26th of January, 2021
These Terms are made between OnlineBusinessAdd (“we” “us” “our”, the “Company”, as applicable) and you (“you” or the “User”).If you are a company advertising on our Website, you will be required to enter into additional terms and conditions set out in our Advertising Agreement, however, please note that these Terms will still apply and must be read in conjunction with any other agreement you enter into with the Company.
The following capitalised terms shall have the following meaning, except where the context otherwise requires:
1.1 “Advertising Agreement” – an agreement for the provision of advertising services or products entered into between the Company and the Client.
1.2 “Ad Services Package” – the bundle of advertising product or service which the Company agrees to provide to the Customer, as set out in the relevant order form provided by the Company and signed by the Client to order the Ad Services Package pursuant to these Terms and the terms of the Advertising Agreement.
1.3 “Affiliates” – any third-parties that is controlled or owned by OnlineBusinessAdd is jointly offering the Service.
1.4 “Client” – the client entity that is party to the Advertising Agreement.
1.5 “Customer” – any customer of the Client.
1.6 “Effective Date” – the date set out at the top of these Terms.
1.7 “Intellectual Property Rights” – all intellectual property, including patents, trade marks, rights in goodwill, database rights and rights in data, rights in designs, copyrights and topography rights (whether or not any of these rights are registered, and including applications and the right to apply for registration of any such rights) and all inventions, rights in know-how, trade secrets and confidential information, customer and supplier lists and other proprietary knowledge and information and all rights under licences and consents in relation to any such rights and all rights and forms of protection of a similar nature or having equivalent or similar effect to any of these which may subsist anywhere in the world for their full term, including any renewals and extensions.
1.8 “Material” – material and content published on the Website or otherwise provided by the Company is in connection with the Service.
1.10 “Product” – an online classifieds advertising platform provided on the Website and the Ad Services Package.
1.11 “Posting Agents” - a third-party agent, service or intermediary that offers to post Material to the Service on behalf of others.
1.12 “Registration Details” - the details a User must provide upon registering for the Website from time to time (for example: name, phone numbers, email address).
1.13 “Service” – the provision of the Website and the Product.
1.14 “Unacceptable” – any material or information uploaded to or made available on the Website which under the law of any jurisdiction from which the Website may be accessed may be considered:
illegal, illicit, indecent, obscene, racist, offensive, paedophilic, insulting, false, unreliable, misleading, harmful or potentially harmful to minors, threatening, libellous, alleged to be or actually defamatory or in infringement of third party rights (of whatever nature and including, without limitation, any Intellectual Property Rights), invasive of another’s privacy or other rights, to relate to or encourage money laundering or illegal gambling;
in breach of any applicable regulations, standards or codes of practice (notwithstanding that compliance may not be compulsory);
harmful to the Company’s reputation.
1.15 “User Material” – material and content posted on the Website by a User or otherwise provided to the EMPG Group by a User in connection with the Website or the Service.
2.General Terms and Conditions Which Apply to Users
2.1 In registering for this Website, the User must provide true, accurate, current and complete Registration Details which the User must update after any changes before using the Website for further services in the future.
2.2 The User hereby agrees and acknowledges that the Website may contain adverts placed by advertisers or companies in the course of business for goods or services (and which the Company takes no responsibility for). Advertisers or companies using the Website or the Service to place adverts offering goods or services of a business, commercial or trade nature must include their full names in the advert and make it clear that they are selling goods or services in the course of business either by the content, format, size or place of the advertisement or by including words such as “trade”, “dealer”, “agent”, “wholesale” or similar in the name of the advert they submit for publication.
2.3 The Company reserves the discretion to withdraw any Material or User Material from the Website without prior notice and to refuse any User Material posted or provided to the Company by a User.
2.4 The User’s Registration Details and data relating to its use of the Website will be recorded by the Company but this information shall not be disclosed to third parties nor used for any purpose unrelated to the Website. By agreeing to the terms, you expressly give us permission to verify the authenticity of your details by calling you on the phone number submitted to us. The call may be recorded for quality assurance.
