Terms and Conditions



I. Terms and Conditions for MEED online shop www.buy.meed.com

1. INTRODUCTION
2. DEFINITIONS
3. SUBSCRIPTION CONTRACT
4. RIGHT TO REFUSE ORDERS
5. FEES AND PAYMENT TERMS
6. CONTRACT TERM AND AUTOMATIC RENEWAL
7. CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY
8. REGISTRATION
9. TERMS OF USE
10. TECHNOLOGY
11. DISCLAIMERS
12. DELIVERY OF PRINTED SERVICES
13. LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 These terms and conditions (the “Master Terms”), the Website Terms and the Purchase Agreement(s) (as defined below) together (the “Agreement”) govern the use by the Client (as defined below) of the following products and services provided by MEED Media FZ-LLC as applicable: (a) MEED online services available at the websites and/or digital applications for which access has been purchased pursuant to the Purchase Agreement (the “Digital Sites and Services”); and/or (b) we agree to deliver to you a magazine through the post purchased in accordance with the Purchase Agreement (the “Printed Services”), (together the “Services”).

1.2 This Agreement is between MEED Media FZ-LLC trade licence number 18693, a company incorporated as a free zone company with limited liability pursuant to the Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone Private Companies Regulations 2003 issued under Law No. 1 of 2000 of the Emirate of Dubai (as amended), whose registered office is PO Box 25960, 20th Floor, Al Thuraya Tower 1, Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE (“MEED”), and the named recipient of the MEED services on the Purchase Agreement.

1.3 Your acceptance of the Purchase Agreement constitutes an application to use the Services pursuant to the terms of this Agreement and accessing and using the Services; you confirm your agreement to be bound hereby. To the extent there is any conflict between this Agreement and the terms and conditions of use posted on the Digital Sites and Services this Agreement shall take precedence subject to Clause 16.1.

2. DEFINITIONS

2.1 All references to “us”, “our” and “MEED” in this Agreement are intended to refer to MEED (as defined above) and its affiliates. All references to “you”, “your” and “user” in this Agreement are intended to refer to the Client and all authorised users.

2.2 In the Agreement, the following words shall have the following meanings:

Affiliate” means any entity controlling, controlled by or under common control with the Client or MEED;

Charges and Fees” means the charges and fees specified in the Purchase Agreement payable by the Client to MEED;

Client” means the entity identified as such in the Purchase Agreement;

Client Authorised Signatory” means any individual authorised by the Client to enter into legally binding agreements on behalf of the Client;

Confidential Information” means all non-public information in any form, furnished or made available in connection with the Agreement by or on behalf of one party (“Disclosing Party”) to the (“Receiving Party”) which is marked confidential or restricted, or would be understood by a reasonable person in the Receiving Party’s position to be confidential;

Effective Date“ means the date when the Purchase Agreement is executed by the parties incorporating the Master Terms;

Entity” means the legal entity comprising the Client, including the Client’s Affiliates;

Notice of Cancellation” means written notice of termination of the Agreement served by the Client Authorised Signatory or a MEED Authorised Signatory on the other party no later than 60 days prior to the next Renewal Date;

Privacy Policy” means the MEED privacy policy as published on the MEED Websites (as varied from time to time by MEED);

Purchase Agreement” means the purchase agreement or form, including any such form completed online, forming part of the Agreement which the Client completes to receive (a) the MEED Content; and/or the Services;

Renewal Date” means the date on which each Renewal Term shall commence and being the date following the last day of the Term and each anniversary thereof;

Renewal Term” means in relation to a Purchase Agreement for MEED Content and/or MEED Services each automatic period of renewal following the Term which will have a duration equivalent to the Term for that Purchase Agreement;

Services” means the MEED Digital Sites and Services, Print Services such as magazines and any other services provided by MEED to the Client as are specified in the relevant Purchase Agreement, or as are ancillary to or an enhancement of the MEED Services;

Sites” means all website(s) run by MEED incorporating any MEED content;

User” means each employee, consultant or contractor of the Client who has been nominated by the Client and agreed with MEED to have access to or otherwise be supplied with the MEED Sites and content subscribed for by the Client;

Registered IP Addresses” means the internet protocol addresses listed in the Purchase Agreement and associated with the Client’s premises;

Website Terms” means the website terms governing use of the Sites as published on the Sites (and as may be varied from time to time by MEED upon posting on the Sites);

MEED Authorised Signatory” means any individual on the MEED executive team authorised to enter into legally binding agreements on behalf of MEED;

Subscription Period” means the period of time stated in the Purchase Agreement for which access to the MEED Sites is granted;

MEED Deliverables” means the MEED Digital Sites and Services, Printed Services and any other related MEED Services described as such on the Purchase Agreement.

