2. Amendment of this Agreement
The Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities may amend the terms & conditions of this agreement, provided a notice to this effect shall be displayed on this application. Amendments shall take effect once made. Your recurrent browsing of the application, following introduction of those amendments, shall be construed as endorsement of those amendments. You have therefore got to visit this application regularly to review the terms & conditions of use.
In addition to the following provisions and conditions in this agreement, browsing this application shall also be subject to the federal laws of the United Arab Emirates, local laws of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and international conventions to which the UAE is party. Therefore, the application user shall not be entitled to use the logo of the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities or the contents of its application, which are subject to intellectual property rights applicable in the UAE and the international conventions made in this regard, without an explicit consent from the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities, and adopting the proper course of action set for this practice.
4. Required Conduct
You agree to access and use the application only for lawful purposes, and that you are fully aware of all laws, statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to your use of the application. By accessing the program, you agree that you will not:
A. use the application to commit a crime or encourage others to engage in any conduct which would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability;
B. post or transmit any discriminatory, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or otherwise unlawful content against any party;
C. use the application to impersonate other parties or entities;
D. use the application to upload any content that contains a software virus, "Trojan horse" or any other computer code, files, or programs that may alter, damage, or interrupt the functionality of the application or the hardware or software of any other person who accesses the application;
E. upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any materials that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under a contractual relationship;
F. alter, damage, or delete any content posted on the application;
G. disrupt the normal flow of communication in any way;
H. claim a relationship with or represent any business, association, or other organizations with which you are not authorized to claim such a relationship or representation;
I. post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or other forms of solicitation;
J. post any material that infringes upon or violates the intellectual property rights of another; or.
K. collect or store personal information about others.
5. Termination of Use
The Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to or use of this application without a prior notice and for any reason, including your violation of these terms and conditions or laws applicable in the UAE, or for other conduct which the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities, in its sole discretion, believes is breaching international agreements and conventions or harmful to others. In the event of termination, you will no longer be authorized to access the application, and the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities will use any means possible to enforce this termination.
Some hyperlinks in the application lead to websites that are not operated by the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities. The Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities does not control these applications nor do we review or control their content. The Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities provides these hyperlinks to users for convenience. These hyperlinks are not an endorsement of products, services, or information, and do not imply an association between the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities and the operators of the linked application. When you select a hyperlink to an outside application, you are subject to the terms and conditions of the owner/sponsors of that outside application.
The Department reserves the right to monitor any content that you provide, but shall not be obligated to do so. Although the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities cannot monitor all postings on the application, it reserves the right (but assume no obligation) to delete, move, or edit any postings that violate these terms and conditions. Foreign and UAE copyright laws and international conventions protect the contents of the application. You agree to abide by all copyright notices posted on the application. The application map data displayed is collected through multiple data sources. Some of these sources and services are not under the direct control of the Department. Hence, neither the Department or any of its employees guarantee that the real-time data will be available at all times. Moreover, the Department would like to inform the application users that there might be differences between the information displayed on the map and the actual condition of the location.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the interests of the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities with any party, official or otherwise, in connection with any claim, financial or otherwise, arising from any breach by you of any of the terms and conditions of this agreement. Accordingly, you will bear all costs, financial or otherwise, resulting from your breach of any of the conditions of this agreement, be it insurance, compensation, fees or any other costs, financial or otherwise. Any settlement made with anybody, official or otherwise, in connection with any breach of the conditions of this agreement shall not be valid and effective, unless with the explicit written consent of the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities.
9. Disclaimer of Warranty
You expressly understand and agree that your use of the application, or any material available through this application, is at your own risk. Neither The Department nor its employees warrant that the application will be uninterrupted, problem-free, free of omissions, or error-free; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the application. The content and function of the application are provided to you "as is," without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or use, or currency.
10. Limitation of Liability
In no event will the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities be liable for any incidental, indirect, special, punitive, exemplary, or consequential damages, arising out of your use of or inability to use the application, including without limitation, loss of revenue or anticipated profits, loss of goodwill, loss of business, loss of data, computer failure or malfunction, or any other damages.