2.5 The User hereby authorises the Company to use any information which it submits to the Website to inform the User of special offers, occasional third party offers and for other marketing and related purposes. The Company will not use User data for any other purposes than as set out in these Terms except that the Company may disclose this data if compelled to do so by law, or at the request of a law enforcement agency or governmental authority.
2.6 If the User does not wish the Company to use its information as set in above condition, it should leave the Website before submitting its personal details.
2.7 If the User does not want the Company to use its email address or SMS/mobile number to send information concerning the Website and related matters, the User should send an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org and insert unsubscribe as the subject heading of such message.
2.8 You must keep confidential any user identification and password details set-up or given to you as part of our security procedures and must not disclose them to any third party.
2.9 The Company reserves the right to suspend or terminate a User’s account where, in its absolute discretion, it deems the User has breached these terms or deems such suspension or termination is otherwise appropriate. In the event of such suspension or termination, the Company will notify the User by email and the User must not seek to re-register on any Website either directly or indirectly through a related entity. The Company’s rights under this condition shall not prejudice any other right or remedy the Company may have in respect of any breach, or any rights, obligations or liabilities accrued prior to such suspension or termination.
2.10 For the avoidance of doubt, the Company is providing a service not goods.
2.11 The Company takes reported and actual infringement of Intellectual Property Rights and fraud extremely seriously and whilst Users cannot hold the Company liable in relation to such issues, the Company requests all Users to report such matters immediately to the Company, and the Company inform the appropriate authorities.
2.12 Users will be invited to send comments to the Company email relating to the integrity and performance of other Users.
2.13 The following restrictions shall apply to all Users. You must:
not use the Website or the Service in any unlawful manner, for any unlawful purpose, or in any manner inconsistent with these Terms, or act fraudulently or maliciously, for example, by hacking into or inserting malicious code, such as viruses, or harmful data, into the Website or any Service or any operating system;
not transmit any material designed to interrupt, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of the Website or the Service;
use any form of automated device or computer program (sometimes referred to as “flagging tools”) that enables the use of the Company’s “flagging system” or other community control systems without each flag being manually entered by a human that initiates the flag (an “automated flagging device”), or use any such flagging tool to remove posts of competitors, other third parties or to remove posts without a reasonable good faith belief that the post being flagged violates these terms or any applicable law or regulation;
not use any automated software to view the Service without our consent (including use of spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools, or the like to download or scrape data from the Service, except for internet search engines (e.g, Google) and non-commercial public archives (e.g. archive.org) that comply with our robots.txt file) and only access the Service manually;
not use the Service other than for your own personal use or as an agent listing property for sale and to rent;
not attempt to copy any Material or reverse engineer any processes without the Company’s consent;
not use any Service in breach of any policy or other notice on the Website;
not remove or alter any copyright notices that appear on the Website;
not publish any User Material which is or may be Unacceptable or that may encourage a breach of any relevant laws or regulations;
not interfere with any other User’s enjoyment of the Website or the Service;
not conduct yourself in an offensive or abusive manner whilst using the Website or the Service;
not contact anyone who has asked not to be contacted, or make unsolicited contact with anyone for any commercial purpose, specifically, contact any User to post advertisement on a third party website or post any advertisement on behalf of such User;
“stalk” or otherwise harass anyone;
not collect personal data about other Users or entities for commercial or unlawful purposes;
2.14 The Company permits the User to post User Material on the Website in accordance with the Company’s procedures provided that User Material is not illegal, misleading, obscene, abusive, threatening, defamatory or otherwise objectionable to the Company. You must not post any Unacceptable material and, in respect of any User Material you post, you warrant that it is not Unacceptable.
