Background and Interpretation
(a) any of our websites (including, without limitation, www.futuretalks.ae) and any microsites or tools contained therein, including those that may be provided by third party service providers (“our Websites”); and
(b) any of our mobile applications (including, without limitation, the [Future Talks and Dubai Future Foundation] mobile applications) and any tools contained therein (our “Mobile Applications”);
(c) any of our social media pages; and
(d) any of our other technological platforms in whatever form.
(together referred to as "our Platforms").
Other applicable terms
If you are under the age of 18 years (a “Minor”), you may only use our Platforms under the supervision of a person that exercises parental or guardianship authority over you (i.e. a parent or guardian). Minor(s) may use our Platforms only with the consent of their parent(s) or guardian(s) (“Parental Consent”). A Minor may only validly use our Platforms by registering the email address of a parent or guardian through our Platforms. We will use that email address to request authorization from the parent or guardian to register the Minor. Only after that consent has been obtained will it be possible to complete the Minor’s registration for use of our Platforms.
Accessing our Platforms
We do not guarantee that our Platforms, or any Content on them, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our Platforms is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our Platforms without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our Platforms are unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Platforms.
Intellectual Property Rights
DFT owns (and where applicable is the licensee of) all Intellectual Property Rights (as defined below) in the Content (as defined below), which are protected by United Arab Emirates and international copyright laws and treaties. All such rights are reserved.
In particular, you may not use any Content to establish, maintain or provide, or assist in establishing, maintaining or providing your own publications, Internet site or other means of distribution.
Nothing displayed on our Platforms should be construed as granting any right of use in relation to any logo or trademark displayed on them without the express written consent of the relevant Intellectual Property Rights owner or licensor.
Our Platforms are provided by us on an "as is and "as available" basis.
To the full extent permissible by applicable law, DFT disclaims and excludes all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties of service providers, competence, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, representations or other terms which may apply to our Platforms or any Content. DFT will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damages of any kind including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental punitive and consequential damages, whether in contract (including negligence) or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
use of, or inability to use, our Platforms including any tools used on or otherwise linked or integrated with our Platforms; or
use of or reliance on any Content displayed on our Platforms, including any Content displayed on any tools used on or otherwise linked or integrated with our Platforms; or
use of or reliance on any content of websites linked to our Platforms; or
use of or reliance on any content or tools of an External Service provider that may be linked or integrated with our Platforms, including without limitation any financial data.
If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:
loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our Platforms for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our Platforms for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Platforms or your downloading of any content on them, or on any website linked to them.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked to our Platforms or any other Content displayed on our Platforms. Such links or Content should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of such links or Content. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
DFT shall not be liable or responsible to any person or entity for any injury, loss, or damage caused or alleged to be caused directly or indirectly as a result of the use or interpretation of the material, or from taking part in any activity or event, featured on our Platforms. DFT shall not be liable for the actions, omissions, or advice of any third party that has been introduced by DFT to users as part of, or otherwise through our Platforms.
Changes and updates to our Platforms
We may update our Platforms from time to time, and may change the Content at any time. However, please note that any of the Content on our Platforms may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it. We do not guarantee that our Platforms, or any Content on them, will be free from errors, omissions, or defects, whether material or otherwise, and assume no responsibility or liability in relation thereto.
No reliance on information
The Content on our Platforms is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the Content on our Platforms.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Platforms, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the Content on our Platforms is accurate, complete, authentic, reliable, appropriate, up-to-date or correctly sequenced.
We do not guarantee that our Platforms will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our Platforms. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our Platforms by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Platforms, the server on which our Platforms are stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Platforms. You must not attack our Platforms via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the laws of the United Arab Emirates. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Platforms will cease immediately.
Linking to our Platforms
You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, partnership, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to our Platforms in any website that is not owned by you, except with our express authority. Our Platforms must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our Platforms other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
Third Party links and resources on our Platforms
Where our Platforms contain links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources, and assume no responsibility or liability, whether express or implied, for such third party contents.
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