2.3 Any reference in the Agreement to the singular includes the plural and vice versa and words in one gender includes both genders.


3. SUBSCRIPTION CONTRACT

3.1 When you telephone, email, submit order online by clicking on the “Submit Order” button, post or fax us with details of your order, you are making an offer to take out a subscription which, if accepted by us in writing to you, will result in a binding contract (see clause 3.3 below).

3.2 If placing your order online, your credit/debit card will be debited when you click “Submit Order”. Although you will either see an online confirmation page or receive an email acknowledging that your order has been received successfully and is being processed, the contract between us is not formed at this point.

3.3 A legally binding contract is formed on the date we send you written confirmation of your order via email (the “Order Confirmation”). In relation to telephone orders, we will email a written confirmation of your order. We will not be responsible if you fail to receive the written confirmation because you have supplied us with an incorrect email or postal address or if your payment cannot be processed.

3.4 Upon you receiving the Order Confirmation of your subscription order, we agree to deliver to you a magazine through the post and grant you access to www.MEED.com with a username and password for the period of subscription subject to Clause 5.

4. RIGHT TO REFUSE ORDERS

4.1 We reserve the right not to accept or process your subscription order for any reason. All orders are subject to validation checks and authorisation by your payment card issuer.

4.2 We reserve the right not to fulfil, and to cancel, orders if we are unable to obtain payment authorisation from the issuer of your payment card or cheque, or in the event of errors or mistake in advertised prices or your application.

5. FEES AND PAYMENT TERMS

5.1 You agree to pay to MEED, in advance, the non-refundable fee for access to the Services as specified in the Purchase Agreement (the “Fee”). All invoices, if applicable, in respect of the Fee are due and payable by you within 30 days of the date of the relevant invoice. You acknowledge that access to the Services may not be granted until payment of any Fee is received by MEED, and such access prior to payment of the Fee shall be granted at the sole discretion of MEED.

5.2 You are also responsible for all taxes and other government charges or fees, which MEED may add and bill to your account.

5.3 In addition to the charges set forth above, you may incur and are responsible for all charges associated with connecting to the Digital Sites and Services, including all telephone access lines, telephone and computer equipment and any service fees necessary to access the Sites.

5.4 For the Services, you acknowledge and agree that MEED shall with effect from each anniversary from the start of your subscription be entitled to increase the Fee by an amount equal to the then current Retail Prices Index without prior notification to you. Your continued use of the Services shall constitute your acceptance of the increased Fee.

5.5 Without prejudice to any other rights and remedies available to MEED, MEED shall be entitled to: (a) charge you statutory interest at the rate of 4% above the base annual rate of Barclays Bank Plc on any overdue amount under this Agreement, accruing on a daily basis from the due date until the date of actual payment of the overdue amount whether before or after judgment and compounding every 90 days.

(b) charge an administration fee of $50 if any cheque drawn in its favour by the Buyer in purported satisfaction of any unpaid invoice is dishonoured on presentation; and

(c) instruct a debt collection agency (apart from solicitors) to recover any sum due and in that case all charges incurred by MEED as a result of such instruction shall be payable by the Buyer in any event upon demand.5.6 If you are acquired by or acquire a third party which itself possesses a subscription to the Services, with effect from expiry of either your subscription or the third party’s subscription (whichever occurs soonest), the parties may agree to replace or amend this Agreement to reflect the increased number of users and the accompanying increase in the Fee.

6. CONTRACT TERM AND AUTOMATIC RENEWAL

6.1 This Agreement shall commence on the date on which MEED accepts and provides you with written Confirmation of your order and from the date you and any authorised users shall have access to the Services in accordance with the Purchase Agreement.

