Website Terms and Conditions

BDO UAE WEBSITE TERMS & CONDITIONS

Introduction
Use of website
Use of content
Copyrights & trademarks
User Information
User Postings
Liability Disclaimer
Third party websites
Governing law and jurisdiction

Introduction

This Website www.bdo.ae (the 'Website') and its contents are owned (unless indicated otherwise) by BDO Chartered Accountants & Advisors, UAE (“BDO UAE”), a partnership firm registered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. BDO UAE is a member of BDO International Limited (“BDO”), a UK company limited by guarantee, and forms part of the international BDO network of independent member firms.

Each member of the BDO Network is a separate legal entity and has no liability for another such entity’s acts or omissions. Reference to "BDO UAE", "we", "our", "us" in these terms and conditions and elsewhere in this Website is to BDO UAE.

Use of website
By accessing and using our Website, you are deemed to have accepted the following terms and conditions.

If you do not want to be legally bound by these terms and conditions, please do not access or use the Website. We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time and you are advised to review these terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes.

These Terms were last updated on 1 August 2018. Your continued use of the Website after such changes are posted will be deemed agreement on your part to these terms and conditions as amended. For an explanation of BDO UAE's practices and policies related to the collection, use, and storage of our users' information, please read our Website & Cookie Privacy Policy.

Use of Content

You may use the content of the Website subject to the following conditions: 

▪ It is used for information purposes only;
▪ It is used only for your own personal, non-commercial use;
▪ Any copies or downloads of any content from the Website must include a notice that copyright in the relevant material is owned by BDO UAE.

Apart from fair dealing as permitted under the copyright law of your country, and as necessary for the operation of the website, no part of this site nor the information contained in it may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, reprographic or otherwise, without the prior permission of BDO UAE. 

Copyrights & trademarks

All content and functionality on the site, including text, graphics, logos, icons, and images and the selection and arrangement thereof, is the exclusive property of BDO UAE or its licensors and is protected by international copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

The trademarks, service marks, designs, and logos (collectively, the 'Trademarks') displayed on the site are the registered and unregistered Trademarks of BDO UAE and its licensors.

You agree that you will not refer to or attribute any information to BDO UAE or its licensors in any public medium (e.g., press release, web sites) for advertising or promotion purposes, or for the purpose of informing or influencing
any third party and that you will not use or reproduce any Trademark of, or imply any endorsement by or relationship with, BDO UAE or its licensors.
Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained on this Website should be construed as conferring any license or right to use any trade mark or copyright of BDO's or any third party.

User Information
In the course of your use of this website, you may be asked to provide certain personalized information to us (such information referred to hereinafter as "User Information"). Our information collection and use policies with respect to the privacy of such User Information are set forth in this website's Privacy Policy. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the accuracy and content of User Information.

User Postings

You acknowledge and agree that BDO UAE shall own and have the unrestricted right to use, publish, and otherwise exploit any and all information that you post or otherwise publish on the site in postings, survey responses, and otherwise, and you hereby waive any claims against BDO UAE for any alleged or actual infringements of any rights of privacy or publicity, moral rights, or rights of attribution in
connection with BDO UAE's use and publication of such submissions.

You covenant that you shall not post or otherwise publish on the Site any materials that (a) are threatening, libelous, defamatory, or obscene; (b) would constitute, or that encourage conduct that would constitute, a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate law; (c) infringe the intellectual property, privacy, or other rights of any third parties; (d) contain a computer virus or other destructive element; (e) contain advertising; or (f) constitute or contain false or misleading statements.
BDO UAE does not and cannot review all information posted to the site by users and is not responsible for such information. However, BDO UAE reserves the right to refuse to post and the right to remove any information, in whole or in part, for any reason or for no reason.

Liability Disclaimer 

The content of this website is intended to provide general information and guidance on matters of interest and the services available from BDO UAE. The content of this site does not constitute professional advice. It is not an exhaustive treatment of such subject(s), nor does it create a business or professional services relationship. The information contained herein is not intended to constitute accounting, tax, investment, legal or other professional advice or services.

The material discussed is meant to provide general information and should not be acted on without obtaining professional advice appropriately tailored to your individual needs. Your use of this document and the information it contains is at your own risk. Before making any decisions or taking any action that might affect your
personal business or finances, you should consult a qualified professional adviser.

In preparing this site, every effort has been made to ensure the content is up to date and accurate. However, law and regulations change continually, and unintentional errors can occur and therefore the information may neither be up to date nor accurate. BDO UAE accepts no liability for any loss arising as a result of any action taken or refrained from as a result of information contained on this site or any other sites to which this site may be linked or as a result of your use or misuse of the Website.

Please contact BDO UAE for specific advice on any area of interest.

Third party websites


This Website may contain links to sites maintained by parties other than BDO UAE. These links are provided to increase the information available to you and BDO UAE accepts no responsibility in respect of the accuracy, timeliness or suitability of the information contained on those sites. The inclusion of a link to a third-party site does not constitute an endorsement of that site by BDO UAE.

Governing law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of United Arab Emirates. As the BDO UAE Website can be visited from locations around the world with different laws from those of United Arab Emirates, when you access the Website you agree that the laws of United Arab Emirates will apply to all matters relating to your use of the Website.

You and we also agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the United Arab Emirates courts with respect to such matters. Notwithstanding this, we reserve the right to bring enforcement proceedings in any court or courts including, if appropriate, in the courts of your country of residence.