Terms and Conditions

On behalf of the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) operates this website (Site), which covers information, content and certain services related to the Abu Dhabi Science Festival. While every effort is made to keep the content and services on this website complete and up-to-date, users should be aware that the Site, in its current form, is a work in progress and subject to change at all times.

Acceptance
ADEK provides you with the information, content and services on the Site on the terms and conditions set out below (Terms). By accessing and viewing information, content and services through the Site, you agree to be bound by the Terms. Please carefully read this page as the Terms relate to your use of the Site and the information and content provided on the Site by ADEK. You acknowledge that ADEK may have a need to change, modify or remove certain Terms from time to time and that ADEK reserves the right to do so. Where the Terms have been changed, modified or removed, you agree that in continuing to access the content, information and services on the Site, you accept the modified Terms. Any changes to the Terms come into effect immediately upon the posting of the changes to the Site. If you do not agree to these Terms, you should immediately cease accessing the Site. Except as specified in these Terms, ADEK’s liability for ceasing to provide access to the Site, or modifying or suspending aspects of the Site is excluded.

Use of Site
Any use of the Site which involves harassment, including through by way of e-mail communications, is strictly forbidden. Regardless of whether it is technically possible, you are not authorised to upload information or content to the Site or otherwise use the Site in a way which would tarnish the reputation of ADEK or is defamatory, threatening, constitutes an invasion of privacy or is otherwise unlawful.

Intellectual Property
In accessing the Site, you obtain no interest in any intellectual property in the information, content and services provided through the Site. All intellectual property in the Site is owned by ADEK and is protected by the laws of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, international copyright and other intellectual property laws. You agree that you must not do anything which would interfere with or otherwise breach those laws or the intellectual property rights in the information, content and services provided through the Site.

Where we provide you with a facility to download information or content, you may do so in accordance with these Terms. You may view or print information or content you access on the Site, provided that you do not modify the information or content or any copyright notice included with the information or content. ADEK excludes all rights not expressly granted under these Terms.
The names and logos associated with the Abu Dhabi Science Festival are the intellectual property of the UAE and in many cases are registered trademarks of the UAE. ADEK may display trademarks owned by third parties on its Site from time to time. You agree not to reproduce, copy, use or otherwise display any logo or trademark contained on the Site other than in the ordinary course of accessing the Site, unless you seek and obtain the prior written consent of the logo or trademark owner.

Liability & Indemnity
ADEK hereby excludes all rights, remedies, conditions and warranties, imposed by statute or otherwise, in respect of information, content and services provided through the Site. ADEK does not exclude any rights, remedies, conditions or warranties imposed under statute or otherwise, which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. To the fullest extent possible:

1. ADEK excludes all warranties in relation to the truth, accuracy and currency of the information, content or services provided through the Site and you acknowledge that the information, content and services are provided to you on an "as is" basis. You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to verify the accuracy of the information, content and services on the Site and to the extent that you rely on the information, content or services provided, you do so at your own risk;

2. ADEK’s liability is excluded for any and all losses or damages that you incur, including in relation to any damage directly caused to your computer hardware or software through your access to this Site;

3. ADEK’s does not warrant that the Site will be free of defects or errors (including any virus or harmful code) and cannot guarantee that any defects or errors identified in the Site will be remedied;

4. ADEK’s liability for breaching a condition or warranty which is imposed by law is limited to an amount determined by ADEC in its sole and absolute discretion; and

5. You indemnify ADEK’s and its affiliates, and each of ADEK’s or its affiliates' directors, officers, employees and agents against any action, claim, loss or expense which it incurs which arises from your use of the Site.

Information, Content and Services

All information, content and services provided on or accessed through this Site or any other website linked to through this Site, is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute advice. Should you require any specialist advice in relation to any of the information, content or services you access on the Site, we encourage you to seek the advice of an independent specialist advisor or consultant in accordance with relevant rules and regulations.

The Site may include hyperlinks to other websites which are not related to ADEK and in relation to which ADEK has no control or interest. The inclusion of such hyperlinks on the Site does not indicate any relationship between ADEK and that website or any endorsement of information, content, products or services which are provided through that website. ADEK encourages you to make your own decision regarding the accuracy, reliability and correctness of material and information provided on such websites.

From time to time the Site may include third party content which is subject to terms and conditions of use. In providing access to third party content through the Site, ADEK does not grant you with any form of license to use that content.


Cookies

This website does not use "persistent cookies". Cookies are text files, or entries in larger files, utilised to distinguish between visitors to a website, and to track information during multiple visits to a website. We use "temporary cookies" on some parts of this website and such temporary cookies expire upon the end of the browsing session. The use of cookies is a standard practice among website hosts. Most web browsers may be customised to reject cookies, to only accept or reject cookies by user intervention, or to delete cookies. Rejecting and/or removing cookies may affect the functionality you receive through the Site.


General

If you have any questions about these Terms or the practices of this website, please contact the ADEK using the form available on the Site.
These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. You agree to irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

All correspondence, including in relation to any general enquiries you may have, should be sent to the attention of:

Re: Abu Dhabi Science Festival Website
The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge
PO Box 36005
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Fax: +971 2 615 0500
T: 800 SF (73)

You agree to notify ADEK of any privacy or intellectual property violations relating to the information, content or services provided on the Site as soon as reasonably practicable after you become aware of them. Please send all such notifications to info@abudhabisciencefestival.ae