6.2 Unless cancelled within the Initial Period in accordance with Clause 7, all our subscription contracts are for a minimum 12 month period including subscriptions which begin with introductory rates. Following the initial period, your subscription shall automatically renew on each anniversary of the date of the Order Confirmation (“Renewal Date”) unless and until we receive at least 60 days’ prior written notification from you in advance of the next Renewal Date. For any Renewal year payment is due in advance of that Renewal Date and any grace period shall be at the sole discretion of MEED.

7. CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

7.1 If you wish to cancel your subscription you must provide us with’ written notice either by email to us at customerservice@meed.com or write to us at MEED, PO Box 25960, 20th Floor, Al Thuraya Tower 1, Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE supplying your name, full postal address and post/zip code, and your unique digit subscription number (if possible). A failure to provide the relevant information may result in your subscription not being cancelled.

7.2 You may cancel a new subscription within 30 days from the invoice date (the “Initial Period”) provided we receive written notice of such cancellation within the Initial Period. If you cancel your subscription within the Initial Period we will refund the value of all remaining subscription term.

7.3 You may cancel your subscription at any time but we will only issue a refund in accordance with cancellations made during the Initial Period (see clause 7.2 above), and terminate your online access immediately.

8. REGISTRATION

8.1 You warrant that the information you have given in the Purchase Agreement is accurate and complete.

8.2 It is your responsibility to update your registration data and promptly notify MEED of any changes to your information by contacting your sales contact or account manager.

8.3 To use the Services, you must and provide MEED with accurate and complete registration information.

8.4 As part of the registration process MEED shall assign you, or at the discretion of MEED, shall allow you to select, a user name and password. Each registration is for a single user only. The named recipient of the magazine on the Purchase Agreement is deemed to be the single user of the assigned Digital Sites and Services subscription and access will be activated once MEED has the named users.

8.5 Each additional authorised user appointed by you shall be assigned (or selected at the discretion of MEED) a separate user name and password for access to the Sites or website access will be activated once MEED has received the named users. Your access will start from the day of corporate account purchase and it is your responsibility to supply us with the names of users at your earliest convenience. No extension will be made beyond the length of the agreed subscription.

8.6 MEED does not permit any sharing of a user name and password or access to the Sites through a single name or email address being made available to multiple users on a network. Sharing access to one account with multiple users is deemed a serious breach our terms of use and copyright and we shall have the right to suspend services or charge for further subscriptions as we see fit.

8.7 By activating a user’s access, the Client and the User agrees that he will not allow others to use his user name and password and he is solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of his account. The Client agrees to notify MEED immediately of any unauthorised use of user name and password.

9. TERMS OF USE

9.1 MEED hereby grants you a non-transferable, limited license to do the following, solely for your product design, development, inspiration, research and manufacturing purposes: view, download and print such Content and create derivative works of pictorial works such as images, photographs, graphics, pictures, illustrations, and designs included within the Content and use such works and your derivative works thereof on or in your products; provided, however your use is limited to non-commercial use only.

(a) Save in respect of items clearly marked “downloadable”, the following are strictly forbidden and represent a breach of this Agreement, unless prior written consent is obtained from MEED or the relevant third party Content provider:

(i) Incorporation of Content in promotional items (including greeting cards, t-shirts, postcards, posters, phone cards, credit cards, templates, CD covers, cassette covers, board games, and calendars), magazines, newspapers, advertising, editorials, catalogs, flyers, brochures, disposable packaging, book covers, and educational textbooks;

(ii) Incorporation of Content in any electronic or digital materials including screensavers, electronic greeting cards, websites, broadcast video, and multimedia including film and video, and CD ROMs;

(iii) Resale of Content in its original condition or in a digitally manipulated form;

(iv) Incorporation of names or likenesses of individuals from Content on or in your products;

(v) Incorporation of distinctive locations, buildings, businesses, personal property or products from Content on or in your products;

(vi) Use of MEED or third party trademarks, trade names or service marks on or in your products;

(vii) Distribution of Content to parties outside of the Client organization. However, you may provide pictorial works such as images, photographs, graphics, pictures, illustrations, and designs included within Content to your suppliers, vendors, independent contractors and consultants for the sole purpose of aiding you in connection with your product design, development, inspiration, research and manufacturing requirements only. The sharing of such works for the purposes stated in this paragraph, is at your discretion but in no way absolves you from the full responsibilities for all terms and conditions contained within this Agreement; or

(viii) Use, or permitting the use of, data or information on the Sites for generating any statistical information which is sold, rented published, furnished or in any manner provided to a third party.

