THESE TERMS APPLY EXCLUSIVELY TO YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF WWW.SABIC.COM INCLUDING ITS SUB-SITES (THE “SITE”), AND THE SERVICES AND INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THIS SITE DO NOT ALTER THE TERMS OR CONDITIONS OF ANY OTHER AGREEMENT YOU MAY HAVE WITH SABIC OR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES.
Welcome to the SABIC website (www.SABIC.com and/or it sub-sites - "the Site").
By accessing, entering and Using this Site, you, the User shall be deemed to have read and understood these Terms and the Use shall constitute your acceptance hereof. If you are not willing to abide by these Terms, you must cease Using the Site immediately.
Kindly note that these Terms may be changed from time to time, at our discretion, and Users of the Site are advised to regularly read the published terms and conditions for possible changes. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new terms. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ABIDE BY THESE OR ANY FUTURE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SITE OR DOWNLOAD MATERIALS FROM IT. If you wish to receive a hard copy of these Terms, please send an e-mail with your address.
The Site and the content thereof is owned and operated by SABIC, a company established under the laws of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ("KSA") with its principle place of business at its Head Quarters located at Damman Highway, Qordoba, Riyadh, (Telephone: +966112258000 and fax +966112259000).
The Site has a general part but furthermore also contains several sub-sites dedicated to the various business units and/or affiliates and subsidiaries of SABIC. Any reference in these Terms, the Site or the sub-sites to "SABIC", "Group", "company", "we", or "us" shall, as appropriate, mean SABIC and/or its affiliates and subsidiaries, including its directors and officers.
CONTENTS OF SITE
The Site and any data, material, recommendations, services or otherwise or other material posted thereon or linked thereto ("Information"), are provided by SABIC free of charge and in good faith but on an "as is" basis and for information purposes only. SABIC may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including the availability of any features, at any time. SABIC may remove, modify or otherwise change any content, including that of third parties, on or from this Site.
ALLOWED USE AND MISUSE
Users may only access and Use the Site for legitimate personal and/or commercial and/or other lawful purposes and may NOT Use the Site or any Information, services or products for harmful and/or illegal and/or unlawful purposes such as:
- transmitting of any unsolicited and unauthorized promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam);
- knowingly transmit any data that contains viruses, spyware or other harmful programs;
- disclosing, sharing or publishing material that may infringe on any person’s intellectual property rights, or may be offensive, defamatory or otherwise prohibited or objectionable (including without limitation, content that evidences racism, hatred, or that promotes illegal activities, or physical harm against anyone);
- tampering, hacking, modifying or otherwise attempting to corrupt any security or authentication measures;
- using or attempting to use another's account, service or system without authorization from SABIC, or creating or using a false identity on this Site; and/or
- disrupting or interfering with any other user's enjoyment of the Site.
In using the Site, you also agree not to divulge your username and password to others either on or off the Site and keep such username and password protected from unauthorized use.
SABIC may, at its sole discretion, impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Site or terminate your use altogether. SABIC reserves the right, but shall not have the obligation to remove any materials it deems objectionable, at its sole discretion.
You agree to hold harmless SABIC and its affiliates and parties with whom SABIC has contracted for purposes of hosting or maintaining this Site from all claims based upon communications made or materials posted or and/or your use of this Site.
Except as otherwise provided under SABIC’s Data Protection Policy or as otherwise agreed upon in writing, you agree that any communications you transmit to anyone through the Site or copyrighted works you post on the Site, including, without limitation, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, plans, notes, drawings, configurations, specifications, purchase orders, quotes or requests for quotes, performance data, account information, or other material, data or information (collectively, "Information"), are non-confidential and upon transmission of such information to SABIC via email or other means you grant to SABIC an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable, world-wide license (including but not limited to a copyright license) to use such Information in any media for any purpose in accordance with our Data Protection Policy .
This Site may provide links or references from, or to, other external websites. SABIC disclaims any responsibility or liability for the content of such other sites. Please be aware that our Data Protection Policy does not apply to the collection and processing of your data on such other sites. SABIC shall not be liable for any damages or injury of any kind arising from your access to, or inability to access or use such other sites and the information provided thereon, nor from your use of, or reliance on, any information provided on such other sites.
THIRD PARTY CONTENT
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
All Information supplied on, or via, this Site by or on behalf of SABIC in relation to its products and services, whether in the nature of data, recommendations or otherwise, is believed to be reliable, but it remains the Users responsibility to verify and confirm the completeness and currency of such information, products or services. The selling of all products and services by SABIC is subject to the relevant SABIC standard contractual terms and conditions of sale which are freely available upon request. SABIC assumes no other liability in respect of the use of the products and services, otherwise as set out in these contractual terms.