2.15 The Company grants you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive license to access and use the Service for personal use. This license granted herein does not include any of the following: (a) access to or use of the Service by Posting Agents; or (b) any collection, aggregation, copying, duplication, display or derivative use of the Service nor any use of data mining, robots, spiders, or similar data gathering and extraction tools for any purpose unless expressly permitted by the Company or as otherwise set forth in these Terms. Notwithstanding the foregoing, general purpose internet search engines and non-commercial public archives that gather information for the sole purpose of displaying hyperlinks to the Service, provided they each do so from a stable IP address or range of IP addresses using an easily identifiable agent and comply with our robots.txt file, may engage in the activities set forth in (b). For purposes of this exception, a “general purpose internet search engine” does not include a website or search engine or other service that specialises in classified listings including any subset of classifieds listings such as housing, for sale, jobs, services, or personals, or which otherwise provides classified ad listing services. The license set forth in this condition permits you to display on your website, or create a hyperlink thereto, individual postings on the Service so long as such use is for non-commercial and/or news reporting purposes only (e.g., for use in personal blogs or other personal online media). The Company may limit the amount of postings displayed on or linked to your website. Use of the Service beyond the scope of authorised access as set forth in these Terms immediately terminates any permission or license granted herein. In order to collect, aggregate, copy, duplicate, display or make derivative use of the Service or any Material made available via the Service for other purposes (including commercial purposes) not stated herein, you must first obtain a license from the Company.
2.17 The Company may employ a third-party provider for processing credit card payments for users that use the Product(s) or services provided. Such third-party provider may have access to personal information provided by users needed in order to perform their functions, but may not use it for any other purpose. The Company does not have access to or retain any users payment information.
3.1 The Company may charge a fee to post Material in some specific areas of the Service (“Paid Material”). The fee permits Paid Material to be posted in a designated area of the Website. Each party posting Paid Material to the Service is responsible for the Material and compliance with these terms. Any such fees paid hereunder are non-refundable in the event any Material is removed from the Service for violating these terms. Additional terms regarding Paid Material will be fully stated in the applicable section(s).
3.2 All job ads that announce several positions in one ad will be deleted after 24h of their posting and no refund will be given. Within the first 24h of the posting, the user can edit the multiple-position ad to reduce it to one position. If the ad does not get edited to fulfil the Company’s requirements, the ad will be deleted and no refund given.
4.1 The Company prohibits the use of Posting Agents, directly or indirectly, without the express written permission of the Company. In addition, Posting Agents are not permitted to post Material on behalf of others, directly or indirectly, or otherwise access the Service in order to post Material on behalf of others, except with express written permission or license from the Company.
5.No Spam Policy
5.1 You understand and agree that sending unsolicited email advertisements or other unsolicited communications to the Company addresses or through the Company computer systems are expressly prohibited by these Terms. You acknowledge and agree that from time to time the Company may monitor email usage using human monitors or automated software to flag certain words associated with spam or scams in emails that are sent between one User to another in the Company’s e-mail system. Any communication between yourself and any other User utilising the communication features available on the Service and the Website may be used only in accordance with these Terms.
6.Limitation of Liability
6.1 The Company shall not be liable for any:
consequential, indirect, special losses or exemplary damages (even if the Company has been advised of the possibility of such losses or damages);
loss of profit;
loss of business;
loss of revenue;
loss of or corruption to data;
loss of use;
loss of production;
loss of contract;
loss of opportunity;
loss of savings, discount or rebate (whether actual or anticipated);
harm to reputation or loss of goodwill;
loss of anticipated savings,
6.2 The limitations at Clause 6.1 shall also apply with respect to damages incurred by reason of other services or products received through or advertised in connection with the Website or the Service or any links on the Website, as well as by reason of any information, opinions or advice received through or advertised in connection with the Website or the Service or any links to the Website or Service.
6.3 The limitations in this Clause 6 shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law. You specifically acknowledge and agree that the Company shall not be liable for user submissions or the defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user or third party and that the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests entirely with you.
6.4 Whilst the Company will take all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from the Website, it cannot ensure such exclusion and no liability is accepted for viruses. The User is recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before accessing or downloading information or any Material from the Website.
6.5 The Website include information and materials uploaded by other users of the Website. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by the Company and the Company shall not be liable for any material which may be deemed Unacceptable. You further may be exposed to Material that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, objectionable, defamatory or libellous and, as far as the law allows, and subject to Clause 6.11, you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against the Company with respect thereto.