(b) MEED may provide news e-mail service or other prompts to new Content. Your use of the Content received through the e-mail news service will be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

(c) Copyright in any software that is made available to you for download from the Digital Sites and Services (Software) belongs to MEED or its Software suppliers. You may not install or use any Software unless you agree to be governed by the terms of any license agreement that accompanies or is included with the Software.

(d) You acknowledge that the Content is only for your general information and use and does not constitute any form of advice, recommendation or arrangement by MEED and is not intended to be relied upon by you in making any specific business or investment decisions. Any reliance by you upon any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed or distributed through the Sites is at your sole risk.

(e) Any use of the Services other than as specifically permitted above is prohibited.

9.2 Your username and password are granted to you solely and you agree not to pass or transfer it to any third party.

9.3 You acknowledge and agree that we and our licensors own all intellectual property rights for the content delivered via the Services and all information accessed thereon. Except as expressly stated in this agreement, this agreement does not grant you any rights to, or in, patents, copyrights, database rights, trade secrets, trade names, trademarks (whether registered or unregistered), or any other rights or licences in respect of the services, trademarks, information or articles delivered via the Services.

9.4 All rights in the Services are owned by us or our Licensors. No part of any content may be reproduced in any form without our prior written permission or as permitted by law. You may only use the printed content for your own requirements in the course of your own business as per Clause 9.1.

9.5 We use reasonable endeavours to ensure that all information delivered via the Services is accurate and up-to-date at the time of publication, but all warranties, conditions and terms implied by statute or common law are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

10. TECHNOLOGY

You acknowledge that the software, inventions, know-how, databases, data compilations, methods, processes, designs and architecture underlying the Digital Sites and Services (“Technology”) are protected by intellectual property rights. You agree that you will not (and will not allow any third parties to):

(a) Use any device, robot, spider, other automatic software or device, or any manual process, to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Sites, or to monitor use of the Sites, without MEED’ prior written permission;

(b) Take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Digital Sites and Services infrastructure;

(c) Decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reverse engineer or attempt to reconstruct or discover any source code or underlying ideas or algorithms or file formats or programming or interoperability interfaces of the Technology (except that the foregoing restrictions shall only apply to the extent they are allowable under applicable law);

(d) Use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the Digital Sites and Services architecture, or extract information about usage, individual identities or users;

(e) Circumvent, disable, or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Digital Sites and Services, including any features designed to prevent, limit, or restrict use or copying of any Content; or

(f) Bypass robot exclusion headers or other similar measures MEED may use to prevent or restrict access to, or caching of, the Digital Sites and Services.

11. DISCLAIMERS

THE SITE, INCLUDING CONTENT, IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OR ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY REGARDING CONTENT, SERVICES, UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS, PRODUCTS PROVIDED THROUGH OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE, RESULTS OF USE OF THE SITE OR ANY SOFTWARE LICENSED TO YOU, OR THE AVAILABILITY OR ACCURACY THEREOF. SPECIFICALLY, MEED DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. USE OF THE SITE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

12. DELIVERY OF PRINTED SERVICES

12.1 If Printed Services are part of your subscription we will deliver the magazines to the address you supply to us when you place your order.

12.2 You agree that we will not be responsible for failure to deliver the magazines if you have supplied us with an incorrect address.

12.3 We reserve the right to dispose of incorrectly addressed magazines and their contents without an obligation to refund you or any other person if they are returned to us and despite efforts to contact you we do not receive correct address details.

12.4 We will not be liable to you for any delay in delivery or non-delivery of Printed Services in the following circumstances:

(a) where the issuer of your payment card or cheque refuses to authorise payment to us;

(b) where such delay or failure is due to circumstances beyond our control or the control of our sub–contractors and agents, including but not restricted to war, acts of terrorism, electricity power failure, utilities failure, failure of telecommunications links, failure of transport infrastructure, fire, flood, excessive snow fall, government act, act of God, legislative constraints, strikes, labour disputes or malicious damage involving employees.

13. LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY

13.1 Our liability to you in the event of magazines being lost in despatch shall be limited to replacement of the missing issue if notified within 2 months of date of issue.

13.2 We will not be liable for any claims, losses, including but not limited to direct, indirect, special, economic and consequential loss or damage (including but not limited to loss of profits, loss of revenue or loss of goodwill), whether in contract, negligence or other tortious action arising out of or in connection with the subscription and our publication.

13.3 To the extent permitted by law we exclude all other liability to you. Our exclusions of liability shall not apply to any damages arising from death or personal injury caused by our negligence or that of any of our employees or agents.

13.4 You agree to indemnify and hold MEED and its employees, agents, officers, directors and other representatives harmless from and against all costs, losses, liabilities and expenses (including legal fees) which MEED may suffer or incur, in connection with or arising from your or your authorised users breach of this Agreement, use of the Site, use of Content or unauthorised use of your or any of your authorised users user name and pass word.

13.5 These Terms and Conditions do not and shall not affect your statutory rights as a consumer.

13.6 You agree to comply with all local rules of your country regarding online Conduct and acceptable Content. Please note that information published on the Sites may refer to products, programs or services that are not available in your country.

14. IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES

14.1 We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

14.2 For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer or other internet-enabled device. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern; to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests; to recognise you when you return to our site.

14.3 You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

14.4 Please note that our advertisers may also use cookies, over which we have no control

15. ANTI-BRIBERY


15.1 You warrant that you shall:

(a) comply with all applicable laws, statutes and regulations relating to anti-bribery and anti-corruption including but not limited to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 1977;

(b) comply with such of MEED’s anti-bribery and anti-corruption policies as are notified to you from time to time; and

(c) promptly report to MEED any request or demand for any undue financial or other advantage of any kind received by or on your behalf in connection with the performance of this Agreement. Breach of this paragraph 15.1 shall be deemed a material breach of this Agreement.

16. GENERAL

16.1 We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes on the brands websites or in the magazine. It is your responsibility to refer to these terms and conditions when accessing the brands website or the printed magazine.

16.2 This Agreement, together with any documents referred to herein or required to be entered into pursuant to these terms and conditions, contains the entire agreement and understanding between us and supersedes all prior agreements, understandings or arrangements (both oral and written) relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions and any such document.

16.3 You accept that communication with us may be electronic. We may contact you by email or provide you with information by posting notices on the Digital Sites and Services. You agree this is electronic means of communication and you acknowledge that all such communications that we provide to you electronically comply with any legal or contractual requirement that such communication be made in writing.

16.4 You acknowledge that in placing an order you have not relied on, and shall have no remedy in respect of, any statement, representation, warranty, understanding, promise or assurance (whether negligently or innocently made) of any person other than as expressly set out in these terms and conditions.

16.5 You may not assign, sub-licence, sub-contract or otherwise transfer to any third party (including any group company) your rights and/or obligations under these terms. We may assign, sub-licence, sub-contract or transfer our rights to any third party at any time.

16.6 From time to time we will run subscription offers. These offers may be available to new subscribers only and this will be stated clearly on the offer. If an offer is available, customers must clearly state/quote the Priority Code at the time of ordering to be eligible for the offer or gift. Gifts are subject to availability and strictly limited to a first come first serve basis. Where the offer has a closing date, we will not accept orders for this offer after the stated date.

17. CONFIDENTIALITY

17.1 Each party shall treat in confidence all information obtained from the other pursuant to this Agreement that is confidential in nature and shall use such confidential information solely for the purpose of exercising its rights or performing its obligations under this Agreement.

17.2 Each party shall only disclose such confidential information: (i) to those of its employees who may reasonably need to know the same to the extent required for the proper performance of this Agreement; and/or (ii) to the extent that such confidential information is required to be disclosed by law.

18. DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY POLICY

18.1 We use any personal and transitional information (e.g. Name, address, e-mail, address, debit or credit card details) you supply to us in order to fulfil your subscription, and to contact you to renew your subscription.

