These Terms and Conditions are applicable to the use of all parts of the Website, including its mobile version, (hereafter referred to as the “Website”) created by the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association, a non-profit organization, registered with the Department of Economic Development-Dubai, UAE, having its registered office located at 1601/1602 Vision Tower, Business Bay, Dubai, with email address info@gpca.org.ae (hereafter referred to as “GPCA”).

By using the Website, you (as a User) fully and unconditionally accept these Terms and Conditions that apply thereto and undertake to comply with them. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, you must refrain from making any use whatsoever of the Websites.

GPCA reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting amended Terms and Conditions on the Website. Such amendments take effect on the date on which they are posted. Users are entitled to object to them within two weeks of posting. Continued use of the Website or its services constitutes acceptance of the changes concerned. If a user explicitly objects to any new terms and conditions, GPCA is entitled to revoke his access rights.

Content

The material contained on this Website is for general information purposes only. The Information is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular case, individual or entity, and does not constitute professional or legal advice.

GPCA will not be held responsible for any loss or damages of any nature whatsoever which may arise from reliance on information contained in this Website. GPCA endeavors to update the information on a regular basis, but this is not claimed to be exhaustive. GPCA has compiled the pages on this Website very carefully, and the information placed on this Website is offered in utmost good faith. This information is believed to be correct. Nevertheless, GPCA makes no representation or warranties as to the completeness or accuracy of any of this information.

Where parts of the Information bear the name of their author(s) or are otherwise clearly attributable to a person or institution not directly affiliated to the GPCA (e.g. recorded speeches, postings in Forums, interviews of third parties, external documents and material, etc.) they do not necessarily reflect the views of GPCA, which cannot guarantee their accuracy and reliability. Likewise, reference on the Website to third-party events, statements, services or products does not necessarily constitute the endorsement or support by the GPCA for such events, statements, services or products, which remain the sole responsibility of the third party concerned.

GPCA reserves the right to modify, limit or discontinue – in full or in part and without prior notice – the information available on the Website at any time, to restrict access to the Website and to deny, without notice and at its sole discretion, any user’s access to the Website or any part thereof.

Links

Links to other websites are provided solely for convenience. Therefore, those links imply neither responsibility for, nor approval by GPCA of the information contained in those web sites.

GPCA is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites that link to this site or which are linked from it.

Restricted Access Area

Some of the services available on this Website require prior registration. Users must provide correct and complete information when registering and update it if necessary. They must not misuse any access authorization granted to them (for example by transferring data to unauthorized third persons).

Registered users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their account and password to prevent unauthorized access to that account. Users must take all necessary steps to keep their password secure and must inform the GPCA without delay at communications@gpca.org.ae if it is being or could be used without authorization.

Special terms and conditions may apply to the services offered on the restricted part of this website (hereafter referred to as “Special Terms and Conditions”). If the Special Terms and Conditions deviate from these General Terms and Conditions, the Special Terms and Conditions shall prevail.

Data protection

The information the Website automatically collects includes the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, computer and connection information such as browser type and version, operating system, and platform, the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through, and from our Website, including date and time. This information may be used for website traffic analysis only, and not to identify users. No attempt will be made to monitor systematically individual users of IP addresses, or the actions that they perform.

 

Personal data may not be recorded or saved without the user’s express consent.  By completing any data collection form on the Website, the User expressly agrees to the storage and processing of the data entered.  All data provided by the User (such as,  names, addresses, credit card details, account information, etc.) will be treated as confidential, stored and processed only for the purpose for which it was collected, and made available only to the unit responsible for dealing with it. In particular, personal data will not be passed on to third parties or published or made available for general access without the User’s express agreement or unless necessary to comply with a request by or for the conclusion or fulfilment of a contract with that user, or unless GPCA is obliged to make such data available to public authorities.

 

Some other data processing is carried out when you are using some parts of the Website (including the restricted access area or services available therein), which are subject to a Privacy Policy. If the Privacy Policy deviates from these General Terms and Conditions, the Privacy Policy shall prevail.

Intellectual property

This website and its content are subject to the copyright and other property right of GPCA. Any copy, adaptation, change, translation, rearrangement, publication, lease or any other type of use of all or part of the Website, in any form or on any medium, whether electronic, mechanical or other, is strictly prohibited without prior written consent from GPCA.

 

The Website may only be used only for personal and private purposes by private persons and only for internal purposes by businesses. Consequently, any commercial use of the Website is strictly prohibited.

 

Copyright, if any, of third party material found in this website must also be respected.

The names, logos and other signs that are used on the Website (including but not limited to the GPCA logo and name) are protected. Any use of these or similar signs is strictly prohibited without GPCA’s prior written consent.