1. Acceptance

These Terms of Use refer to the Arab Fashion Week (AFW) web platform located at www.arabfashionweek.org, any subdomains of www.arabfashionweek.org, and any related microsites or websites operated by the Arab Fashion Week, including the Arab Fashion Week (ArabFW) website, at www.arabfashionweek.org. (all referred to under the term “the Site”).

By using the Site you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. We reserve the right to amend these Terms of Use from time to time without notice to you and you agree to be bound by any such changes in your subsequent use of the Site.

The agreement between you and AFW formed on the basis of these Terms of Use (the “Agreement”) shall terminate immediately if you breach these Terms of Use. AFW reserves the right to terminate this Agreement at any time. The termination of this Agreement or your right to use the Site is without prejudice to any rights which the AFW may have against you in respect of such breach.

2. Intellectual Property Rights

All materials available on the Site (the “Materials”) – including but not limited to text, video, data, clips, audio clips, designs, logos, illustrations and still images – are protected by copyright, trademark, database and other intellectual property and proprietary rights and must not be used for any purpose other than educational, informational and non-commercial viewing purposes.

You may download and print information from the Site for your own personal use only.

The Materials contained in the Site are either owned by the Arab Fashion Week or have been licensed by the partners or sponsors of the AFW for inclusion within the Site.

AFW would like to hear from any intellectual property rights owners who are not properly identified on the Site so that we may make the necessary corrections and display the appropriate notices.

3. Disclaimers

This Site contains material which may be unsuitable for people under the age of 18. The Arab Fashion Week (AFW) bears no responsibility for people under the age of 18 viewings unsuitable material on this Site.

This Site may contain material which some people may find offensive. AFW would like to stress that it has no intention of causing any offence and suggests that people who find material contained on the Site offensive should either not view the material in question or should not visit the Site. AFW bears no responsibility for any offence that may be caused by people viewing the Site.

AFW makes no promise that the Site will meet your requirements or that the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free.

AFW may discontinue and will modify and update the Site from time to time with or without notice to you and without liability to you or any third party

Due to the nature of the internet and the fact that your access to the Site involves features outside the AFW’s control, the AFW is not responsible for technical problems you may experience with the Site. The Site is provided by AFW without any warranties or guarantees. You must bear the risks associated with the use of the Internet.

You understand and agree that AFW does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information in or provided in connection with the Site. AFW is not responsible for the results obtained from the use of such information from the Site.

To the full extent allowed by applicable law, you agree that AFW will not be liable to you/or any third party for any consequential or incidental damages (including but not limited to loss of revenue, loss of profits, loss of anticipated savings, wasted expenditure, loss of privacy and loss of data) or any other indirect, special or punitive damages whatsoever that arise out of or are related to your use of the Site.

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude AFW’s liability for personal injury or death caused by its negligence.

As a convenience to users of the Site, the Site includes links to other websites or material which are beyond its control. AFW is not responsible for content on the Internet or World Wide Web pages outside the Site.

4. Trading from our website

Where online transactions take place on our site, terms and conditions for individual services are available and clearly linked from the transaction pages.

5. Third Party Sites

5.1. A Site may contain links to other websites provided by independent third parties (“Third Party Sites”), either directly or through frames. Where possible, we will make clear such links are being made, although Third Party Sites may be co-branded with us and so include our trademarks. We are not responsible for the availability or content of Third Party Sites and will not be a party to, or in any way responsible for, any transaction concerning goods or services available from such Third Party Sites.  In particular, if you use links from the Sites to an authorised connected site which is not operated by us to download software or any other material, file, image or data from the Third Party Site, you acknowledge and agree that we have no responsibility or liability in connection with it.

5.2. We are not responsible for the accuracy, timeliness or the continued availability or the existence of content, hyperlinks, or third party websites or pages linked to the Sites. If any hyperlinks to downloadable software sites are included on the Sites, these are for convenience only and we are not responsible or liable for any difficulties or consequences associated with downloading the software.  Use of any downloaded software is governed by the terms of the licence agreement, if any, which accompanies or is provided with the software.

5.3. We make no representations of warranties regarding the accuracy, functionality or performance of any third party software that may be used in connection with the Sites.

6. Advertising and Sponsorship

Part of any Site may contain advertising and sponsorship.  Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on it complies with applicable laws.  We are not responsible to you for any error or inaccuracy in their advertising material.

7. No Offer

Information or opinions provided by us or through a third party on the Sites does not constitute an offer to sell or solicit an offer to buy any goods or services.

8. Changes to the Legal Terms

We may make changes to any Site or the Legal Terms from time to time without notice. You should review the Legal Terms of use regularly to ensure that you are aware of any changes we make. By continuing to use the Sites, you are agreeing now to be bound by future changes.

9. Third Party Copyright

Some of the content used on our Sites (such as, but not limited to, images and/or audio-visual material) may be the copyrighted works of third party suppliers, who reserve all their rights in such content. These third parties shall be entitled to the benefit of the Legal Terms in respect of their content as if they were “we” and shall be bound accordingly.

10. News by E-Mail

We may give you the option to subscribe to any e-mail news service so that your use of any information received in this manner will be subject to our Legal Terms.

11. Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy is hereby incorporated into these Legal Terms as though fully set forth herein. By agreeing to these Legal Terms you also give your consent to the way we handle your personal information under these terms.

12. General

You may not assign, sub-licence or otherwise transfer any of the rights under these Legal Terms. If any term is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions, which shall remain in full force and effect. Failure by either us or you to exercise any right or remedy under our Legal Terms does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy. Headings in our Legal Terms are for convenience only and have no legal effect.

13. Choice of Law and Jurisdiction Our Legal Terms are governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the United Arab Emirates applicable in Dubai and you irrevocably agree that the courts of Dubai have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute between us.

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