18.2 For information about how we use and treat your personal information please refer to www.meed.com/privacy-and-cookies/

19. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

19.1 The Agreement shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of England and Wales and the courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with the Agreement.


II. Terms and Conditions for MEED Events


MEED Media FZ LLC Terms & Conditions


Data Protection


As a registered delegate your name and contact details will be placed on the attendee list which will be passed to sponsoring companies and to all attendees (on a search facility on our website accessible only by a password) for them to see who else is at the conference for the purpose of networking and meetings. If you do not wish your details to be included on the delegate list please contact us in writing.

By entering your details, you agree to allow MEED Media FZ LLC, Emap Ltd and companies associated with this event to contact you (by mail, email, telephone, SMS or fax) regarding their services. If you do not wish to receive mailings from other carefully selected companies please contact us in writing.


Online Networking


As a registered delegate your name and contact details will be placed on the attendee list which will be passed to sponsoring companies and to all attendees via our online search facility on our website (accessible only by a password) for them to see who else is at the conference for the purpose of networking and meetings.


Early Bird Rate


In order to qualify for any of the early bird rates your booking and payment must be received before the deadline date listed. To avoid missing this, we recommend securing payment with a credit card on registration.


Accommodation


For accommodation details please view the Accommodation page. Accommodation is limited, please book as soon as possible.


Access Requirements


To help us ensure that all delegates attending the conference are able to participate fully, please let us know about any requirements you have by contacting the customer service team using the details on the Contact Us page.


Dietary Requirements


We always provide vegetarian options at our conferences, but please inform us if you need us to cater for any other dietary requirements.


Please Note


The conference fee covers entrance to all sessions, conference documentation, coffee/refreshment breaks, lunch and evening reception. MEED Media FZ LLC reserves the right to make alterations to the conferences programme, venue and timings at any time.


Conference Language


English



Conference Delegates Terms and Conditions


BOOKING/PURCHASING TERMS & CONDITIONS


1. INTRODUCTION


1.1 The conference is organised and managed by MEED Media FZ-LLC (trade license number 18693), a company incorporated as a Free Zone Company with Limited Liability pursuant to the Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone Private Companies Regulations 2003 issued under Law No. 1 of 2000 of the Emirate of Dubai (as amended), whose registered office is PO Box 25960, 20th Floor, Al Thuraya Tower 1, Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE.


1.2 References to “us” means MEED MEDIA FZ LLC and references to “we” and “our” shall be construed accordingly. Reference to “you” means the entity completing a booking request and references to “your” shall be construed accordingly.


1.3 All applications to register for the conference, and all orders to purchase the relevant documentation pack, are made subject to these Terms & Conditions (which shall apply to the exclusion of any terms imposed by you).


1.4 You acknowledge and accept that we have the right to publicly announce our business relationship with you which shall include but not be limited to announcements on social media. Such announcements shall not be disparaging or otherwise adverse to your business.


2. BOOKINGS


2.1 All applications to register for the conference are subject to availability and you making full payment.


2.2 Confirmation (or rejection) of your booking will be sent to you by post within five (5) working days of our receipt of your booking request.


2.3 Delegate passes issued for use at the conference are valid for named attendee only and, subject to clause 4.2 below, cannot be transferred. You may be asked for photographic ID during the conference. If you are unable to provide identification which matches your delegate pass you may be asked to leave the conference.


3. PRICES AND PAYMENT


3.1 Our prices for attending the conference, and for purchasing the documentation pack for the conference, are set out on the relevant registration booking form or the relevant purchase order form or can otherwise be obtained from us upon request or from our website. Prices may be subject to change from time to time.


3.2 If your booking has been confirmed an invoice will be sent to you within ten (10) working days setting out the relevant payment instructions and terms. Payment is due immediately on receipt of this invoice.


3.3 If you apply to register for the conference less than two (2) weeks before the date of the conference we will only accept payment by a credit card, unless we expressly agree otherwise in writing. If for any reason we have not received payment in full by the date of the conference you (or the attending delegate) will be asked as a condition of being allowed to attend the conference to provide payment by credit card on the day of the conference. We reserve the right to cancel your booking at any time if payment is not made.


3.4 You acknowledge and accept that If payment is not made in accordance with this Clause 3, interest on the overdue balances (including any period after the date of any judgment or decree against the Customer), and late payment fees, fall due and payable and are calculated upon the basis set out in the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 (as amended).


4. CHANGES TO THE CONFERENCE AND CANCELLATIONS


4.1 It may be necessary for reasons beyond our reasonable control to alter the advertised content, timing and/or location of the conference or the advertised speakers. We reserve the right to do this at any time. Where we alter the time and/or location of the conference, we will provide you with notice of the same and will offer you the choice of either a credit for a future event of your choice (up to the value of sums paid by you in respect of the conference) or the opportunity to attend the conference as varied.


4.2 If you are unable to attend the conference we welcome substitute delegates attending in your place at no extra cost provided that we have at least 2 days prior notice of the name of your proposed substitute and have received payment in full. Please notify us of any substitutions by email at: conferences@meed.com.


4.3 No refunds will be given in respect of non-attendance.

4.4 We shall not be liable to you for travel, accommodation or other costs and expenses incurred (included wasted costs and expenses) if we are required to cancel or relocate the conference as a result of an event outside our control (including, without limitation, to acts of God, floods, lightning, storm, fire, explosion, war, military operations, acts of terrorism or threats of any such acts, any strike action, lock-outs or other industrial action and a pandemic, epidemic or other widespread illness).


4.5 Cancellation fee will be applicable in Cancellation request. Cancellation request received 30 days before the event date will be liable to receive 20% of the delegate fee. Cancellation request received less than 30 days before the even date will be liable to pay 100% delegate fee and or will not be liable to any kind of refund. All substitutions and cancellations must be sent in writing to meedevents@meed.com and a confirmation received by return from MEED customer service in writing, otherwise liability for the full fee remains.


5. CONTENT


5.1 All rights in all presentations, documentation and materials published or otherwise made available as part of the conference (including but not limited to any documentation packs or audio or audio-visual recording of the conference) (“Content”) are owned by us or are included with the permission of the owner of the rights. No (i) photography, filming or recording; or (ii) republication, broadcast or other dissemination of the Content is permitted. You shall not distribute, reproduce, modify, store, transfer or in any other way use any of the Content (save that use by the relevant delegate for internal business purposes shall be permitted), and in particular (but without limitation) you shall not (and shall procure that each of your delegates shall not):


5.1.1 upload any Content into any shared system;


5.1.2 include any Content in a database;


5.1.3 include any Content in a website or on any intranet;


5.1.4 transmit, re-circulate or otherwise make available any Content to anyone else;


5.1.5 make any commercial use of the Content whatsoever; or


5.1.6 use Content in any way that might infringe third party rights or that may bring us or any of our affiliates into disrepute.


5.2 The Content does not necessarily reflect our views or opinions.


5.3 Suggestions or advice contained in the Content should not be relied upon in place of professional or other advice. Whilst we take reasonable care to ensure that the Content created by us is accurate and complete, some of it is supplied by third parties and we are unable to check its accuracy or completeness. You should verify the accuracy of any information (whether supplied by us or third parties) before relying on it. The Content is provided on an “AS IS” basis without any warranties of any kind (express or implied). We hereby exclude to the fullest extent permitted by law all liabilities, costs, claims, damages, losses and/or expenses arising from any inaccuracy or omission in the Content or arising from any infringing, defamatory or otherwise unlawful material in the Content.


5.4 To the extent that any Content is made available by us online we reserve the right to suspend or remove access to such Content at any time.


6. LIABILITY


6.1 Subject to Clause 6.4, our aggregate liability to you, whether such liability arises in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, for any damages, loss, costs, claims or expenses of any kind howsoever arising, out of in connection with any booking (or requested booking) made by you or otherwise in relation to a conference, shall be limited to the price paid by you in respect of your booking to attend the conference.


6.2 Subject to Clause 6.4, we shall not be liable to you for (i) any loss of profit, loss of or damage to data, loss of anticipated savings or interest, loss of or damage to reputation or goodwill or; (ii) any indirect, special or consequential damages, loss, costs, claims or expenses of any kind.


