For Qatar Green Directory (www.qatargreendirectory.com)
General Terms & Conditions
Qatar Green Building Council reserves the right to make changes to this site and these disclaimers, terms, and conditions at any time.
1. Acceptance of Terms
1.1 The Qatar Green Directory website (the “Website”), located at http://www.qatargreendirectory.com, is operated by Qatar Green Building Council. The Website provides a collection of online information, organization listings, resources, events, jobs, special offers, competitions and blogs aimed at the environmental sustainability community. By using Qatar Green Directory, you agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions of Use, as well as any other guidelines, rules and additional terms referenced herein, and all such guidelines, rules and terms are hereby incorporated herein by this reference (collectively, “TOU”). These TOU set out the legally binding terms with respect to your use of and our provision the website. Please read these TOU carefully. If you object to any term or condition of these TOU or any subsequent modifications thereto or become dissatisfied with the Qatar Green Directory website in any way, your only recourse is to immediately discontinue your use of the website.
1.2 In order to use the Services, you must firstly agree to the TOU. You may not use the Services if you do not accept the TOU.
1.3 You can accept the TOU by:
1.4 You may not use the Services and may not accept the TOU if (a) you are not of legal age to form a binding contract with Qatar Green Building Council, or (b) you are a person barred from receiving the Services under the laws of The State of Qatar or other countries including the country in which you are resident or from which you use the Services.
2.1 Qatar Green Building Council reserves the right, at our discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter these TOU or the website at any time without prior notice. Such modifications shall become effective immediately upon the posting of the new terms or upon implementation of the changes to the website. You agree to review these TOU on a regular basis to keep yourself apprised of any changes. Your continued use of the website after any modifications indicates your acceptance of these TOU and the website, as modified. Unless expressly stated otherwise by Qatar Green Building Council, any new features, new services, enhancements or modifications to the website implemented after your initial access to the website shall be subject to these TOU. You can review the most current version of the Terms and Conditions at any time through the link at the bottom of any page of this Site.
3. Suspension or Discontinuation of the website service
3.1 Qatar Green Building Council reserves the right at any time to suspend or discontinue the website service (or any part thereof) with or without notice to you. You agree that Qatar Green Building Council shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any suspension or discontinuation of the website service.
4. Scope and Intent
4.1 These Terms and Conditions of Use govern your use of the Site (www.qatargreendirectory.com) and its Services. You should carefully read the Terms and Conditions before using the Site or its Services. You should also regularly review these Terms and Conditions as we may change them from time to time. You can review the most current version of the Terms and Conditions at any time through the link at the bottom of any page of this Site.
5. Services Eligibility
5.1 By listing on Qatar Green Directory to become a listed or featured organization or by accessing the Site or any of its Services, you agree that:
6. Qatar Green Building Council’s Organization Directory/Database.
6.1 The Organization Directory contains information about (i) nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations, community groups, social enterprises and government agencies from around the world; and (ii) volunteer opportunities, jobs, internships, specials, competitions, events and other listings from around the world.
6.2 If you are the administrator of an organization, you can submit job openings, volunteer opportunities, events, internships or other information that can be posted on the Site and stored in the Organization Directory/Database.
6.3 Anyone can search and access the Organization Directory/Database for information about listed organizations and listings. Searches can be narrowed or expanded by adding and removing search terms, and/or by clicking on field values suggested by our system (e.g. classification, QGBC Members). More specific search query terms can be included to conduct more advanced searches.
7. Content and Ownership
7.1 As a social network, the majority of the content made available by Qatar Green Directory is generated and posted by Users of the Site. Our mission is to provide a safe space on the web so that no opportunity for action or collaboration is wasted and no connection is missed. However, we consider it to be the responsibility of all Users of the Site to help make the web a safe and trusted place. Therefore, each User owns and is responsible for the content that s/he posts on our Site, including information that s/he publishes and makes available for other Users to view.
8. Disclaimer of Warranties
8.1 You agree that your use of the website service is entirely at your own risk. You expressly understand and agree that:
8.2 By posting content on our Site, you represent and warrant that:
9. License and Use of Content.
9.1 All of the information that you publish on the Site reaches thousands of listed Users both through the Site and via email alerts. This information may also be accessed by individuals not listed on the Site when, for example, they receive information forwarded to them by someone else or if Qatar Green Directory makes such information visible to all Internet users.
9.3 Additionally, with the objective of reaching more people and facilitating connections, you hereby grant Qatar Green Building Council the right to share published information from our Sites with other sites with which we have partnerships (including Qatar Green Building Council’s social media sites). Information published on our Site may become public information at the time of its distribution on other sites, via email alerts, RSS feeds, search engines, and other social media tools.
10. User-to-User Communication and Sharing
10.1 The Site includes various reviews, ratings, forums and blogs where you can post your observations and comments on designated topics. Qatar Green Building Council cannot guarantee that other Users will not use the ideas and information that you share. Therefore, if you have an idea or information that you would like to keep confidential and/or do not want others to use, do not post it on the Site.
