TERMS & CONDITIONS
The www.thegulfindian.com web site (the “Site”) is published by ACC Advertising Fz LLC (the “Owner”). Use of the related services offered on the Site is subject to these Terms of Service (“TOS”).
By using or accessing the Site or any services provided on it (the “Services”), you agree to be bound by these TOS. If you do not agree to these TOS, you must cease using the Site and the Services immediately.
Thegulfindian.com reserves the right to revise these TOS at any time, by posting the changes online. You should check the TOS regularly to be aware of any changes as you are legally bound by the latest conditions.
Using the Site
The Site is provided free of charge on a non-commercial, informative basis only. You may download and print one copy of the information on the Site for your own personal use only. You may not otherwise download and print information from the Site.
In addition, before accessing images on the site, users must agree to abide by the terms and conditions restricting the downloading of images for personal use only. Republication, retransmission, reproduction or other use of all images (provided by the Site or a third party) is prohibited.
You may not copy, reproduce, broadcast or transmit content from the Site for commercial reasons or for increasing traffic to your own website and you may not use the Thegulfindian.com name or The Gulf Indian logo. You may not modify or alter content on the Site.
Any other use of the Site will require prior written permission from the Owner. If you wish to reproduce content from the Site then please contact for further details.
The Site may contain forums, newsletters, calendars and other ways of communicating with users. By using the Site, you agree to only post messages and communications which are proper and related to the Site.
This means you agree not to:
- Impersonate another person or use a false name or a name you are unauthorised to use to create a false identity which may mislead others as to the identity or origins of any communications;
- Damage, interfere with or disrupt access to the Site or do anything which may impair its functionality;
- Threaten, harass, stop, abuse, disrupt or otherwise violate the rights (including rights of privacy) of others;
- Post, upload or publish any information which incites discrimination, or hatred against a person or group because of their race, religion or nationality;
- Post, upload or publish any information which could give rise to a criminal offence of any kind whatsoever;
- Post, upload or publish information which is protected by copyright or any other intellectual property law;
- Deliberately make available, upload or distribute materials or files which contain viruses, bugs and other malicious software;
- Use the Services in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).
Termination of Use
The Owner reserves the right to block your access to the Site and any services provided by the Site at any time.
The Owner also reserves the right to terminate or suspend access to your account for inactivity and maintains no obligation to maintain content or forward messages on to you or a third party.
The Owner reserves the right to terminate accounts which are deemed to have transmitted, or be connected with the distribution of spam and other unsolicited bulk communication activity.
The Owner assumes no responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions contained on the Site. The Owner also reserves the right to alter or suspend the Site and/or remove content from the Site at any time without prior notice.
All thegulfindian.com and third party information on the Site are provided “AS IS” and excludes all warranties of any kind, express or implied in relation to the Site, the Services or any goods or services advertised on the Site or via the Services. The Owner shall have no liability in relation to any contract to purchase any advertised goods or services.
In no event shall the Owner be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, direct, special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, or damages for lost profits, loss of revenue, or loss of use, arising out of or related to the Site or the information contained in it, whether such damages arise in contract, negligence, tort, under statute, in equity, at law or otherwise.
The Site contains links to external websites which are not controlled by the Owner. thegulfindian.com does not have any control over the content of these links which are provided for your convenience and do not represent any endorsement of the quality and the content contained in these external sites. The
The Owner does not assume any responsibility or liability for information, content, breach of laws, viruses or purchase of goods resulting from visiting an external site.
Information and Contributions
By submitting information or content to the site you agree to grant thegulfindian.com a perpetual, royalty free, non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, distribute and display information provided.
If you do not wish your work to be reproduced by the Site or do not want to grant the Owner the rights set out above then do not submit a contribution to the Site.
Furthermore, by submitting content to the Site you are guaranteeing that your contribution is your original work and that you have the right to grant the Owner to use it as they see fit, that it is not defamatory, does not plagiarise someone else’s work and does not break any laws.
Intellectual Property and Copyright
All intellectual property rights, including copyright and database rights, in this site and its contents are owned by or licensed by the Owner or otherwise used by the Owner as permitted by applicable law.
The names The Gulf Indian, www.thegulfindian.com and ACC Advertising as well as images and logos identifying the Site, the Owner or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trademarks of the Owner and/or third parties.
If making the Services or the Site, or any part of it, available in your jurisdiction or to you is illegal, you may not access or use the Services or the Site.
If you are resident outside of the United Arab Emirates you must satisfy yourself that you are lawfully able to access or use the Services.
The TOS of the Site fall under the laws of Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates and any dispute in relation to the Site and the TOS will be heard under the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Abu Dhabi.
If any provisions of these TOS are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, in whole or in part, by a court of competent jurisdiction within any state or country in which these provisions are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which these provisions, or part thereof, is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, such illegality, invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the legality, validity or enforceability of any other provisions contained herein.
Any feedback and comments on the TOS or on the website are welcomed. Please use the Contact Us page to send comments to the appropriate person.