6.3 You agree to indemnify us, our staff and our affiliates and to hold us harmless to the fullest extent permitted by law, against all loss, costs, claims or expenses of any kind arising from any act or omission by you (including your delegates) during or otherwise in relation to a conference.


6.4 Nothing in this these Terms and Conditions shall limit or exclude either party's liability for:


6.4.1 death or personal injury caused by that party's negligence, or the negligence of that party's employees, agents or subcontractors;


6.4.2 fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or


6.4.3 any other liability which cannot be limited or excluded by applicable law.


7. ANTI-BRIBERY


7.1 You warrant that you shall:


7.1.1 comply with all applicable laws, statutes and regulations relating to anti-bribery and anti-corruption including but not limited to the Bribery Act 2010;


7.1.2 comply with such of our anti-bribery and anti-corruption policies as are notified to you from time to time; and


7.1.3 promptly report to us any request or demand for any undue influence or other advantage of any kind received by or on behalf of you in connection with the performance of these Terms and Conditions.


7.2 Breach of this clause 7 shall be deemed a material breach of these Terms and Conditions.


8. GENERAL


8.1 These Terms and Conditions (together with any documents referred to herein or required to be entered into pursuant to these Terms and Conditions) contain the entire agreement and understanding between us and supersede all prior agreements, understandings or arrangements (both oral and written) relating to the subject matter of these Terms and Conditions and any such document.


8.2 You acknowledge that in registering a delegate place you have not relied on, and shall have no remedy in respect of, any statement, representation, warranty, understanding, promise or assurance (whether negligently or innocently made) of any person other than as expressly set out in these Terms and Conditions.


8.3 These Terms and Conditions shall not create, nor shall they be construed as creating, any partnership or agency relationship between us.


8.4 You accept that communication with us may be electronic. We may contact you by e-mail or provide you with information by posting notices on our website. You agree to this electronic means of communication and you acknowledge that all such communications that we provide to you electronically comply with any legal or contractual requirement that such communication be made in writing.


8.5 Save as set out in Clause 4.2 you are not permitted to re-sell, transfer, assign or otherwise dispose of any of your rights or obligations arising under these Terms and Conditions.


8.6 These Terms and Conditions and the rights and obligations of both parties shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of England and Wales and both parties irrevocably agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales in respect of any dispute which arises hereunder.


Privacy policy


MEED Media FZ LLC and Emap Ltd are committed to protecting your privacy and security. From time to time we may invite you to supply personal information in order for us to provide you with services (such as access to subscriber-only services and email newsletters ). In order to deliver such services, we will need to process and store your personal information and may need to transfer it to the relevant partner(s), to affiliates of Emap for processing both inside and outside the European Economic Area. By submitting your personal information, you consent to such processing and transfers in connection with such orders, offers or services and for any other purposes to which you consent at the time you provide the information. We will never wilfully disclose personal information about you to any third party other than to process an order without first receiving your permission or unless we are under a legal obligation to do so.


IP Addresses and Cookies


We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer or other internet-enabled device. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern; to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests; to recognise you when you return to our site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

Please note that our advertisers may also use cookies, over which we have no control.


Why We Need To Collect Information From You

We will notify you as to the types of information we are collecting about you as well as the uses we intend to make of that information. We may use the information we collect about you to notify you from time to time about important new features and changes to our online services or special offers, competitions or promotions we think you'll find of interest.


Who Else Will We Tell About You?

We will not pass on your personal details to any third party, including site sponsors or advertisers, without your permission. We may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns and related site information to our third-party partners, but these statistics will not contain any information about you from which you could be identified.


Feedback, Comments & Suggestions


Our address is:


PO Box 25960
Al Thuraya Tower 1, 20th Floor
Dubai Media City
Dubai
UAE
Tel: +971 (0)4 390 0045
Email: MEED Media FZ LLC


General


Nothing in these Terms of Use shall restrict or exclude any liability that we have to any party which can not be excluded by law. These Terms of Use shall be governed by English law and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising in relation with this Web site.


MEED Media FZ LLC reserves the right to make alterations to the conference programme, venue and timings. Any refunds made will exclude any flight/hotel cancellation charges.

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