10.2 Qatar Green Building Council is not responsible for a User’s misuse or misappropriation of any content or information that you post in any forums, blogs, and other sections of the Site.
11.1 As a condition to access and use the Site and Services of Qatar Green Directory, you agree not to do the following:
12. Registration and Security
12.1 To use certain Services, you must get listed with the Site and provide certain personal information. You agree that you will be responsible for maintaining any relevant password as confidential and for any activity that occurs as a result of your enabling or permitting another person or entity to use your password. It is your responsibility to notify Qatar Green Building Council (by post and email in the event that (i) your password is lost or stolen, or (ii) you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or of any other breach of security that might affect the Site or its Services. Qatar Green Building Council is not responsible for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the provisions of this section.
13.1 When you list an item or use a service that has a fee, you have an opportunity to review and accept the fees that you will be charged. Fees may change from time to time without notice.
13.2 All fees are quoted in Qatar Riyals (QAR). You are responsible for paying all fees and applicable taxes (including any Forex fees) associated with our Sites and Services in a timely manner with a valid payment method.
13.3 All fees paid will be non-refundable in the event that content is removed from the Site or your account is suspended or terminated for violating the Terms and Conditions.
14. Third Party Links
14.1 The Site may include links to other Internet websites. Because Qatar Green Building Council has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Qatar Green Building Council is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Qatar Green Building Council shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
14.2 TheQatar Green Directory website may contain links to other related Internet web sites. No inference can be made, or representation implied, that Qatar Green Building Council is affiliated to, operates or controls these linked websites. The linked websites are for the user’s convenience only and user access thereto is at the user’s own risk. When visiting linked websites the user must refer to that linked site’s individual terms and conditions of use and cannot rely on the terms and conditions contained herein.
14.3 You acknowledge and agree that such links are provided for your convenience and do not reflect an endorsement by Qatar Green Building Councilof the quality, reliability, or any other characteristic or feature of any such linked site. Qatar Green Building Council is not responsible in any manner (including but not limited to any loss or injury you suffer as a result of using the linked site) for any matter associated with the linked site, including without limitation, the content provided on or through any such linked site or your reliance thereon.
14.4 Qatar Green Building Council makes no representations or warranties with respect to any linked site. Your use of any linked site is solely at your own risk. In addition, you should be aware that your use of any linked site is subject to the terms and conditions and privacy policies applicable to that site.
15. Limitations of Liability
15.1 Qatar Green Building Council shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond Qatar Green Building Council’s reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation. Without limiting the foregoing, Qatar Green Building Council and licensors will not be liable under any theory of law, for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, consequential or exemplary damages, including, but not limited to loss of information or data, or loss of profits resulting from any aspect of your use of the service, whether the damages arise from use or misuse of the service, from inability to use the service or the interruption, suspension, modification, alteration or termination of the service, even if Qatar Green Building Council and its licensors have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Such limitation shall also apply with respect to damages incurred by reason of other services or products received through or advertised in connection with the website service or any links to third party websites found within the website service, as well as by reason of any information or advice received through the website service or any links to third party websites found within the website service. These limitations shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law.
15.2 Furthermore, Qatar Green Building Council shall not be held liable for:
15.3 You expressly understand and agree that Qatar Green Building Council shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, including without limitation, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data loss, or other losses (even if Qatar Green Building Councilhas been advised of the possibility of such damages) resulting from: (i) the use or inability to use the Site or Services; (ii) any link provided in connection with the Site or Services; (iii) your reliance on any portion of the Site or Services; (iv) the interruption, suspension or termination of the Site or any Services hereunder; (v) the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery, or failure to post or store any information; and/or (vi) any matter otherwise related to your use of the Site or Services.
15.4 Qatar Green Building Council is not involved in the relationship between individual users and organizations. If you have a dispute with another individual or organization, you understand that Qatar Green Building Council is not required to assist you in the dispute. You hereby agree to release Qatar Green Building Council from any and all claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with any such disputes or use of the Site and its Services. You understand that the Site and its Services may only be used for lawful purposes. You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the Site and its Services. It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all information you access or obtain through the Site and its Services. We are also not responsible for the behavior of individuals or organizations outside of the Site, as a part of society. Our intervention is limited to provide a space to publish information and thus generate connections.
16.1 You agree to indemnify and hold Qatar Green Building Council, its licensors, employees, sponsors, directors, employees, affiliates, successors, assigns, members, officers, service providers and suppliers, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney fees and costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of (i) the content you submit, post or make available through the website service, (ii) your use of the website service, (iii) a violation of these Terms & Conditions of Use by you, (iv) your breach of any of the representations and warranties herein or (v) the infringement or violation by you of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.
17.1 These terms and conditions of use (TOU) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of The State of Qatar without giving effect to the principles of conflicts of laws. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of The State of Qatar (depending on the nature and associated costs of the matter in accordance with the rules of Civil Procedure) in respect of any disputes arising in connection with this web site.