Except as specifically permitted by the terms and conditions of service, you may not copy or make any use of the Service or any portion thereof. Except as specifically permitted herein, you shall not use the Partnership's intellectual property rights or the Service, or the names of any individual participant in, or contributor to, the Service, or any variations or derivatives thereof, for any purpose, without the Partnership's prior written approval.5. Fees and Payments.
The Partnership reserves the right at any time to charge fees for access to portions of the Service or the Service as a whole. If at any time the Partnership requires a fee for portions of the Service or the Service as a whole, the Partnership will require you to register and create an account. In no event will you be charged for access to portions of the Service or to the Service unless the Partnership obtains your prior agreement to pay such charges. You shall pay all fees and charges incurred through your account at the rates in effect for the billing period in which such fees and charges are incurred, including but not limited to charges for any products or services offered for sale through the Service by the Partnership or by any other vendor or service provider. All fees and charges shall be billed to you, and you shall be solely responsible for their payment. Two weeks advance notice, prior to the expiration of your respective billing period, shall be given in order that the service not be disrupted. The Partnership shall not permit an automatic renewal of payments. Notice to renew will be given to you and you may renew the service or not at your discretion.6. Membership and Registration.
In order to obtain access to portions of the Service that require a fee or payment you must establish an account with the Partnership. To do so you need to select a subscriber identification ID and a password. You will provide the Partnership with certain registration information, all of which must be accurate and updated. You shall not (1) select a subscriber ID already used by another person; (2) use a subscriber ID in which another person has rights without such person's authorization. You shall immediately notify the Partnership of any known or suspected unauthorized use(s) of your account, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of your password or credit card information. You are solely responsible for all usage or activity on your GulfBase.com account, including but not limited to use of the account by any third party authorized or unauthorized by you to use your subscriber ID and password. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your account, in the Partnership's sole discretion. All fees and charges paid to the Partnership are nonrefundable.7. Disclaimer.
Any use by you of the Service is at your sole risk and you hereby agree in advance that the Service and anything contained therein (the "Content") are provided "as is" and that the Partnership makes no warranty of any kind, express or implied, as to the Content. The Partnership does not warrant that the Service is compatible with your equipment or that the Service is free of viruses, errors or any other destructive features and is not liable for any damage you may suffer as a result of such destructive features. You acknowledge that (1) the site provides an informative Service only and is not intended for trading, (2) the Partnership does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the Service and (3) the provision of certain parts of the Service is subject to the terms and conditions of other agreements to which the Partnership is a party. Accordingly, notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein set forth, the Partnership, its officers and employees, affiliates, subsidiaries, successors and assigns, Suppliers and third-party agents thereof shall not, directly or indirectly, be liable, in any way, to you or any other person for any: (A) inaccuracies or errors in or omissions from the Service including, but not limited to, quotes and financial data; (B) delays, errors or interruptions in the transmission or delivery of the Service; or (C) loss or damage arising there from, or by any reason of nonperformance.8. Exclusion and Limitation of Liability.
You agree that the Partnership, its Suppliers and third-party agents thereof shall have no responsibility or liability for (1) any injury or damages, whether caused by the negligence of the Partnership, its employees, subcontractors, agents, Suppliers or otherwise arising in connection with the Service and shall not be liable for any lost profits, losses, punitive, incidental or consequential damages or any claim against the Partnership by any other party or (2) any fault, inaccuracy, omission, delay or any other failure in the Service caused by your computer equipment or arising from your use of the Service on such equipment. Furthermore, under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall the Partnership, its Suppliers and third-party agents thereof be liable to you for direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or special damages arising from use or inability to use the Service or any links or content of the Service or any provision of the terms and conditions of service, such as, but not limited to loss of revenue or anticipated profits or lost business. The Partnership is also not responsible for the reliability or continued availability of the telephone lines and equipment you use to access the Service. You understand that the Partnership and/or third-party contributors to the Service may choose at any time to inhibit or prohibit their content from being accessed under the terms and conditions of service. In no event shall the Partnership's total liability to you for all damages, losses and causes of action exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for use of this site.9. Indemnification.
You agree, at your own expense, to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Partnership and its employees, representatives, Suppliers and agents, against any claim, suit, action or other proceeding brought against the Partnership, its employees, representatives, Suppliers and agents, by a third party, to the extent that such claim, suit, action or other proceeding brought against the Partnership, its employees, representatives, Suppliers and agents is based on or arises in connection with the Service, or any links on the Service, including, but not limited to: (1) your use or someone using your computer's use of the Service (or account); (2) a violation of the terms and conditions of service by you or anyone using your computer (or account); (3) a claim that any use of the Service by you or someone using your computer (or account) infringes any intellectual property right of any third party, or otherwise results in injury or damage to any third party; (4) any deletions, additions, insertions or alterations to, or any unauthorized use of, the Service by you or someone using your computer (or account); (5) any misrepresentation or breach of representation or warranty made by you; or (6) any breach of any covenant or agreement to be performed by you hereunder. You agree to pay any and all costs, damages and expenses, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys' fees and costs awarded against or otherwise incurred by or in connection with or arising from any such claim, suit, action or proceeding attributable to any such claim.10. Links.
The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. The Partnership has no control over such sites and resources. You, therefore, acknowledge that the Partnership does not endorse and is not responsible for any content, information, data, advertising, products, or other materials (including computer viruses) on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge that the Partnership shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use or reliance on any such content, information, data, advertising, products, or other materials or services available on or through any such site or resource.11. Severability.
If any provision of the terms and conditions of service is found invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, and the other provisions of these terms and conditions of service will remain in force.12. Termination.
Either you or the Partnership may terminate the terms and conditions of service with or without cause at any time and effective immediately. You may terminate the terms and conditions of service by discontinuing use of the Service and destroying all materials obtained from the Service. These terms and conditions of service will terminate immediately without notice from the Partnership if you, in the Partnership's sole discretion, fail to comply with any provision of these terms and conditions of service. Upon termination by you or upon notice of termination by the Partnership, you must destroy promptly all materials obtained from the Service and any copies thereof.13. Governing Law.
These terms and conditions of service shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries (United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar) without giving effect to conflicts-of-law principles thereof. You agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Board of Grievances located in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries (United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar) with respect to any legal proceedings that may arise in connection with the Service or from a dispute as to the interpretation or breach of the terms and conditions of service.14. Entire Agreement.
The terms and conditions of service and any other terms and conditions of service on www.GulfBase.com, and its successor, constitute the entire agreement between you and the Partnership and govern your use of the Service.15. Headings.
The section titles in the terms and conditions of service are used solely for the convenience of you and the Partnership and have no legal or contractual significance.16. Miscellaneous.
You accept that (1) no waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default; (2) the Partnership has the right to change the content or technical specifications of any aspect of the Service at any time at the Partnership's sole discretion. You further accept that such changes may result in your being unable to access the Service. This Agreement and any terms and conditions of service constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all previous written or oral agreements between the parties with respect to such subject.COPYRIGHT
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