6.6 The Company does not guarantee that the Website will always be accessible, uninterrupted, timely, secure, error free or free from computer virus or other invasive or damaging code or that the Website will not be affected by force majeure events, including inability to obtain or shortage of necessary materials, equipment facilities, power or telecommunications, lack of telecommunications equipment or facilities and failure of information technology or telecommunications equipment or facilities. The Company may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of the Website for business and operational reasons at any time and shall not be liable for any interruption to the Service, whether intentional or otherwise. We recommend that you back up any content and data used in connection with the Website, to protect yourself in case of problems with the Website or the Service.
6.7 The Company is not liable for any failure in respect of its obligations hereunder which result directly or indirectly from failure or interruption in software or services provided by third parties.
6.8 The Company is not responsible for the direct or indirect consequences of a User linking to any other website from the Website and has not approved such linked websites or the material or information available from them.
6.9 The Company does not guarantee, represent or warrant that the information accessible via the Website is accurate, complete or current. The Company has no liability whatsoever in respect of any use which the User makes of such information. The Website, the Service, and use of all related facilities are provided on an “as is, as available” basis without any warranties whether express or implied.
6.10 The Website and the Service have not been developed (and Material has not been written) to meet the individual requirements of the User and it is the User’s sole responsibility to satisfy itself prior to entering into any transaction or decision that the Website, the Service and the Material are suitable for its purposes. A User in making any financial or other decision based on Material or other information in the Website accepts that it does so exclusively at its own risk and the Company shall have no liability in respect of the same.
6.11 None of the Clauses herein shall apply so as to restrict liability for death or personal injury resulting from the negligence of the Company or its appointed agents.
6.12 The Website is controlled and offered by the Company from facilities in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The Company makes no representations or warranties that the Website is appropriate for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Website from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and risk and are responsible for compliance with local law.
7.Call Recording for Real Estate Brokers
7.1 Some of the Real Estate Regulatory Authority(RERA) licensed real estate brokers (Brokers) that advertise on our Website subscribe to a service whereby the property listing has a uniquely identified phone number and the call is automatically recorded for quality and training purposes. By using the Services you expressly agree to having your phone call recorded when you call a Broker in relation to advertisements in the Property category of the Website and you agree that no further warning or consent is required.
8.Ad Services Package
8.1 If you are a Client, Customer or any of their officers, directors, employees, agents, contractors, sub-contractors or representatives, the following additional terms also apply to you:
The Company may publish on the Website any information supplied or made available to the Company by or on behalf of the Client. The Client acknowledges and agrees that the Company shall not be regarded as being in breach of any obligation of confidentiality as a result of the publication of such information.
The Company may made operational changes to the Ad Services Package and individual products thereunder at any time. The Company will use reasonable endeavours to provide notification of material changes by posting a message on the Website or by informing the Client.
9.2 The Company reserves the right to alter its terms of business from time to time. The Effective Date at the time the User is reading these terms is set out at the top of these Terms. Prior to using the Website again in the future, Users should check that the Effective Date has not changed. If it has, the User should examine the new set of terms and conditions and only use the Website if it accepts the new terms and conditions. If you do not accept the changes you should immediately discontinue your access to the Website and your use of the Service.
9.3 If any provision of these Terms or part thereof shall be void for whatever reason, it shall be deemed deleted and the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect.
9.4 The Company reserves the right to assign or subcontract any or all of its rights and obligations under these Terms. The User may not assign or otherwise transfer its rights or obligations under these Terms without the Company’s prior written consent.
9.5 Any notice given pursuant to these Terms may be served personally or by email to the last known email address of the addressee. It is the responsibility of Users promptly to update the Company of any change of address or email address. Such notice shall be deemed to have been duly served upon and received by the addressee, when served personally, at the time of such service or when sent by email 24 hours after the email has been sent.
9.6 The Company shall not be liable for any loss suffered by the other party or be deemed to be in default for any delays or failures in performance hereunder resulting from acts or causes beyond its reasonable control or from any acts of God, acts or regulations of any governmental or supra-national authority.
9.7 Any delay or forbearance by the Company in enforcing any provisions of these Terms or any of its rights hereunder shall not be construed as a waiver of such provision or right thereafter to enforce the same.
9.8 The headings in these Terms are solely used for convenience and shall not have any legal or contractual significance.
9.9 All website design, text, graphics, the selection and arrangement thereof are Copyright ©2021, onlinebusinessadd.com, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED .