1. Terms and Conditions of Website Use
1.1. This page sets out the terms and conditions (the "Terms") on which you may access and use the Beirut Souks website (the "Beirut Souks Website"). Please read the Terms carefully before you start to use the Beirut Souks Website.
1.2. By using the Beirut Souks Website, you indicate that you accept the Terms and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to the Terms, please refrain from using the Beirut Souks Website.
2. Operation of the Beirut Souks Website
The Beirut Souks Website is operated by The Lebanese Company for the Development and Reconstruction of Beirut Central District S.A.L. (Solidere) a company organized and existing under the laws of the Republic of Lebanon, with its registered office at building 149 Marfaa, Saad Zaghloul Street, off Foch Street, P.O. Box 119493 Beirut, Lebanon (the “Company”).
3. Accessing the Beirut Souks Website, it Availability and Amendment
3.1. Access to the Beirut Souks Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and the Company reserves the right to withdraw or amend at its absolute discretion the service it provides on the Beirut Souks Website without notice. 3.2. The Company will not be liable if for any reason the Beirut Souks Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. 3.3. From time to time, the Company may restrict access to some parts or all of the Beirut Souks Website. 3.4. The Company aims to update the Beirut Souks Website regularly and may change the content at any time. 3.5. Any of the Materials appearing on the Beirut Souks Website may be out of date at any given time, and the Company is under no obligation to update such Materials.
4. Intellectual Property Rights
4.1. Unless otherwise stated, the Company is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights (including all copyright) in all text, photographs, graphics and computer code on this website, the overall design of this site, and the selection, arrangement and presentation of all materials on the Beirut Souks Website (collectively the "Materials").
4.2. The Materials are made available for viewing online only. The Materials published on the Beirut Souks Website may not be reproduced, used, stored in a website or other form of electronic retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, without the express prior written permission of the Company or the permission of the respective right holders.
5. Reliance on Materials Posted on the Beirut Souks Website by the Company
5.1. Texts and other Materials posted on the Beirut Souks Website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed.
5.2. The Company disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such Materials by any user of the Beirut Souks Website.
6. Liability for Materials Posted on the Beirut Souks Website by the Company
6.1. The Materials displayed on the Beirut Souks Website are provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy.
6.2. To the extent permitted by law, the Company, its subsidiaries and affiliates, hereby expressly exclude:
(a) all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by law; and
(b) any liability for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive, consequential or other damage incurred by any user in connection with the Beirut Souks Website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the Beirut Souks Website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including reproduction of Materials in accordance with Clause 4 of these Terms and, without limitation, any liability for:
(i) loss of income or revenue;
(ii) loss of business;
(iii) loss of profits or contracts;
(iv) loss of anticipated savings;
(v) loss of data;
(vi) loss of goodwill;
(vii) wasted management or office time; and
(viii) for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by extra-contractual civil liability (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
7. Viruses, Hacking and Other Offences
7.1. You must not misuse the Beirut Souks Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
7.2. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Beirut Souks Website, the server on which the Beirut Souks Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Beirut Souks Website.
7.3. You must not attack the Beirut Souks Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
7.4. The Company will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and it will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Beirut Souks Website will cease immediately.
7.5. The Company will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Beirut Souks Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
8. Linking to the Beirut Souks Website
8.1. You may link to the home page of the Beirut Souks Website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage the Company's reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on the Company's part where none exists.
8.2. The Beirut Souks Website must not be framed on any other site.
8.3. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
9. Links from the Beirut Souks Website
9.1. Where the Beirut Souks Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.
9.2. The Company has no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
10. Prohibited Uses
You may use the Beirut Souks Website only for lawful purposes. You may not use the Beirut Souks Website: (a) In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation. (b) In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
Failure by you to comply with the Terms may result in the Company taking all or any of the following actions: (a) suspension of your right to use the Beirut Souks Website; (b) legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach; (c) further legal action against you; and/or (d) disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as the Company reasonably feel is necessary or as required by law.
12. Jurisdiction and Applicable Law
The Lebanese courts of Beirut shall have jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, the use of the Beirut Souks Website, although the Company retains the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of the Terms in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
13.1. "Solidere" is a registered trademark owned by the Company.
13.2. “Beirut Souks” is a registered trademark owned by the Company
13.3. The Terms do not constitute a license of the Solidere trademark.
14. Variations to the Terms
14.2. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes the Company makes. Your continued use of the site shall constitute your acceptance of any such changes to these Terms.