Unless expressly otherwise indicated, all intellectual property including, but not limited to, copyright in, and to, the content, trademarks, logos, trade names and other proprietary information provided on, or via, this Site (whether in text, images or other materials) are owned by, or have been licensed to, SABIC and as such are protected by law. SABIC permits you to Use material from this Site only for allowed personal use or non-commercial and informational purposes as set out above, and subject to the following further conditions:
- no part of this Site may be distributed or sold for commercial gain or for political purposes;
- no part of this Site may be modified in any respect;
- the copyright notice ("from SABIC's website") must appear on every copy or portion thereof and the date of copying;
- the prior written consent of SABIC is required for any other use of the intellectual property contained in this Site and all information provided on or via this Site and any misuse of its contents is strictly prohibited;
- nothing on this Site should be construed as granting any license or right in, or to, any trademark, patent or any other intellectual property right of SABIC. In particular, no User shall be entitled to use SABIC trademarks and names and/or to make any hypertext links to other websites without our prior written consent. By Using this Site, you, the User, acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights whatsoever by downloading and using any material from the Site; and
- without prejudice to any other criminal or civil remedies available to SABIC, SABIC reserves the right to bar any User on a temporary or permanent basis if the User is suspected of committing any infringement and/or Using the Site for purposes and in ways not allowed by the Terms.
SABIC does not warrant or makes any representation as to the Site and/or in relation to the Information, and Users shall enter the Site and Use the Information at their own choice and risk, as set out in these Terms. While SABIC will use reasonable efforts to ensure that the Information is accurate and up-to-date, it is the sole responsibility of the Users to evaluate, interpret and where necessary to make further enquiries and independently verify the Information prior to the use or reliance thereon.
SABIC EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE ACCURACY, CURRENCY, COMPLETENESS AND/OR THE MERCHANTABILTY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED VIA THIS SITE AND/OR ANY SERVICE OR PRODUCT DESCRIBED OR PROMOTED ON THIS SITE.
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT, DATA OR SOFTWARE DISTRIBUTED BY, DOWNLOADED OR ACCESSED FROM OR THROUGH THE SITE, IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE TO YOUR BUSINESS, YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH CONTENT, DATA AND/OR SOFTWARE.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SABIC DOES NOT CONTROL INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED BY THIRD PARTIES THROUGH THE SITE. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE AGREED IN WRITING, SABIC AND ITS AFFILIATES ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND MAKE NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION AS TO THE ACCURACY, CURRENCY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY OR USEFULNESS OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER CONTENT OR OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES DISTRIBUTED OR MADE AVAILABLE BY THIRD PARTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FRAMED CONTENT AND THAT RELATED TO SPONSORS THROUGH THE SITE.
SABIC DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY THAT THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS, IF ANY, WILL BE CORRECTED. NOR DOES SABIC MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH USE OF THIS SITE.
NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SABIC OR THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN WRITING.
SOME STATES OR COUNTRIES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
SABIC ACCEPTS NO LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES, LOSS OR INJURY OF ANY KIND IN ANY WAY RESULTING FROM, OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS TO, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS THIS SITE, NOR FROM THE USE, OR YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR VIA, THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE OR DATA, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT THAT SUCH LIABILITY CAN BE EXCLUDED BY LAW. FURTHER, SABIC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF ELECTRONIC MEANS OF COMMUNICATION, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE FAILURE OR DELAY IN DELIVERY OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION, INTERCEPTION OR MANIPULATION OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION BY THIRD PARTIES OR BY COMPUTER PROGRAMS USED FOR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSMISSION OF VIRUSES.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR FOR GROSS NEGLIGENCE. IN SUCH EVENT, OUR LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE REVENUES WE RECEIVED FROM YOU IN THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS PRECEDING THE APPLICABLE CAUSE OF ACTION.
APPLICABLE LAW, JURISDICTION
This Site can be accessed from various countries around the world. As each of these countries has laws that may differ from those of the KSA, by accessing this Site you agree that the laws of the KSA (without giving effect to its principles of conflict of law) shall apply to all matters arising from or relating to the Use, the contents of this Site or Information provided to, or Materials provided by, you via this Site. You also hereby irrevocably agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts of the KSA with respect to such matters.
While SABIC makes reasonable endeavors to ensure that the Site and the Use thereof comply with applicable laws, we make no warranty or guarantee that the Site or Information available on it or these Terms fully comply with applicable laws.
If, at any time, one or more of the provisions of the Terms is, or becomes, illegal, invalid or unenforceable in any respect under the law of any applicable jurisdiction, neither the legality, validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions, nor the legality, validity, or enforceability of such provision under the law of any other applicable jurisdiction shall in any way be affected or impaired thereby. SABIC and the User shall endeavour to replace the illegal, invalid or unenforceable provision with a new provision that reflects and is as closely related to the intention of SABIC.
Any failure or delay by SABIC to exercise or enforce any right or provision hereof shall in no way constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between SABIC and the User for the use of this Site and shall take precedence over any disclaimer and/or notice attached to any communication and/or posting received from the User.
SABIC, 1 January 2017